7 Hartley Avenue  /  £490,000

5 Bedroom Semi Detached House

For Sale

5 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
3 Reception rooms
Investment opportunity

7 Hartley Avenue

Ref: R.5411

  • Substantial spacious Semi-Detached house built in circa 1875 Victorian period
  • Generously proportioned flexible and adaptable 3 storey accommodation
  • Upgraded and looked after over the years
  • Quality uPVC double glazing, Gas central heating
  • 3 Reception rooms, large Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • 4/5 Bedrooms, Large modern fitted Bathroom/wc
  • 2 further separate w.c.'s
  • Private drive, Large garage
  • Garden to the front, generous size southerly facing walled to the rear
  • No Onward Chain

THE PROPERTY A substantial and spacious semi-detached house which is believed to have been built in the late Victorian period circa.1875 comprising a generously proportioned three storey home. The property owned for over 40 years, upgraded, improved and looked after to a good standard but now requiring a programme of updating to bring it up to a modern uniform standard.

The exterior has been well-maintained with renewed roof coverings, quality external paint and with quality uPVC double glazing which is sash style to the front.

The well-proportioned accommodation laid out over three levels and on the ground floor entrance level with entrance lobby, hall, large sitting room with bay window and an arch with double doors to a generous size lounge, a separate wc, side entrance lobby, hall and a third good size reception room or fourth bedroom. At first floor level three large double bedrooms and a spacious bathroom with modern suite. From the landing access to a spacious loft with four Velux style double glazed rooflights.

At lower ground floor level a wide central hall with walk-in boiler room, a spacious separate dining room, a spare room or fifth bedroom with bay window, a walk-in larder, separate wc and a spacious fitted kitchen/breakfast room with French doors which open out to the rear garden.

To the side a double width drive giving access to a spacious garage. A front garden and to the rear a generous size large long southerly facing walled back garden.

LOCATION Set on the south side of Hartley Avenue a highly popular and established mainly residential area of Mannamead which together with nearby Hartley provide for a good variety of local services and amenities. The position convenient for access into the city and nearby connection to major routes in other directions.

From the rear of the property enjoying far reaching views looking across the city and beyond.

PVC panelled door with double glazed window over into:


ENTRANCE LOBBY 7' 7" x 4' 3" (2.31m x 1.3m) High decorative coved ceiling.

RECEPTION HALL 12' 2" x 8' 10" (3.71m x 2.69m) overall. Decorative coved ceiling and ceiling rose. Dado rail. Staircase with hardwood banister, turned rails rises and turns to the first floor and further stairs descend to the lower ground floor.

RECEPTION ROOM 1 18' 0" x 12' 10" max. (5.49m x 3.91m max.) Wide bay window overlooking the back garden and beyond. Decorative coved ceiling with ceiling rose, picture rail. Wide arch with double timber panelled sliding doors to:

RECEPTION ROOM 2 16' 0" x 12' 3" (4.88m x 3.73m) Two windows overlooking the back garden with long views beyond. Decorative coved ceiling. Ceiling rose. Picture rail. Fitted cupboard storage and shelving.

BEDROOM 4 15' 10" max. x 11' 5" (4.83m max. x 3.48m) Wide sash style bay window to the front. Pedestal wash hand basin. Coved ceiling, ceiling rose and picture rail.

W.C. 7' 5" x 3' 8" (2.26m x 1.12m) Window to the side. White wc and wash hand basin.


HALL A spacious central hall with twin doors to walk-in under stairs storage cupboard with window to the front, mains electric meter and modern consumer unit. Floor standing 'Ideal Mexico' gas fired boiler servicing the central heating and domestic hot water. Gas meter.

DINING ROOM 15' 5" x 12' 0" (4.7m x 3.66m) Two windows overlooking the back garden.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17' 5" x 12' 2" max. (5.31m x 3.71m max.) Four windows to the side and two overlooking the back garden together with twin French doors opening to the rear with a view over the back garden and beyond. A fitted kitchen with a good range of cupboard and drawer storage set in wall and base units. Roll edge work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, inset double bowl stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap. 'Neff' four ring variable size gas hob with extractor hood over. 'Hotpoint' automatic washing machine. Built-in fridge.

SPARE ROOM 15' 3" x 11' 0" max. (4.65m x 3.35m max.) Sash style bay window to the front.

LARDER 7' 2" x 3' 8" (2.18m x 1.12m) Walk-in shelved. Stone walls and light point

W.C. 6' 8" x 3' 0" (2.03m x 0.91m) Patterned obscure glazed window to the side. White wall mounted wash hand basin and wc.

STORE 6' 9" x 4' 3" (2.06m x 1.3m) Power, lighting and window to the rear.


LANDING 12' 0" x 8' 10" (3.66m x 2.69m) including the stairwell. Tall sash style window to the front. High coved ceiling with ceiling rose and access hatch to:

LOFT 29' 0" x 28' 0" (8.84m x 8.53m) approx. 4 Velux windows. Power points and lighting.

BEDROOM 1 18' 0" max. x 12' 10" max. (5.49m max. x 3.91m max.) Wide bay window to the rear with far reaching views over the back garden and beyond across Plymouth and farmland in the distance. Picture rail. Vanity wash hand basin. Run of built-in wardrobes.

BEDROOM 2 16' 2" x 12' 11" max. (4.93m x 3.94m max.) Two windows to the rear with similar long views to bedroom 1. Vanity wash hand basin. Picture rail.

BEDROOM 3 15' 10" x 11' 5" max. (4.83m x 3.48m max. Wide sash style window to the front. Period fireplace with shelved recesses to either side. Picture rail. Vanity wash hand basin.

BATHROOM 12' 4" x 8' 3" (3.76m x 2.51m) Sash style window to the front. Quality white suite with vanity wash hand basin having cupboard under and adjoining built-in close coupled wc with bathroom cabinet over. Double size walk-in shower with thermostatic shower control. Specialist bath.

EXTERNALLY Twin galvanised iron gates open into a tarmac drive and giving access to the garage. A separate galvanised iron pedestrian gate opens into a sandstone paved pathway leading up to the front door with decorative period tiling and a level well stocked garden to the front. Wall boundaries.

GARAGE 16' 0" long 14' 0" wide (4.88m x 4.27m) Remote controlled roll up front door. PVC double glazed window and pedestrian back door. Power and lighting.

External access to the rear garden via the garage. To the side of the property a walled courtyard area with sandstone paving and side access to the ground floor accommodation. A lower walled courtyard with outside water tap.

To the rear a generous size long back garden about 41' wide, laid out on three main levels with a wide sandstone paved patio terrace next to the property ideal for alfresco entertaining and steps down via a central pathway through two areas of lawned garden with flower and shrub borders to the perimeter and at the end further wide borders with a GARDEN SHED on one side. Natural stone wall boundaries.

TENURE: Freehold.


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