4 bedroom detached house for sale

Sunny Corner, Portloe, Truro, Cornwall, TR2

Sold STC £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Extensively improved four bedroom detached residence
  • Private setting within sought after harbour village
  • Extensive beautifully landscaped mature gardens
  • Elegant living room with decked balcony and superb outlook
  • Lower ground floor annexe potential
  • Garage, workshop, boat store and generous parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Nestled in its own beautiful private grounds, Fernbank is a detached house that has been extensively improved and extended. The generous reverse level accommodation includes an elegant living room opening onto a decked balcony, kitchen/breakfast room, four bedrooms and two bathrooms. On the lower ground floor is a kitchen/utility, shower room, workshop, garden room/boat store and garage.

Portloe remains one of the last unspoilt Cornish fishing villages on the Roseland Peninsula, with a small working harbour surrounded by National Trust land on a popular stretch of the South West Coastal Path. Sunny Corner is a sheltered part of the village near to the dramatic headland known as 'The Jacka'. Nearby is the picturesque village of Veryan and the popular beaches of Carne and Pendower.


The Property 
Fernbank is a beautifully presented property that has been extensively improved, extended and updated by the current owners to create a light, spacious and versatile accommodation. The reverse level layout maximises the wonderful light and outlook over the gardens and enjoy distant sea views and woodlands to one side. The spacious living areas on the upper ground floor includes a wide entrance hall, kitchen breakfast room, living room with decked balcony, three double bedrooms, fourth double bedroom/study, bathroom and shower room. The lower ground floor has potential for a separate annexe and currently comprises entrance hall, shower room, kitchen/utility, workshop, garage and large garden room/boat store. Further improvements and modern comforts include contemporary shower rooms, timber framed double glazed windows and doors and oil fired central heating.

Upper Ground Floor Entrance Hall 
Door to entrance hall with airing cupboard, glazed doors into the kitchen and living room, doors to bedrooms and bathrooms.

Living Room 
A lovely light and elegant sitting room with windows overlooking the main garden and side woodland area. Sliding doors to the decked balcony, French doors to the kitchen breakfast room, and fireplace with wood burning stove.

Kitchen Breakfast 
10' x 17'9" (3.04m x 5.41m)
With windows overlooking the main gardens. Range of base and wall units with one and half bowl sink, hob with extractor over, built in oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher.

Master Bedroom 
11'7" x 19'6" (3.53m x 5.94m)
Be lulled by the sound of the gentle stream in this lovely dual aspect room with windows to the side and front. Built in double wardrobes.

Shower Room 
Shower suite with WC and wash basin, heated towel rail, extractor, window to side.

Bedroom 2 
12'1" x 9'11" (3.68m x 3.02m)
Double bedroom with window overlooking the main gardens, range of built in wardrobes.

Bedroom 3 
12' x 9'8" (3.66m x 2.95m)
Window overlookng the front gardens

Bedroom 4/Study 
10'1" x 19'6" (3.07m x 5.94m)
With window overlooking the front gardens and currently used as a study, this room can also be used as a fourth double bedroom.

Bathroom 
Window to front, panelled bath, WC and wash basin, heated towel rail.

Lower Ground Floor Entrance Hall 
With stairs to the upper floor, doors to garage, workshop, kitchen/utility and shower room.

Lower Ground Floor Shower Room 
Shower unit, WC and wash basin, heated towel rail, extractor.

Kitchen/Utility 
10' x 9'5" (3.05m x 2.87m)
Window overlooking the main gardens, range of units with built in fridge, stainless steel sink and two ring hob. Worcester oil fired boiler for central heating.

Workshop 
10' x 20'11" (3.05m x 6.38m)
Accessed from the hall and sliding doors from the front garage to provide a double depth garage if required. With window overlooking the garden this room could be used as living space for an annexe, if desired.

Garage 
9'6" x 18'8" (2.9m x 5.69m)
The main garage has a timber electric up and over door, internal door and window.

Boat Store/Garden Room 
10'11" x 39'7" (3.33m x 12.07m)
Designed as a boat store this large room has a timber up and over door from the drive, tiled floor, windows to side and rear, door leading to the garden and internal door to the workshop.

Grounds 
A unique feature of this property is the private setting and extensive landscaped gardens whilst situated just a short walk from the harbour side. The property is approached from the road via a five bar gate and drive with generous parking and turning space. The driveway is framed by gardens to one side with mature planting including an impressive magnolia and steps lead up to the entrance on the upper ground floor. Features of this garden area include camelia, yucca and bamboo. To the other side of the drive is a neighbouring stream and delightful flowering shrubs including hydrangea, camelia, rose and tree ferns.

Rear Garden 
The main garden area to sit and enjoy is the rear garden and can be accessed from both the decked balcony on the upper floor and garden room on the lower ground floor. A plantsman's paradise and joy from every perspective. With winding paths, trees and hedging to one side and stream and woodland area to the other the gardens must be experienced to be fully appreciated. Planting includes mature shrubs and apple tree, there is a garden gate with access to the village, and traditional cedar lean to greenhouse (measuring 13' x 5').

Services 
Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating. Council Tax Band E

Portloe and The Roseland 
An enduring holiday destination for those in the know, the area is the perfect combination of glorious countryside, dramatic coastline, harbour villages and family friendly beaches. The picturesque village of Veryan with its famous Round Houses and range of amenities is just over a mile away, and the elegant sailing resort of St Mawes is nine miles distant. The nearby sandy beaches of Carne and Pendower which offer three quarters of a mile expanse of safe clean bathing water, are just two miles away, and Porthcurnick Beach with its iconic Hidden Hut Cafe is just four miles distant. The superb Caerhayes Estate with grand castle and world renowned gardens are just five miles away and the nation's favourite, the Lost Gardens of Heligan are eight miles distant. The cathedral city of Truro, twelve miles away offers a wide range of business and commercial facilities and rail link to London.

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Added on Rightmove:
29 June 2018

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  • Truro (8.0 mi)
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  • Truro (8.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Country & Waterside Prestige, St Mawes

1 Marine Parade, St Mawes, Truro, Cornwall, TR2 5DW

01326 455027 Local call rate

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