West Town Meadow, TQ14

For Sale: £850,000

A beautifully appointed detached property in an excellent position, "tucked-away" and yet close to the heart of this sought-after village. Spacious accommodation with large receptions and four bedrooms (two E/S.) Beautiful south-facing gardens, with the plot being around half an acre. Estuary views.

LOCATION Sunnybank is set in an enviable "tucked-away" position and has a long private driveway approach, close to the heart of the ever-popular estuary village of Bishopsteignton. Bishopsteignton is a desirable village with a strong sense of community, being set above and beside the beautiful Teign Estuary. The village has many local amenities to include a Post Office/store, a chemist, a garden centre, a church, a village hall, two public houses, a local real ale brewery, a vineyard and the Cockhaven Manor Hotel. Additionally there is a well-regarded primary school. The seaside town of Teignmouth is around 2 miles away, with its promenade having a classic Georgian crescent, a sandy beach and a wide range of shops and amenities to include a mainline railway station, a secondary school, Trinity School offering private education and many cafes and restaurants etc. The estuary offers good boating opportunities and Teignmouth golf course is only 2-miles away. Good accessibility is enjoyed to the A380, making for a fast commute to the cathedral city and county town of Exeter with its International Airport and Red Brick University.

DESCRIPTION Available to the market for the first time in many years Sunnybank is an attractive extended detached property with well-planned and appealing accommodation which is light and spacious throughout. The rooms and outside spaces at the rear of the property have wonderful views across the grounds towards the estuary and the beautiful rolling countryside beyond. The property is set on predominantly south-facing gardens and grounds with the plot extending to around half an acre in total. The stylish accommodation has a superb reception hall with galleried landing above and a feature vaulted ceiling. The sitting and dining rooms on the ground floor level open to a wonderful south-facing veranda/terrace, and there is a luxury kitchen with granite work surfaces and integrated appliances. The kitchen opens to a breakfast area which also opens to the outside, with all these spaces combining to create an excellent sense of inside/outside living. There is also a useful large utility/boot room. In addition, set on the ground floor there is a superb bedroom suite with a luxury en-suite shower room, offering the possibility of single-level living if required. To the first floor the luxury master bedroom suite benefits from truly breathtaking views, there is built-in bedroom furniture and a luxury en-suite bathroom. There are two further bedrooms at the first floor level, also benefiting from wonderful views, as well as the luxury four-piece family bathroom. The outside spaces are equally appealing, there is a sweeping driveway approach providing extensive parking leading to a garage and a useful workshop/store. The wonderful mature, south-facing gardens having sweeping lawns and well-stocked borders and combine with the veranda, terraces and courtyard areas to create something really quite special.

From the paved entrance area, a timber panel and part glazed entrance door opens to the....

RECEPTION HALL A particularly appealing, light, spacious and welcoming reception with a high-vaulted ceiling and a feature high-set angled uPVC double glazed window. An attractive timber staircase rises to the galleried landing. A front facing uPVC double glazed window overlooks the front aspect and there is a useful full-height storage cupboard housing the electricity meter and trip switches. Understairs cupboard and panel doors to principal downstairs rooms.

CLOAKROOM/WC A large cloakroom with full-height Porcelanosa tiling to two walls and a Porcelanosa suite, comprising a pedestal wash hand basin with mirror over and a WC. Coving to ceiling, a uPVC opaque double glazed window and a ladder-style radiator/towel rail.

SITTING ROOM A lovely light and spacious room with coving to ceiling and a walk-in splayed bay window with large uPVC double glazed windows and sliding patio doors opening onto the veranda/terrace. Through these windows and doors, wonderful views are enjoyed across the gardens towards nearby and distant rolling countryside, taking in views towards the Teign Estuary, Arch Brook and the rolling hills above Combeinteignhead. Wall lights.

DINING ROOM Another spacious and attractive room with coving to the ceiling and sliding uPVC double glazed patio doors opening to the veranda/terrace, enjoying similar views to those described in the sitting room with the receptions and outside spaces combining to create superb inside/outside entertaining spaces.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM A highly appealing and stylish room with ceramic floor tiles. The kitchen area is fitted with a high-quality range of floor and wall mounted units, comprising numerous cupboards and drawers and extensive areas of polished granite work surface with an under-mounted double sink unit. There is a built in five-ring burner Smeg gas hob with Smeg extractor hood over and large Smeg oven beneath. Further integrated appliances include a built in Smeg microwave, a dishwasher and a fridge. There are feature tiled surrounds, spotlights and concealed downlighters and a front-facing uPVC double glazed window overlooks the front aspect. The breakfast area provides ample space for a table and chairs, and has a built in feature dresser unit with an area of granite surface and display cabinets, matching the units in the kitchen. Sliding uPVC double glazed patio doors open to the outside and benefit from good views, similar to those described in the sitting room.

