Bywater is approached from Pencombe Rocks, a quiet country lane, running from Parracombe towards Cowley and Dean. Bywater is the first house on the right.
Front Garden & Parking
A gravelled parking area in front of the house offers parking for four cars. There are hedges to both sides and the front providing privacy. A small gate to the left of the house provides access to the rear garden. To the right of the house, a wooden gate leads to the log store and a lawn that extends to the rear garden.
From the gravelled parking area, two concrete steps rise to front door which opens into
Slate floor. Recessed spotlighting. Space and hooks for coats. Casement window to front. Glazed door and glass pane into Hall. Door to
Opaque casement window to side. Slate floor. Low level flush WC. Modern square wash basin with chrome mixer tap & slate splashback.
Slate floor. Radiator. Understairs recess. Wooden staircase rises to half landing. Doors to Living Room & Kitchen/Dining Room.
Casement windows to front and side. Oak flooring. Two radiators. Feature fireplace with cast-iron log-burner, wooden mantel and surround, marble effect hearth and inset. Sliding doors to the rear, opening onto
Wooden terrace with rails and space for table and chairs, with lovely elevated views over the gardens and the village. Stairs descend on each side to the garden level.
Kitchen/Dining Room – open plan
Wood-effect laminate floor. Radiator. Casement windows to rear. Recessed spotlighting.
Casement window to the front. Wood-effect laminate floor. Recessed spotlighting. Range of wall and base cupboards with oak doors, worktop over and tiled splashback. Five- ring induction hob with stainless steel splashback, extractor fan and light over. Built-in electric grill and oven. Integrated freezer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Chrome sink with drainer and swan neck mixer tap over.
Casement window to the front. Wood-effect laminate floor. Recessed spotlighting. Range of base cupboards with worktop over and splashback tiles. Integrated fridge. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Large storage cupboard housing the central heating boiler. Consumer unit. Door to the side and garden.
From the Dining Area, two glazed doors open into
Victorian-style radiator. Wood-effect laminate floor. Recessed spotlighting. French doors open out to the gardens.
From the Hall, a wooden staircase with banister rises to a half-landing, with an arched feature window to the rear. Stairs turn and rise to
First Floor Landing
Fitted carpet. Loft hatch. Ceiling light. Doors to Airing Cupboard, Bedrooms 2, 3 , 4 & Bathroom. Door to Master Suite.
Master Bedroom Suite
Oak flooring. Ceiling light. Glass brick feature and arch into
Slate floor. Recessed low level flush WC. Square basin with chrome mixer tap and mirror over. Travertine-tiled, built-in shower in enclosure. Heated towel rail.
Recessed spotlighting. Loft hatch. Oak flooring. Casement window to the front. Double-glazed French doors with guard rail to the rear, overlooking the gardens. Radiator.
Fitted carpet. Casement window to rear with views over garden. Radiator.
Casement window to rear with views over garden. Radiator. Ceiling light. Wood effect laminate floor.
Casement window to front. Radiator. Ceiling light. Wood effect laminate floor. Shelved cupboard.
Shelved with storage space.
Slate floor. Opaque casement window to front. Wood tongue-and-groove to dado height. Panel-enclosed spa-bath with shower over and travertine tiling to full height with inset-shelving around bath. Pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer tap. Low level flush WC. Heated towel rail.
At the highest level, a level lawn runs the full length of the house and around to the side. From the lawn, steps & slopes descend through beds of established shrubs and flowers, to the second level, where a small shed is located. Lawned areas slope gently down through shrubs and trees to the lower wooded area of the garden, where a shallow stream flows along the bottom boundary. A hidden play-fort, fruit trees and path along the river add to the magical feel.
Mains water and drainage.
Heating: LPG boiler and radiators