* SOLD * Outstanding and most appealing 6 bedroom country house in a stunning and private location. Set in 17 acres of picturesque lawns and well-stocked gardens, tennis court, 2 fishing lakes, paddock, and mixed woodland. Read more
* SOLD * Outstanding and most appealing 6 bedroom country house in a stunning and private location. Set in 17 acres of picturesque lawns and well-stocked gardens, tennis court, 2 fishing lakes, paddock, and mixed woodland.
Situation - The property is located in the rural hamlet of Grimscott, approximately 5 miles inland from the north Cornish coast with its many beaches at Bude and Widemouth Bay, much prized by surfers, and within easy reach of the A39 Atlantic Highway. The popular coastal resort of Bude, approximately 5 miles to the west, offers a wide range of shops, restaurants and public houses, doctors, dentists and veterinary surgeries, places of worship, and primary and secondary schooling, along with many leisure facilities including floodlit all-weather tennis courts, leisure pool, bowling alley and 18-hole links golf course. At Launceston, approximately 16 miles to the south east, the A30 provides access to the cathedral cities of Truro to the west and Exeter to the east, where there is a mainline railway station, international airport and access to the M5 motorway network at the latter.
The Property - An outstanding and most appealing, bespoke-designed, 6 bedroom country house providing comfortable and flexible family living, set in a stunning, private location with panoramic views across the gardens and lakes to the woodland beyond.
Set within 17 acres of picturesque, well-stocked gardens, tennis court, 2 large stocked fishing lakes, paddock, mixed woodland and timber barn with potential for stabling.
The substantial accommodation is very well-presented and benefits from double-glazed windows and oil-fired central heating. The property briefly comprises, on the ground floor: Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Breakfast Room/Snug, Side Entrance Hall, Shower Room, Cloakroom Cupboard, Utility Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room and integral Double Garage. On the first floor: Large open landing with hallways leading off, Bedroom 2, Bathroom, Bedroom 3, Airing Cupboard, large landing, Shower Room, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5 with doors opening onto Sun Terrace/Balcony, Bedroom 6 with sliding doors opening onto Sun Terrace/Balcony, Master Bedroom with door opening onto Sun Terrace/Balcony, Ensuite Bathroom, Dressing Room.
Entrance Hall: -
Study: - 3.03m x 2.99m (9'11" x 9'10") -
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: - 6.55m x 3.58m (21'6" x 11'9") - Rayburn.
Breakfast Room/Snug: - 3.99m max x 2.99m max (13'1" max x 9'10" max) -
Side Entrance Hall: -
Shower Room: - 2.91m x 1.55m (9'7" x 5'1") -
Cloaks Cupboard: -
Utility Room: - 6.11m x 2.41m max (20'1" x 7'11" max) -
Dining Room: - 3.88m x 3.68m (12'9" x 12'1") -
Sitting Room: - 6.98m x 3.98m (22'11" x 13'1") - Open fire.
On The First Floor -
Large Open Landing: - With hallways leading off.
Bedroom 2: - 5.99m x 4.96m max (19'8" x 16'3" max) -
Bathroom: - 3.45m x 2.09m (11'4" x 6'10") -
Bedroom 3: - 3.71m x 3.46m (12'2" x 11'4") -
Airing Cupboard: - 2.26m x 0.60m (7'5" x 2'0") -
Large Landing: - 4.73m x 2.38m (15'6" x 7'10") -
Shower Room (L-Shaped): - 2.30m x 1.29m and 2.56m x 0.90m (7'7" x 4'3" and 8'5" x 2'11") -
Bedroom 4: - 4.08m x 3.58m (13'5" x 11'9") -
Bedroom 5: - 3.77m x 3.03m (12'4" x 9'11") - Sliding doors open onto Sun Terrace/Balcony.
Balcony / Sun Terrace - With stunning views over the gardens and lakes to the woodland beyond
Bedroom 6: - 3.76m x 2.70m (12'4" x 8'10") - Sliding doors open onto Sun Terrace/Balcony.
Master Bedroom: - 4.76m x 3.97m (15'7" x 13'0") - Door opens onto Sun Terrace/Balcony.
Ensuite Bathroom: - 2.26m wide x 2.05m (7'5" wide x 6'9") -
Dressing Room: - 1.66m x 1.56m (5'5" x 5'1") -
Integral Double Garage: - 6.20m x 5.38m (20'4" x 17'8") -
Timber Barn: - 9.46m x 6.46m (31'0" x 21'2") - With potential for stabling.
Lean-To Wood Store: - 3.25m x 3.17m (10'8" x 10'5") -
Tennis Court: -
Gardens & Grounds - The entrance drive sweeps through the woodland and around the lake and leads to the rear of the house to a large gravelled parking area giving access to the double garage. The gardens wrap around the house with terraced lawned gardens interspersed with shrubs and trees and flowerbeds to the rear. A paved patio and sun terrace leads from the side to the front of the house, ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining, onto the level lawns at the side and front of the house leading to the tennis court, lakes and woodland.
The well-stocked lakes are a particularly picturesque feature of the property. Complemented by mixed woodland with walks around the varied habitats and attracting an abundance of flora and fauna, they provide an ideal setting for relaxing and observing the wildlife. The grassland/flower meadow is located along the north-east boundary and is ideal for recreational, equestrian and livestock use.
General Remarks - TENURE The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.
SERVICES Water - Mains Drainage - Private Electricity - Mains Telephone & Broadband - BT Connection / Superfast Fibre to the property EPC - D62
LOCAL AUTHORITIES Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Corwall TR1 3AY. 0300 1234 100. South West Water, Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter, Devon EX2 7WP. 01392 446688. Western Power Distribution, Avonbank, Feeder Road, Bristol BS2 0TB. 0800 6783 105.
VIEWING Strictly by arrangement with D R Kivell & Partners. 01822 810810.
Viewing Arrangement Strictly by arrangement with D R Kivell & Partners. 01822 810810. All viewings are to be accompanied without exception. Walking the land or grounds unaccompanied is strictly forbidden.
Agents Notes: None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Any maps used on the details are to assist identification of the property only & are not an indication of the actual surroundings, which may have changed since the map was printed. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. All figures, measurements, floor plans & maps are for guidance purposes only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way, easements & wayleaves there may be, whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale or not.