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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Maidencombe, Torquay

Guide Price £735,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well-proportioned detached house of over 3500 square feet in select cul-de-sac.
  • 3 reception rooms and five bedrooms (two en-suite)
  • 2 conservatories, kitchen, utility.
  • Excellent views towards nearby coastline and across Lyme Bay
  • Generous gardens and grounds extending to around 0.6 acres
  • Extensive parking and double garage
  • EER 'C'

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Manor Ridge is a relatively modern detached, executive-style house, built around 25-years ago and set amongst mature and attractive gardens and grounds that extend to around 0.6 of an acre. The accommodation is extensive, providing an excellent family home with the principal living areas enjoying wonderful views across the grounds towards the nearby coastline, looking across Labrador Bay towards the East Devon coastline. The flexible accommodation has an imposing reception hall with galleried landing, three well-proportioned reception rooms, a study and a wonderful conservatory/sun room with large log burner, these rooms combine to create a lovely living/entertaining space and the kitchen opens to a useful utility/boot room, there is also a second conservatory. To the first floor the wonderful galleried landing areas open to the first floor rooms that are equally impressive with a master bedroom suite, benefitting from the views and with a luxury 5-piece en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom also has an en-suite bathroom and, of the three further bedrooms one could easily serve as a large studio/hobbies room. There is gas fired central heating and the majority of the windows are hard wood-framed sealed unit double glazing, with the conservatory/sun room being uPVC double glazing. In addition to the superb grounds there is extensive driveway parking and an integral double garage.


Manor Ridge is set in a small exclusive cul-de-sac of similarly-styled properties on the fringes of Torquay. The property is set in an enviable position above the local coast line with the South West coast path a short distance, away along with nearby beaches at Watcombe and Maidencombe. Torbay comprises of three coastal towns and is something of a gem on the South Devon coastline, known as the English Riviera and offering something of a microclimate. The bay stretches from the quaint fishing port of Brixham on the western side to the popular resort of Torquay, with its numerous tourist attractions, promenades, marina, grand hotels and excellent opportunities for boating and water sports. Good local amenities are just two miles away at Babbacombe, with its shopping precinct, theatre, golf course, promenade and famous cliff railway. Good primary and secondary educational facilities are also within easy reach, including the renowned Grammar schools and improving local infrastructure includes the newly opened South Devon link Road. From Torquay there is a short rail link to Newton abbot, where there is a mainline link to London Paddington in around 2 and a half hours.


Approach Torquay on the A370 Teignmouth road, passing through Maidencombe and proceeding on towards Torquay. Pass Rock House lane and the sign for the Orestone Manor Hotel on the left hand side, before turning left into Watcombe Heights Road where Manor Ridge will be found after a short distance on the left hand side.

An attractive brick-paved entrance area gives access to an open ENTRANCE CANOPY with brick pillars and a quarry-tiled floor, along with outside lighting. An inner ENTRANCE PORCH with useful walk-in cloaks cupboard gives access to the imposing and welcoming RECEPTION HALL with vaulted ceiling and galleried landing over, along with stairs and feature balustrades. There is a further useful cupboard with the control panel for the alarm, along with a CLOAKROOM/WC and a pleasant STUDY. The SITTING ROOM is well-proportioned and has a feature fireplace with timber surround and inset gas fire. Hardwood-framed double glazed sliding doors lead to both a smaller front-facing CONSERVATORY with a ceramic-tiled floor, overlooking the front garden and there is access to the large CONSERVATORY/SUN ROOM, with a feature log-burning stove set on a raised slate hearth, along with a multiple uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the wonderful mature grounds and across the local coast line and (truncated)

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22 January 2016

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