A short walk through video of this property is available by request An outstanding quiet location slightly elevated overlooking farmland towards the unesco area at Braunton Burrows/Saunton Golf Course with Bideford Bay and the dramatic coastline, around Clovelly and Hartland in the far distance. A period 4 bed farmhouse with attached 3 bed holiday cottage. Also a further 3 large individual holiday cottages all with views to the sea, terraces, shared out door heated pool and in all over 5 acres. For sale as a going concern.
South Lobb is set above and looking over the low roofs of a couple of properties in the small rural hamlet at Lobb with fields beyond and just over two miles inland from the magnificent beach and backdrop of the Braunton Burrows and Saunton Sands. A little further along the coast is the pretty coastal village of Croyde again with its sandy beach and further beyond Putsborough, renowned for its surfing and Woolacombe all offering further expanses of beach and associated facilities, surfing, fishing, coastal orienteering and hang gliding.
To the east about 2 miles is Braunton, reputed to be the largest village in England with its wide variety of popular restaurants and inns, health centre, bowling club and tennis court with Barnstaple, the ancient borough and administrative centre for North Devon being a further 5 miles to the east, offering live theatre, leisure centre, indoor tennis centre and direct access on to the much improved A361 North Devon Link road connecting North Devon through to junction 27 on the M5 motorway to the east side of Tiverton, where there is also the Parkway Railway Station.
Locally at Braunton there is access on to the Tarka Trail for those who enjoy walking and cycling, running along the banks of the River Taw and Torridge with various cafes to stop at and enjoy.
Some 18 miles to the north east is the dramatic, heather clad moorlands of Exmoor offering horse riding and dramatic scenery for walking as is the coast
South Lobb has been established for some 30 years and comes for sale owing only to the current owner's pending retirement.
The property incorporates the main period farmhouse with an attached holiday cottage that may provide for 2 family occupancy. Beyond around 2 separate courtyard areas are the 3 most spacious holiday cottages, sleeping 8,4 and 4 respectively.
The properties are available fully furnished and with the benefit of any bookings that are to hand.
The 2 sleep 4 units share a level courtyard area and beyond with its own private terrace and car parking is the sleep 8 unit with all three units and the grounds taking advantage of views over fields to the sea just under 2 miles as the crow flies.
There is an outdoor heated swimming pool and plenty of level garden space for playing and running around and two adjoining paddocks in order to keep horses or other livestock.
Services - Mains water and electric, private drainage. Solar panels, 3 seperate banks, giving a nett income after costs of about £1750 per annum
accounts - copies of the last 3 years trading accounts will be made available to bona fide purchasers expressing interest after an initial viewing.
South Lobb Farmhouse
A spacious period house being double glazed and with oil fired central heating with all the principle rooms taking the fullest advantage of the fantastic views to the coast and Bideford Bay
With double glazed door from outside and leading to
Sitting Room (5.11m x 3.66m (16'9 x 12' ))
View, exposed ceiling joists, two window seats, open fire place with inset oil fired stove, pair of double fronted recessed storage cupboards.
Office (3.45m x 2.84m (11'4 x 9'4))
Fitted wall cupboards, double glazed door to garden.
Kitchen/Dining Room (7.01m x 4.04m (23' x 13'3))
View. Being formerly two rooms, now with central arched opening, being of slight irregular shape. Redfyre 4 oven range, set to front of former open fire place with 4 ring gas hob, range of fitted kitchen units on two elevations with extensive work surfaces, inset one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit, integrated fridge and Lamona base oven, variety of drawers and cupboards and matching wall units. To the rear sliding door giving access to the stairs to first floor.
With door to under stairs storage cupboard.
Utility (3.58m x 2.01m (11'9 x 6'7))
Deep sink, partial flagstone floor, fitted shelving.
From the kitchen/diner the stairs rise to first floor landing giving access to all rooms.
Bedroom 1 (4.52m x 4.01m (14'10 x 13'2))
Fine views, built in bedroom furniture, pedestal hand basin.
Bedroom 2 (3.38m x 3.20m (11'1 x 10'6))
Built in fitted linen cupboards and shelves carrying linen for the holiday cottages, boarded Victorian fire place, sliding door to cupboard 6'3 x 3'9.
