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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

The Vinery, Montpellier Road, Torquay

Withdrawn from Market £150,000

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Guide Price £150,000-£160,000
Set in one of Torquay's most prestigious retirement developments and having undergone extensive refurbishment by its current owners is this stunning ground floor apartment. Finished to a high standard, this south facing property boasts a luxurious modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, a light and bright open plan living/dining room and a spacious double bedroom with fitted wardrobes. Situated a stone's throw from Torquay Harbourside & Town Centre, The Vinery is set back from the hustle and bustle allowing for a delightful ambience yet with ultra convenience. Secure parking at basement level provides shelter and storage facilities with direct lift access to the floors above.

The Accommodation
A communal entrance hall with intercom entry system provides access to the ground floor leading to the apartment. There is also an additional door adjacent to the property offering alternative access. Making your way into the apartment you have an entrance lobby currently used to store cloaks and shoes, a fantastic space for storage. The front door leads you into the spacious entrance hall. Here you have access to all rooms as well as two very useful storage cupboards. Here you will also find the wall mounted intercom telephone and the call support system for extra peace of mind. The entrance hall is low maintenance with wonderful wood effect laminate flooring, neutral decoration and delightful coving to the ceiling. Making your way further into the property you will reach the impressive living/dining room. This room is of a fantastic size, both light and airy with a contemporary essence to it. It has been finished in neutral colour tones accompanied by decorative coving to the ceiling and a truly delightful deep double glazed bay window with wood effect laminate flooring. There is a double glazed patio door leading from the bay into a private patio terrace. A stunning wall mounted contemporary flame effect electric fire provides a unique focal point to the room with remote controlled colour changing lighting allowing for a wonderful glow during the evenings. There is plenty of space to this room for a good-sized dining table with an archway leading to the modern fitted kitchen. Recently refurbished by the current owners the kitchen is fitted with a stunning range of white gloss fronted wall and base units finished with beautiful work surfaces over. It is also fitted with 'Miele' appliances to include an eye-level double oven/microwave and a four-ring induction hob with cooker hood over. Integrated appliances include a washing machine, a tumble dryer and a fridge freezer. A unique high quality fitting is the inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with the mixer tap fitted with a Brita Filter tap. Under unit lighting illuminates the beautiful work tops, a truly delightful room to enjoy cooking.

Making your way back into the hallway you will have access to the bedroom. A fantastic sized room it features a built-in double wardrobe with further space for additional bedroom furniture. Double glazed french doors lead directly to the private south facing terrace allowing for a superb degree of natural light to flow through. Adjacent to the bedroom is the bathroom. A fantastic four-piece suite comprising of a panelled bath with shower over, a low level WC, a wash hand basin and a bidet. It is also fitted with a chrome electric heated towel rail and an air heater. A large vanity mirror sits above the wash basin with a light over and a shelf below.

This spectacular property boasts secure allocated undercover parking a rarity in this location so close to Torquay Town Centre and the Harbour Side. The parking space is set behind a remote controlled up and over door beneath the development and also provides space for additional storage. There is both lift and stair access to the apartment from the basement level with trolleys also available to assist with taking shopping back to your apartment. The development also benefits from a wonderful guest suite for relatives to stay at a small nightly cost. This apartment also boasts a fantastic private south facing terrace to front of property enclosed by wrought iron banisters and laid to patio with space for pots and plants.
There is also an abundance of delightful communal grounds to be enjoyed by residents, with a stair lift giving access to a higher garden terrace. Additional facilities include a communal laundry room and the conservatory room with stunning sea and marina views. Regular social clubs are run in the conservatory room providing a wonderful sense of community and an opportunity to get to know neighbours.

The property occupies a fine position to Torquay's Waterside, just a short stroll from the bustling harbour side along with its 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. 

Agents Notes: 
This property is for the Over 60's however if looking to purchase as an investment property, it can be bought by somebody under the age of 60 to sub-let to those of a qualifying age. This property can also be used as a second home. Leasehold information can be obtained through request. We understand that pets are also permitted. 

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22 January 2018


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