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4 bedroom detached house for sale

St. Martin, Helston

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

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A charming, westerly facing, four bedroom, two reception room, period house, offering exceptionally spacious accommodation, benefiting from a gorgeous south facing enclosed rear garden, generous private off road parking and located in the hugely sought after southern Helford countryside with the sheltered day sailing waters nearby. EPC E44.

Summary Of Accommodation -

Ground Floor - Entrance Hall. Cloakroom. Kitchen/Diner. Living Room. Conservatory. Dining Room. Side Porch.

First Floor - Four Bedrooms. Shower Room. Landing.

Outside - Rear enclosed south facing garden. Driveway. Apple Store.

The Property - This charming detached period country four bedroom cottage is situated within the gorgeous rural village of St Martin, which nestles within the outstanding southern Helford countryside famous for its idyllic creeks and day sailing waters.

A detached spacious country home, offering four bedrooms, two reception rooms, a triple sided conservatory overlooking the south facing rear garden, and generous off road parking facilities. This lovely home is being sold to close an estate.

The stone built property which we have been advised is approximately two hundred years old, has painted external elevations, under a pitched tiled roof, UPVC double glazed windows, and warmed by an oil fired central heating system. The home can be further warmed during the winter months by a log burning stove situated in the living room, and an impressive electric 'Aga' in the kitchen providing cooking facilities together with ambient warmth.

Upon entering the reception hallway, doors lead off to the cloakroom and the kitchen/diner. The kitchen/diner has been stylishly designed with modern storage units complemented by quality granite surfaces. An impressive electric 'Aga' provides the cooking facilities, and there is plenty of space to provide a dining table. From the kitchen, further doors lead off to a side porch, a generous character living room complemented by the stone built inglenook fireplace, and the dining room. The large south facing triple sided conservatory is accessed from the living room.

A staircase ascends from the entrance hallway to the first floor accommodation which provides four bedrooms and a refurbished shower room.

Another feature to this rustic farmhouse style residence, is the delightful enclosed south facing rear garden, which is mainly laid to lawn, together with an abundance of mature specimen plants stocked within the borders which naturally create much colour throughout the summer months. The beautifully stocked garden is a wonderful place to dine out 'al fresco' style, and naturally creates a 'sun trap' whilst affording a high degree of privacy. Garden shed, external water tap connected, and graveled patio area adjacent to the conservatory.

To the side of the property, there is a detached outbuilding which was formerly used as an apple store. This store provides storage, and has potential to extend all subject to gaining the necessary planning requisites.

Location - St Martin is a delightful sought after rural village located within the southern Helford, enjoying far reaching countryside views. The nearby village of Newtown offers a public house. A village shop, post office, and another excellent public house can be found in the nearby village of Mawgan. Close to Helford village, St Martin enjoys one of Cornwall’s most picturesque iconic destinations nestled amongst delightful creeks. The area is renowned for its sailing waters, wildlife and footpaths for walkers wishing to explore this charming and tranquil setting. Within easy reach is the historic market town of Helston which stands at the gateway to the Lizard Peninsula. Britain's most southerly point, the Lizard gives access to some of the most dramatic coastal scenery and beaches the UK has to offer. Helston has an eclectic array of individual shops, restaurants, sports centre, doctor's surgeries, pharmacies, three supermarkets and a cinema.

The Accommodation Comprises -

( All Dimensions Are Approximate ) - The property is accessed from the quiet lane, which leads to the wooden five bar gate opening onto the tarmac driveway. A footpath leads up to the front glazed door opening into the entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway - Radiator, ceiling light and a staircase ascending to the first floor accommodation. Doors lead off to the kitchen / diner, cloakroom and living room.

Cloakroom - 1.65m x 0.79m (5'5" x 2'7") - Low level WC. Wash hand basin with storage cupboards above and below. Window fitted with opaque glass. Laminate floor and ceiling light.

