8 bedroom detached house for sale

Northam, Northam, Bideford, Devon, EX39

Under Offer £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Features
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • B & B Potential
  • 5 Reception Rooms
  • 7 Bedrooms (All En suite)
  • Double Garage + Parking
  • Gardens
  • Sits In Approx 1 Acre

Full description

An exceptional 8 bedroom period house in this highly convenient location. Offering spacious and versatile accommodation suitable for a variety of purposes including B&B or small hotel. The property sits within grounds of approx 1 acre.

EPC Band F.

Situation & Amenities - This superb detached residence is located in the highly convenient location close to the port and market town of Bideford, the village centre of Northam, the A39 North Devon link road and the beach at Westward Ho!. The village of Northam is approximately 1/2 a mile away and offers a range of amenities including local shops, post office, public house, restaurant and swimming pool. The village of Westward Ho! is approximately 2 miles away with its renowned 3 mile long safe sandy beach (which has blue flag status), which adjoins the Northam Burrows Country Park and the Royal North Devon Golf Club (which is the oldest links course in England). The South West coast path runs through Westward Ho! and offers fantastic coastal walks along the rugged North Devon coastline. The port and market town of Bideford offers an excellent range of amenities including schooling for all ages, places of worship, shops, pubs and restaurants, as well as three supermarkets. The A39 North Devon link road is easily accessible and offers easy access to the regional centre of Barnstaple and junction 27 of the M5, which leads to the motorway network beyond.

The accommodation and dimensions are more clearly shown on the accompanying floorplan but comprises;

Description - This is a rare opportunity to acquire an exceptional period property in this superb location with grounds of approximately 1 acre in total, all within easy access of the amenities. This fine period residence was believed to have been constructed in 1820 for the head of the British Forces in India. Over the years the property has had various uses including a school and a hotel. At present this private residence still offers versatility and elegant well proportioned accommodation suitable for a variety of purposes. Stone built with mullioned windows under a slate roof, this property still retains many of the period features including marble fireplaces, ceiling mouldings, deep skirting boards and door architraves. The property is approached through wrought iron gates and leads to an area of off road parking and turning laid to stone chippings to the front of the property. Off to the side is a garage block consisting of two garages and a further parking area for a boat or caravan. The plot is bordered by a mixture of stone walls, mature hedgerow and fencing and enjoys a good degree of privacy. To the rear of the property is a good sized patio area, ideal for entertaining whilst to the side is a ornamental fish pond with a stone surround and decked area with pergola. Throughout the garden are various mature trees and shrubs, expanses of flower borders and shrubberies. Front door to;

Entrance Porch - Gothic style window to front elevation. Feature ceiling with ceiling moldings. Double doors lead to

Reception Hallway - Stairs rise to first floor landing. Walk-in storage cupboard. Ornate fireplace. Central archway.

Cloakroom - Two wash hand basins. Spotlights. Two separate low level WC's.

Cloakroom Two - Two wash hand basins. Spotlights. Hatch access to loft space. Low level WC.

Sitting Room - A superb dual aspect room with bay window to side elevation and patio doors leading out onto the garden with window to front elevation with window shutters. Gas fire with cast iron insert with marble surround. Ceiling mouldings.

Snug / Bar - Window to front elevation with window shutters. Gas fire with cast iron insert and marble surround. Wood floor. The old hotel bar remains with its decorative carvings. Ceiling mouldings.

Dining Room - A well proportioned dual aspect room with two windows to side elevation with window shutters and window to rear elevation. Gas fire with cast iron insert and marble surround. Ceiling mouldings.

Office - Window to rear elevation with window shutters. Door leads to the cellar. Storage cupboard.

Cellars - The cellars are located under the front rooms of the house and measure approximately 41'0 x 18'0 overall.

Family Room - Window to side elevation with windows shutters. Gas fire with cast iron insert and wood mantel over.

