Clanage Street, TQ14
For Sale: £950,000
SITUATION Clanage House is beautifully located being "tucked away" and yet right within the heart of ever-popular Bishopsteignton. This desirable village is set above and beside the beautiful Teign Estuary, around 2-miles from the seaside town on Teignmouth. There are many local amenities to include a Post Office, a village shop, a chemist, a garden centre, two churches, a village hall, a community centre, a doctor's surgery, two public houses, a real ale brewery, a vineyard with a popular cafe and the Cockhaven Hotel. Good nearby educational facilities include a well-regarded primary school in the village, a community college in Teignmouth, along with Trinity School offering private education at primary and secondary level and the renowned Grammar Schools in Torquay. Nearby Teignmouth has a promenade with classic Georgian Crescent, a sandy beach and a wide range of shops and amenities, two supermarkets and various independent cafes and restaurants and a recently opened theatre. The estuary offers good boating opportunities and Teignmouth golf course is only 2-miles away, set on the hills above the town. For walking, the wonderful south west coast path is accessible from Teignmouth and Dartmoor is accessible via Bovey Tracey, around 8-miles away.
DESCRIPTION Clanage House is a beautiful and elegant "Grade II" listed Georgian Villa with classic external aesthetics having stuccoed elevations beneath a slate roof and stylish accommodation with many outstanding period features. Lovingly maintained and improved by the current owner the property combines a real sense of past grandeur with comfortable modern living. The beautiful entrance verandah with wisteria opens to the welcoming reception hall with an elegant staircase. The receptions at the front of the house have feature fireplaces and overlook the sweeping lawn, and the large kitchen has been refitted with a modern attractive range of units. The kitchen opens to a useful utility/boot room and an additional useful space with a large walk-in pantry. To the rear of the building, at ground floor level is "the school room," a large space, ideal for entertaining that interacts well with the rear porch and modern shower room to provide the possibility of ancillary accommodation on the ground floor if required. This versatile space could perhaps also be used as a studio/library or music room. To the first floor there are four bedrooms, a study and family bathroom with the rooms, particularly at the front of the house having excellent views across parts of the village towards the estuary and beyond. To the second floor the large attic bedroom rooms add versatility to the accommodation with one of these room in particular having truly breath-taking views towards the estuary, rolling countryside and Dartmoor in the west. The current owner has converted a former outbuilding to the rear of the house to create a lovely and characterful detached cottage which has been refurbished to a high standard and provides a perfect home and income opportunity for Airbnb/holiday letting etc. The outside spaces are particularly lovely, with the main expanse of garden being south-east facing and laid to sweeping lawn with well-stocked borders. There are additional attractive gardens and courtyards, a garage as well as bothy/workshop and linhay.
ACCOMMODATION To the front of the property there is a beautiful under-cover entrance veranda with feature tiling and stone timber pillars and stone entrance step. The beautiful panel and part glazed entrance door with panel surrounds, opens to the....
RECEPTION HALL An elegant and welcoming space with a beautiful turning staircase rising to the first floor with under-stairs cupboard. From the hall, panel doors also open to the principal ground floor rooms.
SITTING ROOM A light, spacious and welcoming room with front facing French doors opening to the verandah and gardens with panel shutters, cornice to ceiling and picture rail. There is a feature fireplace with a marble surround, tiled inset and hearth and inset grate along with a side facing window.
DINING ROOM Another lovely room providing a good entertaining space and also having French doors with shutters leading out to the verandah and gardens and affording views over the surrounding area towards countryside. Exposed floorboards, cornice, picture rail, dado rail, feature fireplace with marble surround and tiled and cast iron inset.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM The kitchen/breakfast room is an appealing and stylish space that has been relatively recently refitted with an attractive range and floor and wall mounted units, comprising numerous cupboards and drawers and extensive areas of timber-effect work surface with complementary tiled surrounds. There is an inset single drainer ceramic sink unit and a built-in plate rack. There is a Rangemaster stove with induction hob and Rangemaster filter over, to be included in the sale, a built in fridge and space for a dishwasher. A side-facing window overlooks the side garden and has a window seat below. Moveable island unit/breakfast bar, useful full height cupboards, timber effect flooring, column radiator and coat hooks. The kitchen opens to a....
UTILITY/BOOT ROOM With a slate-tiled floor and a fitted unit with large Butler sink and timber-effect work surface beside. Under-surface space for washing machine. Ample space for large upright fridge and freezer. The utility inter-connects to another useful lobby space that in turn opens to a large shelved pantry with this space having meat-hooks and a further door opens to the....
UNDERCOVER SIDE AREA/LINHAY Being cobbled and opening to a cobbled courtyard, with this area providing good dry storage for logs etc and having an outside water tap.
REAR PORCH A pleasant space with windows overlooking the rear courtyard and a door opening to the outside. There are travertine floor tiles and white-washed stone walls. This space opens to a further lobby area with Travertine floor tiles, coat hooks and doors opening to....
CLOAKROOM/WC With WC, dado-height panelled walls, vaulted ceiling, high level window and the wall-mounted Baxi boiler providing central heating.
GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM Side-facing window, travertine floor tiles and large walk-in shower cubicle with Mira shower, being fully-tiled and with recesses. There is also a pedestal wash hand basin with lit mirror above.
THE SCHOOL ROOM A particularly lovely additional reception space, adding versatility to the accommodation and being a room with many features having a high panel ceiling, high level windows, timber effect flooring and a small paned window overlooking the courtyard. Additionally, there is a log burning stove, set upon a slate hearth and a further panel door opens to the courtyard.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING To the first floor there is a split landing with panel and glazed doors to the principal first floor rooms and a door opens to turning stairs rising to the second floor.
