3 bedroom detached house
Teignmouth Road, Teignmouth TQ14
- Detached, three bedroom residence
- Modernisation required
- Garden room and separate dining room
- Fabulous sea views
- Spacious utility room
- Kitchen with larder cupboard
- Wet room
- Generous sized mater bedroom
- Two garages
- Garden store
An opportunity to purchase a spacious detached residence, in need of refurbishment and modernisation with three double-bedrooms, two garages, ample parking, a balcony and an extensive rear garden with fabulous views of the sea, on the outskirts of the seaside town of Teignmouth.
A sloping tarmac driveway provides parking for several cars and leads to two separate single garages, one with lights and power and a room beneath which also has an en suite shower room, all requiring renovation. Steps lead down to paved terrace and the entrance at the side of the property. Inside, it is spacious and light with excellent potential to become a stunning forever home and a viewing is essential. The entrance hallway is carpeted and leads into an inner hallway with solid wood parquet flooring, a carpeted staircase rising to the first floor, currently fitted with a stairlift and with a handy storage cupboard beneath. An archway leads into a study or a fourth single-bedroom if required, beside it a convenient ground-floor cloakroom with a WC and basin. A utility room has a door to the driveway, a sink unit and some base units, wall-cabinets and worktops, and with floor space and plumbing for a washing machine and other appliances.
A stable-style door leads into the kitchen/breakfast room which is a good size and filled with light from dual-aspect windows. It has a vinyl floor, worktops in a marble effect, tiled splashbacks and some fitted units with matching wall-cabinets providing ample cupboard space. There is a range of fitted appliances that all need replacing, including a double-oven, microwave, gas hob with an extractor hood, space beneath the worktop for white goods. There is a stainless-steel double-sink with a mixer tap beneath the window, a breakfast bar, great for casual dining, and a deep larder cupboard with shelving for groceries.
Off the hallway there is a separate dining room which is a decent size with display shelving, panelled walls and a gas fire, and plenty of space for eight or ten around a table, ideal for a dinner party or a family celebration, and there is a handy serving hatch to the kitchen. French doors lead into a sunroom which has an oak-effect vinyl floor and sliding patio doors to the garden, all with fabulous sea views. The living room is a wonderful room of generous proportions. It is carpeted and has picture rails, and a large fireplace is fitted with a gas fire and a back boiler for the central heating and hot water. A wide archway allows the room to flow into a garden room, which has full-width windows taking advantage of the fabulous views over the garden and the sea beyond.
Upstairs, the master bedroom is a huge double, filled with light form a window to the side and wide sliding patio doors which open onto an extensive balcony with a galvanised-steel balustrade, making a wonderful outside space for sharing a bottle of wine and taking in the panoramic sea view, with Portland visible on a clear day. It has built-in wardrobes, providing clothes storage, on either side of the chimney breast which also has a gas fire. There are two further bedrooms, both doubles, one with a built-in wardrobe beside the chimney breast and dual-aspect windows providing superb sea views, and the other currently set up as an office, ideal for those working from home. A wet room has a sealed vinyl floor and fully-tiled walls containing a large shower area and beside it a separate cloakroom with a WC and basin. The landing has a deep airing cupboard containing a hot water cylinder and slatted shelving for linen, and a hatch in the ceiling has a drop-down ladder for ease of access into the loft space, which is well-insulated, has a light, and provides extensive additional storage.
Outside, the rear garden is extensive and gently sloping with small pond beneath a bush, and a large area of lawn bordered by mature hedges on three sides. Nearest the house there is a split-level terrace of paving, the higher level having a wrought iron balustrade, making a wonderful, private outside space for entertaining, be it alfresco dining or a barbecue. Towards the bottom of the lawn there is a small chicken-wired enclosure, and a gap in the bottom hedge leads onto a hidden path a somewhat derelict sunroom perched atop the cliff, which is an absolutely breath-taking vantage point with superb views of the sea and Devon coastline towards Torbay, with Thatcher rock and Berry Head in the distance. A path leads up the side of the property where is there a derelict timber shed, and a door into a handy basement garden store, which has lights and provides storage for a lawnmower and gardening tools. There is quite a deep pond with an electric motor to the right-hand side of the front of the house, There is also an outside tap for watering and the path continues around to the front of the property to the driveway.
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