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Property details

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms


  • Out Building
  • Rural Setting
  • Freehold
  • A beautifully presented & incredibly versatile property
  • 4 double Bedrooms
  • 4-piece family Bathroom offering a bath with a view
  • 2 generous & light Reception Rooms
  • Sizeable Kitchen / Breakfast Room & Ground Floor Shower Room / Utility
  • Studio / Hobby Room
  • Detached Double Garage with additional Studio Room above which could offer Annexe potential
  • Long private driveway providing generous parking
  • Panoramic countryside views to 3 sides

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We are delighted to be offering this beautifully presented and incredibly versatile 4 Bedroom property in the picturesque and highly desirable village of Weare Giffard. The house, itself, has been lovingly updated to provide a stylish yet characterful feel and has 4 double Bedrooms to the First Floor together with a 4-piece family Bathroom offering a bath with a view. The Ground Floor has a fluid layout that leads comfortably from room to room with 2 generous and light Reception Rooms and a sizeable Kitchen / Breakfast Room. A Ground Floor Shower Room / Utility complements the home perfectly. A unique feature of the property is the Studio / Hobby Room that could serve a number of purposes and the Detached Double Garage with additional Studio Room above which could offer Annexe potential (subject to necessary planning) or an Airbnb opportunity. The house is situated at the end of a long private driveway that provides generous parking for many vehicles. It is not overlooked in any way and has panoramic countryside views to 3 sides. Being very easily accessed from both Bideford and Torrington and offering so many unique features, we have no hesitation in encouraging an early viewing.

Please Note: We have created a marketing video for this property which is attached to the online listing.Weare Giffard is a picture perfect Devonian village on the banks of the River Torridge, a few miles northwest of Great Torrington and directly south of Bideford. It has a large village hall, a great local pub - the Cyder Presse, the Grade I listed Church of the Holy Trinity and Weare Giffard Hall. The closest schools are in Monkleigh, Great Torrington and Bideford but there are good transport links to all. Weare Giffard has an old series of derelict sea locks that are in the process of being restored, private tours can be arranged for village residents.

Be sure to patronize Great Torrington’s unique arts centre with its programme of crafts courses and up-to-date popular and art house cinema too. It’s about the best place to catch quality live music and rising stand up comedy in North Devon.

Weare Giffard is also within driving distance of the Atlantic Highway (A39) that is the main feeder route across the region leading to Wadebridge in Cornwall to the south-west and to the M5 by Tiverton in the east. A very good regular bus services provides access to North Devon’s ‘capital’, Barnstaple. Bus users can also reach Westward Ho!, Bideford, Braunton, Appledore, Croyde, Okehampton, Holsworthy and Ilfracombe with ease from Great Torrington.

From Bideford Town proceed towards Torrington on the A386 passing through Landcross. Stay on this road until reaching the signpost on your left hand side to Weare Giffard. Turn left under the bridge and continue over the second bridge across the river. Follow the road as it bears around to your right heading into the village. As the road climbs slightly uphill you will find a gated driveway to your left hand side directly opposite a white Mediterranean style property and before the farm on your right. Continue to the end of the driveway where you will locate the property.

Entrance Door To:

Entrance Porch

Double glazed window to front elevation. Ceramic tiled flooring. Glazed door to:

Entrance Hall

Wide carpeted stairs rising to First Floor Landing.

Lounge (15' 1" x 14' 0")

Large picture window to front elevation enjoying far-reaching countryside views. Impressive inglenook fireplace with red brick arch feature, large timber mantle and stone hearth housing a wood burning stove. Exposed painted ceiling timbers, decorative shelved alcoves, wooden floorboards, radiator.

Dining Room / Reception Room 2 (14' 0" x 10' 5")

An attractive dual aspect room with tall double glazed windows to front and side elevations. Fitted carpet, radiator.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room (18' 2" x 9' 2")

A beautiful and impressive dual aspect room with modern White base level cupboards and 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer inset into granite work surface with matching upstand. Imposing Rangemaster stove with double oven, separate grill, warming drawer, 4-ring gas hob, wok burner and hot plate. Space for fridge / freezer. Ceramic tiled flooring, radiator. Timber stable door to Conservatory Porch. Stripped timber door to:

Shower Room / Utility (9' 1" x 5' 0")

Obscure double glazed window to rear elevation. Quadrant shower enclosure with wall mounted mixer shower, low level push button flush WC and vanity wash hand basin with storage below. Space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer. Ceramic tiled flooring, wall mounted towel radiator.

Conservatory Porch (9' 3" x 6' 10")

Double glazed windows to 2 sides enjoying garden and countryside views. Double glazed window to courtyard garden. Ceramic tiled flooring.

First Floor Landing

A spacious Landing.

Bedroom 1 (14' 0" x 10' 6")

2 deep sill double glazed windows to side elevation enjoying countryside views. Original fireplace with timber surround. Built-in storage space. Fitted carpet, radiator.

Bedroom 2 (10' 9" x 6' 1")

Double glazed window to rear elevation enjoying countryside and river views. Laminate flooring, radiator.

Bedroom 3 (14' 0" x 7' 10")

Double glazed window to front elevation enjoying countryside views. Original fireplace with timber surround. Loft hatch access. Fitted carpet, radiator.

Bedroom 4 (10' 7" x 10' 5")

Deep sill double glazed window to front elevation. Fitted carpet, radiator.

Family Bathroom

Double glazed window to rear elevation with far-reaching views. 4-piece White suite comprising bath with mixer taps, wall mounted wash hand basin, low level push button flush WC and quadrant shower enclosure with wall mounted mixer shower. Fully tiled walls, heated towel radiator, laminate flooring.

Studio / Hobby Room (19' 10" x 9' 4")

Access via the courtyard garden. Double glazed window to courtyard. Double glazed French doors to courtyard and double glazed door to side elevation. Sky light offering additional natural light. Power and light connected. Butler style sink.

Detached Double Garage

Ground Floor (17' 3" x 17' 0")

Up and over door to front elevation. Pedestrian door. Power and light connected. Metal staircase rising to:

First Floor Studio (16' 10" x 12' 8")

With slight headroom restriction. Double glazed window to side elevation. Velux roof light. Laminate flooring. Power and light connected.


The property is approached via a long private driveway leading to the Detached Double Garage with additional hard standing providing parking for many vehicles leading to a level lawn bound by natural hedgerow. Steps lead down to the Entrance Porch.

Front garden with level lawn and timber Wendy house.

Side access around the property to several level patio seating areas including a large courtyard accessed via the Kitchen / Breakfast Room and Studio / Hobby Room. Stone steps rise to a level lawn housing a Greenhouse and vegetable plot. Surrounded by many mature plants, trees and shrubs. Neighbouring fields create a private and peaceful backdrop.


Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Bideford Ferry Landing 2.7 miles
  • Instow Ferry Landing 4.8 miles
  • Monkleigh Primary School 1.2 miles
  • East-the-Water Community Primary School 2.3 miles

Local map of the area

Map View Map showing location of property

Local Amenities

  • Bideford Ferry Landing 2.7 miles
  • Instow Ferry Landing 4.8 miles
  • Monkleigh Primary School 1.2 miles
  • East-the-Water Community Primary School 2.3 miles

Market stats

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Average estimated value for a house in EX39:

  • £239,338
  • Price increase

  • £6,795
  • (2.922%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
23rd Mar 2020 £350,000 Price reduced by £25,000
19th Feb 2020 £375,000 First listed
29th Nov 2013 £280,000 Last sold

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