UTILITY ROOM A large and useful utility/boot room with uPVC double glazed windows to all three sides and uPVC double glazed doors opening to the outside at the front and rear. There is a fitted unit with cupboards and drawers, an expansive area of work surface and an inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit. There is undersurface space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer, ceramic floor tiles and ample space for the placement of a large fridge and freezer. Strip light to ceiling and access to a small loft space.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM SUITE An appealing dual-aspect bedroom suite with front and side facing uPVC double glazed windows having some outlook. Coving to ceiling.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM A luxury en-suite with Porcelanosa tiling to walls and a three piece suite comprising a Porcelanosa pedestal wash hand basin with mirror, shelf and shaver light over, a Porcelanosa WC and a large shower cubicle with Grohe shower with dual controls. Side-facing uPVC opaque glazed window, coving to ceiling, spotlights and a ladder style radiator/towel rail.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING An attractive space with some outlook through the feature high-level window. Feature timber balustrade, display ledge, wall light and panelled doors to the principal first floor rooms. A panel door also opens to a large walk-in airing/linen cupboard which houses the Worcester condensing boiler and the large hot water cylinder, as well as having slatted shelving and access to eaves space.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE A superb light and spacious master bedroom suite with a front-facing uPVC double glazed window enjoying superb views over the surrounding area towards nearby and distant countryside, taking in views towards the estuary, Archbrook and Coombe Cellars, as well as the rolling hills above the Teign. Window seat with chest of drawer unit beneath, built-in bedroom furniture comprising a wardrobe and a further chest of drawers. A panel door opens to a useful walk-in dressing room with hanging rails, shelving and light. Wall lights to either side of the bed space, coving to ceiling and a panel door opens to the....

LUXURY EN-SUITE BATHROOM A stylish, high quality en-suite with Porcelanosa tiling and a three piece suite comprising an oval bath with Grohe shower with dual controls over and a mixer tap. There is a Porcelanosa WC and a Porcelanosa twin wash hand basin with mirror, shaver point and light over as well as drawers beneath. There is a built-in dressing table unit with an area of surface, drawers below and a further mirror and light above. Ladder-style radiator/towel rail and spotlights to ceiling.

FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM 2 A spacious dual aspect room with a side-facing uPVC double glazed window having some outlook and a rear-facing uPVC double glazed window having good estuary views, similar to those described in the master bedroom suite. Coving to ceiling, spotlights and access to eaves storage space.

FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM 3 With a rear-facing uPVC double glazed window enjoying superb views similar to those described from the master bedroom suite, access to eaves storage space and coving to ceiling.

FAMILY BATHROOM Another attractive space with a large opaque glazed Velux-style window and a high-quality, four-piece suite with ceramic tiled surrounds, comprising a deep panelled bath with mixer set, a WC and a wall-mounted wash hand basin with heated mirror above, a shaver point and drawers beneath. There is also a walk-in shower cubicle with dual controls, spotlights, and a ladder-style radiator/towel rail.

OUTSIDE From the approach lane, gated access opens to the long sweeping driveway with high natural borders and an adjoining area of bedding, well-stocked with mature shrubs and a large Magnolia. The driveway opens to the parking and entrance areas immediately in front of the property, with this area and the driveway combining to provide parking for numerous vehicles. There is a GARAGE with a metal up and over door, power and light. Beside the garage there is a further up and over door which opens to a useful EXTERNAL WORKSHOP/STORE. A ramp with balustrade and handrail provides easy pedestrian access to the entrance area, and a five bar gate opens from the driveway to a further area of hardstanding to the side. To the other side of the property there is a feature Mediterranean-style courtyard area with a westerly aspect, being part paved and laid to gravel. To the rear of the house, immediately behind there is a superb part under-cover terrace/veranda, with this area being a wonderful spot to sit and contemplate the outstanding views over the gardens towards nearby and distant countryside and the estuary. This area is laid to paving, and is principally enclosed by a cast iron balustrade and provides a great spot for al-fresco dining and outdoor entertaining etc. From the terrace, steps descend to the main expanse of garden, which is of a very good size, with the total plot extending to around half an acre. The garden is laid to broad sweeps of lawn with various areas of mature bedding stocked with a profusion of shrubs, flowering plants and palms etc. There are mature apple trees, a greenhouse and a lower level of lawn adjoins a productive vegetable garden. At the end of the plot there is a further large area of bedding with mature Laurels and an area planted to shrubs and Rhododendrons with a mature Cherry Tree. Beside this there is a further area laid to mature fruit trees. There are Bamboos and an area of nature garden with a small stream running through.

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Features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Receptions
  • AN ATTRACTIVE DETACHED PROPERTY SET ON A PREDOMINANTLY SOUTH-FACING PLOT OF AROUND HALF AN ACRE
  • SPACIOUS RECEPTION HALL AND GALLERIED LANDING
  • SITTING ROOM AND DINING ROOM
  • BOTH OPENING TO A WONDEFUL TERRACE
  • STYLISH KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM AND A USEFUL UTILITY/BOOT ROOM
  • FOUR BEDROOMS (TWO WITH LUXURY EN-SUITES)
  • LUXURY FOUR PIECE FAMILY BATHROOM
  • WONDERFUL GARDENS AND GROUNDS
  • GOOD VIEWS TOWARDS THE ESTUARY AND BEYOND
  • SWEEPING DRIVEWAY
  • GARAGE AND WORKSHOP

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