The Firs, New Road, Bideford

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Ref: The Firs, New Road, Bideford
Available £435,000

Located within easy walking distance of the port and market town of Bideford, yet still occupying a quiet and secluded private location, we have great pleasure in offering to the market place this 4/5 Bedroom detached bungalow set on a generous plot with gated driveway approach, double garage and large level garden. The property is spacious and versatile, considered to suit dual family occupation with the accommodation in brief comprising Entrance Porch/Sun Lounge to the front leading to the forth and fifth bedroom as well as a separate shower room, there is a handy Utility space and the spacious and light Kitchen/Dining Room overlooks the rear of the property and the extensive garden, a generous hallway give access to the garden as well as the 16' Lounge with sliding patio doors leading to the rear, there are three further Bedrooms and a family Bathroom.  The Firs will prove to be an ideal property for a range of purchasers as well as offering the opportunity for extension or development subject to the necessary planning consents. 

Situated on the banks of the Torridge Estuary, the active port and market town of Bideford offers a wide range of national and local shopping, banking and recreational facilities together with its historic Pannier Market offering local fresh produce together with local art and craft stalls.  Nearby villages include Northam, with its many amenities including health and dental centre, leisure centre and its Burrows Country Park offering many attractive walks and stunning vistas, together with Appledore, famous for its pretty winding streets and quayside overlooking the Estuary across to Instow, and Westward Ho! with its long sandy beaches and championship golf course.  The national parks of Exmoor and Dartmoor are within easy reach and other local visitor attractions include the Tarka Trail being popular with cyclists and walkers alike, the Atlantic Village retail outlet, Clovelly and Hartland Quay.  The A39 North Devon Link Road provides access to the regional centre of Barnstaple, approximately 9 miles distant, and beyond to the national motorway network.  

THE ACCOMMODATION (in brief comprises):-

UPVC DOUBLE GLAZED ENTRANCE DOOR leading into ENTRANCE PORCH/SUN LOUNGE 15'5 x 7' (4.70m x 2.13m) being fully UPVC double glazed. Recently replaced UPVC roof, tiled flooring and door leading into ENTRANCE HALL with tiled floor, doors giving access to BEDROOMS FOUR & FIVE as well as incorporating:

UTILITY SPACE with plumbing for washing machine, worktop surfaces, tiled splashbacking, wall units, built-in storage cupboard and tiled flooring.

SHOWER ROOM with enclosed shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashbacking, obscure UPVC double glazed window to side elevation, extractor fan, heated towel rail and tiled flooring.

BEDROOM FOUR 11'1 x 7'6 (3.38m x 2.29m) with UPVC double glazed window to ENTRANCE PORCH/SUN LOUNGE, radiator and fitted carpet. 

BEDROOM FIVE 8'5 x 7'3 (2.57m x 2.21m) plus door recess with UPVC double glazed window to side elevation, radiator and fitted carpet.

Door from UTILITY SPACE leading into:  

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING AREA 20'4"x 10'5 (6.20m x 3.18m) 

KITCHEN comprising matching eye and base units with adjoining work surfaces and inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit, tiled splashbacking, space for cooker with built in extractor hood over and space dishwasher, fridge and freezer, UPVC double glazed window to side elevation and tiled flooring leading into:

DINING AREA sizeable enough to accommodate a dining suite, UPVC double glazed window to side and rear elevations overlooking the rear garden, radiator, tiled flooring and door leading to: 

HALLWAY with UPVC double glazed door giving access to the garden, Telephone point, 2 x radiators, hatch access to loft space (housing the boiler serving the property with domestic hot water and central heating), double door airing cupboard with slatted shelving, Karndean wood effect flooring and doors off to: 

LOUNGE 17'6 x 13' (5.33m x 3.96m) A light and airy room with UPVC double glazed sliding patio doors overlooking the enclosed and private rear garden, 2 x radiators, wall mounted lighting, brick fireplace with tiled hearth and fitted carpet.

BEDROOM ONE 13'7 x 9'2 (4.14m x 2.79m) with UPVC double glazed window to side elevation, radiator and fitted carpet. 

BEDROOM TWO 15'7 x 10'1 (4.75m x 3.07m) A good size dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed window to the rear and side elevations, radiator and fitted carpet. 

BATHROOM  A 4-piece suite, comprising panel bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled shower cubicle, extractor fan, extensive wall tiling, heated towel rail and obscure UPVC double glazed window to side elevation. 

BEDROOM THREE 8'7" x 8'7" (2.62m x 2.62m) A Double Bedroom with UPVC double glazed window to Rear Conservatory. Single radiator.  

OUTSIDE 
The Firs is approached by a private gated driveway providing off-road parking for approximately 5 vehicles which leads in turn to the DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 18'6 x 18' (5.64m x 5.49m) with up and over door, Power and light connected, window to front elevation and glazed door to side elevation.  There is pedestrian access on either side of the bungalow with side PATIO AREAS leading onto the main rear garden, which is laid mainly to LAWN.  The rear garden is fully enclosed with mature trees and shrubs. This well-kept and pleasant garden with many notable features including various well-stocked flower beds, seating areas, fruit trees and a GREENHOUSE.  A sizeable patio at the top of the lawned area makes the most of DISTANT VIEWS and enjoys a SUNNY ASPECT.

SERVICES
Mains electric, gas and water with septic tank drainage.  

COUNCIL TAX
Band D £1,934.83 (2019/2020)

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through the Sole Agents, Cowlings on 01237 423100.  Out of office hours to Hannah Gorvett on 07746 525515 or Claire Reed on 07811 003358.

DIRECTIONS
From Bideford Quay, with the River Torridge on your left hand side, proceed towards Torrington going straight across at the mini roundabout signposted Torrington / Holsworthy A386. The Firs will be situated a short distance on your right hand side with a nameplate and For Sale notice clearly displayed, taking the turning into Devonshire Park where the driveway is immediately on the right.