Instow, Devon, EX39 4LZ


House - Detached


Walking in the front door you can have a smile on your face. Stepping over the threshold into the hallway you get the real sense of space as the heart of the house and gives the level access to most of the ground floor. Integral access to the double garage is off the hall as well as plenty of storage and stairs leading to the first floor. Reception rooms are along the front elevation enjoying the panoramic view together with 3 large bedrooms one with en-suite. The Kitchen is also on this floor with utility and rear access. Up stairs you have a large lounge with stunning seaside and country views far reaching with Saunton and Lundy Island in the distance. The main bedroom is a lavish and well-appointed master bedroom with a range of built in wardrobes. En-suite bathrooms velux windows and the views remain. You can access to the annex via the shower room.

In the current vendors time of ownership a purpose built annex has been added to the property on the left wing. This present the lucky new owners with a very versatile living space which could be used as a granny annex, teenage independence or separate income if needed*(see annex paragraph for more information) or incorporated in the main living space. Comprises a large 1 double bedroom annex with en-suite shower room, utility, separate access on the ground floor and kitchen dining room.

The house itself is approached over a brick paved driveway which supplies parking for numerous cars all enclosed by wrought Iron electric gates giving the total sense of security and is well secluded and screened. The property is very versatile, an annex on the left wing which could be used as additional income or a list of different enterprises. The garden has a wealth of tall growing mature trees and shrubs creating total privacy and a slight feel of isolation.

If you are looking for the perfect UK base, holiday home or family residence please do not hesitate to contact the Barnstaple office for further information.

Entrance Lobby

A large glass entrance lobby to the west side of the house. Lovely and light ideal for haning coats integral access to the garage two double glazed wooden windows and leads rather nicely into the large hallway.

Hallway/Large thoroughfare

The large Hallway runs through the heart of the house. Being central its surprisingly light ans provides level access to all the rooms on the ground floor. The stairs rise to the first floor, there is ample storage with double cupboards and under stairs storage. Also an integrated vacuum runs throughout the house with various points one of which ideally located off the hallway.

Front Room - 5.2 x 4.35 (17'0" x 14'3")

The front room is used more or less as the 2nd lounge. This room could be used as more formal seating a perfect reception room with sliding patio doors to the garden. Together as a reception room its totally versatile and could be changed into a hobbies room or play room to suit the new purchaser.

Dining Room - 5.2 x 3.35 (17'0" x 10'11")

A more formal room, perfect for catering for large family events. The ideal dining room space for Christmas day special celebrations and events. The dining room has a lovely outlook with the view a focus. There is a internal Bang & Olufsen sound system again ideal for hosting and entertaining. Overall a perfect social space with enough room for a 8 seated table and chairs.

Bedroom 3/3rd Reception - 5.2 x 4.3 (17'0" x 14'1")

This is a very versatile 3rd bedroom used currently as a guest bedroom on the ground floor. However, this could be easily used as a play room or hobbies space/office.

Bedroom 2 - 4.6 x 3.6 (15'1" x 11'9")

A Large double bedroom with en suite adjacent. The 2nd bedroom is a particularly good sized double room with a lovely view to fit. The perfect guest room with its own rather large bathroom.

Ensuite to Bedroom 2 - 2.88 x 2.35 (9'5" x 7'8")

A large en-suite bathroom with grand Jacuzzi bath, white suite, low level WC and wash basin with vanity unit. there is also a feature sun tunnel. Fully tiled and neutrally decorated.

Bedroom 5/Study - 2.86 x 2.14 (9'4" x 7'0")

A further 5th bedroom a single room ideal child's bedroom or study. This room could be used as suited to the new owner.

Bathroom - 2.86 x 2.14 (9'4" x 7'0")

The main family bathroom is on this floor which is fully tiled with an integral bath, low level WC and hand wash basin.

