Bideford, EX39 2AU
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Bideford, EX39 2AU

Terrace House 5 Bedroom
Guide price £280,000

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Key Features
  • A CHARACTERFUL GRADE II LISTED GEORGIAN TOWN HOUSE
  • 5-6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Beautiful staircases & original cast iron fireplaces
  • Bright & open rooms with high ceilings give the property a sense of space
  • This large family home, currently used as a holiday let, is a gem hidden in plain sight
  • Raised & enclosed rear garden
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Property Description

Additional Information

I can't think of a property that better catches the heart and history of Bideford Town quite like this Grade II listed Georgian town house.

This spacious 3-storey property accommodates 5-6 Bedrooms and from beautiful staircases to original cast iron fireplaces - this property has character in abundance. As you look at the terrace from the road outside, the imposing figure is certain to gain your attention. The property looks large from the outside and doesn't disappoint once you enter the front door. Bright and open rooms with high ceilings give the property a sense of space that is a rarity nowadays.

As I enter the property, known as Halfpenny House, for the first time my eyes were immediately drawn to the sweeping staircase at the end of the Hall - the minimalism and stylishness really drew me in to what the rest of the property had to hold. This large family home, currently used as a holiday let, is a gem hidden in plain sight. It gives you the ability to put your own stamp on it and offers a great level of flexibility too. There are 2 lovely size Reception Rooms, 1 on the Ground Floor and 1 on the First Floor as well as a third Reception Room / Study currently used as a Store Room. There is a large Utility, a WC and 2 Bedrooms to the Ground Floor, the large of these Bedrooms is situated in what was originally the shop front with double doors leading to the property front. The previously mentioned staircase leads you to the First Floor where you will firstly find the generous Kitchen / Diner. With high ceilings and many windows, this room is a fantastic contemporary family space. On this floor you will also find a WC, a Bathroom and 2 double Bedrooms - both of which would make great children's or spare rooms. After being lucky to head up the next flight of stairs, you will find the 2 largest Bedrooms - the Master Bedroom is a huge space complete with 2 large windows to the property front as well as a feature room divide leading to the En-suite. The En-suite, itself, is both stylish and practical and feels as bright and airy as the Bedroom. The second Bedroom has the added benefit of triple built-in wardrobes meaning that there is no need to take up any of the large floor area with big storage units.

Outside, is a raised and enclosed rear garden laid mostly to decking and set within a glass balustrade. Accessed from the Kitchen / Diner, I really feel that this is a great entertaining space - perfect for late night dining or a morning cup of tea.

To the property front, on-street parking is available and there is also a variety of similar places to park on surrounding streets.

Entrance Porch    Fitted shelving. Door to Hallway.

Hallway    Pine flooring, radiator with radiator cover. Door to Reception Room.

Study Area 7'6" x 6'3" (2.29m x 1.9m). Located underneath the stairs.

Reception Room 16'3" x 9'9" (4.95m x 2.97m). Currently used as a Music / Dining Room. Radiator, pine flooring. Door to Utility / Shower Room. Double half glazed door to Bedroom 5.

Bedroom 5 16'2" x 10'1" (4.93m x 3.07m). Cast iron fireplace. Pine flooring, double radiator. Original double fronted shop front with doors off to property front. 2 windows to property front.

Utility / Shower Room 16'4" x 8'5" (4.98m x 2.57m). Corner shower enclosure with shower, bidet, low level WC and wash hand basin. Plumbing for washing machine. 2 radiators, wood effect laminate flooring. Door to Study. Door to Bedroom 6.

Bedroom 6 7'10" x 7'6" (2.4m x 2.29m). A double Bedroom with window to Study. Fitted carpet.

Study / Reception Room 18'6" x 11'2" (5.64m x 3.4m). Could potentially be another Reception Room or a generous Study / Home Office. Wash hand basin. Skylight. UPVC double glazed door to the small enclosed courtyard garden.

First Floor Landing    Characterful sweeping staircase with understairs cupboard. Window above the staircase to property rear.

Kitchen / Diner 21'2" x 9'3" (6.45m x 2.82m). Fitted with an array of eye and base level units with wood worktop surfaces and inset double bowl sink. Built-in 4-ring gas hob and electric oven. 2 radiators, pine flooring. Double glazed Velux roof light. French doors to property rear. 4 windows to property side.

Cloakroom    Low level WC and wash hand basin. Radiator, pine flooring.

Bedroom 3 10'2" x 7'4" (3.1m x 2.24m). A double Bedroom with window to property front. Built-in pine cupboard. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 4 9'10" x 8'8" (3m x 2.64m). Another double Bedroom with window to property rear. Double radiator.

Living Room 12'9" x 10'1" (3.89m x 3.07m). Original fireplace with marble insert. Pine flooring, radiator. Window to property front.

Bathroom 6'7" x 5'5" (2m x 1.65m). Rolltop bath with shower over and hand wash basin with metal splashbacking. Heated towel rail.

Second Floor Landing

Bedroom 2 17'4" x 10'1" (5.28m x 3.07m). Dual aspect windows to property rear. Cast iron fireplace. Triple built-in wardrobes. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1 14'3" x 10'1" (4.34m x 3.07m). A large double Bedroom with dual aspect windows to property front. Pine flooring, double radiator. Feature room divide leading to the En-suite.

En-suite Bathroom 10'2" x 5'10" (3.1m x 1.78m). A stylish En-suite with a rolltop bath, low level WC and hand wash basin. Heated towel rail, feature wall light.

Outside    The property fronts onto Buttgarden Street where on-street parking is available. There are also a variety of similar places to park on surrounding streets.

Steps from the Kitchen / Diner at the rear of the property lead to a decked rear garden with a seating / entertaining area set within a glass balustrade.

Useful Information    EPC Exempt
This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Heritage Category: Listed Building
Grade: II
List Entry Number: 1200886
Date first listed: 19-Apr-1993



Directions

From Bideford Quay proceed in the direction of Torrington before taking the right hand turning onto High Street. Proceed to the very top and turn left. Take the left hand turning onto Honestone Street and continue on this road bearing slightly downhill before taking the right hand turning onto Buttgarden Street. Number 16 will be situated on your right hand side clearly displaying a numberplate.

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