4 bedroom detached house for saleSt. Keverne, Helston
Sold STC £499,000
A fabulous opportunity to purchase a south west facing, broad fronting, four double bedroom, three reception room, three bath/shower room, detached former period Cornish farmhouse of immense charisma, and enjoying wonderful distant sea views. The property offers exceptionally spacious accommodation throughout (which would benefit from some updating) with the added advantage of beautiful mature plantman's gardens approaching approx one acre, detached double garage and private driveway. EPC F26.
Summary Of Accommodation -
Ground Floor - Porch. Entrance Hallway. Living Room. Dining Room. Cloakroom. Kitchen/Diner. Utility Room. Garden Room/Bedroom Five. Shower Room.
First Floor - Split level landing. Four double bedrooms. Bathroom. Shower Room.
Outside - Established gardens approaching an acre. Detached double garage. Generous gravelled driveway providing parking for several vehicles.
The Property - A truly unique opportunity for a discerning purchaser wishing to purchase a period authentic former Cornish farmhouse reputed to have been built approx circa 1850, located in an area of outstanding natural beauty whilst enjoying fine elevated distant sea views over Falmouth Bay and towards the Roseland Peninsula. A fabulous opportunity to purchase a south west facing, broad fronting, extended, four double bedroom, three reception room, three bath/shower room, detached former period Cornish farmhouse of immense charisma. The property offers exceptionally spacious accommodation throughout (which would benefit from some updating in parts ) with the added advantage of beautiful mature plantman's gardens approaching approx one acre, detached double garage and private driveway. The accommodation is extremely versatile, and lends itself to have a one bedroom annexe on the ground floor if required within the extended part of the house. The home has been used in the past as a bed and breakfast, which potentially could suit a buyer looking to generate an income from this wonderful period home (subject to any necessary permissions which we have not looked into). The farmhouse has painted external elevations, under a pitched slate tiled roof and warmed by an oil fired central heating system. The property is further warmed and supplemented during the winter months by the Aga stove situated in the kitchen which provides the cooking, hot water and ambient heat, together with the two additional open fireplaces situated in the living and dining rooms. The established exquisite terraced landscaped designed gardens are a true delight, having taken years to mature and perfect by the vendors, and offer a magical haven for visiting wildlife. The gardens have a plethora of fine specimen plants including a very rare Gingo Tree, together with a variegated cornus dog wood, acers, monkey puzzle tree, fruit trees, camellias, magnolia, rhododendrons to name a few! The gardens also offer two wildlife ponds which are inhabited by wild fowl, and a small woodland area.
Location - The village of St Keverne caters for every day needs and facilities including a shop, two public houses, health centre, church and primary school with comprehensive schooling being located at Mullion or Helston. The area is cradled by many beautiful coves and creeks with areas of outstanding natural beauty. The Helford is a short drive away with its majestic and renowned sailing waters. Coverack, the next village on, is without doubt one of Cornwall's hidden gems, tucked away on the southern part of the Lizard peninsula offering a stunning traditional granite built sheltered harbour and a fine sandy beach which is always popular with locals and tourists alike. Within this very traditional Cornish village one will find restaurants, gallery, general store, hotels and St Peter's church which nestles on the hillside. Echoes of a proud fishing industry remain in Coverack, where a cluster of nets, lobster pots and small fishing boats lie within the protective granite arms of the harbour. There are quaint colour washed thatched cottages along a maze of back streets and lanes. This part of the Cornish coastline is a haven for coastal path walkers who enjoy some of the most dramatic coastal scenery on offer within this unspoilt part of the Lizard peninsula. Much of the surrounding coastline and countryside is in stewardship of the National Trust and is an area of outstanding beauty.
The Accommodation Comprises -
(All Dimensions Are Approximate ) - The property is approached from the lane, where a painted five bar wooden gate, supported by a pair of substantial granite piers, opens onto the gravelled driveway leading up to the detached double garage and farmhouse. A footpath leads to the entrance porch, or alternatively into the utility room.
Entrance Porch - An open triple sided entrance porch with views over the garden. Quarry tiled floor. A pair of wooden glazed doors open into the entrance hallway.
Entrance Hallway - Open beamed ceiling, wall mounted electric fuse board cupboard, radiator, window and wall lighting. Staircase ascending to the first floor landing. Painted panelled doors off to the:-
Living Room - 7.75m x 3.71m (25'5" x 12'2") - A gorgeous charismatic living room with windows (including a bay window complemented by adjoining bench seating) overlooking the gardens including fine distant sea views. Central open fireplace with a raised stone hearth and an oak display shelf above. Open beamed ceiling, radiators, wall and ceiling lighting.
Dining Room - 5.51m x 3.81m (18'1" x 12'6") - Window overlooking the garden. Feature open fireplace complemented by a slate hearth. Open beamed ceiling, radiator and wall lighting. Panelled doors leading to the kitchen/diner and cloakroom.
