Detached house for sale in Herbert Road, Torquay TQ2

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Property features

  • Reception hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen & utility
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Bathroom/WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Gardens & sun terrace
  • Garage & ample parking

Property description

Description This classic and most attractive 1930's built detached property has been the subject of most careful renovation over the years with great emphasis on the retention of character features, these include the lovely leaded light bay windows to the front elevation with stained glass, the oak turned staircase and sitting room fireplace, even the high level first floor WC and wooden folding stairs to the large attic are original. However there is a super, recently fitted kitchen, central heating and double glazed windows to the rear accommodation. A most comfortable home with lovely sea views into Tor Bay set in pretty manicured gardens to the front and rear.

Entrance Vestibule A hardwood front door opens to the Entrance Vestibule with ceramic tiled flooring and door to:-

Cloakroom WC, wash hand basin, radiator and leaded light window with obscure glass.

From the Entrance Vestibule a Georgian glass paned door opens to the:-

Reception Hall Radiator, understairs cupboard and Georgian glass paned doors leading to the separate rooms.

Sitting Room 7.27m x 3.52m (23' 10" x 11' 7") - Deep walk-in six light bay window with leaded light and stained glass detailing enjoying a lovely outlook towards the sea at Tor Bay and double glazed French doors with side windows opening to the rear terrace and garden. Feature original fireplace, picture rail, four radiators and three television points.

Dining Room 4.39m x 3.63m (14' 5" x 11' 11") - Walk-in six light bay window with leaded light detailing enjoying similar views to the sitting room. Feature period style fireplace with gas fire, original picture rail and radiator.

Kitchen 3.84m x 2.57m (12' 7" x 8' 5") - Recently re-fitted with a range of cream fronted units and granite effect working surfaces with complementary tiled splashbacks and inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit. Fitted Neff appliances of two full size ovens plus warming drawer, induction hob with extractor hood over and integrated dishwasher. Wall mounted Potterton gas fired boiler, radiator, PVCu double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and PVCu double glazed window to the side. Door to:-

Utility Matching fitted units to the kitchen and granite effect worktop, provision for washing machine and spaces for fridge and freezer. Full height cupboard and PVCu double glazed door opening to the rear terrace and garden.

From the Reception Hall the lovely original oak turned staircase rises to the first floor galleried landing with feature stained glass window and radiator over the Half Landing. Original picture rail, radiator and access to large attic with folding ladder, this room could easily provide additional accommodation if required, subject to usual permissions.

Bedroom 1 4.41m x 3.60m (14' 6" x 11' 10") - Walk-in six light bay window enjoying sea views into Tor Bay, radiator and range of fitted wardrobes, one concealing a television point.

Bedroom 2 3.82m x 3.52m (12' 6" x 11' 7") - Walk-in six light bay window also enjoying views into Tor Bay, original picture rail, radiator, pedestal wash hand basin and fitted wardrobes and drawer units.

Bedroom 3 3.76m x 3.18m (12' 4" x 10' 5") - PVCu double glazed window enjoying views over the attractive rear garden, picture rail and radiator.

Bedroom 4 2.95m x 2.62m (9' 8" x 8' 7") - PVCu double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, original picture rail and radiator.

Bathroom Suite of corner bath with concealed fitted audio unit, corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, heated towel rail, tiled floor (wired for underfloor heating if required, at present not connected), extractor fan and obscure window with leaded light detailing.

WC with feature high level cistern and obscure PVCu double glazed window.

Outside One of the main features of the property are the attractive gardens. To the rear is a sun terrace with steps leading to the lawned garden with mature trees, flower and shrub borders. Garden shed and greenhouse. To the front is a gently sloping lawn with flower and shrub borders.

Ample driveway parking leads to the:-

Garage 6.18m x 3.18m (20' 3" x 10' 5")

Council Tax Band 'F' (Torbay Council).

Directions: Sat nav: TQ2 6RW. From Torquay sea front (Torbay Road A379) turn at the Grand Hotel into Rathmore Road keeping Torquay’s train station on your left. Bear left at the fork of Falkland Road remaining on Rathmore Road. Turn left into Walnut Road and progress through the parade of shops, proceed past St Matthews Church and proceed up the hill past the park, continue around the sharp right hand bend into Herbert Road and St Andrews will be seen on the left hand side.

Property info

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Nearby transport

  • Torquay (0.5 miles)
  • Torre (0.7 miles)
  • Paignton (2.1 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (19.7 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (65.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (73.2 miles)
  • Torquay - North Quay (1.2 miles)
  • Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon (1.3 miles)
  • Brixham Harbour Boarding Stage (5.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Cockington Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Queensway Catholic Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Preston Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (1.1 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (18.1 miles)
  • King's College (42.8 miles)
  • Torquay Boys' Grammar School (0.8 miles)
  • Torquay Girls Grammar School (0.9 miles)
  • Torquay Academy (1.2 miles)
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