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8 bedroom villa for sale

Lower Warberry Road, Torquay

Withdrawn from Market £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An impressive and substantial detached Victorian villa with wonderful views across the bay.
  • Convenient setting around 1-mile from the town centre, harbour and beach.
  • Excellent home and income or home-working opportunity.
  • Gated driveway approach and extensive parking for numerous vehicles.
  • A good mix of period charm and many modern features.
  • Luxury ground floor principal accommodation
  • 4 spacious self-contained residential apartments offering a multitude of possible uses, one being a

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive and substantial detached Victorian villa with wonderful views across the bay.

Convenient setting around 1-mile from the town centre, harbour and beach.

Luxury ground floor principal accommodation with large reception rooms, attractive kitchen/breakfast room and three bedrooms, (master en suite.) 

4 spacious self-contained residential apartments offering a multitude of possible uses, one being a single-storey bungalow.

Excellent home and income or home-working opportunity.

Stunning south-facing level gardens with superb sea views.

Lovely tiled undercove rveranda and terrace beyond.

Gated driveway approach and extensive parking for numerous vehicles.

A good mix of period charm and many modern features. 

Situation Torbay comprises of three coastal towns and is regarded as a gem on the South Devon coastline, known asthe English Riviera and offering something of a micro climate 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. The three Warberry roads are a prestigious location within the town, characterised by large period properties set on a south-facing hillside above the town and harbour, offering a relatively peaceful setting but with great convenience for access to the promenade, harbour, various beaches, high street shops,restaurants and cafes etc. There are a good range of educational facilities within easy reach, including the renowned grammar schools and South Devon College. Improving local infrastructure includes the relatively recently opened South Devon link road, which makes for an easy commute to the Cathedral City of Exeter which lies around 23 miles to the north with its' international airport that offers flights to London. A mainline rail link to London Paddington is available at Newton Abbot. 

Description Warberry House is a beautiful detached Victorian Villa set in an enviable "tucked away" and yet convenient position with a pillared gated approach. The large bay windows and high ceilings in the principal accommodation give a real sense of past grandeur and meld well with the many modern features that the house has to offer. The property been improved and maintained to a good standard and is offered in excellent decorative condition. Gas central heating is installed to the principal accommodation, along with many replacement double-glazed windows and the apartments are all individually serviced with electric night storage heating.

Within the main part of the property a large welcoming reception hallway opens to the imposing sitting room, that in turn opens to the dining room. Both these rooms having splayed-bay windows with breath-taking views across Torbay and the dining room opens to a wonderful undercover veranda, with feature tiled floor that in turn opens to a terrace with a feature balustrade and the gardens beyond. A dual aspect study/sun room also enjoys wonderful views across the gardens and beyond and has French doors, also leading onto the veranda and terrace. The sitting room opens to the master bedroom suite, well-equipped with fitted cupboards/wardrobes, a high-quality en suite bathroom and a window overlooking the gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room is well-fitted with a range of attractive modern units and also enjoys good views across the grounds towards Dartmoor on a clear day. The breakfast area has a picture window to the front enjoying fine sea views, as well as further French door leading to the veranda. 

The Apartments Apartment 1 (The Bungalow) has an entrance door to a hallway leading to the sitting room, with double glazed French doors and an adjacent window leading to the rear garden and enjoying good sea views. The kitchen is fitted with a 4-ring electric hob and electric oven. There are two bedrooms and a shower room.

Apartment 7(approached by an external staircase from the car parking area) has an entrance hallway leading to the sitting room with French doors to a balcony with open views over the surrounding area towards Dartmoor and Haytor in the distance on a clear day. There is a shower room and a kitchen fitted with a range of modern units as well as two bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room.

Apartments 5 and 6 are approached from the parking area at the side of the house with an external staircase providing the entrance to these apartments. Apartment 5 has an entrance hallway leading to the sitting room with outstanding views towards parts of the town and the coastline beyond. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units, as well as an electric oven and hob. Apartment 6 has an entrance hall leading to the sitting room with good sea views. The kitchen has fitted units and there is a bedroom and a spacious bathroom. 

The gardens and grounds To the rear of the property there is a lovely south-facing walled garden comprising of a large expanse of level lawn. The elevated position above the town providing good views, along with a real sense of privacy and seclusion. The garden is principally walled and there are many trees and shrubs, adding to the sense of seclusion. Truly wonderful views across the town and out to sea are enjoyed from the gardens as well as the tiled veranda and terrace. Secure electronically operated entrance gates lead from Lower Warberry Road to the driveway, which opens to a front/side courtyard providing parking for numerous vehicles. 

Directions Approach Torquay on the A379 Babbacombe Road, following the signs for the town and harbour. Pass St MathiasChurch on the left hand side and proceed onwards down the hill before turning right into Lower Warberry Road. Follow the road for some distance, the gated access to Warberry House will be found on the left. 


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