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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Williams Hedge Commercial and Residential Estate Agents in Paignton


To Mark and Team

Thank you for all your hard work on the sale of our house and the purchase of our home.

Williams Hedge Commercial and Residential Estate Agents in Paignton


To Jon and all the team at Williams Hedge

Thank you so much for all your hard work over the last few weeks. You have gone above and beyond anything I could have expected and without your help on Friday we wouldn't be in our lovely new home now. I will have no hesitation in recommending you!

Very best wishes 

Mr and Mrs E

P.S. Thank you for my lovely plant. It looks great on my new windowsill 

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To Mark and the Team

Thank you for selling the property at Lutyens Drive so quickly and always keeping your promises.

Kind regards

Miss W

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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Dunstone Park Road, Paignton £224,950

Detached Chalet House with Sea Views in Sought After Location

Detached Chalet House with inspiring sea views | Entrance Hall | Lounge with Bay View | Kitchen/Dining Room | Utility Room | Cloakroom | Decking Feature with sea views | Landing | 4 Bedrooms (1 double, 1 small double 2 single rooms) | 3&4 could be combined with the removal of stud wall to make one larger room | Gas Central Heating | Combi Boiler | Double Glazing | Panoramic Views from garden to rear with decking feature, level lawn beyond | Parking Spaces at road level

Located on the outskirts of town Dunstone Park Road is sought after due to its inspiring sea and countryside views and southerly facing aspect. Number 15 Dunstone Park Road is a chalet style residence which enjoys sea, coastal and countryside views from the rear of the property, decking feature and balcony adjoining bedrooms 1 & 2. The accommodation comprises of lounge with access to attached decking via sliding patio doors, kitchen/dining room and cloakroom. On the first floor are four bedrooms, (it should be noted that bedrooms 2 is a small double and 3 and 4 are single rooms. Bedrooms 3 & 4 could be easily converted into one room with the removal of the stud partition. Externally parking is at road level with several steps down to the entrance to the property. The main area of the garden to the rear. Modern comforts include uPVC double glazing, gas central heating. 

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Gerston Road, Paignton £174,950

Mid Terraced House 4 Bed House in Level Location

Mature Substantial Mid Terrace House with 4 double bedrooms | Entrance Porch | Entrance Hall | Lounge | Dining Room/2nd Lounge | Breakfast Room | Kitchen | Shower Room | Lobby | Landing | 3 Double Bedrooms | 2nd Floor Landing | Store/small study area | 4th Double Bedroom | NOTE Bed 1 is currently used as a further lounge | Gas CH | DG | Town centre location | Minutes walk from main shopping street 

Occupying a level location in the heart of Paignton town centrewith immediate access to shops and amenities, this substantial period property has spacious accommodation arranged over three floors. An ideal family home or home with flexible accommodation for the extended family.
On the ground floor are three reception rooms, fitted kitchen and rear lobby with shower room off.
On the first floor three double bedroom and family bathroom (the main bedroom currently used as a further lounge at present). From the landing there is access to the loft area comprising fourth bedroom with dormer to the rear with an additional area suitable for storage or small study area(no window).
To the rear of the property there is an enclosed courtyard with folding gated access from vehicular service lane, providing parking for one car. 

Saturday, October 26, 2013

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New Instruction

Waterleat Close, Paignton £167,950

A renovated and well presented semi detached bungalow occupying a cul de sac position with some sea views | Reception Porch | Lounge | Newly Fitted Kitchen | Conservatory | 2 Bedrooms | Modern Fitted Bathroom/W.C | Garage & driveway parking | Front and rear gardens | CH & DG | No chain | Viewing Recommended.

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Another Satisfied Customer

To All at Williams Hedge

Thank you for your support and sound advice given to me and my family in conducting the sale of my property.

most grateful for all you did.

All the best


Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Williams Hedge Commercial and Residential Estate Agents in Paignton

Haytor Avenue, Paignton £230,000
Detached Bungalow in popular residential location

Entrance Hall | 4 Bedrooms (3 Double) | Family Bathroom | Kitchen | Dining Room | Lounge | Gas CH | Double Glazing (Incl front/Rear Doors | Bricked paved parking for numerous vehicles (Boat/Caravan etc ) 25' Garage | Enclosed rear garden with patio | Cul-de-sac
A low maintenance extended detached bungalow standing in a cul-de-sac location on a popular residential estate.
The Bungalow will be of certain interest to the buyer looking for ample off road parking for several vehicles or suitable for boat/caravan/motorhome (subject any consents). Internally the accommodation comprises of "L" shaped entrance hall, four bedrooms and family bathroom. The kitchen gives access to the dining room with square opening through to the Lounge. The lounge opens directly to the rear garden with patio door.
The rear garden is also laid mainly to hard landscaping with generous patio areas and small lawn area.

