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Tavistock, Devon Guide Price £360,000

Sold STC
  • Front
    Parkwood Road
  • Kitchen
    Parkwood Road
  • Drawing Room
    Parkwood Road
  • Dining Room
    Parkwood Road
  • Bedroom 1
    Parkwood Road
  • Bedroom 2
    Parkwood Road
  • En-Suite
    Parkwood Road
  • Bedroom 3
    Parkwood Road
  • Landing
    Parkwood Road
  • Bathroom
    Parkwood Road
  • Outside
    Parkwood Road
  • Main
    Parkwood Road

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  • Substantial Period Property
  • Situated in the Heart of Tavistock
  • Level Walk to the Town
  • Original Period Features
  • New Carpets Throughout
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Parking for 1 to 2 Vehicles
  • Courtyard Garden

SUBSTANTIAL detached well presented THREE DOUBLE BEDROOM period property. As one enters the property the large Georgian styled sash windows flood the main reception rooms with natural light and many of the original features have been retained, such as the shutters in the two principal reception rooms. High ceilings with picture rails and ceiling roses. All of the bedrooms have retained their period fireplaces. The lounge has a period fire surround and inset gas fire. The large kitchen has two windows and a southerly aspect making it a lovely light room with large archway leading to the dining room. The property benefits from gas fired heating and recently been re-wired to incorporate smoke detectors/fire alarms. New carpets and floor coverings have been fitted throughout to provide a fresh clean look and the property is being sold with the benefit of NO ONWARD CHAIN.


The pretty Stannary town of Tavistock sits on the banks of the river Tavy, offering a wide range of shopping, banking, leisure and schooling facilities, including both Tavistock College and Mount Tavy public school. The nearby maritime city of Plymouth is approx. 17 miles away and the Cathedral city of Exeter is approx. 45 minutes drive away. Sitting on the western fringe of Dartmoor National Park the property offers easy access to open moorland for those who enjoy hill walking or mountain biking and there is a large park in the centre of town borded by the river on one side and the old canal on the other, offering pleasant walks and recreational areas. The town centre is a minutes level walk making it ideal for those requiring easy access.


A substantial period home offering three double bedrooms and at the rear of the property is a south facing courtyard garden, which the vendors inform us is a pleasant sun trap during the summer months. Off road parking for one to two vehicles. Beyond the courtyard is a further area of three visitors parking spaces, which are shared between this property and a number of other properties within this select close which is set away from the rear of the property.


Solid timber front door and glazed top screen leading to:


6' 2'' (narrowing to 3'4" x 1.02m) x 26' 0'' (1.88m x 7.92m)

Under stairs storage cupboard. Stairs to first floor.


14' 11'' x 14' 0'' (4.54m x 4.26m)

Large sash windows to front. Timber shutters. Picture rail. Ceiling rose. Period style fire surround with inset gas fire and timber outer surround and mantle piece over. Built in cupboard (we believe this was a former doorway to the utility/study area) and could easily be reinstated.


14' 7'' x 12' 0'' (4.44m x 3.65m)

Large sash window to front. Window shutters. Gas fire point. Picture rail. Ceiling rose. Wide archway to:


12' 9'' x 10' 9'' (3.88m x 3.27m) plus recesses

Range of worktop surfaces and matching fitted base and eye level units. Integrated fridge and dishwasher. Two sash windows to rear enjoying a southerly aspect. Wine rack. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Four ring gas hob. Extractor fan. Built in 'AEG' oven. Concealed under unit lighting.


9' 4'' x 8' 2'' (2.84m x 2.49m)

'Vaillant' gas boiler. Former doorway to drawing room. Plumbing for washing machine. Window to rear. Door to rear garden.


Access to:


9' 10'' x 9' 0'' (2.99m x 2.74m) average, irregular shape

Display niche in former fireplace. Panelled bath with concertina glazed shower screen, mixer tap and shower attachment. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled splash backs. Dual aspect with windows to side and rear. Access to loft space.


Sash windows to rear. Pull down loft hatch with pull down timber ladder to partially boarded loft space. Large built in airing/linen cupboard.


11' 10'' x 14' 5'' (3.60m x 4.39m)

Attractive period fireplace. Large sash window to front. Fitted wardrobe. Picture rail.


8' 10'' x 9' 1'' (2.69m x 2.77m) narrowing to 6' 1'' (1.85m)

Built in double shower cubicle with glazed door and screen. Tiled splash backs. Heated towel rail. Concealed cistern WC. Wash hand basin set into tiled vanity shelf. Sash window to front. Extractor fan.


12' 3'' x 12' 8'' (3.73m x 3.86m)

Period open grate. Picture rail. Sash window to front.


14' 5'' x 10' 10'' (4.39m x 3.30m)

Period open fire grate. Built in wardrobe. Sash window to rear.


To the front of the property is a gated entrance and attractive slate flagstone pathway leads around to the rear of the property where there is a generous courtyard garden and double gates opening to the side to allow parking for 1 to 2 vehicles. There is a useful timber GARDEN SHED and a variety of trees, shrubs and climbers. We understand the garden has a southerly aspect and is an effective sun trap during the spring and summer months. Beyond the garden is an area of THREE ALLOCATED VISITOR PARKING SPACES, which are shared between this property and the immediate neighbouring properties.


Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas.


West Devon Borough Council.


We understand that there is a management share for the upkeep of the visitors parking area, road and sewerage. Approx £360 per annum.

Name Location Type Distance
Town: Tavistock
County: Devon
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: TAV02518
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