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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bishops Tawton, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32

Sold STC £469,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Hall, Cloakroom, Gas C.H.
  • Sitting Room with Balcony
  • Dining Room, Conservatory
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room, Double Glazed
  • 4/5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
  • Double Garage + Parking
  • Well Tended Gardens

Full description

A modern detached split level residence set in well tended gardens in a quiet & favoured cul de sac on high ground enjoying fine views yet close to local amenities. 2/3 Reception Rooms, Conservatory, 4/5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Kitchen, Utility, Double Garage + Parking. EPC Band D.


Situation And Amenities - The property is in a favoured and quiet 'No through' development on the semi-rural outskirts of Bishops Tawton Village, enjoying a slightly elevated position, commanding views across the village in to the valley beyond. The village offers a range of amenities including primary school, play group and pre-school and a popular thatched village pub. The regional centre of Barnstaple is about 2 miles and offers the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues as well as North Devon District Hospital. The North Devon Link Road is also convenient and a bus service operates in the area. A branch railway line links Barnstaple with Exeter St David's and Exeter Central. Within half an hour by car are the safe sandy surfing beaches of Croyde, Saunton (also with championship golf course), and Woolacombe, as is Exmoor National Park and the Cornish Border.

Description - Bankside presents elevations of brick and colour wash render, beneath a tiled roof with the majority of doors and windows double glazed. We understand that the property was originally constructed in 1990 and that the current vendors have resided there for the last 20 years or so. The property offers bright, spacious, well presented and versatile accommodation which could suit dual occupation by parts of the same family. The accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanied floorplans but comprises;

Entrance Level - Front door to ENTRANCE HALL with galleried staircase dropping down to the garden level below, described later, trap to loft space, airing cupboard, shelved storage cupboard, cloaks cupboard. CLOAKROOM low level WC, pedestal wash basin. SITTING ROOM a double aspect room featuring sliding double glazed doors to BALCONY with galvanised rail and views over the garden in to the valley below, the sitting room also has an ornamental fireplace with fitted coal effect gas fire, open archway to DINING ROOM also double aspect with fine views, illuminated display alcove. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM a good range of units finished in light oak, incorporating 1 1/2 bowl moulded sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers and cupboards beneath, matching wall mounted cupboards, Zanussi ceramic hob, extractor hood above, plumbing for dishwasher, Zanussi double oven, integrated fridge and freezer, peninsula breakfast bar, glazed fronted cupboards and open display shelving. UTILITY ROOM also in light oak, with single drainer stainless steel sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers and cupboards under, plumbing for washing machine, double wall cupboard, Worcester wall mounted gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, half glazed door to outside with cat flap, access to integral double garage, described later.

Garden Level - LOWER HALLWAY with cupboard under stairs, walk in shelved storage cupboard. BEDROOM 1 a double aspect room with fine views, pair of built in single wardrobes, EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with tiled cubicle, wash hand basin, vanity surround, low level WC, bidet, half tiled walls, shaver point. BEDROOM 2 views over garden. BEDROOM 3 (possible suitable for study) with direct access to HARDWOOD DOUBLE GLAZED CONSERVATORY with French doors to garden. BEDROOM 4 views over garden, 2 built in single wardrobes. BEDROOM 5 two built in single wardrobe cupboards, half glazed door to front garden, fitted shelving (this room is currently utilised as a study). FAMILY BATHROOM panelled bath, shower above, shower screen, low level WC, pedestal wash basin, shaver point, half tiled walls.

Outside - The property is approached from the road over a brick paved driveway which provides parking for several vehicles. This leads to the DOUBLE INTEGRAL GARAGE with one electrically operated and 1 standard up and over door, there is space for a work bench, space for further white goods. The gardens are a particular feature and have been most attractively landscaped and extremely well tended. There is access at both sides of the property from the front to the rear garden and generally there are manicured lawns, a good sized TERRACE ideal for Al-fresco dining, masses of well established specimen trees and shrubs, an extensive rockery, all connected by pathways and stepping stones, meandering beneath topiary archways and also providing a good deal of seclusion and privacy. Beneath the driveway is a GARDEN/TOOL STORE. This is truly a gardener's garden and a labour of love, created by the current owners during their tenure.

Services - Al mains services, gas fired central heating.

Directions - Travelling south on the A39 at the roundabout, bear left signed Bishops Tawton, proceed through the village and as you pass the butchers on your right hand side, take the next left turn in to Village Street. Proceed for approximately 50 yards, turning left at the Chichester Arms Pub. Continue along this lane for approximately 50 yards and turn left in to Sanctuary Close. Number 3 will be found along on the left hand side.

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

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28 July 2016


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