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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Babbacombe Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1

Offers in Excess of £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sizeable Family Home
  • Close to Wellswood
  • 4 Bedrooms & Study/5th Bed
  • 3 Large Reception Rooms
  • Modern Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Spacious Master Bedroom with En Suite
  • Off road parking for several cars
  • Large gardens

Full description

A substantial & well-presented family home near Wellswood benefiting from a high degree of privacy & seclusion, yet close to amenities, internal viewing recommended. 4 Bedrooms (master en suite), study/potential 5th bedroom, 3 generous reception rooms, modern kitchen/breakfast room, off road parking for several cars, large rear garden with ample leisure space. EPC Band F

Situation - Located in an elevated position close to the sought after neighbourhood of Wellswood, this fine family home is ideally located for access to local amenities and the town centre in the heart of the English Riviera, famed for its mild climate and crystal clear waters interspersed with palm fringed sandy beaches. This grand anchorage was favoured by the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars and Torquay soon benefited from their presence as smart "lodging houses" were built to accommodate the officers.

With a mild south-facing aspect, miles of sandy beaches and the arrival of the railway in 1848 its growth as a holiday destination for the rich and famous was spectacular. The harbour, with its large marina, palm trees and subtropical gardens, elegant Georgian terraces, with is myriad of bars and restaurants one with Michelin-starred cuisine, remains the most attractive area.

A good range of educational facilities can be found in Torquay including the highly regarded Torquay Grammar School for boys and girls. Exeter is approximately 19 miles from the property, with its extensive range of cultural and recreational facilities. Now an easy commute thanks to the new South Devon Highway.

Description - Privately tucked away yet close to amenities this is a particularly well presented and substantial four bedroom detached house. The property has spacious living accommodation with three generous reception rooms. There is a driveway access via a garage style door which offers parking for several cars. The large gardens to the rear offer ample space for leisure activities whilst the front patio is the ideal place for entertaining and al-fresco dining. Internal viewing is recommended to appreciate all this property offers

Accommodation - As you enter the reception hall you immediately get a sense of the generous space this property offers with just over 2,600 sq ft in total. Solid oak flooring extends from the hall into the kitchen and dining rooms and door from the hall leads to the cloakroom/WC with and under-stair cupboard providing storage. The large kitchen / breakfast room has a comprehensive range of fitted units over and under the roll edge work surfaces; there is space for a range cooker with an extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher and fridge. The room is large enough to take a family breakfast table. Off the kitchen is a utility room with further storage and space for a freezer and washing and drying machines. Off the other end of the kitchen is the study with a number of other potential uses, hall leading to the back door and boot room. The sitting room is also of generous proportions with patio doors leading to the rear garden and an open fire, the bay window to the front overlooks the terrace. The dining room has a feature fireplace and the bay window looks over the terrace to the front.

To the first floor are 4 double bedrooms. The master is an impressive and large triple aspect room with en suite and walk-in wardrobe, windows look to the front and rear gardens. The other rooms all have wash basins, and bedroom two has built in wardrobes. The family bathroom has a bath and shower cubicle plus there is a separate WC.

Garden & Grounds - A garage door opens to the driveway which offers parking for several cars. Steps lead to the front door and to the front sun terrace/patio. A footpath leads around the property. To the side are two useful built in store rooms. The rear garden is divided into two distinct areas, with the lower area being utilised for seating and the upper larger area being enclosed by mature hedgerow and being interspersed with various fruit trees.

Servicies - All Mains, Gas central heating

Local Authority - Torbay Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR.
Tel : 01803 201201 E-mail:

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

Directions - From Stags Torquay and The Strand alongside the Harbour, at the clock tower turn left into Torwood Street which then leads into Babbacombe Road, Arcadian Heights is number 365 Babbacombe Road and will be found on the left, almost opposite The Palace Hotel.

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

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Added on Rightmove:
11 September 2016


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