Bishops Tawton, Devon
Superb detached barn conversion with a private hot tub, situated in an elevated position on the edge of the pretty Devon village of Bishops Tawton.
The Old Stable on the Hill is listed in affiliation with Holiday Cottages.
This property is ideal for guests who are hoping to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and relax in the countryside. Although situated in a sleepy hamlet, the property is situated just off the road via a private driveway and within a short drive of the town of Barnstaple, where there is a good range of shops and restaurants, a theatre, leisure centre, and a swimming pool. Walkers can enjoy the exhilaration of climbing nearby Codden Hill and revel in the magnificent views from the top, a favourite with cyclists as well as keen walkers. Other places of interest in the area include Exmoor Zoo, Combe Martin Wildlife Park, RHS Rosemoor Gardens and Dartington Crystal. Of course the many beaches are within easy reach, including the pretty estuary beach and sand dunes at Instow and the 3 miles of golden sands at Westward Ho!.
This stone barn has been lovingly converted with many characterful features, yet in a contemporary style. Sitting in an elevated position halfway up the private driveway between the owners magnificent thatched home and the road. As you arrive in this delightful village take a moment to enjoy the views across the picturesque Taw Valley. Pulling up to the impressive property and entering via the side door you find yourself in the boot room/utility area, well equipped with washing machine. A separate WC is to your left. Continuing into the stylish kitchen/diner with granite worktops and underfloor heating it has everything you need to cook up a feast or alternatively a quick lunch or supper. With an electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge plus a fridge/freezer, and dishwasher.
A dining table and chairs make mealtimes a breeze. Moving on to the lounge this room has a contemporary wall mounted gas fire exposed beams and comfy seating inviting you to relax. Watch your favourite TV shows on the Smart TV or open the French doors out onto the private patio area where you can enjoy a morning coffee whilst soaking up the view. Heading upstairs via the beautiful oak steep spiral staircase which leads up from the kitchen, this leads to two bedrooms one king size with exposed beams TV and ample storage and 1one cosy twin room (with 1 x 3ft bed and 1x 2,6”bed) set in the eaves of the barn. The bathroom completes the accommodation and again set in the eaves it provides a country feel with freestanding roll top bath, shower attachment, and WC.
Outside and accessed via the lounge through French doors is a delightful enclosed patio area with fabulous views across the countryside. Enjoy the bubbles in your own private Hot tub, enjoy a meal or evening drink as you relax at the patio table and chairs or gain 40 winks on the sun lounger before lighting the gas BBQ.
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