Little known enclave within walking distance of the shops

guide 525,000 Freehold

Approached via a pillared gate and gravel drive, with its elegant facade augmented by a full-length iron-work veranda, Applecroft is a rare flat-fronted semi-detached late Victorian villa with substantial accommodation laid over three floors. Its enviable position in a good-sized and established garden within a quiet and little known enclave, is just a short walk from the Yelverton shopping parade. The property, believed to date from 1893, is one half of three pairs of houses known as Yelverton Park Villas, built within the grounds of a former railway holt – now a private residence.
The ground and first floors are divided equally either side of the exceptionally fine staircase with turned newels and spindles that forms a natural artery through the house – complemented in all principal rooms with the ornate original period mouldings and floor boards which have been exposed in most reception spaces. Off the hall way on the east side are the sitting room at the front and a family/music with French doors to the rear. The double aspect kitchen/breakfast room across the hall is a triumph following the removal of the connecting wall. The space if divided between a generous lounging area at the front and an exceptional hand-crafted walnut and oak kitchen with Belfast sink, island and gas hob. A wc at the rear of the hallway sits adjacent to a large utility and store room in the tenement which opens into an exterior porch. This tenement space and its duplicate-sized first floor could, together with the garage, favour conversion into a private annexe for an elderly family member or au pair.
The first floor is currently laid out to accommodate four bedrooms with a large family bathroom with jack-and-jill openings from the landing and via a walk-in wardrobe of the master suite. This, together with bedroom two, benefit from fine views across the front garden to the local tree-scape and and feature their original double width opening with sash windows. Between them is an ideally situated study room. Bedroom three is double aspect, adjacent to current fourth bedroom with its own en suite wc/shower.
Capturing the full drama of the Meavy valley are bedrooms five and six on the second floor which also incorporates, at its rear, another large family bathroom with separate shower.
The established level garden is laid mainly to a lawn at the front, its sunny aspect providing the perfect location for table and chairs. The rear garden is also accessed via the service lane where there is hard standing for a boat or caravan. There is also a vegetable garden, soft fruit bed and greenhouse.
Applecroft is just a short walk from Yelverton Tennis Club, Bowling Green and Memorial Hall. The village centre provides a useful selection of shops including a Cooperative supermarket, post office and petrol station, butcher, pharmacy, doctors surgery, dentist and vets.
There is an excellent village pub 20 minutes stroll away at The Royal Oak, Meavy with casked real ales and good food.
The property is located within the catchment area of a number of well-regarded schools including Meavy Church of England Primary School, Penmoor Nursery School (Yelverton Memorial Hall), Lady Modiford’s Church of England Primary School at Walkhampton and Horrabridge Community Primary School.
Village – Yelverton 0.5 miles ; Town – Tavistock 6.4 miles;  City – Plymouth 9.9 miles; Hospitals Derriford – 6.3 miles.
Buses – Daily from Yelverton to Plymouth and Tavistock at 20 minute intervals and school buses again to Plymouth and Tavistock.
Services – Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.
Local Authority – Dartmoor National Park Authority; West Devon Borough Council.
Postcode/ SATNAV – PL20 6AR    Tenure – Freehold   Council Tax – Band F.
EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) – Domestic EPC register reference:8614-7226-2220-6341-4906. Rating bad D-56.

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