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Calthorpe House

31 Belmont Road , Ilfracombe EX34 8DR

Essential Information:

  • Price: £450,000
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Garden
  • Gas central heating
  • Secondary glazing

Property Details

A rare and exciting opportunity to buy a truly impressive Period Home in Ilfracombe. This is one of Ilfracombes best preserved of early Victorian houses in Ilfracombe, dating at a guess from the 1830's. It is in the Regency style, maintaining the classical features of Georgian Architecture. With a well maintained veranda to enjoy and cast iron columns and the conservatory porch on the right.


Calthorpe House is a truly beautiful grade two listed Georgian House with many period features. Also benefiting from a self-contained basement ideal for a granny annexe or a holiday let. The house is situated just a short walk from the High street, beaches and the Torrs nature reserve. The house also benefits from having a garage, good size gardens with additional paved courtyard leading to a 'secret' garden currently used by the owners as a vegetable garden.
There is something to be said about this house and it comes out on top with its grandeur of houses in Ilfracombe and this house must be seen to appreciate what it has to offer. With its elegant exteriors, spacious rooms and tall ceilings this is a comfortable family home.
The accommodation briefly comprises of;

Entrance Porch (Side conservatory)
A beautiful original mosaic tiled floor. A side door can be found which leads on to the undercover veranda. Door to;

Entrance Hall
A solid wood door with decorative stained glass feature. Stairs leading to the first floor, steps down to the Basement. With many original features throughout including ornate coving and cornices dating back to the architecture of the era.

Lounge (5.33m x 4.24m)
A stunning room with a 'grand' factor. Extremely beautiful ornate coving throughout this room, a ceiling rose and 2 alcoves this is a fine example of the current vendors maintaining some of the classical features within this house. With French doors leading on to the undercover veranda making this an ideal spot for relaxing, original shutters in excellent working order. Feature fire place with Gas effect fire. 2 X radiators.

Dining room (5.38m x 4.42m)
Another truly stunning room ideal for entertaining is this good size dining room with decorative ornate coving and ceiling rose and stained glass feature window to the rear of the property. This room benefits from another beautiful fire surround with electric fire. 1 x radiator.

WC Ground floor Hallway
Low level WC, vanity sink unit, housing the couple of year old gas central heating boiler. Also this room does have plumbing for a washing machine, the current vendors use the kitchen in the annexe as their utility room.

Kitchen (4.17m x 3.05m)
This kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base mounted units with work surface, sink and drainer, built in double electric oven and a gas hob. The bay window to the rear of the kitchen with stained glass feature.

Landing to the second floor;
Doors to;

Bedroom One Master (4.50m x4.09m)
Another great room with French doors opening to a balcony, sash windows to the side elevation. Built in wardrobe and 2 x radiators.

Bedroom Two 1 (4.29M X 2.72m)
Sash window to the front elevation overlooking the balcony. Built in cupboard/wardrobe.

Bedroom Three (3.56m x 3.63)
Sash window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Built in wardrobe/cupboard. Radiator
WC

Window to the rear elevation . Low level WC. Fully tiled walls.

Second floor landing;
Hatch loft access. Storage cupboard/wardrobe.
Bedroom Four (2.79m x 5.51m)
Two sash windows to the front elevation with some distant sea views. Radiator, Storage in the eves.

Bedroom Five (3.56m x 2.95m)
A well-presented room with a dormer window to the rear elevation. Radiator

Bathroom Two (2.16m x 1.88m)
A recently fitted bathroom with a three piece suite comprising of bath overhead shower, wash hand basin, and low level WC.

Basement Apartment (Which is currently used by the vendor as her office) This would make an ideal dual occupancy or potential income as a holiday let. This can be reached from the hallway by door with its own access from the rear of the property. The rear of the property has a paved courtyard gated access. With its own store cupboard ideal for keeping a wheelie bin and some tools. There is also a rear door into the garage.
Entrance, from inside main house;

Stairs down to hallway;
Lounge (4.42m x 4.37m) (currently used as office space see pictures)
Two windows to the rear elevation, two radiators. This is a bright yet spacious room.
Kitchen (3.61m x 1.75m) currently used by vendor as utility/wash room
Window to the front elevation. Fitted with a range of wall and base mounted units with complementary work surface over, one and a half bowl sink and drainer insert. Space and plumbing for a washing machine.
Bedroom (4.06m x 4.04m)
Another good size double bedroom ideal for a dependant relative or to be used as a holiday let. Two windows and a radiator.
Bathroom
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising of a bath with electric shower, wash hand basin. Tiled walls floor to ceiling height.
Separate WC

Directions
From the High Street proceed in a westerly direction through the traffic lights on Church Street and at the roundabout take the left hand exit. Turn immediately right into Church Hill and approximately 200 yards where Calthorpe House can be found on the right hand side just before the turning into Greenways.
Council Tax Band D

Douglas & Dean Disclaimer, All measurements are approximate and we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.