This attractive period detached home is situated close to the centre of Torquay, which is the largest town that makes up the English Riviera. Torquay offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational, recreational and sporting facilities. There are nine beaches within the bay including some beautiful and secluded ones. An international deep water marina situated in the busy harbour where numerous events take place throughout the year. Within easy walking distance of the harbour side you will find a myriad of continental cafes, lively bars and fantastic restaurants offering international cuisine as well as show casing the best of British food.
The bay offers railway links to London Paddington and the Cathedral city of Exeter is located within 30 minutes drive. Exeter airport connects to the rest of the country and continent beyond. 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.DESCRIPTION
This substantial period property would make a wonderful home for a large family, and with a two/three bedroom annexe would also suit those looking for dual family living or income potential through letting. These large Victorian homes are getting harder to find as many have unfortunately been divided in the past. This particular property is well placed for all Torquay and the wider area has to offer. Over Three floors are three large reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, study, conservatory, six bedrooms, plus further accommodation or potential annexe with 2/3 bedrooms on the lower ground floor.ACCOMMODATION
The front door leads from the driveway to the Victorian style conservatory, which makes a lovely reception room in its own right and has views to the garden and drive. The reception hall is typical of a property of this era with grand proportions, high ceiling and original period staircase. The sitting and dining rooms are both of large proportions; the sitting room has a bay window overlooking the garden and a gas fire in with a marble mantle piece, the dining room has French doors to the garden. The third reception room is currently utilised as a music room. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of base and wall units with inset gas hob with extractor over, integrated electric oven/grill and space for a dishwasher and fridge/freezer, a door gives direct access to the dining room. The utility room has further storage with inset sink and space for a washing machine; a door leads to the cloakroom/WC.
There are two bedrooms accessed from the half landing, one with an en suite shower room and the other an en suite WC and basin. Off the main landing are four large double bedrooms, one with en suite shower and one with en suite WC and sink. The family bathroom has a white suite with chrome fittings including a bath and double shower cubicle.
The lower ground floor, with separate external access as well as stairs, has potential to be utilised as an annexe for extended family or let out to provide income. There is a kitchen, sitting room, and up to three good sized bedrooms and bathroom. To the rear is access to store rooms which in turn access the garden.OUTSIDE
The property is set well back from the road behind stone walling with gate piers leading to the large gravelled driveway, several established trees around the boundary also add to the privacy. The garden is mainly laid to lawn, a rockery area with a raised terraced area gives access to the dining room. Fully enclosed with flower beds, mature plants, trees and shed with a gate to the drive. A further area of garden to the side is at lower ground level, is mainly laid to lawn with a shed and access to the side, flower beds and is fully enclosed.SERVICES
Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central heating.LOCAL AUTHORITY
Torbay District Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR.
Tel: 01803 201 201. E-mail: email@example.com.VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 200160.DIRECTIONS
From Avenue Road (A3022), which leads to the seafront, turn left onto Cleveland Road. The property can be found on the junction with Vine Road which is second turning on the left.