Gidden House, behind Fore Street, Chudleigh Sold STC

Gidden House, behind Fore Street, Chudleigh

Ref. 002071

A beautifully presented, detached, family home occupying an enviable tucked away position in close proximity to the town centre of Chudleigh and all its amenities. A well designed naturally light, versatile property which is one of two individually built luxury homes enjoying an unusually large plot with an exceptional, established and well stocked garden, large living space, four double bedrooms, generous downstairs study/fifth bedroom, ample parking and a double garage with electric door. Viewing is highly recommended to really appreciate all that this expansive property has to offer.

  • Impressive modern detached residence set well back from Fore Street & hidden away from view
  • One of the largest private plots in the town centre of Chudleigh
  • Large study, substantial dining/family room, separate living room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility
  • Extensive parking & double garage
  • Level established, well stocked front, side and rear gardens
  • Delightful outlook from both the ground and first floor rooms
  • Large master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom
  • Great access to the A38 serving Exeter, Plymouth & M5

Location part 1

Chudleigh is a small town between Exeter and Newton Abbot, close to the edge of Dartmoor National Park and set 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. Haldon Forest is also on the doorstep, perfect for those who enjoy woodland walks and cycling. The well-regarded Chudleigh Primary School is in the town along with regular bus services to Newton Abbot and Exeter. For secondary schools you have the popular Teign School in Kingsteignton.

Location part 2

Chudleigh offers a wealth of local amenities including shops, a cricket field, a swimming pool, football pitches, allotments, parks, a doctor’s surgery, a dentist and a library. 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/Waterloo, along with Exeter St David’s 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. And the A380 connects Torbay.

Accommodation part 1

You enter the property through a slate covered storm porch which gives access into a spacious and welcoming entrance hallway. The hall benefits from downlights, a low maintenance floor and a lovely wide timber and steel staircase rising to the first floor. There is a downstairs WC & shower room located off the hallway, utility room and large storage cupboard. The large, dual aspect sitting room is an attractive space fitted with wooden flooring and French doors with large windows either side offering a superb outlook over the garden and opening onto the rear patio - perfect for the warmer months. A window to the front overlooks the pretty front garden. A recent addition to this room is the modern gas stove which creates a warm and cosy feel for the winter months.

Accommodation part 2

The kitchen/breakfast room is an excellent size with a partial open plan aspect to the large dining/family room creating a very impressive space! There is a range of wall and base units fitted with granite work surfaces over incorporating a range style cooker with large extractor hood above, a sink with drainer and mixer tap, tiled splash backs and an integrated fridge freezer along with a full size dishwasher. This room enjoys French doors out to the patio and garden. From the kitchen, steps lead down into a highly impressive dual aspect dining/family room which boasts fabulous views onto the garden and enjoys high ceilings with downlights and further doors opening onto the garden and patio creating a pleasant and light dining or family room. There is a wood burner style gas fire which is a welcome addition to the room with a granite hearth.

Accommodation part 3

From the hall, a doorway leads into the utility room, which benefits from a sink with drainer and mixer tap and space and plumbing for under counter appliances. Off the entrance hall is an inner hallway which leads to a large ground floor double bedroom with window to the front aspect. There is also a double bedroom size study, which could be used as a fifth bedroom if desired. These rooms are serviced by the downstairs shower room. From the entrance hall stairs rise to the first-floor landing which gives access to three further double bedrooms, an airing cupboard and the family bathroom.

Accommodation part 4

The huge principal bedroom enjoys windows on two aspects providing a lovely outlook over the property's rear garden as well as far-reaching views of the local Chudleigh countryside. Accompanied by a walk-in wardrobe and a four-piece en-suite bathroom comprising a bath, separate shower cubicle and a vanity unit incorporating a wash basin and WC. Bedroom two is another good-sized double bedroom which is located to the rear of the property with views over the property's rear garden, and distant countryside, there is also a built-in wardrobe.

Accommodation part 5

Bedroom three is further double room with plenty of space for furniture. The family bathroom completes the first floor with partly tiled walls and consists of a three-piece white suite to include a panel bath with glass shower screen and mains shower over, a wash basin and WC.

Outside part 1

The house is set in a great position with all amenities on the doorstep yet set well back from Fore Street with a private shared driveway and courtyard approach leading to a large double drive laid to stone chippings, providing ample parking for all the family and access to the double garage with electric door fitted with an exterior sensor light. A wrought iron gate gives access to the front garden which has been beautifully maintained with a neat lawn either side of a paved pathway leading to the front door creating a fabulous approach to the house along with being well-enclosed for both children and pets.

Outside part 2

The front garden leads to the side of the property opening into the stunning well-established level rear garden which is a real sun trap and offers excellent privacy. The garden has been lovingly designed and well maintained for many years and boasts a high degree of privacy. It offers well-stocked borders including a huge variety of established shrubs, shaped bushes and trees. A rose archway leads into a further area of lawn which in turn leads to a raised vegetable/soft fruit patch. To the bottom of the garden there is a shed to house the gardening tools and pots! A raised patio can be accessed from both the living room and the kitchen providing the perfect spot for alfresco dining for all the family, benefiting from views over the lawn. Adjacent to the garage is a further area of garden, laid to lawn with mature trees.


Mains gas, electric, water and drainage.