Finlake Lodge, Chudleigh
rare opportunity to purchase a characterful grade 2 listed, detached property well positioned on an unusually large plot of just over 2 acres. Finlake lodge benefits from fantastic access along with 2 double bedrooms (with scope to create a third from what is currently a double bedroom sized utility room on the ground floor), a pleasant garden, expansive off-road parking for many vehicles, an area of woodland accompanied by a lake and offers great potential to improve further by extending subject to any necessary consents. Ideal for those looking to start up a business with space around them (subject to permissions), the site was previously an animal rescue centre. Viewing is highly advised to fully appreciate the potential this property has to offer the new owner.
- A Detached Grade 2 Listed Property On The Outskirts Of Chudleigh
- Expansive Plot Stretching Over 2 Acres
- Gated Entrance With Off-Road Parking For Multiple Vehicles
- Great Potential To Improve & Extend Subject To The Necessary Consents
- Level Formal Garden, Patio & Conservatory
- Woodland Area With Views & A Large Established Lake
- Many Stables And Sheds
- Formally An Animal Sanctuary, There Could Be Potential Business Use Subject To Any Necessary Consents
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 it's 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. Also close by is the beautiful Haldon Forest, whether you want a quiet gentle stroll or an exhilarating mountain biking experience, there’s something for you at Haldon Forest Park. With a great range of walking and cycling trails to suit all ages and abilities. 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. For larger shops there are supermarkets in Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot and Exeter. The market towns of Newton Abbot and Totnes have 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.
An open porch gives access to the front door where you enter into the living room with high ceilings complete with characterful features which include a bay fitted with sash timber double glazed windows overlooking the front garden, exposed floorboards and a decorative brick fireplace with hearth and a wood burner fitted. There is a large study off the living room which could also lend itself well to use as a hobby room, snug, bedroom or further seating area if required. The living room leads into the formal dining room which has plenty of room for a family dining table. This room also benefits from the charming double-sided wood burner (shared with the living room) and brick fireplace creating quite the feature, with a sash window overlooking the garden. Stairs rise to the first floor from here.
The kitchen at the property is equipped with floor to ceiling tiled walls and a range of base and eye level units with wood effect worktops. There is a sink with drainer and mixer tap below a large timber window with a pleasant outlook towards the woodland. There is space and plumbing for an under-counter dishwasher as well as space for a freestanding cooker and further under counter appliances. The family bathroom is located on the ground floor and benefits from floor to ceiling tiles with a decorative border. There is a 3-piece white suite consisting of a bath with shower attachment over, WC and wash basin.
Towards the rear aspect of the property there is a further reception/bedroom which is currently being used as a utility area. This room also offers some versatile options with its location towards the rear of the property could make a great third bedroom with a pleasant outlook onto the garden. There is also a separate room housing a WC and wash basin just off the hall. Completing the ground floor is the spacious and characterful conservatory which provides the perfect additional seating area and benefits from central heating so can be used all year round. French doors open onto the garden. Stairs rise to the first floor where there are 2 double bedrooms with the master being a particularly good size and benefiting from a range of built in wardrobes stretching the length of one wall. The double-glazed sash windows are consistent throughout the upper floor.
The property benefits from an attractive frontage and is of a characterful style true to the Edwardian era. There is a gated entrance with a shared driveway which leads up to the neighbours property. There is an exceptionally large gravel parking and turning area with more than enough space for multiple vehicles. The property sits on a very favourable plot just over 2 acres. There is a formal garden to the rear of the property itself and among the grounds there is a large woodland area with a large lake inhabited by a variety of wildlife. Located off the driveway are a number of stables which benefit from lighting and power, which could work for many different uses. There is also a wide number of other storage sheds and summer houses, some of them great sizes, dotted around the plot.
From our office 31 Fore Street Chudleigh proceed South West along Fore Street towards Plymouth. Continue over the A38 towards Chudleigh Knighton, go past the main entrance to Finlake Holiday Park, the driveway and pillared entrance for Finlake Lodge is the first entrance on the right.
There is a mains gas supply to the property with gas fired central heating. Along with a mains water supply, and mains electricity. Private drainage
Some of the land and garden have become overgrown and appropriate footwear is recommended for viewings.