SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
Lethbridge House is a well appointed detached five bedroom barn conversion with spacious and versatile accommodation. The property lends itself perfectly to modern family living requirements with a kitchen breakfast room with separate dining room and a large sitting room opening out to the garden. There are five bedrooms with two of the bedrooms having the benefit of en-suite facilities and a separate utility room. The rear garden is divided into two main primary areas with a rear paved patio and steps up to a large level lawn area along with the added bonus of a large driveway at the front of the property providing ample off road parking for multiple cars.
Located just off Edginswell Lane, a quiet country lane on the rural outskirts of Torquay, this property is perfectly situated to take advantage of all that the local area has to offer. Torquay's seafront and beaches of the English Riviera are only a few minutes drive away as is The Willows Shopping Centre, and The Wighton Public House is a short walk. The county capital of Exeter is now a quick commute thanks to the recently opened South Devon Link Road. Totnes, Dartmouth and Newton Abbot are also close by, and a short distance to the west lies the magnificent Dartmoor National Park.
Torquay is well served with direct rail links to the major cities. Exeter airport has flights to many European and international destinations. Educational needs are well catered for by both the state and the private sector including the highly regarded Torquay Grammar schools and Hospital which are both situated nearby.ACCOMMODATION
Entering into the reception hallway which is a light and airy entrance into the home. The kitchen breakfast room comprises of a range of wall and floor mounted units with an integrated fridge and a fitted gas fired range with extractor above. There is also a one and a half bowl single drainer sink and tiled splashbacks. A separate utility room is where the gas boiler can be found along with further floor and wall mounted units with a sink with drainer along with space and plumbing for a washing machine and a personal door to the rear of the property. A downstairs shower room serves the ground floor accommodation comprising of a modern suite with WC, wash hand basin and large shower enclosure. The formal dining room has double French doors out to the side of the property with a feature electric fireplace with characterful surround and ample space for a large dining table and chairs. The sitting room is a dual aspect spacious room with double doors leading out to the rear garden. A feature fireplace with attractive surround and cast iron gas fired effect wood burner inset creates a focal point to the room.
To the first floor onto the landing with window allowing natural light to flood through and down the stair case. The principal bedroom is a large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes on entry and two sets of French doors with Juliet balconies looking out over the rear garden and countryside beyond. The en-suite bathroom comprises of a WC, jacuzzi corner bath and wash hand basin. There are four further good sized bedrooms with the second bedroom benefiting from an en-suite shower room comprising of a WC, wash hand basin and corner shower enclosure. The family bathroom serving the remaining bedrooms comprises of a WC, wash hand basin and steps up to a sunken bath with central brass effect mixer tap and shower head attachment.OUTSIDE
The property is approached by double gates which lead to gravelled driveway with ample parking for multiple cars. To the side of the driveway there is lapsed planning permission to build a double garage. The driveway is enclosed by panel fencing with decorative trellis with access paths leading down both sides of the property to the rear garden. Immediately at the rear of the property is a large paved patio area ideal for al fresco dining/outdoor entertaining. This area is enclosed by further fencing to one side and well established trees and shrubs to the other side with the potential for further landscaping if desired. Steps up from the patio lead up to a large fairly level lawn area looking out over the surrounding fields. This area is also a blank canvas for anyone looking to put their mark on the garden with the wonderful rural outlook enjoyed from this location.SERVICES
Mains electricity, mains water. Private drainage. LPG Gas central heating.VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment only with Stags on 01803 200160.DIRECTIONS
From Exeter, take the A380 towards Torquay, continue along the A380 until you reach the traffic lights at Hamelin Way. Take the exit to the left signed Torquay then take the right hand lane signed to the hospital. Follow the signs to the Hospital into Old Newton Road and then take the filtered right turn opposite the Wighton Pub into Orchard Way. Edginswell Lane is the first turning on your left, follow the lane as it bends to the right and starts to climb uphill. Continue down hill under the fly over and Lethbridge House will be found tucked off the road on the left hand side after a short distance.