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5 bedroom detached house for sale

St. Just in Roseland, St Mawes

Withdrawn from Market £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Magnificent panoramic and uninterrupted river and countryside views
  • Spacious, versatile and character light and airy accommodation
  • Exceptional and tranquil location that has to be seen first hand to fully appreciate.
  • Surrounding mature gardens plus a connecting paddock available by separate negotiation
  • Creekside church, boatyard and captivating coastal walks literally on the doorstep.

Full description

A unique and highly attractive character family residence, located in a grandstand yet private position. It offers the most captivating and breath-taking water and countryside views.

A unique and highly attractive character family residence, located in a grandstand yet private position. It offers the most captivating and breath-taking water and countryside views. This sympathetically converted, well-appointed house exhibits spaciousness and a versatile layout suiting both the large family and the retiring couple, either as a permanent or second home. All the principal rooms and bedrooms are light and airy and benefit from differing water and countryside views. Facing in a south / south-westerly direction, the property benefits from the sun all day concluding with spectacular Cornish sunsets in the evening. Mere photography does not do justice to the views. These include St Just Creek with its moorings and sand bar, the part-wooded Messack Point, across the mile wide Carrick Roads (Fal Estuary) to Mylor Yacht Harbour and farther on over miles of surrounding Cornish countryside. The views are ever changing from ambling oyster boats, yachts racing, water...

Location summary ? (distances and times are approximate) 
St Just Boatyard ? 0.1 miles and St Just Church 350 ft (adjoining the paddock). St Mawes ? 1-5 miles. King Harry Car Ferry ? 3.5 miles. Truro ? 8 miles via car ferry. Falmouth ? 12 miles via car ferry. Newquay Airport ? 25 miles with flights to London Gatwick (70 minutes), and Manchester (80 minutes). St Austell - 13 miles with London Paddington 4 hours by rail. Plymouth ? 56 miles. Exeter - 95 miles.

Location ? St Just in Roseland 
St Just-in-Roseland is renowned for its lovely church in a delightful waterside setting of great beauty. There is a boatyard with deep moorings in the creek that merges into the fine sailing waters of Carrick roads and Falmouth Bay. Nearby exclusive St Mawes offers a variety of shops, banks, restaurants, doctor's surgery etc, plus an all year round passenger ferry to Falmouth.

Entered off the road leading down to the creek via a granite pillared gateway, there is ample paved parking to the western and southern side of the property. This can include provision for winter boat storage. To the rear is a pathway with flower borders leading to the rear porch and useful outhouse / store 14'7 x 8', ideal to store the barbecue, boating regalia and kayaks. This area extends into a further pathway bordered by lawn where a log store sits. On the eastern / northern side is a path and access to the lower ground floor. Bordered by lawn there is also access to the paddock. The main gardens surround the property and are largely laid to lawn dispersed by attractive features such as seating areas in certain vantage points to admire the various wonderful views. To one side is a summerhouse and lower garden with a timber shed. A highlight of the gardens is the south and west facing sun terrace that connects the property to the views and the gardens.

The Paddock (available by separate negotiation) 
Circa 0.78 acre, the paddock is laid mainly to pasture, bordered by trees and Cornish wall. The paddock has tranquil views over the creek and surrounding countryside. There is a gate at the top providing a short cut to the footpath to creekside church grounds as well as an access gate onto the gardens of the main property.

From the St Mawes road, turn left down the hill signposted St Just in Roseland Church and Bar. Proceed down the hill, past the church car park and lychgate. Proceed round the s-bend where Bryher Barn is found on the right hand side. Capture the views when one enters!

Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Telephone, subject to BT regulations. Oil fired central heating feeding radiators and underfloor heating. Double glazing.

Energy performance certificate rating F. 

Council Tax Band ? G. 

Furnishings and Effects 
With the exception of some items and personal belongings, furnishings and effects that suit the property are available by separate negotiation.

The accommodation comprises:  
Ground Floor: Entrance Hall ? Lounge (with triple aspect views and wood burning stove) ? Kitchen / Breakfast Room (with amazing views and Aga) ? Boiler / Utility Room with Pantry ? Rear Porch ? Master Bedroom Wing (an adaptable reception room, bedroom, hall and en suite bath and shower room) ? Guest Bedroom 2 (with en suite bathroom) ? Study / Bedroom 5 ? Shower / Cloakroom / WC. Lower Ground Floor (with independent entrance): Hall ? Double Bedrooms 3 and 4 ? Family Bathroom. Outside: Detached Store / Outhouse ? Sun Terrace ? Surrounding Gardens of approximately an Acre. Available By Separate Negotiation: A Connecting Paddock ? Furnishings and Contents (with the exception of personal belongings).

The Accommodation ? A Brief Tour 
From the ample parking forecourt, proceed through the wrought iron gate to the western side of the building admiring the fantastic views. A path leads onto the sun terrace and to the main entrance door. The entrance hall has stone flooring and lots of light from the internal window to the kitchen / breakfast room, a Velux skylight and double glazed window providing lovely river and countryside views. Off the reception is an inner hall area with an airing cupboard and shower / cloakroom / wc, serving the multi purpose bedroom 5 / study. To the western side is the master bedroom wing. A door leads to the spacious and homely 23'4 x 15'2 kitchen / breakfast / family room, a focal point of the property. To one side is an oil fired Aga in a fireplace with delft style internal tiles and cupboards and worktops surrounding. At one end is a worktop with cupboards below and a one and a half bowl sink unit with space for a dishwasher and fridge. To another wall is a further...

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