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Ground Floor Flat, Blatchcombe Road, Paignton £99,950
Two bed ground floor flat with sea views

Two Bedroomed Ground Floor Flat within the lower half of a semi-detached House |Fitted Kitchen | Inner Hallway | Lounge with chimney breast and gas fire and some sea views | Double Bedroom with Chimney breast and bay window | Single Bedroom 2 | White Bathroom Suite | Under Property Store | Terraced and Gravelled Front Garden | Enclosed Rear Garden approximately 35ft by 20ft again with some sea views | Gas Central Heating | Combi Boiler | Double Glazing.
Believed to be built in the 1930s’ this pair of semi-detached bay fronted houses have been converted into four flats. Flat 1, 89 Blatchcombe Road occupies the ground floor of the left hand semi-detached house and comprises of two bedrooms, the master bedroom having bay window to rear, kitchen with fitted oven, hob, filter hood and white bathroom suite. The property has uPVC double glazing and gas central heating with combi boiler also supplying domestic hot water on demand. Underneath the property is a useful store approximately 10ft by 7ft with full head height providing dry storage facilities. To the rear of the property the garden is laid to three elevated grass terraces with the upper terrace enjoying some sea views and views of the surrounding area. Internal viewing of this well maintained ground floor flat is highly recommended.

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Oldway Court, Paignton £159,950
3 Bedroom Ground Floor Apartment with Garden & Sea Views

Entrance Hall | 25’ Lounge with patio doors and spectacular sea views| Kitchen/ Dining Room | 29’ inner hallway | 4 piece Bathroom Suite| Central Heating| uPVC Double Glazing | Private garden with bay views | allocated parking space | Original former hotel set in a stone wall enclosed grounds | Views of the bay

This converted property is formally a hotel and stands in generous communal grounds stone wall enclosed surrounding the property. Sweeping tarmac driveway leading to the main entrance clearly indicated is a parking space for flat 2 which is 5 paces to the main entrance door providing easy access. Communal gardens are maintained in a maintenance payment (See agents note for details)
Communal front entrance door with timber framed with safety glazing to spacious communal entrance hall with communal cupboards storing gas and electric meters. 
Entrance door to flat 2 is 6 paces from the main entrance door.

Friday, October 18, 2013

New Instruction

Butland Avenue, Paignton £225,000

Three Bedroomed Detached House with level access to amenities | Entrance Hall | Lounge | Separate Dining Room | Sun Room | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Side Porch/Utility | Ground Floor W.C | Landing | 3 Bedrooms (2 Double) | Modern White Bathroom Suite | Level Plot | Front Garden | Parking Space | Level Rear Garden with decking and lawn | Oldway Catchment Area.

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New Instruction

Knapp Park Road, Paignton £194,950

Semi detached Bungalow with delightful well tended garden and decking in popular location close to Goodrington Beach
Entrance Porch | Entrance Hall | Lounge| Fitted Kitchen| 2 Double Bedrooms | Bathroom | Gas CH | Upvc
Double Glazing incl Front & Rear Doors | Combi Boiler | Front Garden | Patio | 60' Rear Garden | Garage | Close to Goodrington Shops, Amenities & Beach

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Williams Hedge Commercial and Residential Estate Agents in Paignton

St Michaels Road, Paignton £144,000

Well Presented and Attractive Character Cottage

Well Presented and Attractive Character Cottage with level walking distance of the main town centre, local shops, convenient store a short walk away | Spacious Generous Entrance Hall | Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room | Fitted Kitchen | Half Landing | Bathroom | Full Landing | 2 Double Bedrooms | UPVC Double Glazing | Gas Central Heating | Combi Boiler | Attractive Level Front Garden setting the property back from the main roadside approx 33ft by 19ft | Enclosed & Attractive Rear Courtyard | Good Degree of Privacy | Lean to style Garage to rear 21ft by 11ft | Internal Viewing Highly Recommended.

Approached across a pretty front garden and set well back from the roadside is Meanu Cottage. The property offers a cottage home with character features and the benefit of garage to rear. It sits in a terrace amongst similar period cottages and has been refurbished by a previous owner providing the essentials for modern day living. The ground floor accommodation has an open plan Lounge/Dining Room , smart fitted kitchen with high gloss units and stairs rising to the first floor with 2 double and generous bathroom. Externally there is a 33' frontage with an attractive courtyard to rear and sizeable garage (21feet in length). St Michaels is within walking distance of the town centre but also has a local convenience store and public house. The local primary school is a short walk away. Internal viewing of this attractive cottage is highly recommended.

