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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Northleigh Hill, Barnstaple, EX32


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached House
  • Far Reaching Views
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Three Receptions
  • Large Plot
  • Double Glazed
  • Double Garage With Workshop
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
This spacious home offers 5 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms, however the layout is flexible and lends itself to a wide range of configurations. The kitchen has very recently been refitted to a high standard. The property is located on the edge of this popular village, backing on to fields with an open aspect to the front. The accommodation has been very well maintained and will be a perfect family home or suiting multi-generation living. There are three double bedroom to the first floor two of which have balconies to make the most of the views. There are four reception rooms to the ground floor, two of which have been used as bedrooms previously. A sun room adds to the extensive living accommodation and is the ideal spot to enjoy the gardens. The newly fitted kitchen/ breakfast room provides a sociable space for families to gather and will appeal to keen cooks. The utility and boot room lie to the side the perfect place to leave muddy boots and clothes after a walk in the beautiful surrounding countryside. There is a large ground floor bathroom with jacuzzi bath and first floor shower room as well as a cloakroom. The double garage has a workshop/studio to the rear overlooking the gardens and neighbouring fields, the gardens are laid mainly to lawn with several seating areas and off road parking for several cars. Oil fired central heating throughout. No Chain.

General Information
Set back and screened from a quiet country lane on the edge of this favoured village which centres around the ancient parish church and offers a popular village pub and primary school. Barnstaple, the regional centre is about two miles and offers the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. There is easy access to the A361, which connects directly to Junction 27 of the M5 motorway to the east side of Tiverton where there there is also the Parkway railway station. Some seven/ eight miles to the west of Barnstaple, lies the dramatic North Devon coastline with stunning beaches at Croyde, Saunton and Woolacombe where there is surfing and Instow offer good sailing opportunities. A short distance to the north-east, there is access onto the Exmoor National Park providing outstanding riding and walking.

A spacious detached property which we understand was built in 1965 and has been extended and modified in subsequent years. The property offers bright, spacious, well presented and versatile accommodation, which could possibly accommodate dual occupation, or be suitable for some home/income use subject to necessary planning permission. The property now presents elevations which are rendered, beneath a tiled roof. There are double glazed windows and doors, and a oil fired central heating system. The layout of the accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplan but comprises:

UPVC door with stained glass detailing leads to the porch with UPVC windows to front and both sides. Tiled flooring. Laminate wall panels for easy maintenance. Glazed door with full length glazed window to:

Half height panelling lend an elegant feel to the hall. Open staircase with attractive balustrades to first floor. Wall lights.

Living Room
A spacious dual aspect room with 2 windows to the front and sliding doors to the rear. A decorative brick fireplace marble surround and hearth with multi fuel wood burner stove creates a focal point for the room. Built in storage and shelving for display

Sun Room
Adjacent to the living room. UPVC windows and French doors opening onto rear garden, patio and lawns.

Dining / Family Room
A sizable room with double doors opening into living room. UPVC window to front and dado rail. Door to hallway.

Study / Bedroom 5
A flexible room currently being used as a study but perfect for a downstairs bedroom or further family room. A UPVC bow window to front with views over playing fields to the surrounding countryside. Built in cupboard. Dado rail. Decorative ceiling rose. Telephone point.

Bedroom Four / Study
Currently used as a home office with UPVC window to rear. Being next to the inner hall and cloakroom it could create a bedroom with en suite if required.

Kitchen / Breakfast
A brand new high gloss ivory contemporary a large range of base and wall units including illuminated glazed display cabinets. A square edge work surface has been selected to set off the stylish duck egg blue tiles. The new range cooker will remain, perfect for the entertaining. Integrated dishwasher and fridge. 1 1/2 bowl ceramic sink and drainer. Pantry. Tiled flooring. UPVC window with views over the garden to the countryside beyond. A breakfast bar makes this a sociable room. Double doors to:

Utility Room
Space for several appliances and plumbing for washing machine. Contemporary Ivory base units. Tiled flooring. Stainless steel sink and drainer. UPVC windows to side and rear. UPVC door to garden. Stable door to:

Boot Room
UPVC door to front and window to side. Tiled flooring. Laminate wall panels for easy maintenance. Ideal to leave muddy boots and sort dirty pets after a walk in the surrounding countryside.

A sizeable bathroom with large corner jacuzzi bath. Vanity basin with useful storage beneath and large recessed mirror fronted cabinet. Shower cubicle with electric shower. Low level W.C. Bidet. Fully tiled with UPVC window to rear. Built in corner storage cupboard with display shelving

Inner Hall
Useful for additional storage and giving access to

Cloak Room
W.C. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Window to rear.

Bedroom One
A dual aspect room with UPVC window to rear and French doors leading to a balcony. Built in wardrobes and cupboards. Loft access

Bedroom Two
UPVC window to front and sliding doors leading on to a balcony which looks over the garden to the farmland beyond. The balcony faces East giving the opportunity for breakfast in the morning sun. Built in wardrobes

Bedroom Three
A further rear aspect double bedroom

Shower Room
Shower cubicle with electric shower. Low level W.C.
Pedestal wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Velux window to front. Fully tiled walls.

Set in a large plot, laid mainly to lawn with an attractive brick and block sun terrace adjacent to the garden room. The perfect spot for Al fresco dining. Useful open fronted storage room with tiled roof. There is a further seating area to the front, from which to watch the sunset.

A double garage with electric roller door. Door and window to side. Power and light. Opening to

A useful space with door to side and window to rear. Ideal as a studio, workshop or home office.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 May 2016


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