Southfield Avenue | Preston | Paignton








This extremely well presented and spacious 6/7 bedroomed detached house occupies a level residential position in sought after Lower Preston close to a range of local facilities including shops, small supermarkets, restaurants, pubs and easy access to public transport connecting both Torquay and the town centre of Paignton which is approximately 1 ¼ miles distant. The town centre offers a varied range of shopping facilities and amenities, railway and bus station, beaches and harbour.

Features of this 1920s' property which offers flexible accommodation and is currently arranged for two family living includes reception hallway, 22ft lounge overlooking the rear garden, a formal dining room, separate sitting room/ground floor bedroom and modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room plus there is a ground floor shower room/W.C. On the first floor there are four bedrooms including bedroom two with an en-suite shower room/W.C, family bathroom/W.C plus separate W.C and a fifth bedroom which is currently arranged as a second kitchen. On the second floor the large loft room/bedroom 6 again overlooking the rear garden. Additionally there is a good sized basement which includes workshop, storeroom and boiler/utility area. The property benefits from an in/out driveway leading to the large tandem/double length garage with courtesy door to the rear. The stunning rear gardens extends to around ¼ of an acre are a particular feature of the property and perfect for the gardening enthusiast or for family use. The gardens are largely arranged to lawn with vegetable areas, greenhouses, decking and patio. The gardens need to be viewed to be appreciated and provide an attractive and peaceful setting. An internal inspection of this gas central heated and UPVC double glazed property is highly recommended to fully appreciate both the size and presentation of the accommodation and gardens.

Feature brick archway opening to

STORM PORCH With quarry tiled floor, central lantern, feature decorative glazed uPVC double glazed front door opening to

RECEPTION HALLWAY 17' 7" x 8' 1" maximum (5.36m x 2.46m) An extremely spacious reception hall with under stairs storage cupboard housing meters and consumer unit, central heating thermostat control unit, two radiators, obscure double glazed lattice style windows to either side of the front door, coved ceiling, feature Pine staircase rising to first floor, doors to principal ground floor rooms.

LOUNGE 22' 0" x 12' 5" maximum (6.71m x 3.78m) Having uPVC double glazed picture window enjoying a wonderful view over the large rear gardens and French door also giving access to outside. Feature central fireplace with inset living flame coal effect gas fire with timber surround and display mantle, coved ceiling, TV aerial connection point, large radiators, feature ceiling beams.

FORMAL DINING ROOM 16' 1" x 11' 8" maximum to bay (4.9m x 3.56m) With uPVC double glazed bay window to the front and uPVC double glazed window to the side, feature parquet wood block flooring, large radiator, built-in cupboard with fitted shelving, picture rails, coved ceiling.

SITTING ROOM/GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM 17' 10" into bay x 13' 0" maximum (5.44m x 3.96m) With feature central fireplace with ornate timber surround and display mantle, original stripped parquet flooring, uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator, picture rails, coved ceiling.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 18' 7" x 12' 0" maximum to U-Shape (5.66m x 3.66m) Superbly fitted with units comprising of inset stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and circular bowl with mixer taps. Modern roll edge work surfaces over fitted floor cupboard and drawer units with matching wall mounted cupboards over. Roll edge breakfast bar unit, further range of floor cupboard and drawer units with matching cupboards over, inset five ring gas hob with extractor unit over and built-in double oven and grill below, complementary tiled surrounds. Built-in larder cupboard, uPVC double glazed windows enjoying super views over the rear garden, space and plumbing for American style fridge, door to

SIDE PORCH With steps leading down to outside and also door to the

GARDENERS W.C With low level suite and window to side.

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM/W.C 7' 0" x 5' 0" (2.13m x 1.52m) Fitted with modern wall mounted shower with fixed glazed shower screen, complementary tiled surrounds, vanity unit with wash hand basin and mixer taps and cupboards below, low level W.C, wall mounted towel rail/radiator, uPVC obscure double glazed window.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 15' 0" x 13' 0" maximum into L-Shape (4.57m x 3.96m) Large skylight allowing additional light into the landing area, radiator, staircase rising to second floor, understairs store cupboard, picture rails.

BEDROOM 1 22' 0" x 13' 0" maximum (6.71m x 3.96m) Having uPVC double glazed picture window overlooking the rear garden, large double radiator, picture rails, coved ceiling. (This room is currently arranged as a first floor lounge and has a connecting door to bedroom 2 which could be removed if required).

