2 bed flat for saleBabbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1
Points of interest
- Abbey School0.2 miles
- The Spires College0.3 miles
- Torre1.3 miles
- Torquay - North Quay1.4 miles
These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.
Features and description
- New home
- First floor apartment
- Open plan principal room
- 2 bedrooms
- Shower room
- Allocated parking
- Close to picturesque babbacombe downs
- Chain free
- EPC - tbc
Each apartment at Ocean View offers carefully designed and spacious living, finished to a high specification. All apartments benefit from allocated parking, with upper seaward facing apartments commanding views towards Lyme Bay, whilst the inland facing apartments enjoy a southerly aspect taking in the local Church spire. All ground floor apartments boast private outside space, three upper level apartments enjoy balconies, and the prime penthouse commands a substantial roof terrace.
Step inside From the secure communal entrance, lift and stair access rises to the first floor where a private entrance door opens to the apartment. Entrance vestibule with deep cupboard housing the water cylinder and fuse board. Durable grey oak effect flooring flows through to an inner hall and into the open plan principal room. Twin french doors lead out onto the private balcony with glass balustrading and enjoying a southerly view taking in the local Church spire. The kitchen area comes complete with all you need, features pale grey shaker units with slate effect work surfaces and matching upstands. Integrated into the kitchen is a one and a half bowl sink unit, electric oven, ceramic hob, filter hood, washing machine and dish washer.
Bedroom 1 faces the southerly aspect with French Doors opening to a balconette. Bedroom 2 enjoys a westerly aspect with deep window sill. The contemporary shower room has white metro tiles and grey grout, WC with concealed cistern, vanity unit, and glazed low threshold shower with body spray and rain head. Chrome heated towel rail, illuminated mirror, and obscure glazed window.
Step outside private balcony with glass balustrading enjoying a southerly view taking in the local Church spire. The property benefits from an allocated parking space within the communal car park.
Finishing touches •Howdens Kitchen
•Built-in Lamorna appliances; Oven, hob, cooker hood, dishwasher, washing/Dryer.
•Shower Room Partially tiled, Mirror and shaver point.
•Vinyl flooring with carpets to bedrooms.
•Secure controlled door access system
torquay is well connected A few minutes' drive brings you to the recently constructed dual carriageway, the South Devon Expressway. From here it joins the A380 dual carriageway, which links at Exeter to the M5 and beyond.
The development is about a 30 minute drive to Exeter Airport, and the airports of Bristol and Newquay are both less than a 2 hour drive. Cardiff Airport can be reached in about 2 and a half hours and Heathrow in circa 3 ¼ hours.
The closest bus stop is just a few metres from the property, and a short ride brings you to Torquay Harbour and town centre with its street cafes and bustling high street shopping.
Torquay Train Station approx. 2.5 miles. The main line Newton Abbot Station with direct links to London and major cities approx. 6 miles.
Torquay Marina provides a safe haven for boats in all weathers, sheltered from the prevailing south-westerly winds. Paignton Harbour or Brixham Marina provide further facilities within the bay.
General information tenure
Leasehold on a new 999 term. Freehold intends to be passed to the property owners upon completion of the final sale.
£1,149.99 Per Annum
Professional block management
Messrs Crown Property Management, Torquay.
Peace of mind
A new home warranty will be provided along with all required installation certification and guarantees within the legal conveyance.
£1000 (Subject to terms and conditions).
Holiday letting is prohibited.
Location & lifestyle Babbacombe Bay House stands opposite the picturesque Babbacombe Downs, renowned as one of Torbay's most desirable locations with Babbacombe Bay below. The shingle beaches of Oddicombe and Babbacombe are linked by coastal pathways, accessed by road or funicular railway. To the easterly end of the Downs is the Babbacombe Theatre, whilst to the west lies St Marychurch with its pedestrianised precinct, Sailing Club and Torquay Golf Course beyond. Approximately two miles to the south lies Torquay's Harbour and Yacht Marina where the sea front promenade sweeps around to the flag ship Tor Abbey Sands, Torquay Tennis Club and Leisure Centre.
Torquay is the largest town in Devon and along with the neighbouring towns of Paignton and Brixham which form the wider Torbay, virtually every need is catered for. Whatever your sport or leisure activity, there will be a club close at hand. Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves are nearby in Wellswood, whilst Paignton Zoo Environmental Park is one of the largest in Europe providing an exceptional day out for visitors and equally popular with locals utilising their annual passes. Brixham is one of the UK's most prolific fishing ports and a keen Rugby town, with the ferry from Torquay taking you over to the multi coloured cottage strewn hillsides overlooking the bustling harbour.
The charming market town of Newton Abbot which hosts Newton Abbot Racecourse, one of the country's leading summer jumps racecourses is approximately 6 miles. Newton Abbot is also the gateway to the magnificent Dartmoor National Park, equally accessible at circa 18 miles to Haytor. By following the coast Road approximately 5 miles is the village of Shaldon and estuary town of Teignmouth over the bridge or short ferry trip.
A little further afield, about 40 minutes' drive (23 miles) is the regional city of Exeter, home to the exceptional University of Exeter and premiership Exeter Chiefs Rugby. The city offers excellent amenities and all year round attractions such as the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Exeter Cathedral, a Medieval Gothic building known for its vaulted ceiling and astronomical clock.
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