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Barchington Avenue, Torquay, Devon, TQ2
Guide price £385,000 | 4 bedrooms | 0.2 acres

Property features

• Well Presented Detached Home
• 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
• Modern Kitchen/Breakfast Room
• Dining Room
• Sitting Room, Conservatory
• Large Secluded Level Garden
• Lovely Outlook Over the Surrounding Area
• Driveway Parking & Garage

A well-presented surprisingly spacious detached 4 bedroom home with large level garden and lovely outlook. Well presented detached home, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, modern kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, sitting room, conservatory, large secluded level garden, lovely outlook over the surrounding area, driveway parking & garage. EPC Band D
 
SITUATION
Set amongst its seven green hills, nine beaches, palm-lined promenades and lively harbour side its no surprise that Torquay is known as the Queen of the English Riviera. Whilst Torquay owes much of its fame and history to its success as a Victorian resort it hasn't stood still and today it has transformed itself into a perfect location to bring up a family with many highly regarded educational facilities including Torquay girls and boys Grammar Schools, together with comprehensive and private schools a short drive away.
 
Located on the northern fringes of the town the property is well positioned for ease of access in and out of the area as well as The Willows shopping centre and Torbay Hospital. Communications further afield are excellent with the recently opened South Devon Link Road joining the A380 dual carriageway giving fast access to Exeter and the M5 motorway. A railway station at Newton Abbot gives easy access to London Paddington together with the regional airport at Exeter.

DESCRIPTION
This deceptively spacious home has been in the same ownership for the past 26 years. During this time the property has been thoughtfully extended and updated throughout and today forms a modern family home presented to a high standard. Accommodation briefly comprises of 4 bedrooms, a bathroom on each level, modern kitchen/breakfast room, utility, dining room, sitting room, and conservatory. The sunny rear garden is of a very good size and broadly level, whilst at the front is a large brick paved parking area and tarmac driveway leading to the garage.

ACCOMMODATION
The attractive solid wood arched front door leads to an enclosed porch where a glazed door leads to the hallway that accesses all of the ground floor rooms, and from where stairs rise to the first floor. The recently re-fitted kitchen has a modern range of high gloss cream units above and below the Maia Galaxy work surfaces with inset sink. There is a smart 5 burner dual fuel range cooker with extractor over, integrated dishwasher plus room for a free-standing fridge freezer. There is space for a breakfast table and French doors lead to a decked terrace and the garden beyond. The sitting room has wood-burning stove fitted in the fire place with metal surround and wooden bulls-eye mantle. Glazed doors with glazed panels either side open the room to the conservatory which has a lovely outlook over the rear garden and doors to the decked terrace. A door from the conservatory leads into the garage and from there to the utility room where there is a wash basin and space and plumbing for washing and drying machines. The dining room is of a good size with a bay window looking to the front of the property and has an open fireplace with metal surround and stone effect mantle. 2 bedrooms and a bathroom are on the ground floor. The master bedroom is of a good size and the bay window looks to the front of the property. Bedroom 4 is currently used as a study. The bathroom has a modern white suite with chrome fittings, a shower over the bath, wash basin, WC, airing cupboard and heated towel rail.
 
To the first floor are 2 further bedrooms, both generously sized, one of which has a far reaching view over the garden and surrounding area towards St Marychurch. A large eaves storage area is accessed from the bedrooms. The bathroom on this level has a corner bath and separate shower cubicle as well as wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

GARDEN & GROUNDS
The south facing rear garden is a real feature of this property, it is of a good size, broadly level and mostly laid to lawn interspersed with small trees and shrubs and surrounded by hedging and wooden fence panels. It also benefits from a high degree of privacy. There are three garden sheds, one of which is particularly substantial (2.4m x 4.2m) and is used as a work shop with power, light storage units and work surface. At the rear of the garage, off the utility room, is a screened clothes drying area. To the front of the property is a brick paved parking area for several vehicles plus a tarmac driveway that leads to the garage. A low wall, shrubs and a tree screen the property from the road.

SERVICES
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Gas central heating.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Torbay District Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR.
Tel: 01803 201 201.
E-mail: fss@torbay.gov.uk.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENT
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 200160.

DIRECTIONS
From Torquay Harbour head towards Newton Abbot on the A3022 Riviera Way. Turn right at the set of traffic lights beside the Hospital into the B3199 (Hele Road). At the roundabout take the first exit onto Barton Hill Road. Follow this road for approximately 1 mile where you will find Barchington Avenue on your right shortly after a parade of local shops.
 

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