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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Egloskerry, Launceston

Withdrawn from Market £585,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 15 acre residential small holding
  • Magical river valley setting
  • Two reception, three bedroom farmhouse
  • 14.5 acres of pasture land
  • Range of outbuildings and level yard
  • Close to the village of Egloskerry
  • Private gardens
  • Very special property - must be viewed
  • Video tour available - link in description
  • EPC: E

Full description

Very tidy 15 acre residential small holding set within a magical setting in the gorgeous Kensey Valley. Immaculate two reception, three bedroom house with captivating view including own land. Accessible land, yardage and outbuildings. 14.5 acres of pasture land with meandering river running through.Close to favoured village of Egloskerry with primary school. Outbuildings include modern barn, stables and garage. Private, mature gardens with shed and greenhouse. Very special and tremendous value. Wonderful opportunity - must be viewed. EPC: E

Video Tour - (copy and paste link)

Durnford House is a 15 acre residential small holding. The property comprises a two reception, three bedroom house, a range of out buildings including modern barn / workshop and stable block, pretty and well maintained gardens and 141/2 acres of valley pasture land. The Land is divided by the meandering River Kensey running through. 

The house has uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating. The outbuildings are of recent construction and in immaculate condition. 
 The property is situated in the lovely well wooded River Kensey  Valley, close to the popular village of Egloskerry. Within the village is a primary school, the play area, church and village hall.   

From Egloskerry there are pleasing country walks including  footpaths across fields into the  Kensey Valley.  The village has a good direct road to Launceston which provides a full range of social, commercial and shopping facilities.  Via Pipers Pool there is easy access to the A395 which links with the A30 and the A39.   

In all directions there is scenery of outstanding  natural beauty, be it the rugged coastline famed for popular family surfing beaches and picturesque former fishing villages to the north, the open expanses of Bodmin Moor to the west  ideal for walking and riding, Dartmoor National Park  to the east and  running southwards to Plymouth Sound on the south coast the hidden secrets of the Tamar Valley steeped in 18th Century mining history and renowned for Salmon fishing. 

To the east, the City of Exeter (47 miles) provides intercity rail link, M5 motorway link and International Airport. Southwards the city of Plymouth (30 miles) provides Continental Ferry Port and  intercity rail link. 


Sliding uPVC door to front, timber part glazed door to:

A spacious, welcoming reception area with doors to  principal ground floor rooms and staircase to first floor. 

Triple aspect with double doors to the rear and breath-taking views of the Kensey Valley. Feature fireplace with woodburner. 

Window to the rear overlooking the land and  Kensey Valley. Under stair cupboard

Farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room forming the heart of the house. Range of base and eye level units with built in stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Integrated electric ceramic hob with separate eye level double electric oven. Space for dishwasher. Windows to the front and rear, overlooking garden and farmland. 

uPVC double glazed construction. Doors to WC, utility room and  garden. 

Range of base and eye level units with stainless steel sink. Spaces for washing machine, tumble drier and fridge-freezer. Floor mounted oil fire boiler. 

Low level WC with wash hand basin. 

A wide stair case leads to a bright landing with picture  window to the rear overlooking the land. Loft  hatch and storage cupboard. 

Built in storage cupboard/wardrobe. Window to front overlooking garden. 

     Suite of corner bath, large glazed shower enclosure, low level WC     
     and pedestal sink. Picture window to rear. 

Double bedroom with built in storage cupboard. Window to front overlooking garden. 

Double bedroom with built in wardrobe and large airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Window to front.

Fully tiled with suite of panel bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin in vanity unit and low level WC. Window to rear. 

To the front of the house is a level, well maintained lawn. To the side of this is a private garden area, laid  to lawn and bordered by maintained hedges. Garden shed and block built Greenhouse. 

At the rear of the house is a terrace area, laid to gravel with excellent views up and down the Kensey Valley.

A large hardcored yard serves house, land and outbuildings.


Concrete block with fibre board roofing. Tarmacadam driveway from frontage road. 

WORKSHOP 6.94m x 9.83m (22’ 9” x 32’ 3”)
Timber frame construction with profiled metal cladding and concrete floor. Double doors to front. Lighting and power. Outside tap. 

Three stables, each measuring 3.79m x 3.51m (12’ 5” x 11’ 6”). Timber construction with profiled metal cladding and shiplap timber  front. 

DOUBLE GARAGE 6.97m x  6.92m (22’ 10” x 22’ 8”)
Timber framed construction with profiled metal cladding and concrete floor. Lighting and power connected. Twin up and over doors to front. Storage space within eaves. 

LEAN-TO STORE 6.65m x 2.38m (21’ 9” x 7’ 9”)
Open fronted store beside double garage. 

Surrounding the house are the 14 1/2 acres of pasture land. One enclosure runs to the valley bottom and is 12.7 acres, with a second level paddock of 1.8 acres across the river Kensey flows through the land, dividing the two paddocks. Located within the larger paddock is a splendid feature pond of 0.4 acres. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 November 2016

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