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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Western Road, Launceston

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Property Description

Key features

  • Our Ref: L648
  • Grade II Listed Detached Victorian Property
  • 4/5 Bedrooms
  • Living Room with Fireplace
  • Dining Room with Fireplace
  • Business Potential
  • Enclosed Rear Gardens
  • Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION Situated on Western Road, within a level walk to Launceston town centre.

Launceston is the ancient capital of Cornwall and boasts a number of historical buildings including the Norman castle and Victorian Guildhall and Town Hall. There is a wide variety of shopping available both in the town centre and the out of town retail park (both independently and nationally owned) together with a range of service businesses, medical facilities and schooling at both primary and secondary levels (private and state sector). The town has a good sports centre, many clubs and societies catering for a wide variety of interests and two 18 hole golf courses within 3 miles.

Access to Plymouth, Exeter, Truro via road are all within an hour's travelling time. The city of Plymouth offers sea and rail links being approximately 29 miles from Launceston. The city of Exeter has rail links and an international airport being approximately 40 miles from Launceston. 

DESCRIPTION A landmark property, located in the historic heart of this ancient town, close to the town hall and a short distance from the castle. This Victorian, Grade II listed property contains many traditional features and has undergone many improvements, including a recent complete make-over for the garden. With accommodation comprising: veranda covered entrance leading to entrance porch and entrance hall, sitting and dining rooms, both with focal point fireplaces, kitchen and store room/study and male and female cloakrooms behind. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, an office/bedroom five and a dressing room. Complementing these are a substantial bathroom and separate WC and a laundry room. Outside there is an attached garage and store room. Within the enclosed rear garden there are two defined areas, one with decking and the other with lawned gardens with a multiple array of flower and shrub beds. There is also a Victorian greenhouse that is in need of some restoration. The property would suit a large family or someone who wishes to run a business from home. 

ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows: 

ENTRANCE Wooden door with frosted patterned glass panels leads to:- 

PORCH 3' 10" x 2' 11" (1.183m x 0.901m) With multipane glass door leading to:- 

ENTRANCE HALL 14' 6" x 6' 9" (4.426m x 2.073m narrowing to 1.183) With doors providing direct access to living room, dining room, kitchen, understairs cupboard and store/study; stairs rising to first floor landing; single panel radiator with thermostat control. 

LIVING ROOM 16' 0" x 13' 4" (4.880m x 4.089m) A light and airy room with a large bay window with single panel sash windows with secondary glazing to front aspect; feature fireplace with built in storage cupboards either side; two double panel radiators with thermostat control; television point; three wall mounted lights; triple cluster ceiling light. 

DINING ROOM 13' 6" x 12' 11" (4.128m x 3.962m (max)) With decorative tiled Victorian fireplace with wooden surround; sash windows with secondary glazing to front aspect; three fitted full length book cases; double panel radiator with thermostat control. 

KITCHEN 14' 2" x 13' 9" (4.329m x 4.199m) With a range of wooden eye and base level units with roll edge worksurface over incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap; freestanding 'Stoves Newhome' gas oven with canopied extractor over; space for large fridge freezer; tiled splashbacks; tiled floor; telephone point; double panel radiator with thermostat control; wooden stable door leads to the rear courtyard garden. 

UNDERSTAIRS CUPBOARD 4' 2" x 3' 5" (1.293m x 1.055m) Shelved with light; coat hooks. 

STORE/STUDY 9' 8" x 9' 0" (2.950m x 2.755m) Fireplace currently housing gas flame effect fire; two wall mounted lights; central ceiling light; built in shelved storage alcove; wall mounted central heating control; multi pane sash window leads to rear lobby; wooden door leads to:- 

REAR LOBBY 9' 5" x 4' 2" (2.875m x 1.294m) Doors providing direct access to Ladies cloakroom and Gentlemens cloakroom; stairs rising to Laundry Room. 

FEMALE CLOAKROOM 8' 4" x 5' 6" (2.544m (max) x 1.689m (max)) Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks; wall mounted electric heater and door leading through to a low level WC; vinyl flooring throughout. 

