From The Plains in Totnes proceed along Coronation Road and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Station Road and continue along. Head over the railway bridge and at the traffic lights take left for Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. Proceed up the Western Bypass and take the right hand lane and head along the higher Plymouth Road. Continue for approximately a mile and take the right hand turn into Punchards Down. Take the 3rd right into Whiteley Avenue and follow the road to the top of the cul-de-sac where number 70 will be found.
Whiteley Avenue is situated in the popular development on the edge of Totnes known as Follaton. A short walk from the property is the community hall and shop. The ancient borough of Totnes enjoys a prominent position above the River Dart. The town is one of Devon's gems: full of both colour and character that stems from a rich cultural, historical and archaeological heritage. It is the second oldest borough in England and is full of facilities, including hospital, supermarket, interesting shops and galleries together with the riverside walks, Guildhall, Churches and its very own Norman Castle. The railway station links directly with London Paddington and the A38 Devon Expressway is only a short drive away joining it at Buckfastleigh, giving excellent access to Plymouth and northbound Exeter.
70 Whiteley Avenue is a beautifully presented detached bungalow situated at the top of this popular cul-de-sac in Follaton. The well laid out accommodation is arranged over two floors with the ground floor providing a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, dining room, sitting room, two bedrooms, bathroom and WC, and the first floor two bedrooms, shower room and eaves storage. Outside of the property and to the rear there is a decked area outside of the lounge patio doors, a lawned area with flower beds, extensive country views. A locked gate on the back fence leads to a lane connecting the Plymouth Road and Cott in Dartington. Across this lane is a wooded area on private land, home to many wildlife and birds. An avenue of protected Beech trees sweep along the back gardens of the cul-de-sac.
To the front of the property the garden is gravelled with trees and bushes and well stocked flower borders and to the side of a five bar gate provides access to the driveway which provides parking for several vehicles.
The property comprises;
uPVC double glazed front door. Radiator. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboard under housing the electricity fuse board and meters with light. Two airing cupboards with one housing the hot water cylinder. Dado rail. Telephone point. Recessed spotlights.
Fitted with a range of white fronted wall and base level kitchen units with roll edge work surfaces. Space for cooker. Integrated fridge. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. Complimentary tiled splash backs. uPVC double glazed window over looking the front of the property. 2nd uPVC double glazed window. Electric radiator. Recessed spotlights. Stable door opening into;
Range of storage cupboards and one housing electricity meter. Ceramic tiled floor. Obscured uPVC double glazed window. Wall mounted electric convector heater. Space for freezer. uPVC double glazed door opening to the rear garden.
uPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property. Laminate flooring. uPVC double glazed sliding patio doors. Coving to ceiling. Wall light points. Electric radiator plus additional radiator which is run from the back boiler.
uPVC double glazed window. Coving to ceiling. uPVC double glazed sliding patio doors opening to the rear garden. Television point. Modern wood burning stove with hearth and back boiler. Inset ceiling spotlights.
uPVC double glazed window over looking the rear garden. Coving to ceiling. Electric radiator. Storage cupboard.
uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. Electric radiator. Coving to ceiling. Built in wardrobe.
White low level WC. Obscure double glazed window. Part tiling to walls. Ceramic tiled flooring. Electric panel heater.
Complimentary tiled walls and fitted with white suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, glazed shower cubicle with power shower and wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboards beneath. Obscure uPVC double glazed window. Ceramic tiled flooring. Coving to ceiling. Heated towel rail.
Stairs from the entrance hall rise to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Double glazed Velux window. Dado rail. Access to boarded loft space with lighting. Wardrobe. Recessed spotlights.
Range of built in wardrobes. Radiator from back boiler. Door to boarded eaves storage area. uPVC double glazed window and double glazed Velux window. Telephone point.
uPVC double glazed window and double glazed Velux window. Radiator from back boiler.
Complimentary tiled walls and fitted with white suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with glazed sliding doors and electric shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Storage cupboard. Obscure double glazed window.
To the rear of the property there is a decked area outside of the lounge patio doors, a lawned area with flower beds. Extensive country views. Vegetable plots. Poly tunnel. Log store to the rear of the studio. Triple modular compost bin system. Gate to the side. There are 6 water butts to facilitate watering of front and back gardens. Two outdoor electric 3 pin sockets in the back garden; one by the side garage door and one under the study/bedroom window. A locked gate on the back fence leads to a quiet lane connecting Plymouth Road to the left and Cott to the right. Across this lane there is a wooded area on private land, home to many wildlife and birds including woodpeckers, jays, buzzards, owls, bats and a whole range of smaller wild birds. In the meadow are sometimes pheasants geese and cows, with ponies grazing on the higher farm fields. An avenue of protected Beech trees sweep along the back gardens of the cul-de-sac.
To the front of the property the garden is gravelled with trees and bushes and well stocked flower borders.
To the side of the property five bar gate provides access to the driveway which provides parking for several vehicles. There is a greenhouse and power point for electric car.
The main roof of the house and the garage/studio were re-roofed in Spring 2012, with the addition of solar panels on the main roof. These panels enjoy the Government's maximum rate of return yielding over £1,000 per year. The panels were fully serviced last year.
Two uPVC double glazed windows and four uPVC double glazed Velux windows. Sink with cupboards beneath. uPVC double glazed sliding patio doors. uPVC double glazed door to the side.
Mains water, drainage and electricity with heating provided by electric heaters and radiators run from the back boiler of the wood burner.
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, TQ9 5NE.
Tel: 01803 861234 www.southhams.gov.uk www.landregistry.gov.uk