Roborough  /  £625,000

4 Bedroom House

For Sale

4 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
2 Ensuites
2 Reception rooms


Ref: R.5515a/15540

  • Detached home built c.1926 with building plot for det. 3 bed home
  • Characterful/period features
  • uPVC d.g. Gas c.h. Porch, Hall
  • Dual aspect Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen
  • Cloakroom/wc, Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room
  • Family Bathroom
  • Large plot estimated to be 0.44 of an acre
  • Excellent parking facilities Large Private drive
  • Garage Extensive mature lawned back garden
  • Detailed planning approval for detached dwelling in garden For sale as a whole

THE PROPERTY Originally built circa. 1926 and owned by the vendor since May 2006. The property is largely in the original layout but subtly remodelled and improved and now providing a comfortably appointed and well-proportioned family style home.

The ground floor comprises a porch, reception hall, generous size dual aspect living room now having the benefit of French doors overlooking and opening to the rear garden, a good size front set dining room with bay window, a fitted kitchen and rear porch with downstairs cloakroom/wc. At first floor level are a spacious master bedroom with well-appointed en-suite shower room, three further good size bedrooms, the guest bedroom having a recently fitted and created en-suite shower room and a separate recently refurbished family bathroom/wc.

The property stands on a large plot estimated to be some 0.44 of an acre and providing excellent parking on the turning circle drive and with ample space for numerous vehicles. With a wide area to either side of the property and to the rear a large mainly lawned back garden with well-established boundaries and a variety of ornamental bushes and shrubs. From the rear of the property one can enjoy long views towards Cornwall in the distance.

LOCATION Set towards the northern perimeter of Plymouth in the popular mainly residential area of Roborough. With access off the main A386 Tavistock Road dual carriageway that leads out to Dartmoor and Tavistock. With a variety of local services and amenities found nearby including a Tesco Superstore at Woolwell Roundabout, various other facilities and amenities and the position convenient for access into the city and nearby connection to major routes in other directions.

A timber front door opens into:


ENTRANCE PORCH 4' 3" x 3' 11" (1.3m x 1.19m) Quarry tiled floor. Panelled part leaded glazed door into:

RECEPTION HALL 11' 0" x 8' 0" (3.35m x 2.44m) Beamed ceiling. Double glazed porthole window to the front.

LOUNGE 22' 7" x 16' 5" max. (6.88m x 5m max. ) Picture window to the front and to the rear with PVC double glazed patio doors, windows to either side and long views looking down the garden. Two ceiling light points. Picture rail. Beamed recessed area with dado rail and panelling under, working open fireplace with polished granite fireback and hearth and white surround. Picture rail.

DINING ROOM 15' 0" x 14' 0" max. (4.57m x 4.27m max.) Bay window to the front elevation. Beamed ceiling. Picture rail. Focal feature fireplace with timber surround, tiled fireback and slate hearth. Picture rail.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 10' 9" x 12' 5" IN PART 13'11" (3.28m x 3.78m in part 4.24m max.) Picture window looking down the garden. Fitted with a range of cupboard and drawer storage set in wall and base units, roll edge worksurfaces, inset one and half bowl stainless steel sink, four ring variable sized gas hob with stainless steel splashback and illuminated extractor hood over, electric fan assisted oven under. Spaces suitable for white goods. Deep recessed cupboard housing the gas fired boiler which services the central heating and domestic hot water.

WALK-IN LARDER 4' 5" x 3' 0" (1.35m x 0.91m)

REAR LOBBY 4' 6" x 3' 0" (1.37m x 0.91m) PVC double glazed entrance door and door into:

W.C. 4' 0" x 2' 10" (1.22m x 0.86m) Window to the side. White modern suite with close coupled wc and wash hand basin.


LANDING 23' 7" x 6' 4" (7.19m x 1.93m) overall. Window to one end. Decorative timber work to the balustrading. Access hatch to loft which provides a large amount of unencumbered storage space with standing height.

MASTER BEDROOM 15' 0" x 12' 1" (4.57m x 3.68m) Window to the front. Recessed storage cupboard. Door to:

EN-SUITE 8' 2" x 7' 5" max. (2.49m x 2.26m max.) Quality white modern suite with close coupled wc and vanity wash hand basin, both having concealed plumbing, range of cupboard and drawer storage. Quadrant shaped large shower with thermostatic control, multiple body jets, handheld mixer. Downlighters and extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 12' 5" x 10' 11" (3.78m x 3.33m) Window to the rear. Long views towards Cornwall in the distance. Door to:

EN-SUITE 7' 6" x 3' 4" (2.29m x 1.02m) Quality white modern suite with close coupled wc, wall hung wash hand basin with cupboard under, tiled shower with thermostatic shower control. Decorative wall tiling. Downlighters, extractor fan and shaver socket.

BEDROOM THREE 12' 5" x 11' 0" (3.78m x 3.35m) Window to the front.

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 5" x 7' 6" (3.78m x 2.29m) Window to the rear with long views to Cornwall.

BATHROOM 7' 6" x 6' 8" max. (2.29m x 2.03m max. ) Window to the rear. Quality modern fittings with panelled bath having mixer tap and thermostatic shower over, close coupled wc, wall hung wash hand basin with two drawers under, circular mirror incorporating lighting over. Downlighters and extractor fan. Wall tiling. Chrome ladder radiator.

EXTERNALLY A wide entrance opens between substantial natural stone faced pillars leading to an extensive drive area, laid to brick paviours providing a turning space and off street parking for numerous vehicles. Access into the attached garage and wide double timber gates (12ft plus) leading through to a further hardstand/parking area behind and through to the rear garden. On the opposite side, some 17' plus wide with timber gate opening to a useful utility area at the side of the property, a door into a deep storage cupboard under the stairs and externally a useful timber garden shed/workstore, firewood store and metal store. Outside water tap and lighting. This leads through to the rear.

Here an extensive lawned landscaped back garden with timber overlap fencing, hedging and a natural Devon Bank boundary. Featuring a variety of ornamental bushes, shrubs and trees. The garden estimated to measure about 0.44 of an acre in total.

Details of planning approval reference 18/01480/REM

Approved plans show conditional planning for a detached dormer style bungalow which has three bedrooms with lounge, kitchen/diner, attached garage and gardens.

TENURE: Freehold


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