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  • Beautiful period property
  • Private & tucked away exclusive area
  • Enjoying panoramic views over the River Torridge
  • Well-proportioned accommodation
  • Two reception room, four bedrooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Two bath/shower rooms
  • Potential to extend (STPP)
  • Detached outbuilding with potential for ancillary cottage/annexe (STPP)
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Superb gardens enjoying magnificent views
  • Mooring rights for two boats
  • Direct access onto the South West Coastal Footpath
  • About 2.3 acres in total


A beautiful period residence in a highly exclusive area, enjoying seclusion and privacy, with simply spectacular views over the River Torridge and countryside. Location - The property is situated in one of the most exclusive and sought after no through roads in the area, enjoying complete privacy and seclusion, yet within easy access of amenities, transport links and the spectacular coastline, as well as the South West Coastal Footpath. The property enjoys an elevated position and magnificent views over the River Torridge, and is within a mile of the popular village of Northam which benefits from a thriving community and range of amenities including shops, a café, doctors' and dentists' surgeries, a public house, a primary school, swimming pool and a popular restaurant. The stunning North Devon coastline was recognised in 2022 as a ''World Surfing Reserve' (WSR) - the first in the UK and the only cold water WSR in the world. The coastline is within easy reach of the property with the sandy beach of Westward Ho! located just 1.8 miles away, which adjoins the Northam Burrows Country Park and the Royal North Devon Golf Club which is the oldest links course in England. There is also direct access from the property at its southern most boundary onto the South West Coastal Footpath that affords fabulous walks with stunning scenery from the doorstep. The port and market town of Bideford sits a short distance away on the banks of the River Torridge, offering a wider range of amenities including banks, schooling for all ages (including private schooling at Kingsley College) and various supermarkets. The regional centre of Barnstaple is around 10 miles away and offers all the area's main business, commercial, leisure, schools 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 - 1 mile Bideford - 2 miles Coast / Beach (Westward Ho!) - 1.8 miles Barnstaple - 10 miles M5 Motorway - 44 miles The Property - Jackson-Stops are proud to offer this beautiful, period residence to the market in a highly coveted and exclusive location, enjoying complete seclusion and privacy. The property stands in an elevated position within mature gardens and grounds of around 2.3 acres, enjoying breath-taking and ever-changing panoramic waterside and countryside views. The property offers characterful and well-proportioned accommodation with the principal rooms enjoying the incredible views on offer. There are a wealth of character features including a beautiful ornate plaster moulded ceiling. The accommodation is arranged currently to comprise two reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, four bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms and there is scope to extend the accommodation, if required, subject to any necessary planning permissions. Externally the property does not disappoint, with a detached garage, garden room and potting shed that offer further potential for a variety of uses. The gardens and grounds are a particular feature of the property, benefiting from seclusion and privacy and enjoying the outstanding coastal and countryside views. There is also a fantastic outdoor heated pool with a pool house, and at the bottom of the garden, there is direct access via a pedestrian gate onto the South West Coastal Footpath. There is also mooring rights on the river Torridge for two boats. Only with a viewing can you start to appreciate all this beautiful period residence has to offer, and the agents have no hesitation in recommending a full inspection. The accommodation, with approximate dimensions more clearly identified on the accompanying floorplans, comprises: Front door leads to: Reception Hall - Picture rail. Stairs rise to the first floor landing. Cloakroom - Comprising low level WC and wash hand basin. Obscure window to the front elevation. Space for cloaks. Drawing Room - A beautiful dual aspect room with far reaching views over the River Torridge and the new bridge towards Bideford and the countryside beyond, and a bay window overlooking the gardens and driveway. Ornate plaster moulded ceiling with intricate detailing. Open fireplace with Minster surround and arched recess to chimney breast. Built-in storage. Dining Room - A beautiful room with windows and French doors leading out onto the rear terrace enjoying far reaching fantastic views over the River Torridge with countryside beyond. Parquet flooring. Wood panelling to dado height. Open fire with Minster surround. Picture rail and ceiling rose. From the dining room, French doors lead onto: Open Fronted Veranda - Enjoying spectacular views and direct access onto the garden. Kitchen/Breakfast Room - A superb triple aspect room enjoying river and countryside views. Kitchen Area - Comprising an excellent range of matching wall and base units with sink set into roll top work surfaces. Wood parquet flooring. Integrated appliances including fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for range style cooker with extractor over. Coved ceiling. Breakfast Area - Enjoying spectacular views with a coved ceiling. Access into the rear porch with access to the garden and: Boiler Room - Housing floor mounted oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Space for cloaks. First Floor Landing - Window to the side elevation. Original balustrading with intricate twisted balustrades. Coved ceiling. Hatch access to loft space. