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Tor House is a beautiful and impressive detached Grade II listed property in the picturesque South Cornwall region. This stunning property set over four floors features a wealth of elegant and classical interiors dating from 1792. There are a number of elegant rooms to this property which include a magnificent ballroom, impressive dining room, large fitted kitchen, plus further living areas throughout the property. Arranged over the first and second floors are 8 large bedrooms some of which have en-suites shower or bathrooms. There is also a unique basement with original flagstone cold storage, wine cellar plus food preparation rooms.
Externally there is large walled garden with trees and shrubs plus a parking area for 4 cars. At the rear of the property is the gated cobbled courtyard providing further parking and access to the garage and the detached cottage. This was the former coach house and stable for the house. Tor House offers the potential for a perfect wedding venue, Guest House, Commercial Office space or simply a truly stunning residential home.
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On entering the ground floor the grand entrance hall leads through the centre of the property to a stunning winding staircase that rises to the upper floors. To one side of the hall an elegant formal dining room with high ceilings, polished timber flooring and unique curved walls with servant entrance curved doors. To the opposite side of the hall is a spacious reception room with a large sash window looking over the gardens. From this room you can enter the large kitchen fully equipped with fitted units, centre island, a range of appliances plus the grand fire place with inset AGA range.
From the kitchen there is a bright and spacious conservatory ideal for a breakfast room or summer entertaining as there are double doors that open out to a large patio area. At the rear of the property is a study which also gives access to the utility room. Further back is a boiler room, separate wc and rear entrance lobby. Adjoining the kitchen and conservatory is the very large garage currently used as a function room. This offers a variety of uses ideal for conversion, games room or annex room.
From the spacious landing area you enter into a wonderful reception sitting room the former ball room of the property. The elevated position provides views from the large windows at the front of the property. Decretive ceilings and alcoves along with the fire place give this room its character. Through the arched entrance leads to the second dining reception room again with decretive features, fire place and views. To the rear of this first floor are two bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite shower room. There is also a further separate wc and shower room to this floor, plus an office which could become a further en-suite if required.
To the second floor are five bedrooms with the principal bedroom having views across the Tamar River and the benefit of a spacious dressing room. There are two bedrooms that also face the front with river views. Across the landing is a family bathroom and two bedrooms, one of which has and en-suite shower room. Another unique feature is the second servant's staircase which provides access to all floors down to the basement.
From the garage stairs lead down to the expansive basement level divided into a variety of rooms. One particular room is perfect for wine storage. This basement could also be converted into further bedrooms, gym, cinema room or a self contained apartment.
Across the rear cobbled courtyard is the detached annex with a fitted kitchen and separate sitting room on the ground floor. To the first floor is a bedroom with walk-in eve storage areas and a bathroom. This property is perfect for family, guest or holiday use to create income.
To the front of the property is a large garden with open lawn edged with a variety of shrubs and mature trees. To the boundary is the historic tall stone wall giving plenty of privacy. Electric gates open to the parking area for up to 4/5 cars. There is a pretty side courtyard are with a side entrance gate. At there rear of the property double gates open to the cobbled courtyard providing further parking, entrance to the garage, the annex and the rear of the property.
The property is located a stones throw away from Plymouth, nestled on the Rame Peninsular of Cornwall, we are within easy reach of many 'must see' Cornish locations, including the many golden beaches and quaint harbours dotted along the coastline.
Torpoint lies at the mouth of the river Tamar. The river can be crossed here by three chain ferries, which carry cars and pedestrians across the 500 yard wide tidal estuary. Torpoint is the Gateway of South East Cornwall and the Rame peninsula. The town has developed to provide a variety of housing, schools, shops and amenities, plus the many river activities such as sailing. Nearby there are many costal walks, parks and countryside to explore along with Antony House (now in the ownership of the National Trust) is the seat of the Carew-Pole family, whose forebears were responsible for much of the early development of the town in the eighteenth century.
The Property has mains water, electricity and gas. There are 2 gas fired combination boilers providing hot water and zoned central heating. There is also a further hot water storage cylinder. The AGA is gas.
The listing covers the main house with some specific features of the property detailed. The stone wall surrounding the property is also part of the listing. Detailed information is available on request.