6 bedroom barn conversion for saleGrampound Road
Sold STC £895,000
- 6 Bedrooms (Inc. Master Suite)
- 2 Shower Rooms, Bathroom & Wet Room
- Living Room/Kitchen with Aga
- Drawing Room
- Office/Sitting Room
- Utility & Boot Room
- Underfloor Heating
- Full Double Glazing
- Four Car Garaging
- Barn with Potential
A MAGNIFICENT HOME WITH 12 ACRES OF LAND Tucked away and facing south in a landscape of rolling farmland and with 12 acres of its own land for privacy and protection. Originally a massive barn range of considerable architectural merit and almost reminiscent of an Elizabethan Manor. Beautifully renovated and in pristine condition, ready to move into.
General Comments And Situation - The barn at Tredinnick is arguably one of the most impressive buildings in the Truro to St. Austell area. Built in 1831, the building has symmetrical projecting wings to a long rectangular structure to form a classic "U" shape of impressive proportions, all of which faces due south enjoying uninterrupted views over its own land to undulating countryside beyond. The building has been sympathetically converted and restored and is now a lovely home affording very spacious family size accommodation fitted throughout on a contemporary theme and with every modern convenience. It is ideal for family living.
The property stands at the end of a short unmade farm lane. Tredinnick is no longer a working farm and indeed "Tredinnick Barns" now comprises the majority of the traditional buildings and with just the original farmhouse as the only neighbour. It lies almost midway between the villages of Grampound and Grampound Road and hence shops for daily needs are easily accessible whilst Truro and St. Austell offer a full range of shopping facilities at eight miles and seven miles respectively. There is a good range of Private and State Schools in the area, both Truro and St. Austell offer an intercity rail link to London (Paddington). Tredinnick is also about a ten minute drive from the A30 and therefore enjoys easy access to all parts of the county including both north and south Cornish coasts.
The Dwelling - The structure of Tredinnick Barn is notable for its mellow stone elevations with contrasting cut granite window arches, matching reveals, quoins and complementing white painted casement windows. A hipped roof relaid with natural slate adds to its aesthetic appeal and whilst the front elevation is the dominant aspect the single storey former "horse engine" structure at the rear of the building is equally impressive. The internal accommodation now boasts a wonderful array of living space with plenty of light and a modern versatile arrangement of rooms. Windows are double glazed, there is a comprehensive system of central heating (underfloor throughout) oak laminate and tiled floors predominate and facilities for kitchen, bath and shower rooms are equipped and fitted to a high standard.
In greater detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):
The front door is approached from the paved terrace at the front of the barn and the front door is on the right hand side with an outside courtesy light. This opens into the:-
BOOT ROOM - 3.89m x 1.83m (12'9" x 6') With travertine tiled floor, recessed mat well and a range of fitted cupboards having work surface area with sink and drainer inset with mixer tap above. Travertine tiled splashbacks, built-in shelving and coat pegs and inset downlighters. Door to:-
MAIN HALLWAY With turning staircase to the first floor with under-stairs storage cupboard. Travertine tiled floor and door opening to the front terrace. Thermostat control for underfloor heating and wall light points.
CLOAKROOM/WET ROOM Fully tiled with walnut travertine tiles, mosaic corinth travertine borders and corinth tumbled travertine floor tiles with flax flagstone shelving. Built-in shower unit with chromium fitments and floor drain, wall hung w.c. with concealed cistern and wall mounted wash basin with chromium mixer tap above. Extractor fan, inset down-lighters and built-in mirror fronted medicine cabinet.
OFFICE/SITTING ROOM - 3.86m x 3.56m (12'7" x 11'8") With window overlooking the rear garden, coved ceiling with inset downlighters and wall mounted thermostatic control for the underfloor heating.
KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING ROOM - 10.06m x 4.62m (33'0" x 15'1") A magnificent room divided into three distinct areas. The kitchen has been fitted with a luxury range of bespoke cabinets finished in Farrow and Balls "Matchstick and Ball Green" with polished pewter handles.
