3 bedroom detached house for sale

Park Cottage, Detached Period Property, Bideford, Devon, EX39

Sold STC £279,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Detached Property
  • Convenient Location
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen
  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Driveway & Single Garage
  • Attached Two Storey Barn
  • In need of modernisation
  • Generous Sized Gardens

Full description

A rare opportunity to acquire this period detached property with attached two storey barn located in a quiet yet convenient location within minutes walk of the town centre. 2 reception rooms, kitchen & utility room. three double bedrooms and family bathroom. Estuary views, decent sized gardens, off street parking for 6 vehicles, single garage and attached period two storey barn which could be converted into annexe, holiday let or used for home business premises, stpp.

EPC Band E.

Situation & Amenities - The Old Sawmill is located within easy walking distance of Bideford town centre, which sits on the banks of the River Torridge and offers a wide range of amenities including various shops, butchers, pubs, restaurants, cafes, places of worship, schooling for all ages (public and private) and four supermarkets. There is also easy access to the Tarka Trail, which affords superb walks or cycle rides that extend beyond Torrington and Barnstaple. The renowned coastal town of Westward Ho! offers a good range of amenities and boasts a three mile long safe and sandy beach which joins Northam Burrows Country Park and the Royal North Devon Golf Course which is reputed to be the oldest links course in England. Westward Ho! has the nearest access to the South West Coast Path which affords excellent walks and stunning vistas of the rugged North Devon coastline. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately nine miles away offering the area's main train station, business, shopping and commercial venues. There are also good transport opportunities via train or the A361 Link Road connecting to the motorway at Junction 27 (of the M5).



Description - A rare opportunity to acquire this period detached property located in a quiet yet convenient location within minutes walk of Bideford town centre. Believed to date back to the 17th century, the property was originally a farmhouse before being converted into a cottage the following century. Later, in the 20th century, the grounds and barn of this property was used as a Sawmill, hence the name 'The Old Sawmill'. The property is reputed along with the civil war fort (Chudleigh) to be one of the oldest buildings in East-The-Water. The property sits in a generous plot with private driveway allowing off street parking for up to 6 vehicles, single attached garage and sunny gardens that wrap around the property. Internally the property is need of some modernisation but is deceptively spacious. There are two Reception Rooms, Kitchen and Utility Room on the Ground Floor and three decent sized Bedrooms and Family Bathroom on the First Floor. The property also has the benefit of an attached period two storey Barn, with a new slate roof installed in 2016 and has the potential to be used for many uses such being converted into an annexe, holiday let or used for home business premises STPP.
The accommodation, with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplan, but comprises;



Entrance Porch - Wooden decorative Entrance canopy porch with a double glazed wooden door into the main Entrance Hall with stairs rising to the First Floor, tessellated period tiled floor, radiator and doors into;

Study - Parquet wood flooring, telephone point, wooden double glazed window to front and opening into the Dining Room.

Living Room - Wooden double glazed window to front, exposed stonework wall, coved ceiling, exposed feature ceiling beams, slate built in shelving, gas feature coal effect fire with wooden mantle and slate hearth. Door leading into;

Dining Room - Exposed ceiling beams, door lintels and electric feature wood burning stove with wooden mantle and stone hearth. Parquet wood flooring, built in shelving, radiator and feature stain glass window looking into;

Kitchen - Farmhouse style kitchen with exposed wooden beam lintels, inset gas range oven, wall and floor units, roll top work surface, two wooden double glazed windows to rear, 11/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Display cabinets, space for fridge/freezer and space for dishwasher. Door to;

Utility Room - Double glazed window to rear, work surface with sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and door to WC comprising obscure window to rear, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

First Floor Landing - Built in airing cupboard housing gas combination boiler which provides domestic hot water and heating for the property. Double glazed window to rear. Doors to;

Bedroom 1 - Double glazed window to front, built in wardrobes and radiator.

Bedroom 2 - Double glazed window to front, built in wardrobe, cupboard and radiator.

Bedroom 3 - Double glazed window to rear, built in wardrobe and radiator.

Family Bathroom - Obscured double glazed window to rear, fully tiled walls, three piece white suite comprising panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and radiator.

Outside - The Old Sawmill is accessed via a private driveway with wrought iron double gates which leads up to the property, with extensive parking area for up to 6 vehicles. There is a single attached garage. A small set of stone steps lead up from the garden to the attached barn's double glazed double doors (described later).
The front garden is south facing with stone patio, lawn area, mature trees and shrubs, enclosed by a stone wall and two wrought iron pedestrian gates. Side and rear gardens are enclosed by stone wall and wooden fencing, with a feature archway and pathway that leads around to the rear, with a gate leading to Grange Road.
These gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a range of mature shrubs, plants and fruit trees.

The Barn - The attached stone two storey barn comprises concrete floor, exposed stone work and wooden lintels on the Ground Floor and stairs rising to the First Floor. On the First Floor there is a feature period arrow hole window, exposed beams, new slate roof completed in 2016, three wooden velux windows and a double glazed large circular port hole window with the best estuary views from the property over the Torridge Estuary towards Bideford Quay.
This barn has the potential to be converted into auxiliary accommodation/studio/work shop/home business/ holiday let or incorporated into the main house, subject to planning permission.

Directions - From Bideford Quay with the River Torridge on your left, turn left over the Old Bideford Bridge. At the next mini roundabout, continue straight over proceeding up the hill taking the first left hand turning into Grange Road a 'no through road' where the property can be found on the left hand side.

Services - All mains services. Gas central heating.

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


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05 June 2016

Nearest station

  • Barnstaple (7.2 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Barnstaple (7.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags, Bideford

4 The Quay, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2HW

01237 720007 Local call rate

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