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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Priory Road, St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1

Sold STC £415,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Standing within attractive gardens facing a sunny aspect, Mapleholme is a character SEMI DETACHED VICTORIAN RESIDENCE enviably placed just a short level saunter from St Marychurch's pedestianised village precinct and the scenic Babbacombe Downs.  The property presents a fine family home featuring an extended kitchen/dining room and striking drawing room complete with marble fireplace, window shutters and detailed cornice work.  A ground floor double bedroom and generous cellar room add to the flexibility of accommodation.

A wide selection of amenities are on the doorstep with comprehensive range of shops, banking facilities Churches and host of schools.  The shingle beaches of Babbacombe and Oddicombe lie at the base of the Babbacombe Downs whilst nearby leisure activities include Torquay's Golf Club, tennis, bowls and sailing clubs to name just a few.    

Reception Hall 
Lofty ceiling height with cornice work, picture rails, radiator and access to the cellar.

Contemporary suite of close coupled WC and wash hand basin. Provisions for washing machine, Worcester gas fired condensing boiler, fully tiled walls, tiled floor and window.

Drawing Room 
5.36m x 4.60m (17' 7" x 15' 1") - PVCu double glazed French doors with sidescreen windows and toplights open to the Decked Terrace overlooking the private gardens. Further window, ornate cornice work, deep skirting boards, original servants call bell handle, two radiators, exposed painted floorboards and marble fireplace with inset log burning stove and tiled hearth.

Kitchen/Dining Room 
measuring at max 7.20m x 3.85m (23' 7" x 12' 8") - Loosely divided into two areas by a Breakfast Bar with the kitchen fitted with a range of cream fronted units and roll edged woodblock effect working surfaces with complementary mosaic splashbacks and inset ceramic one and a half bowl sink unit. Space for Range cooker with filter hood over, provisions for dishwasher and space for free standing fridge/freezer. Under unit pelmet lighting, ample power points, two radiators, ceramic tiled floor. Velux rooflight, PVCu double glazed windows and door opening to the courtyard.

Bedroom 3 
4.60m into bay x 3.36m (15' 1" x 11' 0") - PVCu double glazed bay window, exposed floorboards and fitted double wardrobe.

First Floor 
A beautiful staircase with hardwood handrail and carved spindles rises to the First Floor Level, over the Half Landing is a PVCu double glazed window. Generous walk-in storage cupboard.

Master Bedroom 
4.58m x 4.38m (15' 0" x 14' 4") - Dual aspect with two double glazed windows, cornice work to ceiling, feature ornamental fireplace, radiator and generous walk-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 2 
5.05m x 3.37m (16' 7" x 11' 1") - PVCu double glazed window, radiator and loft access hatch with pull down wooden ladder.

Bedroom 4 
3m x 2.32m (9' 10" x 7' 7") - PVCu double glazed window and radiator.

A large PVCu double glazed Entrance Porch with window seating and glazed inner door opening to the:-

Contemporary white suite of double ended bath, shower cubicle, vanity unit and WC. Ceramic tiled floor, shaver point, chrome heated ladder towel rail, extractor fan and PVCu double glazed window.

From the Reception Hall stone steps lead down to a Storage/Lobby Area with access to the:-

Cellar Room 
5.40m x 4.60m (17' 9" x 15' 1") - Double glazed window, power and lighting and perfect for gym, childrens games/hobbies area or comprehensive storage facility.

A particular feature of the villa are the generous gardens, mainly laid to lawn and being enclosed with part natural stone walled boundaries. Flagstone patio area.

Extensive gravelled parking area for three vehicles.

Council Tax Band 
'D' (Torbay Council).

SAT NAV: TQ1 4NY. From our office turn left at the traffic lights onto Fore Street and first left at the Memorial into St Marychurch Road. Turn first right into Priory Road and progress to the end of the street at the junction of St Margarets Road. Progress straight across remaining on Priory Road and the property stands on the left hand side.

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06 May 2016


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