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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Livingstone Avenue, Collaton Cross, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon

Sold STC £485,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial 4 bedroom detached home
  • Private cul-de-sac location
  • Level front and rear gardens
  • Double garage
  • Conveniently positioned for Yealmpton & Newton Ferrers
  • Ideal family home.
  • Potential to Extend (Subject to PP)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Set within a private cul-de-sac location between Yealmpton and Newton Ferrers, this substantial executive four bedroom detached home is ideally suited as a family residence. The property is set within a generous level plot, with additional resident owned grassland area Many benefits include large driveway, double garage, oil fired central heating, double glazing, cloak/shower room, family bathroom, study and large conservatory. The property commands lovely surrounding views and offers scope for further potential accommodation, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.  

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. The Village School in Newton Ferrers, rated outstanding by OFSTED, is also available and is accessible via a footpath from near the residence to the village. Yealmpton boasts an active community with a wide range of social and sporting clubs and societies while the nearer village of Newton Ferrers offers many similar facilities plus waterside amenities.

Both villages are 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 distance 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 water-sports in and around Plymouth Sound and the Plymouth Life Centre.  

ACCOMMODATION The accommodation is as follows: (Please note that all dimensions are approximate. Metric measurements are conversions from imperial figures which have been rounded to the nearest three inches). 

ENTRANCE Substantial entrance door with frosted glazed inset leading to:- 

ENTRANCE PORCH With double glazed side windows, one to garden the other to dining room. Further glazed bevel edged panel door leads to:- 

HALLWAY Radiator. Stairs to first floor with newel posts, balustrade rail and spindles. Under stair storage area.  

CLOAK/SHOWER ROOM A modern luxury suite comprising enclosed shower cubicle with Mira power shower with glazed screen cubicle surround, corner vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and curved vanity cupboard below, low level WC. Heated towel rail. Cloak hanging space. Partial tiled wall surround. Inset ceiling lights. Frosted double glazed window to front elevation. Luxury marble-effect flooring. 

LOUNGE 18' 0" x 11' 9" (5.5m x 3.6m) Triple aspect double glazed windows to front and side with sliding double glazed patio door to rear elevation. Ceiling coving. Picture rail. Radiator. Feature fireplace with open grate and inset hearth with display mantels. TV mantel with inset appliance shelf. Wall lights. Double glazed sliding patio doors lead to:- 

CONSERVATORY 13' 9" x 11' 9" (4.2m x 3.6m) Substantially built with automatic rain sensor vent system. Twin double glazed patio doors to rear garden. Radiator. The conservatory enjoys a most splendid aspect that has lovely views over the surrounding, level garden area. 

DINING ROOM 12' 1" x 13' 5" (3.7m x 4.1m) Large double glazed window with front garden aspect. Picture rail. Ceiling coving. Radiator. Built-in serving hatch and through cupboards to kitchen with central drawers. Wood-effect laminate floor covering. Recessed arched display shelving. Recessed arch display feature window to porch area.  

STUDY 8' 6" x 5' 10" (2.6m x 1.8m) An open archway entrance with fitted corner desk. Double glazed window with garden aspect and window ledge. Inset ceiling lights. Telephone point. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 11' 5" x 20' 0" (3.5m x 6.1m) Spacious family area comprising range of wall and floor units with marble effect laminate tops and cupboard space under. Built in dresser connecting to the dining room. Sandyford Classic oil fired Range supplying domestic hot water and central heating, including double oven and twin plates and control timer (for combined heating, water and cooking system). Ornamental tiled splashback surround. Corner shelving. Leaded glazed display cabinet. 1½ bowl single drainer sink with mixer tap. Tiled window ledge. Double glazed window enjoying garden aspect. Plumbing for dishwasher. Space for cooker (currently supplied by Calor gas bottle but electric cooker point available). Herb racks. Extractor hood. Tiled splashback surround. Space for Upright fridge/freezer. Ample space for dining table and 6 plus chairs. Inset ceiling spotlights. Glazed panel bevel edged door leads to:- 

UTILITY/POTENTIAL FAMILY ROOM 18' 0" x 10' 5" (5.5m x 3.2m) A substantial room with worktop surfaces with cupboard and drawer space under. Radiator. Twin double glazed windows with garden aspects. Further twin frosted double glazed door leads to rear garden. Single drainer stainless steel sink. Tiled splashbacks. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble drier with vent point. Access door to double garage. Cloak hanging space. N.B. This area would make a fantastic family room, being located close to the kitchen. 


