A delightful terraced cottage dating from the mid-nineteenth century, sitting above the banks of the Tamar River with direct views of the river, famous railway viaduct and the Devonshire countryside beyond.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors with a further loft room on the fourth floor. Retaining a number of features associated with properties from this era including stripped floors and cast-iron fireplaces, the cottage features a sun terrace, which takes full advantage of the property’s position and location by the river. Beneath the sun terrace is a utility room, perfect for laundry and/or storage of outdoor/sporting equipment.
ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.
The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:
From the road, steps lead up to the sun terrace and a door leads into the utility room. A part-glazed door opens to:
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 21′ 5″ x 12′ (6.53m x 3.66m) maximum overall
A sash window, with window seat, overlooks the river scene and beyond to the Devon side. The floor is of flagstone and a ‘Morso’ wood-burning stove is set into the fireplace with a wooden lintel. The kitchen area has wood-block work surfaces with a Belfast sink and mixer tap. There is a range of wall and floor fitted units, space for a cooker with cooker hood/filter. An electric heater is fitted into the plinth and there is an additional storage heater (not connected). A twelve-pane window and double-glazed door overlook and lead to a small rear courtyard storage area.
LANDING With twelve-pane sash window to the rear, and stairs up to the second floor. Built-in cupboard housing Heatrae Sadia hot water cylinder, linen cupboard and further storage cupboard.
BATHROOM 6′ 8″ x 5′ 7″ (2.03m x 1.7m)
Panelled bath with thermostatic mixer shower over; pedestal basin; low-level WC. A heated towel rail is fitted; electric shaving point; extractor fan; partially tiled walls.
SITTING ROOM 11′ 7″ x 11′ (3.53m x 3.35m) maximum
French windows overlook the river scene below; exposed floorboards; cast-iron fireplace; night storage heater.
BEDROOM ONE 11′ 9″ x 10′ 9″ (3.58m x 3.28m) maximum
Also with views to the river and cast-iron fireplace; exposed floorboards and night storage heater.
BEDROOM TWO/NURSERY 10′ 5″ x 8′ (3.18m x 2.44m) maximum overall
Incorporating a separate WC to one side with low level suite and hand basin. A sash window overlooks the rear of the cottage; night storage heater; stairs to loft area.
LOFT AREA 15′ 10″ x 11′ (4.83m x 3.35m) overall maximum
Two Velux roof lights; night storage heater; exposed roof timbers.
OUTSIDE: The sun terrace is a real feature of the cottage and provides an excellent space for outside entertaining, dining, or simply from which to appreciate the passing river traffic and views beyond. Below the terrace is:
UTILITY ROOM 13′ 2″ x 8′ 2″ (4.01m x 2.49m)
With plumbing for washing machine, power and lighting, and obscured window.
SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band ‘B’ for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.
DIRECTIONS From Tavistock follow the directions for Gunnislake/Callington. Passing through the village of Gunnislake, follow the road to the top of the hill, bearing left after the railway station before the garage. Follow the directions into Calstock village turning right near the bottom of the hill into Lower Kelly. Passing under the viaduct, the cottage will be found on the right hand side.