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Guide Price £460,000

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5 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Ponsongath

Beautifully situated detached home in need of renovation. Located just two miles from the fishing village of Coverack in a very quiet countryside hamlet. As many as five bedrooms are on offer at this dormer bungalow and sitting in its own large garden. No onward chain!

Key Features:

  • Detached dormer Bungalow
  • Up to five bedrooms
  • In need of modernisation
  • Large gardens
  • Countryside hamlet
  • Close to Coverack
  • No onward chain

THE PROPERTY Having been let out for nearly twenty years and in need of some TLC, this isn't for the fainthearted! Should the new owner spend some money updating, this could be a fantastic home. Many times a buyer would have to "make-do" with a fitted kitchen or bathroom that another person has chosen and that is one of the reasons why renovation projects are always sought after. One could live here as is…..but we do expect the new owner will embark on a series of works to transform this tired house into a lovely home. Of course a bedroom is only a bedroom if it has a bed in it, and a dining room is only a dining room if it has a table and chairs in it…..with this in mind, it might be advisable for the new owner to take the wall down (subject to building regulations) between the sitting room that sits at the front of the property and bedroom one at the rear of the property. If this wall was removed for instance, and a French door opening to a patio out to the rear garden the room would be of a very generous size and full of light with windows on three sides and looking over its own gardens. There are many changes like this that can take place and it's an exciting opportunity for the new owner to put their own mark on and make it their dream home. A large garden with plenty of parking and single garage, all within walking distance of the southwest coastal path and some lovely beaches!

THE LOCATION Ponsongath is a small hamlet surrounded by rolling farmland and just a couple of miles from the beautiful fishing village at Coverack. With very little passing traffic (there is no through-road) all is peaceful and quiet. Coverack is home to a glorious sandy beach, shop, pub, lifeboat house and the bay hotel all serving delicious meals. The Doctors surgery at St Keverne is about 4 miles from the house. Helston is a town approx. ten miles away and is very well serviced by major supermarkets and smaller boutique shops. Further afield is the larger town at Falmouth (Dave from our office lives in Coverack and travels through Gweek to Falmouth every day and that journey takes on average 35 minutes).

ACCOMMODATION IN DETAILS (ALL MEASUREMENTS ARE APPROXIMATE) From the lane you enter via a long driveway that leads to an arched covered porch that in turn leads into…..

ENTRANCE HALL With doors off to each room and stairs to first floor.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 18' 1" x 10' 1" (5.51m x 3.07m) In need of replacement (but can be used with some cleaning and painting). Window to the front and side and door to the rear. Very light room and would make a lovely kitchen. In this room is a Royal range that is oil fired and would have supplied central heating and hot water via the copper tank.

SITTING ROOM 13' 8" x 12' 5" (4.17m x 3.78m) Almost square room with window to the side and door through to a front facing sun room. Behind this sitting room is a bedroom and with the removal of the wall between, this could be made into one large room with windows on three sides. Fireplace. Casement doors to…..

SUN ROOM 14' 2" x 4' (4.32m x 1.22m) Half wall with full width glazing to the front.

BEDROOM ONE 12' 5" x 8' 8" (3.78m x 2.64m) A bedroom or dining room or…..with the removal of the wall that divides this from the sitting room, this could become part of a much larger sitting room and with the addition of French doors out to a rear patio area, what a wonderful room this would make!

BEDROOM TWO 9' 5" x 8' 9" (2.87m x 2.67m) Window to the rear elevation.

BEDROOM THREE/HOME OFFICE 10' 7" x 6' 1" (3.23m x 1.85m) Window to the side elevation. Under stair cupboard.

BATHROOM With white bath and electric shower over. Pedestal hand wash basin. Obscure window to the rear.

W/C Separate W/C next to the bathroom. Obscure window to the rear.

FIRST FLOOR Large landing that measures 11'10" X 8'1" dormer to the rear elevation. There may be a possibility that this area could be (with the use of a clever architect) be a jack & jill shower room servicing the two bedrooms on this level?

BEDROOM FOUR 11' 10" x 11' 8" (3.61m x 3.56m) (some restricted head height). Window to the side elevation. Hand wash basin on vanity unit. Possibility to dormer?

BEDROOM FIVE 11' 10" x 10' 7" (3.61m x 3.23m) (some restricted head height). Window to the side elevation. Large eves storage room. Hand wash basin on vanity unit. Possibility to dormer?

OUTSIDE The garden is large and mostly flat. Laid toh lawn with some gravel parking that leads to a detached garage with dilapidated lean-to store and shed. There are some nice mature trees and shrubbery and a blank canvas. To the rear/side a lovely little stream boarders the property.

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