Merton Cottage, Middle Lincombe Road Asking Price Of £500,000 (Freehold)

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Nestled away in the sought after Lincombes lies this charming detached Grade ll listed cottage. The accommodation is a fantastic balance of 'old and new', offering well designed living spaces and enjoying an attractive secluded patio terrace garden.

This charming three bedroom home originally the coach house to the neighbouring Merton Lodge which was sold away and converted many years ago. Merton cottage is mainly detached although there is still a link between this and the lodge at ground floor level via the utility room.

This delightful property lends itself to many possibilities offering good sized accommodation, privacy and a low maintenance garden.

The property is well positioned for local amenities including the local shops at Wellswood and the no. 64 bus stop which at just stones throw away, links to the town centre. Nearby Torquay remains one of the U.K's most popular holiday resorts offering sandy beaches, vibrant Harbour, Marina, shops, leisure businesses and selection of restaurants.

The area is renowned for its full range of well-respected independent and state schools including Torquay's highly acclaimed grammar schools as well as nearby Torbay Hospital.

There is good road access to all parts of the "Bay" as well as being within easy reach of the new South Devon link road which offers much improved access to Newton Abbot and the motorway network beyond. Furthermore, a main line rail station with Paddington connection is located just

behind Torquay's main sea front.



A private gate leads to the panelled front door into

Dining Room

- 4.30m x 5.68m (14'1" x 18'8") - with feature fireplace with living flame gas fire set with marble surround and metal frame. The chimney breast with exposed brick defines this reception space enhanced by the attractive cast iron staircase leading to first floor. Ceiling spot lights, radiators, windows with deep sills to front. French doors leading to

Sitting Room

- 4.52m x 6.90m max (14'10" x 22' 8") - raised hearth feature fireplace with living flame gas fire and timber mantel forming the centre piece of the end wall. Wall lights, TV point, radiators, windows with deep window sills to front.


- 4.30m x 4.90m (14'1" x 16'1") - a spacious and bright room fitted with a range of pine units comprising base cupboards and drawers with matching wall cabinets. Working surfac-es with inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splashback. Provision for washing machine, ceiling spotlights, radiator, tiled flooring, French doors opening out to enclosed picturesque garden.

Utility Room

New boiler (currently being installed details to follow), space for dryer, water meter and stopcock, cupboard housing electric smart meter, electric fuse panel and gas meter.

A turned cast iron staircase rises to first floor landing

Master Bedroom

- 4.65m x 5.30m max (15' 3" x 17' 5") - a delightful room complemented by the Juliet balcony overlooking the stunning gardens and sea view beyond giving the property a real feel of the Mediterranean. Extensive fitted cupboards, radiator, ceiling spotlights.

En - Suite shower Room

- white suite comprising curved walk-in show-er cubicle, double basin vanity unit with mirror splash back, vanity spot lights and close coupled WC. Contemporary tiled floor, heated towel rail and ceiling spotlights, window to front.


- white suite comprising bath with shower over complete with glass shower screen, wash hand basin set in corner unit with tiled splashback and storage under, close coupled WC. Partially tiled walls, radiator ceiling spot lights and window to front.

Bedroom 3

- 3.76m x 2.75m (11' 8" x 9') - radiator, ceiling spotlights, access to loft, window to front.

Bedroom 2 - 3.76m x 3.22m (12'4" x 10'7") good-sized built in cupboard, radiator, ceiling light, access to loft, window to front.

Garden and Garage

A private and secure terrace garden with delightful and well maintained mature plants and shrubs. Stairs lead up to the decked terrace area which was a former swimming pool although the decking happened prior to our clients ownership and the condition is unknown. We are unaware of the viability of restoration of this facility. A double garage with excellent storage opens to Middle Lincombe Road.

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