In need of REFURBISHMENT, a DETACHED FAMILY HOME enjoying SUPERB VIEWS, with three bedrooms, two receptions, LARGE GARDEN, garage and DRIVEWAY PARKING. NO ONWARD CHAIN.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Located in a well regarded residential area, on the western side of Tavistock town and within easy reach of the 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.
A detached three bedroom family sized home with driveway and garage, occupying a generous plot with super views towards Rix Hill. The accommodation is well proportioned, arranged over two floors and benefits from double glazing and central heating. However, the property is old fashioned and would now benefit from a degree of modernisation and refurbishment.
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:
STORM PORCH Courtesy light above.
ENTRANCE DOOR Half glazed entrance door with matching side panels to:
RECEPTION HALL Stairs to first floor; two understairs storage cupboards; radiator; picture rail; window to side. Doors to:
SITTING ROOM 11' 7" x 11' (3.53m x 3.35m) Open fire in decorative tiled fire surround with matching hearth; picture rail; radiator; window overlooking the front garden.
DINING ROOM 12' 5" x 11' 7" (3.78m x 3.53m) Gas fire set against a polished stone surround with matching hearth; picture rail; radiator; window to side.
KITCHEN 8' x 5' 10" (2.44m x 1.78m) Stainless steel single bowl twin drainer sink in a base storage unit; ceramic wall tiling; electric cooker point; wall mounted gas boiler; ample space for white goods; window to side. Doorway to:
LOBBY Built-in pantry cupboard; half glazed door to outside and rear garden. Door to:
WC High flush WC; opaque window to side.
LANDING Access to roof space; picture rail. Doors to:
BEDROOM ONE 11' x 10' (3.35m x 3.05m) Picture rail; radiator; window to front with views across Uplands towards Rix Hill.
BEDROOM TWO 12' 4" x 11' 6" (3.76m x 3.51m) Original tiled fire surround; picture rail; radiator; window to side with views.
BEDROOM THREE 7' 7" x 6' 10" (2.31m x 2.08m) Picture rail; radiator; window to front with views.
FAMILY BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising close coupled WC, panelled bath, wash handbasin with tiled splashback; heated towel rail; built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with slatted linen shelving; opaque window to side.
OUTSIDE: Wrought iron gates yield to a tarmac driveway, the parking area and the:
DETACHED SINGLE GARAGE 14' x 7' 9" (4.27m x 2.36m) Of timber construction. Now delapidated and in need of repair.
To the side of the driveway lies the front garden which is level and predominantly laid to lawn, shielded from the roadside by mature hedging. Pedestrian side access leads to the large rear garden which is a particularly attractive feature and has been landscaped to provide a shaped lawn, paved seating area, well stocked flowerbeds and a large and previously productive vegetable plot. The garden is enclosed by mature hedging and timber panel fencing. There is a potting shed and coal bunker.
SERVICES Mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'D' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.
DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square, proceed along Plymouth Road towards the roundabout and Drake's Statue. Turn right at the roundabout and left at the mini roundabout (opposite the Spar Shop) into Callington Road. Proceed up Callington Road, before taking the third turning on the right hand side into Crease Lane. Continue along Crease Lane, taking the first turning on the left hand side into Uplands. The property will be found after a short distance on the right hand side, clearly identified by a Mansbridge Balment 'For Sale' board.