The popular historic town of Launceston is centred around and below its medieval Norman castle and grounds offers a wide range of domestic, commercial and leisure facilities including 18 hole golf course. Good proximity to the main A30 dual carriageway gives ease of access to other towns, villages and places of interest including the Cathedral city of Exeter with it’s valuable motorway, airport and rail links. The North Cornish coast line is with approximately 20 miles driving distance.
A fascinating grade II listed character stone built cottage with slate tile roof having mains gas central heating and extensive mature gardens to the rear with a southerly aspect, taking in views onto the Kensey Valley. Located in a favoured residential area of the town.
All measurements are approximate. There are numerous power points throughout the property although not individually listed. None of the fittings or appliances have been tested by ourselves.
Entrance to the property is via an imposing bespoke timber door leading to the:-
THROUGH PASSAGE HALLWAY
Exposed slate flagstone flooring and slate relief to the walls, hinting of the passageways former use as a livestock alleyway.
Elegant front facing window, exposed slate flagstone flooring and some exposed timber beams and stonework. The focal point of the room is a stone built Inglenook fireplace with timber surround.
Feature cast iron fireplace with wooden surround, slate tiled flooring and fitted storage cupboards.
Stairs rising to first floor accommodation, built-in storage cupboard and door leading to the:-
Glazed doors opening out onto the rear garden, exposed slate flagstone flooring and slate sill.
Recently refitted with a modern Shaker style suite featuring matching base units with drawers. This is complemented by rolled edge laminate working surfaces with inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit and ceramic tiled surround. Integrated appliances include stainless steel electric oven and Halogen hob. Also there is a recessed former fireplace and exposed slate flagstone flooring.
SPLIT LEVEL FIRST FLOOR LANDING
With built-in storage cupboard and rear facing window affording distant rural views.
Enjoying morning sun with an exposed granite feature.
Also enjoying morning sun with exposed timbers, loft access hatch and exposed wooden floorboards.
Rear facing window and built-in storage cupboard.
Fully tiled with heated towel rail and a brand new white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C.
The front garden is laid to lawn with surrounding Privet hedge, ornamental rockery and slate flagstone pathway giving access to the front entrance.
To the rear the garden features partially cobbled courtyard area attracting evening sun, with a stone and brick built STORAGE SHED / WORKSHOP. From here a pathway leads out to the extensive rear garden flanked on one side by stone wall being some 180 feet long with a range of mature trees and shrubs. This is a lovely south sloping garden with a good element of privacy and delightful far reaching views of the rural Kensey Valley, Water Meadows and Launceston Steam Railway.
Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage.
COUNCIL TAX BAND
From Launceston Castle gates proceed down St. Thomas Road and through the traffic lights at Newport. At the traffic roundabout take the second exit onto St. Stephens Hill where the property can be found a short distance along on the left hand side prior to St. Josephs School.
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