6 bedroom character property for sale

Trefenten, SALTASH

£800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious detached residence
  • Large & versatile accommodation
  • Six bedrooms with master en-suite
  • Fitted shower room & bathroom
  • Living room with Minstrels gallery
  • Dining room, kitchen & utility room
  • Two self contained apartments
  • Extensive gardens, woodland & field

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
On the outskirts of Pillaton, this spacious detached family home offers large, versatile accommodation with many original features. Also offering two self contained apartments, a large barn, double garage, extensive gardens and a c. 1 acre field. Call us on 01752 847151 for more details.


DESCRIPTION
On the outskirts of Pillaton, Trefenten is a large detached residence set in a wonderful position surrounded by countryside, with easy access to Pillaton village and to the A388. The original Cornish longhouse dates to the 16th century and is reputed to be a part of Sir Walter Raleigh's estate. Trefenten, meaning "homestead by the spring", offers large gardens, ample parking, outbuildings and a c.1 acre field. The accommodation comprises entrance hallway, spacious living room with Minstrels landing, downstairs wc, shower room, bathroom, large dining room, kitchen, utility room and six bedrooms with a master en-suite and dressing area. The property offers a wealth of original and traditional features to include exposed timbers, slate floors and stone & granite fireplaces. The property also features a detached barn converted to two self contained apartments, each offering an excellent opportunity for holiday lets or guest accommodation. There is also a large barn, laundry room and a double garage. The gardens are a wonderful feature and surround the property with level lawns, patio areas, large fountain, a garden pond with spring, vegetable garden and a large field of approx 1 acre. There is also a woodland area with a small stream, and much of the garden enjoys far reaching views of the surrounding countryside. Trefenten is a large, versatile family home and viewings are highly recommended.

 
The property is approached from the road by a gated entrance opening to a large driveway providing ample parking. To the front of the property are levelled lawns and the boundaries are defined with a mixture of fencing and stone wall with shrubs and plants. The driveway opens to a Y-shape, one area provides off road parking for a half a dozen cars and leads to the double garage. The other area of driveway leads to the front of the house and provides further off road parking. To the front of the house is a detached barn which has been converted to two apartments called "UpAlong" and "DownAlong". The apartments both have an area of parking. Beside the apartments, to the front boundary is a large barn and a laundry room for UpAlong and DownAlong. To the front of the property are level lawns and the side and rear gardens can be accessed at either side of the house. To the front of the house, steps lead up to the front entrance door which opens into:

Entrance & Hallway 
The vestibule has duel aspect side facing double glazed windows, attractive slate flooring and a second entrance door into the main hallway. The main hall has exposed timbers, radiator, space for furniture and feature flagstone flooring. A wonderful feature of the hallway is an old fireplace with granite and exposed stonework and a timber mantle. From the hallway, an archway continues through to the living room and doors open to:

Bedroom One 11' 4" x 14' 10" +recess w/fitted draws ( 3.45m x 4.52m +recess w/fitted draws )
The master suite is an excellent size and has duel aspect front and rear facing double glazed windows, radiator, exposed timbers and to the front window is a recess with built in cabinets, drawers, built in bedside cabinets and half tester above the bed.

Dressing Area 7' 7" x 4' 6" ( 2.31m x 1.37m )
There is a dressing area which has built in wardrobes, radiator and a front facing double glazed window. A door continues through to the en-suite bathroom.

Ensuite (L-Shaped) 9' 5" max x 9' 3" max ( 2.87m max x 2.82m max )
The en suite bathroom is an excellent size and has a rear facing double glazed window, radiator, tiled flooring, heated towel rail and a built in cupboard providing useful storage space. A white suite comprises a low level wc, bidet, wash hand basin with vanity unit, a corner bath and shower cubicle with electric shower.

Bedroom Two 14' 2" x 9' 9" ( 4.32m x 2.97m )
An excellent sized double bedroom with two rear facing double glazed windows with recessed sills, exposed timbers, radiator and good space for furniture.

Downstairs Wc & Cloakroom 
Having a rear facing double glazed window with deep sill, radiator, low level wc and a wash hand basin. A deep recess offers useful storage and hanging space. This was previously a shower cubicle and could be converted back.

