Station Hill, Chudleigh

Station Hill, Chudleigh

Ref. 0000000359
£525,000

An incredibly rare opportunity to acquire one of the very few hand cut limestone constructed detached properties in the area! Offering many original features, a very attractive double fronted facade, a fantastic size south westerly facing plot, scope to extend and modernise, a versatile layout and driveway parking for many vehicles! This is one property that is not to be missed! Sold with no onward chain.

  • A Grand, Attractive Double Fronted Period Property with Many Original Features
  • Large Established Lawned Garden With Excellent Levels Of Privacy
  • Four Bedrooms Plus Annexe/Studio Flat
  • Huge Scope To Alter/Improve/Extend
  • Very Versatile Layout With High Ceilings Throughout
  • Separate Studio Flat Offering Versatile Space
  • Driveway Parking For Many Cars, Space For A Double Garage
  • Great Access To The A38 Serving Both Exeter & Plymouth

Location

Chudleigh is a small town between Exeter and Newton Abbot, close to the edge of Dartmoor National Park and in the popular Teign Valley. Dartmoor National Park is best known for its striking granite tors, steep wooded river valleys and heather covered moorland. Offering a wide selection of recreational opportunities such as walking, cycling, riding and fishing on the River Dart. Many of the region's finest beaches are within easy driving distance. The well regarded Chudleigh primary school is located in the town along with regular bus services. For secondary schools you have the popular Teign School in Kingsteignton. Chudleigh offers a wealth of local amenities including shops, a cricket field, a swimming pool, football pitches, allotments, parks, two doctors surgeries, a dentist and a library.

Location Cont.

For larger shops there are supermarkets in Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot and Exeter. The market town of Newton Abbot has a mainline railway station with direct links to London Paddington along with Exeter St Davids Station. There is also an international airport in Exeter. The A38 (Devon Expressway) which by-passes the town provides good access to Plymouth, Exeter and the M5 motorway network. The A380 connects Torbay.

Accommodation part 1

A traditional timber double door opens into a porch with a delightful tiled floor and space for a coat and shoe rack. An internal door with attractive stained glass panels leads into the spacious hallway where you are immediately greeted with characterful features including dado rails, ornate timber paneling and stripped pine floorboards. A staircase rises to the first floor. The sitting room is a stunning room with a cast iron open fire with timber surround and slate hearth which makes a lovely focal point to the room along with a traditional period cornicing and a Victorian bay window overlooking the grounds. The formal dining room is a further reception room to the front of the property with plenty of space for a sizable dining table and chairs which again has a Victorian bay window boasting a superb outlook onto the well-kept garden.

Accommodation part 2

Off the dining room is an inner hall which leads to a downstairs bathroom which enables the dining room to be used as a further double bedroom if required with the breakfast room to the rear of the property reverting to the dining room. There is a bath, washbasin and WC. Shower over the bath and large storage cupboard. The breakfast room has space for a family size table and chairs with a large traditional sash window and exposed floorboards. There is a timber built in dresser, understairs cupboard and fitted wall cupboard. Open doorway to the kitchen. The kitchen has been fitted with beech effect wall and base units. The work surfaces incorporate a stainless steel inset sink and drainer with tiled splashbacks and tiled floor. A window to the side of the property allows natural light. There is a freestanding cooker and space for a dishwasher. There is built in storage.

Accommodation part 3

A useful utility room/rear lobby is located to the back of the house off the kitchen with space for boots etc and plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumbler dryer. A door to the rear of the property leads to an outside toilet. From the hallway stairs rise with traditional balustrades and handrails to a spacious landing with doors to principal rooms. The master bedroom is a bright double aspect room with views over the garden and far reaching views over rooftops towards countryside beyond. There is a decorative fireplace. This room is accompanied by an en-suite bathroom with white suite comprising a half size cast iron bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin. Bedroom two is another good-sized room with dual aspect windows. The front window enjoys the same pleasant views as the master bedroom. The master bathroom is naturally light from a large sash window.

Accommodation part 4

There is a large storage cupboard concealing the gas fired boiler with pressurised hot water system, incorporating a shelved airing cupboard. The bathroom enjoys a white suite comprising bath with thermostatic shower fitted above and glass shower screen, WC, pedestal washbasin, the walls are partly tiled with vinyl flooring. The third bedroom is a good-size single room ideal for a child's bedroom or study. This room also offers a superb outlook. Attached to the property is a studio which offers fantastic scope to be reconnected to the main house via internal door. The studio benefits from two reception rooms along with a shower room with wash hand basin and WC. Should a buyer be looking to remodel the main house this studio would make an excellent location for a large kitchen! It would also lend itself well to be a great hobby room, office, snug or annexe for a family member.

The Grounds part 1

A pillared entrance leads into the private graveled drive offering parking for several vehicles, there is scope to extend this area and even build a double garage. Planning permission was granted for a double garage in 2015, please see application reference 15/00926/FUL on Teignbridge Council’s website for full details. A gravel path leads to the front door. The garden is a particular feature of this property being mainly lawned and fully enclosed. Being south westerly facing it enjoys sun for the majority of the day. There is a gravel area with attractive planters & climbing roses located immediately in front of the property with space to sit and enjoy the sun. The boundaries are made with mature hedges and trees.

The grounds part 2

A small feature flight of steps leads down to a generous lawn. The garden offers excellent levels of privacy along with plenty of space for all the family to enjoy. There is full access round the property via a pathway leading to the outside WC.

Directions

From our office 31 Fore Street, Chudleigh proceed West along Fore Street, continue along The Parade which becomes Station Hill. Gordon Lodge can be found on the right hand side.

Services

Mains gas is connected to the property with gas fired central heating throughout excluding the studio which is electric heating. Mains water is connected, drainage is private via a Klargester system shared with Aeolian Court on a 50/50 maintenance basis estimated at £125.00PA per property. Mains electric is also connected.

Tenure

Freehold

Agents note 1

The property is being sold with the following covenants: Gordon Lodge must only be occupied by one household. Business use is not permitted other than a home office. Consent must be granted by the neighbouring property (Aeolian Court) prior to the property being extended.

Agents note 2

The front stone wall boundary will be moved in by roughly 1.5m and completely rebuilt post completion to widen the pavement and improve vehicular access to Gordon Lodge and Aeolian Court. Please call the agent for more information.