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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Killiow, Truro

Sold STC £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3/4 Bedrooms (Master En-Suite)
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen with Aga
  • Family Bathroom
  • Detached Barn with Planning
  • Double Car Port
  • Superb Rural Setting
  • Just 3 Miles From Truro
  • Gardens & Woodland

Full description

DETACHED COTTAGE, TWO STOREY BARN, GARDENS & WOODLAND Situated in a delightful location just 3 miles from Truro, surrounded by open countryside and the Killiow Estate. A wonderful package and very private. The accommodation provides a spacious family home with huge potential to create a detached annexe for dependent relative, holiday letting or long term rental.

General Comments - Chyshore lies within an exceptional rural setting just 3 miles from Truro, surrounded by open countryside and the Killiow Estate. Approached along an old farm lane which still runs through to the grounds of Killiow but which has remained unused during our clients ownership for over 30 years. The gardens and grounds provide a superb degree of peace and privacy and this type of opportunity is very rare especially in this geographical location. The detached 19th century cottage has been extended since its original form although it has retained all of it's inherent charm and warmth as a wonderful family home. There is huge potential to create further accommodation if required. The detached barn has planning permission to create a two bedroom dwelling ideal for a dependent relative, holiday let or long term rental. Opposite the barn is a former cart house now used as an open car port for two cars as well as a large store area and utility.

The Property - The accommodation offers a spacious rooms including a large reception room, study/4th bedroom, dining room and kitchen with Aga. To the first floor there are three double bedrooms the master with an en-suite shower room and dressing room as well as a family bathroom and W.C. The grounds include a large area of woodland as well as an orchard and mature, well established gardens. Furthermore there is an outdoor swimming pool which is an excellent addition to this property.

Location - The property is located part way between Truro and Falmouth on the outskirts of Carnon Downs and Playing Place, within a short distance of the creekside hamlets of Point and Penpol. Both Carnon Downs and Playing Place have an excellent range of village facilities including post office, food store, village hall, doctors surgery and regular bus service to Truro and Falmouth. Killiow golf course is close at hand and the area is well placed for easy access to the creek and sailing facilities of the Fal Estuary.

Truro - Truro is renowned for its excellent shopping centre, fine selection of restaurants, bars, private and state schools and main line railway link to London (Paddington). The Hall for Cornwall is also a popular venue providing all year round entertainment and other cultural facilities include the Royal Cornwall Museum and the historic Cathedral.

In greater detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):

The property is approached over a long driveway which provides parking and turning space for several vehicles.

Porch - Slatted storage shelving. Glazed return. Double glazed patio doors to the dining room.

Dining Room - 4.27m x 4.11m (14' x 13'6") - Double glazed window to the rear. Panelled wooden doors to the kitchen and hallway/stairwell. Feature fireplace with pine surround and wrought iron grate. Radiator.

Kitchen - 4.27m x 3.05m (14' x 10' ) - Double aspect with double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations featuring a range of white gloss high and low level units enclosing cupboards and drawers. Aga, space for fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Space for oven with LPG supply. Worktops with one and a half stainless steel sink and drainer inset.

Hallway - Double glazed window to the front aspect. Turning staircase with wooden hand rails and posts rising to the first floor. Arched double glazed window at half landing level. Radiator. Under stairs storage cupboard.

Sitting Room - 8.00m x 4.22m (26'3" x 13'10" ) - Double glazed patio doors to the front elevation with glazed reveals. Three radiators. A superb feature exposed natural stone wall with deep inset inglenook style fireplace with slate hearth and oil burning stove. Double glazed window to the front with deep sill and wood inset. Windows to the side and rear. Opening doorway to study/bedroom four. Exposed beams.

Study/Bedroom Four - 3.51m x 2.95m (11'6" x 9'8") - Double glazed windows to both aspects. Double glazed patio doors to the rear. Radiator.

First Floor - Stairs rise from the hallway to the landing.

