Located in Holwell Road with large garden & poss building plot. A sunny bright home with 3 large reception rooms, attractive kitchen + large utility off & study. Good size bedrooms & 3 bathrooms inc 2 smart en suites. Scope to create studio flat if desired. Double garage & extra parking to the front. With Gas CH & PVCu double glazed. EPC- D
Rivendell is a most appealing & substantial 1920s detached house located approximately half a mile from the Town Centre and Harbour areas. Set on a generous size plot. With plenty of extra parking and a large double garage, this home is both striking & prominent. Having been comprehensively remodelled and updated by the current owners, it offers a stylish & contemporary feel whilst retaining many of it's original features. Internally, the house provides great natural light, with large window openings, spacious room sizes and a very generous plot in a very sunny position.
Rivendell will most certainly attract larger families looking to move to a central and desirable area. Holwell Road has a delightful semi-rural feel with old stone walls and period homes. Within a mile are many amenities including all the main schools, doctors and dental surgeries as well as most local shops. Access in and out of Brixham is quick and direct - avoiding the centre. Within a two mile radius are many beautiful coastal walks and beaches including Berry Head Country Park, Sharkham Point, the Breakwater and Elberry Cove.
Upon entering the spacious and welcoming hallway, Rivendell really does have a beautiful feel and presence. As mentioned, having carefully retained many original features (internal doors, picture rails etc), the current owners have also replaced flooring, lighting, and created some very spacious and flexible modern living areas. In the sitting room, a wood burner has been installed and floorboards have been exposed through to the formal dining room. By opening up two further reception spaces to the kitchen, a superb kitchen/breakfast room has been created - perfect for entertaining.
Interestingly, on both the ground floor and first floor, there are areas that could lend themselves to creating a studio annex area if desired. The reception rooms are generous in size and there is a very attractive Wickes kitchen & utility with distinctive slim line solid laminate stone-effect worktops, breakfast bar, travertine floor tiles to the utility & breakfast areas.
ENTRANCE PORCH 7'10 x 4' (2.39m x 1.22m)
With tiled floor. Original front door (with leaded and stained glass sections) to...
HALLWAY 14'4 x 7'10 (4.37m x 2.39m)
With pretty spindle banister staircase to First Floor (see later). Large understairs cupboard (with consumer box, shelving and light). Original panel doors to ground floor rooms.
SITTING ROOM 15'3 x 14'6 (4.65m x 4.42m)
Overlooking front garden. Marble fireplace and hearth with living flame gas fire. Television point. Open through to...
DINING ROOM 19'2 x 12'6 (5.84m x 3.81m)
Currently used as further lounge with bay window overlooking the rear garden. With marble fireplace and living flame gas fire. 2 uplighters. Television point.
KITCHEN 13'2 x 11'5 (4.01m x 3.48m)
Smart shaker style kitchen in cream with good extent of units and drawers. Including 2 glazed display wall cabinets, a plate rack, shelving and integrated Neff dishwasher. Good extent of beech toned worktops with fitted AEG gas hob and ceramic tone sink unit with tiled splashbacks. Fitted brushed steel AEG fan assisted double oven with grill. Shelving.
Attractive canopy hood concealing extractor fan with light. 4 downlighters. Ceramic tiled floor. Open through to Utility Room...
BREAKFAST ROOM 22' x 11'8 (6.71m x 3.56m)
At Average. Approached via kitchen large opening or from Hallway. Timber floor, 2 ceiling spotlight units and PVC-u door out to sun deck - ideal for alfresco eating.
UTILITY ROOM 9' x 8'10 (2.74m x 2.69m)
Matching kitchen with same tiled floor and shaker style units and cupboards. PVC-u French doors opening out to small courtyard. Brushed steel lighting track. Doors to...
WC / CLOAKROOM 5'10 x 3' (1.78m x 0.91m)
WC and handbasin. Ceramic tiled floor. (Good size window).
STUDY / BEDROOM 5 10'9 x 8'11 (3.28m x 2.72m)
With bay window overlooking rear garden and PVC-u French doors to timber sun deck. Makes either a great study or bedroom.
