4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Waltacre, Yealmpton

Sold STC £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedroom Semi-Detached Property in an Elevated Position
  • Large kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Delightful Character Features
  • Unique Woodland Setting
  • Beautiful Views
  • Garage and Gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION A unique opportunity to purchase a beautiful 4 bedroomed semi-detached house built in 1923 and located in an elevated position retaining outstanding views over tiered gardens to woodlands beyond. Waltacre is approached via a private road beside the River Yealm and consists of a small community of just 11 properties. This home is being marketed for the first time in over 30 years and can be found in good decorative order throughout. The roof was renewed 2 years ago using the original slates where possible and has a 15 year guarantee. The accommodation comprises an entrance hallway, sitting/dining room with Victorian fireplace as well as an additional fireplace with wood burner, kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, utility room, cloakroom, whilst the first floor boasts 4 good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. The whole benefits from period features, gas central heating, attractive tiered gardens and wonderful west to south-west facing views to woodlands beyond. 

ACCOMMODATION Entrance door with obscured glazed panels and side window leading into:- 

ENTRANCE HALLWAY Radiator. Staircase to first floor with newel posts, balustrade and hand rail. Door to:- 

SITTING ROOM Originally two rooms with beautiful Victorian fireplace with stripped wood surround, tiled insert and hearth with cast iron grate. Fitted bookcase to side. Bay window to front elevation with the original sash windows and radiator below. Stunning views over the front garden to the woodland opposite. Feature open archway, additional fireplace with stripped wood surround with slate hearth and inset multi-fuel burner. To one side of the fireplace is an alcove with original built-in cupboard, which again has been stripped. Twin sash windows overlooking the delightful rear garden. Original door back to the hallway.

From the Hallway, doors off to:- 

UTILITY ROOM Storage cupboards to the base and wall. Gas boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Ceramic tiled floor. Overhead clothes airer. Central ceiling light fitting. Space for freezer. Cloaks hanging space. Ideal boot room. Door to back garden. Door to kitchen/dining room. 

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM With low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Extractor fan. 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM Triple aspect with sliding aluminium double glazed doors to the front elevation which leads out onto an elevated paved patio area with rail. Spacious dining area with stripped pine floor. Comprehensively fitted with base units and cupboards above, laminated work surfaces over. Gas fired Aga with tiled surround. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Two centre ceiling light fittings, wall lights. Ceramic tiled flooring. The rear window overlooks the delightful garden. Door back into utility room.

From the hallway, staircase to:- 

FIRST FLOOR  

HALF LANDING With door to:- 

BEDROOM 3 Dual aspect room with original sash window to front taking in the view of the woodland opposite. Original sash window to the rear overlooking the delightful garden. Picture rail. Centre ceiling light fitting. Radiator.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Access to loft space. Fuse boxes and electric meters. Doors off to:- 

BEDROOM 1 Built-in wardrobe to one side with fitted drawers and cupboard to other side of what would have been the chimneybreast. Original sash bay window overlooking the front of the garden and woodland beyond. Radiator. Coving to ceiling, picture rail. Central ceiling light fitting.  

BEDROOM 2 A good sized room with twin sash windows overlooking the rear garden. Built-in cupboard. Wash hand basin. Radiator. Centre ceiling light fitting, picture rail.  

BEDROOM 4 Sash window to front elevation. Picture rail. Radiator. Centre ceiling light fitting. 

BATHROOM White suite comprising panelled bath with Mira Sport electric shower over, shower screen and tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC. Half tiled walls. Radiator. Window to the rear elevation, taking in the lovely view of the garden. Centre ceiling light fitting. Vinyl flooring. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached along a private road through Kitley Woods turning into Waltacre.

Gravelled parking area leading to:- 

SINGLE GARAGE With up-and-over door, light and power. To the rear of the garage is a pedestrian door giving access to a room above garage, which is currently used as a store room for garden furniture, etc.

To the side of the garage is a bin store and log store area, which is screened by wooden fencing. 

FRONT GARDEN Steps up to small lawned area with apple tree and flowering plants. Stepping stone pathway leads to another set of steps, again to a gravelled area with planting to either side. Steps up to the front entrance. Above the entrance is a glazed canopy with hand rail which leads onto paved area which is accessed from the dining room.  

SIDE AND REAR GARDENS To the side of the property is a lawned area. The property is bordered either side by mature hedging. Five steps up onto another paved area, which is a continuation of the area outside of the dining room. Gravelled path which goes around to the back of the property.

To the rear of the property are wooden steps leading up to lawned area. A really pretty garden being terraced and planted for ease of maintenance. There are large rock formations which have been planted in between to create an attractive rockery. Gravelled seating area with plenty of room for table and chairs. The gravelled path continues up to the back of the garden with attractive lawned area to either side and beyond leading up into the woods at the back. Small vegetable plot. From the back of the garden there are beautiful views to the surrounding woods.  

SERVICES Mains electricity, gas and water. Drainage to a cess pit which is located under the parking area at the front, with a soakaway to the woods opposite. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Band E. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council. Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon. TQ9 5NE. Tel. 01803 861234. 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment through Luscombe Maye's Yealmpton Office. Bespoke appointments can be arranged with adequate notice. Opening hours Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm. 

DIRECTIONS From the office in Yealmpton, proceed down Torr Hill, over the bridge and take the first turning on the right immediately after the bridge into Boldventure. Follow the road along, through the woods and take the left turning into Waltacre. The property will be found on the left hand side. 

SITUATION Yealmpton is ideally situated for commuting to Plymouth, the city centre being only 7 miles away. Within the village there are health care facilities such as a GP Health Centre, Dentist, Optician and shops such as a Post Office, General Store, Hairdressers, Garage and Filling Station, Café, two Public Houses and a Chinese Restaurant / Take Away. Yealmpton Primary school is rated 'Good with Outstanding Features' and secondary schooling is at the 'Outstanding' Ivybridge Community College for which there is transport provided. The village boasts an active community with a wide range of social and sporting clubs and societies.

The village is surrounded by the beautiful South Hams countryside, with many walks along the River Yealm and beyond. The yachting haven of Newton Ferrers is within a short drive while many of the sandy coves and beaches of the beautiful South Devon coastline are within easy reach, as are golf courses and the Dartmoor National Park. Plymouth itself is an historic and vibrant waterside city, well provided with colleges, grammar and public schools, a modern university, the Peninsula Medical School, Theatre Royal and cinemas, large department stores, cafes, bistros and restaurants. The leisure facilities are outstanding with superb water-sports in and around Plymouth Sound and the Plymouth Life Centre.  

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23 May 2016

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

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

01752 966398 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (5.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Luscombe Maye, Yealmpton

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

01752 966398 Local call rate

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