A striking Grade II Listed Georgian house with redevelopment potential, overlooking Torquay harbour.

This grand, Grade II Listed Georgian property is located in a highly desirable situation in the heart of Torquay, overlooking the harbour. Dating from the 1830s and currently being used as a language school, the property offers more than 6,000 square feet of flexible accommodation and could be redeveloped into luxury apartments, subject to the necessary consents. There are numerous attractive original features throughout, including high ceilings, two staircases with curved oak handrails, sash windows and elegant mouldings and panelling.

The ground floor has six spacious reception rooms, which are currently used for various school functions. The main office is a 25ft room with a large sash windows and a door opening to the front of the building. There is also a well-proportioned refreshment room, a games room, a snooker room and a library, as well as a further office, a pantry, a boiler room and a toilet block.

The first floor provides a further 11 rooms, many of which are generously proportioned, while the second floor provides a further six rooms, with views to the front across the harbour and out to sea. Overall, the property offers the advantages of numerous light and spacious rooms, which provides the flexibility to divide the house up into apartments or create one grand, luxury residence.


At the front, the property opens onto The Terrace, with Torquay harbour and town centre just moments away. To the rear there is a car park with parking space for plenty of vehicles.

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The property is set in a highly desirable position in the heart of Torquay, overlooking the harbour. The setting is picturesque and highly convenient, with the town centre right on its doorstep. Torquay offers an excellent choice of shopping, supermarkets, leisure facilities and local amenities, including schools such as 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 include sailing and a variety of other water sports, walking, riding or cycling along the South West Coastal Path, which passes close by the property, and golf at Torquay Golf Course, which is just three miles away.


From Exeter, take the A38/Devon Expressway south, then join the A380 towards Torquay. Continue on the A380 for 13 miles, then filter to the left, following the sign for Torquay and the A3022. Turn left at the junction onto Hamelin Way and then at the traffic lights, continue around to the right onto Riviera Way/A3022. After a mile and three quarters, in front of Torre Station, keep left to turn onto Newton Road, then after a third of a mile, turn right onto South Street. After three quarters of a mile, at the junction, turn left onto Torbay Road/A379, then at the roundabout, take the first exit to stay on the A379. Take the first exit at the next roundabout, and then turn left onto The Terrace. The property will be on your right-hand side.

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Other features

  • Over 6,000 sq ft of flexible accommodation
  • Plenty of redevelopment potential
  • Overlooking Torquay Harbour
  • Period features throughout
  • Central location

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The Terrace Torquay TQ1

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