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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Oxlea Road, Torquay, TQ1

Sold STC £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached House
  • Stunning Sea Views
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Five Bathrooms
  • Three Receptions
  • Fully Double Glazed
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Level Garden
  • Double Garage
  • Self Contained Annexe

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
A very substantial 1930s home situated on a commanding position offering some of the best views available in Torquay. The accommodation is very generous with a large open plan ground floor family space that focuses on those sea views. There is a large kitchen, utility room and five bedrooms on the first floor. The master suite is very impressive, offering great space, and of course, premium views. There is also home and income potential here, with a very large one-bedroomed garden level annexe, equally useful as a guest suite, or income generator.

Oxlea Road is a jewel in the Lincombes area of Torquay, with its crescent shape avenue that is typically only used by the local homeowners, and offering almost zero traffic noise. That location makes this one of Torquay's most desirable and establish neighbourhoods. The magnificent far reaching bay views are hard to beat and the local boutique shops and restaurants of Wellswood all combine to make it a very attractive family home.

Entrance Porch
A sloping driveway brings you down to a uPVC double glazed entrance door with stained glass inserts. This room has recessed downlighters, oak flooring and French doors opening up into a reception hall.

Reception Hall
Somewhat open plan into the dining area and through to the sitting room. There is oak flooring, a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller, and recessed downlighters. The stairs here rise up to the first floor bedrooms and there's an understairs storage cupboard. On this ground floor is a cloak room.

Cloak Room
Front aspect uPVC obscure double glazed window. There's a close-coupled W.C. and a wash hand basin with a mixer tap over., stop a small vanity unit. There is also a cloak hanging rail wth a storage shelf over.

Open Plan Living
A beautiful space dividing into three distinct sections. There is a sitting room area that has a contemporary living flame gas as a focal point. There are twin double panel radiators, both with independent thermostatic controllers. This room flows through to the dining area that easily caters to an eight-seater dining set, this area is closest to the kitchen.

The wow factor is the garden side of this room, due to the 180-degree sea views, over Torquay and across to Berry Head. This area is mostly glazed giving you exceptional light. Patio doors from here open out onto a balcony terrace which spans the full width of the property. This indoor/outdoor space is perfect for alfresco dining opportunities, and quite simply, is just a nice quiet place to sit.

Kitchen
Twin front aspect uPVC double glazed windows bring good light into a very social kitchen. There is a full range of contemporary styled base, display and eye level units, with granite effect rolled edge work surfaces that wrap around into a breakfast bar area. There is also a centred island that houses an inset stainless steel one-and-a-half bowl sink unit with a swan neck mixer tap over. This island also has an integral full size dishwasher within. There is a fitted chef grade range with a six burner hob, twin ovens, grill and warmer. There is a matching brushed stainless steel splashback and an extractor hood over. There is also space and plumbing for an American style fridge freezer too. The lighting is recessed downlighters, the flooring is slate effect ceramic tiling and there is also a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

Utility Room
Front and side aspect. UPVC double glazed windows and a uPVC casement door leading out to the garage area. There are significant sized fitted units within, that match the kitchen, and a stainless steel sink area. There is also plumbing and space for an automatic washing machine and space for a full size tumble dryer. The flooring is ceramic tiled and there's a double panel radiator too.

Annexe
Accessed from the sitting room area, there is a full width staircase leading down to the garden level.

Essentially a full size and self contained one bedroom apartment with tall ceilings, it features a large kitchen diner, fully fitted, with patio doors opening out onto a rear patio area.

The lounge dining area is also generous in size, again with patio doors opening out into the garden.

The bedroom is a large double room with that same patio door set opening out onto the garden.

There are sea views from these three rooms.

The tiled bathroom has a carpeted walk through dressing area, and features a shower cubicle with a fully plumbed in shower attachment, a close-coupled W.C. and a pedestal wash hand basin.

