Offers in excess of £500,000
3,725 SQ. FT. OF ACCOMMODATION! A beautiful double fronted townhouse in a highly sought after location, offering elegant, spacious and versatile accommodation. Location - The property is situated within the heart of the popular and sought after residential area of Pilton, which is within easy walking distance of Barnstaple town centre. The area is thought to be the oldest section of Barnstaple, and has an excellent range of amenities including infant, junior and secondary schooling, church hall, public houses, hotel, takeaways, hairdresser, florist, regional hospital and an historic church thought to date back to the 11th Century. The Old Post Office is conveniently situated within easy access of the stunning North Devon coastline and some world renowned surfing beaches including Croyde, Putsborough and Saunton; the closest of which is around 8 miles away. The beautiful Exmoor National Park is also within easy reach, around 10 miles away, and offers a range of country pursuits including hunting, walking, shooting and fishing. Barnstaple is North Devon's regional centre, and provides 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. The nearest train station is located at Barnstaple, which connects to Exeter and from there, or Tiverton Parkway (a 45 minute drive from the property), there are regular mainline rail services to London in around 2 hours. Mileages Barnstaple High Street - 0.5 mile walk Saunton Sands - 8 miles Exmoor National Park - 10 miles M5 Motorway - 36 miles The Property - This is a rare opportunity to acquire a well-presented Grade II Listed double fronted period townhouse situated in the heart of the popular residential location of Pilton Street. The property has recently undergone refurbishment to include new flooring, redecoration and a new heating system, and now offers beautifully proportioned accommodation that could suit a variety of potential uses including as a family home, holiday home, for dual family occupation or a home/income. There are a range of stunning period features including fireplaces, original tiled flooring and balustrading and a striking hexagonal light tunnel. The property also benefits from a superb rear walled garden which enjoys a south facing aspect. This beautiful property is available to the market with no ongoing chain, and can only be fully appreciated with a full internal inspection. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, comprises: Front door leading to Entrance Hall - Decorative tiled floor. Dado rail. Stairs rising to first floor landing. Two storage cupboards. Sitting Room - Bow bay window to the front elevation with window shutters. Picture rail. Ornate fireplace with timber mantel and tiled insert with a slate hearth. Drawing Room - Bow bay window to the front elevation with window shutters. Picture rail. Ornate fireplace with timber mantel and tiled insert. Kitchen - Comprising a range of matching wall and base units, with sink set into roll top work surfaces. Space for range style cooker with extractor over. Wall mounted gas fired boiler. A range of integrated appliances including washing machine and dishwasher. Space for fridge freezer. Window to the rear elevation. Rear Porch - Decorative tiled floor. Door to the rear garden with stained glass inserts. Cloakroom - Low level WC and wash hand basin. Dining Room - A dual aspect room with French doors to the rear garden. Gas fired stove set in chimney recess. First Floor Landing - Beautiful hexagonal skylight. Original balustrading. Stairs rising to the second floor landing. Built in storage cupboard. Bedroom 1 - A dual aspect room overlooking the garden. En-Suite - Comprising low level WC, corner shower cubicle and pedestal wash hand basin. Bathroom - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle and a claw footed roll top bath. Window to the rear elevation. Airing cupboard. Bedroom 3 - Window to the front elevation with window shutters. Study - Window to the front elevation with glazed window shutters. Bedroom 2 - Window to the front elevation with glazed window shutters. Ornate fireplace. Built in storage. Second Floor Landing - Velux window to the rear elevation. Living Room / Kitchenette - Comprising a range of base units with stainless steel single drainer sink unit set into roll top work surfaces. Space for fridge. Hatch access to loft space. Exposed A frames. Velux window to the rear elevation. Bedroom 4 - Velux window to the rear elevation. Exposed beams. Eaves access. En-Suite - Comprising low level WC, vanity wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over. Potential Annexe - Accessed from the rear garden, a door gives access to Entrance Hall - Stairs rising to the first floor. Wall mounted gas fired boiler. Kitchenette - Comprising a range of matching wall and base units, with stainless steel single drainer sink set into roll top work surfaces. Space for cooker. Hatch access to loft space. Bedroom 6 - Window to the rear elevation. Bedroom 7 / Study - Window to the side elevation. Hatch access to loft space. Sun Room - Overlooking the rear garden, with door giving access to the garden. Bathroom - Comprising panelled bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Utility Room - Comprising a range of matching wall and base units, with sink set into roll top work surfaces. Space for a fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer. Stairs rising to the First Floor Bedroom 5 - Velux window. Hatch access to loft space. Exposed beams. Outside - The rear garden is south facing, private, level and well-presented, with two patio areas, and a large section laid to lawn with a variety of mature plants and shrubs. To the rear is a large timber shed, as well as a pedestrian gate on the rear boundary. This really is a garden which is surprisingly spacious, offering a sense of tranquillity and privacy, all set in a highly convenient and sought after location. Agent's Note: The current owners have applied for a change of use from commercial to residential, with the application number 73126. Property Information Services - All mains connected, gas fired central heating. Local Authority - North Devon District Council - 01271 327711. Contents, Fixtures and Fittings - Only those mentioned within this brochure are included in the sale. All others, such as carpets, curtains, light fittings, mirrors, garden ornaments 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 the hospital and at the traffic lights near the Texaco garage, turn left and then immediately right into Pilton Street. Proceed up the street until you see the property on your left hand side with For Sale board clearly displayed.
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