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Marldon Road, Torquay Guide Price £425,000

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Guide Price £425,000-£450,000
A spacious family home boasting an impressive south facing garden with a studio and a self-contained one bedroom annexe. This fantastic property occupies a substantial plot, with off road parking to the front and extensive rear gardens. There are six bedrooms to the main house providing flexible living space for the ever growing family with the benefit of a well-presented one bedroom annexe. Located in the popular residential area of Shiphay, the property is close by to well regarded local schools, Torbay Hospital and is also situated on a bus route. The new South Devon Highway is also within easy reach allowing excellent access to the A380 and neighbouring cities.

The Main House
The entrance porch is light and bright by way of a window to the front elevation and two skylights, allowing for a superb degree of natural light to flow through. This fantastic space offers plenty of room for storage and also space for a tumble dryer if required. Making your way into the entrance hall, you have access to all principal rooms with stairs rising to the first floor. There is also a useful recess with a work top and plumbing below for a washing machine with storage space above. To your immediate right you will find the sixth bedroom, a good-size single room with a dual aspect and a walk-in wardrobe. This room is adjacent to the master suite and could be converted to an ensuite with plumbing in place if desired (STPP). The master suite is of an impressive size with wonderful built-in wardrobes to one wall and a velux window providing a flow of light. There is also a built-in cupboard, giving possible access to the sixth bedroom if converted. There are two further bedrooms to the ground floor, both double rooms providing flexible accommodation. You will also find the family bathroom, fitted with a modern three-piece suite. To hallway opens up beautifully into the open plan living space with direct access to the south facing gardens. The kitchen area is fitted with a modern range of units and benefits from an array of integrated appliances. There is also plenty of space for a dining table. The living area is a delightful haven, again light and bright with a large window looking out over the garden. There was previously a door leading directly to the annexe which could be re-instated by the new owners if required.

Taking the stairs you will reach the first floor landing giving access to two further bedrooms. Both rooms are doubles and are south facing with windows looking out over the garden. One of the bedrooms further benefits from built-in wardrobes and access to eaves storage.

The Annexe
The annexe benefits from its own private entrance from the front elevation. The hall gives access to the bedroom and the open plan kitchen/living room. The bedroom is a good-size double room with a built-in wardrobe and ensuite facilities. The ensuite comprises of a large contemporary mains fed shower, a low level WC and a wash hand basin. The open plan living space is wonderfully bright with a window and sliding doors leading to the south facing garden. The kitchen is a modern range of units and is fitted with a range of appliances.

To the front elevation the property benefits from a driveway providing off road parking for multiple vehicles. There is also a front garden laid to gravel enclosed by timber fencing with a door giving access to some under-house storage. To the rear, the property boasts extensive south facing rear gardens, a rare size we see in Torbay offering fantastic space for the entire family to enjoy. It comprises of a combination of lawned areas, gravel and a pond with a delightful decked terrace. There is also a fantastic studio to the garden, fully insulated and equipped with power and lighting. This space would be ideal as a home office or further accommodation for guests, with a double glazed window and door to the front elevation and three skylights allowing for a superb degree of light. There is also a store adjacent providing extra storage space.


This fantastic family home is located in the sought after residential area of Shiphay, close by to the Grammar Schools, Shiphay Learning Academy, Sherwell Valley Primary School and Torbay Hospital. It has excellent access to the South Devon Highway and a local bus service runs nearby providing flexible transport to many different destinations. The local country pub 'The Devon Dumpling' is close by, providing a warm atmosphere and a great social scene. A local parade of shops and amenities are also within close proximity including the popular Co-op, doctors surgery, pharmacy 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.



Porch - 11' 11'' x 6' 6'' (3.63m x 1.98m)

Double glazed front door. Wall mounted radiator. Double glazed window to front elevation. Two skylights.

Entrance Hall

Laminate flooring. Recess with plumbing for washing machine and housing Baxi boiler. Stairs rising to first floor. Opening to open plan living space.

Open Plan Kitchen/Lounge/Diner - 30' 4'' x 13' 0'' (9.24m x 3.96m)

Kitchen/Diner: Laminate flooring.Wall mounted radiator. Double glazed window to rear elevation and sliding doors to rear garden. Modern wall and base units. Wood effect work tops over. One and a half bowl sink and drainer unit. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Fitted eye level double oven. Four-ring electric hob with cooker hood over. Tiled splash backs. Living Room: Fitted carpet. Wall mounted radiator. Double glazed window to rear elevation. Coving. Potential to re-create door directly to annexe.

Bedroom One - 11' 3'' excluding wardrobes x 12' 10'' (3.43m x 3.91m)

Fitted carpet. Wall mounted radiator. Velux window. Fitted wardrobes with mirror fronted sliding doors to one wall. Built-in cupboard with potential to create en-suite into bedroom six if desired with plumbing in place.

Bedroom Two - 10' 7'' x 12' 3'' (3.22m x 3.73m)

Fitted carpet. Wall mounted radiator. Velux window.

Bedroom Three - 10' 7'' x 11' 9'' (3.22m x 3.58m)

Wall mounted radiator. Double glazed window to front elevation. Laminate flooring.


Tiled floor and walls. Double glazed windows to front elevation. Panelled bath with mains fed shower over and LED spotlighting under. Wash hand basin set within vanity unit with shelf above and lighting. Low level WC. Airing cupboard. Chrome ladder style heated towel rail.

Bedroom Six - 10' 7'' x 8' 0'' (3.22m x 2.44m) max

Wall mounted radiator. Double glazed window to front and side elevation. Recess providing wardrobe. Potential to convert to a master ensuite if desired with plumbing in place (STPP).

First Floor Landing

Velux window.

Bedroom Four - 14' 4'' x 13' 0'' (4.37m x 3.96m) max

Wall mounted radiator. Double glazed dorma window to rear elevation. Storage over stairs. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom Five - 9' 6'' x 14' 4'' (2.89m x 4.37m)

Wall mounted radiator. Double glazed dorma window to rear elevation. Door to eaves storage. Fitted wardrobes to one wall. Fitted carpet.


Entrance Hall

Double glazed private front door. Smoke alarm. Laminate flooring. Consumer unit. Wall mounted radiator.

Open Plan Kitchen/Living Room - 15' 2'' x 16' 9'' (4.62m x 5.10m)

Lounge: Wall mounted radiator. Double glazed window to rear elevation and sliding door to rear garden. Fitted carpet. Kitchen: Modern wall and base units. Roll edge work tops. Sink and drainer unit. Four-ring electric hob and cooker hood. Integrated fridge and freezer. Eye-level fitted oven. Smoke alarm.

Bedroom - 11' 5'' x 9' 10'' (3.48m x 2.99m)

Wall mounted radiator. Double glazed window to front elevation. Fitted carpet. Built-in wardrobe.


Large walk-in mains fed shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Tiled floor and walls. Ladder style heated towel rail. Extractor fan.


Studio/Home Office - 18' 3'' x 10' 0'' (5.56m x 3.05m)

Laminate floor. Double glazed window and French doors to front elevation. Three light wells to rear. Three skylights. Power and lighting.


Off road parking for multiple vehicles. Front garden enclosed by timber fencing and laid to gravel. Access door to under-house storage. Door to Annexe. Door to main house. Extensive South facing rear garden comprising of lawn, decked terrace, pond, and vegetable patch.


No EPC available

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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Marldon Road
Torquay TQ2 7EH
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00000702
Samuel Owen
HS Owen Estate Agents
  01803 364029