6 bedroom detached house for saleSolsbro Road, Torquay, Devon
- Entrance Hall
- Four reception rooms
- Six bedrooms, three ensuite
- In all 4,636 sq ft
- Approx half an acre
Cranley is a beautiful south facing Victorian property with spacious and bright rooms. The house is unlisted and has many of the original features including cornicing, high ceilings, dado rails and the grand fireplace, made from marble in the drawing room. The main living accommodation is set over two floors with the added benefit of three basement rooms.
The accommodation comprises of a bright entrance hall with original cornicing, the main staircase and the three reception rooms off. To the left is the dining room with French windows opening out to the gardens and a fine fire surround and the drawing room, again with French doors and the marble fire surround. Another door leads to the conservatory with access to the gardens, which in turn leads to the kitchen. The kitchen has modern fitted units, a breakfast island, integrated appliances and room for informal dining. To the right of the main entrance hall is the morning room, providing a family sitting room, a study, cloakroom, utility room which houses the boiler and an inner hall.
Upstairs are six bedrooms, a family bathroom and a separate WC. Accessed off a spacious landing the master bedroom has a large bay window and a 'Jack & Jill' bathroom. Bedroom two also has a large bay window and an ensuite bathroom. Two further double nedrooms are found off the landing. A few steps lead down to bedrooms five and six, currently arranged as a bedroom suite with an ensuite shower room and a sitting room with a dressing room. The basement is currently arranged as three rooms, used in the past for parties and as a games room and houses a pool table.
Cranley is a beautiful Victorian property set on a residential tree lined street. Its location allows for ease of access to the beach and Torquay harbour side and shops.
Named by Trip Advisor 2014 (Travellers Choice) as the top seaside resort in the UK, Torquay is a friendly and pleasant place with opportunities for sporting and leisure pursuits. It has a high degree of educational excellence and health care provided by Torbay Hospital and the private hospital of Mount Stuart.
The sheltered sailing waters of the Tor Bay area are a mecca for water sports enthusiasts, with an award winning 440 berth marina providing a safe harbour. Away from the coast the softly rolling hillsides of Devon hides pretty market towns and the dramatic beauty of Dartmoor, one of two national parks in the county.
In addition to life by the seaside, communication links include access to the intercity network at Newton Abbot with trains to London Paddington (fastest journey time 2 hours 35 minutes), Bristol and the North of England. The recently completed Kingskerswell by-pass has improved journey times to Exeter and the M5 motorway. The University City of Exeter, approximately 21 miles away, has its historic cathedral, vibrant shopping areas and a regional airport operating direct flights to London City Airport.
Cranley is approached over a private driveway to a large parking area at the front of the house. The property sits neatly in the centre of its plot, surrounded by peaceful gardens totalling half an acre. Mainly laid to lawn, the gardens are surrounded by established trees, English Riviera palms and shrubs.
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