Originally home to Commander Lionel Greenstreet, First Officer on Sir Ernest Shackleton's 'Endurance' during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914 -1917, the house retains a wealth of original features, including sash windows. This extended property would make a perfect family home, the detached bungalow ideal for a dependant relative or additional income.
Covered outer porch area with light. Large original timber front door with bespoke coloured glass high level window lights opens to...
Reception Hallway A welcoming and impressive hall with bespoke tiled flooring, central arch and very attractive staircase rising to the first floor. Inner hall with large under stairs cupboard. Cupboard with shelves. Doors to principal rooms.
Sitting Room18'10" (5.74m) x 12'7" (3.84m) into bay. Double glazed bay sash style window to each side. Large fireplace with marble inset and living flame gas fire. 4 wall lights, television aerial connection point. Opening through to...
Sun Lounge9'6" x 5'8" (2.9m x 1.73m). With views over the Japanese Garden and up to the fields at Summercombe, this room is ideal to enjoy a few peaceful and tranquil hours, or maybe a spot of reading.
Kitchen13'10" x 10'4" (4.22m x 3.15m). The kitchen overlooks one of the beautiful rear garden areas and enjoys great natural light. A painted wood kitchen has been recently installed with block wood work surfaces, inset ceramic 1 and a half bowl sink and complementary mixer tap. Aeg fitted appliances include a double oven with combined microwave, an induction hob with extractor over and integrated fridge freezer. 6 LED downlights. Vinyl tile effect flooring. Breakfast bar area to...
Dining Area13'1" x 11'2" (3.99m x 3.4m). With natural oak flooring, 2 pretty alcove dresser cupboards, opening to Lounge, and open through to kitchen area. Door to hallway.
Rear Vestibule With area housing boiler supplying domestic hot water and gas central heating, hot water cylinder (Hive controlled). PVCu glazed door to rear garden and door to...
Cloakroom/WC With WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Window.
Lounge19' x 13' (5.8m x 3.96m). Tranquil reception space with triple aspect over the main garden area. Beautifully bright with PVCu french doors giving access and outlook onto large patio. Natural oak floor, open stone fireplace with slate hearth and multi-fuel log burner. 3 wall lights and picture light, television aerial connection point, telephone point.
Bedroom Five12'8" x 11'4" (3.86m x 3.45m). Sash window to side and stained glass window, decorative panelling to walls and ceiling, Built-in cupboards and shelving to alcoves. Telephone point, television aerial connection point, enjoying views overlooking side garden.
Library12'8" x 13'1" (3.86m x 3.99m). Triple aspect room including bay window overlooking the front garden. Fitted book shelves to one wall. Door to...
Utility Room/Garden Room18' x 6'10" (5.49m x 2.08m). With PVCu french doors with access and outlook to the garden. Fitted cupboards and worktop area matching the kitchen, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer or dishwasher. 2 wall lights. Door to...
Family/Games Room31' x 17'10" (9.45m x 5.44m). (This room could also lends itself to being a separate annexe). Triple aspect room with lovely views over the garden. 3 sets of PVCu french doors to the garden making it a great room to entertain in whether summer or winter. This room has multiple uses with such a fabulous size and space - We understand that at one point in its history it housed a swimming pool and home gymnasium! The owners have this room currently arranged as a rather splendid snooker room.
First Floor Landing 2 Velux windows allow the natural light to flood into this most attractive landing with spindle banister. Doors to...
Master Suite16'8" x 13' (5.08m x 3.96m). Approached via separate inner hallway with door to en-suite and built-in wardrobe. 2 downlighters, access to loft space. Spacious double bedroom with beautiful large picture style main window and smaller side window, with views up to the rural edges of Brixham, over the rear garden and surrounding area, television aerial connection point.
En Suite Bathroom/WC12'3" x 8'6" (3.73m x 2.6m). Fitted with suite comprising large corner spa bath, WC and washbasin. Large shower cubicle with shower. Tiled floor and walls. Heated ladder towel rail. 2 downlighters, velux window.
Bedroom Two16'2" x 9'5" (4.93m x 2.87m). Dual aspect room having pretty window seat and wonderful outlook to the rural edges of the town. Built-in wardrobe, television aerial connection point, telephone point, Door to...
En Suite Shower Room/WC9' x 7'7" (2.74m x 2.31m). Fitted with suite comprising corner shower cubicle, WC and pedestal washbasin. Part tiled walls. 2 downlighters and velux window.
Bedroom Three13'11" x 10'3" (4.24m x 3.12m). Another beautiful room enjoying panoramic outlook over to Copythorne. Built-in wardrobes, work desk and shelving. Storage into roof space, airing cupboard with shelving and radiator.
Bedroom Four13'11" x 10'3" (4.24m x 3.12m). Again this room enjoys panoramic view across to Copythorne. Built-in wardrobes, cupboards and drawers.
Family Bathroom/WC11'3" x 10'11" (3.43m x 3.33m). Very generous size bathroom with wood effect flooring and some painted timber panelling. Bath, separate shower cubicle (fully tiled with Mira 415 shower). WC and contemporary wash hand basin unit. Sash double glazed windows, window seat and store cupboards.
Detached Bungalow PVCu french doors to giving access to..
Living Room19'7" x 16'8" (5.97m x 5.08m). Overlooking the bungalows own courtyard/patio. Dual aspect with wood laminate flooring, television aerial connection point, 2 wall light points, telephone point. Half glazed PVCu door to side.
Kitchen Area Includes fitted contemporary kitchen units. Stainless steel sink unit. Double oven and grill, fitted microwave. 4 downlighters.
Bedroom16'7" x 10'4" (5.05m x 3.15m). Overlooking the Japanese Garden and being fitted with a range of fitted quality wardrobes and dressing table unit with drawers. 2 ceiling lights, access to loft. Door to...
Shower Room/WC7'6" x 6'1" (2.29m x 1.85m). Fitted with a suite comprising shower cubicle, WC and pedestal washbasin. Heated ladder chrome towel rail. Half-tiled walls. 2 downlighters (large window). Dimplex wall heater.
Patio Area Enclosed wall paved patio being very sunny and light.
Outside To the front of the property gates open to tarmac parking area enclosed by borders with mature planting. The front garden is attractively landscaped with attention to detail and an overwhelming display of small shrubs and trees including cherry blossom and palms, ferns, roses and hydrangea. Pathways lead gently around to the side and rear gardens with ferns, palms, roses, beech hedges and bay trees. There are 2 small lawned areas to the sides again with mature borders behind attractive stone walling and a 'secret garden' feeling...think fairies and daisy chains and adventure! The pathway to the right of the front door takes you to a brick paved Zen-style garden with pond and water feature. We then lead to the rear garden which is south facing with generous size paved patio by house with some views up to the fields. Lawn running the width of garden and further decked "chill out" area by games room - very sheltered and secluded. Japanese style timber bridge over second pond and barbeque area. Laurel hedge running along boundary. A further private decked area with African thatched gazebo! Somewhere to hide and enjoy some downtime and peace...A very pretty and generally easy to maintain rear garden which will allow you to enjoy summer parties and entertaining.
Double Garage21'10" x 19' (6.65m x 5.8m). Automatic lift door and half glazed side door. Work bench, PVCu windows to side and rear walls. Pitched roof giving great overhead storage, light and power.