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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Downderry, Torpoint, Cornwall

Guide Price £800,000

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Tenure: Freehold

The Express Estate Agency is proud to offer this REALISTICALLY PRICED opportunity – all interest and OFFERS are INVITED.

'Carwythenack - a rare opportunity to purchase a large and unique Victorian villa set in approximately an acre of private gardens extending to the sea shore in the coastal village of Downderry in South East Cornwall.
Built in 1890, the classic interior architecture is unaltered. The exterior has a recent minor alteration to the veranda where the original galvanised canopy was sympathetically replaced with a slate roof, in keeping with the gracious architecture of the period. The interior provides an opportunity for modernisation to the personal taste and requirements of the

The ground floor comprises an entrance porch with downstairs toilet, hall, lounge, dining room, kitchen and separate pantry, back room study, and a back sitting room with a 'Parkray' range providing central heating to the bedrooms. The lounge & dining rooms have traditional open fireplaces.

The first floor comprises five bedrooms, a large shared bathroom and toilet and separate toilet. Stairs lead to the attic with two bedrooms which could, if desired, be converted into one big room. All bedrooms overlook the gardens and also have spectacular sea views from Rame Head to the east, the legendary Eddystone lighthouse to the south and Looe Island and
beyond to the west.

The property is screened from the road by a high stone wall, the entrance being through two stone pillars into a very spacious drive with ample parking. A garage to the back of the property could be converted into a studio, annexe etc.

The lounge & dining rooms have French windows which open onto the veranda giving access to the upper terrace which is laid to lawn. The lower and much larger lawns are accessed via a path off the bottom of the driveway and down garden steps to what was recently a full size
tennis court. The bottom lawn extends to a low cliff. Previously existing private access to the beach could be reinstated.

Downderry is 20 miles from Plymouth via the Saltash bridge and fifteen miles via the Torpoint ferry, and approximately four miles from the main line railway station of St Germans. The picturesque fishing port of Looe is eight miles away and the market town of Liskeard approximately ten miles.

There is a pub, shop, restaurant, doctors surgery,and a primary school all within walking distance of 'Carwythenack'.

- A large Victorian villa built in 1890 set in one acre of private gardens extending to the beach, the private access to which could be reinstated.
- Dining room and lounge have French windows opening onto the veranda and upper terrace. Two reception rooms , study, breakfast room, kitchen and pantry. Oil fired central heating, traditional open fireplaces in the lounge and dining room.
- Five bedrooms on the first floor, three front bedrooms with spectacular sea views..
- Two attic rooms with breath taking views of the sea and gardens.
- 'Carwythenack' has enormous potential as an extremely desirable private residence .
- Detached garage with potential to create a studio, annexe etc. (Subject to planning permission)
- Council tax band G.

Please Note: Distances are approximates.

Early viewing is highly recommended due to the property being realistically priced.



These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. Please note that we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services including gas central heating and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. Furthermore, Solicitors should confirm moveable items described in the sales particulars and, in fact, included in the sale since circumstances do change during the marketing or negotiations. Although we try to ensure accuracy, if measurements are used in this listing, they may be approximate. Therefore if intending Purchasers need accurate measurements to order carpeting or to ensure existing furniture will fit, they should take such measurements themselves. Photographs are reproduced general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property.

To be confirmed by the Vendor’s Solicitors

Vacant possession upon completion

Viewing strictly by appointment through The Express Estate Agency

Property ref: 121_1697_4157286

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18 May 2016

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