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Sachs Lodge, Asheldon Road, Wellswood, Torquay TQ1

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Property features

  • Offering a Superior Retirement Living Experience
  • Sitting in Beautifully Maintained Private Grounds
  • Penthouse Apartment
  • Wrap-around Terrace with Spectacular Sea views
  • Fitted Kitchen With Integrated Appliances
  • Master bedroom en-suite
  • Top Floor with Lift Access
  • Owners' Lounge

Property description


Nestled in the tranquil streets of Wellswood Village, Torquay, Sachs Lodge presents a picturesque retreat for retirees seeking a life of luxury and serenity. Built by Churchill Retirement Living, this elegant development offers 33 opulent one and two bedroom apartments that will enhance your retirement experience. This penthouse apartment is a distinguished example of contemporary design and functionality, meticulously built for comfort and elegance. Whether you choose to relax on your private terrace or stroll through the picturesque streets of Wellswood, you will be able to enjoy panoramic coastal views that are sure to take your breath away. Sachs Lodge is the epitome of coastal living at its finest.

The apartment can be accessed through the secure main entrance, which leads to the stylish owners' lounge. This lounge, equipped with a coffee bar, is where the resident manager can be found during the week. Residents can participate in organised activities and meet new friends while relaxing with a book in this excellent venue.

Sachs Lodge has been constructed utilising the most advanced technologies and materials, and this development is designed for maximum efficiency and minimal energy consumption. The heating and hot water systems are provided by a ground source heat pump that is efficient and cost-effective. Apartments are equipped with individual thermostats and programming controls with instant hot water systems.

Through a secure communal entrance, a lift or stairway takes you to the fourth floor, where a private front door with a spyhole leads to the reception hall equipped with a video door entry system. An inner hallway leads to a storage/airing cupboard with slat shelving, an electric meter, and a consumer unit. There is a door that opens into a bright living room that features a fireplace with a coal-effect electric fire. A double-glazed door opens to the wrap-around terrace offering panoramic views of the Stoodley Knowle playing fields, as well as views across Lyme Bay and Long Quarry to Walls Hill with views along the east Devon coastline in the distance. There is a door leading from the living room to the kitchen. This kitchen is equipped with high gloss fronted units and stone effect working surfaces, tiled splashbacks, and an inset sink. There is also an electric oven, a four-ring ceramic stove with cooker hood above, a washer/dryer, a refrigerator, and a freezer integrated into the cabinetry. The apartment has two double bedrooms, with the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room as well as offering spectacular views of Anstey's Cove. Also included in the master bedroom is a built-in wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors. As part of the second bedroom, there is a range of built-in wardrobes and bedside tables that match the wardrobes. A three-piece bathroom suite features a bath tub with shower above and a glass swivel shower screen, a vanity unit with storage beneath and wash basin on top, and a concealed cistern toilet. The bathroom features fully tiled walls, a ladder style heated towel rail, and an extractor fan.

Council Tax Band: E (Torbay Council)
Tenure: Leasehold (119 years)
Ground Rent: £625 per year
Service Charge: £4,778.68 per year
An annual service charge of £4,778.68 is charged to cover the costs of heating, buildings insurance, water, and external maintenance of the building. From 1st June 2017, there is 125 years remaining on the lease and a ground rent of £625 per annum.


Located at the front of the development, the Residents Car Park provides ample parking for all residents on a first come, first served basis. Located in the lush, mature landscaped communal gardens, Sachs Lodge offers a tranquil and serene setting for residents' enjoyment and leisure. There are lush green lawns, elegant paved patios, and an abundance of mature plants, trees, and shrubs in the gardens. Additionally, residents' outdoor equipment can be safely stored in a convenient undercover buggy store.


Nestled within the picturesque English Riviera, Torquay seamlessly blends the charming nostalgia of a classic seaside town with the vibrancy of contemporary palm trees, a bustling harbour, and an international marina. Take a stroll along the pier and promenade and soak up the laid-back atmosphere that the town exudes.

Located in Wellswood Village, Sachs Lodge offers a diverse array of local shops and amenities. From a Post Office to a Patisserie, Pharmacy, and Restaurants, this charming village has something for everyone. And if you're looking for more shopping and entertainment, the marina, seafront and town centre are just a short distance away.

Experience the best of both worlds as you stroll along the beach, breathe in the salty sea air, then shop or sip on a drink at a marina-side bar. Torquay has something for everyone, and Sachs Lodge is the perfect base from which to explore all that this charming town has to offer.

Sachs Lodge

At Sachs Lodge, safety and security are of the utmost importance. An emergency Careline system is installed to ensure the well-being of all residents, overseen by the Lodge Manager during daytime hours and monitored by the Careline team 24 hours a day. In addition, the apartment features integrated Careline intruder alarms, a secure video entry system, and advanced fire and smoke detectors in both individual apartments and communal areas. This provides residents with unparalleled peace of mind. The Lodge manager is on hand during daytime hours to assist and support Owners, and organizes regular events in the Owners' Lounge to promote community spirit. There is a guest suite available for visitors, as well as access to more than 150 guest suites located in Retirement Lodges across the country. Prices are available upon request from the Lodge Manager. Ownership requires at least one Owner over 60 years old and any second Owner over 55 years old.

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Property value data/graphs for TQ1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £666,342 £264 3.9 £671,982
Semi-detached £432,648 £208 3.5 £296,398
Terraced £298,130 £197 3.1 £233,079
Flats £200,810 £215 1.9 £171,223

Current asking prices in TQ1

Average: £358,998
Avg. current asking prices in TQ1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £198,738
Flats £126,967
All £132,186

Current asking rents in TQ1

Average: £1,024 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TQ1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £545 pcm
£893 pcm
£1,158 pcm
£1,749 pcm
£2,994 pcm
Flats £759 pcm
£1,035 pcm
£1,248 pcm
£1,248 pcm
All £696 pcm
£996 pcm
£1,181 pcm
£1,624 pcm
£2,994 pcm

Fun facts for TQ1

Highest value in TQ1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Lydwell Road £889,497
Ridge Road £847,299
Ashley Priors Lane £743,671
Park Hill Road £705,399
Wellswood Avenue £704,816
Highest turnover in TQ1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Ansteys Close 52.9%
Chilcote Close 50.0%
Moorhaven Close 50.0%
St. Michaels Close 42.9%
Montpellier Road 40.6%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,465 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 34,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £1,334 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £13/mo (£151/yr)
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Gas £21 Electricity £41 Estimated energy cost £62/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 7500 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework


Supply £22 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £56 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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