Cliff Road is one of the premier roads in the area, a quiet cul-de-sac leading on to Livermead Head which protrudes from the coast into Tor Bay. With its lively harbour, palm-lined promenade framing the international marina, and temperate year-round climate, Torquay is a stylish destination with a truly continental feel. A very short walk from the property are steps accessing Institute Beach, also nearby is Livermead Sands beach, a popular spot for water sports including sailing, kayaking, water-skiing and kite-surfing.
Dartmouth and Totnes are both a little under 10 miles away, while Exeter with plenty of big name shopping and international airport lies approximately 20 miles away.DESCRIPTION
This attractive and substantial property dates from the 1930's and retains many of the features that make properties of this era so popular. Set centrally in a plot of approximately one third of an acre the house is currently split in to two apartments, however, with the original staircase intact the house could easily be reinstated as one. The current owners occupy the ground floor and holiday let the first floor providing an income, alternatively the property would suit dual or extended family living. The house is surrounded by gardens, has gated driveway parking and a detached double garage.GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT
Wide and shallow steps lead up to the front door accessing the entrance vestibule with access to the cloakroom/WC. The large entrance hall gives a great feel of space with original wood panelled walls and the start of the staircase that is currently partitioned off. The wood panelling continues in the living room which is of a good size with a shallow bay window giving views to the sea and side windows over the garden. A minster stone fire place is fitted with a living flame gas fire. The kitchen has range of storage units and the usual cooking appliances, with an archway to the utility area where there is space for a fridge/freezer and washing machine, a door leads to the garden. The larger bedroom to the front features the large semi-circular bay window which makes a lovely seating area, and retains a brick fireplace with wooden mantle no longer in use. The second bedroom overlooks the garden. The bathroom has fully tiled walls with WC, basin, bath with shower over and heated towel rail.FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT
Entering on the ground floor the second part of the original staircase takes you to the first floor where the landing accesses the principal rooms and a cloakroom/WC. The living room has a shallow bay window taking in the sea views opposite, a white marble fireplace has an electric fire. The kitchen breakfast room has a dual aspect with views over the surrounding area, a range of units are above and below the work surfaces that extend to a breakfast bar. The main bedroom has a range of fitted furniture and makes use of the semi-circular bay window, again with sea views towards Berry Head and Brixham. The second bedroom has doors accessing the large balcony running the width of the property capturing the sea views over Tor Bay. Bedroom three overlooks the rear garden. The bathroom is fully tiled with shower over the bath, WC, basin and heated towel rail. Access to full size loft with boarded storage section.GARDENS & GROUNDS
The property is approached through wrought iron gates to the tarmacadam drive with plenty of parking space, leading to the two garages with light and power. The attractive gardens are laid to lawn and planted with a profusion of mature shrubs and hedging, incorporating gravelled and decked areas, bounded by stone walling and fencing with a pedestrian gate to the road. Below the house is a useful and large storage room, plus a further garden store roomSERVICES
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating.TENURE
The sale includes the freehold for the property, with both apartments having individual leases.LOCAL AUTHORITY
Torbay Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR.
Tel : 01803 201201 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgVIEWING ARRANGEMENT
Strictly by prior appointment only with Stags on 01803 200160.DIRECTIONS
From Stags Torquay office proceed along the seafront in the direction of Paignton, pass The Grand Hotel on the right proceed over the brow of the hill at Corbyn Head. Take the first left into Cliff Road immediately after the Livermead Cliff Hotel on the left.