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5 bedroom detached house for sale

1 Derby Road, Kingsbridge, Kingsbridge, TQ7

Guide Price £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fine Victorian residence standing in delightful gardens
  • Sought after location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A fine detached five bedroom Victorian residence standing in delightful gardens occupy one of the most sought after locations in Kingsbridge overlooking The Promenade, headwaters of the Estuary and the town’s Recreation Ground. The charming character and spacious accommodation combines to create a warm and inviting family home which opens to a terrace and lawns within the south and west facing gardens.

The original house is of classic stone construction displaying features of the era and later modern additions are of traditional cavity wall construction with a rendered exterior under a slated roof. The accommodation retains many of the original features keeping the character of the house including moulded ceiling cornices and roses, stained glass leaded feature windows, fireplace and matching doors. The modern living blends very well with the traditional in providing a fine open and bright Kitchen/Dining/Living Space that opens very nicely to the south facing garden. The gas centrally heated and mainly double glazed accommodation comprises: 

Tarmac driveway parking for several cars flanked by shrubs and flowers in stone edged beds and mature hedging, double gates to the garden and main entrance door.

Integral Garage, 5.7m x 3.2m & 4.78m x 2.6m (18'8" x 10'5" & 15'8" x 8'6") in two areas having individual up and over doors being with lights, power points, tap, pedestrian doors to the front and rear.

Gravel paths lead around the lawn in the garden to the front with central pond and flowers. Well established shrubs and flowers will the surrounding beds bounded by stone wall and hedges. Mature trees on the boundary to the Promenade bring a sense of privacy.

To the side the south facing stone walled garden is a real joy having a paved terrace conveniently accessed from the Kitchen below which is a lawn surrounded by paths leading down to the bottom corners past shingle gravel beds, shrubs, flowers, apple trees and cherry tree to a greenhouse and timber shed. A rear stone ...

Bedroom 4 
4.2m x 3.1m (13' 9" x 10' 2") affording views over the Recreation Ground and Estuary with a range of built in shelved cupboards and drawers having a useful surface over, radiator, TV point, recessed lighting, varnished floorboards.

Bedroom 5 
3.9m x 3.45m (12' 10" x 11' 4") affording views towards the town with the same range of cupboards and drawers, radiator, TV point, recessed lighting, varnished floorboards.

Shower Room 
with a white suite comprising tiled and glazed cubicle having a Mira thermostatic shower, pedestal basin and WC. Light/electric shaver point, electric towel rail.

On the First Floor 

Half Landing 
with radiator.

Bedroom 1 
4.7m x 3.86m (15' 5" x 12' 8") a lovely bright room with Juliette Balcony bringing southerly views over the Recreation Ground to the Estuary and surrounding areas, recessed wardrobes, radiator, TV and telephone points, vaulted ceiling and exposed roof trusses.

En-suite Bathroom 
3.33m x 3m (10' 11" x 9' 10") with a white suite comprising double end cast iron bath in surround, tiled and glazed cubicle having a Grohe thermostatic shower, pedestal basin, bidet and WC. Electric shaver point, dual fuel ladder radiator, shelved cupboard, airing cupboard containing the hot water cylinder fitted with an electric immersion heater, hatch to part roofspace.

with a white suite comprising corner bath having a Grohe thermostatic shower over, tiled enclosure having a thermostatic shower, basin and cupboard under and WC. Large mirror and lights over, electric shaver point, two ladder radiators, extractor, stained glass leaded window feature, hatch to part roofspace.

Main Landing 
with stained glass leaded window feature, radiator.

Bedroom 2 
4.1m x 3.43m (13' 5" x 11' 3") affording a double aspect with views over the Recreation Ground and Estuary, window seat, recessed cupboard, recessed shelving, radiator, TV and telephone points.

Bedroom 3 
3.8m x 3.7m (12' 6" x 12' 2") affording views to the Estuary with window seat, white basin and cupboard under, mirror and lights over, electric shaver point.

On the Second Floor 

with shelved cupboard.

On the Ground Floor 

with stained glass leaded door and side panels, understairs cupboard, radiator, dado rail.

Sitting Room 
3.83m x 3.66m (12' 7" x 12' 0") with views over the garden to the Promenade and Estuary, window seat, radiator, side stained glass leaded window feature.

Living Room 
4.12m x 3.68m (13' 6" x 12' 1") with square bay and window seat to enjoy the views to the Promenade and Estuary, fireplace in marble surround and tiled hearth, side shelving, radiator, TV point, engineered wood flooring. Open to:

Kitchen/Dining Room 
7.61m x 3.86m Widening to 4.7m (24'11" x 12'7" Widening to 15'5") a lovely bright triple aspect sunny room with square bay and door opening to the south facing terrace. Kitchen area with a range of granite working surfaces. 1 ½ bowl inset sink top, classic style fronted cupboards and drawers under, pull out corner trays, matching wall cupboards. Oak top cupboards and drawers, matching oak top island/breakfast bar unit, matching drawers under. Gas fired Aga range, built in appliances including Hotpoint microwave, Bosch dishwasher and refrigerator. Radiator, telephone point, recessed lighting.

3.33m x 3.28m (10' 11" x 10' 9") with a working surface, inset single drainer sink top, cupboard under, range of tall shelved cupboards, recessed cupboard, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, Worcester gas fired boiler supplying the central heating and hot water systems, tiled floor, PVCu double glazed door to rear pathway.

Rear Hallway 
with understairs cupboard.

Glazed Covered Entrance 

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08 August 2018


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