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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cuckoo Mills, Falmouth

Under Offer £490,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached individual house
  • Close to Swanpool Beach
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Delightful gardens
  • Idyllic/secluded setting
  • Highly private
  • 4 reception rooms
  • Double garage and parking

Full description

Set within a large, level, idyllic, secluded yet convenient plot, adjacent to Swanpool Nature Reserve and within a few moments walk of Swanpool Lake and beach with Penmere railway station nearby also, a superb and distinctive 4-bedroomed home, providing exceptionally light and generous living space, overlooking its own beautifully landscaped gardens, extending to approximately 1/3 of an acre, with ample parking and detached double garage with boarded loft over.

The Property - Built circa 1986 within the grounds of neighbouring Marlborough House, one of Falmouth's most distinguished period residences, 'Windsong' is a fine, detached and individual executive-style house or family home, providing impeccably presented four-bedroomed, three/four reception roomed accommodation, set in glorious, peaceful, private and picturesque gardens, adjacent to Swanpool Nature Reserve and within a few moments level walk of Swanpool Lake and Beach, from where breathtaking coastal walks extend along the South West Coast Path.

During the last two years, the property has been thoroughly improved by the current owners, with high quality replacement double glazing throughout, as well as having been tastefully re-carpeted, re-decorated and upgraded where necessary, now providing an ideal opportunity for family and early retirement purchasers to 'move straight into' this distinctive and individual home, 'hidden' from the outside world but still within an approximate twenty/twenty five minute walk of Falmouth town centre.

Located at the head of a private tree and shrub-lined driveway, which serves just two other properties, the house enjoys a sunny, south-westerly aspect overlooking its own, private gardens which are beautifully stocked and landscaped to provide sweeping lawns, lily pond, paved patio and sun terrace, shrub-lined rear gardens with breakfast terrace, gravelled forecourt and substantial, detached, block-built double garage, with 'sail loft' over and further adjacent parking, ideal for those with numerous vehicles, boats or caravan etc.

Recently re-fitted with highly quality white uPVC double glazing and with a newly installed Worcester gas central heating, the accommodation is perfectly presented throughout and benefits from very many high quality features including a deep double aspect lounge opening into a superb architect-designed hardwood conservatory overlooking the grounds, large dining room with open fireplace and adjacent 'snug' leading to a fully fitted kitchen/'breakfast room, utility room and separate rear porch, ground floor cloakroom, and study. To the first floor, all bedrooms enjoy an attractive outlook over the surrounding gardens and to woodland beyond, and a family bathroom/WC has been re-fitted with a high quality white suite and separate shower cubicle.

An early viewing appointment is unhesitatingly recommended by the vendors' Sole Agents, Messrs Laskowski & Company.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Broad Sheltered Entrance - Paved step and terrace from the gravelled driveway and forecourt, adjacent to a brick-paved patio which continues up to the replacement uPVC double glazed entrance door, with obscured uPVC double glazed side screens. Exterior courtesy lighting.

Reception Hall - A particularly bright and welcoming 'central' hallway, with traditional staircase rising to the first floor landing, with turned balustrade and large under-stair recess. Small pane casement doors access the reception rooms and kitchen/breakfast room. Door to the:-

Cloakroom/Wc - A deep cloakroom, with white low flush WC and wash hand basin set in vanity unit, with tiled splashback. Extractor fan.

Dining Room - 3.56m x 7.67m (11'8" x 25'1") - Overall measurements of this deep, 'double' reception room, beautifully light, featuring a broad bay window with replacement double glazing overlooking the beautiful front gardens and wooded outlook beyond. Broad mellow brick open fireplace with raised slate hearth, hardwood mantel and built-in shelf. Broad archway to the 'snug' area, adjacent to the kitchen and divided by broad double doors. Large replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the gardens, radiator, TV aerial socket. Double, timber panelled doors opening into the:-

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 3.7m0 x 2.75m (12'1"0'0" x 9'0") - Another particularly bright room, with a comprehensive range of modern timber-effect units with chrome handles and ample round-edged worksurfaces with royal blue tiled splashbacks and concealed pelmet lighting. Replacement uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens. Broad range-style Tecnik five-ring gas hob with double oven and broad extractor unit over, stainless steel splashback. Space for large freestanding fridge/freezer, and space for breakfast bar/table, if required. Small pane casement door from the reception hall, telephone point, archway to the:-

Utility Room - 2.70m x 1.47m (8'10" x 4'9") - Further range of timber-effect matching wall and base units with further round-edged worksurfaces between with royal blue tiled splashbacks. Corner carousel unit, wall cupboard housing electrical trip switching, cupboard housing Worcester Greenstar gas fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Recess with plumbing for automatic washing machine, coved ceiling, replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear gardens, stable-type door to the:-

Rear Porch - 3.58m x 1.48m (11'8" x 4'10") - Another fully fitted and highly useful ancillary area with space for upright freezer, space for further storage unit, if required. Replacement uPVC double glazed door to the rear, accessing the two rear patio areas and further gardens.

