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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Treverva, Penryn


Property Description

Key features

  • 3.5 miles from Falmouth
  • Character cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Delightful garden
  • Reservoir views
  • Highly quiet position
  • Off-road parking

Full description

Positioned in a quiet backwater within this small yet easily accessible village, overlooking beautiful Argal Reservoir to the rear, a characterful 2 bedroomed 2 reception roomed cottage featuring a delightful garden and off-road parking.

The Property - This lovely two-bedroomed period home occupies a 'tucked-away' semi-rural plot, at the end of a short terrace of characterful cottages, surrounded by unspoilt countryside to the north and with views of Argal Reservoir from the garden and first floor, with the added attraction of private off-road parking.

The property retains character inside and out, with timber sash windows, fireplaces, beamed ceiling, skirting boards, timber interior and exterior doors etc, and also benefits from light and airy rooms throughout.

With potential to extend to the side or rear (subject to the relevant consents), the current accommodation comprises a cosy sitting room which leads to a broad dining/family room with archway to the kitchen on one side and stable door to the appealing garden. The first floor benefits from a shower room serving two well proportioned bedrooms, the master to the front and superb views from the second bedroom to the rear.

The Location - Within a quiet 'backwater' and surrounded by unspoilt countryside on the northern side of Treverva, a small semi-rural village within the sought-after North Helford Area, approximately three and a half miles from the port of Falmouth, close to the southern edge of Argal Reservoir, around which there is a picturesque circular walk. The cottage is situated within a short drive of Tremough Campus.

Falmouth's schooling, retail and leisure amenities are within an approximate ten minute drive, as are safe, sandy bathing beaches at Swanpool and Maenporth, the South West Coast Path, sailing waters of the Helford River and sub-tropical gardens at Trebah and Glendurgan, near Mawnan Smith.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

From the brick-laid parking area and small front garden with attractive dry stone wall, a timber front entrance door with obscure small pane glazing opens into the:-

Sitting Room - 4.61m x 3.07m (15'1" x 10'0") - A cosy living room with open staircase rising to the first floor, and timber sash window to the front. Authentic fireplace with tiled surround, timber mantel and tiled hearth. Exposed beamed ceiling, night storage heater, timber panelled door leading to the:-

Dining/Family Room - 4.61m x 3.10m (15'1" x 10'2") - A versatile room and perfect 'hub' of the cottage with door from the sitting room and archway to the kitchen, as well as an external stable timber door to the garden and timber sash window to the rear. Space for dining and sitting if required. Former fireplace alcove, picture rail, night storage heater.

Kitchen - 2.09m x 3.49m (6'10" x 11'5") - A light double aspect fitted kitchen with timber double glazed windows to the side and rear which overlooks Argal Reservoir and the rear garden. Roll-top worksurfaces with various cupboards and drawers below and inset stainless steel sink and drainer with tiled splashback. Space for full height fridge/freezer, space for electric oven/hob with extractor hood and space and plumbing for washing machine. Electric panel heater.

First Floor -

Landing - Window to the side, traditional timber panelled doors to both bedrooms and the shower room, ceiling loft hatch.

Bedroom One - 3.58m x 3.07m (11'8" x 10'0") - A characterful room with traditional small Victorian-style fireplace, picture rails, skirting boards. Timber sash window to the front, night storage heater. Recess suitable for a fitted or free-standing wardrobe.

Bedroom Two - 2.46m x 3.11m (8'0" x 10'2") - A good sized second bedroom with a timber sash window to the rear with superb views over the rear garden and Argal Reservoir beyond. Picture rails, skirting boards, night storage heater.

Shower Room - 1.98m x 1.84m (6'5" x 6'0") - Measurements include a shower cubicle with bi-folding screen/door, Mira Sport electric shower unit, fully tiled walls, wash hand basin set on a shelf with cupboard under, low flush WC. Electric towel rail, obscure timber sash window to the side. Ceiling spotlights.

The Exterior -

Rear Garden - A particular feature of the property, being attractive, of reasonable size and mainly lawned garden with an appealing dry stone/granite boundary wall to one side and timber fencing on the opposite side. Timber gate providing pedestrian access around the side of the property to the parking space. From the rear heart of the garden, which is slightly raised, there are beautiful views of Argal Reservoir, the dam and unspoilt countryside on either side. Timber shed, outside power point.

Parking Space - The property benefits from a brick-laid off-road parking space.

General Information -

Services - Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private drainage. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations).

Council Tax - Band A - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession on completion of the purchase, upon expiration of the current tenancy agreement.

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

Directional Note - The village of Treverva is located south-west of Argal Reservoir which, in turn, is on the south-western outskirts of the village of Mabe Burnthouse. Consequently, one of the most direct routes to the property is to proceed through the village of Mabe Burnthouse, following the signs to Constantine and Mawnan Smith. Proceed past Argal Reservoir, on the right-hand side, after which you will reach a crossroads. Turn right, signposted to Constantine and Gweek; proceed through the small hamlet of Lamanva, past the left-hand turning to Constantine, a short distance after which you will enter the village of Treverva. Proceed into the village, passing the village hall on the left-hand side, a short distance after which turn right immediately before Treverva Methodist Church. After a short distance, Pump Terrace will be found on the left-hand side.

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21 July 2016

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