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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Plympton, Devon

Sold by Us £280,000

Property Description

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  • C2353

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Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Weighbridge Cottage is a charming and unique, detached character home located directly on the banks of the River Plym. Weighbridge Cottage was given its name as it was lived in by the operator of the Weighbridge to the local quarry. The property has been sympathetically upgraded by its current owners and now provides charming, character accommodation arranged over two floors.


PLYMOUTH Plymouth is a city with one of the largest natural harbours in the world. To the north is the Dartmoor National Park extending to over 300 square miles which provides excellent recreational facilities. Plymouth itself has a population of well over 250,000 and has a full range of shopping, educational and sporting facilities. There is a mainline train service to London Paddington and to Penzance in Cornwall. Brittany Ferries operates seasonal services from Plymouth to France and northern Spain. 

ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

Accommodation comprises;

An original hardwood front door leading to an

ENTRANCE PORCH With a quarry tiled floor, cloak hooks, tumble dryer and a window to the front elevation.

An inner door leads to the

OPEN PLAN LOUNGE/DINING ROOM With a beautiful beamed ceiling, exposed open-tread staircase to the first floor, windows to the side elevation overlooking the river, multi-fuel wood burning stove with glass front door and wooden mantle, laminate flooring, a study area and fridge freezer. The lounge/dining room opens into the  

KITCHEN Which is in two parts and has been fitted to a high standard with a matching range of base and eye level storage cupboards with Quartz work surfaces, integral Neff electric cooker, AEG microwave, AEG induction hob, windows to the side elevation overlooking the river and a window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden, spotlights, shelf storage, dishwasher, washing machine and a stainless steel sink drainer unit with mixer tap and waste disposal unit.

From the living room stairs ascend to the

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A doorway opens to  

BEDROOM ONE A spacious double, exposed lattice ceiling, wood effect flooring and a window to the side elevation.  

BEDROOM TWO A large single/small double, has a window to the rear elevation, built-in shelving and hanging.

SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a matching three piece suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc and an over-sized shower cubicle with an electric shower unit over, built-in storage cupboards, loft access and a window to the side elevation overlooking the river. 

EXTERNALLY The property is approached via a small lane giving access to a parking area for several vehicles - the access and parking area is owned by Imerys and a rent of approximately £150 per annum is paid for its usage. (Imerys have offered the current owners the opportunity to purchase this parcel of land).

GARDENS To the rear and side of the property, there is a beautifully tended cottage garden with a good size decked terrace with outside lights, power points and water. The pathways meander with gravel and shrub beds to a further decked terrace with a hot tub. There is good size Outhouse/Workshop with power and light. Continuing further through the garden there is an array of mature shrubs, trees and a dilapidated storage shed. The garden is hedge and fence enclosed. A small gateway gives direct access to the banks of the River Plym.

The property is just a stone's throw from regular transport links to the City Centre and is on the national cycle way. 

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE & BALMENT on 01752 229292. 

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and private drainage. 

OUTGOINGS We understand the property is in band ' C ' for council tax purposes and the amount payable for the year 2016/2017 is £1422.05 (by internet enquiry with Plymouth City Council). These details are subject to change. 

FLOOR PLANS & ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright Mansbridge Balment 2017. REF: C2353 

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