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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale


Sold STC £645,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Beds (Master En-Suite)
  • Large Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Huge Sitting Room
  • Utility Room
  • Bathrooms & Cloakroom
  • Useful Outbuildings
  • Approximately 1 Acre of Gardens
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Quiet Rural Situation
  • Close to Heligan Gardens

Full description

SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED CONVERTED BARN WITH LAND AND OUTBUILDING Situated in an idyllic rural setting along a very quiet country lane, surrounded by open countryside and enjoying fabulous rural views. A very attractive traditional stone barn occupying a mature site extending to approximately one acre and ideal for children and pets. Two very useful outbuildings with further development possibilities (subject to gaining the necessary planning consent), four double bedrooms, master with en-suite shower room, huge sitting room with exposed roof trusses, spacious kitchen/dining room, cloakroom, utility room, bathroom and study. Lots of parking and hardstanding for boat, caravan etc. Large enclosed gardens with separate orchard.

The setting of The Old Stables is fabulous. Located along a country lane, surrounded by farmland the property enjoys a sunny aspect and complete privacy from neighbouring properties. The barn has been in our clients' ownership for approximately twenty years during which time it has been a family home and more recently a successful holiday let - it is possible to buy the property as a going concern including the furniture by separate negotiation. Further information can be found on the holiday letting agency's website (

The Old Stables is a converted two storey traditional stone barn with handsome stone elevations that retains much charm and character including exposed roof trusses in many of the rooms. They are well proportioned and there is a feeling of light and space throughout. The accommodation is extremely versatile with bedrooms on both floors and the sitting room is located on the first floor to take full advantage of the far reaching views with direct access into the gardens. There are four double bedrooms (two on each floor), the master is particularly large with en-suite, and a feature of the property is the superb sitting room with high ceilings and exposed roof trusses with modern wood burning stove and the superb kitchen/dining room which is located on the ground floor is perfect for modern day living offering ample space for cooking, entertaining and dining. In addition there is a good size utility room, spacious family bathrooms and all rooms have a pleasant outlook. A driveway provides plenty of parking with ample space for trailers, caravans, boats etc. and there are two very useful detached outbuildings that have further potential subject to gaining necessary consent. The gardens extend to approximately one and a half acres and include a very large enclosed lawn ideal for children and pets and an enclosed orchard with a variety of fruit trees. There is also a summer house within the orchard enjoying pleasant views. The house has oil fired central heating.

The villages of Grampound and Tregony are within a couple of miles with good village facilities. The Lost Gardens of Heligan are within two to three miles with sandy beaches of the Roseland Peninsula and Porthluney Cove within easy reach. Truro is approximately ten miles away and is renowned for its excellent shopping centre and fine selection of restaurants.

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

Entrance Hall - Fully glazed entrance door and side window, laminate wood effect flooring, stairs to lower ground floor, open roof trusses, coat hanging and storage cupboard.

Inner Hallway - With radiator and window overlooking the front driveway. Airing cupboard with slatted shelves and radiator.

Sitting Room - 8.13m x 4.57m (26'8" x 15') - A well proportioned room with triple aspect windows enjoying views over the gardens and countryside beyond. Patio doors opening to a large deck with access into the garden. Feature inset wood burning stove on a slate hearth with wood mantle over, two radiators, built-in bookcases, three up-lighters, spotlights, television point and high ceilings with exposed roof trusses.

Bedroom 1 - 3.43m x 3.40m (11'3" x 11'2") - Window to rear, loft access, wall light and radiator.

Bathroom - 2.87m x 2.54m (9'5" x 8'4") - A white suite comprising low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, velux window, spotlights, radiator and tiled floor.

Bedroom 2 - 4.70m x 4.17m (15'5" x 13'8") - A dual aspect room with windows overlooking the front and rear. Exposed roof trusses, radiator and t.v. point.

En-Suite - A white suite comprising low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, shower cubicle with fully tiled surround, velux window, radiator and tiled floor.

Lower Ground Floor -

Hallway - With laminate wood effect flooring, under stairs storage cupboard and radiator. Storage cupboard at the end of the hall.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 7.49m x 4.65m (24'7" x 15'3") - A spacious room with ample space for a large table and plenty of room for a lounge area. Excellent range of base and eye level kitchen units, Rangemaster electric cooker with tiled splashback and extractor fan over, spaces for fridge and freezer, space and plumbing for dishwasher, Belfast sink, solid wood worktops with tiled splashbacks, exposed beams and spotlights. Two french doors and windows overlooking the rear and opening to a large patio providing plenty of sitting out space. T.V. and telephone points. Two wall lights. Door to:-

Rear Hall - Slate flagged floor, fully glazed door leading to rear patio.

Utility Room - 4.14m x 3.00m (13'7" x 9'10") - A section of base kitchen units, space and plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. Radiator.

Cloakroom - Low level w.c. and slate flagged floor.

Study - 3.12m x 1.70m (10'3" x 5'7") - Slate flagged floor, window to rear, radiator and telephone point.

Bedroom 3 - 3.76m x 3.48m (12'4" x 11'5") - Window overlooking the rear courtyard, laminate wood flooring, radiator and spotlights.

Bathroom - 3.53m x 1.57m (11'7" x 5'2") - A white suite comprising low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with Mira electric shower over, window overlooking the side garden, radiator and spotlights.

Bedroom 4 - 3.53m x 2.77m (11'7" x 9'1") - Window overlooking the rear courtyard, laminate wood flooring and radiator.

Outside - The Old Stables is accessed from a quiet country lane which continues to the neighbouring farmhouse. Access to the property is through a five bar wooden gate and this opens into a large gravelled driveway which provides parking for many cars with ample space for trailers, boats, caravans etc. if required. It is very private and a dense conifer hedge runs along the boundary and a further wooden gate opens into the gardens. There is access from the driveway into the house with outside light. Plastic oil tank for the oil central heating system.

The Forge - 5.79m x 3.81m (19' x 12'6) - A very attractive traditional stone outbuilding that is thought to have originally been the forge for The Stables. Light and power is connected and it is currently used as a log store and tool shed.

Gardens - The gardens extend to approximately one and a half acres and are mainly level or gently sloping lawn enclosed within a wooden boundary fence. The gardens are ideal for children and pets and there are fabulous far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. A vegetable garden has raised vegetable beds, outside tap and fruit cage with a variety of fruit trees; raspberries etc. and a beech hedge runs along the boundary fence. At the far end of the garden is an enclosed orchard with a selection of apple and fruit trees and the summerhouse has been strategically positioned to take full advantage of the wonderful rural view. Adjoining the barn and accessed from the sitting room is a deck providing plenty of sitting out space and steps lead to the rear where there is a pleasant enclosed courtyard and additional slate patio providing further sitting out space and this is accessed from the kitchen/dining room. There is an outside tap and dense flower bed with further access into the utility room.

Workshop - 14.63m x 4.62m (48' x 15'2") - A very useful outbuilding with light and power connected, concrete floor, double wooden doors and windows overlooking the courtyard. There is further potential (subject to gaining necessary consent) to convert this into additional accommodation or possibly an annexe or holiday let. Double wooden gates give secondary access to the country lane and there is further parking space for one car.

Services - Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

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

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 - From Truro proceed in an easterly direction on the A390 and after leaving Grampound turn right signposted to Tregony. Follow this road for about two miles taking the left hand turning signposted to St. Austell. Take the first right hand turning signed Tregidgeo Farm and The Stables will be found a short distance on the right.

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