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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Port Navas, Falmouth

Offers in Excess of £635,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial detached individual house
  • Enjoying attractive lightly wooded views to the outskirts of the village
  • Remodelled, extended and beautifully presented througthout
  • Gas centrally heated and fully double glazed
  • 4 well proportioned bedrooms, master with en-suite
  • Driveway parking and detached garage
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens with superb summerhouse/office
  • Early viewing unhesitatingly recommended

Full description

Occupying an attractive, elevated position, at the head of this quiet no-through private lane, the foot of which is just a mere stone's throw from picturesque Port Navas Creek, a substantial, detached, individual house, dramatically remodelled, extended and improved by the current owners, providing faultlessly presented and extremely well proportioned 4 bedroom accommodation, set within intriguing, beautifully landscaped gardens with driveway parking, garage and superb summerhouse/garden office.

The Property - With all the hallmarks of a stunning contemporary home, 'Hove To' is, in fact, an older dwelling which has been completely remodelled, dramatically extended and updated to the highest standards by the current owners over the last fourteen years.

Occupying an elevated position towards the top of this quiet, private, semi-rural lane, 'Hove To' enjoys an attractive lightly wooded aspect to countryside on the outskirts of the village, and sits within intriguing, beautifully landscaped and superbly stocked low maintenance gardens, which feature a sweeping driveway with double gates, a broad paved sun terrace the breadth of the front of the property, and driveway parking in addition to a detached block-built garage, to the rear of which an architectural garden with gravelled terraces, raised planters, up-lighters and paved terracing, leads to an extremely versatile summerhouse, ideal also as a home office etc.

Benefiting from Propane gas fired central heating throughout, and high quality double glazing, the spacious, well proportioned and extremely well appointed accommodation comprises a double volume reception hall with vaulted ceiling and galleried landing, ground floor cloakroom/WC, double aspect lounge with glass-fronted multi-fuel stove, stunning family sized kitchen/dining room with bi-folding doors onto the south-facing sun terracing, separate utility room, ground floor master bedroom with dressing room and private en-suite shower room, fourth bedroom and, to the first floor, two further large double bedrooms, one with study/dressing room office, together with a family bathroom with separate shower cubicle.

With tasteful decorations and high quality floor coverings, 'Hove To' is a faultless home, ready to move straight into, ideal for families, retirement purchasers and second home owners alike, and an early viewing is unhesitatingly recommended.

The Location - Trewince Lane is a private lane of mainly detached individual properties, with 'Hove To' occupying a prominent yet secluded position at the head of the lane. Picturesque rural walks are 'on the doorstep' and, from the foot of the lane, a short walk leads to Port Navas Creek whose tidal waters lead onto the beautiful Helford River and sheltered day-sailing waters of Falmouth Bay beyond.

The well served villages of Mawnan Smith and Constantine are both within a few minutes' drive, providing many day-to-day amenities including primary schooling, doctors surgeries, stores and public houses. The port of Falmouth, recently voted by the readers of The Sunday Times as 'Britain's Best Place to Live', is approximately seven miles distant, and the cathedral city of Truro, the county's commercial, retailing, administrative and health centre, is within a thirty minute drive.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Reception Hall - A superb feature of the property, providing a central circulatory area with stunning, cathedral-style, vaulted ceiling, uPVC double glazed door with glass panels to the rear elevation, and elegant turning staircase with timber balustrading, window to the rear elevation and, at first floor level, three geometric screens providing much natural light to the hallway and galleried landing over. Oak flooring, radiator, inset down-lighting, telephone point, central heating thermostat.

Ground Floor Cloakroom/Wc - A white two-piece suite with low flush WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splashback. Radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, extractor fan, inset down-lighters.

Lounge - 6.26m x 4.86m (20'6" x 15'11") - Second measurement excludes a 7'1" (2.16m) wide, square, walk-in bay window with windows to the front, south-facing elevation providing an attractive outlook over the well stocked gardens and to the outskirts of the village beyond. Oak flooring continuing from the reception hall, inset down-lighters, two radiators, window to the side elevation, glass-fronted multi-fuel stove set into a fireplace with slate hearth and display alcoves over. Fitted book/display shelving, telephone point, TV aerial socket.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 6.28m x 3.96m (20'7" x 12'11") -

Dining Area - A beautiful, light, double aspect, family sized room with polished ceramic tiled flooring throughout and one wall in feature red brick. Bi-folding doors to the front elevation opening onto the paved sun terrace; window and part glazed stable-type door to the rear elevation. Two radiators, inset down-lighters, TV aerial socket.

Kitchen Area - Beautifully fitted with a complete range of high-gloss units with brushed steel handles and ample working surfaces with matching splashbacks. Large central island unit with raised breakfast bar and, inset, a five-ring ceramic Neff hob with retractable extractor. Twin split level Neff ovens with, between, a further fan oven and microwave, all with extensive storage cupboards above and below. Inset sink unit with cutlery drainer and mixer tap with shower attachment. Corner carousel unit and space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Indesit integrated dishwasher, wall cupboard housing Worcester Propane gas fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.

Utility Room - Fitted with a further comprehensive range of wall and base units with brushed steel handles and round-edged worksurfaces between. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space for American-style fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for condenser dryer, tall larder/broom cupboard. Inset down-lighters, extractor fan, radiator and ceramic tiled flooring.

