3 bedroom detached house for saleTresahor, Constantine
- Stunning individual detached house
- Unspoilt rural setting
- 3 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
- Static caravan/cabin and range of outbuildings
- 3 large poly tunnels
- Grounds extending to approximately 2.8 acres
- Close to Falmouth and village amenities
- Much additional potential
Occupying a delightful rural setting, less than 1.5 miles from the well served village of Constantine, 3.5 miles from Gweek and the beautiful sailing waters of the Helford Estuary, and 4 miles from the booming port of Falmouth, a highly individual, detached country home, built and completed in 2010, providing intriguing and extremely well proportioned 3 bedroom, 2 bath/shower room accommodation, set within private surrounding gardens and grounds of approximately 2.8 acres with range of useful timber outbuildings, static caravan/cabin, and poly tunnels - perfect for the keen horticulturist.
The Property - Built and completed for the current owner in 2010 to an intriguing traditional barn-style oak-framed design, with natural slate roofing and larch clad elevations, 'Fir Tree Farm' previously traded as a small, select nursery, whose grounds have been attractively landscaped and planted, to provide a wonderful family home, eminently extendable (subject to consents), or for a keen horticulturist to return to a nursery.
Enjoying a broad frontage to the quiet roadside, a private entrance opens onto an expansive, level parking area, sufficient for many vehicles and for the construction of garaging/car port if required. To the western side of the entrance, there are useful timber outbuildings including a workshop and former office, together with three large poly tunnels with, at the very least, scope to create ones own private 'Eden Project'. Sweeping lawns with attractively planted shrub beds then lead to the southern boundary, with the whole site well enclosed by mature hedging, providing a high degree of privacy, shelter and security. There is a formal lawn with rockery and feature stone archway immediately to the front of the accommodation, together with a broad south-facing veranda with bi-folding doors from the living room, providing a delightful 'outside' living area. Throughout the grounds there are many numerous interesting features including a leat, man-made pond, orchard and wooded copse etc, together with many specimen plants including camellias, rhododendrons, bamboo, ferns and gunnera etc, etc.
The spacious accommodation is well appointed throughout with double glazed windows, under-floor electric heating (to the ground floor), and oak doors lead to the ground floor rooms, together with oak or slate flooring.
An entrance lobby leads directly into a most impressive 'double volume' open-plan living room with vaulted ceiling, bi-folding doors to the front, tall glazed screen to the rear, distinct kitchen, sitting and dining areas and, to either end, versatile minstrel galleries. There is a separate preparation kitchen/utility room, inner hall leading to two ground floor double bedrooms, served by a well appointed family bathroom/WC, and to the first floor, a master bedroom 'suite' including further double bedroom, galleried sitting area, dressing room and shower room/WC.
In addition, there is a static caravan/cabin to the western side of the house which has previously provided overflow accommodation and which appears ideal for use as a home office etc, subject to additional consents.
The Location - Tresahor is a small rural community, located less than one and a half miles from the centre of the well served village of Constantine, whose excellent day-to-day amenities include a highly regarded county primary school, sports clubs, doctors surgery, dentist, two convenience stores, public house, hairdressers and active community hall - The Tolmen Centre. The village of Gweek, on the banks of the beautiful sailing waters of the Helford Estuary, is three and a half miles distant, with the booming port of Falmouth just four miles distant, recently voted 'The Best Place to Live in the UK' by the readers of The Sunday Times. With the cathedral city of Truro an approximate twenty five minute drive away, 'Fir Tree Farm' is ideally placed for central Cornwall's excellent leisure, commercial, health, education and public transport facilities, and an early viewing is therefore recommended by the owner's Sole Agent.
The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)
Stretching across the front, south-facing elevation, is a large veranda with bi-folding doors from the living room, providing additional 'outside' living and entertaining space, with a lovely unspoilt outlook over the extensive, private, surrounding grounds.
Entrance Lobby - Front entrance door from the veranda, slate flooring, opening into the:-
Open-Plan Living Room - 9.09m x 5.14m (29'9" x 16'10") - A magnificent double volume room, with stunning vaulted ceiling with exposed oak trusses and beams, 18'0"(5.50m) high at the apex, with minstrel galleries at either end, both with oak balustrading. Full of natural light with double bi-folding doors and three glazed screens to the front elevation, the doors opening onto the veranda with views to the grounds beyond. Tall glazed screen to the rear elevation providing another attractive unspoilt outlook over the tree-lined gardens. Slate flooring throughout.
Kitchen Area - Range of built-in base units with slate worksurfaces, inset butler-style sink with mixer tap and complementary tiled splashbacks. Space for broad range cooker.
Sitting Area - Extensive built-in book and display shelving, fireplace with glass-fronted log-burner and granite lintel. Log storage area and TV shelf.
