This is an incredible opportunity in a fantastic location and the property has been finished to a very high standard. There are extensive terraced raised gardens with summer houses from where you can appreciate panoramic views of Croyde beach & the surrounding countryside. There is a large sun terrace and a large garage that can accommodate a number of vehicles. (Figures of previous income are available upon request for guidance only, as this property is not being marketed as a business).
Baggy Lodge has previously operated as a luxury B&B with 2 additional dormitory style bunk rooms accommodation, cafe with indoor & outdoor seating areas, surf hire & a 1 bedroom flat. For 2019 only the café may continue to operate.
Below is a resume of the accommodation:-
• 5 large en-suite double bedrooms • 1 slightly smaller double bedroom • 1 bedroom apartment accommodation including kitchen/diner & double bedroom • 2 additional dormitory style bunk rooms with wet room facilities • Living room with panoramic views and a separate office area • Reception room which would provide a lovely day/dining room off the kitchen with outdoor seating areas. (previously utilised as a café) • Kitchen with Rayburn (currently operating as a commercial kitchen) • Large orangery style conservatory with patio sun terrace • Large utility room with all power/water/communication/fire systems. • Large basement storage area fully water proofed and drained designed as a wet area to store surf equipment. (formerly run as a surf school). • External shower • Extensive terraced raised gardens • Panoramic views of Croyde beach • Rainwater harvesting system (perfect for cleaning down wet suits) • Large sun terrace • Large underground 4 car garage with electric roller door • Additional single garage with electric roller door (utilised as quad bike lawn mower building) • Separate wood built office with roof space storage • Summer house at the top of the one acre plot with magnificent views out to sea, Croyde Bay, the beach and the sand dunes.
Heating • Main Rayburn/boiler provides the majority of the water heating and under floor heating and radiator heating • Secondary external boiler supplies hot water and radiator heating to the bunk’s units, breakfast kitchen and external shower room. • Electronic thermostats throughout controlled via a PC and over the internet if required.
Electricity & Lighting • Three phase mains fed to distribution board in utility room • Three phase fed to the commercial kitchen for rational oven and induction hob • Three phase fed to garage for 3 wall sockets including hot high pressure car washing system. • Single phase sub mains fed to major areas of house. This allows protection of each area separately. • All lighting is high quality 316 stainless steel low voltage LED units. • Emergency lighting fitted to all rooms and corridors.
Water Systems • 9 Bar mains water fed to utility room • Rainwater catchment from the majority of roof areas and stored in two 2000 litre tanks in board store area and a 3600 underground tank under front porch area. • Borehole water in garage fed through water softener into two 2000 litre tanks • All toilets and washing machines fed from rain/bore water with a switch over to mains water if required. • Hot water preheated with two solar panels built into the main roof. • Full garden water irrigation system fed from borehole water tanks • Car washing system fed from borehole water tanks.
Fire System • Central fire and smoke alarm system covering all areas of the house with built in sounders. • System spit into 5 zones. • Emergency lighting in all rooms and emergency exits. • Fire Extinguishers fitted throughout. Internet and ethernet system • Cat 5 Ethernet system throughout the building, into the office and an RF link to shed at top of garden. • Patch panel in utility room for full configuration. • Internet and phone connections can be easily linked to any part of the building
Phone & Sound Systems • Two superfast broadband connections into utility room & 4 speaker cable distribution in lounge and café/dining room Underground storage • 2 twenty foot containers for underground storage Outside Areas • Built in BBQ. Two chicken huts with power and lighting. The garden is fenced and gated into four areas; two paddocks, an access area and an animal handling area.
Please Note: The current owner has advised us that Baggy Lodge was redeveloped in 2007 to 2009 which involved stripping all the walls back to the original stone and reinsulating and rendering and plastering. All new central area excavated, and new facilities developed to make the property one cohesive unit. All roofs and timbers were replaced at the same time. All roof insulation is 150mm thick as a minimum and all floors are also insulated.
Croyde is an extremely popular village renowned for its glorious surfing beach which is within easy walking distance of the property. The equally famous beaches of Putsborough, Woolacombe and Saunton are only a short distance away. The village itself offers a selection of shops, a Post Office, 3 village pubs, church etc. the nearby village of Braunton offers a further range of amenities including shops, banks, health centre and schools for a all ages whilst Barnstaple, the regional centre of North Devon is approximately 10 miles distant. There is a branch line railway station at Barnstaple and the North Devon Link Road (A361) giving easy access to the M5 motorway at junction 27 (Tiverton) where there is also an Inter-city rail link. The closest primary schooling is located in the village of Georgeham with secondary education provided in Braunton or Ilfracombe. There are a variety of independent schools in the vicinity.
Approximate Distances to Locations
Croyde Beach 0.1 mile Putsborough 2 miles Saunton Beach 3 miles Braunton 5.5 miles Woolacombe 5.5 miles Ilfracombe 10 miles
Directions To Find
On entering Croyde from Braunton passing the Down End car park continue through Croyde in to the village and turn left into Moor Lane. Continue along Moor Lane until the very end with the National Trust car park and Baggy Lodge is the last property on the right hand side.
An immaculately presented 6 bedroom 7 bathroom home with incredible views of Croyde beach located on the approach to Baggy Point National Trust ground. Previously operated successfully commercially but with change of use in place for residential.
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