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Property Description

Key features

  • ABOUT 2665 SQ FT
  • ).75 ACRE

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Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION Higher Penquite lies in a remarkably unspoilt part of South East Cornwall within the Lynher Valley Area of Great Landscape Value, deeply rural and yet highly accessible. Landrake (1 mile) provides access to the A38 and offers a renowned primary school, public house, village store/post office and a church. Nearby Treluggan Boatyard (2.5 miles) provides facilities for the yachting fraternity and deep water moorings are available on the River Tamar. A bus route runs through the village linking it with Saltash and Plymouth. The surrounding countryside of rolling farmland includes the unspoilt St Erney peninsula to the south, fronting onto the River Lynher, and the beaches of the South Cornish coast at Whitsand Bay are a short drive away. Fine golf courses in the area include the spectacular cliff top course at Portwrinkle and St Mellion International Golf Resort with its additional leisure facilities. Plymouth has a long and historic waterfront together with a mainline railway station (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours) and a cross channel ferry port with services to France and Northern Spain. 

DESCRIPTION An enchanting and historic Cornish farmhouse dating from 1645 with a wealth of features (not listed). The current owner has restored the property imaginatively and to a contemporary standard with particular care taken to retain and enhance its many period features. The property benefits from large rooms and large mature gardens extending to about 0.75 acre. Live planning permissions are in place for the creation of a separate studio/garden room and a two storey side extension on the west side of the house providing potential to create a self contained annexe. The intriguing accommodation boasts features including a wonderful south facing Amdega conservatory, modern bath and shower rooms, slate and timber flooring, exposed beams, designer wallpaper, partial double glazing and gas fired central heating (new in September 2017).

Extending to about 2665 square feet the layout is demonstrated by reference to the attached floor plan, briefly comprising:- The porch opens into the beamed reception hall, conveniently there is a bathroom, study and a guest bedroom off, this room also has external access with the potential to create an annexe wing. The drawing room has an open fireplace with woodburner and two French door style windows. The fabulous farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room has an original bread oven and oil fired AGA, serving the hot water, the kitchen is open plan to the family room/dining room with Woodwarm logburner, in turn opening to the conservatory, providing excellent family and entertaining space. At first floor level the master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and a luxurious ensuite bathroom, there are three further double bedrooms, one of which is also ensuite, together with a family bathroom. 

OUTSIDE The private gated entrance drive provides ample parking and leads to the double garage with loft room over. Adjacent are further outbuildings including garden sheds and log store. The well stocked and mature gardens extend to 0.75 acre and are predominantly laid to lawn interspersed with trees and colourful flower and shrub beds backing onto open fields and offering privacy and seclusion. Various gravel and slate paved terraces provide seating areas. 

DIRECTIONS Using Sat Nav - Postcode PL12 5AH - the farmhouse is first on the right. 

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04 October 2017


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