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Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Guide price £265,000

3 Beds 1 Bath 1 Reception

REF: BAN180009


  • Recently refurbished detached character cottage
  • Highly convenient village location
  • Enjoying far reaching countryside views
  • Superb family orientated kitchen / dining room
  • Three bedrooms
  • Enclosed gardens
  • No onward chain


BEAUTIFUL COTTAGE IN VILLAGE LOCATION! A delightful, recently refurbished character cottage, in a highly convenient village location close to many amenities, Exmoor National Park and the coast. Location The property is located in the popular village of Bratton Fleming, within easy reach of Exmoor National Park, as well as the fantastic rugged North Devon coastline and the regional centre of Barnstaple. The village itself offers a thriving community, with a community Post Office / shop, church and Baptist chapel, village hall, primary school, sports club, recreation ground and the Millennium green and woodland, which is a communal area of ground, ideal for walking and relaxation and which also boasts a playground. Exmoor National Park, located around 6 minutes away (3.5 miles) by car, is renowned for its undulating moorland and pasture, with streams and rivers running down through deep wooded combes and valleys to the spectacular cliffs along the North Devon coastline. The nearest beach is located at Combe Martin, whilst a little further afield are the renowned surfing sandy beaches at Croyde, Putsborough, Saunton and the award winning Woolacombe Bay. The regional centre of Barnstaple is around 7 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, and from there, there are regular mainline rail services to London (Paddington & Waterloo) in just over 2 hours. Alternatively, Tiverton Parkway Mainline Railway Station can be reached in about an hour by car, which connects to London and beyond. Mileages Exmoor National Park - 3.5 miles Barnstaple - 7 miles Combe Martin Beach - 10 miles Saunton / Putsborough - 15 miles Croyde / Woolacombe - 17 miles The Property Nutshell Cottage comprises a delightful, character cottage which has been the subject of extension and modernisation, yet still retaining a wealth of character features, in the popular village of Bratton Fleming. The property offers well-presented light and airy accommodation, with a family orientated kitchen / dining room and separate sitting room, as well as three first floor bedrooms. The property stands within generous gardens enjoying a south facing aspect to the front, bordered by stone walling with a newly planted beech hedge, whilst to the rear, there is a fully enclosed garden with various seating areas which further boasts access to the park, which is perfect for dog walking. This charming cottage is offered for sale with no ongoing chain, and could suit a variety of prospective purchasers, and only with a full internal inspection can you fully appreciate the accommodation on offer. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, but comprises: Front door leads to Entrance Porch Window to the front elevation. Space for cloaks. Glazed door leads through to Kitchen / Dining Room A fantastic family orientated room enjoying a dual aspect, with a wealth of ample natural light. Door giving access to the rear elevation. Stairs rise to the first floor landing. Tiled floor. Kitchen Area Comprising a range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel double corner sink set into roll top work surfaces, with space for a cooker, fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Sitting Room Window to the front elevation. Inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove on a slate hearth with exposed brickwork, slate shelving and a bread oven. First Floor Landing Exposed A frames. Airing cupboard. Loft storage with additional mezzanine storage. Shower Room Comprising a double shower cubicle, low level WC and a vanity wash hand basin. Contemporary heated towel rail. Bedroom 1 Vaulted ceiling with exposed A frame. Window to the front elevation enjoying far reaching countryside views. Bedroom 2 Two windows to the front elevation affording far reaching countryside views. Bedroom 3 Window to the rear elevation. Outside To the front of the property is a good sized garden bordered by stone walling, with a recently planted beech hedge, enjoying a south facing and sunny aspect. This area is laid to gravel with raised flowerbeds and borders, housing mature plants and shrubs. Adjacent to the rear of the property is a storage cupboard, ideal for housing garden tools and machinery. There is pedestrian access down the side of the property, which also has a bin store. The rear garden is bordered by mature fencing and is arranged over three levels with a patio area and steps leading to a further lawned section and a seating area. There are a range of flowerbeds and borders, plants and shrubs, with a pedestrian access giving access to the park at the rear, which is ideal for dog walking. Agent's Note: 1) We understand that there is unrestricted on road parking located to the front of the property. 2) It is understood that when the current owner bought the property, Japanese knotweed was found to be present in the front garden. This was treated at the time professionally (with records to show this), and every subsequent year by the vendor using proper products. The vendor has recently (February 2020) employed Environet to carry out a course of treatment at the property (over a 5 year period) to eradicate the knotweed for a guarantee of 10 years. Full details of this can be provided from the selling agents. Property Information Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Electric heating with individual programmable timers / thermostats. 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 325153. For sale by private treaty with vacant possession upon completion. Directions From Barnstaple, proceed towards Bratton Fleming on the Goodleigh Road. Stay on this road until you reach the village of Snapper, passing the viaduct at Chelfham on your right, and continue up the hill until you enter the village of Bratton Fleming. Continue up this hill, and the property will be found on your left hand side, with For Sale board clearly displayed.