4 bedroom detached house for saleNanstallon, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30
- Set in approximately 3.3 acres of immaculate gardens and two fields
- Four bedrooms, including the principle room with a large en-suite bathroom
- Large separate sitting room and dining room
- High quality conservatory interconnecting with main reception rooms
- A home of two ages with varying ceiling heights
- Contemporary style and high quality kitchen with a range of integrated appliances
- Separate study room
- Inner and outer entrance halls and a front entrance porch
- Family bathroom with w.c and separate family shower room with w.c
- Oil fired central heating backed up by solar and photovoltaic panels and double glazing
Lower Mulberry Cottage is one of great appeal in this sheltered setting and enjoying a south-easterly aspect over open land. This is a home for a great lifestyle and with it’s easy to manage and well maintained swimming pool with integrated filtration system and extensive yet easy to keep gardens with the benefit of the detached granny annex of great charm. This may have potential as a small studio unit for holiday use or simply for friends and family visitors but may require planning consent for change of use. The land lends itself for a couple of horses and from the equestrian point of view the setting is second to none with good outriding in the quiet lanes that surround the property. The lanes lead in various directions through to the village of Nanstallon and also towards Hoopers Bridge.
The property is within five to ten minutes' drive only of the extensive facilities offered in the larger town of Bodmin. The village of Nanstallon is set beside the River Camel and the well-known Camel Trail. The location of this property is also ideal for quick access to Newquay Cornwall airport with its ever expanding range of internal and international flights (approximately twenty minutes only). The Capital City of Cornwall, Truro to the west is about half an hours' drive. Exeter to the east is about an hour's drive away only and the A30 dual carriageway and mainline railway station at Bodmin Parkway is all within ten to fifteen minutes' drive.
On the ground floor the front porch opens in to the entrance hall finished with a slate floor, staircase to the first floor and then leads through to the inner hall which has a built-in cupboard with a well-insulated hot water storage cylinder and controls from the solar heating system. To the right of the hall, a door leads into the study which has a beamed ceiling and a built-in cupboard housing the UV filtration system for the private water supply and also incorporating a diatomaceous earth filter for the system. The controls for the solar electricity generation are also here.
To the left of the inner hall is the well finished shower room with a double shower cubicle with rain head, low-level w.c, wash hand basin, full height wall tiling, slate floor and a heated towel rail/radiator. The spacious sitting room has a fine aspect over the garden and beyond and has high quality wood flooring, a stone fireplace with inset room heater, beamed ceiling, wide bay window recess to the front, dado panelling and doors to the entrance hall and also to the dining room. The large dining room was originally two rooms and the first area is used for a large dining table and has French windows opening into the conservatory. The second area currently has a smaller table and used as a breakfast room adjoining the kitchen. The floor is finished in good quality timber and the second dining area floor is finished in slate, parts of the area have dado panelling. A wide opening from the second area leads on to the kitchen and a door leads to the conservatory.
The kitchen has been totally refitted in recent years to a high standard with contemporary Shaker style floor and wall cabinets which is partly finished with oak worktops and benefiting from having soft closing drawers and cupboards. There are two pull-out rotating floor cabinets for extra storage and integrated appliances including a refrigerator/freezer and a dishwasher. There is also a fitted Belfast ceramic sink with slate drainer. The oil fired Rayburn cooker provides heating for domestic hot water and also for the central heating radiators, above this is an electric extractor pelmet with lighting. As a special feature, the central island block with a large bed slate worktop, incorporates drawers and cabinets beneath and above is a pelmet with inset spotlights and pan hangers.
The utility room has doors to the front and rear garden, plumbing for a washing machine and the floor finished in slate.
The large high quality conservatory is of UPVC double glazed construction which also applies to the roofing and to the side extension with further French doors opening onto the garden. The conservatory is finished with a slate floor and with central heating from the main house integrated here with two radiators and has an opening of roof skylights. The views from the conservatory over the garden, towards the pool and open farmland beyond are quite delightful.
On the first floor the landing extends at one end to a library area with book shelving and a window seat. The large principal bedroom has high quality wood flooring, a full range of built-in cabinets and wardrobes with mirrored doors. Dual aspect full height windows with the main sash window overlooking the front garden and enjoying the great views. A door opens on to the spacious en-suite bathroom with good quality timber flooring, roll edge bath, two vanity basins with cupboards beneath, dado panelling, heated towel rail/radiator and a large shower cabinet with rain shower head.
Bedrooms two and three are both double bedrooms with outlook towards the garden at the front. Bedroom four is a large single bedroom with aspect to the rear. The family bathroom has a panelled bath with shower head, low-level w.c and a wash hand basin.
The granny annex is a most attractive detached building set just inside and to the left of the entrance drive from the lane. A door leads into the open plan kitchen/living room area and the remainder of the accommodation includes a wet room with shower, wash hand basin, w.c and a large single bedroom. This annexe has its own oil fired central heating system and offers flexibility of use either for dependant relatives, visiting guests or perhaps as holiday accommodation subject to planning consent.
The level drive continues to the side and the front of the main property with extensive areas for parking. Just above the house there is an older building which makes a useful store. To the left of the drive is a large area that is laid to lawn with mature trees and with a five bar gate leading into the first of two field enclosures indicated on the plan of which both are in permanent pasture and with a small area of woodland to the north eastern field which makes for great potential equestrian use.
There is a public footpath indicated on the Cornwall Council website which starts from within the property heading through the fields but stops short of a continuation onto other highways or paths.
On the lower side, the garden comprises extensive lawns, mature shrubs and the beautifully maintained swimming pool with a summerhouse alongside and neatly paved surrounds. The pool is provided with a water filtration system.
Private water and drainage, mains electricity.
Cornwall Council -
Mulberry Cottage Band D; Annexe Band A
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATES
Lower Mulberry - D
Annexe - F
From Bodmin take the A389 road towards Lanivet. Travel down into the dip and up the other side and at the brow of the hill is a small crossroads with the turning for Nanstallon on the right. Continue down this lane and take the first turning to the left. Continue down this lane to Hoopers Bridge then after crossing the bridge, after a slight rise, take the next turning to the right. Continue along the lane and ignore a turning to the right and after a short distance, Lower Mulberry Cottage will be found on the right hand side opposite a turning to Lower Mulberry Farm.
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