Just minutes of North Sands beach, a beautifully refurbished property set within established gardens with outstanding views over the Salcombe harbour entrance and out to sea. 5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms/shower rooms, Double garage, Annexe, swimming pool and ample parking.
The beautiful estuary town of Salcombe is located in the heart of the South Devon region known as the South Hams, which is known for having an uncommonly temperate climate, verdant unspoilt countryside, hidden combs and a spectacular coastline. Arguable one of the most sought after waterfront locations in the UK, Salcombe is the perfect setting for this beautiful home. Once a thriving fishing village, Salcombe still retains much of its original charm and character. The property sits within the short distance of the town, with its many restaurants, local pubs and boutique shops. More extensive shopping and amenities are available in Kingsbridge. The Salcombe Estuary has numerous sandy beaches, coves and sheltered anchorages, all of which make it an excellent base for dingy sailing, water sports, boating and long walks along the beautiful coastline. Salcombe is also a famous yachting centre and provides a perfect cruising base from which to explore France, The Channel Islands and the beautiful harbours and creeks of the West Country.
The A38 Devon Expressway is about 15 miles to the north, providing dual carriageway access to the M5 motorway at Exeter. There are good Intercity rail services from Totnes to London Paddington and a growing number of UK and international flights from Exeter airport. Brittany ferries operate services to France, Spain and the Channel Islands from their terminal at Plymouth.
The Pines is a most stunning property situated within the much sought after and highly regarded coastal town of Salcombe. Over recent years, this elegant Victorian residence has undergone a most comprehensive and sympathetic refurbishment, carefully combining modern day comforts with original features to create a most up to date family home of distinctive character. The Pines provides bright, well-proportioned accommodation with many rooms enjoying outstanding views over established gardens, Salcombe harbour entrance and out to sea. The principal accommodation is arranged over three floors. From the spacious reception hall, doors provide access to various rooms, whilst an elegant, shallow step staircase leads to the first floor galleried landing in turn leading to three good sized bedrooms, including stunning master and guest bedroom suites each with stylish en-suite bathrooms. On the third floor there are two further bedrooms each with en-suite facilities.
The reception areas and rooms are defined with lovely features, to include high coved ceilings, fireplaces (Fitted with state of the art remote living flame gas fires ) and large windows allowing for the stunning views and light to flood in. The kitchen/dining room is extremely well-appointed fitted with numerous integrated appliances and base units set under stylish work surfaces. Useful ancillary rooms, via an inner hall, include a cloak room, utility area and boot/dog room. There is also access to the integrated double garage from here.
From the reception hall and kitchen dining room, French doors open onto a most impressive terrace running the full length of the property. Finished in slate and glass and commanding stunning views over the established gardens and out sea, this area makes for an exquisite venue for alfresco dining. Separate to the property and again with lovely views there a charming detached office with a wood burning stove and atmospherically controlled wine storage area. Subject to the necessary consents this could easily become integral to the rest of the property while at the same time creating a conservatory or otherwise.
The property is approached through electrically operated gates opening onto a large enclosed parking area whilst leading to the integral double garage with electric door.
The gardens are meticulously landscaped and complement the property beautifully. There are level lawns together with numerous shrubs, trees and bushes providing a profusion of colour throughout the year. A further terrace there is an outdoor swimming pool, hot tun and summer house.
The gardens are truly magnificent with different areas enjoying the wonderful sea, beach and countryside views. Mature trees and shrubs, producing colour throughout the year, together with meandering paths and steps lead down to a level lawn area beyond which is a sun terrace with heated swimming pool, hot tub and summerhouse. Further paths take you down to a garden gate which opens onto Sandhills Road, a short walk to North Sands beach. The property sits high within the grounds with a fabulous sun terrace leading to the detached annexe currently used as an office and wine store.
Main drainage, water, electricity and gas fired central heating. Private borehole supplies water to garden and pool.
South Hams District Council. Council Tax Band H.
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 on at the first crossroads and follow Main Road around the side of the hill. After passing the sharpish left bend the property will be found after a short distance on the right hand side.
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