5 bedroom detached house for sale

Thornley Drive, Teignmouth, TQ14 9JH

Sold STC £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Hillside House
  • Five Bedrooms (Master En Suite)
  • Breathtaking Views
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Study
  • Two Bathrooms & Shower Room
  • Large South West Facing Landscaped Gardens
  • Large Drive & Car Port
  • EPC - D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION AND LOCATION A detached 1930's house which has been subsequently extended, situated on a large south-west facing plot in a tucked away position with superb countryside and estuary views. There are five bedrooms with two on the ground floor and with an en suite to the master. There is a lounge, dining room, study, further bathrooms, kitchen/breakfast room, cellar, large descending gardens, car port and parking.

Teignmouth is a popular seaside resort on a stretch of red sandstone along the South Devon Coast. The town has a comprehensive range of facilities including local independent shops, bars and restaurants, a small hospital, the Den with a Green Flag Awarded children's play park and both state & independent schools. Teignmouth has a mainline rail service with commuter trains running to London Paddington daily. Access to the A380, A38 and M5 is within a few miles away with Torbay to the south and Exeter to the north.  

ACCOMMODATION uPVC double glazed front door in to porch leading in to 

SUN/DINING ROOM 21' 1" x 8' 8" (6.4m x 2.7m) Triple aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows with estuary views. Panelled ceiling, two radiators, timber effect flooring and glazed doors to inner hallway and kitchen. 

INNER HALLWAY Panelled doors to principal rooms, radiator, shelved recess, store cupboard, picture rails and stairs to first floor. 

SITTING ROOM 17'11" x 11' 7" (5.5m x 3.5m) Curved uPVC double glazed and further uPVC double glazed window with estuary and countryside views. Feature fireplace with electric fire, timber effect flooring and radiator. Bookcases can be left. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 1" x 10' 11" (4.9m x 3.3m) Base and wall units, roll edge worktop surface, one and quarter bowl single drainer sink unit with tiled splashbacks, ceramic floor tiles, textured ceiling, concealed down lighters, four ring gas hob with filter over and double oven under, dishwasher and fridge. Open shelving and plate rack. Room for table and chairs. Opening to  

LOBBY Appliance space, work top and uPVC double glazed door and windows to the car port. An external cupboard in the car port has plumbing for washing machine and there is an outside WC beside. 

BEDROOM 14' 10" x 11' 6" (4.5m x 3.5m) Curved uPVC double glazed bay window with views to the estuary and countryside. Picture rail, feature panelled walls and radiator. 

BEDROOM 11' 11" x 9' 11" (3.6m x 3.0m) uPVC double glazed curved bay window with countryside views and outlook over side terrace. A switch controls an external light on the outside terrace set in an antique-style lamp post. Picture rail. Timber effect laminate flooring. Radiator and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin.  

GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM Pedestal wash hand basin, curved corner bath and WC. There is an understairs recessed storage area and a side-facing uPVC double opaque glazed window, shaver light, mirror and ladder-style radiator/towel rail. Tiled walls. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Doors to principal first floor rooms and a particularly large walk-in airing/linen cupboard housing the Worcester boiler supplying gas-fired central heating, large hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Recess with bookshelves.  

MASTER BEDROOM 16' 9" x 14' 1" (5.1m x 4.3m) uPVC double glazed windows with estuary and countryside views. Timber effect laminate flooring, double radiator and pine panelling to ceiling. Range of wardrobes that can be left. 

EN SUITE 10' x 8' 11" (3.1m x 2.7m) Dressing area, uPVC double glazed window with estuary and countryside views. Vanity unit with tiled surround, inset wash handbasin and medicine cabinet over. Recessed shower cubicle with Mira shower. Radiator.  

BEDROOM 21' 10" x 11' 8" (6.7m x 3.6m) Triple aspect room with particularly outstanding views towards the sea, estuary and countryside. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with tiled surround and mirror over. Two radiators and recessed storage area. 

BEDROOM 14' 1" x 10' 4" (4.3m x 3.2m) Dual aspect room with views towards the estuary and countryside. Vanity unit with wash hand basin. Recessed storage cupboard. Radiator. 

STUDY 8' 10" x 8' 7" (2.7m x 2.6m) uPVC double glazed window looking over rear lawns. Radiator and built in cupboards. 

BATHROOM 8' 2" x 6' (2.5m x 1.8m) Rear facing uPVC double glazed window. Tiled walls and panelling. Spotlights. Bath with timber panel, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. 

SHOWER ROOM Rear facing uPVC double obscured glazed window. Waterproof panelling to walls. Recessed shower cubicle with Mira shower, wall mounted wash basin and WC. Pine panelled ceiling. Spotlights. 

OUTSIDE The gardens and grounds are a particular feature of this property occupying a lovely south-west facing hillside plot with outstanding views of the sea, estuary and countryside. A long driveway leads to a parking area with a paved terrace and an under cover car port at the side. Pathways give access into the main expanse of garden which sits below the house. There is a particularly lovely pergola walkway with mature wisteria, jasmine and clematis which opens to a decked terrace. Below this area there is a shaped lawn with a mature apple tree and borders below with various mature fruit trees and shrubs to include plum trees, a flowering cherry tree and further apple trees etc. Steps descend through landscaped areas of lawn to paved and gravel terraces giving access to further garden with mature oak trees and vegetable, cane fruit and soft fruit gardens, as well as a composting area. There are further mature apple trees and strawberry planters as well as further steps from this area of garden up to a timber walkway set above a nature pond with gunnera, water lilies and palms surrounding. The plot is principally enclosed by natural borders, providing privacy and seclusion. To the rear of the house, set above the carport, parking area and side terrace there are further lawns with natural borders and mature hydrangeas. There is a side terrace with a further ornamental pond and an antique-style lamp post. External access can be gained to a cellar which extends for some distance under the house with power and light.  


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  • Dawlish (2.7 mi)
  • Dawlish Warren (4.3 mi)
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