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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Liskeard, Cornwall

Removed £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • About 1,362 sq ft
  • 20' Sitting Room
  • 20' Kitchen/Dining Room
  • 3 Bedrooms - 1 En SUite
  • 1,053 sq ft Outbuildings/Stables
  • Stone Barn
  • Double Bank River Frontage
  • Established Gardens
  • 4 Acres Woodland, 13 Acres Pasture

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An immensely pretty detached cottage privately situated within 17 acres of paddocks and woodland.

About 1362 sq ft, 20ft sitting room, 20 ft kitchen/dining room, 3 bedrooms (1 en suite), 1053 sq ft outbuilding/stables, stone barn, double bank river frontage, established gardens, 4 acres woodland, 13 acres pasture.

Whitsand Bay 5 miles, Plymouth 19 miles, Fowey 22 miles, Exeter 60 miles.

LOCATION The property is situated in a sheltered rural valley approximately one mile west of Menheniot. The village of Menheniot provides a variety of amenities including church, chapel, excellent village primary school, post office and store, local inn, sports club and field providing tennis, football and cricket facilities. Liskeard (2 miles) has a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities including a main line railway providing links to Plymouth and Truro and is especially useful for those attending schools further afield, and of course as a commuter link (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours).

The town of Saltash (13 miles) has a Waitrose store on the northern outskirts and long frontage to the tidal River Tamar with it's moorings, (subject to availability) and a public slipway. Golf is available at Bindown, near Looe and also at St Mellion International Resort.

The City of Plymouth lies within commuting distance where there is an excellent shopping centre set against the historic waterside areas of The Barbican and Hoe.  

DESCRIPTION Cartuther Cottage comprises an enchanting detached country cottage nestling in a sheltered rural valley within outstanding established gardens, providing a private environment yet with convenient access to the A38.

In our clients' ownership for approximately 50 years, the cottage was converted from a barn in 1996. Approached over a long 250 metre driveway, Cartuther Cottage is well suited to those seeking the rare commodity of peace and seclusion only this type of setting offers.

Planning Permission has been granted for extension to the property providing a further sitting room and master bedroom and with further details available upon request. The comfortable family accommodation incorporates full double glazing (with the exception of the front, rear and side entrance doors) together with LPG central heating. The accommodation is set into the gentle contour and has garden access at both ground and first floor levels, with reversed accommodation to take advantage of the fine views across the valley.  

The hall opens into a 20ft long dual aspect kitchen/dining room with views over the gardens and valley. This in turn opens into a 20ft sitting room which has a triple aspect with an open fireplace and French doors opening directly onto a superb south facing terrace and providing direct access to the gardens.

In addition, on the first floor is the master bedroom which has an en suite bath/shower room.

At ground floor level there are two further bedrooms, together with a bathroom, reception hall and a very useful utility/laundry room with door opening into the car port.  

OUTSIDE The property is situated at the end of a long private driveway. The driveway also serves three other residential properties with joint maintenance liabilities, leading to level parking and turning areas, beyond which lies the outbuildings demonstrated by reference to the attached floorplan and briefly comprising a small two storey barn and general purpose outbuilding which may be considered suitable for use as stabling depending upon individual needs.

The beautiful gardens are a particular feature of the property predominantly laid to lawn with the centrepiece being a spring fed pond with established trees and shrubs and interspersed with seating areas from which to enjoy the views over the woodland and paddocks.


THE LAND The land total 17 acres, of which 13 acres is pasture and 4 acres are natural broadleaf woodland, suitably complementing the house and ample grazing to satisfy the needs of those with equestrian or smallholding interests. The land is managed in an holistic fashion, the woodland and various natural areas provide shelter and cover and will be particularly of interest for those seeking to enjoy the wildlife this environment attracts. The River Seaton forms the east boundary of the property with double bank frontage and fishing rights.  

SERVICES Private water and drainage. Mains electricity. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Cornwall Council 0300 1234 100. 


VIEWING AND NEGOTIATIONS Strictly through the vendors' agent. Atwell Martin 01752 202121.  

DIRECTIONS From Liskeard take the A38 as signed for Plymouth. Shortly after joining the A38, take the first turning left. Proceed along this road to the bottom of the hill, and upon reaching the scattered rural hamlet of Roseland turn right onto the private drive, as signed for Cartuther Cottage. 

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14 July 2015


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