In need of updating and renovation is this two double bedroom, three storey grade II listed cottage. Offering huge scope for a purchaser to add their own taste and create a lovely home in a convenient location.
On the ground floor is a sitting room with fireplace to one side. Leading off here is the kitchen. A staircase gives access to the first floor with a double bedroom with exposed floorboards and a bathroom. A further stair case takes you up to a second floor double bedroom with a fantastic view over the town towards the start of the nearby Kensey Valley.
Immediately in front of the cottage is a walled courtyard garden with space for pot plants. There is nearby unrestricted on street parking. Alternatively within walking distance is a car park offering permit parking.
Launceston is an ancient town steeped in History with the imposing Launceston castle overlooking the town and surrounding area. Referred to as 'the gateway to Cornwall' Launceston is centred one mile (1.6 km) west of the River Tamar, which constitutes almost the entire border between the Cornish peninsular and Devon, the A30 is ideally located on the fringe of Launceston connecting to the rest of Cornwall with great access to the beautiful Coastline whilst providing great access to Plymouth and Exeter and beyond. The town itself offers a variety of individual businesses from boutiques to fine food shops, blending with occasional national outlets including Tesco, wh Smith and Costa coffee. Local facilities include a leisure centre, medical facilities and well regarded primary and secondary schooling.
Did you know? The very impressive Launceston Castle dates from Norman times. Before the 13th century ad Launceston used to be the capital of the Earldom of Cornwall. Launceston has given its name to other places in the world including Australia. Some people pronounce Launceston as it is spelt whereas some pronounce it like Lanson. The Cornish name is Lannstefan. Lannstefan is Cornish for Church of St Stephen.
Sitting Room (11' 9'' x 11' 7'' max (3.57m x 3.54m max))
Kitchen (10' 6'' x 5' 9'' (3.20m x 1.74m))
First Floor Landing
Bedroom 2 (10' 3'' x 8' 3'' (3.12m x 2.52m))
Bathroom (6' 4'' x 4' 9'' (1.92m x 1.44m))
Second Floor Landing
Bedroom 1 (12' 10'' max x 11' 1'' max (3.90m max x 3.38m max))
Courtyard (11' 7'' x 9' 9'' (3.53m x 2.96m))
Mains Electricity, Water & Drainage. Council Tax Band A.
It is understood that mains gas supply can be found at the property, however this would have to be confirmed to a purchasers own satisfaction.
The vendor understands there is a flying freehold over the kitchen, whereby a neighbouring properties bedroom is located over the kitchen.
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