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3 Bedroom Maisonette for Sale South Court Villa, Ridgeway Road, Torquay, TQ1 2ES

Price: £850,000

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Highlights

Status: Available
Price: £850,000
Property type: Maisonette
Listed on: 20th May 2024
Tenure: Share of Freehold
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Receptions: 3
Parking:
Garden:
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Features

  • Historic Victorian Villa with Modern Amenities
  • Unobstructed Sea Views from Multiple Levels
  • Meticulously Renovated with Attention to Detail
  • Flexible Layout Ideal for Multi-Family Living
  • Grand Entrance Hall with Period Features
  • Luxurious Master Bedroom with Concealed En-suite
  • Convenient Parking Facilities for Two Vehicles
  • Expansive Garden Terrace for Outdoor Entertaining
Nestled within the historic embrace of an unlisted Victorian Villa, South Court Villa stands as a testament to timeless elegance and contemporary luxury. This property forms part of South Court Villa, which was originally constructed circa 1840. Featuring a harmonious blend of heritage charm and modern sophistication, it has been meticulously renovated and spans two levels.

Perched majestically in an elevated residential setting, this two-level property commands awe-inspiring views of lush gardens, Torbay's serene vistas, and the verdant countryside beyond. Meticulously designed by the current owners, the lower ground level has been transformed into an exquisite living space, boasting a modern kitchen/diner, a luxurious bedroom, a sleek shower room, a convenient cloakroom, a functional utility room, and a captivating sitting room that opens onto the garden-level terrace, offering panoramic vistas of Torbay.

The ground level of the property is dedicated to the primary living areas. This includes a grand entrance hall, an inviting sitting room, and an extravagant kitchen/dining room. Additionally, two bedrooms, including a lavish master bedroom that cleverly conceals a hidden en-suite behind a bookcase door, further enhance the allure of this remarkable home.

The flexible layout of this maisonette at South Court Villa lends itself seamlessly to multi-family or multi-generational living, offering unparalleled versatility and comfort. Front-facing parking facilities ensure convenience for residents, while an additional parcel of land, nestled at the head of the drive, adds exclusivity to the estate.

Set within the prestigious Lincombes Conservation area, South Court Villa epitomizes historic character and tranquillity. Residents enjoy easy access to the vibrant harborside, bustling town centre, and pristine beaches. In addition, they enjoy the plethora of amenities offered by the nearby village-style community of Wellswood. From charming cafes and boutique shops to acclaimed restaurants and rejuvenating salons, every convenience is within reach. A local bus service operating within the area further enhances accessibility, ensuring effortless connectivity to additional amenities at Lisburne Square.

Council Tax Band: E (Torbay Council)
Tenure: Share of Freehold (160 years)
Service Charge: £600 per year
199 year lease from 27th August 1985.

South Court Villa does not allow holiday letting, and planning permission restricts subdivision of the apartment units.

Entrance
An impressive portico announces the entrance to this exceptional residence, providing a regal sheltered entrance. This historic bell pull has been lovingly restored to its former glory, and the original front door has been embellished with captivating Art Nouveau style glass panels. Additionally, the portico is equipped with an electrical supply and sockets. Upon entering the vestibule, a scene of grandeur unfolds, complemented by the timeless allure of Minton-inspired floor tiles. By a pair of doors adorned with delicately inset glass panels, the inner hall welcomes, seamlessly extending the opulence of the tiled flooring and serving as the gateway to the ground level accommodation.

Sitting room
In the sitting room, lofty ceilings adorned with intricate coving create an atmosphere of timeless elegance. Ample relaxing space awaits you, complimented by the allure of an original working fireplace. This focal point provides warmth and charm, while English Oak Karndean flooring adds sophistication. Bespoke cabinetry, thoughtfully integrated, enhances the aesthetic appeal of the space while providing a discreet enclosure for the television. Part of the bespoke cabinetry is a cocktail bar, complete with lighting and electricity. French doors gracefully open to the side garden, inviting natural light to permeate the room. An additional door within the tall bay window provides direct access to the south-facing sun terrace. Full-length windows frame breath-taking views of the verdant gardens and the sea beyond. Additionally, the bay window is fitted with Pilkington K Glass that softens direct sunlight and prevents heat from escaping, ensuring a comfortable environment.

Kitchen/dining room
Step into the culinary haven of the kitchen/dining room, where functionality meets finesse. Adorned with a selection of quality units in shaker style, crowned with granite countertops, this space combines elegance and practicality in equal measure. At its heart lies a central island, a culinary oasis offering a platform for casual dining but also a treasure trove of storage, boasting an array of cupboards, drawers, and a wine cooler. Suspended above, an artfully crafted panel bathes the room in a soft, luminous glow, paying homage to the lofty ceilings and ornate coving, while maintaining architectural integrity. Quality integrated appliances enhance the culinary experience, while space for a side-by-side fridge freezer ensures practicality and convenience. An east-facing window floods the dining area with natural light, ideal for hosting memorable meals and gatherings. English Oak Karndean flooring adds warmth and character to this exceptional kitchen/dining room.

Bedroom one
Luxury and comfort combine harmoniously in the principal bedroom, where refined elegance reigns. Its expansive proportions and lofty ceilings adorned with intricate cornicing create an opulent sanctuary. Positioned strategically before the towering bay windows, a freestanding bathtub promises moments of indulgence and tranquillity while gazing out over the coastal vista. The bay window is fitted with Pilkington K Glass which softens direct sunlight, creating a comfortable environment. Built-in wardrobes and bespoke cabinetry provide ample storage solutions. Yet, it is the unassuming bookcase nestled in the corner that holds a delightful secret-a cleverly concealed door, veiled within literature, leading to the ensuite shower room. A testament to ingenuity and craftsmanship, this hidden passage adds an element of whimsy to the room, inviting exploration and discovery in this haven of luxury. English Oak Karndean flooring infuses warmth and character while adding durability.

