Striking Energy Efficient Home With Panoramic ViewsFore Street, Bishopsteignton, Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Built two years ago by the current owners to a bespoke design by the award-winning A/C Architects of Dunfermline, renowned for their low energy, eco and thermally-efficient homes, Woods House is a contemporary family home offering spacious accommodation designed to maximise the stunning views over the Teign Estuary and rolling countryside beyond. Constructed to exceed passive house standards but not designated as such due to its gas boiler, the property offers an ideal family and entertaining space with all the amenities of modern living and eco-friendly features including triple glazing, automated energy efficient lighting, a mechanical ventilation and heat recovery...system, rainwater harvesting, a photovoltaic system with intelligent ibar and full Smart home alarm and mist fire protection systems.The welcoming double-height reception hall is flooded with natural light from a large sky lantern and features a glass-sided Stannah passenger lift with roof light rising to the first floor. There is an extensive 32 foot open plan kitchen/dining room/sitting room on the first floor, the kitchen providing a range of contemporary units including a large central island with a breakfast bar and high specification integrated appliances. The sitting area features a modern freestanding wood burning stove and patio doors giving access to a large terrace; a perfect spot from which to enjoy the panoramic views. The first floor accommodation is completed by a generous-sized principal bedroom with patio doors to the terrace, a fitted dressing room and a modern en suite shower room, both with automated energy-efficient lighting. The property’s four remaining double bedrooms can be found on the ground floor, two sharing a contemporary en suite shower room in a Jack and Jill configuration, and three benefitting from French doors to the garden, together with a modern family bathroom and a fitted utility room with a walk-in larder. Mains electricity, gas and water. Gas underfloor heating with heat recovery system. Rain water harvester. Benefitting from exterior Smart CCTV cameras and lighting, the property is approached through a contemporary automated gate over a driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles or a boat and giving access to the detached double garage. The garage benefits from polyurethane-tiled flooring, energy efficient lighting, numerous electrical sockets, an independent electrical distribution box and pre-wiring for an electric car charging system. The well-maintained landscaped garden offers an area of level lawn, well-stocked tiered flower and shrub beds and a large wraparound paved terrace.
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