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4 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached individual house
  • Attractive rural location
  • Grounds of 1.5 acres
  • Ample parking
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bath/shower rooms
  • Large versatile games room
  • Immediate possession

Full description

Occupying an attractive rural setting, adjacent to unspoilt countryside yet within 1.5 miles of the well served village of Constantine and 5 miles from the port of Falmouth, a substantial, detached, individual house, completed circa 2014, providing light, well proportioned and extremely versatile 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom accommodation, double glazed throughout and with gas fired central heating, an adaptable lower ground floor games room, swimming pool, extensive parking, and well enclosed grounds, with pond, extending to approximately 1.5 acres.

The Property - Constructed by the previous owner for his own occupation and completed in 2014, Pixie's Garden is a detached, individual, three-storey house, occupying an attractive rural setting, adjacent to unspoilt wooded countryside.

The property sits within grounds of approximately one and a half acres which are well enclosed to all boundaries and include a sweeping driveway with ample parking for many vehicles, sweeping lawns, spring-fed pond, and swimming pool with extensive paved surround and 'wrap-around' decking, ideal for entertaining etc.

Benefiting from double glazing, including numerous bi-folding doors, and a comprehensive Propane gas fired central heating system (the storage tank for which now needs to be reinstated), the light and extremely versatile accommodation briefly comprises an impressive 37'8" veranda-like entrance, reception lobby, cloakroom/WC, open-plan dining area and well appointed kitchen with galleried landing over, triple aspect lounge and, also to the ground floor, an inner hall, two double bedrooms and a family bath/shower room.

Upstairs, the large galleried landing leads to two 'master' bedroom suites, both of which have a study/dressing area and private en-suite shower rooms. To the lower ground floor, there is a large games room - 7.32m(24'0") x 23.5m(23'5") which, subject to planning, would be ideal as a flat for letting purposes or a dependent relative etc.

The current owners purchased the property in early 2017 with a view to redeveloping the site and in fact Conditional Planning Permission was granted on 27 April 2017 for 'the erection of a replacement dwelling, garage and swimming pool', Cornwall Council Planning Reference: PA17/01597. However, it is our opinion prospective purchasers will find the existing dwelling more than adequate, being a relatively modern home occupying a delightful yet convenient setting, with the advantage of immediate vacant possession with no onward chain.

The Location - Pixie's Garden enjoys far-reaching rural views and is bordered to three sides by unspoilt countryside, approximately one and a half miles from the well served village of Constantine, and five miles from the port of Falmouth.

Constantine village amenities include two convenience stores, a highly regarded county primary school, doctors surgery, active community hall - The Tolmen Centre', church, public house, sports/social club, hairdressers, and regular bus service, which passes through High Cross, to the port of Falmouth.

There are many beautiful rural walks within the area and within a few minutes' drive are the picturesque tree-lined day-sailing waters of the Helford River, which are readily accessed from Helford Passage, Port Navas and Gweek, where a boatyard provides repair and laying-up facilities.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Veranda-Style Entrance - 11.50m(37'8") in length, providing an imposing sheltered entrance to the property with timber balustrade, gate, courtesy lighting and stable-type front entrance door opening into the:-

Reception Lobby - Ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, door to large walk-in cloaks/storage cupboard with lighting, computerised central heating and hot water control panel, electric trip switching.

Cloakroom/Wc - Low flush WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap set in vanity unit with tiled splashback. Extractor fan, tall towel rail/radiator.

Open-Plan Dining Area - 3.96m x 4.86m (12'11" x 15'11") - Second measurement excludes turning staircase leading to the galleried landing. Tall cathedral-style ceiling with large roof lights providing much natural light. Bi-folding hardwood framed doors opening onto the extensive decked terracing with views over the gardens and swimming pool terracing to surrounding countryside. Ceramic tiled flooring throughout, two radiators, double casement doors to the lounge. Opening into the:-

Kitchen - 3.37m x 3.50m (11'0" x 11'5") - Double aspect with windows to the side and rear elevations overlooking the gardens and adjacent woodland. Comprehensively appointed with a full range of cream-painted Shaker-style units with timber handles and solid wood block worksurfaces between with complementary tiled splashbacks and concealed pelmet lighting. Integrated fridge and freezer cabinets. Ignis double oven/grill with further cupboards above and below, recesses with plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Integrated Ignis dishwasher. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, cutlery drainer and recess drainer. Inset down-lighters, ceramic tiled flooring continuing from the dining area. Ignis five-ring Calor gas hob with illuminated extractor canopy over.

Lounge - 7.28m x 3.57m (23'10" x 11'8") - Another well proportioned living room, triple aspect with broad windows to both side elevations and bi-folding doors opening onto the wrap-around sun decking, providing lovely views over the extensive grounds to unspoilt countryside beyond. Two radiators, TV aerial sockets and telephone point. Glass-fronted log-burner with slate hearth.

Inner Hall - Glazed door from the living area, built-in airing cupboard housing Santon Premier Plus unvented hot water cylinder with immersion heater.

