A beautifully presented 5 bedroom, 4 reception room barn conversion situated on the rural outskirts of Boscastle enjoying the most fabulous coastal and countryside views.
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The property is only a mile from the quaint and well known fishing village of Boscastle, with its attractive natural harbour, narrow streets and pretty whitewashed cottages. The village has a range of amenities including village store and Spar, 3 pubs, Primary School and Forrabury Church. Boscastle is approximately 10 minutes from the A39 main road, also known as the Atlantic Highway which travels further south into Cornwall or north towards the port town of Bideford. Within a half an hour's drive, the main A30 trunk road and can be accessed at Kennards House. This provides a fast link to the market town of Launceston, on to the Cathedral city of Exeter with its diverse range of shopping, places to stay and eat, regional airport, main line railway station and bus terminal and the M5 motorway.
Rivendell Court is an immaculately presented 5 bedroom, 4 reception room family home situated at the end of a private driveway on the rural outskirts of Boscastle providing the most impressive views across the rolling countryside towards to rugged north Cornish coastline in the distance. This generous family home is presented to the market in the highest of standards throughout and provides a spacious blend of reception areas and bedroom numbers to accommodate a large family. The spacious entrance hallway is a sign of things to come which dog legs into an inner hallway which leads off to the ground floor accommodation.
The drawing room, being the largest of the reception rooms is situated at the northern side of the property and therefore enjoys impressive far reaching sea and coastal views. Within the drawing room is a large fireplace with wood burning stove together with high vaulted ceilings providing a sense of original character and charm. There are also French doors which provide access to the gardens and grounds. Adjacent to the drawing room is a generous study / home office which provides flexible options to any new purchaser. There is a large fitted bookcase along one wall of the study area. The dining hall is situated in the middle of the property and is found next to the kitchen / breakfast room. This large open space provides a delightful area for family dining and is flooded with ample natural light from its dual aspect outlook.
The impressive kitchen / breakfast room has been fitted with a hardwood bespoke kitchen with a range of base and wall mounted units complimented by oak work surfaces. There is a delightful central island unit which doubles up as a breakfast bar and enjoys views through the stable door over the garden and towards the sea in the distance. Within the kitchen is a LPG Aga, electric hob and oven, two freezers, washer/dryer and dishwasher. A space is provided for the fridge. As mentioned previously a timber stable door leads to the front terrace and garden area, perfect for alfresco dining.
Beyond the kitchen area is the utility space with designed spaces for a washer / dryer. There is a courtesy door which leads to the side pathway which either leads to the gardens or the driveway parking area. Further reception space extends to a family room which offers further flexibility to ground floor living. This quaint room is currently being used by our clients as a television room. Beyond this room are two double bedrooms, one of which provides en suite bathroom facilities. If any buyer was looking for a flexible property which could cater a ground floor annexe this area would be perfect for consideration. Incorporating the two bedrooms and family room could effectively provide a sitting room, en suite bedroom with the family room being transformed into a kitchen / breakfast room.
Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom / WC. At first floor level there are three spacious bedrooms all providing en suite facilities together with an additional room ideal for either a dressing room or ironing room. The views from the bedrooms are absolutely fantastic as far reaching rural or coastal views are enjoyed. From one of the bedrooms there are French doors leading to a set of steps which descend down to the side of the property therefore providing external access. Perfect for those buyers wishing to operate a small business from this particular room.
Externally the property is situated at the end of a long private drive with the large parking area being the first thing you come too. From here access to the front and rear of the property is possible as well as a number of side entrance doors leading to various rooms within the property. The courtyard, located to the front of the property has been beautifully presented with a range of raised flower beds housing a wonderful range of mature plants and shrubs. There is a pathway which runs along the side of the property to the rear garden. The rear garden has been mainly laid to lawn and is very flat. The garden has been beautifully cared for by the current vendors and again houses a mature range of plants and shrubs dotted throughout the gardens. There is also a generous patio area perfect for alfresco dining which, like the gardens, provides a fantastic view across the surrounding countryside towards to sea and coastline in the distance.
There is also an enclosed patio area within the rear garden which offers further garden space and a sheltered area if required. There is also a summerhouse located within one corner of the garden, again providing a fantastic view. There are also a selection of useful outbuildings which are perfect for the storage of gardening equipment and furniture.
The following services are available; mains electricity. Oil tank providing the hot water and central heating via a combi boiler. Private water and drainage. Broadband and telephone line connected. We as agents have not verified connection.