4 bedroom house for saleHeywood Road, Northam, Bideford
- Stunning Family Home
- South Facing Aspects
- Far Reaching Views
- Reached Via a Private Road
- Private Location
- Striking Distance of Amenities
- Large Grounds
- Large Cellars
- Additional Land Available
West Fordlands House commands an elevated position between Bideford and Northam whilst enjoying wonderful views over Bideford Town and the Torridge Valley, as well as the far reaching countryside views. Forming a substantial part of this attractive former country home that sits within a generous South facing plot of approximately half an acre, with the ability to acquire a further 2 and half acres via separate negotiation. Oozing with character and elegantly presented throughout to remain in keeping with a house of this age, however having been modernised to offer all the practicality of modern living.
Situated less than 1 mile from the charming market town of Bideford, with its traditional pannier market and an array of pubs, shops, banks, post office, restaurants and a regular farmers market. The quaint fishing village of Appledore, with its maze of cobbled streets and picture postcard cottages is within just a 10 minute drive. Westward Ho! with its 2 miles of golden sandy blue flagged beach is just a 1 mile and is a favourite with surfers, families and bathers alike. Protected by the unique natural feature of the pebble ridge, the Northam Burrows Country Park is a popular spot with walkers and cyclists and is also the home of England’s Oldest Golf Club, the Royal North Devon. Further along the coast is the vibrant village of Croyde that is a Mecca for surfers from across the country, with its cosmopolitan feel and popular pubs and restaurants, it’s easy to see why. Barnstaple, the regional centre of North Devon, is approximately 10 miles away, reached via the North Devon link road, offers all the area's main shopping, business, commercial and leisure pursuits. Barnstaple’s train station offers a link to the city of Exeter with connections to London and beyond. Just a short drive down the Atlantic Highway leads you into Cornwall with its miles of breath taking coastline that are littered with popular beaches and secluded bays.
Ground Floor -
Vestibule Entrance - 2.56m x 1.83m (8'4" x 6'0") - Welcomes you into the home.
Garden Room/Conservatory - 7.46m x 5.45m (24'5" x 17'10") - This striking room is a real feature of the home, and offers delightful garden views through the expanse of glass and offers a perfect place for less formal entertaining.
Dining Room - 6.13m x 4.57m (20'1" x 14'11") - Leads off the garden room, this grand room with ornate feature fireplace and open wood burner within, offers delightful views out on to the front lawn and is the perfect space for formal entertaining.
Drawing Room - 6.67m x 4.92m (21'10" x 16'1") - This grand room has a cosy feel to it, with its feature fireplace housing a large woodburner and large bay windows making this an ideal room all year round. The bay windows and french doors that lead down onto the front lawn act as a real feature for the room, elegantly dressed by the large curtains and matching pelmets that pick up the colours on the ornate cornicing.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.60m x 4.24m (15'1" x 13'10") - This shaker style kitchen has been extremely well equipped with matching floor and eye level units, handy central island/breakfast bar finished with a range of integrated appliances including three electric Neff ovens, 4 ring ceramic Neff hob with extractor hood, large american style fridge/freezer and integrated microwave.
Study - 4.72m x 2.74m (15'5" x 8'11") - Currently used as a study/snug.
Utility - 2.46m x 2.82m (8'0" x 9'3") - Discreetly situated off the kitchen the utility is fitted with further matching floor and eye level units, with under counter storage and plumbing for white goods.
Bathroom - 2.38m x 2.29m (7'9" x 7'6") - Well equipped with corner bath, separate shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC.
Walk In Storage Cupboard - 2.65m x 1.01m (8'8" x 3'3") - Handy walk in storage cupboard or cloakroom.
First Floor - Reached via a grand open sweeping staircase.
Master Bedroom - 6.82m x 4.93m (22'4" x 16'2") - Situated to the front of the home and enjoying the south facing aspect that allows light to flood into the room. The large feature bay windows over look the gardens and enjoy the far reaching views. Offering ample built in wardrobes.
Bedroom 2 - 4.82m x 4.58m (15'9" x 15'0") - A further generously proportioned room that benefits from a dual aspect that takes in the far reaching views and give this bedroom a light and airy feel.
Bedroom 3 - 3.91m x 3.83m (12'9" x 12'6") - Good sized double bedroom situated to the rear of the home, with built in wardrobes and handy wash hand basin.
En-Suite Low Level Wc -
Bedroom 4 - 3.93m x 3.86m (12'10" x 12'7") - The smallest of the bedrooms however still offers a large double room situated to the rear of the home.
Bathroom - 2.74m x 1.83m (8'11" x 6'0") - Fitted with bath with shower attachment and wash hand basin.
Cloakroom - 2.40m x 1.08m (7'10" x 3'6") - handy separate low level WC.
Basement/Cellars - A real bonus to the home is the large well ventilated basement, that runs the expanse of the property and is broken up into smaller rooms, currently used for storage and a wine cellar, however could be further utilised for a work shop or gym.
Coach House - Reached via a private cobbled courtyard this attached building offers further storage/work shop space, with a second storey, that would require maintenance prior to use.
Grounds - To the front of the home is a large level lawn area that is bordered by a mature hedgerow and the sweeping gravel driveway that leads round to the entrance. To the other side of the driveway is a pretty wild meadow with mature woodland that is home various species of flora and fauna that can be appreciated from the garden room.
Further Land Available By Separate Negotiation - To the front of the home is a large south facing field of approximately 2 and half acres that is available via separate negotiation. A further paddock to the rear of the property may also be available subject to separate negations.
Viewings - Viewings by appointment only through Morris and Bott, Grenville Wharf, 6a The Quay, Bideford, EX39 2HW. Tel: 01237 459998.
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