Beautiful detached house is just a short walk from the town centre
- Credit: John Lake
Wivenhote is a beautiful, detached house affording deceptively spacious and versatile accommodation over three levels.
Set on the fringe of a town environment, enviable parking is provided with triple width driveway and single garage, while two courtyard garden areas give sheltered and easily managed spaces ideal for relaxation or entertainment.
The property in Chatsworth Road is a beautiful family home conveniently placed just a short walk from Torquay town centre with its array of amenities, leading to the harbourside and marina.
A selection of schools, local shops at Plainmoor and community swimming pool are easily accessible, while a regular bus service runs on nearby Hatfield Road.
An obscure entrance door with stained glass and leaded light detailing opens to an impressive reception hall with obscure windows, detailed tiled flooring and understairs storage.
There is a cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.
The sitting room has a dual aspect with picture window to the front and further side window. It features a natural stone fireplace with inset living flame-effect gas coal fire, picture rails and illuminated recesses for art work.
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The dining room has attractive tiled flooring, a fireplace with log-burning stove and heavy hardwood mantel.
French doors, with matching side windows and top lights, open to the courtyard and garden.
Three wide steps rise to oak tri-folding doors to the garden room with tiled flooring, French doors opening to a further courtyard and a personal door to the garage.
The dining room flows through to the striking kitchen with vaulted ceiling featuring exposed timbers and six roof lights.
It is beautifully appointed with a range of units providing ample storage and solid granite working surfaces with matching upstands and inset ceramic Butler sink, recess for range cooker with filter hood over, integrated dishwasher, full height fridge and freezer.
There are also integrated wine racks, display shelving, illuminated glass cabinets and a central larder unit.
There are two further windows, one looking to the main courtyard garden with sliding mechanism for serving access.
From the reception hall, stairs rise to a split level landing with window.
Upstairs are three bedrooms and a family bathroom with double ended bath with central shower attachment mixer taps, curved shower cubicle with body spray and rain head, a wash hand basin and WC.
There is also a useful study/den has restricted head height and dual aspect with porthole window to the front and second window to the rear, with floor hatch to the garage below.
From the landing, stairs rise to the second floor landing with dual aspect having two Velux rooflights, one overlooking the surrounding area to the pier at Paignton in the distance.
Here, you will find two further bedrooms, one currently utilised as a home office, ands a compact shower room.
Outside, two courtyard gardens provide sheltered spaces for entertainment and relaxation, both laid to artificial turf for ease of maintenance.
The primary garden is positioned directly outside the dining room and features a covered seating area enabling all-year round use. There is an outside water tap.
To the front is gated driveway parking for three vehicles leading to the garage with power, lighting, and circular sink with matching drainer. The gas fired boiler is also situated in the garage.
The property is on the market at £499,000 freehold. For details or to book a viewing, call John Lake estate agents on 01803 328899