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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale


Sold by Us £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming And Well Presented Former Mine Captains House
  • Wealth Of Character And Period Features
  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • 19' Newly Refitted Kitchen/Dining Room With Open Fire
  • 16' Sitting Room With Sash Bay Windows And Open Fire
  • Well Maintained And Updated Over The Years
  • Courtyard And Large Rear Garden With Views
  • Outbuildings And Detached Garage
  • Convenient Centre Of Village Location Within Close Walk Of Amenities
  • Popular Riverside Cornish Village Within The Tamar Valley An Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A charming and well presented three double bedroom stone fronted semi-detached former mine captain's house dating back to 1860, enjoying good sized gardens, outbuildings and detached garage. The property is conveniently situated in the heart of the popular riverside Cornish village of Calstock within the Tamar Valley, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within close walking distance of the village amenities.

This beautiful family home has an abundance of character and period features, including original sash windows, picture rails and open fireplaces and has been well maintained and updated over the years by the current owners with a newly fitted kitchen and installation of oak flooring throughout the ground floor and modern night storage heaters. The lovely accommodation briefly comprises: open porch, 19' kitchen/dining room with open fire, 16' sitting room with feature bay window and open fire, rear porch, three double bedrooms and spacious 13' family bathroom. There is a front garden, courtyard with two outbuildings, a large garden with views and a detached garage. Early viewing is recommended. 

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: 

Part-glazed wooden front door with large covered porch with outside lighting leads into: 

ENTRANCE HALL Telephone point; balustrade staircase rises to first floor with understairs storage cupboard; oak flooring; modern Dimplex floor mounted night storage heater; stripped wooden door leads into: 

SITTING ROOM 16' 5" x 13' 8" (5m x 4.17m) Delightful sitting room with feature open fireplace with slate hearth housing a cast iron woodburning stove; book shelving to both fireplace recesses; picture rail; television point; feature sash bay windows to front; oak flooring; modern Dimplex night storage heater; oak fire door leads into: 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 19' 1" x 11' 2" (5.82m x 3.4m) Spacious hub of the home, newly refitted with a quality range of matching wall and base cabinets with soft close feature and concealed lighting; solid oak worksurface with oak and tiled splashbacks; inset one and a half bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap and drainer; built-in AEG four ring glass hob above with stainless steel extractor hood over; built-in Bosch dishwasher; built-in Bosch fridge; feature open fireplace with granite mantel and slate hearth housing a Morso cast iron multi-fuel burning stove; original built-in cupboards to both recesses; picture rail; spotlighting; oak flooring; two sash windows to rear overlooking courtyard; modern Dimplex floor mounted night storage heater; part-glazed oak fire door to rear leads into: 

REAR PORCH 7' x 5' 7" (2.13m x 1.7m) Tiled flooring; multi-paned windows to both sides and rear aspect overlooking courtyard; oak fire door to side provides access to rear courtyard, outbuildings and gardens. 


LANDING Balustrade staircase continues to second floor; built-in storage cupboard; picture rail; sash window to side; floor mounted night storage heater; oak fire doors to all first floor rooms. 

BEDROOM ONE 12' 11" x 10' 11" (3.94m x 3.33m) Built-in single wardrobe with hanging and storage; picture rail; double sash window to front. 

BEDROOM TWO 11' 10" x 10' 1" (3.61m x 3.07m) Dual aspect; picture rail; sash window to rear overlooking courtyard and garden; additional sash window to side. 

FAMILY BATHROOM 13' 1" x 8' 5" (3.99m x 2.57m) Spacious bathroom fitted with a freestanding claw foot roll top bath with electric shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash handbasin; shaver light; picture rail; built-in airing cupboard with lagged water cylinder, immersion and ample shelving; recessed spotlighting; laminate flooring; sash window to rear overlooking garden; chrome heated towel rail. 


LANDING Dual aspect landing, currently used as a study area; double glazed Velux window to rear overlooking garden; additional window to side; oak fire door leads into: 

BEDROOM THREE 14' 5" narrowing to 10' 5" x 13' 6" (4.39m narrowing to 3.18m x 4.11m)
Dual aspect with exposed beams; access to eaves storage; recessed spotlighting; double glazed Velux window to rear overlooking garden with countryside views; additional double glazed window to rear overlooking garden; double glazed Velux window to side with countryside views towards the River Tamar. 

OUTSIDE: To the front, a wrought iron pedestrian gate provides access to the front garden and a pathway leads to the main entrance. The front garden is enclosed by stone walling and bordered by well stocked flowerbeds. Alongside the garden is an additional wooden pedestrian gate which provides access to the private side path running alongside the property and providing access to the rear courtyard, outbuilding and gardens. 

To the rear of the property is a sheltered courtyard, various outbuildings and good sized gardens which enjoy lovely far-reaching views over the village, River Tamar and towards Cotehele.

Immediately to the rear of the property is the sheltered courtyard (measuring approximately 20' x 16') with a mixture of slate and brick paving and enclosed by stone and brick walling, providing an ideal space for outside dining. This area has an outside water tap and a useful covered woodstore.

Alongside the courtyard are two outbuildings: 

UTILITY 7' 1" x 3' 4" (2.16m x 1.02m) Pitched tiled roof; power and lighting; space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer; shelving;  

GARDEN STORE 4' 8" x 3' 4" (1.42m x 1.02m) Pitched tiled roof; shelving. 

From the courtyard, steps lead up to the good sized rear garden which is cleverly tiered and enjoy a pleasant aspect over the village with views over the River Tamar and to Cotehele in the distance. The garden is enclosed by stone walling and mature hedging with various areas of lawn, a small ornamental fish pond and three long raised beds used for growing fruit and vegetables. To the rear of the garden is a wooden children's summerhouse with raised deck and slide. 

DETACHED GARAGE 16' 10" x 12' (5.13m x 3.66m) Located a short walk along the lane from the property; wooden construction with double vehicle doors; window to side. 

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. 

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'C' for Council Tax purposes.  

VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345. 

DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock via the A390 heading towards Callington and Cornwall. Pass over the River Tamar at Newbridge and proceed up the hill to Gunnislake. Continue through Gunnislake, up Sand Hill bearing left immediately before the Texaco Garage towards Albaston and Calstock. At the next T junction in the village of Albaston turn left towards Calstock. Follow the road down the hill into the village and continue through the village turning right at The Boot Inn into the Adit where the property will be found shortly on the left hand side as indicated by our 'For Sale' sign. 

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02 November 2017

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