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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Townshend, Nr. Hayle, TR27

Withdrawn from Market £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 5 bedroom farmhouse with an extensive range of outbuildings
  • 3 large paddocks of approximately 8.54 acres
  • Extensive countryside views
  • Lawned gardens to the side of the main house with a small orchard and former vegetable garden beyond

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION A very well presented detached 5 bedroom, 3 reception room farmhouse with land and gardens of just over 8 acres. To the rear of the house, a courtyard provides a number of highly versatile stone and block outbuildings currently used for storage, garaging, workshop and stabling but offering great potential for conversion into ancillary accommodation, annexe or holiday lets, subject to necessary planning consents. The land is divided into 3 paddocks, all 3 providing ideal grazing with additional gateway access onto the road ideal for equestrian and arable use. 

THE ACCOMMODATION The house was built circa 1890 and recently extended with the accommodation now comprising hallway, living room with wood burning stove, sun room, dining room, kitchen with oil fired Aga, utility room, ground floor shower room and rear porch. On the first floor, are 5 bedrooms and modern family bathroom. 

LOCATION The property is situated on the outskirts of the village of Townshend providing easy access to the towns of Helston, Hayle and Penzance. The neighbouring village of Leedstown is well served with a public house, primary school and village stores. The beautiful sandy beaches of Gwithian on the north coast and Praa Sands on the south coast are both within a fifteen minute drive. The City of Truro is approximately 20 miles distant and the town of Penzance offers a mainline link to London Paddington. 


HALLWAY Radiator, central heating thermostat, stairs to first floor. Doors to living room, dining room, kitchen and utility room. 

LIVING ROOM 22' 4" x 11' 11" (6.81m x 3.63m) A lovely light double aspect room with double glazed bay window to the front enjoying the countryside views with further double glazed window to the rear. An imposing stone fireplace houses a wood burning stove which sits on a slate hearth. 2 radiators. Double glazed patio doors lead into the:- 

SUN ROOM 11' 3" x 7' 3" (3.43m x 2.21m) The sun room has half block walls and timber glazed windows with french doors leading out into the garden. The sun room would benefit from some modernisation but offers a good sized third reception room having been built on the south side of the property and therefore enjoying a particularly sunny aspect. 

DINING ROOM 12' 10" x 11' 10" (3.91m x 3.61m) A good sized dining room with double glazed bay window to the front enjoying the rural views over adjacent farmland. The open fire with its ornate tiling and beautiful stone surround provides a superb focal point for the room. Recessed shelving to either side of the chimney breast providing storage space. Radiator. Open through to:- 

KITCHEN 11' 7" x 10' 2" (3.53m x 3.1m) A modern kitchen yet in keeping with this older style property taking pride of place within the kitchen is the green oil fired Aga around which is a range of eye and waist level units with granite effect worktop, inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with swan neck mixer tap over. Part tiled walls, tiled floor, 2 double glazed windows to side and rear, cupboard housing fuse box. 

UTILITY ROOM 12' ' 0" x 7' 4" (3.66m x 2.24m) An extremely practical utility room with a continuation of wood effect eye and waist level units, a worktop houses a butler style sink. The units conceal a built-in fridge/freezer and tumble drier. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine, double glazed window to side, recessed ceiling lights, extractor fan and radiator. The boiler cupboard houses the Firebird oil boiler serving the domestic heating and hot water. Doors lead to the ground floor shower room and rear porch. 

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM Modern well appointed shower room with double shower cubicle incorporating a boiler fed shower. Low level flush w.c., vanity unit with wash hand basin, recessed ceiling lights, obscure double glazed window, heated ladder style towel rail/radiator. The shower room has fully tiled walls and floor. 

REAR PORCH A very useful boot room with block walls and double glazed windows above, tiled floor, double glazed door leading out into the courtyard. 


LANDING Doors to bedrooms and bathroom. Loft hatch. 

BEDROOM 1 11' 11" x 11' 11" (3.63m x 3.63m) Double glazed sash window with rural views over the surrounding countryside. Radiator. 

BEDROOM 2 11' 10" x 10' 9" (3.61m x 3.28m) Double glazed sash window to front affording the same far reaching rural views. Radiator. 

BEDROOM 3 12' 4" x 12' 1" (3.76m x 3.68m) 2 double glazed windows overlooking the courtyard. Radiator and loft hatch. 

BEDROOM 4 12' 0" x 10' 2" (3.66m x 3.1m) Double glazed window overlooking the courtyard. Radiator. 

BEDROOM 5/STUDY 8' 3" x 6' 0" (2.51m x 1.83m) Double glazed sash window to front with views over the surrounding farmland. Radiator. 

BATHROOM 11' 5" x 10' 2" (3.48m x 3.1m) A modern contemporary bathroom with walk-in shower cubicle with glass screen and fully tiled walls and floor with central overhead shower with further wall mounted shower head. Panelled bath with 2 central mixer taps and tiled surround. Low level flush w.c. Vanity unit housing wash hand basin with tiled splashback, oil fired underfloor heating, ladder style heated towel rail/radiator. Airing cupboard housing hot water tank with shelving. Obscure double glazed window to rear. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property, is a gate with path leading to the front door and lawned garden to either side. A gate to the left of the house gives access to the side gardens. The driveway runs to the right of the house adjacent to one of the three paddocks and leads into the courtyard. The courtyard offers parking for a large number of vehicles and provides access via five bar gates to both the paddocks on the left and right of the property. The lawned side garden enjoys a southerly position, fenced and planted with a range of mature shrubs and trees. The rear garden/orchard is again laid to lawn enclosed with Cornish hedging, this area of garden has raised vegetable beds and a number of fruit trees. To the side of the house, there is a small paved courtyard with OPEN STONE WOOD STORE and adjacent OUTSIDE W.C. 

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