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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Mawnan Smith, FALMOUTH, Cornwall

Sold STC £475,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A fantastic opportunity to purchase an extended detached four bedroom property dating in parts to 1885.
Extremely spacious ground floor accommodation comprising; kitchen, L shaped lounge/diner, utility room, cloakroom, inner reception rear. Four bedrooms with master en-suite and a family bathroom are to the first floor. Enclosed rear garden, large garage and parking. Rural views.
Mawnan Smith has a thriving community which is well served by a large range of facilities including a well-regarded primary school, three churches, an Italian restaurant, post office/general stores, doctors surgery and the beautiful thatched Red Lion Public House.

The beautiful Helford River is within each reach providing some of the most sought after day sailing waters in the south west which have been immortalised by Daphne du Maurier.

Many coastal and woodland walks surround the village leading to a whole host of sheltered beaches, many of which are owned by the National Trust. The glorious gardens at Trebah, Glendurgan and Carwinion are within easy walking distance and as for the golfing enthusiast, The Budock Vean course can be found within about a mile.

The property is also a convenient 15 minute walk from the delightful Maenporth beach - a popular holiday destination.
A most intriguing detached four bedroom residence located in the ever popular location of Carlidnack Lane on the edge of the renowned village of Mawnan Smith. The property provides parking for two vehicles in front of the garage with a further paved area to one side providing patio space or alternatively additional parking. A footpath runs down the side of the garage to the rear courtyard and from there around to the private beautiful enclosed gardens. One aspect of the property offers a completely unspoiled and spectacular view of rolling fields and hills.

A multi panelled wood and glass door opens to the inner hallway from where you access the lounge area to the left, the garage to the right and straight on through into the cloakroom, utility and kitchen.

The triple aspect lounge is of a most generous size providing ample room and with a feature exposed stone fire place with wooden mantel over. The room then continues around into the dining area with patio doors giving access to the gardens and a further door opening to an internal atrium where the turning staircase, with wrought iron and wood balustrade rises to the first floor, complete with galleried landing. This area provides useful office space and provides a separate walk through to the kitchen and through into the hallway that has semi vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, providing interesting features.

The kitchen is dual aspect and of a good size with ample room to house a table and chairs. There is a useful separate utility to one side with space and plumbing for washing machine and addition to this there is a down stairs cloakroom.

To the first floor there is family bathroom with half vaulted ceiling and exposed beams with high window, whilst in need of updating this is a generous size. There are two double bedrooms, one en suite, each with exposed beams providing focal points. Bedrooms three and four also feature high windows and exposed beams and are good sized singles.

The property provides generous accommodation throughout with the downstairs accommodation encircling the inner atrium, this allows great scope for any potential renovations. The property is ripe for a new owner to come and bring their own style and ideas into play.

The overall size of the house and plot will appeal to many people especially those looking for a project.

Property ref: 121_1775_4480737

10' 11" x 9' 11" (3.33m x 3.02m) With doors to the lounge, dining area and hallway this semi-vaulted area houses the charming turning staircase that rises to the first floor. High inset windows provide plenty of natural light within highlighting the lovely galleried landing accessing the bedrooms and family bathroom.

20' 10" x 4' 11" (6.35m x 1.50m) A multi-paned wood and glass door opens into the spacious hallway giving access to the ground floor accommodation and with internal access to the garage.

14' 8" x 10' 10" (4.47m x 3.30m) A well proportioned dual aspect room with deep inset windows taking in the beautiful rural views to the side and to the rear garden. Fitted with a range of kitchen units. Deep cupboard. Electric heater.

10' 10" x 5' 5" (3.30m x 1.65m) Space and plumbing for washing machine. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Deep set window to the rear elevation.

6' 6" x 5' 9" (1.98m x 1.75m) A convenient and good sized ground floor cloakroom with inset window. Low level WC and wash-hand basin.

20' 6" x 14' 5" narrowing to 12'5"in front of chimney breast (6.25m x 4.39m to 3.78m)
A truly lovely L-shaped room with attractive deep sill multi-paned windows to the front and side providing generous seating areas by the exposed stone fireplace with wood hearth over. The room opens up into a separate dining area. Multi-pane French doors open up into the beautiful enclosed garden. A further door accesses the inner reception area. Service hatch to the kitchen.

12' 6" x 9' 1" (3.81m x 2.77m)

16' 3" measured into wardrobe x 9' 2" (4.95m x 2.79m) A spacious dual aspect room enjoying the fantastic countryside and garden views, with feature exposed beams and period deep set multi-paned windows. Electric heater. Door to en-suite.

8' 7" x 5' 2" (2.62m x 1.57m) Fitted with a panelled bath, WC and wash-hand basin. Inset deep window.

12' 5" x 11' (3.78m x 3.35m) A second good sized double bedroom with cottage-style deep windows. Feature exposed ceiling beams. Built-in wardrobe.

14' 4" x 9' 1" (4.37m x 2.77m) A pretty third single bedroom again with appealing deep set multi-paned window. Electric heater.

9' 1" x 9' 1" (2.77m x 2.77m) A further good size single room. Again with feature exposed wooden beams and period deep set window.

13' 4" x 5' 3" (4.06m x 1.60m) maximum measurements. A semi-vaulted bathroom with exposed wooden beams. Two deep set multi-paned windows. Fitted with a panelled bath, WC and wash-hand basin. Wall mounted electric towel rail.

17' x 14' 2" (5.18m x 4.32m)

Externally the property provides parking for several vehicles to the front on the driveway leading to the garage. A further paved area to one side could also be utilised if required or can remain as a pleasing patio area for potted plants. There are two inset stones in the side of the property laid in 1885 by Miss Fox of Penjerrick of Miss Barclay of Meudon Vean-a most unusual feature.


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