Utility Room - Windows to the side elevation, range of fitted base units with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and plumbing and space below for automatic washing machine, dishwasher and fridge. Tall pantry cupboard, fitted wall shelving, slate flooring, electrical trip switching, open-tread timber staircase rising to the:-
First Floor Study Area - Vaulted ceiling, oak balustrading overlooking the living area below, exposed timber flooring, circular porthole-style window to the side elevation, inset down-lighters. Telephone point.
Inner Hall - Tall glazed screen looking along the veranda, deep walk-in under-stair storage cupboard, oak doors to the ground floor bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom One - 3.94m x 2.77m (12'11" x 9'1") - Double casement doors opening onto the front south-facing elevation and enjoying a lovely outlook over the grounds. Oak flooring.
Family Bathroom/Wc - Most attractively appointed with a high quality contemporary white suite comprising a low flush WC, wall mounted circular wash hand basin with mixer tap, and panelled bath with matching mixer tap, folding glazed screen and shower over. Obscure glazed window to the side elevation, ceramic tiled flooring.
Bedroom Two - 4.00m x 3.98m (13'1" x 13'0") - Second measurement into broad recess. Window to the side elevation, oak flooring.
Turning staircase from the inner hallway with, at mid landing, window to the side elevation, leading to the:-
First Floor -
Landing - Of an interesting irregular design, providing a private first floor suite if preferred, with bedroom, galleried sitting area, through dressing room and private shower room/WC, all with white painted timber flooring:-
Bedroom Three - 4.02m x 4.00m (13'2" x 13'1") - Maximum measurements. Part pitched ceiling, window to the side elevation.
Galleried Sitting Area - Again, overlooking the main living room below, with inset down-lighters and access to large airing cupboard with slatted linen shelving and Ultrasteel hot water cylinder with immersion heaters and timer switching.
Through Dressing Room - Velux roof light, clothes storage and oak door to the:-
Shower Room/Wc - Again, attractively appointed with a modern white suite comprising a wall mounted circular wash hand basin with mixer tap, low flush WC and walk-in tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower. Window to the front elevation enjoying a lovely outlook over the gardens, extensive range of built-in storage cupboards.
The Exterior -
'Fir Tree Farm' enjoys a broad frontage to this quiet rural road, with gate opening onto an:-
Extensive Gravelled Parking Area - Sufficient for very many vehicles, with pathways leading to the grounds and accommodation. Adjacent to which there are a number of useful outbuildings including:-
Timber Shed - 7.96m x 2.92m (26'1" x 9'6") - Light and power connected. External cold water supply.
Polytunnel One - Raised bark-edged shelving the length of each side.
Former Office - 5.95m x 2.85m (19'6" x 9'4") - Glazed doors and screens. Sheltered gravelled areas to the side and rear where there is a large pond.
Located in a separate, sheltered and well enclosed area are:-
Polytunnel Two - Planted with ferns and sub-tropical plants etc.
Polytunnel Three - Outside of which there is a large fruit cage, further timber shed and aluminium framed greenhouse.
Side Gardens - Broad, expansive lawn with 'sun-ray' shrub and flower beds. Beyond which there is an orchard area and wooded copse with borehole pump room.
Front Garden Area - Well enclosed by mature hedging and tree-lined boundaries to all sides, providing a high degree of privacy and shelter. Gently sloping with natural grassland rising to the southern boundary. Semi-circular lawn and rockery garden immediately to the front of the house with granite archway, built-in barbecue and broad decking to the front, south-facing veranda.
Rear Gardens - Pond, pathways, pretty leat, attractively planted with over-hanging trees and specimen plants including ferns, bamboo, gunnera and rhododendrons, etc.
Static Caravan/Cabin - Previously providing overflow accommodation with two bedrooms, kitchen/diner, lounge and small bathroom (without WC).
General Information -
Services - Mains electricity, private drainage and private water supply via a borehole to the main accommodation. Mains water is connected to the static caravan/cabin and garden areas. Under-floor electric heating to the ground floor. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations).
Council Tax - Band E - Cornwall Council.
Tenure - Freehold.
Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.
Viewing - By telephone appointment with the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.
Directional Note - Proceed towards Falmouth on the A39 passing the Asda supermarket on the outskirts of Penryn on your left-hand side. At the next roundabout (Hillhead Roundabout), turn right signposted to Mawnan Smith and Constantine. At the next roundabout (Union Corner) turn right and continue to follow the signs to Gweek, Constantine and Mawnan Smith. After a short distance at the T-junction turn left. After approximately one and a half miles carry straight across the crossroads. Continue through the hamlet of Lamanva, after which continue to follow the signs to Treverva and Gweek. Continue through Treverva, and follow the signs to Helston and Gweek. Continue on this road for approximately one and a half miles, through the hamlet of Eathorne. Proceed around the left-hand bend, up the hill through the woodland and within approximately 1/3 of a mile, 'Fir Tree Farm' will be found on the left-hand side.
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