Stunning five bedroom attached listed farmhouse with a wealth of features and contemporary style; all set within delightfully tranquil gardens and grounds.EPC Exempt. Read more
Stunning five bedroom attached listed farmhouse with a wealth of features and contemporary style; all set within delightfully tranquil gardens and grounds.EPC Exempt.
This fine country residence which was one of the main farmhouses in the area is believed to date back to the 1700's and is proud of its Grade II Listed status.Brimming with character, it has plenty of charm, and a warm feel with many of the rooms having plenty of natural light.It was substantially extended at a later date where there are elegant rooms with high ceilings and wide window openings with multi paned windows.Our clients have made numerous improvements with all works compliant with the listed status.Having many modern comforts the home will appeal to many and in particular those who seek a rural lifestyle with a passion for gardening and outside pursuits.The Farmhouse has a detached large former piggery which is in good structural condition and an attractive detached stone faced double garage.With the peaceful rural setting and wonderful views on offer we have no hesitation in recommending an early internal inspection to appreciate this impressive property.
INTERIOR Beyond the attractive exterior lies the highly flexible and welcoming accommodation.The Farmhouse is accessed at either side with the back door (which is most commonly used) opening into an entrance hall with access to the large and very useful utility room and ground floor WC.The fitted kitchen has been installed completely bespoke to the room and hand crafted by a local company.It has a range of wood wall and base units and solid granite work surfaces.The dual aspect room, like a lot of the ground floor, has polished slate floors and recessed downlighting.There is a Belfast sink with mixer taps and a built in extractor canopy with a Calor gas connection for a range style oven.There is space in the kitchen for all relevant free standing appliances.Moving through, the breakfast room is used for dining and is a good size, dominated by the inglenook fireplace which has a clome oven, wooden mantle, granite struts and stone hearth.Inset within the fireplace is a Godin French stove which will burn both wood and coal.Interestingly also within the breakfast room is an old range from a prominent local foundry in Launceston.The breakfast room has space for a good sized dining table and has a beamed ceiling, window seat and wood panelling plus a good sized under stairs cupboard.The two further reception rooms are affectionately known as the middle room and the living room.The middle room also has a window seat and a further feature fireplace with a granite lintel, slate hearth and another Godin stove.The middle room has a lovely cosy but light and airy feel to it, travertine flooring and doors to both the front and rear entrance halls.A couple of steps lead up to the living room which forms the later extension and is a very elegant dual aspect living space with direct access to the gardens which is ideal in the warmer months.Again, it has a fireplace with a wood burning stove.Above the multi paned double doors is a most attractive stained glass panel.
The stairs rise to the first floor and branch off either side and straight ahead.The long landing has an under eaves storage area with natural light.There are five bedrooms in total.The master bedroom is a lovely light dual aspect room with wooden flooring and a large walk in dressing room.In addition there is a useful en-suite shower room/WC which has a matching suite and a double walk in shower cubicle with electric shower.There is a further attic/storage space above the main bedroom.Bedroom two, like many of the rooms has a vaulted ceiling and a useful storage platform.Bedroom three is also large enough to accommodate a double bed and bedrooms four and five are single bedrooms with bedroom four currently used as an office.These rooms share use of the luxurious family bathroom/WC which has a matching suite including a free standing bath with shower attachment and bidet.This exceptionally large bathroom has a vaulted ceiling and part wood panelling which retains the character feel.
The Farmhouse has a wealth of modern comforts such as oil fired central heating with some vertical radiators and many luxury fittings including Douglas Fir floors and sanitary ware of the highest quality sourced from a local reclamation yard.The flow of the property is natural and flexible and it is clear to see how it would suit a wide range of purchasers.
EXTERIOR Externally, The Farmhouse is approached via a private drive serving the vehicular entrance gate and the driveway which has parking for around six cars.Adjacent lies the detached double garage which has two up and over doors and a side courtesy pedestrian door.The garage has power and light.A large former attractive piggery is in good external condition and comprises of a useful outbuilding with three separate areas and accesses.The grounds extend to three sides of The Farmhouse and in total amount to about half an acre.They are well manicured and maintained with many beds awash with colourful flowers, shrubs and perennials.Around the garden there are various points to sit and enjoy the tranquil surroundings and opt for alfresco dining or an evening drink watching the sun go down over the valley.A large lawn provides space for children or pets to play with safety as the whole plot is fully enclosed by fencing, stone walling and hedging.At the top, a large orchard is stocked with many fruit trees to include, a Medlar, Walnut, Bramley, Crabb apple and Damson trees.There is outside lighting and water.
LOCATION The hamlet of Higher Larrick lies deep in the heart of the North Cornish countryside. It is in Lezant Parish which borders the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
The village of Trebullett is a mile away and within a few miles are the villages of South Petherwin, Lezant and Coads Green, whilst the attractive town of Tavistock is 15 miles distant. Lezant parish has a County Primary School (rated 'Good' in Ofsted's report dated 27/09/2017), parish Church, Chapel and Springer Spaniel Public House. The ancient former market town of Launceston is within 5 miles and features a wide range of shopping, commercial, educational and recreational facilities - including a Marks and Spencer Food store and local golf club. The town lies adjacent to the A30 trunk road that gives access to Truro and West Cornwall in one direction and Exeter and beyond in the opposite direction.
The city of Plymouth, offering a wider range of facilities is within 24 miles, whilst the city of Exeter is within 46 miles. Both cities have excellent transport links with the rest of the country. There are regional airports at Exeter (53 miles) and Newquay (38 miles). St Million International Golf Resort is on the route to Plymouth and less than 12 miles away.
Breakfast Room14'7" (4.45m) max x 15'3" (4.65m) max.
Kitchen13'8" x 10'11" (4.17m x 3.33m).
Middle Room16'10" (5.13m) max x 15'4" (4.67m) max.
Utility Room10'6" x 7'10" (3.2m x 2.39m).
Rear Hall5'1" x 7'10" (1.55m x 2.39m).
Downstairs WC3'3" x 7'10" (1m x 2.39m).
Living Room19'11" (6.07m) max x 15'2" (4.62m) max.
Bedroom 114'8" (4.47m) max x 15'8" (4.78m) max.
Dressing Room5'2" (1.57m) max x 8'1" (2.46m) max.
En-suite5'2" (1.57m) approx x 7'1" (2.16m) max.
Bedroom 213'8" x 11'5" (4.17m x 3.48m).
Bedroom 310'10" x 10'8" (3.3m x 3.25m).
Bedroom 47'3" x 7'8" (2.2m x 2.34m).
Bedroom 57'4" (2.24m) max x 8'4" (2.54m) max.
Bathroom/WC11'8" x 7'7" (3.56m x 2.31m).
Store Room16'4" x 6'3" (4.98m x 1.9m).
Former Piggery Bay 125' x 10'5" (7.62m x 3.18m).
Former Piggery Bay 27' x 10' (2.13m x 3.05m).
Double Garage18' x 20' (5.49m x 6.1m).
From Launceston town centre proceed along Western Road to Pennygillam roundabout, taking the third exit towards South Petherwin on the B3254. About a mile beyond South Petherwin turn left at the sign to Trecrogo and Trebullett. About two miles further on towards Trebullett, keep right at the sign: Larrick . Upon entering Higher Larrick continue through the hamlet. Continue passing the phone box on the right and after a short distance the private entrance to The Farmhouse will be found on the right hand side marked with a Webbers Fine and Country For Sale Board.