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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Wellswood, Torquay, Devon

Guide Price £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A substantial and elegant detached Victorian Villa
  • Many original features
  • Desirable Wellswood location
  • Income potential with annexe
  • Three large reception rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast room, utility and boot room
  • 6 double bedrooms (luxury en-suite to master)
  • 2 bedroom annexe
  • Integral double garage/workshop
  • Large gardens with south-facing lawn

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Roydon is a substantial and elegant Victorian Villa positioned in one of Torquay’s most desirable residential locations. Set on relatively level gardens and grounds and with a large south-facing sweep of lawn the house has extended accommodation of over 5500 square feet. There is an imposing reception hall with a beautiful staircase, giving a real sense of past grandeur, three elegant reception rooms and six bedrooms in the main house. Many original features include splayed bay windows, high ceilings and ornate cornices etc. Additionally there is a large self-contained two bedroom annex, providing good possibilities for cross-generational living or home and income etc. A sweeping driveway with a pillared approach provides extensive parking, there are is an integral double garage/workshop and various useful additional spaces to include both a utility and separate boot room. Additionally there is a detached coach house, providing possibilities for conversion, subject to the necessary consents.


Roydon is set within the desirable Wellswood area of Torquay, this being a popular area with an attractive parade of bustling shops, cafes and restaurants around 1.5 miles from Torquay’s harbour and town centre. Torbay comprises of three coastal towns and is something of a gem on the South Devon coastline, known as the English Riviera and offering something of a microclimate with its palm trees and sandy beaches. The bay stretches from the quaint fishing port of Brixham and Berry head on the western side to the popular resort of Torquay with its numerous tourist attractions expansive promenades, marina, grand hotels and excellent opportunities for boating and water sports etc. Improving local infrastructure includes the South Devon link road, which makes for an easy commute to the Cathedral City of Exeter which lies around 23 miles to the north. Torbay offers a good range of education facilities to include the very well-regarded Grammar Schools and South Devon College.


From Torquay harbour proceed up Torwood Street and on into Babbacombe Road. Pass St Matthias Church on the right hand side, turn right into Asheldon Road and Roydon will be found after a short distance on the left.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 August 2017

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