Built circa 1930, this detached residence is located within one of the City's most highly regarded residential suburbs, offering ease of access to the nearby amenities of Mutley Plain, Hyde Park, the A38 Devon Expressway, Higher Compton and Henders Corner. Compton C of E Primary School, Lipson Vale Primary School and Hyde Park Primary School are all within a mile of the home, which, architecturally, is a unique example in this avenue. It's THE ONLY house featuring limestone external elevations and stands on a level plot, with a front garden which provides off-road parking for two cars and leads to a single garage and has well-stocked shrubberies which ensure that the house is well-screened. The house has a pedestrian gate and chipping pathways leading to the front door and to the side of the house via a gate and pathway.
Having been owned by the current family for decades, this house has recently been refurbished throughout. The accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance Porch, Spacious Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Garden Room, Dining Room, fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Lobby, Cloakroom, Utility Room, Boiler Room. First Floor Large Landing, separate WC, five generous Bedrooms, En-suite Shower Room and Family Bathroom.
The property retains period features such as stained-glass windows, a leaded light wardrobe door, examples of beamed ceilings and a period fireplace. The refurbishment has included new door furniture throughout, re-plastering and re-decoration throughout the house, which has new floor coverings throughout, gas central heating, PVCu double glazing (with the exception of original stained-glass windows and the original glazing in the garden room).
The Reception Hall is immediately eye-catching being of an excellent size (hereafter matched by the first-floor landing) and features the benefit of a walk-in cloaks cupboard. The Living Room; is a dual aspect room with an open fireplace and coving whilst the Dining Room; has an open fireplace, a beamed ceiling and a bay window with a window seat. The Kitchen; has been equipped with a high gloss contemporary, white fitted kitchen incorporating a fitted fridge, freezer, dishwasher, double oven, hob and one and a half bowl stainless steel sink-drainer with swan-neck mixer tap over. The worksurfaces have tiled splashbacks and the room features a travertine effect tiled floor which continues into the lobby and WC adjacent. The kitchen has been afforded the luxury of recessed ceiling spotlighting, coving and chrome effect electrical fittings. A PVCU D/G door gives access to the rear garden.
The first-floor landing with a separate w.c, is bathed in sunlight with the original stain glass window to the rear and attractive solid oak stair rail leading up with doors off to accommodation. The floor offers 3 bedrooms with two large double bedrooms to the front and a smaller single to the rear. The larger Master benefits from an exceedingly spacious en-suite comprising tiled floor and walling with low level W/C, wall mounted hand washbasin and a double sized tiled shower enclosure with a drencher shower and handheld shower hose. The Family Bathroom is also found on this level and is fully tiled with a double tiled shower enclosure with overhead drencher shower and hand hose and a separate reclining bath. Both bathroom facilities have shaver points, fitted mirrors and vanity units.
A spiral staircase on the main landing leads up to two further bedrooms with exposed beams and Velux windows offering views across the rear and towards the breakwater to the side.
The level rear garden includes a sizeable patio and offers a lawn enclosed by herbaceous borders and larch-lap fencing. A door gives access to the rear of the garage which has electric and an up and over door to the front driveway.
MANNAMEAD The highly sought after Mannamead area of the City is a suburb famed for its wide, leafy avenues and large detached, semi-detached residences and grand villas. The late Victorian Anglican Emmanuel church provides a distinctive local landmark and Mannamead Road itself serves as one of the city's principal commuting routes.
There is well-regarded state and private schooling nearby, including Plymouth College, Kings Primary School, Compton C of E Primary School and Hyde Park Primary School and a small selection of local shops, the area borders Hartley, Higher Compton and Peverell and continues to be a desirable purchase location.
Plymouth City Centre is approximately 1.5 miles away, Henders Corner offers local amenities in the heart of the suburb, whilst Mutley Plain offers many amenities and is the neighbouring borough. The A38, is located on Mannamead's North eastern border, therefore easy access is assured, in and out of the area.
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.
SERVICES Mains water, gas, electricity and mains drainage.
VIEWING By appointment with LAWSON.
OUTGOINGS We understand the property is in band ' F ' for council tax purposes and the amount payable for the year 2019/2020 is £2618.98 (by internet enquiry with Plymouth City Council). These details are subject to change.
FLOORPLANS & 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. REF: C2869