Detached house for sale in West Down, Ilfracombe EX34

Guide price £525,000
Detached house for sale - 3 bedrooms 3 2 1
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Property features

  • A grade II listed property
  • 3 double Bedrooms (1 En-suite)
  • Ground Floor Cloakroom & First Floor Bathroom
  • Impressive triple aspect Lounge / Dining Room with Study
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room
  • 17'8 x 15'2 Double Garage & adjoining Workshop
  • Delightful front & side gardens
  • Additional secret garden with 2 Greenhouses & a stone-built Man Cave / She Shed

Property description

Situated in the heart of the delightful village of West Down built in 1873 is this Grade II listed, attached, 3 double Bedroom (with En-suite) property. It retains many features including arched windows and has been upgraded with gas radiator central heating. The accommodation briefly comprises: Reception Hall, Ground Floor Cloakroom and an impressive 28'7 triple aspect Lounge / Dining Room with a Study area, high ceilings and exposed stone work. The Kitchen / Breakfast Room has built-in appliances. On the First Floor are 3 double Bedrooms (1 with En-suite) and a family Bathroom with white suite. To the front of the property is a 17'8 x 15'2 Double Garage and an adjoining Workshop which could be made into 1 large Garage at little expense. There is also the possibility of converting, subject to any necessary planning consent. There are delightful front and side gardens which are well-stocked, private and enjoy a sunny aspect. Interestingly, a short walk from the property, is a secret garden measuring approximately 45' x 42' with areas of lawn and well-stocked with an abundance of shrubs and plants together with 2 Greenhouses and a stone-built Man Cave / She Shed measuring approximately 22'5 x 9'5 - a place to chill or to socialise with friends and family. No CHAINWest Down is a picturesque North Devon village with a popular pub, village community shop, parish church and renowned primary school. A short drive away, located on the rugged North Devon coastline, you will find Woolacombe and Mortehoe, Saunton and Croyde - each affording a fantastic range of local amenities. Nearby is the coastal town of Ilfracombe with its working port whilst Braunton, reputedly England’s largest village, is a short drive away.

Barnstaple is the North Devon regional centre housing the areas main shopping, business and commercial venues and is approximately half an hour’s drive from West Down. This gives easy access to the A361 North Devon Link Road leading through to Junction 27 of the M5 Motorway at Tiverton.<br/><br/><b>Directions</b><br/>From our Braunton office, head North on the A361 towards Ilfracombe continuing through the village of Knowle. Take the right hand turning signposted West Down. Upon reaching the 'T' junction, turn right and follow this road for a short distance turning left. You are now in the centre of the village of West Down. Passing The Crown Inn on your left hand side, The Chapel will be located on your left hand side set back from the road with a nameplate clearly displayed.

Reception Hall

Solid wooden door off. Wooden cladding to walls, high ceilings, solid wooden flooring. Small Utility area with work surface, ample appliance space and plumbing for washing machine.


Part stained glazed door off. White suite comprising WC and pedestal hand wash basin with tiled splashbacking. Vinyl flooring. Window to front elevation.

Lounge / Dining Room (28' 7" x 15' 8")

A triple aspect room with 2 windows to side elevation, window to the other side and window to front elevation. Feature inglenook fireplace (not in use) in natural stone surround with display niches, 3 radiators, solid natural wooden flooring. Study Area - 9'6" x 5'2".

Inner Lobby

Stairs to First Floor Landing. Fitted shelving, wooden cladding, stone flag flooring.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room (6' 6" x 15' 6")

Fitted Kitchen comprising single bowl sink and drainer inset into work surface with cupboards below. Integrated dishwasher. 5-ring gas Range cooker. Adjoining matching work surface with drawers and cupboards below. Integrated fridge and freezer. Matching wall cabinets. Feature recess with brick surround. Radiator, slate tile flooring. Window to front elevation. Door to side gardens.

First Floor Landing

Opaque window. Built-in cupboard with hanging rail. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1 (9' 9" x 14' 6")

Porthole window to front elevation and window to side elevation. Deep built-in wardrobe with sliding door. Radiator, fitted carpet.

En-Suite Shower Room

White suite comprising corner shower cubicle with shower in extensive tiled surround, WC and pedestal hand wash basin. Extractor fan, extensive wall tiling, light and shaver socket, tiled flooring.

Bedroom 2 (13' 1" x 11' 7")

Window to side elevation enjoying an interesting view of the rooftops. Radiator, fitted carpet. Interconnecting door to Bedroom 3, if required.

Bedroom 3 (10' 7" x 10' 3")

Velux roof light to side elevation. Radiator, fitted carpet.

Family Bathroom

A spacious room with white suite comprising large bath with shower attachment, WC and hand wash basin. Built-in cupboard concealing boiler supplying central heating system and domestic hot water. Chrome heated towel rail with radiator, window to side elevation, vinyl flooring, down lights. There is storage space above this room with access from the Landing.


To the front of the property is a pretty, low-maintenance garden with a gravelled area and hedging - perfect for plants and pots. Outside light.

The mature wooden gate gives access to the side gardens with gravelled areas, natural stone walls, well-stocked flower and shrub beds. There is a Monkey Puzzle Tree, Gunnera and Japonica, as well as many other plants and shrubs. The garden enjoys a sunny aspect and is private.

A short distance from the property is the further garden measuring approximately 45' x 42' being a level and private plot enjoying a sunny aspect and full of a variety of plants and shrubs, trellis with climbing roses, areas of lawn, lavender and lupins. There are 2 Greenhouses, a Man Cave / She Shed (which is understood to have been a former bakery for the village).

There are 2 areas partitioned off by double doors - 9'5 x 9' with windows and 13'2 x 9'4 housing a stove providing heat, rustic looking interior with exposed stonework and wooden flooring.

Garage (17' 8" x 15' 2")

With up and over door. Pitched roof.

Adjoining Workshop (16' 9" x 10' 4")

Agents Notes

A small grave stone is located at the front of the chapel at the far left hand side.

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