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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Lea, Launceston

Withdrawn from Market £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Our Ref: L763
  • Detached Executive Family Home
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Living Room with Balcony
  • Four Bedrooms (Two Ensuite)
  • Family Bathroom
  • Gas Fired Central Heating
  • uPVC Double-Glazing
  • Integral Double Garage & Off-Road Parking
  • Gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION Situated in an elevated location on the outskirts of Launceston in the popular residential area of St Stephens with its pretty period heart, landmark church and wonderful countryside. Church Lea is an executive development of detached houses in a cul-de-sac location. Nearby is Launceston golf course. There are local amenities including a public house and a short distance away are the petrol station and general store. St Stephens is the original part of town known as Lanstephan which means Church of St Stephen and is derived by the former monastery of St Stephens which lies at the foot of the hill.

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. 

DESCRIPTION 8 Church Lea both sides and backs on to open pastureland and has magnificent views across the surrounding countryside and the town up to the Castle. Having reverse level accommodation comprising: entrance hall; stairs rising to first floor landing; double aspect and vaulted ceiling living room with balcony having views that include the miniature steam railway, wonderful lush pastureland and a classic view up to Launceston Castle; kitchen/dining room with twin doors on to the rear garden; master bedroom with ensuite and built in wardrobes; further double bedroom; family bathroom and bedroom four which is currently used as a study. On the ground floor there is a guest bedroom with ensuite shower room and access to an integral double garage with automated electric door. The property benefits from uPVC double-glazing and gas fired central heating to radiators. Outside, the wrap around garden includes a substantial front garden with plenty of off-road parking, access to both sides of the property leading to a mature, two tiered garden with a vast array of flowers shrubs and trees, with Cornish bank and hedgerow boundaries. This property needs to be viewed to be fully appreciated. 

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 Frosted patterned uPVC double-glazed door leading through to:- 

ENTRANCE PORCH 7' 1" x 3' 10" (2.164m x 1.18m) A brick built porch with uPVC double-glazed windows either side of the front door and to the side aspect allowing an abundance of natural light; quarry tiled floor; external light; frosted patterned sealed unit wooden framed double-glazed door with frosted patterned double-glazed side panels leading on to:- 

ENTRANCE HALL Stairs rising to first floor; single panel radiator; 'Oak' effect laminate floor; door leading through to Integral Double Garage and door leading through to:- 

BEDROOM TWO/GUEST ROOM 13' 3" x 12' 6" (4.04m x 3.834m) uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect with views up to the castle; double panel radiator with thermostat control; textured and coved ceiling; one of the electric sockets includes USB points; internet connection; television point; frosted wooden door leading through to:- 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 6' 10" x 6' 2" (2.1m x 1.88m) With three piece suite comprising: shower cubicle (newly installed) with 'Mira Sprint' electric shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin; tiled splashbacks to dado height; ceramic tiled floor; panel radiator; textured ceiling; extractor. 

INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE 20' 3" x 15' 5" (6.184m x 4.714m) With automatic roll over garage door; sealed unit uPVC double-glazed window to side aspect; half-glazed door providing pedestrian access to side aspect; a range of eye and base level units incorporating a sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks; plumbing and space for washing machine; space for fridge and freezer etc.; 'Worcester' central heating boiler; power and light. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Textured and coved ceiling; downlighters; multi-paned double doors leading through to the Dining Area and the Sitting Room; door leading through to Bedroom Four/Study; single panel radiator; archway through to Inner Hallway. 

LIVING ROOM 17' 1" x 15' 10" (5.23m x 4.831m) A magnificent room with vaulted ceiling; framing the view to the front are the sliding uPVC double-glazed door with arched uPVC double-glazed window over, making the most of the fantastic views to the castle and the town across to Dartmoor National Park; an arched uPVC double-glazed window to the side aspect makes the most of the wonderful lush green views that can be enjoyed across the valley including sighting of the miniature railway line; wood laminate flooring; central five arm pendant light; two panel radiators, both with thermostat control; providing the main focal point of the room is a pine and marble effect fireplace with gas 'real flame' fire inset; dado rail; wired for an integrated speaker system; television and telephone points. 

