Cottage for sale in Wistlandpound, Kentisbury, Barnstaple EX31

Guide price £350,000
Cottage for sale - 4 bedrooms 4 2 2
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Property features

  • A charming period cottage
  • Superb kitchen/dining room
  • Large sitting room
  • 4 bedrooms (master en-suite)
  • Enclosed garden and patio
  • Utility and cloakroom
  • Conservatory
  • Off-road parking for several vehicles
  • Outbuildings with water and electric
  • Idyllic peaceful location

Property description

Location 2 Wistlandpound Cottage is located in the heart of the Exmoor National Park, just a few hundred yards from the truly beautiful reservoir, with walks through the woods and around the lake from the door. The seaside town of Combe Martin is just 4 miles distant with a selection of shops, pubs and activities to suit all the family. The North Devon town of Barnstaple is 12 miles distant and provides all the local facilities, including hospital, doctors, library and numerous shops in the number of retail parks on offer. The North Devon coastal walks and numerous beaches including Saunton Sands, Croyde and Woolacombe are all within easy driving distance. The North Devon link road (A361) also gives good access to the M5 and Tiverton Parkway offers easy and quick rail connections to London Paddington.

Description The cottage is believed to have originally been a Victorian barn, which was apparently converted into two residences at the turn of the 20th century. Constructed of stone and brick, the cottage is rendered and slated. The property offers exceptionally surprising living accommodation with large reception rooms, four bedrooms and two bathrooms, with the added benefit of a large workshop/annex to the rear, driveway parking for several vehicles and a westerly facing courtyard garden. The cottage has access permission through a private gate to the woodland surrounding the reservoir and offers the wonderful opportunity for country living at its best.

Accommodation Please refer to the floorplan for room layout and dimensions.
Ground floor
uPVC door to lobby area. Internal part-glazed door to
sitting room: A delightful dual aspect, light and airy room with an attractive stone and brick fireplace with bread oven and wood burning stove on a tiled hearth. Painted ceiling timbers. Deep understairs cupboard with latch door. Stairs to first floor. Large stable door to
kitchen/dining room: The hub of the house, this superb room is fitted with quality country style units with wooden worktops including a large breakfast bar with storage under. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit. Space for electric cooker. Stainless steel extractor hood over. Space for dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Inset LED lighting and laminate flooring. Just off the main kitchen is a generous pantry/utility area, with worktop. Door to rear porch, further utility and workshop.
Conservatory: Brick and uPVC in construction with ceiling and window blinds. Light and power. Tiled flooring and door to outside.
Utility/WC: With cupboards and shelving, sink unit and space for washing machine and dryer. WC. Tiled flooring. Grant oil-fired boiler. Door to workshop.

From the sitting room, stairs to the first floor landing. Stairs to 2nd floor.
Bedroom 1: Delightful room, front aspect with delightful rural views. Door to en-suite bathroom: Dual aspect room with Jacuzzi bath with mixer tap and shower fitment over, WC and pedestal wash basin. Vinyl flooring.
Bedroom 2: Another double room with airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and shelving. Sliding doors to storage into the eaves. Velux window.
Bedroom 3: Currently being used as an office, with doors to useful storage space into the eaves. Velux window.
Shower room: Fully tiled room with a large shower cubicle with Mira event shower, pedestal wash basin and WC. Vinyl flooring.

Second floor
Stairs lead to a landing area with useful storage space and wonderful countryside views. Concertina door to
bedroom 4: A good sized double room with built-in mirrored wardrobes to one wall. Fabulous countryside views.


The property is approached through double five-bar gates to a concrete driveway with off-road parking for several vehicles. A path leading round to the front of the property with a pretty garden laid mainly to lawn with flower borders and a paved area for sitting out. Wood store. To the rear is an enclosed rear patio area which appreciates the afternoon/evening sun. Outside tap. Door to inner lobby with tiled floor and glazed door through to the rear of the pantry.
Workshop: With light and power and windows to one side with ladder to useful mezzanine storage over.

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating.
Council Tax: Band D. North Devon District Council.

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Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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