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OIEO £150,000 – For Sale, Bodmin – 2 Bed Mid-Terraced House

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A Home Of Distinction! Situated within walking distance of the thriving town centre’s amenities within a peaceful residential setting, is this impressive Grade II listed period home, once forming part of the historical Bodmin Army barracks.

Purposely built for soldiers’ relaxation, recreation and married quarters in traditional build of Cornish stone in 1859, the Victoria Barracks have been beautifully converted over the years by Wombwell Homes to provide contemporary homes with a quirky, yet uniquely designed reverse layout accommodation, maximising views, creating an amazing versatile open plan living space with a modern feel to the first-floor.

Here you’ll find a well-equipped contemporary kitchen with plenty of space to provide comfy sitting and dining zones, and still leave further room for a workstation and children’s play area. without feeling on top of each other, so there’s space to please everyone.

An abundance of natural light from the dual aspect windows floods this space and bounces off the beautifully polished exposed original solid wooden floor that sweeps throughout.

To the ground floor is a welcoming entrance hall that leads to the master bedroom, boasting its own en-suite shower room, and the main bathroom serving the second bedroom. Both bedrooms are double in size and benefit from inbuilt cupboards.

Key Features

  • Grade II Listed
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms (1 En-Suite)
  • Reverse Accommodation
  • Open Plan Living
  • Communal Gardens
  • Allocated Parking & Visitors Space
  • Share Of Freehold
  • Close To Town Centre
  • EPC-C

Step inside into the lovely welcoming entrance hallway

The property is located via a public footpath within a short stroll you’ll arrive at the front door entrance. Step through the solid wooden door into a welcoming entrance hallway where you will immediately appreciate the light and airy feeling of space created by those exceptionally high ceilings.

Doors lead off from here to both bedrooms and the bathroom. To the right is a wooden spindled balustrade staircase rising to the open plan living space on the first-floor, with an under-stairs cupboard beneath providing handy storage and a home for the hoover. 

Immediately to the left is a door leading to the second bedroom, with space for furniture. A good sized double bedroom featuring an inbuilt cupboard and large sash window facing the front elevation. 

The adjoining master bedroom, also on the left and benefitting from an inbuilt cupboard with room for furniture, reveals a door to a modern en-suite shower room.

The en-suite features a contemporary suite, finished in white, comprising of a glazed shower cubicle with mains shower complete with a low coupled W/C and pedestal hand-wash basin with complimentary tiling to walls.

Straight ahead, to the far end of the hallway, is the spacious bathroom serving the second bedroom featuring a three-piece suite, also in white, comprising of a panel bath, pedestal hand-wash basin and low coupled W/C. Decorative tiling in shades of blue and white creates a contrasting look.

Returning to the hallway, ascend the wooden spindled balustrade staircase leading up to the open plan living space.

A wonderful space where a good degree of natural light shines through from the windows to both the front and rear aspects lighting up the room beautifully. The high ceilings add character and creates the sense of space, although you’ll be spoilt for choice as to where to sit in this room. Another attractive feature is the beautifully polished exposed original solid wooden floor.

The open plan living space offers ample room for a cosy sofa with chunky armchairs and the centre of the room is the perfect place for a formal dining table, where everyone can gather to dine around the clock.

Still leaving ample space for a workstation, or even a children’s play area without feeling on top of each other, so there’s space to please everyone. 

Lovely green views of the local park and surrounding trees can be enjoyed from the very seat of your chair through the windows at the rear aspect.

To the right corner of the open plan living space sits the contemporary designed kitchen with an array of modern wall and base units providing lots of storage space, extending along both walls. It is here where the combi central heating boiler can be located.

Sitting beneath a window and inset to the worktop, providing a good amount of work surface, is a one and a quarter bowl stainless-steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over, so you can attend to the dishes whilst gazing out of the window.

For cooking, there is an integral electric oven and grill with a gas hob with extractor hood over. The integral dishwasher makes light work of chores, with space and plumbing for a washing machine beneath the worktop and space for an upright fridge/freezer to the side of the kitchen units too.

Step outside to find the parking area & communal gardens

From the front door, step onto the pathway and after a few steps you’ll arrive at an external staircase that takes you down to the parking area on the street level, where there is allocated parking for one vehicle.

Tenure: Leasehold with a share of the freehold.

Current service charge is approximately £110 pcm, which covers buildings insurance, general building maintenance, window replacement and cleaning, maintenance of outside spaces and grass cutting. There is no ground rent. The management company is Victoria Park (Management) Company Limited.

The property is being sold with a share of the freehold and also benefits from gas central heating and is available with no onward chain.

A little bit more about the location of Bodmin

Bodmin is a vibrant and thriving market town with an excellent range of amenities including shopping facilities, services, cafes and restaurants. Positioned in a strategic point to provide easy access to both the north and south coast via both the main A30 and A38 trunk roads, it is the perfect location to explore the whole of Cornwall including the many renowned sandy beaches and the beautiful Bodmin Moor available on the doorstep.

Approximately three miles away is Bodmin Parkway mainline station offering a service from Penzance to London Paddington, with Newquay airport, providing excellent scheduled flights for inter country and European travel approximately fifteen miles in the distance.

Popular attractions include the world famous Eden Project and The Camel Trail, whilst food and drink lovers will appreciate the Camel Valley Vineyard besides the world famous restaurants along the North and South Coast in Padstow, Port Isaac and Fowey, not to mention the historical port of Charlestown that’s well worth a visit.


Wills Property Notes

This lovely period abode is of an unconventional design offering wonderful character features.

The reverse layout accommodation also provides exceptional and contemporary open plan living.

What do you think?


Bodmin, 2 Bed Mid-Terraced House – OIEO £150,000

Key Features

  • Grade II Listed
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms (1 En-Suite)
  • Reverse Accommodation
  • Open Plan Living
  • Communal Gardens
  • Allocated Parking & Visitors Space
  • Share Of Freehold
  • Close To Town Centre
  • EPC-C

Property Floor Plan

Total approx. floor area 797 SQ.FT. (74 SQ.M.) This plan is for illustrative purposes only. While every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the floor plan above, all measurements are approximate and no responsibility is taken for any error, omission or mis-statement. Measurements are approximate and not to scale.


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