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Ridge Road, Coffinswell, Newton Abbot
Offers in excess of £550,000 | 2 bedrooms | 3.5 acres

Property features

• Detached Chalet with Planning Granted
• Permission to Extend with Potential to Completely Re-Build (subject to consent)
• Set in 3.5 Acres
• Views to Dartmoor and Out to Sea Across Tor Bay
• Peaceful and Tranquil Location
• Off the Grid Living
• Rural Yet Easily Accessible
• Rare Lifestyle Opportunity

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
A rare opportunity to acquire a unique semi-rural wooden detached bungalow with panoramic sea and countryside views. The property offers development potential and has planning permission to extend from the current 2 bedroom to a 3 bedroom home. Set within 3.5 acres the property boasts a sustainable off grid country lifestyle, nestled in a rural position yet still within close proximity to the everyday conveniences so you can enjoy the best of both worlds.
This unique home occupies an outstanding location in a most beautiful and peaceful elevated position on the rural fringes of Torquay. The property beholds far reaching views out over the surrounding countryside towards Dartmoor in one direction and sea views across Tor Bay towards Berry Head in the other direction. Close to the stunning South Devon coastline and South West Coastal path. Accessible to excellent amenities, the pretty villages of Combeinteignhead and Stokeinteignhead are close by with the latter providing a primary school, 14th Century Church, village shop and public house. The amenities at The Willows where you will find Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury's are located approximately 1 mile away on the edge of Torquay.
The coastal area of Torbay has a good range of everyday services and conveniences in addition to its beautiful Marina and waterside attractions. The city of Exeter provides a wide range of retail, cultural and educational facilities. The mainline station of Newton Abbot offers a direct service to London Paddington in less than 3 hours and the A38 and its onward connections to the north of the country via the M5 motorway is within easy reach. The well regarded Grammar Schools of Torquay Boys, Torquay Girls and Churston Grammar School which is a mixed school, are all within easy reach. The independent Stover School is also within short travelling distance.

ACCOMMODATION
A covered vestibule with wooden posts and seating area with wooden styled French doors open into the entrance room/study. The triple aspect entrance/study has large windows enjoying views to Brixham and the surrounding countryside whilst also overlooking the gardens. The open plan sitting/dining room is a well appointed room with front and rear aspect windows and French doors leading out to the sun deck at the front. Exposed beams and trusses and generous ceiling heights give this room a wonderful rustic feel. Set to one corner is a wood burning stove that provides central heating to radiators in the rooms, with a solid base and wood flooring this living room is homely and spacious. The cottage style kitchen is accessed via an opening from the main open plan reception room. The kitchen comprises of light wood effect eye and base level units with under lighting and laminated roll top work surfaces, Rangemaster cooker set to one end with multiple rings and set to a tiled cottage style splash back, one and half bowl sink unit with chrome mixer tap, space for washing machine, free standing fridge/freezer and a rear aspect window overlooking woodland.
An inner hallway off the sitting room leads to the bedrooms and bathroom. The main bathroom is a white fitted suite comprising of a panel enclosed bath, mixer tap and shower attachment with part tiled walls, pedestal wash basin, low level W.C. Extractor fan, frosted double glazed window and airing cupboard with pre lagged tank and shelving. Bedroom one is dual aspect with wooden styled double glazed windows and French doors designed to enjoy the special countryside and farmland views from your bed, radiator, wall lighting and access to small loft area. Bedroom two is also dual aspect with the windows both enjoying the countryside views, radiator and night storage heater.

OUTSIDE
To the front of the property is a large sundeck accessed off the entrance, main sitting room and bedroom of the bungalow with far reaching countryside views and over the gardens of the property. The gardens to the property are level and mainly laid to lawn and a blank canvas for anyone looking to plant further borders and add seasonal plants if desired. There is access to the additional land with the property from the gardens.
A large outbuilding serves as the energy room and houses a super-efficient 'Firefly hybrid power system'. This provides electricity to efficiently power the house and its every day appliances such as a tumble dryer and washing machine suitable for everyday family use.
This hybrid power system is currently on the land being retained by the current owners , so will need to be moved off the retained land by the new owners of the property and will need to be done within the first two years of ownership of Haccombe Heights.
Another shed located close to the bungalow houses a backup diesel powered generator for peace of mind and also is used as a log store.

PLANNING
Grant of conditional planning permission
Planning Reference - 20/01725/HOU
Teignbridge District Council
Single storey front and rear extensions

SERVICES
Mains water , private electricity provided by solar power 'firefly hybrid power system' and generator with inverter, heating provided by a wood burning stove and back boiler to radiators, private drainage and LPG gas bottles provide gas to the range master stove. There is also a landline, broadband internet and good 4G mobile reception.

VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 200160.

DIRECTIONS
From Torquay Harbour head towards Newton Abbot on the A3022 Riviera Way. Turn right at the set of traffic lights beside the Hospital into the B3199 (Hele Road). At the roundabout take the first exit onto Barton Hill Road. Follow Barton Hill road to the top and bear right where it turns into Great Hill Road and then continue on the same road that turns into the St Marychurch Road. Take the third turning right (Ridge Road) and then the first left up a track where Haccombe Heights will be found at the end. (note that this will not be the access for the next owner of the property and the new access can be shown on a viewing of the property)
 

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