Downgate, Liskeard


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A charming, Grade II Listed, detached, former mine captain s house with self-contained annexe and no immediate neighbours. 4 Bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, kitchen with Aga, outbuildings, mature gardens and direct moorland access. 0.39 Acres in all. EPC Band G.


Situated on the fringes of Bodmin Moor, the property is almost equidistant between the villages of Upton Cross and Pensilva, both with primary schools and public houses. Upton Cross also enjoys the renowned Sterts Open Air Theatre. Pensilva has the benefit of day-to-day amenities including a Post Office/general store and doctor s surgery. 4 miles to the south is the town of Liskeard with a range of facilities including supermarkets, schools, doctors, veterinary surgeons, leisure centre, access to the A38 trunk road and a main line railway station.


A detached, Grade II listed property, constructed of local granite and stone with considerable charm and character. The property is believed to have been the residence of a former mine captain and has direct pedestrian access to Bodmin Moor.


The accommodation is clearly illustrated on the floorplan overleaf and briefly comprises: glazed porch to the hallway with stairs to the first floor, doors to the reception rooms and access to the rear porch with door to the rear garden and cloakroom with low flush wc and wash hand basin. The drawing room has attractive sash windows with working shutters and a fireplace with slate hearth. The family room features an original cast iron fireplace with tiles and sash windows with shutters. The dining room has a large fireplace housing a wood burning stove and a door to the kitchen.

The kitchen comprises a range of fitted units with roll top worksurface, splash back, stainless steel 1 bowl sink, electric integrated hob with oven below and extractor above, original chimney breast housing a two-oven oil-fired Aga and a door to the rear garden. The utility room has a floor-standing boiler, wash hand basin and space and plumbing for washing machine.

The first floor has four bedrooms and a family bathroom comprising a panel enclosed bath, low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle and a heated towel rail/radiator.


A granite and stone constructed cottage with slate hung elevations and steps up to the inverted accommodation which comprises a dual aspect sitting room and bedroom on the first floor. Steps lead to the ground floor with a kitchenette and shower room.


From the road there is access to a gravel parking area and steps leading to the front door. The front garden is laid mainly to lawn with pedestrian access around both sides of the property. To the rear the garden is arranged over a number of levels with a seating area to take full advantage of the stunning countryside view. At the top of the garden is a Victorian style greenhouse, a slate hung tool shed and additional wood store/shed.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.


Strictly by prior appointment with the vendor s sole appointed agents, Stags.


From Liskeard, take the B3254 road signposted Pensilva and follow for approximately 4 miles, crossing over 2 cattle grids. Pass Tokenbury Manor on the right hand side and the property is the next on the left.

Arrange viewing 01566 248005

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