4 bedroom detached house for saleGunnislake
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- Exceptional Home
- Family Sized
- Four Bedrooms (Master Ensuite)
- Three Receptions
- Modern Kitchen
- Games Room
- Full of Character
- Driveway Parking
- Swimming Pool
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Occupying a secluded plot, in a quiet position on the outskirts of the popular Cornish village of Gunnislake and within easy and convenient reach of the amenities therein.
Gunnislake is situated alongside the River Tamar with a good range of shops and primary schools, and public houses. There is an excellent playing field nearby and walks abound. Gunnislake is approximately 20 miles by road from Plymouth and 5 miles from both Callington and Tavistock. There is a regular train service to Plymouth city centre and good bus service to both Tavistock and Callington.
Tavistock is a thriving market town adjoining the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park and was in 2004 voted the winner of a nationwide survey undertaken by the Council for the Protection of Rural England involving 120 other market towns. Among the assets taken into consideration were history, architecture, community spirit, planning sensitivity, recreational facilities and individuality of shops and businesses. Additional facilities include a hospital, a bustling Pannier Market and a full range of schools both State and Private. Indeed Tavistock can claim to have everything adding up to a quality of life which would be hard to rival.
Plymouth is only 15 miles away with fast Inter City rail links to London, Bristol and the North. There are also ferry services to Roscoff, Brittany and Santander, Northern Spain.
Plymouth is a city with one of the largest natural harbours in the world. To the north is the Dartmoor National Park extending to over 300 square miles which provides excellent recreational facilities. Plymouth itself has a population of well over 250,000 and has a full range of shopping, educational and sporting facilities. There is a mainline train service to London Paddington and to Penzance in Cornwall. Brittany Ferries operates seasonal services from Plymouth to France and northern Spain.
An exceptional family home, with comfortable and surprisingly spacious accommodation arranged over two floors. The original home has been sympathetically restored to a high standard and affords much period charm and character whilst a recent extension houses an ultra modern kitchen, dining room and games room. Superb fixtures and fittings have been specified throughout and the family bathroom, wet room and en-suite are of a particularly high quality. This is clearly a home to be enjoyed and to this end there is a family sized outdoor swimming pool located in the garden alongside a summer house and outdoor eating and entertaining area. Ample private driveway parking. Additional hard standing.
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:
ENTRANCE DOOR Accessed from the side of the house, is the original, solid timber entrance door with a stained glass fanlight above with a Hookhills 'Motiff'.
ENTRANCE HALL Painted pine panelling to dado height with sealed and painted stone walls above; stairs to first floor; plaster cornice; doors to utility room and drawing room; open plan access to:
SITTING ROOM 16' 4" x 15' 10" (4.98m x 4.83m) Warmed by a stylish woodburning stove set deep in a brick and stone fire surround with slate hearth and log store to side; plaster cornice; floor to ceiling radiator; slate display shelf; 2 windows with deep sills to front; door to:
REAR HALL The most convenient entry point for day to day use with ample space for coats and boots; practical tiled floor; window to side; external door to outside with steps down to parking area; door to:
CLOAKROOM Close coupled w.c. with concealed cistern; wash hand basin with storage cupboard under; floor and wall tiling; spotlighting.
DRAWING ROOM 12' 1" x 11' 5" (3.68m x 3.48m) A versatile room which could easily be used as a playroom or study as required; warmed by gas fired Rayburn Royal stove (not in use) set deep in a tiled recess with quarry tiled hearth; radiator; dual aspect windows to front and side.
UTILITY 12' 0" x 11' 6" (3.66m x 3.51m) Fully fitted with a modern range of wall and base units to wooden Shaker style frontages with granite square edged work surfaces over incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with spray handset over; double oven; 5 ring gas hob with chrome and glass extractor canopy over; ceramic wall tiling; plumbing for automatic washing machine; space for additional white goods including an under counter freezer and three quarter height fridge; integral breakfast bar; coved ceiling; spot lighting; radiator; separate towel rail; practical tiled floor; dual aspect windows to side and rear.
