A substantial detached period property of exceptional character with an extensive, part-walled garden to the rear. spacious town house in the heart of Kingsbridge. Obvious scope for enhancement. Extensive part-walled garden with useful garden stores. Garage, Dining room, sitting room and study room all with fireplaces. Three bedrooms. Three further attic rooms. EPC Band: E.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
The friendly market town of Kingsbridge provides a good range of shops, restaurants/pubs, 2 supermarkets, cinema, leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, numerous sports and fitness facilities, medical centre and community hospital, library, schools and churches. Close by there are boat moorings, quays and slipways at the head of the estuary. The area has an abundance of sandy beaches and coastal and countryside walks, with the popular sailing towns of Dartmouth and Salcombe within easy reach.
Duncombe Villa is a highly convenient 19th century town house with spacious accommodation which retains many of its original features.
It also has a most useful lower ground floor area which affords obvious scope for many uses whilst to the rear is a large, mainly walled garden.PLEASE REFER TO THE ATTACHED FLOOR PLAN AND THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:
A part-glazed entrance door at the front leads to the SPACIOUS HALLWAY, partly wood panelled and from where doors leads to all ground floor rooms. A wide, turning staircase with an attractive, arched colour-stained glass window over the half landing leads to the first floor whilst a further staircase (currently not in use) leads to the lower ground floor.
Off to the right is the SITTING ROOM, a dual aspect room of much character with double opening doors to the front, a picture window to the rear overlooking the garden and a fireplace with an attractive tiled surround.
The DINING ROOM also has an attractive fireplace with a wooden surround and a double opening window to the front.
The KITCHEN is extensively tiled and fitted with a bespoke range of wood-fronted units which includes a twin bowl stainless steel sink with a mixer tap fitted, Stoves four-burner gas cooker and inbuilt eye-level oven and space for an under-counter fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
Adjoining the kitchen is the STUDY which is extensively wood panelled and has several built-in cupboards and an attractive marble fireplace surround.
On the FIRST FLOOR, the LANDING has a further flight of stairs which leads to the second floor where there are THREE ATTIC ROOMS. All THREE FAMILY BEDROOMS are extremely well-proportioned and have built-in wardrobes with the two principal rooms having south-facing windows to the front.
The BATHROOM has a coloured three piece suite, bath with Mira shower over and part tiled.
At LOWER GROUND FLOOR LEVEL, there are two USEFUL BASEMENT STORE ROOMS, which afford obvious scope for incorporation into the principal accommodation in some way. One of the rooms has plumbing for a washing machine is heated and has an enamel double sink.OUTSIDE
The GARAGE is located just a few feet from the house on the lower side. It measures 16' 6" (max length) x 11' 6" , narrowing to 10' (approximate measurements). It has a roller door fitting and power and light connected.
To the front of the house is a delightful garden, mainly lawned but with well-stocked flower and shrub beds and borders and a brick-paved pathway which leads to the front door. There is ample room to create an off-street parking area at the front (subj to the necessary permissions) and at a lower level, a further pathway and a door leads from the pavement to the afore-mentioned basement store rooms and rear garden.
The rear garden is part walled, laid predominantly to lawn for ease of maintenance and measures 34m x 16m (approximately) and some 20m at its widest point. It also has several fruit trees - including a banana tree!, and outside toilet and three useful GARDEN STORES which also offer much potential for many uses.SERVICES
All main services connected.COUNCIL TAX BAND
Currently Band F.LOCAL AUTHORITY
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NE. Tel: 01803 861234.FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
All items in the written text of these particulars are included in the sale. All others are expressly excluded regardless of inclusion in any photographs. Purchasers must satisfy themselves that any equipment included in the sale of the property is in satisfactory order.TENURE
At the request of the vendors, strictly by appointment please through Stags (Kingsbridge office) 01548 853131.DIRECTIONS
From the centre of Kingsbridge, proceed up Fore Street and bear right into Duncombe Street where Duncombe Villa will be found on the left hand side after around 150 yards.