7th Sep 2020
8th Sep 2020
- Listing status: sale
- Country: England
A superb home with versatile, open plan living accommodation enjoying an elevated position with delightful views over the stunning gardens and grounds.Location
Caradon Town is a small hamlet, in South East Cornwall, within an area of unspoilt Cornish countryside between the Lynher valley conservation area and Bodmin Moor anob. The character of the area is determined by its lush farmland, traditional villages, ancient moorland landscapes and beautiful rivers. The beaches of the north and south coasts are easily accessible as are such tourist favourites as the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the surrounding countryside offers plenty of activities, especially for walkers, cyclists and horse riding as there are many foot and bridle paths in the area, and also the Lower Tokenbury Equestrian Centre just down the road. Bodmin Moor itself, offers a wild playground to explore and leisure facilities including Siblyback Lake and Country Park, offering water sports and further outdoor activities. For the golfing enthusiast, there are courses within easy reach including the famous St. Mellion course near Saltash and Lanhydrock near Bodmin.
The delightful village of Upton Cross, approximately 1 mile away, offers a post office/stores, primary school, village pub as well as the unique Sterts open air theatre. Liskeard has a good range of shopping facilities and a mainline rail link to London Paddington. Launceston is located near to the A30 dual carriageway which provides excellent road links both East and West. For those needing further amenities, there is Plymouth to the south, Exeter in the East and Truro to the west.Description
Woodgate Cottage is an immaculate family home situated in a quiet, private and secluded southerly facing position. The property has been extensively improved over the past 15 years and has been finished to an extremely high standard, both inside and out. The property extends to about 6.75 acres which consists of landscaped gardens, a stream running through the property, a paddock and woodland.
The property is approached off a quiet rural lane. There is parking for two cars in front of a detached double garage which has electric doors. Inside the garden gate there is a storeroom off the garage.
The front door leads through into a sitting room hallway with stairs leading up to the first floor landing. There are two staircases within the house. The sitting room has a wood burner and beyond this is a conservatory/dining room with doors leading out onto the garden. The conservatory enjoys views out across the countryside and has a high, vaulted ceiling. Beyond the hallway is an open plan kitchen/breakfast room and sitting room with French doors leading out onto the terrace lawn in front. The kitchen has an electric cooker and a breakfast bar. Off the kitchen is a utility room that leads through to a boot room and a back door. There is also a separate WC and cloakroom. Off the sitting room is a study which could be used as a downstairs, fourth or even fifth bedroom.
The staircase from the hallway leads up to a split landing. To one side there are two guest bedrooms and on the other side there is a family bathroom with both the bath and the shower. The other staircase leads up from the sitting room to the principal bedroom which has a high vaulted ceiling, a large dressing room that could easily be used as a fourth bedroom and an en suite bathroom with a bath and a shower.
The garden is immaculate and enchanting and has been cleverly landscaped and designed. It forms a significant part of the property. There is a lawn directly in front of the house and steps up to a top terraced lawn which enjoys some of the best views from the property and has its own vehicle access of the lane. Subject to gaining the necessary planning consents the area could be developed into further accommodation if required. There are a series of terraced lawns and gardens leading down to the lower lawn beside a stream. There is a decked path leading down to the summer house which other soon kitchenette and electric heating. It is stream-fed through a filter, is not heated and has 2 fountains. There is a tractor shed that houses the filtration system and is a useful store for gardening equipment.
To the far side of the stream is a large expanse of lawn that has separate vehicular access off the lane. Beyond the lane is a permanent pasture paddock, beside which is woodland, all of which forms part of the property.
The property has an irrigation system within the garden and an lpg tank beside and behind the garage for the heating. There is also air-conditioning for the house.
Woodgate Cottage a is a fabulous and immaculate family home set in a picturesque setting with a stream running through the property, a natural pool to swim in and woodland attached. It offers an idyllic rural lifestyle and as a result will appeal to a wide range of buyers.
Square Footage: 2881 sq ft
Acreage: 6.75 AcresDirections
From A30 Truro/Exeter take turning for Callington B3257 at Plusha (Esso Garage and services) and follow this road through Congdon's Shop. After pinch points in Coad's Green, take first right signposted Tremollet, Bathpool and Rilla Mill. Keep straight on this road, over two sets of crossroads. Immediately after the narrow bridge at Plushabridge the post code/sat nav will tell you to turn second right. However, keep left and straight on until the top of the hill. Ignoring left hand turn (Callington, Golberdon) take slight left, dropping downhill. Woodgate Cottage and parking area is a short way down on the left.
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