Kitchen / Diner - 5.00m overall x 4.22m overall (16'5" overall x 13' - A smartly fitted stylish triple aspect kitchen ( windows fitted with plantation shutters ) offering generous proportions with ample space to provide a dining room table. The kitchen offers a selection of painted base / wall storage units, complemented by stainless steel handles, soft closing doors / drawers, quality granite work surfaces and ceramic tiled splash backs. Inset one and a half ceramic bowl sink fitted with a mono mixer tap. Freestanding cream coloured enameled electric 'Aga' providing the cooking facility and ambient warmth, together with an extractor canopy above. Freestanding dishwasher, washing machine, drier and an 'American' style fridge / freezer. Ceramic tiled floor, open beam ceiling, wall and ceiling lighting. Doors to the side porch and living room.

Side Porch - 1.85m x 1.35m (6'1" x 4'5") - A triple aspect porch. Floor mounted oil fired boiler. Wall lighting, ceramic tiled floor, and a UPVC double glazed door opening into the driveway.

Living Room - 6.63m x 3.94m (21'9" x 12'11") - A spacious and charismatic room full of charm, highlighted by the impressive stone built inglenook fireplace, supported by a massive timber lintel, and fitted with a cast iron stove. Cupboards and shelving fitted either side of the fireplace. Open beam ceiling, and two internal windows looking into the adjacent conservatory. Two radiators, TV point and wall lighting. Stained glass door to the dining room, and a UPVC double glazed door opening into the conservatory.

Dining Room - 3.86m x 3.38m (12'8" x 11'1") - A double aspect room with views to the rear garden and side. Feature storage cupboard ( formally a fireplace ) on a brick hearth. Open beam ceiling, radiator and ceiling lighting.

Conservatory - 6.55m x 2.95m (21'6" x 9'8") - A generous south facing triple sided UPVC double glazed conservatory, fitted with a mono sloping roof. Delightful views across the back garden. Two wall mounted electric radiators, wall and ceiling lighting. A pair of UPVC double glazed doors opening into the rear garden.

Staircase - Ascending from the entrance hallway to the first floor landing. A closed tread carpeted staircase fitted with handrails either side.

First Floor Landing - A split level landing. Window naturally illuminating the landing and staircase areas. Two radiators, telephone point, and painted braced doors fitted with wrought iron Suffolk latches leading off to :-

Bedroom One - 4.52m maximum x 4.01m (14'10" maximum x 13'2") - A double aspect bedroom enjoying garden and front aspect views. Radiator and ceiling light.

Bedroom Two - 3.94m x 3.43m (12'11" x 11'3") - A triple aspect room. Built in wardrobe, radiator and ceiling light.

Bedroom Three - 3.51m x 2.92m (11'6" x 9'7") - Window overlooking the rear garden. Loft access hatch, radiator and ceiling light.

Bedroom Four - 4.22m x 2.03m (13'10" x 6'8") - A double aspect single bedroom with front and side aspect views. Telephone point, radiator and ceiling light.

Shower Room - 3.12m x 1.78m (10'3" x 5'10") - A generous suite comprising a large shower unit protected by a curved perspex splash screen. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin fitted with an illuminated vanity mirror above, together with an electric shaver point. Electric chrome towel radiator. Large airing cupboard incorporating the hot water storage cylinder, wooden slatted shelving, radiator and wall light. High level 'Velux' window, ceiling light and storage cupboard.

Outside -

Apple Store - 3.96m x 3.18m ( external measurements ) (13' x 10' - A detached block built store, under a pitched tiled roof, and offering two floor levels with restrictive head height. This useful outbuilding was formerly used as an apple store. There is potential to convert / extend the store , subject to gaining the necessary planning requisites.

Agents Note - The above property details should be considered as a general guide only for prospective purchasers. Olivers Estate Agents does not have any authority to give any warranty in relation to the property. We would like to bring to the attention of any purchaser that we have endeavoured to provide a realistic description of the property, no specific survey or detailed inspection has been carried out relating to the property, services, appliances and any further fixtures and fittings/equipment. If double glazing has been stated in the details, the purchaser is advised to satisfy themselves as to the type and amount of double glazing fitted to the property. We recommend all buyers to carry out their own survey/investigations relating to the purchase of any of our properties. All measurements, floor plans, dimensions and acreages are approximate and therefore should not be relied upon for accuracy.

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24 May 2018

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