BEDROOM 2 17' 10" maximum into bay x 13' 0" (5.44m x 3.96m) With uPVC double glazed bay window to the front, two radiators, door to landing, picture rails, coved ceiling, door to

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM/W.C 8' 0" x 6' 0" (2.44m x 1.83m) With white suite of panelled bath with twin hand grips, thermostatic shower unit with bi-fold shower screen, complementary tiled surrounds. Vanity unit with recessed wash hand basin with mixer taps and range of cupboards below with low level W.C, uPVC obscure double glazed window, heated towel rail/radiator, mirror fronted medicine cabinet, extractor unit.

BEDROOM 3 12' 8" x 11' 9" plus large recess to doorway (3.86m x 3.58m) With uPVC double glazed window to the front, large radiator, picture rails, coved ceiling, arched recess to doorway with built-in double cupboard and further cupboard with fitted shelving.

BEDROOM 4 12' 2" x 7' 0" (3.71m x 2.13m) With uPVC double glazed window to the side, coved ceiling, picture rails, radiator.

BEDROOM 5/SECOND KITCHEN 10' 1" x 8' 6" maximum (3.07m x 2.59m) Original bedroom currently arranged as second kitchen and fitted with inset 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap. Roll edge work surfaces over fitted floor cupboard and drawer units with matching wall mounted cupboards over. Inset four ring gas hob with built-in oven and grill below and extractor unit over. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, recessed ceiling spotlighting.

FAMILY BATHROOM/W.C 8' 6" x 8' 1" maximum (2.59m x 2.46m) With white suite comprising of P-Shaped panelled shower bath with mixer taps and independent wall mounted electric shower unit with curved glazed shower screen, wash hand basin with mixer taps and cupboards below, low level W.C, complementary panelled surrounds, uPVC obscure double glazed window, large towel rail/radiator, built-in airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder and slatted wooden shelving.

SEPARATE W.C 4' 8" x 3' 0" (1.42m x 0.91m) With low level W.C, uPVC obscure double glazed window.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING Small landing with uPVC double glazed window to the side enjoying some distant sea views, half door to eaves storage space and obscure glazed door opening to

LOFT ROOM/BEDROOM 6 18' 6" x 10' 10" maximum to recess (5.64m x 3.3m) With uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the rear garden with distant sea glimpses. Range of built-in cupboards, access to eaves storage, fitted skirting heater.


FRONT The property has the benefit of an in/out driveway allowing off road parking for a number of vehicles and leading to the

LARGE GARAGE 28' 6" x 9' 4" (8.69m x 2.84m) With double doors to the front, useful roof storage, window to the rear with courtesy door to outside, light and power.

There is gateway access around the side of the property where there is a USEFUL BIN STORE area plus small UNDERHOUSE STORE and a gateway opens to the impressive rear garden.

REAR The impressive rear garden has a LARGE BASEMENT with full head room and comprising of an entrance area with further opening to utility area having space and plumbing for washing machine, wall mounted boiler supplying central heating and room for drying washing etc. From the entrance area there is a door to a WORKSHOP 12' 4" x 10' 0" (3.76m x 3.05m) maximum With work benches, double glazed window with outlook to the garden, light and power and further opening to a USEFUL STORE ROOM15' 10" x 12' 6" (4.83m x 3.81m) with approximate 6' head room and with double glazed window to the side.

The superb rear garden features a large paved sun patio with ample room for table and chairs etc and running the full width of the property with gateway to an adjacent large sunken fish pond and steps down to a timber deck once again with ample room for patio, table, chairs, sun loungers etc. The timber deck overlooks the large lawn which is indispersed with a number of beds stocked with a variety of specimen shrubs, plants and bushes providing a wonderful and peaceful setting. From the main lawn three steps lead down to a further lawned area of which there is a large vegetable garden enclosed by framework and netting and further chicken coup which is enclosed by netting. Bordering this area are further flower beds stocked with a wide and varied range of shrubs, bushes and plants plus flowers and mature trees and this area leads down towards the bottom of the garden where there are gravelled areas housing two large greenhouses plus there is a timber garden shed and further shrubs, bushes, plants and trees. This stunning gardening extends to around 150ft x 100ft maximum width. The garden is enclosed on both sides and to the rear by a combination of fencing, hedging and mature trees and bushes. There is also a useful block built potting store and further underhouse storage to the side of the patio.

NOTE: These particulars are intended only as a guide to prospective Tenants to enable them to decide whether to make further enquiries with a view to taking up negotiations but they are otherwise not intended to be relied upon in any way for any purpose whatsoever and accordingly neither their accuracy nor the continued availability of the property is in any way guaranteed and they are furnished on the express understanding that neither the Agents nor the Vendors are to be or become under any liability or claim in respect of their contents. Any prospective Tenant must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of the particulars contained.

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