4 bedroom detached house for sale

Rumsam Gardens, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32

Sold STC £430,000

Property Description

Key features

  • SUBSTANTIAL MOST ATTRACTIVE MODERN GEORGIAN STYLE PROPERTY
  • GENEROUS CORNER PLOT WITH GOOD SIZE GARDENS INCLUDING A BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED AND SOUTH FACING REAR GARDEN
  • 4 BEDROOMS TO MAIN HOUSE
  • GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM AND FIRST FLOOR BATHROOM
  • SPACIOUS TWO DOUBLE BEDROOM ANNEXE, BEING SELF CONTAINED IF NECESSARY
  • GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING
  • PVCU DOUBLE GLAZING THROUGHOUT
  • DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE WITH AMPLE DRIVEWAY PARKING
  • HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER RESIDENTIAL LOCATION
  • CLOSE TO ALL LOCAL SCHOOLS, DOCTORS AND AMENITIES

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in one of the most favoured locations of Barnstaple is this spacious detached property offering extremely versatile accommodation which is currently arranged as a 4 bedroom detached house with an adjoining 2 bedroom self-contained annexe.

The accommodation could easily be adapted to make one large 6 bedroom family home but, of course, the ideal scenario would be for those purchasers seeking an annexe for a dependent relative or provide an income for a dependent relative.

The current vendors have lived at the property for over 30 years and have maintained both the exterior and the interior to an excellent standard, with lovely mature gardens extending to the rear, front and side, with the rear gardens enjoying a south-facing aspect with many sunny patio areas in addition to a detached double garage with ample drive way parking.

In brief the main house comprises: entrance hall with laminate flooring, under stairs cupboard, lounge with double glazed window, pvcu sliding patio doors leading to the rear garden, attractive fireplace with marble inset hearth and surround with fitted gas fire. Shower room with 3-piece white suite with corner shower cubicle, wc, wash hand basin, part tiled walls, tiled floor and fitted towel rail. The dining room, with laminate flooring and window to front, has a door opening through to a generous kitchen which is comprehensively fitted with an excellent range of modern wall and base units, working surfaces, inset sink, 4-ring gas hob with extractor over, built in eye level electric double oven, integrated dishwasher and fridge, built in wine rack and window overlooking the rear garden. The kitchen and dining room could easily be opened into one providing a lovely open social entertaining space. The utility room leads off from the kitchen with plumbing for washing machine, Butler sink, wall mounted Glow-Worm gas fired boiler, window and door to outside, and it is from the utility that a door gives access to the separate annexe (accommodation to follow separately).

Stairs lead to the first floor landing, airing cupboard with shelving and hot water cylinder, hatch access to loft space. Bathroom with 3 piece whisper grey suite, modern panelled bath with mixer shower attachment, vanitory wash handbasin, w.c., and majority tiled walls. The master bedroom offers a range of fitted bedroom furniture and a window overlooking the rear garden, bedroom 2 is situated to the front and is a generous double room, bedroom 3 has a window overlooking the rear and fitted bedroom furniture, and bedroom 4 is a single room with views to the front. The annexe can be accessed via the utility room, however there is a separate private entrance door leading to the lounge.

Annexe accommodation briefly comprises: kitchen with dual aspect windows, range of fitted wall and base units, space for electric cooker, wall mounted gas fired boiler, inset sink unit, door to lounge with recently fitted electric fire and surround on hearth, dual aspect windows, private entrance door and stairs to first floor landing where there are two double bedrooms, the larger offering a range of fitted bedroom furniture, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Shower room with 3-piece white suite with double shower cubicle with bi-fold doors, w.c., and pedestal wash hand basin.

Outside, the property is situated on a generous level corner plot with a low boundary wall to the front, with flower beds and borders with mature shrubs and plants. A brick paved pathway leads to the front entrance and around to the side are lawned areas to the front. A pedestrian gate gives access to the extremely well-tended south facing rear garden which offers a good degree of privacy and various seating areas, ideal for outdoor dining at various times of the day. There is a good size productive vegetable plot, greenhouse, a lovely lawned area with well stocked flower beds and borders with a variety of flowering shrubs, roses and plants, useful timber garden shed and from the generous top patio area there is also the detached double garage with pvcu double glazed door and window with power and light connected, one up and over door and one remote electric up and over door, there is also a rear pedestrian gate which gives access to the front of the garage where there is generous driveway parking.

It is certainly a rarity for properties such as this to become available on the open market which offers such versatile accommodation with a generous main residence in addition to a two bedroom annexe in such a highly sought after and desirable location.

The much favoured area of Rumsam is
situated on the south east side of the town and is convenient for local facilities at Newport and for access to the North Devon Link Road. Barnstaple town centre is within easy driving distance and offers further shops, banks and leisure facilities. An excellent bus service operates in the area and a branch railway line links Barnstaple with Exeter St. David's and Exeter Central.
From Barnstaple Town Centre head out of town towards Newport. Continue along Newport Road and upon reaching the traffic lights turn right into South Street. Proceed for a short distance taking the first left hand turn into Rumsam Road. Continue towards the end taking the left hand turn into Rumsam Gardens. The property will be seen a short way along on the right hand side with a for sale board clearly displayed.

ENTRANCE HALL 

DINING ROOM 
3.56m x 2.77m

UTILITY 
2.1m x 4.5m

BEDROOM 3 
2.77m x 2.74m

BEDROOM 4 
3.56m x 1.75m

BATHROOM 
2.84m (max) x 1.75m (max)

ANNEXE 

GROUND FLOOR 

LOUNGE 
4.24m x 3.76m

KITCHEN 
2.74m x 2.57m

FIRST FLOOR 

BEDROOM 1 
4.24m x 3.56m

BEDROOM 2 
2.77m x 2.41m

SHOWER ROOM 
1.78m x 1.68m

DOUBLE GARAGE 
5.44m x 6.07m

COUNCIL TAX BAND 
D - NDDC - At the time of preparing these sales particulars the council tax banding is correct. However, purchasers should be aware that improvements carried out by the vendor may affect the property's council tax banding following a sale.

SERVICES 
Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.

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09 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Barnstaple (1.0 mi)
  • Chapleton (3.6 mi)
  • Umberleigh (5.5 mi)
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39-41 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 1SA

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Nearest stations

  • Barnstaple (1.0 mi)
  • Chapleton (3.6 mi)
  • Umberleigh (5.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Webbers Property Services, Barnstaple

39-41 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 1SA

01271 604026 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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