3 bedroom Bungalow for sale: Francis Drive, Westward Ho!, Bideford, North Devon, EX39

  • reception rooms 2
  • bedrooms 3
  • bathrooms 2
Reference: 37262_BEA230096


An elevated detached three bed bungalow having been completely refurbished by the current owners. The property occupies a private end cul de sac position with double garage, master bedroom with en-suite and spectacular, far reaching coastal views.

Francis Drive together with 4 or 5 other cul de sacs containing a mix of bungalows varying in size and design are set off Cornborough Road high above the ever popular coastal village of Westward Ho!

The village centre with its selection of local shops and seaside facilities including the long sandy beach is within half mile together with the adjacent Northam Borrows, Royal North Devon Championship Golf Course and miles of un-spoilt cliffside walks.

Access to the North Devon Link Road is also within half mile allowing ease of communication to the Port and Market town of Bideford (2 miles) and North Devon's principal town of Barnstaple (12 miles).

Originally built late 1990's of an attractive design with part rendered and part facing brick external elevations dry lined internally, pvcu double glazing, pvc facias, barge boards, ventilated soffits and rainwater goods all beneath a concrete tile covered roof.

Set above an integral double garage and garden store all within surrounding and thoughtfully planned landscaped gardens.

The outlook is spectacular being primarily to the north across Bideford Bay also encompassing the Torridge Estuary, seaside village of Westward Ho! and Lundy Island.

Set high above the seaside village of Westward Ho! which through significant aspects of regeneration in recent years has seen popularity and amenities increased to compliment the natural facilities afforded by the long sandy beach, miles of Cliffside walks and Northam Burrows, home of the Royal North Devon Links Golf Course.

The Port and Market town of Bideford is within 2 miles or so, North Devon Link Road approx. 1 mile which allows ease of communication to North Devon’s principal town of Barnstaple (approx. 10 miles) and the M5 Motorway connection north of Tiverton approx. 45 miles distant.

SERVICES: All mains connected. Gas fired central heating. Solar PV system (subject to a 25 year lease from 2011). Newly fitted uPVC anthracite grey double glazed windows and externaldoors.


DIRECTIONS: From Bideford Quay proceed in a northerly direction to the A39 Heywood Road roundabout turning left as signposted to Bude. After approx. half mile take the first turning right as signposted to Westward Ho! Follow this route for a further half mile or so until turning left into Cornborough Road and then second right into Francis Drive, follow the road to the left and then down to the right. At the bottom turn left again whereupon the bungalow will be seen at the end of the cul de sac shared with just 2 other dwellings.

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

Stepped Entrance to:

Composite door with uPVC double glazed side panels into:

ENCLOSED PORCH: Laminate flooring, door to:

RECEPTION & INNER HALL: Radiator. Built-in linen cupboard with hot water storage tank and immersion heater. Built in cloaks cupboard and engineered solid wood flooring.

LIVING ROOM: 6.59m x 3.65m Large fitted media/storage unit, laminate flooring and two radiators. Dual aspect with coastal views plus bi-fold doors to:

CONSERVATORY/DINING AREA: 3.81m x 3.20m uPVC framed and double glazed windows to three sides plus double doors to garden. Radiator. Extensive coastal views.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 4.68m x 3.68m Oak working surfaces incorporating one a half bowl single drainer sink unit, space for cooker with extractor hood above. Integrated dish washer, cupboards and drawers with matching wall units. Wall mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler, floor to ceiling vertical radiator, vinyl flooring and uPVC double glazed door into the rear garden.

MASTER BEDROOM: 3.73m x 3.51m Built-in sliding door wardrobe fitted with shelving, hanging space and automatic light. Radiator and fitted carpet.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 2.17m x 1.88m Modern vanity unit incorporating basin, low level dual flush WC plus storage space. Shower cubicle with Mira shower fitted and exposed brick effect tiled splash back. Traditional column style towel rail, extractor fan and vinyl flooring. Underfloor heating.

BEDROOM 2: 3.55m x 3.11m Built-in double wardrobe, radiator and fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3: 3.12m x 2.96m Radiator and vinyl flooring.

BATHROOM: Low level dual flush WC, vanity basin unit, P-shaped bath with Mira shower fitted over and exposed brick effect tiled splash back. Traditional column style towel rail, extractor fan and vinyl flooring. Underfloor heating.

OUTSIDE: The property is accessed over a private road with responsibility shared by the last three properties. A driveway allows parking for three/four cars which leads into the INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE: 6.35m x 5.25m with remote control up and over doors plus power and light connected. Landscaped gardens at varying levels having stone chippings with shrub and plants. A side gate gives access to the tiered but private REAR GARDEN having a mixture of stone chippings, level lawn areas, flower beds and attractive feature rockery. There is also a superb outside BBQ/kitchen area with working surface, power and being well positioned to enjoy the far reaching sea views. A useful GARDEN ROOM sits below the conservatory: 3.52m x 2.96m with uPVC double glazed door, power and light connected - 1.97m (6’5”) ceiling height.

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Reference: 37262_BEA230096

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Brights of Bideford
Tel: 01237 473241