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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Trevilla, Feock, Truro

Under Offer £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Close to Pill Creek
  • Rural views
  • Flexible accommodation
  • 4/5 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Parking and garage
  • No onward chain
  • Immediate vacant possession

Full description

To be sold for the first time in over 70 years, a hugely characterful semi-detached house, close to the head of picturesque Pill Creek, Trelissick House and Gardens and within a 5/10 minute walk of nearby Loe Beach, providing deceptive 4 bedroomed, 3 reception and 2-bathroomed accommodation with detached garage, parking and well enclosed, stocked and mature gardens.

The Property - Originally part of the nearby Trelissick estate, 'Middle Ponsmaen' has been in our clients' family's ownership since 1945 and is to be sold in the open market for the first time in over 70 years.

Available for sale with the added benefit of no onward chain and immediate vacant possession, 'Middle Ponsmaen' enjoys a delightful setting close to the head of picturesque Pill Creek whose tree-lined banks lead directly onto the extensive, deep, day-sailing waters of the Carrick Roads (Fal Estuary), widely regarded as the finest, most diverse and safest sailing waters in the country.

On the quiet roadside connecting the neighbouring National Trust Trelissick estate with the centre of Feock Churchtown, 'Middle Ponsmaen' enjoys a peaceful, rural outlook over the adjoining woodland and countryside from all rooms.

Recently redecorated throughout, charming and hugely characterful accommodation is accessed from the broad paved front terrace with covered entrance door to a particularly well proportioned entrance hallway (5.59m x 3.41m) with open fireplace and connecting door to the dining room with large walk-in bay window and integral wood-burning stove. Sitting room with multi-fuel burning stove and the kitchen/dining both lead from a central hallway and both enjoy fine views over the well stocked, mature, level rear gardens to the adjoining countryside beyond.

Family bathroom and four first floor bedrooms, three well proportioned double and one single, lead from the first floor landing and all enjoy superb rural views. To the side and access from the kitchen there is a pretty terrace with access to a further bedroom/study with en-suite bathroom and steps to a useful workshop/utility/store with covered access onto the front paved driveway, providing off-road parking for one car in addition to the detached garage. Some purchasers would be interested to know that the bedroom five/study, en-suite bathroom and workshop/utility could easily provide self-contained accommodation, if required and subject to any necessary consents. Pretty, well enclosed and beautifully stocked rear gardens are a particular feature with full width broad paved patio, lawn with circular water feature backing onto and enjoying views over the adjoining countryside and woodland.

In all, a beautiful home in this most sought-after area, ideal for family, holiday and retirement purchasers alike and as the vendors' Sole Agents, an early viewing appointment is strongly recommended.

The Location - Set close to the head of Pill Creek, 'Middle Ponsmaen' is perfectly situated for the idyllic circular walks in the area, including around Trelissick, where there is a beautiful woodland walk along the banks of the River Fal; to Loe Beach where there is a sailing club and popular cafe, to Restronguet Point, Harcourt, Trolver Croft and Goonpiper.

In addition to the sailing, dinghy launching and kayaking facilities from Loe Beach, there are numerous sailing clubs around the shoreline of the Carrick Roads, notably at Mylor Harbour, an approximate twenty minute driveway, which, over recent years, has become the county's pre-eminent boating centre. Golf courses are nearby at Killiow, Truro and Falmouth; highly regarded country primary schools are within a few minutes' drive at Devoran and Kea. Regular bus services to nearby Trelissick, Playing Place and the cathedral city of Truro, approximately five miles distant, being the county's legal, administrative, commercial, retailing and educational centre, with full range of junior and secondary schooling, mainline rail link to London (Paddington) and main theatre venue, the Hall for Cornwall.

The port of Falmouth is approximately nine miles distant, which offers a fine range of restaurants, quayside bars, galleried, sub-tropical garden, safe sandy bathing beaches and access onto the South West Coast Path which continues to the neighbouring coves at Swanpool, Maenporth and beyond onto the beautiful Helford River and shoreline of The Lizard Peninsula.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Broad paved sitting-out terrace with low stone walling to the front boundary, covered timber entrance door to entrance hallway.

Entrance Hall - 5.59m x 3.38m (18'4" x 11'1" ) - Bay with timber panelled entrance door and replacement uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation. Picture rail. Timber flooring. Brick fireplace with built-in cupboards to either side. Four wall light points. Double radiator. First measurement taken into bay. Timber door to dining room.

Dining Room - 5.54m x 4.11m (18'2" x 13'6") - Walk-in bay window, window seat and replacement uPVC double glazed window enjoying the outlook to the front. Timber flooring. Picture rail. Detailed, carved, timber fireplace with surround and mantel, tiled hearth and with inset wood-burning stove. Cupboards and drawer with display cabinet, built-in to one side of the chimney breast. Arched display recess. Shelved recess with double radiator. First measurement taken onto the walk-in bay. Panelled door to central hall.

Central Hall - Panelled doors to the sitting room, kitchen and dining room. Staircase rises to the first floor landing. Arched, detailed small pane window enjoying views through the kitchen to the rear garden. Wall light.

