Tavistock - Uninterrupted View of Dartmoor

5 beds | 2 baths | 2 receptions | £595,000


  • Detached Home
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Double Glazed
  • Centrally Heated
  • Integral Garage
  • Private Driveway
  • Large Garden
  • Super Views
  • Walk to Town

SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED FAMILY HOME with five bedrooms, refitted kitchen/breakfast room, INTEGRAL GARAGE, private DRIVEWAY and set in LARGE GARDENS with super UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS to Dartmoor.

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Occupying a generous plot in an elevated position on the northern outskirts of Tavistock town and enjoying superb unobstructed panoramic views across the town, towards open countryside and the tors of Dartmoor. The property is within easy walking distance of Tavistock 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 and 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.

A substantial detached family home affording spacious and comfortable accommodation arranged over two floors, the principal rooms designed to take full advantage of the superb views. The property benefits from PVCu double glazing and is warmed by gas fired central heating. A large bank of wholly owned solar panels helps to reduce household running costs and in previous years has, on average, generated approximately £1,800 per annum via a high feed in tariff.



The house occupies a generous plot with ample private driveway parking. There is an integral single garage and a large landscaped garden to the rear which enjoys a sunny southerly aspect and takes full advantage of the super views.

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 PVCu half glazed entrance door with side window and courtesy light above.

ENTRANCE HALL Coved and textured ceiling; stairs to first floor; useful understairs storage cupboard; two radiators; engineered oak floor; courtesy door to garage.

SITTING ROOM 20' 7" x 13' 0" (6.27m x 3.96m) Coved and textured ceiling; real flame effect gas stove set against a brick fireplace with a timber mantel and slate hearth; radiator; window to front; further, high level window to side; open plan access to:

DINING ROOM 13' 0" x 11' 10" (3.96m x 3.61m) Coved and textured ceiling; radiator; high level window to side; PVCu sliding patio door to outside, terrace and garden; half glazed door to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17' 0" x 9' 9" (5.18m x 2.97m) Recently refitted with a good quality range of fully fitted wall and base units with granite work surfaces over incorporating an inset sink with chrome mixer tap over; space and provision for a 110 cm range cooker with matching extractor canopy over; two integral NEFF fridges; integral NEFF dishwasher; built-in breakfast bar; coved and textured ceiling; practical tiled floor; radiator; window to side; further window to rear overlooking the garden; half glazed PVCu door to outside; half glazed return door to entrance hall.

CLOAKROOM Low flush w.c; wash hand basin; tiled floor; opaque window to side.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING Coved and textured ceiling; access to roof space; built-in airing cupboard with slatted linen shelving and small radiator; window to front; doors to:

BEDROOM ONE 16' 6" x 13' 2" narrowing to 8' 6" (5.03m x 4.01m narrowing to 2.59m)

Coved and textured ceiling; built-in single wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf; separate built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf; radiator; full length glazed door set with tilt and turn door perfectly framing the superb views and providing access to:

BALCONY With chrome and glass balustrade, overlooking the garden to the views beyond.

EN-SUITE Refitted and tiled as a "wet room" with white suite comprising low flush w.c; wash hand basin; fully tiled shower cubicle with glass screen; chrome heated towel rail; coved and textured ceiling; extractor fan; window to side.

BEDROOM TWO 13' 2" x 11' 9" (4.01m x 3.58m) Coved and textured ceiling; vanity wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and illuminated mirror above; radiator; window to front with views over surrounding countryside.

BEDROOM THREE 10' 2" x 10' 0" (3.1m x 3.05m) Coved and textured ceiling; built-in double wardrobe with sliding doors; radiator; window to rear with views. (Water and waste supplies are available to install a wash hand basin or perhaps an en-suite, if required)

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 6" x 9' 8" (3.2m x 2.95m) Coved and textured ceiling; wardrobe unit, part of which conceals a useful vanity wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and illuminated mirror above; radiator; window to front with views over surrounding countryside.

BEDROOM FIVE/STUDY 9' 9" x 8' 0 narrowing to 5'10" (1.78m)" (2.97m x 2.44m) A versatile room which could be used as a single bedroom, cot room, study or home office. Coved and textured ceiling; radiator; window to side.

FAMILY BATHROOM Refitted and fully tiled with a white suite comprising vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboard under; vanity unit with storage cupboard below and matching drawer set; close coupled w.c. with concealed cistern; panelled spa bath with central mixer tap and two slipper ends with mains shower over and glass screen; chrome heated towel rail; extractor fan; tiled floor; window to rear.

INTEGRAL GARAGE With up-and-over door; power and light supply; a range of base storage units have been installed with roll edged work surfaces over; washing machine and tumble drier are sited here; Worcester floor standing gas central heating boiler; practical tiled floor; window to side.

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a gravelled "in-and-out" driveway which provides easy parking and turning for several vehicles with access to the garage.

Gated pedestrian side access leads to a large rear garden, which is a particularly attractive feature having been extensively landscaped to include a paved terrace, easy access from the house via the dining room or kitchen, overlooking the garden to the views beyond providing a perfect place for outdoor eating and entertatining. To the side of the terrace there is a sunken garden, also paved, with raised beds and borders. A central path and steps lead gently down and through the remainder of the garden which is neatly arranged in tiers and gently sloping lawn with well established and well stocked flowering beds and borders, mature plants, trees and shrubs carefully selected to provide an array of seasonal colour. There is a small vegetable plot, soft fruit bed and composting area. Useful array of outbuildings include two storage sheds (measuring approximately 8'0" x 6'0" and approximately 6'4" x 4'0" respectively) and an aluminium framed greenhouse (12'0" x 8'0"). At the end of the garden, in a private secluded corner, there is a further paved seating area and substantial timber summer house with glazed windows and doors, measuring approximately 10'0" x 8'0".

SERVICES Mains gas, mains electricity, mains water and drainage via private Klargester.

AGENTS NOTE Wholly owned solar panels have been installed and contribute a significant sum to the household running costs via a 25 year high rate feed in tariff which commenced in August 2011. We are informed by our clients that in previous years, on average, this has produced an income in the region of £1,800 per annum.

OUTOINGS We understand this property is in band ' F ' for Council Tax purposes.

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.

DIRECTIONS From Tavistock's Bedford Square, proceed into Drake Road (between the banks) and take the first turning on the right into Barley Market Street which leads in turn into Old Exeter Road. Proceed up the hill, passing under the old railway arch and continue for a further 200 metres where the property will be found, on the right hand side.

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