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A true hidden gem situated on the edge of Devichoys Wood nature reserve between Falmouth and Truro and accessed via an unmade driveway lane is this beautiful terraced character cottage with gardens and parking space
This three bedroom terraced cottage is one of just four and has been beautifully restored retaining many lovely character features that include exposed beams, wooden shutters and a wood burning stove. The property boasts two reception rooms, a separate utility off the kitchen, a spacious ground floor bathroom with feature free standing roll top edge bath with clawed feet and a separate large shower cubicle plus a first floor shower room. The property benefits from LPG central heating and all windows are double glazed. There is a detached garden to the front and a parking area. The generous terraced rear garden has a range of levels where you are spoilt for choice with seating and barbecue area, lawn with mature shrubs, and at the top level a summerhouse with pot bellied stove, lighting and electric that serves as a perfect hideout in an evening or when the weather is not so good!
Located along an unmade drive just off the road at the bottom of Carclew that leads off from the A39 the property is tucked away in an elevated position in the trees behind the historic, newly renovated Perran Foundry. Devichoys Wood that can be accessed from further along the A39 and here many hours can be spent exploring and walking in this delightful wood. The cottage is conveniently located for both Truro and Falmouth with a regular bus service along the A39 and a train station at Perranwell Station across the valley providing travel to both Truro and Falmouth. In addition, there is a school bus service from the main road, Mylor Bridge and Perranwell Station to the nearby Penryn College Secondary School. Perranwell Station boasts a well renowned Public House serving quality meals, a Post Office/village store, pre-school and junior school and the nearby village of Mylor Bridge offers similar facilities and also a dentist and doctors surgery. Mylor Harbour offers an abundance of water sports and is where triple Olympic gold medallist, Ben Ainslie first learnt to sail! Excellent dining can be enjoyed here at the harbour at Castaways, Café Mylor or indeed at the famous Pandora Inn
Partially glazed wood effect uPVC entrance door. The entrance door is surrounded by a wrought iron feature surround with courtesy light with post box to the side and opens to:-
uPVC double glazed sash window with window seat, wooden shutters and oak surround. Flagstone flooring. Beamed ceiling. Under stairs storage cupboard housing electric meter. Wall lights. Granite lintel over an inset wood burning stove. Archway to lounge. Door to kitchen and door to passage way leading to:-
Feature fireplace with partially exposed granite wall housing a multi-fuel burner with slate hearth, exposed beams, uPVC double glazed sash window with wooden shutters and oak surround. Radiator with decorative cover. Pitched pine floorboards.
Two uPVC wood effect windows. A range of cream wall and floor mounted cupboards with granite work tops over incorporating an LPG gas hob with extractor over. Travertine tiled splash backs. Feature stainless steel 'Belfast' sink with drainer. Space for dishwasher and inset space for fridge. Further cupboards with inset plate racks with wood work top over. Radiator. Beamed ceiling. Spot lighting Ceramic floor tiles.
Wooden staircase with rope hand rail leads up to first floor.
Ceramic floor tiles. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Glass roof with window. Extractor fan. Double glazed door to rear garden.
Obscured uPVC window with Roman blind over. Free standing roll top bath with feature clawed feet and hand held shower tap fitment, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror cabinet over, shower cubicle housing mains shower and WC. Airing cupboard, Ceramic floor tiles. Half height tiling to walls. Radiator with towel rail over. Spot lighting.
Oak flooring. Wooden doors with latches to:-
uPVC double glazed sash window with window seat to front elevation. Beamed ceiling. Loft access. Radiator. TV aerial point.
Oak flooring. uPVC double glazed sash window with window seat to front elevation. Radiator. Beamed ceiling. Period fireplace with mantelpiece over. Built-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging space.
Wooded effect uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation with blind. Radiator. Pine stained floorboards. Tongue and groove cladding to walls and ceiling. 'Velux' window with fitted blind. Wall mounted lights. Door to:-
Low level WC, shower cubicle. Heated towel rail. Pine floorboards. Tiled wall surround. Extractor fan. Cladding to ceiling. Door to eaves storage with lighting and housing the 'Worcester combination boiler.
A couple of steps lead down to a gravelled area where the LPG gas storage is plus a greenhouse, shed and magnolia tree with wrought iron railing surround.
Steps from utility lead up to a patio with barbecue area and seating. Trellis fence to the left with mature shrubs and steps to a gravel area with trees, shrubs and borders. A further pathways leads up to a shed with steps leading to a lawn with trees, borders and a feature lamp post. Further steps lead up to a raised patio with a:-
With flag stone flooring a pot bellied stove and electric and lighting this is beautiful retreat from where you can enjoy nature and your surroundings.
On The A39 between Falmouth and Truro, just before the Norway Inn in the village of Perranarworthal, turn right into Carclew, continue over the bridge and immediately take the right hand turn, opposite the cottages on the left, into an unmade drive on the right hand side. Continue along this lane that opens into a large parking area. There is a hard standing parking space for number 3. On foot, proceed up to the terrace of four cottages surrounded by trees.