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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Radway Street, Bishopsteignton, Teignmouth


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Occupying an elevated position within the South Devon village of Bishopsteignton, this period house and annexe, reputedly designed by the Regency architect John Nash, has many charming character features on display including an interesting turreted internal staircase to the master bedroom.

Situated on the northern fringe of the village and backing onto a vineyard, there is easy access to a range of local amenities including inns, primary school, post office/store, garage and health services.

The nearby A381 which runs alongside the River Teign connects to the coastal resort of Teignmouth and to the village of Shaldon where there are many leisure opportunities for sailing, angling and other water based pursuits.  More comprehensive shopping, education and healthcare are to be found at the market town of Newton Abbot.

Historic timber and leaded glass front door opening into....

ELEGANT FEATURED DINING HALL:  5.06m x 3.78m (16' 7" x 12' 5") reducing to 3.48m (11' 5")
With double opening french windows with working shutters giving access and outlook onto the front terrace and lawns, picture rail and cornice, detailed ceiling, four wall light points, arched niche with shelved alcove alongside.  Doors off to....

SITTING ROOM:  5.08m x 4.35m (16' 8" x 14' 3") plus turret staircase.  A delightful dual aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows to front and rear, the rear window being the full width of the room and having an outlook over the rockery style garden and beyond to the lawned garden. To the front, windows and door give access and outlook onto the front terrace and lawn.  Beamed ceiling, open grate stone fireplace with delabole slate hearth and hardwood mantlepiece.  Five wall light points, understairs storage cupboard, staircase set into feature turret rising to master bedroom.  

SNUG:  4.3m x 3.72m (14' 1" x 12' 2")  Dual aspect room with window to side and front, the front window being double opening french windows with working shutters onto the front terrace, cornice, two arch topped chimney alcoves with low level cupboards.  Open grate fireplace.

KITCHEN:  Farmhouse style kitchen with slate flagstone floor, two oven gas Aga and a range of wall and base units with tiled and timber edged work surfaces, stainless steel sink drainer unit, space and plumbing for dishwasher, undertop fridge, ceramic wall tiling and over-counter lighting, window to side and rear.  Beamed ceiling, exposed stone and timber wall.  Multi paned door through to....

REAR LOBBY:  Understairs storage cupboard, door to outside, further doors to....

LAUNDRY ROOM:  1.69m x 1.4m (5' 7" x 4' 7")  Ceramic wall tiling, ceramic floor tiling, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. 

DOWNSTAIRS WC/UTILITY:  3.45m x 1.63m (11' 4" x 5' 4") reducing to 1.28m (4' 2")  Window to side, modern kitchen units with rolled edge work surface and stainless steel sink drainer, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, ceramic wall tiling, shaver point, continuation of ceramic floor tiling.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:  Airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.  High level window.

BEDROOM 1:  5.68m x 4.18m (18' 8" x 13' 9")  uPVC double glazed windows to front and rear, the front window having an outlook over the village to rural farmland and glimpses of the River Teign.  Picture rail, range of fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobes and high level over-bed units and dressing table, tiled and glazed shower enclosure with electric shower, handbasin set into counter top set into vanity cupboard beneath and tiled splashback.  

BEDROOM 2:  4.96m (16' 3") into bay x 3.53m (11' 7")  Bay window to front aspect with similar outlook as bedroom 1, range of fitted wardrobes to one wall, small window to side, fitted dressing table, handbasin set into antique wood countertop with drawers beneath and shelved niche.

BEDROOM 3:  6.52 (21' 5") max into bay x 3.46m (11' 4") max reducing to 2.75m (9' 0")  Ideal as a "bed-sit" or bedroom with dressing room attached, having walk in bay window with double opening french doors giving access and outlook onto the rear garden.  Pedestal wash handbasin with tiled splashback, access to roof space.

BEDROOM 4:  3.63m (11' 11") into bay x 3.19m (10' 6")  uPVC double glazed bay window to front with similar outlook as bedrooms 1 & 2, range of fitted bedroom furniture including handbasin and wardrobes, picture rail.

BEDROOM 5:  2.6m x 1.5m (8' 6" x 4' 11") uPVC double glazed window to front, picture rail, built in shelved cupboard.

BATHROOM:  Modern white bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with twin chrome handgrips with mixer tap, tiled and glazed shower enclosure with electric shower, pedestal wash handbasin and close coupled WC, ceramic wall tiling to each wall, two obscure glazed windows. 

STORAGE ROOM:  3.26m x 1.31m (10' 8" x 4' 4")  

OUTSIDE:  To the front the property is approached up a long tarmacadam driveway from Radway Street, culminating in a turning head with parking facilities for a number of vehicles.  The front garden is principally lawn with mature foliage, providing a great deal of privacy from the road.  The rear garden and DETACHED COTTAGE are particular selling feature of Radway House.  The rear garden is beautifully tended and provides area of paved patio with brick built barbecue and areas of gently sloping and level lawns enclosed to one side by historic Victorian walls.  The gardens enjoy a high degree of privacy and are well stocked with mature trees including Willow, Magnolia and other fruit bearing trees, shrubs and bushes.  The garden is on the northern side of the house, thus has a southerly aspect and enjoys the passage of the sun throughout the day.  In addition can be found soft fruit and vegetable cage, areas of "wild untended" garden to encourage wildlife and more formal flower beds.  Three sheds and greenhouse.

DETACHED 2 BEDROOM COTTAGE:  Ideal for "work from home" office/studio, holiday letting, or dependent relative or conversion to garage if desired with playroom/accommodation over.  Timber multi-paned door opening into....

OPEN PLAN LIVING AREA:  7.44m x 4.57m (24' 5" x 15') reducing to 3.97m (13' 0")  Double opening french doors to front, further window to rear, brick mock fireplace with gas fire and timber mantlepiece, door through to....

KITCHEN/DINER:  3.97m x 2.87m (13' 0" x 9' 5")  Window to front, stainless steel sink drainer, wall hung gas combi boiler, door to hallway, further door to outside, stairs rising to....

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:  Obscured glass window to rear, storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 1:  4.58m x 3.60m (15' 0" x 11' 10")  Squared Oriel style window to front with elevated outlook over the village to nearby fields, range of fitted wardrobes along one wall.

BEDROOM 2:  3.58m x 2.29m (11' 9" x 7' 6")  Window to rear overlooking the extensive rear garden.

BATHROOM:  Panelled bath with twin chrome handgrips with electric shower over, close coupled WC, handbasin set into vanity unit, ceramic wall tiling, velux skylight window, access to undereaves storage.

AGENTS NOTE:  This detached cottage is separately metered for electric and gas and is ideal as a "work from home" studio or office suite or ideal for housing of a dependent relative or just for rental/holiday letting income.

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Added on Rightmove:
09 August 2014

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