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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Owl House, Barkla Shop, Nr St Agnes, Cornwall

Sold STC £425,000

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Tenure: Freehold

The Owl House is a stunning 4 bedroomed 'Grand Designs' style detached property which has been sympathetically extended and renovated by the renowned and award winning local contractors ‘Eco Haus’ in close proximity to the ever popular village of St Agnes.
The ground floor accommodation comprises; generous open-plan family room with well-appointed kitchen, large dining area, entrance porch, 3 bedrooms and family bathroom, whilst to the first floor; Master Bedroom, second Shower Room and a stunning 23ft x 17ft living room with vaulted ceiling opening onto a large balcony Sun Terrace. Externally, there is parking for at least 4 vehicles, a detached timber office, external utility room, large paved terrace and lawned gardens next to a delightful stream. This impressive home has to be viewed to fully appreciate both the immense character and style of accommodation on offer.

Barkla Shop is a small pretty hamlet on the outskirts of St Agnes and is located about 1 mile up the valley from Trevellas Beach which really is magical just off the tourist track. From the property there is a lovely valley walk straight to the beach! Mithian is only 1 mile away and has a superb ‘olde world’ character pub with pretty white washed cottages.

St Agnes, a mile distant, is a beautiful vibrant village, rich in history and home to a very special community. It is set on the North coast, surrounded by some of Cornwall’s most stunning landscapes and coastline. The beacon rises up behind St Agnes and from the cliffs one can survey up to and past Perran Sands and down to St Ives, one of the many breath taking views to be seen amongst a multitude of rambling routes.

There are several beaches boasting golden sands, great surf, craggy coastlines and tidal rock pools. You can walk to Trevaunance Cove, the nearest beach, Chapel Porth beach is a 5 minute drive away and Porthtowan beach a 10 minute drive. All are patrolled by lifeguards from Easter to October and have great facilities including beach bars, cafes, restaurants and surfboard hire. St Agnes has a wonderful atmosphere and a strong friendly community spirit celebrating a wealth of local heritage and there is fun to be had all year round. There are some superb restaurants serving great local food.

The city of Truro is about nine miles distant and is well known for its good range of shopping and commercial facilities, including banks, building societies, shops, schools, public houses and restaurants. There is a main line link to Paddington, London.
The Owl House has undergone a stunning renovation and redevelopment by the renowned local eco-builder, Eco-Haus and mixes many contemporary features combined with traditional character including high quality engineered oak floors with under-floor heating, attractive exposed open vaulted ceilings, bespoke kitchen with integrated appliances and granite worktops and a superb private decked sun terrace with a toughened glass balcony allowing uninterrupted views over the gardens, adjoining stream and woodlands beyond.

Property ref: 121_2555_4121530

22' 3" x 12' 11" (6.78m x 3.94m) An exceptional room of generous proportions featuring full height sliding double glazed doors leading out onto the rear terrace and gardens. Engineered oak flooring continuing from the kitchen. Beamed timber ceilings. Overhead spotlighting. Contemporary media points and controls. Part under floor electric heating. Door to Bedroom Four.

10' x 9' (3.05m x 2.74m) Featuring a range of built-in wardrobes. Double glazed door leading to rear terrace. Electric under floor heating.

9' 5" x 8' 9" (2.87m x 2.67m) Double glazed window to the side aspect. Radiator.

14' x 10' 6" (4.27m x 3.20m) Double glazed window to side aspect. Radiator.

A contemporary bathroom with obscure glazed window to side aspect. A white suite comprising; panelled bath with shower fitting over, low level WC, wash hand basin set within a vanity unit with cupboards beneath. Chrome ladder style towel rail. Part tiled splash backs. Extractor fan.

Stairs rise to the first floor Sitting Room.

23' 2" x 17' 9" (7.06m x 5.41m) A superb open-plan sitting room with a large 'A' frame vaulted timbered ceiling with 8 x velux windows and 2 x sliding double glazed doors leading out to an excellent terrace, which offers view over the garden and stream. 2 x radiators. Overhead light fittings. TV point. Linen cupboard.

Doors lead onto the Master Bedroom.

11' 4" x 10' 8" (3.45m x 3.25m) 2 x velux style windows to side aspect. The vaulted timbered 'A' frame continues. Radiator. TV point.

A contemporary white suite comprising; corner shower cubicle with low level WC, wash hand basin. Radiator. 2 x velux windows.

22' 11" x 12' 9" (6.98m x 3.89m) A superb high quality balcony with timbered floor covering and contemporary glass balustrades. Steps leading down to the Terrace and gardens with a private and sheltered aspect

14' 6" x 4' 9" (4.42m x 1.45m) Accessed from the side garden with single drainer sink. Space for washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer.

The property is approached over a tarmacadam driveway which offers parking for 4 cars. A pathway to the front door and gardens leads to the private and sheltered Sun Terrace which backs onto a small stream. To the side the gardens are principally laid to lawn with modern wooden fence panels. Further flower beds with a range of mature shrubs. Outside TIMBER OFFICE which has power and light, and a telephone point.



Double glazed windows to the side aspect. Wooden panelled stable door leading to the hallway.

Panelled doors to the ground floor accommodation. Open galleried stairwell rising to the first floor. ELKA engineered wooden flooring with under floor heating. Door to under stairs storage cupboard housing the WORCESTER central heating boiler. Overhead spotlights.

33' 5" maximum x 12' 11" maximum (10.19m x 3.94m) Superb light and airy space which incorporates the kitchen sub-dividing the Dining/Family Room which overlooks the gardens and nearby stream.

11' 8" x 8' 11" (3.56m x 2.72m) Featuring a high quality range of contemporary cream base and wall units with cupboard and drawers and sliding storage baskets, inset with built-in stainless steel double oven and grill and ceramic halogen hob. One and a half sink and drainer with extending mixer tap over. Stainless steel extractor hood and glass splash backs. Further contemporary splash backs and granite work surfaces across the range. SMEG dishwasher. Built-in fridge freezer. Window to the garden. Leading through to the dining room.





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