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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Shiphay Lane, Torquay

Withdrawn from Market £344,950

Property Description

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An impressive example of a detached house built in the middle of the twentieth century. The property offers ample living accommodation with generous room sizes and the benefit of an added reception room in the form of a conservatory. It also has large gardens to the front and rear as well as off road parking and a garage. The property is situated in a prime location for the Torquay Grammar schools as well as both Shiphay Learning Academy and Sherwell Valley primary school.

Accommodation
As you enter the property you are greeted with a good-sized entrance porch which has plenty of space for coats and boots and a door giving access to the entrance hall. The entrance hall is a nice bright open space with an impressive staircase leading to the first floor as well as doors to the kitchen and reception rooms. A window to the front and a further window at the part landing on the stairs allows plenty of natural light into the hallway and an under-stairs cupboard provides extra storage facilities. Moving into the living/dining room you have ample space for both living furniture and a good sized dining table. This space is particularly impressive and would suit the needs of most families. There is also a feature double glazed bay window to the front keeping the room nice and bright. To the rear elevation you have sliding patio doors to the conservatory which again is a good size and a well used space by the present owners, it has French doors to the garden as well as pleasant views from the rear windows. Back through the entrance hall you gain access to the kitchen which offers plenty of working space and has pleasant views over the rear garden. Through the kitchen you gain access to the side porch which again is a handy area for storing dirty shoes etc after enjoying the garden! You have two large storage cupboards, one which houses the washing machine and the second which is currently used to store the refrigerator. Also off the porch you have a cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin and access to the garage. The garage has room enough for a car and is fitted with both light and power.

Moving to the first floor you are again greeted with a bright and open space, you have access to all three bedrooms and the family bathroom from here. The master bedroom is a reasonable sized double bedroom with pleasant views across the rear garden, this bedroom also has access to a master en-suite which is fitted with a wash hand basin, WC and a corner shower cubicle. The second bedroom is actually the largest and is a very pleasant room with the feature bay window to the front over looking the front garden. Bedroom three is able to be used as either a modest sized double bedroom or large single. Off bedroom three there is a large dressing room which may have the potential to be converted to an en-suite due to its generous size.
The family bathroom has the benefit of both a double ended bath and separate shower cubicle and has plenty of natural light from a frosted window to the side elevation.

Outside
To the front of the property you have a driveway with parking for multiple cars which leads to the entrance porch. You also have a good sized front garden with plenty of trees and hedging enclosing which gives a fantastic degree of privacy. You then have side access to the rear garden. The rear garden is virtually level which is fairly rare in Torquay and makes for a great area for families. The current owner is an avid gardener and over the years has planted a wide variety of various plants making it a kind of green haven. At the far end of the garden is a small manageable sized pond as well as a greenhouse and there is also a summer house situated around the middle of the garden.

Location
This detached family home is located in a sought after area of Torquay, close by to the Grammar Schools and Torbay Hospital. A local bus service runs nearby providing flexible transport to many different destinations and Torre Train Station is just 0.7 miles away. The local country pub 'The Devon Dumpling' is situated to the next road, providing a warm atmosphere and a great social scene. A local parade of shops and amenities are also close by including the popular Co-op and a post office.

Torquay is home to an array of picturesque landmarks and local attractions to include Living Coasts, Princess Theatre, Kents Cavern and the Model Village. A variety of beaches are on offer for both sun loungers or water sport enthusiasts with the power boat racing event occurring annually. The new South Devon Highway provides a faster route to the A38 with a journey time of approximately 30minutes to The Cathedral City of Exeter.


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31 October 2017

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