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Myrtle Street, Appledore

Guide £849,950

6 bedrooms | 3 bathrooms | 8 reception rooms
  • Individual Detached Cottage
  • Prime Appledore Location
  • Previously Two Properties
  • Character Features
  • Spacious and Flexible Accommodation
  • Double Garage and Off Road Parking
  • Short Level Stroll to Quayside and Shops
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Large Fitted Kitchen
  • Five/Six Bedrooms
  • Annexe with Separate Entrance
  • Loft Room

Situated within a prime position in the heart of this highly sought after and historic former fishing village and within short level walking distance of the Quayside and village amenities, this is a rare opportunity to buy a fantastic period residence. Having origins dating back to the 16th Century and originally comprising of two separate properties, Myrtle Cottage is currently arranged as a particularly spacious 5/6 Bedroom home, yet offers the potential to revert back to two separate properties to provide a comfortable home with a separate Annexe / lucrative holiday cottage. There is a vast wealth of original features including beamed ceilings, doors and stone inglenook fireplaces. The property also benefits from attractive and enclosed gardens together with a large private driveway providing ample off-road parking for a number of vehicles, boat / caravan together with a Double Garage. Being offered on the open market with no onward chain.

Appledore is a quaint port and ship building village with the most picturesque quayside and narrow cobbled streets providing a range of amenities for its inhabitants including mini supermarket, butcher, post office, school, library, places of worship, a selection of galleries and craft shops together with many pubs/restaurants. Other nearby villages include Northam, with its Burrows Country Park offering many attractive walks and stunning vistas, and Westward Ho!, with its long sandy beaches and championship golf course. A regular bus service provides access to the port and market town of Bideford, approximately 3 miles distant, where a wide range of national and local shopping, banking and recreational facilities can be found. The A39 North Devon Link Road provides access to the regional centre of Barnstaple, approximately 12 miles distant, and beyond to the national motorway network.

Ground Floor

Gabled Reception Porch

Part panelled entrance door, Georgian style windows.

Sitting Room

5.98m x 5.18m (19' 7" x 17')

Dining Room

5.18m x 4.42m (17' x 14' 6")

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

3.81m x 3.66m (12' 6" x 12')

Utility Room

3.96m x 0.97m (13' x 3' 2")


First Floor


Large picture window, two Velux windows, Victorian style fireplace, access to loft space.

Bedroom One

4.06m x 3.81m (13' 4" x 12' 6")

Bedroom Two

3.96m x 3.51m (13' x 11' 6")

Bedroom Three

3.68m x 3.53m (12' 1" x 11' 7")

Family Bathroom

Spacious family bathroom with 4 piece suite.

Adjoining Cottage/Annexe

Entrance lobby with separate entrance door.

Annexe Kitchen

2.44m x 2.13m (8' x 7')

Rear Lobby

Annexe Bathroom

Annexe Living Room

5.05m x 3.05m (16' 7" x 10') 5.05m x 3.05m (16' 7" x 10')
Double aspect room.

First Floor Landing

Door concealing staircase to second floor.

Bedroom Four

3.84m x 3.66m (12' 7" x 12')
Superb double aspect room, French door leading onto balcony.

Bedroom Five

3.05m x 2.90m (10' x 9' 6")
Door providing access onto main landing.

Second Floor

Attic Room/Bedroom Six

7.62m (Max) x 2.82m (Max) (25' x 9' 3")


To the front of the cottage is a south facing patio area, along with attractive borders. To the side is a level lawned garden area with natural stone wall. There are a wide array of shrubs and flowers. A rare attraction for a property in Appledore, is the large gravelled driveway and off road parking area for several vehicles. There is also an ideal space to store a boat or caravan.

Along with the parking is a detached Garage. 6.71m x 4.72m.

Property Facts

Vendors Status. No chain.
Age of Property. 16th Century.
Nearest Primary School. Appledore.
Nearest Secondary School. Bideford.
Nearest Medical Centre. Northam.
Westward Ho! 2 Miles.
Bideford. 3 Miles.
Barnstaple. Approx. 12 Miles.
Appledore Ferry Landing. 0.2 Miles.