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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shiphay Lane, Torquay, TQ2

Guide Price £400,000

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Guide price £400,000 - £425,000
A spacious four/five bedroom detached house situated in the ever popular residential area of Shiphay. The property boasts flexible living accommodation to include two reception rooms, four double bedrooms, a study/fifth bedroom, and a conservatory. The property also benefits from an extensive south facing rear garden, a garage & off road parking. This fantastic family home is just a short walk from local amenities, schools, a bus route and Torbay Hospital.

The Accommodation
Approaching the property steps lead to the front door covered by a storm porch providing shelter from the outside elements. The entrance hall gives access to the living room with stairs rising to the first floor. The living room is light and bright by way of a double glazed bay window to the front elevation looking out over the lawned front garden. The living room then leads on to an inner hallway with access to the remaining principal rooms and a double glazed door to the side elevation leading to the garden and garage. A study/home office provides flexible use, and could be used as a fifth bedroom if desired.

Adjacent to the study you will find a good-sized dining room, with a window to the side elevation and sliding doors leading out into an impressive conservatory. The conservatory stands at 20ft in length and offers a tranquil haven for the entire family to enjoy with French doors leading out onto the extensive South facing rear gardens. The conservatory leads into the kitchen which can also be access from the inner hall. The kitchen is fitted with a modern range of wall and base units complimented by work tops over incorporating a sink and drainer unit. It is also fitted with an integrated dishwasher, a double oven with a four-ring induction hob and a cooker hood over. There is space for a fridge freezer, and a double glazed window to the side elevation allows for plenty of natural light to flow through. Back into the inner hallway you have access to a useful larder cupboard and a utility room. The utility room has space and provisions for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. It is also fitted with a low level WC and a wash hand basin providing cloakroom facilities and three built-in cupboards offer excellent storage space.

Taking the stairs you will reach the first floor landing with access to all bedrooms and the family bathroom. There is a double glazed window to the side elevation allowing for light to flow through, a hatch giving access to the loft space and a built-in cupboard with an abundance of storage space. The master bedroom is of a generous size with a delightful bay window to the front elevation. This room boasts a large walk-in wardrobe as well and a modern fitted en-suite shower room. The en-suite comprises of a large walk-in shower cubicle with a digitally controlled 'Mira' power shower, a low level WC and a wash hand basin set within a vanity unit. Bedrooms three and four are both double rooms of a similar size with bedroom three looking out over the rear gardens. Bedroom two is an impressive double room boasting an abundance of space with a dual aspect to the side and rear elevation. The family bathroom is a three-piece suite comprising of a panelled bath with 'Mira' shower over, a low level WC and a wash hand basin. It also has three built-in cupboards with shelving and houses the hot water tank.

Externally this property is situated on a fantastic sized plot enjoying generous front and rear gardens. It also benefits from a driveway with off road parking for multiple cars as well as a garage. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with delightful flower bed borders . The rear garden comprises of a gravelled seating area, with steps leading to two further tiers of lawn. It is enclosed by timber fencing and is extensive in size. The rear garden is South facing enjoying a superb sunny aspect with a range of vegetable patches and a fruit tree.

This detached family home is located in a sought after area of Torquay, close  to the Grammar Schools and Torbay Hospital. A local bus service providing flexible transport to many different destinations and Torre Train Station is just 0.7 miles away. The local country pub 'The Devon Dumpling' is situated in the road, providing a warm atmosphere and a great social scene. A local parade of shops and amenities are also close by including the popular Co-op and a post office. 

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. 

Panelled bath with 'Mira' shower over. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Obscure double glazed window to side elevation. Built-in airing cupboard with hot water tank. Tiled walls. coving.

17' 8'' x 8' 2'' (5.38m x 2.49m)
Up and over garage doors to front and rear elevations. Lighting. Door to under stairs cupboard.

21' 0'' x 8' 9'' (6.40m x 2.66m)
Double glazed windows to both side and rear elevations. Double glazed French doors to garden. Laminate flooring. Wall light. Ceiling light with fan. Sliding doors to dining room.

First Floor Landing 
Double glazed window to side elevation. Fitted carpet. Hatch to loft space. Telephone point. Smoke alarm. Picture rails. Built-in deep storage cupboard with window to side elevation.

Master Bedroom 
14' 9'' into bay x 12' 3'' (4.49m x 3.73m)
Fitted carpet. Picture rails. Double glazed bay window to front elevation. Wall mounted radiator. Walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and lighting.

Low level WC. Wash hand basin set within vanity unit. Mirror with spotlights. Large walk-in shower cubicle with digitally controlled 'Mira' power shower. Extractor fan. Spotlights. Double glazed obscure window to front elevation. Chrome ladder style heated towel rail. Tiled floor. Part tiled walls.

Bedroom Two 
15' 9'' x 11' 8'' (4.80m x 3.55m)
Fitted carpet. Picture rails. Double glazed windows to side and rear elevations. Wall mounted radiator. Television point.

Bedroom Three 
11' 8'' x 8' 7'' (3.55m x 2.61m)
Fitted carpet. Double glazed window to rear elevation. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Four 
10' 8'' x 8' 6'' (3.25m x 2.59m)
Fitted carpet. Picture rails. Double glazed window to side elevation. Wall mounted radiator.

Storm Porch 
Steps leading to front door. Double glazed window to side elevation.

Entrance Hall 
Double glazed front door with feature glass insert. Fitted carpet. Wall mounted radiator. Stairs rising to first floor.

Living Room 
16' 6'' x 14' 8'' into bay (5.03m x 4.47m)
Fitted carpet. Wall mounted radiator. Double glazed bay window to front elevation. Fireplace with inset gas fire. Picture rails. Television and phone points.

Double glazed door with cat flap to side elevation. Wall mounted radiator. Picture rails. Fitted carpet. Telephone point. Larder cupboard with shelving a double glazed window to side elevation.

Study/Bedroom Five 
10' 8'' x 8' 6'' (3.25m x 2.59m)
Fitted carpet. Picture rails. Double glazed window to side elevation. Wall mounted radiator.

Dining Room 
15' 9'' x 11' 8'' (4.80m x 3.55m)
Fitted carpet. Wall mounted radiator. Picture rails. Double glazed window to side elevation. Double glazed sliding door to conservatory.

11' 8'' x 8' 7'' (3.55m x 2.61m)
Double glazed window to side elevation. Fitted wall and base units with work tops over. Sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. 'Hotpoint' double oven with four-ring 'Bosch' induction hob and cooker hood. Splash back. Space for fridge freezer. Spotlights.

Utility Room/Cloakroom 
8' 4'' x 7' 3'' (2.54m x 2.21m)
Coving. Double glazed obscure window to side elevation. Three built-in cupboards with shelving. Wall mounted gas fired 'Ideal' boiler. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Part wood panelling to walls. Space and provisions for washing machine and tumble dryer.

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11 September 2018


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