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Codden Hill, Bishops Tawton, Barnstaple, EX32

Offers in excess of £460,000

4 Beds 1 Bath 1 Reception

REF: BAN190047


  • Private tranquil position
  • Panoramic countryside views
  • Spacious accommodation with potential to extend (STPP)
  • Four bedrooms
  • Ample off road parking and double garage
  • South facing generous private gardens
  • No onward chain


STUNNING VIEWS! A detached, spacious single storey residence in a highly convenient location, commanding fantastic panoramic views over the surrounding countryside Location Nine Acres is located in a rare and highly sought after location, enjoying a tranquil and private position, yet within easy access of the village of Bishops Tawton, the regional centre of Barnstaple and the fantastic North Devon coastline. The property is happily situated just off Codden Hill and enjoys breath-taking panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. The village of Bishops Tawton is about 1.5 miles away from the property and offers an excellent range of amenities including a nursery and primary school, a well-respected village inn, as well as a range of superb walks and access to the River Taw. The spectacular North Devon coastline is also within easy reach, with the renowned surfing sandy beach at Saunton around 12 miles away, with Croyde, Putsborough and Woolacombe a little further afield. The popular coastal village of Instow is located around 12 miles away, which sits at the mouth of the estuary and offers sailing and boating opportunities. The regional centre of Barnstaple is around 4 miles away and offers all 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 under an hour's drive away, which connects to London and beyond. Mileages Bishops Tawton Village - 1.5 miles Barnstaple - 4 miles Saunton Beach - 12 miles Instow - 12 miles The Property Situated in an elevated, yet tranquil private location within a mile and a half of the popular village of Bishops Tawton, and enjoying breath-taking panoramic countryside views, Nine Acres really does enjoy the best of both worlds. This delightful detached single storey residence offers spacious, light and airy accommodation with four bedrooms, a generous dual aspect sitting room and a family orientated kitchen / breakfast room. Adjoining the property is a useful double garage which offers potential for extension to provide further accommodation or an annexe if required, subject to any necessary planning permissions. The property stands in generous gardens which enjoy a southerly aspect as well as the fabulous views on offer, and also benefits from ample off road parking. Offered to the market with no ongoing chain; properties of this kind and highly convenient location very rarely become available to the open market, and can only be fully appreciated with a full internal inspection. The accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, but comprises: Front gives access to Entrance Hall Hatch access to loft space. Sitting Room A dual aspect room with panoramic countryside views to the front elevation. Open fireplace with slate hearth, stone surround and granite roller, which has been used to form a mantelpiece. It is understood that there is a stainless steel flue in situ, should a wood burning stove be preferred. Kitchen / Breakfast Room Windows to the front elevation enjoying panoramic countryside views. A range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel single drainer sink, unit set into roll top work surfaces. Integrated electric four ring hob with extractor over and double oven. Space for dishwasher. Airing cupboard. Utility A door gives access to the rear elevation and the garden. Range of wall units with space for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. Cloakroom Comprising low level WC and wash hand basin. Window to the rear elevation. Bedroom 1 Window to the side elevation. Built in wardrobes. Family Bathroom Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath and separate shower cubicle. Window to the rear elevation. Bedroom 3 Window to the rear elevation. Bedroom 2 Window to the rear elevation. Built in wardrobes. Bedroom 4 Window to the front elevation affording panoramic countryside views. This room is currently utilised as a study. Outside The property is approached through a pair of stone pillars and five bar gate to an area of off road parking for several vehicles. Double Garage Metal up and over doors. Hatch access to storage loft. Power and light connected. The gardens enjoy a south facing aspect, as well as offering a high degree of privacy and enjoying the fantastic views on offer. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a range of mature plants and shrubs and is bordered by mature hedgerow. There is a patio area adjacent to the front of the property, with the side benefiting from a further area of lawn with some apple trees, whilst to the rear is a small lawned section bordered by mature hedgerow. Property Information Services Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage (septic tank). 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 Bishops Tawton, heading towards Exeter on the A377. Proceed through the village of Bishops Tawton itself, and as you leave the village, passing the garage on your right, turn left signposted towards Cobbaton and Chittlehampton. Proceed up the hill and proceed for around a mile, then take the right hand turning signposted towards Horswell and Broadmoor. Proceed down the hill, where the property will be situated on the left hand side, with For Sale board clearly displayed.