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WHAT A VIEW! A simply stunning ''Q Class' barn conversion, offering over 3,500 sq. ft. of accommodation, enjoying spectacular countryside and coastal views, in a highly convenient, yet tucked away and private location, suitable for a variety of possible uses Location Northleigh Barn enjoys a quiet position in a small rural hamlet, enjoying breath-taking panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, to the estuary and coast towards Hartland point. The hamlet of Northleigh is situated just to the north of Goodleigh, which is a thriving village that benefits from a popular pub and a primary school. This superb property stands in wonderful rural surroundings, yet is conveniently situated within easy access of the fantastic range of amenities at the regional centre of Barnstaple, as well as the stunning sandy beaches and dramatic North Devon coastline and Exmoor National Park. There are a number of world-renowned and award winning beaches close by, the closest being situated about 11 miles away at Saunton which has an adjoining championship golf course; with further beaches found at Croyde, Putsborough and Woolacombe. Exmoor National Park is located around 7 miles away, with excellent opportunities for hunting, shooting, fishing and walking upon the miles of undulating moorland and pasture, bisected by streams and rivers running down through deep wooded combes and valleys to the spectacular North Devon coastline. The regional centre of Barnstaple is easily accessible by car, being around 3 miles away, and offers all the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. There are a number of well-reputed state schools within easy reach at Barnstaple, with private schooling available at the renowned West Buckland School, which is located just 6 miles away. 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 - 3 miles Saunton Beach - 11 miles Exmoor National Park - 7 miles M5 Motorway - 42 miles Description Northleigh Barn presents a unique and exciting opportunity to acquire an impressive, brand new Grand Design style ''Q Class' barn conversion, in a highly convenient, yet private and tucked away location. The accommodation has been expertly thought out and finished using the highest specification materials and modern day comforts, to include quality fixtures and fittings, with the use of granite, marble, slate, oak flooring and doors and underfloor heating throughout the property. The situation of the property is truly special; in a quiet rural hamlet location, positioned at the end of its own driveway, with truly spectacular ever-changing views of the rolling countryside, and far reaching views towards the coast, with Hartland Point in the distance. The stylish and spacious accommodation has been designed to maximise and enjoy the views on offer, and the main residence boasts a splendid open plan main reception room which incorporates the kitchen, sitting room and dining room, with double height ceilings and exposed steelwork, roof glazing and floor to ceiling windows and patio doors opening onto a fantastic terrace. There are four bedrooms and four bathrooms (three being en-suite) as well as an additional study / snug. The property also benefits from the added advantage of a separate two bedroom annexe, and a triple open fronted garage, with attached recycling and wood store. The property could be utilised as a primary residence, with the annexe suitable for a dependent relative due to the single storey nature of the building, or equally could yield a generous income through holiday letting or Air Bnb, long term letting or using the annexe to work from home, utilising as treatment rooms or similar; or alternatively, could also suit as a holiday or second home, providing a tranquil rural retreat, yet within a comfortable distance to the coastline and many attractions that the area offers. Northleigh Barn stands in grounds of around 1.3 acres and has a large terraced area, ideal for al-fresco dining whilst enjoying the views, all enclosed with attractive stainless steel and glass balustrading. Properties of this type and calibre very rarely become available to the open market, and must be viewed to be fully appreciated; therefore, the agents have no hesitation in recommending a full early inspection. The property is available on the open market with no ongoing chain. The accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, but comprises: Glazed front door leading to Reception Hall Oak flooring. Feature exposed brickwork with down lighting. Storage cupboard. Open Plan Sitting Room / Dining Room / Kitchen A magnificent triple aspect room with vaulted ceiling and exposed steel beams and triangular roof glazing. This room enjoys breath-taking panoramic views over the surrounding countryside towards the estuary and out to sea, with Hartland Point in the distance. Virtually floor to ceiling sliding doors lead out onto the terrace. Oak flooring throughout. Sitting / Dining Room Wood burning stove on a slate hearth with exposed