A beautiful detached character property located on the edge of this highly sought after town. Spacious and flexible accommodation with the benefit of A self contained annexe, delightful and charming gardens and parking. Viewing is highly recommended.
Formerly the ancient capital of the County, Lostwithiel occupies an attractive valley setting and is regarded as one of Cornwall's most attractive small towns. There is a real sense of community here, with shops for most day to day needs, lovely pubs and restaurants, a doctor’s surgery, modern dental surgery, and access to the beautiful waters of the Fowey River.
The town also has a main line Railway Station with links to Paddington, London. Two local schools provide education for primary school age children. There are many world class gardens to be found in the immediate area and the fascinating Eden Project with its futuristic biomes is just a few miles away. There are good road links to the motorway system via the A38/A30, and there are flights to London from Newquay.
This charming property is located on the eastern edge of the village, with easy access to lovely countryside walks and further afield to Lanlivery and Bodmin with it's wider range of amenities.
Set within beautiful gardens, this super property has been lovingly renovated and extended by the current owners to provide a well presented characterful home, which benefits from a one bedroom, self contained annexe. Currently used as a holiday let this versatile space could equally be used for a dependant relative or extended family.
Upon entering the main residence, it is apparent that the vendors have spent great attention to detail in upgrading and extending the property, whilst retaining a number of original features. The hallway leads through to a large, yet comfortable sitting room with wood burner set into a granite set hearth and an opening leads through to a further reception room area. A door opens to a beautiful, bespoke kitchen and dining area with exposed timbers to the roof a Velux window creating a lovely light and airy area, ideal for entertaining. Double doors open to the south facing rear patio and garden.
A conservatory offers further living space which overlooks the gardens and across to fields beyond. There is also a shower room and very useful utility area on this floor.
Stairs lead from the hallway to the first floor and a door leads through to the self contained cottage/annexe.
On the first floor of the main house, there are two spacious, double bedrooms and a sizeable family bathroom. The principal bedroom has windows to both front and rear elevations with views across neighbouring countryside, and high ceilings. The second bedroom also has windows to both aspects, with exposed timbers and high ceilings, giving a lovely feeling of space and light.
The family bathroom has a tiled floor with panelled bath and shower over, WC and wash hand basin and cupboard for storage.
With a separate access at the side of the property, a hall leads through to the ground floor where there is a double bedroom with windows over looking the charming gardens, a shower room and cellar (with sink and used for storage). Stairs lead to the first floor where a well appointed kitchen/dining room offers views over gardens and countryside beyond. A separate sitting room has 2 windows overlooking the side and front garden of the property, with exposed beams. There is a door enabling access to the main house.
Approached directly from the road a wooden gate opens to the front garden and pathway to the front door. A further 5 bar gate opens to a driveway and the front garden is bordered by mature hedging and fencing with a number of mature trees and shrubs, affording a good degree of privacy. The garden extends around the side of the property, where there is separate access to the annexe and an outhouse with plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer and further storage.
To the rear of the property the gardens can easily be combined or separated as required. From the kitchen of the main house, a large paved patio area offers an ideal area for al fresco living, surrounded by pretty plants and trees providing privacy. Steps lead down to a further area of garden which is partly laid to lawn with paved patio area, small pond and summerhouse, all enclosed by mature hedging, shrubs and trees.
There is parking for 2 vehicles on the driveway and a further parking area across the road from the property available by separate agreement. Parking is currently licenced by the Duchy of Cornwall Estate and we understand that the Duchy would be prepared to enter into a new licence with the purchaser subject to their standard licence terms.
The property has undergone extensive renovation by the current owners to include, building of kitchen extension in 2007/08, revision of spring water and septic tank systems 2008, extension and shower room added 2008, extensive garden landscaping, main house re roofed with slate and roof lifted with beams added to second bedroom, programme of renewing windows with hardwood double glazing casement windows 2010 - 2017.
The property benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout.
Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents: May Whetter & Grose, Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AH.
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||4.8%||£225,000||2.5||1.5|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||-||£205,350 (7)||£343,157 (15)||£372,843 (7)||£450,000 (1)|
|Flats||£80,000 (1)||£262,590 (5)||£287,500 (4)||-||-|
|All||£80,000 (1)||£229,200 (12)||£331,439 (19)||£372,843 (7)||£450,000 (1)|