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5 bedroom detached house for sale
- Substantial 5 bedroom detached house
- B & B potential
- Outstanding views across Slapton Ley and out to sea
- Kitchen/Breakfast room and separate Dining Room
- Utility and Sun Room
- 4 first floor and 1 ground floor bedrooms
- Garage and parking
- Garden and patio
Kingsbridge 7 miles Salcombe 13 miles Dartmouth 7 miles
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
Torcross is a picturesque village overlooking Start Bay midway between the historic town of Dartmouth and bustling market town of Kingsbridge. It is set in a beautiful stretch of the South Devon coastline and is positioned at one end of a three mile stretch of beach known as Slapton Sands. Enclosed and protected by the beach, is a large freshwater lake and bird sanctuary. It has its own village store and family butcher, together with a popular inn and restaurant. There is also a very popular farm shop close by specialising in the growing and selling of home grown and locally produced foods.
A well positioned 5-bedroom detached property with full water views. The Elms offers buyers the opportunity to re-furbish a wonderful family home or run as a Bed & Breakfast establishment. Currently the property benefits from a sun-room off the kitchen & utility area overlooking the rear garden and patio area as well as spacious bedrooms and good sized bathrooms. Single garage and off road parking.
The ACCOMMODATION comprises:-
Double French doors opening to:-
Original tiled floor. Door to:-
Staircase rising to first floor. Ceiling coving, picture rail.
A good sized room with window to front aspect affording lovely views across Slapton Ley to the sea beyond. Ceiling cornicing, picture rail. Feature fireplace with painted mantel and marble tiled hearth. Recessed shelving.
Part obscure glazed door to rear.
Obscure glazed window to side. Picture rail. Built in cupboard with hot water cylinder, slatted shelving. Oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating.
FRONT SUN ROOM
Windows to side and front aspects affording good views across the Ley, surrounding coastline and out to sea.
Fully tiled corner shower cubicle fitted with a thermostatically controlled shower. Pedestal wash hand basin, WC. Obscure glazed window. Partly tiled walls.
A well proportioned room having glazed door to front and giving good views across Slapton Ley to South Devon coastline. Ceiling cornicing, picture rail.
Range of floor and wall based cupboards. Stainless steel sink with double drainer set in wood effect worksurface, tiled splashback. Electric double oven and hob, extractor above. Dishwasher, space for upright fridge/freezer.
Built in understairs storage cupboard. Further storage cupboards. Part obscure glazed door to sun room.
Corner wash hand basin, tiled splashback. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Fitted shelving. Window.
WC. Window to side. Fitted shelving.
REAR SUN ROOM
Dual aspect windows to side and rear overlooking garden. Sliding patio doors. Ceramic tiled floor.
Space for chest freezers. Windows to rear and side. Ceramic tiled floor.
Original stained glass window. Picture and dado rails. Painted balustrade and rail. Access to partly boarded roof space with retractable ladder.
Good sized double bedroom with window to front aspect giving fabulous sea views. Circular porthole window. Vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboard below, tiled splashback.
A bright double bedroom with window to front enjoying superb coastal views. Porthole window. Vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboard below, tiled splashback.
Good sized double bedroom with window to rear overlooking garden and farmland beyond. Vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboard below, tiled splashback.
Single bedroom with window to front enjoying coastal views. Corner pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashback.
With fully tiled shower cubicle fitted with thermostatically controlled shower. Suite comprising bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC. Partly tiled walls. Vinyl flooring. Window. Extractor fan.
Up and over door, power and light.
Off road parking to the front of the property for 2 cars. Double timber gates lead to a gravelled pathway to the house. To the side is a tarmaced driveway leading to the garage and providing parking for a further 2 cars. The front garden is well maintained being laid to lawn with shrub and flower borders including azaleas and camellias. In front of the property is a patio seating area.
The rear garden has a patio, accessed from the Sun Room, the remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with established shrub and flower borders. Small coal store. Block built workshop with window, power and light.
Beside the property is a timber framed greenhouse. Cold water and oil tanks. Cold water tap.
Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.
Currently Band G.
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.
Very strictly by appointment only through Marchand Petit (Kingsbridge office). Tel 01548 857588.
From Kingsbridge take the A379 Dartmouth coastal road and after about 7 miles you will reach the village of Torcross, continue into the village and just past Dockeys Lane on the right take a gravelled driveway which runs back behind the roadside properties and leads to The Elms.
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