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St Margarets Cottage, St Margaret's Lane, Polgooth, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL26

Sold STC £439,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Village Location
  • 2 Receptions
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Built in 1795 - 1805
  • Garage Parking
  • Offstreet Parking
  • Garden(s)
  • Feature Fireplace
  • Period Features

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Overview
House Network Ltd are delighted to re-offer to the market this beautifully presented, spacious four bedroom detached character cottage situated on the edge of the highly sought after village of Polgooth, which is conveniently located within close proximity of the areas many tourist attractions, beaches and within easy commuting distance of St Austell and Truro.

This charming cottage, built at the turn of the C18th from local granite, has been completely and sympathetically renovated and improved within the last two years to include modern facilities while retaining many character features. The property benefits from main gas, mains sewage, full central heating and new double glazing windows and doors throughout. In addition there is parking for 4 vehicles, a large detached garage with electric door and a large, well stocked, private garden with separate versatile outbuildings, currently used as an office and workshop.

Positioned at the end of a quiet, private lane, St Margaret's Cottage was traditionally built around 1800 as the Polgooth Tin Mines' Superintendent's residence with later extensions. This well proportioned home has a light and airy feel with unusually high ceilings. It offers a wealth of character features including beams, impressive inglenook fireplace with original clome oven and housing a Clearview multi-fuel, wood-burning stove. All rooms have been fully renovated and improved within the last two years and recently decorated throughout to reflect the propertys age and character. Carpets, flooring, curtains and blinds have also all been replaced.

Additionally the property benefits from:
Externally decorated last year with new guttering;
4 x solar water heater panels;
New Radon sump and pressure pump;
New mains water supply;
Mains gas, water, electricity and sewage connected;
Superfast internet area.

Downstairs briefly comprises a large replacement country dining kitchen including solid oak work surfaces, integral fridge, integral dishwasher and multiple pull out storage units; newly fitted utility room; downstairs WC; a 22 dual aspect lounge/dining room with inglenook fireplace and study/dining room.

Two large skylights provide natural light to the staircase and feature landing. On the first floor there are three generous sized double bedrooms (master with en-suite shower room) and a spacious single bedroom, large family bathroom and generous storage throughout.

Situation-
Polgooth is a highly desirable village with a thriving community spirit where quality properties are rarely available. Located within a short stroll are a general store, post office, hairdressers, the highly renowned 'Polgooth Inn', village hall, etc. Local bus services are available at the end of the lane. Within five miles are the historic market town of St Austell with supermarkets, cinema, restaurants, train station, community hospital, etc., several excellent beaches, popular walking trails, golf club, the working fishing port of Mevagissey, Charlestown (the site of many a 'Poldark' scene), the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project. Close by are also the famous surfing beaches of the Atlantic Coast and Truro, Cornwall's only city.

The property measures approximately 1473 Sq Ft

Viewings Via House Network Ltd



Lounge 
22'2 x 14'1 (6.76m x 4.30m)
A striking beamed room with high ceilings, large, impressive, Inglenook fireplace with clome oven containing multi-fuel Clearview wood burner, three double glazed windows to the side elevation, double glazed window to the front elevation - all with original deep sills, additional feature fireplace (not working), two radiators, built in bookcase on staircase, stairs with original woodwork giving access to first floor,

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
10'8 x 21'2 (3.25m x 6.45m)
A newly fitted country kitchen designed to incorporate all modern conveniences. Fitted with a matching range of base and eye level units with solid oak worktops over, 1+1/2 bowl ceramic sink unit with swan neck mixer tap, built-in integrated fridge and dishwasher, pull out storage units, double range oven with mains gas hob & electric ovens, matching extractor hood over, 2 multi-directional triple mounted spotlights, recessed ceiling spotlights over work surfaces, two uPVC double glazed windows to rear, two uPVC double glazed windows to side, built-in storage cupboard, double and single radiator, slate effect laminate flooring, half height wood panelled walls, matching coat rack and wall display unit, two uPVC double glazed doors to garden. Uninterrupted views to garden and across the valley.

