3 bedroom detached house for saleHarrowbarrow, PL17 8BP
Sold STC £400,000
Glamorgan Cleave is believed to be approximately 200 years old and was purchased in 1975 by the present owner. Although renovated internally, the cottage still retains the footprint of the original two cottages. There are period features throughout such as original beams throughout the ground floor, slate floor and two large open fireplaces, one with a woodburner and both with cloam ovens. A Heritage Range in the kitchen compliments the heating, hot water and cooking. The owners have raised their family at the cottage, the children attending local schools and are reluctant to leave such a lovely place after nearly 40 happy years to downsize.
The cottage is situated in its own 2.7 acres of deciduous woodland, the owner having planted hardwod trees in the 1980s to replace wood taken for the fires. The cottage has a large terrace with beautiful south west views across the valley. A two story stone barn and shippen/car port is situated separately from the cottage with (lapsed) planning permission for a self contained annex and new garage. Formerly, the property was two cottages having been worked as daffodil and horticultural market garden. Market gardening is still worked on the southern slopes of the Tamar Valley and is famed for the lovely strawberries and flowers. The cottage is situated in the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor. Equal distance between villages of Metherell, Harrowbarrow and St Dominick and1.5km from the National Trust Cotehele House and Quay and River Tamar.
The vendors have advised that the property will have NO ONWARD CHAIN.
The property is situated in the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor with beautiful south west views across the valley. The cottage is situated in its own 2.7 acres of deciduous woodland, the owner having planted hardwood trees in the 1980s to replace wood taken for the fires. The cottage has a large terrace and surrounding garden with established shrubs and trees planted over the years. A two story stone barn and shippen/car port is situated separately from the cottage with (lapsed) planning permission for a self contained annex and new garage. The property, originally two cottages had been worked as daffodil and horticultural smallholding. The cottage is 1.5km from the National Trust Cotehele House and upstream from Cothele Quay and River Tamar.
The villages of Metherell, Harrowbarrow and St Dominick are within one mile where there are primary schools, Post offices and pubs and churches. Main facilities and amenities are located just a few miles away in the town of Callington. The international St Mellion Golf Club is 2 miles from the cottage providing luxury hotel recreational and leisure facilities. Glamorgan Cleave is conveniently located to Plymouth (15 miles) and Launceston and Tavistock with the A38 and A30 within 30 minutes drive. The local railway station at Gunnislake and Calstock link main line trains from Plymouth.
Glazed and panelled door gives access into the :-
Entrance Vestibule :-
Pitched tiled roof, side aspect windows with a hardwood stable door leading into:-
Kitchen/Breakfast Room :- - 12'5" (3.78m) x 11'3" (3.43m)
The cottage style kitchen has a range a antique pine fitted units incorporating a Belfast sink with tiled splash backs with solid slate and rolled edge work surfaces. There is an oil fired Heritage cooking range which also supplies the hot water and central heating. Front and side aspect double glazed window enjoying the countryside views, beamed ceiling and ceramic floor tiling. From the kitchen one small step leads into:-
Diningroom :- - 16'11" (5.16m) Max x 12'0" (3.66m)
Twin front aspect double glazed windows with open countryside views. Exposed beamed ceiling, stair case with fitted carpet raising to the first floor landing with built in cupboard space beneath housing the electric meter. Full height exposed stone with solid slate hearth,
ingle nook open feature fireplace with bread oven. Fitted shelving to recess, radiator, telephone point and original flagged slate flooring.
Sitting Room :- - 11'11" (3.63m) Max x 11'11" (3.63m) Max
This peaceful room retains many original feature as the same throughout the property. Enjoying the valley and countryside views from the front aspect window with window seat beneath. Exposed beamed ceiling, radiator, aerial point, exposed stone inglenook feature fire place with bread oven, granite lintel over and slate hearth accommodating a wood burner. Fitted shelving to the recess and parquet wood flooring. from the lounge there are two steps down to:-
Snug/Study :- - 6'11" (2.11m) x 11'2" (3.4m) Max
This versatile cosy room has a double aspect enjoying garden and valley views. Exposed beamed ceiling with a sloped ceiling, white washed exposed stone walling, radiator and parquet wood flooring.
First Floor Landing :-
L Shapped hallway with two small original window with views to adjoining woodland. Exposed roof timbers, wall light points and fitted carpet. from the hallway doors lead off to the :-
Bedroom 1 :- - 12'3" (3.73m) x 12'2" (3.71m)
A spacious double master room with front aspect double glazed window with window seat beneath having countryside views across the valley. Further rear aspect window enjoying open view towards the woodland. Built in wardrobes with cupboard space above and fitted carpet.
Bedroom 2 :- - 12'4" (3.76m) x 9'2" (2.79m)
This double room has front aspect double glazed window with open valley views. Loft hatch giving access into the roof space, built in wardrobe with recess above and fitted carpet.
Bedroom 3 :- - 5'8" (1.73m) To Wardrobe x 6'0" (1.83m)
A bright single bedroom with an front aspect outlook enjoying views across the valley towards all adjoining countryside. Built in wardrobes to one wall with cupboard space over and fitted carpet.
Family Bathroom :- - 9'4" (2.84m) x 5'11" (1.8m)
This rear aspect spacious room is fitted with a period style white suite comprising of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and lighting over, panelled bath with period style fittings and glazed shower screen. The room has been part tiled and vinyl wood effect floor covering.
The property with surrounding wood lands and gardens occupy a 2.7 acre elevated plot .Parking to the front of the property. Vehicular and pedestrian access is by a private road and Glamorgan Cleave has a sloped driveway leading to the side of the property where the old shippen, is presently used as a car port with adjacent parking area for three cars. There is also an additional parking area for two cars. There are well kept gardens with an abundance of flowering shrubs daffodils and seasonal plants giving the garden a vast array of colour through the seasons. The gardens continue to both sides of the property and at the rear are the flower filled meadows leading to the woodland.
The Barn and Old Shippen :-
The two storey barn and old shipen have full Planning Permission and Building Regulations to be converted to a one bedroom open plan annex with new garage for the use of family and friends. The planning permission lapsed in December 2014. Alternative uses are possible subject to Planning Permission. Architects plans are available to view. Please call the agent for more details.
The property is FREEHOLD.
Tax & Service Charge:-
Council Tax Band E
Oil :- Central Heating
Water :- Private
Drainage :- Septic tank
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