Dyers Lookout, Durrant Lane, Northam
- For Sale
The 2500sq ft property is approached over its own private sweeping double accessed driveway with double garage with potential for accommodation over (subject to the necessary planning consents), virtually at the bottom of the private road,Durrant Lane, in Northam. It was built in 2006 to take advantage of the stunning views of the estuary and can be enjoyed from the balcony off the 23' triple aspect lounge, 17'6 dining room, but most importantly the two first floor bedrooms-who wouldn't want to wake up to a wonderful view every morning! The light and airy executive style interior has been tasteful decorated with quality fixtures and fittings to enhance the impressive features throughout, with the flooring ranging from American White Oak to slate and limestone tiling and carpets. The high level of insulation and 'green features' with 14 pv panels and 2 hot water panels and smart Nest dual climate thermostats result in low heating and running costs currently averaging at £70 per month for gas and electricity. The ground floor provides an impressive reception hall with a double height Minstrels gallery over at first floor level and glazed south elevation. There is also a flush inset Stovax high efficiency wood burning stove on a slate hearth in the lounge. The 16'9 kitchen/breakfast room has Granite worktops and Miele integrated appliances, whilst also on the ground floor is a cloakroom/shower room, a utility room and also a 12' playroom (bedroom 5) giving level access to the front of the property, offering potential for dual occupancy or someone with a need for level access.Whereas, on the first floor three of the four good sized bedrooms benefit from en-suite facilities, plus a family bathroom. The second floor has a stunning addition of a 'Lookout' study (bedroom 6).
The property is situated on the outskirts of the town of Bideford which offers a full range of shops, amenities and facilities as well as further recreational facilities within the villages of Westward Ho! with its championship golf course and long sandy beach. Other places of interest in the locality include yachting and sailing within the river estuary at Instow and the nearby Tarka Trail well known for its cycling and walking as well as numerous other places of interest. Barnstaple the regions main town is situated approximately 7 miles distance which in turn gives access to the M5 motorway at Junction 27 (Tiverton).
THE ACCOMMODATION (in brief comprises):-
ENTRANCE LOGGIA with oak support posts, paved surrounds and full width glazed doors and side screens to RECEPTION HALL 16' x 14'6 average (4.88m x 4.42m average) with American White Oak flooring, 2 radiators, mattwell, LED down lighters, oak staircase rising to FIRST FLOOR, cloak hanging recess, full width window to rear and double doors to:
DINING ROOM 17'6 x 11'6 (5.33m x 3.51m) with American White Oak floor, wall lights, 2 upright radiators, glazed double doors and side screens from which delightful views are enjoyed, built in meter cupboard, doors to KITCHEN and
LOUNGE 23'6 x 14'6 (7.16m x 4.42m) Triple aspect with far reaching river and country views, sliding/folding virtually full width glazed doors to external BALCONY, 3 upright radiators, 4 wall lights, flush inset Stovax high efficiency wood burning stone on slate hearth, TV and telephone points.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16'9 x 10'9 (5.11m x 3.28m) with American White Oak floor, extensive range of Granite worktops including breakfast bar, integrated fridge and freezer, Miele ceramic hob with glass canopy and stainless steel hood, Miele dishwasher, 2 integrated ovens, LED down lighters, eye level cupboards with LED under lighting, radiator and glazed French doors to side courtyard.
GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM/SHOWER ROOM with Villeroy and Boch fittings including pedestal basin with mono tap, wall hung wc with concealed cistern, Matki fully tiled shower enclosure with large shower head, American White Oak floor, towel rail/radiator and extractor fan.
HALF LANDING with doors off to;
UTILITY ROOM 9'7 x 6 (2.92m x 0.15m) with an inset single drainer sink unit, adjoining working surfaces, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble drier, radiator, eye level cupboards, tall storage cupboard, Worcester gas fired central heating boiler and door to outside.
BEDROOM FIVE/PLAYROOM 11'8 x 12'9 (3.56m x 3.89m) with an American White Oak floor, 2 wall lights and glazed door to front elevation, providing level access to/from the front of the property.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING/MINSTRELS with a contemporary leaded light window on the staircase, oak balustrading, velux window to south side with full height glazed panels to take in advantage of rivers at the end of the hall, fitted carpet, radiator and built in airing cupboard with slatted shelving and twin coil 300 ltr pressurised hot water cylinder.
MASTER BEDROOM ONE Dual aspect with floor to ceiling picture window with far reaching river and country views, TV point, wall lights, cordless centre light, radiator and fitted carpet and door to ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with Villeroy and Boch sanitary ware including "his and hers" pedestal basins, low level wc, Matki double sized shower enclosure with honed slate tiling, polished limestone tiled floor and extractor fan.
BEDROOM TWO Dual aspect with a radiator, fitted carpet and door to ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with a fully tiled Matki triangular shaped shower enclosure, wall hung wc with concealed cistern, circular mini basin, extractor fan, tiled floor and sun tube.
FAMILY BATHROOM with Villeroy and Boch suite of double ended bath with wall filler tap, tiled surrounds, large pedestal basin, low level wc, fully tiled Matki shower enclosure and slate tiled floor.
BEDROOM THREE with 2 large Velux windows (one is the fire escape) from which superb views are enjoyed and fitted with blackout blinds, radiator and fitted carpet.
BEDROOM FOUR with a radiator, fitted carpet, large fitted mirror, TV point, views and door to ENSUITE BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM with a double ended bath with wall filler tap, wall hung wc with concealed cistern, honed slatetiling, Matki triangular shaped shower enclosure, vanity basin with Keuco high quality mirror fronted cabinet, LED down lighters, towel rail radiator and extractor fan.
STUDY/BEDROOM 6 known as 'The Lookout' - with apex roof and full height glazing to the South elevation, radiator, fitted carpet and recessed oak shelving.
The property is approached from Durrant Lane over a sweep driveway with 2 gated entries. There are well stocked side shrubberies together with a central lawn and a 250 year old London Plane tree (with a preservation order). To the side is a soft fruit garden and further area of LAWN. A gate to the rear of the property gives pedestrian access to the Southwest Coastal Path. There is also a DOUBLE GARAGE with twin up and over doors, power and light and this has a room over with an external staircase currently used for storage purposes, but built to a specification including insulated walls that could easily provide further accommodation as it already has a sewer connection and electricity installed (subject to the necessary consents).
Adjacent to the kitchen is a paved courtyard and pathways that lead to the side and rear with raised beds together with an area of lawn beyond the balcony.
All mains services are connected with a telephone at present installed.
Strictly by appointment through the Sole Agents, Cowlings on 01237 423100. Out of office hours to Hannah Gorvett on 07746525515.
From Bideford Quay proceed out of town towards Heywood Road roundabout, taking the second exit signposted Appledore, Northam, Westward Ho! At the Durrant House Hotel take the next turning right into Durrant Lane continuing until the end where Dyers Lookout will be see as one of the last properties on the right hand side with a name plate clearly displayed