Mannamead  /  £675,000

5 Bedroom Detached House

For Sale

5 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
2 Ensuites
5 Reception rooms


Ref: 14522/R.5200

  • Well-presented detached residence standing on generous size plot
  • Extensive private mature gardens and grounds
  • Built in the early 1960's, Extended and remodelled
  • High quality specification and finish, uPVC double glazing, Gas central heating
  • Solar panels, Energy cost neutral, Generously proportioned adaptable accommodation
  • Porch, Spacious hall, 5 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen, Utility, Cloakroom/wc
  • 4/5 Bedrooms, Master and bedroom 5 with en-suite facilities
  • Family bathroom/wc, Garage, Parking for numerous vehicles, potential storage for caravan and boat
  • Outbuildings including workshop with power and light, garden store, log store, No Onward Chain

THE PROPERTY Alan Cummings and Co are delighted to have this opportunity to offer this impressive modern style detached house which is understood to have been built originally in the 1960's which has been subsequently extended and remodelled. The property has been owned by the current owners for many years, upgraded, improved and finished to a high standard. Having the benefit of quality uPVC double glazing, gas fired central heating with a modern 'Worcester' boiler and with the benefit of solar panels, a privately owned system set up on the original feed in tariff and generating an income of approximately £1900 to £2000 per annum which is transferable. The solar panels being synchronised to the grid supply. Overall this house being effectively energy cost neutral.

The property retains an attractive variety of original features such as high quality hardwood flooring which runs through the reception hall and sitting room. The sitting room has a wood burning stove whilst there is another free standing wood burning stove in the family room , a cosy space on a winters day but with twin bi-fold doors which open to the large garden room set overlooking the back garden giving a large entertaining space. Overall the property offering flexibility of layout and usage and can be remodelled. At first floor level the master bedroom with en-suite facilities, a modern refurbished family bathroom and a guest bedroom suite with double bedroom, en-suite shower room and what is currently used as an office but could be a separate lounge for the guest suite or dressing room.
The property stands on a generous size plot with a long private tarmac drive leading up to the property and providing ample space for parking, turning and storage of caravan, boat or trailer. Well-established mature gardens are relatively easily maintained with lawn interspersed with a variety of ornamental bushes, shrubs and mature trees. With various patio areas to take advantage of the sun as it moves around during the day, a kitchen garden and productive fruit trees including 2 apples, crab apple and damson. Outbuildings include a workshop with power and light, garden store and log store. A delightful enclosed courtyard Mediterranean in style which provides a private sheltered sun trap accessed from the garden room, dining room and family room or garage.

Without doubt a property that truly must be viewed in order to be fully appreciated.

LOCATION Thornhill Way is found in the prime popular and established residential area of Mannamead and located here there are a variety of local services and amenities found nearby, both in Mannamead and Hartley and the position is convenient for access into the city and close by connection to major routes in other directions, by road and rail.


PORCH 11' x 3' (3.35m x 0.91m) PVC part double glazed door with matching window panels to either side into:


RECEPTION HALL 12' 1" x 11' minimum (3.68m x 3.35m minimum.) Hardwood original flooring. Useful cloaks cupboards. Staircase rises and turns to the first floor.

SITTING ROOM 21' 5" x 13' 5" (6.53m x 4.09m) Dual aspect with picture windows to the front and rear and two port hole windows to the side. Focal feature fireplace with raised hearth, storage for logs under and wood burning stove. Hardwood flooring.

DINING ROOM 16' x 11' (4.88m x 3.35m) Dual aspect with picture window to the front and French doors to the courtyard.

MUSIC ROOM/STUDY 8' 11" x 7' 11" (2.72m x 2.41m) Window overlooking the rear garden.

WC 8' 11" x 7' 7" max 'L' shape (2.72m x 2.31m) Close coupled WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Deep under stairs storage cupboard with power and lighting.

