Porkellis, Helston £650,000

Sold STC
  • Front Elevation
  • Dining Area
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Bedroom One
  • En-Suite
  • Bedroom Two
  • Rear Gardens
  • Field One
  • Stables
  • Shower Room
  • Bedroom Three
  • Bedroom Four/Office
  • Garage/Workshop
  • side gardens
  • Views from Balcony
  • Views from Balcony
  • Gardens
  • Rear Aspect
  • Field Two
  • Field Three
  • Stables
  • EPC Graph

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  • Detached house with land approaching 5 acres
  • En-suite to main bedroom & shower room
  • Large kitchen/diner overlooking the gardens
  • Double garage and driveway for several cars
  • Utility room
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Stables with tack room and kitchen/office
  • Workshop
  • Village location
  • Viewing highly recommended

Situated in the rural hamlet of Halwin, the School House was built in the 1930’s for the headteacher of Halwin Primary School. This spacious three/four-bedroom detached property makes the perfect flexible family home with the added benefit of its own equestrian facilities including a barn and paddocks approaching 5 acres. It has rural views with an open outlook over farmland and direct access to a network of footpaths and bridleways.

The well-presented accommodation comprises lounge, office/bedroom, wonderful kitchen/diner with patio doors leading to the rear garden, utility room and shower room.  On the first floor there are three double bedrooms (master bedroom with en-suite) and a shower room.
Externally the home boasts plenty of parking with a driveway leading to a large detached double garage along with its own workshop area and sizeable attic.  The gardens are delightfully landscaped and are ideal for outside entertaining.

The land, approaching 5 acres, comprises of level pasture fields divided into three paddocks. There is an American style barn containing stabling for three horses with ample storage space and a separate garage / workshop.   There are solar thermal panels on the roof of the house and solar voltaic panels on the barn providing energy and a FIT payment.

Halwin is located between the villages of Porkellis and Carnkie. The towns of Helston and Falmouth are within easy access with Camborne and Truro slightly further afield. The towns offer a wide range of shopping facilities and schools. In the centre of Porkellis is a 300-year-old pub, the ‘Star Inn’, and in Carnkie, the Wendron Sports Club. Rame has a Post Office for everyday needs and Stithians Reservoir has a water sports centre and pub, ‘The Golden Lion’.  The North and South coast of Cornwall are equidistant, it being 8 miles to the nearest beaches.



Front entrance door opening to:-


uPVC windows to front aspect, radiator, under stairs storage and stairs leading to the first floor. Wooden flooring and doors leading to:

LOUNGE - 15' 3'' x 12' 3'' (4.64m x 3.73m)

A dual aspect room with uPVC windows to side and front aspect. Electric radiator, TV point, satellite point and telephone point.

OFFICE/BEDROOM FOUR - 13' 6'' x 12' 6'' (4.11m x 3.81m)

uPVC bay window to front aspect, electric radiator, and TV point. Electric stove fire in a fireplace with granite hearth.

KITCHEN/DINER - 27' 7'' x 19' 3'' (8.40m x 5.86m) maximum measurements

A comprehensive range of base and overhead units, two with glass doors for a dresser effect. Integrated dishwasher, fridge, and freezer. Wine fridge and wine rack. Provision for an electric range style cooker with glass splash back. One and a half bowl sink and drainer with tiled splash back. Breakfast bar. Spotlights. Large triple aspect uPVC windows and patio doors leading to the rear garden. Electric radiator, wood burner stove set in fireplace with granite lintel and hearth. The stove has a back boiler which heats the thermal heat store providing hot water and heating via four radiators. Travertine tiled floor

UTILITY ROOM - 11' 3'' x 7' 9'' (3.43m x 2.36m)

uPVC double glazed window and uPVC door leading to the rear garden. Range of built in wall and base and drawer units incorporating a Belfast sink with mixer tap. Space for washing machine and dryer. Two fitted cupboards. Porcelain tiled floor. Spot lighting.


Fitted with a low-level WC, wall wash hand basin with tiled splashback and fully tiled walk in shower. Porcelain tiled flooring. Pulley clothes airer and fitted dehumidifier for drying clothes.


Velux window and uPVC window to front aspect. Radiator, cloak/storage cupboard, carpeted flooring with doors leading to:

MASTER BEDROOM - 22' 5'' x 12' 7'' (6.83m x 3.83m) maximum measurements

Dual aspect room with uPVC windows providing views over the paddocks and garden, fitted wardrobes, airing cupboard containing thermal heat store, carpeted flooring, electric radiator, TV point.


Velux window, low level WC, wash hand basin set within a vanity unit and fully tiled shower cubicle and bath. Fitted mirrored cabinet. Shaver socket. Stainless steel heated towel rail, decorative tiling to walls and tiled floor. Electric under floor heating.


With timber decking and glass balustrading and views over the paddocks. Accessed via a spiral staircase from the garden

BEDROOM TWO - 12' 6'' x 11' 2'' (3.81m x 3.40m)

uPVC window to front, carpeted flooring, electric radiator, TV point.

BEDROOM THREE - 15' 1'' x 12' 3'' (4.59m x 3.73m) into bay

Dual aspect uPVC window to front and side aspect, carpeted flooring, radiator, TV point.


uPVC double glazed window to side aspect. Fitted with a WC and wash basin set within a vanity unit. Fitted mirrored cabinet with spotlights. Shaver socket. Tiled shower cubicle with an electric shower. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail.

GARAGE - 23' 5'' x 18' 9'' (7.13m x 5.71m)

With an electric double width roller door to the front, pedestrian door to the rear garden and windows to side and rear. It has benching and storage in the workshop area, an inspection pit and mains electricity providing power and light. Large attic storage space.


The gardens are landscaped with mature shrubs, lawns, patios, and a decked sun terrace. There is a wooden gazebo with power socket and light, two ponds with waterfall feature, fire pit, seating areas and a spiral staircase to access the balcony. There are two wooden sheds with built in storage, and a log store.


American style barn containing three loose boxes (35'1" x 23'2" overall) with ‘stable soft’ rubber flooring and automatic drinkers. Lockable tack room (12'1" x 11'7"), feed room (12'3" x 11'4") with fitted kitchen units, sink and drainer. Open storage area and stairs to hay loft. Separate workshop (34'7" x 10'8"). Mains electricity and water.


The land, approaching 5 acres, is of well-maintained level pasture fields surrounded by Cornish hedging. It is divided by fencing and hedging into three paddocks with an equine ‘track system’ around the perimeter. Outside the barn there is concrete hard standing and a large sand area designed for winter turnout with a field shelter. The land has vehicular access from the road with a driveway leading to the barn and generous parking area.


At Higher Treliever roundabout, turn right onto the A394 towards Helston. Drive through Longdowns and at Rame, just after the Post Office turn right towards Carnkie. After 200 yards turn left towards Carnkie. Drive to and through the village. Continue for about a mile passing Halwin County Primary School on the right and the property will be located on the right hand side.


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Name Location Type Distance
Helston TR13 0EG
County: Cornwall
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: MAP2360
Michael Apeitos
MAP Estate Agents
  01326 702 400