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Bedroom 1 - A superb dual aspect room with fantastic views over Bideford town, the new bridge and river with countryside beyond. Bay window to the side elevation. Coved ceiling. Built-in wardrobes. Shower Room - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, walk-in shower cubicle. Extensive tiling. Heated towel rail. Obscure windows to the front elevation. Bedroom 2 - Windows overlooking the river, across Bideford to the countryside beyond. Coved ceiling. Extensive built-in wardrobes. Family Bathroom - Comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner bath. Tiling to dado height. Obscure window to the front elevation. Heated towel rail. Bedroom 3 - Window to the rear elevation enjoying far reaching river and countryside views. Coved ceiling. Extensive built-in wardrobes. Bedroom 4 - A dual aspect room with views over the gardens. Ornate fireplace. Coved ceiling. There is an easy to use counter-weighted loft ladder which leads to an occasional room, which has potential for a variety of uses, subject to any necessary consents. Outside - The property is approached through a five bar gate and onto a gravelled parking and turning area for several vehicles. The gravelled driveway then leads past the front of the property to the detached garage and outbuilding. There are double oversized doors leading to: Garage - With power and light connected, as well as a mezzanine storage area. Attached to the garage is a double doors lead to the: Garden Room - Overlooking the garden and enjoying views of the river. There is power and light connected. To the rear, a door gives access to the potting shed. It is understood that this range of buildings have potential for a variety of uses, subject to any necessary consents. The gardens and grounds of the property are extensive and measure in total to around 2.3 acres. There are a range of specimen mature trees which have TPOs on, and the majority of the gardens enjoy fantastic views over the river Torridge, Bideford and the countryside beyond. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a range of flowerbeds and borders housing mature plants, trees and shrubs which provide an abundance of colour throughout the seasons. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool, which is heated via a combination of an Air Source Heat Pump and a Calor Gas boiler. From the pool, spectacular views can be enjoyed over the river towards Bideford and the countryside. There is also the added benefit of a pool house: The Pool House - Double doors lead to a kitchenette, with a range of base units and sink unit set into roll top work surface with a fridge. There is a boiler room which houses the boiler and pool filtration system, and a storage room/cloakroom with a low level WC. From the secluded area of the pool house there are stunning views straight down the River Torridge. From the pool area, the lawn slopes downwards leading to a croquet lawn; it is thought that this area could also be used for tennis with some alterations, and subject to any necessary planning permissions. The lower garden has been divided into a range of intersecting walkways with flowerbeds and borders housing mature plants, trees and shrubs. There is also a fruit cage. At the southern most boundary, there is a gated access which leads directly onto the South West Coastal Footpath which affords excellent walks. On the western side of the boundary there is a shaded garden with two ponds. Throughout the garden, there are various strategically placed seating areas, from which to enjoy the wonderful views on offer. There is also a separate five bar gate that allows vehicular access directly into the garden. The whole amounts to approximately 2.3 acres and provide a wonderful setting enjoying seclusion, privacy and outstanding vistas. Property Information Services - Mains electricity and water. Private drainage (septic tank). Oil fired central heating. The pool is heated via a combination of an Air Source Heat Pump and Calor Gas boiler. Local Authority - Torridge District Council - 01237 428700. What 3 Words: ///grove.blankets.measures EPC Rating: F Contents, Fixtures and Fittings - Only those mentioned within this brochure are included in the sale. All others, such as 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 Bideford on the A39. Continue until reaching the Heywood Road Roundabout after passing over the new Bideford Bridge. Take the third exit at the roundabout signposted towards Westward Ho!, Northam and Appledore. Continue along this road, taking the third right hand turning, signposted towards Appledore, and then take the second right hand turning into Goats Hill Road. Proceed along this no through road until the end, where the property will be situated on the right hand side.