This is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a spacious detached 3 bedroom bungalow, situated on a good size plot with accommodation briefly comprising; welcoming reception hall, impressive lounge/dining room, conservatory, kitchen, family bathroom and 3 bedrooms. The property is in need of general updating set to the edge of this ever-popular residential village, within easy walking distance of local amenities. There is a private driveway, carport allowing parking for at least 3 cars, and beauitful southerly facing gardens to the front, and further outside space to the side and rear, Available with the distinct advantage of no onward chain and we feel an early viewing is essential to avoid disappointment.
Entrance Hallway UPVC double glazed external door giving access to the property. A spacious hallway with archway giving access to the lounge/diner. Fitted carpet, radiator and loft hatch with access ladder to a part boarded and insulated loft space. The loft space would provide an ideal space for a loft conversion subject to necessary planning permission.
Kitchen 19'8" x 7'10" Maximum (6m x 2.39m Maximum). A dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed window to side elevation and UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation. Fitted Kitchen comprising stainless steel single bowl drainer sink inset into work surface with cupboard space below. Appliance space and plumbing for washing machine / dishwasher / Tumble Dyer. Adjoining matching work surface with drawers and cupboards below and work surface over. Space for slim line electric oven and upright fridge / freezer.
There are a further two cupboards; one being a handy storage cupboard and the other houses an Worcester Boiler supplying the domestic hot water and central heating systems, with slatted linen shelving and storage below.
Lounge/Diner 23'11" x 11'5" (7.3m x 3.48m). UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation providing natural light to a spacious room. Feature gas living flame effect fire on stone harth with mantle over. TV aerial point, 2 radiators, Parquet flooring. UPVC double glazed sliding doors gives access to:
Conservatory/Garden Room 15'9" x 8' (4.8m x 2.44m). UPVC double glazed door that opens out onto the wonderful front gardens and further UPVC double glazed windows on every outside aspect. Radiator, wooden shelving, laminate flooring.
Cloakroom UPVC double glazed opaque internal window, Wash hand basin and WC. Extractor fan, Vinyl floor covering.
Bedroom 1 14'8" (4.47m) x 8'8" (2.64m) Maximum. UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front driveway and fully enclosed gardens. Built in wardrobes with handy hanging rail and cupboards above with built in shelving, phone point, radiator, fitted carpet.
Bedroom 2 10'11" x 8'11" (3.33m x 2.72m). UPVC double glazed window to front elevation. UPVC double glazed window to side elevation overlooking front garden with a variety of scrubs and trees. Radiator, fitted carpet.
Bedroom 3 8'10" x 7'11" (2.7m x 2.41m). UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden which is laid to lawn. Radiator, laminate flooring.
Family Bathroom UPVC double glazed opaque internal window. 3 piece suite comprising bath with shower overhead with a fitted shower screen in a patterned tiled surround. Fitted inset sink unit into tiled work surface and cupboard space below with built in shelving. Radiator, Vinyl flooring.
Outside The property in accessed by a private driveway laid to chippings with parking for at least 3 cars part of which is under a car port, with electric and lighting and pedestrian access to the rear gardens.
The southerly facing front garden is fully enclosed and private and offers a great space for socialising. Laid to slabs and part laid to chippings with a variety of colourful shrubs and plants. The gardens continue with a paved pathway to the rear gardens which is laid to lawn providing another great space being fully enclosed with a variety of tress, scrubs and planters but further space for hanging baskets. Overall 8 Shielings Road is located on a good size plot offering great potential.
From Barnstaple Town Centre, cross the River Taw via the Old Bridge and proceed straight through a set of traffic lights. At the roundabout, bear right. Continue straight through the next set of traffic lights (adjacent to Asda Supermarket) and straight across the next large roundabout then ascend the hill. At the top of the hill, bear right at the mini roundabout and proceed to the next roundabout (adjacent to the Cedars Inn) where continue straight across and proceed through the village of Bickington passing the Old Barn Inn on your left and shortly thereafter Bickington Stores on your right. Take the next turning left onto Elmfield Road. At the 'T' junction, bear left onto Sheilings road. Continue for a short distance where number 8 is located on your left hand side with number plate clearly displayed.