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8 bedroom detached house for sale

North Road, Lifton


Property Description

Key features

  • Our Ref: L424
  • Detached Period Property
  • 2 Kitchens
  • 2 Open-Plan Sitting/Dining Rooms
  • 8 Bedrooms (1 Ensuite)
  • 2 Bathrooms & 2 Shower Rooms
  • Garden Room / Snug
  • Conservatory
  • Garden
  • Garage & Off-Road Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION Enjoying a central village location only a short walk from local amenities within this popular West Devon village.

Lifton boasts many local conveniences including two hotels (Arundell Arms and Lifton Hall - both having public houses), doctors surgery, village primary school and Post Office/general store. On the edge of the village, the popular Lifton 'Strawberry Fields Farm Shop' offers a restaurant, function suite, 'pick your own' strawberries and shop supplying local seasonal produce. On the adjoining part of Lifton, known as 'Tinhay', you will locate Tinhay Mill Guest House & Restaurant, a petrol filling station and a small industrial estate.

Approximately 4 miles away, Launceston is the ancient capital of Cornwall and boasts a number of historical buildings including the Norman castle and Victorian Guildhall and Town Hall. There is a wide variety of shopping available both in the town centre and the out of town retail park (both independently and nationally owned) together with a range of service businesses, medical facilities and schooling at both primary and secondary levels (private and state sector). The town has a good sports centre, many clubs and societies catering for a wide variety of interests and two 18 hole golf courses within 3 miles.

Access to Plymouth, Exeter, Truro via road are all within an hour's travelling time. The city of Plymouth offers sea and rail links (approximately 25 miles). The city of Exeter has rail links, an international airport and connection to the M5 motorway (approximately 38 miles).

The stannary town of Tavistock is located only 20 minutes away which provides excellent shopping facilities including its historic pannier market. 

DESCRIPTION Extremely rare to the market, a eight bedroom detached period property with parts believed to date back to the early 18th Century, having undergone vast improvements by the current vendors and currently set up as a two generational family home.

The well proportioned and versatile accommodation is arranged over three floors and comprises:

GROUND FLOOR: entrance porch; entrance hallway; open-plan sitting/dining room; kitchen; additional kitchen/dining room; garden room; snug; conservatory; cloakroom; utility room/cloakroom.

FIRST FLOOR: seven double bedrooms (one ensuite); two bathrooms.

SECOND FLOOR: master bedroom; nursery/dressing room; shower room; study.

OUTSIDE: The rear garden is of a decent size and backs directly onto pasture land, with a substantial outbuilding, large detached single garage and parking for four vehicles to the front.

The property would suit a number of different occupants: multiple-occupancy, two or three generational family, bed & breakfast or respite care home. 

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:- 

ENTRANCE Double pitched storm porch; door chime; entrance door with glazed panels opening onto:- 

ENTRANCE PORCH 8' 3" x 5' 9" (2.521m x 1.757m) With parquet floor; wood panelled walls to half-height; coving; shelved recess; part-glazed door through to:- 

ENTRANCE HALLWAY 15' 7" x 12' 11" (max) (4.768m x 3.938m (max)) Providing direct access to Sitting/Dining Rooms, Snug, Cloakroom; staircase ascending to first floor with turned wooden balustrade; parquet flooring; coving; door through to a coats hanging area (4' 2" x 3' 10" (1.272m x 1.191m)) and inner door opening onto:- 

CLOAKROOM 4' 6" x 3' 10" (1.395m x 1.170m) With low level WC; wall mounted wash hand basin; obscured uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect. 

SITTING/DINING ROOM 33' 7" (max) x 14' 7" (narrowing to 12' 10") (10.242m (max) x 4.463m (narrowing to 3.916m)) A good sized dual aspect room connected by an open archway. 

DINING AREA 14' 7" x 12' 0" (4.463m x 3.668m) A feature fireplace housing a 'Rayburn' with twin hotplates and double oven (currently not in use) and shelved alcoves to side; uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect with seat beneath. 

SITTING AREA 20' 9" x 12' 9" (6.346m x 3.908m) Fireplace housing a 'Villager' multi-fuel burner with polished slate surround, mantle over and alcove to side with built-in storage cupboards; dado rail; coving; uPVC double-glazed window to rear aspect.

