Plymouth Plymouth is a city with one of the most natural harbours in the world. To the north is the Dartmoor National Park extending to over 300 sq. Miles which provides excellent recreational facilities. Plymouth itself has a population of well over 250, 000 and has a full range of shopping, educational and sporting facilities. There is a mainline train service to London (Paddington) and to Penzance in West Cornwall. Brittany Ferries operates seasonal services from Plymouth to France and northern Spain.
Cargreen Cargreen is a small village located in south east Cornwall beside the River Tamar, approximately two miles north of Saltash. Located approximately 20 minutes from the city of Plymouth, local amenities include St Mellion International Health, Leisure and Golf Club, the popular Waitrose store is less two miles away at Carkeel and there is a grocery store at Pillaton. There are an abundance of nearby local pubs including popular gastro pubs such as The Weary Friar in Pillaton or the renowned real ale pub venue, The Rising Sun at Botus Fleming. Cargreen has a yacht club and once boasted a thriving industry ferrying flowers across the River Tamar to Devon. Local primary schools include Landulph Primary School, less than one mile away and Brunel Primary School in Saltash town which has a full range of amenities and leisure facilities. Meanwhile, secondary school age students are catered for by Saltash Community School just over two miles away. Cargreen is a peaceful village that enjoys the delights of a strong community and regularly holds annual fairs and festivals at the village hall.
Description This detached bungalow is thought to have been constructed circa 1990 but has more recently been substantially extended by virtue of a ground floor addition and a loft conversion. This outstanding riverside home has been refurbished to an extraordinarily high standard throughout with particular attention to second fittings such as those in the kitchen, utility room and shower/bathrooms. The kitchen, which includes a comprehensive range of integrated appliances, is enhanced by polished granite worktops and splashbacks and granite effect, polished floor tiles. The same surfaces and tiling have been used in the utility room whilst both the principal shower room and the guest en-suite shower room are beautifully, fully tiled and feature double tiled shower enclosures with low profile trays, umbrella style overhead fitments and hand held hose attachments.
The master bedroom suite, which features a ground floor study area, with stairs to a first floor snug/reading area and a large bedroom benefits from having a "roomy" en-suite bathroom equipped with a spa bath. A further innovation used in this suite are two Velux windows that transform into small viewing balconies that deliver outstanding and uninterrupted views of the river.
It is, without doubt, the unrivalled river views that set this bungalow apart from most others. At high tide, the waters of the River Tamar lap against the bank at the foot of the garden with all of the rooms having either direct views of the river and the rolling Devon countryside on the opposing bank or views up the river. Even the kitchen now benefits from the views by virtue of a large serving hatch.
A large living room delivers three open plan spaces including a sitting room, dining room and sun lounge areas. Patio doors open onto the large viewing decks that wrap around the bungalow and have glazed windscreens to improve shelter whilst enjoying the views.
The property is neutrally decorated throughout, equipped with PVCu double glazing and oil fired central heating, whilst the integral garage has the benefit of a remote controlled roller shutter door. The low maintenance gardens are planted with a variety of shrubs and house a summerhouse and garden lighting, whilst a herringbone parking forecourt provides off road parking for up to four vehicles.
Tucked away at the end of this cul-de-sac, within the quiet and desirable village of Cargreen, this property is being offered with no onward chain and must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
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.
Ground Floor Double glazed front door with adjacent double glazed panel to:
Entrance Lobby Spacious area that lends itself to the siteing of a piano or bookcases with PVCu double glazed window to the front; radiator; recessed ceiling spotlights; coving.
Inner Hallway Recessed ceiling spotlights; two radiators; coving; full height cloaks cupboard; full height airing cupboard with slatted shelves and radiator.
Kitchen/breakfast Room Stylishly and luxuriously equipped with a sheer white gloss range of cabinets, cupboards and drawers mounted at eye and base level incorporating soft closing doors; two corner "Le Mans" storage cabinets and contemporary wall mounted display cases. The kitchen is complemented with polished granite worktops and splashbacks with a cut-in drainer and inset one and a quarter sink drainer with a filter water dispenser and mixer tap system and a polished granite tiled floor. Integrated appliances include a pair of Neff ovens with heated drawers under, a combination microwave oven and grill and a steam oven along with a dishwasher, whilst space is provided for an American style fridge/freezer. PVCu double glazed windows to the front. Recessed ceiling spotlights; TV point; telephone point; coving.
Open Plan Living Room/dining Room/sun Lounge A triple aspect room that provides three living spaces. The dining room has a PVCu double glazed window to the side elevation and a servery with polished granite surface to the kitchen and a radiator. The living room has a double glazed window overlooking the sun terrace and providing uninterrupted views of the River Tamar towards Weir Quay and has a feature, contemporary style gas fireplace, TV aerial and satellite points, a radiator, telephone point and coving. The sun lounge area has a double glazed window providing down river views towards Weir Quay and a pair of double glazed patio doors which open onto the rear decking and provide uninterrupted views of the river, some 30ft away. Radiator. The servery and the open plan nature of these three living spaces, ensure that the river can be viewed from each along with the kitchen.
