5 bedroom detached house for saleChurch Road, Mabe, Nr Falmouth
Under Offer £685,000
- Detached individual house
- 4/5 bedrooms
- 4 bath/shower rooms
- Gardens of approximately 1 acre
- Panoramic views
- Self-contained annexe
- Garage and ample parking
- Viewing recommended
Full descriptionEnjoying a 'hidden', elevated position, just 3½ miles from the port of Falmouth and enjoying panoramic views over College Reservoir and surrounding countryside to the sea, a detached, substantial, individual house, providing extensive and extremely versatile 4/5-bedroomed accommodation, plus a superb annexe ideal for a dependent relative etc, set within attractively landscaped and well stocked grounds of approaching 1 acre, with integral double garage and ample additional private parking.
The Location - 'Antron House' is positioned on the southern outskirts of the village of Mabe, whose day-to-day amenities include a public house, hairdressers, convenience stores, village hall, junior school and regular bus service.
The rapidly expanding university campus at Tremough is approximately one mile distant, the borough town of Penryn is two miles, Mawnan Smith is three miles and the ever-popular port of Falmouth is just three and a half miles distant - having recently been voted, once again, by the Sunday Times as one of the best places to live in the UK. There are attractive circular walks around nearby College and Argal Reservoirs, the beautiful tree-lined creeks of the Helford River are just a few minutes' drive away, Falmouth provides boating facilities for all abilities, golf courses are nearby at Budock Vean, Falmouth and Killiow, and the cathedral city of Truro, the county's administrative, retailing and commercial centre, is approximately eleven miles distant.
The Property - Dating, we understand, from the 1800's, 'Antron House' occupies a 'hidden' setting, at the foot of a long driveway, with the extensive and highly adaptable accommodation enjoying far-reaching, panoramic views over nearby College Reservoir, to surrounding countryside and Falmouth Bay beyond.
A spacious entrance hall with large inner hall with oak staircase leads to the main accommodation, which benefits from oil fired central heating and majority double glazing to rooms which, in brief, comprise: a magnificent family sized triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room, lounge with beamed ceiling, open fireplace and glass-fronted log-burner, separate dining room, utility area, downstairs fifth bedroom/study, shower room/WC and internal courtesy door to a large integral double garage with electronic door.
Upstairs, the part galleried landing leads to four bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, and to the superbly appointed family bathroom with fully tiled walls, under-floor heating and high quality white suite.
The first floor annexe benefits from independent external access if required, together with the far-reaching reservoir, countryside and sea views, and the interconnecting bedroom (four) can, together with its en-suite shower room, be incorporated within the annexe if preferred.
The impressive long driveway approach is, we understand, in the ownership of 'Antron House', and, in addition to the integral garage, there is further forecourt parking, together with a side parking area with steps leading to the annexe.
The front gardens comprise a large area of lawn with well stocked borders, at the foot of which an area enjoys a particularly lovely outlook over the reservoir and outskirts of Penryn, to surrounding countryside and the sea.
Of stunning architectural design, the kitchen/breakfast room benefits from much natural light and doors which open directly onto a paved patio which, in turn, leads to a raised south-facing sun terrace with inset lighting - an ideal outside entertaining and al fresco dining area. The extensive rear gardens again comprise gently sloping lawns, well enclosed to all boundaries, together with a kitchen garden area, greenhouse and useful tractor/implement store.
In all, the extensive gardens and grounds extend to approaching one acre or thereabouts.
The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)
Entrance Hallway - Oak-effect flooring. Coved ceiling, two ceiling roses. Views to the front elevation. Timber panelling to dado height to one wall. Double and single radiators. Telephone point. Views to the rear elevation. Door to downstairs bedroom. Under-stair storage cupboard. Cloakroom cupboard with storage cupboards over. Central oak staircase rising to the first floor with ballustrading and posts. Central heating thermostat. Archway. Door to integral garage.
Cloakroom/Shower Room - Low flush WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with tiled splashback, glass screen and door. Tiled walls and floor. Ceiling spotlights. Extractor fan. Towel rail/radiator. Recessed glass shelving. Coved ceiling.
Study/Bedroom Five - 3.20m x 2.78m (10'5" x 9'1") - Measurements taken to the front of double built-in wardrobe. Double glazed French doors to the rear courtyard. Rear view elevations. Oak laminated flooring. Double radiator. Loft space.
Lounge - 4.31m x 3.87m (14'1" x 12'8") - 2.86m(9'5") high ceiling with exposed beams. Parquet wood block flooring. Single glazed French doors with garden, countryside, reservoir and sea views. Granite fireplace with Hawm wood-burner, slate hearth and side plinths with timber mantel over and side shelving. TV aerial socket. Double radiator. Archway to:-
Dining Room - 4.25m x 3.79m (13'11" x 12'5") - Parquet wood block flooring. Double radiator. Garden, countryside, reservoir and sea views. Fitted book shelving. Coved ceiling.
Utility Room - 3.08m x 2.35m (10'1" x 7'8") - Laminate oak flooring. Stainless steel circular sink with splashback and cupboards under. Space for dishwasher and washing machine. Fuse box. Rear elevation views. Coved ceiling. Ceiling spotlights. Double radiator. Door to boiler room cupboard and archway to the kitchen/breakfast room.
Boiler Room Cupboard - Housing the Grant central heating boiler and hot water cylinder with timer control. Ceiling down-lighter.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.86m x 5.15m (19'2" x 16'10") - Measurements plus 2.89m(96") x 2.37m(7'9") wall-to-wall. Oak flooring. Blanco sink with side drainer and cupboards under. Extensive range of granite worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under. Britannia range cooker with ceramic hob and glass splashback, oven under and canopied extractor hood with lighting over. Electric cooker panel point. Fitted Samsung fridge with iced water dispenser. Cathedral-style windows, three sets of double glazed French doors. Garden, reservoir, countryside and sea views. Three electrically operated Velux double glazed windows. Ceiling spotlights. Feature granite centre island with worksurfaces, cupboards and drawers under and pull-out soft-close pan drawers and cupboards with corner carousel units. Two double radiators. Two wall lights. Exposed beamed ceiling. Telephone point.
