1 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

Manor Cottages, Brixton

Sold STC £145,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Characterful cottage
  • Wood burning stove
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Double bedroom
  • Upstairs modern bathroom
  • Delightful rear garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION This one bedroom characterful cottage is centrally located in Brixton and features include a wood burning stove inset into natural stone fireplace with wood lintel over, beamed ceiling, modern fitted kitchen, upstairs bathroom with white suite and double bedroom with beams and A-frame to ceiling. The property also boasts a delightful rear garden with a southerly aspect. 

SITUATION The property 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 / village shop. 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 and 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).

uPVC double glazed entrance door with glazed inserts into:- 

SITTING ROOM 14' 9" x 12' 4" (4.52m x 3.77m) max Exposed stone wall with Inglenook fireplace and inset wood burner on slate hearth. Beamed ceiling. Window to the front elevation with window seat below. Under stairs storage cupboard with wood slatted door. Staircase to first floor. Ceiling spotlights. Built-in hi level wooden cupboard housing electricity fuse box. Curved wall with exposed stone features. Wooden lintel to one side used as a display shelf. Wooden door into:-
 

KITCHEN 11' 9" x 8' 7" (3.59m x 2.62m) Fitted with cupboards and drawer units to the base with matching wall cabinets above and work surface over. Freestanding Indesit washing machine. Small slimlime Matsui dishwasher. Belling Format electric cooker with grill and oven below, ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Window to rear elevation. Wooden Velux window. Wooden door with glazed panels to the rear elevation. Tall cupboard unit housing the gas combi boiler with storage space below. Space for table and chairs. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Ceiling light fitting.

From the Sitting Room, winding carpeted staircase with metal handrail up to:-
 

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING Wooden newel posts from floor to ceiling with wrought iron balustrading between. Smoke detector. Wooden door into:- 

BEDROOM 9' 8" x 12' 3" (2.97m x 3.74m) Exposed rough stone open fireplace with substantial wooden lintel over currently housing a chest of drawers. A-frame to the ceiling with beams and boarded to one side to enable use as storage space. Feature wall with exposed stone feature. Window to the front elevation with wooden sill below. Radiator. High level door giving access into the eaves storage. Light fitting with four halogen lights. Two further single light fittings.
 

BATHROOM White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and glass shelf above, bath with mixer tap over and shower above with glazed screen to side. Three walls fully tiled, one wall half tiled. Centre ceiling light fitting. Window to the rear elevation taking in the view of the garden, with wooden lintel over. Extractor fan. Ladder heated towel rail. 

OUTSIDE From the kitchen, door leads out to the rear of the property. Outside tap. Garden retaining wall with pathway leading along and stone steps up to an elevated garden area. To one side there is a small gravelled area with wooden garden shed. Paved pathway up to paved seating area, ideal for table and chairs. The majority of the rear garden has been lawned. Two tall posts with washing line. Stepping stone path continuing up through the garden to a further lawned area, bordered by rose bushes. Steps continue up to the rear of the garden. Continuation of stepping stone path to another garden shed. Two small trees. The garden is bordered to one side by close board fencing and to the other by a rough stone retaining wall. At the rear of the garden there is rockery-style area with a tree border at the back. From the rear of the garden, looking back towards the property, is south facing and there are far reaching countryside views.

Next to the property at the front, there is a gated gravelled area leading to a stone built storage shed with corrugated roof over, making it an ideal area for bike storage, etc.
 

SERVICES All mains services are connected to the property. 

COUNCIL TAX The property is in Council Tax Band B 

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

DIRECTIONS From our office in Yealmpton, proceed along the A379 towards Brixton and the property can be found on the right hand side of the road before you get to the mini-roundabout. There is on-street parking outside of the property. 

 

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye's Yealmpton Office. Tel. 01752 880044. Bespoke appointments available outside office hours upon request. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 October 2016

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

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Nearest station

  • Plymouth (5.0 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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