Bedroom One - 4.02m x 4.34m (13'2" x 14'2") - A superbly proportioned light, double aspect room with broad window to the side elevation and casement door opening onto and overlooking the front gardens. Oak-effect flooring throughout, inset down-lighters, radiator, telephone points and TV aerial socket.

Walk-In Dressing Room - Oak-effect flooring continuing from the bedroom, window to the rear elevation, radiator, inset down-lighters, range of fitted open-fronted wardrobes with hanging rails, shelves and drawers.

En-Suite Shower Room - Most attractively appointed with a contemporary white Laufen suite comprising a wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap, low flush WC with concealed dual cistern, and broad walk-in shower cubicle with glazed screen and additional hand-held shower attachment. Fully ceramic tiled walls with inset wall mirror. Opaque glazed window to the rear elevation, ceramic flooring tiling, inset down-lighters, extractor fan, tall towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom Four/Study - 3.07m x 1.99m (10'0" x 6'6") - An adaptable room with window to the rear elevation, inset down-lighters, oak flooring and radiator.

First Floor -

Galleried Landing - A real feature of the property providing a spacious circulation area with vaulted ceiling with Velux windows and three geometric screens providing much natural light. Radiator, telephone point, inset down-lighters, large built-in linen/storage cupboard with slatted shelving.

Bedroom Two - 4.24m x 4.24m (13'10" x 13'10") - Walk-in dormer window to the front elevation providing an attractive, elevated outlook over the neighbouring properties to countryside on the outskirts of the village. Radiator, inset down-lighters, TV aerial socket, access to over-head loft storage area.

Family Bathroom/Wc - Fitted with a white four-piece suite including a wash hand basin with mixer tap set in vanity unit with storage cupboard under and inset mirror over. Shower cubicle with curved glazed screen, low flush WC in alcove, and panelled bath with mixer tap. Ceramic tiled flooring, part ceramic tiled walls, inset down-lighters, extractor fan, window to the front elevation, again enjoying an attractive lightly wooded aspect.

Bedroom Three - 4.13m x 4.09m (13'6" x 13'5") - First measurement excludes a deep door lobby, off which there are sliding doors to a large storage cupboard with electrical trip switching. Dormer window to the front elevation, again enjoying the attractive outlook. Inset down-lighters, telephone point, TV aerial socket, radiator.

Study - 3.07m x 1.75m (10'0" x 5'8") - Another versatile and adaptable space, ideal as a dressing room or home office, etc. Velux window inset down-lighters, radiator, telephone point, TV aerial socket.

The Exterior -

At the top of Trewince Lane, a private entrance drive leads into 'Hove To' with granite retaining walls and double entrance gates.

Driveway And Parking Area - A sweeping driveway continues to the side of the house where there is a broad tarmacadamed parking/turning area and two/three-car deep driveway which leads to the:-

Detached Garage - 3.52m x 5.63m (11'6" x 18'5") - Of block construction under a matching pitched roof of natural slate. Metal up-and-over door, light and power connected, double glazed courtesy door and window to the side and rear elevations.

Exterior courtesy lighting, gravelled pathway leading to the:-

Garden Area - Beautifully landscaped, gravelled for ease of maintenance and well enclosed to both front and rear boundaries by timber fencing, stone walling and natural hedging. Paved steps and pathway, raised planters with various succulents and lighting, continuing to the:-

Summerhouse/Office - 4.28m x 2.36m (14'0" x 7'8") - A stunning garden room, clad in hardwood with fitted lighting and bi-folding doors. Light and power connected with telephone point and TV aerial socket. Inset down-lighters. Providing a lovely, quiet, relaxing, sitting/working area with an attractive outlook along the landscaped gardens to the house and woodland beyond.

To the rear of the summerhouse, there is a further well enclosed garden area, ideal for further landscaping or the creation of a kitchen garden if preferred.

Front Gardens - Immediately to the front of the property, the gardens have, again, been beautifully landscaped for ease of maintenance, comprising paved terracing and pathway leading to the patio area with bi-folding doors from the kitchen. Gravelled beds interspersed with granite rockery and beautifully planted with many specimen plants including camellias, palms, azaleas and ferns, etc. Further lighting throughout these gardens and to the facade of the house.

Useful storage area to the side of the property with cold water tap, store for Propane gas cylinders, bin storage area, pedestrian gate to Trewince Lane and, to the rear of the property, pathway with further courtesy lighting, cold water tap and doors to the accommodation.

General Information -

Services - Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private drainage. Propane gas fired central heating. 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' agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

Directional Note - From the village of Mabe, follow the signs to Mawnan Smith and Constantine. Continue passed Argal Reservoir, after which, at the crossroads, turn right, signposted to Constantine. Proceed through the hamlet of Lamanva and turn left, before Treverva, following the signs to Constantine. Stay on this road for approximately one and a half miles and turn left at Highcross, signposted to Port Navas. Proceed along this country road, passing through the hamlet of Treviades, continuing to the T-junction. Turn left, signposted to Port Navas, and proceed down the hill into the village. Trewince Lane is located on the left-hand side and 'Hove To' is the penultimate property at the top of this lane, on the right-hand side.

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06 April 2018

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