Blue Lagoon Devon Road Salcombe

£1,175,000

Blue Lagoon Devon Road Salcombe

Blue Lagoon, a 19th century villa in popular Devon Road, standing above Salcombe town with vistas from South Pool to Lambury Point and beyond. A semi-detached spacious light and extensive home. Purchased by the current owners in 2005, they have carried out modernisation and renovations over the last few years, creating a seaside family house with character.

There is a large dual aspect Kitchen/Breakfast room with a balcony overlooking the Estuary and steps down to the enclosed Garden.To the north, there are views over the town and Snapes Point. The impressive Lounge has original features and full height bay windows with views across the Estuary to Sunny Cove and East Portlemouth. There is a private rear Patio with room for a table and chairs and with pleasant rural views.

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Key Features

  • Close to town, estuary views
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 4 parking spaces
  • Games Room
  • Terraced areas to front and rear

Property Details

Property Type Semi-Detached House
Postcode TQ8 8HQ
Council Tax Band Band F

Energy Efficiency & Environmental Impact

Floorplan

Room Descriptions

Porch

Up a flight of stone steps and through the half-glazed front door into the stone tiled Entrance Hall with coat rack (there is room for a small cupboard). Glass panel door.

Entrance Hall

Open plan Entrance Hall, leading to the Kitchen/Breakfast room. Cloakroom to the left, large hanging cupboard housing the meters and to the right a walk-in storage cupboard with shelving. Carpeted Landing area, small flight of stairs leading down to Living area with door to Basement and to the carpeted staircase to the Upper floors.

Cloakroom

Window to the rear of the property. Wash hand basin. Low level W.C.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

4.08m x 6.26m (13' 5" x 20' 6")
A very light room with south and north facing windows, both with views of the water. The rear view looks towards Batson Creek and the countryside with Dartmoor in the distance. On the south side, double glazed French doors open onto a decking area with steps down to the front garden. The Kitchen is fitted with a range of modern base and wall units with a granite work surface. Built in Rangemaster oven, with four ring gas hob and extractor hood. Integrated dishwasher. Full room height radiator.

Dining Area/Sitting Room or Study

3.11m x 4.78m (10' 2" x 15' 8")
A pleasant space with double casement window and views to the east over the estuary. Chandelier and original ceiling coving. Presently used as a formal Dining area, family board games and sitting room. Original stripped pine flooring.

Archway with French doors opens into a lovely light, well proportioned Lounge.

Lounge

4.78m x 6.20m into Bay (15' 8" x 20' 4")
A boldly decorated, south facing room - from the shuttered windows there are views to South Pool in the East and overlooking the property's front garden, from the south facing bay window, the beach at Smalls Cove and the surrounding countryside of East Portlemouth. This high ceiling comfortable room has many original features. Marble fireplace, coving and ceiling rose surrounding a replica chandelier. Decorative wall arch surrounds French doors leading back to the rest of the house.

Utility Room

A flight of stairs leads down to the lower Ground floor, with Utility room and walk in storage cupboard/wine cellar and small window to side. Stainless steel sink unit. Fitted cupboards and drawers with work surfaces. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Wall mounted gas fired boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water. Shelving.

Games Room/Bedroom 6

With French doors opening into front garden. This room is presently being used as a Snooker room.

NB These rooms have potential to create a self-contained unit subject to Planning Permission and necessary Building Regulations.

Landing

Carpeted substantial Landing with built-in cupboard, presently decorated with a table lamp.

Master Bedroom (Ensuite)

4.34m x 4.78m (14' 3" x 15' 8")
A well proportioned Bedroom with varnished stripped pine flooring and original coving, a south facing window gives views across the estuary to the countryside of East Portlemouth, Smalls Cove. From the window to the east side of the property, there are harbour views and beyond to South Pool Creek. Built-in hanging cupboard. Radiator

Ensuite Bathroom

Bathroom with bath, shower attachment, low level WC and wash basin. Wall cabinet.

Bedroom 2

3.18m x 4.08m (10' 5" x 13' 5")
Dual aspect double Bedroom with views from the south facing window to East Portlemouth Church, Smalls Cove and beyond. From the East, over the town to Batson Creek and Snapes. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.

Airing Cupboard

Large walk-in airing cupboard with MEGAFLO hot water tank. Shelving. Thermostat.

Shower room

A light room with views over Devon Villas to Batson Creek. Double shower cubicle, low level W.C. and wash basin. Full room height towel rail.

Bedroom 3

3.11m x 2.21m (10' 2" x 7' 3")
A small room bedroom, with two single beds. East facing window with views to the Harbour, East Portlemouth Village and South Pool Creek.

Returning to the corridor a Staircase leads to:

Landing

Pleasant carpeted Landing with Velux window giving light for an area to sit, read and reflect.

Bedroom 4

3.37m x 5.48m (11' 1" x 18' 0")
Full height Attic room with panoramic vista of the East Portlemouth countryside, the sandy beaches and to Lambury Point and the open sea beyond. Ceiling lights, modern hand basin, hanging space in alcove, radiator. Wooden flooring.

Bathroom

White suite, part tiled surrounding a full size bath with electric shower attachment. Wash hand basin. Low level W.C., towel rail.

Bedroom 5

4.08m x 5.21m (13' 5" x 17' 1")
Door opens to steps which lead to a dual aspect double Bedroom with views over the houses of Devon Road to Batson Creek towards Kingsbridge and Dartmoor beyond. To the south, a small window overlooks Smalls Cove and countryside. Built-in wardrobe. Under roof storage. Radiator.

Outside

The property is approached through double gates off Allenhayes Road, this entrance is shared with the semi-detached house Spyglass Hill.
Currently the shared gravelled turning and parking area allows up to four cars for each house. From this area there is access to two storerooms beneath the Kitchen, both with restricted headroom, but suitable for storage, large enough for dinghies.
Opposite there is a paved Patio area, fenced off for table and chairs with pleasant views down to Batson Creek. Additional parking on hardstanding.
The main Garden is enclosed and secluded and lies to the front and side of the house. Bordered on both sides by hedging plants, it contains a colourful and interesting variety of shrubs, herbaceous plants, flowers and bulbs, together with a couple of specimen trees. There is also an area of terraced paved sun terraces. From the Garden there are good estuary and sea views. A gate gives access onto Devon Road.

Services

Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity.

An extensive south facing, semi-detached villa, close to Salcombe town centre and amenities. Estuary, rural and distant sea views. Energy Rating F.

SALCOME OFFICE

10 Market Street
Salcombe, Devon
TQ8 8DE

01548 843952

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