First Floor Landing
The stairway is lit by a large uPVC obscure double glazed window with stained glass style inserts that offers natural lighting over the hallway. There are doors to:

Bedroom One
A room that takes full advantage of the bedside sea views. There are twin uPVC double glazed patio doors that open out onto a balcony that offers magnificent views over the Torbay area this bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes with an adjacent vanity area. There is also a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

En-suite
Side aspect uPVC obscure double glazed window. There is a shower cubicle with a fully plumbed in shower attachment, a wash hand basin atop a vanity cupboard and a close-coupled W.C. This room is fully tiled in subtle shade ceramics and there's a ladder style heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two
This room also takes full advantage of the bedside sea views. There is a uPVC double glazed patio door that open out onto a balcony that offers those same views over the Torbay area this bedroom has a range of fitted bedroom furniture, including his and hers wardrobes with a small vanity area.

En-suite Two
Side aspect uPVC obscure double glazed window. There is an oversize shower cubicle with an electric shower attachment, a pedestal wash hand basin and a close-coupled W.C. This room is fully tiled in subtle shade ceramics and there's a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

Bedroom Three
Again, more bedside sea views from a uPVC double glazed patio door that open out onto the balcony that offers far reaching. This bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes, and bed side cupboards with an adjacent vanity area. There is also a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

En-suite Three
There is a shower cubicle with a fully plumbed in shower attachment, a wash hand basin and a close-coupled W.C. This room is fully tiled in subtle shade ceramics.

Bedroom Four
Front aspect uPVC double glazed window. A set of triple floor to ceiling wardrobes and a double panel radiator wth an independent thermostatic controller.

Bedroom Five
Front aspect uPVC double glazed window. A set of triple floor to ceiling wardrobes and a small vanity area. There is also a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

Bathroom
Front aspect uPVC obscure double glazed window. This relaxing space has a panel bath with a centred telephone style mixer tap and shower attachment and a centred drainage. There is a double width shower cubicle with a fully plumbed in shower attachment within. The W.C. is close coupled and there's an adjacent pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. The whole room is tiled in complimentary coloured ceramics and there a heater towel rail.

Second Floor Landing
A full width staircase lit by a Velux window offers access to the second floor landing. There is a large storage cupboard and a door to the master suite.

Master Bedroom
An astonishing room that takes in the various roof void spaces to provide a sizeable suite. The views from this level are sublime, a patio door set opens into a juliette balcony with views over to, and past, Berry Head. Those sea views are almost 180-degrees and some of the first to be had in Torquay. There are his and private hers dressing areas at both ends with various mirror front eaves space wardrobes throughout.

Master En-suite
Lit by a Velux window for great preach this en-suite features an oversize shower cubicle with a fully plumbed in shower attachment within. There is a panel bath wth a centred mixer tap and hand shower attachment, with centred drainage. There is also a close-coupled W.C. with a wash hand basin tap a small vanity unit. This room is also fully tiled, Flores and wall in complimentary coloured ceramics.

Outside


Front:

Low walls wth parapet openings to a sloped driveway offering access to a partial subterranean double garage. The owners have created a double parking space above that garage, currently housing a significant sized motorhome. The front garden is pea gravelled with a selection of mature plantings within. There is secure pedestrian access around through to the utility room, or a gentle slope down to the rear garden.

Rear:

The rear garden is level lawn bordered by shadow box fencing. There is a lower patio area that runs the full width of the home and accessed directly from the garden level annexe. It's private and relatively low maintenance.

The upper balcony is a mix of paved stone with matal railings and glazed balustrades. It's accessed from the garden area of the lounge, obviously enjoying superb views across the Torbay area.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Torquay (1.7 mi)
  • Torre (2.0 mi)
  • Paignton (3.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Torquay (1.7 mi)
  • Torre (2.0 mi)
  • Paignton (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

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Suite 7, First Floor, Cranmore Drive, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4RZ

0121 396 0879 Local call rate

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