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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Druxton, St Giles On The Heath

Withdrawn from Market £645,000

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A charismatic 6 bedroom country property with approximately 5 acres of land situated in a glorious rural situation yet only 4 miles from the town centre and the amenities. This former Duke of Bedford property oozes charm and character and would suit buyers looking to live the good life, offering seclusion and privacy alongside gardens, outbuildings, fields with wonderful country views and a small wood leading down to the river.

The property may also appeal to equestrian buyers and offers stables and associated stores, substantial sand school and gently sloping fields. There are pretty gardens surrounding the house including a landscaped cottage style garden at the front and side with a generous lawned garden to the other side alongside a vegetable garden beyond.

The property offers extensive and flexible accommodation including an open-plan kitchen and breakfast room on two levels with a sun room just off which looks out on the side garden. There is a spacious living room with flagstone slate flooring and a wood burner with an additional cosy sitting room which also has a wood burner. The property retains much of its character including sash windows, some beamed ceilings and the slate floors. Externally there is a useful studio/office alongside a range of other sheds and outbuildings.

The property is situated in a small hamlet called Druxton which is situated on the edge of the Werrington Estate, approximately 4 miles from the market town of Launceston. The area is well known for it's idyllic countryside, views and pretty country lanes.

Launceston is an ancient town steeped in History with the imposing Castle overlooking the town and surrounding area. Referred to as ?the gateway to Cornwall? Launceston is centred one mile west of the River Tamar, which constitutes almost the entire border between Cornwall and Devon, the A30 is ideally located on the fringe of Launceston connecting to the rest of Cornwall with great access to the beautiful Coastline alongside Plymouth and Exeter. The town itself offers a variety of individual businesses from boutiques to fine food shops, blending with occasional national outlets including Tesco's, WH Smith and Costa's coffee. Local facilities include a leisure centre, medical facilities and well regarded primary and secondary schooling.

Did you know?
The very impressive Launceston Castle dates from Norman times. Before the 13th century AD Launceston used to be the capital of the Earldom of Cornwall. Launceston has given its name to other places in the world including Australia. The Cornish name is Lannstefan and Lannstefan is Cornish for Church of St Stephen.

Sitting room 
15' 0'' x 12' 8'' (4.57m x 3.86m)

Living room 
21' 5'' x 14' 11'' (6.52m x 4.54m)

20' 2'' x 16' 3'' (6.14m x 4.95m)

Sun room 
18' 2'' x 13' 11'' (5.53m x 4.24m)

Utility room 
12' 4'' x 4' 9'' (3.76m x 1.45m)

7' 8'' x 4' 9'' (2.34m x 1.45m)

Store room 
8' 1'' x 5' 10'' (2.46m x 1.78m)

Additional store 
10' 1'' x 5' 10'' (3.07m x 1.78m)

First floor landing 

Bedroom 1 
9' 5'' x 6' 10'' (2.87m x 2.08m)

Bedroom 2 
13' 0'' x 8' 9'' (3.96m x 2.66m)

Bedroom 3 
13' 0'' x 8' 5'' (3.96m x 2.56m)

Other staircase and landing 

Wet room (on half landing) 
8' 3'' x 5' 0'' (2.51m x 1.52m)

Bedroom 4 
21' 10'' x 16' 4'' MAX narrows to 11' 2" by beams due to a sloping ceiling (6.65m x 4.97m)

9' 0'' x 6' 6'' (2.74m x 1.98m)

Bedroom 5 
13' 0'' x 8' 7'' (3.96m x 2.61m)

Bedroom 6 
12' 3'' x 7' 11'' (3.73m x 2.41m)

Entrance hallway 
13' 1'' x 8' 3'' (3.98m x 2.51m)

The property is approached via a country lane with a driveway leading onto a concreted hardstanding with provision for numerous vehicles. In front of the parking area is the sand school with the lower field at the side. The parking area leads into a courtyard where there are two stables with tack room and a store and to the other side there is an open timber store with a generous shed at the side. There are landscaped gardens at the front and side of the house with winding pathways, rockery and beds with a range of plants and shrubbery. At the other side of the house there is an extensive lawned garden with an opening which leads down to a small wood and a pleasant walk alongside the river overlooking Druxton bridge. There is the higher field, accessed via the side garden which provides lovely views over the surrounding countryside. Immediately to the rear of the house there is a range of stone outbuildings and store sheds alongside a useful timber lodge/studio.

Mains electricity and water, private drainage and oil fired central heating.

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Added on Rightmove:
22 February 2017


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