This lovely family home, with income stream, features a very spacious, detached house with 2 reception rooms, plus an outstanding kitchen/living room and 3 bedrooms (master en-suite), along with a beautifully presented/fully equipped detached, 2 bedroom holiday cottage converted from the old forge. The whole approaches 2 acres with plenty of parking, attached garage, adjoining productive paddock, and small copse completing the picture. Fine elevated setting with a south easterly front aspect in this totally unspoilt hamlet convenient for Holsworthy/Okehampton/Launceston. EPCS=E & E
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES (all measurements are approximate):-
MOST ATTRACTIVE PITCHED ENTRANCE PORCH with oak frame to the front under a slate roof. "Woodgrain effect" PVCu door with leaded glass insert leading to:
ENTRANCE HALL Stairs rising to the First Floor.
LOUNGE 15'11" x 12'11" (4.85m x 3.94m). Brick fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove with brick hearth, and inset oak mantle. Fitted cupboards and inset wall shelves. TV point. PVCu double glazed sash window to the South East facing front elevation, and PVCu double glazed French doors to rears. 2 radiators. Telephone point.
INNER HALL Oak veneer floor. Understairs cupboard.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/LIVING ROOM 20' x 16' (6.1m x 4.88m). This wonderful open plan Family Room is very much the heart of the house and has totally transformed the original kitchen with a sizable extension flooded with natural light from 3 large double glazed "Velux" windows in a high angled roof section. Further window to side, and French doors opening onto the patio. Oak veneer floor. Quality hardwood worksurfaces with matching shaker inspired drawers and cupboards. Black "Belling" multi-fuel Range with extractor over. "Belfast" sink. Plumbing for dishwasher. Plate rack. Sliding storage baskets. Central island/Breakfast Bar with further storage below including wine rack. Radiator. Space for appliances.
REAR UTILITY HALL 15'5" x 5'5" (max) (4.7m x 1.65m (max)). Oak veneer floor. PVCu double glazed door and window to rear. Matching worktops and units. White 1 1/4 bowl ceramic sink. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for fridge/freezer. Downlighters. Radiator.
CLOAKROOM Oak veneer floor. Opaque window to rear. 2 piece white suite including a circular ceramic bowl on oak top with cupboards below.
DINING ROOM 15'10" x 11'2" (4.83m x 3.4m). Stained pine floor. PVCu double glazed sash window to the South East facing front elevation. 2 radiators. Fireplace with slate hearth and oak mantle (this fireplace has not been recently used).
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Fitted carpet extending to stairs. Radiator. Smoke alarm. Built-in shelved airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder, and electric immersion heater.
MASTER BEDROOM 16'9" x 11'4" (5.1m x 3.45m). Another room that has been totally transformed from when the owners originally purchased the property, so that it is now double aspect with lovely views over the paddock and surrounding countryside. Full height apexed/vaulted ceiling with exposed pine timbers, and downlighters. Radiator.
EN-SUITE SHOWER 2 piece white suite and a tiled shower cubicle with a "rain" shower head. Angled ceiling with double glazed "Velux" window. Stainless steel multi-rung radiator/towel rail.
BEDROOM 2 15'10" x 11'3" (4.83m x 3.43m). Another very good sized double bedroom with windows to front and rear enjoying a very pleasant outlook. 2 radiators.
BEDROOM 3 11'4" x 8'8" (3.45m x 2.64m). PVCu double glazed window to front enjoying a very pleasant outlook to countryside beyond. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe. WALK-IN CUPBOARD with window.
BATHROOM 3 piece white suite including a roll-edged bath on ball-and-claw feet, with a "Victorian style" tap shower fitting. Radiator. Opaque PVCu double glazed window to rear.
OUTSIDE The house is well set back from the extremely quiet parish road, and benefits from a nice elevated south easterly aspect on the front elevation. It is approached through a pair of twin metal gates hanging on stone pillars, and opens onto an extensive concrete hardstanding providing more than ample parking for both the main residence, and the holiday let, and giving access to the:
GARAGE 18'8" x 12' (5.7m x 3.66m). Twin doors to front. Rear service door. 2 windows to rear. Light and power connected.
To the rear of the Garage are 2 raised vegetable beds with ornamental chipping pathways. To the left hand side of the entrance gate is a well established variegated holly tree. Front lawn. To either side of the Entrance Porch are areas of ornamental shingle with well stocked raised beds. Wrapping around one side and the rear of the house is a very pleasant landscaped patio area mixed with ornamental shingle, and being approached both from the Kitchen/Living Room and Lounge, and is perfect for entertaining/alfresco dining.
THE PADDOCK Immediately adjoining the rear of the formal gardens is the gently sloping and very productive paddock offering good quality grazing, and bordered by tree topped hedges. Without doubt this is the "icing on the cake" and is perfect for family smallholding purposes such as perhaps keeping chickens, a few sheep, or a pony. In one corner is a very small copse area with a mix of conifer/deciduous trees. The whole property is approximately 2 acres.
MEADOWSIDE FORGE Perfectly complementing the main residence, and realising gross somewhere in the region of £8,000 to £11,000 per annum, is this very stylish holiday cottage. It is of stone/brick construction under a slate roof and comprises:
"Woodgrain effect" PVCu door with full height sidelights to both sides leading to:
KITCHEN/DINER/LOUNGE 'L-shaped max measurements 20'2" (6.15m) x 19'6" (5.94m). Lounge Area: "Wood effect" vinyl floor. TV point. Multi-fuel woodburner set on a slate hearth. PVCu double glazed window to side. Exposed stone work. Smoke alarm.
Kitchen Area: Roll-edge worksurfaces with drawers and cupboards below. Stainless steel sink. 2 double glazed windows to front. Electric cooker and hob with illuminated extractor hood over. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge. Electric heater. Impressive full height vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, and directional spotlights.
INNER HALL "Wood effect" vinyl floor.
BEDROOM 1 11'11" x 8'9" (3.63m x 2.67m). Electric heater. PVCu double glazed window to front. Door to outside. "Wood effect" vinyl floor. Exposed stone work.
BEDROOM 2 12'8" x 8'7" (3.86m x 2.62m). "Wood effect" vinyl floor. PVCu double glazed Patio doors to rear garden. Electric heater.
BATH/SHOWER ROOM "Wood effect" vinyl floor. White suite comprising modern panelled bath with tiled splashbacking. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacking. Large quadrant shower cubicle with tiled splashbacking. Heated towel rail. Shaver point. Downlighters. "Dimplex" wall heater.
OUTSIDE To the rear of the property, an attractive brick archway with original wrought iron gate leads to the very pleasant garden which is laid with stones for easy maintenance, and bordered by mature hedges.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. (SEPTIC TANK LOCATION??) Exterior oil fired boiler with plastic oil storage tank.
COUNCIL BAND Band 'E' (please note this council band may be subject to reassessment).
EPC RATINGS Meadowside Cottage: Rating E. Meadowside Forge: Rating E.
From Holsworthy proceed on the A386 Launceston road for approximately 3 miles, and upon reaching Clawton turn left. After 1.5 miles, upon reaching the 'T'-junction at Sprys Shop, turn right. Follow this road for 2.3 miles towards Broadwoodwidger until reaching Crosslanes, and here turn left signed Quoditch/Halwill. After 1.3 miles the property will be found on the left hand side with a Bond Oxborough Phillips 'For Sale' notice clearly displayed.