3 bedroom detached house for sale

Gourders Lane, Kingskerswell

Offers in Region of £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • THREE BEDROOM DETACHED CHALET BUNGALOW
  • RURAL LOCATION IN KINGSKERSWELL VILLAGE
  • STUNNING QUALITY OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
  • WONDERFUL ELEVATED OUTLOOK OVER ROLLING FIELD & THE SURROUNDING AREA
  • DELIGHTFUL LIVING ROOM WITH OPEN FIRE AND A VERANDA
  • CHARACTER FEATURES THROUGHOUT
  • GOOD-SIZED GARDEN WITH OUTHOUSES AND A DECKED TERRACE
  • MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN-SUITE WC & SUN TERRACE
  • SHORT WALK TO LOCAL AMENITIES, BUS STOPS, SCHOOLS & HEALTH CENTRE
  • SITUATED IN A QUIET COUNTRY LANE WITH ON ROAD PARKING

Full description

A beautifully pointed chalet style bungalow situated in the delightful village of Kingskerswell equidistant to the neighbouring towns of Torquay and Newton Abbot. This charming property positioned on a quiet lane has undergone wonderful improvements by the current owners to include a stunning open plan kitchen/dining room with a truly peaceful outlook over the surrounding area and the rolling countryside. Elegant features can be noted throughout from decorative cornice work to stone surround fireplaces. This spacious chalet bungalow boasts three double bedrooms with the master bedroom benefitting from a sun terrace making the most of the elevated tranquil views. Set back from the lane it enjoys a superb degree of privacy with 60ft rear gardens and on road parking.

The Accommodation
Situated in a lane, a gravelled pathway leads you to the front aspect of the property. There is also side access via a wooden gate to the rear garden. The front door leads you into the entrance hall. From here you have access to two bedrooms, the bathroom, living room, kitchen/dining room and stairs rising to the first floor master suite. To your left is a good-size bedroom with an array of built-in cupboards, which could be used as a secondary reception room boasting flexible use. Opposite to this room is the third bedroom, again a good-size room, it has built-in cupboards and is currently arranged as a twin room. Making your way further into the property you will reach the living room. An open fire, cornice work and solid wood flooring provide a wonderful character to this room, enjoying a beautiful outlook over the rear gardens via double glazed sliding doors giving access to the veranda. Adjacent to the living room is a bathroom. It comprises of a panelled bath with shower over, a WC and a wash hand basin. Modern tiling to the walls and floor as well as a chrome ladder style heated towel rail finish this room in an elegant manner. Finishing the ground floor is the true heart of the home. Extended and improved by the current owners is the impressive kitchen/dining room. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of modern wall and base units finished with work surfaces over. The one and a half bowl sink and drainer sits eloquently beneath a large double glazed window, enjoying superb views over the garden and the rolling countryside beyond. There is space and provisions for a washing machine, dishwasher and an American sized fridge freezer. It is fitted with an eye-level double oven and a five-ring gas hob adjacent to it. A wonderful touch to this room is the Velux window to ceiling allowing for an outstanding ray of natural light to flow into this room. There is also a double glazed UPVc door to the veranda giving access to garden beyond. The dining area is an impressive space with plenty of room for a good-size dining table and additional furniture. A feature fireplace with timber mantle, stone surround and an inset wood burner provides a delightful focal point to the room. There are built-in cupboards either side of fireplace, with one of them housing the gas combination boiler. A window to side elevation again allows for plenty of natural light. Decorative cornice work and a ceiling rose finish this wonderful room.

Taking the stairs you will reach the master suite. This fantastic room provides the perfect haven for relaxation with awe-inspiring countryside views and an abundance of storage space with multiple built-in cupboards and wardrobes. There are two velux windows to the front elevation as well as double glazed sliding doors to the rear leading out onto a roof terrace. This coupled with modern spotlights to the ceiling creates a light and bright room. The roof terrace is decked and finished with wrought iron balustrades with plenty of room for a table and chairs. A separate WC allows for fantastic convenience and comprises of a low level WC and a wash hand basin.

