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We are delighted to offer for sale this charmingly unique, much admired 3 bedroom granite Cornish cottage in this much sought after and convenient location within easy reach of local amenities and public transport links.
The impressive accommodation is well presented and of a good size and comprises ample living space and well appointed bedrooms.
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Pope's cottage, blisland, cornwall, PL30
A detached Grade II listed cottage of charm and character in an idyllic situation overlooking the village green.
Bodmin 6 miles. Wadebridge 8 miles. North Coast 10 miles
Entrance Hall. Cloakroom. Sitting Room. Study. Kitchen. Three Bedrooms. Two bathrooms. Stone Outbuildings. Mature Gardens. Approx. 0.5 acre
The property stands on the corner of the village green in the picturesque village of Blisland. Local amenities include a village shop and Post Office, primary school and award winning public house. The village is unusual in having a village green and there are many fine buildings of historical interest surrounding this, including the Norman Church which can be seen from Pope's Cottage.
The village is situated to the north western edge of Bodmin Moor in a Conservation Area. Bodmin town, just six miles distant, offers a wide range of shopping facilities and mainline railway to London, Paddington. The North Coast and pretty coastal town of Port Isaac are just 10 miles away. Truro city some 30 miles distant offers a wider range of shops plus private and public sector schooling.
Built in 1833 Pope's Cottage was originally two cottages and now its a prominent village house. The property retains much character and charm with a dressed granite front elevation and a rag slate roof with small pane sash windows. A splendid sitting room runs the width of the house to the front which makes and excellent entertaining room and behind this is a recently fitted kitchen and spacious hallway/study and downstairs cloakroom. On the first floor are three good sized bedrooms, two bathrooms, one en-suite.
The Cottage enjoys an open outlook across the village green to the Church at the front whilst to the rear there are maturegardens offering a good degree of privacy plus two useful stone outbuildings.
On the ground floor:
Entrance Hall: Radiator. Cloakroom: Washbasin and WC. Heated towel Rail. Radiator. Hallway/study: 2.92 x 2.75 (9’7 x 9’) Stairs to first floor withcupboard under. Radiator. Sitting Room: 7.38 x 3.74 (24’3 x 12’3) Two sash windows, secondary glazing and two double glazed Doors with fan lights overlooking the village green. Fireplace with inset Dual Wood/Coal burning stove, timbermantle and surround. Three radiators. Built in cupboard with shelving over. Kitchen: 3.98 x 2.92 (13’1 x 9’7) Half-glazed door to the terrace. Range of modern base and wall units. Work surface with inset sink. Radiator. Plumbing for dishwasher, space for cooker and fridge freezer. Extractor hood.
On the First Floor:
Bedroom 1: Views over the village green. Two sash windows, secondary glazing. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf and recessed shelving. Two radiators. En-suite bathroom: Shower cubicle, washbasin and WC. Airing cupboard. Bedroom 2: Views over the village green. One sash window, secondary glazing. Radiator. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf and recessed shelving. Bedroom 3: Sash window, to rear overlooking garden. Radiator, loft access hatch. Bathroom: Window to rear. Washbasin, WC and shower. Radiator. Cupboard housing Megaflow hot water cylinder.
To the front of the property there is as small lawned garden with flower borders and enclosed by granite walling with a flagstone path to the door. To the side of the house there is a tarmac 2 car parking area and a useful stone outbuilding. This former piggery, which is Grade II listed has light, power and plumbing for washing machine, dryer, freezer. The main gardens lie to the rear of the house with a flagstone terrace running the width of the property. This is bordered by mature shrub borders with steps up to a good sized lawn. The garden is fully enclosed by mature hedging and stone walling with many specimen plants including Camelia, Magnolia, Azalea, Potentilla, Jasmine and Peony. To the far end of the lawn there s a further stone outhouse/garden store. Access to the rear garden can also be gained via a five bar gate to the side lane.
Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Super speed broadband. Telephone.