3 bedrooms - House - Detached
Springfield, Barnstaple, EX32 7JR
- South facing
- Edge of Town setting
- Modern Farmhouse
- Agric tie
- 3 beds, bathroom
- 2 receptions, kitchen
- Wet room
- Large garden
- Paddock, 5 acres
Exceptionally rare chance to acquire a modern detached house set with superb southerly views, in its own extensive gardens and grounds with adaptable workshops and other buildings and south sloping pasture field, in all about 6 acres. The house is subject to an AOC and being just on a mile to the east of Barnstaple, the ancient borough and administrative centre for North Devon.
The property includes a detached modern house with porch, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, ground floor wet room, rear conservatory/potting room, gardeners toilet. 3 first floor bedrooms, bathroom and airing cupboard.
The property is set off the Goodleigh to Bratton Fleming road from which is set above, well back and hidden by its own garden and just a mile from the centre of Barnstaple with its wide variety of business and leisure facilities including the Green Lanes Shopping Centre, out of town superstores, live theatre, leisure centre, Tarka Tennis Centre and a sprinter train service that runs through to the cathedral city of Exeter to the south.
Just over a mile from the property there is access on to the A361/North Devon Link Road which loops around the south side of Barnstaple and provides much improved communications to and from the North Devon area connecting directly as it does through to junction 27 on the M5 motorway to the east side of Tiverton where there is also the Parkway Railway Station from where journey times to London/Paddington are approximately 2 hours distant.
Some 6 to 10 miles to the west of the property is the large village of Braunton and beyond Saunton Sands with a championship golf course and beach, Croyde Bay with its surfing and Putsborough sands with its surfing and hang gliding, all being within half an hour distant. The Exmoor National Park with its heather clad moorlands provides plenty of unspoilt walks and riding is some 7 miles to the north east.
- Entrance Porch 1.63m x 1.35m (5'4" x 4'5)
- Dining Room 4.95m x 3.96m (16'3 x 13)
- Sitting Room 4.83m x 3.35m (15'10 x 11'90)
- Kitchen / Breakfast Room 4.57m x 2.72m (15'50 x 8'11)
- Wet Room 2.69m x 1.65m (8'10 x 5'05)
- Rear Conservatory / Potting Shed 4.24m x 2.74m (13'11 x 9'60)
- Gardeners toilet
- First floor Landing
- Bedroom 1 4.80m x 3.58m (15'9 x 11'9)
- Bathroom 2.41m x 2.08m (7'11 x 6'10)
- Airing Cupboard
- Bedroom 2 3.94m x 3.66m (12'11 x 12'70)
- Bedroom 3 2.74m x 2.72m (9'20 x 8'11)
- Range of Outbuildings
- Timber Garden Shed
- Workshop 5.92m x 4.09m (19'5 x 13'5)
- Workshop 5.92m x 3.84m (19'5 x 12'7)
- Adaptable Building 8.23m x 5.79m (27'00 x 19'00)
- The Land
The property, a detached modern house which is set back from and above the road that leads out of Barnstaple towards Goodleigh and Bratton Fleming. Towards the head of its own garden and with far reaching rural views with Codden Hill in the distance.
The property is traditionally constructed; cavity block walling under a concrete tiled roof and has double glazed windows and doors throughout and was built in the 1980's subject to an agricultural occupancy condition. Although the property is generally well maintained the property will be found in need of some updating; kitchen, bathroom and the like. The property is approached over its own private driveway rising up to a car parking turning area and off of the drive there are a range of adaptable buildings which have in the past has been used as workshops/ storage but could equally provide stabling as could the two bay field shelter set in the north west corner of the land.
The property is set in its own gardens and to the rear is the south sloping pasture paddock with the property as a whole extending to about 6 acres.
Council Tax Band: E
EPC Band: TBC
Mains water and electric. Private drainage.
The majority of the principal rooms face south taking advantage of the views.
Entrance Porch 1.63m x 1.35m (5'4" x 4'5)
Quarry tiled floor with glazed internal door to:
Dining Room 4.95m x 3.96m (16'3 x 13)
A double aspect room with glazed french door on the east to an external courtyard. Panel radiator, wall light points, brick fireplace with timber mantel and surround with wood burning stove to front. Stairs to first floor landing.
Sitting Room 4.83m x 3.35m (15'10 x 11'90)
A double aspect room with south facing bay window, wall light points, coved ceiling, panel radiator.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 4.57m x 2.72m (15'50 x 8'11)
A double aspect room with fitted units with worktops incorporating single drain stainless steel sink, rayburn oil fired, 4 ring electric hob, further work surfaces with drawers and cupboards under, door to corner pantry cupboard.
Wet Room 2.69m x 1.65m (8'10 x 5'05)
Fully tiled surround, chrome ladder effect towel rail/ radiator, low level cupboard, WC, pedestal hand basin, shower area, extractor vent, Dimplex wall heater, Mira electric wall shower, wall mounted seat.
Rear Conservatory / Potting Shed 4.24m x 2.74m (13'11 x 9'60)
Doors to either end to garden, raised ledges to the rear for plants, polycarbonate roof.
Just outside of the back door and part of the house is a
low level WC.
First floor Landing
Serving all rooms.
Bedroom 1 4.80m x 3.58m (15'9 x 11'9)
A double aspect room with far reaching views, built in double wardrobe cupboard to one elevation partially shelved. Room, landing serving all rooms.
Bathroom 2.41m x 2.08m (7'11 x 6'10)
Panel bath, low level WC, pedestal hand basin, wall heater, partially tiled surrounds.
Shelving and hot water tank.
Bedroom 2 3.94m x 3.66m (12'11 x 12'70)
A double aspect room with south facing views, recess double wardrobe cupboard over stairwell.
Bedroom 3 2.74m x 2.72m (9'20 x 8'11)
Built in double wardrobe cupboard.
To the south and front is a terrace taking advantage of the views with to the immediate side access to a large lean to timber frame green house and below a rockery and ornamental pond. The area is lawned with a variety of trees and shrubs mature and younger which gives the property a high degree of privacy. Further to the east is a south facing area this has previously been used as a productive kitchen garden but is currently uncultivated.
Off the drive to the west is a post and rail stock handling pen, to the front of a
Range of Outbuildings
Range of principally block built outbuildings with the following:
Timber Garden Shed
With up and over door to front.
Workshop 5.92m x 4.09m (19'5 x 13'5)
With power and light.
Workshop 5.92m x 3.84m (19'5 x 12'7)
Adaptable Building 8.23m x 5.79m (27'00 x 19'00)
Could suit a pair of stables
At the top of the field is a two bay open fronted field shelter.
Comprises of a south sloping pasture field running down to the rear of the house and garden. With the property as a whole extending to approximately 6 acres.