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Prideaux Road, St. Blazey, Par

Offers in Excess of £710,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 7-8 ACRES
  • PADDOCKS AND FORMAL GARDENS
  • SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION
  • COUNTRYSIDE SURROUNDINGS
  • 4 BEDROOMS
  • ANNEXE OR LET OPPORTUNITY
  • PERIOD FEATURES
  • CONVERTED BARN
  • PARKING
  • LARGE WORKSHOP/BARN/STABLE

Full description

Situated in a tranquil and rural setting, in the much sought after Prideaux Valley is this beautifully and thoughtfully laid out, 4 bedroom detached barn conversion. Set within approximately 7 acres of formal gardens, paddocks, stable area and barn. Accessed from a long sweeping gated driveway. The property would suit a family with dependent relatives or someone looking for an additional income source due to the current layout. Within the main property is a large open, spacious kitchen and family room area, with utility and conservatory, enjoying the wonderful views over the gardens. Also having separate dining and sitting room and to the first floor are 2 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The side is extended with an open plan kitchen and dining area with downstairs cloakroom/WC and staircase to the first floor where there are two further double bedrooms, both with bathrooms. From the landing of the main residence, there is a doorway between the two, which can be easily opened and widened to incorporate it as the main fourth bedroom. Viewing is essential to appreciate its setting which is located on the doorstep of the historic Saints Way. The property is also a short distance from the Luxulyan Valley, the Eden Project and Par beach is a short drive away. EPC - G

Luxulyan Valley is a dramatic, wooded valley close to St Blazey and Luxulyan, through which the River Par flows. The historic Saints Way runs approximately for 27 miles from Padstow to Fowey. The Valley retains an industrial and natural heritage of international and national importance and was designated as part of the World Heritage Site in 2006. The valley’s mining heritage represents principally the physical manifestation of one man’s vision Joseph Treffry (1782-1850) to exploit the valley’s mineral resources. Remains include the Treffry Viaduct, granite mine buildings and the later 20th century concrete structures, leats, tramways, mineshafts, adits and an impressive waterwheel pit. Significantly, both copper mining and then the later china clay processing industry are represented side-by-side.

Directions: - From St Austell head out onto the A390 towards Tywardreath Highway. As you come through St Blazey there is a petrol station on the right hand side, take the left turning into Prideaux Valley. Follow the road up for approximately a mile. At the bottom of the driveway there will be a sign with Long Barn at the gated access. Please note there is also an antiques sign here. Through the gates and follow the driveway up to the top and the property will appear on the left hand side.

The Accommodation Comprises: - All measurements are approximate.

There are a couple of accesses into the property but to the side are double wood doors with high glass panels opening through into:

Entrance Vestibule: - Sash window to the side with slate sill. Exposed wood flooring which continues through into the main dining area. Gothic style mirror glazed door into:

Cloakroom/Wc: - Finished with a period style low level WC and hand basin with tiled flooring. Sash window to the side with fitted roller blind and slate sill.

Gothic style glazed door with side panel into:

Dining Room: - 4.07m x 5.03m (13'4" x 16'6") - High volted style ceiling and sash windows to the side with fitted roller blind and slate sill. Solid wood flooring with steps up to the:

Lounge: - 5.00m x 3.83m at maximum (16'4" x 12'6" at maximum - Though two separate areas, does offer an open feel. High volted ceilings and sash windows to the side with deep sill. Further high level glazed window opposite. Having a central focal point of a log burner set onto a slate hearth and set into the recess and attractive wood mantle surround.

Leading off the dining room and through a wood glazed panelled door with window to the side into:

Family Room/Open Living Area: - 5.82m x 3.96m (19'1" x 12'11") - Offering a great deal of natural light from sash windows to the side with slate sill and low level picture window. Wide open arch through to:



Breakfast/Kitchen Area: - 4.91m x 5.72m plus recess, utility and larder (16' - The main focal point is a multi fuel burner set back within the chimney recess with ornate fire place surround and slate and brick hearth. A further period feature can be seen with ornate coving and the exposed wood flooring which continues through into the main breakfast area. Within the breakfast room there is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy an outlook down over the formal gardens and countryside, from double wood glazed panelled doors with matching side panels opening through into the conservatory. The kitchen comprises of a range of light wood fronted base units with deep drawer closures. Belfast sink with slate stone work surface over and insert space currently housing a large Aga with attractive tiled splash back and display shelving to both sides.

Within the kitchen there is space for free standing fridge freezer. Finished with slate flooring, complementing the slate work surfaces. Sash window above the sink also enjoying the views out over the formal gardens and woodlands. Lighting provided by a range of recessed spot lights.

Conservatory: - 3.25m x 3.00m (10'8" x 9'10") - A fabulous room, where you can relax and enjoy the surroundings from a bank of glazed windows. Double doors lead onto the raised terrace.

Utility/Larder: - 2.54m x 1.54m (8'3" x 5'0") - Having a range of cottage style wall and base units with solid wood work surface over with wood effect vinyl floor covering.

Staircase with hand rail, vertical spindles and carpeted flooring to the first floor landing.

