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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cockington Village, Torquay, Devon, TQ2

Under Offer £699,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Cottage in Idyllic Setting
  • Well Presented Throughout
  • Close to South Devon Coast
  • 4/5 Bedrooms (Master En Suite)
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Extensive Gardens

Full description

Fabulous detached country home, full of character, in a sought after village setting with gardens extending to 0.75 acre. Well presented, desirable Cockington area, short walk to South Devon Coast and town, 4/5 bedrooms (Master en suite), kitchen/breakfast room, 3 spacious reception rooms, driveway parking. EPC Band E.

Situation - Situated in the idyllic village of Cockington, this characterful family home is hidden in a valley just one mile from the coastal town of Torquay where there are golden beaches, cliff walks, golf courses and plenty of recreational facilities. Cockington is often referred to as the most beautiful village in England, and is the epitome of the chocolate box postcard English village. With more than its fair share of thatched houses, a lovely old pub, village shops and local businesses, Cockington is really somewhere very different. Surrounded by Torquay, it retains its individuality and rural charm. This is a unique opportunity to live in a country paradise, yet only a short distance from the centre of one of England's favourite coastal resorts.

Torbay benefits from a full range of well-respected state and independent schools including the traditional grammar school model. Further afield, the county capital of Exeter provides all of the shopping and dining experiences that one could wish for. Trains to London are fast from Torquay via Newton Abbot.

Description - The fabulous character cottage offers a spacious family home in the heart of the Cockington Valley and backing onto the Cockington Country Park. The property benefits from extensive and well maintained grounds that extend to approximately 0.75 of an acre. Approached through the gated entrance and across the gravelled driveway, the accommodation consists of sitting room, family room, study/bed 5, 4 further bedrooms, spacious kitchen and 2 bathrooms. The property is well presented throughout and full of character features. Viewing is highly recommended.


Accommodation - The wooden front door opens to the reception hall, where there is also a door to the rear garden. The dining room is of a generous size featuring a beamed ceiling and natural stone walling, a turned wooden staircase leads from one corner to the sitting room. This is an impressive room with plenty of character features such as the full height vaulted ceiling with large exposed beams, walls rendered to half height and then exposed stone, stone fireplace with wood burning stove. Glazed doors lead out to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room has a comprehensive range of storage units above and below the roll-edge worktop, with integral dishwasher and Range Master cooker with double oven with extractor over, plus eye level Bosch Oven and combi microwave. There is space for a breakfast table and freestanding fridge/freezer, space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, a door leads to the courtyard parking area. Adjoining the kitchen is the family room, with a staircase rising to the first floor and Bedroom 4.

Bedrooms 2 and 3, both doubles, are situated off the entrance hall as is the family bathroom and the study/bed 5, all featuring exposed stone walling to some extent. Bedroom 4 is located over and accessed from the family room, and has a large eaves storage area. The master bedroom is an impressive and large room, accessed by steps from the sitting room. Several windows give a lovely view over the garden. The generous en suite has a freestanding roll top bath, shower cubicle, wash basin with storage below and heated towel rail.

Gardens & Grounds - From Cockington Lane a gravel lane leads to solid wooden double gates to the gravel driveway parking area. The entire plot measures in the region of 0.75 of an acre. The rear garden is well maintained, with a large lawned area, patio, established trees and shrubs, and timber deck ideal for alfresco dining, and is fully enclosed with fencing and walling to the neighbouring gardens.

Services - Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central heating.

Local Authority - Torbay District Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR. Tel: 01803 201 201. E-mail: fss@torbay.gov.uk.

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

Directions - From the Stags Torquay office proceed along the seafront towards Paignton on the A379. Continue along this road passing The Grand Hotel, after cresting the hill you will find a staggered junction on your right signed Cockington. Turn right here and pass under the railway bridge, continue along this road over the double roundabout towards to the village of Cockington. The property can be found on the left just after Lanscombe House B&B.

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


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