Bedroom Four - 2.97m x 4.24m (9'8" x 13'10") - Second measurement includes broad double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Window to the side elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Three - 5.29m x 3.32m (17'4" x 10'10") - Second measurement include built-in wardrobes providing ample hanging and shelving space, with dresser recess between. Bi-folding doors to the side patio and swimming pool terrace. Radiator. TV aerial socket.

Family Bath/Shower Room - White four-piece suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, panelled bath and separate shower cubicle with mains-powered shower. Part tiled walls, window to the side elevation, ceramic tiled flooring, extractor fan, towel rail/radiator.

First Floor -

Galleried Landing - An extensive and adaptable area with broad easy-rising turning staircase from the living area. Large roof lights to both side elevations providing much natural light and attractive views to surrounding woodland and countryside. Radiator, telephone point.

Bedroom One - 5.19m x 3.20m (17'0" x 10'5") - Second measurement to a broad walk-in dormer window providing lovely views over the gardens and grounds to wooded countryside beyond. Radiator, TV aerial socket. A versatile room, ideal also as an upstairs sitting room if preferred with:-

Through Dressing Room/Study - Doorway from the galleried landing, large roof light to the side elevation, access to eaves storage area, radiator, door to:-

En-Suite Shower Room - Again, attractively appointed with fully ceramic tiled walls and a contemporary white suite including a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, both with mixer taps, and low flush WC with concealed cistern. Ceramic tiled flooring, tall towel rail/radiator, roof light to the side elevation, extractor fan.

Bedroom Two - 5.20m x 5.63m (17'0" x 18'5") - Second measurement extending into a large dressing area. Two roof lights to each side elevation providing views over the adjacent woodland to countryside beyond. Two radiators, TV aerial socket, access to eaves storage space, door to:-

En-Suite Shower Room - Fully ceramic tiled walls and with a white contemporary suite including a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and walk-in shower cubicle with Triton instant shower. Tall towel rail/radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, roof light to the side elevation.

Lower Ground Floor -

Games Room - Currently accessed from the exterior of the building, there is a large room to the lower ground floor area, measuring 7.35m(24'1") x 7.16m(23'5"), with two broad windows to the side elevation and bi-folding doors opening onto and overlooking the gardens. With four radiators and light and power connected, this room is suitable for a variety of uses, including conversion to a granny/letting flat, subject to all necessary consents. Boiler cupboard housing Glow Worm Calor gas fired boiler. Telephone point.

The Exterior -

Entrance - Double gateposts open onto an extensive, sweeping driveway, with large parking area to the upper side of the property with exterior water tap. Enclosed by retaining walls with lawned borders, the driveway continues to the side of the house and, beyond, to the main garden area. Prospective purchasers should note there is a pedestrian footpath over the upper section of the driveway and the Planning Permission granted in April 2017 allows for this to be enclosed by post and rail fencing. Standing for gas storage tank.

Broad mellow stone pathways surround the house leading to the:-

Swimming Pool Terrace - In-ground swimming pool - 9.14m(30') x 4.57m(15') (approximate measurements), with extensive paved surround, ideal for entertaining. Boiler house housing Triton filter and Certikin water heater. Exterior water tap. We understand the lining and cover of the swimming pool are in need of replacement.

Wrap-Around Sun Decking - There is an extensive sun deck to the side and front of the property providing further extensive sitting-out and entertaining space. Timber balustrading, bi-folding doors from the accommodation, exterior courtesy lighting.

Covered Loggia - To the main garden side of the property, with bi-folding doors to the lower ground floor accommodation and deep recess with further exterior water tap.

Planning Permission - Granted in April 2017, for a substantial replacement dwelling with garage and new pool. Planning Reference: PA17/01597.

The Main Garden Area - Lies predominantly to the western side of the house where there is a large previously lawned area, well enclosed to all boundaries by dense natural woodland.

The Pond - Positioned at the foot of the gardens, close to the westernmost boundary and includes a small island, gunnera and surrounding footpath.

The gardens and grounds extend, we understand, to approximately one and a half acres or thereabouts.

General Information -

Services - Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private septic tank drainage. Calor gas fired central heating - the storage tank for which has been removed and therefore needs to be reinstated. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations).

Council Tax - Band F - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendors offering the additional benefit of no onward chain.

Agent's Note - The internal photographs used in these sales particulars were taken when the property was previously occupied.

Viewing - Strictly by telephone appointment with the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

Directional Note - Proceed out of Falmouth along Trescobeas Road, passing the hospital, fire station and secondary school. At the roundabout at Union Corner, proceed directly across onto Kergilliack Road, signposted to Gweek, Constantine and Mawnan Smith. At the end of this short road turn left at the T-junction. Continue to follow the signs for Constantine, turning left after having passed through the hamlet of Treverva, before entering Lamanva. Remain on this road for a further 1.4 miles, where the entrance to Pixie's Garden will be seen on the right-hand side.

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21 November 2017

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