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4 bed detached house for sale
Curlew Drive, West Charleton, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7

4 beds
3 baths
2 receptions
Council tax band:
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  1. Property photo 1 of 19. The Glasshouse

Points of interest

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Charleton Church of England Academy0.6 miles
  • Kingsbridge Ferry Landing1.3 miles
  • Kingsbridge Academy1.5 miles
  • Salcombe Ferry Landing2.1 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Freehold
The Glasshouse is a unique luxury detached residence with striking estuary views and an enviable setting, featuring light-filled accommodation with a host of contemporary and eco-credentials.

The custom made German Hormann door gives entrance to the magnificent property, opening out onto the wide reception hall with its attractive Karndean floor tiles, stunning individually hand-blown glass shades by Marble House in Bovey Tracey and stairs rising to the first-floor level. A large picture window affords stunning views from the landing, branching off onto the reception space and kitchen which make the most of the elevated aspects from all angles. The custom-designed kitchen/breakfast room enjoys New Wave doors spanning the width of the room and flowing out onto the roof terrace with its incredible views. These doors offer a variety of versatile opening combinations including slide and swing, slide and stack or slide and pivot. The kitchen comprises sleek Quartz countertops, numerous integrated AEG appliances, a considerable central island, soft close cabinet doors, a tower no frost freezer and fridge, a dishwasher, multi-function dual ovens, an induction hob with built-in extractor, a warming drawer, a 3-in-1 boiling kitchen tap and a two-zone wine temperature-controlled cabinet. A useful cloakroom sits alongside, as well as a practical dual aspect study. The substantial sitting room has a stylish modern
feature fireplace and benefits from access to
the roof terrace via New Wave doors creating a
sociable indoor/outdoor living environment.

On the ground floor level is a flexible additional
bedroom to the rear, currently being used as a family room, as well as a handy utility space with ample room for various appliances and convenient access to the large integrated garage alongside. The further three well-proportioned and
comfortable bedrooms all feature built-in bespoke wardrobe solutions with sensorcontrolled lighting, as well as French doors onto sunny private terraces. The principal suite enjoys a spacious dressing area and a luxurious en suite shower room with a large walk-in shower, whilst an additional bedroom also benefits from an en suite shower room. Both en suites and the further family bathroom with its freestanding bathtub are individually designed, featuring ambient touch-sensitive mirrors, sensor-controlled lights and
timer-controlled thermostatic radiators.

The property also benefits from DuoLight thermal blinds to help cool in the summer and retain warmth in the winter, removable solar film on the windows to reflect solar heat and glare, nu Heat Underfloor heating in twelve individually controlled zones, tilt and turn windows, an air source heat pump with custom made acoustic hood and a drying cabinet for wet suits and wet weather clothing.

Local Authority: South Hams Council
Services: Mains water and electricity. Private
drainage. Underfloor heating throughout. Air source heat pump.
Council Tax: Band G
Tenure: Freehold
Wayleaves and easements: The property is sold
subject to any wayleaves or easements, whether
mentioned in these particulars or not.

The Glasshouse lies in West Charleton alongside
East Charleton which together offer a range of day-to-day amenities. It sits just over a mile and a half from the popular setting of Kingsbridge, the principal market town in the South Hams, which provides an extensive selection of facilities, including independent and High Street shopping, doctors and dentists’ surgeries, two major supermarkets, a cinema, leisure centre, library and numerous public houses and restaurants. The head of the estuary offers boat moorings, quays and slipways, while the surrounding areas including Slapton Sands and Bigbury Bay offer sandy beaches and an array of scenic coastal and countryside walks. The sailing towns of Dartmouth and Salcombe are also within easy reach, as are 18-hole golf courses at Bigbury and Thurlestone. Dartmoor National Park, Totnes, Exeter and Plymouth are also easily accessible. The property enjoys excellent communication links, with Totnes
train station providing regular trains to London
Paddington in under 3 hours, the nearby A38
Devon Expressway giving access to major towns and the national motorway network and Exeter Airport offering a growing number of national and international flights, including daily flights to London City Airport. The area also benefits from a good selection of well-regarded schooling options, including Plymouth College, King’s and Totnes Progressive.

The property offers similar measures of contemporary and convenient external facilities and features, including numerous solar panels which currently cover the costs of the home’s entire annual energy usage, five-metre-wide remote control operated electric sliding gates, a key coded pedestrian access gate with voice
communication, a secure external parcel box, a
cantilever car or boat port and a sizeable garage
which can accommodate vehicles up to 7 metres in length and 2.5m metres in height, with an up and over remote-controlled door. A sweeping resin bound driveway offers additional parking for a number of vehicles, whilst expanses of manicured level lawn surrounded by a variety of shrubbery and interspersed with colourful flowerbeds provide a myriad of pleasing aspects from which to enjoy the far-reaching views. There is direct access to the foreshore from the property, as well as a woven steel harbour creating an enclosed space for a garden or hot tub, a dedicated vegetable patch with several raised beds, a premium greenhouse, a purpose-built summer house with heating and a fridge, various rear external electricity points and state of the art waste and grey water drainage. A number of paved terraces
offer ample opportunities for al fresco dining, with the stunning roof terrace having glasspanelled fencing displaying the full extent of the picturesque scene, detachable shade sails and an AstroTurf play area. There is also planning consent for a roof terrace pagoda, as well as a further office cabin. The house sits in approximately 0.5 acre.

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