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4 bed detached house for sale


Dolphin Court Road, Preston, Paignton TQ3

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Property features

  • Detached House
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • Superb Sea Views
  • Good Sized Gardens
  • Garage + Store + Workshop
  • Great Family Home

Property description

Accommodation UPVC double glazed door into;

entrance porch 7' 4" x 6' 7 max" (2.24m x 2.01m) UPVC double glazed windows. Multipaned door into;

reception hallway 17' 0" x 9' 11 max" (5.18m x 3.02m) Stairs to first floor with cupboards beneath. Two radiators.

Living room 20' 11" x 15' 8" (6.38m x 4.78m) l-shaped room. Multipaned double doors lead in from the hallway. Bright & airy room with 3 UPVC double glazed windows to the front and sea views across Torbay towards Brixham. Two radiators. TV point. Telephone point. Coving. Stone feature fireplace with living flame gas fire.

Dining room 12' 1" x 11' 8" (3.68m x 3.56m) l-shaped room. UPVC double glazed sliding patio door overlooking the rear garden. Radiator. Coving. TV point.

Kitchen / breakfast room 15' 3" x 10' 0 max" (4.65m x 3.05m) Bright & airy room with UPVC double glazing to the front and side with superb sea views. UPVC double glazed door out to the veranda. A range of wall and base units with roll edge worktops and tiled surrounds. Breakfast bar. Sink/drainer. TV point. Radiator. Four ring gas hob with hood over and gas oven/grill below. Integral fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer or further appliance. Tile effect vinyl flooring. Coving.

Veranda With wrought iron railings and gated access with steps to the garden. Superb coastal views across Torbay.

Bedroom four 12' 0" x 11' 8" (3.66m x 3.56m) UPVC double glazed window to the side and one to the rear overlooking the garden. Radiator. Coving.

Bathroom 7' 10" x 7' 2" (2.39m x 2.18m) Panelled shower bath with curved glass screen and boiler fed shower. Heated towel heater. Wash hand basin with vanity cupboards below and above. Low level WC. Coving. UPVC double glazed window. Extractor fan. Dimplex wall heater. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.

Landing 12' 0 max" x 7' 0" (3.66m x 2.13m) Downlights.

Bedroom one 15' 5 max" x 11' 7 max" (4.7m x 3.53m) Dual aspect room with UPVC double glazing to the side and front with breathtaking views over the surrounding area and sea views across Torbay. Radiator. TV point. Room follows shape of roof.

Walk-in Wardrobe - 6'2" x 4'2". Downlights. Access to undereaves. Follows shape of roof.

Bedroom two 12' 2" x 10' 11 max" (3.71m x 3.33m) UPVC double glazed window to the rear. UPVC double glazed window to the side with superb views of the surrounding area and sea views across Torbay. Radiator. TV point. Room follows shape of roof.

Bedroom three 18' 6" x 10' 7 max" (5.64m x 3.23m) UPVC double glazed window to the side and one to the rear overlooking the garden. Radiator. Room follows shape of the roof.

Bathroom 8' 3" x 5' 11" (2.51m x 1.8m) Panelled shower bath with curved glass shower screen and boiler fed shower. Chrome towel radiator. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Wash hand basin and low level WC into a vanity set including surface, drawers and cupboard. Further vanity cupboard. UPVC double glazed window. Tiled walls. Extractor fan.

Garage 17' 10" x 8' 4" (5.44m x 2.54m) Up and over door. Personal door to the side. Power and light. Gas central heating combi boilers supplying upstairs and downstairs water and heating. Base unit with sink/drainer. Electricity fuses and meter. Gas meter. Door to;

workshop 12' 10" x 8' 2 max" (3.91m x 2.49m) Power and light. Access to under house area. Door to;

store room 12' 0 max" x 8' 9 max" (3.66m x 2.67m) Slight restricted head height in areas. Power and light. Access to underhouse storage.

Outside The property has 2 brickpaved driveways to the front, one leading to the garage. Wooden gated access to both sides. The front garden is landscaped with stonechippings.

The rear garden - path running across the back of the house with water supply. Breathtaking sea views can be enjoyed from many areas of the rear garden. Large lawned garden with raised landscaped borders stocked with mature bushes and a palm tree. Steps lead to a patio area at the back of the garden and decked area with summerhouse. Gated access to the rear.

Further information Council tax band D. Water meter.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £208,561 Sales 531 Current average value £223,769 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,596 ▲ 3.04%

Property value data/graphs for TQ3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £303,343 £243 3.3 £275,786
Semi-detached £209,637 £213 3.1 £195,984
Terraced £176,516 £196 2.9 £165,974
Flats £141,614 £210 1.9 £134,198

Current asking prices in TQ3

Average: £228,507
Avg. current asking prices in TQ3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £188,408
Flats £124,006
- -
All £137,331

Current asking rents in TQ3

Average: £588 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TQ3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £648 pcm
£690 pcm
£780 pcm
£1,122 pcm
Flats £469 pcm
£615 pcm
£664 pcm
- -
All £487 pcm
£633 pcm
£751 pcm
£1,122 pcm

Fun facts for TQ3

Highest value in TQ3
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Gentian Close £624,125
Blagdon, Paignton TQ3 £594,612
Westerland £566,864
Brockhurst Park £469,052
Compton £462,444
Highest turnover in TQ3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Manor Crescent 66.1%
Anthea Road 53.3%
Steartfield Road 51.4%
Hutton Road 47.8%
Durham Close 45.0%

What Zoopla users think of Preston

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Nearby transport

  • Paignton (1.2 miles)
  • Torquay (1.8 miles)
  • Torre (2.2 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (21.0 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (66.3 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (74.6 miles)
  • Torquay - North Quay (2.4 miles)
  • Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon (2.5 miles)
  • Brixham Ferry Landing (4.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Kings Ash Academy (0.7 miles)
  • Oldway Primary School (0.8 miles)
  • Sacred Heart Catholic School (0.8 miles)
  • South Devon College (2.5 miles)
  • Eat That Frog C.I.C. (2.5 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (2.5 miles)
  • Torbay School (0.9 miles)
  • Tower House School (1.3 miles)
  • Paignton Community and Sports Academy (1.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,707 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 37,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,349 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£143/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £44 Electricity £58 Estimated energy cost £102/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 17000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £164 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £31 Sewerage £49 Estimated water cost £80 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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