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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Windmill Hill, Launceston

Sold STC £599,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Three reception/five bedroom period house
  • Superb conservatory
  • Self contained first floor annex
  • Close to the town centre
  • "Countryside atmosphere"
  • Well stocked private gardens
  • Large access driveway and parking
  • EPC: F

Full description

Gracious three reception / five bedroom period house in very favoured location. Spectacular conservatory and self-contained first floor annex. Enjoying convenient town centre location with country atmosphere. Original Oak floors, doors, balustrading, wardrobes and cupboards. Superb traditional layout at ground and first floor. Large well stocked elegant grounds including private level upper and lower family lawns. Generous access driveway, parking and turning. Many mature flowering shrubs throughout. EPC: F

Boswyn is an architected designed house built for a discerning owner in the mid 20th Century. The layout has a genteel atmosphere with gracious entrance hallway (with cloakroom facilities off) serving all ground floor accommodation and gracious width dogleg staircase rising to the first floor landing.

At first floor the master suite, separated by its own hallway and linked door includes dressing room and en-suite shower room.   The guest bedroom is particularly generous and there is a first floor annex (which could be enlarged if required) with external balcony and steps falling to the rear garden. 

The property has uPVC replacement double glazed windows and doors and a spectacular uPVC conservatory ‘living space’ overlooking the rear garden.   The property has an oil fired boiler with radiators throughout and oil fired Aga in the kitchen which provides domestic hot water supplemented by the boiler. 

A feature of the house is oak fitment to floors, doors, cupboards, wardrobes and stair handrails.

Windmill Lane, as its name suggests has a country atmosphere, yet is close to the social, commercial and shopping facilities of Launceston.   The town centre is accessible via Windmill Hill.  Closer at hand is Windmill Primary School, Coronation Park with leisure centre including swimming pool and squash courts, Launceston College, Launceston Hospital, Doctor Surgery and Dunheved Bowling Club. 

Windmill Lane is well placed for convenient access to the A30 dual carriageway spine road for Cornwall and Devon via Pennygillam.

Launceston enjoys a good balance of travel distance to all parts of the two counties with two of the Country’s prettiest cities, Truro 49 miles west and Exeter 42 miles, easily accessible   The city of Plymouth is some 28 miles to the south and routes north provide east of access to North Cornwall and North Devon. 

In all directions from Launceston there is scenery of outstanding natural beauty. To the north the rugged coastline of North Cornwall and North Devon features surfing beaches and quaint former fishing villages. To the west, the open spaces of Bodmin Moor provide superb walking and riding and to the east is Dartmoor National Park. Running south the Tamar valley steeped in 18th Century mining history is famed for  Salmon fishing and country sport activities. 

Oak outer door and Oak small paned inner doors.  Mat well.   

Oak floor, door to rear conservatory and under stair cupboard. 
Separate W.C. and lobby with wash hand basin. 

Well proportioned triple aspect room with slate hearth housing log burner flanked by Oak fitted cupboards and shelves.  Oak floor and door to rear conservatory. 

Spacious and spectacular conservatory with slate floor, generous floor to ceiling height for internal plants, central French doors with steps down to rear garden and side door to morning terrace.   The aspect from the conservatory is over the rear garden, beyond is a lovely view of surrounding Launceston stretching away to the hills of Bodmin Moor as a skyline. Please note:  The plants are included in the sale price of the property.

Slate hearth with Oak surround, cupboards and shelving.  Window to conservatory. 

Dual aspect with view towards Bodmin Moor.  

Perfect morning room for the family with two good sized windows providing ample natural light.  Feature oil fired Aga in chimney breast with fitted drawers on either side.   Fitted wall and floor cupboards to one wall.  Vinyl flooring. 

High level cupboards and vinyl flooring. 


Mat well and door to side. 

Gracious easy going stairs rise to the first floor landing lit by large window.   Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder heated by Aga and central heating boiler. 

Inner landing.  

Shower unit, wash hand basin and W.C.  Towel rail heated by boiler and Aga. Vinyl flooring and wall mounted electric heater. 

Superb main bedroom with front and rear windows, the latter enjoying the lovely view towards Bodmin Moor flanked by elegant fitted ‘his and her’ Oak wardrobes.   

Access from the inner landing or the main bedroom, there are further Oak fitted wardrobes and cupboards, wash hand basin and window enjoying the view.   

Fitted wardrobes and window overlooking rear garden. 

Bath, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. 

Spacious room with five casement window overlooking the rear garden and view. Small side window.  Pedestal wash hand basin and mirror. 

Window overlooking rear garden, built-in wardrobe and wash hand basin. 

Dual aspect including view of rear garden with French doors to Balcony having steps down to rear garden.  Ceiling down-lighters.  

Fitted oven with extractor hood over, inset bowl and a half sink, loft access and down-lighters.   

Fully tiled with down-lighters, shower fitment, W.C. and wash hand basin in vanity unit with mirror and light.   Ladder towel rail. Window to the rear. 


LOG STORE / BOILER ROOM 3.14m x 2.40m
Housing floor mounted oil fired boiler with log and coal fuel bunkers.  Pre-lagged hot water cylinder.   

GARAGE 5.26m x 4.27m  
Sliding wooden entrance door, side service door, electric light and power and loft storage. 

UTILITY 2.54m x 1.81m
Window and plumbing for automatic washing machine. (adjoining garage)

POTTING SHED 1.85m x 1.54m  (adjoining garage).
Bulk oil tank.

Large Greenhouse and small Greenhouse

HOBBY ROOM 6.87m x 4.29m
Timber framed.  A superb exercise, hobby or workshop space with light and airy triple aspect including French doors to rear garden.   

The approach to the property from Windmill Lane is through pillars to a generous gravel driveway with island mature Rhododendron and generous parking and turning area to one side.   The driveway is flanked by areas of well stocked flower bed and lawn with mature flowering shrubs including Magnolia’s, Camellia’s, Azalea’s, Rhododendron’s and ornamental trees.  Pathways lead on either side of the property to the rear where there is a simply lovely mature family garden with ornamental tress, flowering shrubs, Copper Beech and Bamboo hedging, this encloses upper and lower level family lawns with matching granite trough features and central steps.  The upper lawn merges with areas of paving adjacent to the house incorporating goldfish pond.   Please note:  The granite troughs are included in the sale price of the property.

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21 April 2017


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