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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Duchy Drive, Preston, Paignton, TQ3

Sold STC £319,950

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Tenure: Freehold

WIDE SEA VIEWS into Tor Bay stretching from Torquay to Brixham's Berry Head are just one attribute of this DETACHED HOUSE.  The versatile living space is currently arranged with a large open plan sitting/dining room and study to the first floor taking full advantage of the marine vista, although the ground floor can comfortably afford one level living for those requiring a bungalow lifestyle with additional guest accommodation.

The property stands in a peaceful setting yet within easy reach of local shops at both Preston and Livermead, Scadson Woodland and the picturesque Cockington Country Park covering circa 460 acres of beautiful parkland, lakes and meadows.  Torquay and Paignton sea fronts are also easily accessible being home to a selection of sandy beaches, waterside eateries and host of leisure activities. 

The rear garden is a particular feature, fully enclosed by walled and fenced boundaries with PAVED TERRACING directly outside the kitchen with shallow steps leading to the main lawned garden with further brick paved terrace. The front garden is enclosed with walled boundaries, mainly gravelled and paved for ease of maintenance.

Double width driveway leads to the:-

4.53m x 3.68m (14' 10" x 12' 1") - with up and over door, power, lighting and water. Modern Baxi gas fired boiler, modern electric tripswitch consumer unit and electric meter.

Council Tax Band 
'D' (Torbay Council).

SAT NAV: TQ3 1HB. From Torquay sea front travelling toward Paignton, go past the Livermead House Hotel on your right then turn right up Livermead Hill. Turn right into Broadpark Road and follow to the top. Turn left into Old Paignton Road, continue down the hill and up the other side which merges with Cockington Lane. Turn right onto Hilton Drive, right again into Upper Headland Park Road. Turn right into Upper Headland Park Road, right again into Preston Down Road and right into Duchy Drive. The property stands a short distance on the left.

White suite of shower cubicle with mains pressure shower fitted, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, wall mounted heater and obscure PVCu double glazed window.

Bedroom 3 
3.55m x 3.47m (11' 8" x 11' 5") - PVCu double glazed bay window with stained glass leaded toplights to the front elevation, radiator and television point.

Suite of corner jet spa bath with shower attachment taps, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Radiator and extractor fan.

From the Reception Hall a staircase with top winders and carved spindles rises to the FIRST FLOOR LEVEL with a bright and spacious:-

Open Plan Living Space 
8.80m x 6.60m (28' 10" x 21' 8") - loosely divided into two areas.

Dining/Bar Area 
Two PVCu double glazed windows, fitted bar with tiled top and storage shelving beneath with circular sink unit and matching drainer with central mixer tap and storage cupboards. Radiator and access to eaves storage. Two shallow steps lead down to the main:-

Sitting Room 
Featuring a large double glazed picture window from where the finest views of the property are enjoyed taking in the sea towards the natural arch at Torquay, around the bay towards Brixhams Berry Head in the distance. Feature fire surround, access to eaves storage, two radiators, television point, ample power points and telephone point.

Bedroom 4/Home Office 
3.50m x 3.50m (11' 6" x 11' 6") - PVCu double glazed window enjoying similar views to the sitting room and further double glazed rooflight. Access to eaves storage, radiator, television point and ample power points.

Open Arched Storm Porch 
with an inner obscure glazed front door with leaded light stained glass detailing and toplight opening to the:-

Reception Hall 
PVCu double glazed window, two radiators and understairs storage.

Kitchen/Dining Room 
5.22m x 3.13m (17' 2" x 10' 3") - Loosely divided into two areas by a wide breakfast bar with the kitchen having a range of units comprising base cupboards and drawers with matching wall cabinets. Roll edged working surfaces with complementary tiled splashbacks and inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and single drainer. Space and provisions for range style cooker with canopy filter hood over and space American style fridge/freezer. The Dining Area has a roll edged working surface with provisions below for washing machine and tumble dryer. Radiator, PVCu double glazed window and sliding patio doors overlooking and opening directly onto the attractive rear gardens and paved terracing. Door to:-

4.40m x 3.63m (14' 5" x 11' 11") - PVCu double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, radiator and television point.

Bedroom 1 
4.75m x 3.49m (15' 7" x 11' 5") - PVCu double glazed bay window to the front elevation with stained glass leaded toplights. comprehensive range of fitted furniture with wardrobes and dressing table, radiator and telephone point.

Bedroom 2 
3.31m x 3.17m (10' 10" x 10' 5") - PVCu double glazed window overlooking the beautiful rear garden, radiator, television point and door to:-

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Added on Rightmove:
20 June 2016


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