This area of the house might create a little studio bedsit with independent access.
BEDROOM 1 15'7 x 14'1 (4.75m x 4.29m)
With views across to fields at Summercombe. Very light and bright.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 8'1 x 7'11 (2.46m x 2.41m)
With smart slate toned ceramic floor and white suite comprising pedestal washbasin, low level WC and large glazed shower cubicle with power shower. Half-tiled walls and chrome heated ladder towel rail (large window). Ceiling track light.
BEDROOM 2 14'9 x 11'9 (4.50m x 3.58m)
Overlooking the large rear garden and views across the valley to All Saints Church. Fitted bedroom furniture and pedestal washbasin with tiled splashbacks and light over. Light over dressing table unit.
BEDROOM 3 10'11 x 9'6 (3.33m x 2.90m)
Overlooking rear garden and right across the valley. Sharing an en-suite arrangement with Bedroom 4.
BEDROOM 4 11'6 x 11'5 (3.51m x 3.48m)
Overlooking front garden and views across Howell Road. Ceiling spotlight unit. Sharing en-suite with Bedroom 3.
EN-SUITE 6'11 x 5'1 (2.11m x 1.55m)
Light and bright with velux window and fully tiled white walls. Double size shower cubicle with power shower and glazed sliding door. Contemporary glazed bowl handbasin and white WC. Heated ladder towel rail. 2 contemporary ceiling spotlight units and mirror. (Access to roof space outside bathroom).
FAMILY BATHROOM 9'11 x 5'10 (3.02m x 1.78m)
Half tiled walls and smart white suite and dart ceramic floor tiles. Panel sided bath with shower attachment, pedestal washbasin and WC. Oval wall mirror with light over and contemporary ceiling spotlight unit. Chrome heated ladder towel rail. Small cupboards.
Generous amount of parking on the tarmac in and out driveway - accessed by two five-bar gates. Access to
DOUBLE GARAGE 24'9 x 16'8 (7.54m x 5.08m)
With Ecostar Liftronic remote door. Light and Power. Overhead storage shelving. PVC-u double glazed french doors and window to the rear.
Accessed from either side of the house. A large area and very much a blank canvass to create your style of garden. There is a patio and sun deck by the house and then steps down to a good size lawn area and then a gentle gradient to a large area of bottom garden - which is where possibly the second dwelling could be created subject to necessary permissions being gained again. Generally the garden has mature small trees and shrubs and in the summer months is a light, bright sunny area.
POTENTIAL BUILDING PLOT
Outline Planning Permission was granted in 2002 and was renewed right up to 2012 for a detached bungalow but the permission has since lapsed. The original permission allowed the building of just one detached bungalow with access gained to the left hand side of Rivendell (by creating a single garage rather than a double. A pleasant sunny plot which offers an open outlook. The plot measures approximately 60' x 60' (18.29m x 18.29m). (P2007/0705/OA).
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To the first floor there are 4 good size double bedrooms, the master with a large en-suite, a large second bedroom with family bathroom adjacent, and two further doubles with a 'jack & jill' en suite shower. The ground floor study could be a 5th bedroom and would make an ideal study or playroom or annexe (with adjacent WC and utility).
The house has gas central heating with a new Vaillant combination boiler for hot water & heating installed in 2017. There is PVC-u double glazing with new french patio doors opened up to the composite decked terrace from the stunning family breakfast room. The garden has been landscaped and has much to offer. The double garaging and extra parking is a particular feature of the house offering space for small boat, motor home etc.
Of further interest is the potential building plot (rear garden) which may interest those looking for dual family living or indeed just form part of a larger garden. Outline Planning Permission was granted in 2002 and was renewed right up to 2012 for a detached bungalow but the permission has since lapsed. The original permission allowed the building of just one detached bungalow with access gained to the left hand side of Rivendell (by creating a single garage rather than a double. A pleasant sunny plot which offers an open outlook. The plot measures approximately 60' x 60' (18.29m x 18.29m). (P2007/0705/OA).
There will be an upward chain as our vendors are staying local and downsizing. All appointments to view will be accompanied by the agent; please call our office to arrange internal viewings which are thoroughly encouraged.
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