- Phillips Smith & Dunn
- Alliance House, Cross Street
- Tel: 01271 327878
LyntonOffers in the region of £400,000
4 Bedroom House - Attached
- Spectacular Setting
- Coast and Sea Views
- 4 Beds, 2 Bathrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Cloakroom, Utilty
- Car Space, Grounds
- Terracing With Views
DELIGHTFULLY SET IN THE EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK, HIGH UP ON THE DRAMATIC NORTH DEVON COASTLINE IN LYNTON, OVERLOOKING THE BRISTOL CHANNEL. THE MAJOR PORTION OF A FORMER VICTORIAN GROOMS QUARTERS, COACH HOUSE AND STABLE BLOCK FOR THE HOE, A SUBSTANTIAL COUNTRY HOUSE BUILT BY THOMAS HEWITT. TERRACED AREAS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE FINE VIEWS. SLOPING GROUNDS MOSTLY TREES AND SHRUBS, CAR SPACE.
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By appointment through Phillips Smith & Dunn Barnstaple office 01271 327878/327919. Out of office hours telephone Mr Michael Challacombe on 07970 445204.
The property and its neighbour are superbly set at the end of a publicly maintained highway high above the dramatic North Devon coastline between Lynmouth and Lynton with views across the Bristol Channel to the Welsh coast and to the east towards Countisbury and Foreland Point. The property is a short walk from Lynton, affording a good range of everyday facilities and close to the cliff railway that connects the two resorts. The area surrounding the property is rich in dramatic scenery and walks, particularly the coastal footpath westwards towards the Valley of the Rocks, Heddons Mouth and eastwards on to the heather moorlands of Exmoor.
The property is the major portion of two properties that were formed from the original grooms quarters, coach house and stables that were built for Thomas Hewitt in conjunction with The Hoe, a superb country house set close by, in the Victorian period and has many unusual architectural features. The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors, well presented, with oil fired central heating, double glazing and extensive north sloping grounds, principally shrubs and trees with paths and extensive terraced areas taking in the fine coastal views afforded from the property.
The accommodation with approximate room sizes comprises as follows:-
Stable type entrance door to
2.26m x 1.52m (7'5" x 5'0")Double storage cupboard, access to understairs cupboard and stairs to first floor and lower ground floor.
6.07m x 3.63m (19'11" x 11'11")Arched access door and Recess - 7'5 x 7'. A bright double aspect room taking the fullest advantage of the views, double French doors to seating area, display recess, 2 panel radiators, small wood burning stove on slate hearth.
3.89m x 3.53m (12'9" x 11'7")Double glazed, double panel radiator, 2 wall light points, built in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder. Door to
WALK IN WARDROBE
1.42m x 1.09m (4'8" x 3'7")
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
3.18m x 1.42m (10'5" x 4'8")Hand basin with Triton electric water heater, low level WC, double panel radiator, shower cubicle 48" x 48" with tiled floor, Mira electric shower, double glazed window.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
Serving all rooms, exposed 'A' framed roof truss ends.
3.40m x 3.20m (11'2" x 10'6")Double glazed and taking advantage of the views, double panel radiator, double wardrobe cupboard, dresser with mirror over, storage lockers over, further dressing table with mirror, drawers and cupboards under, end display.
4.45m x 2.72m (14'7" x 8'11")Double glazed window overlooking the view, double panel radiator, tongue and groove boarded ceiling.
3.56m x 2.74m (11'8" x 9'0")Double glazed window overlooking the garden, double panel radiator.
2.46m x 2.18m (8'1" x 7'2")Panelled bath with assist grips, hand basin set in vanity unit with mirror over, strip light, cupboards under. Access to loft space, further fitted cupboard, panel radiator.
1.24m x 1.07m (4'1" x 3'6")Low level WC, panel radiator.
ON THE LOWER GROUND FLOOR
The principal living accommodation. This comprises a series of 3 rooms partially open plan and making an ideal area for family living.
5.89m x 3.25m (19'4" x 10'8")Double glazed window overlooking the coastal views, extensive range of fitted kitchen units including work tops with inset double bowl, single drainer, stainless steel sink unit, Hygena double oven, 4 ring electric hob with extractor hood over, space for 2 fridges, wide variety of drawers and cupboards under, display units including a Welsh dresser style fitment, spice rack, double panel radiator, exposed ceiling beams.
5.77m x 2.29m (18'11" x 7'6")Partially panelled walls, double glazed windows overlooking the coastal view, double panel radiator, exposed beams, French door to patio.
2.54m x 2.03m (8'4" x 6'8")Rising to 9' in the bay window. Double panel radiator.
1.45m x 1.09m (4'9" x 3'7")Low level WC, corner mounted hand basin.
1.45m x 0.66m (4'9" x 2'2")
2.51m x 2.26m (8'3" x 7'5")Fitted work tops with inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine and condenser dryer, quarry tiled floor, wall lights.
To the front of the property a paved car parking and turning area with space to park a single vehicle.
On the private side of the house, a number of paved terraced areas taking advantage of the superb views. Gated access to the main approach with access to the coastal footpath, domestic oil tank. The grounds are north lying and steep with shrubs, trees and bushes, including a large evergreen Holm Oak.
Grid Ref: SS 718/499. On the A39 road between Barnstaple and Lynmouth, as you approach Barbrook, opposite the garage, turn left on to the B3234 road that leads down to Lynton and Lynmouth. Follow this road down the River Lyn valley ignoring the first left to Lynton and drop down through Lynbridge and at the next junction bear left into Lynton. As you enter the town you will pass the Parish Church to the right hand side of the road and between the Church and the Valley of the Rocks Hotel turn right into North Walk Hill. Follow this no through road until you pass by the Choughs Nest Hotel. Park in the roadside just beyond the Choughs Nest Hotel and walk the last 70 yards down to the property which is the last on the right hand side at the end of the publicly maintained road.
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