3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

High Bickington, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37

Sold STC £430,000

Property Description

Key features

  • IMPRESSIVE 3/4 BEDROOM SEMI-DETACHED BARN CONVERSION
  • HARDWOOD DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS
  • OIL FIRED CENTRAL HEATING
  • SPACIOUS THROUGH LOUNGE/DINING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE WITH MULTI-FUEL ROOM HEATER
  • SUPERB GARDEN ROOM OFF WHICH LEADS ONTO THE GARDEN
  • QUALITY FITTED KITCHEN WITH INTEGRATED APPLIANCES WITH BREAKFAST AREA OFF
  • GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM AND USEFUL UTILITY ROOM
  • STUDY/BEDROOM 4
  • 3 FIRST FLOOR DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • MASTER BEDROOM SUITE WITH FABULOUS DRESSING AREA AND OPEN PLAN BATHROOM

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated on the outskirts of the popular North Devon village of High Bickington, this is an extremely well presented 3/4 semi-detached Grade II Listed barn conversion which was converted in the 1980's and now offers extremely light and airy accommodation with generously proportioned rooms still offering a wealth of charm and character throughout and having the benefit of oil fired central heating, hardwood framed double glazed windows and situated on a generous level plot with a newly constructed detached triple garage.

The vendors have lived at the property for over 20 years and during this time have considerably improved the property with a quality fitted kitchen, ground floor shower room, family bathroom and a master suite which offers a dressing area with open plan ensuite bathroom.

With attractive stone faced elevations under a slate roof, the property nestles beautifully into this level plot with a garden room to the front which enjoys a lovely south-westerly facing aspect over the garden with patio areas and pathway leading to the garage and a further level garden area beyond.

Retaining many period features throughout with exposed trusses and deep windowsills the property is certainly worthy of a full internal inspection to fully appreciate the standard to which this property has been improved and maintained.

In brief the accommodation comprises: front door leading to entrance hall with tiled floor and stairs to first floor with understairs cupboard, shower room with 3-piece white suite comprising corner shower cubicle, wash basin, w.c., fully tiled walls and floor. There is a spacious through lounge/dining room with dual aspect windows and a most attractive feature fireplace with slate hearth housing a multi-fuel room heater. Glazed bi-folding doors open through to the impressive garden room with oak flooring and windows and French doors enjoying views and leading onto the garden, part exposed natural stone wall. The study/bedroom 4, a good size room, which could easily accommodate a double, however the current vendors use as an office/study. There is an impressive comprehensively fitted kitchen with quality medium oak wall and base units with granite working surfaces, under cupboard lighting, inset one and a half bowl sink with granite drainer, integrated dishwasher and fridge, electric Range cooker with extractor over, feature dresser-style matching unit with glass fronted display cabinets and built-in wine rack and windows overlooking the garden. The kitchen extends to a further breakfast/dining area with door leading to the utility with a range of wall and base units, granite working surfaces with inset Butler sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, Grant oil fired boiler providing hot water and central heating, Velux window, further window and door leading to the rear and a tiled floor.

On the first floor landing is a window allowing light to flood through. There is a most impressive master bedroom suite with the bedroom area enjoying a dual aspect with views over the garden and from a large Velux window further views towards open fields and countryside, exposed roof trusses. The bedroom area opens up to a large dressing area with built-in wardrobes with pocket doors, hanging rails, shelving and lighting. Incorporated within the dressing area is an open plan bathroom with solid wood floor, counter top sink, w.c., and corner spa bath with mixer shower attachment, inset lighting, tiled surround and towel rail. There is a large Velux window again to the dressing area making this an extremely light and airy room. There are 2 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom with white 3-piece suite comprising p-shaped bath with shower over and screen, vanitory sink, w.c., tiled walls and a large Velux window, granite shelf and extractor.
Outside, the property is approached over a driveway which leads to a detached newly constructed triple garage with brick paved forecourt to the front providing ample parking and turning area. The garage is currently divided into a double garage being 20ft 3ins x 20ft 1in with personal door, remote roller door and French pvcu double glazed doors lead to a further garage measuring 19ft 8ins x 13ft 6in with automatic sensor lighting, a range of fitted wall and base units with working surfaces and remote electric roller door. This area could be used as a workshop if required. From the driveway there is a brick paved path with lawned areas on both sides with mature trees and shrubs which lead to the property where there are large patio areas, ideal for outdoor dining, with inset outdoor lighting - all enjoying a lovely south-westerly facing aspect. The pathway leads around to the rear where there is a paved patio area, mature hedging and the oil tank.

The property is situated on the outskirts of High Bickington within the heart of the spectacular, breathtaking North Devon countryside with rolling hills and fields. The village itself offers village amenities including primary school, two popular pubs, a Methodist Church and Church of England, a doctors' surgery, which is a satellite of Torrington Health Centre and Post Office. There is a further Post Office at nearby Atherington.

The towns of Torrington, South Molton and Barnstaple are all within easy travelling distance and all offer a range of shops, banks and leisure facilities. There is a mainline railway station at Umberleigh providing a service to Barnstaple, Exeter St. David's and to Exeter Central.
From Barnstaple take the A377 (Exeter Road) south. Just north of Umberleigh turn right on to the B3227 sign posted Atherington, Torrington and High Bickington. At Atherington turn left on to the B3217 to High Bickington. On the southern edge of the village turn left at Cross Parks Cross into Nethergrove Lane and continue down this road until the entrance to Aylestone House can be seen on the right hand side. Alternatively proceed along the A377 to Umberleigh and upon passing Weirmarsh Farm take the next right hand turn and continue up this lane, passing a property names Little Silver House. Continue further and the new driveway to Aylestone House will be seen on the left hand side.

ENTRANCE HALL 

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 
8.43m x 4.52m

GARDEN ROOM 
4.34m x 3.3m

KITCHEN 
2.2m x 5.03m

DINING ROOM 
4.22m x 2.67m

STUDY/BEDROOM 4 
3.96m x 3.2m

SHOWER ROOM 

UTILITY 

FIRST FLOOR 

MASTER BEDROOM 
4.4m x 3.6m

DRESSING AREA 
4.52m x 4.4m

BEDROOM 2 
4.6m x 2.8m

BEDROOM 3 
4.75m x 3.23m

BATHROOM 

GARAGE 
6.0m x 4.11m

SERVICES 
Mains water and electricity. Sept tank drainage. Oil fired central heating

COUNCIL TAX BAND 
E - TDC - At the time of preparing these sales particulars the council tax banding is correct. However, purchasers should be aware that improvements carried out by the vendor may affect the property's council tax banding following a sale.

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16 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth Arms (1.2 mi)
  • Umberleigh (1.9 mi)
  • King's Nympton (3.6 mi)
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39-41 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 1SA

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Nearest stations

  • Portsmouth Arms (1.2 mi)
  • Umberleigh (1.9 mi)
  • King's Nympton (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Webbers Property Services, Barnstaple

39-41 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 1SA

01271 604026 Local call rate

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