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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Gillan, Manaccan, HELSTON, Cornwall


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached executive property with glorious sea views
  • Triple aspect sitting room with sea views and feature fireplace, large dining room
  • Master bedroom with en suite bathroom and two family bathrooms
  • Games room - 33 foot x 21 foot 10 inches
  • Integral double garage, Plenty of parking
  • Extensive gardens just under one acre
  • Nuclear fallout shelter built beneath the property
  • No forward chain

Full description

Occupying the most tranquil location, is this detached executive four/five bedroomed reverse-level, versatile property with fantastic views towards the mouth of the Helford River spanning from Falmouth Bay across to St Anthony's Church and the countryside beyond.
Reception hall with vaulted ceiling. Sitting Room with French doors out onto the balcony. Formal dining room with door onto the roof terrace. Spacious kitchen. Utility Room. Study/bedroom five. Family bathroom, second bathroom and separate cloakroom. Four bedrooms - master bedroom with en suite bathroom. 33 foot games room. Storage rooms. Double garage, car port and parking area. Gardens of just under an acre. Viewing recommended.
Gillan is a delightful creekside hamlet just outside the mouth of the beautiful Helford River in Falmouth Bay. Penolva overlooks the picturesque St Anthony in Meneage with its sailing school, boat hire and opportunity for moorings and is a private road within minutes walking distance of the creek and Gillan Harbour. At Gillan there is a sandy beach known to few visitors which provides a quiet haven for those wishing to spend lazy days fishing, boating or bathing. The whole area is one of outstanding natural beauty and offers wonderful coastal and rural walking including the South West Coast Path which borders the garden. The nearest village is Manaccan which has a Post Office, pretty thatched Pub, Restaurant, and Junior School. St Keverne offers general Stores, butcher, health centre, two pubs, and a restaurant.

Nearby Helston has Supermarkets and is where RNAS Culdrose is base. The town has a wide range of day to day shopping needs as well as a popular primary and secondary schooling and various leisure and recreational activities.

The colourful harbourside town of Falmouth is located approximately 20 miles away and the Cathedral City of Truro is approximately 25 miles distant. There are mainline railway stations at both Truro and Redruth with direct links to London Paddington. Newquay airport provides flights to both Gatwick and Stanstead within just over an hour.
This executive residence enjoys uninterrupted glorious sea views and provides reverse-level living with versatile accommodation; on the lower ground floor is the sleeping accommodation with four bedrooms - the master of which has an en suite bathroom. The lower ground floor also provides a family bathroom and all of the bedrooms benefit from water views.

A games room completes the lower ground floor accommodation, and measures 33 foot 6 inches x 21 foot 10 inches, which could be useful for a multitude of purposes including a snooker room or home gym. This room features French doors leading out onto a patio, and also double doors leading into the nuclear fallout bunker. Which is an ideal storage area with secure blast doors leading into three further storage units.

The first floor provides a large entrance reception hall with vaulted ceiling, spacious fitted kitchen which leads to a formal dining area and balcony. A stone archway leads to the impressive triple aspect sitting room with French doors leading out onto the balcony which offers fantastic sea views. Located on this floor is bedroom five which is currently used as a study with further bathroom and separate cloakroom. The property is double-glazed and has oil fired central heating.

Externally the property has a double garage with internal access. The gardens are approximately just under an acre, mostly laid to lawn with various plants and shrubs. To the side of the property there is a secret garden with palm trees and decked seating area - a perfect haven!

Property ref: 121_1775_4121754

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Added on Rightmove:
28 April 2016


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