First Raleigh, Bideford, Devon
An impressive 5 bedroom, 3 reception room attached Victorian house with many character features in a plot of approximately three quarters of an acre, on one of the area's most sought after and quiet residential roads close to Bideford town. EPC E
This splendid period property has been much improved and extended by the current owner over recent years resulting in a tastefully presented home retaining plenty of the original character and benefiting from being in a quiet and private location with far reaching views over parts of Bideford.
There is a detached double garage as well as a detached single garage at the bottom of the driveway.
The current owners have replaced the existing conservatory with an impressive contemporary sunroom.
A driveway leads you to the parking area where there is plenty of parking for a number of vehicles and the detached double garage which is a small distance to the house. There is a level pathway along the lawned area of the garden leading to the property.
As you enter through the French doors to the entrance hall, there is a glass paned door leading through to the dining room with Italian porcelain floor tiles and an impressive fireplace with a slate hearth and multi-fuel burner being the focal point of the room. There is also an under stairs storage cupboard and doors leading to the utility room, the kitchen and a hall with stairs to the first floor.
From the dining room, at the front of the property overlooking the garden, is an attractive modern kitchen with cream coloured base and eye-level units and role edge work tops. There is an integrated five ring gas hob with extractor hood over and a separate electric oven, space for a fridge, freezer and dishwasher and a door out to a side courtyard and an outside toilet.
Also from the dining room is the utility room, with base and eye-level units and a butler sink, space for washing machine and dryer and the boiler is housed in here too.
The impressive 21'10 x 16' living room has original solid wood flooring and three floor to ceiling windows with doors out to the veranda to the side of the house. There is a wood burner on a slate hearth with a marble surround, in keeping with the age and character of the house.
From the living room is a door to the sunroom which has a tiled floor and benefits from having two skylights, a glass panelled door leading out to the veranda with windows either side and bi-folding doors to the front opening out to the level lawn creating an open sociable area. There is also a decorative internal stained glass window adding to the features of the property.
On the first floor are three double bedrooms and a single bedroom. Two of the bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and one has an en-suite shower room. All four have feature fireplaces.
Also on this floor is a family bathroom which comprises of a white three-piece suite with a shower over bath and tiled walls and floor.
On the top floor is a master suite with a modern white en-suite bathroom and an 18' bedroom with a pitched roof, dormer window and under eve storage.
Outside, included in the third of an acre plot, is approximately a 100ft level lawn area with steps up to a sloped area of lawn and well-established shrubs and trees.
At the top of the garden is a greenhouse and a shed for storage. The plot is bordered on three sides by well-established shrubs, bushes and trees giving it a high level of privacy.
Living Room 21'10" x 16' (6.65m x 4.88m).
Sunroom 16' x 15'7" (4.88m x 4.75m).
Kitchen 12'10" x 9'4" (3.91m x 2.84m).
Dining Room 19'9" x 13'8" (6.02m x 4.17m).
Utility Room 8' x 5'8" (2.44m x 1.73m).
Bedroom 1 18' x 15' (5.49m x 4.57m).
Bedroom 2 16' x 10'6" (4.88m x 3.2m).
Bedroom 3 10' x 9'10" (3.05m x 3m).
Bedroom 4 9'10" x 9'8" (3m x 2.95m).
Bedroom 5 9'5" x 7'10" (2.87m x 2.39m).
Bathroom 8' x 5'8" (2.44m x 1.73m).
From Bideford quay, take the road towards the A39 Heywood Road roundabout driving past Morrison's Supermarket on the right. Take the second turning on the left by Rydons garage and then the first turning on the right into First Raleigh. Take the left hand fork in the road into First Raleigh and drive on up where the property can be found on the right hand side.
- APPROXIMATLEY THREE QUARTERS OF AN ACRE PLOT
- MANY DELIGHTFUL CHARACTER FEATURES
- PLENTY OF PARKING SPACE
- DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE AND A SINGLE GARAGE
- TASTEFULLY PRESENTED THROUGHOUT
- PRIVATE LOCATION
- GAS CENTRAL HEATING
- CLOSE TO TOWNS FACILITIES