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Guide Price Range from 695,000 to 725,000
A truly wonderful peaceful setting for a stunning detached, Grade II listed, period stone barn conversion. Set within a 1 acre sculptured mature and landscaped gardens with rural views.
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As you arrive at the property you are greeted by a fine example of a period barn conversion with its bold stone work, character windows with slate tiled canopies standing under a full slate tiled roof. The immaculate Grade II listed barn has reverse level living accommodation with two entrances one to each level. The main entrance to the upper level is accessed at the far side of the barn from a pretty paved sun terrace and seating area. You then enter into a welcoming reception hall with timber flooring, turning staircase to the lower level and cloakroom. From the hallway is the superb sitting room with views over the stunning gardens. The character is created with a wealth of exposed beams, feature arched stone fire place finished with a wood burning stove.
Staying on the upper level also from the hallway you enter into the best room in the house. This is the large open plan family dining and kitchen room, again with exposed beams to the ceilings, windows with garden views, timber flooring and a superb spacious kitchen area fitted to a country style and with the must have AGA. From the kitchen area a door takes you through to an ample utility room fitted to a complementary style. Completing the upper level at the far end of the dining area is the fourth double bedroom, which also has a fitted en-suite shower room. This room could also be used as an ideal study or guest room.
The lower level has it's entrance from the driveway into another reception hall with three double bedrooms, family bathroom and a further utility/laundry/store room. The large master bedroom has a superb arched window which adds to the character of the room along with the beamed ceiling. There is also an en-suite recently fitted to a modern styling. The second large double bedroom has the two stunning arched windows at the rear overlooking the court yard garden, plus exposed beams to the ceiling. The third double room again with character and beamed ceiling also looks out over the courtyard. The spacious family bathroom has a fully tiled walk-in shower, large bath with a decorative tiled surround, inset sink with fitted cupboards and wc. The last room is a surprise as it has many uses. Currently used as a utility laundry room with plumbing for appliances, sink, fitted cupboards and home to the boiler keeping the room warm. This room is also an ideal dry storage area with plenty of shelving.
Standing on the paved sun terrace and seating area you can appreciate the design of the superb gardens laid out in front you. This is a gardener's garden. From the sculptured lawns winding around the variety of flower beds to the mature shrubs and trees that give this wonderful garden colour and texture. A paved pathway leads down to a detached stone built workshop, log store and covered work area. The path continues to a pretty summer house with views across the garden and back to the barn. From here the lawn meanders through trees, shrubs and specimen plants to an enchanting pond with a waterfall with dappled sunlight through the trees, a magical part of the garden. Walking back towards the barn you will find a recently built all year round studio/garden room with bi-folding doors, lighting and electric heating. Could also be ideal as a home office.
This looks out onto the gravelled seating area with circular stone features. Throughout the garden there are water and power points perfect for any keen gardener. Next is a superb stone built double garage again fully equipped with power and lights. To one side of the barn is a fenced area with raised beds and gravelled pathways creating a cottage vegetable garden. There is also a superb Gabriel Ash greenhouse and potting shed. At the rear of the property is a peaceful gravelled courtyard garden with flower beds and a variety of shrubs. The rear of the barn has a particular unique feature with the stone work and the arched windows.
The property has private water via a bore hole. Private drainage. Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating. Broadband with 2 meg speed. Please not theses services have not been tested or inspected by the Agent.
The property has a sheltered tranquil country setting a short distance from the A38. The A30 is no more than ten minutes drive through the beautiful scenery of the Glynn valley and Fowey River. This part of Cornwall is rich in countryside and attractions, the first being the outstanding and world renowned Eden Project about fifteen miles distant, Lanhydrock House about five miles away to the south of Bodmin and close to the Lanhydrock Golf Course and Hotel. The outstanding village of St Neot well known for its beauty and voted the village of year in 2004 followed by the village of the decade in 2006 is a short drive away. The village has its local shop and well known public house set alongside the beautiful parish church.
Both the popular north and south coast's are approximately half an hours drive which offers a variety of beaches, surfing and picturesque fishing villages. The larger towns of Bodmin to the west and Liskeard to the east are both about seven miles drive. They both offer a variety of shopping, schools, restaurants and amenities. Bodmin Parkway Railway Station is a short drive with direct line to London. Plymouth can also be easily reached via the A38. Newquay Airport with its increasing range of national and international flights is approximately half an hours drive to the west.