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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Higher Penpol, Nr St Veep

Guide Price £750,000

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A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A BEAUTIFUL AND EXTREMELY WELL PRESENTED 4 BEDROOM HOUSE WITH DIRECT WATER ACCESS TO PENPOL CREEK. Set in a truly idyllic location, with delightful and spacious living area, lovely countryside views and land extending to the creekside, providing water access.

The Property - A rare opportunity to purchase a beautiful and extremely well presented 4 bedroom house, set in a truly idyllic location with direct water access to Penpol Creek, delightful and spacious living area and lovely countryside views.

Planning permission has also been granted to extend the property to make a beautiful 6 bedroom with 5 en-suite spacious home. VIEWING IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO APPRECIATE THE QUALITY AND LOCATION OF THIS LOVELY PROPERTY.

Penpol is a delightful rural hamlet situated on the east side of the River Fowey at the head of the navigable and very beautiful Penpol Creek, affording boating links to the open waters of Fowey and Lerryn rivers. The picturesque harbourside town of Fowey is about 2 miles, via the Bodinnick car ferry, and the ancient Stannary town of Lostwithiel is about 5 miles to the north west. Fowey Harbour offers excellent facilities for the keen yachtsman, and for the walker there are many miles of nearby footpaths often in the ownership of the National Trust.

There are several excellent golf courses within easy reach, many world class gardens are to be found in the immediate area and the fascinating Eden Project with its futuristic biomes is just a few miles away. There are good road links to the motorway system via the A38/A30. Railway links to London Paddington, can be made locally at Par, Lostwithiel and St. Austell and there are flights to London from Newquay.

Built approximately 10 years ago to an extremely high standard, the property benefits from open plan living accommodation downstairs, with high quality fixtures and fittings, including under floor heating, attractive slate floors and a stunning bespoke kitchen.Two sets of bi-folding doors open to large decked area and this feature, along with the large windows throughout, really bring the lovely views right into the house. Also on this level is the family bathroom and 3 double bedrooms, two with ensuite shower room.

The main living area has a wow factor, with an attractive and highly efficient woodburner, it's chimney reaching the apex of the ceiling. A lovely spiral staircase leads up to a Mezzanine level with fabulous views across the countryside. This spacious upper area is currently utilised as a study and a leads on to the master bedroom suite, again with stunning views to the countryside.

Outside - Outside, the decking areas give the opportunity to enjoy al-fresco living and dining to the full. There is a large gravelled driveway and area with parking for numerous vehicles or boats. The owner has included in the sale an area of land providing direct assess to Penpol Creek, suitable for the launching and mooring of boats (subject to FHC licensing), fishing and other water activities, or simply enjoying the beauty and peace of the creek side location.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the Owners Agents: May, Whetter & Grose, Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall. PL23 1AH Tel: 01726 832299 Fax: 01726 832866

Directions - From Lostwithiel, take the road to Lerryn. Follow this road for approximately 3 miles and continue through the village of Lerryn. Follow the road to St Veep, and as the road slopes downhill, take the right hand lane and follow this to the next bend. Leggyfoot, with wooden 5 bar gate, is directly in front (before the lane bears to the left).

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28 April 2017


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