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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

St. Stephens Hill, Launceston

Withdrawn from Market £299,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Characterful, Grade II listed house
  • Three reception, three bedroom property with traditional style
  • In excellent condition
  • Pretty, sun soaked gardens to the rear
  • Mains gas central heating
  • Within walking distance of amenities
  • Off road parking and garage

Full description

Charismatic, period (Grade II Listed,) house with sunny, private and pretty garden. Elegant three reception / three bedroom accommodation with traditional style. Spacious bathroom, well appointed kitchen and mains gas central heating. In excellent all round condition. In favoured area within easy walking distance of daily amenities.

Penowl, sits on a slightly elevated site on St Stephens Hill. The property has an elegant period front elevation created by a matching pair of bay windows at ground floor level and symmetrical three light casement windows at first floor level.

The two principle reception rooms and two main bedrooms attract the early morning sun, with the garden and rear soaking up the afternoon and evening sun. these areas are both private and slightly elevated to neighbouring gardens ensuring a good level of natural light.

The property is in good all round condition internally and externally and can be moved into with the minimum of disturbance. The property has mains gas central heating with recently installed new combi boiler and radiators in all principle rooms and providing domestic hot water as required.
 From the posisiton on St Stephens Hill there is ease of access to a range of daily facilities including convenaince store, food supermarket, petrol filling station and shop, bowling club, church, popular public house, steam railway, the pretty riverside St Thomas area of the town, St Stephens primary school and St Josephs independent school.

The full social, commercial and shopping facilities of Launceston town centre are within 3/4 mile.

The former market town of Launceston on the Cornwall / Devon border provides access to the A30 dual carriageway spineroad for Cornwall and Devon. Beyond to the east (another 42 miles) the city of Exeter provides Inter-city Rail Link, International Airport and M5 motorway link, with the city of Plymouth (28 miles) providing continental ferry port to the south

In all directions from Launceston is scenery of outstanding natural beauty. To the north is one of the country's most stunning stretches of National Trust Cliff Scenery with southwest coast path, quaint former fishing villages and popular family surfing beaches. To the west  are the open spaces of Bodmin Moor ideal for walking and riding and to the east is Dartmoor National Park. Running  southwards the hidden Tamar Valley steeped in 18th century mining  history is renowned for salmon fishing and flows out into   historic Plymouth sound with all its yachting activities.


Doubling as a reception hall, this is a lovely entrance to the cottage with wrought iron fireplace with timber mantal and slate hearth. Full height period bay window. Triple ceiling light cluster and two double matching wall lights. 

Period bay window, large fireplace recess (open fire still possible) with timber mantel flanked by fitted cupboards and shelved alcoves. Ceiling light and three double wall lights.

Matching limed oak wall and floor cupboards with generous areas of worktop and tiled splashback. Fitted oven / grill with gas hob and extractor fan over, fitted dishwasher and modern compound inset sink. Tiled floor.

Fireplace recess with shelved alcoves and fitted cupboards over. Window to rear garden

Staircase to first floor incorporating understair cupboard.

Tiled floor, window and half glazed door to rear. Work top with space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Separate WC, wash hand basin with instant hot water heater over, tiled floor.

Return staircase lit by large window rises to central landing with balustraded staircase.

Double room with window to front. Fitted hanging wardrobe with shelves.

Pretty window to front, wrought iron fireplace and fitted hanging wardrobes.

Capable of taking twin beds with window to rear.

Suite of bath with wall mounted shower fitment, curtain and rail over set against fully tiled walls. WC and Wash hand basin. Shavers point. Loft access and airing cupboard with central heating boiler and linen racking.

Elevated double forecourt with central path and steps.

Pretty, with cottage garden character including winding central pathway, mix of ornamental trees and shrubs including magnolia,      camellia, variegated conifers and holly. The garden is partially separated by a wrought iron rose arch. There is a well positioned suntrap SUMMER HOUSE and a pretty sunken, circular garden with pond. Outside water tap.

Of sectional construction with up and over door. Useful,  hidden storage area behind garage.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 October 2016


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