£495,000 Freehold

4 Bedroom Semi-detached Villa for Sale
530 Babbacombe Road, Torquay

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Full description

This impressive SEMI-DETACHED VICTORIAN VILLA enjoys a due south elevation with direct views over the adjacent and delightful Torwood Gardens Park. Thorpe Lodge features fine reception rooms with elegant high ceilings complete with the original ornamental plasterwork and a particularly excellent Petitor pink marble fireplace in the drawing room.

Well placed, being a short walk from Torquay Harbour, the Yacht Marina and The Strand shops. A spacious charming period home offering generous parking and driveway entrance with an easily managed yet very private garden area. Torquay, famed for its mild Riviera climate and beautiful surrounding countryside offers wonderful beaches, coastal walks and for leisure, waterside restaurants and two theatres running throughout the season

Approach

A double pillared entrance opens to the parking forecourt leading to the Impressive double corrinthean pillared ENTRANCE PORCH with overhead light and hardwood panelled front door with glazed sidescreens opening to the:-

Entrance Vestibule

Tiled floor in high quality ceramic woodblock veneer finish tiles and double Georgian paned doors opening to:-

Dining Hall

3.83m x 3.23m (12' 7" x 10' 7") - An attractive room looking towards the Galleried Landing above, ornamental cornice work to ceiling and radiator.

Reception Hall

Cornice work to ceiling and a wide sweeping staircase. Area for coats, storage cupboards and shoe cupboard, radiator and door to extensive cellarage.

Drawing Room

7.15m x 4.35m (23' 5" x 14' 3") - High ceiling with Victorian ornamental plaster work and ceiling rose, picture rails, original local Petitor polished marble fireplace with Victorian cast iron inset and fitted with a living flame coal gas fire. Double radiator, walk-in bay window with double glazed windows with glazing bars in traditional style and French door leading out onto the patio and garden.

Sitting Room

5.66m x 4.53m (18' 7" x 14' 10") - High ceiling with Victorian plaster work and cornice, carved pine mantelpiece with marble inset and living flame coal gas fire. Two radiators and two windows with double glazed units in traditional style complete with original working window shutters and surrounding panelling.

Kitchen

4.22m x 4.11m (13' 10" x 13' 6") - Fitted with a wide range of timber fronted units and working surfaces with inset circular sink unit with matching drainer. Fitted double oven/grill and five ring gas hob unit with cooker hood over,and fitted dishwasher. Door to a spacious larder with space for fridge and freezer with shelving to alcove. Part tiled walls, fitted breakfast bar, radiator, ornamental cornice work to ceiling and two double glazed windows.

Utility

Corner storage cupboards, plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer, stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap and cupboards under. Ceramic tiled floor and walls, gas fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, radiator and storage cupboard with gas meter. Radiator, Double glazed window to the front elevation and single glazed window looking over the rear courtyard with a door opening to this area.

Study

2.64m x 1.98m (8' 8" x 6' 6") - Double glazed window overlooking the courtyard and radiator.

From the Reception Hall the impressive wide staircase with polished solid mahogany handrail and spindles rises to the FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING approached through an attractive archway and provides an area ideal for a desk. Radiator.

Cloakroom

Close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, extractor fan and access to roof space.

Bathroom

Suite of panelled bath with twin handgrips and shower fitting, curtain and rail, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Fully tiled walls, electrically heated chrome towel rail, plate glass display shelf, shaver point, wall light, ceiling light and extractor fan.

Bedroom 4

4.39m x 3.03m (14' 5" x 9' 11") - Radiator and double glazed window.

Bedroom 3

3.50m x 3.26m (11' 6" x 10' 8") - Radiator and double glazed window with a pleasant view towards Torwood Gardens and a glimpse towards the sea at Tor Bay.

From the Galleried Landing a staircase rises to the SECOND FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING with access to roof space, radiator, storage cupboard and archway to the Inner Landing Area leading to:-

Bedroom 2

4.58m x 4.28m (15' x 14' 1") - Cornice work to ceiling, radiator and two double glazed windows one with a pleasant south facing view over Torwood Gardens.

Bedroom 1

5.68m x 4.56m (18' 8" x 15') - Two double glazed windows with shutter detailing and panelled surrounding with views over Torwood Garden. Lofty ceiling height with ornamental cornice work, radiator and panelled door to:-

En-Suite

Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled walls, coved ceiling, electric shaver point, plate glass wall mirror, wall lights, ceiling lights and extractor fan.

From the reception hall a staircase leads to the original:-

Victorian Wine Cellar

at present arranged in two rooms with slate floor and wine storage area. Timber board panelled walls, extractor fan and a second OFFICE AREA ideal as a computer room with slit window looking towards the garden, double radiator, night storage heater, book shelves to alcove and fluorescent lighting.

Garden

A screened wall and gateway opens to the enclosed lawned garden giving a very high degree of privacy and is partly fenced and boarded by mature trees and hedging. Timber Garden Store. Outside water tap.

Detached Garage

5.39m x 3m (17' 8" x 9' 10") - Built in Period style with slate roof, fluorescent lighting and power connected.

Parking forecourt providing ample parking.

Council Tax Band

'G' (Torbay Council).

Directions:

SAT NAV: TQ1 1HH. From Torquay Harbour take the A379 Babbacombe Road and after passing The Museum on your left, Thorpe Lodge is seen on the right hand side.

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