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For Sale: £1,000,000 Offers In Excess Of

A fantastic modern country house set in a beautiful location. Well-appointed accommodation extending to around 4000 sq ft, as well as sweeping gardens and grounds with the plot extending to approaching 2 acres. Fantastic bespoke kitchen/dining room, large receptions and six bedrooms (two Ensuite.)

LOCATION Humber Croft is beautifully located with a country lane approach being set just over a mile from the fringes of the popular estuary village of Bishopsteignton. The setting offers a great sense of peace and tranquillity, with the property being surrounded by beautiful rolling Devon farmland and countryside as well as being close to the historic Lindridge Park estate. Extensive amenities and major road and rail links are relatively close by and easily accessible, as are good educational options. Primary education is available at Bishopsteignton and the renowned Grammar Schools are set around 10-mies away in Torquay. The seaside town of Teignmouth, which lies around four miles away, has a community college and Trinity School, offering private education at primary and secondary level. Teignmouth also has a promenade and sandy beaches, two supermarkets, a wide range of amenities and a mainline rail link to London Paddington. Teignmouth golf course sits around 1.5 miles away on the hills above the town and the nearby B3192 offers fast access to the A380 linking to the M5. The Cathedral City and county town of Exeter with its Red Brick University, private and public schools, fine dining and shopping at the Princesshay shopping centre lies around 14-miles away.

DESCRIPTION Humber Croft is a modern detached country house, completed in 2004 with attractive external period styling and an enviable position with sweeping gardens and ground of approaching two acres. The house offers many outstanding features with a beautiful entrance verandah opening to a welcoming entrance hall with polished stone floor tiles. A real feature of the property and the "hub" for the house is the fabulous farmhouse-style kitchen/dining room with extensive bespoke units, integrated appliances, an Alpha Range and log burner. The lovely sitting room also has a log burner, as does the spacious drawing room and there is a useful utility/boot room as well as a cloakroom at ground floor level. The six bedrooms and family bathroom are arranged over the upper two floors, with the master bedroom suite having a fantastic luxury four piece en-suite bathroom and a dressing room. Bedroom two also has an en-suite shower room. There are high quality finishes throughout the property and many of the windows enjoy lovely views across the sweeping grounds towards the countryside beyond. The gardens and grounds are a truly outstanding feature of this property, comprising sweeping lawns, a pergola walkway and superb terraces and outside entertaining areas etc.

From the sweeping brick paved entrance driveway a beautiful open entrance verandah is approached with feature timber work. The verandah extends to the side of the house, is attractively tiled and has external power points and lighting. A large panelled entrance door opens to the....

RECEPTION HALL A beautiful and imposing entrance with polished stone floor tiles and double opening doors to the principal rooms as well as a turning staircase with a feature balustrade and understairs cupboard rising to the first floor. Radiator.

SITTING ROOM A lovely dual aspect room with a front facing uPVC double glazed window overlooking the beautiful rolling countryside and a side facing uPVC double glazed French doors overlooking and opening to the lovely gardens and grounds. Feature fireplace with carved timber surround and a tiled hearth upon which there is a log burning stove. Spotlights to ceiling.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM A fantastic dual aspect room and a real "show piece" for the house. The kitchen area is fitted with a bespoke range of floor and wall mounted units with oak cupboard door and drawer fronts. There are extensive areas of polished granite work surface with an under-mounted large double bowl ceramic sink. There is a large island unit with timber block worksurface and further under-mounted Butler-style sink with mixer set, additional cupboards and drawers and a built in dishwasher beneath. There are two built in fridges and a focal point for the room is the fantastic Alpha Range, being set within a feature rustic stonework chimney breast with heavy timber beam over, tiled surround and cupboards to either side. Two front facing uPVC double glazed windows have fantastic country views and rustic exposed timber floorboards extend throughout this space. There are two radiators and the dining room provides space for a large farmhouse-style table and chairs and has feature exposed stonework to one wall as well as a feature raised granite hearth set on stonework with log burning stove. uPVC double glazed French doors with full height windows to either side lead to and overlook the external terrace and lawns. The kitchen opens to the....

