5 bedroom detached house for saleRadway Street, Bishopsteignton, Teignmouth, Devon, TQ14
- Enjoying an elevated position in a popular riverside village
- A characterful period home with a unique turreted staircase
- Over 2,200sq ft of accommodation
- A detached cottage of just under 1,000sq ft
- Drive with ample parking
- Delightful half acre gardens
A unique period home with delightful half acre gardens and a detached cottage with ancillary potential. 3 reception rooms, kitchen, utility, boot room, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 e/s). Gardens. EPC Band F.
Situation - Bishopsteignton is a large village, on the banks of the Teign Estuary, located 2 miles from Teignmouth and 4 miles from Newton Abbot, the latter having a mainline railway station with direct links to London Paddington. The village offers a good range of facilities including shop, post office, chemist, garage, garden centre, vineyard, pubs, hotel and restaurant. There are places of worship and public halls which regularly host clubs and public events. The village, as a settlement, dates back to the Stone Age with evidence of Roman occupation in the area, it expanded greatly during Elizabethan times and today many of the buildings date back to the 1800s.
Description - Radway House is a fascinating and unique period home. The property is believed to date back to the early 1800s, reputedly designed by the Regency Architect John Nash, with later extensions. This characterful five bedroom home offers over 2,200sq ft of accommodation, with a unique layout and a wonderful turreted staircase. A detached cottage (969sq ft), currently listed for business use, could be reverted to a spacious two bedroom annexe, subject to the necessary consents.
Accommodation - A timber door with leaded glass opens to the dining hall, enjoying a front aspect with views over the garden and French doors with timber shutters. The room is finished with a decorative moulded ceiling and an arched niche. To the left is a charming snug, dual aspect with French doors, decorative cornice and an open fire grate. To the right of the dining hall is a generous sitting room, dual aspect with views over the front garden and rear rockery-styled patio, feature fireplace with open grate, exposed ceiling beams and a door leading to the staircase set in the unique turret. An inner hall, with stairs to the first floor, leads into the dual aspect farmhouse-style kitchen. This has an array of matching base and wall units, space for appliances, a gas-fired Aga, flagstone flooring, revealed ceiling beams and an exposed stone and timber wall. To the rear of the ground floor is a useful boot room leading out to the gardens, a generous storage cupboard and a cloakroom with utility area.
On the first floor landing is an airing cupboard and a generous store area. The master bedroom has a dual aspect with hillside views, an array of fitted wardrobes, a vanity sink and shower cubicle. A door from the bedroom opens to the stairs leading down the turret. Bedroom 2 has a dual aspect with hillside views, fitted wardrobes and a vanity sink. Bedroom 3 has a rear aspect with garden views, a spacious dressing area and a vanity sink. Bedroom 4 has a front aspect with hillside views, fitted wardrobes and a vanity sink. Bedroom 5 is a single room with a front aspect window and a fitted cupboard. The bathroom provides a shower cubicle, bath, wc and basin.
The Cottage - The detached cottage is currently listed as a workshop and office (Class B1). Permission was granted in November 2007 for change of use from a granny annexe. This ancillary building has the potential to reinstate its use as a residential annexe, subject to the necessary consents. The layout of the cottage (see floor plan) consists of a spacious dual aspect room with double patio doors to the front. Off this main room is a potential kitchen which currently has a sink within a base unit. A further side access to stairs lead to the first floor. Two potential bedrooms and a bathroom with a bath with shower over, wc and basin.
The Grounds - A long sloping drive leads up to the rear of the property into a parking area suitable for up to four vehicles. The front garden is laid to lawn with a paved patio area and perimeter hedging. To the rear of the property is a charming paved patio with pergola, garden store and greenhouse, leading up to an enclosed area with a feature pond. The garden continues with a generous area of lawn with established trees and a small area of woodland up to the furthest part of the plot. Overall the property amounts to 0.505 of an acre.
Services - All mains services are connected. Gas-fired central heating.
Directions - From Exeter proceed south on the M5 motorway/A38 bearing left onto the A380. After approximately 14 miles take the slip road signposted Teignmouth/A381. At the roundabout take the 1st exit to Teignmouth and Bishopsteignton. Continue on the A381 for 2.6 miles turning left onto Church Road, signposted Village Centre. Continue through the village turning right onto Radway Hill then right onto Radway Street where the property is located on the left.
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