An ELEGANT TWO/THREE Bedroom TOP FLOOR APARTMENT just one of Three in a Converted Victorian House, within WALKING DISTANCE of Tavistock TOWN CENTRE. Super VIEWS. Ample PARKING. Private GARDEN and Summerhouse. No Onward Chain.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Conveniently located in an enviable and elevated position within short walking distance of the town, affording a great deal of privacy and enjoying superb rooftop views over Tavistock and towards Dartmoor in the distance.
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 attractions 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.
Forming one of three apartments converted from a substantial Victorian house dating back to the mid 1850's, this elegant and beautifully appointed apartment occupies the whole top floor of the building and enjoys a wonderful open outlook over the town and towards the moor. The rooms throughout are typical of the era and all enjoy a light and spacious feel with high ceilings and many character features including large cord sash windows, original doors and panelling, decorative coving and ceiling roses. The accommodation is immaculately presented throughout and comprises entrance lobby, cloakroom, entrance hall, a particularly impressive double aspect 22' sitting room, separate dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, three double bedrooms and a luxury family bathroom. The master bedroom provides access to a private decked balcony enjoying a south-westerly aspect, perfectly positioned to take advantage of the panoramic views and the evening sun.
Outside there are private gardens which incorporate a large gravelled parking area with car port, a summer house/workshop which is suitable for a variety of uses and a covered decked patio which can be used all year around.
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:
From the driveway private steps lead to wooden door with stained glass panes inset to:-
ENTRANCE LOBBY Opening to entrance hall and wooden door with glass panes inset to:-
CLOAKROOM Low level w.c. and corner wash hand basin; partly tiled walls; solid oak flooring; extractor fan.
ENTRANCE HALL Feature display shelving with built-in cupboards under; further built-in storage cupboard with hanging rail and shelving; access to loft; solid oak flooring; doors off.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 8" x 11' 4" (4.47m x 3.45m) Wooden sash window with secondary glazing; extensively fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with Askilan work tops incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink; tiled splash backs; space and plumbing for washing machine; space for tumble dryer; space and plumbing for dishwasher; space for fridge freezer; space for cooker with extractor over; large full height storage unit; further built-in larder cupboard; overhead storage area; wall mounted Vaillant gas fired combination boiler; fitted breakfast bar; Karndean flooring; radiator.
BEDROOM THREE/STUDY 10' 8" x 7' 6" (3.25m x 2.29m)(excluding wardrobes) Wooden sash window with secondary glazing to side; fitted double wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving; BT point; radiator;
DINING ROOM 11' 9" x 11' 7" (3.58m x 3.53m) Light and airy room with large sash wooden window to the front with secondary glazing enjoying roof top views over the town towards Dartmoor; dado rail and ceiling rose; BT point; part glazed door to inner hall and door to:-
SITTING ROOM 22' 0" x 15' 10" (6.71m x 4.83m) Impressive double aspect room with two sash windows to rear and one to side, all with secondary glazing and enjoying roof top views over the town towards Dartmoor; feature gas fire with marble surround and hearth and decorative carved wooden mantel; built-in cupboard with shelving; ornate coving and ceiling rose; two radiators; two BT points; TV aerial.
INNER HALL Access to boarded loft space with pull down ladder and light; thermostat; dado rail; doors off.
MASTER BEDROOM 16' 5" x 10' 1" (5m x 3.07m) Light and spacious double aspect room with wooden sash window with secondary glazing to side and further part glazed wooden door to balcony; large fitted double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving and further overhead storage; wall mounted electric Dimplex wall heater; ornate coving and ceiling rose; radiator.
BALCONY Fully enclosed decked balcony enjoying stunning roof top views over Tavistock town centre with a south-westerly aspect ideal for enjoying the evening sun.
BEDROOM TWO 14' 9" x 11' 1" (4.5m x 3.38m) Double aspect room with wooden sash windows with secondary glazing to rear and side enjoying roof top views over Tavistock town towards Dartmoor; wall mounted Dimplex heater and wall mounted air conditioning unit; ornate coving and ceiling rose; electric panel radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM 9' 2" x 8' 0" (2.79m x 2.44m) Luxury bathroom suite comprising roll top claw footed bath; large fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower; low level WC and wash hand basin set in vanity unit; partly tiled walls; large built-in cupboard with shelving, and heated towel rail; further built-in storage cupboard; light and shaver point; further heated towel rail and radiator; solid oak flooring; extractor fan.
SUMMER HOUSE/WORKSHOP 17' 6" x 9' 2" (5.33m x 2.79m) Of timber construction and suitable for a variety of uses; two windows and French doors to front; light and power connected.
OUTSIDE The property is approached from the roadside through metal gates on to a large slate graveled driveway with large car port which provides off road parking and turning facilities for several vehicles to the front of the summerhouse/workshop. Beyond this there is a covered decked patio area ideal for outdoor dining which can be enjoyed all year round. The gardens are well enclosed by an impressive stone wall and enjoy a good deal of privacy. The master bedroom provides access to a further private decked balcony which enjoys a south-westerly aspect and is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the panoramic views over the town and the evening sun.
TENURE Leasehold with a 999 year tenancy dating from 1st April 2004. We understand our vendor also owns 1/3 of the freehold.
SERVICES Mains water, drainage gas and electricity.
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 up Drake Road (between the Banks) for approximately 150 yards taking the second turning on the right into Kilworthy Hill. Proceed up the hill where Bella Vista will be found on the right hand side, and the drive for the property will be found approximately thirty yards further up the hill on the right hand side.