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2 bedroom flat for sale

Lincombe Manor, Middle Lincombe Road, Torquay, TQ1

Sold STC £289,500

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Tenure: Leasehold

A unique age restricted (55 years and over) GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT built in recent years to an attractive and crisp contemporary design cleverly providing private entrance courtyards. This particular property having the best enclosed south facing sun terrace of generous size with private gated entrance.

One of the main features of Orchard Place is the total tranquillity offered, looking out over the beautiful grounds of Lincombe Manor, a fine listed period manor house, nestled just below Orchard Place. Besides the use of the extensive grounds, the facilities of the Manor are also included, with a smart restaurant, gymnasium, library and bistro, exclusively for the use of residents and their guests. A weekly service to The Willows shopping centre is also provided, whilst the town centre and harbour are only one and a half miles distant with waterside restaurants and shops.

The apartment is very bright with large south facing picture windows and wide sliding doors opening onto the lovely sunny patio terrace, a luxury kitchen with granite surfaces offers ample storage and fully integrated appliances.

Double shower cubicle with chromium fittings and rain head, contemporary wash hand basin and WC with concealed cistern. Complementary tiling to walls, chrome heated towel rail, mirror fronted medicine cabinet with shaver light point, ceramic tiled flooring and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 
16' x 8' 10" (4.87m x 2.70m) - Coved ceiling, two chandelier lighting points, television point, heating thermostat and double glazed window overlooking the private courtyard entrance.

Suite of panelled bath with shower fitting over and glazed screen, contemporary wash hand basin and WC with concealed cistern. Complementary tiling to walls, chrome heated towel rail, illuminated mirror fronted medicine cabinet, ceiling downlighters, ceramic tiled flooring and extractor fan.

Private Courtyard/Sun Terrace 
21' 4" x 15' 11" (6.49m x 4.84m) - A particular feature of note is a totally private, spacious sun terrace which is surrounded with timber paling fencing and overlooks the delightful and tranquil mature gardens of Lincombe Manor beyond. There are delightful glimpses of the sea into Tor Bay and the coastline through the trees in a southward direction. A gate from the sun terrace leads down to:-

Allocated Parking Space 

Access down to Lincombe Manor with its facilities is once again accessed from the side gate or front door.

Length of Lease 
125 years from 2012.

Kitchen Area 
Fitted with a range of high gloss white fronted units with stainless steel door furniture and granite working surfaces with inset circular stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Fitted oven with matching microwave, four ring halogen hob with cooker hood above, integrated washer/dryer and fridge/freezer. Granite breakfast bar island unit, wine cooler, coved ceiling with downlighters and woodgrain laminate finish flooring.

Bedroom 1 
15' 5" x 8' 2" (4.70m x 2.50m) - Double glazed window overlooking the private courtyard entrance. Coved ceiling, two chandelier lighting points, television point and fitted wardrobe with smoked glass doors and dressing mirror door.

£3,412 per annum which includes window cleaning, gym and all facilities of Lincombe Manor. GROUND RENT - £400 per annum.

Council Tax Band 
'E' (Torbay Council)

SAT NAV: TQ1 2AE. From the harbour take the Babbacombe Road and after three quarters of a mile turn right into Lower Woodfield Road. Continue up the hill into Higher Woodfield Road and bear left into Middle Lincombe Road, at the end of the road proceed through the pillared entrance of Lincombe Manor and Orchard Place will be seen on the left.

1 Orchard Place 

From the residents' car park a short walk leads to the steps leading to the entrance courtyard or a gentle slope gives access from the sun terrace without the use of the steps.

Entrance Courtyard 
Flag-stoned with timber storage shed, gas meter cupboard and two exterior power points. This attractive courtyard features shiplap timber in contemporary style and a sea grey front door with inset glazed panel opening to the:-

Reception Hall 
Coved ceiling, oak veneer laminate flooring and storage cupboard with Potterton gas fired boiler for underfloor central heating and domestic hot water.

Open Plan Sitting/Dining Room/Kitchen 
25' 7" x 20' 1" (7.80m x 6.13m) - A wonderful southerly aspect room enjoying sunshine throughout the day with full width double glazed windows and sliding doors opening to the PRIVATE SUN TERRACE overlooking the manicured gardens with sea glimpse to Tor bay. Further full height window with similar views, coved ceiling and four chandelier lighting points.

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02 August 2016


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