Sold STC
Guide Price £600,000

4 bed detached house for sale in Torquay (ref: WTW-79023316)

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Key Features

  • Over 2600sqft of Accommodation
  • Spacious 18th Century Farmhouse
  • Stunning Character Features
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom & Master En-suite
  • Two Additional Loft Rooms
  • Private Gardens & Off Road Parking
  • Heated Swimming Pool
Location - Set on the eastern fringes of Torquay, within easy reach of the local amenities, Watcombe is a sought after destination thanks to its easy access into Torquay, beautiful cliff top walks, Watcombe Beach (just at the end of the road), conservation area and the beautiful drive east along the coast road to Shaldon. Within the immediate location are several convenience shops including a post office, the property is within easy access of retail parks including the Willows and Wren Park with a good selection of supermarkets and mainstream retailers.
The property is a short distance by car to Torbay Hospital and a number of good of schools including both Grammar Schools and the highly regarded Torquay Academy.
Torquay boasts a deep water marina, alongside the harbour, with cafés and boutique shops abound along with a wide range of top class restaurants. The regional capital of Exeter is approximately 30 minutes away.

Accommodation - The property is approached through a lovely stable door from the driveway opening into the kitchen. The kitchen is sympathetically restored comprising base and wall mounted shaker style cupboards, squared edged granite effect worksurface with inset sink and drainer. Within the kitchen is a range style cooker with extractor hood above and space for a dishwasher. The open hall has Parquet flooring, doors to the living room and second reception room, stairs rise to the first floor and doors lead to a cloakroom WC, a spacious utility room which has wall and base level units, space for a washing machine, tumble drier and freestanding American style fridge and freezer, there are also double french doors leading to the swimming pool.
The sitting room is a very generous room with a large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, which really enhances the feel with French doors leading to a tranquil conservatory which overlooks the garden. The additional reception room is currently set out as an additional sitting room/ music room, but could also be used as a formal dining room again benefiting from an inglenook fireplace, French windows provide access to the garden.

The first floor is generously proportioned throughout offering a family bathroom with panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin and a closed coupled WC. There are four good sized double bedrooms on this floor with the master benefiting from a large four piece en-suite with corner bath, enclosed shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level flush WC. The third bedroom offers a bank of fitted wardrobes providing additional storage. Stairs from the landing lead to a large second floor landing with recessed study area, two very spacious rooms which are perfect for office/hobby rooms or occasional bedrooms. There is ample eaves storage within this floor.

Step Outside - Upon approaching the property there is a tarmacadam driveway for at least two cars, there are gates giving access to the gardens which surround this characterful home. There are a selection of charming and very private gardens, including a working garden, lawned garden with mature hedges and a patio surrounding a swimming pool, heated by an air source heat pump.

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Last updated: The calculator has been updated to reflect changes in stamp duty following the Mini Budget on 23rd September 2022.

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Further Details

  • Status: Sold STC
  • Size: 2687 sq ft (249 .63 sq m)
  • Council Tax Band: E
  • Council Tax Amount: £2607
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Parking Spaces: Driveway
  • Outside Spaces: Private Garden
  • Tags: Energy Efficient, Garden, Parking and/or Driveway
  • Reference: WTW-79023316

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