Ashvale, Ashridge, Bideford

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Ref: Ashridge, Bideford
Sold £425,000

Ashvale is an individual detached bungalow, situated within a desirable semi-rural location. It stands within a good sized mature garden extending to over half an acre. Adjoining is a further approx. 2.75 acre field.
Access is via a private driveway, which leads to the off road parking area for several cars. Offering comfortable light and airy living the property has such a warm and welcoming feel. Upon entering there is a useful Utility Room/Porch, a must have for this rural splendour for all of those coats and wellington boots, this then leading to the wonderful social space with the Kitchen/Dining Room occupying the heart of the home, the Lounge overlooks the garden with picture window where hours of bird and wildlife watching can be enjoyed as well as the woodburner in this room warming the whole property through. There are two double bedrooms as well as a Bathroom with the property neutrally and tastefully decorated throughout.

The property sits well within its substantial mature level gardens being established and well stocked containing a multitude of shrubs, flowering plants saplings and mature trees. There are various secluded patios, a woodland area of super willows grown and used for the never ending supply of wood with cosy campfire area as well as a secret garden with pond, stream and a range of outhouses, summer houses, sheds and stores. In addition to the gardens the property boasts an adjoining field of approximately 2.75 acres with gated access from both sites and undercover open fronted outbuilding. The perfect set up for equestrian use or small holding.

Ashvale lies on the fringe of the town approximately 3 miles to the east of Bideford. It is a popular location being rural in character yet still convenient to all amenities and facilities. There is a full range of shopping facilities including a choice of supermarkets, schools and health centres located in Bideford. It lies within 7 miles of Barnstaple, the areas major regional centre which offers a further range of shopping facilities and amenities. It is a similar distance to the North Devon coastline at Westward Ho! famed for its sandy beach, surfing and adjoining golf course. The yachting village of Instow again with its sandy beach is only 6 miles away. 

The accommodation comprises 
(all measurements are approximate):

UPVC double glazed entrance door into:

Entrance Porch/Utility Room: further door into:

Kitchen: 26'1 x 9'1 (7.96m x 2.77m) 

Dining Room 

Lounge: 16'3 x 14'0 (4.96m x 4.26m) woodburner set within fireplace, feature picture window, door giving access to the garden.

Master Bedroom: 10'11 x 10'10 (3.32m x 3.30m) 

Bedroom Two 10'11 x 8'11 (3.32m x 2.71m) 


OUTSIDE: The property stands within its own good sized enclosed gardens which are an undoubted feature of the property. There is a gated entrance with driveway access providing ample off road parking. The main garden area extends to just over half an acres having being  cultivated and nurtured by the current vendors, their pride and joy, with various seating areas, a secret garden with pond, as well as a woodland of super willows planted to ensure a self-sufficient supply of fire wood. The property boasts a never ending enchanting garden experience with enviable cosy camp fire area with 'den', stream and lawns with well established trees and fruit trees as well as various outbuildings, sheds, summers houses and stores. Adjoining the main garden area is a further field extending to 2.75 of an acre with access directly from the property as well as secondary gate access onto a rural lane, with open fronted outbuilding this paddock would be considered suitable for equestrian use or small holding.

AGENTS NOTE: The bungalow is a Woolaway Bungalow and not of traditional construction.