BEDROOM 1 A beautiful bedroom with cornice and picture rail, and a front facing sliding sash window having breath-taking views across the sweeping lawns towards parts of the village with views towards the estuary and rolling countryside beyond. There is a feature fireplace with painted carved surround and ornate cast iron inset, a built in double wardrobe and a vanity unit with inset wash hand basin.
BEDROOM 2 Also with a front-facing sliding sash window, having good views similar to those described from bedroom 1. Built in wardrobe, picture rail, feature fireplace with painted surround and cast iron inset. Large wash hand basin with tiled surround.
BEDROOM 3 Another beautiful bedroom with a side facing window, having good views towards rolling countryside in the distance. Window seat, built in wardrobe, fireplace with painted timber surround and cast iron inset, large wash hand basin and picture rail.
BEDROOM 4 Also a very appealing room with a rear-facing multi paned sliding sash window with views towards the rear garden and taking in some of the higher parts of the village. Built in wardrobe and concealed cast iron fireplace.
FAMILY BATHROOM A spacious bathroom with a rear facing part opaque glazed window having some outlook, painted rustic floorboards. The bathroom is fitted with an attractive three piece suite comprising a deep panelled bath with full height tiled surround, attached shower screen and electric shower over. There is a vintage style wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with tiled surround, WC with panelled surround and a panel door opens to the airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.
STUDY/BEDROOM 5 Another appealing room with a front facing sliding sash window, having breath-taking views over the sweeping lawns and rolling countryside beyond, as well as glimpses of the Teign Estuary.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING With exposed floorboards and access to large eaves storage spaces on either side as well as the attic bedrooms with the character of the house changing on this upper floor, adding further interest.
ATTIC BEDROOM 1 Rustic exposed floorboards and beams and a side facing window takes in outstanding views towards the Teign Estuary, Archbrook, rolling countryside beyond and also views towards Dartmoor in the west. There is a feature fireplace with a cast iron inset as well as a large cupboard/store.
ATTIC BEDROOM 2 A similarly styled room with exposed rustic floorboards and beams and a side facing window having views as well as built in cupboards/stores.
THE COTTAGE Approached from the courtyard at the rear of the property, an outbuilding has been converted to create an appealing compact and Bijou cottage with stone walls under a slate roof. The panel and part glazed entrance door has a feature canopy above and opens to the....
LOUNGE/KITCHEN With timber effect laminate flooring and white-washed walling, with this appealing room having a log burner set on a slate hearth in the sitting area. In the middle of the room there is an attractive modern kitchen area, with a timber effect work surface having complementary tiled surrounds and an inset single drainer ceramic sink unit, as well as a built in four ring electric hob with oven beneath, a built in fridge as well as cupboards and drawers. A dining area provides space for a small table and chairs, there are spotlights to the ceiling and windows to all three sides of the room.
FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM To the first floor the bedroom space is similarly styled, with a side facing window having some outlook as well as two velux style skylights with integrated blinds. There is white-washed walling and spotlights. An oak panel door opens to a useful built in wardrobe, also housing the large modern hot water cylinder, built in shelves and oak panelled door opens to the....
BATHROOM The stylish bathroom has timber effect flooring and is fitted with a three piece suite, comprising a roll top, claw feet bath with attached shower screen, tiled surrounds and a vintage style dual head shower attachment over. There is a pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Spotlights and extractor fan to ceiling, side facing opaque glazed window and a ladder style radiator/towel rail.
OUTSIDE Approached from Clanage Street, a driveway sweeps into the extensive parking area to the rear of Clanage House, with a feature cobbled area and an additional area laid to gravel with these areas providing extensive parking for a number of vehicles. Additionally there is a GARAGE with stone elevations and a sliding door. Also on this side of the property there is an attractive garden, laid primarily to lawn with various mature shrubs, trees, fruit trees and a paved area ideal for placement of a table and chairs. A cobbled courtyard area has raised gardens/vegetable planters and opens to a Bothy/Workshop with a cobbled floor, side door and windows, with this space providing very useful additional storage for garden tools/machinery etc. A side area has a mature vine and a pathway which in turn leads to the rear with well stocked shrubberies on either side. The main expanse of garden is set on the south-east side of Clanage House and is a truly lovely walled garden, with a broad sweep of lawn as well as flower and shrub borders, stocked with a range of mature shrubs, specimen plants and fruit trees etc. The garden provides a lovely space to contemplate the surroundings as well as the views towards the estuary and beyond, and there is gated access from the bottom of the garden onto Fore Street, giving pedestrian access right into the heart of the village.
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- 6 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 3 Receptions
- AN OUTSTANDING AND ELEGANT DETACHED GEORGIAN VILLA
- BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED THROUGHOUT WITH MANY PERIOD FEATURES
- LARGE RECEPTIONS
- STYLISH KITCHEN
- UTILITY/BOOT ROOM AND PANTRY
- SIX BEDROOMS AND STUDY
- SEPARATE DETACHED COTTAGE
- SOME GOOD VIEWS TOWARDS THE ESTUARY AND BEYOND
- LOVELY GARDENS
- GARAGE AND OUTBUILDING
- GOOD HOME AND INCOME OPPOTUNITIES
- SET IN THE HEART OF THIS DESIRABLE ESTUARY VILLAGE