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2 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Marine Drive, Widemouth Bay, Bude, Cornwall, EX23

Sold STC £379,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached bungalow in desirable coastal location with stunning sea views
  • Bungalow requires some general updating or total re-modelling
  • Three valid planning permissions for various schemes
  • Current accommodation two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen/dining room
  • Large gardens, parking and no onward chain

Full description

A rare opportunity to acquire a detached bungalow with breathtaking views out to sea, down towards Widemouth Bay and as far as Trevose Head in one direction and Lundy Island in the other.

The property would benefit from either general updating or total re-modelling to a super contemporary home and currently has three valid planning permissions for various schemes. The bungalow occupies a generous plot with extensive gardens to the rear and off-street parking at the front. Once inside, the accommodation offers: porch, entrance hall, dual aspect sitting room making the most of the coastal views, kitchen/dining room, utility, two/three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property also benefits from a single width triple garage.

Available with no onward chain.

Directions - Proceed out of the town along The Strand turning right at the mini roundabout towards Widemouth Bay. Continue out of Bude passing through Upton and along the coastal road. As you pass Elements Hotel on the left-hand side you will then descend and ascend two dips along the coastal road and as you reach the crest of the hill on the second dip, Middle Longbeak will be the second bungalow found on the left-hand side, clearly marked by our Colwills 'For Sale' board.

Proposed Plans/ Redevelopment - The property is offered with three valid
planning permissions. The planning documents can be viewed by visiting the planning website: or visiting the Cornwall Council offices: 3-5 Barn Lane, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1LZ. Alternatively, copies can be viewed at our office: Colwills, 32 Queen Street, Bude, Cornwall EX23 8BB.

Planning Application Pa13/08018 - To remove existing roof and flat roofs. Replace with a new slate roof with one dormer window creating two new rooms in loft space. Provide a new staircase for access. Accommodation would comprise: porch, hall, living room, kitchen dining room, utility, three bedrooms and a bathroom.

Planning Application Pa15/08503 - Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of replacement dwelling. Accommodation would comprise entrance hall, large open plan living/kitchen/dining room, large first floor bedroom, two further ground floor bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms.

Planning Application Pa16/01419 - Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of replacement dwelling. Accommodation would comprise entrance hall, large open plan living/kitchen/dining room, three bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms.

Current Accommodation -

Entrance Porch - 10'2 x 4'3 (3.10m x 1.30m) - Entering via a double glazed door to the entrance porch with double glazed window to the side elevation enjoying stunning coastal views. Door to the boiler cupboard housing the gas-fired boiler. Door to:-

Entrance Hall - Loft hatch access, solid wood flooring, night storage heater and door to the airing cupboard housing the factory lagged water cylinder with immersion heater and shelving. Doors serve the following rooms:-

Living Room - 16' x 15'7 into bay (4.88m x 4.75m into bay) - A bright and spacious dual aspect room with double glazed windows to the front and side elevations enjoying stunning coastal views. Wood burner to one corner mounted on a slate hearth, radiator and television point. Folding doors open into:-

Bedroom Two/Dining Room - 12'1 x 12' (3.68m x 3.66m) - Double glazed window to the front elevation enjoying the stunning coastal views. Radiator.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 21'3 x 11'10 (6.48m x 3.61m) - A bright and spacious dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed windows to the rear and side elevations with coastal views from the side window. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with work surface over, inset one and a half bowl sink with side drainer and mixer tap over, integrated electric oven, integrated hob with extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher, wall mounted heated towel rail, television point and telephone point. Door to:-

Utility Room - 9'11 x 8'10 (3.02m x 2.69m) - UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation and double glazed door leading out to the rear garden. Fitted wall and base units with work surface over, space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator and feature glass brick wall.

Bedroom One - 11'6 x 10'6 (3.51m x 3.20m) - A spacious double bedroom with high level television point and socket. Steps lead down to:-

Dressing Area - 9'10 x 9'2, plus built-in wardrobes (3.00m x 2.79m - Double glazed window to the rear elevation looking out to the rear garden. Built-in wardrobes, dressing table and radiator.

Separate Wc - 5'8 x 4'8 (1.73m x 1.42m) - WC with concealed cistern, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and storage below.

Study - 11'1 max, 5' min x 9'10 max, 4'8 min (3.38m max, 1 - Feature glass brick window into utility room.

Family Bathroom - 9'1 x 8'10 (2.77m x 2.69m) - Double ended bath, wash hand basin, WC and wall mounted heated towel rail.

Garage - 51'4 x 11'2 max, 8'5 min (15.65m x 3.40m max, 2.57 - Up and over door with light and power connected.

Gardens - To the front of the property there is an extensive area of off-road parking. To the rear there is a gravel and patio seating area opening onto a generous garden which is laid mainly to lawn with a summerhouse enjoying spectacular views over the hedge and across to Widemouth Bay beach, cliffs and the sea beyond.

Council Tax - Band D

Services - Vendor to confirm.

Tenure - Freehold

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21 April 2016


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