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Port Navas, Falmouth

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Stags, Truro

Key features

  • Galleried Reception Hall
  • Drawing Room, Dining Room & Study
  • Kitchen & Conservatory Room
  • Utility Room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom & Shower Room
  • First Floor Sitting Room or 5th Bedroom
  • Detached Garage/Workshop
  • Formal Gardens & Wooded Grounds
  • About 1.75 Acres

Property description

Elegant residence in a commanding position overlooking Port Navas creek. Galleried hall, 3 receptions, kitchen, conservatory, utility, 4 bedrooms, first floor sitting room/5th bedroom, bathroom, shower room. Formal gardens and sylvan grounds. Garage/workshop. EPC Rating: D 1.7 Acres

Situation - In a tranquil position overlooking the creek on the edge of this picturesque hamlet, Kinloss occupies an idyllic position.

Port Navas is an unspoilt hamlet near to renowned sub-tropical gardens including Trebah and Glendurgan and the Ferryboat Inn at Helford Passage. The hamlet is a haven for sailing enthusiasts and the Port Navas Yacht Club, with its bar and restaurant, caters for both social and boating members with moorings and pontoon berths available. Oysters are fattened at The Duchy Oyster Farm and whilst there is no village shop, there is the Old Reading Room which is now the village hall.

Ideally positioned for marine activities, there are plenty of opportunities to explore the plethora of wooded creeks including Frenchmans Creek immortalised by Daphne Du Maurier in her novel of the same name. The harbour town of Falmouth is about 7 miles, which opens onto the fine day sailing waters of the Carrick Roads.

The House - KInloss is approached over an attractive private driveway and stands within a commanding and private position, with all of the main rooms taking advantage of a superb outlook over Port Navas Creek. Having originally been constructed around the mid-1930s, the house retains much of its original charm and features typical of the pre-war period. Characteristics include a delightful Reception Hall with Galleried Landing over; two Minster stone fireplaces; a third original fireplace; original floorboards, joinery, doors and door knobs; picture rails; high ceilings and an original war-time blackout blind.

On the ground floor is the inviting Reception Hall, a fine Drawing Room with direct access to a paved seating area and the garden, Dining Room, Cloakroom with wc, Kitchen with inner Hall to an original walk-in Larder, secondary Stairwell with stairs to first floor and Utility Room, front Conservatory Room fully enjoying the creek views and Study. The Kitchen presents a range of modern base and eye level units including sink unit, inset Belling fan-assisted oven and grill, electric four-ring hob, integral dishwasher and refrigerator.

On the first floor, around the Central Landing are Four Bedrooms – all with creek views – Bathroom, Shower Room and a pleasant Sitting Room, which could, and has been used as a fifth Bedroom if desired.

The accommodation layout is shown on the floorplan and the house extends to about 2,967 sq ft (275 sqm).

Outside, adjoining the house is an Outhouse, former Privy and Store under the Conservatory Room.

The Gardens And Grounds - On the south eastern side of the house is a tiered formal garden with flowerbeds and shrubs which extend to a mature garden on the south western side with level lawn and tree standards including Scots Pine, Oak and Redwood. In the southern corner is a gate with steps down to the road allowing shorter access to the hamlet.

On the north eastern side of the house is an extensive paved seating and alfresco dining area with steps leading down to an adjacent Summerhouse about 10’ x 8’ with triple aspect.

From the paved terrace there is a path passing a Garden Shed about 8’ x 6’, which runs through the grounds and parallel to the entrance drive. The sylvan grounds are a particular feature of the sale with a variety of mature trees including Scots Pine, Oak, Holm Oak, Beech and other indigenous species, including some fine specimens including an ancient beech tree, as well as Rhododendron and Holly. The path leads to an old quarry area.

The Garage/Workshop - 7.16m x 3.51m (23'6 x 11'6) - With double vehicular doors, workbench, light and power.

Viewing - Strictly and only by prior appointment with Stags’ Truro office on .

Directions - From the centre of Port Navas, drive up the hill towards Helford Passage and Mawnan Smith. Continue for about 750 yards and where the road bears to the left, turn sharply back to the left into the drive to Kinloss.

Services - Mains water and electricity connected. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating. TV and telephone points. Super fast Broadband available.


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Port Navas, Falmouth


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Penmere Station3.8 miles
  • Falmouth Town Station4.3 miles
  • Penryn Station4.4 miles
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61 Lemon Street, Truro, TR1 2PE

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