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4 bed semi-detached house for sale


Barnfield Road, Torquay TQ2

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Property description

A most appealing and spacious four double bedroomed semi-detached house with self contained annexe in one of the most sought after areas of town. The property was originally built around 1930 and has distinctive white elevations with black timber work typical of the area at this time. The lower slopes of Livermead comprise mainly of individual properties occupying generous sized gardens and this house is ideally situated to take advantage of the lovely sea views which take in much of the bay from Torquay Harbour across to Berry Head. The generous accommodation has a very homely feel and briefly comprises reception hall, lounge, dining room. Kitchen, utility area, four double bedrooms, family bathroom. A particular feature is the self contained annexe on the ground floor ideal for a dependant relative having its own entrance although with an interconnecting door internally. The present owner has been in occupation for over 30 years and has cared for the property although some purchasers may wish to update some of the fittings. We strongly advise viewing to fully appreciate all that this house has to offer.

The property is approached from the front over a driveway leading up to

entrance porch With quarry tiled floor, period door opening to

reception hall 12' 11" x 10' 10" max (3.94m x 3.3m) The hall is almost a room in itself having three windows, radiator, cloaks cupboard, store cupboard.

Lounge 15' 05" x 12' 11" (4.7m x 3.94m) Fireplace with fitted gas fire, cupboard with display niche, radiator, uPVC double glazed window, TV aerial point. Pleasant open and sea views towards Torquay harbour.

Dining room 17' 05" x 14' 02" (5.31m x 4.32m) Stone fireplace and hearth with fitted gas fire, cupboard under stairs, further cupboard with leaded glass doors, radiator, uPVC double glazed windows to two elevations.

Kitchen 13' 04" x 9' 06" (4.06m x 2.9m) Fitted with modern roll edge work surfaces over fitted floor cupboard and drawer units with matching wall mounted units over, inset stainless steel sink unit. Door opens to

utility room 10' 05" x 5' 10" (3.18m x 1.78m) Plumbing for washing machine, walk in storage area for freezer and wall mounted gas boiler supplying central heating and hot water. Door to rear garden

cloakroom With low level w.C

From the reception hall stairs rise up to

landing Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, access to loft with folding ladder.

Bedroom 1 13' 03" x 13' 0" (4.04m x 3.96m) Range of fitted cupboards and wardrobe, uPVC double glazed window, radiator, stunning open and sea views taking in much of the bay, Torquay harbour and across to Berry Head.

Bedroom 2 15' 0" x 9' 05" (4.57m x 2.87m) Built in cupboard, uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, radiator.

Bedroom 3 13' 08" x 8' 05" (4.17m x 2.57m) plus door recess. Built in cupboard, uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, radiator.

Bedroom 4 13' x 10' 09" (3.96m x 3.28m) reducing to 7' 04" (2.24m) Built in cupboard, uPVC double glazed window to two elevations, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator. Again stunning sea views from Torquay harbour across to Berry Head

bathroom Suite comprising of panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, uPVC double glazed window and radiator.

Separate W.C Low level suite, part tiled walls, uPVC double glazed window.

Annexe The self contained annexe is approached from the outside with its own front door but also has an interconnecting door to the dining room of the main house. UPVC double glazed door opens to

hall 8' 11" x 3' 04" (2.72m x 1.02m) Radiator.

Lounge 14' 01" x 10' 11" (4.29m x 3.33m) uPVC double glazed windows to two aspects, radiator, pleasant open and sea views,

kitchen 7' 09" x 5' 08" (2.36m x 1.73m) Fitted units comprising of work surface over stainless steel single drainer sink unit with floor cupboard and drawer units and cupboard over. UPVC double glazed window

bedroom 10' 04" x 8' 11" (3.15m x 2.72m) Built in wardrobe, radiator, uPVC double glazed window

en-suite Suite comprising of panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.C, part tiled walls, uPVC double glazed window. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Outside The house stands slightly elevated from the road, giving it privacy and helping with the commanding views. The front garden has a wide driveway and parking area leading to

detached garage 15' 08" x 9' 09" (4.78m x 2.97m) Up and over door, light and power, work bench, useful loft space.

Front The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, plants and hedging. Immediately in front of the property is a paved patio area, to the side between the garage and the house is a further paved patio area which in turn provides access to the side and into the annexe. There is a feature lamp post in the front garden.

Rear The rear garden offers a high degree of privacy. Immediately to the rear is a further paved patio area which leads around the edge of the annexe and back to the front garden the remainder of the rear garden is up nine steps and is attractively laid to lawn with a profusion of plants, shrubs and hedging, There is a productive vegetable garden, a greenhouse and from the top of the garden lovely sea views can be enjoyed towards Torquay harbour.

Building regulations Replacement consumer unit | 28 Barnfield Road Torquay Devon TQ2 6TN | Ref. No: 11.00844 | Deposited: Wed 26 Jan 2011 | Decided: Not Available | Status: Building Work Complete

Replacement consumer unit | 28 Barnfield Road Torquay Devon TQ2 6TN | Ref. No: 11.03853 | Deposited: Wed 26 Jan 2011 | Decided: Not Available | Status: Building Work Complete

Installed a Gas Boiler | 28 Barnfield Road Torquay Devon TQ2 6TN | Ref. No: 07.02091 | Deposited: Tue 02 Jan 2007 | Decided: Not Available | Status: Building Work Complete

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Market activity
Average price paid £218,647 Sales 515 Current average value £236,837 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £7,665 ▲ 3.34%

Property value data/graphs for TQ2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £362,768 £238 3.6 £339,927
Semi-detached £229,322 £221 3.2 £210,824
Terraced £177,551 £195 3.0 £163,328
Flats £175,811 £248 1.9 £161,816

Current asking prices in TQ2

Average: £277,730
Avg. current asking prices in TQ2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £110,000
Flats £98,131
All £99,163

Current asking rents in TQ2

Average: £608 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TQ2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £429 pcm
£670 pcm
£818 pcm
£1,049 pcm
Flats £529 pcm
£660 pcm
£739 pcm
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All £518 pcm
£664 pcm
£808 pcm
£1,048 pcm

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Mallard Close 53.8%
Lyte Hill Lane 50.0%
Curlew Close 43.3%
Sanford Road 42.4%

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Nearby transport

  • Torquay (0.7 miles)
  • Torre (1.4 miles)
  • Paignton (1.4 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (20.4 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (65.9 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (73.8 miles)
  • Torquay - North Quay (1.2 miles)
  • Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon (1.2 miles)
  • Brixham Harbour Boarding Stage (4.3 miles)

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  • Preston Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Cockington Primary School (1.0 mile)
  • Oldway Primary School (1.1 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (1.4 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (18.8 miles)
  • King's College (43.4 miles)
  • The Brunel Academy (0.9 miles)
  • Torquay Boys' Grammar School (1.6 miles)
  • Torquay Girls Grammar School (1.6 miles)
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£2,094 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 46,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,691 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£218/yr)
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Gas £47 Electricity £58 Estimated energy cost £105/mo

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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: 16100 kWh/year
Electricity: 4600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £200 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Supply £31 Sewerage £49 Estimated water cost £80 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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