Teignmouth Office


For Sale £825,000




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Individually-designed detached residence in a "tucked-away" position, close to the heart of this popular estuary village. Two receptions, conservatory, kitchen, utility, study, five bedrooms, (three with balconies, one en-suite) and bathroom. Garage, south-west-facing gardens and countryside views.

LOCATION Thorn Orchard is beautifully-positioned, being tucked-away with a predominantly south-westerly orientation in the ever-popular village of Combeinteignhead. The popular Teign Estuary village of Combeinteignhead has a good sense of community with a village hall, the popular Wild Goose public house and the Coombe Cellars, a public house and eatery in a superb waterside setting where there is also a dingy sailing club, as well as being a popular spot for windsurfing and water skiing etc. The slightly larger village of Stokeinteignhead lies around a mile away and has a well-regarding primary school a community shop and a farm shop nearby. The position offers good access to Newton Abbot, which lies around three miles away with the Penn Inn roundabout offering immediate access to the South Devon highway and a fast link to Exeter and the M5 via the A380. The popular coastal village of Shaldon is around 2-miles away, a beautiful village with a sandy beach, 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. The larger seaside town of Teignmouth is around three miles away and has a lovely promenade, a supermarket and a range of education options including Trinity School, offering both private primary and secondary education. There are mainline rail links to London Paddington from Teignmouth and Newton Abbot. Additionally the renowned Torquay boys and girls Grammar schools are within relatively easy reach.

DESCRIPTION Built in 1989, Thorn Orchard is a relatively modern, individually-designed property that offers around over 2500 square feet of attractive and well laid-out accommodation. The entrance porch opens to a welcoming entrance hall with fantastic mahogany staircase and feature large reveals above. The sitting room is a fantastic room, opening to a large conservatory and having feature timber-panelled walls and an open fireplace. The dining room is another spacious room, with both reception rooms opening to the outside providing a good sense of inside/outside living. There is a stylish, good quality kitchen with integrated appliances and a useful utility/boot room. Also to the ground floor there is study. To the first floor there are five bedrooms, three of which have fantastic balconies enjoying fabulous rural views and there is an en-suite shower room to the master. Additionally there is a luxury five-piece family bathroom and a useful store room. Outside a cobbled driveway provides ample parking extending to a carport and a further gravelled parking area. There is also a well-proportioned garage with adjoining workshop. The gardens at Thorns Orchard are particularly lovely with beautiful and relatively level south-facing lawns and terraces, with the gardens adjoining a babbling stream with views towards an orchard and open rolling countryside beyond. There are photo-voltaic panels and a shared private drainage system.

From the cobbled entrance driveway, a brick-paved entrance step is approached with feature canopy and timber-work over. A timber-framed opaque glazed entrance door opens to the....

ENTRANCE PORCH Quarry tiled floor, coving to ceiling with central rose, coat hook and a side facing timber framed double glazed window. A timber framed glazed inner door opens to the....

RECEPTION HALL A fantastic light and welcoming space with oak flooring and an open-tread mahogany staircase rising to the first floor with galleried landing over, full height double glazed panels on the half landing and a triple skylight above. Understairs store cupboard, night storage heater and timber panelled doors open to the principal ground floor rooms. Front facing timber-framed full-height double glazed window taking in pleasant views towards parts of the picturesque village.

CLOAKROOM WC Opaque double glazed window, WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with mosaic style tiled surround. Ceramic floor tiles, coving to ceiling and a heated towel rail.

STUDY With a timber framed double glazed window overlooking the garden, coving to ceiling, electric panel heater and a wall-mounted cupboard.

SITTING ROOM An appealing light and spacious dual aspect room with coving to the ceiling and feature dado-height oak panelling to walls. There is a feature fireplace with a carved timber surround and mantle over, a raised hearth and an inset grate for open fire. Aluminium-framed double glazed sliding patio doors open to the garden and through these doors good views are enjoyed towards nearby and distant countryside. Two night storage heaters and uPVC double glazed sliding patio doors open to the....

CONSERVATORY A large conservatory with feature marble floor tiles and multiple uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the garden. Views across the lawn towards the countryside beyond and uPVC double glazed doors open to the garden.

