Set south facing in the popular and much sought after pilton area of the administrative centre of north devon. A major section of A fine georgian house retaining many period features with separate detached cottage, private gardens and double garage.
By appointment through Phillips Smith & Dunn Barnstaple office /327919. Out of office hours telephone Mr Michael Challacombe on .
The property is set in a highly sought after area of the town within a mile of the town centre and a ½ mile from the North Devon District Hospital. Locally at Pilton there are a number of shops providing local facilities with both Junior and Senior Schooling and of course the town centre with its wide variety of shops within a mile.
The property comprises a major section of the Georgian town house retaining many fine period features, sash windows and particularly the lounge with its shuttered windows and French doors and moulded ceiling decorations. The house is well presented, has gas fired central heating to radiators throughout.
The property is approached over a gravelled drive to a car parking, turning area to the side across which is a double garage and the detached stone built cottage currently let on a short hold tenancy but which between them could provide two family accommodation or as present home and income.
The accommodation with approximate room sizes comprises as follows.
Double French doors to
conservatory 11' x 10'5 (3.35m x 3.18m)
Shower room 6'6 x 4' (1.98m x 1.22m)
Fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, low level WC, pedestal hand basin, strip light and shaver point, panel radiator.
Entrance hall 13'x 9'9 (3.96m x 2.97m)
Dog leg staircase rising to first floor landing, recessed shelving, double panel radiator, door to under stairs storage cupboard, uplighters.
Lounge 18'8 x 14'8 (5.69m x 4.47m)
Decorative ceiling moulding including decorative central rose, picture rail, wall uplighters, a splendid double aspect room, decorative marble fireplace with slate hearth and inset living coal gas fire, double panel radiator, south facing sash window with shutters, pair of French doors to west elevation with side lights and shutters over all.
Dining room 13' x 12'7 (3.96m x 3.84m)
Panel radiator, picture rail.
Kitchen 10'6 x 8'4 (3.20m x 2.54m)
Stable door to outside, vinyl flooring, range of roll top work surfaces with inset one and a half bowl single stainless steel sink unit with a variety of drawers and cupboards under, tiled splash backs, matching wall cupboards with glazed display cupboard, cooker panel.
On the first floor
Serving all rooms, panel radiator, door to recessed storage cupboard and door to airing cupboard, fitted shelving and central heating boiler.
Bedroom 1 18'11 x 15'1 (5.77m x 4.60m)
A splendid double aspect room with morning views to the west with countryside in the distance, wall uplighter, picture rail, double panel radiator, two separate built in double wardrobe cupboards with shelved cupboard adjoining and storage lockers over.
Bathroom 9' x 6' (2.74m x 1.83m)
Panelled bath with stainless steel mixer tap with shower attachment, pedestal hand basin, low level WC, half tiled surrounds, panel radiator, stainless steel towel rail, cupboard under window seat.
Bedroom 2 14'9 x 9'11 (4.50m x 3.02m)
Double aspect room, panel radiator, decorative ceiling cornice.
Bedroom 3 9'2 x 8'3 (2.79m x 2.51m)
Panel radiator. Store lockers under window seat.
The agents note that the house has a large attic space with extending loft ladder access. It may that additional rooms could be developed subject to planning.
The property is approached over a gravelled drive to a car parking and turning area to the eastern side. To the front there is a garden set behind a high wall giving privacy from the road with lawn and trees and shrub borders.
Double garage 19'1 x 17'6 (5.82m x 5.33m)
Sliding door to front and internal store room.
Adjacent to the garage and backing on to the road is a stone cottage conversion currently let on a short hold tenancy. The accommodation includes
living room 16' x 8' (4.88m x 2.44m)
Glazed entrance door, double panel radiator, door to store cupboard, exposed ceiling beam and archway off to
kitchen area 12'8 x 6'5 max (3.86m x 1.96m max)
Fitted with a range of modern matching base and wall units incorporating worktop with inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, drawers and cupboards under, space for fridge, gas cooker point.
Panelled bath in tiled recess with Mira shower and shower screen, low level close coupled WC, pedestal hand basin. Store cupboard.
From the living room an open tread staircase leads to the first floor.
Bedroom 1 10' x 8'10 (3.05m x 2.69m)
Panel radiator, door to recess wardrobe cupboard.
Bedroom 2 8' x 6'1 min (2.44m x 1.85m min)
Plus recess with door to wardrobe cupboard, panel radiator, south facing window.
The property is currently let at £425 per calendar month and rents will be apportioned as at completion.
The property is approached over its own gravelled drive to a car park and turning area. The front garden is set behind a high stone wall and include lawns and borders with flowers and shrubs and a number of mature trees.
There is a gardeners toilet and adjoining store shed with steps rising to a further private rear garden principally lawn with a gravelled seating area and flower and shrub borders.
Phillips Smith & Dunn have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fitting or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order. The Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.
Grid ref: SS559/343 Leaving Barnstaple, take the A39 northwards out of the town as though towards Lynton and Lynmouth and after 1/2 mile or so at the traffic lights at the North Devon District Hospital turn left as though going back into Pilton. Proceed along the plain rise up the incline and as you drop down the other side the property is set back within its own gardens to the right hand side of the road with its entrance immediately opposite the turning into Wordsworth Avenue. Ref: 8268
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