SUBSTANTIAL RESIDENCE which is not listed and has been in same family ownership for 25 YEARS. Offering several attributes including DETACHED ANNEXE, ideal for DUAL FAMILY OCCUPANCY or AIRBNB. Will APPEAL to a variety of buyers.
A charming attached family home, with interesting features such as aesthetic gothic style arched doors and parquet flooring to principal rooms, boasts spacious accommodation throughout to include; entrance hallway, cloakroom, sitting room with woodburner, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility and store. On the first floor 3 large bedrooms, two with ensuites and a separate bathroom. In addition to the main home there is a detached 2 bedroom Annexe. Both properties and the low maintenance gardens are fully enclosed by high walled boundaries, offering complete seclusion which is a very rare find for a town property. There is secure off road parking for several vehicles and a detached outbuilding, which is currently used as a games room, with attached carport. Discerning buyers would have the opportunity to enhance and add their own personal touches, with the potential to convert the outbuilding into further accommodation or a separate dwelling (subject to any relevant planning consents).
LOCATION Situated in a glorious setting overlooking one of Launceston's most picturesque spots with a lovely aspect over the River Kensey, the ancient Packhorse Bridge and St Thomas Church. The property is in a short walk of amenities including a local Spar, Co-op supermarket, popular Public House and the main town is close at hand. Launceston, known as the gateway to the county, sits on the Devon border. The towns skyline is dominated by the ruins of a Norman castle that stands high on a hillside with dramatic views over Bodmin moor and Dartmoor. The castle was a strategically important building after the Norman Conquest and its green was used for executions until the 19th century. Situated between the north and south coasts, Launceston is convenient for beaches and coastal or country walks. There are two golf courses at Trethorne and Launceston, with Roadford Lake Country Park where visitors can fish for trout, sail, windsurf, cycle, row, kayak and camp. Shopping facilities include quirky independent shops, Tesco and Marks and Spencer Food Hall, Argos, Pets at Home, to name a few. The renowned Garden Centre at Homeleigh is on the edge of the town, drawing in many visitors with restaurant and coffee shop overlooking a lake.
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES (All Dimensions are Approximate)
MAIN HOUSE Front entrance door leading to:
ENTRANCE HALLWAY Turned staircase with understairs cupboard. Parquet wooden flooring which continues into the Sitting Room and Dining Room. Radiator. Bespoke arched wooden doors to:
CLOAKROOM Obscure glazed window to front. Worktop inset with wash hand basin. Low level wc.
SITTING ROOM 22' 7" x 17' 3" (6.88m x 5.26m) An impressive double aspect room with 3 sash windows to the front overlooking the river and two sets of double glazed patio doors to the garden. Feature stone wall with woodburner on a slate hearth and shelving above. Heavy beams to ceiling. TV point. Radiator.
DINING ROOM 13' 7" x 13' 6" (4.14m x 4.11m) Two sets of double glazed patio doors to side. Cupboard with shelving. TV point. Radiator. Opening to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 10" x 12' 0" (4.83m x 3.66m) Two double glazed windows to side. A range of base level units with wortktop surfaces over and part tiling to walls. Inset sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Space for gas cooker with extractor unit over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher further space for fridge/freezer. Matching eye level and display units. Radiator. Door to:
UTILITY ROOM 10' 1" x 8' 8" (3.07m x 2.64m) Double glazed door to gardens and window to side. Worktop surfaces. Inset sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Airing cupboard housing mains gas boiler. Eye level unit. Space for fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Sliding door to:
STORE ROOM 8' 7" x 5' 5" (2.62m x 1.65m) Range of shelving and eye level cupboard.
From entrance hallway turned staircase to:
FIRST FLOOR LANDING (L-shaped). Two double glazed windows to rear. Two sets of built in cupboards with sliding doors. Radiator.
MASTER BEDROOM 14' 0" x 13' 4" excluding built in wardrobes (4.27m x 4.06m) Two windows to front with river views. A range of built in wardrobes and cupboards. Radiator. Double doors to:
ENSUITE BATHROOM 11' 10" x 6' 6" (3.61m x 1.98m) Obscure glazed window to front. Tiled enclosed bath. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level wc. Walk in shower cubicle with electric shower. Radiator.
BEDROOM 2 14' 5" excluding bay window x 11' 4" (4.39m x 3.45m) Double glazed bay window to rear with built in dresser. Two radiators. Door to:
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 10' 1" x 4' 5" (3.07m x 1.35m) Window to front. Shower cubicle with mains fed shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level wc. Chrome heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 3 13' 8" x 13' 2" (4.17m x 4.01m) Three double glazed windows, one to rear and two to the side. Two built in cupboards. Television point. Radiator. Hatch to loft.
BATHROOM 6' 9" x 5' 8" (2.06m x 1.73m) Obscure glazed window to front. Panelled enclosed bath with electric shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level wc. Part tiling to walls. Radiator.
DETACHED ANNEXE Located to the rear of the main gardens. Accessed via double opening wrought iron gates into its own driveway and secluded high walled COURTYARD GARDEN which has raised beds, a fish pond and enjoys views towards St Thomas Church. A front entrance door leads into the:
OPEN PLAN LIVING ACCOMMODATION
SITTING ROOM 16' 7" x 12' 6" (5.05m x 3.81m) Double glazed window to front. Turned staircase to first floor. Recessed shelving. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Night storage heater. Doors to WET ROOM and BEDROOM 2. Opening to:
KITCHEN 9' 10" x 7' `10" (3m x NaNm) Double glazed window to side. A range of base level units with worktop surfaces over and part tiling to walls. Inset sink and drainer unit. Matching eye level unit. Space for electric cooker and tall fridge/freezer.
BEDROOM 2 13' 5" x 6' 6" (4.09m x 1.98m) Could be used as another reception room. Double glazed window to front. Storage cupboard.
WET ROOM 6' 11" x 6' 3" excluding door recess (2.11m x 1.91m) Obscure double glazed window to side. Electric shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level wc. Extractor fan.
From sitting room turned staircase with velux skylight to:
BEDROOM 1 10' 7" excluding built in wardrobe x 8' 2" (3.23m x 2.49m) Double glazed window to front. Night storage heater. Doors to eaves storage.
Within the Annexe courtyard garden is access to:
OUTBUILDING 24' 0" x 17' 8" (7.32m x 5.38m) Currently being used as a GAMES ROOM with double aspect double glazed windows and front entrance door back to the courtyard, Power and light connected. Could offer further options with the potential to incorporate the attached:
CARPORT 19' 5" excluding store rooms x 15' 2" min (5.92m x 4.62m) Doors to TWO STORAGE ROOMS.
The rear of the property and the Annexe are accessed from the road via a remote electric roller door into a secure and private driveway. The gardens are fully enclosed by high walls offering complete seclusion and ease of maintenance with a large paved patio and a smaller one with a low level planted stone wall. Outside tap.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Cornwall Council.
COUNCIL TAX BAND House - E, Annexe - A
SERVICES Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.
DIRECTIONS From Launceston town centre proceed down St. Thomas Road heading for the A388 Holsworthy road, at the bottom of the hill having just gone through the traffic lights, take the left hand turning into Riverside just before the bridge. Proceed a short way along and the property will be found on the left hand side, clearly identified by a Millerson 'For Sale' board.