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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1

Sold by Us £235,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious 1930'S Terraced House
  • Impeccable Condition
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Luxurious Kitchen
  • Fully Double Glazed
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Courtyard And Garden
  • Very Desirable Area

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
A lovely four bedroomed home that's been beautifully refurbished over the years and now provides family friendly accommodation set over two floors. The ground floor still features twin reception rooms, divided by oak French doors to give you the open space just when you need it. The kitchen is gorgeous and is big enough to eat in, it opens through into a utility room and there's a downstairs cloakroom too. Upstairs are four bedrooms, three of those doubles. The master has an en suite and there's a very nicely fitted family bathroom. The front garden is level and adds a buffer between you and the road, the rear courtyard offers good space for outside dining as it feeds off from both the dining room and kitchen. Located just a brief walk from Walls Hill and Babbacombe Downs, this home has it all. The local buses offer easy access to Torquay or back up to the St Marychurch precinct. Waitrose and other well known national supermarket chains are just a few minutes drive from here.

Entrance Hallway
Level pathway from roadside level brings you to a uPVC double glazed door with an inset leaded style panel and a glazed eyebrow window over. This hallway feature half tiled walls in hand painted ceramics to dado height. Stained half glazed doorway to:

The flooring from this hall is solid oak and runs through the lounge and dining room. There a single panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller fitted. Stair up to bedroom accommodation. Door to lounge, French doors to dining room, and archway through to the kitchen breakfast room.

Great family space with a deep UPVC double glazed window set to the front aspect. The focal point is the artic white marble fireplace with an inset cast iron hearth, a traditional look with a living flame gas fire. This room has the original, coving, picture rails and tall skirting boards in situ. A set of French doors open into the dining room.

Dining Room
More great space with great light from a set of south facing uPVC double glazed French doors, that open into a courtyard area. This room has similar character traits to the lounge, with a contemporary style fireplace and an original style cast iron hearth with hand painted tiling within. There is also a large single panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller fitted. This room comfortable accommodates an eight seater dining suite.

Kitchen / Breakfast
An oversized room that has an attraction be range of base and eye level gloss units with brushed stainless hardware. The base units are full width drawer fronts with soft closures, with matching over cupboards on one side. The worksurfaces are wood effect butcher block which incorporate generous splashbacks. The sink area is inset, stainless steel with one-and-a-half bowls and a monobloc mixer tap over. This area is centred under the side aspect window for good natural light. On the opposite side of this area is a chef grade range style range double oven with a six-burner gas top. There is also a stainless splash guard and a matching glass and steel extractor hood. There is a breakfast area that could accommodate a six seater dining suite, and a rear uPVC glazed panel offers light over this area. An adjacent set of uPVC double glazed French doors also opens out into the courtyard area. The flooring is a quality porcelain tiling that extends through to the utility and downstairs cloakroom. A further door opens into that utility room.

Utility Room
This room features a rolled edge work surface with ceramic tiled splash backs. There is room and plumbing under this for an automatic washing machine and a full size tumble dryer. A set of over cupboards offer storage space. TDoor to:

Downstairs Cloakroom
Side aspect uPVC obscure double glazed window. This room has a close-coupled W.C. and a wash hand basin. There is a wall mounted Baxi combination boiler and a single panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller fitted.

First Floor Landing
A wider than typical stairway opens into a split landing. One side feeds three bedrooms, including the master. The other end, a bedroom and the family bathroom. There is a natural return available to further develop the loft space (subject to planning). This stairway and landing is illuminated by a large uPVC double glazed eyebrow window. There is a built in airing cupboard housing a factory lagged immersion heater and with linen shelving over. Doors to:

Master Bedroom
Front aspect uPVC double glazed window, a single panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller is centred beneath it. This room features a full wall of wardrobes, two sets of triples with a centre drawer, TV and vanity area. Although not full length, they are very deep and offer great hanging and storage space. Door to:

Master En-suite
Of good size, with an oversize shower cubicle at one end, fitted with a fully plumbed in shower attachment. Opposite is a close coupled W.C. and a wash hand basin, with a monobloc mixer tap. This room is fully tiled in white, to match the suite, with LED downlighting.

Bedroom Two
A double room with a rear aspect uPVC double glazed window, a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller is centred beneath it.

Bedroom Three
Rear aspect uPVC double glazed window, a single panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller is centred beneath it. Although currently housing a single bed, this room would be classified as a small double room. There is a hatch offering access to a small loft void.

Family Bathroom
Side aspect uPVC obscure double glazed window. This room is fully tiled in subtle shade ceramics. It features a P-shaped panel bath with a mixer tap, and fully plumbed in shower attachment over - a glazed splash screen is fitted. The wash hand basin sits atop a vanity unit that also incorporates the concealed cistern for the close coupled W.C. A ladder style heated towel rail is also fitted and there's recessed LED downlighting.

Bedroom Four
Front aspect uPVC double glazed window, a single panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller is centred beneath it. This room is a single room


Enclosed by low brick walls on three sides. The frontage is mostly lawned with slightly raised flower borders featuring a range of evergreens and mature flora, including a mature dwarf magnolia tree. A side path offers access to the front door.


A bricked courtyard that wraps around the rear of the property. It's good low maintenance space, south facing to maximise its usage. There is a fitted outside water tap/hose point. There is also a brick block structure that offer storage space for bicycles and garden furniture. There is a secure rear gate that opens into what was once a vehicular access point. This area is overgrown, but the potential to recommission is there - either way, it's an easy way out for waste disposal.

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09 September 2016


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