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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Monks Cross, Callington, PL17

Sold by Us £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Rare Opportunity To Purchase A Piece Of History
  • Stunning Panoramic Views
  • Four Bedrooms,Two En-Suites & Two Bathrooms
  • Bespoke Fitted Kitchen
  • Leisure Complex Including A Swimming Pool
  • Triple Garage & Ample Parking
  • Extensive Landscaped Gardens & Pony Paddocks
  • Generous Sized Lounge Dining Room & Conservatory
  • Double Glazing & Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Approximimately 2.5 Acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property

A truly fantastic family home, set in approximately 2.5 acres, Old Luckett Station offers privacy & seclusion, without being remote, in a dramatic setting overlooking the Tamar Valley. The property has a large garden of great character with stunning views, pony paddocks, a fabulous indoor swimming pool with spa and sauna and a generous decking area from which to enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

The old Waiting Room and Ticket Office has been rebuilt as a replica of its former self and now houses a spacious leisure complex. On the opposite platform, the main house invokes a 'wow factor' as one could easily imagine the trains stopping to pick up passengers before the line was finally closed in 1966.

Immaculately presented, the house contains a comprehensively fitted kitchen enjoying panoramic views over the valley, a spacious lounge with dining area and a conservatory leading off, a home office or 4th bedroom with adjacent bathroom, while upstairs there are three generous-sized double bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities as well as the family bathroom adjacent to bedroom 3 that has a balcony affording stunning far-reaching views.

The beautiful gardens surrounding the house incorporate wildlife ponds and a variety of seating areas, as well as a private studio offering independent living accommodation or a separate home office base with en-suite facilities. There is also a large greenhouse, a field shelter and two large workshops. To the front of the house there is a large detached triple garage with an integral workshop/storage room that could easily be converted into a self catering apartment, subject to the appropriate planning permission.

This really is a unique family home in a truly unforgettable and historic setting and properties of this type rarely come to the market.

Entrance Hall
A solid wood entrance door opens into the attractive entrance hall that has exposed beams, oak parquet flooring and a wooden door leading off to the kitchen. An archway with step up opens through to the inner hallway that has a continuation of the oak parquet flooring and has doors off to the lounge dining room, ground floor bathroom and the study/bedroom four.

Kitchen / Breakfast
18' x 11'
The well-designed bespoke fitted kitchen has a range of oak base units with an integral dishwasher and granite work top with inset double bowl ceramic Belfast sink and mixer tap over. There are matching oak wall display cabinets and a feature 'Rangemaster' double oven with a five ring ceramic hob that is recessed and set upon a red brick plinth with exposed stone wall surround and a decorative tiled splashback. Finishing off this classic style kitchen is slate flooring, exposed beams and dual aspect hardwood double-glazed sash windows that look out across the amazing wrap around countryside views. There is also an American-style fridge freezer and an archway through to the dining area of the lounge.

Lounge/Dining Room
33'5” x 12'
A fabulous light and airy room, and one that really does blow you away when entering as the view of the waiting room across what was once the railway track really does fill you with a sense of awe having the feeling of being taken back in time. The room itself has many character features including exposed stone walls and beamed ceiling with a feature wood burner set within an exposed stone surround. Hardwood double glazed windows to both the front and rear aspects with a double glazed door opening out to the rear patio that was once the railway platform as well as a further door that opens out to the front patio with the tremendous views. French doors open to:

13'1” x 12'3”
Hardwood double glazed windows wrap around the entire width of the conservatory allowing for a stunning outlook across the rolling countryside, beautiful gardens and the old station platform. There is an attractive stone-built bar with polished wooden top and shelves over, slate flooring and French doors leading out to the front patio with a further set leading out to the rear seating area.

Bedroom Four / Study
12' x 8'7”
Currently used as a study but would make a great bedroom with a bathroom right next door. The floor is a continuation of the oak parquet from the inner hallway and there are recessed storage cupboards with built in shelving above. A hardwood double glazed window is to the rear aspect and overlooks the old platform that is now a delightful patio area.

Downstairs Bathroom
A white suite comprising of a wash hand basin, high-level flush W.C and a bath with a hardwood double glazed window to the rear aspect.

Utility Room
11'3” x 8'4”
Accessed through a door just to the side of the main entrance door and contains a range of base units with an integral fridge and integral freezer, work top over and an inset double bowl ceramic Belfast sink and drainer. There is room for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Doors lead off to all remaining bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Master Bedroom
13'7” x 11'11”
A hardwood double glazed window to the front aspect, built in wardrobes, skylight to the rear aspect allowing for maximum natural light. Door through to:

Master En-suite
A good size room with his and hers wash hand basins inset to a roll top surface above useful storage cupboards and drawers, a panelled bath with shower over as well as a low level flush W.C. The walls are tiled and there is a Velux skylight.

Bedroom Two
15'7” x 12'2”
Two hardwood double-glazed windows to the rear aspect overlook the old railway line and waiting room whilst a hardwood double-glazed door to the front aspect overlooks the stunning scenery. This door opens out onto a balcony large enough to take a table and chairs which makes for a great place to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views over a morning cup of tea.

Bedroom Three
12'3” x 7'8”
With a hardwood double glazed sash window to the front aspect and door leading to the en-suite.

Suite comprising of a corner shower, wash hand basin inset with storage cupboards and drawers underneath and a low level flush W.C. The walls are tiled and there is a hardwood double glazed window to the front aspect.

Family Bathroom
A grand bathroom indeed featuring a free standing roll top bath with rain shower head above, his and hers wash hand basins inset to a granite top with storage cupboards and drawers beneath and a full width mirror above, low level flush W.C. Fully tiled walls and a Velux skylight allowing for maximum natural light.

Old Luckett Station is approached via an electric-gated entrance onto the gravelled driveway that leads down to the main house and opens out to provide parking for many vehicles and well as there being an open-fronted triple garage that has a large workshop incorporated at the rear. This could easily be converted into further living accommodation with the necessary planning consent if so desired.

The gardens are extensive and the land, including buildings, extends to approximately 2.5 acres. Laid out into various sections, the attractive well-stocked garden incorporates weaving pathways, pagoda, a wild flower garden, pony paddocks, three wildlife ponds, extensive lawns and, of course, large seating areas to both the front and rear of the main house with a generous decking area to the front providing simply stunning 180 degree panoramic views across the surrounding countryside. There are various outbuildings including a greenhouse, field-shelter, two large storage sheds and a separate self-contained studio offering independent living accommodation with en-suite facilties.

Leisure Complex
What was once Luckett Station's Waiting Room and Ticket Office has been carefully rebuilt to incorporate an indoor heated swimming pool as well as a sauna, spa bath and shower room/W.C. The light and airy main room housing the swimming pool has a vaulted apex ceiling with timber-clad walls and the windows look back across the old platform to the main house.

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02 July 2015


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