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The Lodge, Highfield Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34


Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning coastal views to a wide vista taking in the harbour, Lantern Hill and Hillsborough
  • Private sea facing terrace and additional first floor balcony
  • Level access from the car park ideal for elderly or disabled residents
  • Fitted kitchen with breakfast bar
  • 17ft x 17ft lounge with sea views and access to the private terrace
  • 2 bedrooms (1 en suite)
  • Gas central heating and double glazing
  • Allocated parking space and additional visitors parking
  • Large communal grounds
  • Ideal as a permanent home or quality second home/buy-to-let

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

1 The Lodge is a delightful and spacious ground and first floor maisonette situated in an attractive building in an elevated location enjoy superb far reaching views over the town taking in the picturesque harbour and Lantern Hill, Hillsborough, the Bristol Channel and distant Welsh Coast. The property has the considerable benefit of its own private sea facing terrace as well as a first floor balcony which enjoys the excellent coastal views.

The building is located approximately 1/4 mile from the high street shops and amenities and a similar distance to the sea front and harbour which is home to Damien Hirst's 60ft tall bronze statue known as 'Verity'. The local Tesco supermarket is also just a short distance away as is Hillsborough which is ideal for dog walkers, and the Brimlands playing fields, local swimming pool and Hele Bay beach.

The maisonette would make an ideal permanent home and is perfect for those looking for low maintenance living. Alternatively, the property would provide an excellent second home or buy-to-let investment. There is no onward chain.

The accommodation is arranged over two floors and benefits from gas central heating and uPVC double glazing. There is completely level access from the car park which is located at the front of the building meaning an easy 'step free' route in to the apartment ideal for elderly or disabled residents.

Once inside the maisonette, there is an entrance hall which has all of the ground floor rooms leading off. There is a 13ft kitchen which has a range of fitted base and wall units and includes an integrated fridge and freezer, 4 ring electric hob with extractor hood over and a drawer below with cleverly concealed fold away ironing board. There is also a slimline dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. A breakfast bar provides a seating area and there is a useful utility cupboard and a wall mounted combination boiler provides the domestic hot water and central heating.

The heart of the home is the spacious 17ft x 17ft lounge which enjoys the views over the town to the Bristol Channel, Hillsborough and distant Welsh Coast. An electric fire provides a focal point to the room and stairs lead up to the first floor. The lounge has direct access onto to the private patio courtyard which is a real asset and ideal for 'al fresco' dining and which enjoys views over the harbour with Damien Hirst's 'Verity' statue, the Bristol Channel beyond and the Welsh Coastline in the distance.

The family bathroom is also on the ground floor and comprises a white suite.

Moving to the first floor, there are two bedrooms. The master bedroom enjoys has a balcony leading off and enjoys the far reaching views taking in the harbour, Hillsborough, Lantern Hill and the sea beyond. There is also and en suite shower room. Bedroom 2 is a smaller single bedroom.

Outside, at the front of the building there is a communal car park and number 1 has an allocated parking space. As well as the private terrace for the apartment, there is a further communal garden comprising a beautifully kept lawn with flower borders and further on there is a large paved garden area which is ideal for BBQs, sun bathing etc and also enjoys the views of the sea and coastline.

We fully advise an early internal inspection to appreciate the size and the facilities on offer.
Applicants are advised to proceed from our office in Ilfracombe High Street in a westerly direction, taking the first turning on the left hand side into Marlborough Road which is opposite the Co-Op store. Upon going up the road turn immediately left into Highfield Road and continue along this road for approximately half a mile. After passing the turning on the right into Worth road continue straight along and The Lodge can be found a short way further along on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 July 2016


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