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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Guide Price £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Y3469
  • Detached Family Residence
  • Original 1920'S Features
  • Substantial Accommodation
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Car Port & Garage
  • Approaching 2 Acres

Full description

SITUATION Situated in a prime residential location close to the villages of Crapstone and Yelverton and just a short stroll from open moorland. 

Yelverton provides a useful selection of shops including a Co-op supermarket, pharmacy, doctors, dentist, butchers shop, hair dressers, garage, Post Office and a selection of hotels and inns, whilst the ancient Stannary town of Tavistock, 6 miles, and the historic naval port of Plymouth, about 10 miles, collectively offer extensive educational, recreational, cultural and shopping facilities.

The community is served by local school buses and county bus services, whilst the A386 Tavistock-Plymouth road facilitates easy access to the A38, just north of Plymouth and the A30 at Sourton, both dual carriageways to Exeter and the M5 motorway. 

DESCRIPTION This detached residence was built we understand in the 1920's in the traditional manner having a rough cast rendered and painted finish under a slate roof. The spacious accommodation has attractive features including oak flooring, some original windows and picture rails as well as the modern comforts of double glazing and gas central heating. Internally, the accommodation comprises a Reception Hall; Double Reception Room; Kitchen/Breakfast Room; Utility Room; Laundry Room; Study; Cloakroom; Billiard Room; Conservatory; Two Storerooms and Workshop on the ground floor. On the first floor, a galleried landing leads to a Master Suite with balcony overlooking the garden; Four Further Bedrooms; Shower Room and Family Bathroom.
Outside, the property is approached via double wooden gates with a separate pedestrian gate onto a tarmacadam drive. A brick paved patio leads around the property with steps leading down to the mature garden which is mainly laid to lawn and is approaching 2 acres. The gardens are extremely private and have a variety of mature trees and shrubs. A decked area affords views over the garden and there is also a rear courtyard area with direct access to the house. 

ACCOMMODATION There are numerous power points throughout although not individually listed. Reference made to any fixtures, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Prospective purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation together with approximate room sizes is as follows:- 

Open porch with double glazed window into entrance porch and two further windows to side; wooden door and step to 

COVERED PORCH Recess seat; coat hooks; wooden front door with small panes inset to 

RECEPTION HALL Oak flooring; stairs to first floor; picture rail; radiator; thermostatic control; door to storage cupboard with shelving; doors off. 


SITTING ROOM 5.05m(16'7'') x 4.09m(13'5'') Double glazed bay window with window seat overlooking the garden and further small double glazed to front; door to built in bar; picture rail; woodburner set on tiled fireplace and wooden mantle; TV point; wall lights; radiator; picture rail; opening to 

DINING ROOM 4.27m(14'0'') x 4.09m(13'5'') Double glazed bay window with window seat overlooking garden; door to garden; covered radiator; wall lights; door to hall; archway to 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 4.39m(14'5'') x 2.82m(9'3'') with recess measuring 7'2" x 5'4")
Gas fired Aga set in tiled rayburn recess; range of matching floor and wall units with laminate work surfaces and tiled splashbacks; one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap; two double glazed windows to covered courtyard;plate rack; feature beams; opening to dining room; door to hall and further stable door to 

UTILITY ROOM 5.26m(17'3'') max x 3.35m(11'0'') Fitted with a range of floor units with wooden work surfaces and tiled splashbacks; butlers sink and drainer with mixer tap; space for gas cooker; plumbing and space for dishwasher; additional appliance space alongside; plate rack; cupboard housing Ideal Mexico gas fired combi boiler; single glazed window to side; double glazed door with small panes inset to rear courtyard; double glazed window and stable door to 

LAUNDRY ROOM 4.80m(15'9'') x 3.35m(11'0'') Worksurfaces; plumbing and space for automatic washing machine; space for tumble dryer; fluorescent strip light; uPVC half double glazed door and window to rear courtyard; steps up to second store room; uPVC half double glazed door and windows to covered courtyard, two storerooms, workshop and garage. 

From the reception hall, a door leads to 

STUDY 3.71m(12'2'') x 2.77m(9'1'') Double glazed window to front with deep sill; picture rail; radiator; two wall lights; two built in shelving units; door to billiard room and door to 

CLOAKROOM 3.02m(9'11'') x 2.03m(6'8'') Original window to side with deep sill; picture rail; low level wc; wash hand basin; spotlights; pull light switch; tiled flooring. 

BILLIARD ROOM 7.59m(24'11'') max x 5.44m(17'10'') Two double glazed windows to side; two radiators; TV point; wall lights; inset spotlights; feature beams; recess alcove with built in shelving; woodburner set on tiled hearth; parquet flooring; double doors to 

CONSERVATORY 3.45m(11'4'') x 2.87m(9'5'') Double glazed doors to side and rear courtyard; double glazed from half height; obscure glazed roof; radiator; tiled flooring. 

