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  • REF: C2255

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Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Thought to date back to, circa 1850, this elegant and opulent, Grade II Listed Victorian semi-detached villa occupies large and splendid grounds within this highly desirable tree-lined avenue. Situated within the Stoke Damerel Conservation Area (and conveniently, nearby to the popular primary school, bearing the same name), this exceptional and spacious family home has been, extensively and tastefully renovated by the current owners, over the past few years. Improvements have included  (not exhaustively), the installation of a sensational remodelled, open-plan, fitted kitchen/Dining/Breakfast room, with built-in, quality appliances, 'Silestone' work surfaces, with a matching "island unit, incorporating a six stool breakfast bar, at one end, and a fitted, oak dining table at the opposing end. Adjacent/open-plan to the kitchen/Dining/Breakfast room, is a beguiling morning/family room.  New, stylish, contemporary Bathroom and Shower room suites have been fitted, (read on for further details), whilst an eye-catching, contemporary utility room, has been designed and fitted out. The accommodation, briefly comprises: Entrance Vestibule, Reception Hall, Boot Room, Rear Vestibule, Tradesman's Entrance, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Lower Ground Floor Hall, Study, W.C., Utility Room, Store/Rear Lobby, Morning/Family Room, Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining Room, First Floor Landing, Two Large Double Bedrooms, Substantial Shower Room, Second Floor Landing, Three Further Double Bedrooms and Family Bathroom.
Externally; Summer House, Double Garage 
The property has gas central heating. Beautifully presented, this home has a plethora of period, character features including a fireplace, window shutters, ceiling roses, elaborately moulded cornices, examples of, picture and dado rails and magnificent stained glass doors.
There are double wrought iron gates which approach the property with a gravelled drive to a double garage. The rear gardens are an exceptional feature of the property being of a good size with large expansive lawn and a sheltered patio area (along with a large patio, adjacent to the summer house. The rear gardens are particularly well screened by established hedging and a wide array of plants, trees and shrubs.  

PLYMOUTH Plymouth is a city with one of the largest natural harbours in the world. To the north is the Dartmoor National Park extending to over 300 square miles which provides excellent recreational facilities. Plymouth itself has a population of well over 250,000 and has a full range of shopping, educational and sporting facilities. There is a mainline train service to London Paddington and to Penzance in Cornwall. Brittany Ferries operates seasonal services from Plymouth to France and northern Spain. 

ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves. 

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Electricity consumer unit and meter, coir mat flooring, double opening original stained glass doors with matching quarter light window over to

RECEPTION HALL A beautifully, elaborately finished with period features fulcrum of the home retaining a vast array of period features including detailed ornate cornicing to the ceiling, decorative mouldings above door architraves, ornate moulded archway from the first to the second areas of the reception hall, ornate moulded decorative features above the deep door architraves, Lincrusta wallpaper below a Lincrusta dado frieze, solid oak flooring, radiator, staircase to all floors and mezzanine levels with polished hand rail, carved newel post, two sash windows to the side elevation, double opening original stained glass doors with stained glass quarter light over to

REAR VESTIBULE With coir mat flooring, back door to rear garden and door to  

CLOAKS CUPBOARD With oak flooring, hanging rails, boot racks, storage cupboard, sash window, coat hooks. 


TRADESMAN'S ENTRANCE Original door onto driveway 

DRAWING ROOM With elaborately detailed moulded ceiling with central ceiling rose, decorative lattice work and ornately moulded cornice with matching decorative wall panels on either side of the chimney breast and on the wall opposing the chimney breast, with deep splay bay windows with sash units to the front and original window shutters, decorative fire surround and mantelpiece, radiator, telephone point, oak flooring and moulded ornate details surrounding the archway to the  

SITTING ROOM Also accessed from the reception hall, the Sitting Room also has a deep splay bay window with sash units and original window shutters, overlooking the rear garden, has a matching elaborately decorative ceiling with central rose, detailed decorative cornicing and decorative lattice work and wall mouldings, the ones either side of the chimney breast featuring wall mounted lighting with up-lifters. Ornate moulded decorative finish surrounding the archway from the drawing room, radiator, telephone point, TV point, oak flooring and decorative fire surround and mantelpiece.  

LOWER GROUND FLOOR Accessed via the staircase with oak finished stairs, and polished handrail. 

LOWER GROUND FLOOR HALLWAY Accessed via the staircase with oak finished stairs, and polished handrail. 

BOOT ROOM With back door to rear garden.  

UNDERSTAIRS STUDY AREA Equipped with power and light, with an arched ceiling, ideal space for a small office. 

WC Accessed via the lower ground floor hallway, with wash basin, low level WC.  

