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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Heathlands Rise, Teignmouth


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Tucked away in a select development on the edge of Teignmouth, this is an impressive detached home which benefits from a particularly privileged location enjoying seclusion and a sunny, southerly aspect.


"Heathlands Rise is a highly sought after location on the edge of town, commanding superb views and we strongly recommend an internal viewing".

Its elevated vantage point ensures it commands fine views along the coast taking in the Teign Estuary and surrounding countryside towards Dartmoor in the far distance.  'Copper Beeches' has been the subject of considerable investment by the current owners, the most significant of which being the professionally landscaped Mediterranean style garden courtesy of Fine Design of Torquay.  The rear garden has been designed with seclusion and ease of maintenance in mind and again, being south facing, is a wonderful suntrap and encourages and 'indoor /outdoor' living style.  The current owners have also replaced the boiler and hot water system, as well as replacing the windows with new uPVC double glazing.  There are four double bedrooms and an abundance of wardrobes and cupboards providing highly sought after storage capacity. Two of the bedrooms enjoy en-suite facilities with the master bedroom also enjoying a balcony, an ideal vantage point from which to enjoy the views. There are granite worktops in the kitchen and utility room and deep sill windows in the living room and dining room.  Double garage and driveway.

'Copper Beeches' is situated conveniently for the town centre with access onto Higher Exeter Road which, in the opposite direction, provides access to Teignmouth Golf Course, Exeter and the M5 beyond.  Both Trinity School and Teignmouth Community College are within easy distance. An internal viewing is to be encouraged.

Timber front door, with obscure glazed sidescreen, opening into:

ENTRANCE PORCH:  Window with views towards Shaldon, ceramic floor tiling, coving, doors to:

CLOAKROOM:  Fitted with modern white suite comprising close-coupled w.c. and wall hung hand basin. Continuation of ceramic floor tiling, window.

RECEPTION HALL:   Staircase rising to First Floor Landing with storage cupboard beneath, cupboard, coving, modern "antique oak" style laminate floor.

LIVING ROOM:  6.93m x 3.66m (22' 9" x 12' 0")   A light and airy triple aspect room with window overlooking rear garden and double opening french windows to side garden.  Deep sill window to front having views over the town and surrounding countryside.  "Minster" stone fireplace with living flame gas fire, coving.

DINING ROOM:  4.12m x 3.40m (13' 6" x 11' 2")   A dual aspect room with window to side and deep sill window to front, again enjoying views over the town.  Continuation of "antique oak" style laminate floor from Reception Hall, coving.

STUDY:  2.85m x 2.14m (9' 4" x 7' 0")  Window with outlook to rear garden, coving.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:  5.90m (19' 4") (max.) x 3.39m (11' 1") reducing to 1.69m (5' 7") in Breakfast Area.  Comprehensively fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with, polished granite work surface with one and a half bowl Franke stainless steel sink drainer unit with mixer tap and tiled splashback.  Concealed wall hung gas boiler (recently replaced).  Built-in electric double oven and gas hob with hideaway hood over. Integral appliances include dishwasher and fridge, ceramic floor tiling.  The Breakfast Area has a dresser style unit with crockery display cabinets and a breakfast bar, again comprising polished granite worktops and tiled splashback.  Window to rear and side.

UTILITY ROOM:   2.77m x 1.6m (9' 1" x 5' 3")  Continuation of kitchen base units with polished granite worktop over, stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, space for further undertop appliance, coving, stable door to rear garden.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:  Airing cupboard housing recently installed Megaflow pressurised hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.  Access to roof space, coving.  Doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM:  4.84m x 3.66m (15' 11" x 12' 0")  A delightful, light and airy dual aspect bedroom with window with side aspect view of nearby countryside and double opening french doors onto BALCONY, enclosed by recently installed balustrading from where the stunning views can be appreciated.  Fitted double wardrobe, coving, door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM:  2.95m x 1.97m (9' 8" x 6' 6")  White suite comprising corner bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, hand basin set into vanity unit, close-coupled w.c., built-in linen cupboard, coving, extractor fan, PVCu double glazed window with view of landscaped rear garden.

BEDROOM 2:  3.73m x 3.59 (12' 3" x 11' 9")  A dual aspect room with windows to side and front with excellent views over the town to the coastline beyond.  Built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving, coving, door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:  White suite comprising hand basin set into vanity unit, low level w.c. and tiled shower enclosure with electric shower, some ceramic wall tiling, extractor fan.

BEDROOM 3:  3.73m x 3.24m (12' 3" x 10' 8")  Dual aspect room with window to side and double opening french windows which provide access to the rear garden and is used by the current owners as a Day Room and Occasional Bedroom, coving.

BEDROOM 4:  4.38m x 2.38m (14' 4" x 7' 10") plus the depth of fitted wardrobes.  Window with delightful outlook over the landscaped rear garden.  Extensive storage by way of built-in wardrobes, coving.

BATHROOM:  Modern white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap, hand basin set into vanity unit, close-coupled w.c. and quadrant tiled and glazed shower enclosure with thermostatic mixer shower, coving, Window offering excellent outlook, extractor fan.

OUTSIDE:  The property is approached by a long, tarmacadam driveway which leads to the DOUBLE GARAGE, TURNING and ADDITIONAL PARKING AREA.  From here a paved footpath leads to the front door, the footpath being enclosed by recently installed balustrading. To the front and side of the house there is a lawned garden with hedge boundaries and to the side stands the copper beech tree from where the house gets its name.  

The rear garden is level with the first floor accommodation and has been professionally landscaped by Fine Design Professional Design Consultancy of Torquay ( The Mediterranean style garden is designed to create a sun trap with seclusion and is extensively fitted with flowering plants ensuring a colourful backdrop to the house from May to September. Beach hut style shed. Set off to one side from the paved garden is a decked area on which stands a STUDIO/SUMMERHOUSE:  2.89m x 2.29m (9' 6" x 7' 6")  Having a glazed front with double opening glazed doors, power, light, hot and cold water and stainless steel sink drainer, ideal as a 'work from home' office or artist's studio.  The Studio/Summerhouse enjoys a lovely outlook over the landscaped rear gardens and is easily accessed from the Day Room.  Located above the SUN TERRACE is a gravelled seating area with established shrub borders and from this elevated position, the superb panoramic views can be best enjoyed.  The gardens have been thoughtfully arranged with ornamental shrubs and flowers complemented by garden lighting.

DOUBLE GARAGE:  4.98m (16' 4") wide  x 4.89m (16' 1") deep.  Remote controlled, electrically operated up and over door, power and light.

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13 May 2016


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