- Detached three bedroom double fronted bungalow
- South facing with stunning views of Norman Castle
- Private terraces and well stocked gardens of approx half an acre
- Orchard garden with development potential
- No onward chain
- EPC: D.
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 2ND MARCH 12.00 - 13.30. BOOK YOUR VIEWING NOW. Detached three bedroom double fronted bungalow with enchanting gardens approaching half an acre. South facing with stunning view of Norman Castle, Hilltop town and countryside. Private terraces and well stocked gardens. Two gracious reception rooms plus east facing kitchen/breakfast room. Mains gas central heating and majority uPVC double glazing. Orchard garden with development potential (subject to planning consent). Generous private parking, garage, Victorian style greenhouse. Numerous outbuildings. No onward chain. EPC: D.
With superb views of Launceston Castle and Dartmoor National Park, this fine town residence set within near 1/2 acre grounds offers character accommodation to suit a wide range of buyers. Accessed along a private lane serving just a few similar houses, ‘Highway’ enjoys a high degree of seclusion and privacy in a sylvan setting, amid well stocked and beautifully presented gardens.
Highway is a 1930’s style double fronted bungalow and is presented for sale in excellent decorative order to a neutral colour scheme. All mains services are attached including gas.
The property is set above St. Stephens Hill creating an “away from it all” atmosphere with access off a private road. The property enjoys an elevated view across the Valley to Launceston’s Medieval Castle with the ancient town nestling beneath surrounded by rolling farmland.
St. Stephens Hill is within easy walking distance of the social, commercial and convenient shopping facilities of Newport including petrol filling station with convenience store, late opening convenience store and food supermarket. Nearby is the pretty riverside area of the town with St Thomas Church, Launceston’s ancient packhorse bridge and Kensey Vale Bowling Club. St Joseph’s Private School is near as is St. Stephens Church and the towns
fabulous hilltop 18 hole Golf Course.
Launceston provides a range of social, commercial and shopping facilities within 1 mile and sits alongside the A30 dual carriageway spine road for Cornwall and Devon. East of Launceston, Exeter (42 miles) provides M5 motorway link, Intercity Railway Link, and International Airport. Southwards Plymouth (28 miles) provides Intercity Rail Link and
Continental Ferry Port.
In all directions from Launceston there is scenery of outstanding natural beauty. Northwards the rugged Cornish coastline with quaint former fishing villages and popular family surfing beaches is easily accessible. To the West the open spaces of Bodmin Moor are ideal for walking and riding and to the East is Dartmoor National Park. Running Southwards the hidden Tamar Valley steeped in 18th Century mining heritage is renowned for salmon fishing and opens up into Plymouth Sound with all its yachting facilities.
Quarry tiled flooring.
“L” shaped serving all accommodation.
Period room with East window trapping morning sun and southern bay enjoying superb
view. Mains gas fire, picture rail and cornice. Secondary glazing.
Wide southern window enjoying view, gas fireplace with art deco timber surround, cupboarded alcove, picture rail and cornice.
Dual aspect including two East windows for the morning sun. Range of wall and floor cupboard units with areas of worktop, inset bowl and a half stainless steel sink, gas hob, built-in double oven and under space for dishwasher. Airing cupboard with linen racking and hot pipes. Vinyl flooring.
Half glazed door to rear, wall mounted mains gas combi boiler, worktop with under space for automatic washing machine, cloak rack and vinyl flooring.
Bath with electric shower and side screen over. Wash hand basin and W.C. against half tiled walls. Ladder towel radiator. Three wall lights.
West window trapping evening light and southern bay enjoying view. Double fitted hanging wardrobe and picture rail.
Dual aspect including West window. Fitted hanging wardrobe.
French doors to West facing conservatory.
UPVC half glazed walls with triple skin polycarbonate roof. Laminate flooring and two wall lights.
DETACHED GARAGE 2.88m x 5.49m
with parking space in front and two further parking spaces to one side.
ORCHARD SHED 3.20m x 2.35m
HALF GLAZED TIMBER FRAME GREENHOUSE 5.20m x 2.90m
Raised beds and slate benching. Lean-to store behind.
REAR TIMBER WORKSHOP 3.60m x 2.45m
Electric light, workbench and two front windows.
ADJOINING BLOCKWORK W.C.
Wash hand basin and tiled floor.
REAR TIMBER STORE SHED 3.50m x 1.80m
The property has mature well manicured and interesting gardens with areas to East, South and West adjoining the house taking full advantage of the sun at different times of the day. For the morning there is a paved terrace in front of the greenhouse made private by mature shrubs, yet enjoying views towards Launceston Castle and Old Town. Along the South side of the property overlooked by the veranda is a terraced lawn flanked by tarmacadam paths and many mature shrubs. On the western side of the property is a secret terrace with central circular pond and an “away form it all” atmosphere surrounded by well stocked shrub beds including Camellia, Azalea, Rhododendron and other evergreen ornamental shrubs.
Lying on the lower side of the private access road, this area has obvious development potential subject to obtaining planning consent. Alternatively the area provides scope for enhancement of the garaging/parking and turning facilities for the property.
ROADSIDE LOCK-UP STORE 4.20m x 3.40m
With pedestrian access to one side and further pedestrian access from frontage service road.
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