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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Green Lane, Penryn

Sold STC £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantially improved and extended former farmhouse
  • Extremely spacious and superbly appointed throughout
  • 4 double bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
  • Exceptional living areas
  • Double glazing and gas central heating
  • Garaging and off-road parking
  • Detached annexe - 'The Stables'
  • Ideal for a dependent relative or letting income

Full description

Occupying an extremely convenient position in this ever-popular residential area, within easy walking distance of schools, the university campus, town centre and railway station, a highly impressive former farmhouse, substantially extended and improved, providing extremely spacious and well appointed 4 double bedroom accommodation, set within attractively landscaped, level and surprisingly private gardens, with double garage, additional parking and superb annexe - 'The Stables' - ideal for a dependent relative or as a lucrative source of letting income.

The Property - Dating, we understand, from the late 1800's, 'Green Lane Farmhouse' is an extremely deceptive semi-detached home, almost 'hidden' from the roadside, yet within yards of junior and secondary schooling and a few minutes' walk of the university campus, railway station and town centre.

Substantially extended and improved, the property offers much quality throughout the well proportioned and versatile accommodation. Features include replacement uPVC double glazing, comprehensive gas fired central heating, slate flooring and panelled timber doors, to rooms briefly comprising: an entrance porch, deep reception hall, study area, ground floor cloakroom/WC, large lounge with open fireplace, substantial double glazed conservatory, separate dining room, and delightful family sized kitchen/breakfast room with slate flag flooring and red Aga.

Upstairs, a part galleried landing leads to four large double bedrooms, two of which have private shower rooms, in addition to which a 'master' bedroom has a beautifully reappointed bath/shower room, currently a through room but easily reconfigured if preferred. The front-facing bedrooms enjoy lovely far-reaching views over the town and Penryn River to miles of surrounding countryside.

To the front of the property there are level and attractively landscaped gardens which are well enclosed to all sides, and to the southern elevation, there is a delightful 'walled' courtyard which enjoys an extremely high degree of privacy, has been terraced and paved for ease of maintenance, is ideal for sunbathing and outside dining, and contains a useful block-built store.

From Green Lane, double gates and granite gateposts open onto a brick-pavia parking area, sufficient for several vehicles, in addition to which the superb outbuilding, 'The Stables', built for our clients to a high standard of cavity block construction, includes a double garage with electronic roller door and, to the side, independent access to a self-contained annexe, ideal for a dependent relative or as a lucrative source of letting income. This additional accommodation includes an entrance hall, well appointed shower room and, to the first floor, a well proportioned open-plan living room with fully fitted kitchen, and double bedroom with fitted wardrobes.

In all, a superb two-family or family home with income. An early viewing appointment is therefore unhesitatingly recommended by the vendors' Sole Agent.

The Location - 'Green Lane Farmhouse' is situated at the 'top' of Green Lane with its elevated position providing the extremely far-reaching views. Junior schooling is 'on the doorstep', Penryn College is just a few minutes' walk away, as is the university campus at Tremough and the railway station, just a few minutes from the 'foot' of Green Lane, from where there are regular services to Falmouth and Truro. In addition, there is a regular bus service along Green Lane and Penryn's many other facilities, including rugby club, cricket club, supermarket and town centre, are also all within easy reach.

The Accommodation Comprises - (All dimensions being approximate)

Entrance Porch - Replacement uPVC double glazed entrance door with matching side panels. Granite reveals, slate flooring. Arched hardwood entrance door with leaded and stained glass panels opening into the:-

Entrance Hall - 8.13m in length (26'8" in length) - Fully slate floored throughout and with one wall in part exposed stone. High level cupboard housing electrical meter and trip switching, radiator, turning staircase rising to the part galleried landing. Opening, to the rear, to the:-

Study Area - 3.00m x 1.79m (9'10" x 5'10") - uPVC double glazed door and window to the rear elevation. Slate flooring. Radiator, wall light points, door to the:-

Downstairs Cloakroom/Wc - White suite comprising a low flush WC and corner wash hand basin. Slate flooring, radiator, obscure uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, extractor fan.

Lounge - 8.11m x 3.88m (26'7" x 12'8") - A superbly proportioned light, triple aspect room with broad replacement uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation overlooking the gardens, two double casement doors to the conservatory, and broad timber archway opening into the dining room. 'Central' fireplace with brick surround, display recesses and raised hearth. Telephone points, two radiators, beamed ceiling with inset lighting, dimmer switching.

Dining Room - 3.92m x 3.62m (12'10" x 11'10") - Broad replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation with views to the university campus and Mabe in the distance. Beamed ceiling, radiator.

Conservatory - 6.50m x 2.36m (21'3" x 7'8") - A superb additional living area, benefiting from much natural light and an extremely sunny southerly aspect. Of substantial block and uPVC double glazed construction under a double glazed roof. Slate flooring, double casement doors opening onto the attractively landscaped, well enclosed and sunny side courtyard gardens.

Kitchen - 5.68m x 4.20m (18'7" x 13'9") - Maximum measurements of an extremely well appointed family sized kitchen/breakfast room with complete range of cream painted Shaker-style wall and base units with extensive black granite worksurfaces and central island unit/breakfast bar. Tall broom cupboard, integrated fridge and freezer cabinets, Bosch oven/grill with additional microwave/convection oven. Five-ring Bosch gas hob with stainless steel illuminated extractor canopy over. Recesses with plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Ceramic butler-style sink with mixer tap and matching granite drainer. Integrated dishwasher. Red gas fired Aga in former range recess with timber surround and concealed lighting, providing additional cooking facilities. Corner carousel units, spice unit, wicker vegetable drawers, 'dresser' unit with glass-fronted display cabinets with inset down-lighters and, between, plate, book and wine shelving. Original slate flooring, beamed ceiling, two deep silled uPVC double glazed windows to the front elevation overlooking the gardens.

