Guide Price £545,000
Old Coach House, Woody Bay
    5 bedroom detached house for sale


    • Spectacular Sea Views
    • 0.7 Mile Walk from Woody Bay Beach
    • 2.28 Acres
    • 5/6 Bedrooms
    • Spacious Accommodation
    • Tucked Away Position
    • No Onward Chain
    • Exmoor National Park

    Nestled in the hillside of the dramatic unspoilt North Exmoor coastline, is this unique detached dwelling enjoying spectacular scenic views, set amongst a haven of nature and wildlife. The Old Coach House occupies a quiet, peaceful and private location set down its own driveway which meanders through the established woodland.

    As the name suggest this former Victorian Coach House originally formed part of the Woody Bay Hotel and was subsequently converted and later extended to provide spacious character accommodation. Steeped in established woodland the ground extends, in all, to approx. 2.28 acres with levelled lawned garden areas which adjoins the dwelling with pretty stream border.

    Sea views are enjoyed from the front elevation of the accommodation. The ground floor provides; an entrance conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, a study/ground floor bedroom and a large sitting room featuring a woodburning stove. The main landing leads to four good sized bedrooms and two bathrooms. A secondary staircase leads to a further fifth bedroom with adjoining shower room, providing ideal guest accommodation or dual occupancy needs. Adjoining the conservatory is a useful utility room/store.

    For layout and approximate room measurements please see the enclosed Floorplan and refer to the Virtual Tour.


    The Old Coach House is initially approached from Slattenslade Lane, a small country lane which bisects the wooded land forming part of the property. A private road meanders down to the property which is set perched overlooking the stunning scenery and provides ample parking. The adjoining gardens form a most attractive feature of the property and contain variety of lawned areas, established pond, stream border which hosts an abundance of wildlife. A pedestrian access provides a exclusive footpath to Sir Roberts Path which adjoins the rugged South West Coast Path and entrance to Woody Bay Cove.

    The gardens enjoy privacy and seclusion and in all, including the wooded areas, Old Coach House extends to about 2.28 Acres.


    Woody Bay is a superb timeless hamlet which is protected by Exmoor National Park and lies just 3 miles from the villages of Lynton & Lynmouth offering a good variety of local shops, primary school as well as cafes and restaurants. Parracombe is also 4 miles distant, and offers a public house, shop and primary school. The stunning beaches of Woolacombe, Putsborough, Croyde & Saunton are within a short distance.

    Lynton & Lynmouth - 3 miles
    Parracombe - 4 miles
    Barnstaple - 17 miles
    South Molton - 20 miles

    Lynton C of E Primary - 3 miles
    Combe Martin Primary - 9 miles
    Barnstaple Schools - 18 miles
    West Buckland - 15 miles

    Woody Bay - 0.7 of a mile walk
    Woolacombe & Putsborough - 19 miles
    Saunton Sands - 24 miles
    Croyde Bay - 22 miles

    Barnstaple Station - 17.5 miles
    Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Co - 2.2 miles

    A39 - 2.2 miles
    A399 - 6.4 miles
    A361 North Devon Link Road - 18 miles
    Junction 27 (M5) - 43 miles

    Exeter Airport - 60 miles
    Bristol Airport - 73 miles


    We understand that the property is connected to mains electricity.

    Oil Fired Boiler providing the central heating system.

    Two hot water tanks with immersion backup.

    Private shared water supply via a natural spring.

    Private drainage system.

    North Devon Council – Band G (approx. £3,798 per annum)

    EPC - E

    Tenure - Freehold


    At Blackmoor Gate where the A399 meets the A39 continue on the A39 signed Lynton/Lynmouth and follow this road for just over 4 miles passing the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway/Woody Bay Steam Railway Station. Take the next left turning signed Martinhoe/Woody Bay and proceed over the common for about 1.5 miles taking the turning signed Slattenslade/Woody Bay. After a short distance take the next right turning signed Slattenslade and follow the descend on Slattenslade Road for 0.4 of a mile where the entrance to Old Coach House is on the left hand side.


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    Council Tax Band: G (North Devon Council)
    Tenure: Freehold
    Reference: RS0313

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