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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Longfields, West Alvington

Sold STC £285,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Ample parking
  • Walking distance to amenities
  • Distant countryside views
  • Woodburning stove
  • Generous established gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HOW TO GET THERE From Kingsbridge take the A381 towards Salcombe and follow for approximately 0.5 of a mile, into the village of West Alvington. After entering the village leaving the public house 'The Ring O' Bells' on the left, take the first left into Lower Street follow along taking a left fork and carrying for a short distance until Longfields is found on the left. No: 8 will be found on the left after approx. 150 yards. 

SITUATION West Alvington is a sought after village, less than one mile outside the market town of Kingsbridge. The village offers a public house, which hosts a village shop, as well as a primary school. All Saints Parish Church is close to the property. West Alvington is a short drive from the popular holiday destinations of Salcombe and Hope Cove. Well positioned on a regular bus service from Kingsbridge to Salcombe, many towns can be reached from Kingsbridge bus station.

Kingsbridge has a good range of facilities including a sports centre with indoor swimming pool and the Cottage Hospital. The town also has a Library, Primary School and highly regarded secondary education at the well-respected Kingsbridge Community College. The town also has a good range of shops, galleries, restaurants, cafes, cinema and supermarkets. 

DESCRIPTION Well positioned on the fringe of the village of West Alvington, 8 Longfields is a semi-detached house of traditional build of red brick under a tiled roof. Set within a cul-de-sal with splendid views across the neighbouring farmland Kingsbridge town in the distance.

The house has in recent years been thoughtfully extended and updated throughout to create a modern and contemporary family home with 2 reception rooms and generous gardens to enjoy.

The accommodation has been finished to a very high standard throughout with new uPVC framed double glazed windows and electric panel heaters for heating.

The Immaculately presented accommodation comprises; sitting room with log effect electric fire and countryside views to the front of the property, spacious kitchen/ breakfast room with large pantry cupboard. The current owners have extended the property to make bright and spacious living room at the rear with sliding patio doors to the garden and charming focal point of a wood burning stove, a utility room and separate WC complete the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor, are 3 bedrooms with far reaching views of the countryside and garden, together with a family bathroom.

The property offers ample parking on the front driveway together with a large garden with scope for further landscaping yet enjoying established flowerbeds to borders, a sun trap patio and a workshop and separate garden store.  


HALLWAY Stairs to first floor. Under stairs storage cupboard.  

SITTING ROOM Window to front aspect with beautiful countryside views, log effect electric fire.  

KITCHEN A quality fitted kitchen comprising wall and floor units with low level BELLING oven, 4 ring gas hob with extractor fan above. Roll top work surface with inset 1 and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and drainer. Window to side. Oak effect breakfast bar and desk area. Space for tall standing fridge/ freezer. Large pantry cupboard with shelving.  

WC Low level WC with tiled surround and wall mounted hand basin.  

LIVING ROOM A bright and spacious room with sliding patio doors and colourful views over the rear garden. Focal point wood burning stove set on a slate hearth. 

UTILITY ROOM With recessed space and plumbing for washing machine and storage facility. Door to side access.

Stairs from the entrance hallway lead to the first floor accommodation.  

LANDING Access to loft hatch. (Lighting, ladder and bordered.)  

BATHROOM A white three piece suit comprising panelled bath with mixer taps and hand held shower attachment. Low level WC. Corner sink with vanity units below and tiled surround. Window to rear. Heated ladder style towel rail.  

BEDROOM 1 A generous double bedroom with range of fitted wardrobes with mirror front. Window with views over the rear garden.  

BEDROOM 2 A bright double bedroom with window to front with far reaching views across the countryside, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and wooden slatted shelving.  

BEDROOM 3 Window to front aspect. Built in storage cupboard.  

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is driveway parking for several vehicles with access to the side of the property leading to the rear garden.

Directly accessed from the living room is a private sun trap patio with steps and a gently sloping pathway leading to the rest of the garden. The garden is established with raised flower borders providing a back drop of colour throughout the year. To the very top of the garden is a generous workshop with power, ideal for storage, together with a further tool shed on the middle section of garden. The garden's size offers the potential to be used as a recreational, enjoyable space as well as a providing the space for vegetable plots or offering potential for further landscaping.  

TENURE Freehold 

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage.  

COUNCIL TAX The property is council band 'C' 

N.B 8 Longfields is subject to a covenant that the buyer must have lived and worked in Devon for the past three years, or lived in Devon for seven of the past twenty years. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council
Follaton House
Plymouth Road
Tel: 01803 861234.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Luscombe Maye
62 Fore Street
Tel: 01548 857474

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 September 2018


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