4 bedroom detached house for sale
Bodmin Hill, Lostwithiel
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Tenure: FreeholdIn just under a third of an acre of mature gardens
Gas fired central heating
Large sitting room and dining room
Breakfast room and kitchen
Four bedrooms, master with en-suite bathroom
Family bathroom and w.c.
Shower room and w.c.
Set in extensive mature gardens in this hillside setting, the property is within a short walk down Bodmin Hill to the heart of the town of Lostwithiel and set close to Lostwithiel Primary School. This old historic town is renowned for his fine range of antiques and curio shops, good restaurants and public houses and an excellant range of local shopping. The town is located on the lowest bridging point of the river Fowey with its historic Norman bridge spanning the two sections of the town and just across the bridge will be found the mainline railway station from Paddington to Penzance with regular stops for the commuter. In the town will be found Duchy Palace believed to be the oldest non-ecclesiastical building in Cornwall. Close by will be found Lostwithiel Golf and Country Club and at the end of Retormel Valley, Restormel Castle one of the finest remaining in the south west and maintained by English Heritage.
Byways is a fascinating house of two origins. The outer and oldest part of the house is believed to be over 200 years old. The house was then extended in Victorian times and has a good flow of accommodation.
The property is approached through the entrance porch with the inner glazed door then leading to the entrance hall. This most attractive and imposing hall spans the two ages of the property and is finished with Amtico flooring, the staircase then leads to the first floor and the inner hall area has a built in cloaks cupboard. The sitting room is a beautiful large room divided into two sections with two large bay window areas and deep ceiling mouldings and moulded ceiling roses. There is a fitted coal effect electric fire set in the fireplace at one end. The dining room has a small glazed French window leading to the outside and a Victorian cast iron fireplace surround with deep arched recesses to each side. The utility room has a range of fitted floor cabinets with laminate worktops, a stainless steel sink unit with pillar taps and other fitted cabinets and plumbing and space for an automatic washing machine. There are double and small pane glazed doors from the entrance hall. The breakfast room has a deep old fireplace with a wood surround and incorporates the gas fired central heating boiler, open beamed ceiling and built in recessed cupboards and dado mouldings. There is a large walk in store room with fitted cabinets and shelves and a further door then leads through to the kitchen. This room has an old slate flag floor complimented by a range of modern fitted floor and matching wall cabinets with panelled doors and some with small pane bevelled glass doors, laminated roll edge worktops and also having brass handrails. There is a five ring gas hob, fitted filter hood above and fitted electric Colonial double oven. A further door leads to the rear passage with two doors to the exterior and a further door to a lean-to store room.
The winding staircase then leads to the first floor with a door from the half landing leading to the shower room which has electric shower fitting to the shower cubicle, low level w.c. and wash hand basin, most attractive half tiled walls with inset floral tile frieze band and mouldings. Stairs then further rise to the spacious landing with a further small set of stairs leading down to the master bedroom suite and family bathroom. The family bathroom has a panelled bath with brass effect Victorian style taps, a low level w.c. and fitted pedestal wash hand basin and recess shelves. The master bedroom is of very good size and has a range of fitted wardrobes some with bevelled glass mirrored fronts and a range of other fitted cabinets, drawers and dressing table. The en-suite bathroom is truly spacious and has a panelled bath, low level w.c. and a matching bidet and his and her vanity basins with cabinets beneath and globe lamps above. Bedroom two is a double bedroom with an attractive outlook over the garden and bedroom three has dual aspect windows one over the garden and one towards the town. This room has a Victorian cast iron fireplace surround. Bedroom four is a single bedroom with views over the town. The property is approached through wide wrought iron gates leading onto the tarmacadam drive with a large detached garage measuring 19'4" x 10'9" with windows to each side, two side hung doors and side access door. To the left hand side of the drive there is a small area of lawn with shrubs and trees and slate paths and steps then lead up to the front door with further paths then opening onto the principal and mature large garden areas. These delightful gardens have an extensive range of mature shrubs and high trees and laid mainly to lawns with further flower borders. The gardens are also set above a narrow lane and it is considered that there may be potential subject to planning consent for development of a separate plot with separate access. The property is completed by the mature wisteria which adorns the principal elevation of the house.
Fitted Kitchen 13'3" x 9'5" (4.04m x 2.87m).
Breakfast Room 13'5" x 10'9" (4.1m x 3.28m).
Dining Room 12'10" x 11'2" (3.91m x 3.4m).
Sitting Room 31'9" x 15'1" (9.68m x 4.6m).
Master Bedroom 16'7" x 13'2" (5.05m x 4.01m).
Bedroom Two 14'3" x 11'6" (4.34m x 3.5m).
Bedroom Three 12'2" x 10'5" (3.7m x 3.18m).
Bedroom Four 8'3" x 7'8" (2.51m x 2.34m).
To find the property from the main street of Lostwithiel, being Queen Street, travelling from St Austell towards Liskeard, a few yards after a pedestrian crossing take the turning to the left to Bodmin Hill. Go up the hill and just after the junction to Duke Street on the right hand side, Byways will be seen on the left.
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