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Bickington, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31
Guide price £695,000 | 5 bedrooms

Property features

• Hall, Cloakroom, Study
• Lounge, Dining Room
• Kitchen/Family Room
• Utility Room, Gas C.H.
• 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
• Double Garage + Parking
• Motor Home/Boat Space
• Level, good sized garden

A substantial individual new detached family residence offering bright & spacious accommodation covering over 3,000 sq ft including; 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 3 Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Family Room 23'6 x 20'6, Double Garage, Extensive parking, Good sized level garden, Double electric entrance gates. Almost ready for occupation. EPC Band B

CONVENIENT, FAVOURED POSITION
 
SITUATION AND AMENITIES
Highfield house sits in a line of prestigious properties on the outskirts of Barnstaple, within easy reach of all local amenities, the town, schools and the A361. The local college is just a 15 minute walk from the property which is located on the main regular bus route to Barnstaple town centre with a bus stop literally outside the boundary wall. As the historic Regional centre of North Devon, Barnstaple offers the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues, as well as Theatre, cinema, leisure centre, Pannier Market and District hospital. The Tarka Trail can be accessed nearby and provides a very picturesque, safe walking and cycling environment following both sides of the Taw estuary. Further along the estuary there is access to Fremington Quay and to the coastal/estuary village of Instow, which boasts both a cricket and yacht clubs. Further afield the popular sandy, surfing beaches of Croyde, Putsborough, Saunton (also with championship golf course) and Woolacombe are about half an hour by car, as is Exmoor National Park. The A361 gives access, in about 45 minutes, to the Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway, where Tiverton Parkway also offers a fast service of trains to London Paddington in just over 2 hours.

DESCRIPTION
A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial individual new detached residence which is ready to move into. The property presents rendered elevations with sand stone effect quoins and some cedar cladding, beneath a slate roof. The accommodation, which covers over 3000sqft, is particularly generous, bright and spacious and benefits from double glazed windows throughout, as well as gas fired central heating. There will be an Professional Consultants Certificate issued with the property. Internally the house has been finished to a high standard with extensive use of oak flooring throughout the majority of the ground floor, oak staircase, oak doors, there is a high quality fitted kitchen and 3 quality bathrooms as well as a cloakroom on the ground floor. A particular feature is the spacious contemporary kitchen/family room with part vaulted ceiling and bi-fold doors leading directly onto an extensive sun deck and to the rear garden. The master bedroom suite not only offers an En-Suite bathroom but also a very well fitted dressing room with ample space for both his and her clothes/accessories. The property is approached via a pair of impressive electrically operated metal gates with intercom link to the property over a brick paved driveway which provides ample parking space, there is also room for motor home, boat etc. The gardens are level and to be turfed. To the rear of the property and from some of the first floor bedrooms there is a pleasant far reaching view over the rooftops towards open countryside. The layout of accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified upon the accompanying floor plans but comprises:

GROUND FLOOR
Porch and front door to spacious ENTRANCE HALL, cupboard housing water cylinder, cloaks cupboard. CLOAKROOM low level w/c, wash hand basin, supported by oak vanity cupboard below, extractor fan, wood effect tiled flooring. SITTING ROOM 19'9 x 15'6 featuring ornamental fireplace with oak surround and slate hearth, French doors leading into the rear garden to the sun deck, a pair of oak framed glazed doors to DINING ROOM 16'6 x 15'6 window to front. STUDY 11' x 9'9 maximum, window to rear. From the hallway a pair of oak framed glazed doors leads into the KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM/FAMILY ROOM 23'6 x 20'6, this bright double aspect room has a part vaulted ceiling and bi-fold doors lead onto the extensive sun deck and rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a bespoke range of contemporary units in light grey topped by steel grey caress granite work surfaces with matching wall cupboards above, fitted appliances include an induction hob with glass and stainless steel extractor hood over, double oven, microwave, integrated dishwasher and American style fridge/freezer. There is central island/breakfast bar which incorporates 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit, mixer tap over, cupboards below including a recycling bin. UTILITY ROOM 7'11 x 5' single drainer ceramic sink, adjoining work surfaces, cupboards and appliance space under, plumbing for washing machine, attractive wall tiling, wood effect tiled flooring. An oak staircase rises from the hall to

GALLERIED LANDING
With built in storage cupboard. MASTER BEDROOM SUITE comprising BEDROOM 1 measuring overall 24'7 maximum narrowing to 15'7 x 13'1, walk in DRESSING ROOM 9'10 x 6'11, extensively fitted with range of hanging space, drawers and shelving including compartmentalised jewellery drawers. EN-SUITE BATHROOM 9'10 x 6'8 fully tiled natural travertine style walls and floor, tub bath on oak feet, separate shower cubicle with drench and hand held shower units, an oak vanity supports his and her ceramic wash hand basins, low level w/c, ladder style heated towel rail/radiator, wall light, extractor fan. BEDROOM 2 15'7 x 10'10 window to front. BEDROOM 3 16'7 x 15'7 window to front. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 8'10 x 4'5 with tiled cubicle, wash hand basin with wall light above, grey painted wooden vanity unit below, low level w/c, ladder style heated towel rail/radiator, wood effect tiled flooring, tiled walls, extractor fan. BEDROOM 4 15'7 x 13'9 BEDROOM 5 11' x 9'10. FAMILY BATHROOM 3 9'2 x 7'3 similar fittings to the En-Suite bathroom but with a single basin.

OUTSIDE
From the road the electrically operated metal gates are flanked by attractive stone walls and raised beds which will accommodate shrubbery, these are backed by close boarded fencing. There is then a brick paved driveway which leads to the front of the house providing ample parking and turning space and onto the integral DOUBLE GARAGE which has electrically operated up and over door, as well as a separate personal door and houses the Worcester wall mounted gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water. To the left of the drive is a gravelled area suitable for accommodating motor home, boat etc, also with a mature tree. To the right of the drive is a turfed front garden of good size. There is access at both sides of the property around to the rear where there is an extensive composite SUNDECK, close to this is in external power point and there are 3 wall lights. The rear garden is to be turfed and there are several young specimen trees already planted to screen the property behind, as well as close boarded fence and wall boundaries. To the front there are external security lights.

SERVICES
All main services, gas fired central heating, wiring for Sky TV.

DIRECTIONS
From the M5 proceed to Barnstaple on the A361, bypass the town, continue on the A361 and at the Roundswell roundabout bear right in front of the service station. Proceed over the next roundabout passing Sainsburys on your right and at the next 'Cedars' roundabout bear left towards Bideford. The property will then be found within about 300 yards on the left hand side.

 

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