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5 bed detached house for sale in Hunsdon Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 - Zoopla


5 bed detached house for sale

Hunsdon Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1


5 bed detached house for sale in Hunsdon Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 - Zoopla
  • Gracious Reception Hall
  • Dining Room
  • drawing room
  • Kitchen / breakfast Room & Laundry / Utility / Cellarage
  • Family Room / Study
  • 5 Bedrooms (3 With En Suite)
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • garden room / guest suite
  • Gardens & Extensive Driveway Parking
  • EPC Rating: E
5 Bedroom Detached Victorian villa

South View is a gracious detached Victorian villa boasting an enviable location on the hillside above Torquay harbourside ideal for an extended family or people looking for hobby space or wishing to work from home . Since its comprehensive renovation program including installation of a dual control heating system, re-wiring and re-plumbing, this luxurious period residence with its original period awnings at the front, has retained the charm and character of its bygone age whilst tastefully fusing all the conveniences and technology expected for modern day living (virtually all rooms are media wired). The villa offers exceptional versatility over 3 levels including 3 reception rooms, fitted kitchen, breakfast room, utility room, laundry room, 5 bedrooms (4 with en suite), shower room, cloakroom and large cellar split into 2 double sized rooms. As well as the main house offering this spacious accommodation is a neighbouring self-contained one storey unit ideal for family members or an opportunity for additional income .

A lengthy driveway and forecourt provide ample off road parking for multiple vehicles and there is also an extra-large single garage (18 ft x 11 ft) which has internal tanking, a new floor, a fairly new electric door and is fully wired.

Accommodation comprises:-

A period front door gives access to:

Entrance vestibule - With a traditional porcelain tiled floor , a circular leaded light stained glass window, a walk-in storage area, built-in storage cupboards containing the meter and fuse box. A large wood panelled inner door opens into:-

reception hallway - A grand reception room with solid oak flooring , ornate cornicing , picture rail, dado rail and radiator. An elegant staircase with mahogany handrail and turned spindles rises to the upper floor accommodation.

Living room (23'10" x 14'1") [7.3m x 4.3m] - A beautiful floor-to-ceiling sash window opens to allow access onto the garden terrace and enjoys a picturesque outlook over the lawned garden, a feature marble fireplace with original Victorian cast iron inset and slate hearth , two radiators, dado rail, ornate cornicing and ceiling rose and TV point.

Dining room (19'9" x 15'10") [6.0m x 4.8m] - A beautiful floor-to-ceiling square sash bay window opens to allow access onto the garden terrace and enjoys a picturesque outlook over the lawned garden. With solid oak flooring , dado rail, picture rail, two radiators, cornicing and ceiling rose and window to the side.

Kitchen (13'5" x 11'7") [4.1m x 3.5m] - The modern fitted kitchen perfectly merges new and old with its sash window to front and window seat beneath, white high gloss fronted floor and wall units with high polished granite work tops and stainless steel surround. A central island unit with inset stainless steel 1.5 bowl sinks with mixer taps and three suspended lights above. A split level built-in Siemens double electric oven and a Schott Ceran four ring ceramic hob with brushed stainless steel extractor hood over and integrated fridge and dishwasher. There are inset spotlights, cornicing , dado rail, radiators and oak wooden flooring. Through to:

breakfast room (8'7" x 7'3") [2.6m x 2.2m] - Two sash windows to the front, fitted shelving, cornicing , built-in larder with shelving, radiator, wood boarded flooring. Open pantry area perfect for housing an American style fridge /freezer, worktop and sash window to the front.

Rear hallway - A part glazed door leads to a rear hallway with wood boarded flooring, radiator, coved ceiling, picture rail, door to the garden, door and stairs descending to:

cellar - With an approximate floor area of 314 sq. Ft. (29.2sq m), the cellar comprises radiator to the cellar hallway leading to two rooms:

Room 1 (16' x 9'4") [4.9m x 2.8m] - Window and radiator.
Room 2 (13' x 8'10") [4m x 2.7m] - Window and radiator.

Study / family room (15'9" x 14' 1") [4.8m x 4.3m] - sash window to the side, feature wood burning stove on tiled slate hearth with wooden mantel over, built-in shelving to one side of the fireplace for display, coved ceiling, radiator and a TV aerial point.

en-suite shower room - Fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, pedestal wash basin, close coupled wc, fully tiled walls, coved ceiling, chrome heated towel rail / radiator and extractor fan.

Laundry room (12' x 9'4") [3.7m x 2.8m] - Two sash windows to the side, radiator and coved ceiling, door into boiler room housing the wall mounted Worcester boiler and high level window to the side.

Utility room - sash window to the side, worksurface with inset single drainer stainless steel sink with cupboard under, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and built-in shelving.

