4 bedroom detached house for saleCockington Lane, Torquay, Devon, TQ2
Under Offer £599,950
- Picturesque Setting
- Close to Sea Front & Cockington
- 4 Bedrooms (1 En Suite)
- Beautiful and Extensive Gardens
- Annexe Potential
- Driveway Parking & Double Garage
An attractive family home set in large gardens situated near Cockington and the sea front. Picturesque Setting, 4 bedrooms (1 en suite), beautiful and extensive gardens, annexe potential, driveway parking & double garage. EPC Band E.
Situation - This attractive family home is situated in an exclusive residential area located close to the sunny South Devon coast. This pretty residential area is sandwiched between the beach, Cockington Valley and the ever popular Livermead and Chelston areas of Torquay. The medieval village of Cockington, noted in the Domesday Book, is a short stroll away, and surrounded by nearly 500 acres of parkland, lakes and woodland walks. The seafront and beach are equally as close, half a mile or so along the seafront is Torquay marina. The area is famous for year round water sports and renowned for its naturally mild climate and award winning beaches. Torquay train station is only a few minutes away.
There are first class educational facilities on your doorstep; within a couple of miles are Torquay boys and girls grammar schools as well as a number of well-regarded state and private sector schools. With the new by-pass now open Exeter and the M5 motorway can be reached in half an hour. Torquay train station is only a few minutes away with a mainline service to Paddington via Newton Abbot. Exeter Airport has regular flights to many international and European destinations.
Description - Set in beautiful and extensive gardens Morden House is an attractive and well-proportioned property in an ideal and sought after location. The principal accommodation is laid out over two levels and comprises of 4 bedrooms (1 en suite), family bathroom, kitchen/family room, sitting room and dining room. However, there is a third level on the lower ground floor currently used as a utility area and snug, but has potential to become an annexe (subject to planning) if required. There is a heated outdoor pool (some reinstatement work required), plenty of parking and a detached double garage.
Accommodation - The house is entered through the enclosed porch into the spacious entrance hall where the turned staircase rises to the first floor. Oak flooring runs throughout the ground floor. Off the hall is the cloakroom/WC, and a door accesses the balcony, overlooking the garden, large enough to take a table and chairs. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted limed oak effect units above and below a roll-edge work surface to one end. There is a range cooker with extractor over, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The room is loosely divided by a peninsular with further storage below, there is space for a family dining table and a door leads to the garden. The sitting room is a light dual aspect room overlooking the gardens, there is a stone fire surround with open flame gas fire. The dining room is also dual aspect with views over the garden and has a gas fire.
To the first floor are four bedrooms. Bedroom 4 is accessed from the half landing. The master bedroom is a lovely room with a modern en suite shower room, all other bedrooms have a wash basin. The family bathroom is fully tiled with a shower cubicle and corner bath.
From the entrance porch stairs lead down to the lower ground floor which currently comprises of a utility room, boiler room, WC with shower and living room. However, subject to the necessary consents could become an annexe with its own entrance from the garden.
Garden & Grounds - The property is surrounded by beautiful established landscaped gardens extending to just under half an acre. A gravelled drive leads from the road to the parking area and garage with power and light. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with rockery gardens, established shrubs, trees, and hedging, with crazy paved terraces and pathways off the house. There is a heated pool (some reinstatement work required) surrounded by paving and enclosed by a wall. From the pedestrian entrance you can easily access the footpath to Cockington Village across the road.
Services - Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central heating
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.
Directions - From the Stags Torquay office proceed along the sea front towards Paignton on the A379 with the sea on your left and the Torre Abbey Meadows on your right. Continue along this road, after cresting the hill take the next right onto Cockington Lane signposted Cockington. Continue along this road and pass under the bridge and you will find the entrance to Morden House on your left.
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