6 bedroom detached house for saleGrampound
Guide Price £650,000
- 5/6 Beds (Master En-Suite)
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Oil Central Heating
- Utility Room
- Bathroom & 2 W.C.s
- Large Garden
- Paddock, Orchard
- No Chain
Full descriptionIMPOSING DETACHED PERIOD HOUSE AND THREE ACRES OF LAND Located in a very private setting, surrounded by fields at the end of a long drive on the edge of this sought after village. Beautifully presented and full of wonderful period features. Excellent range of outbuildings with further potential. Sold with no chain.
General Comments And Location -
Pengarth is a very attractive detached period house in a very convenient location on the western side of Grampound village and within easy reach of the north and south coasts, Truro and St. Austell. Located at the end of a long private drive the house is surrounded by countryside and enjoys a sunny south facing aspect and far reaching rural views. Thought to have been been built in the early 1900's, the house retains much charm and character and a wealth of period features including a fabulous entrance hallway with original tessellated tiled floor and turning staircase, deep window bays in both reception rooms, deep skirting boards and high ceilings with ornate cornicing. The house extends to approximately 2,500 sq ft with a conventional layout over two floors. All of the rooms are of a good proportion and there is a feeling of space throughout and the large windows afford plenty of natural light. There are five double bedrooms and the master has an en-suite bathroom. Interestingly there are two staircases as well as a sixth bedroom/former nursery and bathroom on the first floor. The impressive entrance hall with original tessellated tiled floor and wonderful turning staircase is a lovely introduction to the house with doors to both reception rooms which are of a good size and both have wood burning stoves. At the rear is a kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, study, utility room, walk-in pantry and the second staircase leading to first floor. The gardens and grounds surround the house and are extremely private, well stocked with many interesting shrubs and plants and a large part of the garden has been fenced and therefore it is very secure for children and pets. There is a generous sized paddock, orchard and further less formal areas which would be ideal for poultry and hobby farming. The outbuildings are extremely useful for many purposes providing garaging for at least four cars and would be ideal for those looking to run a business from home with further potential to create additional annexe accommodation subject to gaining the necessary planning consent. The cellar provides a further possibility for those looking to work from home. An internal viewing is absolutely essential.
Grampound is a thriving community part way between the Cathedral city of Truro and the market town of St. Austell. Everyday facilities include a village general store and post office, public house, primary school, doctors surgery, community village hall and a Chinese restaurant. A regular bus service connects both Truro and St. Austell where there is a wider range of facilities. Secondary schools in the area include The Roseland at Tregony and Brannel at St Stephen. Main line railway stations can be found at Truro or St Austell.
In greater detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):
Half glazed door leading to:-
Entrance Vestibule - With coat hanging hooks, high level window, tiled floor and half glazed entrance door. Partly glazed door and side windows with small lead glazed windows to:-
Entrance Hall - Ornate turning staircase leading to the first floor with storage cupboard under, original tessellated tiled floor, radiator, half glazed door leading to inner hall and doors to sitting room and dining room.
Sitting Room - 5.03m x 5.03m (16'6" x 16'6") - Deep bay window to front overlooking the gardens with countryside beyond. High ceilings with ornate cornicing and central ceiling rose, exposed wood flooring, high skirting boards, fireplace with granite hearth and wood burning stove, radiator. Half glazed door opening to:-
Garden Room - 3.30m x 3.20m (10'10" x 10'6") - Windows overlooking the side and front gardens. Terracotta tiled floor. Glazed door opening to garden.
Dining Room - 5.13m x 4.11m (16'10" x 13'6") - Bay window to front with double glazed windows overlooking the garden. Wood burning stove on a tiled hearth with wood surround and mantle. Exposed wood floor, picture rail, t.v. point and traditional radiator.
Inner Hall - Glazed door leading to rear. Door to kitchen/breakfast room and study.
Study - 4.11m x 3.58m (13'6 x 11'9") - Sliding sash windows to side and rear, built-in book shelves, radiator and exposed wooden floor.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.46m x 3.56m (17'11" x 11'8") - An excellent range of both base and eye level shaker style units with granite worktops and tiled splashbacks. Belfast sink, space and plumbing for dishwasher, oil fired Aga with tiled splashback and airing rack over. Space for range cooker with stainless steel extractor hood over and tiled splashback. Solid oak floor, spotlights, sliding sash window to rear. Glass fronted display cabinet. LED recessed lighting.
Cellar - 5.94m x 3.96m (19'6" x 13') - A very usable room with light and power and good head height. Partly glazed door to outside. Laminate wood effect floor. Oil fired central heating boiler.
Rear Hall - Door to outside. Walk-in pantry (2.46m x 1.55m) with tiled floor, shelves and two small windows.
Utility Room - 3.43m x 2.95m (11'3" x 9'8") - Sliding sash window overlooking the side garden, traditional radiator, tiled floor, double large Belfast sink with tiled splashback, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for freezer. Back stairs leading to first floor.
First Floor -
The main staircase has a half landing with sliding sash window overlooking the rear.