Cloakroom - Combination vanity unit with inset sink, WC, extractor fan, coved ceiling, tongue and groove panelling to dado rail and storage cupboards.

Staircase rising to: Half landing - Dado rail.

Shower room - sash window to the side, corner shower cubicle with Mira shower and glazed sliding doors, pedestal wash basin, WC, chrome heated towel rail / radiator and extractor fan.

Bathroom - sash window to the side, suite comprising freestanding roll top bath with claw and ball feet, period corner fireplace with ornate surround and Victorian cast iron inset, heated chrome towel rail / radiator, built-in linen cupboard, coved ceiling and dado rail.

Bedroom (16 x 8’9”) [4.9m x 2.7m] – Two sash windows to the front, radiator and coved ceiling.

En suite shower room - sash window to the side, cubicle with shower and glazed door, pedestal wash basin and WC, chrome heated towel rail / radiator, coved ceiling, extractor fan and uPVC panelled walls.

The staircase continues to the first floor landing with double glazed skylight, coved ceiling, dado rail and radiator.

Master bedroom (19’11” x 14’1”) [6.1m x 4.3m] – sash window with windows to either side, overlooking the garden, surrounding area and sea views beyond, two radiators, picture rail and walk-in wardrobe with shelving, hanging rail and light.

en-suite bathroom - sash window overlooking the garden and beyond to the sea, suite comprising ‘P’ shaped shower with glazed screen and rainfall shower , freestanding panelled bath with centre mounted mixer tap, vanity unit with inset wash basin, wc with a concealed cistern, picture rail, coved ceiling, radiator and chrome heated towel rail / radiator.

Bedroom (14’ x 10’1”) [4.3m x 3.1m] - sash window overlooking the garden, radiator, picture rail and coved ceiling. Door into: dressing area - radiator, hatch to roof.

en-suite shower room – sash window to front, fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, WC, tongue and groove panelling, chrome heated towel rail / radiator and extractor fan.

Bedroom (13’5” x 11’8”) [4.1m x 3.6m] - sash window to front, radiator and coved ceiling.

Bedroom (16’ x 14’1”) [4.9m x 4.3m] – Two sash windows to side, coved ceiling, radiator, door into:

en-suite shower room – walk-in shower cubicle with sliding doors, combination vanity unit with inset sink, WC, coved ceiling, storage, chrome heated towel rail / radiator and inset spotlights.

Outside - The property is approached from Hunsdon Road via an impressive , pillared tarmacadam driveway providing ample parking for multiple vehicles. The forecourt leads around the side of the property allowing access to the garage (18’X11’) [5.48m X 3.35m] with light, power and automatic up and over door.

The spacious and well-presented gardens are arranged to provide a variety of outdoor spaces comprising lawned gardens planted with meadow grass to attract wildlife and insects, and organic vegetable patch and two natural ponds all surrounded by established trees, plants, shrubs and gravelled borders. Stretching the width of the property is a large, tiled south facing sun terrace allowing ample space for garden furniture and seating perfect for sitting and enjoying the peacefulness of the gardens.

On a raised veranda is a unique purpose built gothic style chalet / studio .
There is a storage shed / studio to one side, with a pathway continuing around to a log store and natural wooded garden area.

A wooden staircase leads to a private decked terrace overlooking the main gardens with access and door to:

self contained unit – uPVC door to:

open plan living area incorporating kitchen (23’10” x 15’7”) [7.3m x 4.8m] uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the garden with distant sea views , wooden floor , two radiators, coved ceiling, wooden style worktop with inset stainless steel sink, drainer and range of gloss units beneath with a matching range of eye-level units. Built in Logic hob with extractor hood above, built in oven, fitted cupboards housing the fuses and space for a fridge. Through to:

Bedroom – uPVC double glazed window to side, radiator and coved ceiling.

Shower room – Suite comprising shower cubicle with sliding glass door and Mira electric shower, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, and heated towel rail, uPVC frosted window to rear and extractor fan.

To avoid disappointment, we cannot recommend an early viewing highly enough to appreciate the size, versatility and location that this property has to offer.

South View is located in Wellswood village with its range of restaurants, boutique shops, highly regarded Ilsham Primary School and the local pub. It is also within a 10- minute walk of Torquay harbourside with its variety of restaurants, bars, facilities and amenities in addition to the deep sea marina , the promenade , the Princess Theatre, Torre Abbey Sands and Torquay train station.

Council Tax Band: G

Nearby Points of Interest

  • School: Warberry CofE Academy 0.4 miles
  • Ferry: Torquay - North Quay 0.4 miles
  • Ferry: Torquay harbour Boarding Pontoon 0.4 miles
  • School: EF Academy Torbay 0.6 miles
These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.
  • first published15 Apr 2022 - Published