5 bedroom detached house for sale

Warberries, Torquay

Sold STC £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • GRACIOUS RECEPTION HALL
  • DRAWING ROOM & DINING ROOM
  • KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
  • LAUNDRY/UTILITY & CELLARAGE
  • 5 BEDROOMS (3 EN-SUITE)
  • 2 BATHROOMS
  • FAMILY ROOM/STUDY
  • GARDEN ROOM/GUEST SUITE
  • GARDENS
  • EXTENSIVE DRIVEWAY PARKING

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Rydal Court is a FINE DETACHED VICTORIAN VILLA set on the wooded hillside above Torquay's harbour. The property has been the subject of a comprehensive renovation program, now affording a luxurious period residence retaining the character and charm of its bygone age whilst tastefully fusing all the conveniences expected for modern day living. The house has exceptional versatility, admirably suited to an extended family or those requiring home office or hobbies space.

Hunsdon Road is within a short saunter to Torquay's bustling harbour at the base of the hill with wide selection of bars and restaurants, award winning marina and coastal zoo, together with the amenities of the town. Following Torquay's promenade and seafront you reach the Princess Theatre, flagship beach of Torre Abbey Sands and Torquay Train Station beyond. The 'village' ambience of Wellswood is equally accessible in the opposite direction, where a range of independent shops, restaurants and pub. 

Approach Period front door into the entrance vestibule. Minton tiled floor, shelf with cupboards beneath housing the fuse box and meter. Cloaks cupboard. Circular leaded light stained glass window. Inner door with side panels opening into:- 

Reception Hall  

Drawing Room Bay window overlooking the terrace. Feature marble fireplace with cast iron inset and slate hearth. Dado rail, picture rail, decorative coved ceiling, two radiators. 

Dining Room Sash square bay window overlooking the terrace and window to the side. Dado rail, picture rail, decorative coved ceiling. Solid Oak flooring, two radiators. 

Kitchen Sash window to the side with window seat beneath. High polished granite work tops on two sides, white high gloss fronted units beneath and over, stainless steel surround. Island unit with two inset sinks, mixer taps, three suspended lights over. Split level double electric oven, four ring ceramic hob, stainless steel extractor over with illumination. Integrated fridge and dishwasher. Picture rail, coved ceiling. Inset ceiling lights, radiator. 

Breakfast Room Two sash windows to the side, recess with space for American style fridge/freezer. Cupboard with shelves. Coved ceiling, wood boarded flooring, radiator.

Part glazed door into REAR HALL. Dado rail, coved ceiling, wood boarded flooring, radiator. Part glazed door to the outside. Stairs descend to the CELLAR. 

Cellar Room 1 - double glazed window, coved ceiling. Room 2 - double glazed window, radiator. 

Family Room/Study Sash window to the side. Connection for wall mounted television. Coved ceiling, radiator. 

En-Suite Shower Room Fully tiled walls, shower cubicle, electric shower, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin with mirror over. Chrome towel rail/radiator. Coved ceiling, extractor fan. 

Laundry Room Two sash windows to rear. Coved ceiling, radiator. 

Utility Room Sash window to side. Work tops on two sides, inset single drainer stainless steel sink, mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine. Cupboard housing the Worcester gas fired central heating boiler, floor standing hot water cylinder, wall mounted programme control. Window with extractor fan. 

Cloakroom Dado rail, vanity unit with wash basin, WC with concealed cistern. Chrome towel rail/radiator. Coved ceiling. Cupboard housing the gas meter.

From the Reception Hall an ornate staircase with mahogany handrail and turned spindles rises to the HALF LANDING. 

Bathroom Sash window to the rear. Period corner fireplace with surround and cast iron inset. Feature claw and ball bath with centre mounted mixer tap/shower attachment. Chrome towel rail. Cupboard. Dado rail, coved ceiling, connection for wall mounted television. 

Shower Room Sash window to the rear. Corner shower cubicle with glass door, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC. Coved ceiling, chrome towel rail/ radiator, fully tiled walls. 

Bedroom 5 Sash window to side, coved ceiling, radiator. 

Shower Room Sash window to the side. Shower cubicle with two sliding doors, pedestal wash basin, mirror over, close coupled WC, chrome towel rail/radiator.

Staircase continues to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING. Dado rail, double glazed skylight, coved ceiling, radiator. 

Bedroom 1 Double glazed windows with views over the surrounding area taking in a glimpse of the sea, window to side. Picture rail, coved ceiling, radiator. Walk-in wardrobe, hanging rail and light. 

En-Suite Bathroom Double glazed window with views over the surrounding area. Oval bath with centre mounted mixer tap. Vanity unit with wash basin, mixer tap, cupboards beneath and polished granite top. Large mirror over, shaver socket. WC with concealed cistern, corner shower cubicle, curved shower screen, shower. Chrome towel rail/radiator. 

Bedroom 2 Sash window to the side, small double glazed window. Coved ceiling, radiator. 

En-Suite Shower Room Double width shower cubicle with glass sliding door, vanity unit, WC with concealed cistern. Coved ceiling, chrome towel rail/radiator. 

Bedroom 3 Sash window to the side. Coved ceiling, radiator. Door to INNER HALL/DRESSING ROOM. Door to en-suite shower room, door to BEDROOM 4. 

En-Suite Shower Room Sash window to the side. Shower cubicle, close coupled WC and pedestal wash basin. Oval mirror over, chrome towel rail/radiator. 

Bedroom 4 Double glazed window with views to the front over the surrounding area. Coved ceiling, picture rail. Access to loft. Radiator. Door to small INNER HALL. 

Outside The property is approached from Hunsdon Road via an impressive pillared tarmacadam drive affording ample parking. To the front of the property is a south facing terrace with steps descending to a lawned garden surrounded by trees and shrubs. The rear of the property is bounded by limestone walling. Garden chalet in need of refurbishment. Garden shed. Store. 

Garden Room/Guest Suite Double glazed door and window to the side. Cupboard housing the trip switch fuse box, radiator. 

Shower Room Shower cubicle, sliding glass door, electric shower unit, pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC. Chrome ladder style towel rail/radiator. Wood effect vinyl flooring. 

Council Tax Band (To be confirmed) 

Directions SAT NAV: TQ1 1QB. Travelling from Torquay Harbour (keeping Hoopers & Debenhams department stores on your left) turn left at the clocktower into Torwood Street. Progress straight ahead at the traffic lights onto Babbacombe Road. On passing the Museum take the first left into Braddons Hill Road East then take the first right into Hunsdon Road. 


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23 May 2017

Nearest stations

  • Torquay (1.1 mi)
  • Torre (1.3 mi)
  • Paignton (2.9 mi)
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John Lake Estate Agents, Torquay

The Old Town Hall, Manor Road, St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 3JS

01803 367061 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

John Lake Estate Agents, Torquay

The Old Town Hall, Manor Road, St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 3JS

01803 367061 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Torquay (1.1 mi)
  • Torre (1.3 mi)
  • Paignton (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

John Lake Estate Agents, Torquay

The Old Town Hall, Manor Road, St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 3JS

01803 367061 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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