Bedroom 3 (3.81m x '1.52m (12'6 x '5))
Bathroom (3.71m x 2.34m (12'2 x 7'8))
Double fronted linen cupboard, panel bath with chrome mixer taps, shower cubicle with Mira Vie shower, pedestal hand basin, low level WC, mirror, Dimplex wall fan, far reaching views.
Bedroom 4 (2.92m x 2.87m (9'7 x 9'5))
Far reaching views.
Attached Holiday Cottage
Attached to the main house and for some may provide for dual family occupancy
Entrance Hall (2.06m x 2.29m (6'9 x 7'6))
Built in storage cupboard, stairs to first floor.
Kitchen/Dining Room (4.14m x 3.51m (13'7 x 11'6))
Fitted kitchen units to one elevation with rolltops, 4 ring electric hob with oven under, a variety of drawers and cupboards, former open fire place recess currently housing washing machine and tumble dryer.
Sitting Room (5.49m x 3.91m (18' x 12'10))
With door to narrow under stair store cupboard. Wall uplighters, laminate flooring.
From the hall stairs rise to the first floor landing, serving all rooms.
Bedroom 1 (3.73m x 3.28m (12'3 x 10'9))
Far reaching views, built in airing cupboard, door to
En Suite Shower Room (3.51m x 0.84m min (11'6 x 2'9 min))
Fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC.
Bedroom 2 (4.06m x 2.39m (13'4 x 7'10 ))
Far reaching views.
Bathroom (2.97m x 1.52m (9'9 x 5'))
Panelled bath with tiled splashback, low level WC, handbasin with mirror, panel radiator.
Bedroom 3 (3.20m x 2.74m (10'6 x 9'))
The Holiday Cottages
Hoe And Hutchings Barns
A pair of single storey stone barn conversions which share a large open courtyard part with a paved terrace with plenty of space for outdoor seating with picnic tables and beyond car parking for these two units.
A spacious barn conversion sleeping 4. The accommodation double glazed with night storage heating has double bedroom, shower room with three piece suite, utility room with sink unit and washing machine, kitchen/dining room, fully fitted with cooker and microwave oven and leading on to a large double aspect lounge with sea views.
A spacious barn conversion sleeping 4. Again double glazed and fitted with entrance lobby, kitchen with cooker and washing machine, living room with dining area and sea views, utility room with washing machine, ground floor bathroom with 3 piece suite, having shower over bath, double bedroom and on the first floor a vaulted double bedroom with exposed A frame roof timbers.
Across the access drive, a further barn conversion with on the lower ground floor
3 Bay Open Fronted Garage
With brick arches and an adjoining store room housing the hot water system for the cottage over.
South Lobb Cottage
The largest of the 3 units sleeping 8 with its own private terracing and car parking and offering the most privacy. Entrance lobby with door to large open plan living room with dining area to one end with far reaching sea views and opening to the fitted kitchen with over and microwave. From the hall, a couple of steps drop to a lower level where there is a twin bedroom with sea views with utility cupboard off, double bedroom with en suite shower room, separate WC, bathroom with 3 piece suite, two further partially vaulted double bedrooms.
The property is approached and at the end of a quiet no through country lane with plenty of off road car parking, turning for all properties.
The properties have their own external seating areas with to the front of the main house and its attached cottage, levels lawns raised above the main approach and enjoying the fine views to the the sea and and Saunton Downs to the north west. Adjacent to the gardens, stone outbuildings including potting shed, pool room, housing the Calorex pool heater and an outside WC.
Beyond this area and separated by a timber fence from the remainder of the garden is the
Outdoor Swim Pool
Secluded and surrounded with a terrace with high timber fencing to be child friendly is the swim pool. Adjoining are gently sloping garden area with a child's play area with a number of swings and slides and a gate to the adjoining
These adjoin the property and are 3 sloping pasture paddocks with the whole extending to over 5 acres
A hundred yards to the north is a former stables, now closed, on which planning has been recently granted for the erection of 3 new holiday lodges. These and some additional land will be for sale and may prove a attractive addition to South Lobb. For further information please contact Michael Challacombe at phillips smith and dunn, barnstaple office