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Milltown, Muddiford, Barnstaple, EX31

Offers in excess of £385,000


4 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: BAN230016


  • Convenient location close to amenities & coastline
  • In need of refurbishment
  • Spacious and versatile accommodation
  • Two reception rooms
  • Three/four bedrooms
  • Two bath/shower rooms
  • Potential annexe/holiday let on lower ground floor
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Two garages
  • Available with no ongoing chain


A spacious and versatile detached residence with 3/4 bedrooms and a potential annexe/holiday let on the edge of a conveniently situated village. Location - The property is situated on the outskirts of the village of Muddiford and Milltown, enjoying views over the fields and valley. The village itself benefits from an excellent public house and a church, as well as woodland walks on your doorstep (walking permits are available). There is easy access to the regional centre of Barnstaple, about 5 miles away, which offers a fantastic range of amenities, leisure pursuits and an extensive range of business and commercial venues. The property also enjoys easy access to the North Devon District Hospital, which is located on the edge of Barnstaple, around 3.5 miles away. The harbour town of Ilfracombe also hosts an array of facilities including a supermarket, shops, restaurants, cafes, cinema and a theatre, and is around 6.5 miles away. To the north is Exmoor National Park, which is renowned for its undulating moorland and pasture bisected by rivers and streams, running down through deep wooded combes to the spectacular North Devon Coastline. There is an array of country pursuits available locally including walking, hunting, shooting and fishing. The stunning North Devon Coastline is also easily accessible with world-renowned surfing and sandy beaches at Croyde and Woolacombe, both within 9 miles. 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 about an hour's drive away, which connects to London and beyond. Mileages Barnstaple - 5 miles Croyde / Woolacombe Beaches - 9 miles Exmoor National Park - 8 miles M5 Motorway - 40 miles The Property - This is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a spacious and versatile detached residence on the edge of a favoured village, conveniently located within easy access of many amenities and Barnstaple, as well as the magnificent North Devon coastline with the sandy beach at Woolacombe situated nearby. The property is in need of refurbishment, but offers tremendous potential for a variety of uses, subject to some alterations. At present, the accommodation comprises two reception rooms, three/four bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. There is a lower ground floor that has the potential to create an annexe/holiday cottage, which is currently used for storage. The property also benefits from ample off-road parking and two garages, as well as a good-sized garden. Only with a full internal inspection can you start to appreciate the potential on offer; there is also the added advantage of no ongoing chain. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans comprises: Front door leads to: Entrance Hall - Stairs rise to the first floor landing. Door giving access to the lower ground floor. Cloakroom - Window to the front elevation. Comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Dining Room - Windows to the front elevation. Picture rail. Oil fired Rayburn in chimney recess providing hot water. Sitting Room - Windows to the rear elevation overlooking the field and woodland beyond. Wood burning stove on a tiled hearth that provides heating via eight radiators. Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Windows to the front elevation. Comprising a range of matching wall and base units with sink set into roll top work surfaces. Space for cooker, washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. Access to the rear elevation. Bedroom 4 - Window to the rear elevation overlooking the field and woodland beyond. Spacious First Floor Landing - Windows overlooking the valley and countryside beyond. Hatch access to loft space. Bedroom 1 A dual aspect room enjoying views down the valley and countryside beyond. Built-in wardrobes. En-Suite - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a corner shower cubicle. Window to the rear elevation. Bedroom 2 - Window to the side elevation. Vanity wash hand basin. Bedroom 3 - Window to the rear elevation overlooking the field and woodland beyond. Pedestal wash hand basin. Family Bathroom - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a bath with shower over. Airing cupboard. Heated towel rail. Window to the rear elevation. From the entrance hall, a door gives access to a staircase which leads to the lower ground floor. There is also access from the rear elevation of the garden. Please note within this section there are some restricted areas of head height. Bathroom - Comprising bath with shower over and a wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Cloakroom - Comprising low level WC. Boiler Room - Comprising floor mounted oil fired boiler. Store Room/Bedroom - Window to the rear elevation. Outside - To the front of the property, there is off-road parking for 2/3 vehicles. From here, there is access to the rear of the property as well as the lower ground floor. There are also steps that lead down to the garden which is private and secluded, and comprises a lawned section with various flowerbeds and borders and mature plants, trees and shrubs. Accessed off the road on the village side of the property, there is a separate area of parking with two garages that also have a pedestrian access door into the garden. Property Information Services - Mains electricity and water. Private drainage (septic tank). Central heating is provided by an oil fired boiler and a solid fuel wood burning stove. EPC Rating: F Local Authority - North Devon District Council - 01271 327 711. 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, follow signs for the A39 towards Lynton until reaching the roundabout at North Devon District Hospital. Continue straight across, and after a short distance take the left hand turning signposted towards Muddiford on the B3230. Follow this road until you enter the village of Muddiford. Continue through the village, passing the pub on your right hand side and stay on this road until you are leaving the village where the property will be situated on the right hand side with For Sale board clearly displayed.