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College Close, Northam, Bideford, EX39

Offers in excess of £695,000


4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: BAN200076


  • Beautiful detached contemporary home
  • Light & airy accommodation
  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Annexe / dual occupation potential
  • Beautifully presented throughout
  • Ideal as main home or holiday home / investment
  • Off road parking & garage


GORGEOUS CONTEMPORARY BEACHSIDE RESIDENCE! A contemporary detached residence enjoying panoramic coastal views, with highly versatile accommodation in this extremely sought after location Location The property is situated in an elevated position just off of one of the area's most sought after roads, enjoying stunning and ever-changing panoramic coastal views. The property looks out across the bay and over the sandy beaches of Westward Ho! and Saunton Sands, out to sea and Lundy Island, with Baggy Point in the distance. Situated within a highly exclusive area, just off Bay View Road in Northam, the property is ideally positioned within a mile of the sandy beach at Westward Ho!, which adjoins the Northam Burrows Country Park and Royal North Devon Golf Club and also the village amenities found at Northam. There are a wider range amenities found at the port and market town of Bideford, which sits on the banks of the River Torridge, just a few miles away. There is also easy access to the South West Coastal Footpath, which affords excellent walking opportunities and stunning vistas. The regional centre of Barnstaple is located around 10 miles away, which houses all the area's main business, commercial, leisure and shopping venues. Communications The area can be accessed from Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway, and along the A361 North Devon Link Road which leads onto the A39 Atlantic Highway. The nearest train station is located at Barnstaple, which connects to Exeter where there are regular mainline rail services to London (Paddington) in just over 2 hours. Alternatively, Tiverton Parkway Mainline Railway Station is about an hour's drive away, which connects to London and beyond. Mileages NORTHAM VILLAGE - 0.7 MILE WESTWARD HO! BEACH - 1 MILE BIDEFORD - 2 MILES BARNSTAPLE - 10 MILES TIVERTON PARKWAY / M5 MOTORWAY - 45 MILES The Property Coast House is a contemporary, detached modern residence that was constructed in 2008, to exacting standards. The property is situated in a highly sought after location, just off the ever popular Bay View Road, with easy access to the sandy beach and sea, and superb coastal walks, as well as an excellent range of amenities. The accommodation on offer is light and airy, and arranged over three floors, with panoramic coastal views from the front elevation from Lundy Island, across the bay towards Saunton Sands and Baggy Point. The current vendors have arranged the accommodation to suit their needs, with the large original sitting room on the ground floor having been converted to a home office. This could however be adapted to create a potential annexe or home studio, or converted back into a sitting room or further bedrooms, if required. There are currently three bedrooms and two bathrooms, but with some small alterations could easily offer four or five bedrooms. The property further benefits from off road parking and a garage, as well as enclosed walled gardens to the front and rear. It is thought that the property would ideally suit as a family home, holiday home / investment or equally as a home with an income. Only with a full internal inspection can you start to appreciate the versatility of this superb contemporary residence. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions is more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, but comprises: Front door to Reception Hall Curved feature wall with letterbox and custom built steel staircase with oak treads and concealed lighting rising to first and second floors. Under stairs storage with coat hangers. Utility / Cloakroom Custom built fitted stainless steel worktop with inset sink and mixer tap. Cupboard under and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Full height storage cupboards with hanging and shelf space, and Potterton boiler that provides domestic hot water and central heating. Low flush wall mounted WC with concealed cistern. Window overlooking the front garden. Dining Room French doors leading to the front garden. Opens to Kitchen Ultra-modern kitchen with custom built stainless steel worktops and backlit glass panelling over, suspending soft closing drawer units on opposite sides. Two inset sinks with mixer taps. Inset Smeg five burner gas hob with extractor hood concealed in a range of high level wall units. Stainless steel shelving to the opposite wall. Range of floor to ceiling reflective red coloured door fronts, with integrated appliances including a dishwasher, oven, fridge / freezer and large larder cupboard. Window overlooking the garden. Stairs rising to the first floor landing. A door then opens to Sitting Room A dual aspect room with panoramic views across to Saunton Sands and Baggy Point. French doors lead to the balcony. This room could easily be divided to create a fourth bedroom, if the downstairs annexe was to the used as a reception room. Bedroom 2 A dual aspect room with sea views. Bespoke lighting. Bedroom 3 Sea views to the front elevation. Bathroom Ultra-modern bathroom incorporating contemporary fittings. Solid oak vanity top runs the length of one wall with cupboards under. Low flush wall mounted WC with concealed cistern. Two ceramic bowls with glass panelling and mirrors above. Victoria & Albert "Quarrycast" free standing bath on bespoke oak stand, wall mounted mixer tap on stainless steel panel. Large walk in bespoke shower with oak decking boards. Frameless glass screen and stainless steel derailing rainfall showerhead and tiled walls. Window to the rear elevation. From the landing, stairs rise to the Second Floor Landing Walk in storage cupboard with shelves and hanging space. Master Suite This room takes up the entire top floor of the property and currently comprises a bedroom area and bathroom, but could be split into two rooms, if required. The master bedroom is built into the roof space, taking full advantage of the vaulted ceiling height, and providing a large and airy room with four full opening Velux windows providing masses of natural light. Two of the windows benefit from fantastic coastal views across the beach and burrows to Saunton, Croyde and Lundy Island. Built in wardrobes. Bathroom Twin oak vanity units with ceramic bowls and wall mounted mixer taps, glass panelling and mirrors above stainless steel hanging rails below, shaver point. Victoria & Albert "Quarrycast" free standing bath on bespoke oak stand, mixer tap mounted on stainless steel pillar. Low level flush wall mounted WC with concealed cistern. Wide shower cubicle with glazed door, stainless steel panelling and rainfall shower head. Low Velux window with sea views which can be enjoyed from the bath tub. Potential Annexe This room is used by the current vendors as an office space, but could be utilised as a sitting room or additional bedroom/s if required. Accessed from the rear garden by French windows and a tall glass door, also with access onto the front garden. Feature wood burning stove. Outside A cobbled driveway provides parking for several vehicles and is enclosed by local dry stone walling. Under the entrance canopy is a bespoke centre pivot willow hurdle gate opening onto a south facing garden with decking, sleepers and areas of plum gravel for ease of maintenance. The garden is planted with palms and coastal evergreen shrubs. The front walled garden also has a decking and gravelled area. Garage Automated door with single pedestrian door to the rear garden. The garage is fully lined and insulated, and is currently used for storage, but could be used as a games room, if required. Power, light and water connected. Property Information Services All mains connected. Gas fired central heating. Local Authority Torridge District Council - 01237 428700. Contents, Fixtures and Fittings Only those mentioned within this brochure plus all fitted carpets and blinds are included in the sale. All others, such as curtains, light fittings, mirrors, garden ornaments and furniture etc are specifically excluded, but may be available by separate negotiation. Viewing By appointment with Jackson-Stops North Devon 01271 325 153. For sale by private treaty with vacant possession upon completion. Directions From Barnstaple, proceed towards Bideford on the A39. Stay on this road until you pass over the River Torridge and at the roundabout (Heywood Road Roundabout), continue straight across, following signs for the A39 and Bude. Continue for a short distance, and then take the first right hand turning signposted towards Westward Ho!. Proceed along this road for just under a mile, taking the right hand turning into Bay View Road. Then take the first right hand turning immediately into College Close, where the property will be situated a short distance along on the right hand side with parking in front of the garage.