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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Albaston, Gunnislake

Withdrawn from Market £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Detached Period Home
  • 4/5 Double Bedrooms
  • 14' Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 25' Sitting/Dining Room
  • Master Bedroom With Ensuite and Dressing Room
  • Walled Garden With Good Levels Of Privacy
  • 26' Tandem Garage
  • One Bedroom Self Contained Annexe
  • Close to Village Amenities
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION Centrally located in the popular Cornish village of Albaston within the Tamar Valley, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within easy reach of local amenities and good transport links.

Albaston is a compact hamlet offering a village shop/post office, a local inn and a local bus service to Calstock, Gunnislake and Tavistock. The large village of Gunnislake is approximately 1.5 miles distant and offers a good selection of local shops and facilities. A primary school is located at Drakewalls approximately a quarter of a mile distant with secondary education at Callington approximately 5 miles distant. The market town of Tavistock with its comprehensive facilities is approximately 5 miles distant with the city of Plymouth being approximately 18 miles to the south. There are a wide selection of recreational facilities and various clubs available in the locality including golf, squash, sailing, boating, walking, riding and of course fishing in the River Tamar. 

DESCRIPTION A substantial detached former Post Office offering extremely spacious accommodation which has been cleverly divided, providing a large four/five bedroom, two bathroom family home together with a one bedroom self-contained annexe. The property has retained a wealth of period and interesting features and could easily be reverted to a sole dwelling, if desired, and would ideally suit those looking for a large family home, dual generation living or for income potential.

The accommodation briefly comprises a conservatory, cloakroom, inner hallway, 25ft sitting/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, and on the first floor there is a master bedroom suite with ensuite and large dressing room, three further bedrooms and a shower room. To the rear there is a completely enclosed garden, garage and parking area. The annexe comprises a kitchen/living room, bedroom and shower room and provides access to the cellar. 

ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows: 


PVCu double glazed door leads into: 

CONSERVATORY 13' 1" x 7' 9" (3.99m x 2.36m) PVCu double glazed in construction with tiled floor; modern vertical radiator; PVCu double glazed French doors to rear providing access to garden, opening to inner hallway; wooden door leads into: 

CLOAKROOM Fitted with a low level WC, wall hung wash handbasin with tiled splashbacks; Velux double glazed window; tiled flooring. 

INNER HALLWAY Telephone point; tiled flooring; folding part-glazed wooden door into kitchen/breakfast room and wooden double glazed French doors with matching double glazed panels alongside lead into: 

SITTING/DINING ROOM 25' 7" x 10' 9" (7.8m x 3.28m) Good sized dual aspect room with cast iron woodburning stove set on a raised tiled hearth; exposed stone walling; spotlighting; two wall light points; two PVCu double glazed windows to side with deep sills; additional PVCu double glazed window to garden side with exposed wooden lintel; PVCu double glazed door to side leading out on to garden; tiled flooring; double radiator. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 3" x 11' 3" (4.34m x 3.43m) Fitted with a range of modern wall and base cabinets with contrasting roll top worksurfaces and splashbacks; inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap; built-in stainless steel Whirlpool oven and grill with inset Neff four ring gas hob above and extractor hood over; space and plumbing for dishwasher; space for upright fridge/freezer; wall mounted Baxi gas fired boiler; PVCu double glazed window to side with window seat and wooden shutters; staircase to first floor with built-in understairs storage cupboard; exposed stone walling and beams; modern upright stainless steel radiator. 


LANDING Access to loft space; double radiator. 


DRESSING ROOM 12' 5" x 9' 7" (3.78m x 2.92m) Large dressing room with PVCu double glazed window to side with window seat and far-reaching countryside views; wooden flooring; double radiator. 

ENSUITE 9' x 8' 6" (2.74m x 2.59m) Fitted with a modern suite comprising oversized tiled corner shower cubicle with chrome effect thermostatic shower, circular wash handbasin, low level WC; PVCu double glazed window to side with views; exposed beams; wooden flooring; access to loft storage; stainless steel heated towel rail; double radiator. 

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 1" x 9' 7" (5.21m x 2.92m) Spacious dual aspect bedroom with exposed stone walling; exposed beams and A-frame; PVCu double glazed window to side with slate sill and views; additional PVCu double glazed window to other side aspect; wooden flooring; double radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 13' 6" x 10' (4.11m x 3.05m) Exposed wooden floorboards; PVCu double glazed window to front with views; double radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 13' 6" maximum x 9' 10" maximum (4.11m x 3m) Exposed wooden floorboards; PVCu double glazed window to front with views; double radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 11' 8" x 8' 3" (3.56m x 2.51m) Exposed wooden floorboards; telephone point; PVCu double glazed window to side; double radiator. 

SHOWER ROOM 8' 10" x 4' 8" (2.69m x 1.42m) Fully tiled walls; fitted with a white suite comprising a double length shower cubicle with chrome effect thermostatic shower, low level WC, inset wash handbasin with storage cabinet beneath; PVCu double glazed window to side; extractor fan; double radiator. 

OUTSIDE: The garden is located to the rear of the property and is completely enclosed by natural stone walling and wooden fencing and offer good levels of privacy. There is a large paved patio area bordered by mature flowerbeds providing an ideal space for outside dining. Alongside this patio is a lawned area, again bordered by flowerbeds. The remainder of the garden is low maintenance in design and can be accessed via both the conservatory and the sitting/dining room. 

To the rear of the garden there is a good sized tandem garage:

GARAGE 26' x 7' 9" (7.92m x 2.36m) Metal up and over garage door; power and lighting; PVCu double glazed window to side; space to park two cars in tandem garage, if desired. 

ANNEXE: Multi-paned wooden double glazed front door leads into: 

KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM 18' 9" x 14' 2" (5.72m x 4.32m) Light and airy room with kitchen area fitted with modern wall and base cabinets with soft close feature and contrasting roll top worksurfaces and splashbacks; inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer; space for cooker and upright fridge/freezer; plumbing for automatic washing machine; television point; telephone point; spotlighting; built-in cupboards housing a drop-down bed with wardrobe alongside; two large double glazed sash windows to front; wooden flooring; doors into inner hallway and: 

SHOWER ROOM 5' 9" x 4' 10" (1.75m x 1.47m) Fully tiled walls; fitted with a modern white suite comprising a tiled corner shower cubicle with chrome effect thermostatic shower, low level WC, inset wash handbasin with storage cabinets beneath; spotlighting; borrowed light windows from kitchen/living room; extractor fan. 

INNER HALL Door with steps leading down to the cellar; multi-paned wooden door into: 

BEDROOM 10' 4" x 9' 1" (3.15m x 2.77m) PVCu double glazed window to side; wooden flooring. 

CELLAR 13' 3" x 9' 10" (4.04m x 3m) Used for storage; restricted head height; PVCu double glazed window to side. 

SERVICES Mains gas, mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. 

OUTGOINGS We understand the main house is in band 'D' and the annexe is in band 'A' for Council Tax purposes.  

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345. 

DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock via the A390 heading towards Callington and Cornwall. Pass over the River Tamar at Newbridge and continue up the hill to the village of Gunnislake. Pass through the traffic lights and continue up Sand Hill. At the brow of the hill, just before the Texaco Garage, bear left to Albaston and Calstock. Continue through the hamlet of Albaston to the T-junction where the property will be found opposite as indicated by our 'For Sale' sign. 

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10 June 2016

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