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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Cary Park, Torquay, TQ1

Offers in Region of £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Semi-Detached House
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Original Features
  • Four Receptions
  • Sash Windows And Part Double Glazed
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Large Sunny Plot
  • Generous Gardens
  • Detached Garage
  • Opposite Cary Park

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
A very substantial four double-bedroomed Victorian semi detached home situated in an enviable location in the picturesque Cary Park. This unspoilt home still retains many original features and characterful accommodation. There are three reception rooms and a very peaceful sun room on the rear of the home, there is a spacious kitchen, cloakrooms on both floors, and a first floor bathroom. Outside is a long gated driveway, room for several vehicles and front and rear gardens. There is a large garage and adjoining workshop/garden store and a very useful boiler/drying room. Location-wise there are many fine amenities nearby at both St Marychurch and Babbacombe including a post office, shops including a nearby Waitrose, medical facilities and banks, the very scenic Babbacombe Downs and beaches are also moments away. Excellent local Primary and Secondary Schools can also be found close by.

These homes are rarely available, this one is chain free, thus representing a stress free purchase.

Entrance Porch
Level access from the driveway brings you to the original painted hardwood door with obscure glazed panelling. This generous size area has a side aspect sash window, a meter cupboard and ample room for cloak hanging. A half glazed door open into the hallway.

Featuring an understairs storage cupboard, a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller, stairs to the bedroom accommodation, and doors to:

Downstairs Cloakroom
Side aspect double glazed window. Featuring a close coupled W.C. and a wall mounted wash hand basin.

Sitting Room
Offering very good lighting from two sash windows to the front and side of the home. This room has the original cornice work, picture rails and high skirting. A double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller is also fitted.

Another characterful room with a twin sash window set from knee height to ceiling. The focal point is a hardwood fire surround with a marble inset and hearth, and a coal effect gas fire. This room also features the original cornice, picture rails, high skirting and three wall light points. There is also a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller fitted.

Dining Room
A glazed panel door opens into the conservatory/Sun room. This room has a decorative hardwood fire surround with a marble inset and hearth, a living flame gas fire is in place. There are built in cupboards either side of the chimney breast, one with an immersion heater within and fitted linen shelving. There is a single panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller fitted.

Side aspect uPVC double glazed window. This room has a range of base, eye and display units with stone effect rolled edge work surfaces, and tiled splash-backs. The sink unit is polycarbonate with a mixer tap over - nicely centred under the window for good natural light. There is space for a cooker, a concealed extractor hood is fitted too. There is a range of integrated appliances, including: a full size dishwasher and an undercounter side by side fridge and freezer set. There is also plumbing and space for an automatic washing machine.

Sun Room
Very family friendly space accessed via the kitchen or dining room. There are uPVC double glazed windows atop a low cavity wall. There is also a sliding patio door opening into the garden area. This room has two significant sized double panel radiators, making this good all year round space.

First Floor Landing
A split landing offer access to a bathroom, on the lower landing, and four bedrooms on the upper. This area is lit by an obscure glazed eyebrow window and the original cornice work is still in place.

Bedroom One
Twin aspect sash window to the front and side - this front window looks out over Cary Park and has a double panel radiator, with an independent thermostatic controller, centred beneath it. This room also has a corner vanity area with a pedestal wash hand basin. There's coving to the ceiling and tall skirting boards.

Bedroom Two
This room also has a large sash window set looking out over Cary Park. A double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller is centred beneath it. There is a range of double wardrobes on one wall, two with mirror frontage. Matching bedroom furniture is also fitted, offering good cupboard space and a vanity area. This room is coved with tall skirting boards.

Bedroom Three
Rear aspect uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden, and not overlooked itself. It's got a single panel radiator centred beneath it. This room has a set of twin double wardrobes with a central vanity area and a wash hand basin in one corner atop a vanity unit.

Bedroom Four
Rear aspect uPVC double glazed window looking out over the rear garden - again, this is not overlooked itself. There is a single panel radiator centred beneath it. This room has previously been utilised as a somewhat self contained area for an elderly relative. It currently houses a panel bath, close couple W.C. and a pedestal wash hand basin. Easily reversed, if necessary.

Cloak Room
Side aspect uPVC obscure double glazed window. A close coupled W.C. is fitted.

Side aspect uPVC double glazed window, a double panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller is centred beneath it. This room features a corner bath with an electric shower fitted. There is also a pedestal wash hand basin and a wall mounted shaver charging point. This bathroom is fully tiled in complimentary coloured ceramics.


Caradoc has a secure wrought iron gate opening out into a tarmacadam driveway, easily accommodating several vehicles, possibly a motorhome. This area leads to a single garage with a metal up and over door. The front garden has natural stone walking with low maintenance crazy paving and a frontal flower border with mature Hydrangea bushes. A beautiful palm tree dominates the property. A landscaped side area features a variety of raised flower beds and borders, again, stocked with a mature range of evergreens within. A secure wrought iron gate offers access through to the rear garden.


The rear garden is mostly lawned wth a concrete patio area closest to the sun room. This garden enjoys a walled perimeter with a flower bed border. Tall conifers to the rear offer a good degree of privacy and seclusion. There is a courtesy door that opens into the single garage, it's of generous size and has twin uPVC obscure double glazed windows. This garage has both power and light. To the rear of the garage is a storage/workshop area, perfect for garden furniture and lawn equipment, again, this has power and light within. A second storage room is also located to the side of the home, useful for storage and housing the combination boiler within.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 November 2016


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