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PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: Family foundations in Torquay

By Herald Express  |  Posted: November 29, 2012

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COLERAINE, a characterful four-bedroom family-sized home in Avoca Avenue, Torquay is semi-detached and has the added attraction of a sunny rear garden in which to let the children play.

The property has been well looked after by the owners and is well-presented it has two reception rooms and boasts flexible accommodation and outdoor living space.

Traditional features include high ceilings, picture rails, dado rails and high skirting boards.

The inner entrance is fitted with an alarm system key pad, there is a wall mounted boiler at high level with programmable timer below. The light wood laminate floor leads to a traditional hardwood leaded light stained glass door through to the reception hall with wooden balustrade and stairs rising to the first floor.

The lounge is 13' 3' x 12' 8' including bay area with three-quarter length double glazed windows overlooking the front garden. The room is warmed by gas real flame effect coal fire set to brass and marble inlay to hearth with wooden surround and mantle over, ceiling and wall lights.

The separate dining room is a similar size, again into a bay area overlooking the front garden, this room is fitted with ornate wooden fire surround.

The kitchen/breakfast room is principally divided into two areas and has been designed to offer immense character and charm.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of modern shaker-style wall and base units with integrated appliances, glass display units, wine racks and shelves.

An enamel Belfast-style sink adds to the traditional in this property and there is space for an Aga style cooker.

The second half of the room has ample room for a table and chairs and French doors lead to the rear garden.

A modern tiled shower room, with contemporary square wc, completes the ground floor accommodation.

On the first floor there is a half landing with dado rail and skylight providing a bright aspect, a frosted glazed archway leads to the master bedroom which overlooks the front garden as does the second double bedroom.

There is a colourful bathroom fitted with period-style roll top claw footed free standing bath with chrome style mixer taps and shower attachment.

There is a door to an airing cupboard housing a lagged tank and slatted shelving and a separate wc.

Bedroom three and four have windows offering a side aspect of the property.

The rear garden, offering a good degree of privacy is a corner plot with patio area and water feature.

The property has a useful utility room and an arched door from the patio area leads into a storage/workshop ideal for the bike or DIY enthusiast.

To the front of the property there is driveway parking for several vehicles, boat or caravan.

The asking price for this sizeable property is £255,000. For further details telephone Torbay Estates on 01803 555374.

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