This charming semi-detached cottage is located in the picturesque village of Croyde and offers a unique opportunity for those seeking a home with character and versatility.
May Cottage, formerly 2 cottages, in some parts dates back over 200 years, and boasts a delightful mix of old and new. The original thatched semi-detached cottage featuring exposed beams and a bread oven, while the extension has a tiled roof. The paved south facing front garden and attractive flower borders add to the cottage's charm, making it a warm and welcoming home.
Inside, the property features four bedrooms and family bathroom, with three reception rooms downstairs, which are currently arranged as the tearooms. The kitchen opens to the rear courtyard and there is also a shower room to the ground floor. The period features throughout the property add to the character and charm of this unique home.
The courtyard garden to the rear offers a tranquil space to relax and there is a single garage accessed from this area with a freezer and plumbing for a washing machine and freezer. Roadside parking is possible to the front of the garage, providing convenient access for vehicles.
Currently, part of the property is set up as a successful seasonal tearooms, which could continue if the new owner desired. Planning permission is awaiting approval for the property to return to residential use (as previously) which provides the flexibility to suit a variety of lifestyles.
Agents comments: It is considered that the dining room, as listed on the floor plan, could be sub divided to create a ground floor bedroom with existing shower room acting as an en suite subject to any Listed planning permission requirements.
As with many village properties, there is a right of way across the rear courtyard for the adjoining property, but we are advised that this access is very rarely used as they have an alternative access.
Contact us today to arrange a viewing of May Cottage and start imagining your new lifestyle.
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 0.8 miles
Saunton Beach 2.4 miles
Putsborough Beach 1.3 miles
Woolacombe Beach 4.5 miles
Braunton 4.8 miles
Barnstaple 10.5 Centre
Mains electricity and water. Electric night storage heaters
Note: A wide-angled lens has been used in some photographs to show full extent of the rooms
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 down to the centre of Croyde and follow the road sharply around to the right signposted Georgeham, into St Mary's Road. May Cottage is number 7 on the left hand side.
Council Tax Band: A
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A beautiful Grade II thatched ‘piece of Devon’ offering versatile living space in a very sought-after location with 4 bedrooms and period features including exposed beams & inglenook fireplace. Currently trading as a seasonal Tearoom.
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