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4 bedroom detached house for sale


Guide Price £535,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached property
  • 4.5 Acres of land
  • Scope for dual occupancy
  • Far reaching views
  • Garage/workshop

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Property Description
This detached home nestles in a quiet and rural location with exceptional views from the property and grounds. It sits in four and half acres of grounds which offer beautiful formal gardens and lawns, paddock and small copse. Within the gardens there are numerous outbuildings that include a polytunnel, garden store, ride on lawn mower garage and a substantial detached double garage/workshop. The latter has been built with the creation of an annexe style accommodation in mind (subject to PP). The main house offers over 2000 square feet of accommodation. The ground floor offers a large lounge with multi fuel stove and dining room adjoining it. The kitchen/breakfast room is at the rear of the property. There are two ground floor bedrooms (both doubles) and a family bathroom. To the first floor there are two further bedrooms both large double bedrooms with the master offering an en suite and dressing room, the second bedroom also offers an en suite and a fantastic balcony with 270 degree outlook which offers some of the most scenic views in the area.
The property is approached via double gates which lead onto a gravel parking and turning area. The land can be accessed from the gardens and from an additional five bar gate that leads onto the country lane. The paddocks and ground would suit those seeking an equestrian property or small holding.
Property Location
Set off a quiet lane that leads to the hamlet of Northcott, the property is located on the Devon/Cornwall borders and lies a short distance from the village of St Giles on the Heath. The market towns of Holsworthy and Launceston are equidistant to the property, both offer a range of local and national shops, primary and secondary education. For those keen on sport there numerous golf courses within a short drive, rugby and football clubs and numerous leisure facilities.
There is access to the vital A30 trunk road which links the Cathedral Cities of Truro and Exeter. At Exeter one can find a superb range of shopping facilities including department stores, mainline railway station serving London Paddington, access to the M5 and international airport. The City of Plymouth lies 33 miles to the south with similar facilities to Exeter with a deep water marina and cross channel ferry to Northern France and Spain. The North Cornish coast lies some 16 miles away with extensive sandy beaches and cliff walks.
St Giles on the Heath 3 Miles Launceston 8 Miles Holsworthy 8 Miles
Bude 16 Miles Okehampton 23 Miles Plymouth 33 Miles

Entrance Hall
Part glazed front door to entrance hall. Stairs to first floor landing. Night storage heater. Doors lead to.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
12'6 (3.8m) Max x 16'5 (5m) Max. An L shaped room with range of modern matching units comprising base cupboards, drawers and eye level units. Roll edge work top surface with tiled surround and inset sink unit. Stainless steel oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Space for numerous appliances. Tiled floor. Dual aspect to the rear with part glazed door to rear porch.

Dining Room
12'2 (3.7m) x 11'6 (3.5m). Front aspect window, night storage heater. Serving hatch to kitchen, arch to living room.

Living Room
16'1 (4.9m) x 21'0 (6.4m). A well proportioned room with sliding patio door to the garden, two front aspect windows and a further side aspect window. Multi fuel stove. TV point, night storage heater.

From Hallway

Bedroom 3
12'6 (3.8m) x 9'10 (3m). Front aspect window and night storage heater.

Bedroom 4
11'6 (3.5m) x 9'10 (3m). Side aspect window and electric panel heater.

Matching suite comprising corner bath with shower over, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin and bidet. Obscure glazed window.

First Floor Landing
Airing cupboard with unvented hot water system, Velux roof window. Doors to.

Master bedroom
14'9 (4.5m) Max x 14'5 (4.4m) Max. Front aspect window with rural outlook, dual aspect to the side. TV point. Night storage heater and access to the storage in the eaves. Door to en suite and open plan to dressing area.

Dressing Area
17'9 (5.4m) Max x 10'6 (3.2m) Max. Rear aspect window offering uninterrupted views, Velux roof window and access to eaves storage.

Ensuite Shower Room
Modern matching suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle, close coupled WC and pedestal wash basin. Part tiled walls and floor. Velux window. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2
17'1 (5.2m) x 14'9 (4.5m). Another well proportioned bedroom that equals the master bedroom due to the stunning views from the balcony. Dual aspect to the side and French doors to the balcony. Night storage heater, TV point. Access to eaves storage. Door to en suite.

12'10 (3.9m) x 9'10 (3m). Panoramic views over the properties gardens and grounds. Views are offered in a 270 degree area and take in numerous land marks.


Ensuite Shower Room
A partly tiled room with tiled floor. Modern matching suite comprising shower cubicle, close coupled WC and pedestal wash basin. Velux window. Heated towel rail.

Entrance & Drive
Gated entrance from the country lane with side pedestrian gate to the side. This leads onto a gravelled parking and turning area, here there is access to the paddock and the gardens which in turn lead to the property.

Double Garage/Work Shop
29'6 (9m) x 22'0 (6.7m). Two up and over doors, two rear aspect windows and pedestrian side door. This outbuilding has been built to a standard that would allow it to be converted into an annexe for the property (subject relevant PP). There is ample parking to the front of the building for a number of vehicles.

The formal garden area lies to the rear and side of the property and is well stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs throughout. There are a number of outbuildings for the garden within this area and access to the paddock.


Poly Tunnel
19'8 (6m) x 13'1 (4m).

Ride on Lawn Mower Garage
16'5 (5m) x 8'2 (2.5m). With up and over door.

Garden Store
19'8 (6m) x 7'10 (2.4m).


A lawned area of garden lies to the side of the formal garden.

The paddock totals some 4 acres in size and is mainly pasture land. There is an area of copse in the corner of the paddock. Access to the field is from either the garden, parking area or from a five bar gate that offers direct access from the country lane.

An aerial image of the property and gardens.

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16 March 2016


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