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Rockfield Road, Woolacombe, Devon, EX34

Offers in excess of £995,000

5 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: BAN180066


  • Magnificent panoramic views over Woolacombe Bay, Baggy Point & out to the Atlantic Ocean
  • Highly sought after, yet tucked away location
  • Within easy access of the village amenities & beach
  • Spacious and versatile light and airy accommodation
  • Two reception rooms
  • Five bedrooms
  • Delightful gardens enjoying spectacular views
  • Ample parking plus garage


WHAT A SPOT! Lovely family home looking out over Woolacombe's stunning, award winning, golden sandy beach, offering over 1,900 sq. ft. of accommodation Location Greycliffe is situated in a lovely elevated and tucked away position, enjoying simply spectacular ever-changing sea views, within the greatly sought after coastal village of Woolacombe. The village itself is renowned for its award winning sandy beach, which is perfect for a variety of enthusiasts including surfers. There is also an excellent range of amenities and leisure pursuits nearby: various shops including a small supermarket and chemist, restaurants and public houses. The Woolacombe Bay Hotel boasts two restaurants, a spa, and a small cinema and the recently renovated Byron offers a bar and restaurant. The property is also within easy reach of a sheltered cove called Barricane, which has a seasonal shack overlooking the sea, serving various foods during the day and authentic Sri Lankan curry several nights a week (weather dependent). Located around 7 miles away to the south is the larger village of Braunton, which offers a wider range of amenities; whilst the sandy beaches of Croyde and Saunton are 5 and 7 miles away respectively, the latter also offering a championship golf course. The coastal Victorian town of Ilfracombe is also within easy reach to the north, around 6 miles away, and offers swimming pool, theatre, cinema, tennis courts and numerous restaurants. The regional centre of Barnstaple is about 12 miles away, and offers all of the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping 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 over an hour's drive away, which connects to London and beyond. Mileages Braunton - 7 miles Ilfracombe - 6 miles Barnstaple - 12 miles M5 Motorway - 58 miles The Property Offered to the open market for the first time in just under 40 years is this beautifully located detached residence, nestling into the hillside and enjoying breath-taking panoramic coastal views over Woolacombe Bay. Greycliffe stands in an elevated position, within easy access of the sandy beach and the excellent range of village amenities, whilst enjoying panoramic coastal views. The views extend down the award winning sandy beach of Woolacombe, towards Putsborough and Baggy Point in the distance and out to Lundy Island and the Atlantic Ocean. The property is approx. 2 minutes' walk to the glorious sandy beach, and 5 minutes' walk from everything Woolacombe village has to offer. The property offers versatile and spacious, light and airy accommodation, which could suit a variety of uses, including as a main family home, a holiday home / investment, or a home with an income including as a B&B or Air BnB. At present, the accommodation is arranged to incorporate two reception rooms and five bedrooms, with most of the principal rooms enjoying the spectacular views on offer. The property enjoys the added benefit of gardens on all sides, which have been cleverly designed to maximise and appreciate the views on offer. To the front, there is on road parking on Rockfield Road, whilst to the rear there is both off and on road parking, as well as a garage. Only with a full internal viewing can you appreciate the versatility and the amazing views that this property has to offer, combined with easy access of the stunning sandy beach and the superb range of amenities of Woolacombe; therefore, the agents have no hesitation in recommending an early inspection. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, comprises: Front door gives access to Entrance Hall Stairs rising to first floor landing. Exposed floorboards. Under stairs storage cupboard. Sitting Room Bay window to front elevation enjoying wonderful panoramic views over the beach and out to sea. Exposed floorboards. Picture rail. Dining Room Large bay window to front elevation enjoying fabulous panoramic views over the beach and out to sea. Exposed floorboards. Study Window to rear elevation. Exposed floorboards. Kitchen Comprising a range of matching wall and base units, with single drainer stainless steel sink unit set into roll top work surfaces. Window to the side elevation. Double oven. Four ring gas hob. Space for dishwasher and fridge freezer. Cupboard housing space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Door giving access to the rear elevation. Bedroom 5 Windows to side elevation enjoying sea views. Shower cubicle and pedestal wash hand basin. Exposed floorboards. Off is a separate cloakroom with low level WC. Spacious First Floor Landing Hatch access to loft space. Large walk in storage cupboard. Bedroom 1 Two windows to side elevation enjoying fine views over the beach and out to sea. Vanity wash hand basin and a walk in shower. Bathroom Comprising low level WC, shower cubicle and a panelled bath. Window to rear elevation. Cloakroom Low level WC and window to rear elevation. Bedroom 2 Window to front elevation enjoying panoramic views over Woolacombe Bay, with Baggy Point in the distance. Built in wardrobe. Pedestal wash hand basin. Bedroom 3 Window to side elevation enjoying sea and garden views. Pedestal wash hand basin. Built in wardrobes. Bedroom 4 Window to side elevation enjoying sea and garden views. Pedestal wash hand basin. Built in wardrobes. Outside The property enjoys access from both Rockfield Road to the front, and Bay View Road to the rear. The gardens surround the property on all sides, and the garden to the right hand side of the property has been terraced, with various patio and seating areas cleverly designed to enjoy and take in the fabulous views on offer. A pathway leads up to the parking and garage situated at the rear, leading onto Bay View Road. It is understood that there is also on road parking to the front of the property on Rockfield Road. Agent's Note: It is understood that Rockfield Road is a private road, owned by the residents and run by a management company. There is an annual fee of £120 (correct as of May 2019). Property Information Services All mains services connected. Gas 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 Braunton, proceed towards Ilfracombe on the A361. At Mullacott Cross roundabout turn left signposted towards Woolacombe. Stay on this road until you drop down the hill into the village, and just before reaching The Red Barn on the left hand side, turn right onto Bay View Road. Proceed to the very top of Bay View Road, where the property will be situated on the left hand side.