Rural 3 bedroom character cottage set in stunning half acre of gardens found in a pleasant location along a country lane. The property has been much improved by the current vendors and is presented to a high standard whilst retaining numerous character features.
Location: Tremaine is a small village in east Cornwall 10 miles northwest of the historic market town of Launceston. Launceston sits right on the Cornwall/Devon border offering good access to the Cornish coast and Bodmin Moor. The town is famous for the castle which dates back to medieval times and dominates the landscape sitting proudly at the highest point.
Launceston benefits from facilities including several supermarkets, schools and well-regarded local butchers, bakers and greengrocers. Launceston also plays host to the Launceston Butter Market which is held on the 1st Saturday of every month from March to December in the town square. The market is an excellent place to browse the stalls and purchase local produce, gifts and cards whilst the Town Band plays creating a relaxing atmosphere in an historic setting.
From Launceston, Plymouth is within easy reach via the A388 (approx 26 miles) whilst the A30 trunk road offers good access west to Truro (approx 47 miles) and east to Exeter (approx 41 miles). The nearest mainline train stations can be found in Gunnislake and Liskeard, being approximately 16 and 20 miles respectively from Launceston.
The North Coast is easily accessible from Launceston and includes numerous beaches and towns including Bude, Widemouth Bay and Crackington Haven. The North Coast also offers numerous restaurants and public houses with fantastic settings alongside footpaths enjoying the panoramic views of the coastline and sea.
Description: Rosendale Cottage has been much improved by the current vendors with extensive renovations including the kitchen and bathroom being rebuilt and extended, new roof and general refurbishment of the property. This has greatly improved Rosendale Cottage with further "mod-cons" including double glazing and oil-fired central heating. Whilst renovating the vendors have managed to maintain much of the character including flagstone slate floor and beamed ceiling in the dining room.
Entrance to the property is gained via an attractive porchway with stained glass top windows, Victorian tiled floor and fitted shelving. Frosted wooden door through to:
Dining room:13'6" x 10'6" (4.11m x 3.2m). A room full of character with Victorian tiled floor continuing across to the staircase. Flagstone slate flooring. Beamed ceilings. Double glazed window to the front aspect. Radiator. French doors through to:
Kitchen:12'3" x 9'9" (3.73m x 2.97m). Dual aspect room with double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects. Range of modern wall and base units with roll edge worksurfaces incorporating sink and drainer. Radiator. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Spotlights to ceiling. Larder cupboard. Spaces for fridge/freezer, cooker and further appliances.
Lounge:17'5" (max) x 8'10" (5.3m (max) x 2.7m). Double glazed window to the rear aspect and a corner single glazed window to the front and side aspects. Velux window to sloping beamed ceilings. Old fireplace with stone wall and slate top. Radiator. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Storage cupboard with slate top. Spotlights to ceiling. Stable door to the rear of the property. Concertina door through to storage cupboard with stone wall and former fireplace recess with wooden lintel. Radiator. Walkway through to:
Shower room/utility:8'7" x 6'7" (2.62m x 2m). Double glazed windows to the front and rear aspect. Double glazed window to the side. Shower cubicle with electric shower. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Space for washer/dryer. Wood effect vinyl floor. Sloping beamed ceilings.
First floor landing: Split staircase with storage cupboard. Access through to:
Bedroom one:15'2" x 10'10" (4.62m x 3.3m). Double glazed window to the front aspect overlooking the garden. Radiator. Wooden flooring. Sloping beamed ceilings with inset spotlights. Step up to a:
Dressing area: Fitted wardrobes.
Door through to:
En-suite: Double glazed window to the front aspect with views over the garden. Further Velux window to sloping ceiling. Suite comprising: Corner bath, shower cubicle with power shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Spotlights to ceiling. Airing cupboard housing the oil-fired boiler. Victorian style radiator and towel rail. Wooden flooring.
Bedroom two:11'5" (3.48m) (max) x 8'7" (2.62m) (into recess) narrowing to 6'7" (2m). Double glazed window to the front aspect overlooking the garden. Radiator. Sloping beams to ceiling. Wood floor.
Bedroom three:11' x 6'7" (3.35m x 2m). Found on the ground floor. Double glazed window to the front aspect. Radiator. Flagstone slate floor. Beams to the ceiling. Internal frosted single glazed window to the rear aspect.
Externally: To the front of the property there is a paved area with stone wall at the side with a gate. There is an enclosed gravel patio area with fence border and feature streetlight. Steps lead up to the garden which is generous in size and laid mainly to lawn with established hedgerow borders. Feature well. Range of mature trees. Gate halfway up the garden to the side. At the top of the garden there is a substantial concrete hardstanding and a further garden area interspersed by neighbouring property's lane. The extra garden area includes a parking area for two/three cars and a wooden 5 bar gate into a further lawned area enclosed by a hedgerow border.
Garage:14'9" x 10'2" (4.5m x 3.1m). Wooden double gates to the front.
Adjoining shed:14'5" x 4'9" (4.4m x 1.45m).
There is access via a pathway to the side of the property leading to the rear where the oil tank is sited. A hardstanding leading to a gravelled area with decked pathway leading to two sheds and a summerhouse at the side with an attractive decked area with further raised deck by the far side of the garden forming a pleasant seating area.
A pergola and fence border leads through to a further expanse of lawn with views over the surrounding countryside over the far hedge. Leading down to the garden which has a wide range of mature plants and shrubs.
To the side of the property across the lane there is a further parking bay and storage shed.
Agents note: We have been informed by the vendor that the property has had a recently installed septic tank and soakaway. Furthermore, within the last 4 years, the property has been completely reroofed with natural slate. Lastly, the cottage has had new oil-fired central heating installed.
Council tax band: C.
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