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Polbathic

£550,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 11238
  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Features

  • RIVERSIDE PROPERTY
  • ABOUT 1405 SQ FT
  • 20' GARDEN ROOM
  • SNUG/DINING ROOM
  • 13' SITTING ROOM
  • 4 DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • SHOWER ROOM/WC
  • DOUBLE GARAGE & WORKSHOP
  • ESTABLISHED GARDENS
  • TIDAL RIVER FRONTAGE

Full Description

ARE YOU RIVERSIDE DREAMING? - An immensely pretty and semi-detached cottage situated within 0.65 acre of enchanting riverside gardens with over 60 yards of frontage to the tidal waters of Polbathic Lake. About 1405 sq ft, Garden Room, Snug/Dining Room, Sitting Room, 4 Double Bedrooms, Bath/Shower Room, Long Drive, Double Garage, Shed/Workshop, Grade 2 Listed Limekiln (used as Store), Established Gardens with Wildlife Areas and Pond.

Full Details

ST GERMANS 1 MILE, DOWNDERRY/THE COAST 3 MILES, PLYMOUTH 9 MILES, SALTASH 9 MILES ARE YOU RIVERSIDE DREAMING? - An immensely pretty and semi-detached cottage situated within 0.65 acre of enchanting riverside gardens with over 60 yards of frontage to the tidal waters of Polbathic Lake. About 1405 sq ft, Garden Room, Snug/Dining Room, Sitting Room, 4 Double Bedrooms, Bath/Shower Room, Long Drive, Double Garage, Shed/Workshop, Grade 2 Listed Limekiln (used as Store), Established Gardens with Wildlife Areas and Pond.

LOCATION Polbathic stands at the head of a tributary of the tidal River Lynher known as Polbathic Lake, this location is designated as an Area of Great Landscape Value and just inside the western boundary of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a popular public house and well supported community hall. Polbathic also has a boatyard trading as The Lynher Boatyard and offering boat storage, marine services and a slipway for it's customers.



Close by the historic village of St Germans stands adjacent to the River Lynher in a Conservation Area and also within the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Facilities include a mainline railway station (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours), community shop/post office, primary school (Ofsted rated "Good"), doctors' surgery, church, public house, wine bar/restaurant and a sailing club with long frontage to the River Lynher. St Germans is also home to the beautiful Port Eliot Estate.



A wide range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities are available at Saltash including a Waitrose store on its northern outskirts. St Mellion International Golf Resort lies approximately 13 miles distant.



The coastline and beaches of Whitsand and Looe Bay provide wonderful leisure opportunities and are officially designated Marine Conservation Zones noted for the abundance of marine flora and fauna. Tregonhawke Cliff lies within an Area of Great Landscape Value and is also a designated County Wildlife Site.



Nearby Portwrinkle (3.5 miles) is home to the Whitsand Bay Golf Club and lies on the beautiful south west coast path, just to the west of Plymouth and east of Looe, in an extraordinary unspoilt coastal region away from the tourist routes and adjacent to the beautiful Rame Peninsula. The welcoming village of Downderry has a village shop, beachside public house and popular primary school (rated "Good" by Ofsted), also within the catchment area of two Plymouth grammar schools, with their excellent reputation. There are a much wider range of facilities available in the riverside town of Torpoint with its sailing club and deep water moorings.



The city of Plymouth has a historic waterfront with a ferry port with regular services to France and Northern Spain. The wide expanses and beaches of Whitsand and Looe Bay are within a short drive and provide boundless leisure opportunities.

DESCRIPTION Available on the open market for the first time in 50 years, 1 Polgreen comprises a thoroughly charming riverside property with fabulous views over the tidal waters of Polbathic Lake and the surrounding unspoilt landscape of the Lynher River Valley. This location is super convenient with straightforward commuting access to Plymouth and only a short distance from the dramatic coastline of Whitsand Bay and the Rame Peninsula. For nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts the riverside location presents boundless opportunities to "fulfil your lifestyle".



The property offers deceptively spacious accommodation with double glazed windows and oil fired central heating, extending to about 1405 sq ft and briefly comprising - GROUND FLOOR - 20' Garden Room with fine river views and open plan to the 12' Snug/Dining Room with old fireplace housing a gas fired room heater - 13' Sitting Room with open fireplace and granite surround - 20' Kitchen/Breakfast Room - FIRST FLOOR - 4 Double Bedrooms each with a fine outlook, one bedroom also enjoys separate external access thereby presenting the opportunity to create a guest wing or annexe depending upon individual needs and any consents that may be required.

OUTSIDE The private entrance drive (shared with the neighbour 2 Polgreen), the driveway provides ample parking for many cars including space for boat/dinghy and motorhome etc. Various useful outbuildings include a double garage with workshop at the rear, former stone built limekiln (Grade 2 Listed) providing useful storage together with a greenhouse.



The established gardens are a particular feature of the property, extending to about 0.65 acre and thoughtfully laid out to provide the perfect combination of formal lawns, rockeries and natural areas. The long frontage to the tidal waters of Polbathic Lake provide opportunities for those with boating, kayaking or SUP interests and the waterside areas are a natural haven for a myriad of wildlife. There is a pond with fountain/waterfall feature and an open fronted Summerhouse which is strategically positioned as a fine vantage point to observe the gardens and river beyond.

EPC RATING - E

DIRECTIONS Using Sat Nav - Postcode PL11 3EU