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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Fore Street, Lelant, St. Ives, Cornwall

Sold STC £269,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period home full of character,
  • Three bedrooms,
  • family bathroom and WC,
  • Kitchen, dining room and sitting room,
  • Lawned garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
This period home is perfectly positioned in the centre of Lelant, provides easy access to the local amenities the village has to offer and is within approximately 1 mile from the beach.

The front door opens into a cosy living area with many characters such as an open beamed ceiling, sash windows and beautiful exposed stone walling to one side and around the fireplace. The living area runs through the dining section which has slate stone flooring, an archway allowing the afternoon and evening light to flow into the house, an opening through to the kitchen and a doorway that leads to the cloakroom. There is also a small handy storage cupboard. The kitchen is fitted with an array of cupboards, integral appliances including an electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. From the kitchen there is access out to a gravelled area which leads up to the large lawned area.

Central to the living room are the stairs that lead to the first floor. The split landing gives access to a double bedroom that has a modern sash window providing views out over the garden to the rear elevation. To the other side of the landing, steps lead up to the family bathroom and 2 further bedrooms to the front of the property where the character continues, both having large sash windows to the front which have exposed external corners and a lintel above. There is a sense of space to these bedrooms which is provided by having a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams.

The Gardens
From the kitchen there is a small gravelled area, which leads around to a useful shed and pedestrian access to the main road. Steps lead up to lawned area, which is slightly sloped and has fence and rail to one end. The garden is a fabulous place to enjoy the sunshine!

Surrounding areas
Lelant, renowned for its tidal Estuary and stunning Porth Kidney Sands where the former studio of and inspiration for John Miller was established. Lelant is a pretty village which contains various amenities including a public house, Restaurants, local bus service and a branch line train station on the picturesque St Ives branch line. The village is conveniently situated within close proximity to the A30, giving access to all major transport routes, and yet is within easy reach of the famous fishing town of St Ives.

The ancient town of St Ives nestles amongst rich, magnificent coastal scenery; surrounding you with glorious sandy beaches and scented, sub-tropical gardens. St. Ives is a much-loved town with its narrow cobbled streets radiating out from the harbour being lined with old stone cottages. The town provides an excellent selection of shops, restaurants, bars, hotels, and cafes. With magnificent walks across the Penwith Moors and along the coastal paths where the scenery is among the best in the country along with a range of galleries and craft shops, including the inspiring Tate gallery.

Truro with more comprehensive facilities is located approximately 20 miles away.

Leisure facilities abound in the area, with the The West Cornwall Golf Club only ¾ mile away and is one of the oldest links courses in the country. Just beyond the golf course are 2 miles of sandy beach, Porth Kidney Sands, with further beaches at Carbis Bay and St Ives. For the rambler, the South West Coastal Path provides for bracing walks with magnificent scenery while the ancient pilgrimage route of St Michaels Way crosses the peninsula coast to coast, passing Trencrom Hill and ending at St Michaels Mount.

The property has mains gas, water and sewerage. Council tax band C

From the A30, head west towards Penzance. At the Hayle roundabout with McDonalds, M&S and Boots take the 3rd exit towards Penzance. Follow the road until reaching the next roundabout. Take the 2nd exit towards St. Ives. Drive over the next 2 mini roundabouts, following the signs for St. Ives. Drive through the village of Lelant and just before you reaching the Badger Inn on your right hand side, the property can be found to your left.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 January 2017

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