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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shiphay Lane, Shiphay, Torquay, TQ2


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Tenure: Freehold

Behind the discrete facade of this CHARACTER DETACHED HOUSE lies a beautiful home boasting a generous rear garden arranged over well planned tiers providing a perfect area for young children, gardening enthusiasts and family entertainment. The well proportioned living space compliment the gardens being tastefully presented with all main rooms being of a sizeable proportion.

A host of highly regarded schools including Sherwell Valley Primary, Shiphay Academy and Torquay's Grammar Schools are within comfortable walking distance whilst the local hospitals of Torbay and Mount Stuart are both approximately a mile distance. Easy access onto the new South Devon Highway and A380 is ideal for those commuting to Exeter, Plymouth or similar districts. A well loved home for our clients for circa thirteen years, our firm highly recommend an early accompanied viewing to fully appreciate all the attributes this fine property has to offer.

The rear gardens area a particular feature with direct access from the patio doors onto extensive PAVED TERRACING with gentle stepped approach to the main lawned garden with pretty brick built seat with pitched tiled roof. Further steps lead to a tier to the top of the garden perfect for productive vegetable or fruit growing. Timber Garden Shed and stunning mature oak tree to the rear of the garden.

Gated access to the front elevation where there is a generous tarmac driveway with parking for 3/4 vehicles and outside water tap leading to the:-

with pitched roof, power and PVCu double glazed window.

Bathroom 2 
White suite of panelled bath with mains pressure shower fitted over with glazed screen, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail, access to eaves storage, inset downlighters, tiled floor and obscure PVCu double glazed window with extraction fan.

Council Tax Band 
'D' (Torbay Council).

SAT NAV: TQ2 7DU. From our office in St Marychurch turn left and head down Manor Road, at the traffic lights turn right and follow Westhill Road to the bottom of the hill. Turn left at the roundabout and head along Lymington Road. Turn right into Pennys Hill which will blend into Cricketfield Road. At the roundabout continue straight ahead and continue down Old Woods Hill. Turn left and directly right at the traffic lights into Shiphay Lane, the property can be found on the right hand side.

Bathroom 1 
Quality white suite of 'P' shaped shower bath with glazed screen and fitted mains fed shower, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Half tiled walls, coved ceiling, cupboard housing the Ideal Logic gas fired condensing boiler, radiator, tiled floor and two obscure PVCu double glazed windows.

From the Reception Hall a turned staircase rises to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING with obscure PVCu double glazed window with stained glass and leaded detailing over the half landing.

Bedroom 1 
3.83m x 3.50m (12' 7" x 11' 6") - PVCu double glazed window to the side elevation, picture rails and radiator. Door to extensive eaves storage area, comprehensive bank of fitted wardrobes and further access within the wardrobes to eaves storage.

Bedroom 2 
4.04m x 3.10m (13' 3" x 10' 2") - PVCu double glazed window to the side elevation, picture rails, radiator and access to eaves storage.

Bedroom 3 
3.42m x 2.52m (11' 3" x 8' 3") - Featuring a full width PVCu double glazed bay window overlooking the front, picture rails, radiator and television point.

An open storm porch with PVCu double glazed entrance door, matching toplight and sidescreen windows opening to the Entrance Porch with original mosaic tiled floor. Obscure glazed inner door with matching toplights and sidescreens leads to the impressive:-

Reception Hall 
Solid oak flooring, coved ceiling with egg and dart detailing, two covered radiators and understairs storage cupboard. Original panelled doors lead to the separate rooms.

Sitting Room 
5.35m x 3.80m (17' 7" x 12' 6") - PVCu double glazed bay window to the front elevation with stained glass leaded toplights. Fireplace with carved wooden surround and mantel, integrated mirror and stone hearth with inset living flame effect coal gas fire. Cornice work, picture rails, ornate ceiling rose, two radiators, television point and telephone point.

Dining Room 
5.05m x 3.85m (16' 7" x 12' 8") - PVCu double glazed bay window with leaded light stained glass toplights. Attractive carved wooden surround and mantel with inset bevelled oval mirror, open grate with tiled hearth and side tiled panelled motifs. Cornice work with egg and dart detail, dado rails, radiator and telephone point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
4.50m x 3.75m (14' 9" x 12' 4") - A bright and spacious room featuring virtual full width PVCu double glazed sliding patio doors and further double glazed window to the side. Fitted with a range of solid oak fronted units comprising base cupboards and drawers with matching wall cabinets. Roll edged working surfaces with complementary tiled splashbacks and inset one and a half bowl ceramic sink unit. Fitted electric oven and grill, gas hob with canopy filter hood over, provisions for washing machine and tumble dryer, Integrated appliances of dishwasher fridge and freezer. Coved ceiling with inset downlighters, radiator and ceramic tiled floor.

Home Office/Bedroom 4 
3.50m x 3.33m (11' 6" x 10' 11") - A useful room with its own private access door to the side elevation. Two PVCu double glazed windows, coved ceiling, picture rails, radiator and solid oak floor.

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15 July 2016


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