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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Crownhill, Plymouth

Sold STC £220,000

Property Description

Key features

  • WELL APPOINTED SEMI DETACHED FAMILY HOME
  • THREE BEDROOMS
  • GARAGE
  • SUN ROOM
  • OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINER
  • SITTING ROOM
  • GARDENS
  • DOUBLE GLAZING & CENTRAL HEATING
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN
  • REF: C2450

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Mansbridge Balment are delighted to present this well-appointed, semi-detached family home set in a desirable and convenient location benefitting from well-maintained accommodation arranged over two floors comprising: a uPVC double glazed front door leading to an entrance hall with carpeted stairs to the first floor with a painted hand rail, window to the side elevation, wood effect flooring, understairs storage and a doorway leading into the Sitting Room; with a window to the front elevation, picture rail and a feature fireplace with a tiled hearth, back panel and a wooden surround and mantel, inset living flame, coal effect gas fire and glazed French doors to the Kitchen/Dining Room; a fantastic family space fitted with a matching range of base and eye level storage cupboards with post formed and roll top work surfaces, a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink drainer unit with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, a window to the side elevation, electric Kenwood cooker, four burner gas hob, filter canopy and extractor fan, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a fridge and freezer, wood effect flooring and French doors leading to Sun Room; traditional construction with vaulted ceiling and a Velux window, windows and a doorway to the rear garden and wood effect flooring.

From the main hallway stairs ascend to the first floor landing with a window to the side elevation, loft access and a generous wardrobe storage cupboard with shelving and hanging. A doorway leads to Bedroom One which is a spacious double with a window to the front elevation and a picture rail. Bedroom Two is a further double, has a picture rail and a window to the rear elevation. Bedroom three is a single has a window to the front elevation and wood effect flooring. The family bathroom is fitted to a high standard with a matching three piece suite comprising a low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin and a panel enclosed bath with shower mixer tap and a direct feed shower unit over with a folding glass screen, window to the rear elevation, chrome towel rail and tiled walls.

Externally to the front of the property there is a gravelled parking area and flagged steps leading to the front door. To the side there is a further shared gravel driveway leading to the Single Garage (large enough for a small car) with an up and over door. From the driveway there is access to a small under-croft cellar storage area. To the rear of the property the rear garden is a particular feature and is fully fence enclosed with a large decked terrace stepping down to a gravelled seating area with flower and shrub beds and borders, two small ponds and a level lawn, there is an outside tap.

The property has the benefit of uPVC double glazing and gas fired central heating via the wall mounted combination boiler.
 

CROWNHILL Was originally known as Knackersknowle, meaning "the hill of the knacker's yard". In 1860 a fort was built on a high piece of land, just to the north west of the village, on the site of a building called Crown Hill, presumably because of its dominating position overlooking all the surrounding area. The village and surrounding area eventually adopted the same name.

The fort was one of many Palmerston Forts built around Plymouth, as a defence for the dockyard at Devonport against the French. The construction of these forts was eventually found to be unnecessary and as such they have been called "Palmerston's Follies". Crownhill Fort has now been restored as a tourist attraction and its guns are fired more often now, than they ever were in anger. For a long time Crownhill was predominantly a garrison area with Crownhill and Plumer barracks and more recently Seaton Barracks and demolished finally in the late 1990s.

This mostly 1930's suburb grew around the junction of the A386 Tavistock Road and the A374 road (later the A38 and now the B3413) from Plympton to Saltash Passage. Following realignment of the A386 in the 1970s, the old Tavistock road has been isolated and renamed Morshead Road. There is a pub, a M &S food outlet, a post office, a few convenience stores, many takeaways and an Indian restaurant.

Crownhill is the home of the divisional police headquarters and a Catholic boy's comprehensive school. Primary schools include Eggbuckland Vale, St Edwards, Widey Court. Notre Dame Catholic Girls School, is located within 1.5 miles of Crownhill. There is also a large fire station and close by a big garden centre. The district is very popular because it is very close to the A38 Parkway/Devon Expressway and is near to the local general hospital at Derriford without being so far from the city centre, four miles south, that it is isolated and inaccessible as are so many of Plymouth's satellite suburbs.
 

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.
 

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 ' C ' for council tax purposes and the amount payable for the year 2017/2018 is £1480.28 (by internet enquiry with Plymouth City Council). These details are subject to change. 

FLOOR PLANS 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 2017. REF: C2450 


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Nearest stations

  • Plymouth (2.4 mi)
  • St. Budeaux Ferry Road (2.7 mi)
  • Keyham (2.7 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Plymouth (2.4 mi)
  • St. Budeaux Ferry Road (2.7 mi)
  • Keyham (2.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Mansbridge Balment , Plymouth - Mannamead Road

6 Mannamead Road, Plymouth, PL4 7AA

01752 966384 Local call rate

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