Study - 2.59m x 3.36m (8'5" x 11'0") - Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, overlooking the grounds. Radiator, recently fitted cream carpet, TV aerial socket, telephone point. Small pane casement door from the reception hall, archway to the:-

Sitting Room - 3.55m x 4.14m (11'7" x 13'6") - Another beautifully presented, light and airy room, currently open to the conservatory (although bi-folding doors can be reinstated, if required). This double aspect room, with replacement uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, overlooks the grounds through the conservatory, which also provides a large amount of natural light. Access to over-head storage area, radiator, TV aerial socket. Broad open doorway accesses the:-

Conservatory - 3.42m x 2.66m (11'2" x 8'8") - An extremely high quality, individual, architect-designed room of substantial block and hardwood timber construction with sealed unit double glazing. Pitched glazed roof with blinds, ceramic tiled flooring, wall lights, enjoying a lovely sunny aspect, overlooking the gardens and grounds, with double 'French' doors leading onto the front sun terrace.

First Floor -

Landing - Staircase rising from the reception hall, access to the loft area, built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted linen shelving, with hanging rail over.

Bedroom One - 3.57m x 4.19m (11'8" x 13'8") - Replacement large uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, also enjoying the lovely outlook and gives a sense of the secluded position. Radiator, TV aerial socket, telephone point, walk-in wardrobe with light, hanging rail and deep shelving.

Bedroom Two - 3.62m x 4.17m (11'10" x 13'8") - A particularly well proportioned and bright main bedroom, with a large replacement uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation enjoying a lovely outlook over the gardens to the woodland beyond. Coved ceiling, radiator, TV aerial socket.

Bedroom Three - 2.38m x 2.89m (7'9" x 9'5") - Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Four - 2.32m x 2.88m (7'7" x 9'5") - Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator.

Bathroom/Wc - Attractively appointed, a white four-piece suite comprises a pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, corner bath with antique-style mixer tap and shower attachment, low flush WC and walk-in fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira Zest electric shower and glazed screen. Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, shaver socket, radiator, adjustable down-lighting.

The Exterior -

Approach Driveway - 'Windsong' is located at the end of a private, tree and shrub lined gravelled driveway, which leads to just two other properties. Located at the head of the driveway, there is a double garage, to the side of which the gravelled driveway passes through double gates onto the:-

Front Forecourt - Gravelled, providing substantial additional parking spaces, well enclosed to all boundaries with a raised brick-paved sun terrace, patio area with exterior courtesy lighting, continuing across the canopied, sheltered, front entrance adjacent to the double doors to the conservatory. The gravelled driveway forms a useful area to the side of the house, with hardstanding, a cedar store, raised pond and gateway to the rear gardens.

Front Gardens - A real feature of the property, with slate steps and rockery-edged flower/shrub borders leading from the gravelled front forecourt onto extensive, sweeping lawn, interspersed with specimen trees. Providing a delightful, sunny, sheltered setting, bordered by many interesting trees and shrubs, including bamboo, rhododendrons, azaleas, hydrangeas, etc. Picturesque lily pond, well enclosed by fencing with pathway to one side leading to a compost area.

Detached Garage - 5.47m x 5.50m (17'11" x 18'0") - Of substantial concrete block construction under a pitched roof and concreted locking tiles. Metal up-and-over door, light and power connected, courtesy door and window to the side elevation, overlooking and opening onto the front gardens. Retractable aluminium ladder to boarded 'sail loft' storage area over, with light and opening hatch to the front elevation. A hardstanding to the front of the double garage, with exterior courtesy lighting, provides further parking, to the side of which there is a hardstanding ideal for those with a caravan or boat, etc. Exterior water tap and power point.

Rear Gardens - Immediately to the rear of the property there is a useful, well enclosed paved area, ideal for those with children and pets, etc. Exterior water tap, steps leading up to further raised terracing, with an upper concrete hardstanding, with space for outside furniture, catching morning sun. A pathway continues across the rear of the house, adjacent to a raised lawned area, this path continues around the opposite side and connects with the front sun terrace.

General Information -

Services - Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Gas fired central heating.

Council Tax - Band E - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors' Sole Agents - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

Directional Note - Travelling along Bickland Water Road, which connects Swanpool and Maenporth beaches to the main bypass and A39, from the mini-roundabout near Falmouth Golf Club and Goldenbank, take the first right-hand turning into Boslowick Road and continue for approximately a quarter of a mile in the direction of Falmouth town centre. When you reach a mini-roundabout, continue straight over and take the next right-hand turning into Hillside Road, then take the second left-hand turning into Crossways and then turn right into Meadowside Road. Carry on until the road turns into a lane and wooded area, continue as far as you can drive, over a small bridge, and Cuckoo Mills is the private gravelled drive at the head of this lane. 'Windsong' is the last property of the three.

Floor Plans - For identification purposes only - not to scale.

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12 May 2016


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