In a well respected RESIDENTIAL AREA, a SPACIOUS and elegant SEMI-DETACHED VICTORIAN VILLA, retaining PERIOD FEATURES, with FOUR BEDROOMS (one ensuite), LANDSCAPED GARDENS, GARAGE, PARKING and WORKSHOP.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Located in a well respected residential neighbourhood, easily accessible on foot from Tavistock town centre.
An elegant semi-detached Victorian villa, originally constructed in the 1870s and, although gently restored in recent years. still retaining many attractive period features including decorative plasterwork, some impressive fireplaces and internal joinery including picture rails, dado rails and a sweeping staircase with original handrail and turned newel post.
The living accommodation is spacious and arranged over three floors whilst outside there are landscaped gardens to the front and rear of the house, a sheltered courtyard seating area and a driveway providing ample off-road parking. A recent addition is the large double garage with workshop and toolstore to the rear.
The property is located in an established residential area and is within easy reach of Tavistock town centre and the amenities therein. In addition, there are some excellent views from the first and second floors over Tavistock town to Dartmoor.
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.
The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:
ENTRANCE DOOR Painted timber entrance door with fanlight above.
VESTIBULE Plaster cornice; mat well; half glazed internal door with original stained glass and etched glass inserts to:
RECEPTION HALL Plaster cornice; dado rail; stairs with original handrail and turned newel post rising to first floor; useful understairs storage cupboard; radiator; doors to:
SITTING ROOM 16' 3" into bay x 14' 2" (4.95m x 4.32m) ) Period fireplace with ornate cast iron insert and real flame effect gas fire in a white marble surround over a polished slate hearth; plaster cornice; plaster ceiling rose; picture rail; three radiators; bay window to front overlooking the garden with views to Dartmoor beyond.
DINING ROOM 12' 10" x 11' 3" (3.91m x 3.43m) Woodburning stove in Carrara marble fire surround over a slate hearth; plaster cornice; picture rail; two radiators; window to side.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: The heart of this house is undoubtedly the impressive family-sized kitchen and breakfast room which is divided into two distinct areas as follows:
BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 4" x 11' (4.98m x 3.35m) maximum The old fireplace now houses a modern solid fuel Esse range with twin hotplates and two ovens set deep in a fully tiled fireplace recess beneath a timber mantel; built-in shelved storage cupboard; ample space for dining table and chairs; Riven slate flagged floor; door to cloakroom; shuttered French doors with glazed side window to outside and garden. Open plan access to:
KITCHEN 12' 4" x 11' (3.76m x 3.35m) Fitted with a good quality range of wall and base units with solid wood Shaker-style frontages in cream with square edged wooden work surfaces over, incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over; tiled splashbacks; fitted Neff appliances including a four ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor canopy over; oven and grill; integral dishwasher; two integral fridges; glass fronted display cabinets; plate rack and display shelf; vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and purlins; a large double glazed rooflight floods the kitchen with natural light; same slate floor; two windows to side. A shallow step leads up to:
UTILITY ROOM 9' 7" x 7' (2.92m x 2.13m) Fitted wall and base units in white with roll edge work surfaces over, incorporating a stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over; tiled splashback; plumbing for automatic washing machine; venting for tumble dryer; space for additional white goods, as required; two-door housekeeper's cupboard; radiator; same slate floor; window allowing the passage of borrowed light from the kitchen; window to rear; half glazed door to outside and garden.
ANTE ROOM Ample space for coat hanging; slate floor; half glazed door to:
CLOAKROOM Low flush WC; wash handbasin with glass splashback; radiator; slate floor; skylight; opaque window to side.
HALF LANDING Turning stairs to landing. Door to:
HALL Access to roof space; doors to:
BEDROOM FOUR 10' 8" x 9' 6" (3.25m x 2.9m) Radiator; window to side.
PRINCIPAL BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with mains shower and glass screen; low flush WC; pedestal wash handbasin with tiled splashback; heated towel rail; painted reed and bead wall panelling to dado height; extractor fan; window to side.
LANDING Door to stairs to second floor; useful understairs storage cupboard; high level window allowing natural light into the hall, stairs and landing; doors to:
BEDROOM ONE 14' 4" x 14' 1" (4.37m x 4.29m) maximum Fitted wardrobing with overhead storage cupboards; two radiators; two windows to front with superb views over Tavistock town to Dartmoor. Door to:
ENSUITE White suite comprising low flush WC, wash handbasin with chrome mixer tap, fully tiled shower cubicle with mains rainhead shower and separate handset; painted reed and bead wall panelling to dado height; radiator; extractor fan; window to side.
BEDROOM THREE 13' x 11' 7" (3.96m x 3.53m) Original fireplace with slate surround; radiator; window to side.
SECOND FLOOR: A door from the landing leads to a turning staircase with painted treads which leads up to the second floor and:
BEDROOM TWO 19' 7" x 14' 10" (5.97m x 4.52m) A large and versatile space which could be put to a variety of uses with exposed brick chimney breast; stripped and varnished pine floorboarding; fitted workstation; exposed beams and purlins; eaves storage cupboards; two radiators; dormer window to rear; two Velux windows to side; larger Velux window to front with superb unobstructed views over Tavistock town to Dartmoor.
OUTSIDE: A block paved driveway provides ample parking for two cars and access to the garage. To the side of the driveway is a low natural stone wall with a raised garden above with a circular lawn, ornamental beds and borders. A granite step and gravelled path lead to the front door. A lockable gate between the house and garage leads to a covered passage which leads in turn to the rear garden.
The walled rear garden is a particularly attractive feature of this property and has been cleverly landscaped to make the most of the space available. Adjacent to the house, accessed off the Breakfast Room, is a large paved seating area, sheltered and private and perfect for outdoor eating and entertaining. From here a gate and steps lead up between well-stocked flowerbeds to a raised level lawned garden edged with well-stocked and well-tended beds and borders, mature trees and shrubs, designed to provide an array of seasonal colour. At one side of the garden is a dedicated children's play area, whilst at the other a raised paved seating area overlooks the garden with glimpses of Dartmoor in the distance. There is a covered log store, outside tap and courtesy lighting provided.
GARAGE AND WORKSHOP:
GARAGE 17' 4" x 12' 4" (5.28m x 3.76m) An excellent recent addition, this larger than average garage boasts an electric remote-controlled up and over door; power and light supply. The Vaillant gas central heating boiler and high capacity pressurised hot water cylinder are also sited here. A Velux window provides natural light. To the rear of the garage an open access leads to:
WORKSHOP 10' 1" x 8' 8" (3.07m x 2.64m) Fitted workbench with lockable storage cupboards below; window to side; courtesy door to courtyard.
TOOLSTORE 8' 6" x 5' 3" (2.59m x 1.6m) Located at the rear of the workshop, this toolstore/potting shed provides useful dry storage with window to rear.
SERVICES Mains gas, mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'E' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.
DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock's Bedford Square via Drake Road (between the Banks) and proceed up the hill, taking the third turning on the left hand side into Glanville Road. Continue along Glanville Road, ignoring the turning on the right to Courtlands Road. The subject property will be found shortly thereafter on the right hand side.