4 bedroom house for saleSampys Hill, Falmouth
Under Offer £350,000
- Individual detached house
- 4/5 bedrooms
- Large plot
- Ideal refurbishment/project
- Redevelopment potential
- Gravelled driveway
- Detached garage
- Valley views
Occupying a generous plot, close to the village centre, adjoining unspoilt countryside to the southern and western boundaries with beautiful far-reaching valley views, an individual 4-bedroomed detached house originally constructed, we believe, in the 1920’s, now requiring refurbishment or possible redevelopment, subject to the necessary planning consents.
The Property - 'Alameda' stands within a good sized, fairly level plot on the edge of this extremely sought-after village, close to the unspoilt Helford River and beautiful walks along the South West Coast Path.
Outside, a lawned front garden sets the property back from the roadside behind a mature Cornish hedge providing privacy, to one side is a broad and deep gravelled driveway featuring double entrance gates to Sampys Hill, suitable for parking many vehicles, caravan or even boat storage. A broad detached garage with electric door and inspection pit, stands towards the right rear boundary and behind which is a timber shed and greenhouse. The rear garden is a particular feature, as like many rooms of the property, enjoys beautiful rolling valley views over unspoilt farmland to the south and west.
The substantial and versatile accommodation is arranged with four well proportioned rooms (two/three reception rooms) on the ground floor in addition to a separate kitchen and conservatory a further extension to the rear, loosely arranged as an 'annexe' room plus adjacent WC and lower basement, all of which could be reconfigured to provide a separate letting 'unit', or ancillary accommodation, if required. The first floor is also well proportioned and features two further bedrooms plus an inner landing with plenty of storage with access to a family bathroom resulting in the property having the potential for five bedrooms without compromising on living space.
The Location - Mawnan Smith has, for many years, been one of the most sought-after villages in south Cornwall by virtue of its proximity to the beautiful south coast, excellent day-sailing waters of the Helford River and its picturesque tree-lined creeks, sub-tropical gardens at Trebah and Glendurgan, and excellent facilities which include a church, two village stores, post office, restaurant, thatched public house (The Red Lion), garage, craft shops, cafe, electrical store, doctors surgery, charity store, hairdressers and regular bus service to the port of the Falmouth, approximately seven miles distant. Beautiful walks abound in the area whether over surrounding fields to Durgan at the mouth of the Helford River or to pretty Port Navas and Anna Maria creeks, or along the breathtaking South West Coast Path which, from Church Road, leads along the clifftops to sandy Maenporth Beach, Swanpool and Falmouth beyond.
The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)
From the front garden, two steps lead up to the arched timber front entrance door with obscured glazing, opening into the:-
Entrance Porch - A good sized entrance area with small pane obscured glazed window to the side with built-in seat with storage cupboard under. Coat hanging space, tiled floor. Traditional timber inner door with obscured small pane glazing, opens into the:-
Entrance Hall - A broad entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor. Large radiator, doors to all four main ground floor rooms.
Bedroom One - 3.65m x 3.69m (11'11" x 12'1") - A particularly well proportioned bedroom or reception room, featuring a large uPVC double glazed window overlooking the front garden with large radiator under. Built-in dressing area with worktop, inset sink, fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers and cupboards under.
Bedroom Two - 3.59m x 4.85m (11'9" x 15'10") - Measurements into a broad bay window with uPVC double glazed window overlooking the front garden. Built-in dressing area with worktop, inset sink, fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers and cupboards under. Large radiator.
Living Room - 4.60m x 3.67m (15'1" x 12'0") - A well proportioned living room with a large uPVC double glazed window to the rear of the property, enjoying superb unspoilt rolling valley views to the south and west. We understand a partition wall divides this room from the dining room - some prospective purchasers may like to 'open-up' and join these rooms. Two radiators, corner fireplace with real-flame gas fire. uPVC double glazed door to the rear leads to the:-
Conservatory - 2.60m x 2.54m (8'6" x 8'3") - Enjoying superb valley views to the south and west, overlooking the rear garden. Door and two steps leading from the living room, uPVC double glazing (fitted in 2005) - external door to the patio and garden beyond. Tiled floor.
