Laureston Road, Newton Abbot

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully presented, semi-detached Victorian residence set in an elevated position with wonderful far-reaching views. Complete with Kitchen/Dining Room, Drinks Room, Sitting Room, Family Room, Reception, Utility, 4 Double Bedrooms (2 ensuite) and a luxurious Family Bathroom. Outside there is parking for several vehicles, garage, cellar, gardens and terraces. EPC D.


The property is situated on Laureston Road, in the highly sought-after residential and conservation area of Wolborough which is one of Newton Abbot's most favoured residential areas, and only a short walk from Decoy Country Park with its woodland walk, lake, open green areas and playpark. The town centre is approximately 0.5 miles away with its wide range of amenities including; various shops, restaurants and cafes, supermarkets, hospital, primary and secondary schools, leisure centre and train station with main line links to London Paddington. Nearby is the A38 which provides speedy access to Plymouth, Exeter and the M5 beyond, whilst Dartmoor National Park and the sandy beaches of Teignmouth and Torbay are only a short distance away.


Laureston Lodge is a recently renovated and modernised Victorian home presented to an exceptional standard. The quality of workmanship and careful attention to detail is immediately evident as you enter the reception. The accommodation features a conscientious balance between original period features and up to date modern convenience. The property enjoys far-reaching views over Decoy Country Park and surrounding countryside which can be admired from the kitchen/dining room, drinks room, sitting room and two main bedrooms. Also, on the ground floor is a cosy family room and practical utility room with ground floor WC with underfloor heating. On the first floor there are four spacious bedrooms that will all accommodate at least a double bed, two have ensuite facilities and there is a luxurious family bathroom all with underfloor heating. Outside, there is ample parking for several vehicles, garage, cellar and elevated rear garden.


The grand front door leads to the entrance hall with original Victorian tiles and plenty of space for shoes and coats. Partially glazed double doors open to the reception which is a particularly impressive feature of this fabulous home and gives an early indication of the quality finish throughout the property. Beautiful mosaic tiles line the floor with original cornicing and ornate mouldings to the ceiling as well as a magnificent stained-glass window which bathes the hallway with light. Leading from the reception is the superb kitchen/dining room which is the heart of the home and a social space perfect for entertaining. The kitchen has been carefully designed to offer clean lines yet a huge amount of storage space as well as contemporary styling which balances seamlessly with the original character features including two large sash windows, marble fireplace with Stovax woodburning stove, ceiling rose and cornicing. There are a range of storage units and a central island with Dekton work surface, a Blanco sink with Quooker hot tap and Smeg gas hob with smart air purifier above. The kitchen features a range of high-quality appliances including; Neff slide and hide ovens, Siemens larder fridge and fridge/freezer and a Bosch dishwasher. The central island unit can be used as a breakfast bar whilst there is plenty of space for a dining table and other furniture to admire the far-reaching views. Next to the kitchen is the drinks room which has exposed wooden flooring leading through to the sitting room. Both rooms have marble fireplaces with Stovax woodburning stoves and double doors opening to the terrace making this a bright and airy space. Across the hallway is the family room which is a perfect space to light the stove and watch a movie. The room features porcelain tile flooring, a wine cooler with Quartz worktop and a door opening to the rear of the property. Completing the accommodation on the ground floor is a useful utility room and ground floor WC with Porcelanosa tiles, underfloor heating, space and plumbing for a washing machine, Quartz worktop and additional storage units.

An elegant and wide turned staircase rises to the spacious first floor landing which has an airing cupboard housing the Worcester gas fired boiler and hot water cylinder. The master bedroom has two large sash windows with working shutters which provides a perfect spot to admire the breath-taking views over Decoy Country Park. The master bedroom has use of a luxurious ensuite shower room with Lusso Stone wash hand basin, porcelain tiles, underfloor heating large walk in shower and smart matte black fittings. Bedroom two has an additional ensuite showroom with attractive tiling and underfloor heating. Bedroom three is a superb size with two large sash windows and the same views as the master bedroom. Bedroom four is also of a good size and will also accommodate a double bed. The family bathroom features an impressive Lusso Stone freestanding bath and separate walk in shower, built in storage and underfloor heating.


A sweeping tarmacadam driveway leads to parking for several vehicles in front of the garage. The garage has power, light and an electric roller door opening to a large space. Next to the garage is a short set of steps leading down to the cellar which offers lots of accessible storage space and potential for conversion (subject to necessary permissions). A gravelled pathway winds to the top of the garden which enjoys wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. To the front of the property are two porcelain tiled terraces which enjoy the sunshine for the majority of the day and provide a perfect spot for alfresco dining. There is also an area of recently landscaped level lawn with oak sleeper borders.


Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating and underfloor heating.


Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4XX. Tel: 01626 361101. E-mail:


Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 865454.


From the Penn Inn roundabout, proceed towards Newton Abbot town centre. Cross over the railway bridge and continue straight on into East Street. After the first set of traffic lights turn left into Church Road. Proceed along Church Road for a short distance bearing right into Courtenay Road. Turn right again into Courtenay Road and up the hill continuing for some distance where the road becomes South Road. Continue along this road and take the left fork down into Laureston Road and proceed until almost the end, where you will find the drive leading to Laureston Lodge on the right-hand side.

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