4 bedroom detached bungalow for saleMawnan Smith, Falmouth
- Beautifully presented 2-family home
- Comprehensively updated and extended over recent years
- 3 bedrooms, 2 bathroom main accommodation
- Stunning 2-storey annexe
- Garage and ample parking
- Beautifully stocked and landscaped gardens
- Direct access onto Budock Vean Golf Course
- Early viewing unhesitatingly recommended
In a small, select, private close, nearby the beautiful tree-lined creeks of the Helford River and well served village of Mawnan Smith, a broad and imposing, detached, individual bungalow residence, comprehensively and most tastefully updated by the present owners, providing well proportioned and superbly appointed 3-bedroomed main accommodation, together with stunning, recently constructed 2-storey annexe, set in beautifully landscaped and stocked gardens which overlook and open directly onto Budock Vean Golf Course.
The Property - 'Halverrick' has, over the last four years, been comprehensively updated, improved and extended by the present owners, to provide a superb and extremely high quality two-family home in this, one of south Cornwall's most desirable locations.
Set within superbly stocked and landscaped gardens which, to the rear, open onto and overlook Budock Vean Golf Course and unspoilt countryside beyond, 'Halverrick' provides faultlessly maintained and presented three-bedroomed main accommodation, together with an intriguing and extremely contemporary annexe, constructed circa 2016, ideal for a dependent relative or visiting family etc, the planning consent allowing for 'family use'.
High quality features throughout include replacement double glazing, a comprehensive oil fired central heating system with supplementary solar panelling and independent thermostatic controls, oak doors, beautifully fitted kitchens and contemporary white sanitary ware to all four bath/shower rooms.
The annexe benefits from independent external access, together with an interconnecting internal door if required; all main rooms open onto or overlook the gardens to the golf course beyond; and in addition to an integral garage with electronic door, ample driveway parking is provided for several vehicles.
In all, a faultlessly presented home, perfectly set up for two-family living, but which could be readily adapted to one large four/five-bedroomed home if preferred.
The Location - 'The Fairway' is a small, select, private close of just ten substantial and individual homes, situated near to the grounds of the Budock Vean Hotel and with just a few enjoying the direct access onto the golf course.
Picturesque Anna Maria and Port Navas creeks are just a few minutes away, as are the deeper sailing waters of the Helford River and Passage, home of The Ferryboat Inn. The internationally acclaimed National Trust gardens at Trebah and Glendurgan are just a few minutes walk away, beyond which the sought-after and extremely well served village of Mawnan Smith offers excellent day-to-day amenities including a highly regarded county primary school, thatched public house, electrical store, doctors surgery, convenience stores, cafe, restaurant, hairdressers, craft stores, church and regular bus service to the nearby port of Falmouth, just five miles distant.
The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)
Entrance Porch - Replacement uPVC double glazed door with matching side panels overlooking and opening from the large pavia forecourt. One wall in cut slate, oak-effect flooring, hardwood casement door with reeded glass and matching side panel opening into the:-
Reception Hall - Coved ceiling, dado rail, radiator, telephone point, wall light points, built-in cloaks storage cupboard with oak doors, hanging rail and shelving. Archway to the inner hall and bedrooms.
Lounge - 7.08m x 4.36m (23'2" x 14'3") - A well proportioned, light, double aspect room with broad window to the side elevation and sliding patio door with matching side screens opening onto the loggia and terrace, enjoying a beautiful outlook over the superb gardens, to the golf course adjacent and countryside in the distance. Polished marble fireplace with space for inset electric fire, polished marble hearth and stone surround. Display recess to the side with hardwood shelving and TV aerial socket. Two radiators. Wall light points and inset down-lighters. Opening into the:-
Dining Room - 4.24m x 3.72m (13'10" x 12'2") - Broad window to the side elevation, coved ceiling, radiator, dimmer switching, part glazed oak doorway from the reception hall, panelled oak door to the:-
Kitchen - 3.83m x 3.14m (12'6" x 10'3") - Most attractively reappointed with a comprehensive range of two-tone high gloss units with soft-closing doors and polished granite worksurfaces between. Inset sink unit with mixer tap and waste disposal unit. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Corner carousel units. Samsung four-ring ceramic hob with Bosch illuminated extractor canopy over. Tall unit housing integrated Bosch fridge with further storage cupboard below and, to one side, two built-in ovens, with further storage to the side. Full height built-in shelved pantry cupboard. Ceramic tiled flooring, coved ceiling, inset down-lighters, broad doorway opening into the:-
Conservatory - 3.58m x 3.55m (11'8" x 11'7") - Of substantial double glazed construction, ideal for use as a sitting room or breakfast room etc. Sliding patio door with pathway to the front gardens, and full height double glazed windows to both side and rear elevations. TV aerial socket.
