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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Helston, Cornwall, TR13

Guide Price £375,000

Property Description

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Set in grounds of approximately 0.6 of an acre and originally part of the Penrose Estate this delightful residence is surrounded by a superb "plantsmans" garden with an abundance of specimen plants including a large quantity of Mediterranean species.

The comfortable living accommodation, which benefits from double glazing, provides on the ground floor an entrance hallway, lounge with beamed ceiling, fitted kitchen with Rayburn and a superb conservatory with doors that open out on to the garden. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

To the outside in brief there is a generous parking area with garages whilst the wonderful garden being divided in to three distinctive areas with the lower garden having a useful outbuilding. There are formal gardens to the front and an orchard.

The property is situated between the bustling market town of Helston and the popular coastal village of Porthleven and indeed the current owners tell us they regularly walk to both of them. Helston itself has many amenities including national stores, a sports centre with indoor pool, primary and comprehensive schooling with sixth form college, doctor surgeries and a cinema. Porthleven is a picturesque coastal fishing village with a pretty harbour with a number of well regarded restaurants and an eclectic mix of shops. There is also a primary school, village stores and it has a renowned surf reef break.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES (MEASUREMENTS APPROX)

GLAZED DOOR TO

HALLWAY
Having staircase rising to the first floor with doors to

LOUNGE 17'6" X 12'9" (MAXIMUM MEASUREMENTS)
Having an open fireplace set on a local stone hearth with wood mantle over, beamed ceiling and window and door to the side aspect. Opening through to the

CONSERVATORY 16'9" X 11'
A triple aspect room with attractive floor tiling, with views and patio doors leading out on to the Mediterranean inspired garden.

KITCHEN/ DINER 12' X 10'6"
Having a wood effect fitted kitchen with granite effect work tops that incorporate a one and a half bowl sink drainer with mixer tap and having tiled splash backs. There are a mixture of base and drawers units with wall cupboards over, whilst spaces are provided for a washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and cooker. There are two further storage cupboards, one of which houses the immersion heater. There is a black solid fuel Rayburn set in to an alcove which provides the central heating, hot water and cooking facilities. Tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING
With loft hatch to roof space and doors to

BEDROOM ONE 13' X 10'
Having a window to the side aspect with feature wood panelling to one wall and ceiling.

BEDROOM TWO 12' X 9'3"
Having a window to the side aspect.

BEDROOM THREE 10'6" X 7'6"
Having a window to the front aspect overlooking the garden with a view onwards to open countryside.

BATHROOM
Comprising of a suite which includes a panel bath, walk in tiled shower cubicle with Triton electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled w.c., window to front aspect, part tiling to the walls and tile effect laminate flooring.

OUTSIDE
The gardens and grounds which are a real feature of the property are an absolute delight. The gated entrance provides a
generous parking and turning area with a detached double garage, single garage and a car port to the side all of which has power and light. This area has nice planting to its boundaries and has a number of feature lights that provide wonderful illumination after dark. From here one moves on to the -

LOWER GARDEN
Being enclosed by mature trees and hedging with raised beds housing a number of mediterranean species. There is a lawned area with a hard standing for a shed and a log shed. There is also an -

OUTBUILDING 35'9" X 7'
With power, light, pedestal hand wash basin and two double glazed windows to the front aspect. From the drive steps with feature lighting lead up to the front garden, again surrounded by mature trees and hedging offering excellent degrees of privacy with a Mediterranean inspired garden with palms, banana tree and many other species. There is a patio area with further hard landscaped seating areas, raised beds, further lawned area again plants have feature lighting at night. There is also a coal bunker and a 23'8 x 8'8" outbuilding with power and water currently used as avaries. From here one moves upwards to a further enclosed lawned area with a garden shed with steps up to the -

ORCHARD
Planted with a number of fruit trees that include cherry, plum and apple.

SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage (shared with the property next door). Solid fuel central heating.

VIEWING
To view this property or any other property we are offering for sale, simply call the number on the reverse of these details.

DIRECTIONS
From Helston follow the B3304 towards Porthleven passing the boating lake on your right hand side. Proceed up the hill to the top passing the farm on the left and after the lay by on your right hand side take the next right hand turn into Squires Lane. Follow this road for a short distance and take the next left. Proceed along this road bearing right then left and the gates will be found to the property on your left hand side identifiable by our for sale board.

ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS - PURCHASERS
We are required by law to ask all purchasers for verified ID prior to instructing a sale.

PROOF OF FINANCE - PURCHASERS
Prior to agreeing a sale, we will require proof of financial ability to purchase which will include an agreement in principle for a
mortgage and/or proof of cash funds

EPC'S FOR RENTAL PROPERTIES
As from the 1st April 2018 there is a requirement for any properties rented out in the private rental sector to normally have a minimum energy efficiency rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The regulations now apply to new lets and renewals of tenancies and for all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020. It will be unlawful to rent a property which breaches the
requirement for a minimum E rating, unless there is an applicable exemption.

DATE DETAILS PREPARED
7TH AUGUST 2018


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Nearest station

  • Camborne (8.0 mi)
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Christophers, Helston

5 Wendron Street, Helston, TR13 8PT

01326 455043 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Camborne (8.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Christophers, Helston

5 Wendron Street, Helston, TR13 8PT

01326 455043 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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