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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Raleigh Park, Barnstaple, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31

Sold STC £265,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lobby, Cloak/Utility Room
  • Bright Sitting & Dining Areas
  • Superb Kitchen & Appliances
  • Atrium Window Feature
  • Mezzanine Study/Bedroom 3
  • 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Parking for 2. No Upper Chain
  • Mature garden, Summerhouse

Full description

A charming & totally unique detached coach house conversion offering contemporary accommodation which exudes quality & style. 2/3 Bedrooms, Open Plan Sitting/Dining/Kitchen areas, Parking for 2/3, Garden, Adjoins fields with fine views.


Situation And Amenities - Raleigh Park is a quiet, little used country lane on the semi-rural outskirts of Barnstaple close to North Devon District Hospital. The property therefore benefits from the best of both worlds being on the outskirts of the town in pleasant semi-rural surroundings with fine views into an open valley, yet is within five minutes walk of the hospital itself and also with easy access of Pilton village and Barnstaple town centre which is approximately 5 minutes by car. As the regional centre Barnstaple accommodates the areas main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. There is also access at Barnstaple to the North Devon Link Road which leads through in about 45 minutes to Junction 27 of the M5 motorway where Tiverton Parkway also offers a fast service of trains to London Paddington in just over two hours. The North Devon Coast and in particular the safe, sandy, surfing beaches of Croyde, Saunton, Woolacombe and Putsborough are about 20 minutes by car. Exmoor National Park is also easily accessible.

Description - A Detached coach house conversion which presents colour washed rendered elevations with contemporary timber effect cladding with double glazed windows and doors, all beneath a tiled roof. We understand that the original structure possibly dates from the Edwardian era but was converted/rebuilt by the current owners during the course of 2015. The property is totally unique and has been skillfully converted. The accommodation exudes quality and style and particular features include the bright and spacious open plan reception area and kitchen with vaulted ceiling overlooked by a large atrium window and mezzanine study/bedroom 3. There are oak doors throughout, oak flooring throughout the reception/kitchen area and on the garden level, there are two bedrooms; one with french doors on to the garden and a splendid bathroom, once again with French doors on to the garden. Externally there is parking for two vehicles as well as mature gardens of reasonable size, the sun deck at the rear of the property enjoys an 'infinity view' over adjoining fields in to the valley beyond. The property is considered ideal as a principal residence, second home/UK base or holiday let investment. It is most certainly a property that needs to be viewed internally to be fully appreciated. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions, is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floorplans but comprises;

Ground Floor - Front door to ENTRANCE LOBBY tiled flooring, CLOAKROOM/UTILITY ROOM wash hand basin with adjoining work surface, space and plumbing for washing machine beneath, low level WC with tiled surround, Glow-worm wall mounted Calor gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, fitted shelving. Returning to the lobby there is a doorway to OPEN PLAN DINING ROOM/ KITCHEN with engineered oak flooring throughout which continues through via an open archway to the SITTING ROOM the space is divided in to three distinct zones, the centre piece of which is the state of the art, bespoke, contemporary kitchen which boasts a large central island in polished blue granite, accommodating 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink, perpetual boiling water tap, ceramic 4 ring induction hob and retractable stainless steel extractor fan, below is an integral dishwasher, cupboards and shelving and at one end, a breakfast bar. Within one corner a range of display shelves and along one wall is matching kitchen furniture which incorporates larder cupboards, pan drawers, concealed tea and toast making preparation area, illuminated glass fronted display cabinets and fridge/freezer. An open archway leads through to the sitting room where bi-fold doors lead to a galleried sun deck ideal for Al-fresco dining beyond which is the wonderful view in to the valley. Open plan with the kitchen is a designated dining area with stepladder style staircase rising to mezzanine level where there is a STUDY/OCCASIONAL BEDROOM 3 with glass safety balcony looking down on to the dining room/kitchen below. There is also a Velux window allowing plenty of light to flood in to the room as well as to capture the view in to the valley.

Garden Level - There is a lower hall with recess under stairs. BEDROOM 1 has four wall light points and a pair of double glazed French doors to loggia. BEDROOM 2 is adjacent. BATHROOM a particularly stylish room featuring tiled panelled bath with shower above and folding shower screen, tiled flooring, antique Chinese wooden travelling chest, adapted to accommodate a circular blue and white wash basin with mixer tap, there are half tiled walls, heated towel rail/radiator, low level WC and French doors to the loggia, there is also a shaver point and extractor fan.

Outside - To the front there is brick paviour off road parking for 2/3 vehicles. There is access to both sides of the property. The garden is laid to a small area of lawn with banks of mature specimen shrubs including Acer, Hydrangea etc. There is a TIMBER SUMMERHOUSE/WORK SHOP and the afore mentioned galleried deck has a storage void beneath it.

Directions - Leaving Barnstaple on the A39, at the traffic lights nearest the hospital, turn right towards the hospital but continue immediately left in to Roborough Road. Bear right where you come to Raleigh Park and the property is the last on the right before open countryside.

Servcies - Mains electricity and water, shared private drainage, Calor gas fired central heating.

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26 October 2016


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