|3rd Feb 2023
|Council tax band:
Full Property Details
- Unique Detached Bungalow
- Large Garage & Ample Parking for over 5 cars
- New Resin-bound Driveway
- Quiet & Elevated Cul-De-Sac Setting with a View
- Extensive Outdoor Space & Gardens
- Sunroom Opening onto Front Patio with Pergola and Rain Canopy
- Large Private Rear Patio Accessed via Patio Doors
- Fitted Kitchen & Large Separate Utility Room
- Bathroom, Shower Room & Cloakroom
- Torquay Town, Marina & Harbourside Nearby
This property boasts a versatile single-level design, with shallow steps for convenient access to the drive and patio areas. The accommodation comprises 3/4 double bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, a practical utility room, as well as two sun-filled reception rooms, along with a dedicated dining room. The property has a contemporary bathroom, a separate shower room, and an entrance cloakroom. One of the most prominent features of the property is the sunroom, which opens through 12 foot wide aluminium bi-fold doors onto the spacious front patio with a pergola and rain canopy. The sunroom is sure to be your favourite spot in the house whether you are entertaining guests, reading a fascinating book, or simply relaxing in serenity. To the rear of the property is a more spacious private terrace with feature lighting. This can be accessed either from the dining room's double glazed patio door or from the utility room. There is a new resin-bound driveway in addition to a sizeable garage providing ample off-street parking for five or six vehicles. Our vendor has informed us that the flat roofs of the garage, utility room, entrance hall and sunroom have been recently fitted with fully welded single-ply membrane roofs.
We have been informed by our vendor that the property, located just a stone's throw away from harbour-side amenities, experiences visits from varied wildlife, offering a comfortable balance between tranquillity and convenience. It is situated in a way that provides seclusion, while still being close to desirable attractions. This property is located at the top of Torwood Close, overlooking Torwood Gardens, one of Torquay's oldest public parks. It is known for its spectacular spring blooms, lush palm trees, and historical significance. From the outside spaces of the property, which have been designed to maximize the property's location and orientation, there are delightful views of the town.
Council Tax Band: E (Torbay Council)
Throughout history, Torquay has gained a reputation as a Victorian resort. However, the town has continued to evolve and modernize. A state-of-the-art deep water marina is located in the bustling harbour and is surrounded by pavement cafes, boutique shops, and gourmet restaurants. The nine picturesque beaches of Torquay offer visitors a diverse range of activities throughout the year, including a variety of world-famous yacht races and adrenaline-pumping power boat championships. A mild climate and a wide range of shopping, dining, and educational opportunities make Torquay an ideal place to live. Moreover, the town has convenient access to the mainline railway network, providing connections to London Paddington, and is a mere 40-minute drive from both Exeter and Plymouth.
The property features an enclosed entrance porch, accessible from the front driveway, equipped with lighting and a double glazed composite front door with a vertical glass panel and an opaque side window. Upon entry, one is greeted by the hallway, which boasts engineered oak flooring. This area provides access to various rooms including the cloakroom, utility room, and living room, each accessible through separate doors.
In the main entrance hallway, there is easy access to the cloakroom, which is equipped with a pedestal wash basin, a toilet as well as an opaque double-glazed window.
This magnificent living room boasts triple aspect double glazed arch windows that provide views towards Torwood gardens and offer easy access to the front patio through arched French doors. The elegant character of the room is further enhanced by an internal arched glass block and stained glass panel through to the sunroom. As a focal point in the room, a fireplace set inside a chimney breast adds to the cosy atmosphere.
The dining room of this property features carpet flooring that provides a warm and inviting ambience for your dining experience and is illuminated by spotlights. In addition, the room features a vertical designer radiator in anthracite grey, adding a touch of sophistication to the overall design. A sliding patio door provides access to a spacious rear patio area, which is perfect for enjoying the outdoors in warmer weather. There are internal doors leading to the sunroom, the kitchen, the living room, and another inner hallway leading to the sleeping quarters.
From the dining room, twin wooden doors with opaque glass and a stained glass arch lead to the sun room. This is an attractive and spacious feature of the property, providing plenty of natural lighting and easy access to the outdoor living areas. The room features three opening triple glazed skylights in the ceiling, which allow an ample amount of natural light to permeate the interior. Adding a touch of elegance to the space are the Italian porcelain tiled floors, as well as the 12 foot aluminium bi-fold doors that lead to the front patio area. Furthermore, there are two internal arched glass block and stained glass panels. One connects to the living room and the other connects to the inner hallway. The anthracite grey vertical designer radiators add a touch of style and warmth to this delightful room. Our vendor has occasionally used this room as a fourth bedroom for guests, with matching blinds installed both on the exterior windows and interior glass block panels.
