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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Chope Road, Northam, Bideford, Devon, EX39

Sold STC £635,000

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Tenure: Freehold

This substantial Victorian double fronted property has been the subject of many recent improvements including having period style double glazed sash windows throughout by the national specialist company Anglian Windows, as well as new exterior doors, French windows and bi-folding doors in the family room. It has mostly been re-wired and the central heating and plumbing system has been replaced with an up to date pressurised system with new radiators in most of the rooms. The bathrooms have been replaced, there is a newly refurbished wood burning stove in the living room and 7.1 surround sound wiring in the family room.

The house is tastefully decorated throughout with newly fitted carpets in most of the rooms and dark hardwood flooring in the family room and there are many attractive period features including a beautiful leaded and stained glass panel in the entrance lobby hallway door, period ceiling coving and ceiling roses and cast iron fireplaces.

At the front is a block paved drive providing parking space for numerous cars and there is an attached 15'5 x 14'2 garage with useful boarded loft storage area.

Downstairs provides spacious and well-planned accommodation with an entrance lobby leading to the central hallway which has a cloak room recently fitted with period style fittings and oak flooring and there is an under stairs cupboard.

One of the most impressive features of the house is the 28' x 17' family room, which is currently being used as a media/cinema room with 7.1 surround sound wiring , a vaulted roof light and Velux windows letting plenty of natural light flood in and bi-folding doors leading out to a delightful secluded patio area.

There is a dining room with attractive fireplace and doors opening to a covered veranda leading to the garden, a living room with wood burning stove and views over the garden and a large kitchen dining room.

The kitchen is fitted with oak flooring and a range of contemporary matching eye level and base units with long expanses of polished concrete work tops incorporating an under-mounted butlers sink. There is a large Britannia range with 6 ring gas hob and double electric ovens, separate grill and extractor hood over. There is also a built in dish washer, a microwave and space for an American style fridge freezer with water connection. At one end of the kitchen is a large open chimney breast with built in alcove cupboards and shelving.

A door leads to the rear lobby entrance/which doubles as a useful utility/coat and boot room with sink, worktop, space for a washing machine and fridge and there is an airing cupboard housing the large pressurised hot water tank.

On the first floor are five bedrooms and a lovely family bathroom.

The master bedroom overlooks the garden at the back and has an attractive fireplace as well as luxury en suite shower room with wet shower area and ample built in storage.

There are four more double bedrooms, three with original cast iron fireplaces.

The stylish family bathroom blends traditional and modern fittings and has plenty of built in storage.

The relatively secluded and level south facing garden is surrounded by mature trees and is approximately 70' x 60', consisting of a large paved terrace immediately from the back of the house with an attractive stone balustrade and steps leading down to an expanse of lawn.

The owners have created a lovely al-fresco eating area at the side, bordered by bamboo, creating a private contemporary space and there is a recess for a large hot tub (available under separate negotiations. There is also a useful area for garden implement/wood storage at the side and access to the back of the garage.
From Bideford Quay with the River Torridge on the right, proceed to the A39 Heywood Road roundabout. Continue straight across, following signs for Northam, Appledore & Westward Ho! Pass the Durrant House Hotel on the right and as you reach the brow of the hill take the first turning on the left into Chope Road where the property will be found to be the second property on the left.

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25 August 2016


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