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4 bedroom bungalow for sale

Goodleigh Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32

Sold STC £400,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Situated on the edge of Barnstaple and set within its own gardens and grounds in an elevated position is this spacious, detached, 4 double bedroom bungalow and being the first time to the open market since it was built by the current family in 1964.

The deceptively spacious bungalow is in need of some updating but does have the benefit of UPVC windows, doors, fascias and soffits as well as ample parking and turning area, garaging, store shed, workshop and car port.

In brief the accommodation comprises: entrance porch, good sized entrance hall with electric storage heater and access to the attic space which is part boarded and the property could be extended subject to the necessary planning consents. Sitting room, being of a good size with a feature fireplace with coal effect electric fire (we understand it could be an open fire if required) night storage heater, picture windows overlooking the front elevation taking in the stunning views as well as a door leading out onto the decked area. Separate dining room being dual aspect with a feature fireplace and calor gas coal effect fire, night storage heater and views over the countryside. The good sized kitchen/breakfast room has a range of modern wall and base units with working surfaces over and complementary tiling, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, eye level double oven, ceramic hob with extractor canopy over, space and plumbing for washing machine and space for other electrical appliances. There is an oil fired rayburn also for cooking and it heats one of the radiators in bedroom 3, there is a window to the side elevation taking in the views and ample space for a good sized table and chairs and door leading to the rear porch.

There are 4 good sized bedrooms as well as a family bathroom which is in need of updating and modernisation and currently has a 4 piece suite with bath, low level wc, wash hand basin and a double walk in shower cubicle.

Outside, the property is approached via a sweeping driveway to the rear of the property which leads to a large parking and turning area with a detached garage block. The double garage has light and power connected as well as an inspection pit, separate store room, separate workshop and outside wc with a wash hand basin and w.c. There is also a lean-to car port currently used as a timber store. There are also 2 good sized timber sheds as well as 2 timber framed greenhouses, all of a good size. To the front of the property, there are mature plants, shrubs and trees to each side of the driveway as well as a decked area coming off the front of the bungalow taking in the views over the countryside. There is also a large fully enclosed slightly sloping lawned area to the side.

The town centre of Barnstaple offers an excellent range of facilities with the usual high street multiples and a number of local traders. The restored Pannier Market is in regular use and is adjacent to the town's famous Butchers Row. There are excellent leisure and tennis facilities as well as a thriving theatre and cinema.

For golfers there are a number of clubs but most notable are the 2 Championship Links Courses at Saunton near the coast. Sailing is available on the coastal waters and Instow a few miles to the west, on the banks of the River Torridge, is home to the North Devon Yacht Club. The glorious sandy surfing beaches at Saunton, Croyde Bay and Woolacombe are all within easy reach and the Exmoor National Park is also readily accessible.

On the east side of Barnstaple access can be gained to the North Devon Link Road (A361) which provides a fast route to the M5 motorway at junction 27 (Tiverton). There also is Tiverton Parkway main line railway station (London Paddington 2 hours approx.). Exeter the County Town and Cathedral City with its international airport is about 50 miles via the A361 and M5 motorway or about 40 miles via the Exeter road (A377).
From our office proceed along the inner relief road in the direction of Ilfracombe and Braunton, turn right at the traffic lights into Bear Street in the direction of Goodleigh/Bratton Fleming. Proceed along this road and out of the town, where the entrance to the property will eventually be found on the left hand side, set back and above the road, identified by our For Sale board.

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15 September 2015


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