On A private individual site to the edge of the delightful rural village of yarnscombe. A most spacious well planned and presented detached south facing family home, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 receptions, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, garage and gardens.
By appointment through Phillips Smith & Dunn Barnstaple office /327919. Out of office hours telephone Mr Michael Challacombe on .
The property is set to the northern edge of the delightful rural village of Yarnscombe, itself a nucleus of period character homes close to the ancient parish church with limited modern developments to the village edges. Some 4 miles to the west of the property is Newton Tracey and Lovacott with noted village inn and primary school. To the north is Barnstaple, the ancient borough and administrative centre for North Devon offering a comprehensive range of both bushiness and leisure facilities including the green lanes shopping centre, out of town superstores, leisure centre and tennis courts. Bideford and Great Torrington are a similar distance to the west and south and provide further business and leisure facilities. Barnstaple has direct access on to the A361/North Devon Link road which provides improved communications to and from the North Devon area and also from the town there is a Sprinter train service running through to the Cathedral City of Exeter.
The property built some 20 years ago is a particularly well designed, light and airy family home, south facing at the head of its own garden and to the village edge with views particularly from the first floor bedrooms over countryside away to Exmoor and countryside surrounding. The house benefits from replacement double glazed doors and windows throughout has oil fired central heating to radiators and solar panels on its roof helping to provide more cost effective heating. There is a modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room with a recently installed hi spec modern family bathroom with digital shower and similarly a modern hi spec ensuite shower room to the master bedroom with steam spa shower. The house has been extended to the rear by the addition of a single storey room which has been used by the current owner as an art studio, it could easily be used for a home office, play room and the like.
The property with approximate room sizes comprises as follows:-
Side entrance door to
entrance lobby 10'3 X 6'2 (3.12m X 1.88m)
Double glazed sliding door entry.
Cloakroom 6'9 X 5'1 (2.06m X 1.55m)
Pedestal hand basin, low level close coupled WC, Grant oil fired central heating boiler (new), half panelled surrounds.
Reception hall 17'5 X 9'2 (5.31m X 2.79m)
Staircase rising to galleried landing over.
Conservatory 16'9 X 9'1 (5.11m X 2.77m)
South facing, tiled floor, panelled radiator, double French doors to garden, vented.
Lounge 18'7 X 11'10 (5.66m X 3.61m)
Glazed door to conservatory, a spacious double aspect room, double panel radiator, attractive stone fireplace with inset display niches, arch through to
dining room 11'8 X 11'10 (3.56m X 3.61m)
Double panel radiator, double glass access doors to
studio/playroom 18'5 X 11'8 min with recess 6'1 X 3'2 (5.61m X 3.5
Fully tiled floor, polycarbonate clear roof, deep sink with hot and cold water, double glazed door to rear courtyard area.
Kitchen/breakfast room 17'5 X 10'5 (5.31m X 3.18m)
Laminate flooring, well fitted with a range of modern base and wall units incorporating roll top work surfaces with a variety of drawers and cupboards under, end display unit, Esse oil fired cook and heat, pair of tall pull out larder cupboards, electric cooker space with tiled splashback and stainless steel extractor hood over, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit.
Utility room 10'4 X 6'9 (3.15m X 2.06m)
Laminate flooring, deep sink with cupboard under, space and plumbing for American fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher under work top, tall storage cupboard. Door to rear court area.
From the Hall stairs rise to
galleried landing 17'11 X 9'3 (5.46m X 2.82m)
With south facing window and doors off to all rooms.
Double French doors with built in blinds which lead out to the balcony over the garage. Double panel radiator, double fronted storage cupboard, glass screen to
Digital steam spa shower, recently installed and being hi-tec with i pod dock etc., sink unit set over vanity unit with diamond mirror over, vertical strip panels.
Bedroom 2 13'8 X 11'11 (4.17m X 3.63m)
A double aspect room double panel radiator, double recessed wardrobe cupboard.
Bedroom 3 14'2 X 11'11 (4.32m X 3.63m)
A double aspect room, double panel radiator, views to countryside away to the north, double doors to recessed wardrobe cupboard, wash hand basin set over shelved storage area.
Family bathroom 11'5 X 10'5 (3.48m X 3.18m)
Recently refitted with Hi-tec Aqualisa Quadrant shower (1200M), corner entry, fully tiled surrounds, pedestal hand basin, shaped panelled bath with telephone style shower/mixer taps, extractor vent, low level close coupled WC, door to storage cupboard housing the solar panel hot water storage system.
Bedroom 4 10'5 X 6' (3.18m X 1.83m)
From the hall door to
attached garage 17'5 X 9'6 (5.31m X 2.90m)
Roller door to front.
The property is approached through a timber entrance gate over a short drive with turning head and off road parking. To the rear of the house is a courtyard area and otherwise the property is surrounded by mature hedges, a chalet style summer house to the front garden, level with lawns, variety of shrubs and trees and borders.
Grid Ref: SS562/297. From Barnstaple at the junction of the A39 Barnstaple to Bideford road with the B3232 Barnstaple to Torrington road at Roundswell roundabout, take the B3232 road south towards Torrington. Follow this road for some 3 miles where you will pass through the village of Newton Tracey. Continue on for a further 3 miles and after passing the paintball site turn left at Cloggshill Cross to Yarnscombe. From here follow the road into Yarnscombe, about 2 miles. On entering the village head towards the centre and just after the red telephone box turn right in front of Rose Cottage. Proceed up the lane and after about 100 yards you will see the gated entrance to the property ahead of you at the road junction. Ref: 8263
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