6 bedroom detached house for sale

Guide price £375,000

Lower Port View, Saltash PL12

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Property description

A substantial and diverse detached residence, situated in a private tucked away location, offering a wealth of living options over three storeys and over 2, 700 sq/ft of accommodation including up to six bedrooms, two loft rooms, a spacious lounge, separate dining room, high specification kitchen, utility room, stunning bathroom, a true double garage and a wonderful perimeter balcony offering elevated, South facing open views over the adjoining wooded valley toward the River Tamar.

The layout of property, which must be thoroughly inspected to be appreciated, lends itself to many adaptations, including a complete two bedroom "annexed" suite on the lower ground floor, ideal for a live in relative or dependent teenager, or a splendid place from which to operate a variety of home-based businesses.

We are also advised that there is the possibility that this truly unique and individual home could be offered for sale with no chain, we therefore highly recommend an early viewing appointment.

Accommodation Comprises:
Entrance Hall:
Access to the property at street level is conveniently assisted by a telephone intercom and buzzer entry system, where a timber door, with coloured glazed inserts, opens into the hallway which is situated on the top floor of the three storey "Tower" segment of the property adjoining the main house. At one side of the hallway a door provides pedestrian access into the double garage and stairs descend to the lower levels.

Double Garage:
C.18` 9" x 17` 1" (5.72m x 5.21m)
The garage is of "real double" proportions, offering plentiful space for the secure parking of two standard family-sized vehicles, which is accessed via an electric remotely operated up and over door. Shelving and racking is present around the perimeter walls and there is a wealth of additional overhead storage space situated within the pitched roof. Additional features include a uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, power, lighting and a internal cold water supply.

Office/Bedroom 6:
C.16` 3" x 10` 10" (4.95m x 3.3m)
The first floor of the Tower begins with a corridor, with a large rear facing window offering views over the valley to the Tamar Estuary beyond.

Double doors then open into the room at this level, which is currently used as an office for our clients` home based business, but could easily be utilized as a sixth double bedroom. A window opens to the side and a door into a cupboard, offering storage and shelving space. A further door then opens into a cloakroom which features a low level WC, a wall mounted wash basin, obscure window to the side aspect and a low level door opening into an under-stair storage cupboard.

Back into the corridor, further turning stairs then continue the descent into the main house, via an internal lobby, with windows offering further views to the rear.

Ground Floor

The hallway stretches some 30ft into the property and begins with an open area occupied by fitted bench-style hallway seating with useful integral storage. At the other end of the hallway stairs descend to the lower ground floor, with natural illumination offered via a beautiful stained glass window with coloured poppy inserts. An internal lobby features a space-saver staircase offering access into the loft rooms above, and further doors open into the ground floor rooms.

C.24` 1" x 14` 1" (7.34m x 4.29m)
The spacious lounge benefits from a double glazed window and French doors enjoying a Southerly facing aspect, the latter opening out onto to the substantial balcony which extends around the rear and sides of the property. At one end, a centrally positioned fireplace, with sandstone surround and hearth, and a gas fire insert, provides a nice focal point. Lighting points are also present on the ceiling and walls and plentiful room is available around the room for numerous items of lounge furniture.

Dining Room:
C.13` 11" x 10` 0" (4.24m x 3.05m)
The dining room offers plenty of room for a large family suite and features real wood flooring, along with twin uPVC double glazed windows to the front aspect and central ceiling light point. An arched opening offers access into the:

C.15` 0" x 9` 1" (4.57m x 2.77m)
The real wood flooring continues into a well proportioned kitchen which features a range of Oak wall and base level units lining either side of the room, accompanied by granite work-surfaces with double inset "under-mounted" sinks, cut draining grooves and colourful tiled splash backs. The range of integral appliances include a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, twin microwave ovens and a double width chimney-style extractor positioned over space occupied by a range style cooker.

Additionally a double glazed door opens into the front garden, a large window stretches along one wall and further internal doors open into a large pantry-style cupboard along with the:

Utility Room:
C.9` 1" x 5` 6" (2.77m x 1.68m)
The utility room is positioned at the end of the kitchen and again features wood flooring along with space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and further appliance, currently an additional upright freezer. A door opens out to the side and a further worktop is fitted along one side with storage under and an additional inset one and a half bowl sink, positioned beneath a further obscure window to the rear.

Bedroom 1:
C.14` 3" x 14` 0" (4.34m x 4.27m)
The main bedroom benefits from a range of fitted furniture which includes twin recessed wardrobes on one side of the room, and two further double wardrobes connected by an over-bed space bridging unit with fitted lighting, on the other. A central ceiling light also features, along with a large uPVC window and door which opens out onto the balcony and offers pleasant views over the wooded valley behind.

Bedroom 2:
C.14` 5" x 10` 0" (4.39m x 3.05m)
The second bedroom on this level features a uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect along with a further recessed wardrobe, with triple mirrored sliding doors, offer further hanging and shelving space.

C.10` 0" x 9` 4" (3.05m x 2.84m)
The stunning bathroom has been recently revamped to include a superb double spa bath, a large, glazed, double shower enclosure with mains "waterfall" shower attachment, a low level WC and a vanity unit mounted sink with storage beneath. Natural stone effect tiling with mosaic style inserts encompasses the walls and continues onto the heated floor-space, twin frosted windows open to the front and a chromed towel rail/radiator is wall mounted.

