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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Meavy Lane, Yelverton, Devon


Property Description

Key features

  • 2 Receptions
  • Study
  • Games Room
  • Master Bedroom Suite
  • Bedroom 2 with En-suite
  • 3 Further Double Bedrooms
  • Garage
  • Gardens

Full description

Merrimead is situated in a sought after cul de sac comprising of three other properties just off Meavy Lane, Yelverton. The location is private and quiet and within easy reach of the amenities on offer in the village of Yelverton. Merrimead is a substantial five bedroom detached residence built in the late 1980s in the grounds of Willowby House, the current owners have lived at the property for nearly ten years and have undertaken much work at the property including the installation of new bathroom suites and complete redecoration throughout in recent years. The property also benefits from gas central heating and double glazing. The accommodation is light and spacious, with four reception rooms and five double bedrooms, very generous. Internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the space on offer at Merrimead, The accommodation comprises of an enclosed porch leading to a large entrance hall with a galleried landing. Fitted Kitchen/breakfast room with separate utility room; dining room; study; good size lounge with sliding doors overlooking the front patio area and a natural stone feature fire place. There is a further reception room which is currently used as a Games Room with Villager wood burner and sliding doors leading to the rear patio area. Upstairs there is a master bedroom suite benefitting from a dressing area with a range of fitted wardrobes and ensuite bathroom with feature corner bath and double shower cubicle. The second bedroom also offers an ensuite shower room and there are three further double bedrooms and modern fitted family bathroom. Outside the property is approached through a five bar gate to the driveway which offers ample parking as well as a garage. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with large paved patio areas for ease of maintenance. Yelverton provides a useful selection of shops including a butchers, chemist, supermarket, garage, hotel, public house, doctors surgery and veterinary surgery, whilst the Stannary market town of Tavistock, (voted best Market Town nationally in 2004) and Plymouth, collectively offer extensive educational, recreational, cultural and shopping facilities. The community is particularly well 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.


Ground Floor

Enclosed Porch

Double glazed side panel; coving; uPVC double glazed door to into:

Entrance Hall

Sweeping staircase to first floor; coving; radiator; BT point; smoke alarm; alarm pad.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

23'11 x 11'10 (7.29m x 3.61m)

Double glazed windows overlooking the front and side; range of base units and wall units with roll top work surfaces with one and half bowl sink and drainer with mixer taps; tiled splash backs. Inset Hotpoint double oven; Belling five ring hob and Cata Extractor hob over; space for dishwasher and fridge freezer. Radiator; coving; door to:

Utility Room

11'10 x 8'10 (3.61m x 2.69m)

Obscure double glazed door to rear and window to side. Range of base and wall units with roll top work surfaces incorporating a sink and drainer with mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine; space for tumble dryer and further utility item; Ideal Mexico 2 boiler; tiled splash backs; coving.

Dining Room/Reception 4

11'10 x 9'10 (3.61m x 3.00m)

Double glazed window to rear; radiator; coving; BT point.

Study/Reception 3

11'10 x 9'10 (3.61m x 3.00m)

Obscure double glazed door to front; double glazed window; radiator; coving.


20'2 x 14'2 (6.15m x 4.32m)

Double glazed sliding doors to garden; Natural stone mantel, surround and hearth with gas fire. Two radiators; coving; BT point.


Obscure double glazed window; low level wc; wall mounted basin on beech effect vanity unit with roll top work surface; tiled splash backs with pattern border; coving; radiator.

Games Room/Reception 1

24'1 x 17'9 (7.34m x 5.41m)

Double glazed sliding doors leading to the rear patio; double glazed window; two radiators; Villager wood burner situated on Natural stone hearth and surround; coving; loft access.

First Floor

Open plan hallway with a mahogany staircase leading to the first floor.


Loft access (loft ladder installed; insulated; power and light connected with some boarding). Smoke alarm; airing cupboard housing hot water tank which services the main bathroom, kitchen and utility room.

Master Bedroom Suite

17'3 x 14'1 (5.26m x 4.29m)

Dressing Area Inset spot lights; range of wardrobes with shelving and hanging space; vanity table; opening to:
Dressing Area: Inset spot lights; range of wardrobes with shelving and hanging space; vanity table; opening to:

Bedroom: Double glazed Bay window overlooking the front; inset spot lights; alarm pad; two radiators; coving; BT point; TV aerial point.

En-Suite Bathroom : Obscure double glazed window; Double shower cubicle fully tiled with Mira shower; Corner bath; low level wc; bidet; two wash hand basins over vanity units; radiator; coving.

Bedroom 2

11'10 x 9'10 (3.61m x 3.00m)

Double glazed window; coving; radiator; door to:-

En Suite Shower Room

Obscure double glazed window; shower cubicle with Mira electric shower; low level wc; pedestal wash hand basin; tiled splash backs; airing cupboard housing hot water tank for en-suite bathrooms and cloakroom; coving; radiator.

Bedroom 3

17'1 x 11'10 (5.21m x 3.61m)

Two double glazed windows; one of which is a Bay overlooking the front of the property; built-in wardrobes with shelving and hanging space; coving; radiator; TV aerial.

Bedroom 4

11'10 x 10'10 (3.61m x 3.30m)

Double glazed window; coving; radiator.

Bedroom 5

11'10 x 9'10 (3.61m x 3.00m)

Double glazed window; coving; radiator; TV point.


Obscure double glazed window; white suite comprising panel bath with mixer shower; low level wc; wash hand basin on beech effect vanity unit with roll top work surfaces; tiled splash backs with pattern borders; coving; radiator.



The property is approached through a five bar gate to a tarmacadam driveway with ample parking for about 5 cars.


19'8 x 13'2 (5.99m x 4.01m)

Metal up and over door; power and light connected; double glazed window and door to rear garden.


Gardens are mainly to the front of the property. Designed for easy maintenance there is a large lawn area enclosed by hedging and a good size paved patio area to the front of the patio doors. Pathways lead around the side of the property to the rear where a further paved patio area can be found and a fish pond. A Devon bank forms the boundary.


An alarm system has been installed at the property together with a camera system.

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23 November 2011


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