SUBSTANTIAL FAMILY HOME of SUPERIOR QUALITY with five bedrooms (two ensuite), south facing WALLED GARDEN, double GARAGE and PARKING, in a prestigious close of similar properties and enjoying SUPERB VIEWS.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Occupying a generous plot within its own walled garden, in a prestigious close of similar properties, this substantial detached five bedroom family home overlooks the town with super views extending towards Rix Hill, Whitchurch Down and Dartmoor, whilst remaining within easy walking distance of the town centre and the extensive array of amenities therein.
Tavistock is a thriving market town adjoining the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and was in 2004 voted the winner of a nationwide survey undertaken by the Council for the Protection of Rural England involving 120 other market towns. Among the assets taken into consideration were history, architecture, community spirit, planning sensitivity, recreational facilities and individuality of shops and businesses. Additional facilities include a hospital, a bustling Pannier Market and a full range of schools both State and Private. Indeed Tavistock can claim to have everything adding up to a quality of life which would be hard to rival.
Plymouth is only 15 miles away with fast Inter City rail links to London, Bristol and the North. There are also ferry services to Roscoff, Brittany and Santander, Northern Spain.
Built to an exacting standard approximately twenty years ago by Cavanna Homes, this substantial family home offers accommodation of a superior quality arranged over two floors, including master bedroom suite with dressing room and ensuite, four further bedrooms, 'jack & jill' shower room, family bathroom, sitting room with open fire, separate dining room, large family kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom.
The house stands within its own walled garden, sunny and south facing with super views extending over Tavistock town towards open countryside beyond. There is ample private parking for at least three vehicles and a double garage.
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 Half glazed entrance door with opaque glazed side panels and courtesy lights to either side.
RECEPTION HALL Decorative coved ceiling; mat well; turning stairs to first floor; useful understairs storage cupboard; separate shoe cupboard; radiator. Doors to:
CLOAKROOM White suite comprising low flush WC, wash handbasin with tiled splashback; radiator; extractor fan.
SITTING ROOM 14' 3" into bay x 17' 1" (4.34m x 5.21m) Open fire in a cut stone fireplace; decorative plaster coving; two ceiling roses; two radiators; bay window to front. French doors to outside and garden.
DINING ROOM 12' 9" x 12' 1" (3.89m x 3.68m) Decorative plaster coving; ceiling rose; radiator; triple aspect windows overlooking the garden.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17' x 12' 1" (5.18m x 3.68m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units with light wood frontages and roll edge worksurfaces over, incorporating a stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over; decorative wall tiling; space and provision for 110cm range cooker with extractor canopy over; integral fridge; integral freezer; integral dishwasher; ample space for a family sized table and chairs; coved ceiling; spotlighting; radiator; dual aspect windows to side and rear. Door to:
UTILITY ROOM 10' 8" x 5' (3.25m x 1.52m) Matching base units with roll edge worksurfaces over, incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over; ceramic wall tiling; plumbing for automatic washing machine; space for tumble dryer; extractor fan; radiator; half glazed door to outside and garden.
LANDING Coved ceiling; access to roof space; built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and ample linen shelving. Doors to:
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE:
DRESSING ROOM Coved ceiling; fitted with a bank of built-in wardrobing. Door to ensuite. Archway to:
MASTER BEDROOM 15' (into bay) x 13' 2" (4.57m x 4.01m) Radiator; window to front with views extending over Tavistock town towards Whitchurch Down and Rix Hill in the distance.
ENSUITE Fitted with a white suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash handbasin, double width fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira mains shower over; spotlighting; extractor fan; radiator; Velux window to rear.
BEDROOM TWO 17' 2" x 12' 1" narrowing to 11' 2" plus door recess (5.23m x 3.68m narrowing to 3.4m)
Coved ceiling; two radiators; window to front with views. Door to:
ENSUITE A 'jack & jill' ensuite shared with bedroom three. Fitted with a white suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash handbasin, fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira mains shower over; generous decorative ceramic wall tiling; radiator; spotlighting; extractor fan; opaque window to rear. Connecting door to:
BEDROOM THREE 12' 9" narrowing to 10' 7" x 11' 9" (3.89m narrowing to 3.23m x 3.58m)
Coved ceiling; fitted shelving; radiator; window to side overlooking the garden. Return door to landing.
BEDROOM FOUR 13' x 9' 2" (3.96m x 2.79m) Coved ceiling; fitted wardrobing; radiator; window to side overlooking the garden.
BEDROOM FIVE 8' 4" x 7' 1" (2.54m x 2.16m) Coved ceiling; radiator; window to front with views extending over Tavistock town towards Dartmoor in the distance.
FAMILY BATHROOM White suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash handbasin, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower handset; generous decorative ceramic wall tiling; heated towel rail; extractor fan; opaque window to rear.
OUTSIDE: The property is approached via a block paved road shared with just one neighbour, leading in turn to a gravelled driveway providing parking for two cars and access to the:
DOUBLE GARAGE 17' 1" x 16' 1" (5.21m x 4.9m) Two remote controlled electrically operated up and over doors; power and light supply; the gas central heating boiler is sited here; window to side; courtesy door to rear.
Opposite the house, there is a separate parking area sufficient for one car, perfect for visiting guests.
Pedestrian side access leads to the rear garden which is a particularly attractive feature of the property, larger than expected, south facing and sunny and curtailed on one side by the attractive old stone perimeter wall of the convent that once stood on this site. A gravelled path continues around the outside of the house to a sheltered seating area accessed from the sitting room. Steps lead up to the raised garden, predominantly laid to lawn and edged with well stocked beds and borders, mature plants, trees and shrubs. Another decked seating area overlooks the garden and is perfect for outdoor eating and entertaining. The garden is not overlooked and affords a high degree of privacy and seclusion. An outside tap is provided.
SERVICES Mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band ' ' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.
DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square proceed along West Street. Continue up the hill before turning right at the mini roundabout on to Spring Hill, signposted to Tavistock Hospital and Lamerton. Continue for approximately 200 yards and as the road bends to the left, turn right into Watts Road and then immediately left into Carmel Gardens. Take the next turning on the right hand side and continue to the top of the hill where the property will be found on the left.