This late Victorian gentleman’s residence was built in 1913 by a timber merchant & is now contemporary in style & is currently run as a hotel, sculpture park, art gallery, restaurant & meeting rooms.
This substantial house has fantastic potential to create a beautiful family home. If income is required it could easily be adapted to serve as both home & business (perhaps maintaining the café/restaurant/gallery either independently or to service the sculpture gardens).
Set in an elevated south facing position within this beautiful wooded valley setting, Broomhill is less than 3 miles from Barnstaple the regional centre of North Devon making it very easy to connect with the motorway network. The renowned surfing beaches of this area are within easy reach by car with Saunton just 10 miles away.
Internally the house has been sympathetically renovated to a high standard, modern-day finish whilst still retaining its attractive period feel. The main rooms are well proportioned and there are numerous rooms which are currently utilised for the letting/catering enterprises.
Ground floor accommodation in brief: Entrance Hall With Feature Staircase. Gallery & Function room with commercial kitchen 2 further function rooms Bar area Office Kitchen/Breakfast Room & additional preparation room Laundry Room
First floor accommodation: 8 bedrooms with ensuite facilities.
Owners accommodation: To the ground and first-floor there is self contained accommodation with living area to the ground floor which opens onto a private courtyard garden. A private staircase leads to the first floor where there is a further reception room, family bathroom and 2 bedrooms. Currently the owners utilise the kitchens of the main house but there is space to accommodate a private kitchen area if required. This accommodation could easily be adapted to incorporate further bedrooms if desired.
Outside There is an outbuilding that is currently used as a function/meeting room but that could be adapted subject to the necessary consents as additional accommodation. Previously this building was arranged as stables.
There is also a detached 1 bedroom wooden cabin that has a separate kitchen, living room & store room.
Gardens. The gardens are located to the front of the property and enjoy a wonderful south facing orientation. They are arranged in a number of varying levels and are well established with various planting throughout blending in to its fabulous lush surroundings with many mature trees.
Grounds. As the driveway winds over the stone bridge and passes the water meadows on either side there is a car park suitable for a large number of vehicles whilst the main drive leads up to the house where there is additional parking for numerous cars.
Over the 20 years of the current owners residency they have built up a unique portfolio of sculptures showcasing the work of many emerging UK based sculptors through the formation of the Broomhill Art & Sculpture Foundation in 2009. This foundation holds the annual Broomhill National Sculpture competition with 2 winners chosen each year, one by the public and the other by an esteemed panel of judges. These sculptures remain part of the Broomhill Art & Sculpture Foundation collection and are displayed within the gardens and water meadows of Broomhill.
It is possible that any sale could include these sculptures either to utilise as a business asset or purely for one’s own personal enjoyment. Further details upon request.
A magnificent late Victorian detached 10 bedroom, 9 bathroom residence set in 5 acres of mature woodland gardens overlooking a beautifully lush green valley with an additional 4/5 acre river side meadow.
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