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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Hillside Drive, Yealmpton, Plymouth

Sold STC £365,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached House
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Master Bedroom with Ensuite
  • South Facing Rear Garden
  • Garage and Driveway
  • Views over the Yealm Valley with Views of Dartmoor Beyond

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION Yealmpton is ideally situated for commuting to Plymouth, the city centre being only 7 miles away. Within the village there are health care facilities such as a GP Health Centre, Dentist, Optician and shops such as a Post Office, General Store, Hairdressers, Garage and Filling Station, Café, two Public Houses and a Chinese Restaurant / Take Away. Yealmpton Primary school is rated 'Good with Outstanding Features' and secondary schooling is at the 'Outstanding' Ivybridge Community College for which there is transport provided. There is also a dedicated bus service to the Plymouth Grammar Schools. The village boasts an active community with a wide range of social and sporting clubs and societies.

The village is surrounded by the beautiful South Hams countryside, with many walks along the River Yealm and beyond. The yachting haven of Newton Ferrers is within a short drive while many of the sandy coves and beaches of the beautiful South Devon coastline are within easy reach, as are golf courses and the Dartmoor National Park. Plymouth itself is an historic and vibrant waterside city, well provided with colleges, grammar and public schools, a modern university, the Peninsula Medical School, Theatre Royal and cinemas, large department stores, cafes, bistros and restaurants. The leisure facilities are outstanding with superb aquatic faciliites in and around Plymouth Sound and the Plymouth Life Centre.  

DESCRIPTION This is a rare opportunity to buy a 5 bedroom detached family home in the popular village of Yealmpton. Whilst the property would benefit from some updating and modernisation, the property offers wonderful potential to those looking for a spacious house with over 1500 sq ft of accommodation. Extended by the current owners in the 1980s with a 2 storey extension, the current configuration of 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (master ensuite) upstairs, with 4 reception rooms (sitting room, dining room, sun room and study), kitchen and WC cloakroom downstairs, could be reconfigured to suit individual needs (subject to any necessary consents). The property is situated on a quiet road on the edge of the village, with the south facing garden backing on to woodland in the South Hams Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To the front of the property is a drive providing ample parking, with a carport leading to a garage. The property is heated by a warm air system with a new gas fired boiler installed in 2016. The vendors are in a position to offer no onward chain. 

ENTRANCE 2 steps under an open porch, lead up to the external uPVC door with two glazed panels (with obscured glass) leading to:- 

HALL Large uPVC picture window to front elevation. Doors lead to the kitchen, sitting room, downstairs WC cloakroom and storage cupboard (ideal for coats and shoes). Stairs lead to the first floor. 

SITTING ROOM 21' 9" x 11' 5" (6.65m x 3.5m) Double aspect room with single glazed window to the front elevation and hardwood Mahogany sliding patio doors to the rear garden. Doors to dining room. 

KITCHEN 11' 5" x 10' 11" (3.5m x 3.35m) A range of wall and floor mounted cupboards, with wood effect laminate work-top inset with stainless steel sink and drainer. Freestanding cooker with electric oven and 4 ring gas hob with externally venting extractor fan over. Partially tiled splash backs. Single glazed window and pedestrian door to side elevation opening in front of the carport. Space for fridge-freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher.. 

DINING ROOM 8' 10" x 14' 5" (2.7m x 4.4m) Single glazed window to sun room. Under-stairs cupboard housing the new gas fired boiler 'Hi-Spec J50 '(with Clean Flow air filter), which provides warm air heating through out the house as well as hot water. Doors to study, sunroom and sitting room and kitchen.  

SUN ROOM Sliding double glazed Mahogany patio doors to the rear garden. 

STUDY 9' 10" x 6' 4" (3m x 1.95m) Double glazed Mahogany window to rear elevation, built in book shelves to one wall and built in desk. Ample double power points. 

WC CLOAKROOM Single glazed window to side elevation. Low level flush WC and basin. 


LANDING Doors lead to the 5 bedrooms and family bathroom. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Double storage cupboard. 

MASTER BEDROOM 15' 1" x 10' 11" (4.6m x 3.35m) Double bedroom with single glazed window to front elevation with views across the village towards Dartmoor beyond. Built in double wardrobe. Door to:- 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM WC, shower cubicle and pedestal basin. Fully tiled walls. Single glazed window to side elevation. 

BEDROOM 2 12' 5" x 11' 5" (3.8m x 3.5m) Double bedroom with single glazed window to front elevation with views across the village to Dartmoor beyond. Built-in double wardrobe. 

BEDROOM 3 12' 11" x 8' 2" (3.95m x 2.5m) Double glazed mahogany window to rear elevation. Built-in wardrobe. 

BEDROOM 4 8' 2" x 9' 0" (2.5m x 2.75m) Single glazed window to rear elevation overlooking the garden. Built-in double wardrobe. 

BEDROOM 5 8' 6" x 8' 10" (2.6m x 2.7m) Double glazed mahogany window to rear elevation. 

FAMILY BATHROOM Coloured suite comprising bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Single glazed window to side elevation with obscured glass. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a drive leading to a carport and garage (with light, power and pedestrian access to the rear garden) and a lawn with ornamental shrubs and bushes.

To the rear of the property is a paved patio area, enjoying a south-westerly aspect and a high degree of privacy. Steps lead up to a good sized lawn with borders containing perennial flowers and shrubs. 

SERVICES All mains services are connected to the property. 

TENURE Freehold. 

COUNCIL TAX AND LOCAL AUTHORITY Band F. South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234.  

AGENTS NOTE Whilst every care has been taken to prepare these sales particulars, they are for guidance purposes only. All measurements are approximate are for general guidance purposes only and whilst every care has been taken to ensure their accuracy, they should not be relied upon and potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements. 

DIRECTIONS From our Yealmpton office proceed South down Torr Hill and cross the river. Continue on and up towards the edge of the village and Hillside Drive is the last turning on the right. The property can be found on the left hand side. 

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