We are pleased to offer this Grade II* listed Georgian Villa set in walled grounds. Arguably one of the finest Georgian houses in the South West of England ,dating from the 1790s with a wealth of period features of the highest quality.
Surrounded by high stone walls the house and gardens are very private yet are in the heart of town a short walk from all amenities, the ferries to Plymouth and the yacht club.
Torpoint Is a small town conveniently situated across the river Tamar from the city of Plymouth, yet just a short drive to some of the finest beaches, walks and views in South East Cornwall.
Built by a mining magnate and home to merchants and admirals the scale has lent itself to many uses both commercial and domestic, it has been refurbished by the present owners to make a comfortable family home.
Set over four floors this landmark property is listed Grade 2 star as:
"The quality of detail throughout the house is very high and remarkably complete."and is a lot to take in.
Admire the cupolas, fine coving and mahogany doors in the entrance hallway, before ascending the cantilevered granite staircase to the fabulous ballroom with matching marble fireplaces.
On to the second floor and lovely views across the Tamar to both Plymouth and Mount Edgecumbe. Choose to descend by the separate servants staircase that runs all the way down to the slate floored basement with two wine cellars and the original range in the servants hall.
From there granite stairs lead up to the large old stables from which you can cross the cobbled courtyard to the annex or enter the kitchen, or exit to the large gardens via the conservatory.
The accommodation briefly comprises, on the ground floor, an impressive entrance hall with original moulded and painted ceilings leading to a stunning staircase leading to the upper floors.
To one side of the hallway is the superb formal dining room with its impressive ceilings, wooden flooring, fireplace, French window overlooking the gardens, unique curved walls and amazing curved doors, leading to the servants quarters.
Opposite this room, is the family room with another impressive fireplace and French window overlooking the garden . From this room you can access the spacious modern kitchen/ diner with ample storage space and a range of integrated appliances including a very impressive mixed fuel AGA.
From the kitchen is a spacious and bright conservatory with access to one of the enclosed courtyards. The versatile garage measuring 46ft x 25ft could have many uses and has access to the Cellar.
To the rear of the ground floor is a light and airy study, which leads onto the utility room. There is also a separate cloakroom and boiler room on this floor.
There is an impressive first floor landing with the with access to the elegant formal ballroom/ sitting room and drawing room. With access, via one of the three French windows, to a balcony overlooking the grounds.
Both rooms are filled with period features including fireplaces decretive ceiling alcoves and wooden flooring. Also on this floor is a bedroom, guest room, with en-suite shower room, there is an office , separate W.C and a further separate shower room.
On the second floor there are a further 5 bedrooms with 3 having superb views over the river Tamar towards Plymouth Dockyard and the Tamar estuary.
There is a further bedroom to the rear, a dressing room, a family bathroom and another guest room with en-suite bathroom. From this floor is access also to an internal 'Servants staircase' which takes you all the way to the cellar with access on all floors.
The cellar comprises four large usable rooms with impressive flag stone floors. There are two store rooms and a wine cellar with slate shelving.
Externally there is a large surrounding garden with a front lawn with a variety of shrubs , bushes and trees.At the bottom of the front garden is a parking area with parking for four cars via electronic gates. To the side is an enclosed courtyard area and access to storage.
To the rear of the property is another double electronic gate with access to further parking and Annex/ Coach House.
The two storey annex comprises on the ground floor a living room and kitchen diner .On the first floor a bedroom, dressing room/ store room and bathroom. The annex has both an external entrance and access from the grounds. This addition would make an ideal home for extended family, office or could provide extra income.
The whole of the property is surrounded by an impressive and historic tall stone wall which is also listed.
We would recommend an early viewing to appreciate this very impressive period property steeped in history.
DINING ROOM 24' 7" x 15' 8" (7.5m x 4.8m)
FAMILY ROOM 17' 0" x 15' 5" (5.2m x 4.7m)
KITCHEN 21' 7" x 14' 1" (6.6m x 4.3m)
STUDY 13' 9" x 10' 9" (4.2m x 3.3m)
UTILITY ROOM 9' 10" x 9' 10" (3.0m x 3.0m)
BALLROOM 24' 11" x 16' 8" (7.6m x 5.1m)
DRAWING ROOM 16' 8" x 15' 8" (5.1m x 4.8m)
OFFICE 11' 1" x 7' 2" (3.4m x 2.2m)
BEDROOM 1 15' 5" x 14' 5" (4.7m x 4.4m)
BEDROOM 2 14' 5" x 11' 5" (4.4m x 3.5m)
BEDROOM 5 16' 8" x 15' 1" (5.1m x 4.6m)
BEDROOM 6 16' 8" x 9' 2" (5.1m x 2.8m)
BEDROOM 7 16' 8" x 16' 8" (5.1m x 5.1m)
DRESSING ROOM 11' 1" x 7' 2" (3.4m x 2.2m)
BEDROOM 3 15' 8" x 14' 1" (4.8m x 4.3m)
BEDROOM 4 11' 1" x 9' 10" (3.4m x 3.0m)
GROUND FLOOR COACH HOUSE
LIVING ROOM 15' 1" x 12' 1" (4.6m x 3.7m)
KITCHEN 16' 4" x 9' 10" (5.0m x 3.0m)
FIRST FLOOR COACH HOUSE
STORE 16' 4" x 7' 10" (5.0m x 2.4m)
BEDROOM 16' 4" x 9' 10" (5.0m x 3.0m)
BATHROOM 7' 10" x 7' 6" (2.4m x 2.3m)
STORAGE 8' 6" x 6' 10" (2.6m x 2.1m)
COUNCIL TAX BAND G
LOCAL AUTHORITY Cornwall County Council
POSTCODE FOR SAT NAV PL11 2BL