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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Northam, Bideford, Devon, EX39

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Extremely versatile
  • 4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms
  • Sitting room & sun room
  • Dining room/study
  • Modern kitchen/breakfast room
  • Off street parking & garage
  • South facing garden
  • Easy access to amenities

Full description

Superbly presented period home arranged over three story's, sympathetically restored and improved by the current owners, situated on the highly sought after residential road of Orchard Hill within walking distance of amenities. Sitting room, dining room/study, sun room, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 en-suites, bathroom, extensive garden, garage and parking.

EPC Band D

Situation & Amenities - Tirinie is situated on one of the most highly sought after residential roads in the area, within walking distance of Bideford's amenities and easy access to the three mile long sandy, surfing beach at Westward Ho! The port and market town of Bideford sits on the banks of the River Torridge and offers a wide range of amenities including schooling for all ages (public and private) and four supermarkets. The village of Northam benefits from an excellent range of amenities including Post Office, newsagents, small supermarket, pubs and restaurants, church, primary school, library, health and dental centre and a swimming pool. There is also access to the Tarka Trail, which affords superb walks or cycle rides that extend beyond Torrington and Barnstaple. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 10 miles away and offers all the area's main business, shopping and commercial venues. There are also good transport opportunities via the A361 link road, which connects to the motorway network at junction 27 of the M5 or via rail and the Tarka Line.

Description - This is a rare opportunity to acquire this superbly presented four bedroom period home which has been sympathetically restored and improved by the current owners. Believed to date back to 1871, it was once occupied by a former sea captain and also used as a Post Office. Whilst renovating and adding contemporary touches the vendors have managed to retain a wealth of character features such as original parquet and flagstone flooring, combined with the comfort of modern conveniences. The accommodation is now arranged over three story's with a Sitting Room, Sun Room with views over the garden, Dining Room/ Study and modern Kitchen/ Breakfast Room on the Ground Floor. There are three Bedrooms, Bathroom and En-Suite on the First Floor, with an additional Master Bedroom on the top floor with En-Suite. The garden is private and south facing, with a single attached garage and off street parking for a compact vehicle to the front. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplan, but comprises in brief;

Entrance - Via a wooden glazed front door and period canopy porch into;

Entrance Hall - UPVC double glazed sash window to side, original flagstone flooring, stairs rising to first floor, cupboard housing electricity meters, cupboard housing Worcester gas combination boiler which provides domestic hot water and heating for the property. Doors to;

Study/ Dining Room - UPVC double glazed sash window to front, double panelled radiator, parque flooring, built in shelving with storage below. Door into the Kitchen/ Breakfast Room.

Sitting Room - Open fireplace with wooden mantel and cast iron surround, stone hearth, recess book shelving with storage underneath, double panelled radiator, parque flooring, floor to ceiling wooden windows into the Sun Room. Door into Kitchen/ Breakfast Room and;

Sun Room - Dual aspect room with wooden double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden.

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room - Dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed sash windows to the front and the rear and under stairs storage cupboard. The Kitchen area has range of hand made oak units with wall, floor and display cabinets with solid wood work surface over, tiled splash backs, sink and drainer with mixer tap, built in dishwasher, fridge, space for a gas range and double panelled radiator. A door leads back into the Study/ Dining Room. UPVC double glazed door to the rear garden.

First Floor Landing - Door and stairs lead into the second floor. Doors to;

Bedroom 2 - Dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed sash windows to side and rear with views over Bideford. Double panelled radiator.

Bedroom 3 - UPVC double glazed sash windows to rear with views over Bideford. Built in wardrobe and double panelled radiator.

Bedroom 4 - Dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed sash windows to side and front. Double panelled radiator and door to;

En-Suite - UPVC double glazed sash window to side, fully tiled walls, double shower cubicle with mains shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

Bathroom - UPVC double glazed part frosted sash window to front, part tiled walls, three piece white suite comprising low level WC, vanity unit wash hand basin, panelled bath and double panelled radiator.

Second Floor -

Master Bedroom - Additional sitting and study area, this could make an ideal Studio.
Two UPVC double glazed velux windows with views over Bideford towards the estuary. One double panelled radiator, built in cupboards with door to loft space, door to;

En-Suite - UPVC double glazed velux window, part tiled walls, corner shower cubicle with electric shower, vanity unity wash hand basin with mixer tap over and low level WC.

Outside - From the rear door in the kitchen steps lead down to the rear garden with a covered log store, useful storage under the sun room and stone chipping patio area ideal for entertaining and seating.
The good sized garden is south facing, private and enclosed by stone walls with a series of raised stone beds with shrubs and flowers. The majority of the garden in mainly laid to lawn with ornamental pond, fruit trees, summer house, wooden shed and mature shrubs. Steps lead up to the rear of the single attached garage which has roof storage, power and light entered from the rear via a courtesy door and double wooden doors to the front of the garage. The front garden is enclosed by a low stone wall, wooden picket fencing and stone pillared entrance way with wrought iron gates. Stone chipping area, to the side driveway and off street parking for one small vehicle.

Services - All mains services connected. Gas central heating.

Directions - From Bideford Quay with the River Torridge on your right hand side, proceed towards Northam passing Morrisons on your right and Rydons Garage on your left. Take the right hand turning just before the speed camera into Orchard Hill. Follow the road up the hill where the property can be found on your right hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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08 September 2016


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