Situation Plymouth is a city adjacent to one of the most natural harbours in the world. To the north is the Dartmoor National Park extending to over 300 square miles and which provides excellent recreational facilities. Plymouth itself has a population of well over 200, 000 and has a full range of shopping, educational and sporting facilities. There is mainline train service to London (Paddington) and to Penzance in West Cornwall. Plymouth has its own airport with flights to inland destinations. Brittany Ferries operates seasonal services from Plymouth to France and Northern Spain.
Derriford Derriford is an established residential area approximately four miles north of the city centre offering a variety of local services and amenities lying within close proximity of Derriford Hospital, Derriford Business Park, Plymouth Airport and The College of St. Mark and St John. Derriford also offers convenient access to major routes in all directions including the city centre and also north towards Dartmoor which provides a variety of recreational activities.
Description An elegant period home located within a private tree lined lane creating a semi-rural feel, beautifully appointed and retaining a wealth of original features and character. A rare find within the northern reaches of the city, this property is one of four believed to have been built for the neices of George Hingston in c1896, amongst the original parkland of their family estate, Delgany House. Comprised over two floors, this substantial family home offers four receptions and five bedrooms, in addition it boasts large grounds including a gravelled driveway and courtyard, enclosed rear garden and a further 'secret garden'. This hidden 'villa', is entered under a glass veranda into a classically Victorian hallway with a 'dog leg' staircase with wooden balustrade sweeping to the first floor with a large window pouring natural light into the hallway and landing. Wooden panelled doors open into the lounge, dining room and family room, each featuring ornate fireplaces and decorative coving with wooden framed French doors opening into the surrounding gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room has been recently modernised, now fitted with bespoke 'Shaker' style cabinets and polished granite work surfaces, and features integral appliances and space for a range oven recessed into an inglenook fireplace. A doorway leads further into a newly refurbished tenement offering a separate utility, freezer room and a complete wet room with shower and WC.
Description Cont'D On the first floor, the landing opens into the five bedrooms via wooden panelled doors, each room barring the fifth bedroom featuring an ornate fireplace and wooden sash windows overlooking the surrounding area. The family bathroom has been completed with a contemporary fitted suite enjoying bath with shower over and large pedestal sink. The grounds of this property are truly unique, whilst the front offers ample parking for the modern family and visiting guests, the level rear gardens are full of well stocked flower beds, a lawn and sun terrace, yet there is more to find with a secret garden running the width of the property and approx 135ft deep is found adjacent to the property, enclosed by established trees and hedges, this level and laid to lawn garden is the perfect private hidden getaway offering its owner endless ideas for use. The property is fitted with a modern gas central heating system, and also benefits from a single garage found located off a private courtyard at the rear.
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.
Ground Floor A recently refurbished veranda with glazed roof and arched timber pillars, courtesy light, large storage cupboard with slate roof, privacy wall separating adjoining property, part glazed wooden panelled door opens into:
Entrance Vestibule Victorian style quarry tiled floor, wood panelling to dado level, ceiling rose, wooden stained glass door to:
Reception Hall Traditional hallway extending to 24ft with wooden staircase rising turns to first floor with stripped and varnished banister and newel post. Understairs storage cupboard housing electric meter. Dado rail and ornate coving, ceiling rose, period style radiator; telephone point; panelled doors opening into:
Lounge 5.13m(16'10'') x 4.98m(16'4'') Large picture window to front incorporating double French doors opening to the front veranda and gardens. Elegant cast iron period fireplace restored to its original finish with open fire and slate hearth, ornate coving and ceiling light point, picture and dado rails, period style radiator, TV and power points, wooden serving hatch and original servants call bell!
Dining Room 4.95m(16'3'') x 4.29m(14'1'') Large picture windows incorporating double French doors to the front; Period fireplace with restored brick hearth with white surround; period style radiator; picture rail; ornate coved ceiling.
Family Room 3.99m(13'1'') x 3.61m(11'10'') French windows overlooking and opening into the rear garden. Period fireplace with cast iron surround with tiled hearth; stripped and varnished timber flooring; period style radiator; picture rail; ornate ceiling rose and coving.