Utility Room - 4.26m x 1.88m (13'11" x 6'2") - Oak panelled door from the kitchen. Double glazed door to the rear patio and gardens. Fitted worksurface with inset sink unit with mixer tap, cupboards under and recess with plumbing for automatic washing machine. Grant oil fired boiler with Horstmann control switching. Space for tall fridge and freezers. Coat storage area, opening into the:-
Garage - 3.10m x 5.64m (10'2" x 18'6") - Electronic roller door, over-head storage area, light and power connected, recess with solar panel inverter, electrical trip switches and meters. Double glazed window to the rear elevation.
Inner Hall - Coved ceiling, dado rail, access to over-head loft storage area, built-in airing cupboard with unvented hot water cylinder with immersion heater, slatted linen shelving and storage lockers over.
Bedroom One - 4.62m x 4.06m (15'1" x 13'3") - Second measurement deepening to 19'3" (5.89m) into a broad dressing lobby. Broad window to the front elevation enjoying lovely views over the gardens, golf course and rolling unspoilt countryside. Coved ceiling, radiator, wall light points, TV aerial socket. Door to:-
En-Suite Bathroom - Most attractively appointed with a contemporary white four-piece suite including a bidet, low flush WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap set in vanity unit, panelled bath with hand grips, glazed shower screen and mains-powered shower. Coved ceiling, inset down-lighters, extractor fan, part tiled walls, obscure glazed window to the front elevation, towel rail/radiator, ceramic tiled flooring.
Bedroom Two - 3.29m x 4.09m (10'9" x 13'5") - Again, featuring a broad window enjoying a lovely outlook over the gardens, golf course and countryside. Coved ceiling, radiator, built-in double wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and storage lockers over. Further wardrobe recess with storage lockers over. Wall light points.
Bedroom Three - 3.16m x 2.72m (10'4" x 8'11") - Window overlooking the forecourt and gardens. Coved ceiling, radiator, built-in full height wardrobe with hanging rail, shelf and storage locker over.
Family Shower Room/Wc - Again, most attractively appointed with a contemporary white suite comprising a wash hand basin with mixer tap and low flush WC with concealed cistern, set in white high gloss units with tiled splashbacks and mirrored recess with shaver socket and down-lighters. Broad walk-in shower cubicle with Mira twin-head shower, glazed screen and fully tiled walls. Obscure glazed window to the front elevation, towel rail/radiator, coved ceiling, tiled flooring.
The Annexe -
Enjoying independent external access with paved and gravelled pathway from the forecourt, continuing to the gardens.
Entrance Hall/Utility - Double glazed entrance door, inset down-lighters, radiator, timber-effect flooring. Oak worksurface with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and, below, storage cupboard and to either side, recesses with plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Tall broom cupboard with further shelved cupboard to the side. Oak panelled door opening into the:-
Shower Room/Wc - Attractively appointed with a contemporary white suite comprising a low flush WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboards under, broad walk-in shower cubicle with marble-effect walling, glazed door and mains-powered shower. Inset down-lighters, extractor fan, tall towel rail/radiator, timber-effect flooring.
