Bude, EX23 9QU
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Bude, EX23 9QU

Cottage 10 Bedroom 3 Reception 4 Bathroom
EPC Rating: EPC
Sale agreed £950,000
Key Features
  • GRADE II LISTED
  • FORMER RECTORY
  • 5 BEDROOM
  • 3 RECEPTION ROOMS
  • 3 BEDROOM BARN
  • 1 BEDROOM COTTAGE
  • GARDENS
  • 2.46 ACRES IN TOTAL
  • SOUTHERLY ASPECT
  • ENTRANCE DRIVEWAY
Property Description

Additional Information

The Old Rectory provides a fine Georgian Rectory with far reaching views towards Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor National Park. The North Cornwall coastline is within 3 miles and the property has excellent access onto the A39 Atlantic Highway to explore the area. The Grade II former rectory is early 19th century with medieval origins. 19th century alterations are believed to be by Sir Gilbert Scott who restored the village church in the 1850s. Adjoining the 4 bedroomed Rectory is a two storey 2 bedroomed self-contained annexe which was previously let out on a holiday letting basis, but could be occupied by family members if required. In the grounds there is a two storey stone built upside down 3 bedroom barn conversion which was used as a holiday letting cottage. There is also a stone built one bedroomed studio cottage of considerable charm which was also let on a holiday letting basis. The gardens and grounds of the Rectory are an integral part of the property and have been well planted with mature specimens and include a walled garden and extend to 2.46 acres. EPC Ratings Old Rectory G Curates Wing E The Barn E The Stables F

The Old Rectory

Entrance Porch

Hall    Stripped wooden floorboards. Spiral staircase leading to First Floor.

Sitting Room 15'11" x 12'4" (4.85m x 3.76m). Open fireplace with painted wooden surround and mantle with slate hearth. Built in bookcases. Sash windows to front with panoramic countryside views.

Library 15'6" x 15'4" (4.72m x 4.67m). Sash windows to front with panoramic countryside views. Range of built-in book cases with cupboards below. Door to adjoining annexe, (the Curates Wing).

Dining Room 16'2" x 13'6" (4.93m x 4.11m). Wooden stripped floorboards. Open fireplace with slate hearth and wooden surround and mantle. Sash window to front with panoramic countryside views. Arched alcove.

Kitchen 20'1" x 14' (6.12m x 4.27m). Wall and base cupboards with roll top work surfaces. Inset Belfast sink unit and waste disposal sink. Plumbing for dish washer. Window to rear overlooking gardens. Four oven Aga. Built in electric Neff oven and Neff halogen hob. Flagstone floor. French glazed doors leading out onto side gardens. Archway leading through into:-

Family Room 12'2" x 10'6" (3.7m x 3.2m). Sash window to side overlooking gardens. Granite open fireplace housing cast iron wood burning stove. Cupboard housing Camray II boiler. Flagstone floor. Larder and range of cupboards and drawers.

Rear Hall

Boot Room 13'11" max 7'8" max (4.24m max 2.34m max). White pedestal wash hand basin, built in seat with shoe and boot storage below. Door to workshop.

Cloakroom    White suite of low level WC. Frosted window to rear.

Workshop/Store 13' x 12'11" (3.96m x 3.94m). Vaulted ceiling. Window to side. Stable glazed door leading out onto gardens. Grant boiler. Stainless steel sink unit.

Utility Room 9'11" x 6'1" (3.02m x 1.85m). Range of wooden wall and base units with roll top work surfaces. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and venting for tumble dryer. Door leading out onto patio area. Quarry tiled floor.

First Floor Landing    High arched ceiling.

Bedroom 1 16'4" x 12'8" (4.98m x 3.86m). Sash window to front with panoramic countryside views. Built in wardrobe. Open fireplace with painted wooden mantel and surround. Steps leading down to:-

En Suite Bathroom 11'10" x 8'8" (3.6m x 2.64m). White suite of close couple WC, bidet, Victorian style pedestal wash hand basin and central roll top ball and claw feet bath with chrome shower attachment. Separate tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower. Sash window to side overlooking gardens. Access to roof void. Built in airing cupboard housing factory insulated hot water cylinder. Wooden door to:-

Dressing Room    Range of built in wooden drawers and hanging space.

