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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Gwennap, Redruth

Offers in Excess of £800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Georgian Home
  • Separate Coach House
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Reception Rooms
  • Large Grounds
  • 4 Bedrooms In Coach House
  • 4 Bathrooms In Coach House
  • Great Potential
  • No Chain

Full description

***Great Opportunity*** To Be Sold As A Going Concern*** Including All Furnishings And Fittings***
***Main 6 Bedroom Georgian House*** Plus Detached 4 Bedroom Cottage***

Ideal for main home plus additional family living, or to provide an additional income from holiday letting.

A stunning Georgian period home that is situated in a rural location mid way between Falmouth and Redruth. The sale consists of the main Gerorgian home that comprises five reception rooms and six bedrooms with four of these having en-suite facilities. The sale also includes a detached two storey Coach house that has been renovated to a high standard throughout. The Coach house comprises a large living room with vaulted ceilings, four bedrooms and four bathrooms.

The property is set in large gardens and is approached by a sweeping gravelled driveway that circles the main house. The property would make a lovely main home with additional accommodation for either family members or to provide a rental income. The property may also suit as a small country style hotel with additional accommodation.

The property is currently run as a successful Holiday lettings business and has been let through Sykes Cottages . The Retirement of current owner being the reason for sale.

History - A truly elegant Georgian era home that is of local historic importance. The property sits in large mature grounds to the side of Burncoose nurseries. It is believed that the house was constructed around 1780 and was built as an administration building for the nearby copper mines at Gwennap. The copper mining in Cornwall at the time was a hugely successful and prosperous business that played an important part in bringing huge wealth to the area. It was also said that at one point that the parish of Gwennap was one of the wealthiest areas at the time. The copper house remained an administration building throughout this time and it is also said tat at one point the worlds copper price was set from this very property. The property still retains a large strongroom which is accessed from one of the reception rooms.

Location - Copper House is situated in a rural location midway between Falmouth and Redruth. The situation is ideal for access to either of these towns or indeed the county city of Truro which is approximately 6 miles away. The house puts you within easy reach of the whole of Cornwall and the many attractions within the county as well as the beaches along the North and South coastlines.

Description - As previously mentioned the house was constructed in circa 1780 and is Grade II listed. The main house is set in generous mature gardens that are enclosed and offer a fantastic degree of privacy. The house itself is of stone construction with Georgian sash windows. The house is very impressive internally and offers very spacious accommodation throughout as well as well as a feeling of grandeur. The house still retains many of the character features throughout, these including ornate fireplaces, high ceilings, wooden panelled walls within the large drawing room which currently houses a full size snooker table. The property also has a music room which is accessed from the drawing room and this once more has a period fireplace and sash windows.
In brief the accommodation includes 5 reception rooms as well as an en suite bedroom on the ground floor. The first floor offers 5 further bedrooms with 3 of these offering en suite facilities, these en suites are all fitted with modern suites.
The property then has added accommodation of the detached coach house that is set to the rear of the main house. The coach house offers a very modern feel throughout and offers spacious light and airy accommodation throughout. The accommodation consists of a lovely large main reception room with vaulted ceiling, kitchen breakfast room with a comprehensive range of fitted units. The coach house also offers 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and a conservatory to the side that overlooks the terrace and the gardens.
The property would make a fantastic main home with large secondary property for either additional family members or indeed to provide a secondary income. The property could also provide the basis for a small hotel subject to the necessary permissions and consents.
A viewing on the property is very highly recommended.

Agents Note - The current owner of the property is very motivated to sell. The owner has also indicated that they would also be wishing to sell the property fully furnished and almost as seen, this is subject to them removing certain personal items from the property.

Directions - The property is situated on the A393 linking Falmouth to Redruth. If you are travelling from the Falmouth direction then you will need to proceed from Falmouth through Penryn along Commercial Road, follow this road until you approach the roundabouts at Treluswell and continue over on to the A393. This road will take you through the village of Ponsanooth, continue along this road until you see the signposts to your left hand side fro Burncoose nurseries, shortly after this the property can be found on the left hand side.

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28 November 2016

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