A charming Grade II listed Georgian villa set within its own private and secluded grounds and within walking distance of University & City Centre. No EPC Required.
The property is accessed off a private drive towards the northern end of Lipson Road and a short stroll away from Freedom Fields Park. The City Centre together with its many amenities including the nationally renowned Theatre Royal, Drake Circus shopping complex and the historic Barbican with a fine selection of restaurants, cafes and bespoke boutiques are all within walking distance.
Mount Lipson Cottage is a charming detached Grade II listed Georgian residence that was built as the dower house for the former Mount Lipson House in 1834. In Pevsner's notes the property is described as an Italianate Georgian Villa built off a cruciform plan. The house is beautifully presented and retains a wealth of original features throughout. The property is entered via an elegant hallway with a fine display of ceiling mouldings, decorative archway and staircase with finely turned balustrading leading to the first floor. There are 2 good size reception rooms comprising a classic drawing room enjoying a fine outlook over the garden through 3 sets of timber sash windows, an open fireplace with woodburner and mantel over. The dining room again enjoys a fine aspect over the garden with a further timber sash window and shutters. The kitchen/breakfast room enjoys a light aspect over the gardens towards the summer house with an extensive range of units and marble work surfaces, 4 ring electric ceramic hob, space for a dishwasher and an American style fridge freezer. Leading off the kitchen is a good size utility room providing access to the rear garden. There is a gas fired Rayburn, a range of base units, tiled flooring and space for a washing machine.
On the first floor there is a large master bedroom and original features to include 3 sets of pretty, arched, timber sash windows with an aspect over the gardens, cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled insets and a built- in wardrobe. There are 2 further double bedrooms, a study/single bedroom and a 3-piece family bathroom.
The property is approached over a private drive providing parking for approximately 4 vehicles with pillared entrance and large double wooden gates. The garden area offers much seclusion and is mainly laid to lawn with a patio seating area and summerhouse and potting shed enjoying the afternoon and evening sun. To the rear of the property is a useful log store and shed.
From Plymouth City Centre and from Exeter Street, turn left at Cattedown Roundabout into Tothill Road and continue through the first set of lights into Tothill Avenue. Turn right at the second set of traffic lights into Lipson Road. Continue on Lipson Road for approximately 0.5 mile where the entrance drive can be found on the right hand side just after Mostyn Avenue.
City Centre 1 mile, A38 1 mile, Exeter 46 miles
The Green, Parsonage Road Newton Ferrers, Plymouth Devon PL8 1AT
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday viewings by appointment
01752 873 311