3 bed Detached house (for sale) Bowden House, Stratton, Bude EX23

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Cornish Bay Estate Agents
5a Belle Vue Lane, Bude
First Published

27th May 2017

Last Published

15th Jun 2017



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


A well presented and elegant Gentleman's residence in red brick, located in Stratton near the North Cornwall coastline. Set in a large plot with fabulous views over the garden to the wooded valley and hills beyond Stratton. Gently sloping gardens and a hidden away second garden! Off-road parking and garage. Internally it has attractive original features and complementing modern decor & fittings creating a homely and attractive family home. The icing on the cake is a bespoke and very aesthetically appealing hand-crafted garden room perfectly placed to enjoy views over the gardens and beyond.

Property Location

The property is located in a tucked away part of the historic village of Stratton and enjoys fabulous views of its gardens to Stratton and countryside beyond.


A double five-bar gate leads onto a block paved driveway which leads to the garage with parking to the front and side and there is a further graveled parking bay. As you come in you will immediately appreciate its prime position with views and the elegance of this red brick Gentleman's residence.


The views over the garden enjoy the backdrop of Stratton with open rolling hills beyond creating a very appealing view.

Front Garden

The garden to the front has mature planted beds with a large hydrangea bush, lawned areas and a pretty paved sun terrace enjoying those eye catching views towards Stratton church and the Cornish countryside beyond. It is sheltered with attractive planting offering a backdrop. The garden naturally opens into the main garden with a large palm tree reminding you of your enviable location close to the North Cornwall coastline.

Entrance Hall

An overhead open porch leads into a very attractive sunny entrance hall with windows in solid wood frame all along. Walls are part panelled in white as is the ceiling with spot lighting, adding to the brightness and elegance of this space. To one end the hall opens into the garden room and to the other into the inner hall.

Original Hall

The original hallway with Victorian mosaic floor tiles and a decorative window with stained glass. A welcoming space with decorative features including dado and picture rail. There is a large built in bookcase. An arch draws you in and in front is an attractive staircase leading up. The dog leg staircase design creates storage under with the oil-fired boiler being located here and the fuse board. Doors lead off to the sitting room and kitchen diner.


A well proportioned room of dual aspect with windows to the front elevation and one to the side. The room has a dining area to the front and adjoins the kitchen, which has an island feature with drawers and cupboards and a sea blue worktop over. The kitchen units are solid wood in honey colour with chrome bar handles and there is a plate rack and open shelf unit. Sea blue worktops complements with bright tiles adding a splash of colour. There is a built-in sink under the window with mixer tap, 'Neff' touch hob with extractor over, eye-level fan oven with warmer drawer and fridge freezer. Large quarry style floor tiles complete the look. A door leads off to the boot room. Radiator heating.

Boot Room

A very useful space with a door out to the parking area and a window to the rear. There are coat hooks and space for a shoe rack. Quarry tiled flooring. Sliding door opens into the WC.


There is a WC and wash hand basin with white splash back tiles. Quarry tile flooring and an obscure glazed window faces out. Small loft hatch.

Sitting Room

The sitting room is elegant with an enticing fireplace in white wood with a cast iron log burner inset set on a slate hearth. Radiator heating, wall & ceiling lighting but the best feature is the view through double doors leading into the fabulous garden room.

Garden Room

A bespoke, uniquely styled, attractive room with a vaulted, beamed ceiling in white wood with unusual angles adding to its aesthetic appeal. The room is really spacious, characterful and fresh with part paneled walls in white and there is even space for a Grand piano! Spot lighting and radiator heating. As you walk down into this room the structure frames the views beautifully and sells the house! The views over the garden and beyond are refreshing and enticing.

Stairwell & Landing

The stairwell leads up with a tall arched window with vibrant stained glass design allowing light to flood in. The landing has radiator heating and loft access. Doors lead off to the bedrooms, shower room and bathroom.

Bedroom One

Bedroom one is a large double with a bank of floor to ceiling built in wardrobes with dressing table area. Feature decor wall paper adds a softness to the room. A magnificent large bay window faces out of the woody valley to open farmland beyond. Radiator heating, TV and telephone point.

Bedroom Three

A dual aspect bedroom with a view to the front over the garden/sun terrace and another towards Stratton. Radiator heating.

Bedroom Two

Bedroom Two has an adjoining door to the family Bathroom and so could easily be an en suite bathroom. A double bedroom of dual aspect making it bright with a window to the front and side elevation. There is space for a wardrobe. Radiator heating. A door leads into the family bathroom.

Family Bathroom/En Suite Bathroom

The suite comprises a bath with a mains fed shower over with splash back tiling, WC and wash hand basin in white. Wood effect vinyl flooring. White heated towel rail and spot lighting. Windows face out to the side and rear.

Shower Room

The shower room has a glazed shower cubicle with a mains fed shower and splash back tiles, WC and white sink. An obscure glazed window faces out. White heated towel rail and spot lighting.

Main Garden

A glorious garden laid to lawn and gently sloping. A pathway leads down to the secret garden passing a magnolia bush, fig tree and fenced chicken coup. The views framing this are the wooded valley of Stratton and countryside beyond. From here looking back you also appreciate the elegance of this home. There is a tucked away garden shed.

Secret Garden

This garden area is edged by Rowan trees and a pathway leads to a gate onto Bowden Lane. It is lawned and tree lined with a fenced in large pen. Potential!

Low Maintenance Garden Area

Leading around to the side of the garage is a vegetable bed with herbs and to the back of the garage there is space for a shed. A large graveled area beyond this, around the back of the house, is ideal for hanging washing or potentially to extend subject to any planning restrictions or regulations.


The garage has an up and over door and power and light. A window faces out. There is also an outside light. At the back there is a utility room of good proportion. It has a bank of cupboards for storage with a sink over, and space for a freezer, washing machine etc. A window faces to the rear. There is plumbing, power and light.

Agents Notes

Oil Central Heating.


Local info for EX23

Floor plan


Property Value Data/Graphs for EX23

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 31.8% £452,401 4 1.9
Terraced house 12.9% £222,827 2.6 1.3
Semi-detached house 12.4% £269,178 3.1 1.5
Flat 10% £158,838 1.8 1.1
Detached bungalow 10% £349,697 3.3 1.6
Mobile/park home 5.9% £69,091 2 0
Semi-detached bungalow 4.7% £174,356 3 1.6
End terrace house 4.1% £169,700 2.7 1.6
Other 2.9% £217,578 2.6 1
Chalet 1.8% £62,998 2 1
Barn conversion 1.2% £269,950 2.5 1
Lodge 1.2% £221,498 2.5 2
Land 0.6% £75,000 1 1
Bungalow 0.6% £445,000 4 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£15,104 5.4%


Current Asking Prices in EX23 Average: £292,254

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £142,475 (2) £151,304 (43) £266,646 (50) £437,096 (39) £524,163 (12)
Flats £121,650 (6) £162,535 (10) - £345,000 (1) -
All £121,094 (9) £153,693 (54) £266,810 (51) £434,793 (40) £524,163 (12)

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