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Heanton Punchardon, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Guide price £525,000


4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: BAN180024


  • Highly sought after rural yet convenient location
  • Glorious panoramic views across the estuary and out to sea
  • Detached residence with versatile accommodation
  • 3 Reception rooms, sun lounge, 4 bedrooms (1 en suite)
  • Ample off road parking and tandem length garage
  • Delightful private and sunny gardens
  • No onward chain


A detached residence in a highly sought after location, enjoying breath-taking panoramic views across the surrounding countryside, the estuary and out to sea Location The property is located in the highly sought after rural hamlet of Heanton Punchardon, in an elevated position, enjoying breath-taking panoramic coastal and countryside views. The hamlet is centred around an ancient parish church, and is located in between the regional centre of Barnstaple and the popular village of Braunton. Braunton itself is a large popular village with an excellent range of amenities and leisure pursuits including shops, restaurants, a supermarket and a health centre. The property is ideally positioned to offer easy access to the spectacular North Devon Coastline, with the Braunton Burrows and the sandy beach at Saunton being the closest; Saunton also has the added advantage of an adjoining championship golf course. A short distance further away are the world-renowned sandy surfing beaches at Croyde, Putsborough and Woolacombe. Exmoor National Park is around 15 miles away, and is well known for its undulating moorland and pasture, bisected by streams and rivers running down through deep wooded combes to the spectacular coastline. There is a fantastic range of country pursuits available including hunting, fishing, shooting and walking. The regional centre of Barnstaple is around 4 miles away and offers all the area's main business, shopping and commercial venues. Communications The area can be accessed from Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway, and along the A361 North Devon Link Road which leads onto the A39 Atlantic Highway. The nearest train station is located at the regional centre of Barnstaple, which connects to Exeter, where there are regular mainline rail services to London (Paddington) in just over 2 hours. Alternatively, Tiverton Parkway Mainline Railway Station is just under an hour's drive away, which connects to London and beyond. Mileages Barnstaple - 4 miles Braunton - 1 mile Saunton Beach - 3.5 miles Exmoor National Park - 15 miles The Property Sitting in this highly desirable location on top of Heanton Hill, within the small rural hamlet, is this detached residence enjoying stunning panoramic views extending across the estuary towards Hartland point and out to sea, as well as across the surrounding countryside towards the village of Braunton. Brow Hill offers spacious and versatile accommodation, with 3 reception rooms, a sun lounge and 4 first floor bedrooms (1 en suite). Furthermore, there is tremendous potential to further enhance the accommodation and maximise the views on offer, by extending the property, creating a balcony or possibly an annexe (STPP) to create a superb family home / holiday home or home with an income. The property further boasts delightful and private gardens, which also enjoy the fantastic views on offer. There is ample off road parking and a tandem length garage / workshop. Brow Hill has been within the same family for generations, and is offered to the market with no on going chain; only with a viewing can you fully appreciate the views, position and potential of this detached residence. The accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, but comprises: Front door leads to Sun Lounge A superb room enjoying panoramic views across the estuary, out to sea with the countryside beyond. Sliding door leads to Reception Hall Enjoying views across the estuary. Stairs rise to first floor landing. Built in storage. Sitting Room A dual aspect room with stunning panoramic views across the estuary and out to sea, with Hartland Point in the distance. LPG coal effect fire with stone hearth and surround. Opens to Dining Room Patio doors to the rear elevation overlooking the garden and countryside beyond. This room can also be accessed via the rear lobby. Kitchen A triple aspect room with far reaching views over the estuary towards Hartland point in the distance. Fantastic range of matching wall and base units with double sink set into roll top work surfaces. Integrated oven, 4 ring LPG hob with extractor over. Space for dishwasher and fridge / freezer. Rear Lobby Cupboard housing the floor mounted oil fired boiler. Wet Room Comprises low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a shower with extensive tiling. Obscure window to the rear elevation. Chrome heated towel rail. Utility Room Door gives access to the rear garden. Space for fridge / freezer and washing machine. First Floor Landing Airing cupboard. Hatch access to loft space. Window to rear elevation enjoying far reaching countryside views. Bedroom 1 A light and airy triple aspect room enjoying views across the estuary towards Hartland Point and the sea in the distance. Built in wardrobes. En Suite Comprises low level WC and a wash hand basin. Bedroom 3 Window to front elevation enjoying estuary views. Built in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 A dual aspect room with panoramic countryside views. French doors open onto the garage roof, where a balcony could be created (STPP). Built in wardrobe. Family Bathroom Comprises low level WC with a concealed cistern, vanity wash hand basin and a panelled bath. Two windows to the side elevation. Heated towel rail. Bedroom 4 Window to front elevation enjoying the estuary views. Outside The property is approached through a pair of stone pillars to an area of off road parking for several vehicles. Tandem Double Garage Metal up and over door. Power and light connected, access to the rear garden. The front garden is laid to a large stone patio with flowerbeds and borders, and enjoys panoramic views over the estuary to the sea in the distance. There is access via the right hand side of the property to the rear garden. The rear garden enjoys a sunny aspect, with splendid panoramic views over the surrounding countryside and to Braunton village. Adjacent to the rear of the property is a patio that adjoins a lawned section, with flowerbeds and borders and mature hedgerow; this section of garden then opens to an additional area of garden that is laid to lawn and enjoys the countryside views on offer. Property Information Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Local Authority North Devon District Council - 01271 327711. Contents, Fixtures and Fittings Only those mentioned within this brochure are included in the sale. All others, such as carpets, curtains, light fittings, mirrors, garden ornaments etc are specifically excluded, but may be available by separate negotiation. Viewing By appointment with Jackson-Stops, North Devon 01271 325 153. For sale by private treaty with vacant possession upon completion. Directions From Barnstaple, proceed towards Braunton and Ilfracombe on the A361. Proceed straight across at the first two roundabouts and then proceed for about half a mile, turning right signposted towards Heanton Punchardon / North Devon Athletics Track. Proceed along this road, taking the third right hand turning signposted to Heanton Punchardon and follow the road as it leads up hill into the hamlet. The property will be situated on the left hand side with nameplate clearly displayed.