- PERIOD TOWN HOUSE
- 3 DOUBLE BEDROOMS
- PLUS USEABLE LOFT ROOM
- 2 RECEPTION ROOMS
- PRIVATE WALLED GARDEN
- MODERN KITCHEN & BATHROOM
- NOT LISTED
- COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS
- MAINS GAS CENTRAL HEATING
- EPC - E50
Conveniently located close to the bustling town is this double fronted 3 storey townhouse retaining period features, and in recent years updated to provide contemporary family living.
DESCRIPTION An elegant double fronted mid terrace three storey townhouse which offers period features including some sash windows, fireplaces (not in use), flagstone flooring in the kitchen and exposed wooden internal doors. The home is further complimented by modern day comforts having a contemporary kitchen, substantial bathroom with separate shower facilities, cloakroom, utility area, mains gas central heating and some double glazed windows. The accommodation which is laid over three floors has a long entrance hallway with the two principal reception rooms, kitchen, cloakroom and utility, all directly accessed from it. The first floor has three double bedrooms, bathroom and there is access to the second floor where there is a very useable loft room which could be used as a fourth bedroom or study/studio. The rear aspect windows enjoy views over the town and countryside. Outside offers a private rear walled garden and situated a short distance down from the property is free on street parking.
LOCATION The property is in walking distance of the town centre, a local Coop, the pretty Riverside area, St Thomas Church and ancient Packhorse Bridge. Launceston known as the gateway to the county and sits on the Devon border. The town's skyline is dominated by the ruins of a Norman castle that stands high on a hillside with dramatic views over Bodmin moor and Dartmoor. The castle was a strategically important building after the Norman Conquest and its green was used for executions until the 19th century. Situated between the north and south coasts, Launceston is convenient for beaches and coastal or country walks. There are two golf courses at Trethorne and Launceston, with Roadford Lake Country Park where visitors can fish for trout, sail, windsurf, cycle, row, kayak and camp. Shopping facilities include quirky independent shops, Tesco and Marks & Spencer Food Hall, Argos, Pets at Home, to name a few. The renowned Garden Centre at Homeleigh is on the edge of the town, drawing in many visitors with restaurant and coffee shop overlooking a lake.
Accommodation in detail comprises: (All measurements are Approximate)
Front entrance door leading into:
ENTRANCE HALLWAY Staircase to first floor with understairs cupboard. Radiator. Sliding door to:
CLOAKROOM Wall mounted wash hand basin, low level wc and part tiling to walls.
SITTING ROOM 23' 8" x 10' 6" (7.21m x 3.2m) narrowing to 7'6" Sash window to front with internal shutters and double glazed window to rear with built in seat. Feature fireplace. Radiator. Telephone point.
DINING ROOM 10' 9" x 10' 7" (3.28m x 3.23m) Sash window to front with internal shutters. Feature fireplace (not in use), but potentially could be used for a woodburning stove. Radiator. Television point. Archway through to:
KITCHEN 10' 8" x 8' 7" (3.25m x 2.62m) Double glazed window to rear. Modern range of base level units with solid wooden worktops over. Inset sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Space for mains gas Range Cooker. Former chimney breast inset with worktop and tiled splashbacks. Slate flagstone flooring. Door back to entrance hallway.
UTILITY ROOM 7' 9" x 4' 9" (2.36m x 1.45m) Double glazed door leading to the rear garden with casement windows to side. Wall mounted Worcester mains gas boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Further space for further white goods.
From Entrance Hallway staircase leads to:
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Double glazed window to rear offering distant countryside views. Period curved balustrade. Doors to:
BEDROOM 1 12' 9" x 10' 10" (3.89m x 3.3m) Sash window to front. Built-in storage cupboard with shelving above. Radiator.
BEDROOM 2 12' 3" x 10' 11" excluding deep chimney breast recesses (3.73 x 3.33m) Sash window to front. Radiator.
BEDROOM 3 11' x 7' 7" (3.35m x 2.31m) Glazed window to rear with countryside views. Two built-in wardrobes with cupboards above. Radiator.
BATHROOM 10' 7" x 8' 3" (3.23m x 2.51m) Glazed window to rear. Panel enclosed bath with mixer tap. Separate shower cubicle with electric shower over. Wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap and inset mirror above with mosaic tiled surround. Low level w.c. Fully tiled walls. Shaver point. Radiator. Tiled flooring.
From the landing door and turned staircase, with understairs cupboard, leads up to:
ATTIC ROOM 11' 3" excluding deep dormer window x 10' 9" (3.43m x 3.28m) Could be used as fourth bedroom or office/studio. Double glazed window to rear with countryside views. Both measurements are excluding the useful eaves storage spaces and could be opened up to make this particular room bigger. Maximum head height 6ft. Power and light.
OUTSIDE From the road a low front stone boundary wall and path leads to the front entrance door. To either side of the path is two areas of lawn. The rear walled garden is accessed from the utility room and in parts offers privacy. Currently split into two sections with the first area laid to paving and has a store ideal for logs or recycling bins. A central path and a high mature hedgerow with archway opens up to the second part of the garden with areas of grass and access to an OUTBUILDING which could be used for storage or maybe a summerhouse.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Cornwall Council.
COUNCIL TAX Band C as verified by a valuation website.
SERVICES Mains Gas, Water, Electric and Drainage.
DIRECTIONS From the centre of Launceston proceed on the A388 towards Bude continuing down St. Thomas Road and just before taking a turning right into Station Road, (note free on street parking is available on this road), the property will be found on the left hand side clearly identified by a Millerson for sale board.