These comprise a comprehensive range of base cupboards and drawers with further matching wall mounted storage cupboards, two full height larder units and a large dresser unit against one wall. These are complimented with honed green/black granite work surfaces with matching wall splash backs and a polished wooden worktop surface to the dresser. All worktop surfaces have concealed lighting above and there is a large central American oak island unit with built-in oak cupboards, open shelf units and a breakfast bar along one side with honed green/black granite work surface above. Inset single bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and draining board integral with the work surface. Incorporated within the island unit there is a Siemens dishwasher, shelved recess for microwave etc. and an adjacent upright recess for trays.
Along the rear of the kitchen there is a recessed electric cream and black Aga with Aga-Mate to one side comprising four ovens, two hot plates as well as four ring ceramic hob. The recess has honed black granite work surfaces to the side returns and a tiled wall surround with concealed filter hood and pelmet lighting. In addition fitted cupboards incorporate shelving and spice racks, there are oak lined cutlery drawers and a pull-out pan store with chromium baskets.
The entire room has a travertine tiled floor and at the far end there is an inglenook fireplace with a travertine tiled hearth and fitted wood burning stove with timber lintel above and concealed lighting. Telephone point, television point, recessed display shelves, wall light points and wall mounted thermostatic control for underfloor heating. Windows overlook the front terrace and there are twin opening double glazed french doors providing direct access. Inset ceiling downlighters and twin opening glazed doors providing access through to:-
DRAWING ROOM - 6.17m x 6.02m (20'2" x 19'9") Another splendid room with a high vaulted ceiling featuring exposed beams and massive roof trusses. It is a triple aspect room overlooking the gardens and with a pair of double glazed doors opening to a side patio. Laminate oak flooring and ceiling spotlights.
On the opposite side of the kitchen/living room a door opens to:-
INNER HALLWAY With travertine tiled floor, coved ceiling with downlighter and doors to:-
BEDROOM 5 - 3.86m x 3.45m (12'7" x 11'3") A dual aspect room with coved ceiling, television and telephone point.
BEDROOM 6 - 4.14m x 3.84m (13'6" x 12'7") Another triple aspect room with lovely countryside views and part glazed door opening to the front terrace. Coved ceiling, two telephone points, television point and wall mounted thermostatic control for underfloor heating.
SHOWER ROOM Fitted to a luxury standard with white suite comprising double size shower tray with Carrera marble tiled wall surrounds and fitted shower unit with chromium fitments and large rain head. Large square vitreous enamel wash basin on chromium pillared wash stand with glazed shelf beneath, flick-over taps above and marble tiled splashbacks. Low level w.c., with concealed cistern and display shelving above. Fitted louvre shutters to the window, Vulcan Basalt floor tiles, inset downlighters and extractor fan.
From the entrance hall a turning bespoke ash staircase rises to a half landing and then continues up to the first floor.
PARTIALLY GALLERIED LANDING Almost 48" overall (including the stairs) and extending along the front of the building where there are five double glazed windows and a pair of French doors with a Juliet balcony. Four wall light points, coved ceiling and laminated oak flooring. Thermostatic control for underfloor heating.
MASTER BEDROOM - 6.15m x 3.94m (20'2" x 12'11") A wonderful triple aspect room with far reaching country views and a pair of french doors opening to a Juliet balcony overlooking the side lawn. Coved ceiling, three wall light points and wall mounted thermostatic control for underfloor heating. Telephone point, television point and access to:-
EN-SUITE DRESSING ROOM - 3.35m x 1.73m (10'11" x 5'8") Equipped with a range of built-in shelving and hanging rails. Numerous inset downlighters and loft hatch access.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a luxury white suite comprising double built-in shower tray with grey marble tiled wall surrounds and fitted shower unit with rainhead above and sliding glazed door to the front. Extractor fan, two large square vitreous white enamel sinks with flick-over taps, bidet, low level w.c, with concealed cistern and built-in toiletry shelf above. Polished black Vulcan Basalt floor, coved ceiling with inset down lighters and fitted louvres to the window. Part marble tiled wall surrounds with matching marble tiled toiletry shelf along one side.
