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PERRAN FOUNDRY, Perranarworthal

Guide Price £495,000

Terraced House


3 Bedroom Terraced House for sale in PERRAN FOUNDRY, Perranarworthal

Built in 1791 this former foundry building was converted almost nine years ago into what is now an amazing and large family home. There are three double bedrooms on offer but the versatile accommodation could make more bedrooms. A lovely community awaits the new owner of this fabulous property and excitingly being offered for sale with no onward chain!

Key Features:

  • Mid terraced residence in an historic setting
  • Character features
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Open plan accommodation
  • Contemporary Feel
  • Communal woodland
  • Garage & parking space
  • Possible holiday let? No onward chain

THE PROPERTY A surprise awaits on visiting this historic former foundry works. Now transformed into a wonderful community with a wide range of stylish housing, and conveniently located between Falmouth and Truro. 2 The Hammer Mill is a very large three bedroom conversion full of character and yet very homely. This truly unique terrace have southerly facing balconies and versatile accommodation to give scope and choice as to how the new owner wishes to live. Integral garaging and off-road parking are a bonus as is the woodland on ones doorstep (lovely for a morning walk with the dog before work or an evening stroll along the river to unwind after a long day in the office!) The property itself is immaculately presented throughout, with large adaptable living spaces and much exposed stone walling and the huge oak timber skeleton, a lovely contrast of traditional and modern. The accommodation is sizeable and comprises open plan kitchen/ dining/ living space, cloakroom and integral garage to the ground floor, with a bedroom, bathroom and sitting room on the first floor and two further bedrooms and a shower room on the second floor. The property also benefits from mains gas central heating, with underfloor heating on the ground level and coloured double glazing.

THE LOCATION Perran Foundry is an historic landmark development that once formed a hugely important part of the Cornish mining industry. Perran Foundry is one of three major iron foundries in Cornwall founded in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries manufacturing steam pumping engines for draining tin and copper mines.

Perranarworthal with neighbouring Perranwell is a very popular and thriving community almost midway between Truro and Falmouth and easily accessible to Redruth. In the immediate area there are a range of facilities for day to day needs including post office and shop, church, public house, primary school as well a modern village hall with its associated range of social activities.The area is incredibly well placed for the creeks of the Fal Estuary and Mylor Yacht Harbour (where Sir Ben Ainslie learnt to sail) just a short drive away, arguably some of the best day-sailing waters in the UK. Both Falmouth and Truro are approximately six miles away providing an extensive range of facilities including national class schools and colleges, hospitals, the National Maritime Museum, Hall for Cornwall and mainline railway connection to London Paddington. Newquay Airport approximately 30 miles away with a range of domestic and European flights.



OPEN PLAN KITCHEN & DINING AREA 26' 7" x 21' 9" (8.1m x 6.63m) A superb dual aspect open plan sociable living space with natural slate flooring and underfloor heating throughout, with defined areas of cooking, dining and relaxing. An upgraded kitchen suite comprising a range of base and eye level units with high-gloss door and draw fronts, plus a large island with cupboard storage under with worktop over. Integrated BOSCH dishwasher, Neff oven and induction hob with extractor fan over. Built in American fridge/freezer. Ample space for sizeable dining table and an additional sitting room area. Exposed timber beams and sliding doors with fitted blinds to front aspect.

INTERNAL STAIRWELL Stairs to first and second floor. Door to WC and garage. Cosy seating area with window to the rear.

CLOAKROOM Hand wash basin with vanity unit below, wall mounted low level W/C with push button flush. Extractor fan, Electric heated towel rail.

INTEGRAL GARAGE 15' 7" x 9' 2" (4.75m x 2.79m) Electric roller door, wall mounted gas central heating boiler, base level unit with plumbing for utility services and door into ground floor landing space.


LIVING ROOM 25' 6" (reducing to 11'10) x 21' 3" (reducing to 17'7) (7.77m x 6.48m) Spacious dual aspect sitting room that also has the versatility to create a fourth bedroom if required. Solid wood flooring throughout with large sliding doors to front aspect and ability to step out onto a good sized balcony large enough to sit out and enjoy the sunshine.Granite lintels and feature exposed stone wall to rear aspect. Space for home office/ study area. Radiators.

BEDROOM THREE 13' 6" x 13' 6" (reducing to 8'5") (4.11m x 4.11m) Would be square room but for the bathroom protruding into it. Window to front aspect and door out a lovely southerly balcony. Two old school style radiators and TV point.

BATHROOM Bath with shower over and glass screen to the side, wall mounted integrated hand wash basin and low level W/C with push button flush. Extractor fan and electric heated towel rail. Tiled wet areas.


LANDING High level windows to front and aspect. Radiator and doors into....

BEDROOM ONE 16' 2" x 12' 4" (4.93m x 3.76m) plus dressing area 7'8" x 5'2" Double bedroom with lots of natural light via a velux window to front aspect as well as high level windows to front and rear aspect. Exposed timber beams provide real character plus a bonus dressing area with built in wardrobe and eave storage cupboard. Radiators and TV point. Central ceiling height of 10'9".

BEDROOM TWO 16' 7" x 9' 5" (5.05m x 2.87m) Velux window to front aspect with high level windows to front and rear. Exposed beams and eave storage cupboard. Two radiators and TV point.

SHOWER ROOM 6' 6" x 6' 2" (1.98m x 1.88m) Walk-in shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, Laufen vanity hand wash basin and low level W.C with push button flush. Velux window to front aspect, heated towel rail and extractor fan.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is a stone courtyard with space for outside seating. Plus a beautiful woodland walk!

LEASEHOLD 999 year lease commencing in the year 2012. The service/maintenance charge is currently £344.85 payable quarterly. Which includes building insurance, gardening, outside cleaning, floodgate maintenance, window cleaning and external redecoration amongst other benefits.


AGENTS NOTES Flood Defence

The site and all its buildings are protected against the risk of flooding from the picturesque River Kennall which meanders through the Foundry. In addition to robust site-wide flood defences, each house also benefits from its own flood defence wall system, covered by Sovereign's 30yr product guarantee. Full building insurance cover allowing for flood risk is also included in the estate charge, providing purchasers with peace of mind.
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