Do you want a life style changing opportunity? Picturesque thatched cottage with indoor heated SWIMMING POOL and SAUNA! Fantastic business opportunity or substantial family home. Six bedrooms plus en suites, perfect for holiday letting! Gardens and a small PADDOCK. WOW WOW WOW!
Tumbles Lodge - Welcome to Tumbles Lodge, located in the rural hamlet of Hersham, a short drive from Stratton. Stratton is full of history and ancient architecture, including the famous Tree Inn and Kings Arms. It also has a range of amenities, including a post office, a fish and chip shop, a primary school, doctors' surgery, and a hospital. It is just a short drive from Bude, with its spectacular coastline and beaches.
Holiday Lettings - Tumbles Lodge is currently utilised as a holiday let, and provides a substantial annual income. There are accounts available on request.
Entrance Hall - The entrance hall opens out to one wing of the cottage and has stairs down to the rest of the property. There is a useful walk in store room, having three store cupboards. Stairs lead up to the lounge, and down to the snug.
Pool Control Room - The mechanics of the pool are secured in this room, as is the oil fired boiler. There is shelving, a tap, and some storage cupboards.
Lounge - 8.13 x 4.45 - A lovely spacious room with light flooding in from three directions, which gives the benefit of far reaching views across open countryside. The focal point of the room is a feature stone wall with a magnificent, cast iron, corner log burner set on a stone hearth. An impressive room with vaulted timber ceilings, a galleried stairwell and plenty of space for the four sofas! The windows overlook the paddock and stabling to one side and, to the other, the side garden. To the rear, there are views over rural Cornish countryside. A door opens onto a stone balcony, with steps down to the side gardens. There are two radiators, a TV point and a telephone point. Steps up to a landing area with doors off to bedrooms two & six and a bathroom. There is a pay phone on the landing and a storage cupboard.
Snug Lounge - 5.66 x 4.45 - A cosy room with a large attractive cast iron log burning stove taking centre stage, set in natural stone fireplace with two feature insets. There is a chunky oak mantle above and ceiling beams giving further character to the room. The snug is furnished with a sofa, armchair, a solid wood table football game, and a television. There are French doors opening out onto the poolside. There are wall lights and a radiator. Doors lead off to a utility room, the kitchen and to an inner hallway leading to another wing of the property.
Inner Hallway One - The inner hall has doors off to the under stairs cupboard, the pool control room and steps up to bedroom three and four and the bathroom.
Inner Hallway Two - From the kitchen/diner there are steps down to a hallway with doors off to a shower room, bedroom three and the master bedroom.
Kitchen/ Diner - 9.85 x 4.35 - What a magnificent kitchen! Its space and light make for a very welcoming room. To one end of the room there is an extensive, modern, fitted kitchen. This comprises a matching range of wall and base units of cottage style in white, with wood effect worktop. It is well equipped, with a ' Samsung' larder fridge and freezer with drinks machine, an eye level 'Hotpoint ' double electric oven, a separate halogen four ring hob set in the worktop with extractor above, and a 'Zanussi' dishwasher. There is also a breakfast bar with two stools. To the other end is the dining room, with an impressive table that easily seats twelve. There are views through patio doors over the garden through the play area to open countryside beyond. French doors also open out to the pool side, making this a great social space!
Utility - There is a 'Bendix' washing machine and a 'Creda' tumble drier plumbed in, and ample storage for vacuums, brooms etc. A door leads from within to a WC with sink and tiled splash back. There is a obscure glazed window.
Master Bedroom One - 5.82 x 3.7 - 'A Room with a View!' A lovely room with views over the patio to the rolling Cornish hills. Very spacious, and furnished with a double divan bed with drawers under, and two pine bedside cabinets with lamps. There is plenty of space still for the wardrobe, a chest of drawers and a dressing table with a free standing mirror. The room has double french doors opening out onto the large patio area adjoining the cottage. Door off to the en suite. Radiator.
En Suite To Master Bedroom - 2.62 x 1.6 - A fully tiled room with a double shower cubicle, WC, sink with mirror above and shaver light. There is an obscure glazed window, vinyl flooring and a towel rail.
