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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Prixford, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Sold STC £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Hall, Cloakroom, Sitting Room
  • Study, Dining Room/Kitchen
  • Conservatory/Family Room
  • Utility Room, Oil C.H.
  • 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
  • Garaging/Gym
  • Large Landscaped Garden

Full description

An individual modern detached family residence offering immaculate, bright, spacious & versatile accommodation set in large landscaped garden with lovely views in favoured village close to Barnstaple. 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Receptions, Conservatory, Kitchen/Diner, Garage with potential for annexe. EPC Band D.


Situation And Amenities - The property enjoys the best of all worlds, being situated on the semi rural outskirts of the favoured village of Prixford, commanding fine views from the garden towards Hartland Point, across to Exmoor, yet Barnstaple is only about 3 miles. As the regional centre, Barnstaple houses the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. From Barnstaple the North Devon Link road leads through to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway in about 45 minutes and where Tiverton Parkway also offers a fast service of trains to London Paddington in just over 2 hours. Barnstaple itself provides a railhead link to the National Railway system. The North Devon Coast is within easy reach and the popular sandy surfing beaches at Saunton(also with championship golf course), Croyde Bay, Putsborough and Woolacombe are all readily accessible. There are footpaths and bridleways nearby allowing access to many miles of rambling over open countryside, as well as superb scenery. Exmoor National Park is also within easy access.

Description - The property is understood to date originally from the mid 1980's but has been remodelled and updated over subsequent years. Summerhill presents colour wash rendered elevations, relieved in stone with double glazed windows, replaced within the last 3 years, beneath a tiled roof. The accommodation is beautifully presented, bright, spacious, versatile and well appointed. Externally there is ample parking, garaging/gym (with potential for conversion to ancillary accommodation subject to planning permission) and landscaped, well stocked secluded gardens of approximately 1/3rd of an acre and which compliment the property. The accommodation with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans but comprises;

Ground Floor - ENTRANCE PORCH leading to spacious RECEPTION HALL with stairs to first floor described later. CLOAKROOM with 2 piece white suite. STUDY with views over the rear garden and a rear porch/utility area with door to the rear. Situated to the front of the house and enjoying a sunny aspect, there is a large SITTING ROOM with semi-circular bay window. A large inner hall leads to the impressive KITCHEN comprehensively fitted with a range of wall and base units including integrated appliances such as dishwasher, fridge, freezer, dual fuel range cooker (Calor gas hob), stainless steel extractor over. Granite work surfaces with matching up stand, twin inset sinks, one with waste disposal, with granite drainer and windows to the rear, with outlook to the garden. There is a spacious DINING AREA with French doors leading to the front garden, another 2 matching corner display cabinets. There is also a large CONSERVATORY/GARDEN ROOM with french doors leading to the rear garden, fitted blinds, opening roof window and central ceiling fan.

First Floor - An impressive LANDING with large walk-in airing cupboard and hot water cylinder with slatted shelving. There are 5 DOUBLE BEDROOMS the MASTER SUITE having dual aspect windows, affording a rural outlook, a range of bespoke bedroom furniture with built in dressing table and drawers, mirror fronted wardrobes with fitted lights, peninsular unit with fitted shelving and storage which screens a corner bath and mirrored splash back, a door leads to an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with 3 piece white suite with counter top sink and storage below, fully tiled cubicle, WC, part tiled walls and towel rail/radiator. BEDROOM 2 dual aspect windows to side and rear with rural outlook, also with EN-SUITE BATHROOM with 3 piece white suite comprising bath, mixer shower, attachment, wash hand basin, WC and part tiled walls. 3 FURTHER GENEROUS BEDROOMS all enjoy pleasant outlooks with BEDROOM 4 having built in floor to ceiling wardrobes to one wall. The FAMILY BATHROOM has a 4 piece suite comprising panelled bath, wash basin, shower cubicle and WC.

Services - Mains drainage, electricity and water, oil fired central heating with new boiler in last 3 years. Security alarm system. WiFi connection.

Outside - The property is approached over a large brick paved driveway providing off road parking for 5/6 vehicles. There is a pretty front garden with lawned area and variety of mature shrubs and plants as well as patio, which enjoys a sunny aspect. From the driveway double wooden gates and a secure side pedestrian gate lead to a further brick paved hard standing/driveway for additional vehicle/boat parking or motor home. This leads to the GARAGE (19'8 X 12'7) with remote roller door and power and light connected. This opens to a further DOUBLE GARAGE/STUDIO (16'10 X 16'6) with remote roller door and power and light connected. The larger of the garages is currently used as a gym but would be ideal as an office/studio for those wishing to work from home, or the whole structure could convert to an annexe, subject to planning permission. To the rear there is a superb private enclosed, secluded garden with lovely level lawned area extending to the top boundary, interspersed with a variety of flower beds and mature shrubs, flowering plants and Evergreens. There is a greenhouse & secure shed. The mature hedges ensure the property's privacy and a pathway leads around the borders to the garden. At the very top is a raised deck, with fantastic views across adjoining fields and countryside, including a series of wind turbines in the distance.

Directions - Leaving Barnstaple, proceed trough Pilton and in to Bradiford, following this road in the direction of Marwood. After approximately 2 1/2 miles, you will enter Prixford. Continue past the turning to Kings Heanton and the entrance to the property will be seen n the left hand side, identified by our For Sale Board.

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