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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Nr Launceston,Cornwall

£895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed country residence
  • Spacious family living
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4.5 ares
  • Mature gardens and grounds
  • Far reaching views to Dartmoor
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Potential boutique hotel or bed and breakfast

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE PROPERTY
The Old Rectory is a characterful and imposing Grade II listed, 6 bedroom, country residence set in 4.5 acres of extensive mature gardens and grounds with far reaching views to Dartmoor. The Old Rectory dates back to circa 1840 and boasts many original period features, including tall sash windows, which provide much natural light to the large and airy rooms.

The flexible accommodation provides spacious and comfortable family living with further opportunities for a boutique hotel or bed and breakfast. The accommodation is well presented and finished to a high standard throughout.

The accommodation briefly comprises: On the ground floor: a large entrance hall with a turned staircase, cloakroom, drawing room with open arch leading to the library, sitting/dining room, inner hall/study, kitchen/dining room with a bespoke, solid Chestnut fitted kitchen with built-in appliances, granite work surfaces and a gas fired Rayburn, back kitchen and utility, cloakroom, boiler room and morning room with a 6-person Caldera Spas Hot Tub, rear hallway, entrance vestibule and boot room. On the first floor: Large landing, 6 double bedrooms (master en-suite), shower room, cloakroom, bathroom, airing cupboard and rear landing.

SITUATION
The property is located in the rural parish of Lawhitton on the periphery of the village, which is a quiet, rural community with a village hall and parish church.
The historic town of Launceston lies approximately 3 miles to the north west and offers a wide variety of domestic, commercial and leisure amenities, including 18-hole golf course, leisure and sports complex with swimming pool, bowls and a good selection of varied retail outlets and other supporting businesses. There is also a good selection of state and private education, including Launceston College and St. Joseph's School. Central to the town, the medieval castle and grounds still remain.
The A30 dual carriageway, accessed at Launceston, provides valuable links to other towns, villages and places of interest, including the cathedral city of Truro to the west and the city of Exeter to the east where it joins the M5 motorway.
Nearby Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor National Park provide excellent facilities for riding and walking. The North Cornwall and North Devon coastlines are within easy driving distance and provide superb opportunities for swimming, surfing and walking along the picturesque South West Coast Path.

RECREATION
Riding & Walking - Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor offer wide open spaces for horse riding and walking. The South West Coast Path also offers scenic walking.
Water - Sailing is available at Siblyback Lake, Roadford Lake, Looe, Fowey, Plymouth, and various other harbours along the south coast. There is a delightful range of beaches on both north and south coasts.
Golf - Golf courses can be found at Launceston, Tavistock, Yelverton and St Mellion.

COMMUNICATIONS
Road - The A30 at Launceston provides easy access to Exeter and the M5.
Rail - Regular intercity services operate from Plymouth and Exeter to London.
Sea - Ferry services operate from Plymouth to northern France and northern Spain.
Air - Exeter International Airport provides flights to the Isles of Scilly, Channel Islands, Ireland, Scotland & continental destinations. Bristol Airport offers flights to numerous national and international destinations. Newquay Airport offers flights to numerous destinations including London Gatwick.

ACCOMMODATION
The house is approached over a tarmacadam drive opening onto a parking area to the side and rear of the house and leads to:

Entrance Hall: 7.39m x 2.52m (24'3 x 8'3)

Cloakroom: 2.50m x 2.16m (8'2 x 7'1)

Drawing Room: 5.63m x 5.14m (18'6 x 16'10)
Archway opens to:

Library: 5.17m x 3.41m (17'0 x 11'2)

Inner Hall/Study: 5.36m x 2.81m (17'7 x 9'3)

Understairs Store: 2.27m x 1.10m (7'5 x 3'7)

Sitting/Dining Room: 5.14m x 4.81m (16'10 x 15'9)

Kitchen/Dining Room: 7.65m x 5.48m (25'1 x 18'0)

Rear Entrance Hall: 4.89m x 2.49m (16'1 x 18'2)

