Bickington, Barnstaple, Devon
Guide Price £545,000
- Grade II Listed Character Property
- Popular Village Location
- Large Attractive Gardens
- Many Original Features
- Vegetable Plot
- Lounge With Feature Stone Fireplace and Woodburning Stove
- "Country" Style Kitchen
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a delightful character Grade II Listed former farmhouse, which retains many original features and has been lovingly restored by the current owners "custodians" of this charming property.
The property briefly comprises hallway with cloakroom off. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Dining room with exposed beams (currently used as a "Music room") and stylish "Country" style kitchen. The first floor is accessed via a "quirky" original staircase leading to 3 double bedrooms, family bathroom and separate w.c.
A door leading to a further flight of stairs takes you to the attic area which is spacious and provides not only ideal storage but leads to a Loft Room ideal for a number of uses.
Outside the property can be accessed via a single gate taking you into a pretty and sunny courtyard area leading up to the front door. The extensive gardens are made up of areas combining formal and less formal grounds providing an idyllic "playground" for children to explore along with areas for relaxing and even doing a spot of "digging" in the vegetable plots. The gardens are well stocked with established trees, shrubs and plants. The driveway provides parking for several cars and leads to a single detached garage.
Bickington has a shop/post office for every day to day needs, public house and regular bus service into Barnstaple offering an excellent selection of schools in a lively and bustling area. There is always something new to discover whether in one of the local museums or along the 180 mile Tarka Trail, which is a delightful walking and cycling trail. The property is well placed for travelling near or far with Barnstaple train station under 2 miles away and the A39 accessed in a short drive. Located on the River Taw, with Dartmoor to the south, Exmoor National Park to the east and beautiful beaches along the north coast of Devon.
1.99m x 4.04m (6' 6" x 13' 3")
With pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled floor, radiator and stained glass window.
4.57m x 5.28m (15' 0" x 17' 4") An attractive room with wooden floors, radiator, raised slate hearth with woodburning stove. Bay window with window seat and original shutters. Door to rear garden.
A light and airy room with feature stone fireplace, radiator and windows looking onto rear garden and front courtyard. Door leading to kitchen.
3.93m x 4.59m (12' 11" x 15' 1") A stylish fully fitted kitchen with range of units and ample workspaces. Plumbing for washing machine. Exposed beams, radiator and window to front courtyard. Space for dining table.
First Floor Landing/Hallway
Sash window with window seat.
4.74m x 5.31m (15' 7" x 17' 5") With windows to front and rear. An inviting and spacious master bedroom with radiator and airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.
3.09m x 3.53m (10' 2" x 11' 7") With window to front, fitted cupboard and radiator.
3.53m x 2.91m (11' 7" x 9' 7") With window to front, fitted cupboard and radiator.
2.89m x 2.91m (9' 6" x 9' 7") With stripped floorboards, bath, wash hand basin, separate walk in shower. Window to front.
With low level WC, wash hand basin, radiator.
Attic Storage Area
3.09m x 3.55m (max) (10' 2" x 11' 8"max)
Attic Room One
3.55m x 6.19m (11' 8" x 20' 4") (max)
Large Multi Purpose Loft Room
3.74m x 6.78m (12' 3" x 22' 3") With exposed beams.
The front of the property is set behind a pillared low stone wall with feather edge fencing. A single wooden gate leads into the attractive courtyard area and up to the front door.
The gravelled driveway provides parking for several cars and provides access to the single detached garage.
The gardens are mainly laid to lawn but also provide patio areas. There are some "natural" sections of the garden including a pond to encourage local wildlife. There is also a well maintained vegetable plot, greenhouse and compost heap.
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Age of property. Circa 1700 - 1800
Nearest Medical Centre. Fremington.
Nearest Primary School: Sticklepath Primary
Barnstaple. 1.5 miles
Bideford. 8.5 Miles.
Westward Ho! 9.6 Miles.
Saunton Sands Beach. 7.9 Miles.