Ringmore Road, TQ14

For Sale: £460,000

An attractive, characterful end of terrace cottage set a relatively short and level walk from the estuary side and village centre. Sitting room with feature fireplace, dining room, kitchen, cloakroom, 3 bedrooms, (balcony and Ensuite to master.) Estuary views. Parking, garage and beautiful gardens.

SITUATION/DESCRIPTION 36 Ringmore Road is set within an attractive row of similarly-styled properties, being set a short level walk from the nearby estuary side and playing fields, along with Shaldon village centre. Shaldon has a strong sense of community and nestles beautifully between the sandy estuary beach and the pretty hills above. There are independent shops and cafes, a good selection of public houses and restaurants and a charming foot passenger ferry across to the seaside town of Teignmouth. Additional amenities include an Ofsted "Outstanding" rated primary school, The Ness House Hotel and a bowling green surrounded by pretty cottages. There is a well-supported annual regatta and water carnival, as well as rowing and sailing clubs. There is good walking on the south west coast path and the wonderful Ness Beach is accessed via a tunnel. Teignmouth is just over a mile away and has a lovely promenade, a Waitrose and a range of education options including Trinity School, offering both private primary and secondary education. In addition there is a mainline rail link to London Paddington in around 2.5 hours.

This attractive period, end of terrace property believed to date from the 1700's and is rich in character and charm. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall that opens to the dining room, which free-flows through a feature arch to the sitting room which has a feature stone fire place with multi-fuel stove. There is a characterful galley-style kitchen with a breakfast area which opens to a lobby area with cloakroom/WC. To the first floor there are two well proportioned bedrooms with built-in cupboards/wardrobes, along with the four piece family bathroom. To the upper floor there is a superb master bedroom suite with a large bedroom space with sliding doors opening to a decked balcony. The bedroom space and balcony enjoy wonderful views towards the Estuary and rolling country side beyond and there is also an en suite shower room. Set to the outside at the rear of the property there is a block-paved courtyard/parking area from where the useful outbuilding is approached, comprising a garage with electric door with a space leading off that was formerly a shower room that could be reinstated. Behind the garage there is a useful studio/home office space that in turn opens to a large conservatory that overlooks the lovely gardens. The outbuilding could potentially be converted to provide ancillary accommodation subject to the necessary consents. There are attractive gardens to the front and the rear, with the back garden being a real feature and something of a peaceful haven. A courtyard area has a large ornamental pond with water feature surrounded by palms and exotic plants. A fig and rose arch opens to the remaining gardens, being something of an oasis stocked with various fruit trees exotic plants and shrubs. There are also two sheds, a summer house and a large timber store.

ENTRANCE HALL A UPVC double glazed entrance door opens to the entrance hall, a pleasant and welcoming space with stairs rising to the first floor with under stairs cupboard as well as a high level cupboard containing the electricity meter and trip switches. Coat hooks. A glazed inner door opens to the...

DINING ROOM A pleasant entertaining space that free-flows to the sitting room through a feature arch. The dining room has wall lights and a rear-facing UPVC double glazed window overlooking the courtyard, as well as a shelved arch recess. Dado rail, radiator, and display ledge for shelving etc.

SITTING ROOM A lovely room with a front-facing UPVC double glazed bow window with deep display sill. Dado rail and wall lights. There is a feature stone-built fire place with stone surround, a raised brick hearth and a recess upon which there is a feature enamelled log burning stove. The fireplace extends to a TV/audio display ledge. Radiator. From the dining room a panel timber door opens to the...

KITCHEN An attractive galley-style kitchen, being dual aspect with rear and side facing UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the garden and courtyard. The kitchen is fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units with extensive areas of roll-edge marble-effect work surface with tiled surrounds. There is a one and a quarter bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over, space for an electric cooker and space and plumbing for a washing machine with space for dishwasher beside. A wall-mounted Vaillant boiler supplies gas fired central heating and domestic hot water. There is open shelving, a built in fridge and a breakfast area provides space for a small table and chairs. Radiator, spotlights, access to a small loft space and a glazed door opens to the...

REAR LOBBY A part glazed stable door opens to the outside and a panel door opens to the...

CLOAKROOM/WC With a side-facing UPVC opaque double glazed window, a WC and a corner-mounted wash hand basin. Medicine cabinet and radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING With feature balustrade and turning stairs rising to the second floor.

FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM 1 A pleasant and spacious room with a front facing UPVC double glazed window overlooking the street scene. There is a built-in double wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors and two recessed cupboads to either side. Double radiator.

FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM 2 Textured ceiling and built in cupboard/wardrobe. A rear-facing UPVC double glazed window overlooks the back garden and has views over parts of the village beyond. Double radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM Textured ceiling and a front-facing UPVC opaque double glazed window. There is a modern 4-piece suite comprising a walk in/easy access bath with a full-height tiled surround and shower above with dual shower heads. There is a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled surround and medicine cabinet over, a bidet and a WC. Ladder-style radiator/towel rail and linen cupboard with slatted shelving.

FIRST FLOOR MASTER BEDROOM SUITE A superb room with UPVC double glazed sliding patio doors opening onto a timber-decked balcony with cast iron balustrade. There are UPVC double glazed windows to either side of these doors and good views are enjoyed from the room and balcony towards the River Teign Estuary and the rolling hills of Little Haldon beyond. Spotlights.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM With 3-piece suite comprising a walk-in shower cubicle with folding door and Mira electric, a Roca wall-mounted wash hand basin with tiled surround, mirror and shaver light over and a WC. Spotlights, shelf, access to eaves space and extractor fan.

GARAGE/OUTBUILDING Approached from the courtyard/parking area at the rear of the property the electric garage door opens to the garage space with window to the side, power points and light. Leading off the garage there is a useful cloakroom/shower room with pedestal wash hand basin and a tiled shower cubicle currently not fitted, but which could be reinstated. From the garage a doors opens to the useful studio/workshop with side-facing UPVC double glazed window, strip light and power points along with ample space for desks and shelving etc. From this space an opening leads to the conservatory, this being a useful extension to the workshop with multiple UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the back garden and spotlights. These external rooms combine create a useful additional space and could potentially be converted to ancillary accommodation (subject to the necessary consents.)

OUTSIDE There is an attractive part-paved front garden and a shared driveway to the side leads to large timber gates that open to the block paved courtyard/parking area, this being a pleasant spot with a Mediterranean feel with washed walling. This space provides ample parking, there is a pedestrian access over this area for the neighbouring property. Beyond this a paved pathway leads to the rear gardens, a lovely space where the current owners have created something really quite special. The first section of garden is laid to paving and there is a large ornamental pond with paved surrounds and a water feature. Adjoining areas of bedding are stocked with a profusion of exotic plants to include palms and various specimen shrubs and water plants etc. From this area there is a rustic timber, rose and fig arch opening to a further area of garden, laid to ornamental paving and areas of well stocked bedding with mature trees to include a bay tree. This area houses two timber sheds and is something of a peaceful haven, enjoying a good degree of privacy and seclusion and having a plethora of fruit trees, palms, shrubs and flowering plants etc. A further arch opens to a productive area of garden with three raised brick-built planters with various herbs etc. There are two Victoria plumb trees, a cherry tree and further well stocked borders. At the end of the garden there is a timber summer house, a perfect spot to sit to contemplate the surroundings! Behind the summer house there is a further large timber store, a useful space which spans the width of the plot. There are also outside water taps.

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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Receptions