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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shirwell, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Sold STC £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • FABULOUS EDGE OF VILLAGE LOCATION WITH BREATHTAKING RURAL VIEWS
  • 4 DOUBLE BEDROOM DETACHED FAMILY HOME OFFERING VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION
  • FANTASTIC SOUTH FACING GARDENS WITH MATURE TREES, SHRUBS AND PLANTS
  • MAJORITY DOUBLE GLAZED
  • DETACHED TWIN GARAGES
  • FURTHER SEPARATE DETACHED WORKSHOP/OFFICE AREA (ANNEXE POTENTIAL SUBJECT TO PLANNING PERMISSION)
  • FURTHER 5 ACRES OF LAND AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This is an opportunity to acquire an individual 4 double bedroom detached property situated on a large plot with south facing gardens and fantastic rural views, ample parking, double garage and workshop/annexe potential.

Tucked out of the way in a quiet location, the property is certainly worthy of an inspection with generous accommodation as follows: front door to entrance hall with stairs to first floor, useful store cupboard, lounge with stone fireplace with solid fuel Parkray heater providing hot water and central heating, double patio doors enjoying truly fantastic views over the garden and an opening through to the dining area, again with sliding patio doors to the garden and a further opening through to the kitchen/breakfast bar area with a range of light oak wall and base units, appliance space below, inset sink and window to front. A door leads to the generous utility room with a further range of light oak wall and base units, working surfaces over, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer plus further appliance space, dual aspect windows and a door leading to the front of the property. Ground floor bathroom with 3-piece white suite with modern paneled bath with mixer shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, walk-in shower cubicle. There are two generous ground floor double bedrooms, the larger of which is situated at the rear with double glazed sliding patio doors and taking full advantage of the fantastic outlook over the garden and built-in wardrobe. Bedroom 4 is situated at the front with a door to outside and again a built-in double wardrobe.

From the main hall stairs lead to the spacious first floor landing with acces to a shower room with 3-piece coloured suite and airing cupboard. The master bedroom has a window to the front elevation enjoying spectacular views over the garden and open fields beyond, large walk-in eaves storage area, currently used as a store, but offering the potential to create an ensuite/dressing room, subject to the necessary planning consents. Bedroom 2, again a generous double, with a lovely rural outlook and large walk-in store. From the landing is the first floor conservatory with pvcu tilt and turn windows, roof with fitted blinds, tiled floor and again the outlook from this room is quite spectacular taking in all the surrounding open fields and countryside which are truly magnificent.

Outside, to the front is ample parking and turning and detached twin garages with up and over doors. The garden extends around from the front and side extending to the rear, laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees and bordered by hedges, shrubs and plants. Vegetable plot. Timber garden store. A lovely patio leads off to the rear, ideal for outdoor dining and to enjoy the fabulous view. There is a workshop/office area which was the original garage, which the vendors now use as an office with separate w.c. and further workshop area. This particular building could offer a variety of uses and could create an annexe or additional accommodation, if required and subject to the necessary planning consents. AGENTS NOTE: adjacent to this is a parcel of land of up to approximately 5 acres which may be purchased by separate negotiation.

Shirwell is a popular village lying north of Barnstaple town by approximately 4 miles and is an extremely sought after location with a small junior school, village hall and the village itself offers excellent village amenities with many activities taking place and the area is surrounded by some spectacular rolling countryside. Despite the address being Shirwell, the property is also situated close to Muddiford which offers a local inn. There is easy access to the town centre of Barnstaple which offers an excellent range of amenities including both local and national high street shops, banks and leisure facilities, whilst the coastal villages of Croyde, Putsborough, Woolacombe and Saunton Sands, as well as Instow and Westward Ho!, are easily accessible by car.
Proceed out of the town towards Barnstaple hospital on the A39. Continue past this and take the next left hand turn signposted to Muddiford. Follow this road for approximtely 2 miles and then take the sharp right hand turn signposted to Shirwell. Continue up the hill and after a short way take the turning on the left and the property will be seen on the left with a for sale board displayed.


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10 June 2016

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