6 bedroom detached house for sale

St. Giles-On-The-Heath, Launceston

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Ancient farmstead (4.6 acres) in sun trap river side setting
  • Rare opportunity - huge potential
  • Convenient to A388 Launceston to Holsworthy road
  • Unique cluster of two dwellings, three barns for conversion and other buildings with potential
  • With pretty and level riverside meadows
  • Workshop unit and yard ideal for building processes and materials
  • EPC rating - E

Full description

SITUATION The property occupies a well wooded south facing sun trap location near the River Carey. St. Giles-On-The-Heath is within approximately 1 mile and provides post office / store, public house and primary school. At St. Giles, the A388 gives good access north to the market town of Holsworthy and south to the ancient Cornish capital of  Launceston, itself astride the A30 dual carriageway for Cornwall and Devon. Beyond Launceston, Exeter (some 42 miles) provides intercity rail link,  M5 motorway link and expanding international airport. In all directions from the property there is scenery of outstanding  natural beauty be it the rugged coastline famed for popular family   surfing beaches and picturesque former fishing villages to the north,  the open expanses of Bodmin Moor ideal for walking and riding to the west. To the east is Dartmoor National Park and running southwards are the hidden secrets of the Tamar Valley steeped in 18th Century.

ACCOMMODATIONTOWER HILL HOUSE (Subject to Assured Shorthold Tenancy)
PORCH (1.88m x 1.17m)
LOUNGE (4.25m x 3.75m) - Window incorporating seat, log burner and two under stair cupboards.
DINING ROOM (4.43m x 3.63m) - Pretty dual aspect period room with slate open fireplace.
KITCHEN (2.97m x 2.65m) - Range of fitted wall and floor     cupboard units, stainless steel sink in base unit and plumbing for dishwasher.   Pantry off.
OLD MEAT STORE (4.89m x 3.22m) - An ideal utility room.  Plumbing for automatic washing machine.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING - Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder heated by electric immersion.
BEDROOM ONE (4.85m x 4.05m)
SEPARATE W.C. (2.78m x 1.0m)
BATHROOM (2.33m x 1.69m) - Bath and wash hand basin.
BEDROOM TWO (3.22m x 2.47m) 
BEDROOM THREE (4.4m x 3.51m)OUTSIDE -Feature rounded front garden with heavy duty    Victorian railings with matching front and side gates.   The private side garden comprises lawn, vegetable area and upper area with  mature trees devoted to poultry sheds and runs.  

TOWER HILL COTTAGE( Subject to Assured Shorthold Tenancy)
PORCH (2.52m x 1.01m)
LIVING ROOM (5.90m x 3.07m minimum x 3.99m maximum) - Excellent stone open fireplace with timber mantle and log burning stove.  Exposed beams to ceiling and window incorporating seat.  
KITCHEN (4.71m x 2.9m) - Sink unit, kitchen units and worktops.
UTILITY (2.76m x 2.73m) - Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder heated by electric immersion.
BATHROOM (1.9m x 1.62m) - Bath, wash hand basin and W.C.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING - Lit by skylight.   Cupboard.
BEDROOM ONE (6.05m x 4.28m)
BATHROOM (2.91m x 2.85m)
BEDROOM TWO (3.48m x 3.20m)
BEDROOM THREE (3.42m x 3.21m)

OUTSIDE - Sizable rear garden with raised part walled upper former kitchen garden.  
COB OUTBUILDINGS - Part used as garage 5m x 2.1m part used as outhouses 8.43m x 3.4m.  A pretty run of buildings with  obvious potential.

BARNS WITH CONSENT FOR CONVERSION

BARN ONE - On the left hand side as one enters Tower Hill House and cottage.  The barn is a stone and slate two storey barn measuring 14.05m x 5.02m internally providing 141.062 sq. m. or 1,517 sq ft.  The barn has a strong character with a number of openings in its south east elevation ideal for conversion.    At the front the property has a sloping area for forecourt and at the rear an enclosed gently sloping area ideal for private rear terrace and family lawn. BARN TWO - The second property on the left hand side just in front of Tower Hill House.  The barn has a footprint of 15.95m x 5.9m plus the remains of a sizeable roundhouse with impressive standing granites at the rear providing approximately a further 20.25 sq m. Originally two storey—conversion throughout the footprint of the main part of the barn plus the single storey roundhouse at the rear, would provide  in the region of 208 sq. m (2,242 sq. ft).BARN THREE - Also originally of two storey stone and slate construction, the barn is capable of providing 224 sq. m (2,414 sq. ft) of accommodation measured internally. Other buildings with potential;
- Barn Four
- Ivy Clad Barn
- Cob OutbuildingBARN FOUR / WORKSHOP (subject to tenancy)- Measuring 7.84m x 5.55m plus 3.55m x 2.4m providing some 52 sq. m (559 sq. ft) of accommodation.  This building together with its setting with yard and remains of further vernacular barn including upright  granites may well have some development potential.   IVY CLAD FORMER BARN - This building has no roof, but sits at the rear of Barn Two and may have some potential for  annex  accommodation.
THE LAND
The property stands in approximately 4.6 acres including areas of garden, yardage and riverside paddocks. The land is in 5 parcels, dissected by the parish road. All 5 parcels have good road frontage and four of the parcels have pretty riverside frontages t o the tributary of the Carey. Between the block of land with the house and barns and the paddock opposite, there is a small stone footbridge across the stream.PLANNING
Consent for conversion of the existing redundant agricultural      buildings into three individual residential units was granted under cover of application and decision number 1/0606/2014/AGRPD dated 16th June 2014.   A copy of the consent notice may be obtained from the Agents.    


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