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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Minions, Liskeard, Cornwall

Sold STC £335,000

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Tenure: Freehold

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A stunning, two bedroom attached character cottage, situated in the heart of Bodmin Moor, full of charm and individuality for those who are looking for a piece of Cornish history. The accommodation comprises porch, entrance hall, cottage style kitchen / breakfast room, separate dining room, sitting room, utility, modern family bathroom, two first floor double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and WC. Further complements to the home are double glazed windows throughout and central heating with the addition of a woodburner in the dining room and LPG stove in the sitting room. Additionally there is planning permission passed for a further first floor bedroom and bathroom. Set within a superb private location with grounds amounting to approximately 3/4 acre, including well cared for mature gardens and double garage. A viewing is highly recommended.

The property is located along a private lane approximately half a mile from the world renowned moorland village of Minions. Here there is a local store, popular public house, tea rooms and is known for its historical value around the stone circles. For those more active, Siblyback Lake is within easy reach offering a range of water sports, rock climbing and other outdoor activities. Liskeard being the primary town is just over five miles distance, having an array of retail, banking and leisure facilities. There are a range of transport links to outlying areas and the mainline railway from London Paddington to Penzance. The property is in a central position for those who can commute to Plymouth City Centre, through Callington Town, or access to the main A30 trunk road through Cornwall, leading to the M5.

Attached character cottage
Kitchen / breakfast room
Two double bedrooms
Two reception rooms
Modern bathroom
Double glazing
Mature gardens
Double garage and ample parking


Porch UPVC double glazed door opening onto the garden. Double glazed uPVC window. Tiled flooring with an inner door into the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall Access to the kitchen / breakfast room, dining room, ground floor bathroom and airing cupboard. There is access to the roof void with retracting ladders.

Kitchen Breakfast Room14'6" x 9'10" (4.42m x 3m). A modern cottage style kitchen breakfast room which comprises double aspect double glazed uPVC windows facing the front and side overlooking the gardens. Radiator, part tiled walls. Roll top work surfaces with a range of wall and base units, one and a half bowl stainless steal sink with drainer, space for a freestanding oven, overhead extractor and space for fridge/freezer. Towards the rear of the kitchen is a fitted dresser style unit and ample space for a family dining table.

Bathroom Double glazed uPVC window with obscure glass facing the front and side. Heated towel rail, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, down lights. Concealed cistern WC, panelled bath with shower electric shower over, vanity unit and shaving point.

Dining Room16'2" x 9'3" (4.93m x 2.82m). Double glazed uPVC window facing the side. Radiator and a feature inglenook fire place with granite surround and an inset wood burner, carpeted flooring and beam ceilings. Access to the small study area, side utility and sitting room. Stairs ascend to the first floor.

Sitting Room15'3" x 11'8" (4.65m x 3.56m). Double glazed uPVC window facing the side overlooking the garden. Radiator and wood burner, carpeted flooring, wall lights.

Study Double glazed uPVC window facing the front. Carpeted flooring.

Utility8'8" x 6'6" (2.64m x 1.98m). UPVC double glazed door. Single glazed wood window facing the side. Radiator, carpeted flooring, downlights. Roll top work surface, wall and base units, stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with drainer, space for washing machine, dryer and freezer.

Landing Access to the bedrooms and WC.

Bedroom 112' (3.66m) x 11'8" (3.56m) excluding fitted wardrobes. Double glazed uPVC window facing the side overlooking the garden. Radiator, carpeted flooring.

Bedroom 29'3" (2.82m) x 8'10" (2.7m) Excluding fitted wardrobes. Double glazed uPVC window facing the side. Radiator, carpeted flooring.

WC Double glazed uPVC window. Carpeted flooring. Low level WC, wash hand basin.

Exterior The property is approached through a wooden five bar wooden gate for car and pedestrian access onto the driveway, a generous concrete parking area where there is ample parking for a number of cars, motor home, caravan or even boat storage giving way to a detached double garage. A picket style wooden gate and path leads to the main entrance. There is an array of versatile outbuildings to include a log store, pump house / office, potting shed, summerhouse, outside WC, a beautifully kept lawn area of considerable size with a variety of mature trees, plants, bushes and flower beds, with pleasant outside seating areas, perfectly located in different private areas together with a secret garden. There is a natural moorland / parkland area which encompasses the remainder of the plot including two ponds, various trees and shrubbery providing a haven for wildlife, with direct access onto the moors.

Pump house / exterior office9'10 x 7'08   Double glazed window facing the rear and double glazed side door. Light and power connected. Exposed beam ceilings.

Potting shed / garden store11'03 x 5'03   Timber door, light and power connected.

Chalet / summerhouse14'02 x 11'0   A purpose built, fully insulated chalet which the current owners use as a home studio / hobbies room. Light and power connected, space and plumbing for a WC and wash hand basin.

Double garage19'04 x 18'00.   Dual up and over electric metal doors with a timber access door to the side. Light and power connected, two water taps. Access to the solar panel terminal for the solar PV system which is on a 25 year contract and has been offering a return of approximately 0.51p per unit. Attached to the garage is an additional log store.


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