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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Old Road, Brixton, Plymouth, Devon

Sold STC £265,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Semi-Detached Character Cottage
  • Improved and Extended
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Kitchen / Dining Room
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Garage
  • Landscaped Garden and Patio
  • Southerly Views over the Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Gas Central Heating and Double Glazing
  • Wood-burner

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION A beautifully presented 3 bedroom semi-detached cottage in the heart of the South Hams village of Brixton, in walking distance to village amenities. This charming family home has been improved, modernised and extended to a high standard of presentation and retains many character features such as period fireplaces and exposed beams. Downstairs there is modern kitchen / dining room enjoying a southerly aspect and views over the rear landscaped garden to the countryside beyond. There are 2 further reception rooms and upstairs a generous dual aspect master bedroom over-looking the rear garden and providing views to the area of outstanding natural beauty. 2 further bedrooms, family bathroom and boarded loft for storage complete the accommodation upstairs. Outside the rear garden features two limestone patios, lawn and raised flower border, which enjoy a southerly aspect. A generous garage provides space for a car with additional storage above. A viewing is advised to appreciate the standard of the accommodation on offer. The vendors will consider moving into temporary accommodation, dependent on offer. 

SITUATION The house is situated in the heart of the South Hams village of Brixton and within walking distance of amenities including the CAMRA award winning 'Foxhound ' public house, St Mary's Church and the post office. OFSTED have recently rated the C of E primary school as 'Outstanding'. For secondary schooling, the village lies in the catchment area of the 'Outstanding' Ivybridge Community College for which transport is provided. Brixton itself is situated in the beautiful South Hams countryside, some 6 miles from the centre of Plymouth with a regular bus service. The historic waterfront city of Plymouth has a range of shops, department stores, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, colleges and university. The nearby sandy beaches of Wembury and Mothecombe are in easy reach as is the yachting haven of Newton Ferrers, and Plymouth Sound boasts a wide range of water-sports. Outdoor pursuits such as golf, horse-riding, cycling are all available within a short distance as is Dartmoor National Park.  

ACCOMMODATION The accommodation is as follows: (Please note that all dimensions are approximate. Metric measurements are conversions from imperial figures which have been rounded to the nearest three inches).  

ENTRANCE Three stone steps lead up to the covered porch. uPVC partially glazed front door opening into:-  

SITTING ROOM 14' 1" x 14' 9" (4.3m x 4.5m) uPVC double glazed window to front elevation with window seat below. Exposed stone and brick fireplace with cast iron Wood-burner upon a slate hearth. Solid oak shelving to the corner recess. Exposed wooden ceiling beams. Spotlights. Radiator. Smoke Alarm. Fitted carpet. Stairs leading to first floor with useful storage cupboard underneath. Telephone and TV points. Glazed panelled doors leading to the study and kitchen/dining room.  

KITCHEN / DINING ROOM 11' 9" x 13' 9" (3.6m x 4.2m) Two uPVC double windows to the rear elevation overlooking the garden and uPVC double glazed window to the side overlooking patio area. uPVC stable door, with the top half glazed, leading out onto the patio and garden. A range of floor and wall mounted units with oak veneer doors and solid oak worktop and tiled splashback. Integrated AEG fridge freezer. Integrated Neff electric double oven (fan assisted) and grill, gas 5-ring Neff hob. Hotpoint extractor fan, which extracts to the rear of the property. Integrated Siemens dishwasher. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Cupboard housing Gloworm gas combi boiler. White ceramic double sink with period-style mixer tap. Ceramic tiled floor. Recess ceiling spotlights. Double radiator. Panelled glazed door leading to the sitting room.  

STUDY 12' 9" x 9' 2" (3.9m x 2.8m) uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation with window seat beneath. uPVC double glazed French windows lead out onto the patio and garden. Period cast iron fireplace surround with wooden lintel and upright on tiled hearth. Oak shelving into the recesses. Exposed ceiling beams. Spotlights. Solid oak floor. Radiator. TV and telephone points. Door leading into sitting room. Bespoke solid oak integrated desk space. Panelled glazed door to sitting room.  

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING Staircase leads to ground floor with fitted carpet, Iroko hand turned spindles and balustrade handrail. Doors lead to the three bedrooms and bathroom. Ceiling light. Smoke alarm.  

BEDROOM 1 11' 9" x 13' 1" (3.6m x 4.0m) uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden giving views beyond to the countryside. uPVC double glazed window to side overlooking the patio area. Fitted carpet. TV and telephone points. Radiator. Ceiling light. Loft access. Period oak plank door leading back to the landing.  

BEDROOM 2 13' 6" x 14' 1" (4.14m x 4.3m) uPVC double glazed window to front elevation with window seat below. Deep cupboard over stairs with slatted shelving and fuse box. Loft access with retractable ladder providing access into the loft, which is boarded and has light. Traditional wood planked ceiling. Fitted carpet. Radiator. TV point. Ceiling light. Pine planked door leading back to landing 

BEDROOM 3 7' 6" x 9' 10" (2.3m x 3.0m) uPVC double glazed window to front elevation. Period cast iron fireplace painted white. Fitted wardrobe with mirrored door containing shelving, drawers and hanging space inside. Traditional painted planked ceiling. Fitted carpet. TV point. Radiator. Fold down desk/table top. Oak planked door leading back to landing.  

BATHROOM White suite comprising bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, and low level flush WC. Traditional planked painted ceiling with recess spotlights and extractor fan. Mirror fronted bathroom cabinet with shelving to the side. Heated towel radiator. Vinyl flooring. uPVC obscured glazed window to the rear elevation with window seat beneath. Natural stone tiled splash back and bath/shower area. Door to landing.  

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is a raised flowerbed.

To the rear of the property there is a landscaped garden, enjoying a southerly aspect, featuring 2 limestone paved patio areas, power point, lawn and natural stone wall with raised beds featuring a variety of small shrubs, perennials and flowers. Wooden picket fence to the boundary. Outside tap. Doors from the patio area lead into the kitchen, study and garage.  

GARAGE 16' 8" x 12' 5" (5.1m x 3.8m) Hormann electric remote control up sectional door. Light and power. Wall and floor mounted kitchen cupboards and drawers with laminate worktop over. Boarded rafters providing useful storage space with retractable ladder providing access. uPVC partially glazed door leads to the rear patio area and garden.  

AGENTS NOTE The land adjacent to the property is owned by a local charitable Trust, there may be an opportunity to rent it from them subject to a separate agreement.  

SERVICES All mains services are connected to the property.  

COUNCIL TAX BAND Band C. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. 

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye. 

DIRECTIONS From our Yealmpton office, proceed along the A379 in the direction of Plymouth to the next village of Brixton. Upon entering the village take the first right into Red Lion Hill and immediately left into Old Road. The property can be found on the left hand side marked by our board.  


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10 January 2018

Nearest stations

  • Plymouth (5.2 mi)
  • Devonport (6.3 mi)
  • Dockyard (6.7 mi)
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The Old Bakery, Market Street, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon, PL8 2EA

01752 966398 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Plymouth (5.2 mi)
  • Devonport (6.3 mi)
  • Dockyard (6.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Luscombe Maye, Yealmpton - Sales

The Old Bakery, Market Street, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon, PL8 2EA

01752 966398 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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