3 bedroom cottage for sale

Fernsplatt, Bissoe

Sold STC £345,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Or 2 Bedrooms & Study
  • Conservatory
  • Bathroom
  • Workshop
  • 1.5 Acres of Land

Full description

DETACHED COTTAGE FOR REFURBISHMENT WITH 1.5 ACRES
Set in a delightful rural setting midway between Truro, Falmouth and Redruth. Entrance porch with utility, bathroom, ground floor bedroom/study, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, sitting room and conservatory with two first floor bedrooms. The gardens and land measure just over 1.5 acres, ideal for hobby farming with a large detached galvanised barn/workshop, and a variety of timber sheds and outbuildings. EPC - F

The Property - A detached cottage is set in a rural location, close to Bissoe in the hamlet of Fernsplatt. The property is in need of some general updating and modernisation with huge potential to extend although it has been a cherished family home for many years. The grounds are special measuring just over 1.5 acres of gently sloping land and views over the Bissoe Valley below. There are several sheds as well as a very large open, galvanised steel barn ideal for storage or workshop space and ample parking at the top of a long driveway. This type of package is a rarity in this location and will appeal to a wide range of buyers, on the edge of the Bissoe trail ideal for equestrian purposes or cycling yet only a short drive to the city of Truro, Falmouth and Redruth.

Location - The property lies midway between the villages of Chacewater and Carnon Downs both of which offer local amenities including village shop, public house, doctors' surgery and primary schools. Further amenities can be found in Truro which is renowned for its excellent shopping centre, fine selection of restaurants, bars, private and state schools and main line railway link to London (Paddington). The Hall for Cornwall is also a popular venue providing all year round entertainment and other cultural facilities include the Royal Cornwall Museum and the historic Cathedral.

In greater detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):

Entrance - From the driveway are double glazed UPVc entrance doors with leaded light detail, which open inwardly and give access to a large entrance porch/utility area.

Entrance Porch/Utility - Glazed inner door to inner entrance hallway. Door to bathroom. Large square opening through into the utility area. Within the utility area are two separate UPVC double glazed windows, side being obscured. There is a white fronted base unit with stainless steel sink and taps, plumbing and recess for washing machine and space for fridge/freezer.

Bathroom - Obscured UPVc double glazed window to side aspect. Three piece coloured suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner bath. Radiator.

Inner Hallway - Part glazed door through to the ground floor bedroom and matching door through into kitchen/lobby area.

Kitchen - 3.94m x 3.10m (12'11" x 10'2") - Dual aspect UPVc double glazed windows to rear and side. Range of base units with laminate worktop over. Sink and drainer inset. Tiled splash-backs. Radiator. Corner cupboard with attractive stone surround above. Ledge and brace timber door through to the snug or second reception.

Dining Room - 3.02m x 3.78m (9'11" x 12'5") - UPVc double glazed window to front elevation, having leaded lights detail. Exposed open beamed ceiling. Stairs to first floor. Radiator with thermostat. Fireplace recess with timber lintel and tiled hearth. Power points. Door through to the lounge.

Sitting Room - 3.78m x 3.86m (12'5" x 12'8") - Polished granite fronted fireplace surround, being floor to ceiling with open grate inset with hood and large extended slate paved hearth. Feature open beamed ceiling. Electric wall heater. UPVc double glazed window to front aspect, radiator. A timber stable door opens through into the conservatory.

Conservatory - 3.61m x 2.51m (11'10" x 8'3") - A wooden double glazed structure with poly carbonate sloping roof and double glazed French doors opening onto the garden. Ceramic tiled flooring.

Bedroom 2 - 3.10m x 3.53m (10'2" x 11'7") - UPVc double glazed window to side aspect. Single panel radiator. Walk-in shower cubicle with Triton electric shower. Tiled splash-backs. Heated towel rail.

First Floor Landing - Access to loft. Timber ledge and brace type doors to bedrooms 1 and 3.

Bedroom 1 - 3.84m x 4.09m (12'7" x 13'5") - Dual aspect UPVc double glazed windows to front and rear. Canopied ceiling. Access to loft. Radiator. Two separate built-in double wardrobes with overhead storage cupboards. Electric wall heater.

Bedroom 3 - 3.00m x 3.05m (9'10" x 10') - UPVc double glazed window. Canopied ceiling. Built-in storage cupboard with shelving.

Outside - The property is approached from a shared lane from the main road, which gives access to Magpie Cottage. A private driveway leads alongside the land, with the property found towards the rear of its plot. There is a parking area for multiple cars adjacent to the cottage. In all there is approximately 1.5 acres of land.

Special Note - At present the land registry document states that part of the land cannot be sold without permission of a previous owner. This previous owner has died and the executor is dealing with estate. This can be discussed with the agent in more detail.

To the south side of the cottage there is a private garden with a timber shed. Adjacent to the entrance path is the oil storage tank for central heating purposes.

The lawn is stocked with an abundance of trees, giving a real sense of privacy and afford delightful rural views. There are several timber sheds and outbuildings including a large open barn.

Open Barn - 9.32m x 4.70m (30'7" x 15'5") - Power and light connected, with a timber supporting frame and galvanised corrugated enclosure, being ideal for storage etc.

N.B - The electrical circuit, appliances and heating system have not been tested by the agents.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.

Viewing - Strictly by Appointment through the Agents Philip Martin, 9 Cathedral Lane, Truro, TR1 2QS. Telephone: 01872 242244 or 3 Quayside Arcade, St. Mawes, Truro TR2 5DT. Telephone 01326 270008.

Directions - Proceeding from Carnon Downs pass Bissoe Bike Hire to Richards Garage in the centre of Bissoe. Turn immediately right and follow this road taking the first left. Ascend the hill and bear around to the right. On the left-hand side you will see a private driveway with a 'Car Spares' sign. Turn left and you will see a signpost off of the shared driveway marked Magpie Cottage. This driveway leads to the property.


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Added on Rightmove:
11 April 2017

Nearest stations

  • Perranwell (1.6 mi)
  • Redruth (3.9 mi)
  • Truro (4.0 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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Nearest stations

  • Perranwell (1.6 mi)
  • Redruth (3.9 mi)
  • Truro (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Philip Martin, Truro

9 Cathedral Lane, Truro, TR1 2QS

01872 490030 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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