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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Gilbert Road, Bodmin


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Tenure: Freehold

0.3 acre large private gardens
In and out vehicle drive
Five bedrooms, principal en-suite
Two reception rooms and study
Large fitted kitchen and breakfast room
Utility room with integral garage adjoining
Family bathroom and shower room
Gas fired central heating and UPVC double glazing
This property has a highly residential location in Gilbert Road which is within level walking distance of the Morrisons Superstore. By footpaths at the end of Gilbert Road, access can be obtained through the beautiful areas of Priory Park and into the town centre without the use of roads.

The property is set in beautiful gardens which are well enclosed to the side and rear by high screening from mature conifer and other box hedging and with mature trees onto the rear boundary. These gardens extend to 0.3 of an acre being an exceptional size for properties of this type.

To the front the property is accessed by an in and out vehicle drive well finished in tarmacadam and also providing good additional parking alongside the garage with high gates then leading through to a surface parking area and the rear garden. There is a most attractive central and mature shrubbery with a range of mature plants and flower borders and there are two ornamental conical fir trees to either side of one of the entrances.

The front door with a most attractive owl design set into the coloured glass of the part leaded glazed front door then leads into the very large entrance hall with its winding staircase to first floor with galleried landing above and a built in under stair cupboard. To the left a door then leads into the study with French doors opening onto the terrace and this room is provided with an extensive range of fitted shelving. The lounge like many other rooms is finished with dado mouldings giving a most attractive finish and also has a cast iron coal effect gas fire unit set in an attractive fireplace surround. A door leads from the right hand side of the hall into the spacious dining room which has further double doors then opening onto the large kitchen and breakfast room. The kitchen is provided with an extensive range of panel fronted floor and wall cabinets incorporating a four ring gas hob, a stainless steel sink unit, fitted refrigerator and a range of matching wall cabinets together with a matching dresser unit incorporating glass fronted and small pane wall cabinets. There are inset ceiling spotlights and French doors then open on from the breakfast room area to the garden and a further door then leads through to the utiliity room. Again the utility room is of good size and provided with plumbing and space for an automatic washing machine and has a fitted sink unit and an electric Hotpoint double oven and a further deep built in cupboard. A door thens leads from here to the shower room with shower cubicle, low level w.c. and wash hand basin and a further door from the utility room leads into the large integral single garage with up and over door and a wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler which was renewed about two years ago.

To the first floor is the spacious galleried landing. The principal bedroom is very large and provided with a separate dressing room with good range of fitted wardrobes and a door then leading through to the en-suite shower room with the shower cubicle, bidet, low level w.c. and fitted his and her vanity basins with cabinets beneath. There are half tiled walls, dado mouldings and inset ceiling spotlights. The family bathroom has a panelled bath, low level w.c., bidet and wash hand basin, also dado mouldings, half tiled walls, inset spotlights and fitted shelving. Bedroom two is also provided with an en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, low level w.c. and fitted basin with cabinets beneath and dado mouldings and also off this room is a walk-in linen room. Bedrooms two, three, four and five are all provided with individual wardrobes to each side of the bed head spaces.

Externally the rear garden is well screened with a high wall to one side and with a large summer house set in the rear corner of the garden with its raised decked floor and electricity laid on. The gardens have extensive shrubbery areas and the main garden has a very large lawn immaculately kept with further high box hedging dividing the main garden from a further hidden second garden area again of good size with mainly lawns, shrubberies and an aluminium framed greenhouse 6' x 6'. There is immaculately kept boxed conifer hedging giving privacy from the road and then leading to a third garden area with its paved terrace adjoining the study. Also will be found a silver birch, acers, japenese peonies, red robins and rhododendron.

This property is a must for those seeking a larger than average home of good quality and with an exceptional private garden.


Entrance Hall

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 19'8" x 14'8" (6m x 4.47m).

Utility Room 11'1" x 9'4" (3.38m x 2.84m).

Dining Room 14'8" x 10'8" (4.47m x 3.25m).

Lounge 18'6" x 12'10" (5.64m x 3.91m).

Study 12'10" x 10'11" (3.91m x 3.33m).

Garage 23'6" x 14'9" (7.16m x 4.5m).


Principal bedroom 19'8" x 14'8" (6m x 4.47m).

Dressing Room

En-suite Shower Room

Bedroom Two 13'1" x 12'10" (3.99m x 3.91m).

En-suite Shower Room

Walk-in Linen Cupboard

Bedroom Three 14'8" x 10'8" (4.47m x 3.25m).

Bedroom Four 12'10" x 11' (3.91m x 3.35m).

Bedroom Five 10'10" x 10'5" (3.3m x 3.18m).

Family Bathroom

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Added on Rightmove:
28 April 2011


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