Chambercombe Park Road, 6 bed house

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Price £590,000


Chambercombe Park Road
6 bed house
Ilfracombe, Devon

6 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms

3 Receptions

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A fantastic example of a gracious, imposing and very spacious semi-detached Victorian Villa with versatile accommodation with 5/6 bedrooms, large reception rooms, and 3 bathrooms. The property has many attractive original period features and enjoys superb views towards Hillsborough, the picturesque harbour and across the Bristol Channel to the distant Welsh coastline. There are good sized gardens and off road parking for several vehicles.


1 Chambercombe Park Road is a fine example of a very spacious, gracious and imposing Victorian semi-detached villa, on a generous corner plot, together with off road parking for several vehicles, and having particularly versatile accommodation, ideal for the larger family or multi-generational family living. The property is located in a favoured part of the town and enjoys excellent views towards Hillsborough, the picturesque harbour and Lantern Hill and across the Bristol Channel and distant Welsh coastline.

The home is situated within walking distance of the town centre, approximately 3/4 mile, and is also close to the town's schools for all ages. The local Tesco supermarket is also just 1/2 mile away. The sea front with it picturesque harbour, which is home to artist Damien Hirst's 60ft high 'Verity' statue, is also a leisurely stroll away with Brimlands playing fields, the local swimming pool and Hele Bay with it sheltered beach and rocky coves also close by.

The property has a wealth of period character and charm and original features. Those features are immediately evident upon entering the property via the attractive stained glass leaded light door into the superb and spacious 24ft long hallway which has an impressive and original mosaic tiled floor and a wide staircase with an ornate spindle balustrade that rises to the upper floors. Many of the rooms have ornate coved ceilings and central decorative light roses, some have fireplaces, stripped wooden floors and high bay windows.

The accommodation is particularly versatile and ideal for the larger family, multi-generational living or for a family with an elderly or dependent relative. There is gas central heating and many rooms have uPVC double glazing. The property is arranged over three floors. On the ground floor there is the immediate feeling of space upon entering the property under a delightful covered verandah, which provides a sheltered sitting space with sea views, and leads through into the hallway which has the superb mosaic tiled floor as mentioned earlier. Panelled doors lead off to the lounge, dining room and the kitchen/breakfast room with a further door leading into the rear hall where there are good storage cupboards and ground floor cloakroom/wc.

The impressive lounge was originally two rooms but now provides a 24ft long bright and airy room which has a large bay window and enjoys the delightful views towards Hillsborough, the harbour and across the Bristol Channel. A feature marble fireplace houses a wood burner and provides a focal point to the room. There is an original decorative ceiling with ornate coving and a central light rose and a stripped wooden floor all providing to period feel. Across the hallway is an 18ft long dining room, again with the bay window and a stripped wooden floor. The heart of the home is the kitchen/breakfast room which has a range of fitted base and wall units and a large gas fired Aga set in a deep recess. The Aga is used for cooking and also provides additional warmth to the room. At the rear there is a freezer room/scullery which has further fitted units and an integrated 2 ring electric hob. There is a further larger utility room which has cupboards to the length of one wall concealing a fitted sink unit, shelving and storage. A further cupboard houses the gas fired boiler for the central heating and hot water. There is direct access to the rear garden from here.

Moving to the first floor, the ornate balustrade continues across the spacious landing with the stairs continuing onto the second floor. There are three double bedrooms on this floor with the master bedroom suite, which enjoys the sea and coastal views, stretching across the entire front of the house. The suite comprises a 17ft x 13ft bedroom, a separate walk-in dressing room with built-in cupboards and an en suite shower room. At the far end of the landing, there is a large family bathroom with a modern white suite and a separate drying room.

On the second floor, there are a further 3 double bedrooms, all with sea views, and an additional separate shower room. There is also an easy access loft area which is ideal for storage.

Outside, The property is accessed from the side from Chambercombe Park Road. Being on a corner plot, the gardens are more generous than some of the neighbouring properties. There are plenty of colourful shrubs, bushes, flowering trees and plants and a good screen from the road. The front garden is mainly level and laid to lawn and has flowerbed borders and views towards the harbour, the Bristol Channel and the distant Welsh coastline. Access from the side leads around to the rear where there is a paved sun terrace, very well-screened with a backdrop of mature and colourful shrubs, bushes and trees and being a perfect area for al-fresco dining, barbecues and sun bathing. There is a small shed a store area immediately behind the house. Shallow steps lead up to the parking area, passing further colourful and well stocked flowerbeds. The parking area is accessed from the rear and provides a concrete hard standing for 3 - 4 vehicles.

1 Chambercombe Park Road is a delightful family home with an abundance of character and charm and we fully advise an early internal inspection.


  • Ground Floor
  • Covered Veranda (5.72m x 2.29m (18'9" x 7'6"))
  • Impressive Entrance Hall (7.32m x 2.80m (24'0" x 9'2"))
  • Lounge (7.26m x 4.17m (23'10" x 13'8"))
  • Dining Room (5.40m x 3.50m (17'9" x 11'6"))
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room (4.47m x 3.68m (14'8" x 12'1"))
  • Freezer Room/Scullery (1.93m x 1.88m (6'4" x 6'2"))
  • Utility Room (4.67m x 2.74m (15'4" x 9'))
  • Rear Hall (2.97m x 1.14m (9'9" x 3'9"))
  • Cloakroom/WC (2.06m x 1.27m (6'9" x 4'2"))
  • First Floor
  • Spacious Landing
  • Bedroom 1 (5.38m x 4.17m (17'8" x 13'8"))
  • Dressing Room (2.20m x 2.08m (7'3" x 6'10"))
  • En Suite Shower Room (2.95m x 1.70m (9'8" x 5'7"))
  • Bedroom 2 (5.40m x 3.50m (17'9" x 11'6"))
  • Bedroom 3 (4.50m x 2.64m (14'9" x 8'8"))
  • Walk-in Linen Cupbord (1.57m x 1.52m (5'2" x 5'))
  • Family Bathroom (4.78m x 1.93m (15'8" x 6'4"))
  • Second Floor
  • Spacious Landing
  • Bedroom 4 (3.96m x 2.97m (13' x 9'9"))
  • Bedroom 5 (4.20m x 3.66m (13'9" x 12'0"))
  • Bedroom 6 (3.30m x 2.50m (10'10" x 8'2"))
  • Shower Room (2.44m x 1.83m (8'0" x 6'0"))
  • Loft Storage (5.36m x 2.74m (17'7" x 9'))

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