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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cairn Road, Ilfracombe, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Porch, Hall, Sitting Room
  • Dining Room, Conservatory
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
  • Utility Room, Boot Room
  • Double Garage + Parking
  • Large Secluded Gardens
  • Could Suit Dual Occupation

Full description

A highly individual split level detached 1970s residence offering spacious & versatile accommodation on a double secluded plot in quiet residential location. 4 Bedrooms, 2 Receptions, Conservatory, Double Garage. EPC Band D.


Situation And Amenities - Cairn Road is a favoured and quiet residential road, nestling close to the foot of the National Trust owned Cairn, an area of woodland and grassland on the southern outskirts of Ilfracombe, which takes it's name from the rocky outcrop at the summit. The Cairn provides lovely countryside walks and marvellous coastal scenery. Ilfracombe offers a beach, working harbour, shops, restaurants and other attractions. The property is less than a mile from Mullacott Cross and within easy access to the whole of North Devon including the rugged beauty of Exmoor and the sandy beaches of Croyde, Saunton and Woolacombe. Barnstaple, the Regional Centre, is about 25 minutes by car. The nearest available airports are at Bristol or Exeter. The nearest mainline station is at Barnstaple or Tiverton Parkway. From Barnstaple the A361 provides access to the M5 Motorway at Junction 27, in about 45 minutes from the town.

Description - A highly individual, detached residence which presents elevations of brick, partly relieved in stone, beneath a tiled roof. We understand that the property was built originally in 1979 and extended in 2003 by the current owner. The accommodation is arranged on a split level as well as on a part reverse living basis and is spacious, versatile and could possibly suit dual occupation or a number of home and income uses. This incorporates at entrance level; porch, hall, sitting room, dining room, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, master bedroom with walk in wardrobe, second bedroom, bath/shower room. At garden level: hall, 2 further bedrooms, shower room, utility room, sun room. Externally there is an attached double garage with extensive storage loft behind, where there may be potential to convert to additional accommodation, subject to planning permission, there is ample additional parking. The property is set in a double, landscaped, well tended, secluded garden plot. From the gardens there are even glimpses towards the sea. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplan but comprises;

Ground Floor - Porch and glazed front door to

Entrance Hall - With built in cloaks cupboard, double built in storage cupboard, multi paned glazed door to

Sitting Room - Fitted coal effect gas fire within a stone surround and exposed stone chimney breast, sliding double glazed doors to

Dining Room - With wood block flooring, French doors to terrace and garden, under floor heating, glazed door to

Conservatory - Of triangular shape with tiled flooring and under floor heating.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Approached from the hall, conservatory and via a pair of glazed doors from the sitting room. The breakfast area has tiled flooring and then a peninsular unit with glazed fronted display cabinets above, separates the kitchen where there are ample base and wall mounted units, work surfaces, 11/2 bowl moulded sink with waste disposal unit, plumbing for dishwasher. There is a Hot Point gas hob, extractor fan above, Hot Point electric oven and microwave, further work surfaces with storage cupboards above and below, built in fridge freezer, space for further upright fridge freezer, 2 fan lights, tiled flooring.

Inner Hallway - Leading to

Bedroom 1 - With an extensive range of fitted bedroom furniture by Sharp, incorporating wardrobes, bridge cupboards above the bed recess, chest of drawers and dressing table unit. There is a walk in wardrobe providing additional hanging space and possibly suitable for conversion to an en-suite, subject to planning permission. There is also room to extend as an alternative to create an en suite, subject to planning permission.

Bedroom 2 - A double aspect room with built in double wardrobe.

Spacious Bathroom/Shower Room - With sunken corner bath, mixer tap/shower attachment, low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity surround, cupboards under, built in shower cubicle with modern shower unit, heated towel rail/radiator.

Garden Level - There is a

Lower Hall - With wood block flooring, double shelved storage cupboard.

Bedroom 3 - A double aspect room.

Bedroom 4 -

Shower Room - With shower cubicle, wash hand basin, vanity surround, cupboards under, low level WC, shaver point, heated towel rail.

Utility Room - With single drainer stainless steel sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers and cupboards beneath, matching wall mounted cupboards, plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring, space for fridge.

Sun Room/Boot Room - With paved flooring, glazed door to garden. Adjacent is a covered clothes drying area.

Outside - To the front, the property is approached from the road via a pair of wrought iron gates over a tarmac driveway which drops down to a second pair of metal gates, with a continuation of the tarmac driveway. These drives provide ample parking and terminate in front of the

Double Attached Garage - Which has an electric up and over door, power and light connected, gas fired combi boiler (installed in 2005) for central heating and domestic hot water. There is then an access at the back of the garage in to an extensive storage loft, possibly suitable for conversion to additional accommodation, subject to planning permission.
There is a further pedestrian access from the road, with steps down to the property. There are deep banks of mature shrubbery and trees between the road and the drive and then between the drive and the property, which provide a good deal of seclusion and privacy. Steps then lead down from the driveway to the front of the house, where there is an attractive sheltered courtyard with well stocked bed, in the shape on an '8'. There is access to the right of the house to a stone terrace where the stone garden furniture is included. Above this area are a series of terraced borders and extensive use of stone retaining walls with apple trees trained along the lower wall. Beyond the terrace is a wooded area interspersed with mature pines and evergreens, beneath which is an ornamental pond.
The rear garden is laid to level lawn, featuring 2 well established Palm Trees and is fence enclosed.
Beyond is a timber fence which screens a gravelled garden with timber garden shed and aluminium framed greenhouse below. There are many specimen shrubs within the garden including Camellia, Magnolia, Monkey Puzzle, Wisteria etc. In all the gardens amount to just over 0.3 of an acre.

Services - All mains services, gas fired central heating.

Directions - From the centre of Ilfracombe, pass through the traffic lights at Church Street and at the mini roundabout, take the left hand exit. Bear off right in to Station Road, signposted Lee, and proceed up the hill. At the sharp right hand bend, bear left and continue up the hill, taking the first left hand turn at the top in to Foreland View. Continue along for 200 yards and the entrance to the property will be seen on the left hand side, before the start of the unmade road. The right of the road is Foreland View and to the left is Cairn Road.

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

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