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Manor Bourne, Down Thomas, Plymouth, Devon, PL9 0AS

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'Walkern' is one of eight exclusive and individually designed detached properties situated within the private residential road 'Manor Bourne' a half mile from Down Thomas, a small village within "an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty", with a public house, general store and village hall. A primary school is nearby in the coastal village of Wembury, while the suburb of Plymstock, which is approximately 3 miles distant, offers a comprehensive range of facilities including secondary and primary schools plus, The Broadway Shopping Centre. The city of Plymouth is just 6 miles away. School and public buses run regularly from Down Thomas.

Available to the market for the first time in 35 years, this impressive family residence is set within its own substantial grounds of approximately half an acre and offers ample parking together with some of the most breath-taking and panoramic sea views in the South West, including Plymouth Sound, The Breakwater, The Tamar River and the open sea to the Eddystone Lighthouse. The residents of Manor Bourne collectively own four and a half acres of Coastal Frontage, known as "Andurns Brake" as well as having a private footpath leading to the South West Coastal Path. There are various beaches nearby including Bovisand which is a short 10 minute walk, Wembury and Mothercombe.

On the ground floor there is a spacious entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor and access to the ground floor accommodation. From the hall there is ample storage and a cloakroom with low level WC and vanity wash hand basin. The sitting room enjoys a triple aspect providing delightful far reaching views towards Plymouth Sound as well as a feature log burner. From the sitting room there are double doors leading through to a bright and airy dining room area with full width patio doors opening onto to an outside decked area. The kitchen is German and has a range of cream fitted wall and base units with Corian type worktops and a large central island, with inset prep sink, perfect for entertaining. There are various integrated stainless-steel appliances, all Miele, including: Oven, Combi Oven, Steam Oven, Warming Drawer, Induction Hob, Extractor Hood, Dishwasher and full height Fridge/Freezer. Under counter lights and brushed steel outlets are fitted. There is also a separate pantry with room for, a full height freezer and wine fridge and staples. A separate versatile laundry room on the ground floor is fitted with a Belfast sink and plumbing for a washing machine and an external vent for a tumble dryer.

American Bruce Oak Hardwood Tounge and Groove flooring runs throughout the accommodation, except the laundry room, and all internal doors are Solid Oak Hardwood with Crystal Door Knobs and polished stainless steel fixings.

To the first floor there is a spacious landing with a custom built-in office suite by 'Neville Johnson' and doors to all accommodation. The Master bedroom has a triple aspect allowing plenty of light to flood the room, as well as, a master en-suite bathroom with floor to ceiling tiling and a four-piece suite including cast iron bath, a 'Matki' shower, vanity wash hand basin and low-level WC. The Guest bedroom has a delightful bay window with built in seat, an antique vanity wash hand basin with marble top and two built in mirrored wardrobes with sliding doors. There are a further two single bedrooms, both with wash hand basins and one with fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom has Fired Earth part tiled walls and a four-piece suite including cast iron bath, vanity wash hand basin, shower, low-level WC and shaver points. Both the master bedroom and guest bedroom enjoy outstanding sea and coastal views.

The property is accessed via a gated private driveway lit at night, which provides parking for numerous cars, a stone log store and leads to a detached double garage with insulated electric doors with a remote control. The garage includes a separate adjoining garden room overlooking the rear garden which is perfect for any guests and boasts a kitchenette with built in refrigerator as well as, an en-suite shower room perfect for using after walking back with your wetsuits and boards from Bovisand beach.

The delightful gardens surround the property creating a tranquil setting and are mainly laid to lawn with established shrubs and trees on the borders and a plethora of plants and flowers within the gardens. The decked area with inset lighting is made from Greenheart Hardwood Decking and has an oak clad galvanized steel frame which wraps around the rear of the property and benefits from the elevated position with magnificent sea views. There are also other various seating areas, a Garden Cabin with power and lighting, and, a large timber shed with power and has enough room to house a sit on tractor, hand lawn mower and garden tools. There is also a second double gated road entrance to the lower garden.


RECEPTION HALL 15' 2" x 11' 4" (4.62m x 3.45m)

SITTING ROOM 21' 8" x 21' 3" (6.6m x 6.48m)

KITCHEN 16' 7" x 13' 4" (5.05m x 4.06m)

DINING ROOM 17' 5" x 12' 4" (5.31m x 3.76m)

LAUNDRY/UTILITY ROOM 14' 9" x 10' (4.5m x 3.05m)



LANDING 17' 11" x 11' 3" (5.46m x 3.43m)

MASTER BEDROOM 21' 4" x 13' 2" (6.5m x 4.01m)

ENSUITE 8' 1" x 8' (2.46m x 2.44m)

STUDY 10' 9" x 8' (3.28m x 2.44m)

GUEST BEDROOM 15' 2" x 13' 6" (4.62m x 4.11m)

BEDROOM 10' 7" x 8' 10" (3.23m x 2.69m)

BEDROOM 12' 3" x 8' 3" (3.73m x 2.51m)

BATHROOM 12' 6" x 6' (3.81m x 1.83m)


DOUBLE GARAGE 18' 4" x 18' (5.59m x 5.49m)

GUEST SUITE 13' 7" x 9' 2" (4.14m x 2.79m)





LOCAL AUTHORITY South Hams District Council


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