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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Penshurst Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12

Under Offer £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A property in need of modernisation
  • Far reaching views over the surrounding countryside
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Conservatory and study
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Kitchen and utility room
  • 2 bathrooms (one en suite)
  • 3 garages
  • Large private garden

Full description

Detached property situated on the south side of Wolborough Hill, the most prestigious residential area on the edge of the market town of Newton Abbot. A property in need of modernisation, far reaching views over the surrounding countryside, 3 reception rooms, conservatory and study, 3 bedrooms, kitchen and utility room, 2 bathroom, (one ensuite), 3 garages, large private garden. EPC Band E

Situation - Hurst Lodge is located in the residential area of Wolborough Hill which is renowned for its many individual character properties, yet is only a short distance from the town centre of Newton Abbot where a range of amenities can be found, as well as excellent road and rail links to the M5 Motorway and the mainline rail network, conveniently situated between Dartmoor and the coast.
Hurst Lodge occupies a large mostly level sheltered plot of just over half an acre, with breathtaking views over the rolling countryside from all three of the reception rooms and the master bedroom. There is building plot/development potential subject to the necessary Planning consents.
The property is approached via a sweeping gravel drive and turning area which provides ample off road parking. The house is set well back from the road with a southerly orientation to maximise the benefit of the sun throughout the day.

Description - The property is a 'Colt' Bungalow constructed in 1967 of cedar construction with cedar shingle roof and has been laid out to provide spacious and flexible living accommodation. This includes 3 reception areas; lounge, dining and morning rooms, 3 bedrooms, study, kitchen, utility room, 2 bathrooms (one en suite) and conservatory.
The property is in need of upgrading throughout and would provide an excellent proposition for purchasers who are seeking an individual property to make their mark on.
The Bungalow offers delightful mature gardens incorporating an extensive range of attractive trees, shrubs and flowering plants which must be seen to be appreciated.

Accommodation - Reception Hall with Oak laminate flooring. Built in storage cupboard and monitored alarm system. Study with window overlooking the garden. Sitting room with triple aspect windows overlooking the well tended gardens and the rolling countryside beyond. UPVC patio doors provide access onto the gardens. Feature built in fireplace with marble insert, timber surround and inset gas fire. Coved ceiling with uplighters.
Dining Room which also acting as a central hub for the additional living accommodation. UPVC French windows give access onto a paved patio area. 3 built in storage cupboards. Access to the loft with pull down ladder. Oak laminate flooring. Kitchen is accessed via the Dining Room and overlooking the front of the property, the Kitchen benefits from dual aspect windows giving a pleasant outlook over the front garden and drive.
The Kitchen is well equipped with a good range of built in base and wall mounted cupboards. Utility Room offers an ample range of wall, base cupboards and shelving with plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Floor mounted boiler. Access to the Rear Porch and walk in storage cupboard. Morning Room with glazed double doors lead from the Dining Room into the Morning Room. There are large dual aspect windows with excellent views over the surrounding countryside and garden. Oak laminate flooring. The Conservatory is located at the rear of the property, this room is a delightful addition, once again enjoying views over the garden and the countryside beyond. Access to the conservatory is by a door from bedroom 1, with further access to the garden by double and single dual aspect sliding doors, the conservatory has a tiled floor and sun blinds.

Bedroom 1 is a most imposing room includes a large en suite shower room and has direct access to the garden by French windows and a further door to the conservatory. It is entered from the Morning Room and is of a most generous size and benefits from views over the garden and fields. The ensuite has a shower and WC.
Bedroom 2 is accessed off the Dining Room with timber flooring and a built in double wardrobe, shelving cupboards and office space. The window overlooks the front of the property. Bedroom 3 is accessed off the Dining Room. Window to rear aspect overlooking the gardens. Two built in double wardrobes. A small inner hallway provides a second access to Bedroom 1. This area is currently being used as a storage area with access from Bedroom 1 (currently blocked off and soundproofed).
The Bathroom is accessed off the Dining Room via a small inner hallway leading to the Bathroom. Fitted with a 3 piece suite comprising bath, wash hand basin and WC.

Garaging And Gardens - Garaging. The property benefits from two garages. A double stone built garage with power and light and a single garage. Built in log store to the side of the double garage.
Gardens There is a lawned area to the front of the property with a well stocked range of plants, trees and shrubbery. The rear gardens are mainly level, sheltered and secluded, enjoying views across the valley from 3 sunny patio areas. The gardens are stocked with an abundance of mature and attractive plants and trees which extend to about 0.5 acres.

Services - Mains drainage, gas, water and electricity.

Local Authority - Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4XX. Tel: 01626 361101. E-mail:

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454

Directions - From Totnes, take the A381 Newton Abbot road and after approximately 8 miles and as you approach East Ogwell mini roundabout, take the 3rd exit. Proceed for half a mile, pass the Church on the left then take the next left after the 'S' bend into Penshurst Road. Hurst Lodge is found half way up on the left hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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