MALE CLOAKROOM 7' 9" x 6' 8" (2.367m x 2.053m) Wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks; wall mounted electric heater; door leading through to low level WC with frosted patterned single glazed window to side aspect; concrete floor throughout. 

LAUNDRY ROOM 12' 5" x 5' 8" (3.802m x 1.744m) Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer; wall mounted 'British Gas 330' central heating boiler; double panel radiator with thermostat control; frosted patterned singled glazed window to side aspect; telephone point; consumer board and electric meters. 

HALF LANDING A split level landing with a step up providing access to Bathroom and Cloakroom; frosted patterned single glazed sash window to side aspect. 

BATHROOM 8' 4" x 8' 2" (2.555m (max) x 2.493m) With three piece suite comprising: panel bath with mixer taps, pedestal wash hand basin and double shower unit with 'Mira Jump' shower; double panel radiator with thermostat control; frosted patterned single glazed window to side aspect; tiled walls throughout; carpeted floors; downlighters; extractor fan; loft hatch; doors to shelved airing cupboard housing water tank. 

CLOAKROOM/WC 4' 10" x 3' 7" (1.492m x 1.117m) With low level WC and corner wall mounted wash hand basin; frosted patterned single glazed window to side aspect; single panel radiator with thermostat control;carpet. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Doors providing direct access to Bedroom One, Bedroom Two, Bedroom Three, Bedroom Four and Dressing Room. 

BEDROOM ONE 13' 11" x 8' 11" (4.250m x 2.724m) A good sized room with single glazed sash window to rear aspect over looking the rear garden; period cast iron decorative fireplace.; single panel radiator with thermostat control; door leading through to:- 

OFFICE/BEDROOM FIVE 22' 9" x 10' 1" (6.955m x 3.084m) Single glazed sash windows to front and side aspects; wooden door to side aspect providing access to the rear garden; loft hatch; carpet; double panel radiator with thermostat control; television point. 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 1" x 11' 10" (3.685m x 3.628m) Single glazed sah window to front aspect; period cast iron decorative fireplace; single panel radiator with thermostat control; door leading to Jack and Jill walk in dressing room; television point. 

BEDROOM THREE 10' 6" x 9' 0" (3.206m x 2.745m) Single glazed sash window to rear aspect with window seat; single panel radiator with thermostat control; television point. 

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 5" x 12' 0" (3.810m x 3.678m) Single glazed sash window to front aspect; double panel radiator with thermostat control; period cast iron decorative fireplace; television point. 

DRESSING ROOM 7' 4" x 6' 8" (2.237m x 2.050m) Jack and Jill dressing room with single glazed sash window to front aspect. 

OUTSIDE Immediately to the rear of the property is a small courtyard garden with access to the attached Store Room. 

STORE ROOM 7' 11" x 6' 7" (2.438m x 2.022m) Shelved throughout; power and light. 

Above the courtyard garden is a good sized, enclosed garden that is split in to two distinct areas. The first being an area of loose chippings and decking and the second being predominantly laid to lawn with a range of mature flower and shrub beds and wall boundary to the left hand side; two good sized storage sheds with power and Victorian greenhouse in need of renovation provide three useful outside storage areas. Both areas provide lovely seating areas with views of surrounding countryside.

To the front of the property is a single garage providing off road parking for one vehicle. 

GARAGE 22' 2" x 8' 9" (6.773m x 2.688m) With power and light; sliding garage door. 

SERVICES Mains water, gas, electricity and mains drainage. 

EPC RATING EPC Band F (Rating 29). 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property currently is in band 'A' for Council Tax purposes as part of the property is currently registered as a business, but was formerly in band "D" (Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY). 

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with D C PROPERTY. 

DIRECTIONS From our offices, walking from the square onto Western Road, head past Launceston Town Hall on your left hand side and you will find the property next door to this, identified by its name plaque. 

FLOOR PLAN DISCLAIMER These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright D C Property 2016. 

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