5 bedroom detached house for sale

Allet, Truro, Cornwall

Sold STC £510,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An impressive, rural 5 bedroomed, stone faced, detached house with gardens approaching 3/4 of an acre and adjoining farmland to three sides.

Built around the 1830's, the property has been sympathetically updated and is offered with double glazed windows with arched brick lintels, an oil fired central heating system and internally, there are a number of attractive features which include coving, ceiling roses, Victorian styled fire places within the bedrooms, timber boarded floors, pointed stone walls, a lounge with a wood burner, a dining with a further wood burner which adjoins a kitchen with granite working surfaces and a centre island with a Belfast sink. Also, at ground floor level, there is an inner hallway, a study, a cloakroom and a utility room.

At first floor level, there are four bedrooms, the master bedroom having an en-suite bathroom with a free standing slipper bath with feet and also a master bathroom having a free standing roll top bath with a separate shower cubicle. At second floor level, there is a further double bedroom.

To the exterior, there is a double garage, a boiler room whilst, principally the gardens are laid to lawn which to the rear, has a large level section, probably being a former tennis court. On the south and western side, there are also two paved sun terrace/patio areas.

Located to the north of Truro City Centre, our clients' home is a few minutes by car from the village of Shortlanesend which has a junior school, post office/general stores and public house.

For prospective purchasers looking to acquire an older style home within a rural environment and yet conveniently situated for Truro's facilities as well as the main A30 trunk road, this is a very good opportunity and a viewing is recommended.

Property ref: 121_1890_4084141


The Accommodation Comprises 
Outside courtesy light with entrance door to lounge.

Lounge 
16' 5" x 12' 1" (5.01m x 3.68m) Timber boarded flooring, coving, front garden and rural views, wood burner with granite fireplace and timber mantle over. Pointed stone walling to side, double radiator, door to kitchen/dining room and door to inner hallway.

Inner Hallway 
With staircase to first floor, coving, tiled flooring, ceiling rose, door to study and door to utility/rear porch and door to kitchen/dining room.

Kitchen/Dining Room 

Dining Area 
12' 1" x 11' 11" (3.69m x 3.63m) Tiled flooring, front garden and rural views, coving, ceiling rose, wood burner with granite hearth and timber mantle. Pointed stone wall to side, tiled flooring, archway to kitchen area.

Kitchen Area 
11' 6" x 11' 5" (3.51m x 3.49m) wall to wall. Large Belfast sink with cupboards under, extensive range of granite working surfaces with cupboards and drawers under. Centre working island with cupboards and drawers below, four additional storage cupboards, tiled flooring, rear garden views, coving, ceiling rose, four ceiling downlights, wall mounted units. Recess for cooker with tiling to side, arched brick lintel above, larder cupboard.

Rear Porch/Utility Room 
6' 5" x 5' 2" (1.95m x 1.57m) wall to wall. Belfast sink with space for washing machine or dishwasher and tumble dryer, tiled flooring, half glazed double glazed door to rear garden, rear garden views, meters and fuse box. Coving, partial pointed stone walls, coat hooks.

Study 
8' 11" x 8' 8" (2.72m x 2.64m) With old fashioned styled radiator, tiled flooring, pointed stone walling to side, double glazed French doors to rear garden, rear garden views, ceiling rose, coving. Under stairs storage cupboard and door to cloakroom.

Cloakroom 
With tiled flooring, china wash hand basin, hot and cold, low flush WC, coving, pointed stone walling.

First Floor 
Landing, staircase from inner hallway with thermostat control for central heating system to side. Feature arched window with side garden views and stone surround with brick lintel and slate window sill. Staircase to second floor, coving, two ceiling roses.

Family Bathroom 
11' 1" x 6' 3" (3.39m x 1.91m) Roll top free standing bath with clawed feet, low flush WC, china wash hand basin, hot and cold, coving, extractor fan, radiator/towel rail, one pointed stone wall. Separate shower cubicle with glass door and screen and tiled surround, timber boarded flooring.

Bedroom One 
11' 9" x 9' 9" (3.59m x 2.96m) excluding door recess. Timber boarded flooring, coving, ceiling rose, cast iron Victorian styled fireplace, slate hearth, rear garden views. Deep slate window sill, double radiator, pointed stoned walling to side, under stairs storage cupboard, partial glazed door in opaque glass to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 
8' 2" x 6' 2" (2.49m x 1.89m) Roll top, free standing slipper bath with clawed feet, radiator/towel rail, low flush WC, china wash hand basin, hot and cold, with tiled surround, rear garden views. Coving, four ceiling downlights, extractor fan, recess for towels, etc, timber boarded flooring.

Bedroom Two 
13' 2" x 10' (4.02m x 3.06m) Timber boarded flooring, fireplace with slate hearth, ceiling rose, pointed stone walling to side, front garden and rural views, double radiator.

Inner Lobby 
Off landing with coving and ceiling rose providing access to bedrooms three and four.

Bedroom Three 
13' 3" x 10' 8" (4.04m x 3.25m) Timber boarded flooring, front garden and rural views, deep slate window sill, pointed stone walling to side, double radiator, coving, ceiling rose, fireplace with slate hearth.

Bedroom Four 
10' 1" x 7' 2" (3.08m x 2.18m) Timber boarded flooring, coving, ceiling rose, double radiator, front garden and rural views, pointed stone walling to side.

Second Floor 
With staircase from first floor landing, leading to a small landing providing access to bedroom five.

Bedroom Five 
10' 9" x 8' 1" (3.27m x 2.47m) Partial sloping ceiling, measurements taken to a minimum height of 1.5m. Velux double glazed window, exposed beams, double radiator, additional area for storage to side.

Outside 

Double Detached Garage 
22' x 17' (6.71m x 5.18m) Two up and over doors, one being electric, eaves storage space, lighting and power. With parking to exterior for a number of vehicles.

Front Garden 
The front garden is approached via a farm style timber gate leading to an extensive brick and tarmacced driveway. To the side, there is stone walling with borders stocked with heathers, etc. A pathway from the driveway leads to the front entrance door. There is a generous lawn with hedging to the front boundary and shrubbery includes a pampas and camellia. Attached to the side of the property, there is a cold water tap and a boiler cupboard, housing a Worcester central heating boiler and a pump. On the southern side, there is an archway which leads to a paved sun terrace/patio area and this is well screened, providing a good degree of privacy and a sheltered position. Close at hand is a useful storage shed and there is further outside courtesy lighting. The pathway continues around the property to the rear garden.

Rear Garden 
This has a sun terrace immediately to the exterior of the house with further lighting and adjoins a large level lawn which appears to have been a former tennis court and this is enclosed by dry stone walling with steps leading up to a banked tiered lawn adjoining Cornish hedging and farmland. This section is inter-dispersed with a number of trees. The garden also continues down to the northern side where there is a further large lawned area with a number of fruit trees and to the side of the garaging is the oil tank for the central heating system.

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Nearest station

  • Truro (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Simon Milnes, Truro

3 Princes Street, Truro, TR1 2ES

01872 810810 Local call rate

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