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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Lower Metherell

Sold STC £249,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Bungalow
  • Well Presented & Spacious
  • 25ft Living/Dining Room
  • Three Bedrooms - One with Ensuite Cloakroom
  • Bedroom Four/Study
  • Conservatory
  • Attractive Outlook
  • Corner Plot Gardens
  • Garage & Parking

Full description

SITUATION The property is located at the end of a cul-de-sac in an exceptionally quiet location at the heart of the attractive Tamar village of Lower Metherell, and enjoys lovely countryside views to the rear.

A highly rated primary school in nearby Harrowbarrow and two family friendly pubs in the village complement more extensive educational, leisure and shopping facilities in the busy market towns of Launceston, Callington,Liskeard, Saltash and Tavistock all of which lie within a radius of 8-10 miles.


DESCRIPTION The property is a well presented and spacious detached bungalow occupying a corner position, with front and large rear gardens laid mostly to lawn with well established shrubs and bushes. Believed to date from the 1980s, the bungalow is built of rendered timber frame and block elevations under a tiled roof with a later extension providing possibilities for a self contained annexe for a dependant relative. A garage and driveway providing private parking.

The versatile accommodation comprises an entrance porch, entrance hall, 25' triple aspect living room/dining room, fully fitted kitchen, three bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is also a utility/boot room giving access to a further bedroom and a cloakroom, and providing possibilities as a self contained annexe. At the rear of the bungalow and accessed by double doors from the living/dining room is a recently constructed wooden-framed conservatory which enjoys an attractive outlook over the rear gardens and across the surrounding countryside.

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:

From the tarmac driveway there is a step up to a double glazed door into: 

ENTRANCE PORCH With two exposed stone walls; courtesy light; meter cupboard; tiled floor and obscure double glazed door into: 

ENTRANCE HALL With doors to all accommodation; cloaks cupboard; airing cupboard; telephone point and radiator. 

LIVING/DINING ROOM 25' 1" x 13' (7.65m x 3.96m) An attractive, light and well proportioned triple aspect room with sliding doors out on to the patio and multi paned doors into the conservatory, enjoying attractive views to the side and rear; feature open fireplace with stone surround and hearth and wooden display shelves; television point and two radiators. 

CONSERVATORY 11' 9" x 8' 3" (3.58m x 2.51m) New hardwood timber frame; polyurethane roof; oak flooring; double glazed windows on three sides; sliding doors giving access to the gardens. 

KITCHEN 12' 9" x 10' 5" (3.89m x 3.18m) With double glazed window to the side aspect and double glazed door giving access to the patio; good range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces and separate matching island; integral one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer tap over; integral double oven; four ring halogen hob with hood and extractor fan over; tiled splashbacks; space for tall fridge/freezer; space for dishwasher; inset ceiling lights. 

BEDROOM ONE 14' 9" x 11' (4.5m x 3.35m) A double aspect room with double glazed windows to the front and side; telephone point; radiator and door into: 

ENSUITE CLOAKROOM With obscure double glazed window to the side aspect; low level WC; vanity unit enclosing a hand washbasin with cupboards to either side.


BEDROOM TWO 10' 11" x 10' 9" (3.33m x 3.28m) With double glazed window to the front aspect and radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR/STUDY 7' 9" x 7' 5" (2.36m x 2.26m) With double glazed window to the side aspect; radiator. 

FAMILY BATHROOM With obscure double glazed window to the side aspect; fully tiled walls; coloured suite comprising a low level WC, pedestal wash basin, bath, corner shower cubicle with Triton electric shower; radiator. 

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM 12' 10" x 8' 5" (3.91m x 2.57m) With double glazed window and double glazed door to the rear aspect, giving access to the gardens; a range of built in wall and base units with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer; space for tall fridge/freezer; floorstanding oil fired boiler for the central heating and hot water; integral door into the garage; extractor fan.


BEDROOM THREE 10' 9" x 9' 1" (3.28m x 2.77m) With double glazed window to the side aspect; built in wardrobe and dressing table; radiator. 

CLOAKROOM With low level WC; hand washbasin with mixer tap over and cupboards below; tiled splashbacks; extractor fan and radiator.


OUTSIDE The property is approached from the roadside via a tarmac driveway with parking for several vehicles and leading on to:


ATTACHED GARAGE 15' 8" x 8' 4" (4.78m x 2.54m) Widening to 3.25m(10'8")
With up and over door; power and light; integral door into the utility/boot room; fuse boards and outside tap.


FRONT GARDENS The front gardens lie to the side of the driveway and comprise a level area of lawn, flanked by a variety of mature bushes and shrubs. A path leads past the site of the oil tank to a wooden gate giving access to a level patio area at the side of the bungalow which is also accessed from the living/dining room and provides an attractive sitting area with a central bed planted with a range of shrubs.


REAR GARDENS These are an attractive feature of the property and are enclosed by hedges on either side and are panel fenced to the rear, with access from the conservatory and the utility/boot room. The gardens comprise a gently sloping lawn with a wooden shed and greenhouse to one side, flanked by a terraced area with a range of shrubs and bushes with steps to the side leading down to another area of lawn with a pergola and wooden shed, flanked by further mature beds.


SERVICES Mains metered water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.


OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'D' for Council Tax purposes. 

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE & BALMENT on 01822 612345. 

DIRECTIONS From Tavistock, proceed westbound on the A390 crossing the River Tamar at New Bridge and passing through the village of Gunnislake. Continue on the A390, taking the left hand turning signposted Cotehele/Metherell and Harrowbarrow and continue to follow the signs for Metherell. Pass through the village of Metherell and take the left hand turn by the Cross House Inn, signposted for Lower Metherell. Continue through Lower Metherell turning left into Oakey Orchard and the property will be found at the end of the cul-de-sac. 

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20 September 2012


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