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Bude Street, Appledore, Bideford, EX39

Offers in excess of £1,500,000

Under offer

11 Beds 9 Baths 7 Receptions

REF: BAN210027

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Enormously versatile and unique residence
  • Situated in the heart of a popular coastal village
  • In excess of 6,000 sq.ft. of accommodation
  • Extremely private position
  • Generous income
  • Main five bedroom house
  • Three additional cottages
  • Three further apartments and a shop (currently let)
  • Beautiful gardens
  • Studio
  • Garage
  • No onward chain
  • Must be viewed!

THE PROPERTY

A "VILLAGE WITHIN A VILLAGE" - A unique opportunity to acquire a multi-faceted property in the heart of this popular coastal village, offering highly versatile accommodation with a generous income. Location - The property is situated in the heart of the popular fishing village of Appledore, sitting on the banks of the River Torridge. The village has a thriving community with an excellent range of amenities and its renowned book festival. The fantastic range of amenities include various shops and an excellent delicatessen, primary school and a superb range of pubs and restaurants. The village of Appledore sits on the opposite side of the river to the village of Instow, and is connected via a seasonal ferry service. Instow benefits from a further range of amenities including various pubs and restaurants and the North Devon Yacht Club. The port and market town of Bideford, also sitting on the banks of the River Torridge, offers an excellent range of amenities including shops, banks, cafes, churches, supermarkets and schooling for all ages including private schooling available at Kingsley College. The coastal village of Westward Ho! is around 3 miles away and boasts a three mile long safe sandy beach, ideal for surfing. The sandy beach adjoins the Northam Burrows Country Park and the Royal and North Devon Golf Club, as well as providing excellent walking opportunities along the South West Coastal Footpath. The regional centre of Barnstaple is around 11 miles away, and offers all the area's main business, shopping, commercial and leisure venues. Communications The area can be accessed via the M5 Motorway, and along the A361 North Devon Link Road, leading to the A39. The nearest mainline train station is located at Barnstaple, which offers a train to Exeter, where there regular mainline rail services connect to London (Paddington) in just over 2 hours. Alternatively, Tiverton Parkway is around 45 miles away which offers direct trains to London in around 2 hours. Mileages Bideford - 3 miles Barnstaple - 11 miles M5 Motorway - 47 miles The Property - This is a unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II Listed extremely versatile property, situated in the heart of this stunning coastal village, yet offering a high degree of privacy. The property offers the prospective purchaser the chance of owning a "village within a village", as the property has the feel of its very own private community, all set around a glorious Mediterranean style central courtyard. The property is accessed via a non-descript door off of Bude Street, which leads to the private courtyard, which all of the properties are centred around. The main house comprises five bedroom accommodation arranged over three floors, with a wealth of character features. There are an additional three cottages (two one bedroom and one two bedroom), that the current vendors holiday let to generate a lucrative income. The property further boasts three apartments that are let on AST basis, providing further income - there are two one bedroom apartments and a studio, believed to have been formerly a shop and offering potential for something similar in the future (subject to any necessary planning permissions). The property also has the added benefit of a shop on Bude Street, which is currently let out, providing further income. A particular feature of the property is the generous walled gardens, that enjoy a high degree of privacy and a sunny aspect, and tucked away in one corner of the garden is a delightful summerhouse / studio, that could be used for a home office, studio, or a hobbies room. The property also has a garage, which is a rarity in Appledore. Only with a full internal inspection can you start to appreciate the vast potential of this property, offered to the open market with no ongoing chain. The property is accessed via Bude Street via a pedestrian entrance door which leads to a stunning Mediterranean style courtyard, which all the properties are centred around. The accommodation with approximate dimensions, more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, comprises: Lands House - Front door leading to Entrance Hall - Decorative tiled floor. Stairs rise to first floor landing. Sitting Room - Window to front elevation overlooking the courtyard with window shutters. Plaster moulded ceiling. Wood burning stove on a slate hearth with timber mantel over. Kitchen / Dining Room - A superb family orientated dual aspect room with slate flooring and enjoying access to the courtyard. Range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel Belfast sink set into slate work surfaces. Space for American style fridge freezer. Double oven with plate warming drawer and gas hob with extractor over. Further base units with granite work surfaces. Utility - Range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel single drainer sink unit set into wooden work surfaces. Space for washing machine, tumble dryer and integrated dishwasher. Window overlooking the courtyard. Slate flooring. Cloakroom - Comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Slate tiled flooring. Built in storage cupboard. First Floor Landing - Windows to the rear elevation. Two staircases rise to the second floor. Built in storage cupboard and cupboard housing the wall mounted gas fired boiler. Bathroom - Comprising tongue and groove panelled bath, low level WC, vanity wash hand basin and a corner shower cubicle with rainwater style shower. Chrome heated towel rail. Storage cupboard. Bedroom 1 - Window overlooking the courtyard. Range of mirror fronted wardrobes. Bedroom 3 - Window overlooking the courtyard. Bedroom 2 - Window overlooking the courtyard. En-Suite - Comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and a corner shower cubicle. Second Floor - The second floor consists of two bedrooms and a Jack & Jill shower room in between, with each bedroom being accessed via its own staircase. Bedroom 5 - A dual aspect room