0 bed Country house (for sale) Werrington, Launceston PL15

£4,500,000
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D. R. Kivell Country Property
South Brentor, Tavistock
01822 851124
First Published

7th Aug 2021

Last Published

3rd Nov 2021

 

Features

  • Type: Country house
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England

Description

Most impressive and extensive Grade II listed manor house providing a 5 bedroom, principal residence and ball room with the remainder currently divided into 13 letting units. Detached coach house and stables conversions divided into 7 letting units. All in 25 acres of gardens, woodland, grounds and paddock. Providing a significant and lucrative income. Further land and properties available.

Launceston lies approximately 4 miles to the south and offers a wide variety of domestic, commercial and leisure amenities and access to the A30. There is also a good selection of state and private education, and central to the town, the medieval castle and grounds remain.
Nearby Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor National Park provide excellent facilities for riding and walking. The North Cornwall and North Devon coastlines are within easy driving distance and provide superb opportunities for swimming, surfing and walking along the South West Coast Path.

The Polapit Tamar is a most impressive country house offering a unique opportunity for multiple family occupancy or to run a business venture with significant income streams already in place and potential to increase further.

The manor house is approached over a long, impressive drive which sweeps through attractive and extensive parkland. This most impressive grade II listed manor house dates to 1866 and was later extended in 1901. Built from local stone featuring dressed granite mullion windows, sash windows, Delabole slate rooves and ornate Copper dome cupolas creating a unique roofline.

In the early 20th century, an extension was added to create a grand ballroom with additional bedrooms above. The opulent ballroom features oak panelling, polished marble pillars, parquet flooring, ornately marble carved fireplaces with hand carved wooden inlay of Launceston Castle and the original Tamar house. Its extravagant features include ornate moulded ceiling with decorative cornice, leaded windows and stained-glass windows.

The manor house has previously been run as a hotel and in earlier years as a school. The house was purchased in 1966 by its current owners' family and part of the house with the adjoining converted stables and carriage houses which are divided into 20 residential units.

This most impressive manor house provides a rare opportunity to acquire an established letting business portfolio with a lucrative income or a stunning family country house.

The Manor House

Polapit Tamar house offers a wealth of opportunities from a grand country residence, a hotel, retreat or as a care home, the opportunities are endless. The house is currently divided into an extensive 5 bedroom apartment comprising a grand entrance hall with a galleried staircase wooden panel walls, kitchen / living room a double aspect room with fitted kitchen, central island, exposed wooden floor and ornate open fireplace. Drawing room with wooden panelled walls and ornate open fireplace, an adjoining door to the adjoining majestic ball room, open fireplaces to the to either end with delf tiled surrounds and a large ornate conservatory, central raised pond water feature. On the first floor: Large landing, 5 large bedrooms and a family bathroom. The adjoining doors to the remainder of the house are easily re-opened to incorporate more of the house into the main residence. The opulent ball room could provide a lavish setting as a wedding venue and function room with stunning photo opportunities on the lawned terraces at the front of the house. The remainder of this vast house is currently divided in to 13 units (6 x 1 bedroom, 5 x 2 bedroom & 2 x 3 bedroom) which are let on Assured Shorthold Tenancies along with a further 7 units in the former stables and coach house (4 x 1 bedroom, 2 X 2 bedroom & 1 X 4 bedroom), all providing a significant income. Details of the most attractive income for this lucrative property are available on request.

The Coach House & Stables

The Grade II listed former stables and coach houses are situated in the courtyard on the northwest elevation of the main house. The stables have been converted to provide a well-appointed 4 bedroom apartment and the coach houses into 6 units (2 x 2 bedroom & 4 x 1 bedroom) which are let on Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

The Land

The land extends to approximately 25 acres of attractive of parkland, amenity wood and grounds.

Letting Apartment Summary

The Manor House
1 x 5 bedroom main residence
6 x 1 bedroom units
5 x 2 bedroom units
2 x 3 bedroom units
The Stables & Coach Houses
4 x 1 bedroom units
2 x 2 bedroom units
1 x 4 Bedroom units

Tenure

The property is offered for sale freehold.

Services

Water Private with mains available
Drainage Private
Electricity - Mains
Telephone & Broadband BT Connections

Local Authority

Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY. Tel:

Income

The significant income for this most lucrative property is available on request from D. R. Kivell Country Property.

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly by arrangement with D. R. Kivell Country Property Tel: All viewings are to be accompanied without exception.

Agents Notes

None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Any maps used on the details are to assist identification of the property only and are not an indication of the actual surroundings, which may have changed since the map was printed. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. There are numerous power points throughout the property although not individually listed. All figures, measurements, floor plans and maps are for guidance purposes only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way, easements and wayleaves there may be, whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale or not.

Agents Notes: None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Any maps used on the details are to assist identification of the property only & are not an indication of the actual surroundings, which may have changed since the map was printed. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. All figures, measurements, floor plans & maps are for guidance purposes only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way, easements & wayleaves there may be, whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale or not.

 

Local info for PL15

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Property Value Data/Graphs for PL15

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 25.4% £465,565 3.8 2.1
Semi-detached house 15.7% £262,272 3.2 1.6
Flat 10.4% £118,207 1.7 1
Detached bungalow 9.7% £339,450 3.1 1.3
Land 8.2% £207,455 0.2 0.1
Other 7.5% £1,340,285 12 1.1
Cottage 7.5% £329,245 2.6 1.3
End terrace house 5.2% £198,571 2.9 1
Terraced house 3.7% £291,979 3 1.6
Mobile/park home 2.2% £210,833 2 2
Bungalow 1.5% £320,000 3 1
Barn conversion 1.5% £462,500 4 2.5
Semi-detached bungalow 0.7% £215,000 2 1
Farm 0.7% £50,000 0 0

Area Information

Average Price Paid

£247,601

Sales

2023

Current Average Value

£385,779

Value Change

£138,178 55.8%

 

Current Asking Prices in PL15 Average: £385,779

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses - £178,609 (21) £310,385 (43) £417,715 (31) £664,993 (7)
Flats £98,100 (5) £129,925 (8) £125,000 (1) - -
All £98,100 (5) £162,507 (30) £306,172 (44) £417,715 (31) £664,993 (7)

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