7 bedroom semi-detached house for saleEastcliff, 3 Marine Parade, Shaldon, Devon, TQ14 0DP
Sold STC £1,350,000
Full descriptionFILM TOUR AVAILABLE. EASTCLIFF HOUSE is a large spacious Georgian period property overlooking the beach, estuary and open sea. The accommodation is set largely over 4 floors although there is also a cellar which is accessed by stone steps leading down to a cobbled area.
* BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY * ELEGANT PERIOD WATERSIDE PROPERTY * MAGNIFICENT OUTLOOK * WELL PROPORTIONED HOUSE WITH PERIOD FEATURES * QUALITY FITTED KITCHENS * SEVEN BEDROOMS * GARDEN * POPULAR VILLAGE LOCATION * OFF ROAD PARKING FOR UP TO 4 CARS
Shaldon is a quintessential unspoilt and highly sought South Devon village which nestles quietly on the south bank of the River Teign Estuary.
With Georgian architecture at its very heart, mixed with pretty thatched cottages, meandering donkey-wide lanes and streets, quaint shops and traditional village bowling green,it still retains the charm of its fishing village heritage. In recent years, Shaldon has evolved into a somewhat sophisticated hot-spot for gourmet diners with its several fine restaurants, excellent cafés and coffee shops. The local chefs source an abundance of superb local produce for their menus and fine local wines may be found which are produced by a nearby vineyard.
Shaldon is served by regular bus and taxi services and Teignmouth train station connects to London Paddington. A small open passenger ferry operates from the beach and transports passengers the short, picturesque distance across the estuary to Teignmouth. This historic passenger ferry service is thought to be one of the oldest in England.
Shaldon also boasts four Churches, GP’s surgery, post office, primary school of excellence, a variety of small independent shops including an award winning butchers, an artisan bakery, grocers, pharmacy and village pubs. The many attractions include two sandy beaches with Ness beach being accessed by an exciting smugglers tunnel, small mammal zoo, water sports, sailing, rowing, coastal walks, pitch and putt course and the Botanical gardens which provide beautiful views across the Teign Estuary and Lyme Bay. The Shaldon Water Carnival and Regatta are held annually during August. This is just some of the many things which Shaldon village has to offer residents and visitors alike.
EASTCLIFF HOUSE is a large spacious Georgian period property overlooking the beach, estuary and open sea. The accommodation is set largely over 4 floors although there is also a cellar which is accessed by stone steps leading down to a cobbled area which might easily lend itself to becoming a wine cellar or storage area for water sport or boating equipment. The panoramic views over the water are enviable with the beach being immediately opposite on the other side of a small road.
The property allows plenty of versatility with adaptable accommodation throughout making either a superb family home, spacious living for an extended family, enough space to accommodate dependent relatives or alternatively there is great business potential for home and income.
Currently, the house is split into owners accommodation on the ground floor and with the upper floors being used for holiday letting. The current level of letting generates a modest income of approximately £20,000 but with greater business focus this could be increased. However, the property could also easily revert back to a single residence.
On the ground floor of the property is a modern kitchen with granite work surfaces and a Rayburn. The kitchen is open plan with the sitting room and is fitted with an Aga multi-fuel stove. Both rooms have impressive views over the water. Behind the sitting room is a dining room and a double bedroom with en-suite. Off the hallway is a further W.C./cloakroom and a utility room.
The first floor has a newly fitted kitchen (for the letting unit) again with granite work surfaces. Behind is a study area leading to a newly fitted raised decked sun terrace looking down over the rear garden and giving a delightful place for al-fresco dining. There is also a sitting and dining room on this floor. The second and third floors are bedroom accommodation having 3 bedrooms on the second floor and 2 bedrooms on the third. There are 3 en-suite bedrooms. Behind the house is a further bedroom annex with en-suite shower room looking out over the rear garden.
The charming rear garden is well maintained and enclosed. There is a lawn with patio/barbecue area, raised flower beds, a variety of mature flowering shrubs form the borders and backdrop. Additionally, there is a garden tool store and log storage area under and to the side of the decked sun terrace above.
An important feature of the property is that to the front of the house there is a forecourt with OFF ROAD PARKING for up to 4 cars. To the side of the property is a useful covered way which leads to the entrance door and rear garden. This secure covered area makes an ideal place for perhaps keeping cycles or surfboards etc.,
The property is approached via a spacious forecourt giving a private parking area for up to four cars. Being laid with paviors and bounded by a low brick built wall which incorporates a raised flower bed. A timber, part glazed entrance door opens into a long and useful covered passage way with wire mesh glass roofing and pavior flooring which leads to the main entrance door, cabin/annexe and to the rear garden.
