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Tanhouse Road, Lostwithiel £475,000

  • Fabulous Family Size Home with 4 Acres of Garden & Woodland
  • Secluded Semi-Rural Location on the Edge of Town
  • Two Reception Rooms with Solid Fuel Stoves
  • Spacious Kitchen/Breakfast Room with 'Heritage' Range
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Ample Parking

** SOLD - SIMILAR PROPERTIES REQUIRED! ** A beautifully presented four bedroom detached cottage nestled at the bottom of a wooded valley on the semi-rural fringes of the town, boasting almost four acres of secluded gardens and woodland.

Accommodation Comprises:- Front entrance porch, entrance hall, lounge, dining room, inner hall, kitchen/breakfast room, utility area/lobby, wet room, landing, four first floor bedrooms, bathroom, oil fired central heating, double glazing (where stated), attached lean-to store, wood stores, summer house, large driveway with parking for several cars, slate bedded rear patio, extensive private gardens and surrounding woodland.

Tanhouse Road
Lostwithiel PL22 0AZ
County: Cornwall
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: CJL00327


The ancient stannary town of Lostwithiel is a popular Mid-Cornwall location which is steeped in history and renowned for its vibrant community. The property occupies a secluded and semi-rural position within a relatively short walk of the town centre, offering a range of amenities which include a variety of shops, restaurants, public houses, professional services, dentist and health centre. There is a main line railway station on the Penzance to London line and a choice of two Primary schools. Secondary schools are available at nearby Fowey (7 miles) and Bodmin (5 miles) respectively. A purpose built community centre provides recreational and sporting facilities next to the 'King George V' playing field.

ACCOMMODATION (All sizes approximate):-



Part glazed front entrance door into:-

Front Entrance Porch

5' 10'' x 4' 11'' (1.79m x 1.50m)

Slate floor. Bespoke storage boxes fitted to either side. Double glazed multi-pane windows to side elevations. Part glazed internal front door into:-

Entrance Hall

Wood floor. Wide central staircase rising to the first floor. Door to dining room. Door into:-


13' 3'' x 12' 5'' (4.04m x 3.79m)

Beamed ceiling. Multi-pane windows to front and side elevation. Telephone point. Radiator. Solid fuel stove set within a large open fireplace, featuring exposed granite surround, slate hearth and an old timber lintel.

Dining Room

13' 5'' x 13' 2'' (4.08m x 4.02m)

Beamed ceiling. Fireplace with solid fuel stove, granite lintel and slate hearth. Radiator. Multi-pane window to front elevation. Door into:-

Inner Hall

Understairs cupboard. Wood floor with step down. Opening into:-

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

26' 3'' x 9' 2'' (8.01m x 2.79m)

Featuring a comprehensive bespoke range of wall, base and drawer units with slate & solid wood worktops. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit. Integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Built-in stainless steel electric oven. 'Heritage' oil fired range (Used for cooking, domestic hot water and central heating). Wood floor. Beamed ceiling. Radiator. Double glazed multi-pane windows to rear and side elevation. Part glazed stable door opening to the rear patio. Door into:-

Utility Area/Lobby

Space and plumbing for washing machine. Beamed ceiling. Tiled floor. Door into:-

Wet Room

'Creda' electric shower. Extractor fan. Fully tiled walls and floor. White low level W.C. Butler ceramic sink. Beamed ceiling. Heated towel rail. Multi-pane window to side elevation with fitted shutters.



Sun tunnel. Part exposed beams. Doors leading off to all bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom One

13' 8'' x 13' 3'' (4.17m x 4.03m)

Multi-pane window to front elevation. Radiator. Part exposed beams. Sun tunnel. Inset ceiling spotlights. Built-in wardrobe. Access to loft space.

Bedroom Two

13' 9'' x 13' 2'' (4.18m x 4.01m)

Multi-pane window to front elevation with fitted shutters. Sun tunnel. Radiator. Part exposed beams. Inset ceiling spotlights. Built-in cupboard.

Bedroom Three

9' 7'' x 9' 7'' (2.93m x 2.92m)

Double glazed multi-pane window to side elevation. Double glazed 'Velux' roof window. Radiator. Inset ceiling spotlights.

Bedroom Four

9' 7'' x 8' 11'' (2.93m x 2.72m)

Double glazed multi-pane window to side elevation. Double glazed 'Velux' roof window. Radiator. Inset ceiling spotlights. Built-in shelved cupboard.


10' 7'' x 5' 5'' (3.23m x 1.66m)

Modern white suite comprising:- Panelled bath with showers above (one being a fixed rainfall shower head), bi-fold side screen, low level W.C and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Heated towel rail. Tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Double glazed multi-pane window to rear elevation. Extractor fan. Inset ceiling spotlights. Beamed ceiling.


The property is approached from the road onto a spacious driveway laid with vertical bedded slates and an adjoining gravelled area with further parking spaces. The surrounding pathways of the cottage and rear patio also feature the attractive vertical slates. To the side of the cottage is covered passageway/storage area with a lean-to slate roof, a wooden gate to the front, courtesy light and a slate flagstone floor. A 'Klargester' septic tank is located in the corner of the front garden, just inside the front boundary hedge. A wooden five bar gate provides an additional access from Tanhouse Road opening onto an expanse of lawn beside the gable end of the property. Just off the rear patio are a couple of wood stores and the oil tank. The private gardens are principally arranged to the side and rear of the cottage with extensive areas of lawn, a summer house and a large timber shed. The land is sloping and extends up behind the gardens into vast areas of woodland, which is a great habitat for wildlife. In total the cottage boasts grounds of almost four acres.


The vendors own the adjacent two bedroom single storey property known as the 'Long Barn'. This was converted approximately 14 years ago with the benefit of full residential use and currently provides a letting income. The property could be available by separate negotiation, therefore any interested parties should make an enquiry to Jefferys for further details.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage (Septic tank).


Cornwall Council. Tax Band 'D'.


Approaching Lostwithiel from the west on the A390, proceed down the hill into the town and take the first left-hand turning into Tanhouse Road. Continue on this road for approximately quarter of a mile and 'Tanhouse' is located on the left.

Tanhouse Road
Lostwithiel PL22 0AZ
County: Cornwall
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: CJL00327
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