£520,000 – Sale Agreed STC, Luxulyan – 3 Bed Detached Cottage

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Luxulyan Beauty with Stable Block & Pastureland! Positioned within the most idyllic setting bordering Breney Common Nature Reserve, is this beautifully presented cottage offering superb living space. Lovingly improved by the current owners, this lifestyle opportunity would suit anyone looking to escape city life to live in a beautiful rural location, with easy access to local amenities.

With a high degree of privacy and grounds of approximately 2 acres, perfectly suited for grazing, a paddock, polytunnelling or glamping, and a stable block offering potential for conversion subject to planning consent, with views to die for over Helman Tor, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss out on.

The original cottage dates back to circa 18th Century and retains wonderful period features such as exposed beams and granite fireplaces and extended over the years to blend in seamlessly. Offering fantastic accommodation comprising an inner hall, spacious lounge/diner, refitted kitchen, separate utility room and refitted downstairs cloakroom to the ground floor. Upstairs, you will find three double bedrooms and a refitted family bathroom.

The latest addition to the home being the garden room, complimenting the spacious feel of the living space, with further benefits including oil central heating, mains electric, double glazing throughout, an air ventilation system and excellent fibre broadband.

Key Features

  • Detached Cottage
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Lounge/Diner with Fireplaces
  • Refitted Kitchen & Separate Utility
  • Refitted Bathroom & Cloakroom
  • Garden Room
  • Parking for Several Vehicles
  • Stable Block & Pastureland
  • EPC – E

Step inside into the spacious garden room

Step through the glazed French doors into the spacious garden room overlooking the garden. A beautiful addition benefitting from a pitched roof with living roof ceiling inset with recessed downlighters, offering a sunny aspect and featuring grey floor tiles, perfect for relaxing with a book.

An adjoining glazed door leads into the light and airy inner hall with vaulted ceiling, two storage cupboards and slate effect floor tiles underfoot. A wooden balustrade staircase to the right ascends to the first-floor landing, offers space to display hall furniture.

On the left is the large utility room with dual aspect windows. Wooden wall and base units fitted to one end of the room with space and plumbing for a washing machine, and the Firebird central heating boiler beneath the worktop, incorporating a circular sink/drainer unit.

Opposite is a further worktop, with an inbuilt wine rack beneath, and space for a tumble dryer and an upright fridge freezer. Next door is the refitted cloakroom featuring a chunky floating hand-wash basin and matching low coupled WC, with floor tiles and an obscure glazed rear window.

At the far end is the bespoke kitchen, beautifully refitted with wall to wall units in high gloss duck egg finish offering an abundance of storage with ultra-thin Zenith Caldeira worktops and matching splashbacks.

Featuring a range of quality integral appliances comprising of a fridge/freezer, multi-functional electric oven with steamer and combination oven alongside an induction hob. Beneath the glazed window overlooking the garden, sits the sink/drainer unit with fountain tap over, with the integral dishwasher nicely positioned beneath the worktop.

An open entrance leads into the spacious yet cosy lounge/diner offering warmth and charm featuring character including a fully beamed ceiling, exposed stone walling and granite coffee table. With glazed windows allowing light in and enjoying views of Helman Tor, and granite fireplaces to either end of the room, with a clome oven and wood burning stove inset to one, makes the perfect place for everyone to gather.

On the first-floor a vaulted ceiling featuring a skylight window allows natural light to shine through. To one side of the landing is the spacious master bedroom, where there is an abundance of room for bedroom furniture and a workstation too with access to the loft.

Bedroom three, double in size, can be found here, both enjoying views of Helman Tor. Bedroom two, another double, and a generous family bathroom with dual aspect glazed windows can be found on the other side of the landing.

The beautifully refitted bathroom offers the choice of a double-ended panel bath, with a glazed window above to enjoy the view while having that long soak, and a free-standing shower cubicle with electric shower, for those in a hurry. A hand-wash basin and low coupled W/C inset into wooden vanity units offers storage for toiletries, with an obscure glazed window to the rear and slate floor tiles nicely finishes things off. Both overlook the rear garden and provide lovely rural views of the pastureland and surrounding countryside.

Step outside to explore the garden, land and stables

Stepping onto the patio, a real sun trap offering peace and privacy and perfect for dining alfresco. A raised gravelled bed features with lawned garden extending to the side and up to the rear.

Steps rise up from the patio, leading to the stable blocks and accessible via gates either side, opening onto the pastureland beyond. From this elevated position, amazing views across to Helman Tor can be relished. The garden is fully enclosed with gated access to the front, and ideal for furry friends, with room for a shed too.

There is also a large wood store and the grounds are truly delightful with a separate gated entrance, a haven for wildlife! Beyond the dwarf stone walling at the front is a cottage garden featuring a lawn and established shrubs with a central footpath leading to the storm porch.

Low-level hedging and shrubs form the boundary to both sides with a gravelled pathway providing gated access to the garden. Across the lane, opposite the cottage, is the parking area providing off-road parking for several vehicles.

A little bit more about the location of Luxulyan

The cottage is tucked away within one of the most idyllic settings bordering Breney Common Nature Reserve, where lovely walks across a network of footpaths and bridleways intersecting the surrounding countryside of open farmland, common, moorland can be enjoyed from the doorstep of this home, ideal for nature lovers. Helman Tor is visible from the gardens and the Saints Way running between Padstow and Fowey is also close by. Although the surrounding area is rural, it is well situated for easy access to the A30, approximately 10 minutes away.

Considering the rural setting, the property is well situated for access to the A30. Bodmin Parkway main line railway station is approximately 7 miles away and Newquay Airport 14 miles in the distance. Local village amenities for everyday essentials are available in Luxulyan, just a few miles away, with further shops and local amenities available in Bodmin.


Jacquelines Property Notes

This beautifully presented cottage is full of charm, offering cosy living space, parking and within grounds of approx. 2 acres, a lifestyle opportunity not to be missed!

What do you think?


Luxulyan, 3 Beds & Detached Cottage – Guide Price £520,000

Key Features

  • Detached Cottage
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Lounge/Diner with Fireplaces
  • Refitted Kitchen & Separate Utility
  • Refitted Bathroom & Cloakroom
  • Garden Room
  • Parking for Several Vehicles
  • Stable Block & Pastureland
  • EPC – E

Property Floor Plan

Disclaimer: Total approx. floor area 1746 SQ.FT. (162.2 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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