4 bedroom detached bungalow for saleDevoran
Guide Price £575,000
- Four Bedrooms
- Master En-Suite
- Kitchen & Dining Room
- Sitting Room & Conservatory
- Study & Utility
- Family Bathroom
- Double Garage
- Ample Parking
- Tidal Frontage
- Fabulous Gardens
Full descriptionDETACHED BUNGALOW WITH TIDAL FRONTAGE
Situated in a delightful location on the very edge of Restronguet Creek with tidal frontage onto the river and within this superb village between Truro and Falmouth. The property is much larger than first apparent with four bedrooms, double garage and ample parking.
General Comments - Tidal Reach is a unique opportunity to purchase a deceptively spacious detached property in the sought after creekside village of Devoran. As the name suggests the property is situated at the upper reaches of the river and at high tide the water is at the garden's edge. The house and gardens enjoy a sunny southerly aspect and there are pleasant views with the beautiful Carclew Estate in the distance as well as an abundance of wildlife and birds at low tide.
The property is located behind an open driveway but with dense boundaries which provide a good degree of privacy from neighbouring properties. Tidal Reach sits in a generous sized and sheltered plot and boasts many modern comforts such as double glazing, mains gas fired central heating, modern fitted kitchen and quality bathrooms. The current owners have maintained the property to a very high standard leaving very little for a prospective purchaser to do.
The Property - The accommodation is spacious, there are four bedrooms (the master with en-suite shower room), a study and a family bathroom. The main living area, which incorporates a kitchen, dining room and conservatory, has picture windows enjoying the spectacular ever-changing water views and the main feature of Tidal Reach is the superb conservatory at the rear which opens onto the sun terrace and both take full advantage of the views. The kitchen/dining room enjoys a similar aspect and furthermore there is a utility room and a sitting room with a gas fire. There is a brand new Worcester combination boiler whilst solar panels were an addition in 2014 and currently save approximately £1000 per annum on the electricity bill.
The gardens are well stocked with flower bed borders and dense boundaries providing privacy. At high tide it is possible to launch a canoe, kayak or a small rib as there is direct access to the creek. Deep water moorings are available further down Restronguet Creek and at nearby Loe beach - all enquiries should be made with the harbour master.
Devoran - Located along Greenbank Road, which is one of the most sought after roads within the village, Tidal Reach is tucked away and enjoys a high degree of privacy. The village of Devoran lies about five miles south of Truro, just off the A39 Truro to Falmouth road and is at the head of Restronguet Creek which is a tributary of the River Fal. The area is well known for scenic attractions with many walk-ways in the area including the "tramway" along the edge of the creek which is well known for its abundance of wildlife and shore birds and provides a lovely walk to the hamlets of Point and Penpol. Local facilities include the Parish church, popular public house, doctors surgery and a very popular primary school with an excellent reputation with further facilities including a small supermarket in nearby Carnon Downs. Devoran lies close to the sailing waters of the Fal Estuary, the city of Truro and the harbour town of Falmouth, all are within easy driving distance. The village also benefits from a regular bus service.
In the first half of the 19th Century Devoran was a busy port shipping iron ore which was transported to the village from the inland mining areas via the Redruth and Chacewater four gauge railway which ran along the old tram road between Devoran and Penpol.
In greater detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):
Entrance Porch - With PVCu double glazed front door, tiled floor, floor to ceiling window to side and glazed door opening to the:-
Entrance Hall - With store cupboard, radiator and easy access via a drop-down loft ladder to the fully boarded loft which has two skylights and provides considerable additional storage space. From the hall, door to:-
Sitting Room - 4.5m x 4m (14'9" x 13'1") - Sliding doors opening to the front, radiator and living flame gas fire with stone surround and mantle.
Kitchen - 3.89m x 2.59m (12'9" x 8'6") - Fitted with a good range of base and eye level units with worktops over and sink and drainer inset. Integrated appliances include two Neff ovens, Bosch four ring electric ceramic hob, extractor hood over, built in fridge freezer and integrated Bosch dishwasher. Tiled floor, window to side, tiled splashbacks and open plan to the:-
Dining Room - 3.20m x 3.18m (10'6" x 10'5") - With window to side enjoying open views, radiator, door to side porch and open plan to:-
Conservatory - 3.81m x 3.30m (12'6" x 10'10") - Sliding patio doors opening onto the sun terrace with views. Radiator.
Side Porch - With glazed PVCu door to rear garden and door to:-
Utility Room - 1.88m x 1.65m (6'2" x 5'5") - Tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine, base and eye level units with worktops over and sink and drainer inset. Obscured window to side and radiator.
Study - 3.76m x 2.41m (12'4" x 7'11") - With radiator, built-in office furniture and doors to:-
Bedroom 1 - 4.29m x 3.58m (14'1 x 11'9") - Sliding patio doors opening onto the rear garden, built-in bedroom furniture, radiator and door to:-
En-Suite - 2.95m x 1.32m (9'8" x 4'4") - A modern white suite comprising low level w.c., vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboards, walk-in shower, heated towel rail and tiled walls. Obscured window to side.
Bedroom 2 - 3.63m x 3.63m (11'11" x 11'11") - With window to front and radiator.
Bedroom 3 - 3.20m x 3.00m (10'6" x 9'10") - With window to rear and radiator.
Bedroom 4 - 2.95m x 2.79m (9'8" x 9'2") - With window to front and radiator.
Family Bathroom - 2.36m x 1.75m (7'9" x 5'9") - White suite comprising low level w.c., vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboards, panelled bath with shower over and having a glazed shower screen and obscured window to rear.
Outside - The property is approached via a driveway which provides parking and turning for several cars and gives access to the:-
Detached Double Garage - 5.84m x 5.18m (19'2" x 17'0") - With two metal up and over doors, light and power connected.
Gardens - The front gardens incorporate a number of mature plants and shrubs providing an excellent degree of privacy from Greenbank Road. A path leads from the bottom of the drive to the front door alongside the attractive rockery. There are two ponds and a small patio for sitting out. There is access around both sides of the property where there is a patio area and garden shed to one side and a path opening on to the rear lawn to the other. The lawn leads to the very edge of the creek. At high tide it is possible to launch a kayak or canoe with direct access onto Restronguet Creek. The sun terrace utilises an area of decking leading out from the conservatory which provides a superb sitting out area and, facing south, enjoys a sunny aspect for the majority of the day. Furthermore the mature gardens provide complete privacy and seclusion with two further seating areas as well as a greenhouse.
Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Mains gas fired central heating.
N.B - The electrical circuit, appliances and heating system have not been tested by the agents.
Broadband - Superfast broadband is available in the village but is not currently connected to the property.
Council Tax - TBC
Viewing - Strictly by Appointment through the Agents Philip Martin, 9 Cathedral Lane, Truro, TR1 2QS. Telephone: 01872 242244 or 3 Quayside Arcade, St. Mawes, Truro TR2 5DT. Telephone 01326 270008.
Directions - From Truro take the A39 in a southerly direction towards Falmouth and after passing Carnon Downs take the first exit from the roundabout clearly signposted to Devoran. At the T-junction turn right and follow the bend around to the left which leads into Greenbank Road. On entering the village just before the turning into Quay Road, Tidal Reach can be found on the right hand side just before the village hall and doctors surgery.
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