About this property
Having been in the same ownership for circa 60 years, is this detached double fronted house, constructed circa 1948, and set in a delightful position within this popular village, overlooking the village church. This property in need of modernisation and improvement, and has mainly secondary glazed and electrically heated accommodation on two storeys. Set to the side of the house is a garage/workshop, which has the potential to convert to ancillary accommodation, subject to planning permission. Available to the market with no ongoing chain, your early inspection is advised to avoid disappointment!! EPC F
Situated opposite the village church, just a short walk from the village amenities which include community shop, school, village hall, village inn and places of worship, is this spacious detached house in need of updating. Bideford, is a market town and port, approximately 5 miles distant, which offers an excellent range of shopping facilities and amenities, with the former fishing village of Appledore with its quaint narrow streets and quayside, approximately 20 minutes driving distance away. The coastal resort of Westward Ho! famed for its long golden sandy beach, is approximately 15 minutes drive away. It is approximately 3 miles to the nearest junction of the A39/North Devon Link Road, connecting with the M5 at Tiverton. This also gives good access to Barnstaple, the area's major regional centre, which is within 30 minutes driving distance.
Part Glazed Entrance Door with adjacent courtesy light into:
Entrance Porch: High level consumer unit and electric meter. Glazed door to:
Entrance Hall: Under stairs storage cupboard. Picture rail. Telephone point. Dimplex night storage heater. Carpet. Staircase to first floor landing.
Lounge: Secondary glazed window to front elevation and sliding doors to conservatory. Feature fireplace with a wooden surround housing electric fire. Coved ceiling. Wall light points. TV aerial point. Dimplex night storage heater. Carpet.
Conservatory/Garden Room: Overlooking part of the garden with 2 glazed doors to exterior. Strip lighting. Tiled floor.
Dining Room: A dual aspect through room with secondary glazed windows to front and rear elevations. Feature fireplace with a wooden surround, tiled inset and hearth housing an electric fire. Picture rail. Serving hatch to kitchen. Coved ceiling. Built-in glazed display cabinet. Carpet.
Kitchen: Secondary glazed window to rear elevation. Fitted with a range of units comprising inset 1.5 bowl asterite sink unit with mixer taps with cupboards under. Range of matching units with work surfaces over. Matching wall units. Tiled splashbacks. Fitted oven and LPG fired hob with cooker hood over. Strip lighting. Space and plumbing for washing machine/dishwasher. Electra night storage heater. Carpet. Door to:
Rear Lobby: Open access to conservatory and also to a Store Cupboard and to a Separate WC with high level flush WC with carpet.
First Floor Landing: Ceiling trap to loft space.
Bedroom 1: A dual aspect through room with secondary glazed windows to front and rear elevations. Shelved store cupboard with a window. Dimplex night storage heater. Carpet. Views to the church.
Bedroom 2: A dual aspect room with secondary glazed windows to front and rear elevations. Telephone point. Picture rail. Bedhead lighting. Dimplex night storage heater. Carpet. Views to the church.
Bathroom: Opaque window to rear elevation. Fitted with a suite comprising panelled bath with assist grips and Mira Sport 7 shower fitment over with adjacent folding glazed shower screen. Vanity wash basin. Low level flush WC. Tiled splashbacks. Built in airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder with immersion and slatted shelving over. Wall mounted electric heater. Carpet.
Bedroom 3: Secondary glazed window to rear elevation providing rural views. Carpet.
Outside: Pedestrian access to the property is provided via a wooden gate to a garden area comprising of lawn and flower borders. A further wooden gate leads to an enclosed courtyard type area which is ideal for pets, and also provides storage for the LPG bottles. To the side of the property is a gravelled area, adjacent to which stands a Large Garage, with 2 a storey Workshop/Store adjacent, both with power and lighting and entrance doors, with an off-road parking area to the front.
SERVICES: Electricity, Mains Water & drainage
COUNCIL TAX: Band E
Directions Depart Bideford Quay in a westerly direction, proceeding straight through a mini roundabout, and at a second roundabout bear left. Proceed out of the town, whereby adjacent to a former chapel on your right, turn right signed Buckland Brewer. Follow the directional signage to the village where Lester is located directly opposite the village church.
17 The Quay Bideford Devon EX39 2EN
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday - 9.00am - 4.00pm
(other times are available by appointment)