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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Milton Street, Brixham, TQ5 0BZ

Offers in Excess of £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive Detached Victorian House
  • Five Bedrooms, Two En-Suites
  • Two Full Receptions
  • Large Kitchen And Separate Utility
  • Potential For Self-Contained Accommodation
  • Conservatory
  • Attached Workshop
  • Huge Loft Space
  • Half Acre Garden
  • Sought After Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
A rare opportunity to buy one of Brixham's true gems situated in the popular area of Higher Brixham, one mile from Brixham town centre. A stunning period residence set in 1/2 an acre of mature walled gardens dating from the mid 1890's. Featuring five bedrooms, two with en suite facilities and a very large lounge with a separate dining room. The kitchen is large enough to breakfast in, and there's a utility room adjacent with cloakroom off. There is an old coach house in the garden that could be converted to residential use (subject to planning consents) as acknowledged by an architect. There's also the potential to create a self-contained ground floor studio apartment. The generous loft space is partially developed with its own staircase and current permissions for storage. There is a 4 Kw solar panel installation currently providing an income of £2,000 per annum. There is a local convenience store and post office and there are excellent local schools including a local authority grammar school.

Entrance Hallway
A level walkway from a slightly inclined driveway gives access to a set of original double doors with obscure glazed panelling, allowing access to Luzon.
The initial tread area shows the original travatine flooring. Grand stairway to first floor accommodation, twin double panel radiators and an understairs storage cupboard. The hallway shows the original cornice work, dado rail and semi-ornate door frames. Doors to:

25'4 into bay x 14'4
A very imposing room with a upvc double glazed bay window to the front aspect, a side aspect upvc and a rear aspect picture window throws further light into the room. The real focal point of the room is a Minsterstone Chilworthy fire surround and hearth with an inset woodburner within. The original features survive here with the cornice work, dado rail and picture rails all in place. One single and three double panel radiator provide additional heating.

Dining Room
14'3 x 16'9 into bay
Font aspect uPVC double glazed window. Another beautiful room with many original features. The focal point is a reproduction Victorian style cast iron fireplace with tiled inserts surrounded by a pine mantle previous
reclaimed from one of the bedrooms within this home. The wooden flooring is reclaimed pine stripped back and lighty varnished. Double panel radiator.

Kitchen / Breakfast
13'4 x 11'8
An oversize rear aspect uPVC double glazed picture window (with a secondary small side aspect uPVC window) offer exemplary light into this room. It's fully fitted in Shaker style base units with wood butcher block style work surfaces with an inset 'Franke' one-and-a-half bowl Fragranite sink unit within and a monobloc mixer tap. There's also a chef grade Rangemaster cooker with a four ring hob, griddle and warmer with a double oven and grill - above is a full width matching extractor hood with additional lighting. A centre island offers further cupboard and drawer space and there's easily enough room to extend that into a breakfast bar, or add a breakfast table. Double panel radiator with individual thermostatic controller. The splash-backs are ceramic tiled as is the flooring.
Door to:

Utility Room
Another light room with upvc double glazed windows on each side. A base unit contained a rolled edge work counter with a stainless steel sink unit within, and a monobloc mixer tap over. There's under counter space for both a washing machine and a tumble dryer. Ceramic tiled splash-backs and flooring. Double panel radiator. A uPVC casement door allows access to the rear patio area. Door to:

Downstairs Cloakroom
Side aspect casement window. Low level W.C. with an adjacent wash hand basin with a mixer tap, tiled splash-back, and flooring.

13 x 10'1
A gorgeous and very private space with two walls on one side and two three-quarter uPVC double glazed walls on the other. There are a pair of French doors that open out into the rear patio area and a double panel radiator. Five casement windows with leaded and stained glass inserts and two opening roof vents provide ventilation. Double panel radiator. A door to:

Store Room
11'7 x 6'5
A storage room that currently houses a fridge and chest freezer with some timber shelving for your storage needs.

