Cricketfield Road, Torquay








Spacious and substantial family house situated in a convenient location. The house which is believed to have been built circa 1900 has been in the same ownership for 39 years and has been a well loved home during that time and successfully blends character features with modern comforts. The property offers a number of particular features including a very good-sized loft room ideal for a home office, a 60 foot long garage, two brick/block built outbuildings, at the far end of the garden, and a ground floor bedroom and adjoining bathroom ideal for someone with a dependent relative. The accommodation has gas central heating, some double glazed windows and comprises covered entrance, entrance porch, reception hall with period fireplace, lounge, dining room with patio doors to the rear garden, kitchen with access to garage. Bedroom four is located on the ground floor with adjoining bathroom whilst on the first floor are three double bedrooms, one with a dressing room which could be reinstated to be bedroom five. In addition is the loft room accessed from bedroom three. The front garden has parking for approximately six cars whilst the rear garden has a high degree of privacy and has the two substantial outbuildings. The house is convenient for several schools, including Torquay Academy opposite, grammar schools, and Hospital. Viewing is essential to appreciate all this property has to offer.
Entrance door to porch
PORCH - 2.54m x 1.7m (8'4" x 5'7")
Original period tiled floor, part glazed door opening to
RECEPTION HALL - 4.52m x 4.42m (14'10" x 14'6" max)
Original ceiling cornicing, picture rail, central heating radiator, attractive wood flooring with inset lighting, original period fireplace and tiled hearth, door to
with further door to garage.
LOUNGE - 4.9m x 4.52m (16'1" into bay x 14'10")
Attractive fireplace and hearth with fitted electric fire, central heating radiator, original ceiling cornicing, picture rail, built-in display shelving.
DINING ROOM/FAMILY ROOM - 4.57m x 4.55m (15'0" x 14'11")
Attractive brick corner fireplace with fitted wood burning stove, attractive wood flooring, central heating radiator, corner store cupboard, double glazed sliding patio doors leading to covered patio and rear garden. Door opening to
KITCHEN - 5.21m x 2.62m (17'1" x 8'7")
Fitted with range of units comprising tiled work surface with inset 1.5 bowl sink unit, cupboards under, inset electric hob with extractor over, integrated double oven, plumbing for dishwasher, further work surface with cupboards and drawers under, space for appliances, breakfast bar, range of wall cupboards, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, glazed door to garage and door opening to
This area would be ideal as annex potential for a dependent relative and comprises
BEDROOM FOUR - 4.17m x 3.71m (13'8" x 12'2")
Range of built-in wardrobes, fitted dressing table, central heating radiator, uPVC double glazed window and uPVC double glazed double doors opening to rear garden, wood flooring.
White suite comprising panel bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin with bathroom cupboard under, low level WC with concealed cistern, tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, ladder style heated towel rail, fitted shelving, tiled floor, uPVC double glazed window.

From the reception hall stairs rise to
FIRST FLOOR LANDING - 3.18m x 2.77m (10'5" x 9'1")

BEDROOM ONE - 4.93m x 4.52m (16'2" into bay x 14'10")
Central heating radiator, built-in wardrobe.
BEDROOM TWO - 4.39m x 2.64m (14'5" x 8'8")
Central heating radiator, uPVC double glazed window.
BEDROOM THREE - 4.6m x 4.55m (15'1" x 14'11")
Attractive feature period corner fireplace, central heating radiator, picture rail. Attractive stair case which rises to the loft room.
WALK-IN DRESSING ROOM (FORMERLY A BEDROOM) - 2.59m x 2.51m (8'6" x 8'3")
Central heating radiator, uPVC double glazed window.
LOFT ROOM - 5.31m x 4.55m (17'5" x 14'11")
Double glazed velux window, access to eaves storage area. This spacious room has extremely good head room and would be ideal for home office or recreation room.
White suite comprising panelled bath, tiled shower cubicle with electric shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, low level close coupled WC, heated towel rail, uPVC double glazed window.
Low level suite, uPVC double glazed window.
GARAGE/UTILITY - 18.42m x 2.74m (60'5" x 9'0")
To the side of the property is a garage/utility. Up and over door, light and power. Towards the rear of this area is a sink unit, drawer unit under, space and plumbing for washing machine, work bench/store cupboards. To the rear, double doors open onto the garden.
The front garden is mainly arranged for parking for approximately six cars with attractive shrub borders. The rear garden is of good size and near level. Immediately to the rear there is an extensive paved patio partly covered, this in turn leads to lawned area and brick pathway to the side which leads to the far end of the garden with steps down to the good sized paved patio area where there are two substantial block built outbuildings. The rear has a number of attractive trees and shrubs and offers high degree of privacy.
BUILDING ONE - WORKSHOP - 4.11m x 2.95m (13'6" x 9'8" max)
Light and power, windows to two elevations.
BUILDING TWO - 3.18m x 3.12m (10'5" x 10'3")
ROOM ONE - 2.79m x 1.8m (9'2" x 5'11") ROOM TWO - 3.18m x 3.12m (10'5" x 10'3") Windows to two elevations, light and power. These buildings could be used for a variety of purposes such as home office etc.

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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