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Lincombes, Torquay

PROPERTY TYPE

Detached

BEDROOMS

4

BATHROOMS

3

SIZE

1,539 sq ft

143 sq m

TENURE
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Freehold

Key features

  • FINE DETACHED HOUSE
  • PRESTIGIOUS LINCOMBES HILLSIDE
  • RECEPTION HALL, CLOAKROOM & LIVING ROOM
  • KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
  • SITTING ROOM & SUN LOUNGE
  • PRIMARY BEDROOM SUITE & SHELTERED BALCONY
  • 3 FURTHER BEDROOMS (1 ENSUITE) & FAMILY BATHROOM
  • GENEROUS DRIVEWAY & GARAGE
  • TIERED GARDENS WITH DECKED TERRACING & WOODED AREA
  • EPC - C:73

Description

The Mount is a FINE DETACHED HOUSE, sympathetically extended with the principal living space flowing onto extensive sheltered decked terracing and full width balcony overlooking the attractive tiered gardens. The lower lawn leads to a fenced section boasting a beautiful oak tree and a haven for nature. Our client’s have enhanced and redesigned the property over their thirteen year ownership to provide a striking family home.

The Lincombes is one of Torbay’s most prestigious residential districts, occupying a prominent location above Torquay's bustling harbour, yacht marina and sea front beyond. Wellswood amenities can be found at the base of the hill to the north east, retaining a village ambiance with post office, pub, delicatessen, renowned primary school and well supported St Matthias Church. Picturesque walks through the picturesque Ilsham Valley, Meadfoot Beach and Daddyhole Plain link Wellswood to the harbour.


EPC Rating: C

OWNERS' INSIGHT

"The Mount has been our happy home since 2011 and we will take with us so many wonderful memories. Our children have now grown up, and whilst we adore the house it is time to downsize. We will certainly miss the garden and the evening sun setting off to the west. We have left the bottom of the garden for nature, but there is great potential for keen gardeners to utilise the space in a more formal way. We love the Lincombes and fortunately already found our next home nearby, so we're able sell without any onward chain. The location, in our opinion is the best in the bay, set on the hillside above the bustle of the harbour, Wellswood shops, and Meadfoot Beach. We are keen walkers and have an abundance of beautiful walks from the doorstep. Our dog particularly likes Meadfoot Beach and the pathways through the Lincombe Woods."

STEP INSIDE

A composite front door with obscure glass panes and matching sidescreen window opens to the SPACIOUS RECEPTION HALL with picture window, durable oak effect flooring and understairs storage housing the consumer unit and gas heating manifolds. CLOAKROOM with tiled floor and obscure glazed window. LIVING ROOM with bay window to the front. Door to the UTILITY where our clients have created a low level dog shower. Provisions for washing machine and tumble dryer, sink and wall mounted cupboards, one housing the gas boiler, window to the front and door giving access to the side elevation.

KITCHEN & FAMILY ROOMS

From the reception hall glazed double doors open to the IMPRESSIVE KITCHEN/DINING ROOM. The kitchen is beautifully appointed with shaker style units in dove grey and low profile quartz tops with matching upstands and inset sink with carved drainer. Provisions for an American style Fridge freezer and range cooker with extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher. Central island with space for three stools, two windows to the side and bay with central French doors opening to the decked terracing and gardens beyond. The dining area has a bay window with stained and leaded light detailed top lights overlooking the terrace and garden. The kitchen/dining room leads through to a SITTING ROOM and BEAUTIFUL SUN LOUNGE having a high glazed pitched roof, access door and full double glazed surround enjoying views over the terracing, gardens and surrounding wooded area.

STEP UPSTAIRS

From the Reception Hall a split staircase leads to the first floor level. Leading off the main landing is the PRINCIPAL BEDROOM with bay and French doors opening to a sheltered BALCONY with glazed balustrading running the virtual width of the property and enjoying the open views. Further window to the side. DRESSING AREA with mirror fronted wardrobes. EN-SUITE with low profile shower, vanity unit, WC, underfloor heating and window to the front. BEDROOM 3 with bay window overlooking the balcony and gardens. BEDROOM 4 with bay window to the front and loft access hatch. FAMILY BATHROOM with panelled bath and shower over, basin and WC. Part tiled walls, heated towel rail and two obscure glazed windows. To the opposite side of the split staircase is BEDROOM 2/GUEST SUITE with French doors opening to a Juliette balcony overlooking the gardens and wooded area. EN-SUITE with low profile walk-in shower with rain head, basin and WC. Twin chrome towel rails and obscure glazed window.

STEP OUTSIDE

To the front a generous tarmac driveway provides ample parking leading to the integral GARAGE with remote controlled up and over door, power and lighting. Gated access to the side elevation leading around to the DECKED TERRACE running across the kitchen and dining areas to the sun lounge. Stepped approach down to a lower decked terrace running the full width of the plot and further steps leading down to the lawned tier, fully enclosed with fenced and walled boundaries. Aluminium framed greenhouse. Beyond the lawn is a parcel of land left for nature with a beautiful mature oak tree.

ADDITIONAL INFOMATION

HEATING - Gas central heating including underfloor heating to the ground floor. COUNCIL TAX BAND - F (Torbay). 2024/25 full amount payable £3,225.23.

OUR AREA

Torquay is nestled on the warm South Devon coast being one of three towns along with Paignton 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.

TORQUAY IS WELL CONNECTED

By Train: Torquay Train Station has some direct lines to London Paddington and Birmingham and is just one stop from the main line Newton Abbot. 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.

DIRECTIONS

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Garden

Large, tiered rear garden.

Parking - Garage

Integral garage with remote door.

Parking - Driveway

COUNCIL TAXA payment made to your local authority in order to pay for local services like schools, libraries, and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property.Read more about council Tax in our glossary page.
Band: F
PARKINGDetails of how and where vehicles can be parked, and any associated costs.Read more about parking in our glossary page.
Garage,Driveway
GARDENA property has access to an outdoor space, which could be private or shared.
Private garden
ACCESSIBILITYHow a property has been adapted to meet the needs of vulnerable or disabled individuals.Read more about accessibility in our glossary page.
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Lincombes, Torquay

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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Torquay Station1.5 miles
  • Torre Station1.8 miles
  • Paignton Station3.1 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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