Downgate, Upton Cross, Liskeard

Price £550,000

5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in Downgate, Upton Cross, Liskeard


A substantial detached Grade II Listed five bedroom farmhouse which has its own sweeping drive and breathtaking far reaching views across to Kit Hill and Dartmoor. The property stands in some 11.51 acres of gardens and pasture and is offered for sale with no forward chain. EPC Exempt.

South Yolland Farmhouse is a historic home dating back hundreds of years with a wealth of character on the edge of Bodmin Moor. Previously on 28th July 2018 Cornwall council provided some pre-application advice and guidelines for the sensitive renovation and upgrading of the building. This extensive document can be found by navigating to the application number PA18/02023/PREAPP on the Cornwall Council planning register. The accommodation is significant and would suit those buyers looking for a project and the opportunity to create their own home in these wonderful surroundings. The sweeping gravelled driveway and gardens, as well as, the 11.51 acres of pasture are all a key ingredient, making a viewing of the property recommended at the earliest opportunity.
Beyond, the attractive external elevations lies the spacious accommodation which stands within a Cornish stone and granite exterior under a slated roof. There is a significant volume of reception space including an entrance hall, from which the stairs ascend to the first floor. The lounge is a good size and light and airy and is dominated by the large granite lintel which proudly sits above the floor to ceiling fireplace. The sitting room, like the lounge, has a slated floor and a further stone fireplace. The magnificent former cider press is a large room with the original press still in situ. The inner hall, is referred to as the breakfast room where a secondary narrow staircase also extends to the first floor. Some wonderful slated shelving is displayed in the utility room and the large farmhouse style kitchen has a fireplace recess for an Aga type appliance and room for a table. Completing this level is the formal dual aspect dining room which has space for a good sized table and again a fireplace recess.
On the first floor, which can be accessed by two separate staircases are the bedrooms. The master bedroom, along with bedroom two, both have fireplaces and large window openings making the very best of the far reaching views over the valley. Bedroom three is a double room and leads through to the fourth bedroom which is the former apple loft and above the cider press. Bedroom four also has plenty of natural light with a roof window and access via a door to the side garden.
The character and potential of the property is highly visible throughout. It may be possible subject to obtaining a formal consent to alter the internal configuration of the rooms.
Externally, South Yolland Farmhouse is approached by a private gate and cattle grid which opens into the sweeping gravelled driveway that gently descends to the home. At all points, the dramatic views over the Lynher Valley towards Kit Hill can be enjoyed. At the side, is a raised gently sloping paddock. At the front of the farmhouse is a level garden that is well enclosed by some attractive stone walling with a public footpath adjacent. The land is laid into a further three large blocks which is gently sloping pasture and therefore ideal for those who wish to keep stock or enjoy the idea of having their own space.
The village of Pensilva is well served with a range of facilities to include a Primary School, Church, Public House, Community Centre, Recreational Park and Doctor's Surgery. Upton Cross has a Public House, Parish Church, County Primary School and the Sterts Theatre. The property has access to the rugged terrain of Bodmin Moor and in particular the former mining settlement of Minions in the heart of Twelve Mens Moor close to Caradon Hill. Further comprehensive shopping, commercial and recreational facilities are located in either Launceston (12 miles) or Liskeard which is approximately 5.1 miles. A wide range of private schools St Josephs (Launceston) and Mount House and Kelly College (Tavistock). Excellent transport links can be found in the cathedral city of Exeter by road, rail and air (Exeter International Airport) which is about 53 miles. The A30 dual carriageway can be reached in approximately 20 minutes. The continental ferryport and city of Plymouth is approximately 19.7 miles distant and has regular cross channel services to France and Spain.
Webbers Property Services Ltd (WPSLtd) refer buyers and vendor clients to Together Financial Solutions, please be aware that should you decide to use this service (WPSLtd) will receive an average referral fee of £265 from them on legal completion. (WPSLtd) may also provide a conveyancing quotation via Law Firm Services (LFS) in conjunction with a local law firm, should you decide to use this service (WPSLtd) will receive a referral fee of £150 on legal completion. This fee is taken for recommending their services and to cover the on-line transaction management service provided by (LFS).

Sitting Room 12' (3.66m) max x 15'3" (4.65m) max.

Cider Press 14' (4.27m) max x 24'5" (7.44m) max.

Lounge 18'7" max x 15'5" max (5.66m max x 4.7m max).

Breakfast Room 15'1" max x 8' max (4.6m max x 2.44m max).

Utility Room 20'7" (6.27m) max x 8' (2.44m) max.

Side Porch 6'6" x 5'8" (1.98m x 1.73m).

Kitchen 14'1" max x 11'4" min (4.3m max x 3.45m min).

Dining Room 23'4" max x 10'7" max (7.11m max x 3.23m max).

Bedroom 1 12'11" max x 15'9" max (3.94m max x 4.8m max).

Bedroom 2 12'1" (3.68m) max x 15'6" (4.72m) max.

Bedroom 3 13'7" x 7'11" (4.14m x 2.41m).

Bedroom 4 14' max x 24'3" max (4.27m max x 7.4m max).

Bedroom 5 8'9" x 9'6" (2.67m x 2.9m).

Bathroom/WC 16'3" (4.95m) max x 7'9" (2.36m) max.

AGENTS NOTE    There are two public footpaths that stretch across part of the fields.

From Launceston Town Centre proceed along the A388 (Western Road) upon reaching Pennygillam Roundabout take the third exit signposted toward South Petherwin heading South on the B3254. Continue for approximately 6 miles passing through the village of South Petherwin and hamlets of Slipper Hill and Congdons Shop continuing straight ahead at the crossroads. Continue passing through Berrio Bridge and upon exiting Middlewood continue up the hill along the B3254 for a further couple of miles until reaching Darleyford. Proceed passing through the village of Upton Cross and continue for approximately 0.75 of a mile where the entrance to South Yolland Farmhouse will be identified on the left hand side marked with a Webers Fine and Country For Sale Board.

Property Features

  • Ideal renovation project.
  • Substantial detached farmhouse.
  • Offered for sale with no forward chain.
  • Grade II Listed with a wealth of potential.
  • Five bedroom accommodation.
  • Five reception rooms.
  • Stunning far reaching views.
  • Some 11.51 acres of pasture.




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