UTILITY ROOM Polished tiled flooring, contemporary bank of full height cabinets to one side and a round edged worktop incorporating one and a half sink drainer and stainless steel draining board with swan necked mixer taps, tiled splashbacks on the opposing wall, with a fully tiled end wall, PVCu double glazed window to side elevation, space for an American style fridge freeze, space for tumble dryer, plumbing for washing machine, radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights.  

MORNING/FAMILY ROOM Decorative feature fireplace with timber surround and slate tiled hearth with timber chimney breast with recess for flat screen TV and hidden TV aerial point, recessed ceiling spotlights, servery from hallway.  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Equipped with a "high gloss", effect, range of white contemporary, soft-closing cabinets & drawers, a one and a half sink with a swan neck, instant boiled water, mixer tap over, a Silestone worktop. Also incorporating a matching "island unit", with a six placing breakfast bar, a Silestone worktop and two Hotpoint slide out fridge drawers. Further integrated appliances include two Miele integrated ovens, one incorporating a steam oven and plate warming drawer, a Miele dishwasher, with a large sash window to the front elevation, polished tiled floor and an oak fitted dining table. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING With sash window to side elevation, decorative mouldings over bedroom doors, original cornicing, polished handrail to staircase, radiator, door to  

MASTER BEDROOM A magnificent room almost spanning the width of the house with a double aspect with two double opening windows to the front elevation with original window shutters, one of which opens onto an original parapet balcony and another full height double opening window with original sash units to the side elevation. The room features an original elaborately decorative moulded ceiling cornicing, picture rail, three large full height period style, fitted wardrobes with shelving and hanging rails and decorative friezes over, two on either side of the chimney breast which boasts an original fireplace with moulded surround and mantelpiece and cast iron inset and slate hearth. Two radiators, lighting via dimmer switch. 

BEDROOM TWO Another large double bedroom with two sash windows overlooking the rear garden, with picture rail and radiator. 

SHOWER ROOM Equipped with a double tiled shower enclosure with low profile tray, overhead drenching shower, wall mounted shower on a chrome effect riser, tiled flooring, wall mounted contemporary mirror with inset lighting, wash hand basin with contemporary mixer taps and inset vanity drawers, wall mounted WC, contemporary vertical radiator, significant wall tiling and part frosted sash window to rear.  


BEDROOM THREE Positioned towards the front of the property with a sash window and a double glazed Velux roof light window, a double opening original shelved cupboard and radiator.  

BEDROOM FOUR Positioned towards the rear of the property, with a sash window and a double glazed Velux roof light window, original double opening shelved cupboard and radiator.  

BEDROOM FIVE With sash window to the side elevation, double glazed Velux roof light window and radiator. 

BATHROOM Bath with tiled side panel and drencher style shower over, glazed shower screen, tiled floor, fully tiled walls, Duravit wash hand basin in washstand, low level WC, period style radiator incorporating brass towel rail, long fitted mirror, recessed ceiling spotlights and frosted window. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property, original entrance gate columns with wrought iron double opening entrance gates open onto the front plot which is finished with a flint chippings surface, borders stocked with mature trees and off road parking for at least six vehicles (discounting the double garage). The parking area ultimately leads to the Tradesman's Entrance with an adjacent original boot scraper, whilst there is a door giving access to the side/rear garden. 

DOUBLE GARAGE With a double metal up and over garage door, power, light and consumer unit.  

SIDE GARDEN A large brick effect patio along with a flint chippings patio, which gives access to two original outhouses and a further slabbed patio area leading into a  

SUMMER HOUSE With double glazed bi-fold doors, power and light. 

The large patio area to the side of the property has a railway sleeper boundary separating it from the large rear lawn.

REAR GARDEN Steps with wrought iron railings lead from the ground floor back door onto a large brick effect patio. This patio can also be accessed from the lower ground floor back door which opens onto an original flagged stone path to the rear of the house with steps leading up onto the aforementioned patio. The patio which is large, in turn, via four steps, leads onto a large level lawn which is positioned beside the patio and then spans the width of the garden (approximately 50' x 40'). The side and rear gardens, (in their entirety) measure approximately 70' X 60', and are Easterly facing the morning sun, whilst it can beam in from the Southerly side aspect, prior to setting in the West. A further slab patio, is strategically positioned in the bottom right hand corner of the garden, whilst a raised deck/treehouse feature, forms the bottom left hand corner of the garden, which has, established borders, planted with mature shrubs & trees (framed by railway sleepers).  

SERVICES Mains water, gas, electricity and mains drainage. 

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE & BALMENT on 01752 229292. 

OUTGOINGS We understand the property is in band ' F ' for council tax purposes and the amount payable for the year 2016/2017 is £2310.84 (by internet enquiry with Plymouth City Council). These details are subject to change. 

FLOOR PLANS AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright Mansbridge Balment 2016. REF: C2255 

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