Dining Room - 4.57m x 3.67m (14'11" x 12'0") - Another well proportioned room with a large uPVC double glazed window to the rear of the property, enjoying far-reaching rolling valley views beyond to the rear garden. Corner fireplace with inset real-flame gas fire, timber mantel, surround and raised slate hearth. Large radiator. Doors to the entrance hall and to the:-
Kitchen - 3.68m x 3.56m (12'0" x 11'8") - A particularly well proportioned kitchen with an extensive range of fitted cupboards and drawers at base and eye level, fitted double oven, microwave, inset four-ring gas hob with extractor hood over and large one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with double drainer and mixer tap. (The fitted appliances have not been tested). uPVC double glazed windows to the front, side and rear elevations, again enjoying the far-reaching valley views. Electric night storage heater.
Rear Stairwell - Steps lead down from the kitchen, where an internal window overlooks the:-
Rear Lobby Area - 2.70m x 3.10m (8'10" x 10'2") - Measurements include the separate WC. An interesting and highly useful area with steps leading down from the kitchen and a further three steps leading down to the basement area, this mid level area provides dry storage and is fitted with a sink unit with stainless steel drainer, tiled splashbacks and plumbing for washing machine. External uPVC double glazed door to the rear garden. Clothes drying area, obscured double glazed window to the side elevation. Door to the:-
Separate Wc - Low flush WC, tiled walls, obscured uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.
Annexe Living Room - 4.39m x 3.83m (14'4" x 12'6") - A latter extension, of more basic construction, providing another versatile and well proportioned room, potentially a separate annexe living room, with fitted worksurface space, sink with drainer and cupboards under. uPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations, night storage heater and additional fitted cupboard.
Basement - 3.77m x 3.28m (12'4" x 10'9") - Steps leading down from the lobby area. A useful storage area, positioned beneath the kitchen, with two obscured uPVC double glazed windows to the side elevation. Additional sink, further fitted storage cupboards and worksurface space, two heated towel rails. Sliding door to the utility area.
First Floor -
Landing - A part galleried landing overlooking the stairwell rising from the entrance hall. Fitted storage cupboard and doors to both bedrooms and the inner landing.
Bedroom Three - 4.09m x 3.43m (13'5" x 11'3") - Measurements taken from waist height. A well proportioned room with two uPVC double glazed windows to the side elevation with unspoilt countryside views. Fitted eaves cupboard, sink and exposed beams. Radiator.
Bedroom Four - 1.76m x 3.32m (5'9" x 10'10") - Obscured screens from the main landing. uPVC double glazed window to the front of the house. Timber panelled walls and radiator.
Inner Landing - An interesting L-shaped landing/hallway with uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation with elevated views over the rooftops within the village. Three fitted eaves cupboards. Radiator, door to the:-
Bathroom - 2.20m x 2.31m (7'2" x 7'6") - Obscured uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation. Fitted cupboards with drawers over, panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, radiator.
The Exterior -
Front Garden - An attractive front garden with slate-laid paved pathway leading to the front door and around to the side of the property. Mature well stocked boundaries to the front and side elevations with various flowering shrubs and plants for privacy. A level lawned area features a low block wall bordering the:-
Driveway - An extensive gravelled driveway to one side of the property with double timber gates from Sampys Hill, a low block wall to the front garden and, once again, mature shrub and hedge boundaries to the front and side with attractive dry stone granite-edged flower beds. Providing off-road vehicular parking for approximately eight vehicles or, indeed, large enough for boat/caravan storage. Also providing vehicular access to the:-
Detached Double Garage - 5.50m x 5.94m (18'0" x 19'5") - A block-built double garage with electric metal up-and-over door from the gravelled driveway. Power and lighting connected. Inspection pit and uPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations. uPVC double glazed side pedestrian door.
Rear Garden - A particularly good sized south-west facing rear garden with mature well stocked flower beds on either side with steps leading down from an upper patio adjacent to the property with external doors leading from the conservatory and rear lobby area. A further paved area to the rear of the garage stands a timber shed and greenhouse. Once again, the unspoilt far-reaching valley views can be enjoyed from the majority of the garden areas. Pond to the rear boundary.
General Information -
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). LPG gas fired central heating.
Council Tax - Band E - Cornwall Council.
Tenure - Freehold.
Possession - Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase, with the added 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 - Upon entering the village, opposite Alanco Motor Services/car garage, 'Alameda' is the first driveway on the right-hand side.
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