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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Instow, Bideford, Devon, EX39

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Hall, Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Sitting Room, Conservatory
  • 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
  • Study/Bedroom 5, Gas C.H.
  • Double Garage + Parking
  • Scope to extend s.t.p.p.
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Superb Estuary Views

Full description

An individual detached residence offering bright, spacious & versatile accommodation set in delightful landscaped gardens. 4 Bedrooms, Sitting Room, Conservatory, Study/Bedroom 5, Kitchen/Diner, 2 Bathrooms, Double Garage


Situation And Amenities - On the semi rural outskirts of this highly sought after coastal village, in an elevated location, enjoying breathtaking views over the Estuary as well as open countryside. The property is within about half a mile of the village centre and beach, yet enjoys a peaceful and tranquil aspect, backing on to pasture land. Instow is highly desirable with an excellent range of amenities and leisure pursuits, there is a sandy beach, access to the Tarka Trail and the North Devon Yacht Club. There is also an excellent range of amenities including a local shop with delicatessen, post office and cafe, hotel, primary school and a variety of pubs and restaurants, there are also a good range of transport opportunities via a regular bus route and ferry to Appledore across the Estuary. The port and market town of Bideford is about three and a half miles and offers a wider range of amenities including banks, schooling for all ages (public and private) and several supermarkets. The sandy beach at Westward Ho! is a further few miles away and backs on to the Northam Burrows Country Park and the Royal North Devon Golf Club which is reputed to be the oldest links course in England. There is also access to the South West Coastal Footpath which offers superb coastal walks and stunning vistas of the rugged coastline. The regional centre of Barnstaple is about 6.5 miles and offers all the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. From Barnstaple there is access to the North Devon Link Road which eventually leads through to junction 27 of the M5 Motorway in about 45 minutes, there is also access here to Tiverton Parkway where London, Paddington, can be reached in just over two hours.

Description - Yonder Hill is an individual detached residence presenting colourwash rendered elevations with double glazed windows beneath a tiled roof. We understand that the property was originally built in the 1970's by a well known and respected local builder but has been updated in subsequent years to include the addition of the conservatory in the early 2000's. The accommodation, arranged over two principal floors with two other mezzanine levels, is bright, spacious, well presented and versatile and could be adapted to provide a self-contained suite for guests, in-laws etc. There is also scope to convert the garage or extend above the garage and sitting room, subject to planning permission. The gardens compliment the property and have been landscaped with ease of maintenance in mind. In addition to the garage, there is ample parking as well as space for a motor home or caravan. The 'wow' factor are the 180 degree panoramic views from Tapeley to Bideford, along the estuary and across Instow. The layout of the accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but comprises:

Ground Floor - With steps up to PORCH and store cupboard. Front door to ENTRANCE HALL. SITTING ROOM with ornamental fireplace, double doors to CONSERVATORY in UPVC with French doors to SUN TERRACE and delightful estuary/countryside views. KITCHEN/DINING ROOM in oak with roll topped edge work surfaces above, moulded sink unit, integrated dishwasher, fitted electric range with gas hob over and extractor hood, space for other appliances, built in deep china storage cupboard, steps from hall to lower hall. BEDROOM 3. BEDROOM 4 with adjacent BATHROOM fitted with 3 piece suite.

First Floor - The LANDING allows access to the MASTER BEDROOM 1 enjoying fine estuary and countryside views, there is a large built in wardrobe and EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with 3 piece suite. Adjacent is a STUDY (alternatively suitable for use as bedroom 5 or dressing room) a double aspect room enjoying fine views of both the estuary and to open countryside. Steps then lead from the landing up to the

First Floor Proper - With SECONDARY LANDING and access to BEDROOM 2 which benefits from deep walk-in storage cupboards under eaves at each side and which could be adapted for a variety of other uses. ADJACENT BATHROOM with three piece suite.

Outside - There is an ATTACHED DOUBLE GARAGE with pair of up and over doors, power and light connected, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and wall mounted gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water. There is ample additional parking space as well as space for caravan or motor home.
The property is approached over its own tarmac drive, the front garden is attractively landscaped, laid to central lawn with well stocked herbaceous borders. The rear garden is a particular feature, this has been skillfully landscaped by the current owners with different levels linked by meandering pathways to allow access to all areas and with low maintenance a high priority. To the rear of the garage there is a level area laid out to patio style incorporating a METAL FRAME LEAN TO GREENHOUSE (8'4 X 6'5) and an area for potting plants. Off the sitting room and conservatory is a southerly aspect terrace from which there are magnificent views up the Torridge Estuary and of surrounding countryside.

Directions - Leaving Bideford on the A39 as though towards Barnstaple, immediately after you pass over the new bridge, turn left on to the B3233 and proceed to Instow. As you enter the village ignore the first left turn to the sea front, within a few hundred yards take a sharp right in to New Road. Proceed up the hill, just after you round an easy left hand curve in the road, the property is on the left.

Services - All mains services, gas fired central heating.

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