Steeped in Victorian splendour and commanding panoramic views over the River Torridge and encompassing Bideford's Ancient Bridge and the Torridge Bridge together with views of the town and surrounding countryside, this presents a rare opportunity to acquire a highly versatile, 5 Bedroom semi-detached period property. Arranged over 3 floors, the property offers the potential to create an Annexe / Granny Flat or, alternatively, a spacious and well-appointed family home. Features include 10' high ceilings on the Ground Floor, double Bedrooms throughout and well-maintained and attractive gardens, a private driveway for a number of vehicles and a Detached Garage. Situated in a quiet, no-through road on the doorstep of the popular Tarka Trail and within walking distance of the town and its amenities, the property demands a complete internal inspection to be fully appreciated.
Reception Lobby Part glazed UPVC door and matching sidelight incorporating stained and leaded glass and enjoying superb views over the River Torridge. Radiator, tiled floor.
Reception Hall Dogleg staircase rising to First Floor, large understairs storage cupboard, radiator.
Living Room 16' (4.88m) into bay x 11'2" (3.4m). A superb room with large bay window commanding views over the River Torridge, Bideford's Ancient Bridge, the town and towards Landcross. TV point, radiator, glass fronted display cabinet to chimney recesses, picture rails, cornice ceiling, ornate ceiling rose.
Sitting Room / Ground Floor Bedroom 6 14'4" (4.37m) into bay x 15'6" (4.72m) maximum. Feature bay window again enjoying river and town views. Electric fire, radiator, TV point, dado rails, picture rails, cornice ceiling, ornate ceiling rose.
Study 10' x 8'4" (3.05m x 2.54m). With river views and feature bay window. Radiator. Door through to:
Wet Room 8' x 7' (2.44m x 2.13m). Fully tiled walls and floor. Power shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Heated towel rail, radiator.
Agents Note The present owners purchased the property in 2002 to accommodate an elderly relative with Bedroom 6, Study and Wet Room providing independent living.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 14'9" x 11'9" (4.5m x 3.58m). Equipped with a comprehensive range of high quality fitted units installed approximately 3 years ago and comprising 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit, oak effect worktop surfaces with storage cupboards and drawers below, matching wall storage cabinets and shelving over. Extensive tiled splashbacking and worktop lighting. Built-in 4-ring electric hob with stainless steel extractor canopy over, eye-level electric double oven, integrated dishwasher. Radiator, tiled floor. Large picture window.
Utility Room 16'8" (5.08m) overall x 9' (2.74m). A large and useful room with single drainer stainless steel sink unit inset into granite effect worktop surface with storage cupboards and appliance space below, wall storage cabinets over and tiled splashbacking. Ample appliance space, plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted gas fired central heating and domestic hot water boiler. Radiator, tiled floor.
Cloakroom White suite comprising low level WC and corner wash hand basin with tiled splashbacking. Radiator, tiled floor.
First Floor Landing Dogleg staircase rising to Second Floor.
Bathroom 9'6" x 5'3" (2.9m x 1.6m). White suite comprising enamel panelled bath with shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Extensive wall tiling, radiator.
Bedroom 1 12'2" x 14' (3.7m x 4.27m). A superb double room with 2 large double glazed windows. Airing cupboard, built-in double wardrobe and storage cupboards, radiator, picture rails.
Bedroom 2 11' x 11' (3.35m x 3.35m). 2 large double glazed windows enjoying far-reaching river and town views. Full-length built-in wardrobes with storage cupboards over, radiator.
Bedroom 3 / Third Reception Room 14'4" (4.37m) into bay x 15'6" (4.72m) maximum. Situated on the First Floor and commanding panoramic views extending across the River Torridge encompassing both bridges, the town and Braunton in the distance. Radiator, TV point, dado rails, picture rails, cornice ceiling, ornate ceiling rose.
Second Floor Landing Access to large loft space, wall lights.
Bedroom 4 12'8" (3.86m) x 10'8" (3.25m) maximum. Large dormer window enjoying extensive river and countryside views. Radiator.
Bedroom 5 15'7" x 8'3" (4.75m x 2.51m). Again with river views. Built-in wardrobe and storage cupboard, radiator, wall lights.
Outside The gardens of the property are considered to be a particular feature enjoying superb and panoramic views over the River Torridge and the town beyond. Designed to take full advantage of all day sun. Skilfully terraced and landscaped incorporating formal lawns together with borders and beds with an abundance of mature flowers and shrubs.
From the property is a concrete patio, previously housing a hot tub, taking full advantage of the river vista.
Also within the garden is an extensive timber decking area and sunken hidden garden, a timber Workshop with power and light connected and timber frame heated Greenhouse.
To the rear of the property a private driveway provides ample off-road parking and leads to a:
Detached Garage With electric remote control roller door. Power and light connected.
Immediately to the rear of the property is a fenced courtyard.
From Bideford Quay proceed over the Old Bideford Bridge. Upon reaching the mini roundabout, continue straight on passing the Royal Hotel on your left hand side. Follow the road under the Tarka Trail and as it bears left, take the sharp second left hand turning onto Grange Road. Follow the road as it bears left and then right through the stone pillars and to the far end of Grange Road where Elmcroft will be situated on your left hand side clearly displaying a nameplate.