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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9

Guide Price £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 beds
  • 2 baths
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Stone built storage area with further potential to extend/convert (subject to any PP)
  • Mature walled gardens
  • Verandah and attractive frontage

Full description

A Grade II listed attached character villa home with a secluded walled garden and further potential. Central location, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, stone built storage area with further potential to extend/convert (subject to any planning consents), mature walled gardens, verandah and attractive frontage.

Situation - The town is one of Devon's gems, full of colour and character, with a rich cultural, historical and archaeological heritage. The facilities include a hospital, a wide range of good local schools, a supermarket, interesting range of independent shops and galleries together with riverside walks, the ancient Guild Hall, churches and its very own Norman Castle.

There is a mainline railway station to London Paddington. Totnes allows easy communication with the rest of the country: the A38 Devon expressway is approximately 6 miles away, allowing speedy access to the cities of Exeter and Plymouth and the country beyond.

Description - Prospect Place offers an abundance of character and space with a secluded garden and terrace within 3 minute walking distance of the centre of Totnes and the mainline train station. The property has good ceiling heights and its particular feature being the sitting room with ornate cornicing and full length, shuttered sash windows.

The grounds are mature and combine lawn, shrubs and borders with fruit trees which creates a secluded and private garden.

Useful stone outbuildings which previously have had planning permission to create further accommodation (currently in the process of being re-applied for). The dining room faces the morning sun, overlooking the gardens and pond. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the character of this family home.

Ground Floor Accommodation - Enter under the covered period verandah through the original round-headed solid timber front door to hall with original tessellated tiled floor. Door to sitting room with floor-to-ceiling sash windows overlooking the gardens, with wooden shutters.

Good ceiling height and ornate cornicing. Tiled-surround open fire with wooden mantel over and cupboards to either side of chimney breast. The hall has a stained glass window which allows light to flood through to the kitchen.

Useful understairs cupboard and door to kitchen. Again, good ceiling height and a range of wall and base units. Space for gas cooker and dishwasher. Traditional lazy maid rack. Chimney breast. Space for breakfast table.

Dining room with parquet style flooring, partially vaulted ceiling with glass roof and double terrace doors opening to flagstone patio with views across the gardens. Feature chimney breast and snug area with ceramic solid fuel stove.

Rear hall with space for coats and boots and under stair storage. Second staircase rises from the rear hall to the first floor. Utility with plumbing for washing machine and door leading to the flag stone terrace.

First And Second Floor Accommodation - Main original staircase and balustrade rising from the main entrance hallway to landing; ample light from a tall feature window spanning the length of the staircase.

Bedroom 2 is a large double room with double fronted sash windows overlooking the town, castle, and countryside beyond. Shower room with wash hand basin and WC. Bedroom 3 with rear aspect and 3 steps leading down to Jack and Jill bathroom with bath, wash hand basin and WC with views overlooking the garden. Further door leading to the rear landing with vaulted ceiling and skylight. Door into Bedroom 4 presently used as a study, with views over the gardens. Dual aspect plus skylight.

SECOND FLOOR: triple-aspect Bedroom 1 with views to the front, rear and garden including splendid views over the Norman Castle, town and countryside beyond, including Haytor on Dartmoor, Good sized bedroom with period fireplace, washbasin and ample storage and undereaves storage area.

Outside - The property is accessed via wrought iron gate through an archway which is also noted on listing. A gravelled pathway leads up to the main entrance with lawns and mature beds and herbaceous borders to the right. To the front and side of the property is a period leaded verandah. The gardens themselves are mature with the top garden having a pond, apple tree and mature planting and offers a secluded spot to enjoy the private outside environment with hedging creating a natural boundary. Useful outbuildings built against the garden wall with gardeners WC and Belfast sink. Ample storage areas and partially cobbled areas. This building has previously had planning permission to create further accommodation and is currently being reapplied for.

Services - Mains electricity, water and gas.

Local Authority - South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. E-mail:

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Totnes property office on 01803 865454

Directions - (On foot) From Stags office, proceed along to The Plains and turn right into Fore Street, proceed up Fore Street into High Street and through The Narrows and turn right onto Plymouth Road and continue through the traffic lights and Prospect Place will be found on your left.

If you wish to drive and use one of the car parks at the top of the town, turn right from the Stags office and take the first exit off the roundabout. Follow this road, turning right into the High Street at the junction. Follow the High Street to the top of the town and there are signs for the car parks. Walk along Plymouth Road up to the traffic lights and Prospect Place will be found across the road on your left hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Added on Rightmove:
24 August 2017


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