SOLD BY STAGS TORQUAY. Spacious and flexible detached home set in 0.5 acre with delightful rural and sea views. Spacious & flexible detached home, open country & sea views, just over 0.5 acre plot, over 4,000 sq ft of accommodation, 5 bedrooms (3 en suite), garden annexe, indoor pool with gym, detached double garage & gated driveway. EPC Band C.
With far reaching views across the rolling Devon countryside including sea views towards Lyme Bay, this fabulous home is conveniently situated on a quiet lane 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 is a terrific little hamlet with a well-regarded pub and a wonderful beach. The South West coastal path is only a short walk from the property. 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.
Transport links are good 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
This impressive home is located off a quiet lane close to the South Devon coast. Set behind electric gates in a plot measuring just over 0.5 acres this property enjoys some fine country and sea views. The original house was built in the 1930s but has been significantly extended during the current ownership. The accommodation now includes 5 bedrooms in the main house, 3 of which are en suite, two reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, indoor pool complex and self-contained garden annexe. Generous parking is complemented by the detached double garage. There is planning in place to further extend the first floor to create a master bedroom suite and to construct a stable with tack room in the grounds. ACCOMMODATION
The generous reception hall gives plenty of storage space for coats and boots and leads to a central hallway off which are the reception rooms and kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of cream units above and below the roll edged work tops, and a central island with wood work top. There is space for a range cooker with extractor hood over, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Windows to two aspects take in the lovely coastal and country views, and stairs lead down to the home office. The sitting room has a feature fireplace coal effect gas fire and oak mantle, French doors lead to the conservatory with doors leading out to a decked terrace, again taking in the wonderful views. The bedroom ( which can also be used as a dining room) has a triple aspect with two sets of French doors leading to a balcony enjoying panoramic views. The utility room has further storage, sink, and space for a washing machine.
There are 3 bedrooms on this level all with en suite facilities, including the master bedroom which is open to a dressing room and has two bay windows taking in the views. There is a separate shower room with basin and WC. Stairs rise to a further 2 bedrooms on the first floor with sloping ceilings and velux roof windows.
On the lower ground floor accessed externally or internally from the breakfast room is the self-contained annexe. Completed relatively recently with a modern gloss white kitchen and solid wood work tops. Integrated appliances include double oven which incorporates a microwave, dishwasher and fridge. The generous sitting room is open to the kitchen and has patio doors to the garden. The home office is off the sitting room and could be used as a bedroom. The contemporary fully tiled bathroom has a modern white suite including bath and shower cubicle.
A spiral staircase leads from the hall to the indoor heated swimming pool complex on the lower ground floor, windows look over the gardens, and doors lead to the gym with an external door. There is a changing room area with WC and access to under house storage, a door from the pool room leads to the annexe bathroom.GARDEN & GROUNDS
The entire plot measures just in excess of 0.5 of an acre and is approached through electric gates to a driveway parking area and detached double garage with storage above. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a selection of mature fruit trees and hedged boundaries; there is always a sunny spot to be found at any time of day. There is planning in place for the construction of a stable with tack room if required.SERVICES
Mains Electricity, gas and water, private drainage. Gas central heating.LOCAL AUTHORITY
Torbay District Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR.
Tel: 01803 201 201.
E-mail: email@example.com.VIEIWING ARRANGEMENT
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 200160.DIRECTIONS
From Teignmouth and Shaldon follow the coast road (A379) towards Torquay, immediately before the Jon Glanvill Auto Sales Centre in Maidencombe turn Right into Stoke Road, then turn left into Longpark Hill and the property will be found on the left hand side.