Archway through to:- 

SNUG 11' 2" x 9' 2" (3.408m x 2.819m) Coving; two connecting doors through to entrance hallway; uPVC double-glazed doors opening onto:- 

CONSERVATORY 13' 1" x 13' 1" (4m x 4m) Recently refurbished, the conservatory is of part block / part uPVC double-glazed construction beneath a hipped Polycarbonate roof with vinyl floor; double doors leading out onto lovely patio seating area.

Doors from both the dining area and the sitting room lead into:- 

KITCHEN 24' 9" x 8' 6" (7.554m x 2.612m) With a range of pine fronted eye and base level units with rolled edge worksurfaces over incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with traditional style mixer tap; 'Cook Centre' Range style electric cooker with twin ovens, separate grill, four ring hob with twin hotplate and 'Belling' extractor hood over; space and plumbing for dishwasher; additional under-counter appliance space/plumbing for washing machine/tumble dryer; space for fridge/freezer; tiling to water sensitive areas; two uPVC double-glazed windows and door to side aspect providing access to driveway and in turn, the detached garage.

From the Sitting Room, door through to:- 

GARDEN ROOM 12' 6" x 12' 5" (3.824m x 3.808m) With double uPVC double-glazed doors leading out onto patio seating area to rear aspect; 'Belfast' sink with tiled splashback; coving. 

SITTING/DINING ROOM 24' 6" x 13' 1" (7.469m x 3.995m) (overall measurement) An open plan room divided into two areas (originally two rooms). 

SITTING ROOM AREA 12' 11" x 12' 0" (3.938m x 3.669m) A feature inglenook fireplace housing a 'Provence' gas fired stove sat on a slate hearth with exposed slate chimney breast and cloam oven to side; exposed floorboards; telephone point; uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect. 

DINING ROOM AREA 13' 1" x 11' 2" (4.009m x 3.408m) With feature fireplace (currently not in use) with exposed slate chimney breast, timber beam over and display alcove to side with storage cupboard beneath; continuation of exposed wooden floorboards; exposed ceiling timbers; connecting door through to inner hallway and opening through to:- 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 28' 7" (max) x 12' 7" (8.715m (max) x 3.845m) (minus 17' 10" x 4' 2" (5.441m x 1.271m)) An 'L' shaped room boasting a well appointed kitchen with a range of eye and base level units with solid wooden worksurfaces over incorporating: a one and a half bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap; space and plumbing for dishwasher; a 'Rangemaster' cooker with twin ovens (gas and electric), gas grill, five-ring gas hob and matching extractor hood over; walk-in larder; central island providing additional worksurface and storage under; tiling to water sensitive areas; dado rail; coving; three uPVC double-glazed windows to rear aspect; door providing direct access out on to an extensive deck seating area.

From the kitchen/dining room a corridor provides direct access to:- 

UTILITY ROOM/CLOAKROOM 8' 3" x 7' 6" (2.528m x 2.306m) With pedestal wash hand basin; low level WC; floor to ceiling corner cupboard; area of rolled edge worksurface with space and plumbing for additional appliances beneath; extractor fan; coving; fully tiled walls. 

STUDY 10' 9" x 9' 11" (3.292m x 3.044m) With uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect; coving; airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, immersion switch and shelving. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Providing direct access to Bedroom Two, Bedroom Three, Bedroom Four, Bedroom Five and Bathroom One; doorway to Inner Landing which in turn provides direct access to Family Room, Bedroom Six, Bedroom Seven, Bedroom Eight and Bathroom Two. Turned staircase ascending to second floor with storage cupboard beneath; Velux window. 

BEDROOM TWO 11' 5" x 10' 7" (3.488m x 3.243m) (excluding bay window (7' 3" x 3' 10" (2.232m x 1.178m)) With uPVC double-glazed bay window to rear aspect enjoying views over the garden; dado rail; coving. 

BATHROOM ONE 13' 11" (max) x 5' 0" (4.243m (max) x 1.543m) Three piece white suite comprising: panel enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC; combination of wood panel and tiled walls; airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and wooden slatted shelving; obscured uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect. 

BEDROOM THREE 13' 10" x 11' 5" (4.223m x 3.498m) With uPVC double-glazed window to rear aspect affording views over the garden; coving; vanity wash hand basin. 

BEDROOM FOUR 11' 11" x 9' 1" (3.643m x 2.787m) With uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect; coving; door through to:- 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 8' 11" x 2' 5" (2.719m x 0.745m) Three piece white suite comprising: low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin and shower cubicle with bi-fold door and 'Gainsborough' electric shower unit; fully tiled walls; extractor fan. 

BEDROOM FIVE 10' 2" x 8' 4" (3.118m x 2.541m) With uPVC double-glazed window to rear aspect. 

FAMILY ROOM 27' 8" x 6' 10" (8.437m x 2.085m) Two uPVC double-glazed windows to front aspect. 

BATHROOM TWO 9' 9" x 8' 5" (2.983m x 2.577m) Four piece white suite comprising: low level WC, panel enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle with pivot door and electric shower unit; fully tiled walls; recessed halogen downlighters; access to roof void; airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and wooden slatted shelving; obscured uPVC double-glazed window to side aspect. 

BEDROOM SIX 12' 4" x 8' 7" (3.771m x 2.621m) uPVC double-glazed window to side aspect enjoying views towards Dartmoor National Park; coving. 

BEDROOM SEVEN 13' 3" (into alcove) x 12' 2" (4.040m (into alcove) x 3.714m) With uPVC double-glazed window to rear aspect affording views over the garden; coving. 

BEDROOM EIGHT 11' 2" x 10' 2" (3.404m x 3.101m) uPVC double-glazed window to rear aspect with garden views; walk-in wardrobe with light; coving. 

SECOND FLOOR LANDING A split landing with ample eaves storage and providing direct access to Bedroom One, Shower Room and Study. 

BEDROOM ONE 17' 9" x 12' 3" (5.417m x 3.757m) (excluding dormer (1.740m x 0.761m) With uPVC double-glazed dormer window to rear aspect affording views; vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling timbers and A-frames; access to eaves storage. Doors through to:- 

CORRIDOR/WARDROBE AREA 6' 2" x 5' 1" (1.889m x 1.561m) With useful wardrobe area with hanging rail. Opening through to:- 

NURSERY/DRESSING ROOM 11' 2" x 11' 1" (3.416m x 3.391m) With Velux window; part exposed ceiling timbers and A-frames. Door through to roof void. 

SHOWER ROOM 7' 0" x 4' 6" (2.159m x 1.375m) Three piece suite comprising: low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle with obscured glass pivot door and electric shower unit; tiling to water sensitive areas; access to eaves storage; Velux window. 

STUDY AREA 7' 2" x 6' 7" (2.199m x 2.031m) With an area of worksurface and telephone point. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property, a gravelled area provides off-road parking for several vehicles. Accessed via double timber gates, a driveway runs alongside the property; outside tap. 

DETACHED GARAGE 20' 9" x 12' 7" (6.325m x 3.852m) Of stone construction beneath a slate roof with wooden bi-fold doors, pedestrian access to side aspect and window to rear aspect; power and lighting; roof storage. 

REAR GARDEN A nice sized split-level garden with extensive areas of level lawn edged by well stocked beds and borders with the rear boundary backing directly onto pasture land. In addition, decked and patio seating areas; a good sized fishpond. 

GYM/GARDEN STORE/WORKSHOP A detached building of block construction with power and lighting. 

GYM 17' 0" x 12' 3" (5.186m x 3.741m) With two uPVC double-glazed windows to front aspect. 

GARDEN STORE/WORKSHOP 12' 4" x 8' 1" (3.764m x 2.487m) With workbench. 

SERVICES Mains water, mains drainage and mains electricity. 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'F' for Council Tax purposes (West Devon Borough Council). 

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with DC PROPERTY. 

DIRECTIONS Heading out of Launceston on the A30 towards Okehampton, take the exit signposted for Lifton. Head through Liftondown, under the A30, and follow the road past Lifton Farm Shop on your left-hand-side. Continue through the village, passing the Post Office/general store before taking a left-hand turn into North Road. Follow the road and after passing the school and doctor's surgery, the property will be found on your right-hand-side identified by our 'For Sale' board. 

FLOOR PLAN DISCLAIMER These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright D C Property 2016. 

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