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Broadsands Bend, Paignton £284,950

A well presented 4 Bedroomed detached dormer bungalow situated close to Broadsands Beach

A well presented 4 Bedroomed detached dormer bungalow situated close to Broadsands Beach. Reception Hall, lounge, quality fitted kitchen/dining room, 4 Bedrooms ( master ensuite), family shower room/wc . Gas CH plus UPVC double glazing.There are fine views across towards Churston, driveway parking, garage and enclosed rear gardens.Viewing is highly recommended.

This detached four bedroom dormer bungalow is situated in the sought after Broadsands area of Paignton just a few hundred yards from a walkway through to the delightful Broadsands Beach and coastal path leading around to Elberry Cove and beyond. Local facilities including shops and health centre at Cherrybrook are within approximately half a mile and there is also a nearby bus route connecting the bustling town centres of Paignton and Brixham. Features of the accommodation which is a credit to the vendors include a reception hallway, bay window lounge with open views to the front, good sized open plan fitted kitchen/dining room with door leading to the rear garden, two ground floor bedrooms plus shower room/WC and on the first floor there are two further bedrooms with the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room/WC. Externally there is a driveway leading to a detached garage, well landscaped front garden, and an enclosed rear garden attractively arranged with good sized lawned area. There are also some open views to the front across the surrounding area towards the steam railway and across to Churston. An internal inspection of the gas centrally heated & UPVC double glazed property is recommended in order to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.  

Friday, October 11, 2013

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New Instruction
Belfield Avenue, Marldon £229,950
Well Presented and Extended Detached Chalet Style Bungalow in Village Location | Reception Hall | Good Sized Lounge | Dining Room/Bedroom 3 | Fitted Kitchen | Utility/Breakfast Room | Study/Occasional Bed 4 | 2 First Floor Bedrooms (1 En-Suite) | Superb Main Bathroom with sunken bath | Double Width Driveway | Double Garage | Front & Rear Gardens | Moorland Views | Gas Central Heating | Double Glazing | Viewing Highly Recommended.

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New Instruction
Borough Park Road, Paignton £249,950

An Extended Semi-Detached House with Annexe | Entrance Porch | Reception Hallway | Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room | 22ft Conservatory/Family Room | Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Cloakroom/W.C | Extended Accommodation/Annexe with Bed 4/Bedsitting Room, Wet Room/W.C, Utility Room/Kitchenette | First Floor Landing | 3 Double Bedrooms | Bathroom/W.C | Mostly UPVC Double Glazing | Gas Central Heating | Garage & Driveway Parking | Enclosed Rear Garden | Backing onto open fields | Cul-De-Sac Position | Viewing Highly Recommended.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013


Dear Team,

We would like to thank you for the excellent service you provided us with this year on the sale and purchase of both of our properties.

Communication has been very good and we have been very happy with the way our property was advertised.

We will be in touch soon with Jon and Mark in November time again.

Hope you are all well.

Kind Regards

Sara and Richard

Lammas Lane, Preston.

Williams Hedge Commercial and Residential Estate Agents in Paignton

Winner Hill Road, Paignton £174,950

3 Bed semi-detached house with fantastic views

Entrance Hall | Lounge| Separate Dining Room | Kitchen | Landing | Two Double Bedrooms | One Single Bedroom | Lounge with Interconnecting Doors to the Decked Area | UPVC Double Glazing including Front and Rear Doors | Gas Central Heating | Bathroom | Separate WC | Combi Boiler | Off Road Parking for One vehicle | 180 Degree View from Thatcher Rock Taking in a Wide Expanse of the Bay and the Majority of Paignton| Varied Tiered Garden | Walking Distance to the Town

Built in 1927 this 3 bedroomed semi-detached house is located behind the old town of Paignton enjoying commanding views of the majority of the bay from the landmark of Thatcher Rock to Roundham Head. The property has been sympathetically restored by its current owner. It includes generous entrance hall, lounge with open fire place and double doors leading to an attached decking area with similar views. Separate dining room fitted kitchen, utility, porch, external utility cupboard , three bedrooms, bathroom and separate WC. The property is set to the rear roadside enabling the front of the property to enjoy impressive views and the majority of the garden runs from the front of the property and is approximately 80’ arranged to five terraces to stepped access at the side. At the rear of the property there is off road parking. Internal viewing of this well presented and sympathetically restored character home is recommended. 

