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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Hollies, Silverwell, Nr TRURO

Sold STC £650,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Located within a short distance of the north coast at St Agnes, yet only 5 miles from Truro, is this pretty traditional 3/4 bedroomed Cornish cottage which has been extended to provide a spacious family home with stabling and land amounting to approximately 5.25 acres in three enclosures, together with an area dedicated to wildlife and a superb wooded pond.
The accommodation to the ground floor comprises; kitchen/ dining room, sitting room, bathroom, WC, study/bedroom 4, utility room, whilst to the first floor; three bedrooms and a further shower room. Outbuildings include stables, stores, greenhouse, Double Garage, summer house and Oil Fired Central Heating. EARLY VIEWING IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR THIS UNIQUE LIFESTYLE OR EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY.
The Hollies lies in an area of unspoilt countryside in the small hamlet of Silverwell which is located only 5 miles from the city of Truro and 4 miles from the superb North coast at St Agnes. The property sits within a picturesque and tranquil valley and is found down a quiet lane only 1 mile from the main road network. The A30 is just a 5 minutes away. In Truro there is a main railway link to London Paddington and Newquay airport is within a 30 minute drive.

The property enjoys all the benefits of a quiet rural location but at the same time is ideally placed to enjoy the leisure facilities available on the North coast together with easy access to the comprehensive retail and business facilities that the city of Truro has to offer. There are primary schools in St Agnes, Mount Hawke, Mithian and Perranporth and secondary education in Truro.

The city of Truro is the retail and commercial centre of Cornwall, with the famous Cathedral lying at its heart. The city offers a unique mix of independent shops and national stores as well as an excellent collection of art galleries, bars, restaurants, night clubs, cinema, The Hall for Cornwall and the Royal Cornwall Museum. The city is steeped in history and features many wonderful Georgian terraced streets which are rivalled only in the west by Bath. There are also a number of fine municipal gardens including Boscawen Park and Victoria Gardens, which have in the past won many awards in the Britain In Bloom competition. The city also lies at the centre of the Cornish transport network and has a mainline station to London Paddington.

The Hollies is a picturesque traditional Cornish cottage believed to date back 300 years. Originally a farm worker's cottage the property has been extended over the years to provide a family home of great charm and character.

The internal accommodation offers, on the ground floor, a good sized sitting room which has a sunny outlook over the garden to the rear and with a multi fuel wood burner set within a traditional stone hearth. An excellent kitchen/dining room with fitted appliances, utility room, refurbished contemporary bathroom and separate WC together with the fourth bedroom/study. On the first floor are three double bedrooms together with a shower room/WC.

The property has oil fired central heating and Mahogany casement windows with double glazed and leaded lights.

Externally the property sits within approximately 5.25 acres bordered by a stream on the western boundary and the land is divided into three enclosures of pasture, an orchard with varieties of fruit trees and a spacious summer house. There is a range of outbuildings, a modern timber stable block and a pole barn. The land is used for grazing, is well fenced and gated. Outside the fields are areas left for wildlife including a stunning wooded section which has been developed by the owners within recent years and includes a large spring fed pond with an island.

The property also has a double garage, two greenhouses and log store. There is a separate access to the stable. There are an extensive net work of lanes in the vicinity of the property for horse riding.

In summary this is a property that would suit those looking for a well placed traditional Cornish cottage a short distance from St Agnes, Perranporth and Truro. It provides a lifestyle opportunity with stunning rural views, wildlife and equestrian opportunities. An early viewing is strongly recommended.

Property ref: 121_2555_4213562

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