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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Weir Quay, Devon

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Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A delightful detached bungalow standing right on the banks of the River Tamar, with a private quay.

Enjoying unrivalled views across the water towards St Mellion Church, Cargreen, and the Cornish countryside on the far side of the Tamar Valley.

1,354 sq ft, entrance hall, living/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, four bedrooms, family bathroom, separate cloakroom, electric heating, garage, private quay, substantial gardens.

Bere Alston 2 miles, Plymouth 15 miles, Tavistock 10 miles 

LOCATION Weir Quay is a delightful, sought after hamlet, standing on the banks of the River Tamar, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is a public slipway, deep water moorings and local boatyard close by. Bere Alston, approximately two miles away benefits from local shopping facilities, including post office, chemist, butcher and supermarket, with doctors' surgery and primary school. There is a regular train service into Plymouth, approximately 15 miles by road, along with a bus service into the stannary town of Tavistock 10 miles away. Bere Ferrers is a beautiful hamlet situated on the River Tavy approximately two miles distant that benefits from a waterside pub and rail connection to Plymouth. 

DESCRIPTION Weir Quay Cottage enjoys an unrivalled position within the hamlet with its lawned gardens extending to the foreshore and a private quay.

The property itself extends to approximately 1,350 sq ft of accommodation and has potential for further development, subject to the granting of the necessary consents. The front door leads into a T-shaped entrance hall with doors to the principle rooms.

The 20' lounge/dining room has a bay window to the front with superb water views and an open fire place with stone surround.

The kitchen features a range of base and wall units with work surfaces over and integrated appliances including gas hob, oven and dishwasher. There is also a Rayburn Royal solid fuel stove with double hot plate and single oven. A glazed door leads to the rear vestibule with plumbing for a washing machine.

The property boast four bedrooms, three of which are doubles, each with a night storage heater.

The family bathroom features a white suite comprising panel bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin and WC. There is a separate WC alongside the bathroom.

The bungalow is in need of modernisation but would make a fabulous home in an unrivalled position in this pretty hamlet. 

OUTSIDE The property stands in substantial lawed grounds running right down to the river's edge. There are several store sheds within the garden, a single garage and a private quay reaching into the river. Part of the foreshore and three deep water moorings are leased through the Mount Edgcumbe Estate via Michelmore Hughes in Totnes, with the cost as follows: foreshore £577.00 plus VAT per annum, mooring charge around £300.00 per annum plus VAT. The single garage has an up and over door, light and power. An historic public right of way runs through the garden. 

SERVICES Mains water and electricity. TENURE: Freehold. COUNCIL TAX BAND G. 

DIRECTIONS From the city centre take the A386 signposted Tavistock and head north out of Plymouth past Derriford Hospital to Roborough. Travel a short distance before turning left onto the B3257 signposted Bere Alston. On reaching Bere Alston turn left and almost immediately right into The Down which runs into Pentillie Road. Take the next left signposted Cotts and follow the road down into Weir Quay where the property can be found on the left hand side.

EPC Rating: F 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 June 2016


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