3 bedroom detached house for saleTreculliacks, Constantine
Under Offer £350,000
- Detached cottage
- 3 bedrooms
- Sealed unit double glazing
- 2 large outbuildings
- Part finished project
- Retaining much character
- Central heating
- Grounds of approximately 2.5 acres
Enjoying an attractive courtyard setting, with just 4 other properties, surrounded by unspoilt countryside but within approximately 1.5 miles from the well served village of Constantine, a detached cottage, believed to date back approximately 400 years, the subject of a programme of refurbishment works requiring final completion, providing highly characterful 3-bedroomed accommodation, with gardens and grounds of approximately 2.5 acres, including a large field with separate roadside access, and 2 large outbuildings. An ideal opportunity for prospective purchasers seeking a detached rural home with land, requiring final refurbishment.
The Property - Of mellow stone and granite elevations under a pitched roof of natural slate (about to be re-slated), 'Silverhill Farm Cottage' is believed to date back approximately 400 years, occupying an attractive courtyard setting, comprising just four other individual properties.
A long term 'project' needing final completion, the cottage offers charming and highly characterful accommodation with works having already been completed including re-wiring, re-plumbing, the installation of hardwood framed sealed unit double glazing, and a dual central heating system fired by an oil fired Rayburn in the breakfast room, and by a large glass-fronted log-burner in the lounge.
A front entrance porch leads into the living room which features a beamed ceiling, deep slate silled windows, part exposed stone walls, and a separate dining area with casement doors onto the gardens. A rear hall provides access to a well appointed shower room, and into a double aspect kitchen with broad opening to the breakfast room. Upstairs, the three bedrooms all enjoy far-reaching views over the courtyard and beyond, over many miles of countryside, to Goonhilly and The Lizard peninsula.
To the front of the cottage there is a small enclosed garden with archway to a well enclosed side and rear garden, with outside store and office, ready for landscaping and with some suitable materials on site, available by separate negotiation. A driveway to the side of the cottage provides ample parking, and leads to two large detached outbuildings, ideal for storage or as double garages, workshops or stabling etc. The grounds. which extend to approximately two and a half acres or thereabouts, are readily accessed from the cottage and outbuildings, and mainly comprise a large gently sloping field, with separate independent access from the roadside, part planted with fruit trees and shelter-belts.
In all, a rare opportunity to purchase an intriguing detached cottage, requiring final 'cosmetic' refurbishment and external landscaping, close to one of North Helford Area's most popular villages, and just seven and a half miles from the port of Falmouth.
The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)
Entrance Hall - Hardwood stable door from the rear elevation, slate flooring, inset down-lighters, access to over-head loft storage area, under floor heating.
Shower Room/Wc - Most attractively appointed with a contemporary white suite comprising a wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap, low flush WC with concealed cistern, and broad walk-in shower cubicle with Mira power shower and curved glazed screens. Part tiled walls, inset down-lighters, tall towel rail/radiator, deep silled window to the rear elevation, under floor heating.
Kitchen - 2.84m x 2.25m (9'3" x 7'4") - Slate flooring, barrelled ceiling with inset down-lighters, deep, slate silled windows to the side and rear elevations. Built-in base units with round-edged worksurfaces over with inset stainless steel sink unit, Stoves five-ring hob and Stoves double oven/grill. Plumbing for automatic dishwasher. Under floor heating. Opening into the:-
Breakfast Room - 4.27m x 3.27m (14'0" x 10'8") - First measurement taken from a broad opening from the kitchen area, second measurement into a fireplace with granite inglenook fireplace and new and unused, red, oil fired Rayburn (to be connected) to provide heating, hot water and central heating. Beamed ceiling, slate silled window to the front elevation, oak flooring.
