3 bedroom detached house for sale

Bowden Hill, Yealmpton

Sold STC £420,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 3 Bedroom Period Cottage
  • Generous Plot
  • Character Features
  • Extensive Garaging
  • Driveway and Off Road Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION This is a rare opportunity to purchase a charming detached period cottage with many character features on a sizeable plot in the sought after village of Yealmpton. There is a sitting room, open plan kitchen/diner, utility room and shower room on the ground floor, and 3 bedrooms and family bathroom on the first floor. Outside the property benefits a south facing garden offering village and countryside views, with a patio area, lawn, and woodland area. An ample driveway offers parking and turning for several vehicles with the benefit of a large detached garage/workshop with ample storage in the roof space and an attached garage alongside the house. An old piggery in the woodland also offers the opportunity for further storage or conversion to a studio, workshop or home office (subject to any necessary consents). A viewing is advised to appreciate the potential on offer.  

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.  

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 External wooden door with glass panes under open porch leads into:- 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 21' 3" x 14' 1" Max (6.5m x 4.3m Max) Exposed local stone chimney breast inset with gas fired Aga for cooking and hot-water. Window to the south facing front elevation, with window seat under, and window to rear. A range of wall and floor mounted cupboards with laminate worktop over, inset with double stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. Exposed beams. Recess for storage under stairs. Vinyl flooring with tiled hearth surround in front of the Aga. Plank door leads to pantry with side window, ceiling light, shelving and vinyl flooring. Plank doors leading to Sitting Room, Utility Room and carpeted stairs lead to the first floor. 

SITTING ROOM 14' 1" x 13' 9" (4.3m x 4.2m) Exposed local stone wall with Inglenook fireplace featuring a cast iron woodburner on tiled hearth. Two windows, one with a window seat, the other with storage cupboard below, overlooking the front elevation with southerly views over the garden and village towards countryside. Exposed beams, truss and post. Ceiling light. Fitted carpet. 

UTILITY ROOM Ceramic tiled floor. Window to rear elevation. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Ceiling light. Planked door leading to:- 

SHOWER ROOM Window to side elevation, partially obscured glass. Shower cubicle with glass door and electric Mira shower. Low level flush WC. Belfast sink-style basin with mixer tap. Walls partially fitted with tongue and groove planking. Fitted cupboard. Exterior wooden plank door to side and Bowden Hill. 

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING Plank doors lead to Bedrooms 1, 2, 3 and family bathroom. Double doors open to airing cupboard with slatted shelves, hot water cylinder. Additional storage cupboard with hanging space and shelving over. Ceiling light. Fitted carpet. 

BEDROOM 1 14' 1" x 13' 9" (4.3m x 4.2m) Window to the front elevation with window seat beneath and views out over the garden to the village and countryside beyond. Cast iron grate with wooden surround. Ceiling light and fitted carpet. Loft access (the loft has a fold down ladder, is partially boarded and has power). 

BEDROOM 2 14' 1" x 11' 9" (4.3m x 3.6m) Window to the front elevation with views over the garden to the village and countryside beyond with window seat beneath. Basin mounted on vanity unit. Ceiling light, display shelf and two double fitted wardrobes with hanging space and shelving.  

BEDROOM 3 11' 1" x 6' 10" (3.4m x 2.1m) Window to the side elevation. Fitted carpet. Ceiling light. 

BATHROOM Window to side elevation. White suite comprises bath with hand shower mixer tap, low level flush WC and basin mounted on vanity unit. Vinyl flooring. Heated towel radiator. Tiled splashback to bath. 

OUTSIDE  

ATTACHED GARAGE 15' 8" x 12' 1" (4.8m x 3.7m) Double wood doors, partially glazed. Light and power. 

DETACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP 19' 8" x 11' 9" (6.00m x 3.6m) A substantial block built garage used as a former workshop with ample storage in the roof accessed via a ladder. Power and lighting. Double partially glazed wooden doors. 

DRIVEWAY AND GARDEN The property is approached by a double wooden gate leading to an extensive gravelled area with adequate space for parking several vehicles and turning.

Substantial lawn area bordered by a hedge to the southern boundary with several specimen trees and shrubs, including fruit trees, magnolia, azalea and fruit trees. Pergola walk way covered in wisteria to the side of the detached garage/workshop. Beyond the lawn there is a woodland section with stone piggery, which subject to any necessary consents could be improved for a use as a studio, summerhouse or home office space. Wooden shed. Large greenhouse. Gravelled path with borders containing a variety of shrubs, roses and perennials. Pedestrian side gate with access to Bowden Hill. Directly in front of the property is a paved patio border with beech hedge affording privacy, yet enjoying the south facing position and countryside/village views.

Note: The size of the garden does lend itself to various opportunities (some which may require consents).
 

TENURE Freehold. 

SERVICES Mains water, gas and electricity. Private drainage to a septic tank. 

COUNCIL TAX Band F. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. Go to http://www.southhams.gov.uk for information about council tax, location, development boundaries, recycling etc. Type the property's postcode in the box under 'Where You Live' [bottom right corner] and select the property address from the list. 

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye Yealmpton 01752 880044. Bespoke appointments available upon request out of office hours. 

DIRECTIONS From the Yealmpton office, proceed toward Plymouth through the village and take the first right into Bowden Hill. The property is the first one on the left. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 August 2016

Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (5.3 mi)
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Luscombe Maye, Yealmpton

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

01752 966398 Local call rate

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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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Nearest station

  • Ivybridge (5.3 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

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

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