£365,000 Leasehold

3 Bedroom Semi-Detached House for Sale
Occombe Barns, Paignton

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This CHARACTER PERIOD PROPERTY, nestled in a peaceful country location betwixt Preston and Marldon village, offers both seclusion plus the convenience of amenities within a short distance.  The SEMI-DETACHED HOUSE is built of mellow stone construction beneath a slate roof and has the benefit of double glazed windows throughout.  Built in the early 19th century as part of the Occombe estate the attractive neighbouring properties all reflect the historic atmosphere echoing a past age.  Enjoying a level and sunny garden laid out for ease of maintenance, this delightful home could equally suite a full time or second home occupation.

Access to local beaches is very easy with both Paignton and Torquay offering safe bathing, for comprehensive shopping The Willows centre is only two miles distant.  Just across the road is the Occombe Farm Shop and a footpath leads to the lovely 460 acres of Cockington Country Park with craft shops, bicycle tracks and freshwater lakes.  Torquay is only two miles distant where a theatre and waterside restaurants are located.

Reception Hall

A double glazed, timber framed front door with matching sidescreens opens to the Reception Hall with stairs descending down to the:-

Kitchen/Dining Room

5.59m x 4.02m (18' 4" x 13' 2") - An attractive room fitted with a range of modern cream fronted units and polished granite working surfaces with inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Fitted Bosch stainless oven and grill, inset four ring gas hob with cooker hood above, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Inset ceiling downlighters, radiator, tiled flooring and picture window with side aspect. Large 'L' shaped storage cupboard,


0m x 0m (0' 0" x 0' 0") Close coupled WC, wash hand basin with cabinet beneath, storage cupboards and tiled flooring. Space for condensing dryer.

From the Kitchen two steps lead down to the:-

Sitting Room

4.85m x 4.20m (15' 11" x 13' 9") - French doors leading out to the side gravelled courtyard, fireplace with pale oak surround and mantel, granite hearth and backplate with fitted coal effect electric fire. Inset ceiling downlighters, radiator and television point.

From the Reception Hall three steps lead to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING.

Master 1

4.20m x 4.06m (13' 9" x 13' 4") - A delightful room with two radiators and double glazed French door opening to the Juliette Balcony. A feature of this room is the SECOND FLOOR GALLERY DRESSING ROOM AREA, detailed with open spindles, fitted with a full range of beech veneer fronted storage cupboards with dressing top and six mirror fronted wardrobes and display shelf unit.


Shower cubicle, wash hand basin with drawer beneath and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail, ceiling downlighters, polished granite flooring and extractor fan.

From the landing steps lead down to a lower hallway with radiator.

Bedroom 2

4.17m x 3.17m (13' 8" x 10' 5") - Fitted wardrobe and dressing table with shelving above, storage cupboard, radiator, ceiling downlighters and double glazed picture window overlooking the side courtyard.


Suite of panelled bath with shower over and screen, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, heated towel rail, illuminated mirror, ceiling downlighters, tiled flooring and extractor fan.

From the landing stairs rise to:-

Bedroom 3

4.35m x 4.12m (14' 3" x 13' 6") - A character room with beamed ceiling, radiator, full range of quality wardrobes and drawers and double glazed fanlight window.


Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, heated towel rail, ceiling downlighters, tiled floor and extractor fan.


A level garden framed by the lovely old stone walls of the house and enjoys sunshine throughout the day with flagstone PATIO AREA adjoining the property. A lawned area with flagstoned path leads to a very pretty TIMBER SUMMERHOUSE measuring 2.71m x 2.70m (8' 11" x 8' 10") with twin French doors and this area is ideal for dining in clement weather. Flower and shrub borders surround the garden giving colour throughout the year.


5m x 2.52m (16' 5" x 8' 3") - No.6 with timber doors. There are also TWO PARKING SPACES opposite to the right hand side.

Length of Lease

999 years, Freehold held by the residents.


Approximately £600 per annum, includes Building Insurance.

Council Tax Band

'E' (Torbay Council).


SAT NAV: TQ3 1RN. Travelling out of Torquay towards Marldon on the Hellevoetsluis Way turn left at the roundabout into Preston Down Road and Occombe Barns turning is on the right after 500 yards, opposite Occombe Farm shop.

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