Long Lane, TQ14
For Sale: £775,000
*Exeter 16 miles * (London Paddington two and a half hours by train) * Torquay Marina 7 miles * Plymouth 38 miles * Shaldon village centre 0.7 miles *
SITUATION Teign View occupies an excellent "tucked away" and private position with an appealing country lane approach. The property is set just over half a mile from the village centre and a nearby network of foot and bridle paths link with the south west coast path and the famous Templar Way to create wonderful local walks. The village of Shaldon has a strong sense of community and nestles beautifully between the sandy estuary beach and the pretty hills above. There are various 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. The wonderful Ness Beach is accessed via a tunnel. Teignmouth is just over a mile away and has a lovely promenade, a superstore and a range of education options including Trinity School, offering both private primary and secondary education. The renowned Torquay boys and girls grammar schools are around 7-miles away in Torquay.
DESCRIPTION Teign View is a wonderful, 2013-built architect-designed detached property with contemporary styling. Attractive throughout the many features include rendered elevations beneath a slate roof and full-height double-glazed hardwood windows and doors. The fully-glazed gables and large windows afford a tremendous level of light and take full advantage of the wonderful triple aspect views toward three Dartmoor Tors, the estuary, rolling hills and the coastline. The external aesthetics complement the stylish interior spaces perfectly, and combine to create something really quite special! There are spacious and free-flowing receptions, high-vaulted ceilings, a feature gallery and exquisite finishes and joinery work within the property. The beautiful bedroom suites, the designer bathrooms and the elegant, fully-fitted kitchen with Neff appliances combine with the balcony and beautifully-stocked country-cottage style gardens create a truly wonderful sense of inside/outside living. With two ground floor bedrooms there is also the option for single-level living if required, and the property enjoys a good level of privacy and seclusion.
ACCOMMODATION From the attractive paved entrance area a hardwood-framed double glazed entrance door opens to the stunning light and spacious reception hall. This welcoming space has ceramic floor tiles and a high-glazed gable with vaulted ceiling and galleried landing above. A feature staircase with glazed balustrades and a brushed-steel handrail rises to the upper floor. There are high quality panel doors opening to the principal ground floor rooms and three panel doors open to an under stairs cupboard which houses the large hot water cylinder, as well as having a slatted shelf, coat hooks, the electricity meter and trip switches and the manifold for the zonally controlled under floor heating. Full-height glazed panels capture attractive views through the dining space to the garden, there are spotlights to the ceiling and views are enjoyed through the aforementioned high windows towards the estuary and the rolling countryside of the little Haldon Hills beyond.
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/RECEPTION AND DINING AREA. This outstanding and stylish free-flowing space is triple aspect with full height windows overlooking and sliding and French doors leading out to the beautiful terraces and outside spaces. The sliding doors open to create a large reveal, offering a wonderful sense of inside/outside living. There are ceramic floor tiles throughout this space and the kitchen area is fitted with an elegant range of floor mounted units with extensive areas of Corian-style work surface. There is an under-mounted one and a quarter bowl stainless steel sink unit and integrated high-quality Neff appliances include a ceramic induction hob with filter over, a double oven/combination microwave, a fridge, freezer and dishwasher. A large matching peninsula unit extends to a breakfast bar and the kitchen area enjoys wonderful views across the gardens towards parts of the estuary, the rolling hills of Teignmouth and glimpses of the sea. There are spotlights to the ceiling and the highly appealing dining and sitting areas provide wonderful entertaining spaces and enjoy good views across the gardens and beyond. The dining space also has a feature light fitment.
GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM SUITE Another lovely dual aspect room with a full-height window and French doors opening to and overlooking the gardens. There are built-in wardrobes with cupboards above and wall lights.
EN SUITE FAMILY BATHROOM A stylish ensuite with Porcelanosa sanitary ware and feature textured tiling. The suite comprises a deep panel bath with central mixer set and shower attachment, a WC and a vanity unit with wash hand basin set into a tiled surround with mirror over and cupboard beneath. There are feature floor tiles and a window affords pleasant views over the surrounding area. Spotlights and extractor fan.
GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM A stylish and useful ground floor shower room with a three-piece Porcelanosa suite having tiled surrounds and comprising a shower cubicle with dual shower controls, a WC and a wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer set.
BEDROOM 4 STUDY A dual aspect room offering a good versatile space for homeworking or as a further ground floor bedroom. Full height windows take in views over the gardens and surrounding area as described. Spotlights to ceiling.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING This galleried space really has something of a "wow factor!" There are glass balustrades with brushed steel handrails and, through the aforementioned glazed Gable breath-taking views are enjoyed towards the Teign estuary, Shaldon Bridge, parts of Teignmouth and rolling countryside. The high vaulted ceiling has two large Velux skylights, which are electronically operated and have rain sensors. There are wall lights and a fitted unit with a large display ledge conceals the space and plumbing for a washing machine, with space for a tumble dryer beside. Feature panel doors open to the first floor rooms.
FIRST FLOOR SITTING ROOM A simply stunning principal reception with a high vaulted ceiling. There are spotlights, feature light fitments, wall lights and an internal full-height glazed panel. The room is triple aspect, full-height side-facing windows having outstanding views across nearby paddocks and meadows, also taking in the estuary, rolling countryside and views towards Dartmoor with Rippon Tor, Saddle Tor and Haytor in the distance. Front-facing Velux windows take views towards the estuary, Shaldon Bridge, Teignmouth harbour, and on a clear day views towards the East Devon coastline in the distance. French doors sit within a feature glazed gable and open to the excellent undercover balcony, which has grid-style steel flooring and glazed balustrades. The balcony provides the perfect spot to sit and contemplate the idyllic surroundings and enjoys views over the gardens and towards countryside, the estuary and Dartmoor.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE An attractive light and spacious master bedroom suite with four Velux windows and a full-height side facing opaque glazed window. There are feature fitted triple cupboards as well as a useful high-level cupboard/store. Spotlights to ceiling.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Another stylish space that also opens to the landing. Fitted with a three-piece Porcelanosa suit and tiled surrounds comprising a large shower cubicle with dual shower controls, a WC and a wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer set. Ladder style radiator/towel rail, Velux window and spotlights.
SECOND FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM Another dual aspect room with 4 Velux windows taking in good views towards the estuary and beyond and a side-facing opaque glazed window. Wall lights and stylish open shelving.
THE GARDENS AND GROUNDS From the charming country lane a gravel driveway is approached. High-quality timber entrance gates open to the expansive driveway/parking area which is laid to gravel with borders stocked with pampas, various shrubs and exotic plants. Attractive paved terraces extend around the property, with the majority of the garden being relatively level. The main expanse of garden sits on the south side of the house and is beautifully landscaped and arranged over two levels. A large paved area, set partly below the balcony provides a lovely spot for alfresco dining/outdoor entertaining. Beyond this the garden is laid to lawn with beautiful borders and areas of bedding stocked with numerous shrubs and flowering plants and there is an adjoining are with three eucalyptus trees. Steps rise to the upper area of garden, which is largely laid to lawn with a Devon bank and hedging borders and there is a mature, copper beech tree. A side gate gives pedestrian access to the lane and a particularly lovely side garden area comprises a further paved terrace and a large area of bedding, which has a profusion of colourful shrubs and flowering plants. The entrance terrace has adjoining low-level rendered walling and a path descends to a lower area of garden with various mature shrubs and trees as well as a useful timber shed.
Agents note - We understand from our clients that the planning permission has been obtained to construct a garage if required.
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- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Receptions
- Outstanding detached contemporary-style residence
- Lovely position tucked away
- just over half a mile from the village centre and beach
- Reception hall with gallery and high vaulted ceiling
- Elegant free-flowing reception with dining space and luxury kitchen
- Fabulous first floor sitting room with undercover balcony
- Designer bathrooms and outstanding finishes throughout
- Four bedrooms (two with en-suites)
- Good views towards the estuary and Dartmoor
- Pretty country cottage style gardens
- paved terraces and extensive parking
- Zonally controlled underfloor heating