24 Vicarage Road is a grand three storey period home and the present owners have retained many original features. Located in the favoured area of Upper Chelston close to the Cockington Estate it has a wonderful village type feel and community, and yet it is moments from the sea front and local shops are a short stroll away.
Entered via a tiled porch area with a striking original half glazed front door with glazed panels to either side, which allows the large hallway, into which it leads, to be flooded with light. There are very generous ceiling heights throughout the property, and the hallway has a lovely wooden floor.
To the front of the house is a light and bright sitting room with picture windows overlooking the green, this cosy room has an original fireplace with a striking black marble surround. Further down the hall is a second reception room with a large bay window to the side of the house with tiled surround period fireplace and fitted book shelves.
An inner hallway which accesses the Guest WC and large utility room with has plumbing for washing machine and additional dishwasher and then leads into the large open plan Kitchen/Family Room. Extended by our clients using an architect this split level room is the heart of the house and is flooded with light. The large kitchen area is fully fitted with an Everhot range, Granite work surfaces and a lovely Limestone tiled floor. Three steps from the kitchen lead up to the family room with double height ceilings and floor to ceiling windows overlooking the garden and glazed doors open out into a self-contained sun terrace.
Doors lead to the double aspect Study with views over the garden and tiles shower Room and WC. A back door leads to the front driveway.
The first floor is reached via a sweeping grand staircase, and comprises the master suite overlooking the green with a dressing area with fitted wardrobes, a shower room and large double bedroom with Victorian fireplace. The room has double glazed picture windows with lovely views over the green. There is a further bedroom suite with ensuite shower room, another double bedroom on this level and a fully tiled Victorian style family bathroom with heated towel rail, slipper bath and separate shower.
A further staircase leads to the second floor where there is a great room that could be for an older teenager, or used as a home office or further relaxation space.
Reached either via a door from the first floor landing and/or from the ground floor is a self-contained one bedroom annex with its own fully fitted kitchen and shower room perfect for air bnb or similar.
At the front of the property is a large sloping driveway with parking for approx. 4 cars and a useful electric charging car point, together with a small lawned area overlooking the green. The main garden is to the rear reached via steps to the side of the house with a large lawn, various sheds and greenhouse, and it is beautifully terraced with railway sleepers down to the terraced self contained patio.
Vicarage Road is in a quiet residential street overlooking the lovely green behind St Matthews Church. The shops at Chelston are just a short stroll away with post office, cafe, restaurants and a Coop food store. Close by are the renowned Torquay Boys Grammar School and Torquay Girls Grammar School. Whilst the beautiful coast line and beaches of Torbay are just down the road with Corbyn Head Beach just over mile away.
Torquay Train Station is a short walk away giving access to the main line rail network. Exeter St Davids approx. 45 mins London Paddington approx. 3hrs 10mins. The new link road (South Devon Expressway) giving links to the motorway network is approx. 10 mins drive.
Services – Mains Gas, Electric, Water and drainage