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Upton Cross, Liskeard, PL14
In Excess of, £375,000 Sold STC (Freehold)

Property Details

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Nestled in a serene rural setting, this splendid character cottage has been lovingly improved by its current owners. Offering three bedrooms, private parking, and a spacious greenhouse, this property exudes charm and tranquillity. With no onward chain, this freehold residence presents an idyllic opportunity.

The Property

Nestled within a picturesque and tranquil setting, this stylish and charming detached cottage radiates timeless elegance with its classic period features. Thoroughly renovated by its current owners, the property boasts a delightful garden, private parking, and a spacious greenhouse, evoking the quintessential charm of a "chocolate box" home.

Upon entering through the welcoming porch, the splendid interior comprises a cosy lounge and a separate dining room, both adorned with woodburning stoves, perfect for intimate gatherings on cool evenings. The tastefully designed contemporary kitchen seamlessly merges modern convenience with the cottage's inherent character.

Internally accessible from the kitchen, an attached greenhouse offers versatile potential for various uses, adding to the allure of the property.

Ascending the stairs to the first floor reveals three bedrooms and a sleek family bathroom complete with a bath featuring a shower above, WC, and wash hand basin. Tranquil garden views from two of the bedrooms enhance the serene ambiance of this enchanting location.

Flagstone slate flooring, stunning stone fireplaces, beamed ceilings, wooden latch doors, and a charming stable door at the rear further enhance the rustic charm of the cottage.

The Outside

Accessed via a shared driveway, the property extends a warm welcome with private parking for 3 cars. A quaint gravel path leads to the entrance porch at the front of the property. Continuing along this path, you'll discover an attached, former greenhouse, offering ample opportunity, with a connecting door to the property.

Across from the entrance porch, a gate swings open into the serene garden, a tranquil haven mainly laid to lawn and bordered by a diverse array of shrubs and trees. This idyllic space is not only a child and dog-friendly environment but also perfect for al fresco dining, offering a peaceful retreat for outdoor gatherings. Adding to the charm, a gentle stream flows nearby, providing a soothing backdrop to the picturesque surroundings.

The Location

Situated on the outskirts of the charming village of Upton Cross, the property enjoys proximity to local amenities such as a primary school, a welcoming pub, and the renowned open-air Sterts Theatre. Its location provides easy access to Bodmin Moor, famed for its stunning beauty spots including Sharptor, Gold Diggings, and the iconic Cheesewring, making it an ideal haven for outdoor enthusiasts, whether walkers, cyclists, or horse riders.

Within a 10-mile radius, you'll find the towns of Launceston, Callington, and Liskeard, each offering a comprehensive range of amenities such as supermarkets, schools, medical facilities, and veterinary services. Liskeard also boasts a railway station with direct links to London Paddington via Plymouth.

Plymouth, just 22 miles away, features a deepwater marina and regular ferry services to northern France and Spain, offering convenient travel options. Access to the A30 trunk road at Plusha, 7 miles away, connects you to the cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter and provides access to Newquay Airport, which offers direct flights to London and various destinations across the UK and Europe.


Tenure – Freehold

Services – Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. 

Garden orientation – (Principal – South)

Vendors position – No Onward Chain

Council Tax Band – Business Rated

Satnav Reference – PL14 5BA

Agents note   

1) The property is currently used as a holiday let and therefore is business rated, we expect this to return to a residential rating when purchased as a main dwelling.

2) Please note, a pedestrian access path to the neighbouring property has been sympathetically added to enhance privacy for the property and immediate neighbour. For further clarification, please contact Parkes and Pearn.

3) The property is accessed by a private shared driveway and benefits legal vehicular and pedestrian rights of way to the cottage and external areas.

4) The Vendors are to place a covenant over the property to prevent the use for holiday accommodation, or for the construction of a further separate dwelling within it’s own boundary.

Agents Note: “We would recommend reviewing the Key Facts for Buyers link before viewing or purchasing this property which can be found at the end of this property listing or on our website”


From Liskeard, proceed out of town on the St Cleer Road. Stay on this road crossing the Moor and passing signs for Pensilva. Continue beyond a small cluster of properties and taking a right hand turning sign posted for Caradon town..Take the right hand turning and until reaching the hamlet. Take a left at the crossroads and continue and proceed taking the first left onto the driveway accessing both Foxgloves and neighbouring cottgae Woodlands.

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