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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Chatsworth Road, Torquay, TQ1

Sold STC £245,000

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Tenure: Freehold

This character SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE was built in circa 1930 to a spacious design featuring large rooms and a generous reception hall with impressive staircase leading to the first floor.  The property has been the subject of a careful and sympathetic renovation retaining virtually all the original features these include the timber panelled doors, cast iron fireplaces and polished original floors throughout this lovely home.  Extended in recent years to form a bright kitchen/breakfast room with atrium rooflight that floods the area with sunlight.  A sunny enclosed private rear courtyard garden forms a lovely sunbathing area also perfect for dining in clement weather.

Within walking distance of the town centre and harbour but also benefiting form double gated entrance with driveway parking.

SAT NAV: TQ1 3BL. Travelling from Torquay Town Hall take the St Marychurch Road and at the first mini roundabout turn right into Hatfield Road then first right into Chatsworth Road, No.28 is towards the end of this road on the right hand side.

White suite in period style of panelled bath with chrome shower fitting and screen and pedestal wash hand basin. Heatline gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water. Three quarter tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail/radiator, wall light and obscure PVCu double glazed window.

Separate WC 
White WC with wooden seat and obscure PVCu double glazed window.

From the landing a folding ladder rises to:-

Loft Room 
7.11m x 6.61m (23' 4" x 21' 8") - Double glazed Velux window, exposed beams and brick wall giving character and storage area to the eaves. This room has had work undertaken and subject to usual regulations will make a most useful room once the staircase is installed.

Courtyard Garden 
To the rear of the property is a flagstone patio garden with southerly aspect enjoying sunshine throughout the day, fully enclosed with surrounding flower border, climbing rose and lilac tree. To the front is a gravelled garden with flower borders, ash tree and flowering cherry with a selection of shrubs including hydrangea and bay.

Double wrought iron gates open to the driveway parking leading to the:-

3.69m x 3.34m (12' 1" x 10' 11") - with up and over door, power, connection for washing machine and Butlers sink with mixer tap and drainer.

Council Tax Band 
'C' (Torbay Council).

A gate opens into the driveway leading to a period style PVCu panelled front door with attractive leaded light stained glass inserts with matching sidescreens opening to the very spacious:-

Reception Hall 
Featuring the original polished brass edged matwell and polished floorboards. Dado rail, radiator with cover and original stripped panelled doors opening to the separate rooms.

Sitting Room 
4.37m x 4.25m (14' 4" x 13' 11") - Picture rail, original polished floorbaords, radiator with cover and period style fireplace with tiled inset and open log burning hearth with arched book shelf recesses either side. Wide PVCu double glazed walk-in bay window overlooking the pretty gravelled front garden.

Dining Room 
3.42m x 3.29m (11' 3" x 10' 10") - Feature cast iron fireplace and hearth with the original storage cupboards to both alcoves either side. Picture rails, radiator and twin PVCu double glazed French doors opening to the rear courtyard garden.

Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room 

3.23m x 2.32m (10' 7" x 7' 7") - Fitted with a range of modern units comprising base cupboards, drawers and wall cabinets. Granite effect working surfaces with complementary tiled splashbacks and inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and single drainer. Walk-in larder with shelving. Recess for Aga cooker (available under separate negotiations) and space for dishwasher. PVCu double glazed window and opening to:-

Breakfast Area 
measuring at max 6.35m x 2.66m (20' 10" x 8' 9") - Ceiling downlighters, polished oak plank flooring, radiator, atrium PVCu rooflight and twin French doors opening to the sunny rear courtyard garden. Further door leads to the garage.

From the Reception Hall the original elegant turned staircase with window over the half landing rises to the FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING with original stripped panelled timber doors leading to the separate rooms.

Bedroom 1 
4.42m x 4.36m (14' 6" x 14' 4") - Wide walk-in PVCu double glazed bay window with open views over Torquay Town. Picture rail, radiator, original polished floorboards and cast iron fireplace with mantelpiece.

Bedroom 2 
3.65m x 3.42m (12' 0" x 11' 3") - Picture rail, radiator, original polished floorboards and cast iron fireplace with mantelpiece. PVCu double glazed window with attractive rear aspect.

Bedroom 3 
2.59m x 2.12m (8' 6" x 6' 11") - PVCu double glazed window to the front, radiator and original polished floorboards.

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Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2016


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