Mays Cottage, Lifton: Asking Price Of £145,000 | Sold STC
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Sold STC | 2 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom | 1 Reception Room | Semi-Detached House

  • Our Ref: L759
  • Semi-Detached Period Cottage
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Recently Installed Bathroom
  • uPVC Double-Glazed Windows
  • Popular Village Location
  • Investment Property with Tenant in Situ

TWO BEDROOM SEMI-DETACHED PERIOD COTTAGE located in the popular village of Lifton. With accommodation comprising: entrance porch, living room, kitchen, utility room, newly installed bathroom and two double bedrooms. Garden to the side. Investment Property with Tenant in situ.

SITUATION Situated in an area known as Tinhay, which is part of the popular West Devon village of Lifton.

Lifton boasts the most amenities of any of Launceston's villages, with a Post Office/general store, two hotels, both with public houses and restaurants, doctors' surgery, primary school, the ever popular Lifton Farm Shop/Strawberry Fields which offers local produce and a very popular restaurant, an 'Olde Worlde' petrol station in Tinhay at the end of North Road, the Fox and Grapes Public House and a further restaurant. It is a very active community based village with football and cricket teams playing at the local playing fields, a very active Beaver, Cub and Scout unit and both a Methodist Chapel (Liftondown) and Church of England church. There are active groups and societies within the village, including a history group, WI, garden society, book club, art group, Lifton Singers and many other activities. There is a new community hall, completed in July 2017. The village website is

Launceston is the ancient capital of Cornwall and boasts a number of historical buildings including the Norman castle and Victorian Guildhall and Town Hall. There is a wide variety of shopping available both in the town centre and the out of town retail park (both independently and nationally owned) together with a range of service businesses, medical facilities and schooling at both primary and secondary levels (private and state sector). The town has a good sports centre, many clubs and societies catering for a wide variety of interests and two 18 hole golf courses within 3 miles.

Access to Plymouth, Exeter, Truro via road are all within an hour's travelling time. The city of Plymouth offers sea and rail links being approximately 29 miles from Launceston. The city of Exeter has rail links and an international airport being approximately 40 miles from Launceston.

DESCRIPTION A two bedroom period cottage in the popular village of Lifton, which has had many recent improvements including a newly installed bathroom suite, modern kitchen and new flooring. The property has been redecorated throughout and is offered in extremely good decorative order. With accommodation comprising: entrance porch opening onto sitting room with new multi-fuel burner providing the main focal point for the room, a small but modern kitchen which in turn leads on to a rear entrance with access to a utility room and modern bathroom suite. Off the first floor landing lies two bedrooms. The property benefits from uPVC double-glazing. To the side of the property is a raised lawned garden with useful covered decking area shed and coal bunker with a small area directly behind the property. The property is offered as an investment property and is being sold with a tenant in situ on a six month assured shorthold tenancy (commencing mid January 2018).

ACCOMMODATION 'Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.'

The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:-

ENTRANCE PORCH 4' 6" (max) x 4' 4" (max) (1.378m (max) x 1.346m (max)) uPVC part frosted patterned double-glazed door; opening on to:-

LIVING ROOM 12' 5" x 11' 10" (3.796m x 3.626m) Feature fireplace with newly installed multi-fuel burner inset; uPVC double-glazed window to front aspect with window seat below; telephone point; beamed ceiling; stairs rising to first floor landing; three wall mounted lights; opening on to:

KITCHEN 12' 1" x 5' 10" (3.702m x 1.802m) Base level units with worksurface over incorporating a stainless steel sink unit; space for fridge/freezer; space and plumbing for dishwasher; freestanding electric oven; a section of worksurface creates a breakfast bar seating area; vinyl floor; tiled splashbacks to water sensitive areas; uPVC double-glazed window to side aspect; opening on to:

UTILITY ROOM 5' 0" x 4' 5" (1.530m x 1.351m) Worksurface with space and plumbing below for washing machine and tumble dryer; eye level units; tiled splashbacks to water sensitive areas; a step up to a uPVC part frosted patterned double-glazed door to side aspect leading to garden; fuse board and electric key meter; vinyl floor; door leading to:

BATHROOM 7' 3" x 4' 8" (2.224m x 1.431m) With a modern three piece suite comprising: panel bath with stainless steel shower over, mixer tap and glass shower screen, low level WC with push button flush and wall mounted wash hand basin with stainless steel mixer tap; tiled to water sensitive areas; vinyl floor; skylight.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A split level landing with doors leading to Bedroom One and Bedroom Two.

BEDROOM ONE 12' 8" x 9' 9" (max) (3.870m x 2.972m (max)) Two uPVC double-glazed windows to front aspect; television point; single panel radiator; door leading to shelved airing cupboard housing hot water tank; doors leading to a built-in wardrobe with hanging and shelf space.

BEDROOM TWO 12' 2" x 6' 9" (max) (3.727m x 2.080m (max)) uPVC double-glazed window to side aspect; loft access; single panel radiator.

OUTSIDE Accessed via a concrete path, the raised garden is situated to the side of the property and is predominantly laid to lawn with a useful covered decking area which, in turn, has access to a coal bunker and outside store cupboard. There are a variety of shrubs and bushes to the left hand boundary. A small useful storage area can also be found to the rear of the property.

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and mains drainage.

AGENTS NOTE We understand that the properties lying just off of the rear garden have pedestrian access along the side of the property.

OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'A' for Council Tax purposes (West Devon Borough Council, Kilworthy Park, Drake Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0BZ. Tel: 01822 813600).

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with D C PROPERTY on 01566 770888.

DIRECTIONS Head out of Launceson on the A30 dual carriageway towards Okehampton. Take the first exit signposted for Lifton/Liftondown. Bear right at the junction, heading through Liftondown, under the A30 and proceed into Lifton passing 'Strawberry Fields Farm Shop' on your left-hand side. Continue on through the village passing the Post Office/general store and new car garage on the left-hand side. Upon reaching a right-hand turn signposted Industrial Estate/Chillaton, the property will be found after a short distance on the left-hand side identified by our 'For Sale' board.

FLOOR PLAN DISCLAIMER These plans are set out as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as a representation of fact. They are intended for information purposes only and are not to scale. Copyright D C Property 2017.

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