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  • Character Period Cottage
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Parking
  • Generous Gardens
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Prime Village Location
  • Ideal Home or Holiday Let
  • Exmoor National Park

NOW SOLD. A lovely, Grade 2 listed stone cottage with its original period features, 3 double bedrooms, parking and a generous garden, in the heart of the sought-after Exmoor village of Parracombe. A short walk from The Fox & Goose pub, renowned for its food and local ales, and the village school and Hall, Dunbar Cottage enjoys a high degree of privacy as well as a central village location


The house is approached from the road via a paved area with space to park one car. There is an attractive wooden storm porch, enclosed with wood panelling, plaster and latticework on both sides and a stone doorstep, leading up to a part-glazed wooden door , which opens into

Living Room

Wooden sash window to the front with wood window seat below. Large stone fireplace with stone hearth, bressomer beam and cast iron wood-burner. Exposed stone wall. Three wall-mounted lights. SKY TV point. Telephone/internet point. Fitted doormat and carpet. Wall cupboard housing electric meter and fuse box. Stable-style door leads into

Dining Room

Fitted carpet. 2 wall lights. Wooden sash window to front with wood window seat below and exposed beam over. Exposed stone wall with stone fireplace and beam above. Exposed beams. Built-in cupboard with space and plumbing for storage, washing machine and tumble dryer.

From the Living Room, a stable-style door with exposed beam leads to


Stairs with fitted carpet and bannister to first floor. Door to rear lobby. Ceramic tiled floor. Mostly tiled walls. Range of wall and base fitted cupboards with roll-top work surfaces over. Single drainer 1½-bowl stainless steel sink with brass-look mixer tap. Casement windows to the rear overlooking the pretty paved patio. Central spot-lighting. Space and plumbing for slimline dishwasher. 8 ring gas range cooker with three electric ovens and matching extractor hood with light above. Space for low-level freezer and fridge. Door to airing cupboard housing factory-lagged hot water tank.

Rear Hall

Ceramic tiled floor. Cottage-style wooden door with thumb-latch into bathroom. Leads to

Rear Porch

Mainly oak construction and glazed on three sides with exposed roof beams and bench seats. Stable-style part-glazed back door opens onto the patio.


Opaque casement windows to rear. Recessed spotlights. Ceramic tiled floor with electric under-floor heating. Tiled walls. Electric heated towel-rail. Exposed wood beams. Three-piece bathroom suite with low-level WC, inset wash basin with chrome mixer tap and vanity unit below and side-lighting & mirror above, and cupboard. Panel-enclosed bath with chrome mixer tap and wall-mounted electric shower. Glass shower screen. Extractor fan.



Attractive stone paving. Raised beds on three sides with retaining dry-stone walls (local stone) and planted with shrubs and herbs. Stone wall on both sides and high creating privacy. A flight of four stone steps leads to a winding pathway.

Pathway Section

An attractive curving path leads to the rear portion of the garden. The path is flanked on both sides by raised beds with dry-stone walls and trellis, and planted with shrubs and flowers. Wrought-iron arch and gate to rear lawn area.

Rear Garden Area

Mainly lawned with far-reaching views across fields and woodland. Paved area. A hedge forms the border between the back of the garden and the pasture fields beyond.

First Floor

Stairs from the kitchen to a half-landing. Two short flights of stairs rise to left and right. Stairs to the right lead to Dressing Room & Bedroom 3

Dressing Area

Casement windows overlooking rear garden. Fitted carpet. Wall light. Ceiling hatch with access to storage space. (Not inspected) Wooden cottage-style door with thumb-latch opening into bedroom 3.

Bedroom 3

Fitted carpet. Double casement window with lovely views over the garden. Exposed stone wall. Two recessed wall cupboards. Night storage heater.

Stairs to the left from the half-landing lead to

Front Landing

Fitted carpet. Exposed trusses. Ceiling light. Wooden panelled wall to one side. Doors to Bedroom 2 and Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2

Cottage-style wooden door with thumb-latch Fitted carpet. Wooden sash window to front. Wooden paneling on two sides. Ceiling light. Exposed trusses. Ceiling hatch with access to storage area. Electric panel heater.

Bedroom 1

Cottage-style wooden door with thumb-latch. Fitted carpet. Night storage heater. Wooden sash window to front with wood window seat. Fitted carpet. Exposed beam. Wooden paneled wall. TV point.


Ceramic tiled floor. Low level flush WC. Tiled corner shower cubicle with built-in shower. Pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer tap, tiled splash-back, mirror over with side lights. Heated towel rail. Ceiling light. Extractor fan.

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Name Location Type Distance
Barnstaple EX31 4PE
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Available: NOW
Ref #: EXP00554
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