£130,000 Sold Subject to Contract

St. Albans Road, Babbacombe

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Key Features

  • Age Restricted Development (60 years+)
  • 2nd Floor Apartment
  • Excellent Location within Babbacombe
  • Good Size Living Space
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Private Balcony
  • Communal Lounge
  • Lift
  • Onsite Parking
  • Close to Bus Stop
Emery & Piper are delighted to offer to the market this nicely presented 2nd floor retirement apartment within the area of Babbacombe. Homecombe House is on the doorstep of the beautiful Babbacombe Downs and only a short walk to a selection of local amenities including shops and cafes. Set within this independent living development for the over 60's the apartment briefly comprises an entrance hall, lounge/diner, fitted kitchen, generous double bedroom and modern shower room. In addition to this the apartment offers a private Balcony, communal gardens and internal facilities including a laundry, lounge and guest suite.


Situated in one of Torquay's most favoured areas the property is within walking distance of the beautiful Babbacombe Downs and the nearby picturesque fields of Walls Hill, the beaches of Babbacombe and Oddicombe can be easily accessed from the property and the renowned funicular cliff railway is a short stroll away. A good selection of local shops can be found on the adjoining Reddenhill Road, with a Medical Centre and good public transport links equally accessible.


This attractive second floor, one bedroom retirement apartment features a larger than typical (for the development) balcony that overlooks the gardens.

Homecombe House is a very popular development in the heart of Babbacombe, Moments from The Downs, Cliff Railway and within easy reach to both Reddenhill Road shops and St Marychurch’s excellent shopping precinct. This apartment enjoys great facilities that include a spacious and very social residents lounge, guest suite and a laundry facilities.

The apartment itself opens into an entrance hallway that feeds all of the accommodation. There is a significant sized walk in cupboard that offers great storage. The lounge/diner offers ample space for a seating and dining area. From this room a door opens to a balcony that would accommodate a breakfast set, it’s not overlooked and looks out over the gardens.

The adjoining kitchen features an excellent range of base and eye level units with marble effect work surfaces. There is an integrated undercounter fridge and freezer. The cooker is built in with an electric hob and a concealed extraction hood over. The sink is a stainless steel with a monobloc mixer tap.

The bedroom is also a good size with a comprehensive range of built in cupboards, wardrobes and draw sets. There is also plenty of power points and a BT point. The nearby shower room features a modern suite with an oversized shower cubicle. There is a heated towel rail and handy side cupboards for storage.

This lovely apartment wants for nothing. It has full electric heating and pull cords in each room should they be needed.


To the front of the building there is parking which is on a first come first serve basis. To the side and the rear of the building there are beautifully presented gardens.
This apartment benefits from a balcony looking out to the rear gardens.

Lease Information

This property is a leasehold apartment.

Lease Length - Approximately 60 years remaining
Maintenance Fee - £1564.00 Half Yearly (£3128 Per Year) Includes Water Rates, Buildings Insurance, Laundry Room, Guest Suite, General Maintenance of building and gardens.
Ground Rent - £220.00 Half Yearly (£440 Per Year)

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