Lounge - 6.79m x 4.12m (22'3" x 13'6" ) - First measurement into recesses to either side of the fireplace. Beamed ceiling, two deep, slate silled windows to the front elevation. Magnificent granite and mellow brick fireplace with inglenook, raised slate hearth and glass-fronted log-burner with back boiler (to be connected) to provide domestic hot water and supplementary central heating. Wall light points, door to:-
Front Porch - Stable-style entrance door, windows to the front and side elevations, hardwood door to the lounge, under floor heating.
Dining Area - 4.19m x 2.17m (13'8" x 7'1" ) - First measurement includes temporary staircase rising to the first floor landing. Double aspect with deep slate silled window to the rear elevation and double casement doors to the side. Inset down-lighters.
First Floor -
Landing - Deep storage cupboard over the stairs, oak flooring, large eaves storage alcove with plumbing provided for the future installation of an upstairs bathroom if required, (subject to consents). Inset down-lighter.
Bedroom One - 3.34m x 3.97m (10'11" x 13'0" ) - Canopied ceiling with inset down-lighters, access to over-head loft storage area, bedroom fireplace (blocked with cast iron surround to be installed). Gledhill foam lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater - airing cupboard surround to be fitted. Deep slate silled window with exposed stone reveal enjoying far-reaching views over miles of surrounding countryside to Goonhilly and Mounts Bay in the distance. Fitted wardrobes to be fitted. Telephone point. Oak flooring, access to additional eaves storage area.
Bedroom Two - 3.97m x 3.61m (13'0" x 11'10" ) - Canopied ceiling with inset down-lighters, access to over-head loft storage area, deep slate silled window with exposed stone reveals to the front elevation. Oak flooring, bedroom fireplace (blocked and to have a traditional fireplace surround installed). Electrical trip switching - surrounding cupboard to be fitted. Wardrobes to be fitted.
Bedroom Three - 2.53m x 2.48m (8'3" x 8'1" ) - A charming room with part canopied ceiling with inset down-lighters. Deep slate silled window to the front elevation with far-reaching views. Oak flooring, TV aerial socket, telephone point.
The Exterior - 'Silverhill Farm Cottage' is accessed along a private driveway which leads to just four other properties.
Front Garden - Lined to the south western side of the property, well enclosed by timber fencing and stone walling, ideal for landscaping into an attractive garden area.
Driveway - Located to the side of the cottage leading to a rear parking area and to the two large outbuildings.
Rear And Side Gardens - Level, ready for landscaping. Double casement doors from the living accommodation, wall with arch to the front gardens, two useful outbuildings comprising an office and a store.
Outbuilding One - 6.10m x 8.23m (20'0" x 27'0") - Of block construction under a pitched tiled roof with double timber doors.
Outbulding Two - 6.50m x 7.00m (21'3" x 22'11" ) - 3.50m wide opening, of part block construction under a tall pitched roof.
Rear Gardens - A pathway continues from the outbuildings to the eastern boundary where there is a (part completed) boundary wall, adjacent to unspoilt countryside. The pathway continues through a shelter-belt of trees to the:-
Paddock - Which lies immediately to the rear of the cottage; benefiting from separate gated access from the roadside and has been partially planted with fruit trees and further shelter-belts etc.
General Information -
Services - Mains electricity is connected to the property. Private septic tank drainage. Private water supply - shared with the neighbouring property, 'Silverhill Farmhouse', in addition to which a borehole has been sunk and is ready for connection and the attachment of a pump if an independent supply is preferred. Oil fired Rayburn and log-burner providing central heating. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations).
Council Tax - Band D - Cornwall Council.
Tenure - Freehold.
Possession - Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendors offering the additional benefit of no onward chain.
Viewing - By telephone appointment with the vendors' Sole Agents - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.
Directional Note - Take the A394 Falmouth to Helston road, Approximately half a mile after passing the Halfway House at Longdowns, turn left at Butteriss Gate signposted to Gweek and Constantine. After .7 of a mile take the turning left signposted to Brill and Constantine. After a further .7 of a mile take the turning left signposted 'Swallow Barn and Willow Barn', and to 'Silverhill House', 'Silverhill Farm Cottage' will be facing you as you enter the courtyard.
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