Encompassing the character of its 1920/30's heritage, the property offers a distinctive detached home of traditional charm, sitting in pretty landscaped gardens. It has a desirable residential address. The property has been a well loved home for the present owner for over 30 years and would now benefit from updating and improvement. Pedestrian access from Barnfield Road leads through the garden to the front door, with off road parking to the opposite side. The accommodation opens to a porchway and a large welcoming hallway, the sitting room enjoys an aspect to the front, the dining room to the rear opening to a balcony, the kitchen/breakfast room opens to a rear vestibule, with the basement accessed from the hallway. At garden level the accommodation would lend itself to a Home Office or Games Room. To the first floor are three bedrooms and a bathroom. Under property storage is accessed externally, the principal gardens to the rear ideal for relaxation and enjoyment of al-fresco activities.
Barnfield Road is to be found at Livermead, close to the sea front promenade and within reach of Cockington Valley with its wooded walks, picturesque village of thatched cottages and the country park. A primary school (subject to catchment ruling) is to be found in the near neighbourhood, together with local shops.
Surrounded by a stunning coastline, Torquay offers excellent opportunities for sporting and leisure activities and for enjoyment of a seaside lifestyle. The town has a high standard of educational excellence from primary through to college, health care is covered by two hospitals. A diverse range of shops and restaurants give a variety of choice for shopping and dining.
Communication links include a direct rail service to London Paddington joining with the intercity network at Newton Abbot, Torquay railway station easily reached from the location. The South Devon Highway, bypassing the village of Kingskerswell, has improved journey time to Exeter and the M5 motorway.
Front door, stained glass leaded light windows to either side, into ENTRANCE PORCH
Stone floor. Original oak front door, leaded light stained glass windows to either side, into ENTRANCE HALL
Two double glazed windows, leaded light stained glass to the side. Radiator. CLOAKROOM
Double glazed window, leaded light effect, obscure glass. Half tiled walls. Close coupled WC, wall mounted wash basin. Radiator. SITTING ROOM 16' 2" maximum x 12' 2" (4.93m x 3.71m)
Double glazed square bay window to the front. Minster fireplace (open fire possible), double glazed windows to either side. Coved ceiling, two wall light points. Leaded light stained glass door into: DINING ROOM 12' 2" x 12' 0" (3.71m x 3.66m)
Double glazed sliding door, side panel, opening to the BALCONY overlooking the rear garden. Panelled walls, plate shelf. Coloured fireplace, hardwood mantle (open fire possible), double glazed leaded light effect windows to the side. Door to inner hall. KITCHEN 12' 2" x 9' 1" (3.71m x 2.77m)
Two double glazed windows, leaded light effect, to the side, window to the balcony. Work tops with units beneath and over, dresser style unit, tiled surrounds. Four ring gas hob, copper extractor hood over, gas oven beneath. Space for an under work top fridge. Inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink, mixer tap. Feature mock beamed ceiling and wall. Radiator. Door to rear vestibule. REAR VESTIBULE
Double glazed roof, double glazed door to balcony, steps and double glazed door to side garden. UTILITY/STORE AREA Double glazed window. Plumbing for washing machine. INNER HALL
With stairs descending to the
Small window to the side, obscure glass, leaded light effect. HALL
Radiator. ROOM (1) 21' 3" x 12' 0" (6.48m x 3.66m)
Formerly the garage. Good head height, double glazed window, leaded light effect, obscure glass, door to the side garden. Storage space with light housing the gas fired central heating boiler. ROOM (2) 16' 2" x 12' 2" (4.93m x 3.71m)
Double glazed window, light. Radiator. ROOM (3)
Cupboard housing the electric meter. FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
From the entrance hall staircase with oak newel posts and handrail rises to the half landing. Double glazed window, leaded light stained glass effect to the side. Staircase continues to the first floor landing. Picture rail. Radiator. BEDROOM 1 16' 2" x 12' 2" (4.93m x 3.71m)
Double glazed windows to the front and side, double glazed panel to the side. Picture rail. Radiator. BEDROOM 2 12' 2" x 12' 0" (3.71m x 3.66m)
Double glazed windows to the front and side, leaded light effect. Picture rail. Radiator. BEDROOM 3 9' 11" x 9' 1" (3.02m x 2.77m)
Double glazed bay windows to the front and side, leaded light effect. Picture rail. Radiator. BATHROOM
Two double glazed windows, obscure glass, leaded light effect. Corner bath, tiled surrounds, brass effect mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, mixer tap, shelf, tiled surrounds, close coupled WC, bidet. Linen cupboard housing the floor standing factory lagged cylinder, immersion heater, shelves. Radiator. Access to loft. OUTSIDE
From Barnfield Road wooden gates open to a driveway and parking area. Garden store. External water tap. Steps and path to either side of the property lead to the rear garden which is laid to lawn with centre fish pond, well planted and tended flower beds and borders. Under house store. Outside WC. To the rear of the garden is gated access to a service lane SERVICES
Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage are all connected, subject to the necessary authorities and regulations. Gas fired central heating with radiators
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