Situated in the pretty rural village of Philham which forms part of the beautiful Hartland Peninsula and with a dairy farm for a neighbour is the detached 3 Bedroom bungalow named St. Clares Cottage. This home has been completely renovated from the ground up with works including a full redecoration throughout, a rewire, a new central heating system and boiler and a new water filtration system. They have even raised the roof in part of the bungalow. This upgraded home now features a Sitting Room with wood burning stove, a spacious newly fitted Kitchen / Breakfast Room, a large Dining Room / Second Reception Room and 3 good size Bedrooms. The bungalow is surrounded by attractive and well-kept gardens on all sides, has plenty of off-road parking as well as a Garage and Outbuildings. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a bungalow that requires no updating and has a quiet but not a remote location whilst being built on level ground. St. Clares Cottage is available with the distinct advantage of having no onward chain and should be viewed to fully appreciate its pleasing setting and its quality of finish.
Entrance Porch UPVC double glazed door to property front and UPVC double glazed window to side. Tiled flooring. Door to:
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 27' x 11'9" (8.23m x 3.58m). A spacious fitted Kitchen / Breakfast Room with UPVC double glazed French doors leading to the garden and glazed door leading to the Hallway. Painted wood effect eye and base level cabinets with matching drawers, work surfaces with tiled splashbacking incorporating a Breakfast Bar and 1.5 bowl Franke sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Large electric Range cooker (included in the sale) with extractor fan above, space for under counter fridge and freezer, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Tiled flooring, radiator.
Utility Room 5'9" x 4'11" (1.75m x 1.5m). Wall mounted cupboard and worktop. Space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer. Tiled flooring. Round window. Folding door to:
Cloakroom 5'1" x 4'11" (1.55m x 1.5m). Low level WC and wash hand basin. Tiled flooring and tiled walls, radiator, extractor fan. UPVC obscure double glazed window.
Hallway Wood effect flooring, radiator. Hatch to loft space which is fully insulated with head height at the centre. Space for Office set-up. Good size airing cupboard with slatted linen shelving.
Sitting Room 20'6" (6.25m) x 14'1" (4.3m) into bay window. A charming Sitting Room with UPVC double glazed bay window and further UPVC double glazed window. Wood effect flooring, radiator, TV point. Log burning stove set into brick chimneybreast and onto a slate hearth.
Dining Room 26' x 8'2" (7.92m x 2.5m). This room provides a terrific addition to the property and easily doubles as a Dining Room / Second Reception Room. The owners have raised the height of the room and ceiling to match the rest of the bungalow. There are 3 UPVC double glazed windows to the garden allowing for ample natural light as well as UPVC double glazed French doors to the garden also. Wood effect flooring, radiator, telephone point, TV point.
Bedroom 3 6'9" x 11'9" (2.06m x 3.58m). UPVC double glazed window to Dining Room. Wood effect flooring, radiator.
Bedroom 1 13'6" x 11'9" (4.11m x 3.58m). A spacious, light and airy Master Bedroom with UPVC double glazed window. Fitted carpet, radiator, TV point.
Bedroom 2 12'1" x 9'7" (3.68m x 2.92m). A generous Bedroom with UPVC double glazed window. Wood effect flooring, radiator.
Family Bathroom 8'7" x 5'9" (2.62m x 1.75m). White suite comprising bath with overhead shower and glass shower screen, close couple dual flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap over. Tiled flooring, radiator, electric shaver point, extractor fan. Obscure UPVC double glazed window.
Outside Surrounding the property are a variety of gardens believed to be a quarter of an acre in size. The gardens are mainly level and lawned and are kept to an immaculate standard. The gardens are surrounded by fence, hedge and Devon bank borders. There is a large fenced off orchard and vegetable garden. There is a stone raised bed with various fruits, flowers and herbs growing.
To the rear of the property is a long shrubbery bed.
To the front of the property is a gated driveway with a large parking area for up to 5 cars leading to the:
Garage / Workshop 10'9" x 21'2" (3.28m x 6.45m). Power and light connected.
Behind this is a Chicken Coop and a Wood Shed. To the side is a Greenhouse.
To the front of the bungalow is a Water Shed housing the water filtration system which has been well-maintained and is approximately 7 years old.
Important Information There is a sceptic tank in the field behind the property and a well in the field in front. There is a legal right of way over the neighbouring property to access both of the fields.
Points of Interest Behind the property, on neighbouring farmland, is a now disused 11th Century well which houses a now headless statue of The Madonna. The head from the statue is believed to have been taken during the reformation and is now thought to be kept in Stoke Church.
St. Clare meant 'pure water' to the Anglo-Saxons and the property takes its name from this well which even now attracts the occasional visitor from all over the world.
From Bideford Quay proceed in the direction of Northam. Upon reaching the Heywood Road roundabout, turn left in the direction of Bude. Follow the A39 for approximately 9 miles passing through the hamlets of Fairy Cross, Horns Cross and Bucks Cross. Approximately 1 mile after passing the Milky Way Adventure Park on your left hand side, proceed straight over the roundabout at Higher Clovelly. Ignoring the first sign for Hartland, continue on the A39 for approximately 2 further miles. Take the right hand turning signposted Hartland B3248 and continue for approximately 1 mile before turning left at the thatched cottage (which has a small thatched animal on the roof) signposted Philham. Follow the road until your reach a staggered crossroads then take the left hand turning signposted Philham. Follow this road for approximately 200 yards to where St.Clares cottage can be seen on your left hand side clearly identified by a nameplate and For Sale board.