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5 bedroom detached villa for sale

Forder Lane, Bishopsteignton, Teignmouth


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This superb property is situated on the edge of the village and enjoys lovely southerly views of the Teign Estuary & comprises sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen/diner, utility, five bedrooms, two with en suite, family bathroom, sun deck with stunning estuary views and swimming pool.


This superb property is situated on the edge of the village and enjoys lovely southerly views of the Teign Estuary.  It is set well back from the lane and approached via automatic gates and its own sweeping driveway.

Orchard Cottage has been significantly extended and renovated so that it now provides very spacious and beautifully presented accommodation which takes full advantage of the superb estuary views.  The house has recently been tastefully decorated in appealing neutral colours and features solid oak flooring to many rooms.  The versatile layout includes separate sitting and formal dining rooms, a study and a  fabulous kitchen/dining room with oak units, polished granite worktops and a useful adjoining utility room.  There are three ground floor bedrooms served by a stylish contemporary bathroom and a large reception hall  with a fine solid oak staircase rising to the first floor with a stunning sun deck and wonderful master and guest bedroom suites.  The principal areas of garden lie to the front of the property where they enjoy views of the estuary.  A secluded heated swimming pool area is set within an attractive terrace which again, benefits from lovely views.   Planning permission has been granted to build over this area creating an indoor pool.  All principal rooms have been hard-wired with internet cabling.  Bishopsteignton is a picturesque village, situated on the eastern side of the Teign estuary, just 12miles from the Cathedral City of Exeter and three miles from the coastal resort of Teignmouth.  The village offers an excellent range of local amenities and the convenient location offers easy access into Exeter via the nearby A380 dual carriageway.  There are mainline railway links and both Teignmouth and Newton Abbot (each approximately 3 miles).

Panelled front door with obscure double glazed side panes to....


Tiled flooring, patterned glass door to....


Oak flooring and solid oak staircase, coved ceiling, three radiators, video intercom connecting with the main gates.

LOUNGE 21' 1'' x 17' 4''  (6.44m x 5.3m)

Double glazed patio doors and picture windows giving fine southerly views to the estuary. Wood burning stove set within a brick fireplace with an oak mantel, oak flooring, coved ceiling, wall light points, TV aerial point, two radiators, double glazed french doors to the pool area.

DINING ROOM 17' 4'' x 16' 9''  (5.3m x 5.13m)

Double glazed picture windows with views to the estuary, oak flooring coved ceiling, radiator, a pair of glazed doors with matching side panels to....

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM17' 4'' x 16' 9''  (5.3m x 5.13m)

Extensively fitted with oak units with concealed lighting and polished granite worktops with tiled splashbacks.  "Franke" double bowl stainlesssteel sink unit, dishwasher, Britannia range style cooker with fan assisted extractor hood over, coved ceiling, spotlights, tiled floor, two radiators, telephone point, double glazed picture window and a view to the estuary.  Door to....

BEDROOM 5 17' 5'' x 7' 10''  (5.33m x 2.41m)

A dual aspect room with double glazing and a view to the estuary, radiator, coved ceiling, telephone point, TV aerial point,double glazed door to driveway.

UTILITY ROOM 13' 7'' x 8' 3''  (4.16m x 2.53m)

Stainless steel sink unit and polished granite worktop with a tiled splashback. Oak base unit and space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer.  Vaillant gas central heating boiler, coved ceiling, tiled floor, radiator, double glazed window, airing cupboard with radiator, door connecting with the double garage.

BEDROOM 3 17' 7'' x 10' 0''  (5.37m x 3.06m)

Coved ceiling, radiator, TV aerial point, part double glazed door to the pool area.

BEDROOM 4 14' 0'' x 9' 6''  (4.28m x 2.91m)

Coved ceiling, radiator, telephone point, TVaerial point, door connecting with....

STUDY 8' 3'' x 6' 6''  (2.52m x 2m)

An obscure glazed window, oak flooring, coved ceiling, radiator, door connecting with bedroom 4.


Superbly appointed and featuring a white double ended bath, walk in shower with glazed screen, twin vanity units with oak cabinets beneath, shaver point, close coupled WC, coved ceiling, tiled flooring, extractor, contemporary heated towel rail, obscured window.


Oak flooring and double glazed french doors with side panels giving a lovely view south to the estuary and the hills beyond and accessing the large SUN DECK with stainless steel railing and superb views.  Radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE21' 0'' into wide dormer window x 16'4''  (6.41m x 5m)

Double glazed window with wonderful views of the estuary, twin velux double glazed windows, two radiators, spotlighting,wall light points, TV aerial point, telephone point, pair of panelled doors into large walk in wardrobe with spotlighting, further door to....


White double ended bath with tiled surround, walk in shower with glazed screen, ceramic sink unit with tiled splashback and a cabinet beneath, close coupled WC, extractor, velux double glazed window, contemporary heated towel rail, tiled floor.

GUEST BEDROOM SUITE 22' 5'' into wide dormer window  x 15' 7'' (6.85m x 4.77m)

The double glazed window gives further lovely views to the river, twin velux double glazed windows, wall light points, two radiators, telephone point, TV aerial point, walk in storage cupboard and access to boarded eaves storage.  Door to....

DRESSING ROOM/WALK IN WARDROBE8' 6'' x 8' 1''  (2.61m x 2.48m)

Sloping ceiling, radiator.


White double ended bath and a stylish glass vanity unit with a tiled splashback, large walk in shower with glazed screens, close coupled WC, contemporary heated towel rail, frosted double glazed window, tiled floor.


Orchard Cottage is set well back from the road and approached via remote controlled timber gates and its own sweeping driveway to a wider parking area in front of the INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE 6.05m x 5.30m (19'10" x 17'5") with automatic sectional door, double glazed window, power and lighting and door connecting with the house.    The gardens lie mainly to the front of the house and largely comprise an extensive lawned area with views towards the river and the hills beyond.    To the side of the house is a secluded HEATED SWIMMING POOL with terrace. SERVICES  mains water, gas and electricity are available.  There is a private drainage system and gas fired central heating.














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Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2016


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