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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Higher Warberry Road, Torquay, Devon

Sold STC £779,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Open plan sitting/dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Study
  • Downstairs WC
  • Utility room
  • Five bedrooms, two ensuite
  • Balcony off the master bedroom
  • Family Bathroom
  • Shower room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Built in the 1930’s Villa St Ronans is a Modernist
house that has been renovated over the years
and is a spacious family home. Wood floors and
the expanses of glass give the property a bright
and airy feel.

Approached through double doors off the road,
the accommodation comprises of a three levels all separated by half landings. On the lower ground floor are the open plan sitting room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast rooms with access to the terrace. The kitchen has white fitted units and wooden work surfaces, gas cooker, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. On this level, there are also a utility room with fitted units and a sink, a cloakroom, separate WC and a possible study, currently being used as a store room. Access to the garage is found to the left of the entrance hall. On the next floor, there are three double bedrooms, one ensuite, and a family bathroom. On the first floor there is another bedroom with an ensuite WC.

At the top of the house is the master bedroom
which has bifold doors out onto a balcony wrapping around the rear and side of the bedroom and making the most of the stunning views. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom.

Situated in a lovely elevated position, principally
facing south with attractive views, Villa St Ronans is set in a wonderfully secluded position and sits in its own grounds. Villa St Ronans nestles neatly in an area known as the Warberries. This is a conservation area on a pretty hillside setting, largely consisting of detached villas in spacious grounds, amongst lush vegetation with the ambience of the French Rivera. Residents enjoy a mild climate and a fabulous quality of life. There are a number of excellent state and private schools within reach including Torbay’s two well-regarded Grammar schools. Villa St Ronans is only a short stroll from local shops and the happening harbour
side with a myriad of restaurants and continental
cafes and Torquay’s international deep-water marina. For those that enjoy life on the ocean wave, the English Riviera is perfect, with many
beaches within the bay, some beautiful and secluded.

Within easy driving distance are Dartmouth and Dartington with their internationally renowned music and literary festivals and, stunning countryside, including Dartmoor.

Exeter, approximately 24 miles away is the most
thriving city in the South West and offers a wide
choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping, including John Lewis, and restaurants.
There is also a Waitrose supermarket in the city
and in Torquay. Many primary and secondary
schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter
School and The Maynard, whilst Exeter University
is recognised as one of the best in the country.
The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to the
A38 to Plymouth or the A30 to Cornwall to the South and Bristol and London to the North and East. There are regular rail services to London
Paddington from Torquay, Totnes and Exeter.
Exeter International Airport provides an ever
increasing number of domestic and international
flights including two flights a day to London City Airport.

The walled garden at the rear of the property is well-maintained. A terrace, accessed from the sitting room, has beautiful views across the bay and a seating area. Steps lead down to a gravelled path through neatly planted rosemary bushes, lavender and bay trees. A lawned area further down has a summer house built at the same time as Villa St Ronans and an area for a possible vegetable garden or greenhouse at the bottom. Surrounded by walls and established trees, the garden is peaceful and secluded. Incorporated into the house at the front with direct access to the road, is a garage.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 June 2016

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