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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Seaway Lane, Torquay

Sold by Us £239,950

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Tenure: Leasehold

DESCRIPTION This delightful and spacious APARTMENT occupies a FIRST FLOOR position within the historic Manor House which was once the home of world renown Engineer William Froude who worked with Isambard Kingdom Brunel on the Great Western Railway. The Manor House offers true English Riviera Lifestyle with beautiful communal gardens and terraces overlooking Torbay. An indoor heated pool, small gymnasium, sauna and table tennis area are all located within its own gated grounds. The amazing communal entrance hall with its unique and stunning flying staircase built by Henry Brunel (the son of Isambard Kingdom Brunel) leads to the stylish accommodation which fuses period living and spacious rooms with modern fittings and contemporary decor.

Seaway Lane is a tranquil backwater yet within a short walk of the sea front (approx 300 yards), railway station and not too far from the town centre and Harbourside shops and restaurants with the picturesque Cockington Co.untry Park just a stones throw away. 

APPROACH An electronic gated entrance leads to the parking facility from where a secure coded entrance door opens into the most impressive:- 

COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL Quite simply a breathtaking piece of architecture with magnificent carved staircase rising to the galleried landing and unique flying staircase. A private panelled entrance door opens into the:- 

RECEPTION HALL Heavy carved dado rails, overhead cupboard housing the modern tripswitch consumer unit and electric meter. Inset ceiling downlighter with mains fed smoke detectors.  

INNER HALL 'L' shaped with telephone door entry system, dado rails, radiator, detailed cornice work with exposed timbers, loft access hatch and two deep storage cupboards.  

SITTING ROOM 17' 3" into bay x 15' 1" (5.25m x 4.59m) - Large bay with three wooden framed single glazed Victorian sliding sash windows with fitted Voile blinds facing a southerly aspect. Exposed timbers to the ceiling, two modern low voltage halogen chandelier lights, deep skirting boards, double radiator, dado rails, ample power points, telephone and television point. Wide double doors open to the stylish:- 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 14' 10" x 9' 11" (4.53m x 3.02m) - Fitted with a modern range of country cream units and solid granite working surfaces with matching upstands and inset white Belfast sink with central chrome mixer tap and carved drainer. Fitted range style cooker with filter hood over, Integrated washer/dryer, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Leolan Decofloor floor covering, deep skirting boards, exposed timbers to ceiling, low energy dual main lighting and wooden framed single glazed Victorian sliding sash window. 

BEDROOM 1 14' 4" x 13' 7" (4.36m x 4.13m) - A spacious room with wooden framed single glazed Victorian sliding sash window with fitted blind and a view towards Cockington Valley. Two fitted bevelled mirror fronted wardrobes, feature cast iron bedroom fireplace, exposed beams, double radiator and television point. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Modern white suite of shower cubicle with recessed downlighter, inset wash hand basin set within a walnut wood design unit with storage cupboard and Corian tops and close coupled WC with concealed cistern. Fully tiled walls, heated ladder towel rail, radiator, extractor fan and wooden framed Victorian sliding sash window with fitted blind and a view towards Cockington Valley. 

BEDROOM 2 11' 6" x 10' (3.51m x 3.04m) - Two wooden framed windows with fitted blinds, one being a sliding sash Victorian style where views across the surrounding area can be enjoyed. Exposed beams, fitted wardrobe, double radiator and television point.  

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Contemporary white suite of shower cubicle with recessed downlighter, wash hand basin set in wood effect unit with Corian top and close coupled WC with concealed cistern Fully tiled walls, radiator and extractor fan. 

COMMUNAL GARDENS The delightful gardens, mainly laid to lawn are south facing and quite extensive with uninterrupted views of Torbay and extend around the property with various planted beds and a rose garden. 

ALLOCATED PARKING SPACE and visitors parking space. 

LEISURE SUITE with indoor heated swimming pool. Separate men's and women's changing rooms with showers, toilet facilities and clothes lockers. Table tennis facilities, Sauna and Gym.

This apartment also benefits from an additional lockup storage room down on the garden level set within the leisure suite. Size 7' 4" x 5' (2.25m x 1.55m). 

LENGTH OF LEASE 999 years from 2004. 

MAINTENANCE £2,842 per annum. 

COUNCIL TAX BAND 'C' (Torbay Council). 

DIRECTIONS: SAT NAV: TQ2 6PS. From Torquay's Sea Front, heading towards Paignton on the Torbay Road (B3199), you will pass the Grand Hotel on your right hand side. Shortly after passing the hotel turn first right into Seaway Lane and head up the hill. Continue past the crossroad with Hennapyn Road on left, remaining on Seaway Lane. On reaching the next crossroad bear left and The Manor House will be found on the left hand side. 

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