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4 bedroom character property for sale

Penzance, TR19

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Five Bedroom Farmhouse
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Separate Utility
  • Five Reception Rooms
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Detached Studio
  • Detached Summerhouse
  • Option for Self-Contained Annexe*
  • Driveway & Ample Parking
  • EPC - E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An Enchanting, Rustic Hideaway!

Nestled away within a secluded location in Penzance, nearby the village of Paul, this impressive, traditional, Cornish granite five-bedroom detached farmhouse boasts a wealth of character and charm. Offering substantial and versatile living accommodation, with five reception rooms, four bathrooms, a fantastic studio, summerhouse and ample parking, this would make an ideal home for a growing family and lends itself to the creation of a self-contained annexe if required, without the need for further planning permission.

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Formerly part of the Bolitho Estate and close to the harbourside villages of Newlyn, Mousehole and Lamorna Cove the property, with its unique layout and neutral decoration throughout, has been beautifully restored to its former glory by the present owners allowing plenty of natural light to keep it bright and spacious. Approached via a private farm lane and situated on substantial size plot with a gravelled driveway providing plenty of parking and enveloped in cottage style wrap around gardens offering a high degree of privacy and delightful views of the surrounding countryside and beyond.

Step inside: the stable door into the entrance hall with a glazed window to the side and slate floor tiles underfoot, the perfect place to kick off your wellies! The hallway leads into the spacious yet cosy living room where an impressive granite inglenook fireplace with slate hearth takes centre stage. Plenty of natural light floods this space from an internal glazed window into the kitchen and the two glazed windows, both with seating, where views of the front garden can be enjoyed. Exposed granite quoins and beamed ceilings also feature together with a television point and two radiators. Open entrances flow into the dining room on the right and study/family room to the rear. *To the left is an entrance to the ground floor accommodation which offers the potential for a self-contained annexe with the existing configuration.

The generous sized dining room, ideal for family entertaining, also features an inglenook fireplace taking pride of place with an exposed beamed ceiling and slate floor tiles underfoot to make an easy clean and an open entrance flows nicely into the kitchen/breakfast room at the rear. An internal glazed window into the kitchen and three glazed window seats to the front allow plenty of natural light to flood this space with lovely views of the front garden and to the side are stairs to the first floor.

The study/family room lends versatility and privacy with double aspect glazed windows and lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Other features include a deep slated window sill, exposed feature granite quoins, telephone point and a radiator.

An extensive light and airy fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room is the heart of the farmhouse and the perfect place for those family get togethers, whilst enjoying the lovely views from three glazed windows overlooking the garden. There's plenty of space for a large dining table and display furniture with a fully fitted kitchen offering a range of bespoke base units, providing plenty of storage for those pots and pans and more, with a complementary roll top work surface and traditional butler sink inset. For cooking, you'll find a built-in stainless-steel oven with a four-ring hob and matching cooker hood over. There's an inbuilt wine rack too. Terracotta floor tiles underfoot makes an easy clean with two radiators and a door leading into the rear garden. To the right is a door into the utility/cloak room featuring a pedestal hand wash basin and a close coupled WC. There's space and plumbing for a washing machine and a dishwasher, complemented with the same terracotta tiled flooring to match the kitchen with a glazed window providing lovely views. Here you'll also find the oil-fired central heating boiler.

Back to the living room where an adjoining door to the left leads to a hallway, with a glazed window to the front, and doors to two further reception rooms making this a highly useful addition to the main property and ideal for independent living, lending the potential for a self-contained annexe with the existing configuration. A few steps down there is a room to the right, double in size, currently being used as a bedroom lending versatility for other purposes with a glazed window to the rear, TV point, loft access and wall mounted electric heater.

Straight ahead and you're into the larger dual aspect room, also being used as a bedroom, offering fantastic living space with two windows to the front and a window to the side boasting both an en-suite shower room to the rear and a second en-suite shower room to the right. A further door leads into the side porch with a front door providing its own access to the front of the property. There is a sink with a cupboard beneath, space and plumbing for an appliance and terracotta floor tiles underfoot for an easy clean, therefore offers potential to fully convert into a kitchen/utility room or the perfect zen den for your furry friend. For information; the second en-suite shower room has potential to alter the layout to provide en-suite facilities to the adjoining reception room if necessary.

The en-suite shower room in a crisp white suite comprises of a frameless shower cubicle with screen, a hand wash basin and close coupled WC. Finished in a sandstone tiling with complementary limestone flooring, heated towel rail and a glazed window to the rear. The separate en-suite to the right also fitted with a modern white suite, features a double shower cubicle, pedestal hand wash basin and close coupled WC, is finished in a sandstone tiling with limestone flooring and has a glazed window to the rear.

Back to the dining room where the stairs lead to a split-level landing to five good size bedrooms, all double in size with radiators, benefitting from lovely views of the surrounding countryside. The dual aspect master bedroom at the rear boasts three glazed windows making it light and airy, a TV point, and beyond the double-glazed doors you'll find a sheltered balcony being the perfect place to relax in the sunshine with those delightful views. To the right is an en-suite shower room in a crisp white suite comprising a shower cubicle, double in size, pedestal hand wash basin and close coupled WC, with a frosted glazed window to the rear, complimentary tiled flooring and heated towel rail to suit. A second bedroom adjoining the en-suite shower room, double in size, offers a glazed window to the rear with views of the countryside and a TV point.

On the lower level are three further double bedrooms, all featuring exposed beams and pine flooring underfoot, providing lovely views from the glazed windows at the front. Bedroom 3 is dual aspect and benefits from an exposed granite chimney breast, making this a lovely focal point, whilst Bedroom 5 has built in storage.

The fully fitted family bathroom is fresh with a modern white suite comprising of a beautiful double ended roll top claw foot bath with chrome feet and matching taps. There's a pedestal hand wash basin and close coupled WC too. Lovely features include exposed 'A' frames, pine flooring, a deep slate display recess, together with an extensive range of built in storage and a heated towel radiator to keep towels toasty.

Step outside: and the property is approached via a private farm lane, approximately half a mile along. Lovely cottage style wrap around gardens provide a high degree of privacy and are securely enclosed with a five-bar gated entrance. Mainly laid to lawn with granite feature rockeries, well stocked flower beds, mature trees and shrubs to the borders, there's outside space to please everyone!

There is a raised patio with a further patio area, ideal for al fresco dining with lovely views across surrounding countryside. To the front of the property is gravelled parking with a turning point and a further lawned area with garden shed, access to the two outbuildings; a summerhouse and a studio. The summerhouse has power connection and has been divided into two principal rooms and currently used as a bedroom and a living/dining room with dual aspect glazed windows. There's a kitchen area with butler sink and a tiled shower room with a close coupled WC, where there is also space and plumbing for a washing machine to complete!

A fantastic studio, originally built as a dance studio and suitable for a variety of purposes, offers large open plan space with power connection, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher and a separate shower with WC facility.

My Place Think: what a lovely spacious farmhouse cottage, set in an idyllic setting offering many original character features and complete privacy with splendid views of the surrounding countryside and yet on the doorstep of local amenities and attractions. The versatile living space and wrap around gardens will please all and will particularly appeal to anyone seeking peace and tranquility whilst enjoying the surroundings that country living offers. With the two outbuildings and plenty of parking too, there's so much potential including an annexe. Heavenly! What do you think?


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  • Penzance (2.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

My Place in Cornwall, Bodmin

First Floor Offices, Unit 18 Callywith Gate, Launceston Road, Bodmin Cornwall PL31 2RQ

01208 626011 Local call rate

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