Kitchen - 4.30 x 2.23 (14'1" x 7'3")

The kitchen is well equipped has enough space for occasional seating and dining with a breakfast bar. Overall there is a range of base and eye level units, plenty of storage inset sink with drainer. Integral electric hob and tiled floor. leads nicely into the utility room...

Utility - 2.0 x 2.0 (6'6" x 6'6")

A ideal space to get all the noisy white goods out of the way. With a separate rear access perfect for muddy/sandy boots and coats. Certainly needed for a house of this magnitude.

First Floor

The stairs lead into the main living room.

Main Living Room - 7.2 x 5.1 (23'7" x 16'8")

The living room is the social and entertaining hub of the house. The perfect party place with integrated Band & Olufsen sound system, its very own bar space. Sun soaked being dual aspect. Sliding patio doors leading onto the sun terrace with the tremendous and commanding, panoramic sea and country views. There is an outlook over the driveway and further far reaching views on the side (south west) elevation. Plenty of eave storage.

WC - 1.18 x 1.90 (3'10" x 6'2")

A useful addition on this floor, skylight and 2 piece white suite.

Main Bedroom - 6.2 x 5.1 (20'4" x 16'8")

The main suite has been stylishly attended to over the years with the benefit of a literal walk in wardrobe space, plenty of hanging and shelved storage. The comanding views are also enjoyed from this room. Together with a large split en-suite shower room.

Ensuite - 3.0 x 1.2 (9'10" x 3'11")

built with convenience in mind, two wash basins and beday and low level WC skylight and tiled walls.

2nd Shower Room - 2.6 x 2.0 (8'6" x 6'6")

There is a second shower room which also acts as an en-suite to the main bedroom. A larger than average corner power shower with a glazed enclosure. A door in which could be closed off leads to the annex space.

Purpose Built Annex

On the ground floor you have a separate entrance into a hallway with the stairs rising to the first floor. A storage cupboard, utility space where the boiler is situated. Leading into the main bedroom which has an ensuite bathroom. Double sliding patio doors lead out onto the garden which also could be segregated if desired. Up the stairs on the half landing you have a window which looks over agricultural fields and streams light into the hall. There is a bathroom which joins into the main house. As we suggested this door could be locked or better still concealed if desired to create one separate entity. The Kitchen dining and living space is on this floor with a divine view over towards the estuary and panoramic far reaching seascape. Overall a spacious yet compact 1 double bedroom annex which presents flexible and an adaptable opportunity for the new owners.

*Being well located in the seaside village of Instow this could be a lucrative income of between £400-£750 per week depending on time of years and furnishing ( A superb avenue to explore and one that could be ran add-hoc if needed by the new owners.

Double Garage - 5.50 x 4.80 (18'0" x 15'8")

The garage is spacious, it has light and power connected and an electric up and over door. The current owner parks a car in the garage and its perfect for classic cars or workshop space/dry storage.

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Location Location Location! This property is poised and in a elevated position enjoying delightful views over Instow dues, crow point Appledore right out to Saunton. All within walking distance of the village at Instow with its pubs, award winning seaside restaurants, sports bars, recreational facilities, place of worship. The perfect place to bring up a growing family with the golden sandy beach being close by you will have endless fun. Instow Yacht club brings further activities for those of you that enjoy boating or a water lover then this is the right property for you. All within a driving distance or bus route to Barnstaple Town Centre, the regional and administrative centre of North Devon. Situated in the valley of the River Taw, it is surrounded by beautiful rolling Devonshire countryside and some of the area’s best beaches and rugged coastal paths. As the commercial centre of the region, the town centre offers a variety of banking, schooling and recreational facilities including a theatre, cinema, leisure centre and restaurants. The vibrant town combines modern shopping amenities with a bustling market atmosphere. The popular golden sandy beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Instow within 5 miles distance, perfect for outings with family and friends. The A361 North Devon Link Road provides convenient access to the M5 motorway, together with Barnstaple's train network giving easy access to Exeter central station and beyond.

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