Saltrens is a traditional rural hamlet lying adjacent to the neighbouring village of Monkleigh with its church, garage and popular public house and offering good access into Bideford (3.4 miles), which has an excellent range of everyday amenities. At Bideford, the A39 (North Devon Link Road) leads through to Barnstaple, North Devon's regional centre. The A361 North Devon Link Road provides fast access through to the M5 at Junction 27. Just a few miles away is the popular coastal resort of Westward Ho! famous for its long golden sandy beach, adjoining Pebble Ridge and the Royal North Devon golf course.
The property, despite being built around 1750, is not listed and now boasts a combination of period charm with modern refinements. There is oil fired central heating via radiators and uPVC double glazing throughout. Set in a generous mature plot, with good size level gardens, a private driveway provides ample off-road parking and there are several outbuildings including a stone built shippen, with conversion potential. This versatile home will undoubtedly appeal to purchasers seeking a more self-sufficient lifestyle, those wishing to work or possibly run a business from home.
Entrance: Glazed door to hall with stained glass window above.
Hallway: Stairs to first floor. Tiled flooring, timber wall panelling.
Sitting Room: Window to front. Stone fireplace with slate hearth.
Study: Window to rear. Electric panel heater.
Dining/Living room: Window to front. Half panelled walls and shelved recess. Door to hall.
Rear porch: Windows to side and rear. UPVc double glazed door to garden. Polycarbonate roof. Laminate floor. Door to:
Garden room/utility room: Two windows to rear. Plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, fridge freezer etc, laminate flooring. Door to:
Downstairs Bathroom: Airing cupboard with double doors housing floor mounted oil combination boiler providing hot water and heating. Three piece white suite, including a corner bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled splashbacks and flooring.
Inner Hall: With under stairs storage cupboard. Door to:
Kitchen: Inset spotlights. Windows to front and side. Obscured glazed UPVc double glazed door to front. Modern floor to ceiling radiator. Range of modern Oak fronted wall and floor units with Oak work surface over and island. Butler sink with mixer tap and pull out spray tap, electric Rangemaster cooker with extractor hood over, space for fridge freezer, plumbing for dishwasher.
First floor landing: Window overlooking rear garden. Storage cupboard and access to loft space.
Shower room: Obscured window to rear, part tiled walls, modern three-piece suite with pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, double shower cubicle, chrome heated towel rail.
Bedroom 1: Picture rail. Window to front with countryside views. Feature open fireplace.
Bedroom 2: Window to front with countryside views. Picture rail. Cast iron feature open fireplace with wooden mantel.
Bedroom 3: Window to front with countryside views. Picture rail and feature fireplace.
Bedroom 4: Window to rear with views over the garden.
Grounds: The front garden is enclosed by a low stone wall; a gate and path lead to the front door. Double iron gates to the side of the house give access to the driveway offering parking for up to 3 vehicles. The delightful level rear gardens, which back on to open farmland, are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, trees, flowerbeds and a stone patio area. Beyond and separated from the main garden, is a former vegetable plot, a large greenhouse about 7.2m x 3.1m, an orchard, chicken run, two small poultry houses and a duck pond. About ½ an acre in all. Outbuildings: The attached stone built Shippen (6.9m x 3.7m) and conversion potential and could be utilised for a variety of purposes such as a holiday cottage, ancillary accommodation or workshop subject to any necessary consents. There are also 2 useful block built storage sheds approx. 3.7m x 2.9m and 4.2m x 2.6m, a further CGI shed 5.9m x 3.7m, a timber shed 2.4m x 2.1m and a former pig house about 4.6m x 2.2m.
General: Torridge District Council Tax Band D
Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Tenure: Freehold
Directions: From Bideford, follow the A386 towards Torrington. At Landcross turn right onto the A388 heading towards Holsworthy. Stay on this road for approximately 1 mile and the hamlet of Saltrens will be found, where the cottage is located on the right hand side in the middle of the village with a for sale board clearly displayed.
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