3 bed Cottage (for sale) Plympton, Plymouth PL7

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Luscombe Maye - Yealmpton Sales
The Old Bakery, Market Street, Yealmpton, Plymouth
01752 948625
First Published

28th Jun 2021

Last Published

3rd Jul 2021



  • Type: Cottage
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Situation Nestled on the side of a rural valley on a quiet back lane, the property is conveniently situated for Plymouth and Dartmoor National Park. The nearby village (2 miles) of Shaugh Prior has a primary school, pub, church and community hall. Although rural, the location is just over 5 miles from Derriford Hospital and Science Park (around a 15 minute drive), with Plymouth city centre approximately 8 miles away (around 25 minutes).

For those looking for an out door lifestyle, the area offers a wealth of leisure opportunities from walking, horse riding and climbing in the nearby Dartmoor National Park, riverside and woodland walks in the Plym Valley and Cann Woods, cycling on the Plym Valley Cycle Trail and water-sports such as sup, kayaking and sailing in Plymouth Sound and the beaches of the South Devon and South-East Cornwall coastlines. Golf courses/clubs can be found at Elfordleigh and Boringdon.

The town of Plympton (just over 4 miles to the South) offers a range of practical amenities including supermarkets, health centre, library, swimming pool and gym, and schools. The historic waterfront city of Plymouth has a wide range of shops, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, mainline train-station and public schools. For secondary schooling, the property is in the catchment area of the Outstanding Ivybridge Community Centre for which transport is provided (please contact the school for exact details). The historic waterfront city of Plymouth boasts a mainline train station, theatres, cinemas, a good range of shops, independent schools, continental ferry services and museums.

Description This charming three bedroom detached cottage has been in the family since the 1960s. Set in a plot of approximately 0.8 acre, the property enjoys a quiet rural setting in easy reach of Plymouth and Dartmoor. The accommodation briefly comprises three double bedrooms, bathroom, sitting room with archway to dining area, snug, kitchen, study, WC and boot-room. Within the grounds, there are several outbuildings including a large two-storey detached stone barn (part of which houses a large utility), a further smaller stone barn, a workshop (formerly the garage), cucumber house, potting shed and greenhouse. Two driveways serve the property allowing parking for multiple vehicles. The mature and well-stocked gardens offer a high degree of privacy and afford plenty of interest for the keen gardener with a large variety of shrubs, perennial borders, roses, ornamental pond and a vegetable and fruit garden.

Accommodation Benefiting from a Southerly aspect, the enclosed front entrance porch is also used as a small sun room and features uPVC double glazing on low walls to three sides with wood panelling to one side and a tiled floor. An internal glazed door opens into the sitting room, which features a wood-burner set in a recess of exposed stone. An archway leads through to the double aspect dining room with views over the front garden to the countryside beyond. A door opens to the kitchen, which has a twin aspect to the side of the property and a flagstone floor. A range of wall and floor cupboards, integrated 4 ring gas (bottled) hob, Neff electric fan assisted oven, fridge.

From the kitchen, there is a window (former serving hatch) to the dining room and door to the internal hall. Across the hallway are doors back to the sitting room and to the snug with a woodburner, with door leading to the study, which benefits from a range of floor mounted cupboards and sky light above. A door opens to the boot-room, with tiled floor and sink from which there is access to a WC.

Wooden stairs lead from the inner hall to the first floor, where there are three double bedrooms; the master at the front of the house, features fitted wardrobes to one wall and Southerly views over the garden to the countryside beyond. A second bedroom is also situated to the front with a double aspect, countryside views and fitted wardrobe. The third bedroom is to the side. The spacious family bathroom boasts a walk in shower with tiled floor and walls, bath with waterfall tap and shower attachment, fitted cupboards with contemporary basin and waterfall tap. An airing cupboard houses the hot water tank and has slatted shelves for storing linen and towels.


the barn A two storey stone barn with ground floor entrances to the front and upper ground floor entrances to the side and rear. The barn is currently used in part as a utility room with the remainder as storage and garden room. The side entrance opposite the boot room of the house opens to a large utility room with tiled floor, wooden storages shelves, stainless steel sink with drainer to each side, space for chest freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine. At the far end of the barn is a garden room partially glazed to one side with an opening to the patio.

Workshop (former garage) Windows to three sides and pedestrian access door. Power and light.

Potting shed Situated to the side of the workshop built of block and stone with glazed roof.

Cucumber house Block built with windows to sides and slate roof. Raised beds inside.

Small barn Small stone built barn with slate roof.

The gardens A real gardener's delight, these mature and well stocked gardens are sheltered by hedges and trees to the boundaries, which also ensures a high level of privacy. Features include; a wide variety of shrubs including Azaleas, Rhododendrons and Camellias for spring colour, Roses and a herbaceous border for summer interest, a vegetable and fruit garden, greenhouse, lawn, ornamental pond with lilies, sun terrace, rockery, mature apple trees and other orchard fruit trees.

Driveway Both driveways (above and below the house) are laid with brick paviours and allow parking for multiple vehicles.

Services Mains electricity. Private water supply from the Maristow Estate, treated by the owners with filters and uv lamps. Private drainage. Electric storage heaters were installed throughout in 2020 by the current owners. Electric hot water cylinder.

Tenure Freehold.

Restrictive covenants There are a small number of restrictive covenants in favour of the Maristow Estate regarding the use of the property and any potential development, which we are able to provide upon request. Buyers should make their own independent enquiries regarding these covenants before committing to a purchase.

Viewing arrangements Strictly by appointment with Luscombe Maye's Yealmpton Office. Tel: Email:

amenity land for sale Luscombe Maye are also selling amenity land of .69 acres not far from this property, via different vendor:

Directions Here is a precise what3words address, made of 3 random words. Every 3 metre square in the world has its own unique what3words address.

Leaving Plympton via Boringdon Hill, follow the lane past Elfordleigh Golf and Country Club and Cann Woods. At Browney Cross turn left and the follow the lane in the direction of Bickleigh. After about 1 mile take the lane on the right, where the house can be found a short distance on the right.


Local info for PL7

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Property Value Data/Graphs for PL7

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Semi-detached house 24.7% £247,560 3.1 1.2
Detached house 17.5% £479,828 4 2.2
Flat 15.7% £142,692 1.5 1
End terrace house 11.4% £192,105 2.7 1.2
Terraced house 8.4% £245,214 2.9 1.4
Other 6.6% £184,545 2 1
Semi-detached bungalow 3.6% £255,833 2.2 1
Cottage 2.4% £379,988 2.5 1.3
Land 1.8% £276,667 0 0
Maisonette 1.8% £178,333 2.7 1.3
Detached bungalow 1.2% £422,500 3 1.5
Farmhouse 1.2% £999,950 7 3
Mobile/park home 1.2% £142,000 2 2
Barn conversion 0.6% £225,000 2 1
Parking/garage 0.6% £260,000 2 2
Town house 0.6% £279,995 3 1
Link-detached house 0.6% £265,000 3 1

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£44,890 19.6%


Current Asking Prices in PL7 Average: £273,896

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £123,750 (4) £201,677 (28) £262,214 (70) £402,619 (21) £642,500 (4)
Flats £126,923 (13) £158,929 (14) £185,000 (2) - -
All £126,176 (17) £187,427 (42) £260,069 (72) £402,619 (21) £642,500 (4)

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