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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Carne, Manaccan, Helston, Cornwall

Guide Price £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Picturesque views
  • Sun terrace
  • Parking for 4-5 cars

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Constructed in circa 1800, The Mount is a beautiful Grade II Listed (south facing) cottage that has remained within the same family for over 100 years. Renovated and extended in 2006/7, the cottage now offers comfortable accommodation and nestles within this small hamlet of similar properties.

The large family kitchen, which enjoys views over the creek, is well-appointed including an oil-fired Aga together with integrated NEFF appliances and underfloor heating beneath the slate floor. To the rear of this is a utility room and cloakroom. On the ground floor of the original cottage is a spacious formal sitting room benefiting from an open beamed ceiling, slate floor with underfloor heating and a large granite fireplace inset with a woodburning stove. The room enjoys views to either side together with a door opening to the garden.

Rising to the first floor there are four bedrooms, together with a well-appointed family bathroom featuring a double-ended Jacuzzi style bath, twin his and hers washbasins, bidet, low flush WC and walk-in shower cubicle.

The Mount is situated within a wider Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in a beautiful waterside position at the head of Carne Creek, overlooking the picturesque tidal waters and the wooded banks beyond. Within approximately one mile is the pretty village of Manaccan, centred around its historic Norman Church, with a range of local facilities including a well-regarded primary school and community public house.

Helford Village is approximately two miles distant and is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the surrounding countryside offering unrivalled tranquillity. With a passenger ferry to the Helford Passage and the excellent Helford River sailing club, the area offers good facilities for sailing enthusiasts with a plethora of opportunities to explore the beautiful wooded creeks including Frenchmans Creek.

Moorings and laying up facilities are available on application in both Gillan Creek (at St. Anthony) and on the Helford River. The River Fal and Falmouth Bay are also within easy reach providing some of the finest day sailing waters in the country.

Within approximately 10 miles is the town of Helston which offers a comprehensive range of amenities including a fine array of interesting shops and a wealth of traditional inns. The cathedral city of Truro is approximately 22 miles distant. Within 3 miles is the large village of St. Keverne boasting two further inns, shop, butchers and a highly regarded restaurant.

The Mount stands amidst mature natural gardens of approximately 1/2 an acre. Offering considerable scope for additional landscaping, the property is set in a natural bowl with high ground rising to the rear.

Directly outside the kitchen and sitting room are perfectly positioned sun terraces enjoying the very best of the views, whilst beyond this is a driveway providing parking and pathways meandering amongst the grounds.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 January 2018

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