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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Under Minnow Road, Pilton


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Tenure: Freehold

Conveniently located within easy walking distance of all local amenities, and being situated within the sought after area of Pilton, this is a mature, attractive 5/6 bedroom family home with the advantage of a large fully enclosed rear garden which is a rarity in this location and with the whole plot approaching half an acre.

The property was constructed in the late 1930's and has undergone considerable modernisation and improvement in recent years and now offer extremely well appointed and adaptable accommodation which would suit a growing family or alternatively there is scope to accommodate a dependent relative, if required. The property offers many attractive features which include fully double glazed leaded light windows, stripped pine floors, gas fired central heating and views from the first floor can be enjoyed over the large gardens towards the town and neighbouring countryside beyond.

The accommodation briefly comprises: fully enclosed entrance porch with part glazed door leading to the dining hall with stripped exposed floorboards, attractive feature fireplace housing the Living Flame coal effect gas fire, bay window incorporating French doors which lead onto the stunning raised decked area. The sitting room has a delightful cosy feel with fireplace with coal effect gas fire, dual aspect windows with a walk-in bay. From the entrance hall an inner lobby leads to the ground floor bedroom/study with useful built-in storage cupboard and a shower/cloakroom with 3-piece white suite with walk in corner shower cubicle, w.c. and counter top with inset wash basin with storage below and a cupboard housing the gas fired boiler. Also from the inner lobby there is access to the rear wood framed double glazed conservatory with tiled floor and French doors to the decked area and overlooking the garden. The stunning family kitchen/dining room is comprehensively fitted with a range of high gloss Shaker-style wall and base units with Corian working surfaces incorporating the integral one and a half bowl sink with drainer, integrated dishwasher, recess housing dual fuel Range cooker, tiled floor, windows enjoying views to the rear and a door leading to the utility room/rear lobby with plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, wash and door leading to the garden.

On the first floor landing is a large built-in linen cupboard with radiator and the generous size master bedroom with window enjoying extensive views over the garden and beyond and with door leading to the ensuite bathroom with 3-piece white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash handbasin and low-level w.c. There are two further generous double bedrooms, two large single bedrooms and a family bathroom with white 3-piece suite with walk in shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low-level w.c., and heated chrome towel rail/radiator.

From the first floor landing a further staircase leads to the second floor attic room which comprises a playroom/office area and further storage and would be ideal as a children's den or further study/office space.

Outside, to the front of the property are wooden double gates leading to a large forecourt area with parking for several vehicles. A side pedestrian gate leads to the rear garden with a full width decked patio area which can be accessed via the entrance hall, conservatory and rear lobby with inset concealed lighting, decorative palm trees and a glazed screen. This area is ideal for outdoor entertaining taking advantage of the views over the garden. A gently sloping pathway leads to a larger than expected fully enclosed rear garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with further seating areas and a wide variety shrubs, trees and plants, including rhododendrons, conifers, azaleas, ornamental grasses and climbing plants. Beyond this area, which is divided by a creeper-clad arbour with gate, is a further fully enclosed garden laid to lawn with large timber garden storeshed again with a variety of mature trees and shrubs screening this area of garden which includes apple and plum trees. The garden is ideal for a family and can be used for a variety of activities - in all amounting to approximately half an acre.

Situated within the heart of the very sought after location of Pilton the property is within easy walking distance of local amenities including shops, pubs and restaurants.   The sandy surfing beaches of Croyde, Saunton and Woolacombe are also within easy travelling distance. There are numerous golf courses in the area including the two Championship courses at the Saunton Sands Golf Club..

Barnstaple town centre is within easy driving distance and offers an excellent range of amenities including both local and national high street shops, banks and leisure facilities, including cinema, theatre and leisure centre, and the nearby North Devon District Hospital just on the periphery of the town. The North Devon Link Road (A361) is also convenient and offers a fast route to the M5 at Junction 27 (Tiverton) and the Motorway Network beyond. An excellent bus service operates between Barnstaple and surrounding towns with further connections beyond. A national mainline railway line links Barnstaple with Exeter St. David's, with further connecting services to London and beyond, and to Exeter Central for the excellent shopping facilities. Exeter International Airport is situated at Clyst Honiton, East Devon, just 5 miles from Exeter City and 5 minutes from the M5 motorway (Junction 29) offering both scheduled and holiday charter flights within the UK, Europe and beyond.

From our office take the inner ring road towards Lynton. After entering Pilton Causeway turn left at the traffic lights (opposite the BP Garage) into Pilton Quay then immediately right into Pilton Street. Continue on this road bearing left at the top down the hill into Under Minnow Road. Hanworth will be found on the left hand side beyond the turning into Abbey Road on the left.

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