Property of the Week: Historic property forms part of prestigious crescent

Torbay Weekly

Park House is a character property forming part of the prestigious Grade II-listed Park Crescent.

Originally designed as four grand houses in the 1840s, Park Crescent properties have recently undergone a comprehensive renovation program, carefully rejuvenated to create just eight striking individual homes.

This unique collection of properties afford all the character from their historic roots while embracing the conveniences of modern day living.

This particular property forms the major part of one of the end houses and enjoys well-proportioned, four-bedroom accommodation complemented by a level lawned garden screened to one side by mature stone walling.

The allocated parking facilities are positioned to the approach to the crescent featuring an ancient oak tree, with this property benefitting from two spaces.

St Marychurch precinct, with its village ambiance is within a short saunter providing comprehensive amenities from a wide range of shops, cafes, pubs and eateries to a selection of churches and medical centres.

Torquay Golf Club and access onto the South Devon coastpaths are also both found on nearby Petitor Road.

A pedestrian gate opens onto the front garden with gravelled pathway leading to the entrance porch with glazed doors, windows and attractive tiled floor.

An inner door opens to the reception hall with understairs storage cupboard and further cupboard housing an electric consumer unit.

The sitting room has lofty ceiling height, features an Ashburton marble fireplace with fitted wood-burning stove, storage cupboards to alcoves, a built-in bench seat and French doors with working shutters opening to the front patio and garden.

The kitchen/dining room is fitted with a range of contemporary, high-gloss fronted units and granite working surfaces with inset sink unit.

There's a fitted electric range cooker with double oven, integrated dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer.

The features cornice lighting, durable wood-effect flooring, lofty ceiling height with cornice work and French doors with working shutters opening to the front patio and garden.

From the reception hall, a door opens to an inner hall with door to bedroom one with window and bi-folding doors opening to the rear courtyard garden.

A shower room features contemporary suite of shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC, part-tiled walls, large inset mirror, ladder-style heated towel rail, ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan and obscure window.

From the reception hall, stairs rise to the half landing with door to the bathroom with a contemporary suite of bath with tiled panel and shower over, wash hand basin and WC.

There are part-tiled walls, a large inset mirror, ladder-style heated towel rail, ceramic-tiled floor, extractor fan and skylight window.

Stairs continue to the main landing with loft access hatch.

Bedroom two has a window overlooking the front garden with view towards the spire of St Marychurch Parish Church, and built-in storage cupboard with shelving plus an ensuite with shower cubicle with large, rain head and hand shower, wash hand basin and WC.

Bedroom three also has a window overlooking the front garden, and two built-in double wardrobes.

Bedroom four has a window to the front.

The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with well-stocked shrub bed to one side with an abundance of mature plants, shrubs and trees.

Immediately to the front of the house is a flagstoned patio enjoying a south easterly aspect.

To the rear is an enclosed courtyard garden with gated access opening to a pathway leading onto Park Road.

To the front of the property is allocated parking for two vehicles.

Park House is on the market with an asking price of £445,000 with share of leasehold. For details, or to book a viewing, call John Lake estate agents on 01803 328899