Hartland, Bideford, EX39 6EB

Cottage 5 Bedroom 3 Reception 2 Bathroom
Price £550,000
Key Features
  • 2 Bedroom period cottage
  • 3 Bedroom period house
  • Nestled within this delightful valley designated as an AONB
  • On the doorstep of the South West Coast Path
  • Standing within gently sloping stream bordered formal lawned gardens
  • Detached Garage / Studio
  • Off-road parking
  • Appealing as homes to accommodate 2 generations
  • Providing the potential to create a lucrative holiday rental income
Property Description

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The property is approached by a quiet Devon lane and nestled within this delightful valley designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the Hartland Peninsular and on the doorstep of the South West Coast Path which circles the entire locality. This is a truly rare opportunity to acquire 2 superb detached houses comprising a 3 Bedroom period house and a 2 Bedroom period cottage standing within gently sloping stream bordered formal lawned gardens and small woodland extending to a quarter of an acre and including a Detached Garage / Studio and off-road parking. They could appeal equally as homes to accommodate 2 generations or, alternatively, providing the potential to create a lucrative holiday rental income in one of the area's most desirable locations. The agents strongly recommend an early viewing from any prospective purchasers looking for peace and tranquility with the benefit of accessibility.


Reception Hall    Part glazed entrance door. Dog-leg staircase rising to First Floor, tiled floor. Window overlooking the gardens.

Sitting Room 15'6" x 11'10" (4.72m x 3.6m). A superb double aspect room with garden views. Open fireplace, 2 radiators, TV point, beamed ceiling, tiled floor.

Dining Room 12'6" x 11'6" (3.8m x 3.5m). Again, overlooking the gardens. Fireplace housing oil fired Rayburn, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater, large understairs storage cupboard, tiled floor.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 18' x 7'3" (5.49m x 2.2m). Comprehensively equipped with a range of high quality, soft-closing, gloss fronted units and granite worktop surfaces comprising 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink, a range of storage cupboards and drawers and matching wall storage cabinets. Matching Black granite Breakfast Bar. Integrated fridge / freezer and dishwasher, 4-ring electric hob with illuminated stainless steel extractor fan over, eye-level electric double oven and microwave. Down lighting, tiled floor. Part glazed door leading onto the gardens.

Utility Room 7'3" x 6'3" (2.2m x 1.9m). Single drainer stainless steel sink unit inset into formica worktop surface with appliance space and storage cupboards below, wall storage cabinets. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Radiator, tiled floor. Part glazed door.

Bathroom 6'11" x 5'6" (2.1m x 1.68m). 3-piece white suite comprising enamel panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and close couple low level WC. Fully tiled walls, extractor fan, heated towel rail, wall mounted electric heater, tiled floor.

Galleried First Floor Landing    Large window. Access to loft space.

Bedroom 1 13'6" x 11' (4.11m x 3.35m). A delightful, double aspect room being light and airy and enjoying far-reaching views of the gardens and surrounding area. Victorian style radiator, full length of fitted wardrobes with useful storage cupboards over, walk-in cloaks cupboard.

Bedroom 2 11'10" x 9'1" (3.6m x 2.77m). Overlooking the gardens. Radiator, built-in double wardrobe with storage cupboards over.

Bedroom 3 10'2" x 7'6" (3.1m x 2.29m). Again, with garden and surrounding views. Radiator.


Entrance Hall    Part glazed door. Radiator, boiler cupboard housing hot water tank, cloaks cupboard, access to loft space, tiled floor.

Sitting Room / Dining Room 17'8" x 15' (5.38m x 4.57m). An impressive triple aspect room with feature natural stone and beamed open fireplace housing a log burning stove on a slate hearth, 2 radiators, wall lights, gardens views, beamed ceiling.

Kitchen 9'6" x 7' (2.9m x 2.13m). Comprehensively equipped and comprising single drainer sink unit, granite effect work surfaces with storage cupboards, drawers and appliance space below, tiled splashbacking. Electric cooker point, plumbing for automatic washing machine. Radiator, tiled floor. Part glazed door onto the garden.

Bedroom 1 12'7" x 10'6" (3.84m x 3.2m). A double aspect room with opposing windows. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 10'6" (3.20m) maximum x 8'6" (2.59m). Double aspect with garden views. Radiator.

Bathroom 7'8" x 6'6" (2.34m x 1.98m). White suite comprising enamel panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and close couple low level WC. Extensive wall tiling, heated towel rail, extractor fan, tiled floor.

Outside    The properties stand on a generous plot believed to extend to approximately a quarter of an acre incorporating gently sloping formal lawns bounded by mature hedging and incorporating an abundance of established shrubs, trees and plants. One boundary of the gardens is a stream and access to a:

Detached Garage / Studio 19' x 13'6" (5.8m x 4.11m). With a pair of timber doors. Useful overhead storage area, power and light connected, pump and filtration system for borehole water supply. Personal door onto the gardens.Both properties have the benefit of attractive natural stone patios which are strategically placed to enjoy the views over the gardens and surrounding countryside. Waterbrooks also has its own, private, enclosed lawned garden.The properties also have the advantage of off-road parking for 3 vehicles.

Agents Notes    Each property has independent electricity and oil central heating system and shared private drainage and borehole water supply.


From Bideford Quay, proceed to the A39 Heywood roundabout and turn left towards Bude. Drive approximately 9 miles (past the first turning for the B3248) and after 1.8 miles, take the next right onto the B3248 to Hartland. After 1 mile turn left to Philham and Elmscott and continue for approximately 1.6 miles, passing both Philham and Greenlake cross then following the brown signs to Docton Mill. At the bottom of the hill at Spekes Valley at the 4 cross-way turn left onto the narrow lane where the properties will be found approximately 2/10th of a mile on your left.

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