Showstopper With Meadowland & Annexe! Situated on the edge of Davidstow, north of Bodmin Moor, within a splendid rural setting and enjoying an enviable position with delightful rustic views of the surrounding countryside, is this deceptive extended cottage. Lovingly improved by the current vendors to offer extremely versatile, yet cosy, modern living space boasting three reception rooms, a superbly refitted kitchen, three double bedrooms, a modern bathroom and a refitted downstairs cloakroom.
The property sits on a level plain within grounds extending to approximately 0.75 acres, featuring generous gardens with an adjoining meadowland, perfectly suited for grazing, vegetation, or a paddock, although offers further potential for other business activities. A one-bedroom self-contained annexe currently providing holiday letting income is a bonus and lends itself well to offering further accommodation for guests or relatives requiring independent living. With off-road parking for several vehicles too, this is truly a home that you can make your own.
Step into the family room
A light and airy room with light beaming through from the vaulted ceiling above fitted with a row of skylight windows and French glazed doors opening into the rear garden. A versatile room suitable as the main family lounge diner offering plenty of room for both a comfy seating area and a dining table too, with room for a workstation, or a playroom for children. With delightful views of the rear garden and a slate tiled floor underfoot extending to the far end of the room where an open entrance leads into the kitchen.
A charming space where a beamed ceiling and slate floor tiles underfoot adds character and a superbly well-appointed kitchen can be found, beautifully refitted in a modern design of white units to create a fresh clean contemporary look, displaying a superb range of wall and base units throughout. The cooking area can be located at the far end of the room where a recess to the left is the perfect place to display an electric range cooker, with a modern extractor fan over.
Here a single sink/drainer unit sits within the solid slate worktop between the units fitted with under cabinet LED lighting. The kitchen features a variety of storage so there’s plenty of room for all of your kitchenware and groceries and offers space and plumbing for a washing machine/tumble dryer and a dishwasher if required, with room for an upright fridge freezer.
From here, a further set of glazed French doors lead out into the rear garden and opposite a door opens into the lounge, where you’ll find the downstairs cloakroom immediately on the left. To the right is the staircase leading to the first-floor landing, with an open area beneath providing handy storage.
The cloakroom has been refitted with a two-piece suite, also in white, comprising of a pedestal hand-wash basin and low coupled WC. Here a range of wall mounted storage offers some useful storage for those household items and automatic lighting means you have light when you need it. There is also space and plumbing for a washing machine here too and a quality amtico wooden floor nicely finishes it off.
The lounge is a wonderful snug where a fireplace features housing a multi-fuel burner taking centre stage, and the beamed ceiling above creates a cosy sitting space with shelving to the wall being the ideal place for books. This is a fantastic room offering complete privacy and to finish features a quality amtico wooden floor.
Off the lounge, to the right is a door into the dining room, which also lends itself well to a further bedroom, if necessary. A glazed window to the side aspect allows light in and a wooden floor makes an easy clean.
Returning to the lounge, where a door to the far end opens into the original entrance hall. Here a tiled floor extends this space leading to a small open study area on the left and the master bedroom to the right. Directly ahead is a glazed door to a storage cupboard for the hoover and other household essential items, formerly the original front door entrance.
The master bedroom is a large room where light shines through from the glazed windows to the front and side aspect. Star gazers will appreciate the roof window, also allowing light in, where you can lie in bed gazing up at the stars during night-time. Here there’s plenty of space for bedside tables and a chest too, with the far wall being the perfect place for free-standing wardrobes, or you could have these fitted if you wished.
Back to the lounge, climb the staircase to the first-floor landing where light beams through a small glazed window on the left. On the right is bedroom two with the third bedroom directly opposite and straight ahead is the family bathroom.
Bedroom two is a well-lit dual aspect double room featuring a glazed window to the front aspect providing lovely rural views of the surrounding countryside with a further glazed window to the side. Bedroom three is also double in size, with a glazed window providing lovely views of the rear garden. The well-proportioned family bathroom is light and airy offering a four-piece suite, finished in white, keeping it neutral. Immediately to the right is a double shower cubicle and there’s a double ended panel bath for bathing beauties. To complete the suite is a pedestal hand wash basin positioned between the two and a low coupled W/C to the far end of the room, below an obscure glazed window. To finish is partial tiling to the walls, a heated towel rail and a laminated floor
Step outside onto a vast patio
The French doors from the family room or kitchen onto a vast patio, with a raised flower bed and Cornish slate bordering this, being the perfect place for the family to gather to dine alfresco and watch the natural beauty of nature from your chair.
