Barnstaple, North Devon
5 bedrooms
£595,000

Barnstaple: 01271 379314

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A distinctive and memorable 5 Bedroom Victorian Gothic style Residence making up one of just three individual properties approached off a Private Driveway and having its own Private Gated Entrance.

Chequers Estate Agents of Barnstaple are delighted to offer for sale Mulberry House, a most impressive 5 Bedroom Victorian gothic style Property having been recently improved and offering excellent living space and having notable character features making it a memorable and individual home. Mulberry House is certainly something a little bit different and if you are seeking a substantial Family Home and one which is easily suitable for dual family occupation then this striking and imposing property will be of particular interest. The property has been the subject of extensive improvement over the last couple of years and those who do take the time to view will appreciate the thoughtful changes and alterations which have been made with the house now skilfully combining character with modern day ideas and modern day comforts. There are so many eye catching features and rooms to mention that it seems apt to start with the superb grand Entrance Hall and staircase which sets the tone for the rest of the property. The open play style Kitchen/Living Room is an impressive sociable room with the Kitchen having been comprehensively fitted and having a centre island and French doors which open out onto the South facing lawned Gardens. In addition to this there is a Library/Study, a Games/Play Room, a spacious and well equipped Utility Room and a Gym. There is a Cellar which is approached from the Library and providing useful storage space. As you proceed up the grand staircase there are Two Bedrooms approached from the half landing both are very spacious and both (like all of the Bedrooms) have En Suite facilities. On the First Floor and approached from the galleried landing there are 3 further Bedrooms with Bedrooms 1 & 2 being the pick as again they are both large Bedrooms with En Suites and these 2 Bedrooms overlook the delightful Gardens and Trinity Church. Mulberry House has a smart gated entrance with electric gates leading to a Driveway which can park several vehicles. There are lawned gardens alongside while to the rear there is a large delightful South facing Garden with mature shrubs and bushes bordering which add colour and interest. LOCATION Mulberry House is located just off Barbican lane and so is within half a mile of Barnstaple town centre and close to the open space of Rock Park & the Tarka Trail. Barnstaple is the regional centre for North Devon and offers a wide choice of shopping and leisure facilities as well as a train and bus station. ARCHED FRONT DOOR TO ENTRANCE HALL Flagstone floor, coved ceiling, door to CLOAKROOM With low level w/c, wash hand basin, double radiator, hanging rail with shelving above, double doors with leaded light windows to GRAND ENTRANCE HALL A superb imposing staircase with a galleried landing, radiator and telephone point. Door to KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING ROOM 38'1 X 15'6 An open plan and sociable living space with double doors opening out on to the South facing garden KITCHEN Being attractively re-fitted (fitted in 2015) with matching base and wall mounted cupboards with granite work surfaces, inset Belfast sink with mixer tap, built in Bosch induction 5 ring hob with an integrated extractor hood above, fitted eye level double oven and an integrated coffer maker alongside, integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher, power points, coved ceiling, exposed floor boards, power points, double radiator and archway through to LIVING ROOM A lovely room with a minster stone fireplace, alcoves either side with shelving, exposed floorboards, double radiator, cover ceiling, windows overlooking the South facing garden, door off hallway to GAMES ROOM/PLAY ROOM 12'8 X 12'2 Double radiator and power points, access to GYM 16'6 X 12' With a sky lantern, power points, UPVC double glazing, downlighting, steps from hallway to LIBRARY/HOME OFFICE 18'9 X 15'5 Fitted bookcases with wood effect flooring, fireplace feature, power points, downlighting, door to cupboard housing electrical meters, French doors to garden, door to UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM 16'4 X 12'7 Extensively fitted with base and wall mounted cupboards, contoured work surface with a Belfast sink with mixer tap, tiled splashback, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, power points, extractor fan, tiled underfloor heating, cupboard housing gas boiler (installed 2017), fitted shelving and floor to ceiling linen/storage cupboard, UPVC double glazed door to garden. Access from Library to CELLAR SPACE Providing useful storage space under the entrance hall. Stairs from entrance hall to HALF LANDING Door off to BEDROOM THREE 19'6 X 14'6 Downlighting, two double radiators, door to EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Double sized shower room with glazed door, low level w/c, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and tiled floor. Stairs from half landing to BEDROOM FOUR 19'5 X 15' Another spacious bedroom enjoying a dual aspect, double radiator, picture rail, hatch to loft space and door to EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Tiled shower, low level w/c, wash hand basin, light with shaver point. Stairs to GALLERIED FIRST FLOOR LANDING Hatch to loft space, double radiator, exposed floorboards, power points, double doors to airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank. Door off to BEDROOM ONE 16'3 X 15'2 A most impressive master bedroom with an en suite shower room and large dressing room. In the bedroom there is a double radiator and window overlooking the back garden and Trinity Church, coved ceiling and power points. Archway through to WALK IN DRESSING ROOM With fitted floor to ceiling wardrobes with hanging rail and storage space above. Reid marble fireplace, bay window feature with window seat, double radiator, downlighting. Door from bedroom to EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 9'10 X 6' With underfloor heating, beautifully finished with a large walk in shower with glazed shower screen and mosaic tiling, oversized shower head, twin circular bowls with mixer tap sat on a marble surface, fitted cupboards under, downlighting, radiator rail, extractor fan, low level w/c, tiled flooring and shaver point. Door off hallway to BEDROOM TWO 15'8 X 14'9 Overlooking the back garden and Trinity Church, double radiator, two built in wardrobes, door to EN SUITE BATHROOM Featuring a white suite with a bath with a shower above, low level w/c, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, door to BEDROOM FIVE 14'1 X 12'5 (Work in progress) exposed floorboards, light, power points, door to walk in wardrobe. OUTSIDE Remote control electric entrance gates leading to a stone chipped driveway providing car parking for several vehicles. The main garden area is laid mainly to lawn and is South facing with shaped flower and shrub beds bordering, extensive paved patio area with a Garden Room/Greenhouse 9'2 X 8'10 situated alongside the house. NOTE For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. Some photographs may have been taken using a wide angle lens. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. If there are important matters which are likely to affect your decision to buy, please contact us before viewing the property.