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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Coombe, Kea, Truro, Cornwall

Guide Price £600,000

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Sitting in an enviable position in view of its convenience to the city centre and the renowned sailing waters of the Carrick Roads. Found within the creekside hamlet of Coombe, just off the River Fal, our clients' home enjoys a tranquil setting with views over Cowlands Creek and the surrounding farmland. A contemporary three bed detached cottage with reverse accommodation to take advantage of the outstanding views. The Glen is approached via an entrance porch which leads into the hallway at ground floor level, there are three double bedrooms, a lovely bathroom with travertine marble and Villeroy & Boch fittings and a utility room with access to the garden and driveway.

At first floor level, there is an open plan lounge and dining room with a wood burning stove. From here, French doors lead to a balcony which enjoys a sunny, southerly aspect with views over the gardens, Coombe Creek and the countryside beyond.

From the lounge, French doors also lead to a study / occasional fourth bedroom and from the dining room a further set leading to a kitchen/breakfast room. The breakfast area has a glazed roof and an exposed beam and further French doors open onto a Juliet balcony which overlook fields to the rear of the property.

To the exterior, the property has a single garage, a long driveway and established gardens with a multitude of plants and shrubs which include a wisteria, ferns, lilies, a magnolia and a willow. The garden has been extremely well tended and has privacy, colour and sunshine and immediately to the exterior of the house, there is a paved sun terrace which enjoys a sheltered position.

The hamlet of Coombe is located 3.8 miles to the south of Truro and has its own creek which leads out in to the River Fal and the hamlet itself has a number of scenic walks which are ideal for those with dogs. Close by is Kea Junior School and the Punchbowl & Ladle public house at Penelewey as well as Trelissick which is owned by the National Trust with 500 acres of parkland.

Via the King Harry Ferry, there is access to the Roseland Peninsula with the harbour village of St Mawes and many surrounding beaches. Coombe is regarded by many as a hidden treasure and the property has been extremely well cared for.

Property ref: 121_1890_3296807

Travertine marble bathroom with underfloor heating, sunken bath, Villeroy & Boch fittings, walk in shower with glass screen and heated towel rail, four ceiling downlights.

Utility Room 
8' 2" x 6' 2" (2.49m x 1.87m) wall to wall. With Worcester central heating boiler, slate floor, sink with cupboard below, space for washing machine. Time control for central heating system, alarm, fuse box, radiator. Half glazed stable door to driveway, rural views to rear aspect.

First Floor 
With staircase from entrance hallway to lounge/dining room.

Lounge/Dining Room 
Overall measurements 30' 8" x 13' 3" (9.34m x 4.05m) with staircase to centre.

Double glazed French doors to sun balcony, creek, garden and rural views, with slate tiled flooring, side railings and exterior lighting.

Lounge Area 
14' 8" x 13' 2" (4.47m x 4.01m) Excluding staircase. Dual aspect double glazed sash windows, Granite hearth with wood burning stove, double radiator, multiple downlights, French doors leading to study/ occasional bedroom four.

Dining Area 
13' 4" x 12' (4.06m x 3.66m) excluding staircase. Dual aspect double glazed sash windows, double radiator, multiple downlights, French doors leading to Kitchen / breakfast room..

Sun Balcony 
Double glazed sash window with rural views, loft space, four ceiling downlights, double radiator.

9' 6" x 8' 2" (2.90m x 2.49m) Laminate flooring, rural views, loft space four ceiling downlights, double radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
20' 5" x 8' 2" (6.22m x 2.49m) wall to wall. Double glazed French doors to Juliet balcony. Side feature window, dining area with pitched glazed roof and exposed beam. Kitchen fitted with an extensive range of cupboards and drawer units, granite worktops , one and a half bowl, stainless steel sink , mixer tap, integrated dishwasher. Double oven with four ring gas hob, stainless steel splashback and extractor hood over, wall mounted units, ceiling spotlights, fridge/freezer.

Juliet Balcony 
With railings and rural views.


19' 1" x 9' 1" (5.82m x 2.76m) Up and over door, lighting and power, side personal door, eaves storage space. With outside courtesy light to exterior. Approached by means of a long driveway providing additional parking.

To the side of the driveway, a footpath with side borders gives access to the rear door for the utility room. Close at hand is the oil tank for the central heating system. The footpath continues with a timber gate to the gardens.

The main entrance can also be approached via a timber gate and this leads to a paved pathway and sun terrace immediately to the exterior of the house with curved steps leading down to an extensive lawned area at two levels.

The side boundary is enclosed by walling with a herbaceous border and adjoining the sun terrace, there are further borders with colourful plants which include roses, camellias and a palm tree. The rear boundary has hedging with a wisteria and the lower section of lawn is divided by further borders which include lilies, an acer and a superb willow.

To the side of the house, additional borders include rhododendrons and more camellias.

To the rear of the garage there are a number of st...

From Truro City Centre, take the A39 towards Falmouth. Proceed down Arch Hill underneath the railway bridge and continue along the road, taking the second turning left marked Coombe, Kea and Cowlands. Drive up this road until reaching a crossroads with Kea School to your left hand side. Drive straight on and proceed along this lane without turning off through Porthkea and then take the second turning right marked Coombe. Drive down the hill into Coombe over the cattle grid and our clients' property will be found immediately on the right hand side, where a For Sale Board has been erected for identification purposes. T1554.

The Accommodation Comprises 
Partial glazed entrance door to entrance porch.

Entrance Porch 
With Double glazed French doors to patio, garden views, side window, slate floor and opaque glazed door to entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway 
Staircase to first floor, radiator, four ceiling downlights, spacious under stairs storage cupboard.

Bedroom One 
13' 1" x 11' 7" (3.99m x 3.53m) Dual aspect double glazed sash windows with garden views, Double radiator, four ceiling

Bedroom Two 
13' 1" x 11' 8" (3.99m x 3.56m) Dual aspect double glazed sash windows with garden views, double radiator, four ceiling downlights.

Bedroom Three 
10' 5" x 8' 4" (3.17m x 2.54m) Rear aspect double glazed sash window with rural views, radiator, four ceiling downlights.

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06 October 2016


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