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM With ceramic floor tiles and three uPVC double glazed doors opening to the outside of the front, side and rear of the property with one of these doors opening to a "dog pen." There is an area of roll-edge laminate worksurface with under-mounted Butler-style sink, cupboards and space and plumbing for a washing machine with dishwasher beside and a further appliance space. A high-level cupboard houses the electricity trip switches, there is an extractor fan and a front facing uPVC double glazed window has superb country views. Radiator.

CLOAKROOM/WC Dado height ceramic tiling, ceramic floor tiles, radiator, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Extractor fan and uPVC opaque double glazed window.

DRAWING ROOM Another lovely and spacious triple aspect room with multiple uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the grounds and countryside and uPVC double glazed French doors open to the garden. In the main part of the room there is a feature fireplace with carved surround and slate tiled hearth, upon which there is a log burning stove. There are exposed floorboards throughout this space as well as two radiators. The main body of the room opens to an additional DINING AREA, a lovely space for entertaining with good views across the grounds and beyond.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A spacious landing with panelled doors to the principal first floor rooms. Double doors open to a large airing cupboard housing the large hot water cylinder, additional electricity trip switches and slatted shelving. Stairs rise to the second floor.

BEDROOM 1 A lovely bedroom suite, being dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows having lovely views across the gardens and lawns as well as taking in views towards nearby rolling countryside and Humber Down woods. Radiator.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM An attractive en-suite with full height ceramic tiling to the walls and a three piece suite comprising a curved shower cubicle with electric shower, a WC and pedestal wash hand basin. uPVC double glazed window with good rural views as described.

BEDROOM 2 Another good-sized room with three built-in double wardrobes with attractive panelled doors, two radiators and two front facing uPVC double glazed windows with good views across rolling farmland towards Humber Down.

BEDROOM 3 Another dual aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the grounds and beyond, three built in double wardrobes.

BEDROOM 4 Rear facing uPVC double glazed window overlooking the grounds. Radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM A large bathroom with a rear facing uPVC double glazed window overlooking the grounds and a white four piece suite comprising a Whirlpool bath, a WC, a pedestal wash hand basin and a curved shower cubicle with electric shower. Full height tiling to walls, radiator, spotlights to ceiling and heated towel rail.


PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE A fantastic principal bedroom with the main body of the room having two uPVC double glazed windows with good views towards rolling countryside and Humber Down. Two radiators, spotlights and double doors open to a fantastic walk-in DRESSING ROOM with hanging rails and shelves, a radiator and a Velux-style window overlooking the grounds, as well as having spotlights.

LUXURY EN-SUITE BATHROOM A beautiful high quality en-suite with a four-piece suite comprising a deep oval bath set in a marble-effect surround with mixer set and panelling below, a large shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower and twin wash hand basins set into an area of marble effect surface with mixer set and cupboards below and a WC. Radiator and a uPVC double glazed window overlooks rolling countryside and Humber Down. Spotlights to ceiling.

SECOND FLOOR BEDROOM 2 Spotlights to ceiling, velux style double glazed window, recessed hanging rails, access to loft space, door opens to eaves storage space. Radiator.

OUTSIDE Hunber Croft is approached by a shared private lane. A splayed entrance with feature stone and brick pillars and outside lighting opens to the extensive brick-paved driveway, which provides parking for numerous vehicles. Beside this there is a beautiful sweeping lawn with various inset shrubs and trees to include walnut trees and cherry trees etc. A beautiful pergola walkway with climbing plants to include wisteria and roses and having borders to either side stocked with hydrangeas and outside lighting, bisects the grounds and provides a wonderful feature. To the rear of the property there are further expansive sweeping lawns with various inset trees including fruit trees etc. Immediately behind there is a paved pathway with outside lighting above and a raised paved terrace enclosed by low level stone walling with power points etc, being a perfect spot for outdoor entertaining and alfresco dining etc. The aforementioned pergola walkway opens to a gate, which in turn opens to a more rustic area of side garden, currently housing various store units and sheds etc with this area opening to the approach lane and also having a large area of lawn/meadow. The entire plot is primarily enclosed by natural borders with mature trees and shrubs.

AGENTS NOTE The property has a private water supply, private drainage and oil-fired central heating. We also understand that planning permission exists to construct a garage within the side grounds - further information can be provided is required.

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