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3 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

York Road, Torquay, TQ1

£450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • End Of Terrace House
  • Grade II Listed
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Four Receptions
  • Large Bathroom
  • Very Secluded Garden
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Original Features
  • Impeccable Condition
  • Very Quiet Crescent

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
A very elegant double fronted period home built during the early Victorian era and featuring sizeable rooms with tall ceilings and an abundance of original features. This home is of architectural interest, thus is Grade II listed. It's location is within a quiet cul-de-sac and forms part of an attractive curved terrace that has been carefully preserved over the years, this home also still retains the original facades and has fully reconditioned front facing sash windows. It's in impeccable condition throughout with twin reception rooms to the front aspect, a breakfast room, bespoke fitted kitchen and beautifully private conservatory looking out over a walled garden. These homes are very sought after in one of Torquay's most favoured areas. Close to local shops, and just a few moments from Babbacombe Downs, and the beaches. St Marychurch is also a level walk away, and a bus service also runs close-by to the harbour area and Town Centre

Entrance Porch
From the level access from a gate at roadside level, it's immediately apparent that this is no ordinary villa. There's a brass laden, painted entrance door, with a glazed eyebrow panel offering entrance into the porch. A second obscure panel and stained glass doorway opens out into the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall
Rich with character, this hallway features the original coving, picture and dado rails. There is a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller. All doors are stripped and lightly waxed, and there's stairs up to the bedroom accommodation. Doors to:

Sitting Room
Front aspect sash style window, recently refurbish with a full restring and repainted. The original shutters are also still in situ. The focal point is an original style hardwood fire surround with a brick hearth, this chimney is open and ready to accept a grate - and there's a gas point close-by. This room also has ornate coving and picture rails and original style ceiling roses. There is also a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller. A squared archway leads through into the breakfast room.

Breakfast Room
Rear aspect sash style window, again fully refurbished and opening into the conservatory. This was the original kitchen for the home, so there's a painted hardwood fire surround that previously had a range within. It features a bricked hearth with a gas point close-by. There is also an original pantry cupboard to one side, fully shelved and offering great storage space. This room is coved with picture rails, and there a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

Dining Room
Front aspect sash style window, like the lounge they are recently refurbished, with a full restring and repainted. The original shutters are also still in situ. The focal point here is a what could be an original style marble fire surround with ornate tiled inlays and a cast iron grate - this chimney is also open. This room has ornate coving and picture rails and original style ceiling rose. It's currently utilised as a ground floor bedroom at the moment, thus it contains a vanity wash hand basin. There is also a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

Kitchen
Rear aspect uPVC double glazed sash window looking out over the rear garden. This kitchen is beautiful and in keeping with the style and age of this home. It's a range of bespoke fitted by a Mr Pickles from Buckfastleigh, and is reclaimed pine. Almost certainly before its time, it features fitted base, display and eye level units, and even a plate and spice rack and tea caddy drawers. The work surfaces are inlaid with rolled hardwood edges and porcelain tiled splashbacks all round. There is a polycarbonate one-and-a-half bowl sink unit, with a swan neck mixer tap. The hob is an inset Neff halogen with a matching stacked Neff double oven and grill close by. There is also a range of integrated appliances, bringing this kitchen very much up to date, that include an automatic washing machine and a full size dishwasher - both discretely fitted. There is also undercounter space for a fridge. The flooring is ceramic tiled and there's a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller. Multi panel Glazed door into:

Conservatory
Absolutely serene space with uPVC double glazing to two sides. The roof is polycarbonate and three large vented casement windows help modulate the heat. A set of wide double glazed French doors open into a very private patio area. A double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller also helps give you all year-round usage of this beautiful room.

Inner Hall
This area offers access to the basement area and a ground floor cloak room. There is also a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

Basement
Dry and with a front aspect uPVC eyebrow window. Very useable space, and very handy for a multitude of uses.

Downstairs Cloakroom
Rear aspect uPVC double glazed window. This room has a low level W.C. and a Victorian style wash hand basin. The flooring is ceramic tiled.

First Floor Landing
A half landing offers access to a large utility cupboard that contains a factory clad immersion heater. There's hanging space and generous linen shelving. A wall mounted Worcester combination boiler is also fitted within. This half landing is lit by a uPVC double glazed unit, offering good natural lighting and there's a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller. The upper landing has access to a volumous fully insulated loft space.

Bedroom One
Beautiful proportions with twin front aspect, fully refurbished, sash windows. This room easily accommodates a king size bed and all associated bedroom furniture. There is a hardwood painted Victorian fire surround with a cast iron inset grate. There is additional period features that include the coving, picture rails and high skirting boards. There is also a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

Bedroom Two
More fabulous space with a front aspect, fully refurbished, sash window. This room too has a Victorian style painted hardwood fire surround with an inset cast iron grate. This room features the same character as bedroom one, with the added benefit of a Victorian style wash hand basin vanity area. There is also a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

Bedroom Three
Rear aspect uPVC double glazed sash style window, a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller is centred beneath it. This room is a good size double with a Victorian style painted hardwood fire surround was th an inset cast iron grate. There is also a wash hand basin atop a vanity unit.

Bathroom
Oversize space with a rear aspect uPVC double glazed sash window, with bespoke under cupboards, and an original fireplace in one corner. This room is very appealing with a ball and claw freestanding bath with a telephone style mixer tap, hand shower attachment and exposed plumbing. There is a period style W.C. with an overhead cistern, a pedestal wash hand basin sits alongside. There is also a shower cubicle with a fully plumbed in shower attachment within. The flooring no is stripped and lightly varnished and there's a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller.

Outside
Front:

An ornate wrought iron gate offers access to a centred herringbone brick pathway to the front porch. The gardens either side are fully enclose by a natural stone perimeter with a range of ,atures plantings within, including a Torquay favourite, a splendid palm tree. There's a bench area in front of the home and an outside water tap on one side.

Rear:

There is a patio area closest to the home with a flagstone style pathway that follows an arc down to the rear access point. Either side of that pathway is low maintenance landscaping, mostly pea gravelled with a varied range of evergreens and other mature flora. This is the proverbial walled garden, it offers a high degree of privacy and seclusion, and a lovely place to sit and while away the hours. A large Koi pond, fully filtered, offers much to the overall ambience. There is feature and security lighting in place, also. A gate at the bottom of this garden opens into a small walkway, to a secure gate that opens out into a parking area for a single vehicle. In-between those two gates is a substantial structure, that is brick with a tiled and vaulted roofing, perfect as storage or even as an art studio - 18'3 x 6''8. This area has a side aspect window and a Velux skylight, it's very good, usable space. A three-quarter height door opens out into the parking area.

A rented parking space is available for this home, with direct access within a few feet to the rear gate and workshop.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Torre (1.3 mi)
  • Torquay (1.7 mi)
  • Paignton (3.7 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Torre (1.3 mi)
  • Torquay (1.7 mi)
  • Paignton (3.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Purplebricks.com, South West

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

0121 396 0879 Local call rate

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