16'7 x 11'1
Dual aspect with upvc double glazed windows and a half glazed upvc entrance door offering plenty of natural lighting. Currently utilised as a wood shop it has a natural noise buffer from the rest of the household. There is radiator heating, strip lighting and lots of power points. This workshop and adjoining store room have the potential to be self contained studio accommodation (subject to planning).

First Floor Landing
A rear aspect uPVC picture window illuminates the stairway and the galleried landing. There's a second full width stairway offering access to the second floor. There's a double panel radiator and doors to:

Master Bedroom
12'7 x 11'4
Side aspect uPVC double glazed window. Twin built in single cupboards and a smaller half height understairs cupboard. Although not the largest bedroom, it does enjoy the benefit of a full size ensuite shower room. The ceiling is coved and there's a double panel radiator. Door to:

Master En-suite
12'5 x 6'4
A rear aspect uPVC double glazed obscure window. This room features a shower cubicle with a fitted Gainsborough electric shower, fully tiled in ceramics and with a recessed downlighter/extractor. There is a set of contemporary styled W.C. with concealed cistern and an oversize wash hand basin, both in white. It's painted pine panelling to dado height and wood laminate flooring. A single panel radiator and a heated towel rail complete this room.

Bedroom Two
13'10 x 12'4
A delightful room with twin upvc double glazed windows to the front and side. This room features the original cornice work and has a single panel radiator set beneath each window.

Bedroom Three
14' x 12'4
Similar to bedroom three, this room has two uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side aspects. This also has the original cornice work in place and has the additional benefit of a set of triple double louvre fronted wardrobes with decorative glass panels. There a decorative dado rail in place and a single panel radiator beneath each window.

Bedroom Four
13'10 x 9'3
Side aspect uPVC double glazed window. A wonderful self contained room that has a small wash hand basin and a walk in cloakroom that is lit by a small uPVC double glazed window panel and has a low level W.C. within. There's a trio of floor to ceiling louvre fronted wardrobes too. Double panel radiator.

Bedroom Five
8' x 7'9 plus bay
Front aspect uPVC double glazed bay window. A good size single room with a single panel radiator beneath the window. This room's location sets itself up as a potential ensuite or Jack and Jill bathroom to bedrooms two and three.

12'2 x 6'2
Rear aspect uPVC double obscure glazed window. Featuring a white contemporary four piece suite comprising, teardrop panel bath with mixer tap and hand shower attachment. A wash hand basin atop a vanity unit incorporating a low level W.C. with a concealed cistern. A fully tiled shower cubicle with a plumbed in shower attachment ad glass panel swing door. The walls around the bath are fully tiled in subtle shade ceramic tiling with the other wall being painted pine panelling to dado height. A double panel radiator, shaver point and airing cupboard round out the room.

Second Floor Landing
With a small storage recess and giving access to two significant rooms. Both with minimal restrictive headroom. One side opens up the possibility of a bedroom and bathroom, the other a bedroom (subject to planning). These rooms offer very useable space, with very good headroom and both have Velux windows and are fully boarded. One side currently houses the metering system for the solar panels.

Room One: 21'2 x 11'8
Room Two: 11'8 x 11'8


Luzon is very unusual as it is situated in a very large plot and is comfortably over one half of an acre. The access is from street level through a gently rising driveway. The front garden is a raised lawned terrace to the front entrance right. There are numerous evergreens planted within and it features painted wrought iron fencing sitting on a stone boundary wall.


Car standing to the side of the property could easily accommodate several vehicles, or even an RV or caravan. The garden is absolutely superb, fully walled on all sides and with a mixture of stone or paved terracing for patio and flowerbed landscaping. Mostly lawned which wraps itself around the side of the house. There are numerous fruit bearing trees and evergreen plantings, offering great privacy to the garden and house. There's are many well stocked flowerbeds containing mature shrubbery and a significant palm tree. There is also a sheltered coal/wood store and a timber potting shed.

There is a stone structure, formerly a coach house and now usable as a garage, that could easily be converted to supplemental accommodation (subject to planning).

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 July 2015


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