Kitchen - Window to rear elevation. French doors lead to rear garden. Fitted with handmade chestnut units with Cornish marble work surfaces and ceramic double sink unit. Ash floor. Integrated fridge and dishwasher. Glass display cabinet with a further range of excellent storage cupboards. Central island with further units below. Coved ceiling with spotlights. Integrated range cooker with extractor over.

Inner Hallway - Two windows overlooking the inner courtyard. Door gives access to this courtyard. Boiler room houses the floor mounted boiler.

Cloakroom / Utility - Window to side elevation. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, fridge and freezer.

Workshop - Door leads to the courtyard. Two windows. Work bench. Hatch access to loft space.

Half Landing - Feature double height arch window to side elevation. Stairs rise to the first floor landing.

First Floor Landing - Ceiling mouldings. Stairs lead to the second floor with under stair storage cupboard.

Bedroom 1 - Window to front elevation. Ceiling mouldings. Built-in wardrobes.

En Suite - Comprises of low level WC, vanity wash hand basin and bath with shower over. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 - Window to front elevation. Ceiling mouldings.

En Suite - Comprises of low level WC, vanity wash hand basin and bath with shower over.

Bedroom 3 - A light and airy dual aspect room with window to front and side elevations. Ceiling mouldings.

En Suite - Comprises of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with shower over.

Sewing Room - Window to side elevation. Ceiling mouldings.

Bedroom 4 - Windows to side and rear elevation affording views over Bideford. Ceiling mouldings.

En Suite - Comprises of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with shower over. Window to rear elevation.

Study - Window to rear elevation. Ceiling mouldings.

Family Bathroom - Comprises of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle and Jacuzzi bath. Window to side elevation. Airing cupboard housing boiler and hot water tank with wooden slatted shelving (second boiler).

Bedroom 5 - Widow to side elevation. Built-in wardrobes.

En Suite - Comprises of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with shower over.

Bedroom 6 - Window to rear elevation. Vanity wash hand basin. Shower cubicle.

En Suite Cloakroom - Comprises of low level WC.

Bedroom 7 - A dual aspect room with windows to rear and side elevations. Vanity wash hand basin.

Agents Note - It is understood that a door from this room leads to the fire escape which is currently blocked up.

En Suite - Comprises of low level WC and bath with shower over. Window to side elevation.

Second Floor Landing - Window to rear elevation. Access leads to the roof space.

Sitting Room - Window to side elevation overlooking Bideford. Built-in storage cupboard.

Kitchenette - Fitted with a range of matching wall and base units, stainless steel single drainer sink unit with tiled splash backs. Integrated fridge.

Bedroom - Window to side elevation.

En Suite - Comprises of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath.

Outside - The property is approached through wrought iron gates and leads to a parking and turning area laid to stone chipping's. To the side there is a;

Garage Block - Comprising or two garages and parking for a boat or caravan.

Garden - The garden is bordered by a mixture of stone walling, mature hedgerow and fencing and offers a good degree of privacy. Throughout the garden there are various mature plants, trees and shrubs, as well as borders housing flower plants and shrubs. To the rear of the property, accessed from the kitchen, is a good size patio area which is ideal for entertaining, whilst to the side of the property is an ornamental fish pond with stone surround, a decked area and pergola. There are also various areas of lawn.

Local Authority - Torridge District Council Riverbank House, Bideford, North Devon EX39 2QG. Tel: 01237 428700.

Directions - From our office in Bideford proceed towards Northam, with the River Torridge on your right hand side. Continue passing Morrisons supermarket on your right and the Rydons garage on your left hand side. At the Heywood Road roundabout continue straight across following signs for Northam, Westward Ho! and Appledore. After turning off the roundabout the driveway will be situated immediately on the right hand side with nameplate clearly displayed (the driveway to the property will be located before the turning to Limers Lane on the right hand side).

Services - Mains water, electricity and gas. Private drainage.

Web Find Reference - 29270

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Nearest station

  • Barnstaple (7.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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01237 720007 Local call rate

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