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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Ridgegrove Hill, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

Sold STC £435,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Kitchen with Rayburn
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Four Bedrooms (1 En-Suite)
  • Wealth Of Character and History
  • 35' (10.95m) Open Plan Top Floor
  • Integral Garage
  • Off Road Parking
  • Peaceful Tucked Away Location

Full description

Beautifully converted, characterful Grade II Listed former mill set within a peaceful yet convenient location. Kitchen with Rayburn, 2 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms (1 en-suite), 35' (10.95m) open plan top floor, integral garage and off road parking.

Situation - The property enjoys a most attractive and peaceful yet accessible edge of town location. The former market town of Launceston, known as the Gateway to Cornwall, has an excellent range of shopping facilities including doctors', dentists' and veterinary surgeries, 24-hour supermarkets, a fully equipped leisure centre, two testing 18-hole golf courses and numerous sporting and social clubs. There is access to the A30 trunk road, which links the Cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter. At Exeter there is access to the M5 motorway network, main line railway station serving London Paddington and an international airport. To the south is the city of Plymouth with its extensive shopping facilities, department stores, deep water marina and regular cross channel ferry port serving northern France and Spain. To the north is the coastal resort of Bude with its extensive sandy beaches and cliff walks. Access to the A39 trunk road, the Atlantic Highway, allows easy exploration of the majestic stretch of the North Cornish coast.

Description - This attractive detached Grade II listed converted former Granary is believed to date from the early 19th century and is built of stone elevations under a slate roof. The property is now an extensive home with an abundance of character with features such as granite quoins and exposed beams.

Accommodation - The accommodation is clearly illustrated on the floorplan overleaf and briefly comprises entrance porch with courtesy light and half glazed stable door leading to the entrance hall with slate floor, stairs rising to first floor and to doors to the utility room, sitting room and kitchen. The farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room comprises a range of wall and base units with work surface over and tiled splash backs, inset Belfast sink with brass swan mixer tap, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge and American fridge/freezer. There is an attractive brick fireplace with a tiled recess housing the oil fired Rayburn for cooking and to the side is an additional space for an electric cooker. From the kitchen a door leads through to the dual aspect sitting room with the impressive waterwheel feature to one wall, woodburning stove, exposed beams and feature stained glass window. The utility room comprises a roll edge work surface with inset stainless steel sink unit and tiled splash back. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Doors lead to the integral garage and the garden room which can also be accessed from the drive with slate tiled flooring, exposed beams and views over the countryside beyond.

The first floor offers a master suite comprising bedroom with stripped wooden flooring, exposed ceiling beam and a built in wardrobe, a dressing room with hanging space and en suite shower room which comprises a double shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and stripped wooden flooring. There are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and a corner bath.

Stairs rise to the second floor to a Hobby/Games room which could subject to the necessary planning permission be converted into further bedrooms or an office suite, with sloping ceilings and exposed A-frames, windows offering views over the garden towards Launceston Castle.

Outside - The property is approached via a country lane to a five bar gate leading to a paved driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles and access to the INTEGRAL GARAGE 3.84m x 7.06m (12'7'' x 23'2'') with power and light connected, concrete floor and half glazed coach doors to the paved parking area. From the parking area a step leads up to a paved patio area which is fully enclosed by wooden picket fencing and offers an ideal place for al fresco dining. To the side of the property is the former mill waterwheel. There is a further enclosed area with an ornamental pond and rockery with a water feature. The main garden is enclosed by a mixture of well defined hedge and fence boundaries whilst still enjoying views over the countryside beyond. There is a large area of level lawn with a further garden area accessed through a gate between a Leylandii hedge and is bordered by the River Kensey. The property extends in all to 0.62 acres.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors appointed agents, Stags

Directions - From Stags Launceston office proceed along Western Road heading towards Newport and at the mini roundabout at the White Horse Inn turn right signposted A388 Holsworthy. Continue along this road for approximately 200 yards taking the first right hand turn in Ridgegrove Lane. Continue along this road for approximately mile, taking the first right hand turn into Ridgegrove Hill where the property will be found after a short distance on the right hand side. Map Reference: OS Landranger Sheet 201:337/849.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Added on Rightmove:
26 June 2016


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