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Property Features

  • Charming Rural Cottage
  • Three/Four Bedrooms
  • Extensive and Attractive Gardens of over an Acre
  • Flexible Accommodation on Offer
  • Quiet Hamlet Location
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Spacious Studio
  • Double Glazed Windows

Brief Description

A HISTORIC and IDYLLIC character property offering a wealth of GARDEN SPACE situated in a PEACEFUL COUNTRYSIDE BACKDROP. Entrance Porch, Cloakroom, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Conservatory, Rear Lobby, Studio, Three Bedrooms, Study, Bathroom, Shower Room, Off Road Parking, Garden Store, Extensive Grounds.

Main Description

PROPERTY Previously a farm worker's cottage dating back, we believe, to the late 1700s and forming part of the Whiteford Estate, set in an acre of grounds Sunnyside now stands as a peaceful character cottage offering extensive and attractive grounds in the Cornish countryside. The property has been well extended over the years to provide flexible accommodation and been lovingly tended to by the current owner, both internally and externally.

ENTRANCE PORCH Accessed via half glazed PVCu door to porch with glazed roof, tiled floor, part tiled walls, plumbing for washing machine, multi pane stable door to kitchen and sliding door to:

CLOAKROOM Low flush WC, wall mounted corner wash hand basin with storage cupboard under, extractor fan, obscure glazed window to porch.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 8" x 12' 0" (4.181m x 3.678m) Hand fitted pine wall and base units under roll edge work surfaces, locally produced Heritage range cooker providing hot water and heating with carved granite surround, space for electric cooker with hood, glass fronted display cabinets, one and half bowl stainless steel single drainer sink with mixer tap and filtered cold water tap, double glazed window to front, space for fridge/freezer, tiled splash backs, tiled floor and part wood panelled walls, stable doors to lobby and:

SITTING ROOM 16' 0" x 12' 2" (4.879m x 3.713m) A lovely light and airy room with feature open fireplace and granite lintel over, double glazed window to front, sash window to conservatory, exposed beamed ceiling, wood panelling to one wall, radiator, window seat, built in storage cupboards, doors to dining room and:

CONSERVATORY 12' 9" x 10' 4" (3.891m x 3.156m) Of PVCu double glazed construction with French doors to rear garden, tilt and turn windows, radiator.

DINING ROOM 13' 1" x 11' 0" (3.990m x 3.357m) An attractive dual aspect room with part wood panelled walls, slate Calor gas fireplace with wooden surround, dual aspect with two double glazed windows and deep sills to front and side, ceiling rose, two radiators.

REAR LOBBY 25' 0" x 7' 5" (7.625m x 2.273m) Double glazed window to side, half glazed wooden door to rear, French doors to side, night storage heater, stairs rise to first floor with under stairs storage cupboard, painted stone wall, door to:

STUDIO 17' 1" x 13' 11" (5.210m x 4.263m) A fantastically light and open workspace which could be utilised for a number of purposes. Two double glazed windows to rear and side, night storage heater, moveable light fittings.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A generous space with doors to all upstairs accommodation, eaves storage cupboard and access to roof space. Steps up to continuation of landing with built in storage, spacious airing cupboard housing hot water tank with slatted wooden shelving and hanging rail, wood panelled walls, double glazed window to front, fitted bookshelves.

MASTER BEDROOM 14' 11" x 13' 7" (4.555m x 4.153m) Double glazed window to front overlooking garden, built in wardrobes and cupboards, tiled shelving, radiator, ceiling fan.

BEDROOM TWO 14' 4" x 11' 11" (4.390m x 3.639m) Dual aspect with two double glazed windows to front and side, built in dressing table, walk in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

BEDROOM THREE 12' 11" x 10' 7" (3.950m x 3.229m) Double glazed window to front with deep sill, radiator.

BATHROOM Beautiful hand built bathroom with pine panelling and cupboards, bath with folding screen door and mains shower over, circular wash hand basin with mixer tap over and storage under, concealed cistern WC with accompanying storage, fully tiled walls, heated towel rail, double glazed window to front with deep tiled sill, access to roof space.

SHOWER ROOM Also hand built with corner shower cubicle with electric Mira shower over, concealed flush WC and wash hand basin with mixer tap built in to storage with cupboards and drawers, double glazed window to rear, heated towel rail.

STUDY 8' 9" x 4' 9" (2.671m x 1.462m) Double glazed window to side, built in desk tops and shelving, radiator.

OUTSIDE The tranquil and private grounds are undoubtedly the stand out feature of the property and are in excess of an acre - a real gardeners paradise, with meandering walks and sitting areas in which to enjoy the wide array of plants including Rhododendrons, Azaleas, conifers, herbaceous borders and a wide variety of ornamentals.

A magnificent beech hedge provides access, along with other meandering paths, to the foot of the grounds where a pretty stream runs gently along the eastern border. There are also many trees planted by the owner with a variety of lawned areas alongside ponds, a greenhouse, large garden store and garden shed.

Off road parking is available via two gated driveways with a modest space across the road. The valley location allows for encompassing countryside views and serves to further enhance the peaceful and secure feeling of the property.

DIRECTIONS From Callington, follow the A390 east. Take the left hand turn signposted Launceston B3257. Follow the road for approximately 2 miles, turning right signposted Downgate proceed down hill to Lower Downgate and at next crossroads turn left for Holmbush. At Holmbush, turn right, down a steep narrow lane and up the other side where Sunnyside can be found on your right hand side, with parking available in front of the conservatory.

SERVICES Mains electric, water, private septic tank and oil central heating.

OUTGOINGS We understand the property is in band 'D' for council tax purposes by internet enquiry with Cornwall Council.

VIEWING By appointment with Gibbs Kirby on 01822 612010.

FLOOR PLAN DISCLAIMER 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.


Please contact us on 01822 612010 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

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