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4 bedroom town house for sale


Withdrawn from Market £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 30ft Frontage on to Broad Street
  • Established Business
  • Separate 4 bedroom period Maisonette
  • Grade II Listed Building
  • Private Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Kingsbridge take the A379 through Churchstow and at the roundabout take the third exit and continue down Aveton Gifford hill and along Bridge End towards the village of Aveton Gifford. At the roundabout take the second exit and continue along the Aveton Gifford by-pass towards Modbury. On reaching Modbury, follow the main road around to the left on to Broad Street and number 2 will be seen on the right hand side. Broadstone, the period maisonette above is accessed by a pedestrian access from Brownston Street.  

SITUATION The Georgian town of Modbury is situated in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty surrounded with rolling hills, wooded glades and winding country lanes. The town is well supplied with many independent food shops, art and gift shops along with warm and inviting inns and restaurants. The town has a health centre, opticians, dentist and veterinary surgery as well as a parish church and an exceptional primary school. Some 8 miles away is Kingsbridge with a comprehensive range of shops and services and the rugged splendour of Dartmoor is only 5 miles away. The city of Plymouth is 12 miles to the west.

Situated in the South Hams, the South Devon coastline offers many beautiful unspoilt beaches and fabulous coastal walks, with the stunning golden sands of Wonwell, Bigbury on Sea, Bantham and Salcombe only a short distance away. 

DESCRIPTION The property comprises a handsome, three storey Grade II Listed period building in the heart of Modbury with the shop premises having approximately a 30ft frontage to Broad Street and the four bedroom maisonette having an independent access from Brownston Street to the rear.

This fine period building is a focal point in the town with Pickles having for many years been a flourishing business holding a wide and varied range of stock to service the needs of residents and visitors to the town.

The maisonette with its own exclusive access to the rear has well-proportioned rooms with high ceilings and a wealth of character features.

The accommodation has been sympathetically and thoughtfully updated and improved by the present owners including an imaginative conversion of a former roof space to provide a magnificent master bedroom suite with bedroom, dressing room and ensuite bathroom exposing the roof trusses to form an impressive feature of the vaulted ceiling.

There is a garden within a short walk enjoying a private and sunny aspect.  

PICKLES AND THE GROUND FLOOR PREMISES With shop frontage of 9.09 metres (30ft) to Broad Street and a retail sales area of about 115 square metres (1227sqft), incorporating both a good amount of storage space as well as plenty of fitted shelving units to display a wide range of stock.

The shop is served by two separate entrances off the main street both of which lead into a spacious retail area with fitted shelves and display units. Oak counter top is purpose made with shelves below.

INNER RETAIL SALES AREA Two steps up to a further retail areas with extensive shelving and built in display units. Recessed store and fire exit leading to Broad Street. To rear of store, open tread staircase leads to well-equipped storage rooms, recessed kitchen with floor units, inset stainless stink sink unit, heat store over sink hot water heater. Separate WC with low level suite.

Additional office area with casement window, extensive shelving, open tread staircase to storage in the roof space.  


ENTRANCE HALL Built in storage cupboard with shelving.  

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM A modern shaker style kitchen with a range of wall and floor unit's comprising cupboards and drawers with a granite effect roll edge work surface with inset stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer taps over electric oven and four ring hob. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, space for fridge/freezer. Cupboard housing gas fired boiler and a feature fire place with wood burning stove to dining area.

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INNER HALL Stairs lead to first floor, deep under stairs storage area, radiator.  

DINING ROOM A bright and spacious double fronted room with sash windows overlooking Broad Street with high ceilings and a picture rail. Original wooden panelling to one wall, recessed storage area to corner with shelving. Feature fire place with granite hearth and wooden surround and mantle.  

LIVING ROOM A grand room with wooden panelling to walls, double fronted aspect detailed and elegant decorative cornice work around the light fitting. Cast iron open fire place with marble hearth and wooden mantle over. Recessed storage cupboard with shelving.

Stairs lead up to the first floor with a feature stain glass window overlooking the rear aspect.  

WC Low level WC with wash basin, radiator. 

BEDROOM 2 A double bedroom with double fronted windows, recessed cupboard to corner of the room, radiator.  

BEDROOM 3 Double bedroom with sash window to front aspect.  

BEDROOM 4 Double bedroom with built in storage cupboard to corner of the room. Sash window overlooking front aspect.  

FAMILY BATHROOM A modern three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over and glass shower screen, pedestal hand basin with mixer taps, low level WC, ladder style heated towel rail, and storage cupboard.

From the landing, a door leads to stairs providing access to the master bedroom/ attic room.  

MASTER BEDROOM An impressive double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and exposed timber beams. Velux windows to the rear of the property.  

ENSUITE BATHROOM A modern and contemporary bathroom suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal hand basin with mixer taps, low level WC with concealed cistern and free standing double shower.  

DRESSING ROOM With hanging space to eaves and glass panelled doors to bedroom.  

Outside Accessed along a path to the rear of the building leads to a gate with a pathway leading to a level enclosed lawned garden with glass green house and a decked seating area. 

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating.  

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'D' and the amount payable for year 2015/16 is £1,597.74 

RATEABLE VALUE The ground floor retail sales premises have a rateable value of £14,000.  

POSTCODE The ground floor retail shop fronting Broad Street has a Post Code PL21 0PS
Broadstone accessed via Brownston Street has Post Code PL21 0RG 

PRICE £600,000 to include the freehold, fixtures and fittings and goodwill. 

THE BUSINESS Extracts of the accounts for the business can be made available to seriously interested applicants on request. The goodwill is included within the Guide Price. Stock will be as at valuation.  

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Tel: 01803 861234

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street
Tel: 01548 857474.

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02 October 2015

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