Old railway station could be just the ticket
You don't have to love trains to fall for the charms of a former railway station in an elevated plot in a tranquil rural setting.
Reached from a minor country lane on the western slopes of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Old Luckett Station at Monks Cross, Callington has stunning views across surrounding countryside towards Dartmoor and Tavistock.
The station includes a former station master's house, separate leisure complex incorporating an indoor pool, spa bath and sauna, detached garage, workshop and a further outbuildings. The outbuildings include a summerhouse, shed, store, greenhouse and wood store.
Set in about 2.5 acres with superbly landscaped gardens and grounds, the property includes the former railway platform, pony paddock, turnout paddocks and a field shelter.
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Old Luckett Station, a railway enthusiasts' delight, is believed to date to 1908. The house is in a private and secluded, but not isolated position.
The accommodation comprises a porch, entrance hall, kitchen, 33ft sitting room/dining room, conservatory, study/bedroom four, utility room and bathroom on the ground floor, with two en-suite bedrooms, bedroom three with balcony and a bathroom on the first floor.
The property has an extensive gravel driveway and turning area which in turn gives access to the detached open-fronted garage/workshop. The grounds extend to about 2.5 acres and include formal landscaped gardens, lawns, large wooden deck, several water features, wildlife areas and pony paddock down to sloping grass with post and wire fence boundaries which leads to two turnout paddocks and a field shelter. The leisure complex sits behind the property and was constructed in the 1990s as a larger version of the waiting room.
On the market at £775,000, contact Mansbridge & Balment
(01822 612345) for further details.