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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Killerton Road, Bude, Cornwall, EX23

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive 1920's 'Arts and Crafts' house in popular residential location
  • Retaining a wealth of original features and spacious rooms
  • Five reception rooms, Modern kitchen and bathrooms
  • Six/seven bedrooms, cellar, utility, cloakroom and WC
  • Enclosed plot with generous gardens and garaging

Full description

Situated in one of the town's most sought after residential locations is this beautiful, detached 'Arts and Crafts' home. Built in 1923 for a prominent Bude businessman, the house still bears his initials on various ironmongery throughout. The property has not been on the open market for in excess of fifty years and is sure to be of considerable interest to those whom appreciate the fine architectural details this home has to offer.

One cannot help but be overwhelmed by the: oak and walnut panelling, stripped wooden flooring, exposed feature ceiling beams and plaster cornice, impressive proportions and fireplaces throughout.

The accommodation is beautifully presented and comprises: reception hall, sitting room, dining room, snug, sun room, breakfast room, kitchen, cloakroom, utility room and WC; on the first and second floors there are six spacious bedrooms, some with sea views, and a further bedroom 7/study. There is also a cellar, garage and landscaped gardens to the front, rear and side. Viewing strictly by appointment only.

Directions - From the centre of Bude proceed out of town along The Strand and turn left at the mini roundabout and left almost immediately again into Killerton Road. Continue to ascend the hill where the property will be found towards the top on the left-hand side.

Entrance Porch - Part glazed and leaded oak entrance doors lead into the porch with marble tiled flooring and a further stained glass door leading into:-

Reception Hall - 22' max x 12' average (6.71m max x 3.66m average) - An impressive reception hall with original oak and walnut panelling, exposed wooden flooring, feature ceiling beams, brick chimney surround with slate hearth housing cast iron multi-fuel burning stove, original stained glass and leaded window to the front elevation with timber surround and feature arch with plaster moulding. A staircase ascends to the first floor with storage under and original doors serve the following rooms:-

Cloakroom - Double glazed window to the side elevation, large storage cupboard under stairs, coat hooks throughout and a further door leading into:-

Wc - Low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, heated chrome towel rail, tiled flooring and obscure double glazed window to the side elevation.

Sitting Room - 17'2 max x 16' (5.23m max x 4.88m) - An impressive formal reception room with a large double glazed window to the side elevation, two further original stained glass and leaded windows either side of the chimney recess, again with brick surround, slate hearth and large wood burner inset. Decorative ceiling coving throughout, feature arch with plaster detailing, fitted bookshelf with glazed doors and double radiator.

Dining Room - 18'6 max into bay, 12'10 min x 17'8 (5.64m max int - A stunning dining room with a large walk-in double glazed bay window to the side elevation, two further windows to the side and rear elevation, plaster ceiling cornice and feature ceiling rose, picture railing and dado rail throughout, exposed wooden floorboards, original fireplace with brick and timber surround with mantle over (currently not in use) and double radiator.

Snug - 12'2 x 10'4 (3.71m x 3.15m) - A cosy reception room with original leaded stained glass window to the front elevation, exposed feature ceiling beams, further original brick and timber fire surround with gas fire mounted on a tiled hearth. Double radiator, door into sun lounge and further door leading into:-

Utility Room - 10' x 7'2 (3.05m x 2.18m) - Leaded windows to the side elevation and pedestrian door leading to outside. This useful room has space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, further space for additional freezer, fitted shelving with coat hooks throughout and tiled flooring making this an excellent boot room, as well as utility.

Sun Lounge - 22'6 x 13'8 (6.86m x 4.17m) - A large dual aspect sun lounge with double glazed windows and doors to the front and side elevations and french doors leading out to the paved front garden. This impressive room benefits from vaulted ceilings with exposed timber A-frames, purlins, timber clad ceiling, oak flooring throughout and double radiator. We are advised that this room was formerly a snooker room in its earlier years.

Breakfast Room - 13' x13'6 max (3.96m x 4.11m max) - A light and spacious breakfast room with double glazed aluminium bi-fold doors leading out to the garden, exposed wooden floorboards, large chimney recess housing the gas-fired Aga mounted on a slate hearth with tiled chimney surround and timber mantle over, built-in shelving unit to one side and single radiator. Door leading into:-

Kitchen - 15'6 x 15' (4.72m x 4.57m) - A dual aspect kitchen with double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations and further pedestrian door leading out to the front. The kitchen has recently been re-fitted with a matching range of high quality oak wall and floor cupboards and work surface over, one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap over, space and plumbing for automatic dishwasher, space for large range cooker with fitted extractor over and further space for an American style fridge freezer. Tiled flooring throughout, double radiator, recess ceiling spotlights and a large walk-in pantry with fitted shelving.

