River Fowey Retreat, Lower Polscoe, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0HQ | Property for sale | Savills
3,089 sq ft(286.98 sq m)
Guide price £895,000(€1,063,406)

River Fowey RetreatLower Polscoe, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0HQ

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Modern detached house with spectacular rural views
  • Convenient location, with wonderful walks from the doorstep
  • Immaculate accommodation over 2 floors extending to about 3089 sq ft
  • Five bedrooms (three en suite) and a family bathroom
  • Spectacular open-plan living spaces with balconies
  • Generous landscaped gardens of about 0.5 acres
  • Detached double garage and storage building

A spacious detached house in extensive gardens, set on the edge of an exclusive development, enjoying far-reaching rural views to Restormel Castle and the historic town of Lostwithiel.

About this property

  • Situated on the edge of an exclusive gated development of just seven barn conversions and four detached houses, No 10 River Fowey Retreat was formerly the Club House of the Lostwithiel Golf & Country Club. The building has recently been converted and finished to an impeccable standard throughout, providing spacious, reverse level accommodation, enjoying wonderful views over its gardens to Restormel Castle and the town of Lostwithiel.

    Extending to 3089 sq ft, the buildings ground floor accommodation comprises a reception hall with oak staircase, a lobby/boot room, utility room with door to garden, three en suite bedrooms and two further bedrooms which share a family bathroom. The principal bedroom and guest bedroom suites both have dressing rooms and each of the remaining bedrooms have built in storage cupboards, perfectly suited to a large or growing family.

    The first floor provides a spectacular open-plan layout, with two balconies from which to enjoy the property's uninterrupted views. The bespoke kitchen has been fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted units with quartz worktops. From here, bi-folding doors open to a substantial balcony with plenty of space for al-fresco dining and entertaining whilst enjoying views over the gardens and golf course to Restormel Castle.

    The sitting room has a wonderful, warm atmosphere with a central feature fireplace and doors opening onto a further balcony and seating area. There is also a cloakroom and snug/study on this floor with further storage space.

    Outside, the property is approached via a pair of timber gates which open onto the gravelled driveway, flanked by lawns on either side and leading to a substantial parking and turning area in front of the house, and detached garage building. There is also pedestrian gate access via a gate. The gardens have been beautifully landscaped to include terraces, level lawns, a selection of trees and shrubs, all of which are bordered by feather-edge fencing providing privacy and security for pets.

    Mains - Water, Electricity, Gas and Drainage.
    Gas central heating.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

With so much space and the perfect base from which to explore Cornwall, this house is perfectly suited to those who love to entertain.

Chris CliffordProperty agent

Local information

  • Once home to the novelist Daphne Du Maurier, the River Fowey is a beautiful estuary which joins the sea between Readymoney Cove and Polruan on Cornwall's beautiful south coast. About 6 miles upstream is the historic stannary town of Lostwithiel. Once the ancient capital of Cornwall, some 700 years ago, its pretty narrow streets contain many antique and craft shops as well as other independent shops and eateries catering for everyday needs. There are also two primary schools and a community centre which supports the towns year round community. Secondary schooling can be found in Fowey, Bodmin and Truro or St Joseph's at Launceston.
  • For the walking enthusiast, the area boasts many interesting walks along the river and through the leafy lanes to the ruins of Restormel Castle. For the keen golfer there is the Lostwithiel Golf Course, whilst Lanhydrock Golf Course, one of the finest golf courses in the South West, is just seven miles away. The town lies within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with both the Duchy of Cornwall Nursery and Lanhydrock House within easy reach to the north.
  • To the south is the pretty harbour town of Fowey, also one of Cornwall's most historic and unspoilt seaport towns renowned for its safe deep water anchorage and sailing facilities.
  • Communications to the area are excellent, with Bodmin and the A30 to the north and the A38 and Plymouth to the East, whilst Lostwithiel has a main line train station, providing regular services to London and Penzance.

Additional information

  • Directions: Lostwithiel town centre about 1 mile, Fowey about 8 miles, Bodmin (A30) about 7 miles. Directions: From the A30 at Bodmin, take the B3268 heading south towards Fowey and Lostwithiel, passing through Lanhydrock, Trebyan and Sweetshouse. After about 5.5 miles, turn left onto the A390 towards Lostwithiel and Liskeard. Proceed for a further 2 miles, passing through Lostwithiel, then turn left as you leave the town headed uphill onto Cott Road. At the end of Cott Road, River Fowey Retreat can be accessed via electric gates. Proceed through the gates and follow the road round to the left. The entrance to No. 10 will be found on the left as you start to head down hill.
  • EPC Rating: C
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: E