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Lutyens Drive, Paignton, TQ3








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  • EPC - D: 59


This DETACHED FAMILY HOUSE occupies an EXTENSIVE DOUBLE WIDTH PLOT with the rolling hills of the Westerland Valley Country Park behind. With driveway parking behind double gates, and LARGE GARDEN STUDIO which has potential to revert to garaging, the house would admirably suit those seeking an space to work from home or requiring an exceptional hobbies or games area. The spacious accommodation affords a traditional design with a versatile ground floor study/fifth bedroom, whilst our clients previously secured planning permission to create a striking kitchen/family room with a rear extension.

Lutyens Drive is conveniently placed just off Kings Ash Road (A380) enabling easy access both within Tor Bay or toward neighbouring towns and regional cities. Both Torquay and Paignton nearby seafronts boast sandy beaches, train stations, harbours, and waterside restaurants. Torbay, as a cluster of neighbouring unique towns provides a wide range of leisure facilities including golf courses, theatres and host of sporting clubs to facilitate virtually every need.

EPC Rating: D


STORM PORCH and obscure glazed entrance door with leaded light stained glass detailing opens to the RECEPTION HALL with tiled flooring. CLOAKROOM with wash hand basin, WC, Worcester gas boiler, storage cupboard and obscure window. SITTING ROOM with bay window to the front and stone fireplace with inset living flame effect pebble gas fire. Double doors flow through to the KITCHEN/DINING ROOM, a bright, spacious room with twin French doors overlooking and opening onto the generous rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cherry wood effect units and quartz working surfaces with breakfast bar and inset sink with carved drainer. Stoves range cooker with filter hood above, and provisions for dishwasher. UTILITY with provisions for washing machine and dryer, base and wall cupboards, inset sink, window and door to the side elevation. STUDY/BEDROOM 5 with window to the front.


From the Reception Hall stairs rise to the First Floor Landing with loft access hatch and linen cupboard. PRIMARY BEDROOM with bank of fitted wardrobes and obscure glazed window to the front. EN-SUITE WET ROOM with walk-in shower with body spray and rain head, wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled and mirrored walls, and obscure glazed window. BEDROOMS 2 & 3 are both double rooms with windows overlooking the rear garden. BEDROOM 4 with window to the front and recessed cupboard with hanging space. FAMILY BATHROOM with double ended bath and shower over, wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail and obscure glazed window.


A particular attribute of this property is the extensive plot with double gates to the side providing access to a tarmac driveway and the generous rear garden. DETACHED GARDEN STUDIO, previously utilised as a home office space, but perfectly suited as a games room, or reversion to garaging. Twin French doors and matching side windows with further window to the rear. The rear garden is enclosed with fenced boundaries, and the Westerland Valley Country Park behind.


GENERAL - Double Glazing COUNCIL TAX BAND - E (Torbay Council) PLEASE NOTE - Our clients previously secured a grant of planning permission for a kitchen extension to the rear of the property which lapsed in March 2022 (Torbay Council Application Number: P/2019/0083).


Paignton is nestled on the warm South Devon coast being one of three towns along with Torquay and Brixham which form the natural east facing harbour of Torbay, sheltered from the English Channel. Torbay's wide selection of stunning beaches, picturesque coastline, mild climate and recreational facilities reinforce why it has rightfully earned the renowned nickname of the English Riviera.


By Train: Torquay and Paignton Train Stations has some direct lines to London Paddington and Birmingham and is ideal for commuting to Newton Abbot or Exeter. By Air: Exeter Airport provides both UK and international flights. By Sea: Torquay Marina provides a safe haven for boats in all weathers, sheltered from the prevailing south-westerly winds. Regional Cities of Exeter & Plymouth approximately 22 miles and 32 miles respectively. Magnificent Dartmoor National park approximately 12 miles.




Prior to the commencement of your tenancy (Payable to John Lake Lettings 'The agent'):- Holding deposit: 1 week's rent. Security deposit: 5 week's rent. 1 month's rent: Minus the holding deposit originally paid. Please Note: The holding deposit is paid to reserve a property and will go towards the first month's rent should referencing be satisfactory. This will be withheld if any relevant person (including any guarantor(s)) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right- to-Rent check, provide materially significant false or misleading information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement (and / or Deed of Guarantee) within 15 calendar days (or other Deadline for Agreement as mutually agreed in writing).


During the tenancy (Payable to John Lake Lettings 'The agent'): Variation of contract: £50 Lost keys or other security devices: Payment of incurred costs of replacement loss of keys/security devices. Unpaid rent: Payment of interest for the late payment of rent at a rate of 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate. This will not be levied until the rent is more than 14 days in arrears. John Lake Gilt Edged Lettings Limited is a member of Propertymark which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsmen which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on the agent's website or by contacting the agent directly.


Large Garden to the rear with a detached garden studio.

Parking - Garage

The garden studio has potential to revert to a double garage (Sales purposes only).

Energy performance certificate - not provided

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Band: E

Lutyens Drive, Paignton, TQ3


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Paignton Station1.3 miles
  • Torquay Station2.8 miles
  • Torre Station3.2 miles
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John Lake Estate Agents, Torquay

The Old Town Hall, Manor Road, St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 3JS

John Lake Estate Agents, Torquay

Established in 1978 our company has grown to become one of Torbay's most respected and leading independent estate agents, Our dedicated team are one of the few agents selling and letting property throughout the whole market, from coastal cottages to luxury homes, small flats to prestigious penthouses. We pride ourselves on our professional approach, extensive local knowledge and an unrivalled service to our clients, specialising in a specific area of the beautiful South Devon coastline stret

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