KITCHEN 14' 4" x 12' 0" (4.37m x 3.66m) This otherwise traditional home boasts an ultra modern kitchen with contemporary range of floor to ceiling units with matt grey soft closing doors complemented by a bright orange polished quartz worktop with matching matt grey drawer sets below; one and a half bowl Franke stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over; a full range of Siemens appliances include an eye level oven; separate microwave; 4 ring induction hob with stylish Elica wall mounted extractor hood over; integral full height fridge; integral dishwasher; contrasting light grey wall and floor tiles; wall, spot and plinth lights; open plan access to:
DINING ROOM 17' 3" x 10' 8" (5.26m x 3.25m) Continuing the contemporary theme is the family sized dining room with tiled floor; wall lights; glazed floor to ceiling window and door set overlooking the garden and pool area; door to:
GAMES ROOM 15' 8" x 11' 3" (4.78m x 3.43m) Currently used as a family games room and home cinema but could be put to a variety of different uses perhaps as a study or home office as required; door to:
STORE 6' 0" x 6' 4" (1.83m x 1.93m) Providing useful dry storage.
LANDING Plaster cornice; sealed and painted stone wall with window seat overlooking the garden; doors to:
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 16' 0" x 10' 0" (4.88m x 3.05m) An impressive space with sealed and painted stone feature walls; bespoke fitted storage cupboards with hanging rails, storage shelving and drawers; dual aspect windows with deep slate sills to front and side; staircase leads to:
EN-SUITE A modern wet room; full tiled; white suite including a low flush w.c. with concealed cistern, wash hand basin and vanity storage unit; mirror over; drench shower with separate handset and smoked glass screen; heated towel rail; extractor fan; Velux window.
BEDROOM TWO 13' 2" x 10' 0" (4.01m x 3.05m) 2 decorative exposed brick and stone fireplaces; wardrobe with recess; fitted dressing table and wall mounted storage cupboard; 2 radiators; 2 windows with deep sills overlooking the garden.
BEDROOM THREE 12' 0" x 9' 10" (3.66m x 3m) Cast iron fire with dog grate in wooden surround in a brick and stone fireplace; radiator; window to side.
BEDROOM FOUR 8' 7" x 7' 7" (2.62m x 2.31m) Radiator; window to rear.
FAMILY BATHROOM A luxurious bathroom with rolled top bath with ball and claw feet; low flush w.c; polished marble basin with chrome mixer taps and mirror above set on a rough cast concrete architectural plinth; tiled wall; radiator; towel rail; spot lighting; opaque window to rear.
WET ROOM A 'walk-in' wet room with drench shower and separate hand set; heated towel rail; spot lighting; light activated extractor fan.
OUTSIDE The property is approached from a quiet parish lane via a tarmacadamed driveway (over which the neighbouring property has a right of access) to the parking area located in front of the property. Adjacent to the drive is an additional hard standing, perfect for boat or trailer. Pedestrian access from the parking area is via a short flight of steps which leads to a decked seating area and verandah which wraps around the house and leads to the most convenient entrance door and rear hall. The garden extends along the side of the drive to the rear of the house and includes a private and secluded paved sun terrace from which steps lead down to the lawn with flowering beds and borders, plants, trees and shrubs. There is a productive kitchen garden arranged in raised beds alongside a timber framed greenhouse which contains the pump and filtration system for the outdoor swimming pool. This swimming pool is the above ground type and has an all weather cover and leaf guard but could easily be removed if necessary. In addition, there is a large timber summer house (with power and light supply) located at the far end of the garden next to the large outdoor seating area, perfect for entertaining and making the most of the sunny summer evenings. The garden is generally sheltered and private and is curtailed by solid stone walling and post and rail fencing.
SERVICES Mains gas, mains electricity and mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band ' ' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on O1822 612345.
DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock via the A390 towards to Callington and Cornwall. Pass over the River Tamar at Newbridge and continue up the hill to Gunnislake. Pass through the first set of traffic lights and immediately turn second right into Chapel Street. Continue up the hill, passing Gunnislake Primary School on the right hand side. Continue through the 'S' bend and the property will be found after a short distance on the right hand side.
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