Set in approximately 1.5 acres, Luckenborough comes to the market for the first time since it was built in 1971 and enjoys stunning sea views from all the living areas and 4 of the bedrooms. Having been sympathetically modernised over the years to provide open plan living to the kitchen/dining and living areas, this special property continues to stun the many holiday rental guests who visit each year. Providing 5 double bedrooms and ample bathrooms, there is plenty of space for all the family!
Approached over a cattle grid and its own sweeping private driveway, Luckenborough sits in an elevated position and looks out across the village, Saunton Down, the beach and across the sea to Hartland Point & Lundy Island.
There is a large glazed entrance hall opening into the open plan kitchen/dining/living room which enjoys fantastic views over the gardens and out to sea. The living area has a wood burner and sliding glazed doors with steps leading onto the terrace, making the most of the incredible view. The contemporary kitchen is well equipped and there is a separate utility room with stairs leading down to the spacious second bedroom. This incorporates an en-suite shower room and French doors leading to the parking area. The boiler room is also located in the undercroft, accessed from this bedroom.
Four of the double bedrooms are positioned to the front of the house, each with a stunning outlook over the sea. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with private access to the front terrace. A family bathroom with bath & shower and a further shower room service the other bedrooms on this floor.
The gardens are laid to lawn and are for the most part sloping with a small coppice providing additional privacy towards the bottom of the driveway. The gardens include a significant plot, separated by hedgerows from the main house and gardens, with interesting future development potential, subject to PP. There is a bin store, shed and oil tank positioned within the parking area which has ample space for 4/5 cars.
The elevated location of Luckenborough offers the most amazing opportunity to look over all that beautiful Croyde has to offer; the dunes, beach, sea, stunning sunsets and beautiful surrounding countryside - undoubtedly an incredible position for a trophy house!
Strong mobile and wifi connectivity
Oil fired central heating
Mains water & electricity
Septic tank drainage
Croyde is an extremely popular village on the west-facing coastline of North Devon and has become internationally renowned for its spectacular scenery and superb surfing beach, which has hosted numerous top ranking surfing competitions.
The village is one of the West Country’s most popular areas with both families and surfers in which to live or holiday, with a mix of picture postcard cottages nestling next to contemporary homes, as well as a good range of local shopping facilities and amenities.
The dramatic headland of Baggy Point is a National Trust designated site of special scientific interest (SSSI) offering fabulous walks.
The equally famous beaches of Putsborough, Saunton & Woolacombe being only a short distance away.
The nearby larger village of Braunton provides a wide range of local amenities to include post office, health centre, three primary schools, senior school, pubs, restaurants, library and a range of shops.
North Devon’s regional centre of Barnstaple is about 10 miles and houses the area’s main business commercial, entertainment and shopping venues. With a fabulous mix of Victorian & Georgian architecture along with an extensive range of both business & leisure facilities, banks & post office.
The North Devon link road can be accessed at Barnstaple and provides the link to the M5 at Tiverton, junction 27. Tiverton Parkway railway station has regular mainline services to London Paddington in just over 2 hours.
Approximate Distance to Locations
Croyde Beach 0.5 mile
Putsborough 1.5 mile
Saunton Beach 2.4 miles
Woolacombe Beach 5 miles
Braunton 4.6 miles
Barnstaple Centre10.3 Miles
Directions to find:
From the centre of the village of Braunton, turn left onto the B3231 signed to Croyde. Continue for 4.7 miles, passing Saunton and round the headland into Croyde. Continue until you pass The Thatch and reach the centre of Croyde. Take the turning left,(where the road bears sharply right in front of Brook Stores signed to Putsborough & Croyde Bay. Head up the hill past the SEAT garage and as you pass the turning to Ora Close on the left, the entrance to Luckenborough is on the right hand side with stone pillars and a cattle grid.
NB Please see the floor plan for the dimensions. The internal photos have been taken with a wide-angle lens to show more of the rooms
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A fantastic & rare opportunity to acquire a substantial property in an exceptional & unique position with excellent potential to extend/rebuild to create a magnificent trophy home. Potential for future development opportunities, aside from re-development of the house itself, subject to p.p.
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