Rear Entrance Vestibule: 2.48m x 2.00m (8'2 x 6'7)

Utility Room: 8.08m x 3.17m max (26'6 x 10'5 max)

Boiler/Drying Room: 1.66m x 1.47m (5'5 x 4'10)

Cloakroom: 1.79m x 1.10m (5'10 x 3'7)

Morning Room: 5.97m x 3.65m (19'7 x 12'0)

Store Room: 1.62m x 1.13m (5'4 x 3'8)

Store Cupboard: 1.13m x 1.03m (3'8 x 3'5)

Walk-in Larder Cupboard: 1.66m x 1.13m (5'5 x 3'8)

Boot Room: 2.38m x 2.13m (7'10 x 7'0)

Attached Car Port: 8.90m x 5.57m (29'2 x 18'3)

On the First Floor

Landing: 5.80m x 2.76m (19'0 x 9'1)

Bedroom 3: 5.10m x 5.02m (16'9 x 16'6)

Bedroom 5: 4.10m x 4.08m (13'5 x 13'5)

Airing Cupboard: 2.90m x 1.45m (9'6 x 4'9)

Shower Room: 3.51m x 2.58m (11'6 x 8'6)

Inner Landing: 7.37m x 1.25m (24'2 x 4'1)

Bedroom 4: 5.26m x 4.89m (17'3 x 16'1)

Cloakroom: 2.07m x 1.12m (6'9 x 3'8)

Bathroom: 2.74m x 1.51m (9'0 x 4'11)

Bedroom 1: 5.50m x 5.08m (18'1 x 16'8)

En-suite Shower Room: 4.15m x 2.44m (13'7 x 8'0)

Rear Landing: 4.53m x 2.00m (14'10 x 6'6)

Bedroom 6: 4.52m x 3.60m (14'10 x 11'10)

Bedroom 2: 5.98m x 5.23m (19'7 x 17'2)

GARDENS & GROUNDS
The extensive gardens and grounds amount to approximately 4.5 acres and are lawned and attractively landscaped surrounding the house. . The gardens are one of the property's picturesque features and are beautifully maintained, with large lawns interspersed with a variety of flowering shrubs, trees and well stocked flower beds and borders. Along the front elevation of the house is a full width sun terrace which is ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining, whilst enjoying the views over the gardens and surrounding farm land to Dartmoor beyond. At the rear, and with access from bedroom 2, is a paved, private and secluded sun terrace, which in turn leads to the side gardens. The grounds leading from the front lawns provide an array of colour, with flowering shrubs and mature deciduous and conifer trees with a steam-fed pond.

BUILDINGS
Lean-to workshops and store, timber framed under a mono-pitch roof with double access doors to the front of each:
Store 1: 4.45m x 2.56m (14'7 x 8'5)
Store 2: 4.45m x 2.90m (14'7 x 9'6)
Store 3: 4.45m x 4.19m (14'7 x 13'9)

Tenure
For sale freehold by private treaty with vacant possession on completion.

Services
Water - Mains
Drainage - Private
Electricity - Mains
Gas - Mains
Telephone & Broadband - BT connection
Heating - Gas Fired Central Heating

Local Authorities
Cornwall County Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY. Tel: 01872 322000.
Western Power Distribution, Avonbank, Feeder Road, Bristol BS2 0TB. Tel: 01179 332000. South West Water, Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter, Devon EX2 7WP. Tel: 01392 4466888.

Agent's Notes
None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating, or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Any maps used on the details are to assist identification of the property only and are not an indication of the actual surroundings, which may have changed since the map was printed. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way, easements and wayleaves there may be whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale or not. All figures are for guidance purposes only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute any part of any offer or contract.

Viewing Arrangements
Strictly by arrangement with D R Kivell & Partners. Tel: 01822 810810.


Listing History

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26 April 2017

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  • Gunnislake (8.2 mi)
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01822 810810 Local call rate

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