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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Thurlestone, Kingsbridge

Sold STC £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Renovated to an exceptionally high standard
  • Countryside and coastal views
  • Level enclosed gardens with deck terrace
  • Walking distance to amenities
  • Parking and double garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE Proceed out of Kingsbridge on the A381 Salcombe Road through the village of West Alvington and take the second right and join the A379, proceed for a short distance taking the left hand turning signposted Thurlestone. Upon reaching the village take the first turning left into Court Park and proceed down this road, at the end will be a stone pillared entrance marked Thurlestone Mead Road. Turn left into this road and immediately right. Follow this road along for approx. 100yds and take a turning right signposted Old Rectory Gardens. Proceed along this road and Number 10 will be seen on the right hand side 

SITUATION Old Rectory Gardens is situated on a quiet 'no through road' in the sought after village of Thurlestone within walking distance of the village's amenities and coastline.

The village has a primary school, village shop and post office, church, the Village Inn public house and the 4-star Thurlestone Hotel with private health club facilities. An 18 hole golf course spanning the coastline is within about half a mile and there is a further 18 hole golf course at Bigbury, flanking the mouth of the River Avon.

The south Devon coastal path is within a short walking distance with lovely coastal walks to Hope Cove in the east and Bantham to the west.

Thurlestone Rock is situated just off South Milton Sands which is backed by sand dunes owned by the National Trust and has a café, toilets and car park. The beach is life-guarded during the main holiday season and is a launching point for windsurfers. Behind the beach is South Milton Ley, one of three small wetlands south of the village of South Milton.

The town of Kingsbridge is 4 miles distant and has an excellent range of shops, cafes and restaurants and recreational facilities including health centre, cottage hospital, leisure centre with indoor swimming pool and bowls arena, library, primary schools and the highly regarded Community College.

Salcombe is about 6 miles distant situated at the mouth of Kingsbridge estuary with its beautiful unspoilt harbour. The town has an excellent reputation for sailing and boating and offers a wide range of watersports facilities. There is a good range of shops, restaurants and pubs as well as lovely sandy beaches and spectacular cliff top walking 

DESCRIPTION A spacious single storey residence recently renovated to an exceptionally high standard 10 Old Rectory Gardens meets all the needs of modern living. Finished to a superb quality, the property has been altered to make the most of the space and enjoy the beautiful outlook across the countryside and coast line.

The naturally bright property faces South East with an open plan kitchen, dining and living room with bifold doors bringing the outdoors inside. The kitchen with corien worksurface offers units with soft closing doors and a sleek finish together with a range of built in appliances. The property enjoys 4 double bedrooms with 2 ensuite shower rooms together with family bathroom. A separate WC and utility room completes the accommodation.

Outside, there is driveway parking for several vehicles together with double garage with electric up and over door. A side gate leads to a paved area with outside shower. To the rear is a non-slip decked terrace with balustrade railing around leading to a level lawned garden bounded by established shrubs and bushes. The rear garden offers splendid far reaching vistas across the South Hams countryside and coastline.  

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES: Part glazed Door and window to:  

ENTRANCE HALLWAY With storage cupboards, radiator.  


LIVING AREA With window to garden, feature electric fire place, radiator.  

DINING AREA Bifolding doors to outside with fitted blinds, vertical radiator.  

KITCHEN AREA A modern and fitted corian kitchen with range of integrated appliances including large fridge, NEUE dishwasher, eye level AEG double oven with combination microwave above, 5 zone AEG induction hob, sink with mixer taps with instant boiling water. Range of soft close cupboard and drawers, Central Island with storage below.  

UTILTY ROOM Range of fitted storage cupboards with inset sink unit with mixer taps. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and separate storage cupboard. Window to outside. 

WC Low level WC, hand basin with mixer taps. Window to outside.

From the Entrance Hall an inner hallway leads to: 

MASTER BEDROOM A double bedroom with window enjoying views, TV point and built in storage cupboards.  

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM With corner shower cubicle with hand held shower attachment and tiled surround, low level WC, hand basin with storage below, wall mounted mirror and wall light, heated ladder style towel rail.  

BEDROOM 2 A Double bedroom with built in storage cupboard, window to the front aspect, radiator.  

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM A white 3 piece suite comprising corner shower unit with rain head, pedestal sink unit with mixer taps, low level WC, heated ladder style towel rail and tiled surround. Window to front. 

BEDROOM 3 A double bedroom with window to rear, built in storage cupboard, radiator.  

BEDROOM 4 A double bedroom with window to front aspect with radiator.  

FAMILY BATHROOM A white three piece suite with panelled path with mixer taps and shower above. Low level WC, hand basin with wall mounted mirror and lighting. Heated ladder style towel rail and alcove with shelving.  

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a paved driveway with ample parking leading to double garage with electric up and over door, power and window to the rear and Oil fired boiler. The driveway is bordered by lawned garden enclosed by panelled fencing and a pathway to the rear. From the driveway, a wrought Iron gate leads to a paved area with outdoor shower and drain, oil storage tank and access to the rear garden.

A step up leads to a non-slip decked terrace with balustrade surround and with beautiful far reaching views across the countryside and coastline. The deck also offers access via the bifold doors to the open plan living area. Beyond the terrace is a mainly level lawned area enclosed by established shrubs and bushes.  

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.  

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'F'  

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Tel: 01803 861234.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street
Tel: 01548 857474

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Added on Rightmove:
14 August 2018


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