flue. Kitchen Designed by ''System Six' and comprising an excellent range of wall and matching base units with stainless steel sink set into white granite work surface. There is a breakfast bar, pan drawers, pantry cupboard and a range of Neff and Caple appliances including oven, microwave oven, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler, and four ring induction hob with pop up extractor fan. Utility Range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel single drainer sink unit set into roll top work surfaces. Space for washing machine, tumble dryer and a freezer. Access to the side elevation. Cupboard housing floor mounted oil fired boiler, providing underfloor heating and hot water. Snug / Bedroom 5 Window to side elevation affording wonderful countryside views. Oak flooring. Family Bathroom Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, and a bath with rainwater shower over. Feature tiling with recessed shelving and lighting. Chrome heated towel rail. Airing cupboard housing pressurized hot water cylinder. Master Bedroom Suite Hallway Oak flooring. Hatch access to loft space. Bedroom Area Windows to side elevation affording panoramic countryside views. Oak flooring. Dressing Room Oak flooring. En-Suite Bathroom Comprising walk in shower cubicle with rainwater shower and two modern chrome heated towel rails to either side. Oval free standing bath. Low level WC. ''His and hers' vase style marble wash hand basins with mirrors with integrated lighting above. Tiled floor. Bedroom 2 Windows to side elevation enjoying panoramic countryside views. Oak flooring. En-Suite Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and double shower cubicle. Chrome heated towel rail. Mirror with built in light. Bedroom 3 Windows to side elevation with panoramic countryside views. Oak flooring. En-Suite Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and double shower cubicle. Chrome heated towel rail. Mirror with built in light. Bedroom 4 Window to side elevation. Oak flooring. Annexe A separate contemporary door gives access to the Open Plan Sitting / Dining Room / Kitchen A triple aspect room with countryside views to the side elevation, and bi-folding doors opening out onto the front terrace. Vaulted ceiling with recessed lighting. Oak flooring. Kitchen The kitchen is yet to be fitted in case the prospective purchaser has a different use in mind for this room; however, a fitted kitchen is included within the guide price. Hallway Oak flooring. Hatch access to loft space. Bedroom 1 Windows to side elevation affording panoramic countryside views. Oak flooring. Family Bathroom Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a shower bath with extensive tiling and chrome heated towel rail. Bedroom 2 Window to side elevation. Oak flooring. Triple Open Fronted Garage This will be constructed prior to completion to the specification of the floorplans attached within the brochure, and will have an attached recycling bin and wood store. Outside The property is approached through a pair of five bar gates, and over a driveway which is laid to slate chippings. The driveway leads to an area of ample off road parking and turning space for several vehicles, and leads to both sides of the property. A particular feature of the property is the large private terrace adjoining the living space of the main residence, which benefits from the spectacular views on offer; it is the perfect place for entertaining or al-fresco dining, and a perfect setting from which to enjoy the beautiful views and sunsets. There is also a sunken terrace area, which could be suitable to house a hot tub. There is an additional terrace area adjoining the annexe, which runs the width of the property and is bound by stainless steel and glass balustrading. The property benefits from about 1.3 acres of ground in total, which is bound by mature hedgerows and fencing, and mainly laid to lawn. Property Information Services Mains electricity and water. Oil fired underfloor central heating. Private drainage (treatment plant). Double glazing throughout. 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 Please do not use sat nav to find the property, but follow the directions below. From Barnstaple town centre, with our office on your left hand side, proceed around the corner into Bear Street, and continue to the traffic lights. Continue straight across at the crossroads, following the signpost towards Goodleigh and Bratton Fleming. Stay on this road leaving Barnstaple, and after a short distance, turn right signposted towards Goodleigh. Proceed along this road passing through the village of Goodleigh, after passing the pub on your right hand side turn left signposted towards Northleigh and Chelfham. Continue up this country lane for about 0.3 of a mile (until reaching a sharp right hand turning at Northleigh Butts Cross), then turn left and proceed for a short distance where the entrance to the property will be situated on the left hand side with For Sale board clearly displayed.
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