A beautifully presented 5 bedroom house with a 3 bedroom detached cottage set within 1 acre of land, with sea views. EPC Rating D.
Whitley Lodge, with its rather special location on a substantial plot of approximately 1 acre, boasts beautiful uninterrupted views towards the coast at Bigbury Bay and open sea beyond. The house has been significantly re-furbished by the current owners, offering beautifully presented accommodation, which can be used in a variety of different ways to suit modern living. The property is arranged in an L shape offering very spacious ground floor rooms, with the principal rooms and first floor bedrooms enjoying the spectacular views.
The property also benefits from a detached 3 bedroom cottage, perfect for dependent relatives, visitors or indeed letting out to secure an income. Large level lawned gardens surround the property which have been planted with several established trees and shrubs. There is an additional orchard area and substantial detached barn approximately 48ft x 23ft.
A lobby leads onto a long entrance hall, having solid oak flooring and stairs rising to the first floor. Off the hallway are an office to the rear and a study having a bay window to the front and a wood burning stove, set on a slate hearth. The sitting room and adjoining dining room are also to the front of the property, the sitting room also having a bay window to the front and a wood burning stove on a slate hearth. From the dining room double doors lead onto the conservatory, from where you can enjoy the spectacular views. The large family kitchen/breakfast room has travertine flooring, with oak cupboards, granite effect worktops, a four oven oil-fired Aga, integrated electric oven and hob, integrated fridge and dishwasher. There is a large walk in larder off the kitchen to one side offering plenty of space for additional fridges and freezers. A spacious boot room is located on the other side of the kitchen, incorporating a range of base units with a sink over and plumbing for a washing machine, oil-fired boiler and a door to the rear garden. On the ground floor are bedrooms 4 and 5, both generous sized double rooms one with its own en-suite shower room and the other with a wet room. The 3 principal bedrooms are located on the first floor and all benefit from the beautiful views. The master suite is spacious, with a separate dressing room and en-suite shower room. The second guest room is dual aspect with its own en-suite shower room. Also on the first floor is the third bedroom and the family bathroom, which is half tiled and fitted with a 3 piece suite. The upstairs rooms have unparalleled views from Malborough Church to Bigbury Bay.
Whitley Lodge is approached over a gravel driveway, offering a generous parking area to the front, following round to the rear of the property where there is a large courtyard leading to the integral double garage/utility and storeroom. The garage, having an electric roller door, has plenty of space for 2 vehicles. The utility and store room can also be accessed from here with an internal door connecting back into the house. The gardens at Whitley Lodge are level and mainly laid to lawn with several established trees and shrubs. There is a small orchard and a further detached barn, having power and light and suitable for boat storage etc. The garden also has a large greenhouse and 3 raised vegetable beds.
Opposite the garage is a detached 3 bedroom cottage, comfortably presented and arranged on a single level, ideal for relatives requiring their own space and is currently run as a successful letting business. To the rear of the cottage is a private garden.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage which complies with all recent legislation and has been registered. Oil fired central heating.
Currently Council Tax Band G
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel 01548 861234.
Fixtures & Fittings
All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order. The contents of The Cottage are available by separate negotiation.
Very strictly by appointment only through Marchand Petit Prime Waterfront & Country House Department 01548 855590
Whitley Lodge is situated in a delightful rural location approximately 1 mile outside of Thurlestone village. The village is an attractive and desirable location, close to the spectacular Devon Coast in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the South West Coast Path is the only hike in the UK to have made it into the highly respected Lonely Planet Adventures Guide Book. A short stroll takes you across to Thurlestone Sands with the landmark Thurlestone Rock, the popular ‘Beach House’ café and Thurlestone Marsh, one of three small wetlands south of the village. Thurlestone has a vibrant community with popular primary school, a busy village hall, shop and post office, pub and church. The Thurlestone Hotel has a superb health club with spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and there is a fine 18 hole links golf course. The popular villages of Bantham and Hope Cove are within walking distance along the coastal path, with the popular coastal town of Salcombe about 6 miles away, providing a haven for sailing and water-based activities. More amenities can be found in the nearby town of Kingsbridge, including the outstanding Kingsbridge Community College.
From Kingsbridge take the A381 towards Salcombe. Proceed through West Alvington, turn right at Langworthy Barn onto the A379 Plymouth road. After approximately half a mile take the second left hand turn, signposted to Thurlestone. Follow this road for about a mile. At Whitley Cross take the lane on the right hand side and Whitley Lodge is the first property on the right hand side.
Kingsbridge 5 miles; Salcombe 6 miles; Totnes 16 miles
94 Fore Street Kingsbridge Devon TQ7 1PP
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday viewings by appointment
01548 857 588