A rare opportunity to acquire a handsome semi-detached Victorian villa with well-proportioned rooms in a sought-after location close to the town and harbours with lovely estuary views. EPC Rating E.
Salcombe is renowned as a sailing and boating centre, located beside one of the loveliest estuaries in the South West with miles of sheltered water and fine sandy beaches on either side towards its mouth. The popular town has an excellent range of shops, pubs and restaurants.
The Lodge is positioned on the corner of Devon Road and Allenhayes Road within a short walk into the town centre and enjoying estuary views from most rooms. The bright and spacious accommodation is arranged over 4 floors with the lower ground floor, with separate entrance from the rear, consisting of a large kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, bedroom and shower room, could easily be converted into a self-contained annexe.
The property befits its Victorian origins with a rendered exterior topped by decorative gables, double fronted bay windows and the interior boasting an abundance of period features with high ceilings, fireplaces and sash windows to mention just a few. As soon as you enter the property through its wide front door the light and airy large rooms are apparent including a total of 7 bedrooms, 2 kitchens and 4 bathrooms.
Outside the property enjoys a large sun deck ideal for al fresco dining and with the benefit of steps leading down to Allenhayes Road giving easy access into town and the harbours. A driveway providing parking for several vehicles is also accessed from Allenhayes Road.
From Devon Road steps to period feature door leading to:-
Spacious area with wood flooring. Stairs leading to both lower ground floor and upper floors.
Large sash bay window allowing plenty of light. Fireplace with stone hearth and surround with coal effect gas fire.
Large sash bay window with delightful window seat enjoying estuary views. Kitchen area with shaker style units with granite tops and upstands. Belfast sink with large window enjoying estuary views, 4 oven Aga, integrated dishwasher and hob, space for American style fridge/freezer. Wooden floor. Door leading to larder with granite shelving, storage units and window.
Window. WC and wash hand basin.
UTILITY ROOM/SHOWER ROOM
Window. Extensive storage cupboards and space for washing maching, dryer and fridge.Shower cubicle. Brook cupboard.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Accessed either by its own rear entrance door or from entrance hall door.
Window. A selection of kitchen units with Belfast sink and 4 oven Aga.
Bay window plus window to the side.
A large double bedroom with bay window.
Window. Tiles to floor and walls. Large shower. WC. Wash hand basin.
A useful area for storage.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Period staircase with ornate wooden spindles and handrail rising to first floor and second floor. Bright and spacious landing with window affording lovely estuary views.
Window enjoying wonderful estuary views. Feature fireplace. Fitted wardrobes.
Window with water views.
Double aspect with lovely estuary views. Feature fireplace. Fitted wardrobes.
Feature fireplace. Fitted wardrobe. Window to rear.
Window to rear. Bath with shower over and shower screen. Wash hand basin. WC.
A wonderful bedroom suite with double aspect allowing plenty of natural light and affording glorious estuary views. Door leading to en-suite shower room with shower, wash hand basin, WC and window.
Window enjoying wonderful estuary views.
The property has 3 different entrances both from Devon Road and Allenhayes Road giving easy access to the town centre. Also the potential to convert the lower ground floor to allow a separate annexe (STPP).
A delightful area to enjoy al fresco dining and views over the town and towards the estuary.
Access from Allenhayes Road. There is parking for several vehicles.
Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas central heating.
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE Tel: 01803 861234.
FIXTURES AND 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.
Strictly by appointment with the agents, Marchand Petit, Salcombe Office. Telephone 01548 844473.
On entering Salcombe from Kingsbridge continue straight past the first crossroads instead of turning left towards the town centre and follow Main Road as it contours around the side of the hill. At the next junction bear left into Devon Road and follow this road for about a quarter of a mile. The Lodge will be found on your left hand side close to the Allenhayes Road sign.
Kingsbridge 6 miles, A38 15 miles, Totnes 18 miles (Paddington about 3 hours)
24 Fore Street Salcombe Devon TQ8 8ET
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday viewings by appointment
01548 844 473