From the reception hall, an attractive staircase leads to the: 


GALLERIED LANDING Double glazed window overlooking the garden with small balcony with wrought iron railings (not accessible). The galleried landing is light and airy and has a smoke alarm; picture rail; built in storage cupboard with shelving; radiator; doors off; opening to 

INNER HALL Doors off 

From the inner hall, doors lead off to 

BEDROOM 5 3.02m(9'11'') x 2.97m(9'9'') Door with obscure glazed panes inset; radiator; double glazed window to front; picture rail. 

SHOWER ROOM 2.95m(9'8'') into shower x 1.17m(3'10'') White suite comprising low level wc; pedestal wash hand basin; tiled shower cubicle with curtain and rail over; towel rail; mirror with lights over; loft access; inset lighting; obscure glazed window to side; part tiled walls. 

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 7.24m(23'9'') max x 5.33m(17'6'') max A light and airy triple aspect room with three windows to the front and side and double glazed patio doors to a balcony with wrought iron balustrading overlooking the garden; two radiators; inset lighting; picture rail; door to 

EN SUITE BATHROOM 2.59m(8'6'') x 2.21m(7'3'') White suite comprising a double jacuzzi bath with mixer shower tap; pedestal wash hand basin; low level wc; part tiled walls; loft access; inset lighting; obscure uPVC double glazed window to side; heated towel rail; extractor fan. 

From landing, doors to 

BEDROOM 2 4.45m(14'7'') x 4.09m(13'5'') plus bay Dual aspect with uPVC double glazed bay window and two further windows overlooking garden; picture rail; TV point; radiator. 

BEDROOM 3 4.90m(16'1'') x 4.06m(13'4'') plus bay Double glazed bay window with window seat overlooking the garden; covered radiator; picture rail; TV point; wall lights; Mahogany wardobes and units. 

FAMILY BATHROOM 3.10m(10'2'') x 2.13m(7'0'') max White suite comprising bath with hand grips; low level wc; pedestal wash hand basin; corner shower cubicle with shower; part tiled walls; towel radiator; obscure wooden double glazed window; picture rail; mirror with lights over; inset spotlights. 

BEDROOM 4 3.86m(12'8'') x 2.97m(9'9'') Single glazed window to side; radiator; airing cupboard with shelving and immersion heater; further built in cupboard over; picture rail. 


STOREROOM 1 6.30m(20'8'') x 3.00m(9'10'') With three access doors. 

COVERED COURTYARD 6.30m(20'8'') x 3.35m(11'0'') Access to rear garden and 

STOREROOM 2 4.06m(13'4'') x 3.00m(9'10'') Two single glazed windows to laundry room; fluorescent strip lights; power points; stable door with window inset; step up to 

WORKSHOP 5.21m(17'1'') x 3.07m(10'1'') Fluorescent strip light; work bench; drawer unit; single glazed window to courtyard; power and lighting; door to garage. 

CAR PORT 6.65m(21'10'') x 5.18m(17'0'') Of timber construction with a pitched and felted roof; light point; undercover space for 2 vehicles and additional parking in front. 

GARAGE 5.36m(17'7'') x 3.07m(10'1'') Double wooden doors and further pedestrian door to rear courtyard; single glazed window to side; fluorescent strip light; pitched roof. 


CHICKEN RUN/LOG STORE Located to the rear of the car port with access to the garden. This area is currently fenced off. 

GARDENS The property is approached via double wooden gates onto a tarmacadam driveway. This in turn leads to a brick paved patio area to the front of the house with steps down to the lawn. There is a pedestrian gate from the drive leading to a rear courtyard.
The mature gardens are very private, laid mainly to lawn and are bounded by Devon hedging and laurels. The grounds are approaching 2 acres and have many mature trees including Maple, Bay, Willow, Fig and Eucalyptus. A decked area with access from the covered courtyard and dining room enjoys views across the garden. A gate gives access to a further large lawn area. 

MISCELLANEOUS Outside security light. 

AGENTS NOTE The access road to Fratton from Golf Links Road is shared with neighbouring properties.  

SERVICES Mains water, gas and electricity. Private Septic Tank Drainage. 

OUTGOINGS We understand the property is in band 'G' for council tax purposes. 

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE & BALMENT on 01822 855055. 

DIRECTIONS From our office in Yelverton proceed on the Plymouth Road and turn right at the second bollards signposted to Crapstone. Take the next turning on the left and proceed along Golf Links Road. Continue along this road turning right into a shared access lane and Fratton will be found at the bottom of this lane on the left hand side.  

PHOTOGRAPHS Some of the photographs within this brochure do not necessarily show views from the subject property. 

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