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5 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Coombesend Road, Kingsteignton

Guide Price £700,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Superb detached dormer bungalow with wonderful RURAL VIEWS and family-sized accommodation with expansive ground floor living space, first floor apartment and VARIOUS OUTBUILDINGS including studio/annex and home office. SOUTH-FACING 1/3 ACRE PLOT. Terrace with heated swimming pool. Convenient for amenities and major roads.

Woodlands Bungalow is set in an enviable south-facing position on the rural fringes of the parish of Bishopsteignton, with this picturesque estuary village lying around 2-miles to the east with village 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. The larger village of Kingsteignton is around 1.5-miles to the west and easily accessed on foot via a local foot bridge and offering a wider range of amenities to include well-regarded primary and secondary schools, a superstore and retail park. Immediate local charm includes a footpath accessed via Coombesend Road that meanders down through nearby meadows to the Passage House Hotel which has a superb waterside setting and the Hackney Marshes with riverside footpaths accessing the Templar Way. Almost immediate access via the Wear Barton roundabout provides fast-access to the A380 and the A38 and M5 beyond. The position also affords a fast commute to the Cathedral City and County Town of Exeter around 16-miles away with its' extensive amenities to include fine dining, the Princesshay Shopping Centre and an international airport. The local area provides a whole range of leisure activities with boating on the nearby Teign Estuary, access to sandy beaches just over 4-miles away at Teignmouth and hiking in the Dartmoor National park, accessed via Bovey Tracey around 7-miles away. Additionally there is a mainline link to London Paddington from the nearby town of Newton Abbot.

This outstanding south-facing dormer bungalow has wonderful Mediterranean-style external aesthetics and offers spacious, well-appointed and flexible family-sized accommodation and fine rural views towards nearby meadows and the rolling countryside beyond the Teign. The well-presented accommodation provides excellent single-level living with a spacious sitting room with log burner, an attractive kitchen/breakfast room, an excellent master bedroom with a high quality en suite bathroom, two further double bedrooms at ground floor level, a luxury family bathroom and a superb conservatory opening to the west-facing terrace with heated outside swimming pool. The first floor in the main house is arranged as a really attractive apartment with kitchenette, shower room, sitting room, dining space and bedroom, with this part of the property particularly benefiting from the wonderful views. The detached annex/ancillary accommodation augments the property in a very positive way, being perfect for dependent relatives or home and income as a holiday let etc. Adjoining this there is a well-equipped external office, perfect for home-working. In addition to these outbuildings, there is a large timber chalet, currently in use as Games/Hobbies room, a tandem garage and a changing room/WC serving the pool. The plot exceeds a third of an acre overall and is beautifully landscaped, offering attractive and plentiful outside spaces and the west-facing heated pool adds to the sense of luxury that the property has to offer.

An excellent south-facing paved entrance terrace with outstanding views across the front grounds, beautiful meadows and the countryside above Combeinteignhead and Netherton in the distance opens to the pillared entrance portico. A uPVC double glazed entrance door with attractive flower leaded-light motif opens to the: 

RECEPTION HALL: A welcoming space with ceramic floor tiles and a feature opening with an arch beside leads to the sitting room. White wood grain effect panel doors open to the principal rooms, there are louvre doored cupboards as well as the airing cupboard with the hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. The reception hall opens to a lobby area with turning stairs to the first floor, 

SITTING ROOM: A large front-facing uPVC double glazed window enjoys lovely views across the grounds towards nearby and distant meadows and rolling countryside beyond. Timber effect flooring, coving to ceiling and spotlights. A feature fireplace has an attractive log-burning stove set on a raised granite hearth with granite mantle over. Recess with open display shelves, contemporary style radiator, uPVC double glazed French doors lead to the: 

LARGE CONSERVATORY/SUN ROOM: With a westerly aspect and multiple uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the superb swimming pool area, as well as having views through a brick arch towards nearby and distant countryside, timber-effect ceramic floor tiles. 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: An attractive and spacious room, proving a good "hub" for the property with ceramic floor tiles and a built-in freezer. The dining area has a large uPVC double glazed front-facing window enjoying excellent views across the terrace, the front grounds as well as nearby and distant countryside. Recess for large fridge freezer. The kitchen area is fitted with a comprehensive range of attractive floor and wall-mounted units with cathedral-style oak cupboards door and drawer fronts and extensive areas of work surface with complimentary tiled surrounds and timber trim. There is a 1 and a 1/4 bowl stainless steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include a five-ring ceramic hob with filter over, a Neff double oven and dishwasher. There are built-in display cabinets as well as open display shelves and spotlights. 

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM 1: An excellent master suite with front-facing uPVC double glazed window taking in good country views as described, timber effect flooring and there is a comprehensive range of built-in bedroom furniture comprising of two double wardrobes, a dressing table with drawer units to either side, further chest of drawers, open shelves and a cupboard. Contemporary-style radiator, spotlights. 

EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM: Fitted with an attractive contemporary-style suite and having full-height travertine wall tiles and ceramic floor tiles. The three-piece suite comprises of a deep panel bath with attached shower screen and shower over, a WC and vanity unit with cupboard and an inset wash handbasin with lit mirror above. 

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM 2: Coving to ceiling and fanlight, side-facing uPVC double glazed window, timber effect flooring. 

