4 Bedroom Farm House for sale in FALMOUTH
Thought to be built in the mid 1700’s this fine farmhouse is surprisingly light and spacious and offers three double bedrooms and one single bedroom. Gardens to the front and rear plus off-road parking and large shed/workshop and situated at the bottom of a quiet lane off Trescobeas Road.
- Attached farmhouse
- Quiet location
- Good size kitchen
- Light & spacious
- Gardens to front & rear
- Off-road parking
THE LOCATION The Nurseries lies on the outskirts of Falmouth just off Trescobeas Road one of the main arterial roads for Falmouth. Once out of The Nurseries, the town, beaches, and 'A' roads are easily accessible, and you are just a mile or so from the town and seafront and a few hundred yards from Trescobeas Surgery and just moments from Falmouth Secondary School.
Trescobeas Road is on a regular bus route to and from the town and seafront and a local walk close by to Tregoniggie Woodland leading through to Swanvale, passing Swanpool Nature Reserve to Swanpool beach and the South West Coastal Path.
Falmouth has an excellent and diverse selection of restaurants and an eclectic mixture of individual shops as well as national chains, together with quality galleries showcasing local talent. Nearby train stations (Falmouth Town and Penmere Halt) provide a convenient link to the mainline at Truro for Exeter and London, Paddington.
Falmouth Docks are a major contributor to the town's economy and along with Falmouth University (with campuses in Falmouth and Penryn) and Falmouth Marine School, specialising in traditional and modern boat building, marine engineering and environmental science, ensure an all year round and active community. There are five primary schools and one secondary school in the town and highly regarded independent preparatory and senior schools in Truro.
Falmouth boasts the third largest natural harbour in the world and is renowned for its maritime facilities which offer some of the best boating and sailing opportunities in the country. Falmouth is consistently ranked as one of the top five places to live in the UK.
THE PROPERTY The property is thought to be built of Cob under a tiled roof in the mid 1700's. A former farmhouse it has been added onto over the years with a small bungalow attached to the side (once a granny annexe to the farmhouse) and an adjoining house to the rear. The sitting room/dining room is open-plan and has surprisingly high ceilings for a property of this age. French doors open onto the front garden and being such a quiet lane, these can be left open to enjoy the flowers and shrubs in Spring and Summer. The kitchen is of a generous size and is nicely designed and appointed. Upstairs are three double and one single bedrooms plus a modern shower/wet room.
Because it is attached, it is quite quirky with a courtyard garden to the rear (that is a real sun trap), a formal garden to the front and a wooded garden across the lane. The property owns the lane, and the neighbouring properties have access use but cannot park in the lane. (The neighbouring properties are also responsible for joint upkeep of the lane).
There is off-road parking for two cars plus a large shed/workshop (further parking can be made by adapting the wooded garden across the lane).
Falmouth Secondary School is a short walk away, plus a bus stop at the end of the lane making this property a great family home or retreat for someone wishing to be close to travel links yet in a quiet tucked away location.
ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL (ALL MEASUREMENTS ARE APPROXIMATE) Access to the property can be gained by the rear door through the courtyard (just off the parking area) or via the side entrance, which is in the style, and probably fitted during, the 1930's Art Deco period. A fine covered arched porch frames a wooden door with pretty coloured glazing to each side and opens into….
ENTRANCE HALL 12' x 6' 10" (3.66m x 2.08m) A very welcoming space with stairs up to the first floor and doors to the sitting/dining rooms and to the inner hall and kitchen. Tiled floor. Radiator. Inset shelving.
SITTING/DINING ROOM Open-plan area with sitting at one end and dining at the other.
STTING ROOM 14' 10" x 12' 1" (4.52m x 3.68m) French doors out into the front garden. Open fireplace with slate/stone surround and hearth. Wooden mantle. Tiled floor. Wood and glazed doors and cupboards either side of the fireplace. Radiator.
DINING ROOM 12' x 12' (3.66m x 3.66m) French doors out into the front garden. Continuation of the tiled flooring.
INTERNAL HALL 11' 1" x 6' 11" (3.38m x 2.11m) Continuation of tiled floor that matches the entrance hall and sitting/dining room. Door to the rear boot room. Under stairs cupboard.
KITCHEN 17' x 10' (5.18m x 3.05m) Extensive range of base and eye level units with white/cream coloured door and drawer fronts complimented by yards of black granite worktop with inset twin stainless-steel sinks and mixer tap.
A large window to the rear looks out onto the parking area and floods the room with natural light.
Built-in appliances include twin high-level ovens, induction hob with extractor over, dishwasher and a very useful twin drawer fridge.
UTILITY ROOM 11' 1" x 4' 11" (3.38m x 1.5m) Great larder room with space for American fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
BOOT ROOM 13' 1" x 4' 1" (3.99m x 1.24m) Fully glazed wall of windows and door out to the sunny courtyard. Tiled floor. RCD fusebox.
FIRST FLOOR Stairs from entrance hall to first floor.....
LANDING Access to bedrooms and shower room.
BEDROOM ONE 13' x 12' 10" (3.96m x 3.91m) Window overlooking the front garden, lane and woodland beyond. Stripped pine stained floorboards. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 15' 1" x 10' (4.6m x 3.05m) Two windows to the front, overlooking the front garden, lane and woodland beyond. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 12' (3.66m) x 10' (3.05m) reducing to 6' 1" (1.85m) Window to side. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR 10' 10" x 5' (3.3m x 1.52m) Window to side.
SHOWER/WET ROOM 9' 1" x 6' 1" (2.77m x 1.85m) Fully tiled with white suite comprising WC, hand wash basin in vanity unit. Curved glass screen with rainfall shower head and hand attachment. Window to rear. Chrome ladder style radiator. Ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.
OUTSIDE This property owns the Lane and the neighbours have access along it to their homes and contribute to the maintenance costs. Across the lane there is a strip of garden that is wooded and could, if required, be made into additional parking or become a vegetable garden. The front garden is formal with lawn and flower/shrub planting. Very mature and peaceful.
The rear garden is a sun-trap! Crazy paving patio with high fencing and steps up to a further lawn area. A side gate leads to the parking area, which could accommodate a large and small car. Last but not least, there is another grassed area to the entrance side of the house where there is a 20' x 8' (6.1m x 2.44m) wooden workshop/shed plus parking for a trailer.
AGENTS NOTE Subject to the Estate Agents Act 1979, please note that the owner of this property is related to a Director of Heather & Lay.