Country House: 4 beds, 1 bath, 1 shower, 1 reception


Agent Details

Brights of Bideford

Tel: 01237 473241

4 bedroom Country House For Sale in Landcross, BIDEFORD


An impressive wing of a former Victorian Gentlemans residence occupying an elevated position so as to enjoy lovely rural views across the Yeo Vale.


Arranged on 3 floors - 27' conservatory entrance, reception hall, bay fronted sitting room, unit fitted kitchen, 1st floor master bedroom, family bathroom in Victorian style, 3 2nd floor bedrooms (1 double and 2 singles) plus further shower room. Well stocked gardens, garage and 2 parking spaces.


Landcross is a small community approximately 2 miles south of the Port and Market town of Bideford that straddles the A386 route to Torrington (5 miles).  There is ready access to the Tarka Trail and is handily placed for the wealth of amenities and facilities that are available close by.  
Hillsborough is one of three dwellings created from the original house and retains numerous Period features that complement the tastefully modernised accommodation and sympathetically selected kitchen fittings and sanitary ware.
SERVICES: Mains gas, electricity and water.  Private drainage system (shared with the two other dwellings).  Gas central heating.
DIRECTIONS: From Bideford Quay proceed on the A386 as signposted to Great Torrington and after approximately 2 miles after passing the turning right as signposted to Littleham, Buckland Brewer etc and crossing the River Yeo proceeding up the short hill and a sharp left hand bend take the next left where the access to Hillsborough will be seen.


ACCOMMODATION (all measurements are approximate)

CONSERVATORY ENTRANCE: 27'3" x 8'3" (8.31m x 2.51m).  Wood framed double glazed windows, polycarbonate roof. Tiled flooring.  Wood panelled and glazed inner door to:
RECEPTION HALL: 11'7" x 6' (3.53m x 1.83m).  Feature tessellated tile floor, radiator, cloaks rail, understairs store cupboard.
SITTING ROOM: 13'7" plus walk in bay window  x 13'9" (4.14m x 4.19m) Feature Victorian cast iron fire grate with marble mantle piece surround.  Plaster cornice ceiling, ceiling rose and picture rails.  Two double radiators.  Fitted carpet.  Dual aspect with side wood framed internal sash window to the conservatory and front uPVC double glazed bay affording delightful valley views.
KITCHEN: 13'8" x 10'3" (4.17m x 3.12m).  With cream Shaker style range of floor and wall storage fitments incorporating wood block effect working surfaces and an inset single drainer textured sink unit with chrome tap.  Leisure 5 burner range cooker, and plumbing for automatic washing machine.  Former fireplace with tiled front panel and tiled splash baCking.  Exposed pine floorboarding.  Radiator.  Plaster corniced ceiling.  Picture rails.  Timber framed sash window to conservatory.
FIRST FLOOR: Carpeted dog leg staircase with white painted balustrade and turned spindles.  
Spacious LANDING/OFFICE SPACE: 11'3" x 5'2" (3.43m x 1.57m).  South facing uPVC double glazed window.  Radiator.  Fitted carpet.  
FRONT BEDROOM 1: 13'9" x 13'7" (4.19m x 4.14m).  Two double radiators.  Picture rails.  Fitted carpet.  Dual aspect with south and west uPVC double glazed windows and superb valley views.
BATHROOM: 8'3" x 7'3" (2.51m x 2.21m).  In Victorian style with white suite including a free standing roll top enamel coated bath on claw and ball feet with mixer shower tap.  Built in low level WC and china wash basin with storage cupboard under.  Blue painted wainscoting.  Tiled floor.  Automatic extractor fan.  Radiator.  
SECOND FLOOR: Continuing with a further dog leg staircase also having white painted balustrading and turned spindles.
LANDING: 16'8" x 7'7" (5.08m x 2.31m).  Double radiator.  Fitted carpet.  Fitted store/cloaks cupboard with further radiator.  South facing uPVC double glazed window.  Built in AIRING CUPBOARD: 5'8" x 2'6" (1.73m x 0.76m) with programmer and foam lagged hot water storage tank with a back up immersion heater and a further spacious wardrobe. 
FRONT BEDROOM 2: 13'9" (max) x 13'5" (4.19m x 4.09m).  Pretty Victorian cast iron and tiled fire grate set in painted mantle piece surround.  Radiator.  Fitted carpet.  South and west facing uPVC double glazed windows the latter having superb views across the valley. Fitted airing cupboards one housing a Worcester boiler - approx 3 years old.
SHOWER ROOM: 7'9" x 5'7" (2.36m x 1.7m).  Fully tiled walls and floor.  Shower cubicle with plumbed in shower and built in china wash basin and low level WC.  Radiator.  
BEDROOM 3: 'L' shaped.  11'9" x 8'9" (.3.58m x 2.67m) narrowing to 6'6" (1.98m).  Radiator.  Fitted carpet.  East facing wood framed sash window with view to adjacent farmland.
BEDROOM 4: 'L' shaped.  11'9" x 7' (.3.58m x 2.13m) narrowing to 4'8" (1.42m).  Radiator.  Fitted carpet.  High south facing uPVC double glazed window.
(Bedrooms 3 and 4 at present represent small single bedrooms or hobby rooms but with the removal of a dividing partition would make for a generous third bedroom which would be approx. 13'10" x 11'9" (4.22m x 3.58m).
AGENTS NOTE: Bedrooms 3 and 4 are set above the first floor accommodation of the adjacent cottage thus creating a 'Flying Freehold'.
EXTERNALLY: The main house is approached through a pedestrian wrought iron gate and crazy paved path with stone chipped garden terraces to the south and west sides of the house that have been prettily arranged and well stocked with a wealth of flowers, shrubs, soft fruits and bushes, whilst being elevated allows the views across the valley to enjoyed.
There is a tarmac parking area with spaces for 2 cars plus a detached GARAGE with wooden double doors approx. 17'6" x 9'5" (5.33m x 2.87m).
Beyond the garage is a further separate garden that is totally screened and private in all being approx. 60' x 30' (8.29m x 9.14m) containing a covered storage areas, stone chipped paths and having an abundance of mature flowering shrubs, fruit & vegetables patches, bushes plus a small pond. There is also a range of fruit trees including apple, plum and walnut.


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