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Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon, PL9

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A substantial Grade 2* Listed country house.
  • Total area 1.9 Acres

Full description

A substantial Grade 2* Listed country house divided into apartments.


The property is situated on the outskirts of Plymouth in the village of Hooe, in the parish of Plymstock. Plymstock is a civil parish and commuter suburb of Plymouth. Situated on the East bank of the River Plym, it is geographically and historically part of the South Hams. Plymstock is 3.8 miles from Plymouth city centre. The nearest station is at Plymouth.

Being approximately 2.4 miles away, the A38 provides access to Cornwall to the south and Exeter and the M5 motorway to the north.


Hooe Manor is a Grade 2* Listed country house divided into apartments. The Manor is situated off Belle Vue Road via a private driveway. The property was built in 1777 for Christopher Harris who was Vice Admiral of Devon and who represented Plymouth in Parliament.

The property is set within private grounds comprising approximately 1.9 Acres. There are derelict servants quarters within close proximity to the main house.


Hooe Manor comprises 5 apartments. The approximate gross internal areas are as follows-
Apartment 1 - ground floor - 944.13 sq.ft
Apartment 2 - ground floor - 1,025 sq.ft
Apartment 3 - first floor - 852 sq.ft
Apartment 4 - first floor - 734 sq.ft
Apartment 5 - second floor - 959 sq.ft


The property is held freehold with 2 leases to -

  •  1 Hooe Manor, 125 year lease dated 11th March 1991, expiring 10th March 2116 at a ground rent of 10 per annum plus service charge - garden shown hatched blue on the plan.
  •  2 Hooe Manor, 125 year lease dated 27th November 1995, expiring 10th March 2116 at a ground rent of 10.50 per annum plus service charge - garden shown hatched green on the plan.

    The property is suitable for redevelopment subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent from the Listed Buildings, Conservation and Planning Officer.

    Method Of Sale

    For sale on an unconditional basis. Best & final bids by 12.00 Noon on Wednesday 17th July 2013.


    VAT will not be payable on the sale price.

    Rates & Outgoings

    The Valuation Office website lists the accommodation as follows -
    1 Hooe Manor - Council Tax Band B
    2 Hooe Manor - Council Tax Band B
    3 Hooe Manor - Council Tax Band B
    4 Hooe Manor - Council Tax Band B
    5 Hooe Manor - Council Tax Band A


    Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. We have not tested any of the service installations and interested parties should make their own enquiries with the relevant statutory undertakers.


    Strictly by appointment with the agent.

    Further Information

    For further information or to arrange an inspection please contact: Stags, 21 Southernhay West, Exeter. EX1 1PR Tel 01392 680058 Email:

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    Listing History

    Added on Rightmove:
    12 June 2013


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