Originally built for Henry Williamson, the renowned author of Tarka the Otter, Ox's Cross sits high above the beautiful village of Georgeham and just a short distance away from the sandy beaches of Putsborough and Woolacombe and the famous surfing beaches of Croyde and Saunton.
This intriguing house offers 5/6 bedrooms and within the grounds, a quaint little cottage which has previously been utilised as a holiday rental.
To the ground floor there is a family/breakfast room, kitchen with Aga, dining room and double height lounge with open mezzanine landing. The first floor has a master en-suite bedroom that opens to a balcony overlooking the gardens and out to Exmoor, Dartmoor & across the estuary to Lundy. There is a second en-suite bedroom with a small balcony, enjoying similar views. To this floor there is a third bedroom and separate bathroom. On the second floor there are a further 3 bedrooms (2 of which are attic rooms and would suit children or teenagers).
Within the beautiful gardens, a greenhouse and mature vegetable garden give this property a real 'good life' feel. There is a garage and ample parking for numerous vehicles.
The separate cottage is called 'The Croft' and can be used as a permanent residence or holiday let, but cannot be sold off separately to the main residence.
Ox's Cross & The Croft offer privacy and a lovely rural environment with the site offering approximately two acres of lawned gardens, pond, vegetable garden & paddock.
The current planning in place is to build a Scandanavian style main residence offering open plan living to the ground floor with 3 bedrooms (2 with en-suites), utility room & to the first floor a master suite with balcony. The planning permission for The Croft, offers 3 bedrooms (master en-suite) with open plan kitchen/dining/living room.
More information regarding the planning application can be found on the North Devon Planning website, planning application number 66323
Council Tax Band
Main House F The Croft A
The historic village of Georgeham is 2.5 miles from the popular village of Croyde. A desirable location for many due to its fabulous situation with the beautiful surfing beaches of Saunton, Woolacombe, Putsborough and Croyde all within easy reach. Georgeham has an excellent primary school with secondary education being provided in Braunton, just 3 miles away. A range of everyday amenities can be found in Croyde village, with further, more extensive facilities in Braunton and Barnstaple. Communication links are excellent with the A361 North Devon Link Road providing access to the M5 Motorway at Tiverton. There are regular Intercity Rail services to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway and a comprehensive range of flights to UK and international destinations from Exeter Airport.
Directions to Find
On entering Georgeham village from Croyde, proceed along the main road through the village heading towards Woolacombe. On leaving Georgeham drive up the hill passing the cemetery on the right up to a four cross junction (Oxford Cross). Take the second right (signposted Spreacombe) and the house can be found approximately 100 metres on the right hand side.
Distance To Locations
Georgeham 0.9 miles Croyde 2.9 miles Braunton 4.6 miles Woolacombe 2.4 miles Saunton 4.9 miles Barnstaple 10.2 miles
Amazing opportunity to acquire property in this beautiful location, which requires some thoughtful re-modelling. Alternatively, planning permission is in place to knock down & re-build to a modern, stylish & eco-friendly design including a rebuild of the separate 2 bedroom residence also.
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