Cloakroom - Comprising low level w.c. with wash hand basin, sliding sash window to rear. Heated towel rail. Wood floor.
Main Landing - Gives access to the majority of the upstairs rooms.
Bedroom 1 - 4.29m x 4.11m (14'1" x 13'6") - Deep bay window with two double glazed windows and french doors opening onto a Juliet balcony with views over the valley with fields beyond. Traditional radiator. Picture rail.
Bedroom 2 - 3.71m x 2.97m (12'2" x 9'9") - Sliding sash window overlooking the rear. Arch alcove and picture rail. Radiator.
Separate W.C. - White suite with low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, tiled floor with underfloor heating, sliding sash window to rear. LED recessed lighting.
Bedroom 3 - 4.29m x 2.74m (14'1" x 9') - Sliding sash window to front enjoying far reaching views. Traditional radiator. Picture rail.
Bathroom - 2.62m x 2.06m (8'7" x 6'9") - A white suite comprising free standing cast iron roll top bath, separate shower cubicle with fully tiled surround and Mira shower over, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and mirror over. Electric shaver point, heated towel rail. LED recessed lighting. Airing cupboard with slatted shelves housing factory lagged hot water cylinder. Extractor fan.
Bedroom 4 - 5.23m x 4.37m (17'2" x 14'4") - A very light twin aspect room with deep bay window to front and sliding sash window to side enjoying rural and garden views. Three radiators. Picture rail. Ornate ceiling cornice.
En-Suite - A modern white suite comprising low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with fully tiled surround, folding glazed shower screen and Triton electric shower over. Spotlights and extractor fan. Electric shaver point.
Bedroom 5 - 3.71m x 3.12m (12'2" x 10'3") - Sliding sash window to rear, spotlights, wall light, door to bedroom six
Bedroom 6/Nursery - 3.45m x 2.97m (11'4" x 9'9") - Sliding sash window to front, built in wardrobe, shelves, secondary stairs to ground floor utility room.
Outside - Pengarth is located at the end of a long tarmac driveway which meanders up to the house to a turning and parking area for 6 to 7 cars. A path leads through a wooden gate to the rear of the house with access to the inner hall and utility room. There is a useful storage shed, outside tap and access to the upper gardens. Steps lead down to the cellar. Oil storage tank for central heating boiler.
Outbuildings - There is an excellent range of outbuildings that give many possibilities and would be suitable for a variety of uses such as garaging many cars, potential for working from home, ideal workshop for hobbies and there is potential to provide further accommodation such as an annexe, subject to gaining the necessary planning consent.
Barn - 12.88m x 4.17m (42'3 x 13'8 ) - Roller garage door, concrete floor, pedestrian door with light and power connected. Steps lead to a RAISED STORAGE AREA 4.78m x 3.38m and another door leads to a separate TOOL SHED 8.61m x 3.61m also with light and power. SMALL STABLE 4.57m x 3.35m suitable for a pony, goat, dogs etc. with concrete floor. Double doors lead through from the main barn to:-
Rear Workshop - 9.07m x 5.03m plus 3.94m x 3.86m (29'9" x 16'6" p - Windows to front and side enjoying views over the fields, door to further STORAGE ROOM 3.94m x 3.86m with window to rear and pedestrian door.
Adjoining Workshop - 12.70m x 4.37m (41'8 x 14'4) - Another very useful and substantial shed used as a workshop with concrete block walls and concrete floor. Light and power are connected.
Gardens And Grounds - A pathway leads from the driveway around to the front of the house and wide steps lead up to a raised terrace with pleasant views over the garden and leads to the main entrance. Deep flower beds are well stocked with many interesting shrubs and plants including agapanthus, rhododendrons and immature box hedges and there is also access from the terrace into the garden room. Further sitting area with attractive Cornish stone retaining walls and flower beds with lavender and further agapanthus. A hard-standing currently has a hot tub which is not included in the sale. A wooden pedestrian gateway leads into a small paddock where there is a mature sweet chestnut tree and another stone wall retains the upper lawned garden. This garden is enclosed within a fence and therefore secure for children and pets and comprises a large level lawn partly enclosed within a very attractive natural stone hedge with fields behind and includes two young oak trees and a selection of fruit bushes including redcurrant and blackcurrant and a thick pittosporum hedge divides the rear garden which includes an enclosure for poultry and currently a second enclosure houses a pig. The top boundary is also mature stone hedging where there are oaks and substantial monterrey pine trees. The views from here are lovely over the surrounding countryside. Steps lead down to the rear of the house where there are further useful outbuildings including a GARDEN STORE 4.8m x 2.6m housing the oil tank for the Aga, light and power is connected. Outside tap. Gardeners w.c. with high level tiled floor and sliding sash window. Access to the utility room and kitchen.
Services - Private water and drainage. Mains electricity. Oil fired heating.
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 - From Truro proceed in an easterly direction along the A390 heading towards St Austell. Just before Grampound village, look out for a drive on the left hand side marked 'Pengarth'.
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