3 bed semi-detached house for sale Lower Cleave, Northam, Bideford EX39
Points of interest
- St Mary's Church of England Primary School0.4 miles
- St Margaret's Church of England (Aided) Junior School0.9 miles
- Bideford Ferry Landing0.9 miles
- Appledore Ferry Landing1.6 miles
These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.
Features and description
- Impressive Semi-Detached Home
- Uninterrupted River Views
- Prime Waterside Location
- Immaculately Presented
- Thoughtfully Re-modelled
- Private Rear Garden
- Adaptable Workshop/Home Office
- Private Mooring & Jetty
- Off-Road Parking
- Viewing Highly Recommended
Located on the river's edge, the property is located at the bottom of Limer's Lane in Northam and is just off the South-West coast path. The nearby coast is close to hand with the popular tourist resorts of Appledore and Westward Ho! Within walking distance whilst Instow, just across the river, is within a short drive and connected by a regular bus service. Westward Ho! Boasts a glorious sandy, blue-flagged beach, popular among watersports enthusiasts, whilst Appledore offers a rich maritime history with narrow-streets lined by fisherman's cottages along with a plethora of cafes and restaurants. Instow enjoys a sandy riverside beach, popular with families and dog walkers alike, a yacht club and a number of award-winning restaurants. Instow is connected to Appledore by a pedestrian ferry in the summer months whilst the Tarka Trail, perfect for walkers and cyclists, connects from Torrington to Barnstaple and beyond.
The port town of Bideford provides a wide range of facilities including primary and secondary schooling, a medical centre, banks, post office and traditional pannier market along with good transport links to Barnstaple, the regional centre, which provides High Street shopping, a rail link to Exeter and convenient route to the M5 motorway via the North Devon Link Road.
In brief, the property is approached from Lower Cleave by a private driveway with a pathway leading to the main entrance at the side of the home. You are then welcomed into the inviting hallway which serves all ground floor rooms and provides stairs to the first floor. At the front of the home is the well-fitted kitchen/breakfast room along with the spacious sitting room, both taking full advantage of the waterside location with views of the river. At the rear of the home is a second reception room, arranged as a dining room, with doors opening to the rear garden. In addition, there is a useful cloakroom and separate boot room. The first floor provides a stunning master suite with river views, comprising a double bedroom, dressing area and ensuite along with a balcony boasting a fine view of the water. There are two further double bedrooms, the second is found at the rear of the home and enjoys an outlook over the garden, and a family bathroom.
Outside, the rear garden enjoys a West aspect, making the most of the afternoon and evening sun being level, laid to lawn with attractive borders and side access. There is a spacious workshop/store with light and power connected, this could easily be utilised as a home office or games room or alternatively converted to an Air B&B or annexe for a dependant relative, subject to the necessary consents. To the rear of the workshop are steps leading up to a thoughtfully crafted raised deck. At the front of the home, there is additional off-road parking, a private jetty and moorings making this the ideal home for those seeking life on the water.
This inviting space welcomes you into the home.
Sitting Room (8.15 narr. To 6.94 x 3.46 (26'8" narr. To 22'9" x)
A spacious reception room found at the front of the home boasting an attractive wood-burner with log store below, display shelving, solid wood floor and large bay window taking full advantage of the river view.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room (5.40 x 2.70 (17'8" x 8'10"))
Recently-fitted by the current owners and found at the front of the home with a delightful river view. Offering a range of work surfaces comprising a sink and drainer unit with drawers and cupboards below, space for large oven with extractor hood over, built-in dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer and storage cupboard housing gas boiler.
Dining Room (4.22 x 2.74 (13'10" x 8'11"))
An adaptable second reception room found at the rear of the home with additional work surfaces and built-in wine cooler, floor to ceiling windows and sliding doors to the rear garden.
Fitted with a low-level W.C, wash basin and space for washing machine.
This useful space is found off the hallway, providing a useful cupboard for coats and shoes and double doors to the rear garden.
Master Suite (5.03 narr. To 3.76 x 3.29 (16'6" narr. To 12'4" x)
This superb master bedroom is found at the front of the home with a large bay window enjoying a river view and across to the North Devon countryside beyond, a dressing area with fitted wardrobes, additional "his & hers" wardrobes and a door to the balcony which makes the most of the tremendous position that this property occupies.
Fitted with a white suite comprising a large walk-in shower, low-level W.C, wash basin and heated towel rail.
Bedroom Two (4.22 x 4.20 (13'10" x 13'9"))
A spacious double bedroom with fitted wardrobes enjoying a dual aspect with river views to the front and overlooking the garden to the rear.
Bedroom Three (2.95 x 2.34 (9'8" x 7'8"))
A comfortable double bedroom overlooking the rear garden.
Fitted with a white suite comprising a bath with shower over, low-level W.C and wash basin.
The property is approached from Lower Cleave with a private driveway and additional off-road parking laid to chippings. At the front of the home is a private jetty and moorings, perfect for those seeking quick and easy access to the water. There is access to one side of the home to the rear garden which has been thoughtfully landscaped offering a patio and lawn with attractive flower beds and borders and a raised pond. To the rear of the garden is an adaptable workshop and store, (currently divided into two parts - total 5.60m x 2.34m), this could easily be converted to a home office, games room or outside bar or could alternatively be utilised as additional accommodation or Air B&B, all subject to the necessary consents. At the rear of the workshop are steps up to a superb deck which enjoys a view over the garden to the rear of the home and glimpses of the water. The property is located just off the South-West coast path and is just a short walk from Bideford Quay.
Holiday Let Potential
The property offers great potential as a holiday let. For details on how the property could perform, please contact the team.
Viewings strictly by appointment through Phillips, Smith & Dunn.
Services - All mains connected, underfloor central heating.
Tenure - Freehold.
Council tax - Band D.
Local authority - Torridge District Council.
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