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Higher Compton , Plymouth

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  • C2451

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Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Mansbridge Balment are delighted to present this well-appointed semi-detached family home, in a convenient location just a short walk from all amenities. The property benefits from well-tended accommodation arranged over three floors, comprising; a PVCu double glazed front door leading to an Entrance Hall; with wooden flooring and carpeted stairs to the first floor.

A half-glazed door opens to the Sitting Room; with a window to the front elevation, wooden flooring, a feature fireplace with a Living Flame gas fire (currently disconnected) with a stone hearth and tiled back panel, a wooden surround and mantle.

An archway opening through to the Dining Room; wooden flooring, window to the rear with far reaching views.

Further archway through to the Kitchen; which is fitted with a matching range of base and eye level storage cupboards with post-formed and roll top work surfaces, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink drainer unit with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, integral Bosch electric cooker, four burner gas hob and filter canopy. Space for fridge/freezer, wooden flooring and a doorway to the side elevation.

From the main Hallway; stairs ascend to the First Floor Landing; with a window to the side elevation and loft access. The loft is partially boarded. A doorway leads to Bedroom One; a spacious double, with a window to the front elevation. Bedroom Two; a further double has a window to the rear and Bedroom Three; a small single has a window to the front with a built in storage cupboard.

The Family Bathroom; is fitted to a high standard with a roll-top Jacuzzi bath with shower mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled splashbacks, paneled ceiling, spotlights, window to the side elevation and extractor.

Externally, to the front the property is approached via an attractive terraced garden with steps leading down to the front door, with several patio areas and is fully fence enclosed. There is a gateway leading to the side pathway, which is flagged, with a step up to the back door. The rear garden has a large decked terrace and steps leading down to a lower graveled area. There is an outside Toilet and Utility; with plumbing for a washing machine, space for tumble dryer, a wall-mounted Logic Plus gas fired combination boiler, power and light.

Beyond the rear garden is a Single Garage; in a block.

The property has the benefit of PVCu double glazing and gas fired central heating.  

HIGHER COMPTON The earliest evidence of man in Compton, is from around 3000 BC. At this time, Neolithic stone axes which have been found in Compton. In 1086 the Doomsday book had an entry for Compton. Compton is mentioned in 1238 as it was on the route to the new Plym Bridge.

By 1730 Compton was part of the Culme estate, with a population of around fifty. Hereafter, Compton began to grow. At this stage there were not many buildings, of these The Compton Inn is probably the oldest, with walls up to four feet thick, it was an old farmhouse, then a granary, a tanners and a cobblers shop. One of two other local pubs, The Rising Sun, has a great reputation amongst locals, as a “gastro pub”.

At the turn of the century the bustling little village was still mainly agricultural, with cows, market gardens, sheep, goats, pigs and horses still in evidence. Lower Compton, in particular, still has a very, “village like” ambience. Compton now offers a Tesco Express store, a post office, a DIY store, a bakery, hairdressers and Co-Op store.

In 1896 Compton was incorporated into the Plymouth district. It has always been an extremely popular suburb, neighbouring the highly sought areas of Mannamead and Hartley on its South west, west and north western boundaries.

From the early 1900s onward Lower Compton had a school. Rebuilt in the 1970’s, Compton C of E Primary School is considered, by many, to be one of the best in Plymouth.

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.

SERVICES Mains water, gas, electricity and mains drainage. 

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE & BALMENT on 01752 229292. 

OUTGOINGS We understand the property is in band ' b ' for council tax purposes and the amount payable for the year 2017/2018 is £1295.25 (by internet enquiry with Plymouth City Council). These details are subject to change. 

FLOORPLANS & 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: C2451 

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