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Plymouth Road, Tavistock

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Added on 31/12/2020
eXp UK, UK

Key features

  • Please quote ref DT0134
  • Impressive semi-detached Victorian Villa
  • Spacious Three bedroom apartment to 1st and 2nd floor
  • Grade II listed retaining an abundance of character and period features
  • Seven separate therapy/work rooms on let basis
  • Prestigious town centre location
  • Mixture of residential and commercial operations
  • Comprehensive driveway parking and Gardens
  • Excellent Income generated from Intelligent Layout
  • Detached coach house with modern fittings

Property description


Tavistock is a thriving stannary market town in West Devon, nestled on the western edge of Dartmoor National Park.  Tavistock is an ancient town, rich in history dating back to the 10th century and famed for being the birthplace of Sir Francis Drake. Largely the 19th-century town centre is focused around Bedford Square which is a short stroll from this property. The town offers a superb range of shopping, boasting the famous Pannier Market and a wide range of local and national shops. Also there are public houses, cafes, restaurants, social clubs, riverside park, leisure centre, theatre, doctors surgery, dentists and Tavistock Hospital. There are excellent educational facilities including primary and secondary schools in the state and private sector. The town has superb recreation and sporting facilities including; Tennis club, bowls club, golf club, cricket clubs, football club and athletics track. Plymouth, some 15 miles to the south, offers extensive amenities. The cathedral city of Exeter lies some 40 miles to the northeast, providing transport connections to London and the rest of the UK via its railway links and the M5 motorway.


Prestigious Grade II listed period residence with ample car parking and gardens.  Accommodation arranged over four floors with a unique mixture of residential and commercial operations providing an excellent independent income.  Prominent town centre location this elegant Victorian property has many retained character features and oozes charm and potential. 

As soon as you arrive at Abbeymead you are struck by the amount of parking afforded by the large frontage to the property.  It is a handsome and prominent property which sits excellent back from Plymouth Road.  There is vehicular access to the side leading to further driveway parking,  the rear gardens and a detached converted coach house.



Enclosed entrance porch with swept head arch and courtesy light leading into the reception hallway.

RECEPTION HALLWAY   An impressive and charming entrance with turning stairs with sweeping oak handrail to first floor; door to granite stairs to lower ground floor; full height window allowing natural light into the stairwell.  Doors to principle rooms as follows:  

SITTING/THERAPY ROOM 17' 8" (into bay)" x 16' 0" (5.39m x 4.88m) Main front reception room with ornate open fire with cast iron fireplace and original tiled inserts; painted surround and slate hearth (provision for gas fire, if required); plaster cornice; decorative plaster ceiling rose; picture rail; radiator; bay window to front aspect with window shutters,  double doors on parliament hinges give access to:  

ADJOINING DINING/THERAPY ROOM 16' 0" x 11' 6" (4.88m x 3.50m) Former fireplace with painted surround; plaster cornice; picture rail; pedestal wash hand basin; radiator; shuttered French doors with glazed fanlight above to outside and private decked seating area.  

DRAWING ROOM/THERAPY ROOM 14''7" x 13'8" (4.44m x 4.16m) Fitted cupboard and shelf; picture rail; radiator; window to rear. 


W.C. Half tiled with close coupled WC, grab handle and support rail; wash hand basin; radiator; extractor fan; window to side.

A high level window allows natural light into the hall. 

RECEPTION/WAITING ROOM 9' 8" x 8' 5" (2.96m x 2.57m) Accessed from the main hall or via a separate side entrance. Access to roof space; window to side. 

THERAPY ROOM ONE 12' 0" x 8' 3" (3.66m x 2.50m) Valor wall mounted gas heater; radiator; window to rear.  

REAR HALL Ample coat hanging; half glazed timber door to outside. 

THERAPY ROOM TWO 12' 0" x 9' 2" (3.66m x 2.80m) Pedestal wash hand basin; radiator; window to rear.  

BATHROOM Refitted with a white suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with Triton T80i electric shower over; wall mounted bar heater; tiled floor; opaque window to side.  

A side window allows natural light into the stairwell leading to the lower ground floor. This level had undergone extensive construction and refurbishment works, including full damp proofing, and now provides usable accommodation as follows:  

LOBBY Storage area; useful understairs alcove; doors to:  

THERAPY ROOM 16' 2" x 10' 6" (4.93m x 3.2m)  Stylish room with fireplace recess with painted surround and tiled hearth; wash handbasin with storage cupboard below; radiator; window to rear.  