First Floor

Loft Room 1:
C.12` 4" x 12` 1" (3.76m x 3.68m)
A space-saving staircase ascends, from an internal recess in the hallway, to a mini-landing on the first floor where a door opens into the first of two large loft rooms. Both rooms have been usefully adapted for storage at present, and this one, with the benefit of a dormer style window to the rear aspect, power & lighting, the option for full conversion to a seventh or even eighth sizable bedroom (if desired) is undoubted. Low level doors around the room open into several eave storage areas and a doorway provides access into the:

Loft Room 2:
C.12` 1" x 11` 0" (3.68m x 3.35m)
The second loft room shares similar dimensions as the first and again benefits from power, lighting and similar access points into further eave storage space.

Lower Ground Floor

Stairs descend from the ground floor hallway and turn, passing double doors opening into a shallow cupboard, before they reach the lower ground floor hallway. Doors open into the accommodation at this level.

2nd Lounge/Bedroom 3:
C.15` 5" x 10` 1" (4.7m x 3.07m)
The largest room on this level has been utilized in many ways by the current owner, from a second lounge for a live in relative to a further bedroom and currently a music/craft room. At one end of the room, there are fitted wall and eye level kitchen units and at the other, a uPVC double glazed window and door open out on to a private, raised deck, shaped to match the lines of the balcony above, featuring a decorative handrail and offering access into the rear garden.

Bedroom 4:
C.12` 10" x 11` 4" (3.91m x 3.45m)
This further double bedroom is positioned at the far end of the lower ground floor hallway and features a uPVC double glazed window to the rear, radiator and ceiling light point.

Bedroom 5:
C.13` 0" x 8` 3" (3.96m x 2.51m)
Again a double room and featuring a uPVC double glazed window to the rear, radiator, ceiling light point and a deep, recessed cupboard/wardrobe offering lots of storage and hanging space.

Study Area:
An arched opening from the hallway offer access into a recessed area, ideal for use as a study/reading room, which has fitted shelving, a further uPVC double glazed window to the rear and also houses the floor mounted central heating boiler. A door opens into the:

Shower Room:
The shower room is again fully tiled and this time features a recessed shower cubicle with glazed door, a pedestal wash basin, low level WC, extractor, ceiling light and shaving point.


The extensive balcony starts at one side of the property and extends around the rear to the other, where it opens up into a secluded, private space, ideal for outside dining, barbecues or a hot tub (or even all three!). Offering a place upon which to maximises the sunny Southerly aspect, the balcony features a decorative painted wrought iron banister and decked flooring, along with a stunning matching spiral staircase which leads down to the garden.

The space at the front of the property has been landscaped to include tiered rockery gardens and also benefits from a pathway which extends from the door in the kitchen and joins a decked staircase which ascends to street level.

At the rear the spiral staircase from the balcony descends onto a level area, part laid to stone-chip for ease of maintenance, where there is a Mediterranean style sun terrace, with low level walling, crazy-paved patio flooring and a hardstand for a shed. Steps then continue down to a further tier featuring further decking and a level lawned area, all of which directly adjoins the woodlands behind, offering a real feel of peace and tranquility. Beneath the terrace above, a large store/workshop is also notable, which benefits from power and lighting.


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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

PL12 Zed-Index
£206,779 £290,773 £174,165 £154,522 £123,494

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£3,295 (1.62%) £3,420 (1.68%) £6,850 (3.43%) £10,652 (5.43%) £9,201 (4.66%) £58 (-0.03%) £13,458 (6.96%)
Avg. price paid: £203,214
No. of property sales: 311
Avg. price paid: £195,112
No. of property sales: 872
Avg. price paid: £196,451
No. of property sales: 1,479
Avg. price paid: £197,156
No. of property sales: 2,119
Avg. price paid: £137,877
No. of property sales: 8,195

Avg. asking price in PL12: £285,421
No. of properties for sale in PL12: 164
Avg. asking rent in PL12: £672 pcm
No. of properties to rent in PL12: 29

Property value data/graphs for PL12

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £290,773 £203 3.6 £271,163
Semi-detached £174,165 £168 3.1 £178,969
Terraced £154,522 £170 2.9 £154,414
Flats £123,494 £185 1.9 £123,456

Current asking prices in PL12

Avg. current asking prices in PL12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £153,426
Flats £84,986
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All £84,986

Current asking rents in PL12

Avg. current asking prices in PL12
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £596 pcm
£600 pcm
£721 pcm
£862 pcm
Flats £638 pcm
£520 pcm
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All £626 pcm
£547 pcm
£721 pcm
£862 pcm

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Coombe Drive 66.7%
Rogers Drive 56.2%
Hallett Close 46.7%
Chestnut Close 45.5%
Campion Close 43.8%

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Nearby transport

  • Saltash (0.2 miles)
  • St Budeaux Victoria Road (1.2 miles)
  • St Budeaux Ferry Road (1.3 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (41.9 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (78.3 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (93.9 miles)
  • Torpoint Ferry Terminal (2.4 miles)
  • Devonport Ferry Terminal (2.5 miles)
  • Plymouth Stonehouse Ferry Terminal (3.6 miles)

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  • Bishop Cornish CofE VA Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Brunel Primary and Nursery School (0.3 miles)
  • St Stephens (Saltash) Community Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Saltash.net community school (0.4 miles)
  • Tamar Valley School (0.8 miles)
  • Marine Academy Plymouth (1.6 miles)
  • Mount Tamar School (1.6 miles)
  • Mill Ford School (2.1 miles)
  • Woodlands School (3.5 miles)

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