Mr & Mrs Tallis, Cornwall
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This property's price has dropped from £385,000 to Offers in excess of £350,000.
An unspoilt C19th period cottage that is rarely available and always sought after, the spacious accommodation includes dining and sitting rooms, with beamed ceilings and inglenook fireplaces. Well maintained, extended and updated over the years, cottage would now benefit from further modernisation. The level plot has attractive gardens, extensive parking, garage/workshop, car port, old stone shed and greenhouse.
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The Roseland Peninsula, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is both the dream 'escape to the country' area to live, and an enduring holiday destination. 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 offer a 1km expanse of safe clean bathing water. 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.
The cottage is believed to date to the early to mid 1800's and was thought to be a pair of cottages, hence the inglenook fireplaces in both the dining room and sitting room. Both rooms are well proportioned with relatively good height ceilings for a cottage of this age and style. The old stone outbuilding in very well preserved and even contains the period stone work from the old copper boiler, although the copper boiler itself is long gone! The cottage has been extended in more recent time with the addition of a kitchen, porch and sun room and modern comforts include uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating.
The entrance porch has a window to one side and door leading into the kitchen.
A well equipped kitchen with window to the front of the cottage, range of wall and base units, stainless steel sink, built in electric oven and gas hob, radiator. Step down and door to dining room.
A quintessential country cottage dining room with beamed ceiling, period wood panelled doors and wonderful exposed stone inglenook fireplace with slate hearth and decorative cast iron protector. Window overlooking the garden, radiator, deep under stairs cupboard housing the hot water tank and door the the rear hall.
Fitted wooden bookshelves, stairs to the first floor, doors to the sun room, kitchen and sitting room.
A super cosy room with another exposed stone fireplace with a slate hearth and feature large slate lintel and fitted with a wood burning stove. Wood panelled door, beamed ceiling, window to the garden, radiator.
Leading off the hall is a sun room extension with pitched roof, French doors and three large uPVC windows overlooking the garden, radiator. Southerly facing, this room attracts the sun throughout the day.
White suite comprising a corner shower unit, low flush wc and vanity wash hand basin. Window, extractor, radiator.
Stairs lead to the first floor landing which has a window to the front and wood panelled doors to the bedrooms.
A spacious dual aspect with windows to the front and rear, which overlooks the gardens and enjoys extensive rural views. Canopied ceiling, vanity wash hand basin, radiator.
A lovely sunny room with window overlooking the garden and enjoying the superb rural views, and some sea views over Veryan Bay. Canopied ceiling, built in double wardrobe, radiator, vanity wash hand basin.
A small double with window to the garden, enjoy the garden and rural views, recess with shelving, built in double wardrobe and radiator.
Approached from the road a timber five barred gate leads into the double drive way with parking for several cars. The detached garage/workshop measures 18'1 x 13'9 and has an up and over door, workshop area with storage and shelving and is light and power connected. To the side of the garage is a high ceiling car port measuring 19'3 x 12'8.
The gardens to side and rear are southerly facing and mainly laid to lawn with some attractive borders and hedging including a wonderful Cornish stone hedge. There is also an old stone outbuilding with pitched slate roof and the original stonework for the old copper boiler, along with a greenhouse for the 'green fingered'.
Mains water and electricity, private drainage, oil fired central heating, bottled gas supply for the cooking hob, broadband connected. Council Tax Band E.
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