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3 bed end terrace house for sale


Forest Road, Torquay TQ1

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Property features

  • A Well Presented 3 Bedroom End Of Terrace Home
  • Bay Windowed Lounge
  • Modern Fitted Kitchen
  • Dining Room/Ground Floor Bedroom
  • 3 Further Bedrooms
  • Superbly Presented Bathroom/WC
  • UPVC Double Glazing & Gas Central Heating
  • Front And Rear Gardens
  • EPC Rating - D

Property description

***sold STC - similar properties required***

This well presented 3 bedroom end of terrace house has accommodation comprising reception hallway, bay windowed lounge, dining room/ground floor bedroom and modern fitted kitchen. On the first floor there are 3 further bedrooms and a spacious bathroom/wc. The property also benefits from the installation of uPVC double glazing and gas central heating. Outside there is an enclosed courtyard and elevated rear garden (accessed via steps).

Local shops at Plainmoor including Waitrose supermarket are in close proximity and for more comprehensive amenities Torquay town centre is easy accessible being approximately 1 mile distance. A selection of schools, public swimming pool and regular bus services are also all within comfortable walking distance. An internal inspection is highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer.

Front door opening into..

Entrance Vestibule

Laminate flooring, further glazed door opening to...

Reception Hallway

Stairs rising to first floor, 2 radiators, under stairs storage cupboard with electric and plumbing for a washing machine and outside vent for a tumble dryer. Further cupboard housing the gas boiler supplying domestic hot water and gas central heating with additional storage area. Door to..

Lounge (12' 6'' x 12' 2'' (3.81m x 3.71m))

UPVC double glazed bay window with outlook to the front. Wall mounted electric fire, coved ceilings, radiator, decorative ceiling light, power points.

Dining Room (13' 3'' x 11' 11'' (4.03m x 3.63m))

(Currently used as a ground floor bedroom). UPVC double glazed window with outlook to the rear. Radiator, coved ceilings, power points decorative ceiling light.

Kitchen (10' 0'' x 9' 6'' (3.05m x 2.90m))

Fitted with modern units comprising inset stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap over. Wooden roll edged work surfaces over fitted floor cupboard and drawer units with matching wall mounted cupboards over. Inset oven with ceramic hob with glass splash back, stainless steel sockets, ceiling spot lights, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer. Laminate flooring, uPVC double glazed window and door giving access and outlook to the rear, obscure uPVC double glazed window.

First Floor Landing

A split level landing which could be suitable to add another staircase to the loft which is large enough to convert into additional living space subject to any necessary planning permission.

Bedroom One (13' 2'' x 10' 5'' (4.01m x 3.17m))

UPVC double glazed window with outlook to the front. Radiator, power points.

Bedroom Two (13' 0'' x 11' 9'' (3.97m x 3.57m))

UPVC double glazed window with outlook to the rear. Radiator, power points.

Bedroom Three (9' 7'' x 5' 10'' (2.92m x 1.77m))

UPVC double glazed window with outlook to the front. Radiator, power points.

Bathroom/WC (10' 0'' x 9' 6'' (3.05m x 2.90m))

This beautiful room is a particular feature and is spacious comprising free standing bath with mixer taps, tiled splash back and separate modern hand shower attachment. Double walk-in shower cubicle with sliding door, fully tiled walls with fitted power socket. Sink unit with vanity unit beneath with 2 large storage drawers. Low level wc, heated towel radiator, tiled flooring, shaver socket, uPVC obscure double glazed window, ceiling lights.


The front garden has a gate with picket fencing, paved footpath and slate gravel leading to the front door. To the rear of the property there is an enclosed courtyard, completely secluded by a wooden gate and additional fencing, astro turf has been laid and this area would be suitable for outside entertaining. A rear service land runs along the back of the property for bins and emergency use. There is a timber gate which gives access via steps which lead to an elevated garden area with shrubs bordering. The garden is arranged and split into 3 sections, to the right hand side is a decked area suitable for alfresco dining and taking advantage of the open outlook, the middle section is laid to bark chippings for ease of maintenance with the 3rd section also being laid to decking with seating area to enjoy the sunshine. The garden is enclosed by a combination of timber fencing and brick walling.

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Local Authority

Torbay Borough Council

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £224,860 Sales 651 Current average value £251,248 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £17,546 ▲ 7.51%

Property value data/graphs for TQ1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £536,261 £291 3.9 £475,657
Semi-detached £285,051 £237 3.5 £265,896
Terraced £198,368 £219 3.1 £181,702
Flats £173,798 £244 1.9 £148,160

Current asking prices in TQ1

Average: £252,789
Avg. current asking prices in TQ1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £162,885
Flats £104,910
All £110,594

Current asking rents in TQ1

Average: £630 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TQ1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £428 pcm
£644 pcm
£752 pcm
£961 pcm
Flats £500 pcm
£646 pcm
£688 pcm
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All £491 pcm
£645 pcm
£726 pcm
£962 pcm

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Stanley Road 63.4%
St. Michaels Close 57.1%
Hartop Road 51.5%

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Nearby transport

  • Torre (0.6 miles)
  • Torquay (1.1 miles)
  • Paignton (3.1 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (18.7 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (64.3 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (72.1 miles)
  • Torquay - North Quay (1.1 miles)
  • Torquay Harbour Boarding Pontoon (1.2 miles)
  • Shaldon Teignmouth Ferry Landing (4.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Upton St James CofE Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Ellacombe Academy (0.3 miles)
  • Homelands Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (0.5 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (17.3 miles)
  • King's College (41.7 miles)
  • The Spires College (0.4 miles)
  • Torquay Academy (0.5 miles)
  • St Cuthbert Mayne School (0.7 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£932 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 17,895
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £644 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £600,000 Contents value up to £60,000 Average insurance cost £9/mo (£113/yr)
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Gas £34 Electricity £50 Estimated energy cost £84/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: 11300 kWh/year
Electricity: 3800 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 £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.

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