Buckleigh, Westward Ho!, EX39 3PU


House - Detached


A stunning, most spacious, light and airy country home believed of Edwardian origin and set on the edge of Westward Ho and with excellent access to the North Devon Link Road, the dramatic coastline coast, the port of Bideford and Barnstaple. the administrative centre for North Devon.

The house retains many original features, deep sash windows, deep skirting boards, original fireplaces, door architraves, butlers pantry and hand basins in all rooms. To the west side a small enclosed courtyard with outhouses, one a good size for an office/studio with access to the garden from its south.

The main house does require some updating, the staff flat, moreso.

Council tax - Band

EPC - Band

Services - Mains water and electric, gas central heating

The house is approached through double entrance doors to an

Entrance Porch - 2.13m x 1.60m (7' x 5'3")

Original tiled floor with mat well. Part glazed inner door with side lights to

Impressive Entrance Hall - 10.06m x 2.97m (33' x 9'9")

A most impressive area. original fireplace with ornate surround, stairs rising to the galleried first floor landing with skylight over. Tiled floor, radiator, picture rail, To the rear spurs off to greenhouse and front garden terrace

Sitting Room - 6.38m x 4.67m (20'11" x 15'4")

A fine double aspect room, south facing with both bay and bow windows. Original fireplace, decorative ceiling rose, picture rail, 2 radiators

Drawing Room - 5.33m x 4.55m (17'6" x 14'11")

South facing, picture rail, original fireplace, radiator

Study - 4.55m x 3.89m (14'11" x 12'9")

Double aspect with bay window to south, picture rail, original fireplace, radiator

Ground Floor Bathroom - 2.18m x 1.52m (7'2" x 5'52)

Panlled bath, wall mounted hand basin, low level w/c, original tiled floor

Dining Room - 5.44m x 4.83m (17'10" x 15'10")

A double aspect room, original fireplace, picture rail, decorative ceiling rose

Butlers Pantry - 4.11m x 2.16m (13'6" x 7'1")

Original built in cupboards with drawers under, large deep sink with worktops, brass mixer tap, space for fridge freezer.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.47m x 3.89m (14'8" x 12'9")

Ferroli gas central heating boiler, double Aga in former open fireplace recess, built in store cupboard, door to annex and rear hallway. Breakfast bar fitment with cupboards under part.

The first floor is approached over a wide easy staircase rising to the galleried landing with lantern roof light over

Bedroom 1 - 5.44m x 4.83m (17'10" x 15'10")

A double aspect room, original fireplace, wash hand basin, door to

En Suite - 2.21m x 1.70m (7'3" x 5'7")

Paneled bath with shower screen assist grips and Creda shower over, Pedestal hand basin, low level WC. Chrome towel rail. Tiled splashbacks.

Bedroom 2 - 3.66m x 3.02m (12' x 9'11")

Original fireplace, hand basin, radiator, picture rail

Bedroom 3 - 6.38m x 4.67m (20'11" x 15'4")

A fine double aspect room, original fireplace, hand basin, picture rail, radiator

Shower Room - 2.62m x 2.21m (8'7" x 7'3")

Large walk in fully tiled shower, pedestal hand basin, low level w/c. Tiled surrounds, radiator, chrome towel rail.

Bedroom 4 - 5.31m x 4.60m (17'5" x 15'1")

South facing, original fireplace, hand basin, picture rail

Bedroom 5 - 4.98m x 3.94m (16'4" x 12'11")

Double aspect, south facing, hand basin, original fireplace

Bathroom - 2.54m x 2.21m (8'4" x 7'3")

Paneled bath with Triton electric shower over, tiled surrounds, low level w/c. pedestal hand basin, mirror over, radiator

Bedroom 6 - 4.45m x 3.71m (14'7" x 12'2")

Original fireplace - door to annex

The Annex

To the rear of the house with separate access is what would have been the original staff accommodation, this being ranged over 3 floors.

Kitchen - 3.58m x 3.45m (11'9" x 11'4")

Single drainer sink unit with worktops, door to small courtyard with outhouses. Airing cupboard, wall units, quarry tiled floor, former open fireplace recess

Rear Courtyard - 6.25m x 3.45m (20'6" x 11'4")

Outside of the kitchen door is a small courtyard of single storey outhouses. A fully walled area with 4 small stores all with windows and about 5'11" x 5' deep wit one larger building 18'7" x 8'. Door to garden.

Inner Hall

Stairs up to first floor, internal doors to understairs cupboard, the main kitchen and rear hallway.

On the first floor

Sitting Room - 4.70m x 3.43m (15'5" x 11'3")

Fireplace, radiator

Shower Room - 3.94m x 1.12m (12'11" x 3'8")

Corner shower unit, radiator, low level w/c. pedestal hand basin

First floor landing

With stairs to second floor landing

Bedroom 7 - 4.65m x 2.74m! (15'3" x 9!)

Door to

Attic Storage Area

A door from Bedroom 7 leads into a large boarded attic store area which gives access all around inside the roof.

Double Garage - 7.62m x 7.62m (25' x 25')

In stone with a pair of up and over doors to front and a rear pedestrian access door


The house is approached over a short level no through entrance track that it shares with its 4 neighbours.

Entry is through a wrought iron gate to plenty of car parking and turning to the front of the garage.

To the south and front a large paved terrace overlooking its own garden and paddock.

To the west a greenhouse with lemon tree and beyond a walled garden - 3 walls. Immediate level grassed areas drop down to further garden interspersed with a variety of trees and bushes.

Below is access to the level paddock with the whole about 3 acres.

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James Traynar

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01271 327878

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