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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Chelston, Torquay


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Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Forming the MAJOR PORTION OF A VICTORIAN VILLA in this select development nestled in the Chelston Conservation Area, Chelston House is an imposing FOUR BEDROOM RESIDENCE that enjoys gracious principle rooms overlooking and opening onto the paved terrace, with the lovely private gardens beyond. The elegant property enjoys many character features including fine plasterwork cornices, especially in the bright and sunny drawing room that has a full height bay window overlooking the large paved terrace and lawned gardens, with a separate dining room and kitchen also enjoying this most pleasant outlook.

Included in the sale is a SELF CONTAINED FLAT at a lower level with separate side access, at present this flat is let producing £530 per calendar month but can be offered with vacant possession if required. An ideal opportunity to live in an elegant Victorian villa with income generated from a separate unit or perfect for family members or visiting guests.

The picturesque Cockington Country Park covering circa 450 acres of woodland, meadows and lakes to enjoy are accessible virtually on the doorstep, whilst Torquay sea front and rail station are approximately a five minute walk away. Local shops at both Walnut Road and Old Mill Road equally within comfortable walking distance.  

ENTRANCE PORCH A driveway sweeps down to the parking area and the original heavy panelled front door with arched picture window over opening to the Entrance Porch with decorative mosaic tiled floor, built-in storage cupboards and large door with decorative leaded windows leading to the:- 

RECEPTION HALL High ornate cornice ceiling with decorative rose, dado rail, double radiator, understairs storage cupboard and laundry cupboard with provisions for washing machine. 

CLOAKROOM Close coupled WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, part tiled walls, radiator and obscure glazed window. 

DRAWING ROOM 22' 5" into bay x 16' 2" (6.83m x 4.92m) Lofty ceiling height with decorative ornate cornice work and large central ceiling rose, picture rail, dado rail and wall light points. Feature fireplace with marble surround, inset coal effect gas fire and large ornate mantel mirror over. Two double radiators and large walk-in bay window overlooking the terrace and front gardens. Double doors open to the:- 

DINING ROOM 22' 5" into bay x 16' 2" (6.84m x 4.93m) Lofty ceiling height with ornate cornice work and large central ceiling rose, picture rail, dado rail and wall light points. Feature marble fire surround, two period style radiators and large bay window overlooking the front terrace and gardens. 

STUDY 8' 3" x 6' 1" (2.54m x 1.85m) Laminate flooring, cupboard housing the electric meter and consumer unit, wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler, double radiator and window to side. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19' 9" x 9' 2" (6.01m x 2.79m) A bright and sunny room, fitted with a range of cream high gloss fronted units and wood butchers block working surfaces with inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit. Fitted Belling electric double ovens with five ring gas hob over and cooker hood above, integrated dishwasher and space for fridge/freezer. Breakfast bar, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, ceramic tiled floor, windows overlooking the terrace and driveway approach and French doors giving access to the terrace and gardens.

From the Reception Hall a staircase with spindles and carved newel posts rises to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING with cornice work to ceiling and decorative rose, dado rail and radiator. 

MASTER BEDROOM 21' 4" x 16' 2" (6.50m x 4.92m) A bright and spacious room with bay window enjoying views over the gardens with sea glimpses into Tor bay and window to the side. Lofty ceiling height with decorative cornice work and two ceiling roses, picture rail and double radiator. 

EN-SUITE Suite of panelled bath with hand held shower mixer taps and glazed screen, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and close coupled WC. Part tiled walls, cornice work to ceiling, chrome ladder style heated towel rail, extractor fan and window with deep cill. 

BEDROOM 2 16' 1" x 11' 11" (4.90m x 3.63m) Large bay window overlooking the gardens with sea glimpses to Torquay harbour. Lofty ceiling height with cornice work, picture rail and radiator. 

BEDROOM 3 11' 5" x 9' (3.48m x 2.73m) Window to front, high ceiling with cornice work and decorative ceiling rose, picture rail and radiator. 

BEDROOM 4 11' 2" x 7' 10" (3.40m x 2.40m) Window to the front, high ceiling with cornice work with decorative ceiling rose, picture rail and double radiator. 

BATHROOM White suite of panelled corner bath with hand held shower mixer taps, corner shower cubicle with large rain head, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, bidet and close coupled WC. Part tiled walls, high ceiling with cornice work, large hatch to roof space, laminate flooring and window. 

GARDENS The gardens feature an ornamental fish pond and a pathway leads to the large paved SUN TERRACE running the full width of the property with decorative balustrading and central steps leading down to a large level lawned garden with a high degree of privacy with mature and hedged boundaries. Two large WOODEN SHEDS/WORKSHOPS. Set around the property are a number of outside lights and an outside tap. 

DRIVEWAY PARKING for approximately three vehicles. 

COUNCIL TAX BANDS Main House - 'F', Flat - 'A' (Torbay Council). 

DIRECTIONS: Sat Nav TQ2 6PU. On entering Torquay from Newton Abbot take the (A3022) Riviera Way towards Torquay's town and harbourside. Stay on the A3022 which will blend from Riviera Way into Newton Road, then Avenue Road. At the end of Avenue Road continue straight ahead into Kings Drive and at the traffic lights at the end of Kings Drive turn right onto Torbay Road. Turn right at the filter lane before the Grand Hotel followed by an immediate left onto Hennapyn Road which you need to follow over the railway bridge before taking a right turning onto Seaway Lane. Finally take the first right hand turn onto Chelston Road and the property will be found on your right hand side. 

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