Landing: - A large open area incorporating wood panelled doors into built in storage. Two sash windows enjoying an outlook over the garden areas with doors to both double bedrooms on this floor. Behind the cabinet on the landing there is a door leading through to the additional bedrooms. Door into:

Master Bedroom: - 5.26m x 4.75m (17'3" x 15'7") - A large and spacious room offering a great deal of natural light from sash windows to the front and side enjoying the far reaching countryside and garden views. Papered patterned wall surround with ornate coving and light coloured carpeted flooring. Further lighting is provided by ceiling mounted recess spotlights. Double wood doors into built in wardrobes and storage. Six panelled wood door into:

En Suite: - 2.83m x 4.22m at maximum (9'3" x 13'10" at maximum - Sash window with far reaching views. A modern suite offering a period feel with low level WC, hand basin set within a white gloss vanity storage unit beneath and a marble work counter top with splash back and mirror above. A large oval deep bath and sliding doors into double sized shower cubicle with integrated shower system and rain effect shower head. Finished with a black and white tiled wall surround with attractive paper finish above and ornate coving. Double wood doors into built in shelved storage with additional cupboard above. Door into:

Bedroom: - 3.67m x 3.64m (12'0" x 11'11") - Finished with a paper patterned wall surround with white coving and light coloured carpeted flooring. Sash windows to the front and double doors into built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf above.



Additional Living Area: - 8.89m x 5.16m narrowing to 3.67m (29'1" x 16'11" n - Though currently separate from the main family residence, this part of the building does form part of the whole property and enjoys an outlook down over the formal gardens and driveway and is accessed via double glazed sliding doors. An open plan and modern feel incorporating a lounge, dining area, kitchen, cloakroom/WC with staircase turning to the first floor with two further bedrooms. Finished with a light painted wall surround with ceiling mounted lighting units and white coving. Light coloured carpeted flooring. Period features can be seen within the main living area with a marble fire place surround set onto a brick raised hearth with tiled surround incorporating a coal effect wood gas burner.

Kitchen: - The kitchen is located at the rear incorporating a range of light wood fronted wall and base units with work surface and attractive tiled splash back, stainless steel sink, drainer and mixer tap. Four ring electric hob with hidden extractor over and integrated oven below. Built in wine rack and low fridge and freezer plus integrated washing machine. Finished with tile effect floor covering and recessed ceiling spot lights. To the side, low level four panelled wood door into under stairs storage recess and six panelled wood door into:

Cloakroom/Wc: - Incorporating low level WC, hand basin and finished with a light painted wall surround, white coving and tiled effect floor covering.

Carpeted staircase with white hand rail and vertical spindles. Part double glazed sash window to the side lead up onto the first floor landing. Here there is further double glazed sash window with radiator beneath and six panelled wood door leading back into the main family residence. This floor has panelled wood doors to both bedrooms and family bathroom.

Bedroom: - 3.36m x 3.91m plus recess (11'0" x 12'9" plus rece - Located at the back rear offering a dual aspect from double glazed sash windows to both sides, one having a radiator beneath. Deep over stairs storage recess with further door into cupboard housing the boiler system. Door into:



Family Bathroom: - 1.76m x 3.17m at maximum over bath (5'9" x 10'4" a - A modern white suite with a period feel from a low level WC, over sized hand basin and panelled bath with mixer tap and shower head attachment plus shower screen. Double glazed sash window opening up onto the rear side of the property with radiator beneath. Finished with a polished white bevelled edged tiled wall surround and tiled flooring. Door into:

Bedroom: - 4.18m x 4.15m at maximum (13'8" x 13'7" at maximum - Double glazed sash window to the front with radiator beneath, from where the views can be enjoyed. A bank of built in wardrobes opposite and door through to:

En Suite: - 1.98m x 4.13, at maximum into shower over bath (6' - A sumptuous and luxury feel, comprising of low level WC and oval hand basin set into a polished granite surround with vanity storage unit beneath. Having the added benefit of an over sized shower cubicle all finished with a light sandstone tiled wall surround with decorative inserts. White coving and recessed ceiling spot lights. All finished with strip wood flooring. Radiator beneath the double glazed sash window to the front.

Outside: - One the many impressive selling points of this property are the extensive formal gardens and grounds which have been beautifully cared for and maintained. Thoughtfully divided into three different areas. Leading from the property there is a chipped driveway and raised sun terrace with pillared entrance and wrought iron gates up onto an expanse of formal lawns with deep planted borders, an array of plants, shrubs and trees, gently sloping down towards the paddocks. To one side of the formal gardens is a large enclosed paddock and woodland leading up to the Saints Way, behind the the property. To the bottom of the formal gardens is a bespoke, hand built tree house.

Beyond is the lower paddock which also has the driveway leading from it, having a separate entrance you could let the workshop, stable and paddock, if not needed, but currently houses a large detached timber outbuilding and open barn area which is ideal for garden machinery and there may be possible scope for conversion into a separate dwelling, subject to the relevant permissions.

Tax Band: Band F -








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