6 bedroom detached house for sale
Rumsam Road, Barnstaple
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Tenure: FreeholdIMPOSING DETACHED VICTORIAN RESIDENCE WITH MANY PERIOD FEATURES
HIGH CEILINGS WITH ORNATE COVING
ADAPTABLE ACCOMMODATION WHICH WOULD SUIT LARGE FAMILY, DUAL FAMILY OCCUPATION OR SELF-CONTAINED LETTING UNIT
LARGE ENCLOSED WALLED LEVEL REAR GARDEN
PVCU DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS
GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING
GRAND STAIRCASE LEADING TO LARGE LANDING WITH WINDOW OVERLOOKING GARDEN
POULAR AND SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION
B&B POTENTIAL, SUBJECT TO NECESSARY PLANNING PERMISSIONS
Situated within the most popular and desirable location of Rumsam Road, within Newport, this is an imposing Victorian 6/7 bedroom detached residence on a corner plot and being built of Marland brick and slate tile roof and offering extremely spacious accommodation which could either suit as a large family residence or alternatively as 2-family occupation as there is a self-contained annexe with 3 bedrooms, currently incorporated into the main house but of course can be adapted accordingly.
The property has been refurbished throughout internally and externally to include full pvcu double glazing, re-wired, re-plumbed and gas fired central heating and the benefit of a fire and burglar alarm system. The property retains many of its original features with large rooms with lofty ceiling heights and there is an enclosed, walled, level rear garden, a double garage and further off-road parking.
The property is conveniently located within easy level walking distance of the amenities in Newport, and Barnstaple town centre, to include popular local schools, convenience stores, popular inns and a Medical Centre close by. The regional centre of North Devon, Barnstaple, offers a pleasing blend of retail facilities including high street multiples and more local traders. The town is noted for its ancient Pannier Market and adjacent Butchers Row. Leisure facilities include a thriving theatre, sports and tennis centres and cinema. Within a short drive are the glorious sandy surfing beaches of Saunton Sands, Croyde Bay, Putsborough and Woolacombe Sands. Sailing is available on the coastal waters and Instow on the banks of the River Torridge is home to the North Devon Yacht Club. For golfers there is a variety of courses but most notably the 2 Championship Links courses at Saunton.
At Barnstaple access is gained to the North Devon Link Road (A361) and this provides a fast route to the M5 Motorway at Tiverton (Junction 27). There also is the Tiverton Parkway mainline railway station (London, Paddington - 2 hours approx). Exeter the Cathedral City and county town with its university and International Airport is about 40 miles away.
The versatile accommodation briefly comprises: entrance hall with attractive mosaic tiled floor and ornate coving leading to an inner hallway with attractive staircase leading to the first floor, useful understairs storage cupboard and door leading to the rear garden. The lounge is a lovely light and airy triple aspect room, which enjoys views over the garden, with attractive marble fireplace with inset grate and slate hearth. There is a large dining room with marble fireplace. The newly fitted bathroom comprises a 3-piece white suite of bath with mixer shower attachments over, close coupled w.c., and wall mounted wash basin, attractive part-mosaic tiled walls, tiled floor, recessed lighting and heated towel rail/radiator. There is a superb kitchen/breakfast room fitted with an excellent range of quality contemporary-style units with solid wood soft close doors and brushed steel working surfaces, large island unit with twin stainless steel Belling electric ovens, further inset 5-ring electric induction hob with extractor over, brushed steel pan drawers, integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer, tiled floor, coved ceiling and French doors leading to the family room and further door leading to the large walk-in pantry with a range of modern wall and base units with working surfaces. From the kitchen a door leads to a study with tiled floor and door leading to the boiler/cloakroom with wall mounted boilers, tiled floor and low-level w.c. The lovely light and airy dual aspect family room has French doors leading to the garden. From the inner hallway there is access to a useful utility area with base units, working surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and part tiled walls.
The grand staircase leads to a large landing area with windows overlooking the rear garden, hatch access to loft space, large walk-in cupboard, with scope to provide a staircase to create additional accommodation, subject to the necessary planning permissions, and doors leading to the bedrooms. The master bedroom has triple aspect windows with lovely views over the garden and door to the newly fitted ensuite shower room with a superb white suite comprising large shower cubicle with overhead shower, pedestal wash handbasin, close coupled w.c., fully tiled walls and floor and recessed lighting. Bedrooms 2 and 3 both overlook the front with bedroom 3 having a door to a verandah. From the landing a door leads to the potential self-contained area which provides 2 further double rooms, family bathroom with 3-piece white suite with low-level w.c., panelled bath with shower over and glass screen, porcelain vanitory wash basin, Victorian grate, built-in storage cupboard with shelving and tiled floor. From this landing area with a staircase leading to the top floor which offers a large open plan lounge area with intercom system, laminate floor and door to kitchen/dining room with porcelain twin sink unit with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, space for cooker, laminate flooring, range of wall and base units and part tiled walls. Bedroom 6 has a Victorian grate and enjoying views over the garden and roof tops towards open countryside.
Outside, to the front of the property is a pedestrian gate giving access to the pathway, with Victorian inset tiles, leading to the front door. There are level lawns to either side of the pathway with flower borders with shrubs and plants. There is side pedestrian access to the rear garden, double garage to the front with metal up and over doors. The rear garden has recently been re-seeded and is now laid to level lawn and bordered by natural stone walls with flower beds with shrubs and plants and mature trees.
LOUNGE 26' (7.92m) max narrowing to 20'3" (6.17m) x 15'2" (4.62m) max.
DINING ROOM 18'9" x 14'5" (5.72m x 4.4m).
BATHROOM 14'4" x 5' (4.37m x 1.52m).
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19'7" x 12'5" (5.97m x 3.78m).
STUDY 10' x 8'8" (3.05m x 2.64m).
BOILER ROOM/CLOAKROOM 10'10" x 4'11" (3.3m x 1.5m).
FAMILY ROOM 19'5" (5.92m) x 12'7" (3.84m) narrowing to 9'10" (3m).
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
MASTER BEDROOM 1 18'1" x 15'2" (5.51m x 4.62m).
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 7'4" x 6'1" (2.24m x 1.85m).
BEDROOM 2 18'5" x 14'2" (5.61m x 4.32m).
BEDROOM 3 13' x 11'2" (3.96m x 3.4m).
BEDROOM 4 13' x 10'6" (3.96m x 3.2m).
BEDROOM 5 13'2" x 11'2" (4.01m x 3.4m).
BATHROOM 9'7" x 5'8" (2.92m x 1.73m).
OPEN PLAN LOUNGE 15'4" x 13'3" (4.67m x 4.04m).
KITCHEN/DINER 13'1" x 10'6" (3.99m x 3.2m).
BEDROOM 6 13' x 9'8" (3.96m x 2.95m).
TWIN GARAGES 15'3" (4.65m) x 9'3" (2.82m) approx. each.
ALL MAINS SERVICES CONNECTED
COUNCIL TAX BAND F - NDDC.
At the roundabout by Taw Garages turn right into Victoria Road and at the bottom turn left into Newport Road. Continue to the traffic lights turning right into South Street and continue along this road and take the first left hand turning into Rumsam Road. Southgate will be found on the right hand side occupying a large corner plot.