Oak Hill Cross Road, TQ14

For Sale: £895,000

** OPEN HOUSE - SATURDAY THE 13TH APRIL 10.00 - 11.30 ** An outstanding 1920's-built detached residence set in a commanding and elevated position with sweeping grounds and wonderful coastal views with the plot extending to around an acre. Large receptions, stylish kitchen, 7 bedrooms, swimming pool.

DIRECTIONS From Exeter take the A380 towards Torquay. At Ashcombe take the left hand exit onto the B3192 signed Teignmouth. Proceed for several miles, passing Teignmouth Golf course on the right hand side and descend the hill towards the town. Pass the Primary School on the left before taking a left hand turn into New Road. Take New Road all the way to the far end and, at the junction take the left hand turn into Dawlish Road. The turning for Oak Hill Cross Road will be found immediately on the left.

Situation Teignmouth is positioned on the lovely South Devon coastline, approximately 13 miles from the cathedral city of Exeter. There is a fine promenade with a sandy beach. The town has a wide variety of independent shops and cafes, along with a Waitrose supermarket and a recently opened theatre and Pavilions. A popular area known as the "back beach" has a selection of pubs and restaurants in a superb marine setting, as well as the "arts quarter" with various craft shops and galleries. One can also take a foot ferry across the estuary to the pretty village of Shaldon.

Teignmouth has several Primary Schools, a Secondary School/Community College and Trinity School, offering private education at both Primary and Secondary level. The renowned Grammar Schools are around 12 miles away at Torquay, and Exeter has a range of public and private schools, as well as Exeter College and a Redbrick University.

Teignmouth has a mainline railway station that offers a direct link to London Paddington. The junction to the A380 via the B3192 is just under 5-miles away, which can be used to access the A38 and the M5, offering a fast commute to Exeter and beyond. Exeter's international airport is around 18-miles away accessed via the M5 and A30.

Green Meadows occupies a wonderful elevated position on the hills above the town, being just over a mile away from the town centre and promenade. The position offers immediate access onto a bridle path, where one can take a pleasant country walk towards the picturesque village of Holcombe. Another nearby footpath known as Cliff Walk meanders through local parkland towards the promenade and town. The town has active rowing and sailing clubs. The Teign Corinthian yacht club also offers dingy sailing on the estuary. There is a sea sports centre near the estuary and an 18-hole Golf Course is set on the hills above the town. The south west coast path stretches towards Dawlish Warren nature reserve in the east and Torbay in the west, and the Dartmoor National Park can be accessed around 12-miles away at Bovey Tracey.

For Sale Freehold This beautiful detached-1920's built residence has classic external aesthetics with rendered elevations, bay windows and feature angled dormers beneath a slate roof. Well-maintained by the current owners the house has many original features, along with replacement double glazed windows and high quality fitments throughout. The entrance porch opens to the wonderful reception hall, this being a beautiful and welcoming space with oak Art Deco-style panel doors to the downstairs rooms. There are feature stripped floorboards and a turning staircase with oak balustrades rises to the upper floors. A curved bay window affords good views towards the sea with Babbacombe and parts of Torbay in the distance. The sitting room is a beautiful dual aspect room with a front-facing bay window enjoying sea views and a side-facing window overlooking the lawns. There is an open fireplace with a marble surround. The dining room is an equally appealing space with stripped floorboards and French doors opening onto deck and terraces surrounding the swimming pool. The dining room opens to the large kitchen, with these two rooms combining to create good entertaining space and a "hub" for the house. The stylish kitchen is fitted with a modern range of units with extensive areas of granite work surface with an under-mounted sink unit. There is a large matching island unit and integrated appliances include a Neff five-ring gas hob, a microwave, a fridge/freezer and a Neff double oven. The kitchen area also opens to the gardens, creating a great sense of inside/outside living. There is a walk-in shelved pantry, along with a separate utility room. There is also a useful laundry room and a separate cloakroom/WC. At first floor level the rooms and spacious landing benefit from tremendous and truly breath-taking views with the rooms on the east side of the house having views towards the Exe estuary and the East Devon coastline and the rooms on the south and west sides taking in views across the local coastline towards Torbay. The appealing master bedroom is dual aspect, taking full advantage of the views and there is built-in furniture as well as a luxury four-piece en suite bathroom. There are four further bedrooms at first floor level, three of which have built-in furniture, as well as the large family bathroom with a five piece suite. To the upper floor the landing has access to a large attic space and there are two further bedrooms, one of which has truly breath-taking coastal views and one of which has access to useful eaves storage space. There is also a second family bathroom on this level.

The Gardens and Grounds Green Meadows has a sweeping driveway approach, which opens to extensive parking areas immediately in front of and beside the house. A further parking area sits immediately in front of a large garage/outbuilding, constructed in relatively recent years and providing a variety of possible uses, perhaps with scope for conversion to ancillary use subject to the necessary consents. There is a further detached garage which sits to the rear of the house. The property is surrounded by beautiful sweeping lawns, with various mature shrubs and trees and with the garden spaces enjoying a good degree of privacy and seclusion. The natural boundaries are formed by hedging and trees and the outside spaces also enjoy good sea and country views. A further sheltered side area has a deck with lighting, a summerhouse and paved terraces, providing a wonderful setting for the outdoor swimming pool, which is surrounded by rendered walls, also with outside lighting. There is an external pool room with a shower, which also opens to the boiler room housing the boiler supplying gas-fired central heating to the house and having the filtration system for the pool etc.

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  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Receptions