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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Barton, Torquay

Sold STC £385,000

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Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Standing proudly in the centre of its generous plot with attractive gardens, this MATURE DETACHED HOUSE presents a fine home, which although now requires some general modernisation, has been treasured by the current owner over their many years of ownership. Traditional in design, the living space affords a classic four bedroom arrangement whilst boasting extensive outbuildings comprising double garage, workshop, coal store and utility.

The property stands on the outskirts of Torquay within an established residential district just a short saunter to local shops at Barton Hill Road. More comprehensive amenities can be found a little further at The Willows shopping district having national chain stores including Sainsbury's, M&S, Boots and Next. Torbay Hospital is found just beyond and the new South Devon Highway linking Torbay to Newton Abbot with its main line rail station and the regional city of Exeter.  

ENTRANCE PORCH with leaded light panelled entrance door opening to the spacious:- 

RECEPTION HALL Window, picture rails, parquet flooring and storage heater. Open archway to the REAR HALL with window, storage heater and understair storage cupboards.  

SITTING ROOM 16' 8" x 15' 5" into bay (5.07m x 4.67m) Dual aspect with windows to the side and rear elevations, parquet flooring, tiled fireplace with wooden surround and mantel. Fitted shelving and television plinths, night storage heater, picture rails and central ceiling rose. 

CONSERVATORY 11' 4" x 8' 6" (3.45m x 2.60m) PVCu double glazed surround and tiled floor. 

DINING ROOM 13' 1" x 11' 7" (3.98m x 3.53m) Dual aspect with windows to the front and side elevations, parquet flooring and fireplace in dressed stone with hardwood mantel and night storage heater. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 1" x 13' (4.90m x 3.97m) Range of units and working surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit. Provision for gas/electric cooker and space for free standing fridge/freezer. Breakfast bar, storage heater, meter and fuse board cupboard, windows to the rear and side elevations and door to the side porch.

From the hall a turned staircase rises to the GALLERIED FIRST FLOOR LANDING with window overlooking the rear garden. Linen cupboards and loft access hatch with retractable ladder. The loft area is extensive, mainly boarded with windows to the gables and lighting.  

MASTER BEDROOM 16' 8" x 13' 1" (5.08m x 3.98m) French doors with side window opens to a COVERED BALCONY overlooking the front garden. Fitted wardrobes, night storage heater and vanity unit. 

BEDROOM 2 12' 2" x 11' 7" (3.71m x 3.54m) Window overlooking the front garden, fitted bedroom furniture, vanity unit and night storage heater. 

BEDROOM 3 13' 1" x 11' 1" (3.99m x 3.39m) Dual aspect with windows to the side and front elevations, pedestal wash hand basin and storage heater. 

BEDROOM 4 9' 7" at max x 9' 5" (2.93m x 2.88m) Window to the side, pedestal wash hand basin and fitted wardrobe. 

BATHROOM White suite of panelled bath with shower attachment taps, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Linen store, heated towel rail and window to the side. 

CLOAKROOM High level WC and window. 

OUTSIDE The gardens are a particular feature of the property with the rear garden being mainly laid to lawn with mature shrub and fenced boundaries. Access around both elevations to the front, again mainly laid to lawn with mature hedged, walled and fenced boundaries with mature trees including magnolia. Gated driveway leads to the:- 

DOUBLE GARAGE 20' 2" x 18' 4" (6.15m x 5.60m) with remote controlled door, power and lighting. PVCu double glazed window and obscure PVCu double glazed personal door. Door to:- 

WORKSHOP 12' 8" x 8' 5" (3.86m x 2.57m) Window overlooking the rear garden, sink unit and work bench.  

UTILITY 7' 9" x 6' (2.35m x 1.82m) with tiled floor, sink and provisions for washing machine and tumble dryer. Window overlooking the rear garden. Outside Coal Store. 

COUNCIL TAX BAND 'F' (Torbay Council). 

DIRECTIONS: SAT NAV: TQ2 8PN. On leaving our office in St Marychurch turn left at the traffic lights onto Fore Street. Progress through the next set of lights onto St Marychurch Road and on reaching the roundabout continue straight ahead (keeping Torquay Golf Course on your right). At next roundabout progress straight over toward Teignmouth (A379) and continue past King George V playing fields on your right. Turn left into Moor Lane and continue through the traffic calming, past the schools to the shops. At the mini roundabout bear left remaining on moor lane and head up the hill. After Moor Lane Close turn left into Church Road. 

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