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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Maxworthy, Launceston

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Property Description

Key features

  • Our Ref: L586
  • Detached Bungalow
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting Room & Separate Dining Room
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Bathroom & Separate Cloakroom/WC
  • Set in Plot of Approximately 0.5 Acre
  • Gardens Enjoying Rural Views
  • Garage & Off-Road Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION Located in a private and secluded position on the edge of this quiet rural hamlet affording far reaching views over rolling Cornish countryside. The small hamlet of Maxworthy is part of a farming community, just outside the village of North Petherwin. With easy access to the North Cornwall coastline, North Petherwin has a village primary school, an active community hall and, just outside the village, is the ever popular Countryman Inn.

Approximately 20 minutes drive away is Launceston, the ancient capital of Cornwall, which 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 Built in the 1980's, this individually designed, stone fronted detached bungalow has both character and charm and is set within a decent size plot of 0.5 acre, in the small hamlet of Maxworthy. With good size living accommodation comprising: a part octagonal shaped sitting room making the most of the wonderful rural views, a decent size dining room adjoining a kitchen, between which is a partition wall, two decent double bedrooms, one good size single/small double bedroom, a family bathroom which is a fantastic size offering a five piece suite and separate cloakroom/WC. On the view side of the building, the property has been upgraded with uPVC double-glazing and on the areas that are more protected, there are the original wooden frame sealed unit double-glazed units. The property takes advantage of its elevated position, having fantastic rural views, many useful outbuildings and is a lovely peaceful location. 

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 Covered entrance with frosted patterned uPVC double-glazed door leading through to:- 

ENTRANCE HALL 28' 1" x 3' 11" (8.58m x 1.211m) The hall dog-legs off to the left-hand side leading to an Inner Hallway; coved ceiling; access to loft space; stained wooden floorboards; wall mounted electric panel heater; two wooden frame sealed unit double-glazed windows to front aspect; two opaque multi-pane glazed doors, one leading to the Dining Room and the other leading through to the Sitting Room; doors leading to Bedroom One and Bedroom Two; cupboard housing hot water tank with immersion switch with linen cupboard to the side with slatted shelves; cupboard with consumer units. 

SITTING ROOM 24' 2" max x 23' 8" max (7.38m max x 7.22m max) Forming four parts of an octagonal room making the most of the wonderful rural views, this characterful room has stained wood stripped floors; substantial stone fireplace with slate mantel and hearth with multi-fuel burner inset and alcoves either side; coved ceiling; two night storage heaters; electric panel radiator; twin triple cluster ceiling pendant lights; three uPVC double-glazed windows and uPVC double-glazed French doors leading to a small balcony offering wonderful rural views over the surrounding countryside; television point; opaque multi-pane double doors leading through to:- 

DINING ROOM 18' 7" x 8' 8" (5.67m x 2.66m) With uPVC double-glazed window overlooking garden; wooden frame sealed unit double-glazed window overlooking the front of the property; part carpeted/part stained wooden floorboards; dimmer switch controls; telephone point; coved ceiling; triple cluster ceiling light; electric storage heater; concertina door leading through to:- 

KITCHEN 18' 7" x 8' 0" (5.67m x 2.46m) With a range of eye and base level units with roll edge worksurfaces over incorporating a coated one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks; plumbing and space for washing machine; space for fridge/freezer etc.; built-in double oven; built-in hob with extractor over; wooden frame sealed unit double-glazed window overlooking the front of the property; uPVC double-glazed window overlooking the garden; heated towel rail; two kickboard heaters; frosted patterned leaded light uPVC double-glazed door leading to the side of the property and into the garden. 

BEDROOM ONE 14' 3" x 8' 3" (4.35m x 2.52m) (Currently used as an office)
With uPVC double-glazed window to rear aspect with wonderful rural views; storage heater; coved ceiling; stained wood stripped floor. 

BEDROOM TWO 14' 3" x 9' 6" (4.35m x 2.91m) (Currently used as the main bedroom)
With uPVC double-glazed window to rear aspect with wonderful rural views; storage heater; coved ceiling; triple cluster ceiling spotlight. 

INNER HALLWAY Providing direct access to Bedroom Three, Cloakroom/WC and Family Bathroom; access to loft space which has light; coved ceiling. 

CLOAKROOM/WC 4' 9" x 3' 10" (1.45m x 1.18m) With two piece suite comprising: low level WC and wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks; frosted patterned uPVC double-glazed window to rear aspect; electric panel radiator; extractor fan; coved ceiling. 

