Shamland5 Bedroom | 4 Bathroom | 4 Receptions
Morris and Bott are delighted to offer what we believe to be one of North Devon’s finest homes. Sat within over 2 and half acres of private grounds this private detached home has perfectly blended period character and contemporary design, creating a light, airy and spacious accommodation throughout. Sat within striking distance of the highly sought after village of Abbotsham with its renowned primary school, picture postcard Church, and the Thatched Inn sits in the heart of Abbotsham and is the quintessential village pub famed for its hospitality and food. Early internal inspection is essential to appreciate the feel and the finish of the home.
- One Of North Devon's Premier Homes
- Detached Country Home
- Sat Within 2.7 Acres
- Perfect Blend of Character and Contemporary Finish
- Newly Installed Contemporary Kitchen with Bi-Fold Doors
- Three Recently Remodelled En-Suites
- Highly Sought After Area
- No Onward Chain
- Detached Barn
- Early Internal Viewing Recommended
SITUATION AND AMENITIES Shamland is situated in one of the most sought after locations within the area, with nearby access onto the South West Coastal footpath and within half a mile of the highly sought after Abbotsham village. The South West coastal footpath has stunning vistas of the South West coastline and the beach at Greencliff is a known as a hidden treasure surf spot where apparent world class surf can be enjoyed.
The port and market town of Bideford sits on the banks of the River Torridge and offers a wide range of amenities including various shops, butchers, pubs, restaurants, cafes, places of worship, schooling for all ages (public and private) and three supermarkets. There is also access to the Tarka Trail which affords superb walks or cycle rides that extend beyond Torrington and Barnstaple. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 12 miles away and offers all of the areas main business, shopping and commercial venues. There are also good transport opportunities via the A361 link road which connects the motorway network at Junction 27 of the M5 motorway, and Tiverton parkway rail station there is a direct line to London Paddington.
SHAMLAND The property is believed to be situated in the site of an ancient settlement with the current property believed to date back to the 1600's. Shamland is approached via stone pillared entrance way with a recently laid tarmacadam private driveway, that leads up to the property where there is garaging and off road parking for numerous vehicles. Situated to the front of the property is a grade II listed detached stone barn divided into three sections, although currently used for storage, it has the potential to be adapted into auxiliary accommodation or holiday let subject to the relevant planning permission. Please note that the house is NOT listed.
This attractive home presents stone and white colour washed rendered elevations beneath a tiled slate roof and is wooden double glazed throughout. Accessed via an Oak entrance Portico with a central hall with doors that lead to the principle rooms, stairs to the first floor and a cloakroom. The recently remodelled kitchen breakfast room is the heart of the home and family orientated with stylishly presented kitchen with quartz work surfaces, oil fired Aga and bi-fold doors that seamlessly link the home with the wonderful gardens. There is a living room and separate reception room, both with wood burning stoves, with separate office. The contemporary dual aspect sun lounge allows light to flood into the property enjoying fantastic views overlooking the gardens and allow the feeling of being part of the outside at any time of the year.
On the first floor are five generously proportioned bedrooms. The master suite like the sun lounge has been designed with large floor to ceiling windows that offer the most breathe taking garden views. Open stairs lead up to what is currently being used as a large 42" walk in dressing room within the eaves of the home. Large recently remodelled en-suite bathroom with dual vanity unit and opulent roll top bath. The guest suite benefits from en-suite and dressing room. Three further good size double rooms, one of which enjoys en-suite bathroom. Additional family bathroom.
GROUNDS There are approximately 2.7 acres of stunning private gardens with a sunny stone laid patio, tranquil waterfall and fresh water stream that meanders past the property. Three characterful bridges cross from one bank across to the other and add to the prestige of this truly stunning property. The sheltered gardens are well stocked with shrubs, trees and plants mainly laid to lawn and backs onto an area of woodland. There is also a productive vegetable plot.
VIEWINGS Viewings by appointment only through Morris and Bott, Grenville Wharf, 6a The Quay, Bideford, EX39 2HW. Tel: 01237 459998.
AGENTS NOTES In accordance with the Estate Agents Act 1979 sections 21, 31 and 32 any potential purchasers are drawn to the fact that the owners of this property are connected with the Directors of Morris and Bott. ;