residential sale

Stags | 3 bedroom property for sale in Thatcher Heights, Torquay, TQ1, £699,500

Thatcher Heights, Torquay, TQ1 Guide price £699,500 | 3 bedrooms Property features • Exclusive Gated Development • Sought After Location • Panoramic Sea & Coastal Views • Master Bedroom Suite • Modern Kitchen/Breakfast Room • Large Balconies to Sitting Room & Master Bedroom • Parking & Integral Double Garage • No Onward Chain Stunning panoramic sea and coastal views from this exclusive detached waterside home. Gated development, sought after location, panoramic sea & coastal views, master bedroom suite, modern kitchen/breakfast room, large balconies to sitting room & master bedroom, parking & integral double garage, no onward chain. EPC Band C.   SITUATION Located in one of the areas most sought after locations, Thatcher Heights takes in some of the finest marine views on the south coast, overlooking Tor Bay and the English Channel. Directly opposite, five miles distant, is Berry Head on the other side of the bay, and, to the right, views across the water of Brixham, and the beaches of Paignton and Torquay. There is always activity in the bay which you can observe from your balcony, from dingy, yacht and powerboat racing to pleasure and commercial shipping, and the Red Arrows during the air show.   The shops, restaurants and cafes of Wellswood are close by and access to stunning coastal walks and scenery are within easy reach. 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 picturesque coastal town of Dartmouth is nearby and the Cathedral city of Exeter is now only a short commute thanks to the newly opened South Devon Link Road. There are mainline rail links from Torquay through Newton Abbot to London Paddington. DESCRIPTION Ideally suited as a main residence or a lock up and leave holiday pad, this fabulous home is one of only 8 detached properties in this exclusive and private gated development which benefits from panoramic front line sea and coastal views. This was originally a four bedroom home but currently offering three with the fourth bedroom having been thoughtfully converted in to a dressing room, thus creating a spacious master bedroom suite, this could be easily converted back into a bedroom if required. A useful study has been created on the lower ground floor whilst retaining the double garage. The kitchen has been updated during the current period of ownership, and the dining room is open to the sitting room. ACCOMMODATION Automated security gates open to the sweeping driveway leading to the property. The house is laid out over three levels with a double garage on the lower ground floor as well as a study and utility room with storage, sink and space for washing and drying machines. Stairs from the garage level lead up to the entrance level. The front door is accessed by steps from the driveway and opens to the hallway where a feature curved staircase rises to the bedroom level. The kitchen/breakfast room has a comprehensive range of wood effect units below and above the granite work surfaces with under mounted sink. Integrated appliances from Neff include an eye level double oven and grill, 5 ring gas hob with extractor over, microwave fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. To one end of the room is a matching fitted granite breakfast table. A door leads into the open plan dining and sitting room, which is also accessed from the hallway. The chimney breast has been recessed for a flat screen TV, and there is a modern Gazco built-in living flame gas fire. The stunning sea views can be appreciated from the large bay window, with a door accessing the spacious balcony beyond. There is a cloakroom/WC on this level.   The master bedroom, decorated with a seaside theme, has a sliding patio door leading to a large balcony, also benefitting from the panoramic views over almost the entire bay. There are plenty of fitted wardrobes in the dressing room, which could if required revert to a fourth bedroom. An en suite shower room has a pebbled floor to match the bedroom theme, and is fully tiled with corner shower cubicle, twin basin unit and WC. The second and third bedrooms are both doubles and share the family bathroom, with shower over a P-shaped bath, basin unit and WC. OUTSIDE The shared driveway is accessed via an automated security gate and leads to a parking area in front of the double garage. A woodland communal garden area is accessed via steps below the property. The land surrounding the development is owned and maintained on a shared basis. SERVICES Mains Water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas central heating. LOCAL AUTHORITY Torbay Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3DR. Tel : 01803 201201 E-mail: fss@torbay.gov.uk VIEWING ARRANGEMENT Strictly by prior appointment only with Stags on 01803 200160. 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. Take your next left onto Thatcher Avenue and at the top of the hill left again and you will see the gated entrance shortly on your left.   Read more