6 bedroom detached house for saleUpper Tamar Valley, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15
- 6 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- 2 Further Reception Rooms
- Conservatory & Plantsman's Gardens
- Adjoining Pasture Paddocks
- Stables and Arena
- 5.01 Acres In All
Successfully extended Duke of Bedford family residence in a desirable location. 6 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 further reception rooms, conservatory, plantsman's gardens, paddocks, stables & arena. EPC Band F. 5.01 Acres In All
Situation - Situated in the small rural hamlet of Druxton in the upper reaches of the picturesque Tamar Valley, some 3 miles from the former market town of Launceston. At Launceston there is a 24-hour supermarket, fully equipped leisure centre, two testing 18-hole golf courses and easy access to the vital A30 trunk road which links the cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter. At Exeter there is access to the M5 motorway network, main line railway station serving London Paddington and well respected international airport. To the north is the coastal resort of Bude with its extensive sandy beaches and cliff walks.
Features Of The Property - This attractive family residence was originally a pair of Duke of Bedford cottages which have been successfully extended to create a most comfortable residence. The accommodation is clearly illustrated on the floorplan overleaf and briefly comprises an entrance hall with understairs storage cupboard, door to the music/family room and access through to the elegant lounge which has attractive flag slate floors. A door leads to the kitchen/dining room which is on a split level, the upper kitchen area has granite worktops, attractive terracotta style tiled floors and a 2-plate, 4-oven electric Aga. Steps lead down to the dining area with doors opening onto the attractive terrace, ideal for al fresco dining. The conservatory leads off the dining room, built on a brick base with a tiled floor and doors to the rear garden. From the kitchen, there is access to the scullery, walk-in larder, boot room and utility room.
The remnants of the original layout can be seen in the first floor which is accessed from two staircases, concealed by doors in the entrance hall and lounge. Each staircase has a half landing with a wet room, and then each leads on to three bedrooms, one wing having an additional family bathroom.
Outside - Accessed from the quiet country lane are paths leading to the property, meandering through a most impressive garden with a wide variety of specimen shrubs and trees, providing colour throughout the year. To the rear of the property is a range of stone and slate out houses surrounding a concrete courtyard with a DETACHED TIMBER STUDIO 20'6" x 17'7" (6.25m x 5.36m) with power and light connected and woodburner set on tiled hearth. There is a sheltered vegetable garden with a range of timber, potting and tool sheds and an impressive equestrian STABLE YARD comprising stable block set on a concrete plinth with five stables with water connected. Additional outbuildings include a WOOD WORKING SHED 17' x 16'11" (5.18m x 5.16m) with power and light connected. Sand arena with drainage, flood lights and adjacent sheds. Car parking area for several vehicles/horse box with adjoining pasture paddocks, polytunnel and field access gate to road. In addition, there is a well fenced chicken run which provides access to further enclosures and an attractive wooded pathway leads down to the banks of the River Tamar.
The property extends in all to 5.01 acres or thereabouts.
Services - Mains water and electricity, private drainage, bulk oil fired central heating via boiler. 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 Launceston take the A388 heading north signposted Holsworthy. Proceed pass the prominent Homeleigh Garden Centre on the right hand side and continue on this road heading towards St. Giles on the Heath. After approximately a mile, take the left hand turn signposted Crossgate and continue on this picturesque country road for approximately 1 mile. On entering the hamlet of Crossgate take the sharp right hand turn and proceed across the humpback bridge over the River Tamar. Turn immediately left and as the road ascends the property will be found on the left hand side, after approximately 150 yards. Map Reference: OS Landranger Sheet 190:345/885.
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