HALF LANDING Double glazed window enjoying garden and rural aspect. 

LANDING Smoke detector alarm. Access to loft space. Airing cupboard with slatted shelving above housing lagged immersion tank. 

MASTER BEDROOM 18' 0" x 11' 9" (5.5m x 3.6m) A lovely, bright and airy double aspect room with double glazed windows, one to the front elevation enjoying garden views, whilst to the rear towards the garden and distant countryside surrounds. Comprehensive bespoke fitted bedroom suite comprising extensive wardrobe space with cupboard space over, twin bedside cabinets with display shelf and three drawers below. Inset vanity wash hand basin with vanity cupboard below, tiled rim surround, shelf, light and mirror. Ceiling coving. Radiator. N.B. There is potential to create a small en-suite area with the current plumbing arrangement, alternatively a 'Jack-and-Jill' arrangement may be possible by configuring the main family bathroom. 

FAMILY BATHROOM A white suite comprises bath with luxury tiled rimmed surround, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and fitted rail below. Heated towel rail. Partially luxury tiled wall surround. Twin double glazed windows with frosted insets. Enclosed Mira power shower with screen cubicle surround and tiled walls. Marble-effect luxury flooring. 

BEDROOM 2 12' 1" x 13' 5" (3.7m x 4.1m) Triple aspect double bedroom with double glazed windows enjoying garden and rural views towards Yealm Valley and Noss Mayo. Ceiling coving. Radiator. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboard space under, tiled rim surround, glass shelf, vanity mirror and lighting. Mirror fronted sliding door wardrobe.  

BEDROOM 3 12' 1" x 13' 1" (3.7m x 4m) Double aspect double bedroom with double glazed windows to front and rear. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below, tiled rim surround, glass shelf, mirror and light. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator. Ceiling coving. 

BEDROOM 4 8' 2" x 10' 9" (2.5m x 3.3m) Double glazed window enjoying garden aspect. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator. Ceiling coving.  

INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE 18' 8" x 17' 8" (5.7m x 5.4m) With substantial double automated remote control garage door. Pedestrian door to side. Water tap and power supply. Worktop surface with cupboard and open space storage below. High ceiling presenting further storage capabilities. Access to Utility Room overhead integral storage area. This section potentially could be developed further to create more accommodation (subject to the various consents that are required). Double driveway providing substantial parking. 

GARDENS Professionally landscaped garden with a variety of shrub, floral and conifer mature feature borders. Lawn section which continues to side of the property, again with mature feature borders with honeysuckle and passion flower archway leading to the rear garden. Chipping stone sections with pathways leading to front entrance area with pavioured section and outside courtesy lamp. An additional side path beside the garage leads to the rear garden. The rear garden is a substantial levelled area laid partially to lawn with a variety of shrub, floral and conifer feature surrounds. Substantial level patio section with automated and remote controlled sun awning (with an anemometer security system, including lighting), ideal for alfresco dining with outside water tap and electric power. Oil tank. Greenhouse and Shed.  

MANAGEMENT COMPANY (Newton Park Management Company Limited)

The commonly held grassland surrounding the properties are managed by the Management Company and each of the eight household is represented by one Director. The present maintenance charge is £20 a month and is set by the Directors. This covers the cost of maintenance of all common areas within the small development including the private driveway and use of adjoining access road plus public liability insurance. 

SERVICES & TENURE Oil and bottled propane gas, mains electric, water and drainage. The property is Freehold. 

COUNCIL TAX & LOCAL AUTHORITY The property is in Council Tax Band F.

South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234. 

USEFUL INFORMATION USEFUL INFORMATION Go to for information about council tax, location, development boundaries, recycling etc. Type the property's postcode in the box under 'Where You Live' [bottom right corner] and select the property address from the list. 

DIRECTIONS From the Yealmpton office proceed down Torr Hill in the direction of Newton Ferrers. After leaving the boundaries of the village proceed up the hill and upon reaching the plateau, Collaton will be found on the left hand side, take the second entrance where a sign will indicate the approach road for Livingstone Avenue. 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 March 2017


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