Kitchen - 5.05m x 4.07m (16'6" x 13'4") - A magnificent room with vaulted ceiling and timber-effect flooring throughout. Two windows to the front elevation. Comprehensively appointed with a full range of cream-painted wall and base units with soft-closing doors and corner carousel unit, concealed drawers and ample oak worksurfaces between. Central island unit with inset sink unit with cutlery drainer and mixer tap. Breakfast bar. Four-ring ceramic hob with illuminated stainless steel extractor canopy over. Glass-fronted display cabinets with inset down-lighters. Concealed pelmet lighting. Oven/grill with matching microwave oven with further cupboards above and below and, to one side, integrated fridge and freezer cabinets. Integrated dishwasher. A timber ladder leads up to a useful mezzanine area with balustrading, ideal for storage or ancillary space. Staircase with balustrading and hardwood handrail leading upstairs to the bedroom. Broad opening with matching balustrading and steps leading down to the:-
Living Room - 6.52m x 4.70m (21'4" x 15'5") - Second measurement extending into a 11'8" (3.57m) wide window reveal with sliding patio door with matching side screen opening onto and overlooking the lovely gardens to the golf course and countryside beyond. Timber-effect flooring throughout, inset down-lighters, radiator, dimmer switching, steps and broad opening with balustrading from the kitchen.
Bedroom - 3.88m x 4.10m (12'8" x 13'5") - Additional eaves storage areas extending to 18'11" (5.97m) in breadth. Canopied ceiling, sliding double glazed patio door with glazed and stainless steel Juliet balcony and matching side screens, enjoying a magnificent view over the gardens and adjacent golf course to unspoilt countryside beyond. Deep wardrobe recess, door to:-
En-Suite Bathroom - Again, most attractively appointed with a contemporary white suite including a low flush WC with concealed cistern, panelled bath with mixer tap, glazed screen and mains-powered shower. Wash hand basin with mixer tap set in vanity unit with cupboards below and mirrored cabinet over with inset down-lighters. Part tiled walls, towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, high level window to the side elevation.
The Exterior -
Front Gardens - To the front of the property there is a large area of open-plan level lawn with slate edging, interspersed with a variety of mature shrubs and specimen trees including mimosa, camellias, pittosporum, azaleas and fuchsias, etc. A brindle brick driveway opens onto the broad forecourt with electronic roller door to the integral garage, adjacent to which is the entrance door and porch. Exterior courtesy light, water tap, gravelled borders, additional parking space, adjacent to which a paved pathway leads to the entrance to the annexe.
Rear Gardens - A magnificent feature of the property, well enclosed to all sides by fencing and mature hedging, ideal therefore for those with children and pets, and benefiting from a gated access directly onto the golf course.
Extending the breadth of the rear of the property are paved pathways with attractively stocked flower borders and, from the annexe and main accommodation, paved patios with pergolas which feature climbing plants including roses and clematis etc. Exterior lighting, water tap and power points.
The gardens comprise an extensive and gently sloping area of lawn, interspersed and edged with beautifully stocked borders with many mature, colourful shrubs and specimen plants including camellias, hydrangeas, fruit trees, azaleas, conifers and rhododendrons etc. At the foot of the garden there is a picturesque gravelled and paved patio with rockery borders, from where lovely views are enjoyed over the garden to the property. Timber garden store - 9'8" (2.97m) x 7'10" (2.39m).
A rear patio leads to the side of the property with paved pathway continuing to the conservatory, to the rear of which there is a further attractive area, decked, with ornamental archways returning to the front gardens, raised sitting area with further pergola and wisteria, additional courtesy lighting and door to the utility room. Through the arched gateway, access is provided to a discreetly located oil storage tank and bin storage area, both with lattice fencing.
General Information -
Services - Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating supplemented with solar panelling and independent thermostatic controls for both the main accommodation and annexe. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations).
Council Tax - Band F - 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 through the village of Mawnan Smith following the signs to Glendurgan and Trebah Gardens. Continue past the entrances to the gardens and the left-hand turning to Helford Passage and The Ferryboat Inn. After a short distance you approach the entrance to the Budock Vean Hotel, immediately before which the entrance to 'The Fairway' will be found on the left-hand side. 'Halverrick' is the second property on the right.
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