Parracombe, Barnstaple, EX31 4PE


House - Detached


Set of the village street this Grade ll listed cottage is the former millers cottage and a home of immense charm and character with exposed beams and a history going back to the 16th century when it was a working mill probably for the cloth trade later converting to corn and a previous owner tried to utilise the wheel for electricity.

Part of the adjoining Mill was also converted into a vaulted living room on the first floor and below which housed the original mill machinery this is largely cleared for use as a workshop;

Outside at the rear a secret courtyard with stone paving, high wall and a superb wisteria and a fig owing to its sheltered nature.

Beyond a further stone terrace to the front of a stone barn now used as a glass room with adjoining 2 car garage and mezzanine floor to part.

Above this are areas of lawn, the former mill pond a kitchen garden and garden chalet.

Council Tax - Band

EPC - Band

Services - Mains electric and water. Main drainage and oil heating. 3 phase electric.

A home of immense charm and character. Part glazed entrance door to

Cross Passage Hallway - 3.86m x 1.91m (12'8" x 6'3")

Flagstone floor, night storage heater, stairs to first fllor,


Low level wc, hand basin

Sitting Room - 5.64m x 3.12m (18'6" x 10'3")

A fine double aspect room, Open fireplace with wood burning stove on a slate hearth. Built in bookshelves, set over 2 pairs off double fronted storage cupboards. Exposed ceiling joists.

Kitchen/Diner - 4.57m x 3.66m (15' x 12')

Open fireplace with original bread oven with inset Aga oil fired cook and heat, roll top base units with variety of drawers and cupboards under,inset single drainer sink unit, space for electric oven and washing machine, plate rack and display unit, tiled floor,

Inner Lobby

with stairs down to internal workshop and former mill machinery area and stairs up to

Vaulted Living Room - 7.32m x 4.88m (24' x 16')

Exposed roof trusses and joists of original A frames with original pulley from Mill, wood burning stove on slate hearth, oak flooring, night storage heater, glazed door with side lights overlooking the original overshot water wheel, no longer in use as no water, and the garden.

From the Hallway


Serving all rooms, night storage heater.

Bedroom 1 - 4.62m x 3.66m (15'2" x 12')

Exposed ceiling joists, built in 3 section wardrobe cupboard, door with turned stairs to attic store space

Bedroom 3 - 2.74m x 1.96m (9' x 6'5")

Window seat

Bathroom - 3.23m x 1.55m (10'7" x 5'1")

Panelled bath with chrome telephone shower/mixer taps. pedestal handbasin, low level wc.

Bedroom 2 - 3.84m x 3.05m 3.35m (12'7" x 10' 11")

Window seat

Under the living room

Workshop/Mill gearing - 5.94m x 4.27m (19'6" x 14')

Approached from the inner lobby and also stable door to the outside. Concreted floor. there are still some retained mill machinery wheels to one end in the wheel pit.

Rear Courtyard

A beautiful area, stone paving on various levels with wisteria hung stone walls, a fig tree, honeysuckle and other shrubs and flowers. A door leads out in to the lane next door wher we have car parking to the front of the garage. Further stoen paved area over the mill leat, now dry, and giving access to the

Stone Barn divided as to

Glass Making Studio - 6.55m x 5.31m (21'6" x 17'5")

Fitted with a series of benches but the glass making equipment is of course excluded from the sale.

Vaulted Mezzaniine Loft over

Exposed A frames and approached up a ladder

Garage - 4.75m x 4.42m (15'7" x 14'6")

With double doors to the land with private car parking

Off road parking

in the lane adjoining

The Garden

On various levels are a stone terrace, 2 lawned areas, a kitchen garden area with composter, the original but small dry mill pond area and a garden chalet.

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