Living Room 22' 5" max x 23' 11" max ( 6.83m max x 7.29m max )
An impressive feature of the property is this spacious living room which features a vaulted ceiling and a "minstrel's gallery", or landing.
From the hallway an archway opens to a half landing which has steps down into the living room and also a staircase leading up to the minstrel gallery. The living room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and double glazed windows to the front and sides. There is a floor to ceiling stone and granite chimney breast and a feature LPG fire to a deep recess with raised slate shelving to the sides. There is an access door into the rear garden and a door continues through to an inner hall and the remainder of the downstairs accommodation. The living room features flagstone flooring and offers ample space for furniture. There is a radiator, TV and telephone point and a solid wood feature staircase leads to the minstrel's gallery and has a large cupboard beneath.

Inner Hallway 
The living room gives access to an inner hallway with a side facing double glazed window. Doors open to:

Bathroom 10' 11" max x 6' 2" ( 3.33m max x 1.88m )
The bathroom has a side facing double glazed window, inset ceiling spotlights, coving, tiled flooring, a radiator, wall light and a suite in white to include a spa bath with shower attachment, low level wc, bidet and a wash hand basin with pedestal.

Bedroom Five 14' 8" x 11' 9" +doorway ( 4.47m x 3.58m +doorway )
An excellent sized double bedroom with a side facing double glazed window and side access door to the gardens. There is a radiator, exposed beams and built in cupboards providing deep storage space, one of which houses a boiler. From the fifth bedroom a door continues through to bedroom six.

Bedroom Six 11' 4" x 9' 6" ( 3.45m x 2.90m )
This room has a side facing double glazed window, radiator, exposed beams and good space for furniture. This room, along with bedroom five and bathroom offer an excellent opportunity to create further self contained accommodation, perhaps for an independent family member.

Minstrels Gallery / Landing 14' 8" x 5' 7" ( 4.47m x 1.70m )
This is a delightful feature of the property. The landing overlooks a large part of the living room and has a side facing double glazed window, space for furniture and exposed timbers. An archway leads through to the dining room and a hallway gives access to the accommodation on the first floor level.

Inner Landing 
The hallway has a radiator and a large side facing double glazed window. Doors open to:

Bedroom Three 12' 9" x 11' 5" ( 3.89m x 3.48m )
An excellent sized third double bedroom with a side facing double glazed window and a floor to ceiling double glazed window overlooking the gardens. There is a radiator, coving and a range of fitted bedroom furniture with drawers, wardrobes and shelving.

Bedroom Four 11' x 11' 8" ( 3.35m x 3.56m )
A fourth double bedroom with a side facing double glazed window, radiator and Pine fitted wardrobes with shelves.

Shower Room 5' 9" x 11' max ( 1.75m x 3.35m max )
The shower room has a side facing double glazed window, inset ceiling spotlights, radiator, tiled flooring, built in linen cupboard providing useful storage space and a suite in white to include low level wc, bidet, wash hand basin with pedestal and a double shower cubicle with electric shower.

Study / Nursery 10' 4" x 5' 7" ( 3.15m x 1.70m )
A good size room with a side facing double glazed window and radiator.

Dining Room 20' 10" x 15' 10" ( 6.35m x 4.83m )
The dining room is accessed from the minstrel's gallery landing and is a spacious room, light and airy with duel aspect front and rear facing double glazed windows. Having exposed timber work, ample space for furniture and two radiators. A glazed door continues through to the kitchen.

Kitchen 16' 5" x 11' 2" ( 5.00m x 3.40m )
The kitchen is an excellent size and has duel aspect front and rear facing double glazed windows, exposed timber work, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan and space for a breakfast table and chairs. There is a range of fitted wall, base and display units with roll edge work surface, tiled splash backs, one-and-a half bowl single drainer sink, inset gas hob, integral dishwasher, wall mounted electric double oven and grill, integral fridge and freezer. There is also an Aga which is fuelled by oil and is used only for cooking. The Aga has a recycling cooker hood. A door continues through to the utility room.

Utility Room 15' 10" max x 9' max+doorway ( 4.83m max x 2.74m max+doorway )
The utility room has front and rear facing double glazed windows, inset ceiling spotlights, a deep built in storage cupboard housing a boiler, radiator, loft access and a range of fitted wall and base units with roll edge worktop, stainless steel one-and-a half bowl drainer sink, space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer. A side access door opens to a timber bridge which gives access to the grounds and to garage.

Garage 16' 7" x 26' 5" ( 5.05m x 8.05m )
A large double garage with a recently fitted up and over door. The garage has a concrete floor, duel aspect side facing windows, power, light and water. There are fitted units for storage, a worktop and ample space for appliances. A side access door opens to a path which leads into the gardens and also to a timber bridge giving access to the utility room.