First Floor -
Landing - Light oak staircase from the entrance hallway, with window to the rear elevation. Double radiator. Wall light. Laminate flooring. Loft space with fitted ladder. Coved ceiling. Three ceiling eyeball lights. Smoke alarm. Archway. Central heating thermostatic control.
Luxury Family Bathroom - Low flush WC with concealed cistern, Villeroy & Boch panelled bath. China sink with cupboards under. Double shower cubicle with power and rainfall shower, glass door and screen. Large towel rail/radiator. Tiled flooring. Six eyeball ceiling down-lighters. Fully tiled walls. Corner glass recessed shelving. Wall mounted medicine cabinet with mirrored door. Shaver light and mirror.
Bedroom One - 4.53m x 3.90m (14'10" x 12'9") - Double radiator. Deep window sill. Coved ceiling. Garden, countryside, reservoir and sea views.
Bedroom Two - 4.41m x 3.93m (14'5" x 12'10") - Measurements taken into range of built-in wardrobes. Fitted bedroom furniture. Double radiator. Coved ceiling and ceiling rose. Deep window sill. Garden, countryside, reservoir and sea views.
Bedroom Three - 3.88m x 2.04m (12'8" x 6'8") - Double radiator. Garden views. Coved ceiling. Laminate flooring. Deep window sill. Shelving. Currently used as an office.
Bedroom Four - 3.44m x 3.28m (11'3" x 10'9") - Radiator. Coved ceiling. Reservoir, sea, garden and countryside views. Double glazed French doors to Juliet balcony. Door to:-
Lobby Area - Door to annexe and doorway to:-
Cloakroom/Shower Room - Tiled flooring and walls. Opaque double glazed window to the rear elevation. Extractor fan. Two ceiling down-lighters. Towel rail/radiator. Wash hand basin, low flush WC, shower cubicle with glass door and screen.
Living Room/Kitchen - 4.55m x 3.09m (14'11" x 10'1") - Measurements plus 3.57m(11'9") x 2.02m(6.8") wall-to-wall. Oak laminate flooring. Double glazed French doors to Juliet balcony and double glazed French doors to the rear garden/patio. Coved ceiling, ceiling rose and six ceiling down-lighters. Radiator. Fitted sink with centre sink tidy and side drainer with cupboards under. Range of worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under, tiled splashback. Wall mounted units with concealed lighting. Integrated dishwasher, fridge, freezer, oven and hob with extractor hood and microwave oven . Electric cooker panel point.
Bedroom - 3.98m x 3.49m (13'0" x 11'5") - Coved ceiling, ceiling rose. Radiator. Garden, countryside, reservoir and sea views. Door to:-
En-Suite Shower Room - Tiled walls and flooring. Wash hand basin with drawers under, low flush WC, corner shower with glass screen and door. Towel rail/radiator. Medicine cabinet with lighting over. Four ceiling down-lighters. Extractor fan.
The Exterior -
Integral Double Garage - 6.13m x 5.09m (20'1" x 16'8") - Electrically operated up-and-over door, side personal door to the entrance hallway. Power and lighting connected. Trianco central heating boiler for the annexe's central heating.
Front Garden - Approached via its access lane with granite pillars leading to a driveway within the ownership of the property, over which two neighbouring properties have a right of access. At the bottom of the driveway is a hardstanding area, providing additional parking and, from here, steps lead up to a sun terrace for the rear garden. There is also a side pathway for the garden area. Double wrought iron gates lead to a forecourt which provides further parking to the exterior of the house and garaging facilities. Granite steps lead down to a large lawn which is enclosed by mature hedging, with a number of shrubs including beech tree, buddleia, hydrangeas and camellias. From the foot of these gardens, there are excellent reservoir, countryside and sea views.
At various stages, there is outside lighting and a pathway continues to the southern side of the house which leads to a sun terrace with side dry stone walling and double glazed French doors giving access to the kitchen/breakfast room. Steps lead up to a decked area, again with excellent views. Close at hand is a cold water tap and a paved pathway leads around the property to an enclosed terrace with a store and double glazed French doors to the downstairs bedroom.
Rear Garden - This again is laid to lawn with an aluminium framed greenhouse, a number of fruit trees and a vegetable section. At one corner is a compost area and a large garden store, ideal for garden implements and a ride-on lawn mower. To the side is the oil tank for the central heating system. The boundaries are of hedging and fencing and, to the rear of the annexe kitchen/living room, is an enclosed patio with lighting.
From various sections with the grounds are extensive countryside, reservoir and coastline views, and the gardens extend to approaching one acre or thereabouts.
General Information -
Services - Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private septic tank drainage. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Oil fired central heating with independent boilers to the main accommodation and annexe.
Council Tax - Band F - Cornwall Council.
Tenure - Freehold.
Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.
Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors' Joint Sole Agents - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.
Directional Note - From Falmouth, proceed along the A39 in the direction of Truro. On the outskirts of Penryn, at the Asda roundabout, turn left following the signs to Mabe. Proceed up the hill, into the centre of the village and turn left at the crossroads following the signs to Mawnan Smith. Proceed along Church Road and after approximately one third of a mile double granite gateposts on the left-hand side are the entrance to 'Antron House'; bear immediately left after the gateposts and the property will be found at the end of this private drive.
Floor Plans - For identification purposes only - not to scale.
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