- ABOUT 1517 SQ FT
- 16' SITTING ROOM
- DINING ROOM
- 13' KITCHEN
- 0.75 ACRE ESTABLISHED GARDENS
- PRIVATE DRIVE
- IMMENSE POTENTIAL
- GARAGE & STUDIO
- PLAIDY BEACH 0.7 MILE
Full DescriptionA HIDDEN GEM ON THE GLORIOUS CORNISH RIVIERA - Privately situated within about 0.75 acre of established gardens, an historic and south facing detached farmhouse with studio outbuilding and garage/workshop space only 800 yards from Looe Beach and Harbour. About 1517 sq ft, 16' Sitting Room, Snug, Dining Room, 13' Kitchen, 4 Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, 750 sq ft of Outbuildings, Private Drive, Immense Potential and Numerous Character Features.
BEACH 800 YARDS, TOWN CENTRE 0.4 MILE WALK, PLYMOUTH 20 MILES, FOWEY 10 MILES, NQY AIRPORT 33 MILES Privately situated within about 0.75 acre of established gardens, an historic and south facing detached farmhouse with studio outbuilding and garage/workshop space only 800 yards from Looe Beach and Harbour. About 1517 sq ft, 16' Sitting Room, Snug, Dining Room, 13' Kitchen, 4 Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, 750 sq ft of Outbuildings, Private Drive, Immense Potential and Numerous Character Features.
LOCATION Old Barbican Farm lies within a Conservation Area in an established and well respected residential district only 800 yards from the harbour and and only 0.7 mile from Plaidy Beach. Parts of the neighbouring coastline are in the ownership of the National Trust. With almost direct access to the beach and the South West Coast Path the location will suit those seeking to pursue the seaside lifestyle. The quiet Plaidy Beach has a slipway and provides a superb environment for bathing, kayaking and snorkelling, in addition, Looe's main beach, the banjo pier and bustling harbourside lie within walking distance. Local amenities at the Barbican (150 yards) include a Spar shop with a post office, a primary school, secondary school (both rated "good" by Ofsted), a fish bar, a baker, a hairdresser, and an NHS dentist. The historic town of Looe has a working fishing harbour, boasts a thriving tourist industry and is also popular with boating enthusiasts. The town provides a wide range of shopping and community facilities, together with award winning restaurants. On the edge of the town is a branch line station linking with the main line at Liskeard (Plymouth to London 3 hours).
Golf is available at Portwrinkle, St Mellion International Golf Resort, or Looe Bindown. The sailing waters of the area are favoured by yachtsmen and deep water moorings are available on the Rivers Lynher and Tamar at St Germans, Saltash and Fowey/Polruan. Saltash has a Waitrose store and the city of Plymouth offers an abundance of facilities centred around the historic and fascinating waterfront areas of the Barbican and Hoe. The ferryport provides regular crossings to France and Northern Spain. The Tamar Valley AONB, the surfing beaches of North Cornwall, historic country houses and many other places of interest lie within an easy drive.
DESCRIPTION Available on the open market for the first time in about 70 years, Old Barbican Farm comprises a detached former farmhouse in need of some improvement, the property has numerous character and original features and benefits from full double glazing and mains gas central heating. Unusually for a property set in the town environment the 0.75 acre gardens provide a natural oasis like setting. The property is not listed however part of the boundary lies within the Looe Conservation Area. The property is considered to have immense potential subject to any consents that may be required.
The accommodation extends to about 1517 sq ft and briefly comprises - GROUND FLOOR - Porch - Reception Hall - 16' Sitting Room with dual aspect and old fireplace with cloam oven - Snug with fireplace and exposed beams - 14' Dining Room with dual aspect - 13' Kitchen - Bedroom 4 with WC off - FIRST FLOOR - 3 Bedrooms and Family Bathroom.
OUTSIDE The property is approached over a private drive providing ample parking with space for motorhome, caravan or boat etc and leading to the large garage/workshop extending to about 482 sq ft. A further outbuilding has potential to provide studio, annexe or work from home space depending upon any consents that may be required. The gardens are a particular of the feature of the property, predominantly lawn with mature trees and shrubs providing a secluded and natural oasis.
EPC RATING - E
DIRECTIONS Using Sat Nav - Postcode PL13 1DZ - the property will be found on the right hand side as you proceed down Barbican Hill.