Mr & Mrs Tallis, Cornwall
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Trethenal Cottage is the perfect and rather romantic retreat. Rural yet not isolated and close to the coast, there are sea and country views and a plot of almost one fifth of an acre. The surprisingly light and airy old stone cottage has been sensitively updated in recent years, with modern kitchen and bathroom, yet retains much cosy character, including old beamed ceilings and fireplace.
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Trethenal Cottage has long remained in the same family and is available on the open market for the first time in over 40 years. A detached old stone and cob cottage, the property has been extremely well maintained and sensitively updated by the present owners, including double glazing throughout and under floor heating in the kitchen and bathroom, whilst retaining much of the original character, including old beams, wood panelling and some wood panelled latched and braced doors. Surprisingly light for a period cottage, the living room and bedroom are both double aspect and enjoy wonderful garden and rural views. Currently one bedroom, the property sits on a relatively private plot approaching one fifth of an acre and has retained the shell of an old stone piggery, thus there is possible scope to extend, subject to the required planning and building consents.
Ideal for romantic breaks, for several years, the cottage has proved an extremely popular holiday cottage, consistently achieving an average of 28 weeks per year. The holiday cottage is let through Toad Hall Cottages, www.toadhallcottages.co.uk, and further information is available through the agent.
The entrance to the cottage is from the patio garden. A double glazed door leads in to the entrance hall, doors to the living room, bathroom and kitchen.
A compact yet well equipped kitchen with double glazed window overlooking the garden. Range of modern wall and base units with stainless steel sink and integrated appliances including fridge, oven and ceramic hob with extractor over. Part tiled walls and slate tiled floor with under floor heating.
Window to the garden, tiled walls and slate tiled floor with under floor heating, heated towel rail. White suite comprising a panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and WC.
(Including Staircase) A lovely cosy room with beamed ceiling and feature fireplace with slate hearth and clome oven (not currently in working order). Double aspect, two deep windows face the rear of the cottage with a rural outlook and a third faces the garden. A panelled door opens to the staircase and there is a useful under stairs cupboard.
(Measurement includes staircase) A superb double aspect bedroom with canopied ceiling, and two deep silled windows with glorious panoramic country and garden views and a glimpse of the sea from the front window.
The rear of the cottage abuts the country road and established trees and hedging provide privacy for the garden. A five barred gate leads into the large garden approaching one fifth of an acre and there is generous parking for several vehicles. The mainly level garden is mostly laid to lawn and hedged for privacy. Southerly facing, the gardens offer extensive rural views and some sea views of Veryan Bay.
Mains water and electricity, private drainage, telephone and Wi-Fi connected. Currently Council Tax Exempt.
An enduring holiday destination for those in the know, and dream 'escape to the country' to live, 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 a 1 km 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.