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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Stithians, Truro, Cornwall

Under Offer £245,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Double fronted character cottage
  • 4 bedrooms ? master ensuite
  • Private parking
  • Enclosed gardens
  • Kitchen/diner and separate utility
  • Semi-rural location
  • Chain free property
  • Double glazing and oil fired central heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An attractive four bedroom double fronted cottage in Stithians with parking and gardens. The property oozes charm with painted ceiling beams, feature fireplace and a most interesting utility area. A good sized kitchen / diner and dual aspect lounge to the ground floor is complemented by the family bathroom. To the first floor the master bedroom is of a good size with en-suite shower room and is dual aspect ensuring a light and bright feeling throughout. The gardens are to the rear of the property and provide areas for al fresco dining, lawned areas and a further section for parking. Viewing of this charming property is highly recommended.

Stithians is a village and parish in a beautiful rural location between Redruth, Helston, Falmouth and the city of Truro.

The name is believed to derive from the dedication of the parish church to St Stithians, of whom little is known.

The parish contains a large number and variety of archaeological remains from standing stones, rounds, stone crosses and a holy well to the industrial heritage of the gunpowder mills of the Kennal Vale.

Close to the village is Stithians Reservoir, the reserve is a popular bird watching area.

Stithians Dam was completed in 1964 to create a 270-acre (1.1 km2) reservoir to the west of the village, which supplies water to a large part of the west of Cornwall. It is a place for bird-watching, fishing and water sports. Stithians has a rugby football club (founded in 1890) and a football club running two teams in the Trelawney League.

Music has always played a large part in village life. St Stythians Band (formerly St Stythians Silver Band) was founded in 1928 and became very successful in competitions in the 1960s and 1970s; during the summer months it gives weekly concerts at the Gyllyngdune Gardens in Falmouth. St Stythians Male Voice Choir was formed in 1919, only to be closed in 1926; but it was reformed in 1947 and since then has thrived, performing concerts throughout Cornwall and further afield. Stithians Ladies Choir was formed in 1966 and quickly established a high reputation. The band and choirs have made a number of successful recordings.

Stithians is famous for its Agricultural Show which takes place every July on the local Feast Day. Stithians Show is one of the largest one-day agricultural shows in the UK: the show is held annually in July and the attendance is in excess of 20,000. Established in 1834, it has been held continuously since then (except for three years during World War I, and five years during World War II; and there was no show in 2001 due to the nationwide outbreak of foot and mouth disease). Up until 1992, the Show was sited on fields in the centre of the village. Then the threat of rental increases as well as the show's increasing size encouraged the Agricultural Association to purchase its own land at Kennall Farm and establish a site there.

Stithians is a lovely, community orientated village, providing a wealth of day to day facilities including general store, public house and a well regard primary school. Bus facilities serve the local towns and rail links to provide access to the City of Truro and national rail network.

The city of Truro is the retail and commercial centre of Cornwall, with the famous Cathedral lying at its heart. The city offers a unique mix of independent shops and multiples as well as an excellent collection of art galleries, bars, restaurants, night clubs, cinema, The Hall for Cornwall and the Royal Cornwall Museum. The city is steeped in history and features many wonderful Georgian terraced streets which are rivalled only in the west by Bath. There are also a number of fine municipal gardens including Boscawen Park and Victoria Gardens, which have in the past won many awards in the Britain In Bloom competition.

Falmouth has long been regarded as one of the most desirable coastal towns to live within the whole of the UK, and boasts a rich maritime history, including the Packet Ships, and is the start and finish of many sea voyages including the famous Tall Ships Race. The town has an eclectic collection of high street and individual shops nestled between cafes, restaurants and galleries. It is the home to the National Maritime Museum, Pendennis Castle and has a number of easily accessible beaches including the blue flag beach at Gyllyngvase.
An attractive double fronted traditional style Cornish terrace cottage located in the ever-popular location of Stithians. The property is accessed off Foundry Hill over a pavement area and up a short path to the wood and multi paned front door.

The entrance hall gives access to the lounge to the left and kitchen/diner to the right with stairs rising to the first floor and an opening to the rear utility area, hall and bathroom. The walls have wood panelling to them and stripped ledge and brace doors which along with the balustrades provide lovely period features. The lounge is a lovely bright south facing room with windows both front and rear ensuring light floods though the entire room. Painted ceiling beams provide a nice feature along with the exposed stone hearth with wooden mantle surround. The dining area is situated to the front of the property again enjoying the southerly aspect, there is ample room to house a dining table and chairs here.

The kitchen is fitted with wall and base units with worktops over to two walls and opens to the dining area at the front of the property and a hallway to the rear from where you access the utility area and bathroom. This area has some real charm with exposed stone walls, skylight and a lovely Butlers sink, there is also space and plumbing for a washing machine. This area has tiled flooring, a very practical layout as a back door leads out into the rear garden.

A family bathroom is to the ground floor and is fitted with a panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC, with tiled flooring and partially tiled walls.
Upstairs are the four bedrooms, the master of which boasts an en suite shower room and recessed area ideal for wardrobes.

Externally the property provides a private garden and parking to the rear accessed via a metal gate next to 2A Foundry, you have a recognised right of way up to the wooden gates that give access to the private parking and gardens. The garden comprises a patio area ideally situated for summer dining, an area laid to lawn with herbaceous borders and an area currently bark chipped allowing parking for a number of vehicles.

Property ref: 121_1775_4304065


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