DESCRIPTION A substantial MATURE FAMILY HOME standing within one of Torquay’s most sought after districts, just a stone’s throw from the picturesque Babbacombe Downs and Cary Park. Lawn Vista has been sympathetically extended and now has an additional Play Room, the Loft conversion has created a Master Bedroom with contemporary En Suite Bathroom and a self contained One Bedroom Annex. The whole house is beautifully presented having recently been renovated throughout and now features a modern fitted Kitchen and Bathroom facilities as well as a most useful Utility room and downstairs Cloakroom.
A host of amenities are within close proximity which includes a selection of local shops, cafés, restaurants, church, highly regarded primary schools and Westlands Comprehensive School and the popular Cary Parks with tennis and bowls clubs. The scenic Babbacombe Downs is also easily accessible from where the Cliff Railway leads down to the shingle beaches of Oddicombe and Babbacombe.
OWNER’S INSIGHT "As soon as we saw the property we fell in love with it, the size was initially ideal for our family as the children could all have good sized bedrooms".
"Our family has grown again and the recent addition of the loft conversion, play room and the annexe has given the extra bedrooms as well as the annexe for the nanny". "
"It’s ideally positioned within a short level walk of shops in Reddenhill Road and the scenic Babbacombe Downs beyond from where local beaches are accessed".
STEP INSIDE A gated pathway leads to a glazed Victorian style ENTRANCE PORCH with door opening to the sizeable Reception Hall with Eton fireplace with Victorian tiles and wooden hearth. The spacious Sitting Room enjoys a bay window to the front overlooking the garden with a view towards All Saints Church. Stripped pine flooring and attractive feature fireplace, open and working. From the Reception Hall a door opens into the Open Plan Dining Room and Family Room. The Dining Room has glazed double doors giving access to the Annexe with the Family Room having a cast iron Victorian fireplace and an opening leading through to the Play Room with pitched roof, Velux window and patio doors leading out to the rear courtyard. The Dining Room leads through to the fitted contemporary Kitchen with a range of gloss cream fronted units and solid wood working surfaces. There is space for a range style cooker and integrated appliances. Off the Kitchen is a Utility Room housing the combination boiler and provisions for washing machine and under counter white good. A door leads to the Cloakroom with modern white suite.
From the Reception Hall stairs rise to the First Floor Landing from where doors lead into the bedrooms and bathroom. Bedroom One is a double room with feature fireplace and bay window to the front enjoying a view over the garden to the Church. Bedroom Three is also a double room to the rear elevation. Bedrooms Three and Four are also double rooms with a windows to the rear. Bedroom Five is a single room with window to the front also with a view of All Saints Church. The Bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite with Separate WC adjoining.
From the First Floor Landing stairs rise to a LOFT CONVERSION where Bedroom Two is located. A large double room with restricted head height and Velux windows. The En-Suite is fitted with a contemporary white suite of free standing bath, large walk-in shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled and Velux window.
SELF-CONTAINED ONE BEDROOM ANNEX with its own private front door opening to the open plan Sitting Room/Kitchen with Velux windows. An Inner Hall leads through to the Double Bedroom with window to the rear and Shower Room with modern contemporary suit.
STEP OUTSIDE The front garden is fully enclosed, mainly laid to level lawn and is south facing enjoying sunshine throughout the day with view towards All Saints Church. To the rear there is a small fenced off area, accessed from the playroom which is laid with artificial turf. From the kitchen a door gives access to the parking area, laid to block paving and has parking for 2/3 vehicles which is accessed off St Annes Road into Churchway and around to the rear.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Heating Type – Gas central heating
Council Tax Band – ‘E’ (Torbay Council)
EPC – ‘D’
OUR AREA Babbacombe is one of Torquay’s most desirable districts, renowned for the stunning Babbacombe Downs with funicular railway taking passengers to and from the shingle beaches of Oddicombe and Babbacombe. The famous Model Village, Cary Parks with tennis and bowls clubs and wide selection of shops, cafes and restaurants are all close at hand.
Torquay is nestled on the warm South Devon coast being one of three towns along with Paignton and Brixham which form the natural east facing harbour of Torbay, sheltered from the English Channel. Torbay’s wide selection of stunning beaches, picturesque coastline, mild climate and recreational facilities reinforce why it has rightfully earned the renowned nickname of the English Riviera.
TORQUAY IS WELL CONNECTED By Train: Torquay railway station has some direct lines to London Paddington and Birmingham and is just one stop from the main line at Newton Abbot.
By Air: Exeter Airport provides both UK and International flights.
By Sea: Torquay marina provides a safe haven for boats in all weathers, sheltered from the prevailing south-westerly winds.
Regional cities of Exeter and Plymouth approx. 22 and 32 miles respectively; magnificent Dartmoor National Park approx. 12 miles.
DIRECTIONS Sat Nav: TQ1 3NR. From our office turn right at the traffic lights onto Babbacombe Road and after approximately quarter of a mile turn right into St Albans Road. Turn second left into St Annes Road and Lawn Vista will be found on the left hand side opposite All Saints Church.