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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Merrymeet, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14

Sold STC £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Six Bedrooms
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Trio of Cottages
  • Two with Holiday Restrictions
  • Ample Parking
  • Useful Outbuildings
  • 6.42 Acres In All

Full description

A fine Country House set in attractive gardens with three cottages set within the picturesque South East Cornish countryside. 6 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, trio of cottages, 2 with holiday restrictions, ample parking, useful outbuildings & productive pasture paddock. 6.42 acres in all. EPC Band E.

Situation - The property enjoys a most convenient location between the towns of Callington and Liskeard. The market town of Liskeard has a range of shopping facilities including supermarkets as well as doctors, dentists and veterinary surgeries. There is a mainline railway station serving London Paddington (via Plymouth) and access to the vital A38 trunk road linking to Bodmin or Plymouth. The city port of Plymouth is approximately 19 miles distance with an excellent range of shopping facilities including department stores, cinemas, cross channel ferry port serving northern France and Spain, university and numerous other historical and recreational facilities. The popular south Cornish coastal villages of Looe and Polperro are approximately eight miles distance. To the North West is the majestic Bodmin Moor which provides some of the finest riding out in the West Country.

Description - Venton House is an original 18th century farmhouse with later 19th century additions with a most attractive finish including stone, slate and granite edging. The property has been subject to considerable expenditure and improvement by the current vendors, who have sympathetically updated the property retaining all its character and charm, yet incorporating modern conveniences. The well presented accommodation is illustrated on the floorplan overleaf and briefly comprises:

Entrance Porch -

Entrance Hall -

Drawing Room - 15'10'' x 13'5'' (4.83m x 4.09m) - Open fireplace.

Dining Room - 14'5'' x 11'9'' (4.39m x 3.58m) - Open fireplace.

Refurbished Cloakroom -

Inner Hallway -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 14'11'' x 13'11'' (4.55m x 4.24m) -

Study - 19' x 9'9'' (5.79m x 2.97m) -

Rear Hallway -

Secondary Kitchen/Utility - 13'3'' x 9'4'' (4.04m x 2.84m) -

Second Sitting Room - 16'1'' x 11'6'' (4.90m x 3.51m) -

Conservatory - 13'10'' x 9'3'' Max (4.22m x 2.82m Max) -

First Floor -

Master Bedroom - 16'4'' x 12'10'' (4.98m x 3.91m) - With en suite shower room.

Bedroom 2 - 14'7'' x 13'6'' (4.45m x 4.11m) - Window seat overlooking the gardens.

Family Bathroom - White suite of Victorian style furniture.

Bedroom 3 - 14'9'' x 12'4'' (4.50m x 3.76m) -

Bedroom 4 - 16'8'' x 9'8'' (5.08m x 2.95m) -

Bedroom 5 - 13'10'' x 5'11'' (4.22m x 1.80m) -

Bedroom 6 - 12'3'' x 9'2'' (3.73m x 2.79m) -

Second Bathroom - Accessed from inner landing and comprises matching suite.

The Gardens - The front garden is laid mainly to lawn with central circle gravel path with fountains, a wide range of mature specimen shrubs and trees and a most appealing leisure area with timber decking to the rear, ideal for al-fresco dining with cabin housing Canadian hot tub, barbeque area and timber summerhouse.

The Cottages - The cottages have been converted from traditional stone barns. They all have independent electricity meters, night storage heating and uPVC double glazing. Further information regarding the letting of them can be found on for the two cottages Corbets Tey (sleeps two) and Barnestock (sleeps five). The last cottage is Carters which is a two storey end of terrace cottage and does not have a holiday restriction. Carters comprises a first floor landing with bedroom and shower room with open plan living accommodation on the ground floor.

Outside - Adjoining the cottages is a:

Car Port - 23' x 24' (7.01m x 7.32m) -

Open Fronted Triple Car Port - 24' x 16'6'' (7.32m x 5.03m) - Hard standing for at least three vehicles.

Adjoining Open Fronted Stone Barn - 23' x 16' (7.01m x 4.88m) - Housing the cottages washing facilities.

Detached Former Stable Block - 21'3'' x 13'6'' (6.48m x 4.11m) -

Stone Storage Shed - 8'8'' x 8'8'' (2.64m x 2.64m) -

The Land Extends In All To - 6.42 Acres or thereabouts

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. The house and cottages have the benefit of uPVC double glazing. Oil fired central heating to the main house, electric heating in the cottages. Please note the agents has not inspected or tested these services. The property is sold subject to all local authority charges.

Viewings - Strictly by prior appointment with the Vendor's appointed Agents, Stags.

Directions - From Callington: Follow the A390 to Liskeard, passing over the River Lynher at Newbridge and continue along this road for approximately three miles. Pass through the village of St. Ive and continue on for a further three quarters of a mile where the entrance drive to Venton House will be found on the right hand side, identified by the name plate to the house.
From Liskeard: Follow the main A390 to Callington for approximately one and half miles passing through the small village of Merrymeet. The entrance to Venton House will be found on the left hand side after approximately two thirds of a mile, directly opposite the signpost to Pengover Green, easily identifiable by the prominent white house nameplate.
Map Reference: OS Landranger Sheet: 201:663/288

Local Authority - Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3AY. Tel: 0300 1234 100.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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