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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Babbacombe Road, Torquay

Withdrawn from Market £350,000

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A charming period property located close to Torquay harbour in the popular area of Torwood. The property boasts large bright rooms, wall enclosed patio gardens as well as gated off road parking. It is arranged over two floors and in brief comprises a spacious living/dining room, a kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom and WC, two good-sized bedrooms and large open halls.

As you enter the property you are greeted with an end to end entrance hall which is bright and neutral in decoration. To your left you have access to the kitchen/breakfast room which offers ample work surface space as well as plenty of room for a dining table and chairs. It features a quaint window above the sink which overlooks the front courtyard. It has a fitted cooker and grill as well as gas hob along with space and plumbing for washing machine. There is also a large larder space with shelving located at the far end of the kitchen. Moving into the lounge/ dining room which is the main feature of the property internally, you have two large windows to the side elevation as well as a rear window and French doors opening onto the side patio. This along with the high ceilings and large dimensions makes for a wonderful open and bright area which is very versatile.
Taking the stairs to the first floor you come to a large landing area which could well be used as a study area, from here you have access to the WC and bathroom as well as a few stairs up to a further landing. The bathroom has recently had a large shower cubicle fitted and already had in place a panelled bath as well as wash hand basin with vanity mirror. The WC has a low level WC as well as a window allowing some natural light. Heading to the upper landing you have access to both bedrooms. The master is a large double and features plenty of built in storage including large bespoke hand made fitted wardrobes. The second bedroom is again a good sized double.

The property has two points of access from Babbacombe road. The first access point is via a gate that leads to an enclosed patio area that has a variety of plants, shrubs and trees. There is a path leading to the front door. There is also access to a small workshop which has plenty of storage space as well as electric and light. It has another door on the opposite side that opens into the main garden area. The second point of access is via double gates wide enough for cars which opens into the car port and main garden. This garden area is a real sun trap and again has plenty of decorative plants including a large variety of fruit trees including lemon, apricot, pear and more.

The property occupies a fine position to Torquay's Waterside, just a short stroll from the bustling harbour side along with it's variety of amenities, restaurants, cafes and local attractions. Both Living Coast and The Princess Theatre are within close proximity, as well as Torquay's deep-water marina, perfect for those with a passion for the ocean. The strand is home to an array of bus stops offering flexible transport to many destinations and Torquay Train station is approximately 1 mile away along the seafront. 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 sports 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 30 minutes to The Cathedral City of Exeter.

Low level WC. Double glazed window.

Front elevation double glazed window. Panelled bath. Large corner shower cubicle. Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Tiling. Vanity unit.

Bedroom One 
13' 10'' x 13' 7'' (4.21m x 4.14m)
Side elevation double glazed window. Fitted storage cupboards. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Two 
12' 4'' x 11' 9'' (3.76m x 3.58m)

Bedroom Two.  
Side elevation double glazed window. Wall mounted radiator.

The property and its grounds are all wall enclosed. You have two points of access via a gate to a small courtyard with access to the front door. There are also double gates for vehicular access into the car port and main garden. There is an outside workshop with two doors which connect both the courtyard and the garden. The present owner has taken great care of the gardens with a variety of plants including numerous fruit trees and wisteria.

Entrance Hall 

Lounge/ Dining room 
26' 4'' x 13' 1'' (8.02m x 3.98m)
Side elevation double glazed sash windows. Rear elevation double glazed window. Side elevation double glazed French doors to garden. Picture rail. Electric fire with feature surround. Two alcoves with downlights.

Kitchen/ Breakfast room 
18' 0'' x 12' 5'' (5.48m x 3.78m)
Fitted kitchen with wall and base units. Roll top work surfaces. Front elevation double glazed window. Stainless steel sink with drainer. Four ring gas hob with cooker hood over. Integrated electric oven and grill. Large larder. Cupboard housing boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

First Floor Landing 
Split level landing with the lower level being large enough for use as a study area. Side elevation double glazed window. Airing cupboard housing water tank. Wall mounted radiator.

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19 January 2018


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