A charming and extremely characterful converted barn situated in a very quiet location with stunning countryside views and easy access to the beautiful Tamar Valley.
INTERNAL ACCOMMODATIONThe Old Barn is a beautifully converted home with a history dating back to the time of operations for the Bude canal, when it was used as a storage barn for goods transportation. This impressive character property is now offered as a tranquil country residence with spacious living accommodation that includes a multitude of features including; a superb combination of exposed stone, brick and timber panelled walls, drop latch timber doors, exposed beams, wood burning stove, tall vaulted ceilings, terracotta tiled flooring and deep window recesses with double glazed windows throughout to name just a few. The Old Barn’s internal rooms include a bespoke fitted kitchen with an electric economy 7 Aga range cooker and integrated appliances including a dishwasher, washing machine/tumble dryer, fridge freezer and combination microwave. There is ample storage space with plenty of work surfaces incorporating an inset sink and drainer. Accessed off of the entrance hall there are two ground floor bedrooms and a shower room whilst to the first floor there is a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. A real feature is the spacious formal sitting room with vaulted ceiling, benefitting from large windows that enable plenty of natural light to flood the room. This generous reception room opens on to a large conservatory with wall mounted radiator to enable occupants to enjoy the room year round. Accessed via a spiral staircase from the sitting room is a versatile mezzanine floor, currently used as an office but can be used for a multitude of purposes, including use as an occasional bedroom. Located within the walled courtyard garden is a really useful stone built ancillary room which lends itself perfectly for use as an office or occasional bedroom in addition to the principal dwelling.
OUTSIDEAccessed from the drive via large timber gates is an absolutely charming walled courtyard garden with wood store and stone chip gravelled path leading to a low arch within the wall giving entrance to the rear gardens. Within the walled courtyard there is a pretty water fountain feature and fish pond which creates either a peaceful environment to relax in or excellent atmosphere in which to entertain. The rear gardens are arranged over several levels with the majority being laid to lawn with a potting shed and raised mature flower and shrub beds enclosed by well-established hedge borders. A path from the lower level gardens leads up to a raised sun terrace which offers some commanding views over the surrounding countryside and make for further space to entertain guests whilst giving direct access to the conservatory and internal accommodation.
WITHIN EASY REACHThe surrounding countryside has plenty of horse riding accessible via bridleways and country lanes in the area. In addition to the superb local walks, the nearby South West Coast Path also offers scenic walking and further walking and riding are available on Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor. On the water, sailing is available at Siblyback and Roadford Lakes as well as Padstow, Fowey, Newton Ferrers, Plymouth, Salcombe, Dartmouth and various other harbours and inlets along both the north and south coasts. There are popular beaches on the North Cornish coast including Bude and Widemouth Bay, Trebarwith Strand, Polzeath, Constantine and Harlyn Bays. Golfers can enjoy good facilities at Launceston golf course which is just on the door step and further afield there are golf courses at Kennards House, Holsworthy, Tavistock, Bude, Saltash, Whitsand Bay, Looe Bindown and St Mellion.
Fully Fitted Kitchen
View Of Gardens
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