A great opportunity to purchase a highly individual 4 Bedroom detached house. This family size home enjoys a quiet elevated position from which fine river and countryside views can be enjoyed. There are extensive terraced gardens as well as off-road parking and a large Detached Garage and Workshop. This house is arranged over 3 floors and has a stunning Living Room and a Kitchen / Diner that opens to a Balcony. Available with the distinct advantage of having no onward chain, this charming property certainly warrants an early viewing.
Bideford is a peaceful olde worlde market town on the River Torridge. The main district is on the west bank and its narrow streets filled with white painted houses sprawl from the working quay, up the slopes to the outer suburbs. A former historic port town, Bideford is a great place to explore, whether its a trip to the shops or a restaurant outing there's something out of the norm for everyone. The Pannier Market is a brilliant example of the towns originality, with its terrace of artists workshops and independent shops. The town also champions sports at a grassroots level with both the local rugby and football teams having healthy followings. There are no end of ways to join in the community spirit of this wonderful white town on the hill.
All the amenities you'll ever need are to be found in easy reach of Bideford. To the north are the coastal towns of Westward Ho!, Appledore and Northam, all of which will figure in your day-to-day routines if you enjoy the sea or the outdoor life. Northam boasts a brilliant indoor swimming pool and gym.
Bideford is within short driving distance of the Atlantic Highway (A39) which is the main feeder route across the region leading to Cornwall in the south-west and to the M5 in the east. A very good regular bus services provides access to North Devons capital, Barnstaple. Bus users can also reach Westward Ho!, Braunton, Appledore, Croyde and Ilfracombe with ease.
From Bideford Quay proceed in the direction of Torrington passing the Old Bideford Bridge on your left hand side. At the mini roundabout, take the right hand turning up Torridge Hill and proceed along the road passing Blackwell's Pasties on your left hand side. Aim to park in one of the parking bays along this stretch of road and meet the Estate Agent from Bond Oxborough Phillips who will lead you down the pedestrian access to the property.
A particularly attractive Living Room with 2 glazed French doors to the rear garden. Large open fireplace with stone surround, flagstone hearth and timber mantle over. Wooden flooring, 2 radiators, TV point. Carpeted stairs rising to First Floor with an especially large understairs storage cupboard. Window to side elevation.
First Floor Landing
Wood flooring, radiator. Glazed door to property front. Ornate window (dating to 1812) having been reclaimed from the old Methodist Church on Bridge Street from which stunning river views can be enjoyed.
A nice double Bedroom with window. Fitted carpet, radiator.
Windows overlooking the rear garden. Fitted carpet, radiator.
Pedestal wash hand basin, close couple WC and bath with full wall tiling to area and shower over. Extractor fan, radiator. Built-in airing cupboard housing new gas fired combination boiler (1 year old with 7 years remaining on the guarantee) and with slatted linen shelving. Window.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room
A well-presented, light and airy room with ample space for dining table. UPVC double glazed sliding doors giving access to the Balcony from which great views can be enjoyed and which gives a great sense of space. The Kitchen is equipped with a range of cream eye and base level cabinets with matching drawers, rolltop work surfaces with tiled splashbacking and 1.5 bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Built-in electric double oven, space for fridge / freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, built-in 4-ring gas hob. Vinyl floor covering, heated towel rail.
Second Floor Landing
Fitted carpet, useful wardrobe recess.
A spacious Master Bedroom with Velux window to property front and window to rear elevation enjoying superb river views. Fitted carpet, radiator, wardrobe recess. Opening through to:
En-suite Shower Room
Fully tiled double shower enclosure, close couple WC, bidet and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.
Velux window to property font and window to rear elevation. Fitted carpet, radiator.
To the rear of the property is an extensive sloping garden which enjoys a wide open outlook that incorporates woodland and river views. A lawned area immediately off the Living Room provides a great space to sit out, relax and unwind. From here, steps lead up to the Balcony and down and around to various level terraced areas, one of which currently houses a Swimming Pool. The garden is well-established and features a variety of plants, shrubs and flowers as well as a Greenhouse. There is pedestrian access to Meddon Street from the front. Further steps lead down to an off-road parking area that incorporates a:
Large block and timber-built Garage with Workshop above