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Shiphay Avenue, Torquay £400,000

Sold STC
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
    Shiphay Avenue
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
    Shiphay Avenue
  • Rear Garden
    Shiphay Avenue
  • Utility Room
    Shiphay Avenue
  • Living Room
    Shiphay Avenue
  • Living Room
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  • Living Room
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  • Dining Room
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  • Bathroom
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  • Bedroom Two
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  • Master Bedroom
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  • Bedroom One
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  • Bedroom Three
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  • Shower Room
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  • Front Elevation
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  • Bedroom Four
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  • Double Garage
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  • Patio
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This five bedroom detached property is located in the sought after area of Shiphay within close proximity to the Grammar Schools and Torbay Hospital. As well as its prime location this well presented family home boasts a double garage, luxury fitted kitchen/breakfast room and two reception rooms. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate all this property has to offer.

The Accommodation
A porch with patio doors gives access to the double glazed front door with a glass feature insert. The porch not only provides a useful space for the storage of shoes and coats but allows for a good amount of natural light into the hallway making for a bright entrance. The hallway gives access to all principal rooms, a useful cloaks cupboard and stairs rising to the first floor. Another double glazed window to the side elevation again allows for plenty of light with the addition of lovely decorative covers to the multiple radiators to the hallway. The living room is situated to the front aspect of the house; spacious in size it provides the perfect place to unwind for the whole family. This room also benefits from dual aspect double glazed windows again allowing for plenty of natural light as well as a log burner for the winter months. Making your way further into the property you reach the luxury fitted kitchen/breakfast room. A credit to the current owners, this room has been finished to a high quality. Equipped with a variety of integrated appliances to include a dishwasher, tall fridge and separate freezer as well as fitted with a Siemens oven, four-ring induction hob above and cooker hood over. Fitted with a range of cream gloss fronted wall and base units finished with contrasting work tops, there is no short supply of storage options and work surface space. Offering further storage facilities is a wall mounted display unit with lighting. A breakfast bar suits modern day lifestyles, the perfect place to bring the family together in the mornings. The kitchen gives access to a useful utility area. Here you will find matching wall and base units to those in the kitchen with a stainless steel inset sink and space for a washing machine. A double glazed door gives access to the rear elevation of the property. The dining room is of good size with space for a large dining table perfect for entertaining family and friends or hosting dinner parties.

The ground floor also gives access to the family bathroom, a study and bedroom two. The study has a built in worktop with a telephone point and is bright by way of a double glazed window to the side elevation. Bedroom two is a good sized double room situated to the rear of the property. Again it is a bright room with french doors leading to the rear garden providing separated access if required for a home office. The family bathroom has been finished to a high standard and oozes luxury. A four piece suite comprising a shower enclosure with mains shower, double end panelled bath, concealed cistern W.C and a large wash hand basin with vanity unit below. The bathroom also benefits from a heated towel rail, large obscure window to the rear elevation and neutral modern tiling to the walls and floor. Underfloor heating to this room adds to the luxurious benefits of this bathroom.

Back into the entrance hall you will find the stairs rising to the first floor. The first floor gives access to all rooms to include a door leading to the spacious loft area fantastic for storage. From the landing the first room you will find is bedroom three. Situated to the front elevation of the property this bright double room benefits from a built-in wardrobe and cupboard into the eaves. Bedroom four provides a double room, with a velux window and again offers a built-in wardrobe. Bedroom five is a single bedroom, similar to that of bedroom four it has a velux window for natural light and a built-in wardrobe, with the addition of an exposed beam to the ceiling adding a little charm. Making your way further you will reach the shower room. A modern three-piece suite comprising of a corner shower enclosure with mains shower, concealed cistern W.C and a wash hand basin with vanity unit below. A velux style window allows for light and ventilation with the added benefit of a heated towel rail. Again an exposed wooden beam adds character to the property with neutral tiling to the walls and pebble effect flooring. The master bedroom is positioned to the rear elevation of the property and is a large double bedroom with an abundance of space. A double glazed window allows for a tranquil outlook over the rear garden and storage is aplenty with two built-in wardrobes.

The property occupies a fantastic sized plot with both front and rear gardens and driveway for several vehicles. The front garden is enclosed with matures hedging and is laid to lawn with the possibility of being removed to provide additional parking and a turning circle if required. The rear garden is level and provides flexible use with both a patio and a large lawned area. Although grand in size the garden is a peaceful haven and benefits from a superb degree of privacy. A double garage provides yet further space for vehicles or an amazing storage facility. It also provides a further utility area with worktop and provision for a tumble dryer and other appliances. Three windows to the garage allows for both light and ventilation with the added benefit of an inspection pit perfect for car enthusiasts.