Landing - Doors to the first floor accommodation. Two radiators. Two loft access points. Three double glazed windows to the front aspect with deep sills and wooden insets.

Master Bedroom - 4.32m x 3.91m (14'2" x 12'10" ) - Double glazed window to the front elevation with excellent views over the garden. Two double built-in wardrobes with panelled doors enclosing hanging space and shelving. Opening to dressing area. Radiator.

Dressing Area - Double aspect double glazed windows to both sides. Two double wardrobes with panelled doors enclosing hanging space. Frosted glazed multi-pane door to the en-suite shower room. Loft access point.

En-Suite - Double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking farmland. Shower cubicle with 'Mira' electric shower over. Extractor fan. Fully tiled splash backs. Ceramic tiled floor covering. Radiator. Low level WC. Wash hand basin set within a vanity unit.

Bedroom Two - 4.22m x 3.28m (13'10" x 10'9") - Double glazed window overlooking farmland to the rear. Radiator

Bedroom Three - 3.78m x 3.25m (12'5" x 10'8" ) - Double glazed window to the rear elevation. Deep sill with wooden inset. Radiator. Feature period style fireplace with wrought iron inset.

Bathroom - 3.12m x 2.64m (10'2" x 8'7") - Double glazed window to the rear elevation with a deep sill. Wash hand basin within a vanity unit with cupboards beneath. Fully tiled shower cubicle with 'Mira Excel' mains shower. Feature corner bath with mixer taps and steps up. Fully tiled decorative splash backs throughout. Radiator. Airing cupboard containing hot water tank and storage shelving.

W.C Double glazed window to the front elevation. Fully tiled splash backs matching the bathroom. Low level W.C and wash hand basin.

Outside -

Grounds - The gardens surround the cottage and the grounds include a large area of woodland. The property is approached over a long lane and driveway to a turning circle as well as access through a gate which opens to a large tarmac parking area for several vehicles. To the right hand side leading past an oil storage tank and greenhouse, the gardens are well secluded and principally laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees including camellias and with a good evergreen screen of mature hedging and trees featuring a 32ft OUTDOOR HEATED SWIMMING POOL with a paved surround as well as a SUMMERHOUSE. The gardens continue around the rear of the property and are laid to lawn with further mature shrubs and natural hedged boundaries. To the left hand side lies the orchard with a range of mature trees bordering farmland and again laid to lawn. A small footbridge leads to the woodland, providing a great supply of wood and an adventurous play ground for children and pets.

Detached Barn - 8.74m x 3.58m (28'8" x 11'8" ) - Opposite the property is a brick built barn which enjoys Planning Permission for conversion to a two bedroom annexe. Four double glazed windows to the front elevation with double glazed door. Power. Stairs lead to the first floor. Double glazed patio door with Juliette balcony rail. Three double glazed windows to the front elevation. Exposed 'A' frames.

Former Cart House - 6.15m x 4.42m ( 20'2" x 14'6" ) - Oil storage tank. Oil fired floor standing boiler which supplies the heated swimming pool. Heat exchange and filter for swimming pool. Power.

Utility & Gardeners W.C. - A range of storage units with inset stainless steel sink and drainer. Space for chest freezer and washing machine. Part tiled splash backs. Windows to the side and rear. WC cubicle with low level WC.

Workshop - 6.68m x 2.74m (21'11" x 9') - Wooden double doors to the front. Concrete flooring. Corrugated roof covering. Work bench and power.

Services - Oil, mains water and private drainage. Mains electricity.

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 from Truro on the A39 towards Falmouth, pass the village of Playing Place to the double round about alongside the Shell service station. On the second round about take the 3rd exit (into Chyreen Lane) sign posted Bissoe and Chacewater. Continue along this road for approximately 1/2 a mile and look out for the right hand turning which is an unmarked lane just before the cross roads. Proceed down this lane until reaching the property Chyshore.


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