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5 bedroom detached villa for sale

Thatcher Avenue, Torquay

Offers in Region of £3,000,000

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A rare opportunity to purchase a highly individual, luxurious and unique waterside home commanding exceptional panoramic sea views over Tor Bay. The super home situated in the prestigious area of Hopes Nose in Ilsham represents one of Torbay's finest modern mansions ever to be built. Finished to a high specification the property extends to over 7,000 sqft providing an abundance of living accommodation with the addition of a self-contained two/three bedroom apartment within it's grounds. Further fantastic facilities include a heated infinity pool, a cinema room and an entertainment zone complete with a bar. The colour change light facilities, the interior design and the tasteful fittings throughout must be viewed entirely to be fully appreciated.

The Accommodation
Set back from the road this remarkable property is accessed via an electrically operated gate leading from Thatcher Avenue into an impressive driveway. The driveway is laid to tarmac and connects up to the entrance of the house with outstanding car parking and courtyard facilities with access to the self-contained apartment and the double garage.

The extensive beautifully designed living space exudes a rare opulence with the ground floor reception accommodation flowing beautifully around a show stopping kitchen. The principal rooms comprise also comprises of a stunning drawing room, a utility room, a study, a changing room with shower and a separate cloakroom. A truly stunning feature to the entrance is the illuminated winding staircase connecting the ground floor to the first floor accompanied by a double height atrium with multiple skylights and windows, the reception hall is exceptionally light. The principal rooms has been fitted with large expanses of glass to the front elevation framing the awe-inspiring sea views, looking out over the infinity swimming pool towards the iconic 'Thatchers Rock'. The property has been designed very intelligently with an integrated Sonos sound system, underfloor heating and 'Mood' lighting to the impressive open plan living space which is particularly effective in the evening hours. The kitchen is made up of two sections, comprising of a curved shape island made by 'Stoneham' with 'Corian' work surfaces over incorporating an induction hob and a sink with a telescopic tap and waste disposal system. Lighting beneath the base units illuminate the beautiful porcelain tiles running through this impressive open plan room. The second section of the kitchen is extensively equipped with built-in state of the art appliances and high quality fitted wall and base units made by 'Alno'. From both the dining area and living room, bi-folding doors open out onto wonderful sun terraces, creating the perfect platform to take in the properties picturesque natural surroundings with direct access to the infinity pool. The high quality flooring is a feature throughout the property, from majestic porcelain floor tiles occupying the majority of the ground floor, to solid wood flooring seen throughout the bedrooms.

Each of the three first floor bedrooms includes a uniquely styled en-suite bath or shower room and fantastic Juliet balconies providing stunning sea views. All bedrooms also benefit from remote controlled electric blinds, an integrated Sonos System and spotlights. The palatial master suite enjoys a prominent position framing the breathtaking views. It has its own dressing room and ensuite bathroom finished to a high specification with a sunken double bath again enjoying fantastic sea views. All of the bathrooms and en-suite facilities are fitted to the highest of standards with stunning suites, feature tiling, great shower facilities and magnificent double baths.

Stairs from the living room descend to the lower ground floor of the property comprising of an amazing entertainment zone complete with a shower room, a home cinema with plush reclining seats and a dance room with illuminating floor tiles and a fitted bar. Perfect for hosting guests or celebrations this home truly caters for everyones needs. The entertainment room opens out directly onto a patio terrace with lawned garden areas beyond and a feature pond.

The self-contained apartment accessed via the side elevation of the main house provides flexible accommodation and is again finished to a high quality throughout. It comprises of two/three bedrooms with a master ensuite, an open plan kitchen/living room, a family bathroom and a wonderful balcony with stunning sea views.

Externally the property boasts glorious gardens arranged over three levels inline with the natural layers of the property. Wonderful sun terraces positioned to the side elevations of the property can be directly accessed from the principal living space boasting stunning sea views. The heated infinity pool is a true luxury looking out over Tor Bay and Thatcher rock, it is fitted with colour changing lights beautifully illuminating the rear facade of the property at night.
Steps lead you down to a veranda with a seating area and a feature pond. A further area below is finished with a level lawn.

Accessed both internally and externally via the driveway the double garage is fitted with lighting and power as well as an electric remote controlled door.

The property is situated in the highly exclusive Hopes Nose area of Ilsham on an elevated position above Meadfoot beach allowing for a short stroll to enjoy the delights of Ilsham and the surroundings. There are various coastal paths which in turn lead you to Hopes Nose point and Ansteys Cove. Local amenities can be found on Ilsham road to include the Co-op, cafes, restaurants, post office and much more. Local bus services run nearby providing flexible transport to many different destinations and Torquay Train Station just along the seafront. Kents Cavern is a popular local attraction and is also located nearby. 

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. 

20' 7'' x 17' 10'' (6.27m x 5.43m)

First Floor Landing 
Spotlights. Vaulted ceiling with inset skylights. Double glazed windows to three sides. Wooden floor. Dimmer switch. Downlights. Privacy galley windows to rear. Smoke alarm.

