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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Carnon Hill, Perranwell Station, Nr TRURO, Cornwall


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Tenure: Freehold

A superb 5 bedroomed 3 reception roomed detached character property set within stunning established landscaped gardens of approximately 1 acre. Not overlooked at all, this family home offers a high degree of privacy with no near neighbours enjoying elevated countryside views, ample parking and the most beautiful gardens with vegetable plots. Located in the sought after village of Perranwell Station within easy reach of the village shops and bus services, central to both Falmouth and Truro and within the catchment for Penryn College.
Accommodation includes; a bespoke, handmade 21ft kitchen/breakfast room with solid granite worktops, lounge with wood burner, separate dining room, family room, utility room and cloakroom to ground floor. To the first floor all five bedrooms are served by a large family bathroom with the master bedroom boasting a walk-in dressing room and en-suite bathroom. Extended in 2006 and having benefitted from a full scheme of tasteful refurbishment throughout, this property now offers a versatile family home presented in excellent order. AN EARLY VIEWING IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Perranwell Station is an exceptionally sought after Village, lying mid-way between the Cathedral City of Truro and the colourful harbour side town of Falmouth. The thriving Village community is well served by a wide range of local facilities including; The Royal Oak public house, general stores, post office, hairdressers, dentist and the highly regarded Village Primary School.

Perranwell Station is also the catchment area for schools in Truro and Penryn College. There is a branch railway station within the Village, providing access to Penryn and Tremough Campus, Falmouth town and also into Truro which links to the National Rail Network. There are several bus services, providing access to all the surrounding Towns and Villages. In addition to the many great walks and bridle paths close by the village also lies on the popular Bissoe cycle trail which can actually be accessed from the gardens of Greys Cottage.

Situated near the upper reaches of Restronguet Creek the property has easy access to some lovely walks down the creek towards the large estuary water of the Carrick Roads. This area also provides excellent facilities for pleasure and sailing craft with some of the best day sailing waters in the country.
Lewis Haughton Wills are proud to offer for sale, this delightful family home occupying a fantastic established plot, approaching approximately 1 acre, consisting of well stocked, designed and landscaped gardens - which only a viewing will ever appreciate.

Set well back from the road, the property is approached via a private gated driveway, passing established trees to a large gravelled parking area for a number of vehicles, offering ample space if anyone wished to build a double garage.

Originally built in approximately 1850's, this property as previously mentioned has since been extended in 2006 to now provide a beautifully proportioned five bedroomed home, which really has been finished to high standards throughout, paying particular attention to the superb kitchen / breakfast room, which welcomes you as soon as you enter the property through a solid Oak front door. The kitchen / breakfast room benefits from bespoke handmade wall and base units with built-in sliding shelves, accompanied by solid granite work tops with a matching central island. In addition to several quality integral appliances and slate flagstone flooring, there is an attractive raised stone hearth with a Stovax wood burning stove on one side and a breakfast / dining area in the opposite corner.

The separate dining room and living room are located to the rear of the property, both with doors opening onto a broad paved sun terrace, with the lounge also boasting a wood burning stove with a custom made oak staircase, ascending to the first floor accommodation. The utility room, family room and separate cloakroom completes the ground floor. To the first floor, there are five bedrooms along with a large family bathroom with under floor heating. The master suite benefits from a walk-in dressing room and en-suite bathroom. Views over the established gardens and countryside beyond are enjoyed from three of the bedrooms.

Surrounding the property are mature, superbly stocked and landscaped gardens of approximately an acre, with steps from the terrace at the rear of the house leading down into gently sloping lawns, housing a vegetable garden to one side incorporating; seven raised beds and a large greenhouse. Below this, lawns lead down to a large timber garden shed and children's play area, with a summer and play house/fort. The lower boundaries feature mature trees - which provide an excellent screen and good privacy with gated access leading to the Bissoe Cycle Trail. There is also a chicken run and small orchard.

Property ref: 121_2555_3817975

Slate flagstone flooring, radiator, double glazed port hole window. Opening to kitchen breakfast room and door to utility/laundry room.

10' 7" x 6' 7" (3.23m x 2.01m) Double glazed windows to side aspect. Free standing gas fired combination boiler - supplying the hot water and central heating. Radiator, extractor fan. Belfast sink set upon brick pillars with tiled splash back and shelf to one side. Space for washing machine and fridge freezer. Flagstone flooring, built-in storage cupboard with hanging rails and shelving.

