Atherington
£925,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 8
A versatile period property with an attractive holding of pasture and woodland. Spacious 3 reception/5 bed house, additional B&B suites and 4 berth mobile home. Extensive gardens, useful outbuildings and fine views. Total about 15 acres. EPC Band F

Situation

Little Eastacombe is set in a private setting close to the village of Atherington which is a typical rural North Devon hill top village with Saxon Church and an active community. Only a further mile is a petrol station/general stores and the close villages of High Bickington and Umberleigh both offer Primary Schooling and and further village amenities. Both the market town of South Molton (9 miles) and the regional centre of Barnstaple (7.5 miles) are within easy reach and and house the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues.

North Devon's renowned coastline is within easy reach by car, as are both Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks.

There is a railway Station on the Tarka Line at Umberleigh with a regular service between Barnstaple and Exeter.

Description

Little Eastacombe is a privately situated and versatile period property with an attractive holding of pasture and woodland. The house offers spacious accommodation and is well-presented throughout with some attractive period features. The original house was extended into the attached barn by a previous owner has also been further extended under the current ownership with the addition of a larger conservatory to the front.

Considered ideal as a family home, the property has also been utilised as a very successful bed and breakfast business under the current ownership with the business being further enhanced by the conversion of an outbuilding to create additional bedroom suites.

There is a range of useful outbuildings with potential for stabling, a well-planted garden and superb views over its own land.

Accommodation

The front door leads into a large CONSERVATORY with fine views over the garden and beyond. Glazed doors lead into the HALL with stairs to the first floor and exposed beams. STUDY/OFFICE with a built-in shelved double cupboard. The SNUG is a double aspect room with ceiling beams, large stone fireplace with stone hearth, bread oven and wood-burning stove. The KITCHEN has an oil-fired Aga and is fitted with a range of fitted units with worktop over with sink, electric double oven with LPG gas hob, integrated fridge, built-in shelved double cupboard and walk in larder. The UTILITY has similar modern units, space and plumbing for white goods, sink unit, oil-fired boiler, fitted cupboard and door to outside. The DINING ROOM has ceiling beams and a walk-in wine store. The spacious SITTING ROOM is a double aspect room with an oak floor, large fireplace with beam over and wood burning stove. Glazed double doors to the gardens. Off the sitting room is BEDROOM 5 with an EN-SUITE shower room.

On the FIRST FLOOR the LANDING has a CLOAKROOM and a linen cupboard. There are FOUR BEDROOMS. BEDROOMS 1 and 2 are both double rooms with their own EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOMS, BEDROOM 3 has a 'Jack & Jill' EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM and the FOURTH BEDROOM is a single room.

B & B Suites

Set adjacent to the house is a separate BED & BREAKFAST UNIT that was converted from an outbuilding about 10 years ago and provides TWO INDEPENDENT SUITES. One suite has TWO BEDROOMS (1 double and 1 single) and a BATHROOM fitted with a modern suite. The other has a double BEDROOM and a WET ROOM. Both suites have been designed for ease of access for wheelchairs users.

Mobile Home

Set away from the house is a FOUR BERTH MOBILE HOME offering ENTRANCE LOBBY/BOOT ROOM, open plan KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING ROOM, 2 BEDROOMS and a SHOWER ROOM.

Outside

The property is approached over its own attractive, tree-lined driveway. Useful outbuildings include Timber/CGI SHED (30' x 15') with adjoining GARAGE. Timber-framed 3 BAY BARN (50' x 20') with a further STORE ROOM (20' x 12'). There is a large and productive VEGETABLE GARDEN with greenhouses, potting shed, polytunnel (30' x 10') and fenced CHICKEN RUN.

To the front of the house are large gardens, mainly laid to lawn interspersed with a number of well-stocked, raised stone flower beds and stocked ornamental pond. There is a sheltered gravelled area enclosed by mature trees next to the house.

The Land

The land lies mainly to the west and north of the house and is mainly divided into post and rail fenced pasture paddocks. In addition there is a highly attractive area of mature woodland with a stream running through and five ponds. In total the property extends to about 15 ACRES.

If required the vendor will consider selling the property with less land.

Services

Mains electricity and water, private drainage systems to the main house, bed & breakfast barn and the mobile home. Oil fired central heating via radiators to the main house and B & B suites. LPG central heating to the mobile home.

Viewing

Strictly by confirmed prior appointment please through the sole selling agents, Stags on 01769 572263.

Directions

From South Molton take the B3227 to Umberleigh. Cross over the bridge and turn right onto the A377 towards Barnstaple, continue and then take the next left turn to Atherington. Continue through Atherington and after half a mile take the first right unmarked turn. The entrance to Little Eastacombe will be found on the left after about 150 yards.

What3words: unrated.grows.hills

01769 358002

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