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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Lincombe Drive, Torquay, Devon

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Victorian Villa
  • 7500 sq ft Of Accommodation
  • Sea Views
  • Garden
  • Swimming Pool

Full description

A fine villa with spectacular sea views in a sought after location. 7,500 sq ft of flexible and adaptable accommodation currently arranged as 3 separate properties, giving the opportunity for income potential or 3G Living. 6 bedroom main house plus two, 2 bedroom cottages. Pool, gardens and driveway parking.

Situation - 3/4 of an acre plot in an elevated position on the picturesque south Devon coast. Tucked away but close to the harbour, this house really can be described as a hidden gem.
Torquay is one of three beautiful towns forming the sheltered Tor Bay and is renowned for the warm climate, clear bathing waters and clean air. The local beaches form a golden arc around the bay with shingle coves scattered nearby.
The town provides a wonderful quality of life for its residents with excellent shopping, waterside restaurants, a theatre and bars. Internationally renowned water sports are held in the sheltered deep water bay, with the marina providing excellent mooring facilities for luxury yachts and motor cruisers. The area provides many scenic walks along south Devon's coastal footpaths, with local golf courses also nearby. A short distance to the north lies the magnificent Dartmoor National Park.
Torquay became fashionable for naval officers and other affluent families during the first half of the 19th century, which prompted the building of many large fashionable villas and exclusive hotels. Today, Torquay is well served with direct rail links to the major cities, a motorway network and nearby airport at the Cathedral City of Exeter.

Description - Woodend perfectly blends the integrity of Victorian style, the requirements of modern living, the sheer amount of potential the property offers is tremendous, the main house having 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 3 principal reception rooms, together with a thoughtfully designed bespoke kitchen. The property also boasts landscaped grounds with terracing, outdoor entertainment area with pool, decking and an outdoor bar.

Accommodation - This fine grade II listed villa sits in a commanding position on one of Torquay's seven green hills with splendid sea views. This imposing villa would make a tremendous life style investment, it stands within its own grounds that measure 3/4 of an acre on the picturesque south Devon coast. Tucked away but close to the harbour, this house really can be described as a hidden gem.
With some 7500 square feet of accommodation, the property offers ultimate versatility, today it is arranged as three separate properties, main house, old coach house (Woodend Cottage) and the servants' quarters (Kimberley), together with the basement flatette. The accommodation offers a huge degree of flexibility and offers the opportunity to provide a home for elegant living with excellent rental income. The present owners have invested time and love in creating the home it is today. Reluctantly work commitments took them away from the area and lucky tenants have been offered the unique opportunity to enjoy Woodend.

Garden & Grounds - The south facing grounds extend to 3/4 of an acre and all enjoy fine views. The plot is terraced and offers secret areas and tropical plants. A wonderful swimming pool is surrounded by decking creating an infinity pool effect. To the bottom of the gardens is a grass tennis court (requiring reinstating) but would make a fine croquet lawn. A gate leads to Hesketh Road and on to the blue flagged Meadfoot Beach (which is less than 200 metres away).

Services - Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.

Local Authority - Torbay Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR.
Tel : 01803 201201

Viewing Arrangement - Strictly by prior appointment only with
Stags on 01803 200160.

Directional Note - From Exeter take the A381 to Newton Abbot and Torquay and on reaching Newton Abbot take the A380 to Torquay and into Riviera Way. On reaching the sea front turn left towards the town centre and harbour. At the Clock Tower roundabout turn right and follow the road up and away from the harbour to a crossroads and follow straight on onto Higher Woodfield Road. Take the first right onto Lincombe Drive and you will find Woodend a short distance on your right.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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14 May 2016

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