Kitchen/breakfast Room 5.08m(16'8'') x 3.96m(13'0'') Luxuriously appointed kitchen of bespoke design with 'Shaker' style cabinets and polished granite worktops incorporating a one and a half bowl 'Franke Villeroy & Bosch' contemporary enamel sink unit with chrome mixer taps. Comprehensive range of soft closing cupboards and drawers and matching wall units. Space for range style cooker; illuminated extractor hood over; Bosch integrated automatic dishwasher. Sash window overlooking rear garden with window seat and storage below; tiled floor; display lighting to cupboards; serving hatch to sitting room; period style radiator; door into:
Freezer Room 2.95m(9'8'') x 2.08m(6'10'') Polished granite worksurface with drawers under, matching storage units and pantry cupboard; built in wine rack; space for American style freezer; radiator; tiled floor; wooden panelled door to rear garden; window to side; door into:
Utility Room 2.79m(9'2'') x 2.11m(6'11'') Plumbing for washing machine; space for tumble dryer; recently fitted wall mounted Worcester gas boiler which serves domestic hot water and central heating system; cylinder for unvented high pressure water system; tiled floor; window to side; door to:
Wet Room Tiled shower enclosure with inset power shower; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and splashback; tiled floor; extractor fan; heated towel rail; PVCu double glazed frosted window to rear.
First Floor Landing 4.11m(13'6'') x 2.29m(7'6'') Tall window overlooking rear garden; doors to all first floor accommodation; access to loft; radiator.
Bedroom One 4.29m(14'1'') x 4.11m(13'6'') Sash window to front with green outlook across its surroundings; quality built in wardrobes and drawer storage; period fireplace with ornate cast iron surround; high ceilings with exposed roof timbers; picture rail; radiator.
Bedroom Two 4.17m(13'8'') x 3.78m(12'5'') Sash window to front with green outlook across its surroundings; period fireplace with ornate cast iron surround; high
ceilings with exposed roof timbers;
picture rail; radiator.
Bedroom Three 4.01m(13'2'') x 3.68m(12'1'') Sash window to the rear aspect with outlook across its surroundings; built in wardrobes to chimney recesses; period fireplace with ornate cast iron surround; high ceilings with exposed roof timbers; radiator.
Bedroom Four 4.24m(13'11'') x 3.33m(10'11'') Sash window to the rear aspect; period fireplace with cast iron surround; picture rail; radiator; high ceilings with exposed roof timbers.
Bedroom Five 2.95m(9'8'') x 2.82m(9'3'') Sash window to front; radiator; telephone point.
Bathroom Fitted bathroom with contemporary designed 'Duravit' suite comprising panelled bath with Hansgroher chrome mixer tap and shower attachment; low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; heated towel rail; extractor fan; integrated bathroom cabinet with automatic lights; PVCu double glazed window to rear.
Gardens The front of the property, accessed from Delgany Drive, you open onto a large gravelled parking area with hedge borders leading to the front of the property. On the opposite side of the lane, the secret garden' is found amongst a mature tree lined hedgerow extending to approx 135ft in length, being level and laid to lawn and makes the perfect area for children to play or for summer entertaining to its owners being so private.
To the rear of the property the garden is again level and predominately laid to lawn incorporating a patio area and a range of mature plants, shrubs and flowerbeds, enclosed by walled and fenced boundaries. A gate then gives access to a shared driveway leading to a further courtyard.
Garage 5.16m(16'11'') x 2.62m(8'7'') Recently built complete with 'Gliderol' roll up door and PVCu double glazed window above.
Directions From our offices at Woolwell Crescent proceed southbound along the A386 Tavistock Road going straight on at the traffic lights by the George Hotel. As you pass the turning for Powisland Drive, remain on the right hand side of the lane, and a private road called Delgany Drive will be found on your right. Turn into Delgany Drive and proceed along until you find Victorian terrace of Delgany Villas on your right, No.2 is the third property along.
Services Mains gas, electric, water and drainage.
Viewing By appointment with mansbridge & balment on .
Outgoings We understand the property is in band 'E' for council tax purposes and the amount payable for the year 2011/2012 is Â£ (by internet enquiry with Plymouth City Council). These details are subject to change.
Energy Performance Cert