Property If you like the thought of living the village life but are worried about feeling isolated then you have not stumbled upon Plympton St Maurice which although part of the larger town of Plympton, has somehow retained it's character, charm and community feel. There are two pubs, boutique hotel and restaurant, church, hairdressers, the remains of a Norman castle and plenty of places to explore walking.
Island House is a hidden gem within the conservation area - an 18th century double fronted Grade II listed home offering good sized accommodation whilst retaining many period features such as open fireplaces, exposed beams and original doors. The property has four bedrooms, three reception rooms, study, conservatory, kitchen, two bathrooms. There is an attractive enclosed walled garden to the rear and to the side a garage.
Covered entrance with slate floor, light, wooden door with brass furniture leading to:
Vestibule Wood panelled walls, part stained glass door leading to:
Entrance hall Slate flooring currently covered by carpet, wood panelled walls with dado rail, radiator, staircase to the first floor, doors to all rooms:
Dining room 17' 0" x 9' 6" (5.189m x 2.917m) Feature fireplace with Victorian style inset with living flame gas fire, wooden surround, single glazed sash window overlooking front, panelling to one wall, radiator.
Sitting room 20' 1" x 11' 2" (6.143m x 3.422m) Feature inset fireplace with wooden surround and inset cast iron fire basket for open fire with slate hearth, picture rail, single glazed sash window overlooking the front, twin wall lights, radiator.
Study 7' 8" x 7' 1" (2.355m x 2.165m) Inset decorative cast iron stove, radiator, window overlooking the conservatory, understairs storage cupboard.
Breakfast room 10' 9" x 12' 11" (3.277m x 3.938m) Currently used as a breakfast room, but would make an ideal snug/sitting room with inset brick fireplace, granite lintel and white painted exposed stone chimney breast, original built in storage cupboard, pantry and understairs cupboard, glazed part stained glass door to kitchen, glazed double doors to:
Conservatory 12' 11" x 13' 7" (3.956m x 4.145m) A bespoke Amdega built wooden conservatory with double glazed roof and windows overlooking the garden, tiled floor, French doors lead to the garden, radiator, stable door leads to:
Kitchen 11' 10" x 11' 9" (3.621m x 3.595m) Fitted with a range of limed oak fronted base units and drawers under roll edge work surfaces, matching wall cupboards, inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, plumbing for washing machine, part vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, two walls with painted white exposed stone and handy recess with shelving for crockery, inset Stoves gas hob with cooker under, space for Aga, single glazed window to side and rear.
First floor landing Arched window with deep sill, radiator, door concealing staircase to second floor.
Master bedroom 13' 8" x 13' 2" (4.170m x 4.024m) Single glazed sash window to front, decorative cast iron fireplace with surround and mantle, built in wardrobe, radiator.
Bedroom four 13' 9" x 10' 11" (4.195m x 3.341m) Single glazed multi pane window to side, built in cupboard, exposed beamed ceiling, corner bath with fully tiled splash back, mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, door conceals low flush wc, small window to rear.
Second floor Accessed via staircase from landing with slight height restriction, half door gives access to extensive loft space with light, stairs and door to:
Bedroom three 25' 9" x 10' 5" (7.864m x 3.189m) Single glazed windows to front, two radiators, exposed beams, built in cupboard, recess with book shelves.
Secondary staircase From the entrance hall a door conceals a second staircase that leads to a self contained guest suite with landing, wall mounted gas central heating boiler, book shelves, window to rear, door to bathroom and:
Bedroom two 14' 7" x 11' 10" (4.454m x 3.616m) Single glazed sash window to front, built in storage cupboard, radiator, twin wall lights.
Bathroom Period suite comprising of original claw foot bath, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, low flush saniflo wc, window to rear, radiator, wall light.
Garden There is an attractive fully enclosed walled garden to the rear with a host of mature trees and shrubs, raised beds and lawn.
Garage 18' 4" x 9' 10" (5.605m x 2.998m) To the side of the property is a garage with up and over door power and light, window to side.
Directions From Plympton's Ridgeway shopping centre proceed up the hill. Turn right by the George Inn onto George Lane. Proceed down the hill and pass the church on the right and then take the turning into Church road. The property can be found along the road past the London Inn.
Services Mains water, gas, electric and mains drainage
outgoings We understand the property is in band 'C' for council tax purposes by internet enquiry with Plymouth City Council.
Viewing By appointment with Kirby Estate Agents on .
Floor plan disclaimer These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale.
Sold prices provided by Land Registry
31st May 2017
Price reduced by £10,000
26th Apr 2017
Price reduced by £20,000
21st Jan 2017