|A regency grade 2*residence in a Mediterranean-style setting,part of Torquay’s famous Georgian Hesketh Crescent built by the Harvey brothers ,1848 who were famous for building many of the magnificent villas in Notting hill and Holland Park ,London. Hesketh Dell is found at the end of the crescent set back behind large wrought iron gates, standing in its own secluded grounds of some two thirds of an acre.Situated directly above Meadfoot Beach the gardens and house enjoy superb sea and coastal views looking towards Berry Head, and Thatcher Rock.
The gardens are a particular feature providing a colourful and ever-changing vista through the seasons.
Landscaped with inset flower beds, rockeries and boarders are interlaced with fragrant and flowering trees and shrubs,together with secreted terraces including a paved patio, bounded with Somerset stone.
Inside the house has been tastefully modernised, while retaining features such as deep ornate freezes and cornicing and marble fireplaces.
The accommodation is reached via a fine conservatory entrance,ideal for inclement weather off of which is the hall ,marble dressed cloakroom,fine drawing room with coastal views,spacious dining room, bespoke kitchen/breakfast room, utility room,all on the ground floor.
Upstairs there are three bedrooms, two doubles and one twin,the master bedroom having an ensuite shower room with twin vanitory basins and wc.dressed in granite and marble.There is also a luxury family bathroom, with large Jacuzzi bath and a shower cubicle.
On the lower ground floor are two more large twin bedrooms and a bathroom.
Great care has been taken to furnish the house tastefully and provide a high level of comfort. A wonderful retreat, spacious enough for two families, yet not too big for a couple,ideal for a honeymoon or romantic break.