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3 bed flat for sale

£175,000 Guide price

Nelson Road, Westward Ho!, Bideford EX39

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Property description

A great opportunity to own a rare 3 bedroom apartment with coastal views close to amenities in a popular coastal village within level walk to the sea.

• Modern purpose built second floor flat
• Very popular village location
• Short walk to village amenities
• 1 of 6 flats approached of shared entrance
• Coastal views from bedrooms over the roof tops
• Living room with coastal outlook and vaulted ceiling
• Modern fitted kitchen
• 3 bedrooms
• Bathroom with shower
• Garage on block
• Residents and visitor parking
• Communal grounds
• Upvc double glazing
• Gas radiator central heating
• Regular bus service to Bideford
• Dog walks on the beach, the burrows and the coast path

Westward Ho! Is situated on the picturesque North Devon coastline, popular with both residents and holiday makers alike for its impressive 'Blue Flag' awarded sandy beach. The village is on the 'South West Coast Path' which passes through the village for those on routes to and from The Taw Torridge Estuary to Abbotsham Cliffs and Clovelly. The village itself boasts a good selection of shops and amenities including a selection of pubs and restaurants and the Royal North Devon Golf Club located on the Burrows alongside the Taw Torridge Estuary. 3 miles away is Bideford which is served by a very regular bus service and provides for everyday needs with banks, supermarkets, secondary schooling and out of town shopping at Atlantic Village.

The property known as Link House Estate, is just a very short walk from the village centre, bus stops, village green, waterfront and the popular sandy beach. The property is made up of 48 flats located in 7 blocks, each block has its own entrance serving 6 flats. The property is set within communal grounds, with shared drying area, 52 individual private garages on block, plus additional parking for residents and their visitors. Number 42 Link House, is located in block 5, built in the late 1980's as part of phase 2. The largest design of flat on the property, offering 3 bedrooms and whilst being a second floor (top floor) flat it benefits from impressive coastal views from the 3 bedrooms and living room which also has an impressive vaulted ceiling and protruding box bay window, there is also loft storage space. Making this a truly rare opportunity to own a modern purpose built flat with coastal views and garage in this price range so close to amenities.

The accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):

Glazed entrance door leading to communal hallway serving the 6 flats in block 5, (2 flats on each floor). A staircase rises to first and second floors.
Please note; no lifts at Link House.

Private Front Entrance Door leading into Entrance Porch: With door off to

Inner Hall: With entrance intercom and remote door release, cloaks and linen cupboards, access to loft space and radiator

Lounge Diner: 17' 6" x 13' 9" (5.33m x 4.19m) maximum, with impressive vaulted tongue and groove, timber clad ceiling with exposed roof trusses, ceiling up lights, projecting box bay window with coastal views, 2 x radiators, patio doors to

South Facing Balcony: With outlook over communal grounds and up to the Tors

Kitchen: 9' 6" x 8' 9" (2.89m x 2.66m) fitted with range of modern units comprising base and eye level cupboards, drawers. Built in stainless steel electric oven and hob with extractor over. Woodblock effect roll top work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted 'Worcester' gas boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating.

Bedroom 1: 13' 8" x 9' 5" (4.16m x 2.87m) with coastal view over the roof tops and radiator

Bedroom 2: 11' 3" x 7' 7" (3.43m x 3.01m) with coastal view over the roof tops and radiator

Bedroom 3: 9' 9" x 6' 4" (2.97m x 1.93m) with coastal view over the roof tops, flush built in cupboard and radiator

Bathroom: With white suite comprising panel bath with 'Mira' electric power shower over, close coupled WC and pedestal wash basin, shaver point, extractor, window and radiator

Terraced Garage on Block: 16' x 8' (4.87m x 2.44m) approximately, with up and over door.

Outside: Surrounding block 5 is a grassed area of communal garden with footpath and steps leading to the front door from the parking area and on block garage. There is also a communal drying area just behind the block. Residents and visitors parking.

Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.

Council Tax: Band 'B'

Tenure Freehold: The property known as 'Link House Estate' is made up of 48 flats. We understand 'Link House Residents Association Limited' manages the property. The owners of each flat pay approximately £1000 per annum (payable quarterly) to cover buildings insurance, external decoration, grounds maintenance, plus cleaning and maintenance of communal areas. We understand the owners of each flat are responsible for their own windows.

Agents Note: As the flat is Freehold it is not generally suitable for a mortgage, this is due to the tenure not the construction. If a mortgage is required please seek advice from an independent mortgage adviser.

Directions: From the A39 roundabout on the western end of the New Torridge Bridge, follow the signpost to Westward Ho! And Northam. Follow the road passing the speed camera down on to Atlantic Way, follow the road right around into the village, the road doubles back on itself along Nelson Road, pass the shops and as you the road bares right going up the hill you will see Link House Flats on the left. Number 42 is the second floor flat in block 5 (the blue block). Visitors tend to park on the access road against the kerb.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £227,808 Sales 731 Current average value £257,087 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,934 ▲ 3.60%

Property value data/graphs for EX39

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £343,448 £249 3.6 £307,758
Semi-detached £229,091 £249 3.1 £216,672
Terraced £188,134 £236 2.8 £175,280
Flats £180,007 £250 2.0 £159,896

Current asking prices in EX39

Average: £272,538
Avg. current asking prices in EX39
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £135,667
Flats £102,393
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All £112,375

Current asking rents in EX39

Average: £620 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EX39
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £500 pcm
£651 pcm
£726 pcm
£891 pcm
Flats £469 pcm
£556 pcm
£550 pcm
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All £480 pcm
£607 pcm
£716 pcm
£890 pcm

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Highest turnover in EX39
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Chingswell Street 63.5%
Ferndown Close 60.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Barnstaple (7.8 miles)
  • Chapelton (Devon) (9.3 miles)
  • Umberleigh (11.4 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (41.6 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (45.8 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (69.8 miles)
  • Bideford Ferry Landing (2.0 miles)
  • Appledore Ferry Landing (2.1 miles)
  • Instow Ferry Landing (2.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Margaret's Church of England (Aided) Junior School (0.9 miles)
  • St George's Church of England (VA) Infant and Nursery School (0.9 miles)
  • St Mary's Church of England Primary School (1.6 miles)
  • Petroc (7.5 miles)
  • Foxes Academy (34.7 miles)
  • West Somerset College (35.2 miles)
  • Kingsley School (1.5 miles)
  • Bideford College (1.8 miles)
  • Braunton Academy (5.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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£905 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 17,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £629 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Gas £31 Electricity £43 Estimated energy cost £74/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 10200 kWh/year
Electricity: 3300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £135 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £26 Sewerage £41 Estimated water cost £67 /mo
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