Cloakroom - 2.92m into alcove x 1.35m limited headroom 1.65m ( - Low level WC. Wash hand basin fitted with a mono mixer tap and cupboard below. Radiator, window fitted with opaque glass, laminate floor and ceiling light.
Kitchen/Diner - 6.15m x 3.84m (20'2" x 12'7") - An exceptionally generous sized farmhouse kitchen, offering a selection of limed oak base storage units, and complemented by a melamine work surfaces. Inset one and a half stainless steel drainer sink fitted with a mono mixer tap. Inset electric hob with an oven below. Oil fired enamelled cream coloured Aga providing the cooking, ambient warmth and hot water. Space and plumbing provided for a washing machine and dishwasher. Space provided for an upright fridge/freezer. Vinyl tiled floor, ceiling lighting, windows overlooking the garden and driveway. Oak door leading into the utility room.
Utility Room - 3.23m x 1.96m (10'7" x 6'5") - A selection of painted base/wall storage units complemented by a solid pine work surface. Inset 'Belfast' style sink. Floor mounted oil fired boiler providing the central heating. Space and plumbing provided for a washing machine. Ceramic tiled floor, oak framed double glazed doors leading out into the garden and driveway. Open vaulted beamed ceiling incorporating lighting. Wooden braced door opening into the garden room/bedroom five.
Garden Room/Bedroom Five - 3.63m x 3.30m (11'11" x 10'10") - A delightful room which would make a further bedroom if required. The garden room incorporates full height windows and a pair of glazed doors opening onto the garden and driveway. Open vaulted beamed ceiling incorporating a skylight window, naturally further illuminating this versatile room. Suspended wired ceiling lighting. Ceramic tiled floor incorporating under floor heating. Wooden braced door opening into the shower room.
Shower Room - 2.69m x 1.32m (8'10" x 4'4") - Corner shower unit fitted with a 'Mira' electric shower and curved sliding screen doors. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin fitted with a mono mixer tap. Ceramic tiling to walls and floor. Window fitted with opaque glass. Open vaulted beamed ceiling incorporating lighting. Electric towel rail radiator and extractor fan.
Staircase - Ascending from the entrance hallway. A closed tread carpeted staircase fitted with a handrail, ascending to the split level landing.
First Floor Landing - A spacious split level landing incorporating three windows naturally illuminating the landing and staircase areas. Loft access hatch, radiators and panelled doors off to:-
Bedroom One - 4.04m x 3.43m (13'3" x 11'3") - A double aspect room enjoying garden and sea views. Two built in wardrobes, radiator and ceiling light.
Bedroom Two - 4.24m x 3.84m (13'11" x 12'7") - A double aspect bedroom enjoying garden and sea views. Radiator and ceiling light.
Bedroom Three - 4.06m x 3.78m (13'4" x 12'5") - A double aspect bedroom enjoying garden and sea views. Built in wardrobe, radiator and ceiling light.
Bedroom Four - 3.43m x 2.77m (11'3" x 9'1") - Window overlooking the garden. Telephone point and ceiling light.
Bathroom - 3.63m x 2.64m (11'11" x 8'8") - A four piece suite comprising a panelled bath. Corner shower unit fitted with folding screen doors. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with a tiled splash back. Window to garden aspect. A pair of electrically heated chrome towel rails. Radiator and ceiling light.
Shower Room - 2.92m x 2.77m (9'7" x 9'1") - A contemporary suite comprising a large shower unit fitted with glazed screen panels, an overhead deluge shower head, and an additional hand held shower. Low level WC. A pair of wash hand basins fitted with mono mixer taps, storage cupboards below, and illuminated vanity mirrors above. Ceramic tiling to walls and floor. Window fitted with opaque glass. Chrome towel radiator and ceiling light. Airing cupboard incorporating the hot water storage cylinder and wooden slatted shelving above.
Detached Double Garage - 6.58m x 6.48m (21'7" x 21'3") - A detached double garage fitted with a pair of metal 'up and over doors'. Power and light connected. Storage facility in the attic void.
Agents Note - The above property details should be considered as a general guide only for prospective purchasers. Olivers Estate Agents does not have any authority to give any warranty in relation to the property. We would like to bring to the attention of any purchaser that we have endeavoured to provide a realistic description of the property, no specific survey or detailed inspection has been carried out relating to the property, services, appliances and any further fixtures and fittings/equipment. If double glazing has been stated in the details, the purchaser is advised to satisfy themselves as to the type and amount of double glazing fitted to the property. We recommend all buyers to carry out their own survey/investigations relating to the purchase of any of our properties. All measurements, floor plans, dimensions and acreages are approximate and therefore should not be relied upon for accuracy.
Agents Note 2 - For any prospective buyer, the property is in close proximity to Dean Quarry and for further information please contact the local Council
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