Study / Dining Room 
9'2 x 9'3 (2.80m x 2.82m)
Currently used as a study by the current owners, this room would make a delightful dining room offering attractive views across the valley. UPVC double glazed window to side, double radiator, fitted carpet, ceiling with exposed beams, uPVC part double glazed entrance door, electric meters.

Utility Room 
7'11 x 8'7 (2.41m x 2.62m)
Fitted with a matching range of base units with tiled worktop space over, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap with tiled splashbacks, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for upright fridge/freezer, uPVC double glazed window to side, vinyl flooring, ceiling with exposed beams, wall mounted mains gas combination boiler serving heating system and domestic hot water.

WC 
UPVC obscure double glazed window to side, comprising, low-level WC and extractor fan, tiled surround, vinyl flooring, ceiling with exposed beams.

Landing 
Split staircase accessed from lounge with a quarter landing with built in bookshelf and access to a half landing with additional built in bookshelf and built in storage cupboard, skylight, fitted carpet, two wall lights.

Bedroom 1 
10'5 x 11'7 (3.18m x 3.53m)
Spacious, light master bedroom with built-in triple wardrobe(s) with mirrored sliding door, hanging rail and shelving. Radiator, fitted carpet, TV point, access to loft space. UPVC double glazed window to rear and side providing views across the garden and valley.

Shower Room 
Fitted with vanity wash hand basin with cupboard under, separate wall-mounted medicine cabinet, shaver point, mirror with back light and close coupled WC. Walk-in tiled shower cubicle with electric power shower with light and extractor and folding glass screen. uPVC part obscure double glazed window to rear and side. Large, built-in storage cupboard with hanging space and sliding storage baskets, radiator, vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 2 
15'2 x 8'8 (4.62m x 2.64m)
Striking double bedroom with exposed beams and bespoke five door built in wardrobes with hanging rails, shelving and light. Two uPVC double glazed windows to side with original oak sills/window seat with views of the garden, double radiator, fitted carpet, four antique brass wall lights, wall mounted TV, .

Bedroom 3 
8'1 x 10'10 (2.46m x 3.30m)
Double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to front and side with with original oak sills/window seat, double radiator, fitted carpet, wall light.

Bedroom 4 
8'1 x 9'2 (2.46m x 2.79m)
Single bedroom, uPVC double glazed window to side and front, double radiator, fitted carpet

Bathroom 
Fitted with three piece suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower over, vanity wash hand basin in vanity unit with base cupboards and drawers, tiled surround, low-level WC, hardwood double glazed skylight, built-in airing cupboard housing controls for solar water panels, hot water cylinder with slatted shelving, double radiator, vinyl flooring, two wall lights.

Outside 
Front

To the front of the property there is a large detached garage with light, power and electric roller door and additional parking for four cars.

Rear

The large landscaped rear garden offers a high degree of privacy with views over Polgooth valley towards St Austell golf course, large garden shed, two wood stores, several raised vegetable beds, flower beds, two paved patio areas and established trees and shrubs. Pet safe with fully enclosed fenced garden. External outbuildings comprise adjoined workshop and 'man cave' hobby room/office that is fully insulated, carpeted and with built in storage and work surfaces. Water, power, light and heating are all connected.

Garage 
21'2" x 10'6" (6.45m x 3.2m). Electric pick folding door, window to the rear and side elevation with electric light and power point connected.

Outbuilding 
10'8" x 8'2" (3.25m x 2.5m). With electric light power point and cold water connected.

Workshop9'8" x 14'3" (2.95m x 4.34m).


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • St. Austell (1.7 mi)
  • Par (5.4 mi)
  • Luxulyan (5.6 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • St. Austell (1.7 mi)
  • Par (5.4 mi)
  • Luxulyan (5.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

House Network, National

Estate Offices - Radley Green Farm, Radley Green Road, Radley Green, Essex, CM4 0LU

01245 930165 Local call rate

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