KITCHEN 13' x 11' 1" (3.96m x 3.38m) Dual aspect with window to the courtyard and picture window overlooking the back garden. Fitted with a good range of cupboard and drawer storage set in wall and base units, roll edge work surfaces, white bevel tile splash backs, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink, DeDietrich integrated double oven/grill, four ring variable size gas hob and illuminated extractor hood over and space for fridge. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Removable island unit. Arch to:

FAMILY ROOM 14' 1" x 10' 2" (4.29m x 3.1m) French doors to the courtyard and four section bi fold doors to the garden room. Tiled floor. Wood burning stove standing on a granite hearth. Cupboard housing the 'Worcester' gas fired boiler servicing the central heating and domestic hot water.

GARDEN ROOM 13' x 12' 3" (3.96m x 3.73m) Low height walling surmounted by uPVC double glazed windows on three sides with single door and twin French doors overlooking and opening out to the rear garden. Ceiling downlighters. Tiled floor.

UTILITY ROOM 10' 3" x 5' 11" (3.12m x 1.8m) Window to the rear. Range of cupboard storage. Stainless steel sink. Space and plumbing suitable for automatic washing machine. Space for tumble drier. Spaces for fridge and freezer.

GARAGE 17' 8" x 9' 6" (5.38m x 2.9m) Up and over door on remote control activation. Power and lighting. Two windows to the side. Ceiling with storage over. Door to the:

COURTYARD 17' 6" x 10' 10" (5.33m x 3.3m) Mediterranean style, walled, white painted with a tiled floor and outside water tap and lighting.


LANDING 20' x 13' max 'T' shape (6.1m x 3.96m) Window overlooking the rear garden. Access hatch with pull down timber ladder to LOFT (41'5" x 10') which is centrally boarded for storage with power point, lighting and insulation.

MASTER BEDROOM 16' 2" x 11' (4.93m x 3.35m) 2' deep built in wardrobes to one end. Picture window to the front with long views towards Plymouth Sound and the Western approaches beyond. Door to:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 8' 8" x 7' 2" (2.64m x 2.18m) White suite comprising WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin and double size shower with hand held mixer and overhead douche spray.

BEDROOM TWO 13' 4" x 11' 3" (4.06m x 3.43m) Picture window overlooking the rear garden. Suite of wardrobes.

BEDROOM THREE 13' 5" x 9' 10" (4.09m x 3m) Picture window to the front with similar long views as the master bedroom.

BATHROOM 9' 10" x 7' 9" overall (3m x 2.36m) High quality recently re fitted with a Duravit contemporary white fittings including sink, WC and panelled bath with mixer tap, glazed shower screen and hand held mixer and overhead douche spray. Large airing cupboard housing Megaflow hot water tank.

BEDROOM 4 12' 11" x 11' 2" (3.94m x 3.4m) Dual aspect with windows to the side and rear. Door to:

BEDROOM 5 14' 1" x 10' 2" (4.29m x 3.1m) Window to the front and two velux windows to the rear. Door to:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 9' 2" x 5' 10" (2.79m x 1.78m) White suite with WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower with handheld mixer and overhead douche spray. Cupboard storage.

EXTERNALLY A 10' wide entrance opens through natural limestone wall and pillars, which leads into a long tarmac laid drive which sweeps up to the house. Running across the front and around the side providing ample room for parking for various vehicles and potentially storage of caravan, boat or trailer and giving access to the garage. A large plot with mature gardens, long lawned front garden with a variety of specimen bushes, shrubs and trees. Outside water taps and electricity supply. To the rear access to a useful cellar/storage located beneath the sitting room with reduced head height, power and lighting. Generous size back garden with wide lawns, paved patio next to the garden room and with wide borders established with a variety of mature bushes, trees and shrubs to the perimeter. WORKSHOP 13' x 10'10". Electric power and lighting and GARDEN STORE with lean-to WOOD STORE behind.

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