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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Ford Rise, Bideford, North Devon, EX39

Guide Price £465,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached adaptable residence
  • Estuary views
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 3 en-suites & bathroom
  • Arranged over 3 floors
  • Double garage & parking
  • Annexe potential

Full description

Built in 2004 this is deceptively spacious and adaptable, with estuary & countryside views, arranged over three floors incl extensive garaging. Ideal family home/dual occupation, annexe/income potential, parking and garden.

EPC Band C

Situation & Amenities - 17 Ford Rise sits in an elevated position, commanding stunning far reaching views over the River Torridge and the countryside beyond. Located on the outskirts of Bideford within walking distance of the town and easy access of all the amenities and leisure pursuits. The River Torridge is within easy access and offers sailing and kayaking opportunities. The Tarka Trail is also close by and extends beyond Torrington and Barnstaple and is ideal for walkers and cyclists alike. There is a good range of amenities including banks, public houses, various shops, restaurants, places of worship, schooling for all ages (public and private) and four supermarkets. The sandy beach at Westward Ho! is approximately 3 miles away and adjoins the Northam Burrows Country Park and the Royal North Devon Golf Club, which is reputed to be the oldest links course in England. The regional centre of Barnstaple is approximately 10 miles away and offers all the areas main shopping, business, commercial and leisure pursuits. The North Devon link road and the rail station provide good transport possibilities.

Description - We are delighted to offer for sale this individual detached home situated in a popular and convenient location in the historic port and market town of Bideford. Deceptive from the front elevation the accommodation is well presented, spacious and versatile which could suit as one substantial family home or as dual occupation. The lower ground floor could be adapted into a self-contained apartment/annexe or used as home/ business (subject to any necessary planning consents). Externally, the property sits in a generous elevated plot with estuary views with the countryside beyond, with gardens that wrap around the property taking advantage of these views. There is extensive garaging and off street parking for a number of vehicles. The accommodation and dimensions are more clearly shown on the accompanying floorplan but comprises;

Entrance - Via an oak effect entrance door with matching side windows into;



Hallway - Coved ceiling, staircase rising to the first floor, radiator, cupboards and spot lights. A concealed door to the lower staircase leads down to the lower floor. Doors to;

Sitting Room - Dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed windows enjoying superb views of the river Torridge and the surrounding countryside. Two radiators, TV point, telephone point, solid oak flooring, coved ceiling and spot lights. Door into;

Dining Room - Double aspect room with views of the river Torridge, surrounding woodland and countryside. Coved ceiling, double radiator, spot lights and wall lights. Door into;

Kitchen - Double aspect room with a range of oak fronted wall and floor units, glass fronted display cabinets with granite effect work surfaces and tiled splash backs. 11/2 bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap over, under cabinet lighting, integrated dishwasher, space and plumbing for washing machine, integrated fridge freezer, eye level double oven and ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Door into Hallway.

Bedroom 1 - Window to rear enjoying river views. A range of fitted furniture comprising double wardrobe, bedside cabinets, double radiator, TV point, telephone point and spot lights. Door into;

En-Suite - UPVC obscured double glazed window to rear. Three piece white suite comprising double shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, fully tiled walls, spot lights, heated towel rail and coved ceiling.

Bedroom 2 - UPVC double glazed window to rear with estuary and countryside views. Coved ceiling, radiator, TV point and spot lights. Door into;

En-Suite - Three piece white suite comprising tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and extractor fan.

Bedroom 3 - UPVC double glazed window to front. Coved ceiling and radiator.

Bedroom 4 - UPVC double glazed window to front. Coved ceiling and radiator.

Study - UPVC double glazed window to rear with estuary and countryside views in the distance. Coved ceiling, telephone point, radiator, TV point and spot lights.

Family Bathroom - Obscure UPVC double glazed window to front. Three piece white suite comprising spa bath with mixer taps, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, fully tiled walls, heated towel rail, spot lights and extractor fan.

First Floor - Radiator, access to eaves storage cupboard (restricted height), velux window and radiator. Doors to;

Bedroom 5 - Velux window and radiator. Door to;

En-Suite - Shower cubicle, tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

Bedroom 6 - Velux window, radiator and doors to storage eaves (restricted height).

Dressing Room/ Storage - Access to loft space/ storage eaves.

Lower Ground Floor -

Double Garage - Remote controlled double up and over door, storage cupboard and coved ceiling. Doors to;

Laundry Room - UPVC double glazed window to front, coved ceiling, shelving and wall mounted gas fired boiler which provides domestic hot water and heating for the property. Doors to;

Storage Rooms/ Games Room & Gym - Coved ceiling, radiator, UPVC double glazed window and door to the side that leads to the rear garden. Door to cloakroom with pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. One of these rooms is currently being used as a gym with tiled flooring, coved ceiling and radiator.

Special Note - These individual storage rooms could be adapted to create a self-contained apartment/ annexe, subject to the relevant planning permissions.

Outside - The property is approached via a stone pillared entrance with metal double gates, that leads onto a private driveway and double garage at the rear of the property. There is enough off street parking for 5-6 vehicles.

The gardens are private and enclosed by low stone wall and fence panels. The garden enjoys views over the river Torridge towards countryside and woodland in the distance. There is an area of lawn with mature trees and shrubs, decked patio and stone laid patio area.

Services - All mains services.

Directions - From Bideford Quay, with the River Torridge on your left hand side, proceed towards Torrington. Take the left hand turning at the mini roundabout signposted towards Torrington on the A386. Continue along this road for a short distance taking the first right hand turning into Ford Rise. Then turn immediately right where the property can be found at the end of the road.

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


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