£475,000 – For Sale, Bodmin – 5 Bed Detached House

A Quintessential Edwardian Charmer! This stunning period property retaining many original features & boasting exceptional living space, is nestled away within an elevated position amid an English Country Garden with secure off-road parking for several vehicles & a garage within private gated grounds.

This impressive property retains many original period features and is situated in a sought-after location in an elevated position on the outskirts of the town. Exceptional living space within private grounds in a secluded setting makes this a perfect family home. Simply stunning!

Featuring many wonderful period characters including high ceilings creating that feeling of grandeur and space, original wooden bay and sash windows, original floor tiles, wooden flooring, ornate coving, and not to mention the original fireplaces to create warm and cosy living spaces. this property will make you feel as you have been transported back in time!

Boasting so many beautiful reception rooms including a drawing, dining and breakfast room, you’ll be spoilt for choice. A well-appointed kitchen and separate pantry with a downstairs cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation, although the adjoining outbuildings presently providing essential storage offer the potential to extend if necessary, subject to planning permission consent.

To the first-floor there are five bedrooms, of which four are double in size, and a family bathroom with a separate WC. Encompassed in its own grounds of established trees to the borders and mature gardens comprising of a beautiful lush terraced lawn and an extensive patio, with a variety of shrub and flower beds to the borders to create a typical English country garden offering both privacy and a sunny aspect. Beyond the double gated entrance, within the secure grounds is a parking area providing off road parking for approximately 3 vehicles and a single garage.

Key Features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Porch & Rear Lobby, Downstairs Cloakroom
  • Outbuildings Offering Potential
  • Parking for 3 Cars & Garage
  • Close Proximity to Town Centre
  • EPC-E

Step inside through the original wooden glazed door

Through to the porch where you are immediately hit by sunlight protruding through every single pane illuminating the space making this a lovely bright and welcoming room to receive visitors and guests, and a great place for your favourite plants to soak up the sunshine too! Original quarry floor tiles underfoot add to the character and make an easy clean.

Straight ahead is a further original glazed wooden door opening into the impressive entrance hall, where beautiful original decorative floor tiles sweep throughout and a picture rail features, together with a radiator and telephone point. From here you’ll find the drawing room positioned on the right the dining room to the left. To the far end of the entrance hall is a door to an inner lobby featuring a pantry cupboard with doors either side into the breakfast room on the right and kitchen to the left.

From the far end of the entrance hall take a sharp left turn and you have arrived at the bottom of the original wooden spindle staircase curving upwards and around to the first-floor landing. Here you’ll find an under stairs cupboard providing useful storage and the perfect place to house the hoover and more. To the rear is where the quaint downstairs cloakroom can be located featuring a low-level WC and hand wash basin, with decorative tiling over, finished in white keeping it fresh. There’s also a radiator and frosted glazed window to the rear.

The drawing room is a wonderful space where you are instantly drawn to the original period features of an open fireplace with slate inset and matching hearth taking centre stage, and a large bay window spanning the width of the room, allowing delightful views of the garden and light to beam through. A peaceful and spacious room also featuring a picture rail, TV point, radiator and wooden flooring, where you can sit and relax in a tranquil setting enjoying the peace and quiet as well as the lovely views overlooking the garden. 

Across the entrance hall is the dining room. Another great place where you can impress family and friends with a fine dining experience, whilst enjoying the lovely views of the garden from yet another large bay window allowing plenty of natural light to flood the space. A fireplace with tiled inset and hearth and a wooden mantle surround is the main focus of this room with further features including a picture rail, radiator and wooden flooring. There’s room to display other favourite pieces of furniture too, or possibly a workstation if required.

Take the door at the far end of the entrance hall and you have arrived in the inner lobby where the original bell service board features and is believed to be in working order still. Directly in front is the walk-in pantry, with a glazed window to the side, a perfect place to store groceries and wine amongst the slate and wooden shelving, and this is where the electric meter can also be located. A door to the left leads into the kitchen and opposite is where the breakfast room can be located.

The delightful breakfast room, once the original scullery kitchen where servants catered for the whole household, is another light and airy space with plenty of room for a breakfast table and where a very large attractive original fireplace features with a wooden mantle. A rear window overlooking the driveway allows light in and a wooden floor lies underfoot for easy maintenance. There is also a wall mounted cupboard providing useful storage and a radiator. A door to the left leads into the rear lobby featuring a tiled floor, where a courtesy door to the left provides access into the garage and a wooden glazed door to the right leads out into the garden.

The galley style kitchen, conveniently placed directly opposite the breakfast room, displays a range of white base cupboards in a wooden finish aligning both sides of the walls to provide ample storage for pots and pans, and other kitchen gadgets, with a matching worktop and decorative tiling above. Below the glazed window at the far end of the kitchen, to the right is a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink drainer unit with chrome fountain mixer tap over and where views of the side garden can be enjoyed whilst tending to dishes. Mounted to the wall is the gas central heating boiler serving the hot water and the gas central heating radiators. There is space for a free-standing electric cooker, washing machine and dishwasher if required. To complete the kitchen is a radiator and floor tiles in neutral tones.

