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Lot 22
Sold Prior

Auction Date: Thursday 24th October 2019

Auction Venue: Sandy Park Conference Centre, Exeter, Devon EX2 7NN

Auction Time: 13:00

Flat E, 458 Babbacombe Road, Torquay

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Property Description

A one bedroom apartment located on the ground floor to the rear of the main building. The property is to be sold with the benefit of an assured shorthold tenancy, with the tenant in situ residing there for approximately five years, generating a rental income of £500 PCM/£6,000 PAE. The attractive communal garden and a walkway to the side of the building are available for use with the property. The property previously had planning permission, under the reference P/2015/0291, to extend the apartment into the store area at the side. Please refer to the legal pack for further information.


Wellswood is set in Torquay, within easy distance of Babbacombe and the harbour. Local amenities include the famed Kents Caverns, a bowling alley and sandy beaches. The property is located within walking distance of the shops of Wellswood and the local pub The Kents. Torquay forms part of Torbay, which includes the towns of Paignton and Brixham.



Communal walkway leading to the front door for the apartment.


Lounge leading to a separate kitchen and inner hallway. From the hallway is a utility room, shower room and bedroom. Energy Efficiency Rating - D

Communal Grounds

To the rear is a well kept communal garden with patio and drying area, planted with colourful flowers and shrubs. A walkway set of steps leads to the side of the property and back to the front. A ground level patio area is also set along the side of this particular apartment which leads up to the main garden.

External Stores

Two connected storage rooms with a cupboard, accessed externally only.


Potential purchasers are to make and rely on their own enquiries with regards to the planning application under the reference P/2015/0291 by contacting Torbay Council Planning on 01803 201201. The application was granted for “proposed conversion of existing store into additional habitable space serving flat E; alteration of door to windows.” Issued on the 1st of June 2015. For documents relating to the proposed work dated 2017, please refer to the legal pack.

Auction Valuer

Lucy Fuller.

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