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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Drake Avenue, Torquay

Guide Price £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED
  • EXTENDED FIVE BEDROOM DETACHED HOUSE
  • MODERN FITTED KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
  • THREE STUNNING QUALITY BATHROOMS (ONE ENSUITE)
  • DRIVEWAY PROVIDING OFF STREET PARKING
  • STUDY/HOME OFFICE
  • CLOSE BY TO LOCAL SCHOOLS, PARKS & AMENITIES
  • FIRST FLOOR DOUBLE BEDROOM WITH SEPARATE DRESSING ROOM
  • LOW MAINTENANCE ENCLOSED REAR GARDEN WITH DECKED TERRACE

Full description

GUIDE PRICE £400,000 - £425,000
This five bedroom detached family home has been comprehensively refurbished throughout, and offers tastefully presented contemporary accommodation with a wealth of quality finishes. This immaculate property has been extended to provide an abundance of flexible living space to include a stunning kitchen/breakfast room, a study, five bedrooms and a TV room/snug. It also boasts off street parking by way of a driveway to the front of the property, as well as wonderful low maintenance rear gardens. This charming family home is located within the Cockington-with-Chelston ward, close by to an excellent selection of schools and local parks to include the picturesque 'village' of Cockington.

The Accommodation
Set back from the road and enclosed by mature hedging, the driveway offers parking for multiple cars with a handful of steps leading to the front door. Making your way into the property the entrance hall gives you access to the principal rooms with stairs rising to the first floor. Double doors with glass inserts sweep you into the living room which is of a fantastic size, bright and airy with a large double glazed window to the front elevation. A wall mounted living flame electric fire coupled with modern spotlighting to the ceiling provides an exquisite ambience to this room. Across the hall is the study/home office, equipped with an array of built-in office furniture finished with granite desk tops. This room in turn leads into the ground floor master bedroom, which is a spacious double room with an extensive range of mirror fronted wardrobes and double glazed french doors giving access to the rear garden. It also benefits from an ensuite shower room finished in exceptional quality tiling. It comprises of a corner shower cubicle, a contemporary, oval shaped wash hand basin and a concealed cistern WC.

Back into the hallway you will reach the true heart of the home, the beautifully presented stylish kitchen/breakfast room. This room has been finished to an impeccable standard and comes fitted with a double electric oven, ceramic hob and an integrated dishwasher. An impressive and extensive range of Crown Imperial units line the base and walls finished with contrasting granite work surfaces over, incorporating the one and a half bowl sink unit. There is space and provision for a washing machine an American size fridge freezer. A double glazed window has been conveniently positioned above the sink allowing for a most delightful outlook over the rear garden. The kitchen also benefits from a sizeable matching centre island table, capable of seating several people and providing additional storage facilities below. A set of double glazed french doors with matching side windows open up directly on to the rear decked garden terrace. An archway leads you into the TV room/snug, providing additional living space and perfect for keeping the children near yet entertained. From this room you can also access the ground floor bathroom, fully tiled with quality tiles it comprises of a modern inset bath, contemporary wash hand basin and a concealed cistern WC. Finishing of the ground floor is bedroom four. A double room, it is positioned to the front elevation of the property and provides flexible living space.

Making your way to the first floor, the landing gives you access to all rooms with a hatch leading to the loft. Bedroom two is a spacious double room with a large double glazed window to the front elevation and boasts a dressing room with the potential to convert to an ensuite if desired. Bedroom three is positioned to the rear elevation of the property and is also a double room benefitting from triple built-in wardrobes. The fifth bedroom is a single room with a double fitted wardrobe. Finally opposite to bedroom five is the shower room. Again this room if finished in a quality tiling and comprises of a walk-in shower, a contemporary wash hand basin and a concealed cistern WC.

Outside
To the front of the property is a gravelled driveway providing off street parking for multiple vehicles with two forms of access either side of a screen of well-established hedging. The enclosed rear garden is of a good size and has been designed with low maintenance in mind. It consists of a combination of decking and gravelled areas with a spacious seating area arranged over two levels stretching across to the far end of the garden, ideal for entertaining guests it features inset outdoor lighting. Reaching round to the side of the property is a further gravelled area with a decked path leading to a wonderful timber summerhouse and side access gate.

Location 
This detached family home is located in a popular residential area of Torquay, close by to an excellent selection of local schools to include the Girls/Boys Grammar Schools and Sherwell Valley Primary School. A local bus service runs nearby providing flexible transport to many different destinations as well as the local land train with a stop in Cockington. A local parade of shops and amenities are also close by as well as the wonderful tea gardens and 'The Drum Inn' just down the road in Cockington 'Village'. 

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. 








Entrance Porch 
Recess entrance porch. Double glazed door giving access to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall 
Under stairs storage cupboard. Wall mounted radiator. Bi-fold doors to lounge. Doors to kitchen and Study.

Living Room 
18' 9'' x 12' 5'' (5.71m x 3.78m)
Front elevation double glazed window. Wall mounted living flame electric fire. Wall mounted radiator. TV point.

Study 
12' 5'' x 7' 3'' (3.78m x 2.21m)
Granite desk surfaces. Front elevation double glazed window. Fitted base cabinets. Wall mounted radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast room 
18' 10'' x 12' 3'' (5.74m x 3.73m)
Fitted kitchen with crown imperial wall and base units. Granite work surfaces. Stainless steel sink with drainer. Integrated dishwasher. Double electric oven. Ceramic hob. Cooker hood. Island with in built cupboards below and granite work surface. Wall mounted radiator. Rear elevation double glazed window. Rear elevation double glazed French doors. Spotlights. Archway leading to Snug.

TV Room/Snug 
14' 1'' x 10' 5'' (4.29m x 3.17m)
Fitted Crown imperial storage units. Granite side boards. Wall mounted radiator. Rear elevation double glazed window.

Bedroom One 
17' 4'' x 12' 5'' (5.28m x 3.78m)
Range of mirror fronted wardrobes. Fitted drawers. Rear elevation double glazed French doors. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Five 
9' 1'' x 6' 5'' (2.77m x 1.95m)
Single bedroom with wall mounted radiator, tv point and a double fitted wardrobe with cupboards over.

Shower Room 
Stunning quality tiling to walls and floor. Comprises of walk-in shower, contemporary wash hand basin, and a concealed cistern WC. Chrome effect heated towel rail. Two double glazed windows to rear elevation.

En-suite 
Fully tiled walls and floor. Corner shower cubicle, oval shaped wash hand basin and a concealed cistern WC. Heated towel rail. Vanity mirror.

Bedroom Four 
10' 5'' x 8' 11'' (3.17m x 2.72m)
Front elevation double glazed window. Wall mounted radiator. Fitted wardrobes. TV point.

Bathroom 
White bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin, Low level WC.Heated towel rail. Tiling. Side elevation double glazed frosted window.

First Floor Landing 
Loft access. Cupboard housing boiler. Access to bedrooms and shower room.

Bedroom Two 
12' 5'' x 15' 0'' (3.78m x 4.57m)
Walk in dressing room (possibility of conversion to en-suite). Front elevation double glazed window. Wall mounted radiator. TV point.

Bedroom Three 
10' 5'' x 9' 4'' (3.17m x 2.84m)
Fitted wardrobes with cupboards over. Wall mounted radiator. Rear elevation double glazed window.

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Added on Rightmove:
28 September 2017

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