with Velux windows enjoying views over the estuary towards Instow. Bedroom 4 - A dual aspect room with views over the estuary. Exposed A frames. Eaves storage. Jack & Jill Shower Room - Window to the rear elevation enjoying estuary views. Comprising low level WC, vanity wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. Chrome heated towel rail. Exposed beams. The Cottages Mulberry Tree Cottage - Entrance door leading to Open Plan Sitting / Dining Room / Kitchen - Slate flooring. Beamed ceiling. Windows overlooking the courtyard. Staircase rising to first floor landing. Storage cupboard. Kitchen Area - Comprising a range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel single drainer sink unit set into slate work surfaces. Integrated cooker, four ring electric hob, extractor over and integrated fridge. First Floor Landing Bedroom 1 - Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Window overlooking the courtyard. En-Suite - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a double shower cubicle with rainwater style shower. Chrome heated towel rail. Obscure window to side elevation. Cupboard housing wall mounted gas fired boiler. Pear Tree Cottage - Entrance door leading to Sitting Room - Slate flooring. Beamed ceiling. Window overlooking the courtyard. Storage cupboard. Kitchen / Dining Room - Comprising a range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel sink unit set into slate work surfaces. Integrated appliances including dishwasher, cooker, four ring electric hob and extractor over. Space for fridge freezer. Window overlooking the courtyard. Slate flooring. Beamed ceiling. First Floor Landing - Hatch access to loft space. Exposed beams. Bedroom 1 - Overlooking the courtyard. Built in wardrobes. Bedroom 2 - Overlooking the courtyard. Built in wardrobes. Bathroom - Comprising low level WC, tongue and groove panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. Chrome heated towel rail. Apple Tree Cottage - Stable door leads to Kitchen / Dining Room - Comprising a range of matching wall and base units, with stainless steel single drainer sink unit set into wooden work surfaces. Integrated dishwasher, cooker, four ring electric hob and extractor over. Space for fridge freezer. Slate tiled floor. Exposed beams. Window overlooking the courtyard. Storage cupboard housing the wall mounted gas fired boiler. Stairs rise to the first floor. First Floor Sitting Room - A dual aspect room with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. French doors with feature glazing lead to a raised deck, perfect for al-fresco dining. Bedroom - Window overlooking the rooftops. Built in wardrobe. En-Suite - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a bath with shower over. Chrome heated towel rail. From the courtyard, a door gives access to an additional property, where there is a communal hall with communal washing machine and tumble dryer, as well as access into the shop, with stairs rising to the first floor, and a cloakroom with a low level WC and wash hand basin. First Floor Landing - Access to flats one and two. Flat 1 - Entrance door leading to Sitting / Dining Room - A superb dual aspect room enjoying views over the estuary towards Instow. Ceiling coving. Kitchen - Comprising a range of matching wall and base units, with single drainer stainless steel sink unit set into roll top work surfaces, with space for cooker and fridge freezer. Wall mounted gas fired boiler. Storage cupboard. Lobby - Storage area. Bathroom - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a bath. Bedroom - Window to side elevation. Flat 2 - Entrance door leads to Lobby - Storage cupboard and space for fridge freezer. Open Plan Sitting Room / Kitchen - Windows overlooking Bude Street. The kitchen area comprises a range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel single drainer sink unit set into roll top work surfaces. Space for a cooker and fridge. Wall mounted gas fired boiler. Inner Lobby Bedroom - Window overlooking Bude Street. Hatch access to loft space. Bathroom - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a bath with shower over. Flat 3 - It is thought that this was previously used as a shop, and subject to any necessary planning permissions, could be converted back to a shop, as there is a window onto Bude Street. A door from Bude Street gives access to Sitting Room / Dining Room / Bedroom - Window overlooking Bude Street. Kitchenette - Comprising a range of matching wall and base units with stainless steel single drainer sink unit set into roll top work surfaces with integrated cooker and four ring electric hob. Wall mounted gas fired boiler. Stable door to courtyard. Shower Room - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. Shop - The shop is currently let on a five year lease, which runs until May 2022. Outside - At the end of the courtyard, an archway leads to the garden of the property, which is of a good size for Appledore, and is divided into two sections: one for the holidaymakers, and one for the current owners. The guests' garden is a beautiful enclosed walled garden which has been designed with ease of maintenance in mind, enjoying a sunny and private aspect with a variety of seating areas, including a patio and various flowerbeds and borders. The vendors' garden is a further walled garden enjoying a lovely south facing aspect, with a good sized lawned area and a slate patio, which is the perfect place for al-fresco dining. There is also a storage shed. Studio - This is a superb space, clad in cedar, with two patio doors leading to the garden. Stainless steel single drainer sink unit set into roll top work surface and space for a fridge and freezer. Cloakroom with low level WC. Off the inner courtyard, there is also a good sized walk-in storage shed. Off Bude Street is the garage, which provides further storage, or parking for a small vehicle. 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 North Devon Link Road. Proceed along this road until reaching the outskirts of Bideford. Pass over the River Torridge, and at the Heywood Road Roundabout, take the third exit signposted towards Appledore, Westward Ho! and Northam. Proceed along this road passing the Durrant House Hotel on your right hand side, and after a short distance, turn right signposted towards Appledore. Proceed along this road until you enter the village of Appledore, ideally parking on the Quay and proceeding on foot into Bude Street, where the entrance door to the property will be found, just after the shop on your right hand side, with For Sale board clearly displayed.