Outside
A paved veranda leading off from both the living room and kitchen provides a wonderful elevated spot to enjoy alfresco dining during the summer months enjoying a beautiful outlook. Steps lead down to a further decked seating area with an extensive lawned garden beyond. There are two outhouse sheds and a greenhouse allowing for excellent storage facilities. There is side access via paths to either side with timber gates. The garden is enclosed by mature hedging and timber fencing and the garden is finished with a variety of shrubs, trees and plants. There is on road parking to the lane.

Location
There are several prehistoric sites on the high ground surrounding Kingskerswell to include the Iron Age sites of Milber Down, Berry’s Wood and Dainton. Kerswell down can be found to the West of the Village. A local parade of amenities can be found nearby to the property to include a Co-op, post office, hairdressers, garage and a chemist. It is worthy to note that there is also a local Health Centre and a library. Kingskerswell Primary School is just a short walk from the property along with a number of pre-school playgroups and a Scout group.
The new South Devon Highway provides a faster route to the A38 with a journey time of approximately 30 minutes to The Cathedral City of Exeter.



Approach 
Timber gate giving access to gravelled pathway with outdoor lighting. In turn patio area leading to timber front door with feature glass inserts.

Entrance Hall 
Access to all rooms on ground floor. Stairs rising to master suite. Wall mounted radiator. under stairs cupboard. Thermostat. Decorative cornice work to ceiling.

Kitchen/Dining Room 
24' 0'' x 14' 0'' (7.31m x 4.26m)
Wood effect vinyl flooring. Underfloor heating. Range of matching wall and base units with roll edge work surfaces over to rear elevation. Space and provisions for a washing machine, dishwasher and American sized fridge freezer. One and a half bowl sink and drainer unit situated below double glazed window enjoying outlook to rear elevation. Velux window to ceiling. Fitted eye-level double oven and a five-ring gas hob adjacent to. Double glazed UPVc door to veranda with garden beyond. Dining area with space for additional furniture. Feature fireplace with timber mantle, stone surround and an inset wood burner. Cupboards built-in either side of fireplace, one housing the gas combination boiler. Window to side elevation. Decorative cornice work and ceiling rose.

Living Room 
13' 0'' x 12' 1'' (3.96m x 3.68m)
Wood boards to floor. Feature fireplace with timber mantle, stone surround and an open fire. Coving and ceiling rose. Double glazed sash window to side elevation. Double glazed sliding doors leading out onto veranda with garden beyond. Telephone and television points.

Bathroom 
Panelled oval bath with shower over and side screen. Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with vanity mirror and shelf above. Tiling to walls and floor. Heated ladder style radiator. Double glazed obscure window to rear elevation.

Bedroom Two 
10' 0'' x 14' 1'' (3.05m x 4.29m)
Double glazed window to front elevation. Wall mounted radiator. Coving and ceiling rose. Two built-in cupboards.

Bedroom Three 
10' 0'' x 15' 0'' (3.05m x 4.57m)
Double glazed window to front elevation. Wall mounted radiator. Built-in wardrobe. Coving and ceiling rose.

Master Bedroom 
13' 0'' x 14' 0'' (3.96m x 4.26m)
Gentle sloping ceiling to some parts. Two velux windows to front elevation. Range of built-in bedroom furniture to eaves. Inset ceiling spotlights. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail. Double glazed UPVc sliding door to roof terrace.

Ensuite WC 
Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Roof Terrace 
7' 1'' x 11' 0'' (2.16m x 3.35m)
Decked terrace with awe inspiring views of the surrounding area and the rolling hills of the countryside.

Outside 
Paved veranda leading off from both the living room and kitchen. Steps leading down to decked seating area with lawned garden beyond. Two outhouse sheds and a greenhouse. Side access via paths to either side with timber gates. Enclosed by mature hedging and timber fencing. Variety of shrubs, trees and plants.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 January 2018

Nearest stations

  • Torre (2.1 mi)
  • Newton Abbot (2.7 mi)
  • Torquay (2.8 mi)
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66 Torwood Street Torquay TQ1 1DT

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01803 367122 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Torre (2.1 mi)
  • Newton Abbot (2.7 mi)
  • Torquay (2.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

HSOwen, Torbay

66 Torwood Street Torquay TQ1 1DT

01803 367122 Local call rate

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