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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Irsha Street, Appledore, Bideford, Devon, EX39

Guide Price £599,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Heart of Conservation Area
  • Walking distance of amenities
  • 3/4 bedrooms
  • 3/4 reception rooms
  • Panoramic estuary views
  • Extensive gardens
  • Garage & parking

Full description

Offered with no onward chain this period attached home has a superb 35 foot long top floor with stunning panoramic estuary views! Situated on one of Appledore's most popular streets this deceptively spacious accommodation is arranged over three storeys with 3/4 bedrooms, 3/4 reception rooms, gardens, garage and parking. EPC Band D.

Situation & Amenities - The quaint fishing village of Appledore is renowned for its historic quayside and intertwining cobbled streets and old former fishermen's cottages. There is an excellent range of local amenities including an award winning local shop/ delicatessen, various cafes, restaurants, pubs, fish & chip shops, galleries and art & craft shops. There is also a primary school, church and regular bus service. There is a small slipway on Irsha Street and another in the village, which provides the possibility for a variety of water sports including jet skiing, sailing, launching of a boat and kayaking. Appledore is also home to the renowned Appledore Book Festival which is held every year showcasing well known authors and talks from guest celebrity speakers. The Northam Burrows Country Park is also within easy access and affords excellent walks, this adjoins The Royal North Devon Golf Course which is reputed to be the oldest links course in England. The safe and sandy beach at Westward Ho! is also within close proximity as is The Tarka Trail and South West Coast Path with excellent cycle routes, walks and stunning vistas of the rugged North Devon coastline. On the opposite side of the River is the highly sought after coastal village of Instow, which benefits from a similar range of amenities including several restaurants, hotel and sailing club.

The port and market town of Bideford is approximately four miles away and offers a wider range of amenities including schooling for all ages (public and private), banks, various shopping facilities, places of worship and five supermarkets. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 12 miles away and offers all the area's main business, shopping and commercial venues. There are good transport opportunities via the A361, which connects to the motorway network via junction 27 of the M5 or via rail at Tiverton Parkway and at Barnstaple.

Description - We are delighted to offer for sale this period attached home situated on one of Appledore's most popular streets. Captains Corner is a 'Book not to be judged by its cover', beyond it's Victorian facade and tucked away as the name suggests the property is actually arranged over three floors and is deceptively spacious, adaptable and homely. On the ground floor, there are two cosy separate reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room and useful utility room. On the first floor, there is fabulous garden room with patio doors that lead onto the private enclosed garden, which is rarity for Appledore. Also, on the first floor are three double bedrooms, family bathroom and separate shower room. The 35" open plan lounge/ bedroom on the top floor has the wow factor with uninterrupted estuary views across the Burrows towards Braunton and Instow. Currently used as a sitting room, this could either be utilised as one large master bedroom suite or split into two bedrooms if required. The property also comes with a larger than average garage also with a parking space in front, there is also on road parking in front of the property, which are all rare for the area.

The property is accessed via a vestibule entrance hallway with stairs leading up to the first floor. Doors into the sitting room, dining room and kitchen area. The sitting room has an open fireplace and window looking onto Irsha Street. The dining room has an open fireplace and period built in display cabinets within the alcoves. Double doors into the utility room (described later). The kitchen/ breakfast room has a range of country style wall and floor units with granite effect work surfaces, tiled splash backs and under cabinet lighting. The kitchen area also comprises dishwasher, space for fridge freezer, double panelled radiator, built in double oven and gas hob with extractor fan over. From the kitchen/ breakfast room a wooden door leads into utility room with doors leading into the dining room and the courtyard garden. Floor units matching those in the kitchen, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. This room is also ideal for the property's location to store surfboards and wet suits.

On the first floor landing, stairs continue to the second floor and doors into the garden room with wooden French style doors and patio doors into the garden. The shower room comprises a modern white suite with enclosed shower cubicle, mains shower, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Bedroom 2 has a window to the side, feature cast iron fireplace and wooden mantel. Bedroom 1 has a window overlooking Irsha Street, double panelled radiator and feature cast iron fireplace. Bedroom 3 has a window overlooking the rear and period cast iron fireplace. The bathroom has a wooden obscure sash window to the front, three piece white suite comprising panelled bath with hand shower attachment, low level WC, chrome heated towel rail and airing cupboard containing the boiler.

On the second floor landing there is a velux window and doors to the living room/bedroom. Spanning the full footprint of the property this room is currently used as a living room and additional bedroom for guests, with a large floor to ceiling double glazed windows and double doors opening onto the Juliet balcony with views over the Torridge estuary towards Braunton Burrows. This room also has velux windows to the rear and sides and eaves storage cupboards, the room could be used as master bedroom or divided into two rooms.

Outside - The courtyard is accessed from the utility room with storage shed and outside toilet. There is a formal lawned garden, from the garden room which is private, enclosed and not overlooked with mature trees and shrubs, patio area, BBQ area and covered stone building, and a small pond. Steps lead from the garden to the courtyard. A gate and steps lead from the front to the garden. The garage (19ft x 17ft) is located a short walk away from the property just off of West Appledore car park, with up and over door and parking space in front. There is also a mooring in the Torridge Estuary just off The Beaver pub.

Directions - From Bideford Quay with the River Torridge on your right, proceed towards Northam passing Morrisons supermarket on your right and Rydons Garage on your left. Upon reaching the Heywood Road roundabout follow the signs for Northam, Westward Ho! and Appledore. Stay on this road, passing the swimming pool and Appledore Football Club on your right. As you enter the village of Appledore you will drop down the hill and bear around to the left onto the historic Quay, continue along this road passing the large car park on the right hand side. Take the next turning right into Irsha Street and proceed along this road where the property can be found straight ahead as the road bears right.

Special Note - The property is located in a conservation area.

Contents, fixtures & fittings are also available by separate negotiation.

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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15 November 2016


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