Offers in region of £600,000
Penally Hill, Boscastle, Cornwall
A beautiful 18th Century, detached home enjoying a tucked away location to the entrance of Valency Valley which enjoys 3 double bedrooms (all en-suite) high quality accommodation with an attached studio/annexe ideal for holiday letting or a dependent relative.
Valency is a superb residence situated in the old village of Boscastle tucked away in its own private grounds just before the entrance to the Valency Valley. The original house dates back to the 18 century with arched windows and lovely character features throughout with modern improvements carried out to a very high standard from the present owners. Over the years the outbuildings have been incorporated to form a separate annexe which comprises kitchen/dining room, a shower room, a separate WC, a light and airy dual aspect bedroom and a cosy lounge. This can be interconnected to the main home and has modern electric heating throughout.
The principle sitting room is a generous room with fantastic log burner in a fireplace with arched windows and beams providing character. The kitchen has a range of matching wall and base units and incorporates a range cooker which is included in the sale with a utility room/larder off and patio doors opening onto the private area of lawned garden with superb wooded views.
Completing the ground floor accommodation, created by a well known local firm TWB, is a fantastic conservatory which really enhances Valency and affords a lovely blend of character and modern in one property.
The first floor comprises of three double bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities, with a main private bedroom having an en-suite bathroom, and lovely views over the garden and the Valency Valley and then the two further double rooms which are both decorated and fitted to a very high standard with separate shower room/WC's and in the dual aspect bedroom the, exposed stone walls add real character to the property.
The whole accommodation boasts oil fired central heating and an early internal viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate character, size and location of Valency. This beautifully presented home could easily be an ideal retirement or second home, being just a stones throw away from the old village and its shops and facilities and a few steps further on to the harbour and access onto the South West coastal path providing superb cliff top walks, or could be used as a bed/ breakfast or guest house.
There are lovely patio and terraces to the front enjoying a southerly aspect in the best of the days sun. The gardens are laid to lawn with a pond and a lovely arbour boasting colourful flowerbeds with further useful space incorporating a potting shed, outside stores and a lovely summerhouse.
The gravel driveway provides ample off road parking for owners and guests alike with a garage, which is a massive bonus in the old village of Boscastle.
This property is tucked into the entrance of Valency Valley and has direct access to the lovely wooded walks and into the old village and is within walking distance of the Old Cobweb Inn and shops providing day to day amenities. It has fantastic access to the picturesque harbour and the superb walks along the coast. Boscastle also has a County Primary School and Post Office and a doctor's surgery. Further afield the towns of Wadebridge, Bude, Launceston and Camelford provide supermarkets, secondary schools and a wider range of businesses and although again you can get most of what you need much more locally again. Valency is also situated on a regular bus route. Newquay is to the south with its international airport is within an hours drive and there is access onto the main A30 trunk road at Launceston providing good access to Exeter, the M5 and beyond. If you are looking to run a business, the property is located close to the village in an ideal position for passing trade. As a private residence this fantastic location is close to the cliffs and the old village.
COUNCIL TAX BAND Cornwall Council - For banding please telephone 03001234100 - Business Rate applicable for the Studio.
Mains Water, Electricity and Drainage
From Bude proceed south along the A39 passing through the village of Wainhouse Corner. After this village take the right hand turn signposted Boscastle and follow this road into the village. As you proceed down Penhally Hill the entrance to Valency will be found on the left hand side just before the road flattens out into the old village and as you turn left, take the left turn into Valency's own private gravel drive.
- Modern Upvc double galzed windows throughout
- Ideal Family Home
- Separate Studio/Annexe ideal for holiday letting
- Traditional character features
- Fantastic UPVC double glazed conservatory
- Tucked away location to the entrance of Valancy Valley
- Just a few steps from the old village and the harbour
- Lovely wooded views
- Gardens, garage and ample off-road parking
- Superbly versatile property