Attractive extended 1930s family home with sea and country views. Set in approx 0.5 acre, 4 double bedrooms (Master en suite & dressing room), kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, sitting room, utility, study, heated outdoor pool, detached double garage & gated driveway, space for caravan/boat storage. EPC Band D.
With far reaching views across the rolling Devon countryside including sea views over the coastline of Lyme Bay to Portland on a clear day, this fabulous home is conveniently situated off the coastal road between the village of Shaldon to the North, and the resort of Torquay to the South, on the edge of the delightful hamlet of Maidencombe.
Maidencombe has a well-regarded pub and a wonderful beach with access to the South West coastal path. The nearby village of Stokeinteignhead has an excellent primary school, a village shop, church and pub. A first-rate range of facilities can be found in the delightful towns of Teignmouth or Torquay, which has the highly regarded Torquay Grammar School for boys and girls and, of course, its marina. St Marychurch is a short drive away with a good range of shops including Waitrose and Torquay Golf Course.
There are good transport links with easy access to Exeter via the coast road through Teignmouth linking to the A380 dual carriageway and the M5. Mainline rail links are available from Teignmouth.DESCRIPTION
Dating from the 1930s this impressive family home has two gated entrances off the coastal road, plus access to the lower garden and large double garage off Longpark Hill. The entire plot measures approx. 0.5 acre and the property enjoys some fine country and sea views from many of the rooms. The house has been significantly extended and improved during the current ownership, accommodation includes 4 generous double bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and study. Generous parking is complemented by a single garage plus a detached double garage. ACCOMMODATION
A large and useful porch has been added to the front of the property which then leads through to the entrance hall where stairs rise to the first floor, at the end of the hall is the cloakroom WC. The recently refitted kitchen opens up to the breakfast room that has full width windows giving uninterrupted views over the surrounding countryside and across Lyme Bay to the Jurassic coast. A range of cream units are fitted above and below the wood effect work surfaces with a Rangemaster dual fuel cooker, integrated dishwasher and fridge, smart wood effect flooring extends into the breakfast room where there is a door leading to the garden. The formal dining room has access from the hall and breakfast room and takes in the views through the bay window, an open fireplace has a stone surround. The sitting room is loosely divided into two areas by an archway and a step, creating two seating areas, several windows look to the front of the property and the original bay window into the porch, a gas fireplace has a brick surround. The large utility room has further storage and a sink with space for washing and drying machines, and fridge/freezer. Off the utility room is a useful home office. Accessed externally is a further shower/changing room that serves the pool.
To the first floor off the landing is access to a roof terrace over the porch which takes in the views. The master bedroom gets the best of the views via the dual aspect and large bay window. There is a smart en suite shower room as well as a dressing room fitted with wardrobes. The remaining three bedrooms are all of a good size and have rural or sea views or both. The large modern family bathroom is nicely finished, fully tiled with corner spa bath, shower cubicle, basin, WC and bidet.GARDEN & GROUNDS
From the road there are two sets of solid wooden gates that lead to the gravel parking area where there is a single garage. A high bank borders the road with several large trees. The plot measures half an acre approx and at the far end of the garden is a further entrance off Longpark Hill where there is a large double garage and space for boat or motorhome storage. This area would lend itself to further development subject to planning. The remainder of the rear garden is split into two areas; off the rear of the house is an area of lawn surrounded by shrubs and trees, to the lower area is a heated swimming pool surrounded by a terrace with the machinery room adjacent and summer house.SERVICES
Mains water, private drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central heatingLOCAL AUTHORITY
Torbay Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR.
Tel : 01803 201201
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgVIEWING ARRANGEMENT
Strictly by prior appointment only with
Stags on 01803 200160.DIRECTIONS
From Teignmouth and Shaldon follow the coast road (A379) towards Torquay, pass the turnings to Maidencombe Village the Jon Glanvill Auto Sales Centre and continue up the hill where you will find the property on the right at just before the junction with Longpark Hill.