4 bedroom detached house for sale

Vansittart Road, Torquay, TQ2

Under Offer £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Victorian Home
  • Over 4,000 sq ft of Spacious Accommodation
  • Close To Amenities & Schools
  • Up to 6 Bedrooms (2 en suite)
  • Pleasant Views Over Surrounding Area
  • Annexe Potential
  • Large Level Lawned Garden
  • Gated Driveway & Large Parking Area

Full description

A well-presented substantial Victorian home set well back from the road with level gardens. Over 4,000 sq ft of spacious accommodation, close to amenities & schools, up to 6 bedrooms (2 en suite), pleasant views over surrounding area, annexe potential (subject to PP), large level lawned garden, gated driveway & large parking area. EPC Band E.

Situation - This attractive period detached home is situated close to the centre of Torquay, which is the largest town that makes up the English Riviera. Torquay offers a comprehensive range of shopping, educational, recreational and sporting facilities. There are nine beaches within the bay including some beautiful and secluded ones. An international deep water marina situated in the busy harbour where numerous events take place throughout the year. Within easy walking distance of the harbour side you will find a myriad of continental cafes, lively bars and fantastic restaurants offering international cuisine as well as show casing the best of British food.
 
The bay offers railway links to London Paddington and the Cathedral city of Exeter is located within 30 minutes drive, as is the Maritime Port of Plymouth. Regional airports at Exeter mean the whole country and the continent beyond are within easy reach. There are first class educational facilities on your doorstep; within a couple of miles are Torquay boys and girls grammar schools as well as a number of well-regarded state and private sector schools.

Description - Set in the Torre Conservation Area this impressive Victorian home is not far from local schools, shops and other amenities, the sea-front and Torre Abbey Sands is also a pleasant walk away. Believed to have been built in 1862 this property offers enough space for the largest families. Laid out over three levels the accommodation briefly consists of up to 6 bedrooms (2 en suite), 2 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, kitchen, utility rooms, study, bar, cinema room, hot tub room, and cellar storage. To the front of the property a driveway leads from the road with plenty of parking, to the rear is a good sized level lawned garden.
 
 

Accommodation - The front door opens to a large enclosed porch and on through the original front door into the hallway with doors off to the main reception rooms. The sitting room and the dining rooms both have impressive proportions, and many original features. The sitting room has a large full height bay window giving access to the terrace beyond; a door leads to the study. The dining room also has access to the terrace and is open to the kitchen. The kitchen has a range of cream units above and below the granite effect work surfaces with an impressive range cooker in the brick chimney breast with wooden lintel. To the centre is an Island unit with further storage, a door to the rear leads to the utility room with further storage, sink and space for a dishwasher. A further reception room off the hall is currently used as a playroom but would make a great snug. Off the rear hallway is a bedroom/hobby room and bathroom.
 
A wide turned feature staircase leads to the first floor landing with three large bedrooms, the master having an en suite shower room, and the family bathroom. The master and second bedroom have lovely views over the garden and across the surrounding area. Off the half landing is a further two rooms laid out as a dressing room and bedroom with en suite, ideal for guests.
 
The garden level is accessed by stairs from the rear hall and having previously been a self-contained flat has in the main been made over into a fantastic entertaining space, with an open plan bar area and lounge/cinema room where doors open the hot tub room. There is access from here to the garden terrace making a great area for entertaining whatever the weather. There are several useful cellar store rooms, a further bedroom and a utility room with space for washing and drying machines.

Gardens & Grounds - The property is set well back from the road behind a natural stone wall. Wrought Iron gates open to the tarmac drive leading to the parking area. A large paved terrace provides further parking or boat/motorhome storage. Stone walling separates the properties to either side. The rear garden area is mostly laid to lawn with a large paved terrace accessed from the lower ground floor, ideal for entertaining. The garden benefits from a high degree of privacy thanks to the hedging and trees to either side. There is also a terrace off the ground floor receptions rooms with lovely views over the garden and surrounding area.

Services - Mains Water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas Central Heating, PVCu Double Glazing.

Local Authority - Torbay District Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR.
Tel: 01803 201 201 E-mail: fss@torbay.gov.uk.

Viewing Arrangement - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags on 01803 200160.

Directions - From Stags Torquay Office follow Torbay Road A379 in the direction of Paignton. Just after the new Abbey Sands development turn right into Belgrave Road. Just after the traffic lights and pedestrian crossing the road turns to the right and becomes South Street, turn left here onto Vansittart Road where you will find the property shortly on your left.

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12 August 2018

Nearest stations

  • Torre (0.3 mi)
  • Torquay (0.7 mi)
  • Paignton (2.7 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Torre (0.3 mi)
  • Torquay (0.7 mi)
  • Paignton (2.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Stags, Torquay

6 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, TQ2 5EG

01803 367028 Local call rate

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