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Oldway Road, Paignton £129,950

Well presented ground floor flat, close to local amenities

Ground floor flat on level location | Recently repainted and carpeted | Spacious Entrance Hall | Bedroom | Lounge | Sun Room | Bathroom | Kitchen | Porch | Allocated Parking | Enclosed level lawn to rear approx 30 x 30 | Ideal for retirement | Level plot | Level walking to shops and amenities | Well presented throughout | NOW VACANT 

A ground floor flat located on a level plot closed to local amenities at Preston. The flat forms the ground floor of a converted semi detached house. Externally there is one parking space and to the rear a well presented lawn garden approx 30x30. Internally the property has been recently redecorated and recarpeted and provides well presented, light, bright accommodation. The level location parking and garden being ideal for a retired person looking to make daily use to the nearby amenities.

Friday, October 4, 2013

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Blog my Mark Rainey 4th October 2013

The Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee scheme is
now launching on the 7th October 2013:

What is it?

Basically the government will be guaranteeing a certain percentage of someone's mortgage to a lender, which will enable the lender to offer 95% mortgages at competitive rates. The buyer will still own 100% of the property.

Therefore you will be able to buy with only a 5% deposit, something that has been restricting the mortgage and housing markets for the last several years.

Who can apply?

To qualify for the scheme, you will need to meet the following criteria:
  • Available on resale and new build properties in the UK
  • Available to all home movers
  • Applies to properties up to the value of £600,000
  • Must be a residential repayment mortgage, (not a buy-to-let or interest only mortgage)
  • Buyer must meet the lender's normal criteria in terms of what they can borrow, credit score etc
What lenders are involved?

As the government brought the scheme forward by 3 months, not many lenders were prepared for this. However as the weeks go on, more and more lenders will offer products, using an independent broker to find the best deal is a must.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Welcome Kiera Burnell

Williams Hedge warmly welcome Kiera Burnell to OUR TEAM.
Kiera has joined to assist with administration and is keen to learn the Estate Agency Business.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Williams Hedge Commercial and Residential Estate Agents in Paignton

Clennon Rise, Paignton £225,000

Semi-Detached House in Sought After Location

A Substantial Extended Semi-Detached House in Sought After Location | Reception Hallway | Lounge | Large Dining/Family Room | Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room | 4 Bedrooms (1 En-Suite) | Bathroom/W.C | Gas Central Heating | UPVC Double Glazing | Good Sized Garden | Potential for Garage subject to consent | No Chain Viewing Recommended

This recently improved and mostly redecorated four bedroomed semi-detached house occupies an elevated position within a sought after residential location. Goodrington beach is within a ¼ of a mile whilst the town centre of Paignton which offers a wide and varied range of shopping facilities and amenities, beaches and harbour is approximately 2/3 of a mile distant. Features of the accommodation which has been improved and modernised by the current owners over the years includes a good sized reception hallway, bay windowed lounge to the front, extended family/dining room with patio doors opening to the rear , a fitted kitchen/breakfast room, three first floor bedrooms plus bathroom/W.C and staircase leading to converted loft where there is bedroom four and an en-suite shower room/W.C. Outside there are gardens to both front and rear of the property with the rear garden being arranged to large patio plus good sized lawned area. An internal inspection of this gas central heated and UPVC double glazed property is recommended to appreciate the size of accommodation on offer. 

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Kiln Road, Marldon £315,000

Beautiful detached 4/5 bedroom house with countryside and village views

4/5 Bedroom detached house in Marldon Village | Open Plan Family/Dining/Kitchen | Generous Lounge with open fireplace | First Floor - master bedroom | Study/Bed 5 | Bathroom | 2nd Floor - 3 bedrooms - one ensuite and separate shower | Shared Drive way approach (with neighbouring property) to private driveway and parking | Large elevated plot with commanding views and interesting and varied garden over different levels | Large store room | Large level decking with views | Gas CH | Double Glazing | Countryside and village views.

Green Sleeves is an interesting and unique detached residents located in the Village of Marldon affording views over the Village and green fields beyond. The property is approached via Kiln Road and has private driveway standing on a large and elevated plot. Internally the property has an impressive open plan entrance/diner/family come kitchen with separate lounge - all enjoying views over the Village. The remaining area is split level on 2 floors. The first floor having master bedroom, study, utility room and bathroom and on the second there are 3 further bedrooms with one en-suite. Externally the plot is substantial with inclined driveway parking for several vehicles and woodland elevated gardens that are well planned and thought out with varying levels of interest incorporating a level decked area, lawn gardens to the front and a large grass terrace to the top of the garden again, all enjoying the countryside and Village views.