Chestnut Cottage is situated in the heart of the coastal, surfing village of Croyde, set back in an elevated position off St Mary’s road. This 5 bedroom (4 en-suite) residence works very well as a family home or would provide excellent income potential if required as a holiday home.
The current owners have made considerable improvements to the property having extended to create a garage with bedroom & en-suite over and added a conservatory to the living room. The current layout consists of a modern, open plan kitchen/breakfast/living room with log burner and electric Aga & newly fitted farmhouse style kitchen. A separate dining room is accessed via glazed doors from this open plan area. There is a an additional reception room currently utilised as a study but this could form another bedroom if required. A lovely vaulted sitting room with LPG gas fire opens into a conservatory with french doors leading to the rear courtyard.
There is a utility room off the kitchen as well as two ground floor bedrooms (1 en-suite) and a family bathroom. There is an internal door to the garage. To the first floor there is a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, bedroom 5 with en-suite bathroom and snug area and a further bedroom (accessed via bedroom 5) with en-suite shower room.
Outside there is ample driveway parking for 4/5 vehicles, single garage and a lovely lawned south facing front garden with patio. To the rear there is a courtyard where the oil tank is located.
The street map depicting this property is out dated, shows the property prior to this ownership and does not show the new garage. It also shows a property next door which was under renovation. This has now been completed
taylor underwood's sister company Ocean Cottages can provide projected rental figures if required, upon request.
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 0.5 mile
Putsborough 1.5 mile
Saunton Beach 2.4 miles
Woolacombe Beach 5 miles
Braunton 4.6 miles
Barnstaple 10.3 Centre
Mains electricity and water
Oil fired central heating. Electric Aga.
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 into St Mary's Road. Drive past May Cottage Tea Rooms on the left and Chestnut Cottage is the next property set back off the road opposite the little bridge
Council Tax Band: E
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A fantastic opportunity to acquire a very spacious, detached, 5 bedroom (4 en-suite) home located in the centre of the highly sought after coastal and surfing village of Croyde. An ideal family home or second home with ample private parking, south facing garden & holiday let potential.
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