Detached house for sale in Castle Street, Plymouth PL1

Offers over £400,000
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Property features

  • Substantial Detached Guest House
  • Superb Location on The Barbican
  • Eight Generous Guest Bedrooms
  • Two Bedroom Owners Flat
  • Nicely Presented Throughout
  • Ample Off-Road Parking
  • Mostly uPVC Double Glazed
  • Gas Centrally Heated
  • Single Garage to the Rear
  • EPC D 81

Property description

Cross Keys Estates are proud to present an interesting opportunity to acquire this substantial detached property which was formerly run as a successful 8 bedroom guest house. This substantial building has been beautifully maintained by its current owners and boasts an abundance of space laid out over three floors including a self contained 2 bedroom 'owners flat' on the ground floor. In order to appreciate all that is on offer with this interesting property, we highly recommend booking an early internal viewing.

The Property

Island Lodge happens to be the only detached building found within The Barbican area of Plymouth and boasts most spacious and versatile accommodation laid out over three floors which has seen many uses including its most recent use as a successful guest house and previously as a local pub. The property is predominately laid out for use as a guest house briefly comprising entrance hall, dining room, eight good sized guest bedrooms, eight en-suite bathrooms/shower rooms (one for each guest room), kitchen/breakfast room, living room, bathroom and two further bedrooms used as 'owners accommodation'. Externally the property has access onto council owned land to the front and side providing useful off road parking and access to the single garage found to the rear which is currently being utilized as a store room; to the rear there is a small courtyard area and useful roof terrace with clothes drying facilities.

Local Area

Plymouth's Historic Barbican area is the oldest shopping centre in Plymouth and runs directly alongside Plymouth's famous waterfront which is best enjoyed from Sutton Harbor, The Barbican and Plymouth Hoe; all of which are within walking distance of the property. The Barbican itself offers a huge array of local amenities including shops, restaurants, cafe's and bars and also is a hub for nightlife in Plymouth with a selection of nightclubs. Plymouth City Centre is also within walking distance including Drake Circus Mall and any number of other shopping areas catering for all needs. Regular bus services operate nearby giving access to numerous other locations across the city.


Plymouth is a city on the south coast of Devon, about 37 miles south-west of Exeter and 190 miles west-south-west of London, between the mouths of the rivers Plym to the east and Tamar to the west where they join Plymouth Sound to form the boundary with Cornwall, it is also adjacent to one of the most natural harbours in the world. To the North is the Dartmoor National Park extending to over 300 square miles and which provides excellent recreational facilities. The city is home to more than 260,000 people, making it the 30th most populated city in the United Kingdom and the second-largest city in the South West, after Bristol and has a full range of shopping, educational and sporting facilities. There is mainline train service to London (Paddington) and to Penzance in West Cornwall. Plymouth is governed locally by Plymouth City Council and is represented nationally by three MPs. Plymouth's economy remains strongly influenced by shipbuilding and seafaring including ferry links to Brittany and Spain, but has tended toward a university/student economy since the early 2000's. It has the largest operational naval base in Western Europe – hmnb Devonport.

Living Room (3.31m x 4.47m (10'10" x 14'8"))

Dining Room (3.15m x 5.32m (10'4" x 17'5"))

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (3.02m x 6.37m (9'11" x 20'11"))

Bedroom 1 (3.18m x 5.32m (10'5" x 17'5"))

Bedroom 2 (3.46m x 4.70m (11'4" x 15'5"))

Bedroom 3 (4.43m x 2.73m (14'6" x 8'11"))

Bedroom 4 (2.83m x 2.49m (9'3" x 8'2"))

Bedroom 5 (3.18m x 5.32m (10'5" x 17'5"))

Bedroom 6 (3.40m x 4.70m (11'2" x 15'5"))

Bedroom 7 (4.43m x 2.73m (14'6" x 8'11"))

Bedroom 8 (2.83m x 2.49m (9'3" x 8'2"))

Bedroom 9 (3.07m x 3.19m (10'1" x 10'6"))

Bedroom 10 (3.06m x 2.73m (10'0" x 8'11"))

Property info

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Nearby transport

  • Plymouth (0.9 miles)
  • Devonport (1.8 miles)
  • Dockyard (Devonport) (2.1 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (40.7 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (79.2 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (93.6 miles)
  • Plymouth (Barbican) Landing Stage (0.1 miles)
  • Plymouth Mount Batten Ferry Landing (0.4 miles)
  • Plymouth Ferry Terminal (1.0 mile)

Nearby schools

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  • Holy Cross Catholic Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • St Andrew's Cof E VA Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Mount Street Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (27.6 miles)
  • Huntercombe Hospital School Meadow Lodge (29.2 miles)
  • Exeter Tutorial College (36.6 miles)
  • ACE Schools Plymouth (0.3 miles)
  • Plymouth School of Creative Arts (0.9 miles)
  • Plymouth High School for Girls (0.9 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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