Plymouth Road, Tavistock

6 beds | 4 baths | 3 receptions | Offers in excess of £900,000

  • A Short Level Walk to the Town Centre
  • Wealth of Period Features
  • Approximately 4500 sq ft
  • Front and Rear Gardens
  • Home Office/Gym
  • Parking
  • No Onward Chain

A substantial and newly renovated six-bedroom, four-bathroom Grade II listed Victorian home currently arranged as a four bed three-bathroom family house together with a two-bed self-contained apartment.

Offered with No Onward Chain, an imposing, substantial and newly renovated six-bedroom four-bathroom Grade II listed south facing Victorian town house conveniently situated in one of Tavistock's most prominent locations a close level walk from the town centre and all its amenities.

This wonderful home enjoys an attractive outlook over ‘The Meadows' opposite and has been redesigned and refurbished throughout with well-proportioned accommodation of approximately 4500 sq ft set over four floors and currently laid out as a four-bedroom three-bathroom family home together with a two-bedroom self-contained apartment/annexe ideal for those looking for dual generation living or income potential.

The property retains a wealth of period and original features such as marble and cast-iron fireplaces, picture rails and ceiling cornicing, exposed wooden floorboards, sash windows with shutters, sweeping balustrade staircase with original tall stained-glass window. Quality and stylish kitchens and bathrooms have been fitted with the lower floor apartment benefitting from underfloor heating throughout. The elegant light and airy accommodation briefly comprise: 26' reception hall: cloakroom; 25' dual aspect kitchen/dining room; 24' drawing room; 14' living room; 26' dual aspect landing; laundry room; master bedroom with full ensuite bathroom and dressing room; bedroom two with ensuite shower room; two further double bedrooms and large family bathroom. The self-contained apartment has a 34' kitchen/dining/living room; utility room; two bedrooms and bathroom. The is also a block-built home office/gym measuring 24'3 x 22'10 offering potential to convert to additional formal accommodation subject to the necessary planning.

You enter into the 26' reception hall with fabulous exposed wooden floorboards and original balustrade staircase rising to the first floor and down to the lower ground floor apartment. The 25' dual aspect kitchen/dining room has been newly fitted with a quality range of wooden fronted wall and base cabinets with granite worksurfaces with built in appliances including stainless steel double oven and grill, 4 ring induction hob and dishwasher with space for an American style fridge freezer. This room also benefits from the exposed wooden floorboards, feature marble open fireplace, original windows with shutters, ornate cornicing with picture rail and a breakfast bar. The spacious 24' drawing room has a beautiful full height sash bay window to front overlooking the garden, a cast iron Victorian fireplace with marble surround with slate hearth and further original features such as ceiling rose, ornate cornicing, picture rails and exposed wooden floorboards. There is a newly created ground floor cloakroom with a white suite and this floor is concluded with the living room again with fantastic period features and a built-in airing cupboard with newly installed pressurised water cylinder. On the first floor is a large 26' dual aspect landing with stunning original stained-glass window . Off the landing is a useful laundry room with stainless steel sink and space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. This floor has three generous double bedrooms all with feature fireplaces, picture rails and exposed floorboards with bedroom two benefitting from a refitted ensuite shower room.

The first-floor accommodation is completed with a stylish good sized family bathroom with part wood panelled walls and fitted with a 5-piece white suite including a free-standing roll top bath and oversized shower cubicle. The bathroom also has a fireplace and a sash window with window seat. The whole of the second floor is dedicated to the wonderful master bedroom suite. The bedroom itself has a Victorian cast iron fireplace, exposed wooden flooring and sash windows to front enjoying a pleasant outlook over Tavistock meadows opposite. Off the bedroom is a 15' walk in American style closet with open fronted wardrobes and storage. With access to the large walk-in attic/storage space. The beautiful ensuite bathroom has ornate tiled flooring, part wood panelled walls, cast iron fireplace and fitted with a 4-piece white suite including a freestanding roll top bath and double width shower cubicle.

The lower ground floor is made up of the newly created two-bedroom self-contained apartment/annexe. The apartment has its own central heating system with underfloor heating throughout with independent entrances at the front and rear leading into the hall with tiled flooring and original staircase to the ground floor providing access to the main part of the house. The large 33' kitchen/dining/living room enjoys an outlook over the rear garden and has been newly fitted with a range of matching base cabinets with solid wooden work surfaces with built in appliances including stainless steel double oven and grill and 4 ring induction hob. Off the kitchen is the utility room with stainless steel sink unit and space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. There are two bedrooms and a newly created bathroom with fully tiled walls and fitted with a white suite.

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:


26' x 7' 5" (7.92m x 2.25m)


14'1” x 11'7” (4.29m x 3.53m)

23'8” x 16'1” (7.22m x 4.91m)

26' x 13'4” (7.92m x 4.07m)


26' x 7'5” (7.92m x 2.25m)

16' 5" max x 16' 1" (5.00m x 4.91m)


14' 4" x 13' 4" (4.38m x 4.07m)

11'4” x 13' 4" (3.45m x 4.07m)

14'1” x 11'2” (4.29m x 3.41m)

9'2” x 4'7” (2.79m x 1.40m)


16'5” x 16'1” (5.00m x 4.91m)

14'1” x 10'4” (4.30m x 3.16m)

14'1” x 5'4” (4.30m x 1.63m)



15' 11" x 7' 5" (4.84m x 2.25m)

15' 7" x 13' 4" (4.74m x 4.07m)

11' 8" x 8' 6" (3.56m x 2.60m)

7' x 6'6 (2.13m x 1.98m)

13'10” x 6'4” (4.21m x 1.93m)

34' 5" x 16' 1" (10.49m x 4.91m)

The front garden enjoys a sunny south facing aspect and is enclosed by hedging and attractive natural stone walling with original stone balustrade to the front boundary. A wooden pedestrian gate opens to a long pathway leading to the main entrance and down to the apartment. Immediately to the front of the property is a good-sized paved patio providing an ideal space for outside dining and enjoying the sunshine and garden with attractive borders well stocked with a colourful array of plants, shrubs, and bushes. There are two areas of lawn bordered by low privet hedging with a variety of shrubs, bushes and mature trees throughout the garden providing good levels of privacy.

The rear garden measures approximately 70' x 40' and is enclosed by attractive natural stone walling to both side boundaries. Sliding wooden vehicular gates open to a wooden carport (approximately 12' x 12') which is open to the rear providing access to a hardstanding area providing off road parking for multiple vehicles if required. Steps lead down to the rear entrance of the lower floor with a patio area running the full width of the property.

24'5” x 22'10” (7.44m x 6.95m)      

Located to the rear of the garden, block built with pitched tile roof, power, and lighting and 2 windows to front. Previously set up as a gym and offering great potential to convert into additional formal accommodation/self-contained unit if required subject to the necessary planning.

SERVICES All mains services are connected.

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

VIEWINGS By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT ON 01822 612345.

DIRECTIONS From our Tavistock office proceed away from the town centre on Plymouth Road where the property will be found shortly on the right hand side as indicated by our 'For Sale' board.

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