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Downgate, Liskeard, PL14
In Excess of, £525,000 For Sale (Freehold)

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Discover a charming 4-bedroom character property in an enchanting setting with idyllic views and direct access to open Moorland. The cottage features character-rich elements, including an en-suite master bedroom, two reception rooms, and an open-plan kitchen. The gardens approach 0,5 acre (approx) and provide seclusion, privacy, and a diverse array of established seasonal plants, shrubs, and trees. Enjoy a unique Moor experience right at your doorstep.


Nestled in an enchanting setting, this detached 4-bedroom character property offers idyllic living with stunning views and splendid gardens that seamlessly connect to open Moorland, providing direct access for an immersive experience of the Moors at your doorstep.

The cottage exudes character with features like an en-suite master bedroom, two reception rooms, and an open-plan kitchen and breakfast room. The impressive gardens, encompassing approaching half an acre (approx), boast seclusion and privacy, adorned with a variety of plants, shrubs, and trees.

Approached via a front driveway leading to a single garage, the property's front and side gardens are a botanical delight. The other side reveals additional gardens and outhouses with captivating countryside views. The rear garden steals the spotlight, featuring a manicured lawn, a central pathway lined with trees, and a captivating wooded area with a gate leading to the Moors.

Inside, the cottage offers spacious living, starting with an entrance hallway leading to a versatile dining room or home office and a rear porch. The open living room boasts a feature stone fireplace and connects to a side conservatory.

The opposite end features a spacious open-plan kitchen and breakfast room, perfect for family living and entertaining. Upstairs, four bedrooms, including an en-suite master, and a family bathroom enjoy picturesque views of the surrounding countryside or the garden.

While the current owners have updated and cleared the garden, the property offers further potential for modernization, inviting buyers to imprint their personal style and add unique finishing touches


Ascend the steps to access the front and side gardens, adorned with a rich variety of plants and vibrant seasonal hues. On the opposite side of the property, discover additional gardens and outhouses offering breath taking views of the surrounding countryside.

Set on plot approaching 0.5 acre, the highlight is the rear garden, featuring a lush lawn, a central pathway bordered by trees, and an enchanting wooded area with diverse seasonal colours. Completing the charm is a wooden gate providing direct access to the Moors.


Nestled in the picturesque hamlet of Downgate, surrounded by the natural beauty of Bodmin Moor, this residence enjoys an idyllic rural setting. The nearby village of Upton Cross offers essential amenities, including an eco primary school, Post Office, Parish Church, village hall, public house, and the renowned Sterts Arts Centre.

A mere 7 miles away, the thriving market town of Liskeard provides convenient access to Cornwall's South Coast with sandy beaches. Liskeard itself boasts a range of facilities, including a retail park, supermarkets, a leisure centre, and excellent educational options. The town is well-connected via a mainline railway station and easy access to the A38 and A30, providing direct routes to Exeter and throughout Cornwall.


Services - mains electric, water and private drainage.

Satnav Reference - PL14 5AJ

Vendors position - Buying out of area

Council Tax Band - E

Tenure - Freehold.

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”


Departing from Liskeard, follow the B3254 towards St Cleer and Launceston. Stay on this road, veering right for about eight miles, passing Pensilva and Caradon Hill on your left. Heading towards the village of Upton Cross, Downgate Cottage can be found in an elevated position on the left hand side.

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