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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Herodsfoot, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14

Sold STC £485,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Conservatory
  • Detached Garage/Workshop
  • 1.75 Acres In All

Full description

Quietly located period residence with beautiful gardens and no immediate neighbours. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, conservatory, detached garage/workshop, 1.7 Acres in all. EPC Band F.

Situation - The property is situated in the small and sheltered hamlet of Herodsfoot which is equal distance between the villages of Dobwalls and Duloe. At Dobwalls there is a most convenient Spar shop, post office/general store and public house. The market town of Liskeard is some 7 miles distance which has a supermarket, doctors, dentist and veterinary surgeries together with main line railway station serving London Paddington (via Plymouth) and a fully equipped leisure centre. The city port of Plymouth is some 24 miles distance with its deep water marina, regular channel crossing serving northern France and Spain and department stores. To the south is the picturesque South Cornish coast with its extensive beaches, cliff walks and notable beauty spots including Looe and Polperro fishing harbours. A wide range of footpaths and bridleways in the area provide excellent opportunities for walkers, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts to explore.

Features Of The Property - The property has been subject to considerable expenditure by the current vendors to provide a most appealing residence set within delightful plantsman's gardens, adjoining a picturesque mixed deciduous woodland owned by the Duchy of Cornwall. The property was originally four cottages, amalgamated into one in the 1970s and the comfortable accommodation is clearly illustrated on the floorplan overleaf. The accommodation briefly comprises a porch opening into kitchen with granite worktops, inset sink, space for range cooker and bespoke wooden kitchen units. Door to the rear utility room with extensive roll edged laminated work surfaces with plumbing and appliance space under. From the kitchen there is access to the dining room which has an attractive fireplace with cloam oven and a door into the spacious dual aspect sitting room with fireplace and woodburner. French doors lead to the conservatory with views over the garden and doors opening onto the impressive slate terrace area, ideal for al fresco dining with elevated views over the gardens and surrounding area.
A staircase from sitting room leads up to the first floor with two double aspect, double bedrooms and a refurbished shower room with non-slip floor. From the dining room, stairs lead to a landing, again with two double bedrooms and a refurbished shower room.

Outside - The property is approached over a long driveway (160m in length) serving three other properties. A public footpath passes through the parking area of the property over a small foot bridge into the Duchy of Cornwall Forestry beyond. The driveway leads through a five bar gate to an ample brick paved area and level parking for many vehicles which then gives access to the DETACHED OUTBUILDING. A useful feature comprising a pair of garages with workshop and storage area behind. Further converted STUDIO/OFFICE with sink, electricity, water and heating and hot water supply.
The gardens are an undoubted feature of the property being laid mainly to lawn with well-defined hedge boundaries and impressive range of specimen shrubs and trees. A small babbling stream runs through the garden and forms part of the southern boundary serving wildlife ponds. To the rear of the property is an orchard with a variety of fruit trees and a five bar gate providing vehicular access directly from the road. A further conservation area provides additional privacy to this most appealing property.
The land extends in all to 1.7 acres or thereabouts.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Bulk oil fired central heating located in adjoining boiler house. Please note the agents has not inspected or tested these services. The property is sold subject to all local authority charges.

Viewings - Strictly by prior appointment with the vendor's appointed agents, Stags.

Directions - From Liskeard, take the A38 towards Bodmin, and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit, the A390 to Lostwithiel. Follow this road into the village of East Taphouse, past the garage and then take the left hand turning onto the B3359, signposted to Pelynt/Looe. After approximately 1.5 miles, take the left hand turning to Herodsfoot and Deer Park Forest. Follow the lane into the village and just after the cottage with the Royal Mail postbox in the wall, turn right as signed for Millcombe Cottage. The property is at the end of the lane through a 5 bar gate. Map Reference: OS Landranger Sheet 201:216/604.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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12 August 2016


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