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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Thurlestone, Kingsbridge

Sold by Us £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Extensive wrap around gardens
  • Parking
  • Walking distance to the coastline
  • Two Bathrooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

PUBLIC NOTICE PROPERTY ADDRESS: 5 Old Rectory Gardens, Thurlestone

We are acting on behalf of the mortgages in possession and have received an offer of £475,000 for the above mentioned property.

Any interested parties must submit any higher offers in writing to the agent before exchange of contracts takes place.

Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 1PP

HOW TO GET THERE Proceed out of Kingsbridge on the A381 Salcombe Road through the village of West Alvington and take the second right and join the A379, proceed for a short distance taking the left hand turning signposted Thurlestone. Upon reaching the village take the first turning left into Court Park and proceed down this road, at the end will be a stone pillared entrance marked Thurlestone Mead Road. Turn left into this road and immediately right. Follow this road along for approx. 100yds and take a turning right signposted Old Rectory Gardens. Proceed along this road and Number 5 will be seen on the left hand side.  

SITUATION 5 Old Rectory Gardens is situated on a quiet 'no through road' in the sought after village of Thurlestone within walking distance of the village's amenities and coastline.

The village has a primary school, village shop and post office, church, the Village Inn public house and the 4-star Thurlestone Hotel with private health club facilities. An 18 hole golf course spanning the coastline is within about half a mile and there is a further 18 hole golf course at Bigbury, flanking the mouth of the River Avon.

The south Devon coastal path is within a short walking distance with lovely coastal walks to Hope Cove in the east and Bantham to the west.

Thurlestone Rock is situated just off South Milton Sands which is backed by sand dunes owned by the National Trust and has a café, toilets and car park. The beach is life-guarded during the main holiday season and is a launching point for windsurfers. Behind the beach is South Milton Ley, one of three small wetlands south of the village of South Milton.

The town of Kingsbridge is 4 miles distant and has an excellent range of shops, cafes and restaurants and recreational facilities including health centre, cottage hospital, leisure centre with indoor swimming pool and bowls arena, library, primary schools and the highly regarded Community College.

Salcombe is about 6 miles distant situated at the mouth of Kingsbridge estuary with its beautiful unspoilt harbour. The town has an excellent reputation for sailing and boating and offers a wide range of watersports facilities. There is a good range of shops, restaurants and pubs as well as lovely sandy beaches and spectacular cliff top walking.  

DESCRIPTION 5 Old Rectory Gardens is a detached bungalow situated in a spacious plot overlooking the Rectory Gardens of Thurlestone.

The property benefits from 3 double bedrooms with built in storage cupboards, a family bathroom and separate wet room. The main living accommodation comprises a spacious 'L' shaped living/ dining room with views over the garden and an open fire place, A shakerstyle kitchen and separate utility room and a conservatory. The property has uPVC double glazing throughout and oil fired central heating.

A 'play room' with access to a rear patio and a shower room and store can be found adjoining the main property.

To the front of the property is ample parking and a side access with extra parking/ storage space. The rear garden wraps around the side of the property with paved terraces including a hot tub and a fire pit and in enclosed by a selection of established shrubs and bushes.  


ENTRANCE PORCH. uPVC glazed surround with tiled floor and wooden slatted shelf. Step up to: 

KITCHEN A shaker style kitchen with a range of wall and floor units comprising cupboards and drawers with wooden worksurfaces with 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with drainer. Integrated dishwasher, 4 ring electric hob with electric extractor fan above. NEW WORLD eye level double oven. Range of glass display cupboards and space for tall standing fridge and freezer. Internal window to conservatory and radiator with cover.
Door to: 

UTILITY ROOM A range of white wall and floor units with range of cupboards and drawers with granite effect worksurfaces over with 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Oil fired boiler, airing cupboards with hot water cylinder and wooden slatted shelving.  

LIVING / DINING ROOM A bright and spacious 'L' shaped room with window overlooking rear garden. Open fireplace with stone surround and hearth with wooden mantel piece over. TV point. Glazed sliding door to: 

CONSERVATORY With glazed surround and electric blinds to ceiling. French doors to rear patio, tiled floor.

From the Living room, a door leads to: 

ENTRANCE HALL Sliding doors to the front of the property, built in storage cupboard with hanging space and shelving. Radiator. Door to  

INNER HALLWAY With access to loft space. 

BEDROOM 3 Window to rear aspect, built in storage cupboard with hanging space and shelving. Radiator.  

BEDROOM 2 Window to the side aspect with built in storage cupboard with hanging space and shelving. Radiator.  

BEDROOM 1 Window to rear aspect, built in storage cupboard with hanging space and shelving. Radiator.  

FAMILY BATHROOM With free standing bath with claw feet and antique style taps and hand held shower attachment. Low level WC, pedestal hand basin with taps and vanity unit over, ladder style towel rail.  

SEPARATE WET ROOM Low level WC, wall mounted hand basin with mixer taps, fully tiled, heated ladder style towel rail, electric shower with rain head and hand held shower attachment. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a tarmacked and hard standing area for parking, a wooden fence leads to the side of the property with further storage/ parking space and access to the rear garden.

Directly accessed from conservatory and porch is a patio area ideal for alfresco dining and currently with Hot Tub and space for seating, there is also a step down leading to a further seating area with raised stone built fire pit/ BBQ area with a pedestrian gate access to the communal Rectory gardens. A painted summer house, currently used for storage is also accessed from the patio.

The rest of the garden in laid to lawn and enclosed by established shrubs and bushes with a variety of fruit trees and views in and across the communal gardens.  

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil Fired Central heating. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'F' 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Tel: 01803 861234.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street
Tel: 01548 857474

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Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2016


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