Situation Yealmpton is ideally situated for commuting to Plymouth, the city centre being only 7 miles away. Within the village there are health care facilities such as a gp Health Centre, Dentist, Optician and shops such as a Post Office, General Store, Hairdressers, Garage and Filling Station with Londis convenience store, Café, two Public Houses and a Chinese Restaurant/Take Away. Yealmpton Primary school is rated 'Good with Outstanding Features' and secondary schooling is at the 'Outstanding' Ivybridge Community College for which there is transport provided. The village boasts an active community with a wide range of social and sporting clubs and societies.
The village is surrounded by the beautiful South Hams countryside, with many walks along the River Yealm and beyond. The yachting haven of Newton Ferrers is within a short drive while many of the sandy coves and beaches of the beautiful South Devon coastline are within easy reach, as are golf courses and the Dartmoor National Park. Plymouth itself is an historic and vibrant waterside city, well provided with colleges, grammar and public schools, a modern university, the Peninsula Medical School, Theatre Royal and cinemas, large department stores, cafes, bistros and restaurants. The leisure facilities are outstanding with superb water-sports in and around Plymouth Sound and the Plymouth Life Centre.
Description This imposing Georgian semi-detached house was believed to have been constructed in the 1820's and retains a wealth of character features associated with the period. Situated in the popular South Hams village of Yealmpton the property enjoys a large South facing garden of just over 0.4 acres and off road parking for several vehicles. Accommodation of over 2500 sq ft is spread over 4 floors and comprises 4/5 double bedrooms, 2/3 reception rooms, 2 bathrooms, breakfast kitchen and utility room. Outside there is a home office, which could be used as a studio or workshop and a garage currently used for storage. A new gas boiler, heating and hot water system has been installed.
entrance The period wooden front door is approached by a flight of slate and stone steps to an open porch in a classical Doric style, and opens into the 'piano nobile' or upper ground floor.
hallway Period panelled doors with architraves open to the sitting room and study. Stripped wooden floorboards. Classical style arch with Doric pilasters. Stairs lead up to the first floor and down to the lower ground floor.
Study Sash window surrounded by painted wood architrave and shutters over looking the front. Decorative cornice and dado rail. Period fire surround and mantel in a classical style, inset with period arts and crafts cast iron insert and grate with green tiles on a slate hearth.
Sittingroom Sash window surrounded by painted wood architrave and shutters, overlooking the garden with views to the countryside beyond. Open fireplace (not currently in use) with slate hearth and decorative 'Adams' style period surround. Original wide period stripped floorboards. Wall lights and cornice.
kitchen/breakfastroom Window to side. Slate floor tiles. Bespoke fitted wooden workbench with cupboards below inset with 2 sinks and drainer and mixer tap. Built in larder cupboard with shelving. Partially glazed door to parking area and utility. Wood panelling to majority of walls. Opening through to:-
livingorfamilyroom A pair of French windows open out to a brick paved patio enjoying a Southerly aspect. Flagstone floor of local stone with marble veins. Woodburner on slate hearth with decorative stripped pine surround.
frontbedroom Sash window to front. Fireplace opening (not in use) with wooden surround.
Rearbedroom Sash window to rear overlooking the garden with villages views to the countryside beyond. Original wide floorboards part painted / part stripped.
Showerroom Sash window to front. Double shower cubicle with slate tiles. Pedestal basin and low level flush WC. Stripped wooden floorboards. Wood panelling to lower walls.
rearbedroom Sash window overlooking the rear garden with village views to countryside beyond. Period cast iron grate and surround with wooden mantel over.
Frontbedroom Wooden sash window to front.
Bathroom Wooden sash window to front elevation. Bath, pedestal basin and low level flush WC.
Utitiltyroom Accessed via a door beneath the stone steps to the front, near the kitchen external door. Useful storage areas including former coal bunker. Gas central heating boiler, space and plumbing for washing machine.
Outside There is an off road parking area to the side of the property which currently can fit 3 vehicles but could be extended further back if required (subject to any necessary consents.
Alongside the parking area is a garage currently used for storage and separate home office building (power and light) which could alternatively be used as a workshop or studio.
The grounds are approximately 0.4 acres and to the rear of the property. The gardens are partitioned into a series of areas via yew or beech hedging and feature lawns, fishponds, vegetable garden, flower boarders, mature shrubs and fruit trees. The garden enjoys a sunny aspect benefiting from the sun through the day.
Services All mains services are connected to the property.
Counciltax Band D.
Localauthority South Hams District Council. Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel. Viewingarrangements Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye, Tel. Bespoke appointments out of hours available upon request with prior notice.
Directions From our Yealmpton office, proceed West along the A379 along Fore Street. Continue along the road which becomes Underhay. Past the turning for Stray Park. The property can be found on the left hand side after a short distance.
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