Bedroom one - en-suite
This stylishly appointed space boasts tiled walls and flooring, offering a sleek and sophisticated aesthetic. A spacious vanity unit, complete with twin wash basins, provides ample storage with a range of drawers and cupboard space below. The corner shower enclosure is protected by sliding glass doors, promising moments of relaxation and rejuvenation. Completing the ensemble, a concealed cistern toilet, a heated towel rail, Minton-inspired floor tiles and an obscured double-glazed window add the finishing touches to this beautifully designed en-suite.

Bedroom two
Bedroom two consists of a spacious double bedroom with a window to the side aspect, which allows for ample natural light. Additionally, the room benefits from a contemporary en-suite shower room. The English Oak Karndean flooring adds warmth and character to the space while ensuring durability and ease of maintenance. Currently utilized as a home office/guest bedroom.

Bedroom two - en-suite
This contemporary three-piece suite boasts metro white tiled walls, offering an attractive contrast against Edwardian-style diamond tile flooring. A sliding glass door encloses the sleek shower cubicle, while a wall-mounted wash basin adds a touch of sophistication, with a toilet completing the ensemble. Adding a touch of luxury to this stylish en-suite, a wall-mounted heated towel rail keeps towels warm and fluffy.

Utility room
Accessible from the inner hallway on ground level, a staircase leads to the utility room, providing access to the garden level accommodation. This utility room boasts ample storage options, along with countertop and under-counter space with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Wall-mounted cabinets offer further storage solutions. The utility room's grey wood effect tiled flooring adds a touch of contemporary elegance but also offers durability and ease of maintenance. A door from the utility room opens directly into the kitchen/diner.

Kitchen/diner
Crafted to perfection, the space boasts a comprehensive array of quality units, enhanced with contrasting white Corian work surfaces. The units are illuminated by an integrated lighting system that bathes the room in a soft, inviting glow. Central to the space, a generous kitchen island serves as the focal point. It invites guests to linger over casual meals or engage in lively conversation, with the countertop cleverly overhanging to provide additional seating. A symphony of modernity and functionality, the kitchen is equipped with a full suite of integrated appliances, including an eye-level double oven, countertop hob, stylish sockets with USB connectivity, and a discreetly nestled fridge/freezer and wine fridge. Seamlessly incorporated into the sleek counter top is a one and a half sink. Underfoot, durable American Oak Karndean flooring offers both practicality and elegance, completing the picture of refined living in this exceptional residence.

Shower room
The garden level accommodation features a modern three-piece shower room, boasting sleek white metro-style wall tiles that contrast elegantly with the durable American Oak Karndean flooring. The suite comprises an open entrance shower cubicle, adorned with stylish curved glass to prevent water from exiting. It also comprises a concealed cistern toilet and a wall-mounted wash basin. Completing the ensemble, a heated towel rail adds comfort and luxury to this contemporary space.

Sitting room
Accessible from the kitchen, a couple of steps lead to the sitting room, offering ample space for large sofas and a dining table. Two sets of double doors open onto the garden terrace, filling the room with natural light and offering picturesque views of the splendid gardens and the sea beyond. In addition, durable American Oak Karndean flooring completes the space.

Bedroom three
Step through the sliding doors from the sitting room into bedroom three, where thoughtful design meets elegance. A dividing wall creates a sense of privacy, offering a dedicated dressing area while maintaining a seamless flow within the space. Located strategically to take advantage of the panoramic views, the bed is a natural focal point, inviting moments of relaxation and contemplation while one gazes out the double-glazed French doors onto the garden terrace beyond. Adding warmth and texture to this tranquil retreat is resilient American Oak Karndean flooring.

Cloakroom
Conveniently positioned off the sitting room, the cloakroom offers practicality and functionality. Featuring a corner wash basin and a concealed cistern toilet, this space provides essential amenities for guests. Additionally, washing machine plumbing is available, enhancing its utility. The room is completed with durable American Oak Karndean flooring.

OUTSIDE
Residents and visitors can park adjacent to the front door in two parking spaces. The meticulously landscaped gardens, steeped in Victorian charm, are flooded with sunlight throughout the day. Two exceptional terraces beckon, seamlessly extending from the house, offering unparalleled views and direct access to the outdoors. One terrace, set at garden level, provides a tranquil escape. The upper terrace boasts a rimless glass balustrade, framing stunning sea views. In addition to the garden terrace, a serene lawn expanse is highlighted by a stone water fountain that conveys a sense of timeless elegance. Steps lead down to a lower lawn, where a lockable gate in the boundary wall offers direct access to Higher Woodfield Road. Gabian baskets filled with rocks unearthed during garden excavations add a modern flair. Built on a solid concrete base, the large garden shed offers versatile storage space for outdoor essentials and is equipped with electrical power and lighting.

These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or a contract. All statements contained in these particulars are made without responsibility on the part of Daniel Hobbin Estate Agents Limited. Where every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the floorplan contained here, any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulations or other consents. Daniel Hobbin Estate Agents Limited have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself/herself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars.

Highlights

Status: Available
Price: £850,000
Property type: Maisonette
Listed on: 20th May 2024
Tenure: Share of Freehold
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Receptions: 3
Parking:
Garden:
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