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4 bedroom bungalow for sale

Eastacombe, Tawstock

Offers in Region of £529,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Family home with annex
  • 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps
  • Garage, off road parking
  • large level gardens
  • superb views to Exmoor

Full description

The property is set to the northern end of the very popular rural hamlet of Eastacombe which offers a range of older character properties as its nucleus, with a number of more modern individual properties surrounding. Locally, within about a mile at Tawstock is the noted Holywell primary school which has an excellent reputation. Barnstaple, about 2 miles to the north is the administrative centre for North Devon, offering an excellent range of both business and leisure facilities including the Green Lane shopping centre, out of town superstores, live theatre, leisure centre, Tarka tennis centre and a variety of educational facilities including a college of further education. To the east of the town at Portmore is a golf club and the town is connected by the Tarka Sprinter Train service through to the Cathedral city at Exeter. The North Devon Link road, about a mile from the property provides substantially improved communications to and from the North Devon area connecting directly as it does through to Junction 27 on the M5 motorway to the east side of Tiverton where there is also the Parkway railway station and where journey times to London/Paddington are approximately 2 hours distant. 

Some 5 miles to the west of Barnstaple is the coastal village of Instow with its sandy beach, yacht club and along the North Devon coastline Westward Ho!, Instow, Saunton, Croyde and Putsborough offer superb walks along the dramatic coastline, together with expanses of beach popular with bathers and surfers and there are also championship golf courses at Saunton and Westward Ho!

The property is set on a large level plot to the northern edge of the rural hamlet, with superb views afforded over open fields to the rear and away to the heather clad moors of Exmoor to the northeast. The property is a modern detached bungalow with accommodation on two floors and with the added benefit of a four room annexe added on the ground floor to the eastern side.

The house has been updated over the years with double glazing, new fascias, guttering and double glazed doors, has a Stanley oil fired Range providing hot water and central heating, with the property itself being south facing with a good sized front garden to one side of which is car parking for 4 to 5 vehicles to the front of the garage.

To the north side, a very private rear garden with terrace, lawns and with open fields to the north boundary with far reaching views.

The accommodation, with approximate room sizes comprises as follows:- Upvc entrance door to

ENTRANCE LOBBY 3'11 X 3'1 (1.19m X 0.94m) Parquet floor, coat hooks. Part glazed door to

ENTRANCE HALL 8'9 X 13' approx (2.67m X 3.96m approx) Stairs to first floor landing

LOUNGE 17'10 X 11'7 (5.44m X 3.53m) South facing. Panel radiator, stone fireplace, timber clad over with inset electric coal effect fire. Arch through to


DINING ROOM 10'8 X 9'2 (3.25m X 2.79m) Patio doors to rear garden with far reaching views, panel radiator, serving hatch to kitchen.

KITCHEN 11'7 X 11' (3.53m X 3.35m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units on 3 elevations with a variety of drawers and cupboards under, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing for dishwasher, wall units including 2 glazed display units with centre open display unit with spice drawers under, recessed pantry cupboard, space for tall fridge/freezer, Stanley oil fired Range providing both central heating and cooking. Part glazed door to

REAR CONSERVATORY/UTILITY 11'5 X 4'9 (3.48m X 1.45m) Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier. Door to garden.

BEDROOM 1 14'1 X 11' max (4.29m X 3.35m max) South facing, panel radiator, to the far end a pair of full height sliding mirror doors to the front of wardrobe space partially shelved. Door to

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 6' X 4'6 (1.83m X 1.37m) Double sized tray shower, fully tiled, electric shower unit, low level close coupled WC, vanity hand basin with storage cupboard under, extractor vent.

BEDROOM 2 12'10 X 10'11 (3.91m X 3.33m) Panel radiator. Door to recessed storage cupboard, hand basin set in vanity unit.

FAMILY BATHROOM 7'3 X 6'10 (2.21m X 2.08m) Corner spa bath with combination telephone shower/mixer tap, low level close couple WC, hand basin over vanity unit, mirror medicine cupboard over, external vent, fully tiled walls, heated towel rail/radiator, vinyl flooring. From the hall stairs rise to the

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Door to airing cupboard with hot water tank, partially shelved.

BEDROOM 3 13'8 X 9'8 (4.17m X 2.95m) North facing with outstanding views over fields to Exmoor in the far distance and the rear garden. Two walls timber panelled, panel radiator. Door to WALK IN CUPBOARD - 5'11 X 3'2 together withaccess beyond to the eaves storage areas.

 BEDROOM 4 13'5 X 9'5 (4.09m X 2.87m) Panel radiator. Door to eaves storage areas.

THE ANNEXE Approached either from the hall of the main dwelling or with itsown external access to the rear.

ANNEXE LIVING ROOM 15' X 10'2 (4.57m X 3.10m)

Double aspect, panel radiator. ANNEXE SHOWER ROOM 5'9 X 4'10 (1.75m X 1.47m) Corner shower with corner entry sliding door, pedestal hand basin, low level close couple WC, panel radiator, fully tiled surrounds, mirror fronted medicine cabinet.

HALLWAY With door to storage cupboard

ANNEXE BEDROOM 10'2 X 9'3 min (3.10m X 2.82m min) South facing, panel radiator, double mirror fronted full height doors which slide back to large walk in wardrobe with shelves. 

ANNEXE PORCH 4' X 2'7 (1.22m X 0.79m) Door to garden and

 STORE CUPBOARD 3'1 X 1'8 (0.94m X 0.51m)

ANNEXE KITCHEN 9'10 X (3.00m X) Fitted base units on two elevations with inset four ring Schott hob and single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing for dishwasher, tall larder cupboard, matching wall unit, space for fridge/freezer, panel radiator.

SINGLE CAR GARAGE/WORKSHOP 20'10 X 9' (6.35m X 2.74m) Up and over door to front and personal door to rear.

OUTSIDE To the south and front of the property, enclosed private front garden to lawn with space to one side for parking for 4/5 cars to the front of the garage. There are gates to the lane approach to the village. To the north side, a very private rear garden laid to lawn with a terrace, number of mature trees and shrubs, large garden STORE SHED. Views from the garden over fields adjoining and away to Exmoor. Large domestic oil tank.

DIRECTIONS Grid Ref: SS537/307. Approaching North Devon on the A361 North Devon Link road as though from Tiverton, follow the road to the Taw Bridge roundabout and there branch left on to the A39 as though towards Bideford. At the next roundabout, Roundswell, turn left on to the B3232 road as though towards Torrington. After just over a mile turn left into the hamlet of Eastacombe. Silver Springs is the second property to the left hand side and clearly signed


By appointment through Phillips Smith & Dunn Barnstaple office 01271 327878. Out of office hours telephone Mr Michael Challacombe on 07970 445204.

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01 May 2015

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