Southole, Welcombe, Bideford, EX39 6HW

Property 5 Bedroom
EPC Rating: EPC
Guide price £1,250,000
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Situated in this area of outstanding natural beauty close to the North Cornish coastline, is this complex of barns providing a rare and exciting opportunity for a lifestyle change. The property consists of an exquisite main residence being a 5 bedroom (1 ensuite) barn conversion offering superbly presented and spacious accommodation throughout. 4 Further Barn conversions provide an established lettings business. Landscaped gardens of approaching 2 acres with a paddock approaching 2.5 acres all enjoying superb views of the surrounding coastal hinterland. EPC D

The Residence    South Hole Barns offers a superb opportunity to acquire this complex of 5 barns. All of which are full residential aside from Week St Mary which has a 12 month holiday restriction. It is currently running as an established business with financial details available on request. The barns are believed to date back to the late 1800's and originally comprised of stables, a dairy, a potato store and grain store. It is thought they were previously part of the Hartland Abbey estate.

Windbury- Main Residence

Entrance Hall

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room 15'6" x 13'9" (4.72m x 4.2m). A superbly presented kitchen with full height vaulted ceilings exposing timber 'A' frame. The kitchen itself was made and installed by 'Simply Wood' and is solid oak with granite work surfaces over incorporating a double inset ceramic sink with mixer taps. Recess for range style cooker with extractor system over. Kitchen island with integrated wine chiller and breakfast bar area. Sliding doors to gardens, window to rear and skylight. Door to-

Utility Room 13'2" x 10'8" (4.01m x 3.25m). A high quality bespoke utility room from Simply Wood comprising a range of solid wood base and floor to ceiling units with granite work surfaces over incorporating an inset sink with mixer tap over. Plumbing and recess for washing machine and tumble dryer, larder cupboard with cold shelf. Cupboard housing water treatment plant for the bore holes. Space for tall fridge/ freezer.

Inner Hallway 11'11" x 5'11" (3.63m x 1.8m).

Living Room 21'6" x 17'10" (6.55m x 5.44m). A light and spacious dual aspect room with twin windows to side elevations. Opening through into-

Sitting Room 15'9" x 13'10" (4.8m x 4.22m). A triple aspect room with a feature pillar with space for a TV. Elevated wood burning stove with slate hearth.

Study 12' x 11' (3.66m x 3.35m). Window to side elevation, wood burning stove. Currently used as a generous sized study, equally suiting as downstairs bedroom.

Bedroom 2 12'1" x 10'10" (3.68m x 3.3m). A double bedroom with sliding doors to the front elevation. Door to-

Ensuite 12'8" x 5'11" (3.86m x 1.8m). A superbly presented fitted suite comprises a corner spa bath. Large walk in shower with mains fed shower. Close coupled WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail. Skylight to rear.

Bedroom 5/ Playroom 17'3" x 10'6" (5.26m x 3.2m). A spacious double bedroom with sliding doors to front elevation. Skylight to rear elevation.

First Floor Landing    Extensive built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 1 17'1" x 11'8" (5.2m x 3.56m). A generous master bedroom with skylights to side elevations. Extensive fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom 3 11'1" x 9'9" (3.38m x 2.97m). A double bedroom with low level windows and skylight to side elevation.

Bedroom 4 12'2" x 6'5" (3.7m x 1.96m). Skylight window to side elevation.

Shower Room 7'7" x 6'10" (2.31m x 2.08m). An Insignia multi jet shower system close coupled WC and vanity unit with counter top sink.

The Barns

Greenway Barn    A 2 bedroom 2 storey barn, with an upside down layout. Private enclosed courtyard garden.

Roseland    A 2 bedroom, 2 reception room unit on the ground floor.

Week St Mary    A spacious ground floor unit with a wood burning stove, 1 bedroom with an ensuite. 12 month holiday restriction.

Clovelly    A 1 bedroom newly converted unit on the lower ground floor with an attractive front garden.

Outside    Southole Barns are approached via a sweeping entrance driveway leading to a tarmac parking area, providing extensive off road parking. Ample space to this side for a double garage subject to gaining the necessary planning consents. Central courtyard with paved and cobbled areas, raised beds and a hot tub. The landscaped gardens are superbly presented and arrange over various tiers being principally laid to lawns. The lower gardens are level with an enclosed rubber based childrens play area. Enclosed attractive duck pond with level seating area to the side. To the far side a nature area with a pathway leading through with various fruit trees and shrubs. Adjoining the rear of the main barn is a sheltered gravelled seating area overlooking a level lawn with 3 ornamental ponds and a waterfall feature. A pathway leads up to the upper garden accessed via granite steps, with raised vegetable beds, and a large chicken run. Fantastic views can been seen from the gardens looking over the North Cornish Hinterland.

The Paddock    Accessed via a 5 bar gate off of the parish road. A further 5 bar gate leads directly into the gardens. Part gravelled lane and areas, space for an agricultural building with services in situ, subject to gaining the necessary planning consents. The Paddock is gently sloping and enclosed by Cornish hedging. Fantastic views over the surrounding countryside and coastline beyond.


From Bude town centre proceed out of the town towards Stratton and upon reaching the A39 turn left signposted Bideford and proceed for approximately 5 miles into the village of Kilkhampton continue through the village towards Bideford for some 4 miles until you reach Welcombe Cross and turn left. After 1.4 miles, at Tredown Cross, turn right signed Church/Elmscott. Follow this road passing through the village of Welcombe and keeping to the signs for Welcombe Mouth, proceed down the steep hill out of the village. At the bottom of the hill, at Watergap Cross, turn right signed Elmscott, and proceed for approximately 0.75 mile whereupon the entrance to South Hole Barns will be found on the right hand side.

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