5 bedroom bungalow for saleRoundswell, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31
Sold STC £470,000
- Hall, 19'9 Sitting Room
- Kitchen/Diner 24'3 x 17'6
- Utility Room, Rear Porch
- 5 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Cloak
- Oil C.H. Double Glazed
- Garage + Ample Parking
- 1.12 Acres garden & pond
- Fantastic far reaching views
Full descriptionAn individual detached chalet style residence offering bright, spacious & versatile accommodation possibly suitable for dual occupation or home & income. 5 Bedrooms, Garage plus ample parking. Fabulous views. EPC Band D.
Situation And Amenities - On high ground adjoining open farmland and enjoying fine distant views over the Taw Valley. At the same time, the property is on the rural outskirts of Barnstaple within about 5 minutes driving distance to Sainsbury's, and out of town stores. The centre of Barnstaple is about 10 minutes and as the regional centre, houses the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues as well as the renowned Pannier Market. The North Devon Leisure Centre provides many indoor pursuits along with the Tarka Tennis Centre, both in Barnstaple. Live theatres are available at Barnstaple and Ilfracombe whilst other sporting and leisure pursuits are close at hand including golf at Ilfracombe, Landkey and Saunton. North Devon's famous Coastline is easily accessible and offers an excellent range of safe and sandy beaches providing numerous water sport opportunities and walking country in abundance. The favoured resorts of Croyde and Woolacombe are about 25 minutes by car, as is Exmoor with all that it has to offer. A short distance away is access to the North Devon Link Road leading through to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway where Tiverton Parkway also offers a fast service of trains to London, Paddington, in just over 2 hours. The Cathedral City of Exeter with its university, airport, inter rail and motorway links is some 42 miles away.
Description - Greenacres comprises an individual detached Chalet style residence which presents colour wash rendered elevations and double glazed windows beneath a tiled roof. We understand the property was originally built in 1967 but has been modernised during recent years. The accommodation is bright spacious, versatile and could possibly suit single family use, dual occupation or some home/income use such as B&B. Externally there is a detached garage and workshop with garden store below, there is ample additional parking and grounds of approximately 1.12 acres including an attractive pond. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but comprises:
Ground Floor - Obscure glazed front door with glazed side panel to PORCH slate tiled floor, Velux sky light. UTILITY ROOM with timber effect fronted base cupboard units, granite work surface, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, Butler sink with mixer tap over and Grant oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, door leading on to adjoining decked area. From the porch a further stable door, inset with glazed panels opens to superb OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING ROOM wide picture window enjoying lovely countryside views and 2 sliding patio doors leading on to the adjoining decking and patio areas. The kitchen area incorporates an extensive range of oak fronted base cupboards and drawers with solid granite work surfaces over, inset stainless steel single bowl sink, mixer tap, drainer to side, built in Belling Country Chef Range with 8 gas hobs and electric ovens below, granite splash backs, stainless steel extractor hood above, range of matching wall cupboards, centre island/breakfast bar with matching cupboards and work surface, chimney breast with Portland stone surround and marble hearth inset with a multi-fuel stove, Amtico stone effect tiled flooring, underfloor heating to the dining area, half glazed oak door opens through to INNER HALLWAY with stairs rising to First floor described later and a large under stairs storage cupboard. SITTING ROOM a good sized room with bamboo flooring, reverse side of the chimney breast and wood burner from the dining area, double glazed patio doors with glazed panels to either side opening out on to the side gardens and further window to side, underfloor heating. BEDROOM 1 a lovely double room with window to side. BEDROOM 5/STUDY a further double room with window to side elevation. FAMILY BATHROOM with wide shower/wet room area with travertine tiled flooring and surround, shower attachment and hand shower above, wide double ended bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, obscure window to side, airing cupboard.
First Floor - LANDING window to side, MAIN LANDING useful built in under eaves cupboards, one providing access to the large built in LOFT/STORE. BEDROOM 2 large double room with window to front overlooking the gardens and grounds, built in storage cupboard. BEDROOM 3 further double room enjoying fine countryside views. BEDROOM 4 another double room with window to side. CLOAKROOM with small obscure window, low level WC, wall mounted wash basin.
Outside - The property is approached from the road via remote controlled electric double gates which lead to a sweeping entrance drive which meanders down to the front of the property and terminates in a parking and turning area. Adjacent to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room is a lovely large deck and patio area with Pergola and steps leading down to the adjoining lawned gardens with pathways leading to all sides of the property. At the side is a DETACHED GARAGE (18'6 X 10'4) with up and over door, window to side and opening through to useful workshop (10'2 X 9'9) and lower ground floor garden store (10'1 X 8'10). Adjoining the entrance drive and retained by an attractive stone wall, is a raised lawn garden with a further gravel parking area to the side and USEFUL LOG STORE (16'10 x 10'1). The lawned gardens and grounds follow either side of the entrance drive and include a pretty pond, mature hedging, shrubs and flower beds.
Directions - From the A39 Roundswell roundabout at Barnstaple head south taking the B3232 signposted Torrington and Newton Tracey. Continue for about half a mile and as you reach the brow of the hill, the entrance to Greenacres will be found on the left hand side.
Services - Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating, drainage is to a recently installed private treatment plant.
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