Bedroom Two - 3.84 x 3.58 - A large double bedroom with a pine double bed, chest of drawers and two bedside tables. Angular ceilings add character, and the window looks out to the front aspect. There are uplighters, a loft hatch, radiator and a door to an en suite bathroom.
En Suite To Bedroom Two - An en suite shower room with a large, fully tiled shower cubicle, housing an electric 'Mira' shower. There is a sink with chrome taps and a mirror above with a shaver light. A useful wall cabinet and towel rail. The flooring is vinyl.
Bedroom Three - 4.2 x 3.15 - This twin room with built in wardrobes has views over the garden and to countryside beyond. The furnishing comprises two beds, two bedside tables with lamps and a pine chest of drawers. Radiator.
Bedroom Four - 4.2 x 3.79 - A large bright and airy double bedroom with a bay window overlooking the front and a side window overlooking the side garden. It is furnished with a double bed, chest of drawers, a built in wardrobe with mirror and two bedside cabinets with lamps. There is a radiator and TV aerial.
Bedroom Five - 3.84 x 3.24 - A spacious twin room with built in wardrobes. It benefits from being dual aspect with a bay window overlooking the front and a window to the side overlooking the stable block. There are two beds with bedside tables, lamps and a radiator.
Bedroom Six - 3.72 x 2.73 - A twin room with built in wardrobes, a chest of drawers and a pine bedside table. The room has angular ceilings and a recessed window, providing added character, and benefits from countryside views to the side over the stables. Radiator.
Bathroom - The bathroom suite comprises a bath with chrome mixer taps, WC, a sink with white tile splash back, and a mirror with a shaver light. The flooring is vinyl and the walls are wooden and painted white. There is a high level window, shelf unit and towel rail.
Bathroom Two - There is a white bathroom suite comprising bath, WC and sink, with white tiling throughout. The sink has chrome mixer taps, a mirror above and a shaver light. The window overlooks the stable block.
Swimming Pool + Sauna - 10.95 x 6.08 - What a dream! Your own swimming pool, with blue marble effect liner and under water lighting. There is natural stone flooring around the perimeter. The current owner keeps it temptingly warm at 86 degrees. The pool is 5ft deep, and measures 28ft by 14ft. The room is heated by two radiators and there is a dehumidifier. There are large roof windows and light also comes in from the kitchen. There is also a window into the lower hallway, and French doors into the Snug lounge. There is a door leading from the pool to a room with a shower cubicle and WC, radiator heating and vinyl flooring. There is also the luxury of a timber sauna room, large enough for four adults. A door provides access to the side of the property.
Shower Room - The room benefits from a large, fully tiled double shower cubicle with a 'Mira' shower, WC, sink and heated towel rail. There is an obscure glazed window.
Outside Space - There is a large driveway with plenty of off road parking to the front and side of the cottage. The driveway extends down the side of the property giving vehicular access to the stable block. The paddock runs parallel to the house. The gardens wrap around the cottage and are perfectly located to appreciate the views. A lovely country garden!
Gardens - A beautiful, private garden with a large stone 'wishing well house', accessed from the side of the property down a stone staircase. The garden is laid to lawn with a hedged and tree lined boundary and is also accessible from the kitchen diner. There is a garden shed partly hidden by foliage. The side garden gently slopes away and merges into the rear garden. From here the garden has a backdrop of open countryside: a very appealing aspect! The rear garden meets the house at a large sun terrace, designed to appreciate the views. The garden is mainly lawned, but there are also mature shrubs and plants. There is also a timber play area with a slide to complete the dream for children!
Paddock - The paddock measures approx 105 metres by 11 metres. It is level and runs parallel along the length of the garden. There is also a useful tack room and stabling. Ideal for a pony or small horse or just to run around in! From the stable there is a concrete driveway to the road.
Agents Notes - Please note there are currently bookings on this property as it is run as a holiday let. Copy of accounts can be provided on request.
The property is being sold fully furnished.
The approximate floor area of this property is 262.02m squared.