A highly impressive Grade II Listed manor house set in approx 1.83 acres in a desirable position.

Singleton Manor is a magnificent Victorian five-bedroom manor house that offers elegant, Italian inspired accommodation extending to more than 6,000 square feet. The property features high quality and luxurious fixtures and fittings throughout and has been sensitively modernised to combine the amenities of modern living whilst retaining a wealth of characterful features including detailed ornate cornicing and open fireplaces, large sash windows, high ceilings and large well-proportioned rooms. The property benefits from a self-contained annexe and a cottage that offers flexible accommodation options and also provides opportunities for multi-generational living or holiday lets subject to the necessary consents. The property has approximately 1.83 acres of private and secluded grounds and is set in a conservation area above the town of Torquay in the heart of the English Riviera. Singleton Manor enjoys an outstanding and highly sought-after coastal position, just minutes from the beach.

A grand and spacious entrance hall leads you through to the property’s ground floor reception rooms. The impressive 35ft sitting room features floor-to-ceiling windows, tiled flooring, chandelier lights and a beautiful ornate ceiling. The formal dining room offers further grand reception space with an attractive feature fireplace and an adjoining sizeable conservatory with a vaulted ceiling. The conservatory also provides access to the impressive (10m x 4m) heated indoor swimming pool area as well as the changing/ showering facilities. The 36ft kitchen and breakfast room features bespoke kitchen units to base and wall level, a large stainless steel range cooker, a central island, breakfast bar and space for a large dining table. The kitchen also benefits from a dual-aspect allowing for plenty of natural light as well as an adjoining utility room that provides further space for storage, appliances and laundry. The property also has a cellar providing further space for storage. The ground floor accommodation is serviced by two useful cloakrooms.

Upstairs there are five well-presented double bedrooms, with the generous principal bedroom including a luxury en suite bathroom with a freestanding bathtub and a separate walkin shower. One further bedroom is also en suite, while there are also two modern family bathrooms.

The property benefits from a self-contained annexe that is configured over two floors. The annexe has a sizeable sitting room and a fully-equipped kitchen on the ground floor whilst upstairs there are three bedrooms, a family bathroom and a shower room.

The cottage The cottage provides further beautifully presented accommodation configured over one floor. The spacious sitting room features a triple-aspect allowing for light-filled accommodation while the adjoining kitchen provides plenty of storage and worktop space. There is also a double bedroom with a modern en suite shower room.

Local Authority: Torbay Council Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Gas central heating and underfloor heating. Council Tax: Band H Tenure: Freehold Guide Price: £2,750,000 Wayleaves and easements: The property is sold subject to any wayleaves or easements, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

This property has 1.83 acres of land.


A private gravel driveway leads to the front of the property where there is plenty of parking space for residents and guests alike. The sunny south-facing rear garden is approximately 1.83 acres and includes well-maintained rolling lawns, paved and gravel terracing, a gazebo, a hot-tub, a pond and various mature specimen trees providing a private and secluded oasis. There is also a shaded veranda across the back of the house, providing an ideal spot for alfresco dining and entertaining.


The property is set in a highly desirable position, just half a mile from Torquay harbour and town centre, and moments from beautiful beaches including Meadfoot Beach. Torquay offers an excellent choice of shopping, supermarkets, leisure facilities and local amenities, including schools, with the outstanding-rated Stokeinteignhead School and Torquay Girls and Boys’ Grammar Schools found in the town. Torquay’s mainline station provides direct services to Exeter, with some direct trains to London Paddington, and others connecting at Newton Abbot. Leisure activities in the area include sailing and a variety of other water sports as well as walking, riding or cycling along the South West Coastal Path, which passes close by the property. There is also golf at Torquay Golf Course, which is just three miles away. Torbay, known as ‘the English Riviera’, has over 10 miles of coastline combining the towns of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham and featuring a splendid mix of cliff tops, beaches and hidden coves. The cathedral city of Exeter, approximately 22 miles away, is the most thriving city in the South West. The city offers a wealth of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a variety of good shopping. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard School.


The postcode TQ1 2LE will take you to the property using a satellite navigation system.

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Other features

  • Outstanding coastal position
  • Beautifully presented throughout
  • Extensive and flexible accommodation
  • Self-contained annexe and cottage
  • 1.83 ares of secluded grounds
  • Heated indoor swimming pool/ changing room/ sauna

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Ref: EXE220302

Higher Woodfield Road Torquay Devon TQ1

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Ref: EXE220302

Higher Woodfield Road Torquay Devon TQ1

Guide Price