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM 3: A side-facing uPVC double glazed window looks through the conservatory towards the pool area. Coving to ceiling and fan light. 

UTILITY ROOM: A uPVC double glazed door leads to a path at the rear of the property. There are fitted floor and wall mounted units with areas of timber-effect work surface and a single drainer stainless steel sink unit, tiled surrounds, cupboards and drawers, space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. 

FAMILY BATHROOM: Fitted with a luxury suite with a half-height tiled surround comprising of a corner Jacuzzi-style bath, a fully-tiled large recessed shower area, a vanity unit with a large wash handbasin, mirror and medicine cabinet over. Low-level WC and spotlights. Ladder style radiator/towel rail. A cupboard houses the boiler supplying oil-fired central heating.

The aforementioned stairs to 1st floor have doors over opening to eaves storage areas and the first floor is arranged as an apartment, being a good space for teenagers, dependent relatives or as guest suite. 

KITCHENETTE AREA: A uPVC double glazed window has outstanding views towards nearby and distant countryside. There are fitted floor-mounted units with cupboards and an area of work surface with a circular sink bowl and mixer tap. Recess for a microwave, space for fridge, the kitchenette opens to the: 

DINING AREA: With cupboards, space for a small table and chairs and an arch opening to the: 

SITTING ROOM AREA: An arched window has outstanding views as described, a velux-style skylight also has good country views: 

BEDROOM AREA: Skylights with good views, exposed beams and access to eaves storage space. 

SHOWER ROOM: The compact shower room is fitted with a WC and modern vanity unit with small wash handbasin and shower cubicle. There is a large built in storage unit next to the shower and black ceramic floor tiles. 

THE ANNEXE/OUTBUILDING: uPVC double glazed French doors from the parking area open into the useful Annex. Initially one enters the attractive sitting room area with uPVC double glazed windows and the aforementioned doors enjoying aspects across the grounds and countryside beyond. Stairs with a feature balustrade descend to the: 

KITCHEN AREA: With sloping beamed ceiling, ceramic floor tiles and a side-facing uPVC double glazed window overlooking the grounds and having lovely country views beyond. The kitchen is fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units with oak cupboard door and drawer fronts and areas of work surface with tiled splash-backs. There is a built-in four-ring electric hob with filter over, a 1 and a 1/4 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and space and plumbing for washing machine.

The kitchen opens to a lobby area with a uPVC double glazed door to the outside at the rear as well as opening to the: 

SHOWER ROOM: Fitted with a modern three-piece suite comprising of a tiled shower cubicle with curved sliding doors, a pedestal wash hand basin and a WC. Ceramic floor tiles and a ladder-style radiator/towel rail. Beamed ceiling. 

BEDROOM: Coving to ceiling and a window provides borrowed light from the aforementioned lobby area.

Adjoining the annex, approached from the outside timber and glazed double doors leading to the useful: 

EXTERNAL OFFICE: Timber effect flooring, multiple uPVC double glazed windows with some outlook, ceiling beams, power points and spotlights. Office building features a wireless alarm system with motion sensors.

Also joining the annex/outbuilding there is a: 

TANDEM GARAGE: With eaves storage space, power and light. Double timber doors lead to a courtyard area at the rear. 

THE GARDENS AND GROUNDS: Woodlands bungalow enjoys an outstanding and principally south-facing plot with the grounds extending to over a third of an acre in total. There is a pleasant country lane approach and the feature pillared and gated entrance opens to the expansive driveway, which provides parking for numerous vehicles and has a gravelled area beside providing further extensive parking, ideal for a caravan/boat etc. The main expanse of garden to the front of the property is attractively landscaped with broad sweeps of lawn and feature retaining stone and brick walls. There are various mature shrubs and trees, including several mature apple trees. There is a feature pergola with steps below leading up to a large terrace with a superb deep ornamental pond, ideal for koi carp, being a tremendous width with paved surrounds and various water features, along with mature water plants. Steps lead over a timber bridge to the wonderful entrance terraces, having a Mediterranean feel and being a good spot for alfresco dining etc. Adjoining areas of lawn have a mature cherry tree there is a stone balustrade and outside lighting. A side garden with lawn has a large greenhouse and is partially enclosed by panel fencing. 

THE SWIMMING POOL AREA: On west side of the property there is an excellent swimming pool area with the pool being approximately 9-metres in length surrounded by paved terraces with feature walls and fencing, providing a good degree of privacy and seclusion. 

Sliding doors open to a:  

CHANGING ROOM: Timber effect flooring and complete with shower, WC, hand basin & radiator

Adjoining the upper terrace beside the swimming pool area there is a large timber: 

SUMMERHOUSE: With undercover entrance having timber glazed double entrance doors. This useful space has been used as a gym but could serve a multitude of possible uses with two windows power and light.

Behind the changing room there is a boiler house, with the separate oil-fired boiler serving the heating of the swimming pool. There is a further large timber shed, as well as an enclosure currently used for keeping chickens with a further small shed.

There is Wired Ethernet in the bungalow to boost WiFi coverage across the property. The wiring also extends underground to the pool house and office outbuildings. Easy plug and play extensions can be made to both the gym and annexe to expand the same internet connection across the entire property. 

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