2 bedroom cottage for sale

Gulworthy, Tavistock, Devon, PL19

£550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Extended Character Cottage
  • Idyllic Private Elevated Position
  • Fantastic Views over the Tamar Valley & Morwellham Quay
  • Situated in a 'no-through' Road in a Wooded Valley
  • Sensitively Restored and Extended With Many Period Features
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Large Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom
  • Extensive Terraced Gardens and Woodland
  • Separate Open Plan Studio
  • 39' x 17' Garage/Workshop

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Grade II Listed extended character cottage situated in a private elevated position on the Devon banks of the River Tamar, enjoying fantastic south westerly views over the valley and Morwellham Quay. The property is in an Area of Outstanding natural beauty along a 'no-through' road in a wooded valley surrounded by an abundance of natural wildlife and protected from the elements in its hillside position.

The sensitively restored and extended accommodation retains many period features and the accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance porch with utility area; reception hall; kitchen/dining room; sitting room; family room; master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and ensuite bathroom; bedroom two with adjoining loft room (possible bedroom, subject to normal regulations); shower room; separate open plan studio with kitchen area and shower room, offering scope to provide ancillary accommodation, subject to the normal regulations; ample off road parking, 39' x 17' garage/workshop; extensive terraced gardens and woodland. No onward chain. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this beautiful property.

The property enjoys an idyllic setting just outside the hamlet of Gulworthy. The market town of Tavistock is just 4 four miles away and has a superb range of facilities including restaurants, boutiques, supermarkets, doctors, dentists and veterinary surgeries together with leisure centre, cinema, twice weekly Pannier market and access to the majestic Dartmoor National Park. To the south is the City of Plymouth with its regular cross channel ferry port serving Northern France and Spain, deep water marina and wide range of department stores. To the west is the former market town of Launceston, known as the Gateway to Cornwall, with access to the A30 trunk road which links the cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter.

A stable door leads into the porch which has tiled flooring and a window to the rear, from here there is open access into the utility area which is fitted with a work bench, window to the front and tiled flooring, there is plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Double doors lead into the reception hall which has slate flagstone flooring, exposed beams and a staircase which rises to the first floor with two under stairs storage cupboards. The sitting room is light and airy with two sash windows to the front which have deep sills and wood shutters with wonderful views over the wooded valley, there is a fireplace with timber surround and slate hearth housing a solid fuel wood burning stove and exposed beams. Double doors lead into the family room which is again a beautifully light and airy room with French doors and two sash windows to the front with deep sills, wood shutters and stunning far reaching views, there are two further sash windows to the side and exposed beams. The kitchen/dining room has been fitted with a range of wooden fronted cupboards with rolled edged work tops over and an inset one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. There is a recess with space for a range style cooker and space for a larder style fridge/freezer. A sash window to the front takes advantage of the beautiful views and there is slate flagstone flooring, exposed beams and two granite shelves within the recess. On the first floor there is a spacious landing with an external door providing access to the rear of the property and garden areas. The good size master bedroom has two sash windows to the front with deep sills, wooden shutters and stunning far reaching views over the wooden valley, there are exposed 'A' frames and floor boards. A door leads into the ensuite bathroom which is fitted with a rolled top bath, double size fully tiled shower cubicle, low level w.c. and wash hand basin set in a vanity unit with cupboard beneath, there is a vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frames, window to the front and a recess with loft storage. Bedroom two has a large vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frames and wooden floor boards, there is a sash window to the front with wooden sill, shutters and beautiful views. A doorway with restricted height access from here leads to the loft room which has restricted height into the eaves, there are two velux windows to the front with stunning uninterrupted views. The shower room is fitted with a tiled shower cubicle, low level w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin, there is a heated towel rail and window to the front with lovely far reaching views.

The property is approached via a 'no through' road, there are electric gates at the entrance and the private driveway leads upto a large level parking area which provides ample parking for several vehicles. Located in this area is the garage/workshop, a garden w.c. and some further storage sheds. The separate open plan studio measures approx. 25' 10" x 11' 7" and offers scope to provide ancillary accommodation, subject to the normal regulations.

The property is surrounded by its own gardens and woodland, there are pathways that have been cut into the hillside, providing access to woodland behind the cottage and also leading down to the lower terrace. The gardens offer a variety of interesting spectacular vantage points from where to take advantage of the breathtaking views over the valley and River Tamar. Within the grounds that extend to approximately 2.5 acres, there are areas of level lawn, a greenhouse, fruit trees, vegetable plot, wild flowers and woodland that attracts a wide variety of wildlife.

Morwellham Quay is part of a World Heritage Site and features an historic port, copper mine and railway in the banks of the River Tamar.


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Nearest stations

  • Calstock (1.3 mi)
  • Gunnislake (1.5 mi)
  • Bere Alston (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Steve England, Tavistock

20 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, PL19 8AY

01822 454006 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Steve England, Tavistock

20 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, PL19 8AY

01822 454006 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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Nearest stations

  • Calstock (1.3 mi)
  • Gunnislake (1.5 mi)
  • Bere Alston (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Steve England, Tavistock

20 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, PL19 8AY

01822 454006 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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