BALCONY 15' 10" x 2' 9" (4.831m x 0.86m) Brick structure with painted metalwork spindle balustrade, giving you a full 180 degree views across the lush countryside up to the town and the castle and across to Dartmoor National Park. 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 23' 9" x 11' 10" narrowing to 9' 9" in dining area (7.241m x 3.620m narrowing to 2.980m)  

KITCHEN AREA With a range of wooden fronted eye and base level units with worksurfaces over incorporating display cabinets; a real feature of the room is the freestanding 'Leisure Classic' range oven with housed extractor within cooker hood; one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap; corner display cabinet; plumbing and space for dishwasher; space for under-counter fridge; downlighters; under-cupboard lighting; tiled splashbacks to water sensitive areas; uPVC double-glazed window with uPVC double-glazed door overlooking and leading on to the rear garden and with views across to the fields surrounding the property; textured ceiling with LED downlighters; archway through to:- 

DINING AREA uPVC double-glazed French doors to rear aspect; double panel radiator with thermostat control; single panel radiator with thermostat control; television point; light wood effect laminate flooring; textured and coved ceiling; central pendant light. 

INNER HALLWAY Providing direct access to Master Bedroom, Bedroom Three and Bathroom; dado rail; access to loft space; door to airing cupboard with slatted shelving. 

MASTER BEDROOM 11' 2" x 10' 6" (3.427m x 3.207m) uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect making the most of the fantastic views; double panel radiator with thermostat control; textured and coved ceiling; television point; mirror fronted three sliding door wardrobe with a mixture of hanging and shelf space; frosted glazed door leading through to:- 

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 7' 0" x 7' 1" (2.140m x 2.162m) With three piece suite comprising: tiled shower cubicle with 'Mira Sprint' electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC; ceramic tiled floor; tiled splashbacks to dado height; textured and coved ceiling; heated towel rail; extractor fan. 

FAMILY BATHROOM 6' 8" x 6' 5" (2.047m x 1.959m) With three piece suite comprising: tongue and groove panelled bath with handrails, mixer tap, shower extension and shower screen over and floor to ceiling tiled splashbacks above, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and low level WC with tiled splashbacks; frosted patterned uPVC double-glazed window to side aspect; textured and coved ceiling; extractor fan; single panel radiator with thermostat control; ceramic tiled floor. 

BEDROOM THREE 10' 1" x 9' 10" (3.077m x 3.004m) Textured and coved ceiling; single panel radiator with thermostat control; uPVC double-glazed window overlooking rear garden with views across to the fields; mirror fronted three sliding door wardrobe with a mixture of hanging and shelf space and television point. 

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 11" x 6' 4" (3.336m x 1.940m) (Currently used as a study)
uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect with fantastic views up to the castle; as it is currently used as a study, there is a built-in 'L' shaped desk with recessed shelving to one alcove and a built-in set of shelves and double cupboard to the other alcove; telephone point; single panel radiator with thermostat control; textured and coved ceiling. 


REAR GARDEN An extremely private rear garden which is terraced to allow easy access to all parts; immediately behind the property is a loose chipped seating area with views across to the surrounding valley; small greenhouse and garden shed; gated pedestrian access with steps leading down to the right-hand side of the property; outside tap; outside light; to the left-hand side is gated pedestrian access with steps leading down to the side garden; central pathway with lawned gardens bordered by a multiple array of shrubs hiding a panel fence to the right-hand boundary; Cornish banks to both the rear and left-hand side boundary; at the top of the garden is a pond with water feature giving that wonderful background noise of running water; seating area with swing seat which the vendors are happy to leave; summerhouse with light; fantastic views can be gleaned from here both of the castle and the surrounding countryside; the garden is extremely private indeed. 

SIDE GARDEN Outside tap; pedestrian access to garage; loose chipped area, ideal for housing drying clothes; raised Cornish bank hedgerow. 

FRONT GARDEN The property has one of the largest front gardens within the immediate area; tarmacadam drive with parking comfortable for four to five vehicles, with the opportunity to create even more with the two substantial lawned areas, both with a wonderful array of flowers, shrubs and trees; hedgerow boundary to the right-hand side; wooden boundary to the front; Cornish bank to the left-hand side boundary; outside lighting. 

SERVICES Mains water, gas, electricity and mains drainage. 

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

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

DIRECTIONS Taking the St Thomas Road through town, go through the traffic lights, over the bridge and past Greenaways Garage to the mini-roundabout. Bear left going up St Stephens Hill. Follow the road up the hill taking the first left hand turning. Head down to the end of the cul-de-sac and there is a turning on the right hand side. You will find the property on your left-hand side as you go up to the top of the hill, located 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 2017. 

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