At either end of the patio, steps lead up to the extensive gardens which are predominantly laid to lawn. Within the gardens and forming the boundary lines are a variety of mature shrubs and trees, offering a superb degree of privacy and seclusion as well as attracting plenty of birds, bees and other wildlife.
At the front, to the left of the property, lies a large container/workshop accessible via double doors offering light and power and providing useful storage although this could be removed if not required.
To the left is where the extensive meadowland can be located, also bordered by mature shrubs and hedgerow offering tremendous potential for anyone wishing to keep animals, or grow your own vegetable garden, as well as a variety of other business uses.
Fine views can be enjoyed from the rear of the property of the majestic backdrop of Brown Willy and Rough Tor on Bodmin Moor.
The glazed French doors lead into the cosy sitting room, a lovely space where natural light shines through to light up this room and where there is space for a small sofa, or a pair of comfy chairs, as well as a small dining table too, or even a workstation if preferable.
To the left is a door taking you into the fitted kitchen offering a range of base units where a stainless steel sink/drainer unit with fountain tap is incorporated into the worktop. Here there is space for an electric cooker with tiled splashback, and a stainless steel chimney hood above. A pillar box style glazed window sits above the worktop and below the worktop is space for a fridge/freezer. To finish and add warmth is a tiled floor providing underfloor heating.
From the kitchen, a door leads into the shower room comprising of a shower cubicle, pedestal hand-wash basin and low coupled W/C, with an obscure glazed window to the rear aspect allowing light in.
Returning to the sitting room; on the opposing side is an open entrance into the bedroom, which can accommodate a double bed and some furniture too. Light beams in from the window to the front aspect enjoying the view of nearby Rough Tor.
The annexe garden where a generous patio is laid and the perfect place to sit and enjoy dining outdoors in complete privacy. The garden is mainly laid to lawn featuring a variety of mature shrubs and fully enclosed within a fenced boundary with a gate leading to the front of the property and a further gated access to the garden belonging to the cottage.
Services: mains water and electricity, private drainage. The property benefits from uPVC double glazing throughout and oil-fired central heating via radiators. Solar panels of 2.5K WP have been installed and generate an income.
A little bit more about the location of Camelford
Situated on the edge of Davidstow, north of Bodmin Moor which has a general store/petrol station and is conveniently located along the A39 Atlantic Highway providing easy access to the coastline of Bude, the A30, Wadebridge, and Newquay, with its international airport.
The property enjoys a convenient spot close to the A39 and a short distance from St Kitts Herbery. The picturesque Davidstow Moor is within easy reach and approximately 3 miles away is the former market town of Camelford with its doctors, dental surgeries, places of worship and Co-op supermarket.
The rugged north Cornwall coast is just 5 miles to the west, with the beautiful sandy beaches of Bossiney and Trebarwith Strand and the popular village of Tintagel and pretty coastal village of Boscastle, also offering a range of local shops and restaurants not to mention the popular bay of Crackington Haven with its breathtaking coastal walks and beaches approximately 8 miles away.
Launceston, is approximately 14 miles away and has an excellent range of shopping and leisure facilities and access to the A30 trunk road which connects to the motorway network at Exeter so you have a wide range of amenities and outdoor activities at your fingertips.
Jacqueline’s Property Notes
What a rare and fantastic opportunity this is.
A superb cottage offering versatile and well-proportioned modern living space, perfectly suited to that of a growing family!
Just six miles away from the Cornish Coast, what is stopping you from dipping your toes in the water?
What do you think?
Camelford, 4 Bed Semi Detached Cottage – Guide Price £325,000
- Extended Semi-Detached Cottage
- Three Double Bedrooms
- Partially Refurbished/ Renovated
- Lounge, dining room & family room
- Modern family bathroom
- 1 Bed Annexe
- Approx 0.75 acres of meadow/ garden
- Off Road Parking