DINING ROOM A spacious dining room providing an attractive entertaining space with coving to the ceiling. Aluminium-framed sliding patio doors open to the garden and have lovely rural views towards nearby meadows and orchard. Night storage heater.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Another lovely room with large ceramic floor tiles and spotlights to the ceiling, as well as a timber framed double glazed window having lovely rural views as described. The kitchen is fitted with a good-quality range of floor and wall-mounted units, there are extensive areas of polished granite work surface with an inset one and a quarter bowl, single drainer, stainless steel sink unit and tiled surrounds. built-in four-ring ceramic hob with filter over, built in double oven/combination grill, built-in dishwasher and built-in fridge. A recessed area provides ample space for a dining table and chairs. Night storage heater. From the kitchen a timber panel door opens to the....

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM A good, practical space with a timber framed glazed door opening to an undercover outside area. Ceramic floor tiles, fitted unit with timber-fronted cupboard and drawer and a roll-edge worksurface with inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Under-surface space and plumbing for a washing machine. Side and rear facing timber-framed double glazed window, coving to ceiling and coat hooks.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A spacious first floor landing with feature galleried area with glazed and mahogany balustrades and the aforementioned triple skylight affording good views towards parts of the village and the church tower. Full height timber framed double glazed windows with tilting upper panels afford good views over parts of the picturesque village. Timber panel doors to the first floor rooms, coving to ceiling and night storage heater. Access to loft space, double timber doors open to a good-sized cupboard with shelf. Timber panelled door to large airing cupboard with slatted shelving and the hot water cylinder.

STORE ROOM A useful space with velux double glazed window and storage shelves and coat hooks.

BEDROOM 1 An attractive and spacious dual aspect room with front facing, timber framed double glazed windows affording some views and sliding aluminium framed double glazed patio doors opening onto a fantastic timber-decked balcony with feature cast iron balustrade and canopy over, providing a lovely spot to contemplate the peaceful rural surroundings and countryside views. Double panel doors open to a recessed wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM With ceramic floor tiles having under-floor heating and feature ceramic wall tiles. 3-piece suite comprising a Porcelanosa wash hand basin set on a vanity unit with heated mirror above, mixer set and drawer below, tiled shower cubicle with power shower having dual controls and WC. Timber framed opaque double glazed window.

BEDROOM 2 Another lovely bedroom with aluminium framed double glazed doors opening to a balcony, matching that described in principal bedroom suite and affording good views as described. Coving to ceiling and panel timber doors open to a recessed wardrobe.

BEDROOM 3 With timber-block flooring, coving to ceiling and aluminium framed double glazed doors open to a balcony as described in the previous two bedrooms with good rural views. Double timber panel doors open to a recessed wardrobe with shelf.

BEDROOM 4 With double glazed velux style window having some outlook towards parts of the village. Wall-mounted electric radiator and double panelled doors open to a built-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 5 A particularly spacious, dual aspect room with timber framed double glazed windows to either side affording some outlook. Coving to ceiling, access to loft space and double panel timber doors open to a built in wardrobe with cupboard beside. A timber door also opens to useful eaves storage space.

FAMILY BATHROOM A luxury family bathroom with full height tiling to walls and a five piece suite comprising a panelled bath, a bidet, a WC, a wall mounted wash hand basin with drawer beneath and recessed shower cubicle with Mira Sport shower, coving to ceiling, mirror with shaver light, heated towel rail, medicine cabinet, opaque double glazed window.

OUTSIDE Thorn Orchard has a shared private driveway approach which leads to an open-gated entrance to the private cobbled driveway. This provides a good parking area for several vehicles and opens to an under-cover carport laid to gravel, which in turn opens to a further gravelled area adjoining the garden, ideal for the storage of a boat or trailers etc. Also accessed from the driveway, a timber "up and over" door with security light beside opens to the garage with two side-facing windows, power and light. The garage opens to a useful WORKSHOP, set at the rear with A window, a door to the outside, shelving, power and light.

Thorn Orchard benefits from particularly lovely gardens laid to broad sweeps of level lawn and paved seating areas. The gardens enjoy a pleasant south-westerly aspect and sit within a sheltered valley, with the lawns adjoining a babbling stream beyond which there is a natural boundary which adjoins an orchard and rolling meadow. There is a good array of specimen shrubs and trees to include a mature magnolia, three apple trees and a eucalyptus. Set at a lower level, steps descend to a paved terrace adjoining the stream and there is a useful undercover store extending from the roof line, ideal for bins/log storage etc. There is outside lighting and a water tap.

AGENTS NOTE The property has the benefit of Solar Photovoltaic panels and prospective purchasers should take appropriate legal advice with regards to the ownership, feed in tariff payments and any third party agreements that may be in place.


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