Returning to the entrance hall, ascend the original wooden staircase to the half-landing where an exceptional large opaque glass window prominently features allowing rays of light to shine through and steps continuing alongside the original wooden feature balustrade sweeping round and upwards to the first-floor. A beautiful landing featuring a radiator, with room for a workstation, or where you could sit and indulge in a good book. From here there is access into the partially boarded loft, accessible via a loft ladder with lighting and doors leading to all bedrooms and the family bathroom, where there is a separate WC.

Take the first door on the right and you have arrived in the first of the double bedrooms, where a feature fireplace is centrally positioned and where lovely views of the garden and the town beyond can be enjoyed from the glazed window to the front. Further features include wooden flooring, a picture rail and a radiator. Adjoining this room is a further bedroom, also double in size and featuring a radiator, enjoying similar views from a glazed window to the front. 

To the far end of the landing is a door to the left leading into the master bedroom. A wonderful space featuring an ornate feature fireplace and picture rail, with a range of full height built-in wardrobes providing useful hanging and shelving space. There is also a radiator and glazed window overlooking the gardens to the side providing some lovely views.

Adjoining the master bedroom on the right is a further double room where a glazed window to the front provides lovely views overlooking the garden and also features an ornate feature fireplace and a picture rail, and a range of full height built-in wardrobes providing useful hanging and shelving space, complete with wooden flooring and a radiator.

To the left of the master bedroom, is the last of the bedrooms, a single room featuring wooden flooring and a radiator and enjoying similar views of the rear garden from the glazed window.

The family bathroom can be located to the left of the landing, adjoining the single bedroom. Step through the door and you’re met with two doors; the door to the left leading into the bathroom featuring a two-piece suite in crisp white comprising a panel bath with a hand-held shower attachment over and a hand wash basin inset into a vanity unit providing handy storage from the cupboard beneath. Predominantly tiled featuring an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with an immersion heater and shelving for laundry, with a radiator. A large frosted glazed window to the side provides both privacy whilst allowing light. Take the door to the right and you have arrived in the separate WC. Finished in white to match the bathroom with a high-level WC and feature wooden seat with a frosted glazed window to the rear allowing privacy and light.

Step outside into the front porch door onto the extensive patio

Spanning the width of the grounds, the patio is an ideal spot to place garden furniture to gather for garden parties, and sun loungers for soaking up the sunshine. Here you can sit back and relax listening to birdsong and watch the natural wildlife attracted to the many delights within the gardens, within a secluded and private setting.

To the front is a generous and pristine mainly laid terraced lawn, south facing and offering a sunny aspect perfect for young children or even someone wishing to play lawn games. Well stocked flower and shrub beds encompassed by a variety of mature trees fully enclose the borders of the garden. For those wishing to avoid direct sunshine, at the rear of the garden at the lower level, is another great place for another seating area to take shade. There’s also a further seating area to be enjoyed from the side of the patio where there is a veranda, a perfect spot for dining alfresco which leads to the tarmacadam driveway providing off road parking comfortably for three vehicles and access to the garage.

The garage is accessible via an up and over door and easily provides parking for a car with plenty of space for a workshop area, ideal for any DIYer! Supplied with power and lighting with a glazed window to the side overlooking the driveway.

A pathway to the side of the garage leads to the rear garden, featuring further flower and shrub beds surrounded by mature shrubs and established trees, circling the house to provide access to the rear lobby and from here entry into the house. To the right of the rear lobby are two outbuildings, one being a former coal shed and the other a store shed, both providing useful storage and offering the potential to extend into the kitchen if required, subject to planning consent. To the far right is an outside WC featuring a high-level WC, so very handy for the green-thumbed!

A little bit more about the location of Bodmin

Bodmin, with all its amenities, is just a few minutes’ drive away, having undergone a huge transformation into a cycle hub and offering many shopping, banking, schooling and recreational facilities. Perfectly located to access the many renowned sandy beaches and historic coastal towns such as Padstow, Fowey, Charlestown and Port Isaac with the Camel Trail passing through the town and following the route of the old railway into Wadebridge and beyond to Padstow.

To the east of the town is Bodmin Moor designated an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, popular with cyclists, walkers and nature lovers. To the outskirts is the railway station providing direct links to London Paddington, the south East and a variety of other destinations. Enviable positioning between the North and South coats of Cornwall and with the A30 right on your doorstep, commuting in and out of the county is a breeze!


Jacquelines Property Notes

This stunning and spacious property exudes charm and a wealth of character features, with so many reception rooms and bedrooms, it’s perfectly suited for that of a growing family or those who appreciating living space.

What more could you wish for? If you particularly love character properties full of charm and period features, then this one could be the one for you!

What do you think?


Bodmin, 5 Bed Detached House – Guide Price £475,000

Key Features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Porch & Rear Lobby, Downstairs Cloakroom
  • Outbuildings Offering Potential
  • Parking for 3 Cars & Garage
  • Close Proximity to Town Centre
  • EPC-E

Property Floor Plan

Disclaimer: Total approx. floor area 1499 SQ.FT. (139.3 SQ.M.) This plan is for illustrative purposes only. While every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the floor plan above, all measurements are approximate and no responsibility is taken for any error, omission or mis-statement. Measurements are approximate and not to scale.


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