Agent Details

Brights of Bideford

Tel: 01237 473241


Delightful centre terrace 2/3 bed character cottage offering charming accommodation & enjoying an attractive location within this popular village with glorious views over gardens which adjoin the river and the surrounding Torridge Valley.


Entrance hall opening to 15'3" x 14'2" living room with multi fuel burner and river views, kitchen, rear lobby and dining room/bedroom 3. Landing, 2 bedrooms both with river views and bathroom. Recessed frontage. Directly opposite is a 100' + lawned garden with parking. Attractive easy to maintain rear garden.


3 Dock Cottages is a most appealing cottage having undergone substantial renovation works in approximately 1980 and since then has been well kept by the present owners and offers comfortable accommodation considered suitable for either a full time home or alternatively as a second home. The location and views are undoubtedly a major feature of the property which enjoys a superb uninterrupted aspect of the river.
Weare Giffard is a picturesque yet unusually long and narrow village that stretches for 1 mile or so along the banks of the River Torridge and is approx. 4 miles from the Port and Market town of Bideford and 3 miles from Great Torrington.
The village has a local pub with restaurant facilities, church, access to the Tarka Trail and bus services commute between Bideford and Torrington.
Access to the North Devon Link Road is within 5 miles, North Devon's principle town of Barnstaple approx. 15 miles whilst the M5 Motorway connection just north of Tiverton is some 50 miles distant.

Mains water and electricity. Shared septic tank drainage (shared with 3 other properties). Upvc double glazed windows and doors.
DIRECTIONS TO FIND: From Bideford proceed south as towards Torrington and after almost 3 miles turn left as signposted to Weare Giffard.  Passing under the old railway bridge and crossing over the river. Following the road around to the right and continue for a short distance and 3 Dock Cottages will be seen on the left hand side. 


The accommodation is at present arranged to provide (measurements are approximate):-

Wooden effect upvc double glazed entrance door to:-
ENTRANCE HALL: Tiled floor. Electric meter cupboard. Ceiling spot lights. Opening into:
LIVING ROOM: 15'3" x 14'2" (4.65m x 4.32m) Feature natural stone fireplace with inset multi-fuel burner and ornamental bread oven cover over. Window seat which enjoys a superb aspect of the river. Staircase to first floor with open recess under and small storage cupboard. Beamed ceiling. Wall lights. Exposed stone work walling. Television point. Night storage heater. Fitted carpet as laid.
KITCHEN: 15'2" x 6'2" (4.62m x 1.88m) Two windows looking upon the rear garden. Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with adjoining working surface having cupboards, drawers and space for washing machine under. Space for electric cooker and fridge/freezer. Night storage heater. Tiled floor.
REAR LOBBY: Tiled floor. Beamed ceiling with inset ceiling spotlights. Wooden effect upvc double glazed door to the rear garden.
DINING ROOM/BEDROOM 3: 10'4" x 7'1" (3.15m x 2.16m) Window looking upon the rear garden. Beamed ceiling. Built-in recessed wardrobe. Carpet as laid.

LANDING: Access to loft space. Window with deep sill. Carpet as laid.
BEDROOM 1: 11' x 8' (3.35m x 2.44m) maximum. Fitted wardrobe. Beamed ceiling. Carpet as laid.
BEDROOM 2: 9'3" x 7'6" (2.82m x 2.29m) Window enjoying a view to the front and the river. Telephone point. Carpet as laid.
BATHROOM: 6'11" x 6'3" (2.11m x 1.9m) Panelled bath with tap/shower combination and having ample tiled splashback. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level w.c. Laminated flooring. Ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.

Having a small walled recessed frontage with seating area and paved approach to the front door.
Directly opposite the cottage is an area of lawned garden measuring over 100' (30.48m) long x 20' (6.1m) wide which adjoins the banks of the River Torridge and provides concrete car hardstanding. 
To the rear is an extremely pleasant sloping garden, 57' (17.37m) long x 31'6" (9.6m) wide, designed for ease of maintenance and considered ideal for relaxation/entertaining. Immediately to the rear is a gravelled area with timber storage shed. Steps lead to a decked area with the steps continuing up being flanked on one side by a lawn and the other by a rockery style garden with shrubs and plants. At the top of the garden, which backs onto woodland, is a further decked area from which there is an attractive outlook and second storage shed.


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