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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Lydwell Road, Torquay

Guide Price £799,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Premier Private Road Location
  • Generous Landscaped Gardens
  • Glorious Views to the Sea
  • 4 Double Bedrooms (2 En Suite)
  • Spacious Reception Rooms
  • Double Garage & Driveway
  • Heated Swimming Pool

Full description

Substantial family home set in generous gardens of over 0.5 acres on a premier private road with glorious views to the sea. 4 Double bedrooms (2 en suite), Large master with dressing room, kitchen/family room, utility, spacious reception rooms, double garage & driveway parking, heated swimming pool. EPC Band D.

Situation - One of the premier roads in Torquay, Lydwell Road is a quiet, wide residential tree lined cul de sac and is within easy strolling distance of the facilities of Wellswood where fashionable shops and restaurants can be found.
A good range of recreational, educational and cultural facilities can be found in the delightful town of Torquay which has the highly regarded Torquay Grammar School for boys and girls and of course, its marina. Tor Bay, known as 'The English Riviera', has over 20 miles of coastline combining the towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham and featuring a splendid mix of cliff tops, beaches and hidden coves. Due to the warming effects of the Gulfstream, the area benefits from a mild climate. The county town and cathedral city of Exeter is approximately 19 miles from the property, with its extensive range of cultural and recreational facilities. Now an easy commute thanks to the new South Devon Highway.
Communications are excellent with the A380 dual carriageway and M5 close by. Trains to London Paddington from nearby Newton Abbot with a branch line to Torquay. Exeter airport is the hub for Flybe with numerous scheduled flights within the UK & Europe.

Description - Set in generous and secluded gardens measuring over half an acre including an area of woodland this substantial property makes a fine family home. In addition there are some lovely views over the surrounding area and out to sea to enjoy. Believed to have been built in the 1970s the property is traditionally laid out over two levels with entrance hall, large kitchen/family room, utility, snug, sitting room and dining room. The first floor has four double bedrooms, two with en suite facilities; the master also has a dressing room. In the same ownership for the last 32 years, the property has been very well cared for, and is today presented to high standard with a continuous theme of decor running through the home.

Accommodation - The reception hall is a spacious room that sets the theme for the rest of the house with a beautiful American white oak turned staircase with useful under stair cupboard, a door leads to the cloakroom/WC. The hall doors lead to the majority of other reception rooms. The kitchen/breakfast room has a comprehensive range of units over and under a roll edge work top with inset sink and gas hob with extractor over. A tall unit houses the Neff eye level oven and grill, there is space for a fridge/freezer and dish washer, and a picture window gives a lovely outlook over the gardens. The other end of the room has fitted corner seating and space for a dining table. The large utility room also has storage units, work surface with inset double sink and space for washing and drying machines, a door gives access to the garden. Off the kitchen is a family room, making this social area the hub of a busy family home. The dual aspect sitting room has a coal effect gas fire in a stone fire surround that extends to a TV stand. Patio doors allow you to admire the views and open the room to the terrace and garden. The dining room has plenty of space for a large dining table, and a patio door gives access to the terrace for alfresco dining. There is also a home office which has been fitted with a range of wood effect furniture including a desk and storage.
The first floor greets you with a spacious galleried landing off which are 4 double bedrooms. The master suite and bedroom 2 are at the front and benefit from the views over the gardens, surrounding area and to the sea. Both bedrooms have en suite facilities with both a bath and shower. The master bedroom also benefits from having a dressing room, a smart range of fitted wardrobes and Juliet balcony. Bedrooms 3 and 4 look over the extensive rear garden and share the family bathroom with bath and shower.

Garden & Grounds - One of the main features of this lovely home are the extensive gardens which extend to over half an acre. The large front garden puts the house well back from the road and has a high degree of privacy being raised from the road and separated by a tall hedge, walling and trees. There are various areas of terracing surrounding the level lawn with central pond, allowing you to enjoy the sun at different times of day, with a heated pool to enjoy on warmer days. To the rear is a further terrace off the house and a large area of gently sloping lawn bounded by mature hedging. At the far end is an area of woodland, a wildlife haven and childs adventure playground. A gate leads to a path that takes you to Babbacombe Road. A detached double garage is to the side of the house with electric roller door.

Services - Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central heating

Local Authority - Torbay District Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR. Tel: 01803 201 201. E-mail:

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

Directions - From the Stags Torquay office proceed along the Strand to the clock tower, known as the Mallock Memorial. Turn left and proceed up Torwood Street (A379) continue along this road and when it begins to level out again turn left onto Higher Warberry Road, which after a short distance becomes Windsor Road, then turn right into Lydwell Road where you will find the property a short distance on the left.

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04 September 2016


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