ATTRACTIVE BARN CONVERSION PLUS A SHIPPON with PLANNING PERMISSION for holiday use. The barn conversion creates a cottage style property oozing character in a quiet hamlet with a very attractive large garden. The Hovel comprises two bedrooms, family bathroom, kitchen/diner and sitting room. Full of character features including spectacular ceiling beams, stripped wooden flooring and a log burner to name a few!
Property Location - Located in a picturesque hamlet down a quiet lane with no through traffic. The old market town of Holsworthy is only a short, convenient, distance away.
Frontage - Gentle curved steps lead up to the property with mature planted borders edging. The part rendered cob walls, slate roof tiling and exposed stonework remind you of its age and history. A pretty open porch welcomes you in. Welcome!
Parking - Opposite the Hovel, on the other side of the lane there is crazy stone paving with off road parking for three cars, along with a purpose built store shed that is currently used for coal storage.
Kitchen/Diner - 4.52m x 3.94m (14'10 x 12'11) - As you walk through the characterful stable door you instantly appreciate the charming, warm ambience. Delightful finishing touches complete the look, including crazy pave slate flooring, deep elm cills, exposed beams to the ceiling and a feature decorative window to the rear. A focal point is the burgundy red, multi fuel 'Rayburn' which runs the hot water, central heating system and is used for cooking. Adjoining this is a Belfast style sink with hardwood drainer/work surface, with space below for a dishwasher or freestanding electric cooker. A built in cupboard houses the electric meter, RCD unit and pipework. Attractive splashback tiling throughout adds a great splash of colour. Modern shaker style wall and base units are complemented by beautiful 'Carrara' marble and hardwood work surfaces. There is space for a freestanding fridge/freezer to one side. Hand crafted doors lead to the sitting room and access the stairwell.
Sitting Room - 5.41m x 4.52m (17'9 x 14'10) - The sitting room is welcoming and homely with wall lighting and neutral colours adding a warm hue. A Danish 'Jansen and Ravn' multi fuel burner set on a slate hearth takes center stage. The curved walls, beams to the ceiling and stylish cast iron school style radiator add charm and character with random slate flooring completing the look. Two deep-set windows face out onto the front aspect allowing light to flood in. A hand crafted door leads to the useful under stairs cupboard. Satellite connection.
Stairwell & Landing - A hand crafted door with stained glass panel leads to the stairwell. Carpeted stairs lead up to the landing with stripped floorboards. Quirky, curved cob walls and beamed ceiling add character. A velux window to the landing allowing light in. A hatch can also be found here to access the loft space; part boarded. Doors lead off to the bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom One - 4.52m x 4.24m (14'10 x 13'11) - An attractive sizeable double bedroom with lovely beamed ceiling revealing its history. A double glazed window with elm ledge faces out, with views of the garden. A 'velux' window faces out to the rear. Tastefully decorated with stripped pine flooring and neutral hues. Taking centre stage is a working fireplace, set on a slate hearth with decorative tile surround. Built in is a large airing cupboard, housing the immersion tank, utiliizing space. To one side of the room there is a contemporary circular wash hand basin with mixer tap and shelf under. Loft hatch with TV Ariel. Cast iron radiator.
Bedroom Two - 4.52m x 3.02m (14'10 x 9'11) - A good sized second double bedroom with a bespoke fitted wardrobe in 'American Hemlock'.Sliding pull out hanging rails make good use of space. There is a second large fitted cupboard with useful shelving space. To one corner of the room is a shower cubicle with mains fed shower fitting and a 'Royal Doulton' wash hand basin with mirror above. Colourful cast iron column radiator, pine flooring and beamed ceiling to one corner finish the look . A window faces out to the front with pleasant views of the garden and there is a 'Velux' window facing out. Loft access point.
Family Bathroom - 2.11m x 2.03m (6'11" x 6'8") - Light and beautifully appointed with a free standing cast iron roll top bath with antique brass shower tap attachment, stylish wash hand basin with solid wood vanity unit below and WC with push button flush and soft close lid. Antique feature tiles to the bath and cast iron radiator enhance the look. There is a useful built in cupboard to one wall. A deep-set window faces out to the front with lovely views across to the garden. Wall lighting.
Garden - Steps meander up to the large delightful garden; gently sloping and laid to lawn with an abundance of hydrangeas, mature shrubs and trees, there is even a well! To one side there is an orchard like area with a variety of apple trees and greenhouse. Far reaching countryside views can be enjoyed from the garden beyond the neighboring area. A garden shed can be found at the far end. Private and secluded areas throughout with a treeline boundary. Great outside space for a budding gardener!
Shippon - The Shippon, formerly the cattle shed is detached and situated across the lane from The Hovel. An attractive looking stone barn with the look of a cottage with three windows facing out to the front with pitched roof. It is laid out as a workshop with utility room and toilet outlet to one end, with plumbing and electricity connected. An open area to one end provides with a garage door on. Outside adjoining one gable end is a small log store and bin store. There is planning permission in place to convert the Shippon into holiday accommodation. Please see the planning permission notes for further details.
Planning Permission - Planning Permission 1/0342/2015/FUL
Planning permission for conversion of building to holiday accommodation.
Planning documents and plans relating to this can be seen on request.
Agents Notes - Planning permission Reference 1/0342/2015/FUL re Shippon.
The vendor has advised that there is private drainage and that the septic tank is situated by the parking area.
This would all need to be confirmed & verified by a solicitor.
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