THERAPY ROOM 14' 7" x 13' 1" (4.44m x 3.99m) Stylish room with fireplace recess with painted surround and tiled hearth; radiator; window to rear. Connecting door to: 

KITCHENETTE 11' 8" x 5' 6" (3.55m x 1.69m) Stainless steel sink in roll edge worksurface with tiled splashback; space for fridge and other white goods, as required; window to side; door to outside and parking area. Door to:  

UTILITY/STORE ROOM 15' 1" x 11' 8" (4.60m x 3.56m) A large laundry/store room; plumbing for automatic washing machine; venting for tumble dryer; wash handbasin with tiled splashback; space for work benches and storage units; door to:  

W.C. Close coupled WC; opaque window to side.  



LANDING Turning staircase continues to the second floor; doors to: 

BEDROOM/SITTING ROOM 15' 8" x 14' 2" (4.83m x 4.33m) Open fire in cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled inserts in a painted surround with a slate hearth; picture rail; radiator; window to front.  

LIVING ROOM 11'6" x 14'2" (3.50m x 4.33m) Cast iron fireplace with tiled inserts and painted surround; fitted cupboard to side of chimney breast; picture rail; radiator; window to rear.  

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 15' 9" x 13' 1" (4.79m x 3.98m) Refitted with a modern range of wall and base units in cream with roll edge worksurfaces over, incorporating a stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over; generous decorative ceramic wall tiling; space and provision for electric cooker; plumbing for dishwasher; space for tall fridge/freezer; two-door housekeeper's cupboard; coved ceiling; radiator; window to rear.  

BATHROOM Recently refitted and fully tiled with a white suite comprising panelled bath, separate fully tiled shower cubicle with mains shower over, vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboard under, low flush WC; chrome heated towel rail; airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder; separate storage cupboard; spotlighting; tiled floor; opaque windows to side and rear.  


LANDING Large shelved housekeeper's cupboard; access to roof space; two windows to front and side. Doors to:  

BEDROOM TWO 14' 7" x 13' 5" (4.44m x 4.10m) Exposed purlins; access to roof space; window to front. 

BEDROOM THREE 11' 10" x 13' 5" (3.60m x 4.10m) Currently used as a home office with exposed purlins; window to rear.  

OUTSIDE Vehicular access is from Plymouth Road which leads to a large gravelled customer parking area with two raised lawned bed and mature trees. From here, vehicular side access leads via a five bar gate to a private gravelled parking area at the rear of the property for the use of the owners and practitioners. At the far end of this car park, is the:  


A detached building offering versatile accommodation which is currently used as an additional consulting room but could perhaps be repurposed as a self-contained annexe or holiday accommodation, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. The accommodation includes:  

ENTRANCE DOOR Half glazed timber entrance door.  

Tiled floor; window to front. Doors to:  

W.C. Close coupled WC with grab handle and support bar; vanity wash handbasin with storage cupboard under and tiled splashback.  

TREATMENT ROOM 16' 3" x 8' 2" (4.95m x 2.49m) Exposed purlin; spotlighting; tiled floor; window to front.

The mezzanine above is currently used for storage but could be altered for use as a sleeping platform.  

KITCHENETTE 7' 8" x 4' 0" (2.34m x 1.22m) Fitted range of wall and base units with roll edge worksurfaces, incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit; space for fridge; spotlighting; opaque window to side. 

GARDEN At the rear of the property, adjacent to the car park, is the owners' garden. Accessed via a wrought iron gate, there is a sheltered and private gravelled seating area beneath an attractive timber arbour, shielded from view by strategically placed fencing and screening. Beyond here lies a level lawned garden complete with timber shed. At the bottom of the garden stone steps lead down to the former Tavistock Canal. The garden and parking areas are bordered on both sides by attractive old stone walling.  

SERVICES Mains gas, mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage.  

AGENT'S NOTE We understand from our clients that they receive a respectable income from the letting of the individual treatment rooms, details of which will be made available to serious parties.  
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.

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'D' for Council Tax purposes.  

DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square proceed along Plymouth Road, passing the Bedford Hotel on the left hand side and St Eustatius Church on the right and the property will be found a short distance thereafter just past the Vicarage on the left hand side.


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Plymouth Road, Tavistock


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Gunnislake Station3.9 miles
  • Calstock Station4.5 miles
  • Bere Alston Station4.9 miles
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