5 bedroom detached house for sale
Property description & features
- Tenure: Freehold
• Views of Thatcher Rock and Across Tor Bay • Five Bedrooms Main House • Flexible Reception Rooms • Large Gardens and Balcony Enjoying Sea Views • Tennis Court and Indoor Swimming Pool • Annexe and Double Garage • Over 7,000 Sq Ft of Accommodation • Freehold • Council Tax Band H
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A substantial marine residence located on one of Torquay's most desired roads with stunning sea views. Views over Thatcher Rock and across Tor Bay, five bedrooms (main house), large gardens and balcony enjoying sea views, tennis court and indoor swimming pool, annexe and double garage, over 7,000 sq ft of accommodation, Freehold, Council Tax Band H, EPC D.
Ilsham Marine Drive, one of the most sought after roads in the area due to the stunning coastal views available, and the quiet ambience it offers. The shops, restaurants and cafes of Wellswood are close by and access to stunning coastal walks and scenery are within easy reach. Meadfoot beach is also close by, being a highly popular and favoured spot for locals with a cafe and water sports on offer. Torquay provides a wonderful quality of life for its residents with excellent shopping, waterside restaurants, a theatre and bars. The deep water marina provides excellent mooring facilities. The Cathedral city of Exeter is now only a short commute thanks to the South Devon Link Road. There are mainline rail links from Torquay through Newton Abbot to London Paddington.
ACCOMMODATION Accessed via a private road with sweeping driveway leading down to the front of the house with ample parking and garage. The main house is arranged over three floors benefitting from two drawing rooms (one of which has three floor to ceiling windows over looking the sea), a dining room, bar, study, kitchen/breakfast room, laundry and guest WC. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, three bathrooms (two ensuite), a cinema/games room and towards the side of the house there is a roof terrace with stunning views towards the bay. The guest cottage offers further accommodation set over two floors. The ground floor is composed of the garage and additional accommodation (a bedroom, bathroom and corner kitchen). Located on the first floor is a drawing room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. The swimming complex is equipped with a full length swimming pool with water temperate control and lighting, an exercise room, jacuzzi, sauna and a WC and shower. The height of the complex is equal to that of the three storey house and there is the option to open one of the complex walls, giving the impression of an open air swimming pool.
OUTSIDE The mature landscaped gardens offer a beautiful outside space with several seating areas including raised decks, balconies, patios and areas laid to lawn. With a Southerly aspect the gently sloping gardens make the most of the sea views and beyond. The property also boasts an all seasons Tennis Court.
SERVICES Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central heating.
DIRECTIONS From Stags Torquay office proceed around the harbour onto Victoria Parade and continue along this road as it turns into Beacon Hill and Parkhill Road, Pass the Yacht Club, at the crossroads turn right onto Meadfoot Sea Road and passing the beach on your right, turn right onto Ilsham Marine Drive where the property can be found on the left hand side. To access the driveway take the turning on your left into Thatcher Avenue and then the immediate turning on your left into the private road and left again into the driveway signposted White Lodge.
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