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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Pilton, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Shower Room
  • Large Lounge/Dining Room
  • Double Garage
  • Gated Driveway
  • Mature Gardens
  • Outstanding Views
  • Oil C.H. Double Glazed

Full description

A unique south facing chalet style residence with wonderful gardens in an enviable semi rural location close to amenities, adjoining building plot with outline planning permission available separately. 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Lounge/Diner, Kitchen, Double Garage EPC Band F.


Situation And Amenities - Raleigh Park is a quiet, little used country lane on the semi-rural outskirts of Barnstaple close to North Devon District Hospital. The property therefore benefits from the best of both worlds being on the outskirts of the town in pleasant semi-rural surroundings with fine views into an open valley, yet is on a regular bus route and within five minutes walk of the hospital itself and also with easy access to Pilton village with its excellent junior, primary and secondary schools. Barnstaple town centre is approximately 5 minutes by car or a healthy walk. As the regional centre, Barnstaple houses many of the areas main business, commercial, entertainment and shopping venues. The town is also well known for its exclusive range of outlets including all the high street favourites as well as a diverse selection of local stores. The town's Pannier Market dates back to the Saxon period and trades in general goods, local crafts and collectables. The North Devon Leisure Centre provides many indoor pursuits along with the Tarka Tennis Centre, both in Barnstaple. There is also access at Barnstaple to the North Devon Link Road which leads through in about 45 minutes to Junction 27 of the M5 motorway where Tiverton Parkway also offers a fast service of trains to London Paddington in just over two hours. The North Devon Coast and in particular the safe, sandy, surfing beaches of Instow, Croyde, Saunton, Woolacombe and Putsborough are about 20 minutes by car. Exmoor National Park is also easily accessible.

Description - Sherracombe comprises an individual detached chalet style residence built in the mid 1960s that presents part rendered and part wooden clad elevations beneath a tiled roof. The elevated position of the property affords fine town and countryside views and internally the property benefits from light and spacious accommodation, modern oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout. The accommodation is arranged over 2 floors and has the advantage of an adjoining double garage. This property provides an excellent opportunity to add value by renovating internally and there is excellent scope to improve and extend (subject to the necessary planning consents). Being situated in sizeable grounds and with open fields to the north, the property offers a real feeling of seclusion with a range of attractive shrubs and trees providing privacy. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions are more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplan, but comprises:

Special Note - To the right of the property is a garden building plot which is to be independently accessed & which is available by separate negotiation if required.

Ground Floor - UPVC Door to ENTRANCE PORCH of UPVC construction, tiled flooring and door into ENTRANCE HALL with stairs rising to first floor and door to LOUNGE/DINING ROOM a large light and airy room with 4 separate windows providing ample light including a large window overlooking the south facing front garden with views to the countryside beyond, stone built fireplace with disused open fire. CLOAKROOM low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, under stairs storage. SHOWER ROOM fully tiled double size shower unit with shower over, vanity wash basin with storage under, low level WC and bidet. BEDROOM 1 a large window overlooks the garden and enjoys countryside views beyond, built in wardrobe with sliding doors. KITCHEN fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with work surface over inset ceramic white sink and drainer, eye level electric double oven and separate 5 plate ceramic hob with hidden extractor fan over. Window overlooking the garden with views beyond, door to the double garage.

First Floor - The first floor landing has a window to the rear enjoying views over open fields, has an airing cupboard with wall mounted electric timed heater and slatted shelving, hatch access to loft space. BEDROOM 2 is a double aspect room with windows enjoying town and countryside views, a hand wash basin, there is a storage cupboard and a double wardrobe with hanging space and shelving. BEDROOM 3 enjoys distant sea glimpses and has plenty of useful storage built into the eaves including wardrobe and loft space.

Outside - The property is accessed form the road through wrought iron gates onto the gently sloping, long pavoir brick paved drive that is bordered by stone walls and a range of attractive shrubs and trees. The driveway continues behind the property and gives access to the DOUBLE GARAGE with electric up and over door, light and power connected with separate doors to the property and rear garden and housing the modern combi oil fired boiler. There is a large patio area that surrounds the south and east of the property suitable for al fresco dining. THE GARDENS are a real feature of this unique property with a beautiful sweeping lawn to the south surrounded by a range of flowers and shrubs with azaleas and camellias providing colour and creating a haven for the keen gardener. Trees including Scotch Pines provide privacy and help to create the countryside feel.

Viewings - Strictly and only by appointment with the sole selling agents.

Directions - Leaving Barnstaple on the A39, at the traffic lights nearest to the hospital, turn right towards the hospital, but continue immediately left into Roborough Road, bear right where you come to Raleigh Park and the property will be found on your left hand side with a name plate clearly displayed.

Services - Mains electricity and water. The existing private system will need to be replaced if the plot is to be developed, private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

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

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 August 2016

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