Bedroom 2 12'1" x 6'4" (3.68m x 1.93m). Sash window to front with panoramic countryside views.

Bedroom 3 16' x 12'6" (4.88m x 3.8m). Sash window to front with panoramic countryside views. Built in storage cupboard. Open fireplace with wooden mantle and surround.

Inner Landing    Built in storage cupboard. Access to roof void.

Bedroom 4 13'10" x 10'6" (4.22m x 3.2m). Window to rear overlooking gardens. Exposed roof trusses. Built in wardrobe.

Bathroom    White suite of close couple WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with chrome shower attachment. Separate tiled shower cubicle with Mira electric shower. Exposed roof truss. Window to rear overlooking gardens. Chrome heated towel rail radiator.

Outside    Front gardens laid mainly to lawn with a circular gravel driveway with central grass area with cherry tree. Level croquet lawn to front with panoramic countryside views over the surrounding countryside towards Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor National Park with ha-ha looking down into adjoining fields. Range of mature trees to front to shelter the house from the elements. Rear garden with patio area accessed via the utility room and workshop/store. The rear gardens are well planted and laid to lawn with mature shrubs. Walled garden with stone arch doorway leading through into further gardens. Modern greenhouse 5.02m x 2.53m (165 x 82) with nectarine tree. Potting shed 3.76m x 2.58m (124 x 85) with concrete floor, power and lighting.

The Curates Wing    Oil fired central heating.

Entrance Hallway    Flagstone floor. Stairs to first floor.

Sitting Room 13'2" x 13'1" (4.01m x 3.99m). Stripped wooden floor. Window to front overlooking gardens. French doors to side leading out onto patio area and gardens. Access to roof void. Range of built in shelving. Open plan leading through into:-

Kitchen 12' x 7'7" (3.66m x 2.31m). Modern wooden kitchen of wall and base cupboards with roll top work surfaces with inset stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Quarry tiled floor. Hot Point electric oven and matching halogen hob.

First Floor Landing    Built in cupboard.

Bedroom 1 15'10" x 10'4" (4.83m x 3.15m). Window to side with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. Built in wardrobe. Former fireplace.

Bedroom 2 10'5" x 8'7" (3.18m x 2.62m). Sash window to side overlooking gardens.

Bathroom    White suite of close couple WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath. Separate corner tiled shower cubicle with Mira electric shower. Window to front overlooking gardens.

Outside    Patio area accessed via French doors in the Sitting Room.

The Barn (sleeps 6)    Two storey stone built detached upside down barn conversion with oil fired central heating providing on ground floor, 3 bedrooms, bathroom and cloakroom. At first floor open plan sitting room, dining room and kitchen with vaulted ceiling with exposed roof trusses and a wood burning stove.The kitchen also provides an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside there is a first floor balcony decking area accessed from the sitting room overlooking the gardens. To the rear is an enclosed courtyard with an outside combi-boiler and bins.

The Stable Cottage (sleeps 2)    Two storey stone built compact cottage with immense charm providing on ground floor, sitting room, kitchen/diner with bespoke handmade wooden kitchen with wooden work surfaces. Bathroom. At first floor a galleried bedroom. Electric heating.

Outside    Set in 2.46 acres of well stocked gardens with a variety of plants including mature trees of Beech, Ash and Rhododendrons.Between The Barn and the Curates Wing is a lawned area with rose and flower borders and sunken pond and patio paths. Walled garden with vegetable patch and soft fruit bushes, enclosed by yew hedging. Lawned side gardens adjoining the house accessed via French doors in the kitchen with flower borders leading up into the top garden where the vegetable patch is located. Concrete compost clamps. Duck pond on driveway with duck house.

Triple Garage 24'2" x 14'1" (7.37m x 4.3m). Just off the front driveway with concrete floor, lighting and 3 up and over doors.

The Business    Previously the owners chose to let 3 cottages for holiday purposes through Cottages 4 You, which is part of the Hoseasons group. The business previously produced a gross income of £29,000 in the 2009/2010 season.



Directions

From Bude town centre proceed out of town towards Stratton, upon reaching the A39 turn left signposted Bideford, proceed for approximately 4 miles and upon entering the village of Kilkhampton, take the right hand turning and follow down the lane whereupon The Old Rectory will be found on the left hand via its own entrance driveway.

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