A substantial character property set within its own grounds of approximately half an acre enjoying stunning countryside views, extensive gardens, six bedrooms and a detached garage for four cars. Originally built in 1835 adjacent to a leat driven water mill, the property was purchased from the Maristow Estate in 1890 and used by the Reservoir Keeper until it was extensively renovated and extended in 1987. The current owners have since made many improvements including a conservatory off the main living room and a large timber built detached garage to the already impressive accommodation this property has to offer.
The versatile living accommodation is arranged over two levels which briefly comprises entrance hall, living room, conservatory, dining room, recently fitted kitchen, utility room, breakfast room, morning room and a bedroom with adjacent bathroom on the ground floor, six bedrooms, a bathroom and separate shower room on the first floor. A door from the landing leads to a paved roof terrace enjoying fabulous views across farmland and Dartmoor beyond.
Externally a sweeping driveway leads through a predominantly lawned garden to a parking forecourt at the front of the property with a path leading to the side and rear. The rear garden is again predominantly laid to lawn with a raised vegetable plot and also benefits from the lovely views this property has to offer. A door provides access to a useful workshop/garden store with planning permission for commercial use which in turn also has a door leading to the parking forecourt at the front.
This interesting property offers many enviable features including open fireplaces with fitted wood burners, solid oak flooring to the ground floor, exposed beams in the living room and PVCu double glazed sash style windows.
An internal viewing comes highly recommended to fully appreciate the size and versatility of the living space.
ROBOROUGH Roborough is situated approximately five miles to the north of Plymouth city centre and is well placed for all local amenities which include the nearby Tesco & Lidl superstore's, a local village public house/restaurant, a number of additional shops and businesses and a popular CofE primary school all within walking distance. There is a regular bus service to the city centre, as well as a "Park and Ride" bus service. Roborough is situated adjacent to the A386, which provides easy access to both the city centre and Dartmoor National Park.
PLYMOUTH Plymouth is a city with one of the largest natural harbours in the world. To the north is the Dartmoor National Park extending to over 300 square miles which provides excellent recreational facilities. Plymouth itself has a population of well over 250,000 and has a full range of shopping, educational and sporting facilities. There is a mainline train service to London Paddington and to Penzance in Cornwall. Brittany Ferries operates seasonal services from Plymouth to France and northern Spain.
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 ENTRANCE HALL Solid oak flooring; telephone point; windows to front and side; two radiators; under stairs storage cupboard; double opening doors to living room; doors to breakfast room, downstairs bedroom and bathroom.
GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM Solid oak flooring; radiator; Devon stone built fireplace with wooden mantel over and slate hearth; fitted wardrobes; television point; PVCu double glazed sash window to side.
BATHROOM A panelled bath with mixer tap and a thermostatically controlled mains shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled flooring and splashbacks, extractor fan, wall mounted alarm control panel.
BREAKFAST ROOM Brick built fireplace with slate mantel and fitted four kilowatt cast iron wood burner, solid oak flooring, radiator, PVCu double glazed sash window to side, TV point, doors to morning room and kitchen.
MORNING ROOM Solid oak flooring, PVCu double glazed sash window to side, radiator, TV point, glazed door to rear porch.
KITCHEN Recently fitted with roll edge worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under with matching wall units, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap, space and plumbing for dishwasher, built in eye level electric oven and inset five ring gas hob with extractor hood over, built in fridge, radiator, stable door leading to the garden, door to living room, door to utility room.
UTILITY ROOM Fitted worksurfaces with cupboards under and a stainless steel sink unit with single drainer, mixer tap and water purifier. Fitted freestanding gas oven, wall mounted Worcester condensing boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating system. PVCu double glazed window to rear.
LIVING ROOM Featuring a Devon stone built fireplace with slate hearth and fitted eight kilowatt cast iron wood burner, exposed ceiling beams, TV point, display recesses, two radiators, double opening wooden doors to entrance hall and dining room. PVCu double glazed sliding door to conservatory.
CONSERVATORY Full height PVCu double glazed windows with double glazed polycarbonate roof, double doors opening to garden.
DINING ROOM PVCu double glazed windows to all sides, TV point, radiator
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Two radiators, two Velux windows to front, PVCu double glazed door to roof terrace with far reaching countryside views, doors to all first floor accommodation, two loft hatches to fully boarded and part boarded loft spaces.
BEDROOM ONE TV point, radiator, PVCu double glazed window to rear with countryside views.
BEDROOM TWO Fitted wardrobes to both sides with shelving and hanging space, PVCu double glazed sash windows to front, fitted shower cubicle with a Mira mains shower over, radiator, extractor fan.
BEDROOM THREE Radiator, TV point, PVCu double glazed sash window to side.
BEDROOM FOUR PVCu double glazed window to front, TV point, radiator.
BEDROOM FIVE Radiator, PVCu double glazed window to rear, TV point.
BEDROOM SIX Radiator, PVCu double glazed sash window to side.
BATHROOM Panelled bath with Mira mains shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, PVCu double glazed window to rear, fitted medicine cabinet.
SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled mains shower, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, obscure PVCu double glazed sash window to side.
AIRING CUPBOARD Housing the hot water cylinder.
EXTERNALLY A sweeping tarmac driveway leads to a predominantly lawned garden to a parking forecourt at the front of the property. There is a large timber built garage providing parking for four cars and a workshop with power and light connected and planning permission for commercial use, a window to the front and glazed doors to the front and rear. A path leads from the front to the side and rear of the property where there is a further predominantly lawned garden with raised vegetable plot.
SERVICES Mains water, gas, electricity.
VIEWING By appointment with LAWSON.
OUTGOINGS We understand the property is in band ' G ' for council tax purposes and the amount payable for the year 2019/2020 is £3185.63 (by internet enquiry with South Hams District Council). These details are subject to change.
FLOOR PLANS AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE These Floorplans 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. The Energy Performance Certificates are produced by an external source and Lawson do not accept responsibility for their accuracy. Copyright Lawson 2019.