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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Buttlegate, Downderry, Torpoint

Withdrawn from Market £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • ABOUT 2092 SQ FT

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Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION This detached house is set in an elevated position only 250 metres from the beach, on a south facing hillside within an established residential cul de sac of individual houses. The village boasts extensive facilities including a post office/general stores, doctors' surgery, primary school which is rated "good" by Ofsted, church together with various pubs and restaurants. Similar facilities are available at St Germans, which also has a main line (Penzance to Paddington) railway station providing an excellent commuter link with Plymouth (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours). The village lies a relatively short drive from the A38 and Plymouth is within easy commuting range. There is a slipway at Downderry beach which allows beach access for dinghys and small boats (by obtaining a permit).
The neighbouring village of Seaton also has a beach and beautiful countryside park with sheltered riverside and woodland walks together with a pub, bistro and popular beach cafe. Additional local facilities include golf at Portwrinkle or at Looe Bindown.  

DESCRIPTION With accommodation laid out over three floors, The Lookout, as the name implies, enjoys sea views from all of the principal rooms including the bedrooms. The outlook is south and south west with uninterrupted views over the village, coastline and waters of Whitsand and Looe Bay with the landmarks of Dodman Point and the Eddystone Lighthouse on the horizon. The property enjoys a level approach and extends to about 2092 square feet.

Whilst The Lookout has been their family home for nearly 20 years and a wonderful place to bring up their children, our client has in recent years been using the property for holiday letting with about 30 weeks let per year and a tariff ranging from £950 low to £2220 high (through Excluding personal items the property could be purchased furnished and equipped enabling its on going use a as holiday let, subject to negotiation.

With full double glazing and oil fired central heating the property offers a comfortable environment and the floorplan demonstrates the layout which briefly comprises - the entrance porch opens into the reception hall in turn leading to the luxury master bedroom suite, with three sea facing windows this room benefits from an ensuite bath/shower room with dressing area and dual head wetroom shower. The lower ground floor comprises an open plan living room/well equipped kitchen with utility room off, the living room has a fireplace housing a Morso wood burner, wide windows and French doors take maximum advantage of the sea views and there is a large balcony off providing excellent entertaining space.

At garden level there are four bedrooms together with a familybath/shower room and a further wc. The bedrooms have views over the garden and sea and there is also direct garden access. 

OUTSIDE A relatively level private driveway provides parking for at least two cars, in turn leading to the garage/workshop with electric door and integral door to the reception hall. Adjacent is a useful store room with a garden shed also providing further storage. The gardens are a particular feature having been landscaped to provide a large level area with barbecue and perfect for entertaining, south and west facing with fine sea views. A short flight of steps lead down to a further terraced garden, well stocked with flowers and shrubs. 

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12 August 2017


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