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Manor Bourne, Down Thomas

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Property Description

Key features

  • Panoramic views of Plymouth Sound and the open sea
  • Large level garden
  • 3 Double bedrooms all en-suite
  • Private road
  • Access to the coastal path
  • Open-plan living area
  • Luxury fitted kitchen/breakfast room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Westlands occupies a generous plot from which one can experience some of the most breath-taking and panoramic sea views in the Southwest, including Plymouth Sound and The Breakwater, Drakes Island, the Rame Peninsula and the open sea to Eddystone Lighthouse. Its' unique position on a private no-through road, with access to only seven other properties, provides a tranquil location from which to enjoy the ever changing panorama. This well-appointed house enjoys sea views from the three double bedrooms, all of which are en-suite. The views continue from the open plan living area, which features bi-fold doors opening out to the terrace and private rear garden, from which one can take in the vista. A luxury fitted kitchen-breakfast room with integrated appliances and granite worktops, enjoys the same outlook. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing throughout and propane gas central heating. A viewing is highly advised to appreciate the unique position and aspect of this property. 

SITUATION Manor Bourne is a private residential road of just 8 exclusive homes approximately three-quarters of a mile from Down Thomas, a small village lying within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The residents of Manor Bourne have a private footpath which leads to the coastal path. Down Thomas is situated in the Parish of Wembury and just inland from the coastal residential area of Heybrook Bay. The village has a public house, general store and village hall. More extensive shopping facilities are available in Plymstock where there are secondary schools, the local primary school being in the village of Wembury. The city of Plymouth is within easy commutable distance and has a range of shops, department stores, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, colleges and university. The nearby sandy beaches of Bovisand, Wembury and Mothecombe are in easy reach as is the yachting haven of Newton Ferrers. Mountbatten and Plymouth Sound boast 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 Composite door opens from paved patio area with double glazed side windows and panels opening to:- 

RECEPTION AREA Carpeted stairs lead to the first floor with glass balustrades and polished wood hand rail. Recessed lighting. Panel radiator. Door to Cloakroom/WC, opening to Kitchen and open plan into the Dining Room and Lounge areas. Useful under-stairs storage cupboard.  


SITTING ROOM AREA Fantastic triple aspect room with bi-fold doors running the length of the open planning living area, opening out onto the rear patio area and enjoying extensive views of Plymouth Sound and across to Cawsand, Kingsand, the Breakwater, River Tamar and the open sea. Side picture window enjoying sea and countryside views including the Eddystone Lighthouse. Further picture window to front elevation overlooking a lawn. Two contemporary panel radiators. Contemporary-style gas Living Flame fire forms a partition between the sitting and dining areas. 

DINING ROOM With access via the bi-fold doors out onto the terrace and the magnificent views of Plymouth Sound and the open sea, etc. Contemporary panel radiator. Recessed ceiling lights. Recessed cupboard and shelf. Fitted carpet throughout. 

CLOAKROOM W/C With contemporary low level flush WC and wash-hand basin mounted on vanity unit. Obscured double glazed window to front elevation. Towel radiator. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Large picture window to rear enjoying views to the Eddystone Lighthouse, the open sea and Plymouth Sound across to Kingsand, Cawsand, the Breakwater, Fort Bovisand, the River Tamar and Drake's Island. Picture window to the front elevation, looking over lawn. An extensive quality fitted kitchen with a range of wall and floor mounted cupboards in a cream high gloss finish with granite worktop over, inset with a 1½ bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher with 2 drawer access. Pull-out larder units. Pull out corner unit, ideal for storage of pots and pans. Integral Neff larder fridge and separate Neff freezer (high capacity). Further pull out larder unit. Range of drawers and cupboards. Granite splashbacks. Contemporary panel radiator. Vinyl tile-effect flooring. Space for table and chairs. Door leading to:- 

UTILITY ROOM External door and window leading to patio, both overlooking Plymouth Sound. Worcester combi boiler. Belfast sink with storage cupboard below. Wall mounted storage cupboard (oak fronted). Plumbing for washing machine. Coat cupboard with shelving. Recessed lighting. Partially vaulted ceiling providing opportunity for a drying rack. Vinyl tile-effect flooring.  

BEDROOM 3 Window to the rear elevation enjoying panoramic view of Plymouth Sound, Kingsand, Cawsand, The Breakwater, Fort Bovisand, Drake's Island, and the River Tamar. Contemporary panel radiator. Built-in wardrobes with mirror fronted doors providing ample hanging and storage space. Door leading to:- 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Obscured glass window to rear elevation. Recessed lighting. Extractor fan. Low level flush WC, contemporary basin set on vanity unit, double shower cubicle with glass sliding door. Towel radiator. Mosaic-effect flooring.  


LANDING Galleried space between the two bedrooms in the middle of which is a picture dormer window providing almost 180 degree views to the open sea, Eddystone Lighthouse, the Rame Head Peninsula into Plymouth Sound, including Kingsand, Cawsand, The Breakwater, Fort Bovisand, Drake's Island and the Tamar. Fitted carpet. Recessed ceiling lights. Storage cupboard accessed from staircase. 

BEDROOM 1 Picture dormer window taking in the extensive sea views. Window to side elevation enjoying rural views and glimpses of Plymouth Sound. Three storage cupboards providing hanging space and shelving with additional storage in the eaves. Radiator. Recessed ceiling lights. Fitted carpet. Opening to:- 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Window to front elevation with countryside views. Tiled shower cubicle and glass sliding door. Towel radiator. Additional double wardrobe providing ample hanging space with cupboards above. Further storage cupboard with slatted wooden shelves. White basin with stainless steel block tap mounted on granite, low level flush WC. Radiator. White wooden-style floor. 

BEDROOM 2 Picture dormer window, with panoramic views of open sea and Plymouth Sound and a further glazed window to side elevation with sea views to the Eddystone lighthouse and countryside. Recessed ceiling lights. Fitted carpet. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Shower cubicle, tiled to three sides, low level flush WC and contemporary-style sink with mixer tap mounted on vanity unit. Towel radiator. Shaving light. Recessed ceiling lights and extractor fan. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a gate on to tarmacadam drive, which leads up to the house with a lawn and path to the front. Ample parking for cars on a decorative paved area. The paved area continues to the rear. Lawn to the other side with rural views.

To the rear of the property there is a generous terrace, which enjoys the panoramic views of the open sea and Plymouth Sound, making an ideal area for entertaining with direct access via the bi-fold doors into the sitting and dining areas, as well as the back door into the utility room. From the terrace there are five steps which lead down to a large level lawn, which again has open sea views and views of Plymouth Sound. The lawn is bounded by a stone wall to two sides and a fence. There are a few specimen trees, raised vegetable beds, a large wooden storage shed with a further metal storage shed. The whole plot encompasses approximately two-thirds of an acre.

There is an opportunity to create a separate plot for another dwelling, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent, this could be anything from a home office to an annexe or separate dwelling. We suggest purchasers make their own investigations with regard to this.

SERVICES Mains electric, water, private drainage. Propane gas. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Council Tax Band G. 

TENURE Freehold. 

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

DIRECTIONS Upon entering the village of Down Thomas, take the second right hand turn into Manor Bourne Road. Follow the lane, past the shop and out of the village for about 0.7 miles where you will come to the private entrance gateway for Manor Bourne. Westlands is on the left hand side. Viewing strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye 01452 880044. 

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08 July 2016


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