Former coaching inn offers individual character and sea views

Nestled in the prestigious Warberries Conservation Area – on one of Torquay’s renowned seven hills – Property of the week is The Coach House.

Aptly named, being the former coach house of an adjoining Victorian villa, the property offers a detached character house offering spacious and versatile accommodation spread over three floors which enjoys sea and coastal views across Tor Bay. from the main accommodation on the first floor.

Behind a pair of tall wooden doors, the property enjoys good privacy, with a lovely sheltered cobbled courtyard and a balcony providing an ideal outdoor lounging area.

Doors open onto the enclosed private courtyard garden and parking area leading to a front door opening into the reception hall with wooden flooring and utility/vent cupboard with possibility of washing machine and slatted shelves.

A multi-paned glazed door opens to the inner hall with a window to the rear and a storage cupboard.

The kitchen/breakfast room is a bright room with a large window to the rear and a window overlooking the front courtyard garden.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of oak fronted units and tiled worktops with paneling and inset sink. There is a built-in electric oven, a four ring gas hob, space for a dishwasher and space for a fridge/freezer.

A door leads into the bright and spacious dining room with windows to the front and rear.

One of the reception rooms. Credit: John Lake

From the inner hall, stairs lead up to the first floor landing with a window to the side offering views over the surrounding area towards Lincombes Hill and sea views across Tor Bay to Brixham and Berry Head.

The lounge is a bright dual aspect room with five windows, offering views across the surrounding area, down the valley to Lincombes hill with views out to sea and the coast into Tor Bay.

The room has wooden floors, a stone fireplace and a hearth with integrated wood stove.

The sea view. Credit: John Lake
The sea view. Credit: John Lake

A door opens onto a balcony adorned with a wooden balustrade overlooking the front approach to the hill of Warberries and another door opens onto a metal staircase leading to the courtyard garden.

The first bedroom is a triple aspect room with views over the Warberries Conservation Area, a window overlooking the Lincombs and the sea, and an arched window overlooking the balcony and courtyard. There is a natural stripped floor, a partly sloping ceiling and a range of fitted wardrobes. An arched door opens onto the balcony.

This room has a stripped wooden floor.  Credit: John Lake
This room has a stripped wooden floor. Credit: John Lake

The bathroom has a modern white suite with a ‘P’ shaped bath with shower over, vanity unit and WC. There are tiled walls, a heated towel rail, ceramic tiled flooring and a dark arched window.

The fourth bedroom has a large arched window offering sea views towards Brixham and Berry Head.

From the inner hall the stairs lead down to the lower level hallway, ideal for use as a study area with window to the rear and large built-in cupboard with shelving and cupboard above.

The handing over of the Warberries.  Credit: John Lake
The handing over of the Warberries. Credit: John Lake

There is a shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC plus bedroom two with a window to the rear and bedroom three with a window to the side and darkened glass door to the rear.

To the front of the property, double gates open onto the paved courtyard providing ideal private leisure space. An integrated garage has an overhead door, electricity, lighting and high windows.

From the courtyard is a storage room with tiled floor, electricity, lighting and a window.

The Coach House is on the market with an asking price of £495,000 freehold. To book a viewing call John Lake Estate Agents on 01803 328899

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