A BEAUTIFULLY presented and EXTENDED three DOUBLE BEDROOM south facing detached COTTAGE benefitting from period FEATURES, far reaching COUNTRYSIDE views and stone OUTBUILDING situated close to the centre of a popular Cornish Village within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A delightful and beautifully presented three double bedroom extended south facing detached character cottage benefiting from superb far-reaching countryside views and attractive mature gardens and nicely situated in a tucked away location close to the centre of the popular Cornish village of Gunnislake within the Tamar Valley a designated Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in easy reach of the amenities and good transport links.
This charming cottage has a wealth of period and interesting features such as open fireplaces, flagstone flooring and exposed beams and has been completely refurbished and upgraded by the current owner including the refitting of the kitchen/dining room, addition of wood burning stoves to kitchen and sitting rooms; creation of the shower room on the first floor; installation of gas fired central heating with new boiler in 2019; damp proofing and tanking; replastered walls; new PVCu double glazed sash windows throughout and new fencing in the garden.
The cottage is a real credit to the current owner and its light airy well proportioned accommodation briefly comprises: 19' kitchen/dining room; inner lobby; utility/W.C; inner hall; 15' dual aspect sitting room with bay window; landing; three double bedrooms; refitted shower room; 13' under croft; attractive mature gardens with stone built outbuilding. Early viewing highly recommended.
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:
Double glazed composite front door leads into:
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 19' 1" x 12' 6" (5.82m x 3.81m) Good sized room beautifully refitted with a matching range of wooden fronted wall and base cabinets with soft close feature and concealed lighting with solid oak worksurfaces with matching splashbacks; inset ceramic Butler Sink with mixer tap fireplace recess with oak lintel with 'Cannon' Stainless Steel cooker; built-in fridge/freezer; matching island unit with slate worktop; exposed beams; feature open fireplace with raised slate hearth housing a recently installed cast-iron wood burning stove; book shelving to one recess; fabulous flagstone slate floor; oak display shelving; recessed spot lighting; telephone point; two PVCu double glazed sash windows to front with exposed oak lintel overlooking the garden with far reaching Tamar Valley views towards Devon and Chimney Rock; stripped wooden door to inner hall; two radiators; opening into:
INNER LOBBY 6' 3" x 3' 11" (1.91m x 1.19m) Coat hooks; continuance of the flagstone slate floor; small obscure PVCu double glazed window to side; part glazed stripped wooden door leads to:
UTILITY ROOM 6' 5" x 5' 0" (1.96m x 1.52m) Fitted with a roll top worksurface with tiled splashbacks and space and plumbing beneath for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer; low level wc; corner wall hung wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks; recently installed wall hung 'Worcester' gas fired boiler; display shelving cabinet; flagstone slate flooring; PVCu double glazed window to side with deep slate sill and views; radiator.
INNER HALL Staircase rises to first floor; recess (previously the main entrance) with built-in bookshelving and radiator; stripped wooden door leads into:
SITTING ROOM 15' 4" x 13' 2" (4.67m x 4.01m) Light and airy dual aspect room with feature open fireplace with granite mantel and slate hearth housing a 'Stovax' cast iron multi-fuel burning stove; built-in book shelving to one recess built-in shelving and TV display unit to other recess; television point; exposed beams; built-in under stairs storage cupboard with stripped wooden door; feature PVCu double glazed sash bay window to side with exposed oak lintel overlooking the garden with lovely far-reaching countryside views towards Devon; additional PVCu double glazed sash window to front with exposed oak lintel with views; double radiator.
LANDING 15' 0" x 3' 2" (4.57m x 0.97m) Exposed beams; access to loft space; PVCu double glazed sash window to rear; recessed spot lighting; stripped wooden doors to all first floor rooms; radiator.
BEDROOM ONE 13' 1" x 12' 8" (3.99m x 3.86m) Light and airy dual aspect bedroom with feature fireplace with wooden mantel and surround with slate hearth; feature vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and 'A' frames; recess measuring 5'0" x 5'1" used as an open fronted wardrobe with hanging and storage; PVCu double glazed sash windows to front and side aspects both with exposed wooden lintels and far reaching panoramic countryside views; double radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 10' 6" x 9' 0" (3.2m x 2.74m) Exposed beams; blocked fireplace; access to loft space; PVCu double glazed sash window to front with deep sill enjoying the lovely far-reaching views; double radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 13' 1" x 7' 10" (3.99m x 2.39m) Exposed beams; blocked fireplace with built-in book shelving to one recess; additional book shelving to other recess; PVCu double glazed sash windows to front with exposed lintel and with far reaching views; double radiator.
SHOWER ROOM 11' 2" x 6' 5" (3.4m x 1.96m) Recently fitted with a white suite comprising over sized shower cubicle with chrome thermostatic shower with period style fixtures and fittings; low level wc; wall hung wash hand basin with tiled splashback; vaulted ceiling; extractor fan; recessed spotlighting engineered wooden floors; access to storage area; sash window to side with views; radiator with chrome heated towel rail.
OUTSIDE The cottage benefits from delightful attractive gardens which really complement this property. Immediately to the front of the property is a pretty paved and gravelled south facing terrace which enjoys the far reaching views and provides a special space for outside dining and enjoying the sunshine. This area has mature and well stocked raised borders with a colourful array of plants, shrubs and bushes and has an outside water tap. A pergola and pathway leads to another paved patio area enclosed by a low natural stone walling with mature trees providing another lovely space to sit, and access from here to the stone built outbuilding.
Steps from the main terrace lead down to the main section of the garden which is completely enclosed by natural stone walling, fencing and mature hedging. Again, this section of garden enjoys the panoramic views and is mainly laid to lawn with mature borders and another paved patio area from where to sit and enjoy the garden and views. This patio is bordered by raised flower beds with a variety of plants and shrubs. Access from this section of garden to the under croft.
OUTBUILDING 11' 2" x 7' 7" (3.4m x 2.31m) Stone built with pitched tiled roof with power and lighting; shelving; window to front; wooden door to front.
UNDER CROFT 13' 1" x 6' 5" (3.99m x 1.96m) With power and lighting; window to side overlooking garden, currently used as a garden store.
SERVICES Mains electricity, mains gas, mains water, mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'D' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWINGS By appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 612345.
DIRECTIONS Leave Tavistock via the A390 heading towards Callington and Cornwall. Pass over the River Tamar at Newbridge and continue up the hill to the village of Gunnislake. At the first set of traffic lights turn sharp right into Commercial Street and just before the road bends round into King Street a gravelled footpath on the right hand side leads you down to the cottage.