Properties within this particular area of Saunton do not come onto the market very often and Ferndown offers an opportunity to either develop the existing property or to utilise the plot for one beautiful trophy house.
Currently to the ground floor there is a large entrance hall with three reception rooms off, one with a feature woodburner and doors leading to the garden room. Both of these rooms benefit from the wonderful sea views. Continuing through the downstairs there are two wc's, dining room, kitchen, utility and shower room.
To the first floor, all six bedrooms are accessed from the landing and are located to the rear of the property enjoying the southerly aspect and the expansive, glorious sea views. A balcony to make the most of this vista is located off the master bedroom.
Two bathrooms, airing cupboard and box room are also found on this level to the front aspect of the property.
The property is set on an acre plot with the gardens set to the 'sea side' of the property and the double garage and parking are located to the rear with ample parking for numerous cars. There is also an open car port of a considerable size, although currently disused.
Ferndown offers extreme flexibility as the existing accommodation could be adapted to various configurations dependent upon one's individual needs, and subject to the necessary planning permission.
The highly desirable hamlet of Saunton is positioned on the ridge overlooking the beach and flanked by the UNESCO designated world biosphere reserve of Braunton Burrows, (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). From this property Saunton Beach is directly accessible via its own private footpath.
There are a range of facilities including The Sands Cafe wit hits ocean-facing terrace (excellent for a light lunch, evening meal or simply a refreshing drink), a beach shop, ice cream parlour, surf hire shop and beach showers. Prominently positioned on the ridge sits Saunton Sands Hotel - a delightful spot to enjoy afternoon teas or a glass of wine whilst watching the beautiful sunset pink and orange hues settle on the dunes!
Croyde (approx 1 mile distant) is an extremely popular village renowned for its glorious surfing beach and offers a selection of shops, a Post Office, 3 village pubs including the famous Thatch, ice cream parlour and church etc. The nearby village of Braunton offers a further range of amenities including shops, banks, health centre and schools for 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). Primary schools can be found in Braunton and Georgeham, with secondary education provision also at Braunton. Alternatively there are a variety of good indpendent schools in the vicinity. A regular bus service operates between Croyde, Georgeham, Braunton & Barnstaple.
Barnstaple 8 miles | Woolacombe 7.2 miles | Bideford 17 miles
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Rate opportunity to acquire a large detached 6 bedroom residence with spectacular views to the surfing beach of saunton. Undoubted potential for this large plot with lawned gardens, detached garage & ample parking. Suitable variety of individual needs.
- Off-street parking
- Sea Views
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