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5 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, St. Keverne, Helston

Sold STC £299,000

Property Description

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In need of modernisation. An impressive five bedroom, three reception room, double fronted period detached house of much charm and character. The property offers a garden, detached garage, private off road parking and within walking distance to the charming rural village of St Keverne. No onward chain. EPC G15.

Summary Of Accommodation -

Ground Floor - Entrance Porch. Entrance Hallway. Living Room. Dining Room. Sitting Room. Kitchen/Diner. Utility Room. Cloakroom.

First Floor - Five Bedrooms. Family Bathroom. Landing.

Outside - Detached single Garage. Driveway providing off road parking. Garden. Attached Store. Greenhouse.

The Property - A fabulous opportunity for a discerning buyer, and to be marketed for the first time in approximately 37 years. In need of modernisation to potentially create a very special home, where the new purchaser can put their own 'stamp' on the interior decor etc. A handsome double fronted, detached family house, offering spacious accommodation, generously set back from the road, and within walking distance to the centre of St Keverne village with its amenities on offer. This quality built period home circa 1900, offers exposed serpentine/stone external elevations highlighted by granite quoins/window sills, under a pitched slate tiled roof complemented by terracotta ridge tiles and mainly painted traditional wooden framed sash windows. Internal architectural features include high skirting boards, wide architraves, period panelled doors and high ceilings. The property has mainly large section traditional wooden framed windows which naturally enhance a light and airy ambience.

Upon entering the porch, a door opens into the entrance hallway where doors lead off to the living room, dining room, sitting room, kitchen/diner, utility room and cloakroom. The first floor accommodation offers five bedrooms and a family bathroom. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with various established flower borders. The south facing rear aspect of the property enjoys lovely neighbouring surrounding countryside views. The property also offers a detached garage, driveway providing private off road parking, an attached store and a greenhouse.

Location - The village of St Keverne caters for every day needs and facilities including a shop, two public houses, health centre, church and primary school with comprehensive schooling being located at Mullion or Helston. The area is cradled by many beautiful coves and creeks with areas of outstanding natural beauty. The Helford is a short drive away with its majestic and renowned sailing waters. Coverack, the next village on, is without doubt one of Cornwall's hidden gems, tucked away on the southern part of the Lizard peninsula offering a stunning traditional granite built sheltered harbour and a fine sandy beach which is always popular with locals and tourists alike. Within this very traditional Cornish village one will find restaurants, gallery, general store, hotels and St Peter's church which nestles on the hillside. Echoes of a proud fishing industry remain in Coverack, where a cluster of nets, lobster pots and small fishing boats lie within the protective granite arms of the harbour. There are quaint colour washed thatched cottages along a maze of back streets and lanes. This part of the Cornish coastline is a haven for coastal path walkers who enjoy some of the most dramatic coastal scenery on offer within this unspoilt part of the Lizard peninsula. Much of the surrounding coastline and countryside is in stewardship of the National Trust and is an area of outstanding beauty.

The Accommodation Comprises -

(All Dimensions And Floor Plans Are Approximate) - The house is approached from the road, passing a pair of vertical granite piers, where a footpath leads up to the painted panelled front door, stepping over an impressive granite threshold and into the entrance porch.

Entrance Porch - 1.52m x 1.50m (5' x 4'11") - Granite threshold and tessellated period tiled floor. Beautiful painted glazed door opening into the lallway, incorporating feature stained glass detailing including side and window lights above.

Entrance Hallway - Staircase ascending to the first floor accommodation. Wall mounted electric fuse board, telephone point and doors off to the:-

Dining Room - 4.88m into bay window x 3.51m (16' into bay window - Feature bay sash window incorporating a window seat overlooking the front garden aspect. Open stone built fireplace on a slate hearth. Electric storage radiator, cornicing, serving hatch to kitchen and ceiling light.

Living Room - 4.90m x 3.53m (16'1" x 11'7") - Feature sash bay window overlooking the front garden aspect. Open stone built fireplace on a slate hearth, complemented by a slate display shelf above. Cornicing, TV cable point and ceiling light.

