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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Hill, Grampound

Sold STC £465,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three Bedrooms
  • Two Receptions
  • Cot Room/Study
  • Kitchen with Aga
  • Utility Room
  • Two Shower Rooms
  • Bathroom
  • Double Garage
  • Large Gardens
  • Gas Central Heating

Full description

FINE DETACHED PERIOD HOUSE WITH LARGE GARDENS In a favoured village location within walking distance of facilities including shop, pub and bus stop. Set well back from the road in a very private position. Beautifully presented and full of period features. Fabulous enclosed gardens backing onto fields and enjoying a sunny aspect. 3 bedrooms plus cot room/study, sitting room, kitchen with Aga, dining room, conservatory, utility, two shower rooms, bathroom and additional outside w.c. Detached stone outbuilding, double garage and parking. Double glazed with gas central heating. Sold with no chain. EPC - D

Woodlands occupies a very private plot and is located in one of the most favoured parts of Grampound village away from the busy main road. It is an interesting old house thought to date from the early 1800's when it was part of the Trewithen Estate and whilst carefully refurbished and updated over the years it still remains its traditional atmosphere and character. There are two main reception rooms, a fitted kitchen with gas fired Aga, three bedrooms (the master has an en suite w.c) and a small cot room/study, as well as a bathroom, two shower rooms and a very large conservatory overlooking the garden. A substantial double garage stands alongside the house and the large secluded grounds are perfect for those with children and pets.

The village of Grampound lies on the A390 between Truro and St. Austell and offers a variety of local facilities for daily needs inducing shop, church, primary school, pub and restaurant. The village has the benefit of a regular bus service and is also close to the picturesque attractions of the Roseland Peninsula and the south Cornish coast. The city of Truro with its fine Cathedral, major shopping centre and main line railway link to London (Paddington) is about nine miles. St. Austell is about six miles.

The house is an attractive L-shaped building with mellow stone elevations and feature brick window arches under a hipped roof (a date stone of 1680 set in the front elevation is probably from the earlier bridge in Grampound which has been widened on several occasions). Windows have replacement double glazing and this theme continues to a large conservatory on the south western elevation which overlooks the garden. A utility room and ground floor shower room have been added in recent years and the upstairs bathroom and shower room replaced. The accommodation is well presented and there is gas fired central heating with radiators throughout.

In greater detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):

Ground Floor -

Hallway - With traditional panelled front door, radiator, telephone point and stairs to the first floor.

Sitting Room - 4.2m x 4.1m (13'9" x 13'5") - A dual aspect room with period style pine surround and built-in cupboard in the recess to one side. (The gas fire is not working). Window shutters, picture rail, two radiators and television point.

Dining Room - 4.4m x 3.4m (14'5" x 11'1") - Another dual aspect room, window to rear, front window with window seat. Period fireplace surround and grate (ornamental only - the chimney on this side of the house has been removed), built-in cupboard and radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.3m x 3.3m max (17'4" x 10'9" max) - A modern kitchen fitted with a comprehensive range of base and eye level units. Gas fired Aga, Diplomat ceramic hob, one and a half bowl sink with single drainer, Bosch integral dishwasher, space for fridge. Built-in storage cupboard. Back stairs to the first floor with cupboard below. Ideal gas combi boiler for central heating. Door to:

Utility Room - 2.6m x 2.2m (8'6" x 7'2") - Base and eye level units (similar to the kitchen). One and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, fully glazed door and two windows overlooking the rear garden with window blinds. Space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, spotlights, extractor fan, loft access and door to:-

Shower Room - A white suite with low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, double shower cubicle, mirror fronted cabinet, tiled floor, spotlights and frosted window to rear.

Conservatory - 5.4m x 2.8m (17'8" x 9'2") - Of double glazed construction and with feature Edwardian style panels to the upper lights. Exposed stone wall. Two electric radiators, two wall lights and television point.

First Floor -

Landing - With access to loft space with folding ladder.

Bedroom 1 - 4.2m x 3.40m (13'9" x 11'1") - A dual aspect room with windows overlooking front and side. Built-in mirror fronted wardrobes, radiator, television and telephone points.

En Suite W.C. - A white suite with low level w.c. and wash hand basin. Tiled floor, window to side.

Bedroom 2 - 4.2m x 3.6m max (13'9" x 11'9" max) - An L-shaped dual aspect room with windows to front and rear, radiator and built-in mirror fronted wardrobe.

Bedroom 3 - 2.8m x 2.4m (9'2" x 7'10") - Window overlooking front.

Cot Room/Study - 2.9m x 1.7m (9'6" x 5'6") - Window to side, radiator. This room is currently used as a study.

Bathroom - A white suite comprising bath, wash hand basin and w.c. Tiled floor, spotlights and extractor fan.

Shower Room - 2.9m x 1.7m (9'6" x 5'6") - White suite with low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle with fully tiled surround, tiled floor, heated towel rail, spotlights, window overlooking the rear garden with blind.

Outside - To the rear of the house and accessed from Old Hill is a driveway providing parking for two cars.

Double Garage - 5.7m x 5.5m (18'8" x 18'0") - Of pitch roof construction with electric up and over garage door. Light and Power. Outside Loo with low level w.c and wash hand basin.

An attractive metal gate with stone pillars opens into a pathway that leads to the front door. There is a front level lawn enclosed within a dense hedge boundary providing privacy from the neighbouring property. The pathway continues to an old stone and slated building used as a WORKSHOP/STUDIO 4.5m x 3.6m (14'11x11'11) currently used as a hobby room with light and power and slate floor. Adjoining this building there is a lean-to with perspex roof facilitating use as a GREENHOUSE.
The main garden lies to the rear of the cottage and is fully enclosed and private. It is very much a natural garden, far larger than might be expected and comprising sweeping areas of grass edged and inter-planted with a variety of maturing shrubs and trees and also incorporating an orchard area with a selection of mature fruit trees, comprising apple and pear. There is a large paved sun terrace accessed from the conservatory providing plenty of sitting out space and a further slated terrace by the greenhouse. A small enclosed area adjacent to the garage comprises a soft fruit garden with numerous bushes and canes. The garden is secluded, sheltered and ideal for those with children and pets as well as a keen gardener.

Services - Mains water (metered), electricity, gas and drainage. Telephone connected subject to British telecom regulations. Gas central heating as previously mentioned.

N.B - The electrical circuit, appliances and heating system have not been tested by the agents.

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 - Travelling into the village on the A390 from the Truro direction take the first turning right after passing the 30mph speed limit sign. Immediately on turning into Old Hill, Woodlands will be easily identified as the second property on the left.


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