BEDROOM THREE 11' 9" x 8' 10" (3.6m x 2.7m) (Currently used as an office)
With uPVC double-glazed window to rear aspect with superb rural views; stained wood stripped floor; coved ceiling; triple cluster ceiling light. 

BATHROOM 11' 10" x 9' 4" (3.61m x 2.86m) With a five piece suite comprising: fully tiled shower cubicle with 'Triton' electric shower, panel bath with mixer tap and shower extension, bidet, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks; shaving point; coved ceiling; opaque wooden frame sealed unit double-glazed window to side aspect; electric night storage heater; heated towel rail. 

OUTSIDE The front of the property is approached by a concrete driveway with raised stone flower and shrub beds either side with double gates leading through to a loose chipped parking area offering parking for four to five vehicles leading to a single garage.

The garden to the right of the entrance is again loose chipped with raised flower and shrub beds, with steps leading down to both the front and to the kitchen door; to the right of the steps is a useful tool shed; there is wooden fencing overlooking the front courtyard.

To the left-hand side of the entrance and to the left of the garage is a further pair of useful outbuildings with stone wood store with slate sloping roof and a useful workshop. 

WORKSHOP 14' 0" x 7' 2" (4.27m x 2.19m) With power and light; windows to front aspect; door to side aspect.

To the side of this is a Cornish bank adjoining the lane with a lawned garden in between the garage and workshop with an array of bulbs, natural hedgerow and wooden fencing. 

GARAGE 17' 6" x 10' 9" (5.34m x 3.28m) With pedestrian access to side; loft access; power and light; own consumer board; window to side aspect; double wooden doors providing vehicle access; to the bottom right-hand side is a sink unit with cold water with a small electric hot water heater; attached to the building is an outside double socket and tap. 

GARDEN SHED 5' 6" x 3' 8" (1.68m x 1.14m)  

To the left-hand side of the property is a further set of steps leading down to the bungalow; there is a raised lawned area that wraps around the left and rear of the property with a low level stone wall; outside of this, within the neighbouring field, is a wire fence; with views over the adjoining paddocks and countryside for many a mile; as the garden continues to the rear of the property, the two tiers level into one and both lead to the main garden which lies to the right-hand side of the property.

As you journey along the boundary, following the path, there are banks of wild areas with a wonderful array of bulbs and flowers; to the left-hand side there is a flower and shrub bed with trees and low level stone wall; this continues along to a further area where you will locate the lid to the septic tank and a wonderful array of natural garden areas continue along to the neighbouring property where there is a low level stone wall and conifer hedgerows; as you continue along to the right-hand side of the property, towards the front, there are wonderful lawned gardens with loose chipping areas, with an array of flower and shrub beds and trees; to the far right-hand side of the property is a gated fenced area that has a small area of copse before the adjoining property can be seen; to the front boundary there is natural banking and a wonderful array of trees etc.; lying in the front right-hand side garden is a summerhouse; outside lighting with PIR lighting leading up to the garage and up to the front of the property. 

SUMMERHOUSE 6' 9" x 5' 9" (2.06m x 1.755m) With pitched ceiling and French doors with two glazed panels either side.

To the right-hand side of this is a well, currently not used but which does still work and has a good amount of water in it; to the front right-hand side of the property, adjoining one of the many paths, is an outside tap, ideal for the garden; in the area immediately adjoining the kitchen is a further TOOL SHED (5' 8" x 2' 5" (1.73m x 0.76m)) with twin doors and raised up on a plinth. 

Leading up to the front door is a courtyard style front garden with seating areas, a lovely stone wall and loose chipping areas including a polycarbonated pitched open space, ideal for plants etc.; the garden is a real feature of the property and would only suit someone who is active and would very much appreciate a garden approaching 0.5 acre. 

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and private drainage (septic tank). 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'E' for Council Tax purposes (Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY. Tel: 0300 1234 100). 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with D C PROPERTY. 

DIRECTIONS Heading out of Launceston on the Bude road, follow the road through Yeolmbridge and Ladycross. Continue along this road until you see a signpost on your left-hand side for North Petherwin. Take this turning and follow this road until you head into the village of North Petherwin. Bear right at the crossroads and follow the road out of the village, descending the hill. Turn right, signposted for 'Copthorne'. Head through the hamlet, follow the road until you see a left-hand turning signposted for 'Maxworthy'. Take this turning, follow the road through the hamlet and past the Chapel on your left-hand side. The property will be located on your left-hand side after the Chapel, identified by a 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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