Bungalow for sale in Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2

Guide price £265,000
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Property features

  • Bungalow
  • Impeccable Condition
  • Three/Four Bedrooms
  • Luxury Bathroom
  • Spacious Lounge
  • Large Conservatory
  • Fully Double Glazed
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Front And Rear Garden
  • Garage En Block

Property description

The property is 35-steps up from roadside level, the reward is a fabulous elevated view over Shiphay residential. This Four bedroomed home has the proverbial curb appeal, once across the threshold, you are also treated with some very desirable accommodation spread over two levels. The ground floor features three double bedrooms, a well fitted kitchen, and a spacious lounge that opens into an incredible conservatory offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion. There is a luxurious bathroom on this level too. Upstairs is a spacious double fourth bedroom with the potential (subject to planning) for an adjacent ensuite. The outside space is gorgeous. Due to its elevated position the frontage is attractively terraced, and the rear has a lovely private entertainment space, with a further raised garden with a large greenhouse and vegetable area. The location is very good, close to the grammar schools, it also takes advantage of good bus routes and easy access out of, or into Torquay beachside.

Entrance Hallway

Situated in an elevated position thirty five steps up from roadside level, leads you to a uPVC double glazed entrance door with an opaque glazed sidelights. The hallway features attractive porcelain tiling and a single panel radiator. There is a double width storage cupboard, stairs to a loft bedroom, and doors to:


Very generous space with a beautiful engineered oak floor. The focal point is a period style fire surround with an inset living flame gas fire within, not currently connected. There is also a uPVC casement door into the garden, with adjacent French doors into a delightful conservatory.


A lovely oversize room, fully double glazed on dwarf walling. There are twin double panel radiators, making this a true all year round useable living space. A further set of French doors open into a very private entertainment space.


Front aspect uPVC double glazed window looking out over Shiphay and the surrounding area. There is an attractive range of base, display, display, and eye level units with butcher block style rolled edge work surfaces, and stone effect tiled splash backs. The sink unit is a one and a half bowl with a swan neck mixer tap over - this area is centred under the window for good natural light. The range style oven is opposite, with a five burner hob and twin ovens and grill below. There is an integrated freezer, room beside for a tall freestanding fridge freezer set. A wall mounted Worcester combination boiler is also located here.

A uPVC double glazed casement door opens into a utility area. Here there’s plumbing for an automatic washing machine, slate tile effect flooring and a further uPVC casement doorway opening into the garden.

Bedroom One

Rear aspect uPVC double glazed window. This room is a comfortable double with ample room for some significant sized bedroom furniture. A single panel radiator is also located here.

Bedroom Two

Front aspect uPVC double glazed window offering elevated views over Shiphay, a single panel radiator with an independent thermostatic controller is centred beneath it. This room has an illuminated wardrobe recess and is classified as a double, currently utilised as a dining room, easily accommodating an eight seater dining suite.

Bedroom Three

Side aspect uPVC double glazed window, not overlooked. This room has a built in double mirror fronted wardrobe, and is also classified as a double room. A single panel radiator is also located here.


A very luxurious space with a side aspect uPVC obscure double glazed window. There is a corner shower cubicle with a fully plumbed in shower attachment. There is a close coupled W.C. And ‘his and hers’ contemporary styled wash hand basins, both with monobloc mixer taps. This room is fully tiled, floors and walls in complimentary coloured ceramics, a heated towel rail is also fitted.

Bedroom Four

Illuminated by a Velux window offering excellent light and privacy. This is a double room with ample space for some significant sized bedroom furniture. A single panel radiator is also located here.

Opposite this room is a similar void, about half the size - perfect size and space for an independent en suite (subject to planning).



There are multiple terraced garden levels offering a variety of very nicely landscaped areas. There is a mix of lawn or granite chippings with a number of well stocked flower beds and borders, including the Torquay favourite, Palm trees.

The upper terrace features a dining area, perfect for late afternoon sun and alfresco dining opportunities. A pathway closest to the home offers access around to the rear.


Single, at roadside level, en block and nearest to the pathway to this home. It has an up and over door.


Immediately accessed from the lounge casement, or conservatory French door set is avvery private entertainment area. It features Astro turf (realistic, and without maintenance) and raised flower beds. Steps up from here bring you another beautifully landscaped garden with a couple of seating and patio areas. There is a mix of granite chippings and well kept flower bedding, with a small ornamental fish pond. There is a timber storage workshop/shed, and opposite is a greenhouse with an adjacent raised vegetable area. The perimeter of this garden is a mix of larch lap fencing and mature hedging.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Nearby transport

  • Torre (0.4 miles)
  • Torquay (1.2 miles)
  • Paignton (3.0 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (18.8 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (64.2 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (72.4 miles)
  • Torquay - North Quay (1.7 miles)
  • Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon (1.8 miles)
  • Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing (4.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Queensway Catholic Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Sherwell Valley Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Torre Church of England Academy (0.4 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (1.2 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (17.2 miles)
  • King's College (42.0 miles)
  • Torquay Girls Grammar School (0.0 miles)
  • Torquay Boys' Grammar School (0.2 miles)
  • Torquay Academy (0.5 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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