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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Lawhitton, Launceston

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Property Description

Key features

  • Our Ref: L710a
  • Detached Former Chapel
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Sitting/Dining Room
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Double Garage with Planning Permission
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Approximately 1/3 Acre Gardens
  • Countryside Views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION Located in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Tamar Valley is known for its awe inspiring scenery. The property sits peacefully above the river, just along from Greystone Bridge, making for an ideal vantage point of which to observe the abundance of wildlife which resides on its banks including Kingfisher, Peregrine, Falcon and Otter. Greystone Bridge is a Grade I Listed medieval bridge built in 1439 using local stone and incorporating eight arches in to its design. This ancient crossing point over the River Tamar has historically carried traffic using roads between Launceston in Cornwall and Tavistock in Devon on the route which is now known as the B3362.

Located approximately 4 miles away is the town of Launceston. 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 being approximately 29 miles from Launceston. The city of Exeter has rail links and an international airport being approximately 40 miles from Launceston.

Located approximately 9 miles away, Tavistock is a thriving market town adjoining the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and was in 2004 voted the winner of a nationwide survey undertaken by the Council for the Protection of rural England involving 120 other market towns. Among the assets taken into consideration were history, architecture, community spirit, planning sensitivity, recreational facilities and individuality of shops and businesses. Additional attractions include a hospital, a bustling Pannier Market and a full range of schools both State and Private. Indeed Tavistock can claim to have everything adding up to a quality of life which would be hard to rival. 

DESCRIPTION Located approximately 2 miles from the village of Lawhitton lies a charming former chapel, now an attractive cottage with a small nod to its former life. With a stunning kitchen/breakfast room, a wealth of exposed floorboards, a number of vaulted ceilings and exposed timbers on the first floor and set within a third of an acre of gardens, the accommodation comprises: entrance hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room with 'Rangemaster' oven and a ground floor bathroom. On the first floor, off the landing lies two double bedrooms and one good sized single bedroom. 

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 Canopied entrance with multi-panel stable door leading to:-  

ENTRANCE HALL Mahogany effect diamond leaded light uPVC double-glazed window to side aspect; understairs storage cupboard housing electric consumer unit, ideal for coats etc.; wooden door leading to:-  

LIVING/DINING ROOM 18' 10" x 13' 6" (5.748m x 4.115m) Twin mahogany effect leaded light uPVC double-glazed window to side aspect; wood stripped floor; the main feature of the room is the corner mounted multi-fuel burner with stone back and hearth; two programmable wall mounted electric radiators; original Gothic style chapel door with two triangular roof lights; telephone point; door with access to inner hall; square arch leading to:-  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 1" x 10' 4" (4.62m x 3.167m) With a range of shaker style eye and base level units with a roll edge worksurface over incorporating a coated sink unit with mixer tap; freestanding 'Rangemaster' dual fuel stove with matching 'Rangemaster' extractor hood over; slate effect tiled splashbacks; built-in dishwasher and washing machine; central island with beech worksurface and breakfast bar. This wonderful room is complimented by the slate flagstone floor; downlighters and central pendant light; mahogany effect uPVC double-glazed French doors with matching glazed side panels over looking an enclosed courtyard which is dog or child friendly.  

INNER HALLWAY Stairs rising to first floor landing; wooden door leading to:- 

BATHROOM 7' 3" (max) x 5' 4" (max) (2.223m (max) x 1.647m (max)) With three piece suite comprising: wood panelled bath with mixer tap, shower screen and shower extension, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap; tiled splashbacks to water sensitive areas; heated towel rail; downlighters; opaque patterned mahogany effect leaded light uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 8' 3" x 4' 3" narrowing to 2'5" (2.539m x 1.308m narrowing to 0.757m) Part exposed ceiling trusses with restricted head height; wooden door leading to:- 

MASTER BEDROOM 13' 4" x 10' 5" (4.086m x 3.198m) excluding entrance area (1.683m x 1.2m) Mahogany effect uPVC double-glazed window to rear aspect; wooden framed sealed unit double-glazed skylight; exposed ceiling trusses; vaulted ceiling; wall mounted electric panel radiator.  

BEDROOM TWO 12' 11" (max) x 7' 7" (max) (3.950m (max) x 2.319m (max)) Built-in single wardrobe; mahogany effect diamond leaded light uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect; built-in double wardrobe; cupboard housing hot water tank with immersion switch and timer; vaulted ceiling with part exposed ceiling trusses.  

BEDROOM THREE 9' 0" x 7' 11" (2.766m x 2.436m) Wooden framed double-glazed skylight window; wall mounted electric panel radiator; telephone extension point; vaulted ceiling; part exposed ceiling trusses; wooden stripped flooring.  


REAR COURTYARD Gas bottle store; enclosed by painted wall; outside light; gated pedestrian access to driveway; pedestrian access to:- 

DOUBLE GARAGE 22' 2" x 18' 7" (6.762m x 5.683m) Twin metal up-and-over doors; multi-pane effect uPVC double-glazed window to side aspect; power and light; consumer board; steps leading up to same sized loft room with leaded light double-glazed window to front aspect; skylight window (planning permission).  

To the front of the property is a loose chipped driveway with granite chippings and parking for 5-6 vehicles; gated pedestrian access leads to a side courtyard which has an area of concrete hardstanding and access to the lane; bank with shrubs and flowers.

Immediately to the front left-hand side is a lawned garden with raised deck making the most of the distant sound of the river and the pleasant valley views; shrubs beds; a mixture of wire fence and wooden half log boundaries with natural hedgerows overlooking the lane. A private drive leading to the lane with banks on either side.

The main garden area is banked with a mixture of cultivated areas and lawn surrounded by natural hedgerows. 

SERVICES Mains electricity. Private drainage (septic tank) and private water supply (bore hole). 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'C' for Council Tax purposes (Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY. Tel: 0300 1234 100). 

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with D C PROPERTY on 01566 770888. 

DIRECTIONS From Launceston take the A388 towards Callington. After approximately 3/4 mile take the left-hand turn signposted Lawhitton/Tavistock. Continue on this route until you come to Greystone Bridge which crosses the River Tamar. Take the right-hand turn into an unmarked lane just before the bridge indicated by our 'For Sale' board. After a short distance the property can be found the right-hand side, identified by a name plaque.  

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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