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1 bed flat for sale

£95,000

St. Lukes Road South, Torquay TQ2

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Property features

  • First floor studio apartment
  • Stunning harbour & sea views into tor bay
  • Conveniently placed for the sea front, harbour & town centre
  • Open plan sitting/kitchen/bedroom
  • Shower room
  • Communal gardens
  • Allocated parking space
  • EPC - D:66

Property description



Nestled at the top of one of Torquay’s renowned seven hills this first floor studio apartment forms part of a purpose-built development enjoying stunning views of Tor Bay, from Torquay harbour and Marina across to Paignton, Brixham and Berry Head, with the surrounding picturesque coastline of coves and hillsides. The principal room enjoys a sunny southerly aspect, enabling the occupant’s full enjoyment of the beautiful views as well as the English Riviera sunshine. The apartment is currently let to an established tenant who wishes to remain at £525 pcm, alternatively can be sold with vacant possession and is ideal for those seeking their first home or equally those seeking a second home in one of Torquay’s prime hillside positions.

Waldon House is set above Torquay's sea front promenade, harbourside, marina, and the town centre, all easily accessible and providing a comprehensive array of amenities including the beach of Torre Abbey Sands, waterside restaurants, bars, Princess Theatre, and mooring facilities. On the opposite side of the sea front and beach is Torquay Train Station, just one stop from the main line Newton Abbot for links to major cities.

EPC Rating: D

Step Inside

From the residents parking area steps rise to the first floor from where a private front door opens to the reception hall with electric consumer unit and built-in storage cupboard. The open plan sitting room/kitchen/bedroom is a bright southerly facing room with window enjoying spectacular sea & coastal views into Tor Bay, over the harbour and marina as well as the communal gardens. Cupboard housing a pull down double bed. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base cupboards and drawers with working surfaces with tiled splashbacks and inset sink unit. Space for electric cooker, provision for washing machine. Range of stainless steel shelving and two wooden shelves, wood effect flooring.

Shower Room

The shower room is fitted with a white suite of corner shower cubicle with Mira Jump electric shower, wash hand basin and WC. Airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder and shelving over. Tiling to walls, stainless steel display shelf and obscure glazed window.

Step Outside

Waldon House is set in communal gardens to the seaward side, mainly laid to lawn and planted with an abundance of mature shrubs and trees. The apartment benefits from an allocated parking space in the residents car park to the front of the building plus use of visitors parking bays.

Additional Information

Length of Lease: 120 years from 1984
Service Charge: £1,447.51
Ground Rent: £45 per annum, rising to £135
Professionally Managed by Larchfield Asset Management
Letting Permitted
Holiday Letting Prohibited
Stepped Access
Electric Heating
Council Tax Band - ‘A’ (Torbay Council) – full charge payable for 2024/2025 is £1,488.56.

Please note: We understand that works to replace/repair the roof at Waldon House are required. This could involve a 'cash call' of the residents with the exact sum to be finalised. The anticipated 'cash call' has already been factored into the asking price quoted.

Our Area

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.

Torquay Is Well Connected

By Train: Torquay Train Station has some direct lines to London Paddington and Birmingham and is just one stop from the main line Newton Abbot.

By Air: Exeter Airport provides both UK and international flights.

By Sea: Torquay Marina provides a safe haven for boats in all weathers, sheltered from the prevailing south-westerly winds.

Regional Cities of Exeter & Plymouth approximately 22 miles and 32 miles respectively. Magnificent Dartmoor National park approximately 12 miles.

Directions

Wha3words: Dare.apply.dwell

Sat nav: TQ2 5YQ. From Torquay sea front (keeping Grand Hotel and train station on the left and Torre Abbey Sands on the right) bear left at the main traffic lights next to the white bridge heading up Shedden Hill. At the top of the hill turn second right into St Lukes Road. Continue around the corners and progress into St Lukes Road South. Continue along St Lukes Road South and the development stands on the right hand side.

Parking - Allocated Parking

Plus visitors parking.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Property value data/graphs for TQ2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £502,895 £226 3.6 £421,270
Semi-detached £360,537 £193 3.2 £285,949
Terraced £296,224 £190 3.0 £215,070
Flats £237,574 £230 1.9 £179,405

Current asking prices in TQ2

Average: £353,387
Avg. current asking prices in TQ2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £155,707
(7)
£265,330
(28)
£311,969
(164)
£464,996
(55)
£564,773
(22)
Flats £124,327
(27)
£281,567
(65)
£412,713
(15)
£229,950
(1)
-
All £130,788
(34)
£276,678
(93)
£320,411
(179)
£460,799
(56)
£564,773
(22)

Current asking rents in TQ2

Average: £978 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TQ2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £622 pcm
(4)
£949 pcm
(3)
£1,316 pcm
(11)
£1,650 pcm
(3)
-
Flats £702 pcm
(15)
£1,016 pcm
(6)
£1,300 pcm
(1)
- -
All £685 pcm
(19)
£994 pcm
(9)
£1,315 pcm
(12)
£1,650 pcm
(3)
-

Fun facts for TQ2

Highest value in TQ2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Barnfield Road £679,092
Manscombe Road £646,093
Woodleys Meadow £645,759
Torbay Road £626,732
Stoneleigh Drive £620,067
Highest turnover in TQ2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Chiltern Close 44.4%
Cary Road 38.9%
Meadow Road 38.5%
Boundary Road 36.8%
Willowfield Road 36.6%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£557 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 9,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £362 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Energy

Gas £17 Electricity £32 Estimated energy cost £49/mo

Similar properties could save up to £133

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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: 5700 kWh/year
Electricity: 2000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Torbay

Estimated tax band A Council tax cost £109 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £15 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £37 /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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