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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashwell Corner, Bishopsteignton

Withdrawn from Market £525,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Ashwell is a pretty rural hamlet, "tucked away" and surrounded by beautiful rolling meadows. Ashwell is set below the Little Haldon Hills, around half a mile from the fringes of Bishopsteignton. Bishopsteignton is a desirable village with a strong sense of community, being set above and beside the beautiful Teign Estuary. The village has many local amenities to include a Post Office/store, a chemist, a garden centre, a church, a village hall, two public houses, a local real ale brewery, a vineyard and the Cockhaven Manor Hotel. Additionally there is a well-regarded primary school. The seaside town of Teignmouth is around 2 miles away, with its promenade having a classic Georgian crescent, a sandy beach and a wide range of shops and amenities to include a Waitrose store, a mainline railway station, a secondary school Trinity School offering private education and many cafes and restaurants etc. The estuary offers good boating opportunities and Teignmouth golf course is only 1-mile away from Ashwell. Good accessibility is enjoyed to the A380, making for a fast commute to the cathedral city and county town of Exeter with its International Airport and University. Ashwell is three miles from the market town of Newton Abbot. 

Description: Ashwell Corner is an outstanding period property with much character and charm that has been maintained to a high standard. The position of the property melds the joy of rural living with the convenience of the nearby village and good access to major roads etc. The family-sized accommodation is arranged over two levels with a welcoming large reception hall, a truly outstanding dual aspect sitting room with breathtaking views towards Dartmoor, a master bedroom suite also at first floor level enjoying similar views with an en suite shower room, a study, a modern family bathroom and three additional double bedrooms to the ground floor, also with good views. The attractive kitchen/breakfast room opens to a family/dining room with French doors opening onto an expansive decked area, with the garden beyond, giving a lovely sense of inside/outside living and providing good options for al fresco dining. The property is surrounded by wonderful rolling countryside and the gardens are a true delight, being a lovely space in which to enjoy the peaceful setting. There is oil fired central heating and the windows are double glazed.

From the attractive brick-paved entrance courtyard a panel oak and partly glazed entrance door is approached leading to the: 

RECEPTION HALL 10' 8" x 8' 7" (3.25m x 2.62m) An attractive and welcoming entrance space with exposed floor boards and a vaulted timber panelled and beamed ceiling. There is a feature glass-brick wall with inset coloured glass-work and a carved timber balustrade around the stairwell descending to lower ground floor. There is a low-level cupboard, coat hooks and radiator. Stairs rise to the upper floor landing area with the airing cupboard and a panel door to the:

SITTING ROOM 25' 2" x 16' 11" (7.67m x 5.16m) A wonderful dual aspect room, being a real "show piece" of the house with three front facing UPVC double pleased windows, taking truly breathtaking views across nearby meadows and distant countryside and also affording panoramic views towards Dartmoor and Hay Tor in the distance. A side-facing window also takes in good views across nearby a meadow towards the rolling countryside above the Teign estuary and beyond. There is access to the loft space and a feature fireplace with a stone surround, a raised paved hearth, a timber mantle over and an inset grate for an open fire. There are three radiators and spotlights. From the sitting room a lobby area with a cloaks cupboard is approached with panel doors to the:

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 19' 9" x 10' 9" (6.02m x 3.28m) Another lovely and spacious room with two large front-facing UPVC double glazed windows with stunning views towards countryside and Dartmoor, as described in the sitting room. There are two radiators, a shelved recess and a door leads to the:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 5' 10" x 6' 11" (1.78m x 2.11m) Fitted with an attractive modern 3-piece suite comprising of a tiled shower cubicle with a Myra shower and a wash handbasin set into an area of at timber-effect surface with cupboards and drawers below with tiled surrounds. WC. Heated towel rail, spotlights, UPVC double opaque-glazed window, timber effect flooring.

STUDY 9' 3" x 7' 0" (2.82m x 2.13m) A UPVC double glazed window enjoys a pleasant aspect over the entrance courtyard and gardens. Radiator.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 20' 6" x 8' 5" (6.25m x 2.57m) An attractive room which, along with the family room creates something of a "hub for the house." The kitchen area is fitted with a comprehensive range of floor and wall mounted units with numerous cupboards and drawers and ample areas of timber-block work surface with complimentary tiled surrounds and an inset ceramic, single drainer sink unit. There is a built-in four ring ceramic hob with filter over and a built-in Neff combi microwave/oven and Siemens single oven as well as space for an American-style fridge. There are built-in display cabinets and a feature plate rack. The breakfast area provides space for a table and chairs and a utility area has undersurface space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Two side-facing UPVC double glazed windows enjoy pleasant and far-reaching rural views and there is a part vaulted ceiling with skylight. Radiator and spotlights.

FAMILY ROOM 13' 7" x 12' 2" (4.14m x 3.71m) A lovely room with UPVC double glazed French doors opening to the expansive decked area and mature gardens beyond, giving a good sense of inside/outside living. A side-facing UPVC double glazed window also enjoys present views there are three vaulted skylights and two radiators.


FAMILY BATHROOM 8' 4" x 8' 8" (2.54m x 2.64m) Leading from the aforementioned reception hall is the:

An attractive room fitted with a modern three-piece suite comprising of a corner bath with, full height tiled surrounds, a curved shower screen and a thermostatically controlled shower over. A wash handbasin is set into an area of high-gloss surface with a tiled surrounds and cupboards and drawers below. WC, heated ladder-style towel rail, UPVC double opaque-glazed window, timber affect flooring.

To the lower floor a lobby and hallway give access to the lower floor rooms, there is a study area with a fitted desk, a radiator, ceiling beams and access to a useful storeroom/workshop housing the oil-fired central heating boiler and giving access to a useful under croft.

BEDROOM 2 12' 3" x 10' 3" (3.73m x 3.12m) Two front-facing UPVC double glaze windows taking in lovely views towards nearby and distant countryside as well as the moors, similar to those described. Radiator, ceiling beams.


BEDROOM 3 13' 10" x 10' 5" (4.22m x 3.18m) Two front-facing UPVC double glaze windows with superb views as described, radiator, ceiling beams.

BEDROOM 4 10' 6" x 8' 9" (3.2m x 2.67m) Front-facing UPVC double glazed windows with excellent views, as described, spotlights to ceiling, radiator.

INTEGRAL GARAGE 18' 3" x 10' 7" (5.56m x 3.23m) With metal up and over door and window, strip light and recess for storage. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached by way of a shared access lane. Gated access leads to a path to the side entrance courtyard, a particularly lovely space with a Mediterranean feel, having raised beds surrounding, stocked with a variety of mature trees, herbs and flowering plants. Timber steps lead to a decked area immediately behind the house, another pleasant space for relaxing and al fresco dining. Beyond this the garden comprises of beautifully shaped lawns with well-stocked borders, being very mature and established with a great variety of shrubs, fruit trees, and specimen plants. A mature area of bedding and walling at the end of the garden separates the main expanse from the well-kept vegetable gardens, with cane fruits, raised vegetable and soft fruit planters with pathways in between. This area has gated access on to the lane. There is a raised area housing the oil-fired central heating tank and an area of hardstanding housing a large timber shed. The grounds are bordered by the access lane on one side and walling on the other and back on to open meadows, thus enjoying a good degree of privacy and seclusion.

Agents Note: Our clients are currently in the process of acquiring an additional parcel of land leading from the entrance lane and are seeking planning permission to convert this area to a formal parking area. Full details of the application can be obtained on the Teignbridge District Council website/ 

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