21' 7" x 16' 10" (6.58m x 5.13m) A superbly equipped bespoke hand made kitchen in ash and oak with solid granite work top surfaces. Kitchen comprises; a comprehensive range of wall and base units with built-in sliding drawers and a further matching wall cupboard along with a central island unit with cupboards to both sides - benefitting from an independent electrical supply. Integrated appliances consist of; Zanussi fridge, dish washer and Britannia nostalgic cooking range with a twin oven/grill/ rotisserie, and a 6 ring gas hob with illuminated extractor hood above. Two double glazed windows overlooking the gardens. In the kitchen area there is a raised slate hearth, on which stands a Stovax multi-fuel burning stove with storage to the side. Inset spot lighting, telephone point. To one end of the kitchen, there is a dining area with a radiator.

From the kitchen breakfast room, a door opens to the separate dining room and inner hallway.

17' 7" x 9' 2" (5.36m x 2.79m) Dual aspect double glazed windows overlooking the gardens. Double glazed panelled door opening onto the rear sun terrace. Attractive porcelain tiled flooring with thermostatic electric underfloor heating.

Slate flagstone flooring matching the kitchen. Inset spot lighting, doors to:-

Double glazed opaque window to front aspect. White suite comprising of; low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splash back, radiator.

11' 4" x 9' 4" (3.45m x 2.84m) Dual aspect double glazed windows to front and side aspect. Radiator.

20' x 12' 2" (6.10m x 3.71m) A delightful dual aspect room, with double glazed windows to two sides overlooking the gardens. Part double glazed stable door opening onto the rear sun terrace. Window recesses. TV, telephone and aerial point. To one side of the room, there is a hand made bespoke turning staircase in oak, with built-in under stairs storage cupboard and further storage to one side. To the opposite end, there is an attractive exposed granite fire place, housing a Neria multi-fuel burning stove.

Part vaulted ceiling. Radiator, built-in spot lighting. Doors to:-

16' 6" x 11' 8" (5.03m x 3.56m) A stunning dual aspect room with double glazed windows to front and side aspect, overlooking the gardens and surrounding woodland. Radiator, part vaulted ceiling and telephone point. Opening to:-

7' 5" x 4' 9" (2.26m x 1.45m) Built-in wardrobes along one side with further cupboards above. Loft access, built-in spotlighting, radiator. Double glazed window to side aspect. Door to:-

Dual aspect double glazed windows to side and rear aspect. White suite comprising; a spa bath with tiled wall surrounds, separate Mira sport shower above, white wash hand basin inset in a vanity surround with white gloss fitted cupboards below. Low level WC. Radiator, extractor fan. Wall mounted mirror and light point above the sink.

11' 8" x 11' 7" (3.56m x 3.53m) Double glazed window overlooking the front garden. Radiator, loft access.

13' 5" x 9' 2" (4.09m x 2.79m) Dual aspect double glazed windows overlooking the garden. Wardrobe recess with built-in shelving and hanging rail. Radiator.

10' 4" x 9' 9" (3.15m x 2.97m) Large double glazed window overlooking the rear garden with distant views to the fields and countryside beyond. Radiator. Loft hatch access. Walk-in wardrobe with hanging space and shelving.

9' 10" x 8' 7" (3.00m x 2.62m) Double glazed window overlooking the gardens. Radiator. Loft hatch access, shelving and storage cupboard.

11' 5" x 9' 5" (3.48m x 2.87m) A stunning bathroom of good proportions with a white suite comprising; a panelled enclosed bath with tiled surround, separate corner shower cubicle with tiled wall surround and fitted shower with chrome attachments. Recently installed Mira shower. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled flooring with under floor heating. Built-in overhead ceiling down lighters, radiator with chrome towel rail surrounds. Double glazed frosted window to front aspect. Large built-in airing cupboard with radiator and a range of built-in slatted linen shelving.

Greys Cottage is approached via a private gated driveway, which leads to a generous gravelled driveway that sweeps through beautifully landscaped and well-tended grounds. On either side of the driveway, there are planted flower and shrub boarders with lawns inset with mature trees, Camellias and Rhododendrons.

Across the front of the house, there is a raised lawn set above attractive natural stone walling, with an inset flower bed.

Across the rear of the house, there is a broad paved sun terrace, which beautifully planted flower and shrubs boarders. Steps leading to the gardens below.

The garden is a particular feature of the property, with several different areas consisting of; vegetable plots, lawns, patio and gravel seating areas - housing mature plants, trees and wooded areas. The garden also features a large green house, children's play house and fort and a larger timber shed.

Around the outside of these areas, are broad sweeping lawns gently sloping down to the boundary, with mature trees and dog proof fencing to all sides to make them secure. Just below the greenhouse, a gate set within a wire fence opens onto an enclosed area - currently used as a soft fruit caging and chicken run, housing a compost area to one corner.




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