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3 bedroom terraced house for sale

Barbican Terrace, Barnstaple, Devon


Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed
  • Many original features
  • Double garage
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 2 enclosed courtyard style gardens
  • In need of some general updating
  • Opportunity to create an annexe

Full description

Situated in the heart of Barnstaple, this is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a spacious, 3 / 4 bedroom, Grade II listed period residence, with the advantage of a double garage to the rear. With a wealth of character features including sash windows, high ceilings, original fireplaces, ornate coving and floorboards. The property would benefit from some updating yet offers huge potential. With accommodation briefly comprising; entrance hall with staircase leading to first floor, lounge, study overlooking inner courtyard, passageway/sunroom through to breakfast room and kitchen, separate staircase to bathroom and storage room. To the first floor is a cloakroom, 2 double bedrooms and further single bedroom and further staircase leading to the attic room in excess of 20ft. We are informed the current vendors have rewired the property, replaced the roof and replaced some of the sash windows. An early viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this individual and versatile property.

The property is situated within walking distance of the town centre of Barnstaple, the historic and regional centre of North Devon. Situated in the valley of the River Taw it is surrounded by beautiful countryside and some of the areas best beaches. As the commercial centre of the region, the town centre offers a variety of banking, schooling and recreational facilities including a theatre, cinema, leisure centre and restaurants. The vibrant town combines modern shopping amenities with a bustling market atmosphere. Popular sandy beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Instow are within easy reach and the A39 Atlantic Highway provides convenient access to the M5 motorway network and beyond. The working port and market town of Bideford lies approximately 10 miles away and the cathedral city of Exeter with its university, airport, inter-rail and motorway links is less than 50 miles in distance.

DIRECTIONS TO FIND: On foot from our office in Boutport Street continue down into Queen Street and over the pedestrian crossing opposite the bus terminal into Trinity Street, continue to the end of the street before turning left into Barbican Terrace with the church grounds to your right, after a short distance number 10 will be situated on the left hand side with numberplate and For Sale Board clearly displayed.

The accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):

Spacious Entrance Hall
Recently laid wooden flooring, stairs to first floor landing with original mahogany balustrade, decorative archway, wall mounted lighting, doors to adjoining rooms.

Lounge - 15' 6 x 12' 7 (4.72m x 3.84m)
A light and airy room with large sash window to front elevation, gas fire on tiled hearth with tiled backing and decorative surround, TV point, wooden flooring, original cornice ceiling.

Study - 12' 10 plus alcove x 12' 2 (3.91m x 3.71m)
Sash window overlooking inner courtyard, original fireplace with gas fire inset, decorative wood panelling to dado height, original cornice ceiling, wooden flooring.

Passage Way / Sunroom - 18' 4 x 6' 6 (5.59m x 1.98m) approximate measurements
2 double glazed windows and double doors to inner courtyard, appliance space, storage cupboard, access to roof space, some original floor tiling, power and lighting.

Inner Courtyard
Private paved area being fully enclosed with wall mounted outside light.

Breakfast Room - 11' 8 x 10' 10 (3.56m x 3.30m)
Sash window overlooking courtyard, original fireplace with gas fire inset, useful alcove storage, slate flooring with carpet over, TV point.

Kitchen - 14' 3 x 9' 1 (4.34m x 2.77m)
3 replacement windows to side and rear elevation, sky light and stable door to rear garden, fitted kitchen comprising; single bowl stainless steel sink set into work surface, a range of matching wall and base units, space for cooker, space and plumbing for washing machine, wall mounted boiler providing hot water.

Inner Hallway
Second stairway leading to bathroom and storage room, doorway to rear garden and understairs storage cupboard.

Bathroom - 13' 11 x 11' 2 (4.24m x 3.40m)
Good size room with sash window overlooking courtyard, bathroom suite comprising; bath and wash basin, gas fire.

Storage Room
L-shaped storage room with sash opaque window and internal decorative window.

Half Landing
Access to:-

Opaque window, WC, wash basin with cupboard below and tiled splash backing.

Opaque window, good size storage cupboard, wooden flooring, door concealing staircase to second floor attic room.

Bedroom 1 - 12' 11 x 12' 7 (3.94m x 3.84m)
Sash window to front elevation, original fireplace, wooden flooring, ornate coving, interconnecting door to bedroom 3.

Bedroom 2 - 12' 11 x 12' 2 (3.94m x 3.71m)
Sash window to rear elevation, original fireplace with marble mantelpiece, wooden flooring, built-in wardrobe, ornate coving.

Bedroom 3 - 8' 4 x 6' 10 (2.54m x 2.08m)
Sash window to front elevation, wooden flooring.

Attic Room - 20' 6 x 16' 3 (6.25m x 4.95m)
A very good size versatile room with 2 sky lights and 1 dormer window with views over Barnstaple town and beyond, access to small roof space.

To the rear of the property is a fully enclosed low maintenance sun trap courtyard style garden with outside lighting, water tap, flower border and access to the:-

Garage / Workshop - 17' 6 x 15' 11 (5.33m x 4.85m) approximate measurements
3 windows, pedestrian door to front and rear of garage, light and power connected, wooden bi-fold doors.

Council Band - C (NDDC)

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26 January 2012


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