2 bedroom apartment for sale

Montpellier Road, Torquay

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • GRADE II LISTED APARTMENT
  • STUNNING CHARACTER FEATURES
  • TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS (MASTER ENSUITE)
  • LARGE OPEN PLAN LIVING/DINING ROOM WITH BEAUTIFUL SEA VIEWS
  • SPACIOUS MODERN FITTED KITCHEN WITH CENTRAL ISLAND
  • GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM
  • PRIVATE ENCLOSED BALCONY WITH SEA & HARBOUR VIEWS
  • PRIVATE ENTRANCE WITH OUTDOOR SEATING AREA
  • TWO TANDEM OFF STREET PARKING SPACES
  • IDEAL CENTRAL LOCATION A STONES THROW FROM TORQUAY HARBOURSIDE

Full description

An elegant Grade II listed apartment offering tastefully presented accommodation with a neutral modern finish blending beautifully with the impressive original period features. The exceptionally light and well-balanced apartment offers a seamless flow throughout, and enjoys direct access to a delightful private balcony with views over Torquay harbour and the coastline beyond. Occupying a prime position in a sought-after waterside area of Torquay, the property is a stones throw from the bustling Harbour side with its array of cafes, restaurants, shops and art Galleries.

The Accommodation
The property is accessed via a driveway with parking for two cars in tandem leading to a gate giving access to a terrace. This in turn leads to the front door leading you into a useful porch with tiled flooring. A secondary door takes you to the ground floor of the property with access to the cloakroom and storage cupboard. The conveniently placed cloakroom comprises of a low-level WC and a wash hand basin. The storage cupboard doubles up as a utility area with the space and provision for a washing machine. A few steps lead you to the elegant first floor hall, encompassing its wonderful features with high ceilings, ornate cornice work and a grand staircase leading to the second floor. From the hallway, a door gives access to the kitchen/breakfast room, and a set of double doors with wonderful glass inserts lead you into the spacious living/dining room. This room is of a generous size, with living space and a dining area, boasting glorious views over Torquay Harbour and the coastline beyond. Again, it benefits from charming character with ornate cornice work, high ceiling and triple sash windows. A feature fireplace with decorative stonework provides an elegant focal point to the room. Adjacent to the living room is the kitchen/breakfast room, a room the entire family can enjoy with space for a small table and chairs. The kitchen has a range of modern style wall and base units with granite work surfaces over. It also features a matching central island incorporating a sink unit, providing additional storage facilities and shelving below. It is also fitted with an electric oven with a five-ring gas hob and extractor hood over as well as a dishwasher, with space for a freestanding fridge freezer. A good-sized storage cupboard houses the 'Baxi' boiler and hot water cylinder.

The exceptionally grand staircase takes you to the second-floor landing with an array of built-in storage cupboards to the half landing and a skylight to the ceiling allowing for wonderful natural light. The second floor comprises of two bedrooms, the ensuite bathroom and the shower room. Bedroom Two is a good-size double room, with a built-in wardrobe and space for additional bedroom furniture. This room enjoys a fantastic outlook over Tor Bay with the coastline beyond, with glass sliding doors leading you onto a private balcony adjoining to the master bedroom. The balcony has been finished with glass and chrome balustrades and allows for a wonderful spot to relax and enjoy the surrounding area and sea views. The master bedroom is also a fantastic sized double room benefitting from sliding doors to the private balcony. This room also boasts a dressing area which in turn leads to the ensuite bathroom. The ensuite has been finished in neutral, modern tiling and comprises of a double bath with central taps and a shower attachment, a low-level WC and a wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with storage above and below. The shower room is also finished with neutral, modern tiling and comprises of a walk-in shower, a low-level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. There are also two cupboards to this room providing fantastic additional storage facilities.

Outside
This property benefits from two tandem off street parking spaces, of which is a rarity in this road. It also benefits from a private entrance along with an outside seating area and a balcony enjoying fantastic sea and coastal views.

