5 bedroom house for saleSt. Giles-on-the-Heath, Launceston, Cornwall
Lot 1 - West Druxton Farm
147.03 acres (59.51 ha)
West Druxton Farmhouse dates back to the early 18th century and has strong links with the Duke of Bedfords Estate. The attractive farmhouse has been improved by the current
owners to provide spacious accommodation on both floors. The accommodation has many of its period features. The kitchen has a range of handmade fitted units, granite worktops together with an oil fired Aga with an additional electric companion unit. The ground floor has natural slate flooring with an underfloor heating system. The kitchen leads onto the dining room and main reception room. The drawing room has natural light from two bay windows and a traditional fireplace with a wood burning stove and views over the front garden.
Upstairs five bedrooms and three bathrooms are all accessed from the main landing. Some of the bedrooms have far reaching views towards Launceston, Dartmoor or Bodmin moors.
The land in lot 1 comprises of 133.74 acres of undulating grassland and 10.15 acres of woodland running alongside the river Tamar. The land appears
to be predominantly well draining. The land is situated in a ring fenced block with views back down the river valley. The fields vary in size but are all well fenced with water provided by troughs or the river. The land has small pockets of mixed deciduous woodland along the river boundary. The land is classified as Grade 3 under the DEFRA land classification.
Lot 2 - Land and Building
(9.14 acres 3.70 ha)
The Old Cattle barn (11m X 4m)
A detached stone and tile barn overlooking a rolling natural valley. This barn currently has planning permission for a one bedroom holiday cottage with galleried landing and open plan ground floor comprising of a kitchen dinner and living room. This is also under the planning application 1/0146/2006/COU further information is available from the vendors agent The land consists of 9.10 acres of productive south facing pasture.
West Druxton Farm occupies a tranquil and secluded setting in the desirable Tamar Valley area. The property is located on the Devon Cornwall border about 4 miles north of Launceston. Launceston provides a selection of public houses, supermarkets and high street shops. Plymouth is 29 miles to the south and Exeter is 41 miles to the east, both provide excellent day facilities with more cultural, educational, recreational and shopping facilities.
The A30 links to the M5 motorway giving access to Bristol and London and the A38 to Plymouth. There are regular main line services to London Paddington from both Plymouth (3 hours) and Exeter (2 hours 8 minutes). There are also an increasing number of domestic and international destinations from Exeter International Airport, including two daily flights to London City Airport.
West Druxton Farm is surrounded by its gardens and traditional stone buildings. To the front of the house is a two tiered south facing lawn with a sheltered terrace. There are also stunning views south over the Tamar Valley back towards the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The property has a separate one bed studio which is not attached to the main house. The Annexe is of stone construction and was converted in 2008.
To the back of the farmhouse is a cobbled pathway surrounded by a selection of traditional farm buildings:
Apple store (11m X 4m)
Stone and tile construction with steps to a large double door entrance with two sky lights providing a large well lit ancillary space which adjoins the annexe.
Garage (9m X 4m)
Stone and tile barn with large garage doors and concrete floor currently used for car storage
Bedford barn (12m X 4m)
A large stone and tile barn with two floors opposite the main house constructed by the Duke of Bedford Estate with potential. The beautiful barn also has planning permission for indoor swimming pool and sauna under planning application 1/0146/2006/COU further information is available from the vendors agent.
Office (11m X 4m)
Two storey stone and tile barn currently used as an office with adjoining lean to Farm buildings & Sand School
Workshop (9m X 8m)
Large modern steel portal frame with concrete floor, single phase electricity and a roller shutter door. An additional tile roofed car port runs along the side nearest the road providing convenient covered day to day parking
General purpose building (22m X 17m)
Large modern barn with 2 galvanised steel roller shutter doors, light and power, currently used as stabling for 5 horses, tack room, and general purpose storage for tractors/machinery/vehicles.
The property also has a Charles Britton sand school (60m x 20m) located to the north of the yard.
Hill Top barn (9m X 8m)
A former stock barn located away from the farm with far reaching views over much of the property.
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