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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Mount Tavy Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19

Sold STC £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Deeply Private
  • 6008 Square Feet of Substantial Living Space
  • 0.6 Acre
  • Beautifully Presented Throughout
  • Great Location and Delightful Views
  • Potential Annexe Accommodation
  • Extensive Garaging and Outbuildings

Full description

A deeply impressive family home with stunning views towards Tavistock and Dartmoor. Deeply private. 6008 square feet of substantial living space. 0.6 Acre Beautifully presented throughout. Great location and delightful views. Potential annexe accommodation. Extensive garaging and outbuildings. EPC Band C.

Situation - Situated in a commanding position with splendid views over the thriving market town of Tavistock. Located on the western edge of Dartmoor National Park, which extends to some 365 square miles. Renowned for its spectacular scenery with its granite tors, heather clad moorland and wooded valleys bisected by rushing streams and rivers, perfect for riding and walking.
The ancient stannary town Tavistock is a classic West Country market town and has a rich heritage that dates back well into the last millennium. Much of the modern day town centre was developed in the 19th century under the guidance of the 7th Duke of Bedford. Today, Tavistock is a thriving market town with an excellent range of shopping facilities and a full selection of local amenities, including pannier and farmers' market, independent shops, restaurants, galleries and supermarkets. There are exceptional educational facilities in both the state and private sector.
The area provides an unrivalled quality of life for its lucky residents and the sporting facilities in the area are excellent. The beautiful South Devon coastline, with its estuaries, beaches and coastal walks are within easy reach. This part of Devon enjoys some of the finest sailing and water sports in the country. For golf enthusiasts, there are excellent golf courses nearby, at Yelverton, Tavistock and St. Mellion. There are also opportunities to fish by arrangement on a number of local rivers, including the Walkham, Tavy and Tamar.

Description - This significant detached family home, has been significantly altered, extended and improved by the present owners to create a spacious and versatile accommodation over two floors and potential to create annexe accommodation, if required.
Beautifully presented throughout in a contemporary style and a real eye on quality and space. Its unique style, makes a simple and striking statement. Cutting edge design and crisp clean lines combine to deliver a magnificent space immaculately lit by its natural surroundings which also flood the interior with light.
Externally, the property is approached by a private driveway which winds its way towards the house and sits low against the hillside and is surrounded by private landscaped gardens. There is a large workshop, detached double garage and dry store.

Accommodation - Crossing the threshold, a welcoming vestibule guides you to an impressive open plan breakfast room/kitchen, a warm and welcoming space which forms the heart of the home, centred around the (electric) Aga, with oven and grill. The kitchen is large enough to informally dine in, which in turn leads to the sitting room. A lovely large duel aspect room with access to the gardens beyond. Back through the kitchen there is a useful and cosy snug. There are two double bedrooms at the ground floor level, as well as a sizable utility room with a range of wall and base units and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer as well as the Grant oil fired boiler.
The current owners use the large workshop and store to run their small manufacturing business. However this useful space has a number of alternate uses inkling further garaging for the motor enthusiast.
To the first floor there are three further bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. There is also further living accommodation, which could be subdivided to create ancillary accommodation. Today this comprises of large home office, handy garden room and fabulous games room with billiard table.

Gardens & Grounds - Approached through beautiful gardens that extend to 0.596 of an acre, a sweeping tarmac driveway branches right to the detached garage or straight on to the house and parking area. The driveway is screened by plants and shrubs providing an array of seasonal colours and make for an attractive approach. On the other side of the driveway there is a gently sloping lawn. The driveway continues past the house to the main parking area and hardstanding located behind the garage.
Like the house the gardens enjoy panoramic views over the Tavy Valley towards Dartmoor.

Tenure - Freehold.

Council Tax Band - Band F.

Services - Mains electricity, private water supply, private drainage, oil fired central heating.

Viewing/Negotiations - Strictly by appointment through Stags' Plymouth office: 01752 223933 or Email:

Directions - From Tavistock's Bedford Square, proceed over Abbey Bridge, turning left at the roundabout into Dolvin Road and the A386. Pass over the next mini roundabout before bearing right at the feeder lane into Mount Tavy Road. Heading towards Princetown, continue for approximately 0.75 mile. As the road begins to climb, the driveway to the property will be found after a short distance, on the left hand side.

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20 October 2016


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