UpAlong 
From the driveway steps lead up to a main entrance stable door which opens to excellent sized lounge with a defined kitchen area. There is a front and rear facing window, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and a radiator. The kitchen area is defined and has a range of fitted wall and base units with a stainless steel drainer sink, inset ceramic hob with double oven below and hood above and an integral fridge. A doorway leads through to a small lobby with a side facing window and a door continues through to the shower room. The shower room has a side facing window, radiator, extractor fan, tiled flooring and walls and comprises a wash hand basin with pedestal, low level wc and shower cubicle with electric shower.
The bedroom is off the living room and is an excellent size with a rear facing window, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, radiator and good space for furniture.

Lounge / Kitchen 20' 6" max x 13' 10" max ( 6.25m max x 4.22m max )

Shower Room 6' 6" max x 5' 7" max ( 1.98m max x 1.70m max )

Bedroom 13' 9" x 10' 1" ( 4.19m x 3.07m )

DownAlong 
A main entrance stable door opens into a small hallway with access to the shower room and the living accommodation. A door leads through to an open plan lounge with a defined kitchen area. The lounge has a front facing window and good space for furniture. The kitchen area has a range of fitted wall and base units with a stainless steel single drainer sink, inset ceramic hob with double oven below and hood above, integral fridge, exposed timbers, a radiator and tiled flooring. A door continues through to the bedroom.
The bedroom has a side facing window, exposed beams and good space for furniture.
The shower room is accessed from the entrance hall and has a front facing window, exposed beams, a radiator and comprises a wash hand basin with pedestal and low level wc and shower. The LPG boiler for both UpAlong and DownAlong is located here.

Lounge / Kitchen 12' 4" x 16' 6" ( 3.76m x 5.03m )

Bedroom 14' 8" max x 9' 3" ( 4.47m max x 2.82m )

Shower Room 5' 11" max x 5' 9" max ( 1.80m max x 1.75m max )

Barn 25' 11" x 12' 11" ( 7.90m x 3.94m )
The Barn is situated at the front of the property and has a patio area to the side with space for garden furniture. This area is bordered by a mixture of plants and shrubs. A wide pathway leads across the front of the barn to two doors; one into the barn and the other to the laundry room. The barn is an excellent size. Currently used for storage, the barn offers the opportunity for a workshop or perhaps a studio. There are three front facing windows, a side facing window and a wide side access door.

Laundy Room + Wc (L-Shaped) 12' 7" max x 9' maz ( 3.84m max x 2.74m maz )
An internal door continues through to the wash room which is also accessed from outside and has a front facing window, power, light and space & plumbing for laundry appliances. There is also a separate wc which has a front facing window.

Gardens & Grounds 
The gardens and grounds are a true feature of Trefenten. The property is surrounded by formal gardens, which extend predominantly out to the east. To the southeast is an area of woodland. To south is field of approx 1 acre. There are further gardens to the southwest which continue around to the front of the house which faces west.

From the front lawn, gardens extend around the side of the property with further lawns bordered by shrubs and plants with a mixture of trees. Steps continue down into a lower level of lawns, where there is the garden pond with the spring and pathways wind their way through the area of woodland which slope down to a small stream. To the south, the lawns continue to a gateway which opens into the field. Pathways lead around to the rear of the house where there is a large gravel garden with an ornamental pond and large fountain. This area also gives access into the ground floor accommodation. Steps and a pathway continue around the house and beneath the Timber Bridge and lead back to the driveway. From the main rear garden a pathway with steps leads up to lawns to the northeast. These lawns are elevated and are approximately the same level of the first floor accommodation. There is a pathway that continues back to the woodland area, plus a path continuing to further lawns with vegetable plots and a large greenhouse. The LPG tank is located here. The gardens continue around to the front of the property and there is access to the garage. Steps lead up to a hatch which gives access to the loft space in the garage. The oil tank is top the rear of the garage. This area of garden overlooks the rear of the property and there are superb views of the surrounding countryside. Behind the garage there is a wide gravelled pathway which provides further space for either parking or storage and this continues round to the driveway.



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2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
5. THESE PARTICULARS ARE ISSUED IN GOOD FAITH BUT DO NOT CONSTITUTE REPRESENTATIONS OF FACT OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR CONTRACT. THE MATTERS REFERRED TO IN THESE PARTICULARS SHOULD BE INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED BY PROSPECTIVE BUYERS OR TENANTS. NEITHER SEQUENCE (UK) LIMITED NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS HAS ANY AUTHORITY TO MAKE OR GIVE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATEVER IN RELATION TO THIS PROPERTY.


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  • Bere Alston (4.6 mi)
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20 Fore Street, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6JL

01752 966363 Local call rate

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