Cottingham Crescent

End of Terrace House: 4 beds, 1 bath, 1 shower, 4 receptions


Agent Details

Brights of Bideford

Tel: 01237 473241

4 bedroom End of Terrace House For Sale in Cottingham Crescent, Bideford


Most attractive 4 bed character home offering generous accommodation with a fine living arrangement. Complimented beautifully by generous gardens, parking and garage/workshop. Enjoys a fine front aspect and occupies a delightful 'tucked away' location but still being within a short walk of the town.


The property will be found to offer well presented character accommodation which offers 4 good sized bedrooms (master benefiting from en-suite shower room) and a versatile living arrangement which includes a fabulous family conservatory room. The property is complimented beautifully by generous mature gardens, parking and a sizeable garage/workshop.

Number 3 Cottingham Crescent is set within a terrace of just 3 properties which were converted many years ago from the Gymnasium building which formed part of the original Bideford Grammer School. Being set back from the road with no passing traffic the property enjoys a peaceful location with a superb front aspect.

Cottingham Crescent itself lies between Northdown Road and Northview Avenue, a popular residential area being a few minutes walk of the town centre, shops and quayside together with other local amenities such as schools and the Victoria Park and Playing Fields.


All mains services. Gas fired central heating. Upvc double glazed windows.

COUNCIL TAX BAND: C. However as 'improvements' have been made to the property this can be subject to a review once sold. 

DIRECTIONS TO FIND: From Bideford Quay proceed up Bridgeland Street veering right at the top and continuing to the end of North Road. Turn right at the junction down into Northam Road and just after the Zebra crossing turn left into North View Avenue. Continue along and take the 2nd left (ignore the 1st turning into Cottingham Crescent) in to North View Hill and the entrance to the property will be found in the top left-hand corner.


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


Composite entrance door with obscure double glazed panels gives access to:-

WIDE ENTRANCE HALL: Balastraded staircase to first floor with storage cupboard under. Telephone point. Central heating radiator set behind covering screen. Wood effect 'Karndean' flooring.

LIVING ROOM: 16' (4.88m) into bay x 11'6" (3.51m) Deep upvc double glazed bay window which enjoys an extremely pleasant aspect. Coal effect gas fire with tiled inset and wooden surround. Television aerial cable. Central heating radiator. Original exposed floorboards.

DINING ROOM: 12'3" x 11'1" (3.73m x 3.38m) Upvc double glazed window with deep sill. Former fireplace with slated hearth. Fitted shelves. Telephone point. Central heating radiator. Original exposed floorboards.

KITCHEN: 15'5" x 7'8" (4.7m x 2.34m) extending to 11' (3.35m) Upvc double glazed window. 'U' shaped working surface complimented by colourful wall tiling and incorporating one and a half bowl sink unit and a 'Range Master' cooking range (extractor hood over) with a selection of cupboards, drawers and bottle rack under together with space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Matching wall cupboards (one of which houses the gas boiler). Fitted dresser with cupboards, drawers and display cabinets. Recess space for fridge/freezer. Upvc double glazed door to the rear courtyard. Tiled floor.

The following 2 rooms form a fabulous open living space which takes full advantage of the garden aspect.

FAMILY ROOM: 12'2" x 9'2" (3.71m x 2.79m) Dado rails with wall panelling below. Central heating radiator. 'Karndean' laid flooring. Opening through to:-

CONSERVATORY: 11'8" x 9'1" (3.56m x 2.77m) Upvc double glazed windows set upon a brick/block plinth with polycarbonate roof. Central heating radiator. Tiled flooring.


LANDING: Staircase to second floor attic bedroom. Carpet as laid.

BEDROOM 2: 16'3" x 8'5" (4.95m x 2.57m) 2 Upvc double glazed windows which enjoy a fine open aspect. Central heating radiator. Carpet as laid.

BATHROOM: 6'5" x 6'5" (1.96m x 1.96m) Extensive wall tiling. Panelled bath with tap and shower combination fitting. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level wc. Towel rail styled central heating radiator. Obscure upvc double glazed window. Tile effect 'Karndean' flooring.

BEDROOM 3: 12'2" x 11'3" (3.71m x 3.43m) Upvc double glazed window with deep sill. Television aerial cable. Central heating radiator. Carpet as laid.

MASTER BEDROOM: 16' (4.88m) into bay x 11'2" (3.4m) Deep upvc double glazed bay which which boasts a fabulous view with the Torridge Bridge in the distance. Central heating radiator. Carpet as laid.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 6'4" x 5'5" (1.93m x 1.65m) Low level 'Saniflo' style wc. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Obscure upvc double glazed window with deep sill. Central heating radiator. Tiled effect 'Karndean' flooring.


Twisting carpeted staircase gives access to:-

ATTIC BEDROOM 4: 17'3" (5.26m) includes stair entrance x 10'11" (3.33m) with some restrictive headroom. Access to eaves storage. Upvc double glazed window enjoying a panoramic aspect. Laminate flooring.


The property can be approached one of 2 ways, if on foot a pedestrian access is gained from Cottingham Crescent but by car the approach comes from North View Hill (unrestricted parking) where a shared lane/drive gives access to parking for 1 directly in front of the garage, adjoining this space there is an area of the garden that could easily be created for further parking (with the removal of a block wall) if required.

GARAGE: 19'5" x 7'10" (5.92m x 2.39m) Wooden vehicular doors. Power & light. Window. Pedestrian connecting door to:-

WORKSHOP/STORE: 7'11" x 7'6" (2.41m x 2.29m) Power & light. Door to the rear courtyard garden.

The gardens are a particular feature of the property being on 3 sides and offering a different aspect and environment.

To the front is a delightful sheltered tiered garden being to the most part stone chipped with shrub and plant borders. Pedestrian gate gives access to Cottingham Crescent, via a short private lane. Useful cold water tap.

To the side of the property is a wonderful mature garden being of a generous size with central lawn which is bordered by substantial shrub and plant borders. Pedestrian gates give access to North View Hill and to the rear lane/drive.

To the rear is a pleasant courtyard styled garden with plant and shrub bed borders.


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