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  • Beautifully situated former mill
  • Highly convenient location
  • Easy access to the coast and amenities
  • Well-presented spacious and characterful accommodation
  • Three reception rooms
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two bath/shower rooms
  • Barn with planning permission to convert into a holiday cottage
  • Excellent range of outbuildings with potential for a variety of uses (STPP)
  • Delightful gardens and grounds of 11.9 acres
  • River Yeo running through grounds


A Grade II listed former mill in a beautiful valley location, bordered by the River Yeo and set in 11.9 acres, with an excellent range of outbuildings. Location - The property is situated in a beautiful location in rural surroundings, yet is conveniently placed within close proximity to local amenities in the pretty village of Littleham, the port and market town of Bideford and spectacular North Devon coastline. The charming villages of Littleham and Buckland Brewer are around 0.8 and 2.8 miles away respectively, with both boasting popular public houses and superb communities. The port and market town of Bideford sits on the banks of the River Torridge, about 3 miles away, and offers a fantastic range of amenities including various shops, pubs and restaurants, banks, supermarkets and schooling for all ages. The spectacular North Devon coastline was selected in April 2022 as a ''World Surfing Reserve' (WSR) - the first in the UK and only cold-water WSR in the world - with a range of fantastic sandy beaches nearby the property. The closest sandy surfing beach is found at Westward Ho!, along with extensive amenities and popular eateries, whilst the popular coastal village of Instow is located about 6.5 miles away, which boasts a sandy estuary beach with sand dunes, plus a great range of amenities, with pubs and restaurants as well as a superb deli with a café. The regional centre of Barnstaple is located about 13 miles away and offers all the area's main business, shopping, commercial and leisure facilities, as well as access onto the A361 North Devon Link Road. 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 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 Littleham - 0.8 miles Bideford - 3 miles Westward Ho! Beach - 5.5 miles Barnstaple - 13 miles M5 Motorway/Tiverton Parkway - 48.5 miles The Property - Standing within its own grounds of 11.9 acres with the River Yeo bordering the gardens, this spacious and characterful Grade II listed former mill offers privacy and tranquillity without feeling isolated. The property offers expansive accommodation arranged over three floors with a wealth of character features blended wonderfully with modern conveniences, with features including inglenook fireplaces and beamed ceilings. There are three reception rooms, a charming kitchen/breakfast room with lovely garden views, study and five bedrooms with two en-suites. A particular feature of the property is the superb range of outbuildings that offer potential for a variety of uses, including conversion to holiday cottages/Airbnb/annexe or studio/workshops/stabling, subject to any necessary consents. During their ownership, the current vendors successfully gained planning permission for one of the barns (located to the front of the mill) to be converted into a holiday cottage. There are delightful gardens and grounds surrounding the property, offering privacy and seclusion, bordered by the River Yeo and enjoying fishing rights. On the opposite side of the river, there is an additional area of pasture which amounts to just over 10 acres (shown on land plan). This ground is fantastic level pasture land, and has a useful separate road access, as well as a bridge which connects from the gardens of the Mill. Properties with such tremendous potential and location very rarely become available to the open market, and can only be fully appreciated with a viewing. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, comprises: Front door allowing access to a porch and then Kitchen/Breakfast Room - A delightful dual aspect room overlooking the garden. Exposed lintels. Kitchen comprising a range of matching wall and base units, with Belfast sink set into quartz work surfaces and a range of integrated appliances including dishwasher, fridge and a range style cooker with extractor over. Oil fired Rayburn set in a chimney recess. Snug - Window to the side elevation. Exposed beams and lintels. Inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove on a slate hearth. Built-in storage cupboard. Sitting Room - A superb dual aspect room with beamed ceiling and exposed lintels. Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove on a slate hearth. Hall - Stairs rise to the first floor landing. Door to side elevation. Dining Room - A superb triple aspect room overlooking the garden. Exposed lintels and beams. Panelling to dado height. Built-in storage cupboard. From the kitchen there is access to Utility Room - Window to the front elevation and a door giving access to the parking and courtyard. Range of matching wall and base units with Belfast sink set into quartz work surfaces and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also access to the rear garden and garage. Study - Window to rear elevation. Cloakroom - Comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Window. Double Garage - Power and light connected. First Floor Landing - Window at the top of the stairs overlooking the gardens and rear elevation. Exposed lintels. Stairs rise to the second floor and bedroom 2. Bedroom 3 - A dual aspect room overlooking the gardens. Exposed beam and lintels. Built-in wardrobes. Bedroom 4 Window to the side elevation. Exposed beam and lintel. Built-in wardrobe. Bedroom 5 - Window to the side elevation overlooking the garden. Exposed lintel. Hatch access to loft space. Family Bathroom - Comprising pedestal wash hand basin, double shower cubicle, free standing bath and a low level WC. Chrome heated towel rail. Window to the front elevation. Airing cupboard. Bedroom 1 - A dual aspect room overlooking the gardens. En-Suite - Comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and a corner shower cubicle. Chrome heated towel rail. Second Floor Bedroom 2 - A triple aspect room with Velux windows. En-Suite WC - Comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Chrome heated towel rail. Outside - A five bar gate and driveway leads to the front of the property and ample off-road parking and turning for several vehicles, with space for horse boxes/lorries/motorhomes etc. Adjacent to the front of the property is a walled courtyard garden laid to stone chippings. Beyond the parking area is an open fronted four bay carport, with one bay being converted to a bat house. This was created by the current vendors as a planning condition for the conversion of the stone barn to the front of the mill. Beyond the parking area is a detached single storey barn that has been previously used for stabling and a workshop and boasts three good sized stables with a turn out area outside, with power, light and water connected. This building could be used for a variety of purposes, and backs onto the River Yeo. The delightful gardens sweep around to the rear and sides of the property and border the River Yeo, with various seating areas throughout the garden and a good-sized timber deck with an area with hot tub in situ (included within the sale). Outside WC. To the side of the Mill is a two-storey stone barn that offers enormous potential to create a two bedroom holiday cottage/annexe with planning permission granted that overlooks the valley and the River Yeo. As indicated, the current vendors previously gained planning permission under application number 1/1127/2019 which has since lapsed, however the current vendors have a Cert. of Existing Lawful Development applied for on 1/3/2024 as work on the planning application was started meaning the planning is still current (1/0181/2024/CPE ). Opposite to this building is a further single storey stone building which is currently used as a workshop and log store. Accessed from further along the access country lane, there is an additional outbuilding/workshop. It is thought that this building has potential for a variety of uses (STPP). To the left of the stable building, the current vendors have built a timber deck that overlooks the river and the valley beyond, which is the perfect idyllic setting for alfresco dining or an evening G&T as the water flows by. From here, a bridge connects to the additional pastureland which measures around 10 acres and can also be accessed via a separate five bar gate. This ground comprises fantastic level pasture and an enclosed productive vegetable garden with raised beds. Property Information Services - Mains water (private water available in the stables from a well) and electricity. Private drainage (treatment plant). Oil fired central heating. What3words: ///tadpoles.flags.songbird EPC Rating: Exempt. Local Authority - Torridge District Council - 01237 428 700. Contents, Fixtures and Fittings - Only those mentioned within this brochure are included in the sale. All others, such as curtains, light fittings, mirrors, garden ornaments and furniture etc are specifically excluded, but may be available by separate negotiation. Items available by separate negotiation are clearly described as so. Viewing - By appointment with Jackson-Stops, North Devon on 01271 325 153. For sale by private treaty with vacant possession upon completion. Directions - From Bideford proceed towards Great Torrington on the A386. Just before you enter the village of Landcross, turn right signposted towards Littleham, Parkham, Buckland Brewer and Bradworthy. Proceed for just under 2 miles and then turn left, signposted towards Monkleigh. Proceed for a short distance passing over a small bridge, and the property will be found within a short distance on the left hand side.