DESCRIPTION Standing in a prominent position in one of Torquay’s most favoured residential roads, this fine property commands wonderful sea views over Tor Bay, Rock End headland, the yacht marina and harbour entrance.
The DETACHED HOUSE has been renovated throughout to a high standard and extended to provide a GROUND FLOOR ANNEXE as well as four double bedrooms to the main house. A huge bonus is the impressive entrance hall with a fine oak and glass staircase rising to a large galleried landing.
Leading from the luxury kitchen/breakfast room wide bi-fold doors open to the superb flagged sun terrace commanding a marine vista that is quite breath-taking. Within a pleasant walk is the seafront with a choice of restaurants, theatre and rail station with link to London.
RECEPTION HALL Contemporary front door with inset glass panels opens to an impressive reception hall with engineered oak flooring and feature contemporary gas fired log effect stove. A particular feature of the property is the oak staircase rising to a very spacious first floor galleried landing with glass inset panels and oak detailing. Door to cloaks cupboard and glazed oak double doors opening to:-
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Totally refitted with a matching range of attractive units and generous working surfaces with inset one and a half bowl sink unit. Fitted double oven and microwave, induction hob with extractor hood over, American style fridge/freezer with ice and water feed and integrated dishwasher, Island unit with deep pan drawers and breakfast bar with lighting unit over, ceiling downlighters, LED skirting lighting and three contemporary radiators. Wide bi-fold doors lead onto the stone flagged terrace encompassing fabulous sea views from the marina and harbour entrance to Rock End and out across Tor Bay. Oak glazed double doors to the:-
SITTING ROOM Ceiling downlighters, recessed gas log fire, two contemporary radiators and full height double glazed picture window again encompassing fabulous sea views. From the Reception Hall an opening leads to the:-
DINING HALL Ceiling downlighters, contemporary radiator and French doors to a side pathway.
CLOAKROOM Close coupled WC, wash hand basin with cabinet beneath, radiator.
From the Reception Hall the attractive staircase rises to the generous FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING which could easily double as an occasional bedroom or study area.
MASTER BEDROOM Two double glazed windows enjoying wonderful sea and harbour views across Tor Bay. Fitted wardrobes with full height dressing mirror, contemporary radiator, ceiling downlighters and glass wall leading through to the:-
EN-SUITE Shower cubicle with chrome fittings, luxury wash hand basin with drawers beneath and close coupled WC with concealed cistern. Ceiling lights on dimmer switch, heated chrome towel rail, ceramic tiled flooring and double glazed window with obscure glass.
BEDROOM 2 Fitted wardrobes, contemporary radiator, ceiling downlighters on dimmer switches and double glazed window enjoying excellent sea views.
EN-SUITE Shower cubicle, wash had basin with drawer beneath and close coupled WC. Music system, tiled floor, extractor fan and window with obscure glass.
BEDROOM 3 Fitted wardrobes, television recess with shelves beneath, contemporary radiator and ceiling downlighters. Full length window and French door opening to the garden and terrace.
BEDROOM 4 Fitted wardrobe with sliding doors, contemporary radiator and ceiling downlighers. Full length window and French door opening to the garden and terrace.
FAMILY BATHROOM Luxury family bathroom with free-standing bath with chrome taps and hand shower fitting, large shower cubicle, contemporary style wash basin with cupboard beneath and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, dressing mirror, shaver point, ceiling downlighters, two chrome contemporary towel rails, tiled floor and double glazed window with obscure glass.
From the Dining Hall a glazed oak framed door opens to the:-
ANNEXE which also has a private entrance from the courtyard.
KITCHEN Also used as a Utility for the main house. Fitted with a range of white gloss fronted units and working surfaces with inset one and a half bowl sink unit. Fitted double oven and grill, four ring gas hob over with cooker hood above, provisions for washing machine and dryer and fitted fridge/freezer. Ceiling downlighters, heated towel rail and double glazed window.
SITTING ROOM Wall mounted electric fire, radiator, two wall lights and ceiling light, television point and double glazed window overlooking the private courtyard to the annexe. Oak framed glazed door opens to the Reception Hall.
DOUBLE BEDROOM Double glazed window, radiator, fitted double wardrobe and further large walk-in cupboard/wardrobe.
EN-SUITE Shower cubicle, wash hand basin with drawers beneath and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail, ceiling downlighters, tiled floor and extractor fan.
OUTSIDE The garden has been totally redesigned and features a spacious flag stoned terrace leading from the kitchen/breakfast room and enjoys sunshine throughout the day. From this entertaining area wonderful views are enjoyed across Torquay, the harbour, yacht marina and Rock End headland through the frameless safety glass wind screens.
From the terrace a wide brick paved path leads to a second sitting area which leads through to the front door entrance. Wide steps then lead up to the higher main garden with a generous decking area which encircles the rear of the property giving direct access to the two rear double bedrooms through the French doors. Beyond this timber decking area is a generous level lawn which again enjoys sunshine throughout the day with a very high degree of privacy. Power point and water tap.
The front driveway is a good width and sweeps up to the property, providing parking for four vehicles.
GARAGE with electric door. On the roof of the garage is a second sun terrace with stepped approach.
NOTE: The heating system has been very cleverly designed into three zones including the annexe as a separate zone. This can be controlled remotely by phone.
COUNCIL TAX BAND ‘F’ (Torbay Council).
DIRECTIONS: SAT NAV: TQ2 6TN. From Torquay’s sea front (Torbay Road A379/A3022) heading from Torquay towards Paignton, keeping the sea on your left hand side, continue past the Grand Hotel on your right hand side. On reaching Livermead House Hotel turn second right and head up Livermead Hill. You will blend into Wheatridge Lane and Barnfield Road will be found on your right hand side.