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Anstey Way, Instow, Bideford
Offers in excess of £700,000 | 4 bedrooms

Property features

• Hall, 2 Reception Rooms + Study
• Kitchen/Breakfast Room
• 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Outside WC.
• Further Reception Room/Bed 4 with balcony
• Car Port + Parking for 3/4
• General updating required
• Large, colourful, secluded garden
• No Upward Chain
• Gas C.H., Mainly Double Glazed
• Tender date 5/11/21

SITUATION AND AMENITIES
The property is situated within one of North Devon's Premier coastal villages, Instow, in an elevated position and when the leaves are off the trees boasts views over the Torridge Estuary stretching from Bideford across to the quaint fishing village of Appledore and out to sea in the distance. We understand that there are beautiful sunsets from Ulmrosa. The property is perfectly situated for easy access to the beach, the Tarka Trail and the amenities that Instow offers including delicatessen/general store/post office, pubs, restaurants and cricket club. The property is also within a short drive of the fabulous beaches of WestwardHo!, Saunton (also with championship golf course) and Croyde. The market town of Bideford is about 3 miles and the Regional Centre of Barnstaple about 6 miles. Bideford sits on the banks of the River Torridge and offers an excellent range of amenities including supermarkets, banks and schooling. Barnstaple offers all the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. At Barnstaple there is access, via the A361 North Devon Link Road, to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway at Tiverton where Tiverton Parkway also provides rail access to London (Paddington) in about 2 hours. There is also rail access at Barnstaple connecting to Exeter aswell as onward connections.

DESCRIPTION
Ulmrosa comprises an individual detached, character, chalet style residence which presents elevations of painted render with many double-glazed windows beneath a tiled roof. We understand the original core was probably built in the 1920s with later modifications and that the current owner has lived there for the last 42 years. The accommodation is generous, spacious, versatile but could benefit from general updating. Externally there is a carport, additional parking, walled front garden and well-tended, colourful and secluded rear garden of good size.

GROUND FLOOR
Wooden pillared PORCH and front door to ENTRANCE HALL. SITTING ROOM a through room with stone fireplace, wooden mantle, coal effect gas fire inset, a bay window with sliding double glazed doors to rear garden, opaque glazed inner door to LOBBY/SERVERY. DINING ROOM with arched alcove. KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM good range of units incorporating single drainer stainless steel sink, adjoining work surfaces, drawers, cupboards and appliance space under, matching wall mounted cupboards, tiled splash backs, appliances include Neff double oven, Whirlpool gas hob, Miele dishwasher and washing machine, Zanussi fridge and separate freezer, glazed door to garden, tiled floor, extractor fan, matching table available. INNER LOBBY with access to covered way and outside WC. Staircase rising to first floor (described later). Returning to the main hall an INNER HALL leads to BEDROOM 1 (to rear) views over the garden. BEDROOM 2 (to front) built in wardrobe cupboard, cupboard above. BEDROOM 3 (to front). STUDY with half glazed door, fitted shelving. BATHROOM with panel bath, over head Mira shower unit, tiled surround, wash hand basin, vanity surround, drawers and cupboard beneath, wall mirror, strip light/shaver point, archway to separate area with WC, mirror fronted medicine cabinet, heated towel rail/radiator.

FIRST FLOOR
LANDING access to roof space, walk in airing cupboard with wall mounted gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water. BEDROOM 4/FURTHER RECEPTION ROOM bay window with UPVC French doors to small BALCONY, walk in STORE ROOM with clothes hanging rail and shelving, sliding door to further storage and access to eaves on both sides.

OUTSIDE
To the front the property is screened from the road by an attractive stone wall with double gated access into a tarmac carparking area for several vehicles leading on to a CAR PORT. Steps flanked by borders lead down to the front door where there are external lights below the covered porch. There is access to the left hand side of the property through a side gate, to the rear garden where there is an extensive terrace partly covered. The covered area has external lights and a power point as well as a water tap. Rose borders then flank steps which lead down to a sweeping lawn interspersed with some mature trees including horse chestnut and eucalyptus . There is also a gradual ramp down the left hand side of the garden and leading to the lower lawn where there is a large timber garden SHED. The garden is attractively landscaped and displays many specimen plants, shrubs and trees and is generally hedge enclosed providing a good deal of seclusion and privacy. A narrow strip of garden at the very end is not owned by the property but has been continually used for the last 45 years without interruption.

SPECIAL NOTE
Some of the furnishings and garden masonry/pots are available by separate negotiation if required. Fitted window blinds and curtains and carpets are included in the sale.

METHOD SALE
The property is being offered for sale by Informal Tender/Sealed Bids. The target date is noon on Friday 5th November. Tender forms are available from the selling agents. The vendors reserve the right to consider offers prior to the due date. They also reserve the right not to accept the highest or any offer.

SERVICES
All main services, gas central heating.

DIRECTIONS
Take the A39 from Barnstaple to Bideford, on approaching the New Bideford Bridge turn right at the traffic lights signed Instow. At the roundabout keep to the right once again towards Instow. As you enter the village continue on the upper road, which is Anstey Way, and the property will eventually be found on the left hand side after a bus stop and shortly after Millards Hill which is on the right.

LETTINGS
There has never been a better time to consider a buy-to-let investment and this property may be of interest to buy-to-let investors. Our lettings department has prepared some figures for this property, which should be achievable in the current market. The Stags Residential Letting team would be happy to discuss these figures and provide further information about the letting services on offer. They can be contacted on 01271 322837 or rentals.northdevon@stags.co.uk.
 

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