Entrance door opens into :
HALLWAY: A spacious hallway with doors leading off to sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, bathroom, rear utility and with a further door giving access down to the cellar.
SITTING ROOM: 5.52 into bay x 4.33. A delightful bright spacious room with a deep, wide uPVC window overlooking the front of the property and affording fabulous and interesting views across the beach, the estuary and the open sea. The room has an attractive Devon stone fireplace with an Aga multi-fuel stove. An open archway gives access to...
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 5.02 into bay x 3.43. Another charming room with high ceilings, deep skirting and deep,wide bay window with amazing marine views to the front.
Featuring a Devon stone fireplace with timber lintel over, inset with a gas-fired Rayburn and having Granite work surfaces and a good range of base and wall units.
DINING ROOM 3.94 x 2.40 (12' 11" x 7' 10"). This room affords ample space to accommodate a good size dining table and chairs.
GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM: 3.43 x 3.05 (11' 3" x 10'). A useful downstairs bedroom with en-suite facilities. Having a pleasing outlook to the rear of the property and with good storage space. This may be ideal for perhaps a dependant relative.
UTILITY ROOM: A good area with space for appliances. Butler sink, shelving and overlooking the rear garden.
REAR LOBBY: Housing the Ariston gas fired combi boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating.
CLOAKROOM: Useful downstairs cloakroom fitted with modern suite and with window overlooking the rear garden.
CELLAR: Stone steps lead down to a stone cobbled floor area with some restricted head height. This gives excellent storage space for perhaps wine storage or for water sport or boating equipment. It is fitted with power and a light.
From the entrance hallway a staircase leads up to a half landing with door into:
CLOAKROOM: Fitted with a modern suite and with window overlooking the rear garden.
Stairs rise to the First floor landing area with doors off to:
SITTING ROOM: 5.52 into bay x 4.33. (18' 1" into bay x 14' 2".) A superb and well proportioned room with beautiful beach, estuary and ocean views which can be enjoyed from the deep wide bay windows. Attractive fireplace, coving, deep skirting and floor to ceiling recess to the side of chimney breast.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 6.64 max into bay x 3.45. Fitted extensively with a range of modern base and wall units with drawers and ample work surfaces which incorporate a sink with mixer tap over. Gas hob with canopy over. Integrated appliances, door to storage/pantry area. Tongue and groove ceiling, deep, wide bay window overlooking the front and having enviable beach and marine views. Ample space for good size dining table and chairs. Door off to.......
STUDY/OFFICE: 3.25 x 2.11. (10' 7" x 6' 11".) Fitted with a range of cupboards giving good useful space and storage, housing for the second Ariston gas combi boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating, telephone point, door leading to the newly installed timber decked sun terrace which overlooks the rear garden.
DINING ROOM: 4.39 x 2.91. (14' 4" x 9' 6".) A good bright room. TV aerial point and door which leads out to the decked sun terrace.
Stairs rise to the second floor landing which has a large multi-pane window with deep sill and which overlooks the pretty rear garden.
MASTER BEDROOM: 4.36 x 3.73 (14' 3" x 12' 2"). Upvc window overlooks the front of the property giving stunning beach, estuary and ocean views. Further door to......
DRESSING ROOM: . 2.55 x 1.90. (8' 4" x 6' 2".) Built in wardrobes giving ample storage and hanging space. Window overlooks the side of the property.
EN-SUITE: Well fitted with modern suite and cupboard ideal for storage. Window overlooks the rear of the property.
BEDROOM 2: (front): 4.30 x 4.03. (14' 1" x 13' 2".) overall measurement including en-suite. UPVC double glazed window overlooks the front of the property and affords the same stunning marine views as the other front facing rooms. En-suite shower room with wc and wash hand basin.
BEDROOM 3: (rear): 3.43 x 2.84 (11' 3" x 9' 3"). Window with deep sill gives views which overlook the charming rear garden. En-suite shower room with wc., and wash hand basin.
Staircase rises to the two attic rooms....
BEDROOM 4: 4.29 x 3.97. (14' x 13'.) A very pretty eaves room with deep attic dormer window and sloping ceiling. Fabulous open views over the estuary and out to sea. Velux window to the rear of the room. Good storage cupboards.
BEDROOM 5: 4.13 x 3.57. (13' 6" x 11' 8". ) Another lovely eaves room having the same sensational beach and marine views which can be enjoyed from the deep attic dormer window.
SELF-CONTAINED CABIN ANNEXE: 5.08 x 2.84 (16' 7" x 9' 3"). Hallway, open plan bedroom/sitting room with window overlooking the rear garden, shower room with wc.,and wash hand basin.
The property benefits from having two Ariston gas central heating combi boilers serving the domestic hot water and central heating.
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