Land for sale

Lincombe Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ1

Guide Price £595,000
1,755 sq. ft.

Property Description

Key features

  • Bungalow in Need of Refurbishment
  • Superb Development Opportunity (STP)
  • Sea Views
  • Plot Measuring 0.57 acres (0.231ha)
  • Pedestrian Access From Lincombe Drive
  • Vehicular Access From Oxlea Road

Full description

Grand design opportunity on a large plot with sea views, superb development potential (STP), sought after location, sea views, plot measuring 0.57 acres (0.231ha), Existing bungalow with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pedestrian access from Lincombe Drive, vehicular access from Oxlea Road, driveway and parking. EPC Band E.

Situation - In the early 19th Century the first town plans for Torquay were drawn up and the exclusive residential areas of the Warberries and Lincombes were created. The Lincombes still retains its character today with several of the original properties still standing among the tree-clad hills. The magnificent scenery on offer, its broad tree lined roads, the quality of housing stock, proximity to Meadfoot Beach, and the boutique shops and restaurants of Wellswood all combine to make this a very desirable area.
 
Torquay is well served with direct rail links to the major cities. Exeter airport has flights to many European and international destinations. Educational needs are well catered for by both the state and the private sector including the highly regarded Torquay Grammar schools, Torquay also has a well-regarded Hospital.

Description - A rare opportunity to acquire a property in the desirable Lincombes area requiring full refurbishment or redevelopment, set in a large plot measuring just over 0.57 acres (0.231 ha) with sea views, situated between Lincombe Drive and Oxlea Road. There is potential (subject to planning) to either refurbish and remodel the existing bungalow, or to demolish and build your own grand design, or even to construct two new properties on the site. The existing property comprises of a spacious four bedroom bungalow with sitting room, dining room, 2 bathrooms, large loft space, basement store rooms and detached garage, driveway and parking.

Accommodation - The existing bungalow dates from the 1920's and is built on the hillside at the centre of the plot, surrounded by gardens. There are lovey sea views from many areas, mainly towards Lyme Bay and the Jurassic Coast, but also across Tor Bay to Berry Head, although these could be improved with some garden clearance (STP). The front door opens to a vestibule that gives access to the kitchen, and also the en suite bedroom. From the kitchen there is a hallway leading to the remaining rooms. The dining and sitting rooms are open plan with patio doors leading to a balcony that surrounds the southeast corner, and to the garden beyond. There are has four good sized bedrooms, one with en suite facilities. Bedrooms 1 and 3 benefit from elevated sea views to the coast of Lyme Bay and over the surrounding area. There are basement storage rooms below the property and a large loft space.

Outside - The plot measures 0.57 acres (0.231 ha) with the bungalow situated to the centre and surrounded by the gardens that follow the slope of the hillside. The property currently has pedestrian access onto Lincombe Drive, with vehicular access over a shared driveway from Oxlea Road, leading to a private gated driveway accessing the property. As you enter the plot there is a parking and turning area with a single detached garage, and a concrete drive leads to further parking at the front of the property.

Services - Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity.

Local Authority - Torbay District Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR.
Tel: 01803 201 201. E-mail: fss@torbay.gov.uk.

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 200160.

Directions - Although the postal address is Lincombe Drive the property is accessed from the southern arm of the horse shoe shape that is Oxlea Road. A shared driveway between 30 Oxlea Road and Oxlea House leads to the property. (cut and paste the link below for the exact location: https://w3w.co/topped.spots.jacket)

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.


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Added on Rightmove:
16 January 2019

Nearest stations

  • Torquay (1.8 mi)
  • Torre (2.1 mi)
  • Paignton (3.4 mi)
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6 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, TQ2 5EG

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Nearest stations

  • Torquay (1.8 mi)
  • Torre (2.1 mi)
  • Paignton (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags, Torquay

6 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, TQ2 5EG

01803 367028 Local call rate

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