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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Tavern Barn, Fowey

Guide Price £452,500

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A SPACIOUS DETACHED HOUSE, SITUATED IN AN ELEVATED POSITION WITH LOVELY VIEWS ACROSS COUNTRYSIDE TO THE REAR. With flexible accommodation over 2 levels, garage and ample parking, this property would be suitable for multi-generational living or large family home.

The Location - Fowey is regarded as one of the most attractive waterside communities in the county. Particularly well known as a popular sailing centre, the town has two thriving sailing clubs, a famous annual Regatta and excellent facilities for the keen yachtsman. For a small town Fowey provides a good range of shops and businesses catering for most day to day needs. The immediate area is surrounded by many miles of delightful coast and countryside much of which is in the ownership of the National Trust. Award winning restaurants, small boutique hotels, excellent public houses etc, have helped to establish Fowey as a popular, high quality, destination.

There are several excellent golf courses within easy reach, many world class gardens are to be found in the immediate area and the fascinating Eden Project with its futuristic biomes is just 5 miles to the north west. There are good road links to the motorway system via the A38/A30. Railway links to London, Paddington, can be made locally at Par, and St. Austell and there are flights to London from Newquay.

The Property - This sizeable and well presented family house is situated in a sought after residential road and offers flexible accommodation. Deceptively spacious, the accommodation is currently configured with 5 bedrooms, including 2 ensuites on the ground floor and living accommodation on the entrance level, which includes a sitting room, kitchen/dining room, office and further study.

The large, dual aspect sitting room has the benefit of french doors, opening to galvanised balcony with timber floor, and steps down to the rear garden. From the balcony and sitting room there are lovely panoramic views across open countryside. The kitchen/dining room is situated to the front of the property and looks out over the pretty front garden area, and there is a wide staircase leading to the lower level.

The house has been extremely well maintained by the current owner and has the benefit of being fully double glazed and has gas fired central heating,

The property is approached directly from Tavern Barn, where there is paved off road parking for 2 cars. A large garage offers further parking and storage which can be accessed from the parking area or the hallway inside the property. The front garden is bordered by mature hedging and planting, and a path slopes down to a paved, south facing area, suitable for sitting out. The pathway continues along the side of the property to the rear garden, which has a further paved area, with steps up to the balcony, a well presented lawn, and further vegetable garden area. The garden has lovely views across countryside and is enclosed by hedging and fencing. There is a further storage area accessed from a pathway at the side of the property.

Services - None of the services, systems or appliances at the property have been tested by the Agents.

Local Authority - Cornwall Council, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL23 5DR

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents: May Whetter & Grose, Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AH. Tel: 01726 832299 Email:

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19 May 2016

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