Set within the picturesque Stoke conservation area, this beautifully appointed apartment is located on a tree lined avenue and offers spacious accommodation set across two floors.
Apartment 1 is approached via a wrought iron gate and communal pathway with gardens leading to the front door of the building. A well maintained communal entrance hall gives access to the apartments private front door with a hallway benefitting from a sash window to the side.
Leading to the kitchen/dining room, this incredibly spacious room benefits from decorative moulded ceiling cornices, ceiling rose and picture rail with fitted base and eye level storage cupboards to one side of the room. This charming space also includes an integral electric oven, four burner gas hob and filter canopy, a wall mounted Worcester combination boiler, plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine and space for a fridge freezer. Stripped wooden flooring flows through an attractive original curved arch with stripped double doors opening into the Sitting room. The impressive Sitting room boasts a large bay window to the front elevation which floods the room with natural light and has original features such as a moulded ceiling, decorative ceiling rose and built-in recessed storage cupboards. There is a space for a television and shelving, a feature fireplace with a living flame gas fire, wooden surround and mantel and granite hearth.
A modernised wet room has a window to the side elevation with a Mira direct feed shower unit, tiled splashbacks, fully tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, vinyl flooring and chrome towel rail.
Bedrooms One and Two are found adjacent, both double in size with wood effect flooring and sash windows and window shutters. Bedroom one also offers a double aspect and fitted wardrobe.
From the entrance lobby stairs descend to the lower ground floor with a door giving access to an incredibly spacious third double bedroom with built-in twin beds, fitted wardrobes, wood effect flooring and window to the front elevation. A handy shower room is also found on this floor with low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, tile enclosed shower with electric shower unit and extractor fan. A walk-in storage area with shelving, power and light is found at the end of the hallway offering some great storage space.
Externally, the property is approached via a wrought iron gate leading to a large landscaped communal garden with gravel beds and borders and is fully hedge enclosed. A winding path is bordered with mature lime trees and a lawn area with picnic bench provides a great space for enjoying the quiet location.
The property is presented to a high standard internally and externally and has a 25% share of the freehold with approximately 161 years remaining on the lease. A maintenance charge of £80 pcm and the building is managed by Devon Block Management.
An internal viewing is highly recommended to truly appreciate this beautiful Victorian duplex apartment.
THE AREA Absolutely silent apart from birds during the day and at night owls with wind in the trees' is how the vendor describes the location.
The property sits within Stokes conservation area which is an oasis of green open spaces and beautiful historic buildings. The oldest parish church in South Devon gives history to the area with the location increasing in popularity over recent years because of the stylish mix of Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian properties that can be found nestled within tree lined avenues and wooded copse. Commuting in and out of the City is easy for those driving and Stoke has its own small railway station a short 5 minutes walk, or a 20 minute walk to the main station. Public transport is also plentiful with bus routes easily accessible in multiple directions. The eateries and art hub of the Royal William Yard are not too far away and the village of Stoke itself has shops and amenities, with the leisure complex at Central Park offering gym, swimming and other pursuits also within walking distance.
Whether it be a walk in a Victorian Park or simply enjoying the architecture and period features - Stoke will not disappoint.
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 ' B ' for council tax purposes and the amount payable for the year 2020/2021 is £1466.00 (by internet enquiry with Plymouth City 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 2020.C2964