3 bedroom cottage for saleBoldventure, Yealmpton
- Victorian End of Terrace Cottage
- 3 Bedrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Spacious Kitchen Breakfast Room
- Off Road Parking
- Quiet Road
- Period features include stripped pine doors, picture rails and some original fireplaces
- Some dual aspect rooms
DESCRIPTION This Victorian 3 bedroom end of terrace cottage was originally built for railway workers on the old Plymouth to Yealmpton line. The days of trains passing the front of the cottage have long since gone and now this cottage offers a rare opportunity to buy a house with character and off-road parking, on a quiet road in this popular village. The high ceilings, typical of Victorian houses are seen throughout the property and the cottage enjoys lots of natural light with some rooms benefitting from a dual aspect.
A substantial wooden front door opens into a useful entrance porch with solid limestone flooring, off which opens the utility room/downstairs WC and the kitchen/breakfast room. The limestone flooring continues into the kitchen/breakfast room and compliments the county-style cupboards with solid wood worktops. Integrated appliances include a 4 ring gas hob with electric fan assisted oven and dishwasher. A vaulted ceiling with skylights provides plenty of light, in addition to the dual aspect windows, making it a great family and entertaining space. Beyond this is the dining room, currently used as a play/music room with a stairscase up to the first floor, and doors leading into the sitting room which has French windows to the rear patio and a wood-burner on a slate hearth. There is a garden room with a tiled floor with windows to two sides and patio doors into the main garden at the side of the house.
Upstairs there is a generous dual aspect master bedroom, a contemporary style family-bathroom with 'P' shaped bath and 2 further bedrooms. The house retains many period features such as stripped pine doors, fireplaces and picture rails. Modern features such a gas combi-boiler and double glazing have also been added.
Outside there is gravelled hard-standing for two cars and a West facing garden including a lawn, flower beds and a patio area ideal for al-fresco dining.
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.
SERVICES All mains services are connected to the property.
COUNCIL TAX AND LOCAL AUTHORITY Band D. South Hams District Council.
DIRECTIONS From our Yealmpton office proceed down Torr Hill. Continue straight over at the junction and over the River Yealm. Turn first right into Boldventure. The property can be found after a short distance on the left hand side after the bends.
VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye in Yealmpton 01752 880044. Bespoke appointments outside office hours available upon request with prior notice.
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