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3 bed semi-detached house for sale

£250,000 Guide price

Guestland Road, Torquay TQ1

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Property features

  • Edwardian Semi Detached House
  • In a Sought After Location in Cary Park Babbacombe
  • In Need of Modernisation & Refurbishment
  • Character Features
  • Spacious 3 Bedroom Accommodation

Property description

Price guide £250,000 - £300,000 freehold. An Edwardian semi-detached house available to purchase as a whole or separately. The property is situated in a sought after residential location in a cul-de-sac in the Cary Park region of Babbacombe. Lovely conservation area, well served by local amenities and shopping facilities at both Babbacombe and St Marychurch. The property offers easy access to Cary Park itself and the gardens at Tessier Gardens. From both Babbacombe and St Marychurch there is a bus service to the Town Centre. This semi-detached house has been in the same ownership for many years and is now offered to the market in need of some general modernisation and refurbishment. The house retains many of the original features including attractive fireplaces, high cornice ceilings and period features, making it an ideal canvas for those looking to create a home to their own taste and specifications in this lovely area. Essfay has 3 good sized bedrooms. The property has a separate driveway to a garage and gardens to the front and rear.

Upvc double glazed entrance door


Entrance conservatory


With double glazed window and roof. Further door to:-


Spacious entrance hallway


With staircase leading to first floor.


Living room
- 14' 6'' x 18' 8'' (4.43m x 5.68m)


Into bay. Feature fireplace, attractive surround inset cast iron, picture rail coved ceiling.


Living room
- 13' 0'' x 15' 1'' (3.95m x 4.6m)


Feature fireplace with timber surround cast iron tiled grate, night storage heater, picture rail.


Breakfast room
- 13' 3'' x 9' 7'' (4.03m x 2.92m)


Fireplace with timber surround tiled inset, window to rear, airing cupboard.


Kitchen
- 10' 0'' x 9' 7'' (3.06m x 2.92m)


Stainless steel sink unit. Door to outside. Staircase leads from hallway to:-


First floor and landing


Bedroom 1 - 14' 5'' x 23' 3'' (4.4m x 7.08m)


Into bay. Fireplace, night storage heater, coved ceiling picture rail.


Bedroom 2
- 13' 0'' x 15' 1'' (3.97m x 4.61m)



Bedroom 3
- 9' 1'' x 9' 0'' (2.76m x 2.74m)


Small fireplace with cast iron grate.


Exterior


The driveway leads to the front of the property to the side is a detached garage. Front garden mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, attractive rear garden mainly laid to lawn with small fruit trees and shrubs.


Viewing


Viewing is highly recommended and can be arranged by prior appointment with the Agents, Bettesworths. Tel.


EPC rating G

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Market activity
Average price paid £206,859 Sales 591 Current average value £236,211 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,901 ▲ 1.24%

Property value data/graphs for TQ1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £501,393 £277 3.9 £424,492
Semi-detached £263,865 £220 3.5 £258,516
Terraced £188,345 £209 3.1 £186,198
Flats £163,363 £231 1.9 £145,364

Current asking prices in TQ1

Average: £265,376
Avg. current asking prices in TQ1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £144,077
(11)
£207,093
(36)
£277,892
(74)
£439,937
(49)
£493,729
(17)
Flats £96,968
(61)
£163,435
(108)
£341,115
(36)
- £170,000
(1)
All £104,165
(72)
£174,350
(144)
£298,583
(110)
£439,937
(49)
£475,744
(18)

Current asking rents in TQ1

Average: £625 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TQ1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £456 pcm
(8)
£696 pcm
(16)
£744 pcm
(6)
£1,063 pcm
(8)
-
Flats £487 pcm
(46)
£666 pcm
(40)
£829 pcm
(4)
- -
All £482 pcm
(54)
£675 pcm
(56)
£778 pcm
(10)
£1,063 pcm
(8)
-

Fun facts for TQ1

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Park Hill Road £641,849
Highest turnover in TQ1
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Danby Heights Close 69.2%
Chilcote Close 61.9%
Stanley Road 58.5%
St. Michaels Close 57.1%
Palatine Close 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Torre (1.2 miles)
  • Torquay (1.6 miles)
  • Paignton (3.6 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (18.3 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (63.9 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (71.6 miles)
  • Torquay - North Quay (1.3 miles)
  • Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon (1.4 miles)
  • Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing (4.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Abbey School (0.2 miles)
  • Homelands Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • St Margaret's Academy (0.3 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (0.9 miles)
  • Eat That Frog C.I.C. (0.9 miles)
  • Huntercombe Hospital School Watcombe (1.1 miles)
  • The Spires College (0.3 miles)
  • St Cuthbert Mayne School (0.6 miles)
  • Torquay Academy (0.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Bettesworths, TQ1 on +44 1803 268798 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,064 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 25,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £899 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£130/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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

Energy

Gas £37 Electricity £50 Estimated energy cost £87/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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: 12100 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Water

Supply £26 Sewerage £41 Estimated water cost £67 /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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