2 bedroom cottage for saleLower Metherell, Callington
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- Detached Period Cottage
- Beautifully Appointed
- Charm & Character
- 2 Bedrooms
- Level Cottage Garden
- Off Road Parking
- Pleasant Outlook
SITUATION The property is located on the fringes of the sought after Cornish hamlet of Lower Metherell, approximately four miles from Callington, eight miles from Tavistock and within easy commuting distance of Plymouth. The hamlet has
its own inn, the Carpenters Arms, and there is a post office/general store and primary school at the nearby village of Harrowbarrow, approximately 1 mile distant. A school bus service runs to Callington.
DESCRIPTION A charming detached period two bedroom country cottage, formerly a Woodman's cottage, believed to date back to the late 18th century with later extensions, constructed of rendered and painted stone and cob elevations under a slate roof. The property is beautifully appointed, retains much of its period charm and character including a feature fireplace in the reception room, exposed timbers throughout and attractive multi-paned windows, whilst the current owners have further enhanced these features with the installation of slate floors in the reception room and kitchen.
The accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises a living room, fitted kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor, whilst on the first floor there are two bedrooms, one of which is currently used as an upstairs sitting room. Outside the cottage has the benefit of off road parking to the front whilst to the side of the house, steps lead up to a level enclosed cottage garden which enjoys a very pleasant outlook.
ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.
The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:
STORM PORCH A wooden door opens into:
LIVING ROOM 12' 8" x 12' 5" (3.86m x 3.78m) Multi-paned window to the front aspect with window seat; feature fireplace with timber over mantel and surround incorporating a wood burning stove on a slate hearth with period drier above; feature display alcove; slate flooring; exposed ceiling timbers; staircase to first floor; radiator; brace and ledge door into:
KITCHEN 8' 5" x 8' 1" (2.57m x 2.46m) Multi paned window to the front aspect; fitted with a range of wall and base units with wooden work surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl ceramic sink unit and drainer with mixer tap over; integral electric hob with stainless steel splashback; space for an electric oven; slimline dishwasher; washing machine; continuation slate floor; panelled wall with cupboard and fridge freezer; inset ceiling lights; exposed ceiling timbers; ceiling track lighting. From the kitchen a brace and ledge door opens into:
BATHROOM Forming part of the later extension this has a small obscure glazed window to the front; suite comprising low level WC; pedestal wash hand basin; bath with electric shower over; part tiled walls; cupboard enclosing a floor standing Worcester oil fired boiler; tiled floor; inset ceiling lights; storage cupboards; extractor fan; radiator.
BEDROOM TWO /SITTING ROOM 9' 2" x 13' 10" (incorporating the staircase)(2.79m x 4.22m) Currently used a sitting room this has a multi-paned window to the front aspect; pine panelled wall; exposed ceiling timbers; two radiators.
BEDROOM ONE 13' 10" x 11' 1" (4.22m x 3.38m) Multi-paned window to the front aspect; pine panelled wall; feature cast iron fireplace with timber surround and slate hearth; exposed ceiling timbers; radiator.
OUTSIDE At the front of the property a gravelled area provides parking for one/two vehicles and a path leads around to the side of the cottage with steps giving access to the garden. Enclosed by hedge and Cornish bank boundaries and a bed planted with a range of mature shrubs, flowers and plants, the garden is laid mainly to lawn incorporating a central patio area and on one side there is a timber garden shed with adjacent covered log store.
SERVICES Mains water, electricity and mains drainage. Oil fired central heating.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'B' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on O1822 612345.
DIRECTIONS From Tavistock proceed West bound on the A390 crossing the River Tamar at Newbridge and passing through the village of Gunnislake. Continue up the hill through Drakewalls, taking the left hand turning signposted for Harrowbarrow and Metherell and continue to follow signs for Metherell. Pass through the village of Metherell and take the left hand turning by the Cross House Inn signposted for Lower Metherell. Continue down into the hamlet and the property will be found on the left hand side, just as the country lane bends around to the right hand side.
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