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Shirley Towers, Torquay

Marina Apartment


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Occupying possibly one of the finest marine locations in Torbay this spacious ENTRANCE LEVEL PURPOSE BUILT APARTMENT offers a quite breathtaking direct Yacht Marina and harbour panorama, poised above the marine activity of the bustling harbour entrance and yacht anchorage.

Offering very bright westerly facing accommodation, with most of the principle rooms facing seaward or towards the inner harbour, the apartment has been subject to a comprehensive program of refurbishment and upgrading and now provides a quality home with a contemporary finish in one of Torquay's prime hillside positions.

Being offered for sale CHAIN FREE our company would highly recommend viewing to fully appreciate the delightful views and the quality accommodation that this apartment has to offer.

Torquay is nestled on the warm South Devon coast being one of three towns along with Paignton and Brixham which form the natural east facing harbour of Torbay, sheltered from the English Channel. Torbay's wide selection of stunning beaches, picturesque coastline, mild climate and recreational facilities reinforce why it has rightfully earned the renowned nickname of the English Riviera.

A security operated door with level access to the apartment which is approached through a private door with spyhole opening to the RECEPTION HALL with security intercom and cupboard housing the electric meter. Two deep storage cupboards with slat shelving.

The SITTING ROOM is a large bright room with double glazed sliding windows enjoying the spectacular sea and coastal views across Torquay harbour, marina and following the coastline around to Paignton.

The DINING ROOM again enjoys the beautiful sea and coastal views from the large sliding double glazed windows. Illuminated lighting plinth.

Open plan to the KITCHEN, fitted with a range of units and granite working surfaces with matching upstands and inset sink unit. Built-in Samsung electric oven and microwave, Samsung hob with extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Large granite Breakfast Bar, two double glazed windows to the side.

UTILITY with double base cupboard, granite working surface with inset sink unit, provision for washing machine and further appliance space to side. Cupboard housing the consumer unit and controls for the lighting system.

BEDROOM 1 with double glazed window enjoying the spectacular sea and coastal views, range of built-in wardrobes, provision for electrically operated blinds with purchaser choosing colour.

SHOWER ROOM with white suite of large walk-in shower cubicle with waterfall head and hand held shower, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboard beneath and WC with concealed cistern. Illuminated wall mirror, ladder style heated towel rail and double glazed window.

BEDROOM 2 with double glazed window to the side with views over the inner harbour and over Torquay, further double glazed window to the rear. Built-in double wardrobe.

BEDROOM 3 with double glazed window to the side overlooking the inner harbour and towards the town. Built-in double wardrobe housing the Ideal gas fired boiler.

The BATHROOM is fitted with a white suite of panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with drawer beneath and WC. Part tiled walls, ladder style heated towel rail and obscure double glazed window.

Single Garage - No.27 situated in the garage block, with up and over door and lighting. To the rear of the development is parking for visitors.

At entry level a security intercom for visitors is provided and CCTV installed within the entrance lobby for residents peace of mind.

The communal garden areas provide lawn and patio spaces for the enjoyment of all residents.

Design Notes:
A comprehensive program of building improvements has recently been completed using quality materials and fittings, with the interior of the apartment having been stripped back, walls and ceilings replastered, as well as re-wired and substantially re-plumbed. All of the windows have been replaced, with stacking sliding windows installed to the sitting room and dining room to enable the connection of the contemporary living space with the fantastic harbouside views.

There is a neutral colour scheme throughout demonstrating the expansive internal floor space and providing dramatic lighting opportunities.

For convenience the apartment has been designed to be a 'smart' home, with voice activated lighting throughout the principle living space and the heating system independently controlled through Hive.

To compliment the quality of the home the kitchen has been integrated with Samsung appliances and granite worksurfaces with matching upstands.

Additional Information:
Double Glazing & Gas Central Heating
Length of lease: 1024 years from June 1966
Residents own a share of the freehold
Maintenance: Approximately £3500 per annum

PLEASE NOTE: This property is being offered directly for sale by the vendor's locally appointed estate agents, namely John Lake Estate Agents, 2 The Old Town Hall, Manor Road, St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 3JS, who have provided all information and photographs. As such, Waterside Properties have not inspected the property, and are therefore not able to verify the correctness of any of the statements of fact contained herewith. Waterside Properties are not acting in an estate agency capacity for the vendor.

Please contact John Lake Estate Agents directly for further information or to arrange a viewing on 01803 328899, or email

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