This detached family home is located in a sought after area of Torquay, close by to the Grammar Schools and Torbay Hospital. A local bus service runs nearby providing flexible transport to many different destinations and Torre Train Station is just 0.7 miles away. The local country pub 'The Devon Dumpling' is situated to the next road, providing a warm atmosphere and a great social scene. A local parade of shops and amenities are also close by including the popular Co-op and a post office.

Torquay is home to an array of picturesque landmarks and local attractions to include Living Coasts, Princess Theatre, Kents Cavern and the Model Village. A variety of beaches are on offer for both sun loungers or water sport enthusiasts with the power boat racing event occurring annually. The new South Devon Highway provides a faster route to the A38 with a journey time of approximately 30minutes to The Cathedral City of Exeter.



Tiled flooring. Patio doors with obscure windows either side, leading to double glazed front door with feature glass insert.

Entrance Hallway

A bright and spacious hallway giving access to all principal rooms and stairs rising to first floor. Useful storage cupboard. Two wall mounted radiators with decorative covers. Double glazed window to side elevation.

Living Room - 17' 0'' x 12' 11'' (5.18m x 3.93m)

Modern decoration. Inset log burner and two wall mounted radiators. Dual aspect double glazed windows to front elevation and side. Coving to ceiling.

Dining Room - 12' 11'' x 11' 11'' (3.93m x 3.63m)

Good-sized dining room. Wall mounted radiator with double glazed window to side elevation. Coving to ceiling.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 19' 6'' x 9' 4'' (5.94m x 2.84m)

Stunning fitted kitchen with breakfast bar. A range of modern cream gloss fronted wall and base units allowing for plenty of storage with contrasting work surface over. Under Cupboard lighting. Spotlights to ceiling. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Built-in Siemens oven with 4-ring induction hob and cooker hood over. One and a half bowl inset sink with mixer tap over. Wall mounted light-up display cabinet to one wall. Two double glazed windows to side elevation.

Utility Area - 6' 3'' x 6' 3'' (1.90m x 1.90m)

Range of wall and base units matching the kitchen with work surface over. Space for washing machine. Double glazed window to side elevation. Double glazed door with glass panel leading into garden and driveway. Inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap over. Wall mounted radiator.

Study - 6' 8'' x 5' 11'' (2.03m x 1.80m)

Double glazed window to side elevation. Built-in work surface. Phone point. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Two - 11' 8'' x 10' 9'' (3.55m x 3.27m)

Neutral decoration. Double glazed french doors leading into garden. Wall mounted radiator with decorative cover. Coving to ceiling.

Family Bathroom

Four-piece white suite comprising of a double panelled bath with central tap and shower attachment, shower cubicle, rectangular wash hand basin with vanity unit below, mirror fronted cabinet above and a concealed cistern dual flush W.C. Modern tiling to floor and walls with feature tiling to bath. Obscure double glazed window to rear elevation. Extractor fan. Heated towel rail. Spotlights to ceiling. Underfloor heating.

First Floor Landing

Access to loft. Door to eaves storage. Access to all rooms on first floor.

Bedroom Three - 12' 2'' x 10' 8'' (3.71m x 3.25m)

Double glazed window to front elevation into dormer with open views. Built-in wardrobe. Two doors giving access to eaves storage space. Wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Four - 12' 2'' x 7' 0'' (3.71m x 2.13m)

Built-in wardrobe, wall mounted radiator and large velux window.

Bedroom Five - 9' 2'' x 7' 4'' (2.79m x 2.23m)

Built-in wardrobe, wall mounted radiator and large velux window. Exposed wooden beam.

Shower Room

Modern tiled walls. Velux style window. Three-piece white suite comprising corner shower cubicle, dual flush W.C and rectangular wash hand basin with vanity unit below and mirror above. Extractor fan. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom One - 14' 3'' x 13' 2'' (4.34m x 4.01m)

Neutral decoration. Two built-in double wardrobes. Double glazed window to rear elevation overlooking the garden. Wall mounted radiator.

Double Garage - 19' 2'' x 16' 8'' (5.84m x 5.08m)

Double garage with up and over door. Double glazed window to side elevation. Two further windows to rear. Power points and lighting with provision for tumble dryer. Inspection pit.


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Name Location Type Distance
Shiphay Avenue
Torquay TQ2 7ED
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000092
Hannah Boe
HS Owen Estate Agents