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This is a wonderful example of an eighteenth century detached cottage set within a tranquil rural location with countryside views. The former farm cottage now extended provides plenty of accommodation yet retains a wealth of character and charm with timber flooring, beamed ceilings, fire places and a variety of outbuildings. One of the buildings has the potential to be an annex for the main property of ideal for holiday letting.
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As you arrive at the property between two outbuildings the stone courtyard area leads you to the entrance porch. Stepping into the hallway gives you a sense of the history and character of the property with the beamed ceiling, slate flooring plus the turning timber staircase rising to the first floor. Staying in the older cottage to one side of the hall is a study perfect to work from home or perhaps a fifth bedroom. Also from the hall you enter the stunning spacious sitting room with a focal stone fire place with alcove shelving plus an inset log burning stove. This room also has timber flooring, beamed ceiling and the large bay style windows that let in plenty of light.
Again from the hall moving into the extended part of the property a passage with fitted storage cupboards takes you past a modern style shower room with wc, and onto the country style kitchen. This is an integral part of the property fitted to a contemporary Shaker style. There are a variety of units with part oak and slate work surfaces. Part of the character of the kitchen is the inset butlers sink plus the oil fired Rayburn range oven which also provides the hot water and central heating. There are integrated appliances including the dishwasher and fridge/freezer plus a central island with storage and a large slate work area.
From the kitchen is a large open breakfast and dining area perfect for entertaining friends or family or formal dinner parties. Double doors lead out to the double glazed conservatory which looks out over the gardens towards the swimming pool and the countryside beyond. This also links to the bay window of the sitting room via a door, so providing plenty of space to enjoy the garden and sunshine. From the breakfast area a door gives access the utility/boot room which has plumbing for a washing machine, plus doors at either end to access the gardens.
From the landing within the older cottage part of the property are two double bedrooms with views across the gardens and countryside while there is also a single bedroom plus the family bathroom. To one end of the landing you enter through to the master bedroom suite within the extended part of the property. The suit consists of a library seating room, a large bedroom with timber flooring, built-in wardrobes and views from full height windows over the gardens and countryside. This room also has the addition of the en-suite bathroom with a roll top bath, two vanity sinks and a separate shower cubical.
This is a detached stone building formally used as a one bedroom annex. The property now requires renovating but could become a useful part of the property for either family or holiday letting income.
At the front of the property within the courtyard are the old piggery buildings used for log and garden storage. Surrounding the property are the formal gardens with large lawn areas edged with hedging, trees, shrubs and flower beds. To the lower garden is the swimming pool and summer house perfectly place to capture the sun. The pool has a water filtration system. To the rear of the property is a detached garage making an ideal store or workshop. The majority of the land approximately 2.6 acres stretches away from the property of two large paddocks ideal for a couple of horses or other livestock. The countryside views from the field are extensive and worth seeing.
The property has private water and drainage. Mains electricity, oil fired central heating via Rayburn stove. Solar panels fitted in 2010, the system is insured and can be passed on to a new buyer, FIT is 47.5p per kWh. Council Tax Band D
Located a short distance from the popular village of Nanstallon in the Camel Valley, this property is situated in a private and rural location. The renowned Camel Cycle Trail and Camel Valley Vineyard are a short distance and the popular town of Wadebridge is just over six miles to the west sitting astride the Camel Estuary. Thirteen miles to the northwest are the popular surfing beaches of Polzeath and Daymer Bay. The former county town of Bodmin is just over three miles away affording a comprehensive range of shopping, banking, schooling and recreational facilities and amenities. Access to the A30 dual carriageway can be gained at Bodmin, linking the cathedral cities of Exeter and Truro. Seven miles to the west is access to Bodmin Parkway railway station serving London Paddington via Plymouth, whilst Newquay Airport offers a number of scheduled flights to both domestic and international destinations.
There is a public footpath indicated on the Cornwall Council website which starts from within the property heading through the fields but stops short of a continuation onto other highways or paths.