Utility Room Equipped with a Belfast style sink with mixer taps over and polished granite worktops; polished granite tiled splashbacks and matching polished granite tiled floor. Wall and base cupboards including full height storage unit, door to integral garage, extractor fan, coving, flourescent strip light and radiator.
Guest Suite Extensively fitted with a maple effect range of furnishings including two double wardrobes (one mirrored), single and half height wardrobes, drawer chest, dressing table with drawers. A double glazed door opens onto the timber deck and, along with the adjacent double glazed window provide uninterruped views of the River Tamar and Devon banks. Telephone point, TV point, bedside reading switch. Door to:
En-suite Shower Room Luxuriously equipped with a three piece suite comprising tiled shower enclosure with low profile tray, glazed screen, mains powered umbrella style shower with hand held hose attachment, concealed cistern WC and wash hand basin within vanity unit with soft closing cabinet under; contemporary fittings; fully tiled walls and floor; chrome heated towel radiator; fitted shaving mirror with inset light; shaver point; recessed ceiling spotlights; extractor fan; coving.
Shower Room Spacious and luxuriously equipped with a three piece suite comprising double tiled shower enclosure with low profile tray, mains powered shower with umbrella fitting and hand held hose attachment; concealed cistern WC; countertop wash hand basin within vanity unit with fitted cabinet under; fully tiled walls and flooring; chrome effect towel radiator; opaque PVCu double glazed window; medicine cabinet; recessed ceiling spotlights; extractor fan.
Bedroom Three Extensively equipped with a maple effect range of fitted furniture including double wardrobe; two single mirrored wardrobes; fitted wall cabinets; bedside shelving and cupboards; fitted headboard with inset lighting over. This dual aspect room has PVCu double glazed window to the rear providing uninterrupted views down the river beyond the garden and a PVCu double glazed door with adjacent window overlooking the river directly beyond the timber deck. TV point; radiator; coving.
Master Bedroom Suite A door from the inner hallway opens into a:
Study Spacious ground floor room with pvcu double glazed window providing views up the River Tamar. Equipped with TV aerial and satellite points; telephone point; radiator; recessed ceiling spotlights; coving and contemporary style staircase with chrome spindles and pine handrails ascends to the:
Snug With a double glazed roof light window system that transforms into a small balcony area overlooking the river to the rear; ceiling spotlights; radiator; telephone point; door to:
Bedroom Opaque roof light window to the side; roof light window to the rear providing uninterrupted river views and roof light double glazed window system that transforms into a small balcony area enhancing the outstanding uninterrupted river views. Two TV points; two radiators; telephone point; eaves access panels; ceiling spotlights; door to:
En-suite Bathroom Equipped with a three piece suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin; low level WC and Jacuzzi bath with monobloc mixer taps. Fully tiled walls and floor; double glazed roof light window providing river views; extractor fan; chrome effect towel radiator; traditional radiator.
Integral Garage Housing the Worcester gas boiler equipped with power and light; electricity consumer unit; cold water tap with opaque double glazed window to rear; opaque double glazed courtesy door to garden; remote controlled roller door to drive. Pull down loft hatch with ladder gives access to a useful overhead storage facility.
Outside Immediately in front of the bungalow there is a private drive area providing off road parking for at least four cars finished with herringbone brick surfacing. The drive leads to the front door and garage. A path to the left hand side of the garage accesses the rear garden via a timber gate. A further path proceeds along the front elevation where a low timber gate gives access to the:
Gardens An extremely large timber balcony with glazed screens wraps around the bungalow and is accessible from the sun lounge, guest and third bedrooms. Steps drop from the main terrace onto a further decked garden area that sits just above the river and has an adjacent flint chipping patio. A timber deck path proceeds from this area to the largest garden area, which includes a central slab patio with well stocked chipping shrubberies and slabbed pathways that lead to a large slab patio/courtyard area to the rear of the bungalow. The rear and side gardens deliver uniterrupted river views.
Summerhouse French doors and windows providing uninterrupted river views.
Miscellaneous External lighting; power and cold water tap; water tap; water butt; oil tank.
Directions Leave Plymouth heading towards Cornwall along the A38 proceeding onto the Tamar Bridge and through the Saltash tunnel. As you ascend the hill, filter into the right hand lane and prepare to take the third exit at the roundabout. At the next roundabout take the second exit and continue along the A388 through the village of Carkeel until you reach the next roundabout. Continue for another three quarters of a mile before taking the right hand turn signposted Cargreen. The village is signposted from here. Once you have entered the village (you should be in Fore Street), turn left into Coombe Lane, hereafter take the first turning right into Hodders Way and look out for a sign on your left hand side directing you towards number 17 which is found in the bottom corner of this cul-de-sac.
Services Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Viewing By appointment with mansbridge & balment on .
Outgoings We understand the property is in band 'F' for council tax purposes and the amount payable for the year 2012/2013 is £2, 135.35 (by internet enquiry with Cornwall Council). These details are subject to change.
Floor Plan & Energy Performance Certificate These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright Mansbridge & Balment 2012. C1529