First Floor Landing - Large turning oak staircase ascends to the first floor landing with original feature stained glass window to the side elevation, decorative ceiling cornice and plaster roses throughout, half wall panelling and further staircase ascending to the second floor with large storage cupboard under. Airing cupboard housing the water cylinder with slatted shelving. Original doors serve the following rooms:-

Study/Bedroom Seven - 10'6 x 8'6 (3.20m x 2.59m) - Double glazed window to the side elevation, single radiator, exposed wooden flooring and picture railing.

Master Bedroom - 18'7 x 13'8 (5.66m x 4.17m) - An impressive master bedroom with a large double glazed window to the side elevation enjoying views over the town and towards the Castle, Barrel Rock and the sea beyond. Decorative plaster ceiling cornice, picture railing and single radiator. To one side there is a low level WC, bidet and pedestal wash hand basin. (In the agent's opinion, there is certainly sufficient space for a private and self-contained en-suite to be created within this room.)

Bedroom Two - 18'4 x 14'2 max (5.59m x 4.32m max) - Dual aspect double room with a large double glazed window to the side elevation, enjoying pleasant town and rural views, further double glazed windows to the side elevation, decorative plaster ceiling cornice and picture railing. Wash hand basin with vanity cupboard, single radiator and large walk-in wardrobe with fitted shelving and rail.

Bedroom Three - 13'6 max into bay x 13'6 (4.11m max into bay x 4.1 - Large double glazed bay window to the rear elevation enjoying views over the garden, town and sea views in the distance. Picture railing, single radiator and wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under.

Bedroom Four - 12'10 max into bay, x 12' (3.91m max into bay, x 3 - Double glazed bay window to the front elevation, picture railing, single radiator, wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under, original tiled fire surround with timber mantle over (no longer in use).

Family Bathroom - 8'10 x 7'7 (2.69m x 2.31m) - Fitted with a modern white suite and comprising panelled bath with Mira shower over and tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, large heated towel rail, recess ceiling spotlights, tiled flooring, double glazed window to the rear elevation and door leading to a large walk-in loft storage.

Shower Room - 6'8 x 4' (2.03m x 1.22m) - Fitted with a modern white suite comprising low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, quadrant shower enclosure with electric Mira shower over, heated chrome towel rail, full wall tiling with decorative mosaic border and double glazed window to the side elevation.

Second Floor Landing - A staircase leads up to a light and spacious second floor landing with rooflight window to the side elevation and two large walk-in storage lofts providing an abundance of easily accessible storage. Doors serve the following rooms:-

Bedroom Five - 16'7 x 14'3 (5.05m x 4.34m) - A large double room with double glazed window to the side elevation a further double glazed window enjoying stunning views over the town towards the Castle, sand dunes and the sea beyond. Single radiator, wall mounted wash hand basin and further access to under eaves storage.

Bedroom Six - 14' x 10' (4.27m x 3.05m) - A twin room with a double glazed window to the rear elevation, fitted wardrobe and storage unit, single radiator, wash hand basin and exposed wooden floorboards.

Basement - 14'7 max x 10'8 max (4.45m max x 3.25m max) - Accessed from the rear garden, a pedestrian door leads to a useful basement room, providing an ideal storage space, with windows to the rear elevation and a floor mounted gas-fired central heating boiler providing domestic hot water and heating.

Outside - Rannoch is situated on an extensive plot with a large front and side garden, being laid to patio and hard landscaped areas for ease of maintenance, with an original cobbled path leading up to the front door. To the side of the property is a further area of garden laid to lawn with a shrub border and a path with pedestrian gate leading to an extensive rear garden, being enclosed with a stone boundary wall and timber fencing. The rear garden is laid mostly to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and various planting borders throughout. There are also various paved gravelled and decked seating areas providing sufficient entertaining space for a house of this size. There is also a built-in barbecue area, potting shed, log store and pedestrian gate to the rear of the garden which then leads out to the garage.

Single Garage - A large single garage/workshop with entrance door and power and light connected. Access to the garage is via a shared tarmac driveway to the southern side of the property.

Council Tax - Band F

Services - All mains services connected.

Tenure - Freehold

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