Featuring a range of wooden wall and base units with complementary worktops, this kitchen provides ample illumination for all kitchen tasks with its under-counter lighting. This kitchen sink is a generous one and a half basin unit with views of the rear patio area from the double glazed window above the sink. Cooking and baking can be accomplished with ease thanks to the integrated double oven and gas hob, complete with an extractor above. Tiled flooring adds to the overall aesthetic and is both durable and low-maintenance. A skylight allows ample natural light to pour into the kitchen, creating a bright and inviting atmosphere.
The large utility room is a functional and well-designed space that can be accessed directly from the kitchen, garage, and main entrance hallway. The utility room features a worktop bench with sufficient space and plumbing provisions for a large fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, and dishwasher. In addition, there is a stylish tiled splashback above the worktop bench. A Belfast wall mounted sink adds to the aesthetic appeal of the room by being both practical and stylish. In addition, there is a wooden storage cabinet with sliding doors that provides ample storage space for household essentials. The room has an airy feel with natural light provided by a skylight and double-glazed window that overlooks the rear patio. A double-glazed door leads to the rear patio and an internal door leads to the garage, making it convenient for storing items and for other household needs.
The dining room is connected to a carpeted inner hallway that serves as the entrance to the sleeping quarters and the washrooms. The ceiling is illuminated by sleek spotlights with natural light provided by glass blocks and stained glass arched panel. This connects to the sunroom and adds a touch of elegance. The hallway is further enhanced by the placement of an anthracite grey vertical designer radiator.
Located at the front of the property, the master bedroom has a dual aspect view towards the front patio through its double-glazed arched windows, and is a spacious master bedroom with ample natural light. The second bedroom, situated at the rear of the property, is a well-proportioned double room with wood effect laminate flooring and natural light coming through a double-glazed arched window. The third bedroom, also located at the rear, has wood effect laminate floors, a double-glazed window, and a stained glass ceiling skylight that enhances the overall appearance of the room.
The contemporary family bathroom boasts a striking black and white design, with fully tiled walls and flooring for a sleek and modern appearance. A three-piece suite is included in the bathroom, including a corner curved bathtub with an overhead shower, a black vanity unit with a white sink and a wall-mounted mirror, and a white toilet with a black concealed cistern. Additionally, a black wall-mounted storage cabinet complements the white wall tiles, while a black vertical designer radiator provides further contrast.
There is a separate shower room in this property, providing a private showering experience separate from the main bathroom. In the shower room there is a bifold glass door shower cubicle, which is beautifully contrasted by the black and white tiled flooring. An anthracite grey designer heated towel rail provides the finishing touch of elegance and comfort to the fully tiled walls.
Easily accessible through the utility room as well as the driveway, the substantial integral garage is equipped with electrical power and lighting. A 7KW industrial socket is located just inside the garage door for charging electric vehicles. As well as ample parking and maintenance space, the garage also has a separate storage room that can be accessed from the outside.
The property's exterior features a new resin-bound driveway which can accommodate 5/6 cars and is flanked on either side by a wall and privacy-enhancing hedges. There is a stone chip gravelled area adjacent to the front patio of the property, which can provide additional parking. This is complemented by a pergola and a brick-built BBQ. When it rains, the front patio is transformed into an outdoor room by a manually deployable canvas canopy over the pergola. With its southerly aspect, this patio area is ideal for entertaining guests and provides a pleasant setting for summer dining. The contemporary patio area is characterized by glass balustrades that are supported by wooden posts and metal handrails with Italian porcelain tiled flooring. A few steps lead from the front patio to the elevated garden. This substantial garden area is surrounded by a harmonious blend of mature shrubs, hedge plants, and palm trees.
At the rear of the property, which is accessed by a pavement that wraps around the property, there is a more spacious patio/terrace area. This is complemented by an elevated bedding area with plants and feature lighting, providing yet another spacious area for outdoor dining and relaxation.
The integral tool store can be accessed from the rear garden through a lockable wooden door.
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.
|3rd Feb 2023
|Council tax band: