Torquay TQ1 Middle Warberry Road
- Guide Price
- D Council Band
Features at a glance
- Outstanding elevated position with sea views
- Substantial property
- Detached double garage
- South-facing landscaped gardens
A highly impressive Victorian property, with beautiful landscaped gardens and stunning sea views
Middle Warberry Court is an attractive period family home offering light-filled, spacious accommodation, with a wealth of characterful features including high ceilings, large sash windows and intricate, ornate mouldings and cornicing. The current owners acquired the property in 1989 and since then have extensively restored the property with meticulous and exceptional detail. The property is set in an elevated position in a conservation area and enjoys outstanding views over its landscaped gardens and out towards the sea.
The ground floor has an impressive reception hall with an open fireplace, a chandelier light fitting and a sweeping oak spindled staircase leading to the first-floor accommodation. The main reception room is the 38ft sitting room, which has two large south-facing bay windows, wooden parquet flooring, Corinthian columns and original marble fireplaces at both ends of the room. There is room for both a seating and a formal dining area, making the space ideal for entertaining. Additionally on the ground floor, the open-plan kitchen and family room is a bright and airy space with a tall bay window and an original fireplace. The bespoke kitchen was designed by the renowned Mark Wilkinson and features plenty of storage in units to base and wall level, an island and integrated appliances. A scullery adjoins the kitchen providing further space for storage and appliances. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a useful cloakroom and an additional W.C. A large cellar provides further space for storage and offers development opportunity for further accommodation if required subject to the necessary consents.
Upstairs there are four generous and well-presented double bedrooms. The principal bedroom enjoys a large bay window with extensive views and benefits from an en suite bathroom and a dressing room. Two of the further bedrooms have en suite shower rooms, while the first floor also has an impressive art deco marble family bathroom.
General Local Authority: Torbay Council Services: Mains, gas, electriciy and drainage. Council Tax: Band D Wayleaves and Easements: The property is sold subject to any wayleaves or easements, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. Tenure: Freehold Price: £1,250,000
At the front of the house there is a tarmac driveway, which provides plenty of parking space and access to the detached garaging block. The rear landscaped garden is extensive and takes advantage of the propertys superb, elevated position, affording views across Torquay and out to sea. The south-facing garden is mainly laid to lawn and includes a variety of established Mediterranean shrubs, mature trees and hedgerow as well as an ornamental pond and a 120 foot long willow patterned bridge. The gardens also include York stone paved terracing that provides ideal space for al fresco dining and entertaining and a wonderful vantage point for admiring the views.
The property is set in a highly desirable position, just a mile from Torquay harbour and town centre, and moments from beautiful beaches. 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. Torquays 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.Read more
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