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EXCEEDINGLY RARE OPPORTUNITY! A rare opportunity to purchase a substantial family home set in an acre, with a one acre building site with PP for two further dwellings, in a highly popular coastal village. Location - Mandalay stands in a wonderful position, on the outskirts of the highly sought after village of Georgeham, within walking distance of the superb range of amenities and within easy reach of the world renowned sandy surfing beaches at Croyde, Putsborough, Saunton and Woolacombe. The village of Georgeham has an excellent community and boasts an array of amenities including a church, highly regarded primary school, general store, village hall and two popular public houses. The spectacular North Devon coastline, which was selected in April 2022 as a ''World Surfing Reserve' (WSR) - the first in the UK and only cold-water WSR in the world, is within easy reach with the well-known sandy surfing beaches at Putsborough (2 miles) and Croyde (2.5 miles) nearby. There is also an abundance of coastal walks with spectacular vistas available on the South West Coastal Footpath. The village of Braunton is located around 2.2 miles away and offers a wider range of amenities including secondary schooling, numerous shops, restaurants, pubs and bars as well as a supermarket. The regional centre of Barnstaple is around 8 miles away, and offers all the area's main business, shopping, commercial and leisure 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 at Barnstaple, which connect to Exeter, where there are regular mainline rail services to London Paddington in just over 2 hours. Alternatively, Tiverton Parkway Mainline Railway Station is around a 70-minute drive away, which connects to London and beyond. Mileages Georgeham Village - Within walking distance Putsborough - 2 miles Croyde - 2.5 miles Braunton - 2.2 miles Barnstaple - 8 miles M5 Motorway - 45 miles Description - This is an opportunity to acquire a stunning family home on the edge of the superb and highly desirable village of Georgeham, set within beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds of just over an acre. The property offers spacious and versatile accommodation of just under 4,000 square ft., and boasts four reception rooms, five bedrooms (four en-suite). There is also an integral triple garage that offers further potential to create an annexe/holiday cottage conversion, subject to any necessary planning permissions. The property stands beautifully within its own grounds and is situated at the end of a long driveway. The one acre gardens surround the property and benefit from various seating areas, as well as a terrace and a productive vegetable garden. In addition to the fantastic gardens and grounds, there is also a one acre building plot which backs onto open fields. The site has planning permission for the erection of two substantial four bedroom detached houses. The planning permission number is 72958 on the North Devon District Council planning portal. Application number 76641 discharges condition 4 of application 72958. Further details can be obtained on the planning portal or can be emailed upon request from the sole selling agents. Only with a viewing can you start to appreciate everything this stunning residence has to offer, which is situated in a rare and highly sought after location within just a few miles of a selection of spectacular sandy beaches. The Property The accommodation, with approximate dimensions more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, comprises: Door leading to: Entrance Porch - Windows overlooking the garden. Tiled floor. Entrance Hall - Wooden flooring. Cloakroom - Comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Obscure window. Sitting Room - A superb dual aspect room overlooking the gardens. Wooden flooring. Inglenook style fireplace with wood burning stove on a slate hearth. Stairs rise to the first floor landing. Exposed beams. Under stairs storage cupboard. Snug - Windows overlooking the garden and a door gives access onto the garden. Open fireplace with stone surround. Kitchen/Breakfast Room - A superb family orientated room enjoying a dual aspect overlooking the gardens. Tongue and groove panelling to dado height. Kitchen comprising an excellent range of matching wall and base units, with single drainer stainless steel sink unit set into granite work surfaces, with integrated Neff appliances including dishwasher, fridge-freezer and combination oven/microwave. Oil fired 4 oven Aga set into chimney recess. Central island unit. Access to the rear lobby. Double doors lead to the: Dining Room - A superb dual aspect room overlooking the gardens. Opens to: Garden Room - Overlooking the garden. Access to the rear terrace. Rear Lobby - Access to the kitchen/breakfast room and dining room. Storage cupboard. There is also a door giving access to the garden. Utility Room - Comprising a range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel single drainer sink unit set into roll top work surfaces with electric hob, space for freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. A superb winding staircase rises to the first floor landing. First Floor Landing - Exposed beams. Windows to the front elevation. Airing cupboard. Bedroom 3 - A dual aspect room with views over the garden and countryside beyond. Bedroom 2 - Bay window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden. Built-in wardrobe. En-Suite - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a double shower cubicle. Bedroom 1 - Window to the rear elevation enjoying views over the garden. Range of built-in wardrobes and a dressing table. En-Suite - Comprising double shower cubicle, dual vanity wash hand basins, low level WC with concealed cistern and a Jacuzzi bath. Window to the rear elevation. Study - Window overlooking the garden. Family Bathroom - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over. Obscure window. Bedroom 4 - Window overlooking the garden. Built-in wardrobes. En-Suite - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a corner shower cubicle. Obscure window. Bedroom 5 - A dual aspect room with views over the garden and countryside beyond. Built-in wardrobes. En-Suite - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. Window to the rear elevation. Outside - The property is approached over a long driveway to an area of parking and turning for several vehicles. Triple Garage - Which benefits from two up and over doors, power and light connected. Floor mounted oil fired boiler. The gardens of the property are a particular feature, and surround the house on all sides. There are various lawned areas with mature plants, trees and shrubs that have an interest throughout the year. To the rear is a good-sized greenhouse, two stables and a tack room, as well as a gate, which gives access into a separate vegetable garden. Adjoining the rear of the property is a good-sized terrace that enjoys seclusion and privacy, and delightful views over the gardens. To the south and eastern sides of Mandalay lies the building land, which has planning permission for the erection of two four bedroom houses. This plot is of a generous size, and amounts to approximately 1 acre. There is a separate vehicular access to this parcel of land which allows for the two proposed dwellings to have a private independent access. Agent's Note: 1) The property is available in three lots: Lot 1 - The house and gardens - Guide £1,250,000 Lot 2 - The building land - Excess £850,000 Lot 3 - The whole - Excess £2,000,000 2) The current septic tank drainage system for Mandalay is situated on the grounds of the building plots. If the house and building plots are to be sold separately, the new owners of Mandalay will be required to move the septic tank drainage system to within their own grounds. This will need to be carried out within a specified period of time, to be agreed by solicitors. The current owners have had a quote from a local contractor that would indicate the cost of this to be in the region of £20,000-£25,000. 3) The vendors will only sell the building land to a separate buyer if the purchaser of the main house does not wish to purchase as a whole. The exchange of contracts on both will need to happen simultaneously, even in the event of them being sold to separate purchasers. Property Information Services - Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage. Local Authority - North Devon District Council - 01271 327711. EPC Rating: E What 3 Words: pasting.adverbs.sulk Directions - From Braunton, proceed towards Ilfracombe, and turn left just after Braunton Fire Station signposted towards Georgeham. Proceed along this country lane for around 2.2 miles until you see the entrance to the property, on your right hand side, with name plate clearly displayed.
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