A unique waterfront house with large waterside terrace, boathouse and private mooring
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Folly End is an attractive stone-built detached house offering light-filled accommodation arranged over two floors, designed to maximise the breathtaking views over the estuary and benefitting from a large attached boat house with direct access to the water. The property is not listed and has had any restrictive covenants removed, hence with the relevant planning consents could be fully refurbished and or indeed redesigned and rebuilt if required.
The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming entrance hall with cloakroom an inter-connecting shower room and comprises a generous open plan sitting/dining room with a feature fireplace and full-height glazing incorporating patio doors to a paved waterside terrace together with a generous kitchen with a range of modern high-gloss wall and floor units with wooden worktops, modern integrated appliances and full-height glazing incorporating patio doors to the terrace.
On the first floor the property provides a spacious principal bedroom with built-in storage and full-height glazing incorporating patio doors to a waterfront balcony running the full width of the property. There is also an additional sea view bedroom with built-in storage and patio doors to the balcony, one further wellproportioned bedroom and a modern fully-tiled family bathroom.
The property is approached over a private walled forecourt providing private entertaining space and giving access to the attached 45 ft. boat store with direct access to the water. The large front aspect sheltered paved terrace has a privacy gate, boat crane and metal steps leading down to the water and the house's private mooring , the terrace is an ideal elevated space for entertaining and al fresco dining while enjoying panoramic views over the estuary.
Salcombe is a renowned estuary town and yachting haven located at the heart of the South Hams region in South Devon, famed for its uncommonly temperate climate, verdant unspoilt countryside and spectacular coastline. Arguably one of the most sought-after seaside locations in the UK, Salcombe has boat parks, slipways and mooring pontoons at Batson and Shadycombe Creeks, making it the ideal location for anyone with a keen interest in the water.
Once a thriving fishing village and trading port, Salcombe still retains much of its original charm and character and provides a good selection of day-to-day amenities including boutique shopping, numerous restaurants and public houses and two upmarket hotels, Salcombe Harbour Hotel and The South Sands Hotel. The town also has a protected harbour offering deepwater berths and numerous coves and sheltered anchorages, making it an excellent base for dinghy sailing, water sports, boating and long coastline walks. North and South Sands beaches are magnificent sandy beaches accessible from the town, while a short ferry ride across the estuary gives easy access to East Portlemouths sandy beaches.
The nearby market town of Kingsbridge has an excellent range of shopping facilities with two large supermarkets and other small local retailers together with multiple heath care facilities, a large leisure centre with swimming pool and other recreational facilities.
The property enjoys excellent communication links: Ivybridge and Totnes train stations offers regular trains to Paddington in just 3 hours 15 minutes, the A38 Devon Expressway gives access to major towns and to the national motorway network and Exeter Airport offers a growing number of national and international flights, including daily flights to London City Airport. Bolt Head airfield located less than 4 miles away provides access for light aircraft and helicopters by prior arrangement.
The area benefits from a good selection of state schooling including Salcombe C of E Primary School and Kingsbridge Academy together with some noted independent schools including Plymouth College, Kings and Totnes Progressive.
From Strutt & Parkers Exeter office, follow the A38 Devon Expressway for 25.7 miles and take the A3121 exit towards Ermington/Modbury/ Yealmpton/A379. After 0.2 mile turn left onto Kingsbridge Road (A3121) and follow this road for 1.0 mile before bearing left onto B3196. Follow this road for 3.0 miles then turn left. After 3.0 miles turn right and after 0.3 mile turn left onto A379. Follow A379 for 1.9 miles then at the roundabout continue straight onto A381. Stay on this road for 5.9 miles then turn left onto Onslow Road. After 0.4 mile turn left onto Shadycombe Road (B3204) then turn right onto Church Street and right onto Market Street to stay on B3204. Turn right onto Fore Street and Folly End can be found on the left-hand side.Read all
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