Well appointed family home surrounded by farmland & within close proximity to the North Cornish coast. 5 bedrooms (3 en-suite), 3 reception rooms, country kitchen, 1 bed annexe, no immediate neighbours, garden & garage. EPC Band E.
The property enjoys a most enviable location surrounded by fields in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and benefiting from outstanding rural views to the south and a view of Lundy island to the west. Situated less than a mile and a half away from the coast and in close proximity to Marsland Mouth, Stanbury Mouth, Duck Pool and Sandymouth. The village of Shop, less than a mile away, has a thriving community centre and the well respected St Mark's primary school. The Bush Inn public House is less than half a mile away, close to the award winning Rectory Farm Tea Rooms and the beautiful Parish Church of St Morwenna & St John the Baptist (where the Harvest Festival service was first introduced to the Church of England by Parson Hawker, poet, antiquary and vicar from 1835 to 1874). The village of Kilkhampton is five and a half miles to the south where there is a church, two public houses, numerous shops, post office and restaurant including takeaways. At Bude one can find a variety of shops and supermarkets, educational facilities to A level standard, health centre and cottage hospital, veterinary surgery and places of worship. There are many sporting amenities including an indoor heated swimming pool, sports hall and various sports and social clubs including rugby, cricket, tennis and hockey. There is also access to a challenging 18-hole links golf course. There are excellent sandy beaches, ideal for surfing and extensive cliff walks along some of the UK's most dramatic coastline. The A39 road links Barnstaple to the North and Wadebridge to the south and provides excellent access to the picturesque North Cornish coastline. The A30 dual carriageway can be accessed at the former market town of Launceston which is some twenty seven miles away. The mainline railway at Tiverton Parkway, serves London Paddington and access to the M5 motorway network using the North Devon Link Road.
This substantial family house was a farm cottage, constructed during the late 1700s and was extended and modernised in the 1990's but retains a huge amount of character and charm. The property benefits from a self contained one bedroom annexe with a separate entrance which could either be used for additional income or ancillary accommodation.
Entrance to the property via glazed stable style door to:
Terracotta tiled floors. Spotlight. Double radiator. Door to:
Obscured window. Terracotta floor. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Low flush WC. Spotlights.
Window to the side garden. Worktop with space and plumbing below for tumble dryer and washing machine. Tiled splashback. Full height broom cupboard and wall mounted cupboard. Open shelves. Spotlight. Half glazed wooden door to:
Windows to the side and front of the property. Range of base and eye level cupboards with formica worktop. Two oven Aga (keeps hot water tank topped up). Space for electric cooker. Ceramic one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap and separate filtered water attachment. Under pelmet lighting and open display shelves. Space for fridge freezer. The kitchen incorporates a light tunnel. Spotlights. Single radiator. Small pantry cupboard. Door to:
Two windows, one to the side and the other to the driveway. Recessed window seat. Terracotta floor, beamed ceiling. Double radiator. Door to:
Large inglenook fireplace with oak lintel over and cloam oven housing a multi fuel woodburning stove with canopy above. Recesses either side of the chimney breast. Recessed window to the front garden with window seat. Two double radiators. Built-in double door cupboard. Beamed ceiling. Door to:
Terracotta floor. Stairs rising to first floor. Double radiator. Doorway to:
Hexagonal conservatory with hardwood windows. Double doors open to a paved patio area. Ceiling fan and ceiling blinds. Stone floor. Night storage heater. Light and power.
Terracotta tiled floor. Victorian fireplace with decorative tiled surround and over mantel. Recessed window with seat to the front garden. Beamed ceiling. Comprehensive range of book shelves and access via secret door to the annexe conversion (built into the bookcase). Recessed shelves. Double radiator.
Bifurcating staircase with window at the half landing with far reaching rural views.
Deep silled window to the front garden and far reaching rural views. Double radiator. Exposed roof trusses. Double door built-in wardrobe.
Panelled bath with tiled surround and wall mounted Mira electric shower. Window to the side garden. Low flush WC. Pedestal sink with tiled splashback. Shaver point and light. Single radiator that is the overflow from the hot water tank with towel rail above. Door to airing cupboard with wooden slatted shelves and factory lagged hot water cylinder. Ceramic floor tiles. Exposed roof trusses.
Deep silled window to the front garden and far reaching rural views. Double radiator. Door to:
Fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with wall mounted Mira shower. Wall hung basin. Low flush WC with wall mounted electric towel rail. Light and shaver point. Vent axia.
Dual aspect windows with views across open farmland to the sea and a view across the garden onto open farmland. Double radiator. Door to:
Ceramic tiled floor with half tiled walls. Corner bath with a Mira electric wall mounted shower above. Vent axia. Pedestal basin with shaver point and light above. Low flush WC. Window with a view across the rear garden and out to open countryside beyond. Wall mounted duplex heater. Double radiator. Recessed spotlights.
Dressing room/bedroom 5
Single radiator. Window with a view across open farmland.
Window with a view across the garden and open farmland beyond. Night storage heater. Opposite the door to the office is a large fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf above.
Stairs leading to:
Vaulted accommodation with two velux roof lights with views across open countryside and the sea beyond to Lundy island. Double radiator. Access to extensive under eaves storage. Door to:
Ceramic tiled floor. Fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira wall mounted electric shower. Velux window. Half tiled walls with pedestal sink and low flush WC. Double radiator. Built-in shelf and vanity unit. Light and shaver point. Velux roof light.
Slate steps to a half glazed wooden door.
L-shaped. Stone fireplace housing an electric fire sitting on a stone hearth. Night storage heater. Window to the front garden. Beamed ceiling. Access door to main house.
Range of base and eye level units with stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Space for electric cooker with extractor fan above. Beamed ceiling. Window with a view across the garden and to open farmland beyond. Space for under counter fridge above a roll top formica worksurface with tiled splashback. Door to:
Window to the front garden. Door to:
Three quarter tiled walls with laminate floor. Panel enclosed bath with Mira wall mounted shower above. Low flush WC. Vanity sink unit with light and shaver point above. Spotlight. Wall mounted electric heater and electric towel rail. Vent axia. Window with opaque glass.
The property is accessed from a quiet parish road along a driveway between two fields. On entering the property itself, the house is positioned centrally in its garden plot offering a large gravelled parking area. The garden is well fenced and bounded containing a variety of trees and shrubs. To the rear of the garden is a patio area next to the conservatory. Stone steps lead up onto the upper lawn with access to the productive fruit cage and an orchard area with apple trees and Victoria plums. To the side of the building is an additional stone patio. At one end of the garden is a large ornamental pond with a waterfall and a variety of plants and shrubs around its borders. Next to the pond is a fenced area including two raised beds, ideal as a vegetable patch. To the rear of the property is a large wooden shed with corrugated roof measuring approximately 5.23m x 4.22m (17'2' x 13'10'). Light and power. At the entrance to the driveway is a single garage with sloping corrugated roof measuring approximately 5.64m x 2.67m (18'6' x 8'9') two wooden doors.
From Bude head north along the A39 passing through the village of Kilkhampton. Approximately two miles after the village, turn left signposted Morwenstow three miles. In the hamlet of Shop take the right hand fork towards Morwenstow. Continue for approximately half a mile and take a turning to the right signposted Marsland. The entrance to the property can be found approximately 400 yards along this road on the right hand side. Map reference: Os Landranger sheet 190:221/156.
Strictly by prior appointment with the vendor's appointed agents, Stags.
Mains water, electricity, private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Double glazed wooden casement windows. BT broadband enabled. Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.
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