Master bedroom 
28' 7'' x 22' 5'' (8.71m x 6.83m)
Solid Oak double doors. Spotlights. Sonos sound system. Double glazed sliding doors opening to Juliet balcony with glass screen. Glass panel to bathroom. Remote control blinds. Projector and projector screen. Wall mounted dressing mirror. Headboard with fitted cupboards. Side elevation double glazed windows.

Master dressing room 
Fitted storage and hanging rails. Led lighting.

Master en-suite 
Porcelain tiled floor. Tiled walls. His and hers sinks with vanity cabinets below and wall mounted mirror. Double ended sunken bath. Double shower cubicle with glass screen. Heated towel rail. Sliding double glazed windows with glass Juliet balcony. Separate WC. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Three 
22' 2'' x 16' 5'' (6.75m x 5.00m)
Dual aspect windows. Sliding double glazed doors with glass Juliet balcony. Wooden flooring. Remote control blinds.

Lower ground hall 
Porcelain tiles. Storage cupboards. Under stairs storage. Led lighting.

Wet room 
Waterfall shower. Low level WC. Wash hand basin with vanity cabinet and fitted mirror. Heated towel rail. Led lighting. Extractor fan. Porcelain floor tiles. Tiled walls.

23' 11'' x 11' 6'' (7.28m x 3.50m)
Fitted projector unit. Led lights. Five fitted reclining leather cinema chairs with cup holders. Storage cupboard. Recessed posted displays with down lights. Sonos sound system.

15' 6'' x 8' 0'' (4.72m x 2.44m)
Solid Oak work surfaces. Stainless steel sink. Drinks shelving and cabinets with roller doors. Two integrated wine coolers. Integrated coffee machine. Electric oven. Two ring Neff hob. Bar opening into entertainment room.

Entertainment room 
21' 0'' x 15' 0'' (6.40m x 4.57m)
Wooden work surfaces with bar opening. Sliding rear elevation double glazed doors. Porcelain tiled floor. Fitted disco lights.

Guest Apartment 

15' 3'' x 13' 6'' (4.64m x 4.11m)
Fitted kitchen with wall and base units. Corian work surfaces. Sink with drainer. Integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Porcelain floor tiles. Integrated oven and four ring hob.

Living Room 
16' 7'' x 15' 3'' (5.05m x 4.64m)
Sliding doors to deck. Porcelain tiled flooring. Open to kitchen.

Office/ Bedroom 
10' 10'' x 6' 9'' (3.30m x 2.06m)
Porcelain tiled flooring. Electric two way blind.

Panelled bath with shower over and glass shower screen. Tiled walls. Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Backlit mirror.

Bedroom One 
14' 5'' x 9' 1'' (4.39m x 2.77m)
Side elevation window. Led lighting. Access to en-suite.

Shower cubicle. Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Fitted mirror. Tiling. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Two 
12' 1'' x 9' 8'' (3.68m x 2.94m)
Side elevation window. LED lighting.

Entrance Area 
Security door giving access into hall area. Windows to three aspects. Spiral feature staircase with uplight LED lights.

Open plan Lounge/Kitchen/Dining room 
54' 5'' x 45' 3'' max(16.57m x 13.78m)
Living area- Sonos sound system. Side elevation windows. Cascading end to end sliding doors opening onto infinity pool . Porcelain floor tiles. Recessed ceiling with LED strip lights. Bespoke built air vented gas fire with hanging glass surround. Dining area- Bi-folding doors opening onto sun terrace. Porcelain floor tiles. Kitchen- Fitted kitchen in two sections. A curved shape island style area made by Stoneham with Corian work surfaces. Inset sink with telescopic tap and waste disposal system. Under counter lights beneath base units. Telescopic power points. Induction hob. Wall fitted wall and base units made by Alno. Miele cookers. Steam combination oven. Microwave combination oven. Conventional electric oven. Coffee machine connected to mains water supply. Sink with ingrained drainer. Side and rear windows. Two plate warmers. Integrated fridge and freezer.

Utility room 
7' 10'' x 7' 10'' (2.39m x 2.39m)
Integrated fridge and freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Work surfaces and base units. sink with drainer and extendable tao. Rear window.

Drawing room 
27' 7'' x 16' 10'' (8.40m x 5.13m)
LED mood lighting. Living flame gas feature fire. Wall mounted radiators. Fitted carpet. Double glazed bi-fold doors. Door to office.

12' 2'' x 6' 9'' (3.71m x 2.06m)
Wall mounted radiator. Fitted shelving units. Side elevation windows. Double glazed door to garden. Porcelain tiled flooring.

Close coupled WC. Porcelain tiled flooring. Porcelain tiled floor. Hand dryer. Spotlights.

Changing room 
Part tiled walls. Porcelain tiled floor.

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18 May 2018

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