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4 bedroom cottage for sale

The Courtyard, School Hill, Perranwell Station

Under Offer £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Broad cottage
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Delightful garden
  • Various outbuildings
  • Rayburn
  • Much retained character
  • Central and quiet position

Full description

In a highly convenient central, yet tucked-away village position, a superb 4-bedroomed cottage, displaying characterful and original features throughout the versatile accommodation, also benefiting from a delightful enclosed garden to the rear with various deceptively spacious outbuildings, including an impressive workshop/barn.

The Property - 'Penlee Cottage' is a particularly pretty, charming and characterful double-fronted terraced cottage, tucked-away in a particularly convenient central position within this highly regarded village, offering adaptable and deceptively spacious four-bedroomed accommodation, exceptionally well presented throughout with light and spacious rooms, wood-burner, Rayburn and the unusual attraction of various substantial outbuildings surrounding an enclosed rear garden.

Unusually for a property of this type, the cottage benefits from various stores and outbuildings including a large workshop barn/former wash house, which would in our opinion, be of particular appeal to tradesmen, those wishing to work from home, keen hobbyists or anyone looking for extensive dry storage.

The cottage itself occupies an appealing corner position within a pretty courtyard arrangement of olderstyle properties and features an attractive broad stone frontage, with adjacent off-street parking leading to the central entrance to the property. The garden is situated to the rear and is particularly well enclosed with beautifully stocked flower bed borders and is surprisingly private.

Inside, the property retains much charm and character such as timber sash windows, some exposed beamed ceilings and timber doors, yet has been sympathetically improved by the current and previous owners with the addition of various upgrades including installation of a wood-burner, oil fired Rayburn, as well as a sympathetically reappointed kitchen and various other decorative improvements.

The layout is particularly versatile and could provide up to five bedrooms depending on the occupants requirements, since the dining room (off the sitting room) could provide a further bedroom, if required. The main reception room at the front of the property provides an impressive entrance and has been opened-up from two smaller rooms. The attractive kitchen to the rear of the cottage overlooks and accesses the rear garden and benefits from a walk-in pantry adjacent. The first floor accommodation comprises a master room leading to a fourth bedroom or study (perfect for a child's bedroom or large dressing room/study), two further bedrooms and a bathroom with separate/additional WC.

The Location - Within just a few minutes' walk of Perranwell Station's highly regarded county primary school, playing field with village hall, public house, garage, general stores/sub post office, cricket club and parish church off nearby Church Road.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate).

Part panelled and obscure glazed timber door to the sitting room.

Sitting Room - 6.49m x 3.50m (21'3" x 11'5" ) - A characterful room with two timber sash windows, one with window seat and one with shelving under to the front elevation. Painted exposed timber beamed ceiling. Open fireplace with granite lintel, side and slate hearth with inset wood-burning stove. Two wall light points. Part exposed stone walling to one end. Staircase rising to the first floor landing. Timber door to the kitchen/breakfast room and open doorway to the dining room.

Dining Room - 3.43m x 2.17m (11'3" x 7'1" ) - Timber sash recessed window to the front elevation. Painted exposed timber beamed ceiling. Part exposed stone walling. Three wall light points. Large brick arch recess and smaller recess with exposed timber lintel.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.65m x 2.29m (15'3" x 7'6" ) - Timber block worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under. Timber upstand and tiled splashbacks. Inset one a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Inset four-ring electric hob. Eye level double oven and grill with cupboard under and over. Under-counter space for dishwasher. Freestanding oil fired Rayburn (also heats the hot water when turned on). Door to shelved storage cupboard. Broad window overlooking the pretty enclosed garden. Sliding door to walk-in pantry/utility.

Walk In Pantry/Utility - 2.22m x 1.47m (7'3" x 4'9" ) - Timber block worksurface with cupboard and space and plumbing under for washing machine. Two wall units. Space for larder-style fridge/freezer and shelving. Deep tiled window sill with obscure glazed window to the rear elevation. Coat rack.

First Floor -

Landing - Staircase rises from the sitting room, doors to the bathroom/WC, separate WC and bedroom two. Stripped pine doors to bedroom one and three.

Bedroom One - 3.58m x 2.95m (11'8" x 9'8" ) - A bright room with timber sash recess window to the front courtyard. Barrelled ceiling. Door to built-in wardrobe providing hanging space with shelf. Stripped timber door to bedroom four/study.

Bedroom Four/Study - 3.44m x 2.28m (11'3" x 7'5" ) - Please note, this is currently a through room but due to the position of the doors from the landing and from bedroom one, a hallway could be created to provide two independent bedrooms. Recessed timber sash window with deep sill to the front elevation. Shelved recess. Stripped timber doors to two shelved cupboards.

Bedroom Two - 4.33m x 2.45m (14'2" x 8'0" ) - Broad window overlooking the pretty enclosed garden with views over surrounding rooftops to farmland. First measurement taken to the face of a deep wardrobe and separate airing cupboard housing the hot water tank with slatted shelving around.

Bedroom Three - 3.48m x 2.54m (11'5" x 8'3" ) - Timber sash recess window to the front elevation. First measurement taken into a large wardrobe providing hanging space with shelf over.

Bathroom/Wc - 2.43m x 1.89 (7'11" x 6'2") - Three-piece suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower over and tiled splashback. Low flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Obscure glazed window to the rear elevation.

Separate Wc - Low flush WC. Obscure glazed window to the rear elevation.

The Exterior -

To The Front - Part gravelled, cobbled and tarmacadam courtyard accesses the surrounding cottages with allocated parking for one car adjacent to the front of 'Penlee'.

Rear Garden - Pretty, enclosed and private rear garden comprising full width patio with gated access to the road. Completely level with lawn and well stocked border leading to the old wash house.

Old Wash House - 7.00m x 2.55m (22'11" x 8'4" ) - The old wash house is found under a pitched and beamed ceiling with small pane sash window overlooking the pretty garden. The old oven (not used), is still in situ. Oil tank is positioned against one wall. Three timber doors lead from full width patio to the wood store and workshop.

Wood Store - 1.65m x 1.00m (5'4" x 3'3") -

Workshop - 2.34m x 2.03m (7'8" x 6'7" ) - Power and light connected. Electricity meters.

General Information -

Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired Rayburn providing cooking and hot water. Electric immersion water heater for the summer months.

Council Tax - To be confirmed.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

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

Agent's Note - Please note, a right of way is enjoyed by the owner of 'Penlee Cottage' across the rear path of next doors property, allowing access to School Hill. There is no right of way into or over 'Penlee Cottage' garden.

Directional Note - From the centre of Perranwell Station with the pub on the right-hand side, continue up School Hill passing St Piran's Hill on the left-hand side. Just after the right-hand turning for Chyvogue Meadow, The Courtyard and entrance to 'Penlee Cottage' will be found on the left-hand side, before the entrance to Westmoor Crescent opposite.


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