Sitting Room - 3.12m x 3.05m (10'3" x 10') - Sash window incorporating a window seat with rear aspect views. Feature period fireplace complemented by exposed granite quoins and supporting lintel on a slate hearth (fireplace no longer in use). Recessed display shelving either side of the fireplace. Electric storage radiator, TV point, exposed beam ceiling and wall lighting.

Kitchen Diner - 3.53m x 3.05m (11'7" x 10') - A selection of oak base/wall storage units, complemented by a granite effect melamine worksurface. An electric green enamelled Aga cooker fitted with twin hot plates and ovens below. Inset stainless steel drainer sink. Peninsula breakfast bar, space provided for an upright fridge/freezer, serving hatch to dining room and ceiling light. Wall mounted electric fuse board and consumer unit cupboard. Window to the rear aspect.

Utility Room - 2.69m x 1.32m plus 1.12m x 0.81m (8'10" x 4'4" plu - Space and plumbing provided for a washing machine. Space provided for a fridge/freezer. Vinyl floor, door to cloakroom and a UPVC door to the rear aspect.

Cloakroom - 1.50m x 0.74m (4'11" x 2'5") - Low level WC. UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect. Vinyl floor.

Staircase - Ascending from the entrance hallway to the first floor landing. A closed tread carpeted staircase fitted with pine newel posts and handrails together complemented by painted balusters.

First Floor Landing - A split level galleried landing. Painted panelled doors leading off to:-

Bedroom One - 4.67m into bay window x 3.35m (15'4" into bay wind - A lovely double bedroom with a feature sash bay window enjoying garden and countryside views. Telephone point and ceiling light.

Bedroom Two - 4.65m into bay window x 3.38m (15'3" into bay wind - Feature bay sash window enjoying garden and surrounding countryside views. Feature period fireplace and ceiling light.

Bedroom Three - 3.51m maximum into recess x 3.38m (11'6" maximum i - Built in storage cupboards incorporating shelving into recess. Sash window to rear elevation enjoying countryside views. Loft access hatch and ceiling light.

Bedroom Four - 3.51m x 3.35m (11'6" x 11') - Sash window to the rear aspect enjoying countryside views. Ceiling light.

Bedroom Five/Study - 2.29m maximum x 1.80m maximum (7'6" maximum x 5'11 - Sash window overlooking the front garden and surrounding countryside views. Ceiling light.

Bathroom - 2.77m x 2.16m (9'1" x 7'1") - Panelled bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Window overlooking the rear aspect, vinyl floor and ceiling light.

Outside -

Detached Garage - 6.10m x 3.07m (20' x 10'1") - Metal 'up and over' door. Wall mounted electric fuse board. Power socket. Two UPVC double glazed windows to side and rear aspects. Mono sloping corrugated asbestos roof.

Attached Store Room - 4.14m x 2.31m (13'7" x 7'7") - A useful coal/log store etc. Mono sloping metal corrugated roof.

Agents Note One - The above property details should be considered as a general guide only for prospective purchasers. Olivers Estate Agents does not have any authority to give any warranty in relation to the property. We would like to bring to the attention of any purchaser that we have endeavoured to provide a realistic description of the property, no specific survey or detailed inspection has been carried out relating to the property, services, appliances and any further fixtures and fittings/equipment. If double glazing has been stated in the details, the purchaser is advised to satisfy themselves as to the type and amount of double glazing fitted to the property. We recommend all buyers to carry out their own survey/investigations relating to the purchase of any of our properties. All measurements, floor plans, dimensions and acreages are approximate and therefore should not be relied upon for accuracy.

Agents Note Two - Adjacent to the property on the east side, is a building plot which our clients are seeking permission for a detached house. Should any prospective purchaser be willing to buy the plot in addition to the existing house, please contact Olivers Estate Agents.

Agents Note 3 - 24th July 2017. As sole acting estate agents, we would like to inform any potential buyer that a Pre App PA 17 / 01967 / PREAPP has been submitted for a nearby housing development

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27 January 2017


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