Guide Price £425,000
St. Jean, Old Barnstaple Road
Recently Sold
    2 bedroom bungalow for sale


    • Half an Acre Plot (0.51ac)
    • Detached Bungalow
    • Dramatic Views
    • Superb Position
    • Scope For Improvement
    • Tremendous Potential
    • Desirable Location
    • Virtual Tour & Video

    St. Jean enjoys a superb elevated position with impressive dramatic views across the river Torridge towards the estuary. Occupying a large half an acre plot, St. Jean is set amongst established properties along the desirable, Old Barnstaple Road.

    This detached bungalow has been in the current vendor’s ownership for 33 years, offering a rare opportunity whilst providing tremendous potential with scope for renovation, enlargement or even re-development, subject to any necessary consents.

    The mature gardens form a particularly attractive feature, gently sloping towards the spectacular views. Initially approached via a private driveway, there is ample parking, a car port, garage and useful outbuildings.

    Enjoying lots of natural light, the accommodation comprises; an entrance porch, hallway, kitchen with opening to a dining room. A utility room, rear porch, two double bedrooms, a bathroom and a large L shaped living room containing a wood burning stove and patio doors which take in the views.

    For layout and approximate room measurements please see the enclosed floorplan and refer to the Virtual Tour.


    St. Jean is initially approached from Old Barnstaple Road via a long private driveway with established trees and lawned areas to the side. The driveway leads to a parking and turning area, car port and separate garage. To the side of the property are two useful store buildings.

    Situated to the rear is an elevated paved terrace with a balcony feel, enjoying far reaching views. The large established gardens are laid mainly to lawn with mature trees, flower beds, pond and small orchard area.

    In all, St. Jean extends to about 0.51 of an acre.


    Old Barnstaple Road is a no through road which forms an established part of Bideford just 0.5 a mile from the town centre. The popular coastal village of Instow lies just over 2.5 miles distant. You can pick up the South West Coast Path & Tarka Trail at the bottom of Old Barnstaple Road, just 200 yards away from the property.

    The historic market town of Bideford offers an excellent range of everyday services including shops, schools, restaurants, banks, supermarkets, medical centre and recreational facilities. The town also enjoys a traditional country pannier market twice weekly.


    We understand that the property is connected to mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating via Esse range.

    Torridge District Council – Band D (approx. £2,255 per annum)

    EPC - E


    Travelling on the A39 in the direction of Bideford, take the right turn signed East-The-Water, Yelland & Instow (B3233). At the roundabout turn left staying on the B3233 and follow the road for 1 mile. Turn left signed Old Barnstaple Road and continue toward the top of the lane, St. Jean (Number 12) is on the left hand side.


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    Council Tax Band: D (Torridge District Council)
    Tenure: Freehold
    Reference: RS0332

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