**A FANTASTIC HOLIDAY LET OR EASY TO MANAGE HOLIDAY HOME**
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**Fantastic self catering holiday rental opportunity, or easy to manage holiday home**
A charming semi-detached bungalow, situated in the pretty village of Highampton, in west Devon's stunning rolling countryside, in the heart of the beautiful Tarka Valley, between Bude and Dartmoor. It has been very well looked after by it's current owners, and is presented to the market in clean, excellent condition. It is perfect for getting away from it all, to unwind and relax. But it also offers a range of activities to entertain both young and old all year round. Lake View Rise is situated in a small and tranquil privately owned development of only thirteen properties, set within 3.5 acres. Leisure facilities include a well stocked fishing lake. Next to the lake is a picnic and playground area, with a bbq, picnic table, and children's' play area The in-door swimming pool is open daily all year round. Facilities include changing rooms, showers and toilets. N.B. The pool is unmanned - access is restricted to those staying on-site and is by key only. For convenience, is a public phone on-site (outgoing calls only) and an on-site coin operated laundry room with automatic washing machines and dryer. A short walk or cycle away, along the footpath, is the delightful and friendly local pub; the Golden Inn. The Half Moon Inn, at Sheepwash is a short drive away. A golf course is also available locally. It is hard to imagine a more perfect English location for a relaxing and beautiful retreat....
Golf, fishing and horse riding are all available locally, whilst the nearby Tarka Trail leads walkers and cyclists through superb scenery, and the Ruby Way cycle trail. The Blue Flag beaches at Westward Ho! And Bude are close by, as are many more stunning, long, sandy beaches and coves in Devon and Cornwall, which are ideal for surfing and exploring the many rock pools and cliff walks. The pretty fishing villages of Padstow, Clovelly, Rock and Port Isaac (made famous by the the programme Doc Martin), are all well worth a visit; as is mystical Tintagel with the legendary King Arthur's Castle. The wild beauty of Exmoor, Dartmoor, Bodmin Moor and the famous Eden Project are all easily accessible and perfect for nature lovers and walkers. The parish village of Highampton has a primary school, Public House, village hall and Church. There are a range of shops and facilities, and a weekly market nearby. The small market town of Hatherleigh (the smallest town in Devon!), is the closest to Lake View Rise, and is home to three pubs; The Bridge Inn, The Tally Ho and The George. Further afield are Castle Drogo, Lydford Gorge, RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Launceston Steam Railway, Dingles Fairground and the south Devon coast. The property is also a short journey to the picturesque traditional market towns of Holsworthy and Okehampton, both retaining much of their charm, and offering a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants where a warm welcome is always assured.
Open Plan Living Area 4.79m x 3.66m (15'8" x 12'0")
uPVC French doors from the outside timber decked area, open into a beautifully presented open plan living area, having a fitted carpet, inset ceiling spot lighting, double power sockets and a television point.
Kitchen Area/Dining Area
Having a good range of matching wall/base storage cupboards & Drawers, rolled edge work surfaces, built-in electric oven & grill, inset halogen hob with extractor hood over, inset stainless steel sink/drainer with mixer tap, under counter fridge/freezer, wood effect vinyl flooring, double power sockets, uPVC double glazed window, and modern wall mounted thermostatically controlled electric radiator.
Bedroom 2.99m x 2.67m (9'9" x 8'9")
With fitted carpet, uPVC double glazed window, double power sockets and wall mounted electric panel heater with timer switch.
Shower Room 1.97m x 1.67m (6'5" x 5'5")
Having a dry-lined shower cubicle with 'Mira' electric shower & sliding glazed doors, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, electric shaver point, 'Dimplex' electric heater, Velux window, extractor fan, part tiled walls and wood effect vinyl flooring.
To the front of the property is a recently built fully enclosed south facing timber decked area, making it the perfect spot to either enjoy alfresco dining or simply sit, unwind and relax!
There is an allocated parking space next to the property.
Property Note One
The property is run as both a holiday retreat for the current owners and a holiday let through Cottages.com. The holiday let is available all year round and is currently generating an approximate annual income of £8000 (after agent expenses). For more information on the holiday let, please see link below:
Property Note Two
The current owners utilise a management company that takes care of all aspects of the property care taking, the grounds maintenance and communal swimming pool. The current monthly cost is £350. The monthly payment also includes payment of the electricity costs (both externally and internally to the property) and buildings insurance.
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The agent recommends that potential purchasers book an appointment to view in order to fully appreciate all aspects of the property.
To make an appointment to view this property please contact Howes Estates on 01409 253946
Howes Estates offer a mortgage referral service to either The Mortgage Advise Bureau or Mortgages with Joy. The average referral fee paid to Howes Estates is £250.