Location
The property occupies a fine position to Torquay's Waterside, just a short stroll from the bustling harbour side along with its variety of amenities, restaurants, cafes and local attractions. Both Living Coast and The Princess Theatre are within close proximity, as well as Torquay's deep-water marina, perfect for those with a passion for the ocean. The strand is home to an array of bus stops offering flexible transport to many destinations and Torquay Train station is approximately 1 mile away along the seafront.

Torquay is home to an array of picturesque landmarks and local attractions to include Living Coasts, Princess Theatre, Kents Cavern and the Model Village. A variety of beaches are on offer for both sun loungers or water sports enthusiasts with the power boat racing event occurring annually. The new South Devon Highway provides a faster route to the A38 with a journey time of approximately 30 minutes to The Cathedral City of Exeter.

EPC Exempt.







Approach 
The property is entered to the rear elevation via two tandem off street parking spaces. A wrought iron gate leads to a private outside seating area in turn leading to the entrance door. Giving access to the:-

Porch 
Tiled floor with glass panel door leading to:-

Entrance Hall 
Access to ground floor cloakroom and understairs cupboard with space and provision for washing machine. Steps leading to first floor.

Cloakroom 
Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Frosted window. Coving.

Living/Dining Room 
16' 9'' max x 22' 7'' max(5.10m x 6.88m)
French doors with glass inserts giving access to open plan living/dining room. Three sash windows to the front elevation allowing for wonderful views over Torquay Harbour and out to sea. Feature original stone fireplace. Dining area with space for good-size dining table and chairs. Neutral decoration and decorative ornate coving to ceiling. Two wall mounted radiators. Tv point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
13' 2'' x 15' 5'' (4.01m x 4.70m)
Cupboard housing 'Baxi' boiler and hot water cylinder with additional storage. Sash window to rear elevation. Range of matching wall and base units with granite work top over and central island incorporating one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit and dishwasher. Space for freestanding fridge/freezer and small dining table. Fitted electric cooker with five-ring gas hob and extractor hood over. Tiling to splashbacks. Wall mounted radiator. Coving to ceiling.

Stairs Rising to:- 
Two double built-in storage cupboards with shelving.

Landing  
Access to bedrooms and shower room. Delightful skylight to ceiling.

Bedroom One 
Double room with sliding doors to private balcony enjoying stunning sea views.Wall mounted radiator. Neutral decoration and coving to ceiling. Archway leading to:-

Dressing Area 
Space for wardrobe/bedroom furniture. Door leading to:-

Ensuite  
Part-tiled to wall with matching tiles to floor. Three-piece white suite comprising of inset double bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment, low level WC and wash hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboards above and below. Built-in storage cupboard. Wall mounted radiator. Obscure sash window to rear elevation.

Bedroom Two 
9' 6'' x 13' 6'' (2.89m x 4.11m)
Double room with sliding doors leading to private balcony with stunning sea views. Built-in double wardrobe with cupboards above. Wall mounted radiator. Coving to ceiling. Two ceiling downlighters.

Shower Room 
Three-piece white suite comprising of walk-in double shower cubicle with mains shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. Wall mounted radiator. Sash window to rear elevation and two built-in cupboards.

Balcony 
Private balcony accessed via both bedrooms. Enclosed with glass and chrome balustrades and allows for a fantastic outlook over Torquay Harbour Side and the coastline beyond.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 September 2017

Nearest stations

  • Torquay (0.8 mi)
  • Torre (1.3 mi)
  • Paignton (2.6 mi)
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66 Torwood Street Torquay TQ1 1DT

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66 Torwood Street Torquay TQ1 1DT

01803 367122 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Torquay (0.8 mi)
  • Torre (1.3 mi)
  • Paignton (2.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

HSOwen, Torbay

66 Torwood Street Torquay TQ1 1DT

01803 367122 Local call rate

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