15th Apr 2022
26th Apr 2022
- Type: Detached house
- Bedrooms: 3
- Listing status: sale
- Country: England
Spectacular residential small holding in sought-after rural location. Accessed from its own private gated driveway the property enjoys excellent privacy and seclusion while enjoying far reach views of the Kensey Valley. The substantial property comprises a two reception, three bedroom house, a range of useful out buildings including modern barn / workshop and stable block, attractive and well maintained gardens and approximately 16 acres of valley pasture land. The Land is divided in the most north eastern area by the meandering River Kensey.
The house boasts uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating throughout. The outbuildings are of recent modern construction and all in immaculate condition.
Early internal inspection is advised to avoid disappointment.
***Viewing strictly by appointment only.***
Situated in the lovely well wooded River Kensey Valley, close to the popular village of Egloskerry. Within the village is a primary school, the play area, church and village hall. From Egloskerry there are pleasing country walks including footpaths across fields into the Kensey Valley. The village has a good direct road to Launceston which provides a full range of social, commercial and shopping facilities. Via Pipers Pool there is easy access to the A395 which links with the A30 and the A39.
In all directions there is scenery of outstanding natural beauty, be it the rugged coastline famed for popular family surfing beaches and picturesque former fishing villages to the north, the open expanses of Bodmin Moor to the west ideal for walking and riding, Dartmoor National Park to the east and running southwards to Plymouth Sound on the south coast the hidden secrets of the Tamar Valley steeped in 18th Century mining history and renowned for Salmon fishing.
To the east, the City of Exeter (47 miles) provides intercity rail link, M5 motorway link and International Airport. To the South, the city of Plymouth (30 miles) provides Continental Ferry Port and intercity rail link.
UPVC double glazed sliding door to the front and timber part glazed door providing access to:
A lovely spacious hallway with stairs rising to the first floor and doors to all principal ground floor accommodation.
Triple aspect reception room with uPVC double glazed bay windows to the front and side in addition to uPVC double glazed French windows to the rear enjoying breathtaking views over the Kensey Valley. Fireplace with stone surround and slate hearth housing woodburner. Fitted carpet, ceiling light, coving, radiator and television point.
Rear aspect uPVC double glazed window enjoying views over the land to the Kensey Valley beyond. Fitted carpet, radiator, wall lights and coving. Door to under-stairs cupboard.
Good range of eye and base level units with work surface over incorporating stainless steel sink/drainer unit and ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Integrated eye level electric double oven, space for dishwasher, space for free-standing fridge/freezer and space for dining table. Dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows to the front and rear enjoying views over the garden to countryside beyond. Tile effect vinyl flooring, radiator, recessed spotlights, ceiling light and coving. UPVC double glazed French windows provide access to:
UPVC double glazed windows to two side and pedestrian door giving access to the garden. Polycarbonate roof, tiled flooring and doors to:
Eye and base level units with worksurface over incorporating stainless steel sink/drainer unit. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, space for fridge/freezer. Floor mounted oil-fired boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating systems. Rear aspect uPVC double glazed window, tiled flooring and ceiling light.
Low level flush WC with wash hand basin. Rear aspect uPVC double glazed opaque window and ceiling light.
Two rear aspect uPVC double glazed windows, fitted carpet, radiator, ceiling lights and smoke alarm. Doors to all principal first floor accommodation.
Front aspect uPVC double glazed bay window overlooking the garden. Built-in wardrobe. Fitted carpet, ceiling light and radiator. Door to:
Large curved corner shower, panel enclosed corner bath, low level flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Rear aspect uPVC double glazed window enjoying stunning views, fully tiled walls, fitted carpet and ceiling light.
Front aspect uPVC double glazed window overlooking the garden. Built-in wardrobe. Fitted carpet, radiator, coving and ceiling light.
Front aspect uPVC double glazed window. Large airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Fitted carpet, radiator, coving and ceiling light.
Tile enclosed bath with shower over, low level flush WC and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Rear aspect uPVC double glazed window, fully tiled walls, fitted carpet and ceiling light.
To the front of the house is a level, well maintained lawn bordered by mature shrubs with pedestrian pathway providing access to the front porch. To the side of this is a private garden area, laid to lawn and bordered by maintained hedges. Garden shed and block built Greenhouse.
At the rear of the house is a terrace area, laid to gravel with excellent views up and down the Kensey Valley.
A large hardcored yard serves house, land and outbuildings.
Concrete block with fibre board roofing. Tarmacadam driveway from frontage road.
Workshop 6.94m x 9.83m (22’ 9” x 32’ 3”)
Timber frame construction with profiled metal cladding and concrete floor. Double doors to front. Lighting and power. Outside tap.
Three stables, each measuring 3.79m x 3.51m (12’ 5” x 11’ 6”). Timber construction with profiled metal cladding and shiplap timber front.
Double garage 6.97m x 6.92m (22’ 10” x 22’ 8”)
Timber framed construction with profiled metal cladding and concrete floor. Lighting and power connected. Twin up and over doors to front. Storage space within eaves.
Lean-to store 6.65m x 2.38m (21’ 9” x 7’ 9”)
Open fronted store beside double garage.
Surrounding the house are approximately 15.8 acres of pasture land. One enclosure runs to the valley bottom and is 14 acres, with a second level paddock of 1.8 acres across the river Kensey which flows through the land, dividing the two paddocks. Located within the larger paddock is a splendid feature pond of 0.4 acres.
The land plan displayed is for indicative purposes only and should not be relied upon as an accurate depiction of precise boundaries.
The floor plan displayed is not to scale and is for identification purposes only.
Mains electricity and water, private drainage (septic tank) and bulk oil tank for central heating.
To reach the property from Launceston, proceed down St Thomas Road, passing through Newport and over the bridge. At the mini-roundabout, proceed straight across, up St Stephens Hill. At the top of the hill, turn left at St Stephens Church, following the signs for Egloskerry. Follow this road for 4 miles to the centre of the village. Here turn left for Badharlick and Tregeare. Follow this road and keeping left first at a grassy triangle in the road and after at a left “fork” turning. Continue along this road for 1 mile. The property will be found on the left hand side, just after a sharp left bend in the road.
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