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New Barnstaple Road, Ilfracombe £450,000

Sold STC
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  • Characterful four/five bedroom family home
  • Potential for expansion to this already vast property
  • Exceptional views over Hillsborough and out to sea
  • Spacious living areas, with large family kitchen
  • Separate double garage with ample parking
  • Tiered rear garden with small allotment area
  • Includes sauna and hot tub facilities

Sealands is a beautifully presented ,detached, four/five bedroom family home, set in an elevated position looking out over the Bristol Channel. Constructed around the 1930's, the property retains many of its original features. There is scope to extend into the vast attic space, pending permission from local planning authorities. The 34 steps leading to the front door allow for exceptional sea views. We would highly recommend a viewing to gauge the potential of this expansive property. EPC Rating - D


Entrance Porch - 4' 0'' x 5' 10'' (1.22m x 1.78m)

Entering via the uPVC front door, the entrance porch has ample space for coats and shoes.

Entrance Hallway - 18' 1'' x 8' 1'' (5.51m x 2.46m)

The main hallway on the ground floor allows for access to all rooms. The hallway benefits from parquet flooring throughout, inset spot lighting and a wall mounted radiator.

Living Room - 28' 6'' x 10' 11'' (8.69m x 3.34m)

An expansive, dual aspect living room with outstanding residential and sea views. Plenty of space for the whole family to enjoy, with ample storage allowed by the built in alcove cupboards. The window to the rear elevation allows for additional light, and looks over the tiered back garden.

Study/Bedroom 5 - 15' 0'' x 8' 0'' (4.56m x 2.45m)

Currently being utilised as a second reception room, this space could serve as an office, fifth bedroom or kids living room. The uPVC window to the front elevation allows for outstanding views, while the roof Velux window pours natural light into the room. Other benefits include laminate flooring and a wall mounted radiator.

Utility Room - 8' 8'' x 8' 1'' (2.65m x 2.47m)

Situated off the living room, the utility room is tucked away at the rear of the property. Upon entering the room via the split oak barn door, you encounter an abundance of work space and storage units. There is also plumbing for all white good and a door leading to the back garden. Access is possible from the side of the property, so it could be used as a wet/boot room.

Dining Room - 16' 10'' x 14' 0'' (5.12m x 4.26m)

The Dining Room is adjacent to the living room, and has direct access to the kitchen. This expansive room could potentially be converted into an additional bedroom if required. The uPVC bay windows look the front decking and out towards Hillsborough. If utilised as a dining room there would be more than enough space for a large family dining room suite and all associated furnishings.

Kitchen - 11' 11'' x 13' 11'' (3.63m x 4.23m)

A modern, spacious and open plan family kitchen. The room benefits from a walk in pantry, multiple base level units, inset sink and space for a country style Aga cooker. The inset spot lighting and uPVC window ensure the space is filled with light. The room also features laminate flooring and a wall mounted radiator. The arch way leads on to the breakfast room and out towards the conservatory.

Breakfast Room - 14' 2'' x 7' 10'' (4.33m x 2.40m)

The breakfast room is located off the kitchen and has direct access to the conservatory and rear garden. There is ample space for a large dining room suite, and has an abundance of built in storage. The cupboard space also houses the combi boiler.

Conservatory - 18' 4'' x 12' 2'' (5.58m x 3.72m)

An exceptional addition to this property, the conservatory serves as a welcome space to sit in both summer and winter. The glass roof ensures light pours into the space. The double doors lead directly to the front deck, hot tub and sauna, and the rear doors lead to the back garden.

Downstairs WC - L Shaped - 8' 5'' x 8' 1'' (2.57m x 2.47m)

The ground floor also benefits from a downstairs WC. The room features a hand basin, WC, radiator and obscure window.

Master Bedroom - 14' 1'' x 14' 0'' (4.29m x 4.26m)

A fine example of a Master Bedroom. The large uPVC window has panoramic views of the surrounding area and out to sea. The main benefits to this spacious double bedroom are the large built in wardrobes, carpeting throughout, a wall mounted radiator and en suite facilities.

En Suite Bathroom - 4' 0'' x 10' 6'' (1.22m x 3.19m)

This large and luxurious en suite bathroom features a large walk in shower unit, WC, hand basin, wall mounted towel dryer and tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 - 14' 1'' x 13' 11'' (4.29m x 4.25m)

The second bedroom mirrors the Master Bedroom in size and outlook. Again the uPVC windows look out over the Bristol Channel and surrounding area. There are no built in wardrobes in this bedroom, so the room feels even bigger and has adequate space for all associated free standing furniture.

Bedroom 3 - 12' 0'' x 11' 5'' (3.66m x 3.49m)

The third bedroom has ample space for a double bed and associated furniture. The uPVC window on the rear elevation looks out over the tiered back garden. The room also features a small hand basin, carpeting throughout and a wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 7' 9'' x 14' 0'' (2.36m x 4.26m)

The fourth bedroom again looks over the rear garden and features a hand basin, uPVC window and carpeting throughout.

Attic Space

The vast attic space features a dormer window, insulation and is partially boarded out. Pending approval from local planning authorities, this space could be converted into with one luxurious Master Bedroom, or potentially two additional bedrooms. There is certainly scope to add value to the property with this development.

Rear Garden

The tiered rear garden features a lower decking area that currently houses the greenhouse. On the upper section there is a lawned area, with a pathway leading to the rear gate and the fenced off allotment/chicken coup area. The whole space could be reconfigured to the new buyers taste with minimal fuss. There is also an abundance of foliage and a free standing shed.

Front Garden and Decking

The front of the property truly is breathtaking. The metal railings ensure the decking is safe for the entire family to enjoy. The views are unparalleled and look over the surrounding area, out to sea and on a clear day the Welsh coastline. This space also features a free standing sauna unit and hot tub, both included in the sale of this property. There are multiple seating areas to relax and take in this exquisite view.


Located on the driveway is the large double garage. The remote controlled garage door allows for ease of access when driving. There is ample parking for two vehicles, aswell as additional storage.

Agents Notes

We have been informed by the vendor of the following: gas, electric, water and sewerage are all mains connected. To comply with the property misdescriptions act we must inform all prospective purchasers that the measurement are taken by an electronic tape measure and are provided as a guide only, they should not be used as accurate measurements. We have not tested any mains services; therefore, prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves before committing to purchase.


From our office proceed down the High Street. As the road splits turn on to Portland Street and carry on until the next set of traffic lights. Take a right hand turn at these lights and after around 400m, Sealands will be on your right hand side.


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Name Location Type Distance
New Barnstaple Road
Ilfracombe EX34 9NT
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DTL00432