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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Stanwell Hill, Westward Ho

Sold STC £379,950

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Tenure: Freehold

Situated at the top of Westward Ho! therefore benefiting from some superb sea and coastal views is this attractive stone built detached property. Upper Lodge is one of the oldest buildings in Westward Ho! It is thought that the original parts of the house date back to 1866 and it was originally the Lodge to the Bath Hotel at the bottom of the hill. The Tower at Upper Lodge is reported to be the highest point of the village and has windows on all sides. The property is beautifully presented throughout and benefits from a recent modern kitchen, bathroom and is tastefully decorated.
A sturdy cast iron gate leads to the front door which opens to an entrance lobby with stained glass window and leads into a large reception hall with cloakroom. At the front is a spacious sitting room with exposed stone wall with fireplace containing a cast iron stove, steps lead down to a dining room which gives access to both the conservatory and the kitchen/ breakfast room. The conservatory benefits from coastal views and has sliding doors out to a large decked terrace.The kitchen/ breakfast room has been newly fitted with a comprehensive range of eye level and base units, a large pull out larder and a dresser/plate rack with wine storage, there are wood effect work tops with a breakfast bar benefiting from sea views, Bosch electric ovens and a stainless steel 5 burner gas hob, at the rear of the kitchen is a utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a large fridge freezer. Double doors from the kitchen lead out to a large decked terrace which overlooks the garden and has views towards the sea.

Upstairs are four double bedrooms including the master which has a wall of built in wardrobes, three bedrooms have sea views, there is a lovely recently fitted modern bathroom and a shower room.

Outside, steps lead from the decked terrace down to a large parking area for numerous vehicles and an electric gate onto the road. The 50 x 35' walled garden has been attractively landscaped and has two lawns, gravelled paths and well stocked borders containing a variety of shrubs and flowering plants.
The double garage has a remote controlled electric up and over door and two useful storage rooms at the rear with light and power, one of which also has plumbing for a washing machine.
Westward Ho! named after Charles Kingsley's famous novel, is renowned for its safe, sandy, surfing beaches and the Royal North Devon Golf Club with its championship golf course - the oldest links course in the country.It offers a range of amenities including a mini supermarket, butchers, chemist, bakers, various seaside shops and cafes and a range of other recreational facilities. Other nearby villages include Northam, with its Burrows Country Park offering many attractive walks and stunning vistas, together with Appledore, famous for its pretty winding streets and quayside overlooking the Estuary across to Instow. A regular bus service provides access to the port and market town of Bideford, approximately 2 miles distant, where a wide range of national and local shopping, banking and recreational facilities can be found. The A39 North Devon Link Road provides access to the regional centre of Barnstaple, approximately 11 miles distant, and beyond to the national motorway network.

Reception Hall 14'7" x 12'2" (4.45m x 3.7m).


Kitchen Breakfast Room 14'6" x 10'4" (4.42m x 3.15m).

Dining Room 14'7" x 10'4" (4.45m x 3.15m).

Sitting Room 19'2" x 13'6" (5.84m x 4.11m).

Utility Room 5'7" x 6 (1.7m x 6).

Master Bedroom 19'2" x 11'8" (5.84m x 3.56m).

Bedroom 2 15'7" x 11'5" (4.75m x 3.48m).

Bedroom 3 13'7" x 10'6" (4.14m x 3.2m).

Bedroom 4 12'3" x 10'1" (3.73m x 3.07m).


Shower Room

Garage 18'4" x 15'7" (5.59m x 4.75m).

Store Room 14'7" x 9 (4.45m x 9).

Utility Room/ Store 16'2 x 6'4

Garden 50' x 35' (15.24m x 10.67m).

Decked Terrace 18' x 16

Conservatory 10' (3.05m) x 8 approximately.

From Bideford Quay proceed into Heywood Road and follow the road until reaching the roundabout on the A39. Continue across the roundabout signposted Northam, Westward Ho! and Appledore. Follow the road and take the second turning on the left into Bay View Road, continue to the end of this road and Upper Lodge will be found on the right hand side on the corner of Stanwell Hill.

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18 February 2012


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