6 bedroom detached house for saleHigher Batson, Salcombe
- Immaculate 4 bedroom detached house
- Substantial detached 2 bedroom annexe
- Panoramic estuary and countryside views
- South facing garden
- Tranquil location
- Walking distance to Salcombe
- Nearby footpath to Snapes Point
- Income potential
LOCATION Salcombe is a renowned sailing and boating centre located on the west side of the beautiful Salcombe estuary. With miles of sheltered water and sandy beaches, the boat parks, slipways and mooring pontoons at Batson and Shadycombe Creeks make it the ideal location for anyone with a keen interest in the water, as well as anyone looking for a tranquil environment to escape the rat race.
Salcombe has an excellent range of shops and recreational facilities including a wide range of pubs and restaurants. The popular town is a stylish holiday resort enjoyed by families all year round.
The market town of Kingsbridge is located 6 miles away and has an excellent range of shopping facilities, with two large supermarkets and other small local retailers on the high street. There are also multiple health care facilities, primary and secondary schools and large leisure centre with swimming pool and other recreational facilities.
Surrounding Salcombe and Kingsbridge there are numerous sandy beaches and coastal walks along the South Devon coastal path and access to the delightful South Hams countryside.
DESCRIPTION Long Park stands in an elevated position above Batson Creek and benefits from breath taking 180-degree views, looking out towards Snape's point, and from there taking in Batson Creek, East Portlemouth, The Salcombe Estuary, all the way around towards Higher Batson and the surrounding countryside.
Originally built in the 1950s, over the last 12 years the property has been extended and remodelled by the current owners, who worked in conjunction with the award-winning South Hams architect Andrew Lethbridge. The property now boasts 3,000 sq ft of generously proportioned rooms, all of which enjoy the spectacular views.
As you enter the property, one of the first things that you will notice is how light it is, your eyes are then immediately drawn to the stunning views which can be seen through the French Doors in the Kitchen/Dining Room. This room really is the heart of the house, at 31ft in length, there is more than enough room for all the family. The French doors lead to the south facing patio, which offers alfresco dining and inside/outside living.
The large 26'5ft sitting room has both doors and windows to the South side, offering wonderful views across the water and beyond. Within this room there is a feature granite hearth with flame effect fire making this a central focal point and for those colder days, there is also a fitted air conditioning unit.
The bedrooms can be found on the West side of the property, all positioned to take advantage of the views.
There is a Master Suite that is around 430 sq ft, the suite has built in storage and wardrobe space, as well as an en suite bathroom. There are also French Doors leading to the garden from where you have Estuary Views, this really gives it the wow factor.
This generous family house is perfect for those who enjoy the outdoor lifestyle, with its integral double garage offering extra parking and overhead storage for canoes and boating equipment, as well as a utility room for coats and boots.
Along with the main property there is 'The Studio' this is a separate detached building, which has been converted from an old outbuilding in 2004. This is now1200 sq ft ancillary accommodation, consisting of 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms one of which is en suite, and a 39ft living room. This Studio is completely self-contained, and would be perfect for a dependant relative, teenagers requiring privacy or someone who is looking for income potential.
The garden and surrounding grounds have been beautifully landscaped, mainly lawn bordered with well stocked beds and shrubs. To the rear of the property is a large South Facing patio from which there are uninterrupted views of the Estuary and surrounding countryside.
As well as the large garden, the property also owns an adjoining field of approximately 1.8 acres, this is currently laid to pasture. This land can be purchased alongside the property.
Both Long Park and The Studio, have their own driveways with gated entrances, offering ample parking for both properties and a degree of privacy.
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SERVICES Oil fired central heating in the main property and an air source heat pump for the heating and hot water in the Studio, mains electricity and water, septic tanks for each property. There is an unused bore hole in a neighbouring field which belongs to the property.
COUNCIL TAX Band G £2868 payable 2017
VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS Strictly by appointment with the agents:
2 Island Square
Island Street Salcombe
Tel: 01548 843593
LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Tel: 01803 861234.
DIRECTIONS From Kingsbridge, take the A381 to Salcombe. Pass through the village of Malborough and after nearly 1 mile, turn left signed Horsecombe and Lincombe. Follow this road down the hill to Horsecombe Cross. Go straight ahead here (signed Lincombe and Lower Batson) and Long Park will be found on the right hand side after approximately 1/10 mile.
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