First Floor -

Landing - Part galleried with turning staircase rising from the reception hall. Two radiators, inner landing area with built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Access to over-head loft storage area with folding timber ladder. The rooms in a clockwise rotation from the top of the stairs:-

Bedroom One - 3.25m x 4.66m (10'7" x 15'3") - A light double aspect room with replacement uPVC double glazed windows to the side and front elevations, providing an attractive outlook over the gardens and beyond to the outskirts of Penryn, the Mylor peninsula and miles of surrounding countryside. Radiator, archway to the:-

En-Suite Shower/Dressing Room - 2.46m x 3.52m (8'0" x 11'6") - Broad replacement uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, again enjoying far-reaching views. Part ceramic tiled flooring, walk-in shower cubicle with glazed curved screen and Mira instant shower. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, radiator.

Bedroom Two - 3.92m x 3.42m (12'10" x 11'2") - Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Three - 5.52m x 3.94m (18'1" x 12'11") - Overall measurements, including en-suite. Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator, archway to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room - Again, attractively appointed with a contemporary white suite including a pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splashback, walk-in tiled shower cubicle with Mira instant shower. Extractor fan, ceramic tiled flooring, two wall light points.

Bedroom Four - 4.37m x 3.87m (14'4" x 12'8") - 'The master bedroom'. Replacement uPVC double glazed window with window seat to the front elevation enjoying a lovely view over the outskirts of Penryn to Falmouth Harbour, Flushing, the Fal Estuary, St Mawes Castle and Roseland peninsula beyond. Radiator, beamed ceiling.

En-Suite Bath/Shower Room - 3.18m x 3.48m (10'5" x 11'5") - Door from the inner landing, recently and most attractively refitted with a contemporary white five-piece suite including a low flush WC, panelled bath with antique-style mixer tap with hand-held shower attachment, separate walk-in shower cubicle with mains-powered twin head shower, twin 'his and her' wash hand basins set in a broad tiled vanity unit. Part tiled walls, beamed ceiling, inset down-lighters, replacement uPVC obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation, timber-effect flooring.

Prospective purchasers should note it is easy to put a doorway from the inner landing into the bedroom if preferred.

The Exterior -

Driveway And Parking Area - 'Green Lane Farmhouse' benefits from a large private brick pavia forecourt, with double gates and granite gateposts, providing off-road parking for two/three vehicles, as well as direct access to the detached double garage - 'The Stables'.

Front Gardens - Level and attractively landscaped with lawns, shrub borders and a brick pavia pathway leading to the front entrance porch, to either side of which there is a large semi-circular terrace. Conifer hedging, cherry tree, rockery-edged bed with dracaena palms, three raised planters, aluminium framed greenhouse, cold water tap.

Walled Side Patio Garden - Paved for ease of maintenance, enjoying an extremely sunny southerly aspect. Timber decking and raised planters. Exterior courtesy lighting, double doors from the conservatory. Block-built store - 10'9"(3.30m) x 11'1"(3.40m).

Drying area, pathway continuing to the rear of the house where there is a courtesy door to the study area and rear of the entrance hall.

Double Garage - 5.50m x 5.05m (18'0" x 16'6") - Electronic roller door, light and power connected, double glazed window and door to the side elevation.

The Stables -

To the side of this detached and highly adaptable two-storey building, of traditional cavity-block construction, there is a uPVC double glazed entrance door which provides access to the 'independent' accommodation:-

Entrance Hall - Turning staircase leading to the first floor accommodation, heater, large walk-in under-stair storage/utility cupboard with plumbing for automatic washing machine, hot water cylinder, light and timer switching.

Shower Room/Wc - Most attractively appointed with a contemporary white suite comprising a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splashback, large walk-in shower cubicle with tiled walls, glazed curved screen and Mira shower. Towel rail/radiator, obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation, extractor fan, down-lighters.

First Floor -

Open-Plan Living Area And Kitchen - 5.42m x 4.58m (17'9" x 15'0") - Overall measurements including stairwell. Enjoying much natural light with Velux windows to both elevations and double glazed window to the rear. Part galleried with staircase rising from the entrance hall, inset down-lighters, TV aerial socket, heater.

Kitchen Area - Well appointed with cream painted Shaker-style units with tall brushed steel handles and round-edged worksurfaces with complementary tiled splashbacks. Four-ring Electrolux induction hob with illuminated Zanussi extractor canopy over, Zanussi oven/grill, inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, integrated Electrolux fridge.

Bedroom - 2.92m x 4.34m (9'6" x 14'2") - Another extremely light area with Velux windows to both elevations and broad window to the front overlooking the forecourt to the outskirts of Penryn, the Mylor peninsula and many miles inland towards St Austell. Deep fitted wardrobes, inset down-lighters, heater.

General Information -

Services - Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Gas fired central heating 'Green Lane Farmhouse'.

Council Tax - Band D - Cornwall Council.

Tenure - Freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Viewing - By telephone appointment with the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

Directional Note - From the centre of Penryn, proceed on the one-way system along Helston Road. Continue over the blue bridge, immediately following which turn right onto Green Lane. 'Green Lane Farmhouse' will then be found on the brow of the hill on the left-hand side, shortly after the left-hand turning onto Polwithen Road.

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07 February 2018

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