Situated in a delightful & quiet tucked away location close to the picturesque Quayside of Appledore, 1 Retreat Place will be found offering well presented & spacious accommodation oozing charm & character throughout with the added advantage of a good sized low maintenance rear garden with useful two storey stone studio and further garden room/office.
Having undergone major refurbishment & extension in 2011, the property will be found in excellent order throughout whilst retaining many original & characterful features including flagstone flooring, pine stripped internal doors, exposed ceiling beams & open fireplace. The original sash wooden windows are in good order with secondary glazing together with the gas fired central heating system benefiting from a recently replaced boiler (Feb 2016).
On the ground floor is an attractive entrance hall leading into the front Sitting Room/Bedroom 3 (11`3 x 10`) and a Living Room (17`9 x 11`9) with feature open fireplace & flagstone slate flooring which in turn opens up into a light & airy Kitchen/Dining Room (17`9 x 8`6) with built-in appliances, vaulted ceiling & large French doors overlooking the rear garden.
The bathroom is situated on the first floor together with 2 double bedrooms benefiting from fitted wardrobes whilst bedroom 1 benefits from an en-suite shower room.
The property is approached through a pedestrian only archway onto an attractive shared courtyard which in turn leads to a courtyard in front of the cottage. To the rear of the property is a good sized garden which enjoys a sunny south facing aspect & being low maintenance with paved & slate patios & stone chippings together with a useful covered area ideal for bikes & surfboards storage.
Situated at the end of the garden is an attractive two storey stone studio being ideal for overspill accommodation or a superb home office with a 14`10 x 11`2 room on the ground floor and a 14`9 x 9`10 room on the first floor with a vaulted ceiling.
Next to the studio is a single storey 15`2 x 11`4 outbuilding making an excellent garden room or further home office.
Appledore is a quaint fishing village with the most picturesque quayside and narrow cobbled streets providing a range of amenities including mini Supermarket, Post Office, Primary School, Library, places of worship, a selection of Galleries and Craft Shops together with Pubs and Restaurants. Nearby is Northam Burrows Country Park offering many attractive walks and stunning views, whilst Westward Ho! is within easy reach with its long sandy beaches and championship links Golf Course.
The port and market town of Bideford is approximately 3 miles distance, where a wide range of national and local shopping, banking and recreational facilities can be found. The A39 North Devon Link road provides access to the regional centre of North Devon, Barnstaple, being approximately 13 miles distance. The M5 motorway (Junction 27) is approximately 45 miles.
The SOLE selling agents highly recommend an early viewing to avoid disappointment as homes of this nature are extremely rare and not only do they make wonderful holiday homes but equally, superb permanent residences.
From Bideford Quay proceed towards Northam and Westward Ho! passing over the Heywood Road Roundabout. After approximately � a mile take the right hand turning onto Churchill Way signposted for Appledore. Upon entering the village continue down the hill on Richmond Road and around to the left onto the Quayside. It is advised to park along the Quayside or in the large public car park on the right hand side at the end of the Quay.
Proceed on foot up Vernons Lane, which will be found running off the Quayside next to Meeting Street. Continue up the lane for several hundred yards, where an archway on the left leads into Retreat Place. Number 1 will be in the left hand corner of the courtyard.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
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