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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Liftondown, Lifton, Devon, PL16

Sold STC £545,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Family Bathroom
  • Gardens & Off Road Parking
  • Outbuildings
  • Stables & Tack Room
  • In all 4.2 Acres

Full description

Enchanting Grade II Listed thatched residence, in private yet accessible location with stables. 4 Bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, family bathroom, gardens, off road parking, outbuildings, stables and tack room. In all 4.2 acres

Situation - The property is located approximately 1 mile from the thriving self-contained village of Lifton, with its general store, place of worship, primary school, doctor's surgery, playing fields and the Arundell Arms Hotel which is highly recommended for its trout fishing and game shooting in the local area. Lifton Farm Shop, which is highly acclaimed and winner of many awards, is less than a mile away. The historic former market town of Launceston is 3 miles to the west and here one can enjoy a variety of shops together with a choice of supermarkets, two thriving light industrial estates and educational facilities to A Level standard. There is a wide choice of leisure amenities. On the outskirts of town there are two challenging 18 hole golf courses. Access to the A30 dual carriageway is within close proximity and connects the cathedral cities of Truro to the west and Exeter and the M5 network to the east.

Description - This charming and picturesque Grade II listed detached home dates back some 400 years and successfully combines a wealth of charm and character associated with buildings of this period such as slate flagstone floors, beamed ceilings and inglenook fireplaces.

Accommodation - The spacious accommodation is illustrated on the floorplan overleaf and briefly comprises: entrance hall, dual aspect sitting room with a feature inglenook fireplace, rear porch, kitchen/breakfast room comprising bespoke units with slate work surface, Belfast sink, 4 ring LPG hob, oil fired AGA and window with deep sill overlooking the garden. The dining room features an inglenook fireplace with bread oven (not currently open), slate floors and enjoys views over the front garden and paddock beyond. An inner hall from the dining room provides access to a bathroom, useful pantry and the triple aspect double bedroom with a vaulted ceiling, exposed A frames, access to mezzanine storage area and door providing access to the rear garden.
The first floor is separated into two wings with each having their own staircase. Stairs from the entrance hall lead to a landing providing access to a double bedroom and a most spacious bathroom comprising a high flush WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, free standing cast iron bath and exposed A-frame. The second landing is accessed via the dining room and offers two double bedrooms.

Outside - A five bar gate leads into the courtyard providing off road parking for several vehicles with steps leading to the front garden which is stocked with a variety of mature shrubs and plants and a lawn area with ornamental fish pond and patio area, ideal for alfresco dining. The gardens to the rear of the property are mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees and shrubs. There is a vegetable garden, TOOL SHED 3.05m x 1.88m (10'0'' X 6'2'') and adjoining the property is a useful LOG STORE 4.57m x 4.62m (15'0'' X 15'2''). The courtyard also comprises a traditional stone barn divided into four areas. Accessed from the lane, a five bar gate leads to a CARPORT (in need of replacement) and a further area of garden.
STABLE BLOCK Accessed from the courtyard the modern stable block comprises two loose boxes, foaling box, and tack room and leads out onto the 3.3 acres of pasture paddock.
The land and gardens extend to approximately 4.2 acres in all.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the vendor's appointed agents Stags.

Directions - From Launceston, take the A30 heading east towards Exeter, taking the Liftondown exit. At the end of the slip road turn right signposted to Lifton and Tavistock. Proceed through Liftondown taking your first right hand turning to A30/Launceston. Before you reach the end of the slip road, take the first left hand turning marked Wooladon. Follow this lane, bearing right and continue along where the property will be found on the left hand side.

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

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Added on Rightmove:
16 January 2017

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