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Quinta Close, Torquay TQ1

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Property features

  • Top/second floor
  • Reception hall
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Kitchen
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Shower room
  • Allocated parking & visitors parking
  • Communal garden
  • Chain free
  • Close to amenities

Property description

Description This spacious top floor apartment forms part of an established purpose built development, tastefully presented and affording a generous two double bedroom layout. Open views are enjoyed across the surrounding area to the Dartmoor in the distance.

Quinta Court is conveniently placed just a short walk to the amenities at Babbacombe with the popular Cary Parks providing bowls and tennis clubs and the scenic Babbacombe Downs a short distance beyond where the funicular railway leads down the wooded hillside to the shingle beaches of Oddicombe and Babbacombe.

Approach Communal entrance door with stepped approach rises to the second floor level with private entrance door with spyhole opening to the:-

reception hall Spacious reception hall with telephone door entry system to the communal area. Two deep cupboard with fitted shelving. Loft access hatch, covered radiator, white panelled doors to the separate rooms.

Sitting/dining room 19' 6" x 10' 4" (5.95m x 3.16m) Bright and spacious room with PVCu double glazed tilt-and-turn picture window enjoying an open view over parts of the communal gardens towards Dartmoor in the distance. Covered radiator. Open arched access and internal obscure glazed window leading through to the:-

kitchen 10' 3" x 9' 5" (3.14m x 2.88m) Fitted with a quality range of solid wood fronted units, granite effect roll edge worktops with one and a half bowl sink unit, integrated appliances of double oven and grill, four-ring ceramic hob with filter hood over, provisions for free-standing fridge/freezer and washing machine, under unit lighting, open corner display shelving. Wall mounted modern Worcester gas fired condensing boiler. PVCu double glazed window with an open outlook.

Bedroom 1 15' 9" x 9' 2" (4.82m x 2.80m) Selection of fitted wardrobes and bedside cabinets, PVCu double glazed tilt-and-turn picture window with a similar view to the sitting room, radiator.

Bedroom 2 14' 4" x 9' 0" (4.37m x 2.75m) PVCu double glazed picture window with similar view to Bedroom 1. Radiator.

Shower room 9' 6" x 8' 8" (2.90m x 2.66m) Tastefully fitted with a modern white suite of corner curved shower cubicle, close coupled WC with concealed cistern and vanity units with extensive storage cupboards and shelving beneath. Illuminated mirror. PVCu double glazed tilt-and-turn window, part tiled walls, chromium heated ladder towel rail.

Parking Allocated parking space with additional visitors' parking facilities.

Communal gardens Use of the communal gardens which surround the development. Llocated bin store and clothes drying area.

Length of lease 120 years from September 1983.

Maintenance £1,238.79 per annum (Oct 16-Sept 17). Ground rent - £60 per annum.

Council tax band 'C' (Torbay Council)

directions Sat nav: TQ1 3RU. From our office turn right onto Babbacombe Road. On reaching pedestrian crossing at Babbacombe (after Tesco) turn right into Reddenhill Road and progress to the top of the hill, turn left into Quinta Road and immediately left into Quinta Close.

Property info

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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: £263,814
Avg. current asking prices in TQ1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £144,077
Flats £97,001
- £170,000
All £104,193

Current asking rents in TQ1

Average: £629 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TQ1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £450 pcm
£675 pcm
£776 pcm
£1,068 pcm
Flats £489 pcm
£662 pcm
£880 pcm
- -
All £484 pcm
£665 pcm
£804 pcm
£1,068 pcm

Fun facts for TQ1

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Lydwell Road £763,691
Whidborne Avenue £685,154
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 (1.3 miles)
  • Torquay (1.5 miles)
  • Paignton (3.5 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (18.5 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (64.2 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (71.8 miles)
  • Torquay - North Quay (1.1 miles)
  • Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon (1.2 miles)
  • Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing (4.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • All Saints Babbacombe CofE Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Ellacombe Academy (0.5 miles)
  • Warberry CofE Academy (0.5 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (0.8 miles)
  • Eat That Frog C.I.C. (0.8 miles)
  • Huntercombe Hospital School Watcombe (1.4 miles)
  • The Spires College (0.3 miles)
  • St Cuthbert Mayne School (0.9 miles)
  • Torquay Academy (1.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£730 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 13,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £467 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £350,000 Contents value up to £40,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£210/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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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 £25 Electricity £36 Estimated energy cost £61/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: 7500 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £128 /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 £22 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £56 /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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