A spacious, well presented 3/4 bed home located on a quiet lane close to the seafront. Wonderful outlook over this Leafy area of Torquay, laid out over 3 floors, 3 double bedrooms (1 en suite), kitchen, utility, family room/bed 4, sitting room, dining room, loft room, large garden, driveway parking. NO CHAIN EPC Band C.
Brooklands Lane is located on the edge of the popular area of Chelston and only a short walk from the seafront. The medieval village of Cockington, is also close by, and surrounded by nearly 500 acres of parkland, lakes and woodland walks. Local shops and amenities are to be found a short distance away in Chelston on Old Mill Road.
Torquay provides a wonderful quality of life for its residents with excellent shopping, waterside restaurants, a theatre and bars. Internationally renowned water sports are held in the sheltered bay. The area provides many scenic walks along South Devon's coastal footpaths, with local golf courses also nearby.
There are first class educational facilities on your doorstep; within a couple of miles are Torquay boys' and girls' grammar schools as well as a number of well-regarded state and private sector schools. With the new by-pass now open, Exeter and the M5 motorway can be reached in half an hour. Torquay train station is only a few minutes away with a mainline service to Paddington via Newton Abbot. Exeter Airport has regular flights to many international and European destinations.DESCRIPTION
Situated on a quiet lane in an elevated positon, well-spaced from surrounding properties, with a lovely outlook over this leafy part of Torquay, this spacious family home is presented to a high standard having been well cared for by the current owners. Built in the late 1950s the property is flexibly laid out over three floors with four double bedrooms. Large windows throughout ensure the reception rooms are light and bright, and also allow far-reaching views over the surrounding area. The ground floor is home to the reception accommodation including three reception rooms, one of which would make an ideal ground floor fourth bedroom if required, and kitchen. There are three bedrooms on the lower ground floor, and the roof space has been converted into a large and useful loft room accessed by stairs.ACCOMMODATION
From the parking area and front garden the property is entered into the large reception hall, off which are the reception rooms and kitchen. The kitchen is fully fitted with a smart range of beech effect units above and below the roll edge worktops, complemented with Neff integrated appliances including; dishwasher, microwave/combi oven, oven, fridge and freezer, a window allows a pleasant view from the sink over the many period properties of leafy Chelston. Next to the kitchen is the breakfast or family room which overlooks the rear garden through the large picture window, this room was previously utilised as bedroom 4. Off this room is the utility room (previously bed 4 en suite) with space and plumbing for washing and drying machines. The sitting room also has a large picture window overlooking the garden and beyond making this a very light room, a feature stone effect fire surround has a coal effect gas fire. The formal dining room overlooks the front garden with a patio door accessing a terrace and garden. A cloakroom has a wash basin and W.C. Plus large storage cupboard with sliding doors, at the far end is the airing cupboard.
Stairs descend from the hall to the lower ground floor where a door accesses the garden. There are three double bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room and walk-in wardrobe. Both the master and second bedroom have patio doors leading to a terrace and the rear garden. The family bathroom is also on this level with separate bath and shower cubicle. There is a very useful and large storage area to the rear of this floor
From the family room stairs rise to the 1st floor, currently one large loft room used as a home office and second sitting room with Velux windows, but also has a number of other potential uses.GARDEN & GROUNDS
The tarmacked driveway is accessed off the lane with parking for several cars; the current owners had planning for a garage which has now lapsed but could potentially be reinstated. The drive gives way to a terraced area where steps rise to the front door and an area of lawn to one side. The rear garden is mostly laid to lawn, is of a very good size, gently sloping and securely surrounded by mature hedging. Off the rear of the house is a flagged terrace leading to a couple of decked seating areas. There is another deck in the lower corner of the garden ensuring there is always somewhere to sit and enjoy the sun. To the side of the house is a further flagged terrace and store room built under the parking area. Steps lead back up to the front.SERVICES
Mains drainage, water, gas and electricity. Gas central heatingLOCAL AUTHORITY
Torbay District Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR.
Tel: 01803 201 201. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.VIEWING ARRANGEMENT
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 200160.DIRECTIONS
From Stags' Torquay office follow Torbay Road (A379) with the sea on your left and the Torre Abbey Gardens on your right in the direction of Paignton. Just before the Grand Hotel turn right into Rathmore Road, pass the train station on your left and take the next left to stay on Rathmore Road. Turn left onto Walnut Road and pass the Co-Op and parade of local shops then take the second left onto Vicarage Road and then the second left again onto Booklands Lane where Brookfield can be found shortly on your left.