BEDROOM 2 - 4.34m x 6.02m (14'2" x 19'9") With french doors opening to a Juliet balcony overlooking the rear gardens, coved ceiling and wall mounted thermostatic control for underfloor heating.
BEDROOM 3 - 3.86m x 3.63m (12'7" x 11'10") A dual aspect room with coved ceiling and wall mounted thermostatic control for underfloor heating. Loft hatch access.
BEDROOM 4 - 3.94m x 3.56m (12'11" x 11'8") Another dual aspect room with coved ceiling and wall mounted thermostatic control for underfloor heating.
FAMILY BATHROOM Fitted with a luxury white suite comprising large bath with mixer tap and hand hand shower attachment. Limestone tiled wall surrounds with Java beige pebbled borders with toiletry shelf and large wall mounted mirror above the bath. Double shower tray with limestone tiled surrounds, shower unit with chromium fitments and rain head above. Extractor fan, two wall hung ceramic wash basins with chromium mixer taps and wall hung w.c. with concealed cistern. Built-in flax marble toiletry shelving areas with mirrors and built-in mirror fronted medicine cabinet. White ceramic limestone flooring, inset downlighters and extractor fan.
UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM - 3.30m x 2.79m (10'9" x 9'1") Fitted along one side with an extensive range of cupboards and drawers and with a further range of wall mounted cupboards above and including laminated work surface area with one and a half bowl sink inset and travertine tiled splashbacks. In one corner there is a free standing Grant oil fired boiler to supply domestic hot water and central heating and two large Megaflow Heatrae Sadia hot water cylinders with immersion facilities for emergency backup. Three adjacent wall mounted electronic programming controls, space and plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer as well as built in shelving, inset downlighters and wall mounted thermostatic control for underfloor heating. Loft hatch access.
Outside - The property is approached along an unmade but hard surface private lane which accesses just two properties and Tredinnick Barn being in prime position at the end of the lane. Two five bar vehicular gates open onto a gravelled driveway that runs along the front of the house and around to one side. Alongside the entrance there is access to a very attractive former CART HOUSE 37' x 21' providing four vehicular bays divided by granite supporting pillars and with high pitch vaulted roof, concreted floor with external power points and circuit breakers.
The gravelled driveway and hard-standing area facilitates parking for numerous vehicles.
At the far end of the driveway a lane continues to a further single STOREY BARN 40'5" x 21' being open fronted with metal pillar supports and providing four bays previously used for stabling and livestock.
To the front of Tredinnick Barn there is a paved terrace that provides access to all the doors in the front elevation and this area faces virtually due south ensuring warmth and shelter throughout the day. There are four lights illuminating the front courtyard and there is an attractive pitched roof overhang to the central french windows. Sweeping areas of lawn surround the building and at the rear a flight of steps with outside lantern lights provide access to a more secluded area again laid to grass and enclosed with Cornish hedges. In one corner a wooden shed houses the water filtration and purification equipment as well as water pressure adjustment pump. Beside this are the oil and water storage tanks. There are several fruit trees and plenty of scope for further landscaping and planting.
Beyond the front garden there is a paddock enclosed by post and rail fencing whilst to the rear of Tredinnick Barn there is a large level field which has direct access to the minor country road connecting Grampound and Grampound Road. This field has most recently been let to a local farmer for arable cropping but can easily be reseeded and used for equestrian or livestock grazing. The whole site extends to 12 acres or thereabouts.
Services - Mains electricity, private borehole water supply, private drainage system and oil fired central heating as previously mentioned.
N.B - The electrical circuit, appliances and heating system have not been tested by the agents.
Viewing - Strictly by Appointment through the Agents Philip Martin, 9 Cathedral Lane, Truro, TR1 2QS. Telephone: 01872 242244 or 3 Quayside Arcade, St. Mawes, Truro TR2 5DT. Telephone 01326 270008.
Directions - Proceeding along the A390 from Truro to St. Austell take the first left hand turning immediately upon entering the village of Grampound. Continue along this country road for approximately half a mile and where the road veers around to the right continue into an unmade lane on the left hand side where indicated Tredinnick. The property will be easily located at the end of this farm lane.
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