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4 bedroom terraced house for sale



Property Description

Key features

  • Coastal, Sea Views, Town
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • 1 Parking Space
  • 3 Garages

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Alta Vista, a 19th century villa with views over Salcombe town towards Batson Creek and Snapes Point. Handsomely refurbished to a high standard, it is a spacious and beautiful terraced home. Purchased by the current owners in 2000, they have carried substantial modernisation and renovations over the past few years, creating a magnificent home with character and style. Of conventional brick construction under a slate roof, many of the original sash windows (although refurbished to a high standard) retain their original glass. There has been some refurbishment over the years and dormers added to the upper floor as well as additional windows to the rear. A newly built garage with ancillary accommodation/play room over has space to house 2 to 3 vehicles or boats and there is also a separate parking space.
From Allenhayes Road an iron gate opens onto a hedged and walled front courtyard with stone flag floor. Part glazed front door surrounded by decorative moulding and transom window above.
Entrance Hallway
Solid wood flooring, secondary part glazed front door with stained glass insets and transom window over. Inner hallway with solid wood floor, Radiator and two painted panel doors with brass knobs to reception room.
Living/Drawing Room
29'2" (max) x 11'6" widening to 13' - 8.89 (max) x 3.51 widening to 3.96 M
Lovely light room with dual aspect sash windows (front and rear), originally two rooms. Feature stone fire place with mantle over and slate hearth. High ceilings and picture rails, Radiators, BT and Television points. Gorgeous views over the garden to the rear towards Batson Creek and Snapes Point.
Cloak Room
With half glazed (obscure glass) door with brass knob, sash window overlooking rear garden, low level W.C. and hand basin.
Stairs lead down to Lower Ground Floor

Kitchen Area
28'6" x 16' (Max) - 8.69 x 4.88 (Max) M
Spacious room, with limestone flooring and a range of full height cupboards with painted blue doors, including integral Fridge/Freezer, further range of floor and wall units with blue doors and pale composite stone work tops incorporating a butler sink and mixer tap over. Integral Dishwasher, oven and hob with extractor and further larder fridge. BT and Television points. There is plenty of room for a table and chairs. Bi-fold doors open onto a wooden decked area leading to the garden.
Utility Room
6'6" x 4'9" - 1.98 x 1.45 M
Plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, W.C., Butler sink/hand Basin, extractor fan.
Stairs and landings
Returning to the Main Entrance Hallway a stair case with wooden hand rails lead up to both the first and second floors, both with wide landings and ceiling lights, radiator and the uppermost landing also has a loft hatch.
Bedroom 1
13'4" x 9'5" - 4.06 x 2.87 M
This room has wonderful views through a double height sash window over the town towards Batson Creek and Snapes Manor. A double bedroom with radiator, wall light, spot lights and BT point.
Bedroom 2
15'8" x 7'7" - 4.78 x 2.31 M
Facing back over the front of the property this room has built in cupboards with slatted shelving. Radiator, sash window.
Wood effect flooring, sash window with obscure glass, white suite comprising W. C. and Bath with part tiled surrounds and glass shower screen. Wall mounted shower and hand held shower head, unit with inset basin and storage under, heated towel rail. Cupboard housing Vailant gas boiler and Megaflow immersion tank.
Bedroom 3
14'10" (max) x 8'4" (max) - 4.52 (max) x 2.54 (max) M
A third Double Bedroom also with glorious views over the town to Batson and Snapes through a PVCu double glazed dormer window.
Bedroom 4/Master
14'3" x 12'11" (Max) - 4.34 x 3.94 M
The largest of the bedrooms facing over the front of the house, currently with views over to Smalls and East Portlemouth through a large PVCu Dormer window, built in cupboards, radiator and spot lights.
Shower Room
Wood laminate flooring, part tiled, small heated 'ladder-style' towel rail, shaver point, W.C., Basin and tiled shower cubicle with bi-fold glass doors.
The garden has been landscaped to provide a number of features and separate areas of interest. The kitchen opens from bi-fold doors onto a part under cover decked area with outside lights. From here steps lead down to a small paved area ideal for morning coffee or an afternoon drink, outside tap. Metal railed steps lead from here to a second, larger, terraced area ideal for barbecuing or eating al-fresco. The gardens then continue with a lawned area and an illuminated path winds down to the garage, the borders are well landscaped and provide a wealth of planting which provide some privacy and colour.
Playroom/Ancillary Accom
22'9" x 10'10 (floor area with reduced headroom) - 6.93 x 3.30 (floor area with reduced headroom) M
Above the garage and approached from the gardens via a paved path is a spacious loft room, which lends it's self ideally to being a teenagers retreat or an oasis away from the bustle of the house. There is electricity supplied to this room and it is carpeted.
22'9" x 10'10 - 6.93 x 3.30 M
Below the playroom accessed via two separate up and over garage doors. The current owners store 2 cars and a boat on a trailer between them. There is an electric supply.
The garage and parking space are approached over a shared lane from Allenhayes Road, the lane is part owned by the owners of Alta Vista, and the parking space is located at the top end of the shared parking area just past the garage. This area is shared with the neighbouring property but a specified space is retained for Alta Vista.
Coming into Salcombe, pass the filling station on the right, go straight on at the crossroads, just after the pedestrian crossing, continue along Main Road for approximately 1/2 mile, turn left into Devon Road and follow this until you come to the junction of Allenhayes Road, turn left here and Alta Vista is located in the terrace almost in front of you.
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