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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Longpark Hill, Maidencombe, Torquay, TQ1


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Tenure: Freehold

Set behind electric gates within a circa HALF ACRE PLOT, Merrimead House is a FINE DETACHED RESIDENCE enjoying OPEN VIEWS OVER ROLLING DEVON FIELDS TO THE SEA AT LYME BAY beyond. The property has been dramatically extended and enhanced within our clients’ ownership to include an INDOOR HEATED SWIMMING POOL COMPLEX and SELF CONTAINED GARDEN ANNEXE. The versatile interior is complimented by generous parking facilities complete with modern DOUBLE GARAGE, whilst there is achieved planning permission for a further first floor bedroom suite and option to construct a stable and tack room within the grounds for those seeking a piece of the good life with livestock or a pony!

The village of Maidencombe is serenely set between the coastal towns of Torquay and Teignmouth, both offering an array of amenities, leisure activities and mooring facilities. The market town of Newton Abbot is also easily accessible with railway station providing direct links to most major cities. Locally, fine dining at Orestone Manor or the traditional ambiance of a village pub can be enjoyed within close proximity and Maidencombe Beach within walking distance. Also nearby is the village of Stokeinteignhead with a highly regarded Primary School.

Master Bedroom 
Two rooms combined via a wide open archway and loosely divided by bedroom and dressing areas. The bedroom area has a double glazed bay window enjoying the open country views and radiator. Open access to the DRESSING ROOM with radiator and double glazed bay window. Two steps lead to the:-

En-Suite Bathroom 
Fitted with a suite of panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, radiator, shaver point, coved ceiling with inset downlighters, wall light points and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 
A dual aspect with double glazed window and French doors opening to a balconette enjoying the open country views. Coved ceiling, radiator and television point. Door to:-

En-Suite Shower Room 1 
White suite of curved shower cubicle, wash hand basin set within a vanity unit and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, chrome heated ladder towel rail, inset ceiling downlighters, extractor fan and double glazed window.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
Arranged in a split level design with the kitchen having a range of fitted units in country cream with roll edged working surfaces and inset one and a half bowl sink unit. Central island unit with solid woodblock working surfaces, integrated wine racks and open shelving. Space for a range cooker with canopy filter hood over and recessed lighting, two integrated fridges and dishwasher. Under unit pelmet lighting and double glazed window enjoying the lovely views. Two steps lead up to the breakfast area featuring a double glazed picture window enjoying the open country and coastal views. Further double glazed window, radiator and stairs leading down to the Home Office.

Utility Room 
Double glazed window, white plank fronted units, inset sink unit and space for automatic washing machine.

Shower Room 
White suite of shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Radiator, extractor fan and double glazed window.

Double electric gates open to the property with panelled entrance door with arched glass detailing.

Reception Hall 
with woodblock flooring, Coved ceiling, radiator, arched double glazed stained glass and leaded light window and further octagonal window. Decorative fireplace with inset living flame effect electric fire.

Sitting Room 
Feature fireplace with oak surround and mantel with inset living flame effect coal gas fire. Coved ceiling, two radiators, television point and telephone point. French doors set within a bay open into the:-

with pitched roof, PVCu double glazed surround and central French doors opening to the DECKED TERRACE where the beautiful country and coastal views are enjoyed.

Dining Room 
A triple aspect with two double glazed windows and two sets of French doors opening to the BALCONY enjoying fine panoramic views across rolling Devon hills to the sea at Lyme Bay. Coved ceiling, two radiators, television point and telephone point.

Bedroom 4 
with character sloping ceilings (restricting head height), radiator and double glazed Velux rooflight.

Bedroom 5 
with character sloping ceilings (restricting head height), radiator, television point and double glazed Velux rooflight.

From the Reception Hall a double glazed door opens to a spiral staircase with double glazed window above allowing ample natural light, leads down to the INDOOR SWIMMING POOL COMPLEX.

Pool Room 
with a selection of double glazed windows, four radiators, tiled floor, water tap and HEATED SWIMMING POOL. Two steps lead to the:-

Changing Rooms/Storage 
with changing facilities, wash hand basin, WC and access to additional underhouse storage. Worktop with inset sink and provision for washing machine.

From the swimming pool French doors lead through to the:-

with arched windows and private entrance door leading to the gardens.

From the Kitchen a staircase with carved newel posts and spindles leads down to the:-

Bedroom 3 
Double glazed window, bank of fitted wardrobes with mirror fronted door and ample hanging rail and shelving space, coved ceiling and radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room 2 
Fitted with a suite of double shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Part tiled walls, shaver point, coved ceiling and double glazed window.

From the Reception Hall a staircase with carved newel posts and spindles rises to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING with storage cupboard and doors to bedrooms four and five.

SAT NAV: TQ1 4TG. From the coast road linking Torquay to Teignmouth (Teignmouth Road A379) on reaching the Jon Glanvill Auto Sales Centre turn left into Stoke Road, then turn left into Longpark Hill and Merrimead will be found on the left hand side.

Annexe Home Office/Bedroom 
Double glazed window, selection of fitted office furniture, radiator, telephone point and external door leading through to:-

Annexe Sitting/Dining Room 
22' 3" x 14' 5" (6.78m x 4.40m) - Patio doors giving direct access and overlooking the gardens with three picture windows, two radiators and open access to the:-

Annexe Kitchen 
14' 5" x 8' 10" (4.40m x 2.70m) - Fitted with a range of white high gloss units with soft close system and solid woodblock working surfaces with inset sink unit and integrated filter system. Integrated Siemens appliances of double oven/microwave, dishwasher and fridge. Wall mounted Worcester boiler, radiator, double glazed window and double glazed door opening to the decked terrace.

Annexe Bathroom 
Contemporary white suite of double ended bath with cascade tap, corner shower with body spray and rain head, wall mounted wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, illuminated wall mirror, chrome towel rail, tiled floor, extractor fan and skylight.

Merrimead stands in a plot of approximately HALF AN ACRE with a selection of TERRACES and PATIO AREAS. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a selection of mature fruit trees and hedged boundaries. Gained planning permission includes the construction of a stable with tack room if required.

Secure electric gates open to the GENEROUS DRIVEWAY PARKING and leads to the:-

Double Garage 
with high pitched roof allowing storage above and remote controlled roller garage door. Power and lighting provided.

Council Tax Band 
'F' (Torbay Council).

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06 February 2016


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