Sitting Room - 4.42m x 3.56m (14'6" x 11'8" ) - Recessed sash, small pane window with window seat enjoying views over the mature rear gardens to the adjoining countryside and woodland. Picture rail. Timber fireplace surround, mantel, slate hearth with unset multi-fuel burning stove. Deep shelved recess. Panelled door to shelved cupboard.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 4.65m x 4.37m (15'3" x 14'4" ) - Dual aspect with recess sash window with window seat enjoying the views over the rear gardens to adjoining countryside and part panelled door opening onto the pretty side terrace. Fireplace recess with Victorian-style timber mantel over. Radiator. Granite 'cold' worksurface with timber shelf over.

Kitchen Area - Roll-top worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under, matching wall units, tiled splashbacks and concealed pelmet lighting in between. Eye level double oven and grill with cupboard under and over. Integral dishwasher. Inset Neff four-ring hob. Inset one a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. Part panelled and glazed door opening onto the rear terrace and garden and enjoying the views.

From the central hallway, stairs rise to the first floor landing.

First Floor -

Landing - Galleried to stairwell. Panelled doors to bedrooms and bathroom. Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation providing much natural light and enjoying the open outlook.

Bedroom One - 5.64m x 3.78m (18'6" x 12'5" ) - First measurement taken into a walk-in bay window with replacement uPVC double glazed windows enjoying the views over the surrounding countryside. Picture rail. Shelved recess. Painted cast iron fireplace with Delft tiled hearth. Timber flooring. Built-in wardrobe providing hanging space with cupboard under.

Bedroom Two - 5.54m x 3.66m (18'2" x 12'0" ) - First measurement taken into the walk-in bay window with replacement uPVC double glazed windows, again, enjoying the views. Picture rail. Timber flooring. Fireplace. Panelled door to cupboard.

Bedroom Three - 4.37m x 2.95m (14'4" x 9'8" ) - Small pane sash window with window seat enjoying far-reaching countryside views. Barrelled ceiling. Sky light to the front elevation. Picture rail. Three panel door to three independent built-in wardrobes. Shelved recess.

Bedroom Four - 2.82m x 1.96m (9'3" x 6'5" ) - Three arch detailed, small pane sash windows, again, enjoying the fine views. Second measurement taken to the face of two cupboards, one shelved and one providing hanging space and shelf. Loft access. High level cupboards. Radiator. Picture rail.

Bathroom - 2.57m x 2.11m (8'5" x 6'11" ) - Small pane sash window enjoying the fine views. Window seat. Low flush WC. Panelled bath with plumbed-in shower over, tiled splashback and glazed shower screen. Pedestal wash hand basin. Deep shelved recess. Electric towel rail.

From the sunny side terrace, panel door to the study/bedroom five and utility/store/workshop - this area could easily provide self-contained accommodation if required and subject to any necessary consents - ideal for a dependent relative, holiday let or overflow accommodation. Lobby with panel door from the side terrace with stairs descending to the utility/store room and ascending to study/bedroom five.

Study/Bedroom Five - 2.82m x 2.49m (9'3" x 8'2" ) - Second measurement does not include a built-in cabin bed. Window to the front with deep Delft tiled sill enjoying the views to the front. Radiator. Barrelled ceiling. Inset ceiling down-lighters. Loft access. Door to bathroom.

Bathroom/Wc - A three-piece bathroom suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with tiled splashbacks. Radiator. Broad window enjoying the views to the side elevation.

Utility/Store Room - 3.89m x 2.49m (12'9" x 8'2" ) - Stainless steel sink with drainer and two cupboards under. Window to side elevation. Wall mounted boiler. Cupboard housing the hot water tank. Radiator. Part panel and glazed door to the front driveway with covered wood store.

The Exterior - 'Middle Ponsmaen' enjoys a broad frontage to the quiet roadside, close to the head of Pill Creek, with stone retaining wall with slate steps leading to the broad, paved terrace and onto the front entrance.

Driveway - Paved parking for one car with covered wood store and doorway through to the utility/store and arch leading to side path.

Garage - 5.72m x 2.82m (18'9" x 9'3" ) - Pitched and beamed roof with option for eaves storage, if required. Up-and-over garage door. Courtesy door leading to parking area.

Side Terrace - Slate paved with half stone walling with steps from side path. Doors leading from the kitchen/dining room and study/bedroom five and utility/store.

Cobbled and paved path continues to the rear patio and garden.

Rear Garden - Well enclosed and mature with full width slate paved patio, lawn with central water and surrounding well stocked beds. Slate paved path continues around the lawn with many mature shrubs and plants.

General Information -

Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax - Band E - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase with the added benefit of immediate vacant possession and 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 - From Truro, take the A390 to Falmouth, turning left at the second roundabout at Playing Place, immediately after the Shell garage, signposted to Feock and the King Harry Ferry. Continue along this road, past the thatched pub, The Punchbowl and Ladel, on the left-hand side, approximately half a mile after which turn left at the crossroad, signposted to Trelissick and the King Harry Ferry. Within an approximate three hundred yards, take the first turning right and proceed along this road until reaching the T-junction. Turn right, proceed towards the bottom of the hill, 'Middle Ponsmaen' is the last property on the right-hand side before the left-handing turning to Pill Creek.


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