Race Hill Bissoe, Truro £800,000

Sold STC
  • front elevation
    Race Hill Bissoe
  • living room
    Race Hill Bissoe
  • living room
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  • office
    Race Hill Bissoe
  • bedroom two
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  • principal bedroom five
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  • en-suite
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    Race Hill Bissoe
  • garden/patio
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    Race Hill Bissoe

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  • South facing barn conversion
  • Rural location with 2.3 acres in two enclosures
  • Five bedrooms (two with en-suites)
  • Amazing open plan living space
  • Bespoke fitted kitchen
  • Home office/bedroom six
  • First floor bathroom ground floor shower room
  • Double glazed, oil central heating
  • Generous garage/workshop and carport
  • Ideal for commuting Truro and Falmouth

Superbly presented throughout, this detached barn conversion enjoys a south facing aspect over Bissoe Valley. A versatile home featuring an impressive open plan living space with vaulted ceiling, there are five bedrooms, two of which benefit from en-suites together with a home office. In addition to the first floor family bathroom there is a shower room on the ground floor.  

The present owners have managed the 2.3 acres of land in an organic fashion and extensive tree planting has taken place to include harvestable Hazel and fruit trees.  The generous garage/workshop is detached from the property and there is also a large car port and ample parking.

Hilltop Barn is fully double glazed, there is a combination of under floor and radiator heating via oil fired boiler supplemented by solar panels.  To the front there is an extensive sun terrace and patio ideal for outside entertaining and enjoying summer sunsets, adjacent to a formal garden.

The internal layout of the property would allow a degree of independent living for a dependent relative if required and is ideal for those with teenage children.

A truly unique property requiring closer inspection to be fully appreciated, why not view our virtual tour prior to arranging a viewing?

Situated close to the rural hamlet of Point Mills on the outskirts of Bissoe, this property is ideal for commuting to the city of Truro or the university town of Falmouth on the south coast.  Nearby there is the coast to coast trail and network of long distance cycling and walking routes that runs through Bissoe and links both the north and south coast of Cornwall and gives access to Portreath and the village of Devoran.

The city of Truro which is the administrative and cultural centre of Cornwall offers a wide selection of both national and local shopping outlets together with private schooling and a mainline Railway Station with direct links to London Paddington and the north of England.

Falmouth on the south coast is a haven for sailing and is noted for its sandy beaches.  



Composite double glazed door opening to:-


Riven slab slate floor incorporating radiators and under floor heating and with spotlighting. Panelled doors open off to:-

OPEN PLAN LIVING/DINING /KITCHEN AREA - 33' 2'' x 17' 1'' (10.10m x 5.20m) overall measurements


Enjoying a dual aspect with two double glazed full height windows to the front, double glazed French doors opening on to the patio and double glazed French doors to the side, featuring a contemporary style 'Contura' wood burning stove and three radiators.


The kitchen area is fitted with a bespoke range of eye level and base cream faced units incorporating Oak working surfaces and with an inset ceramic combination sink and drainer with mixer tap. 'Rangemaster Professional' cooker with ceramic hob and stainless steel hood over, Extensive ceramic tiled splashbacks and space for a dishwasher. An island unit forms a partial room divider and gives additional work top space for storage. This room features a Riven slab slate floor with under floor heating, there is a most impressive vaulted beamed ceiling with a staircase leading to the first floor.

HOME OFFICE - 14' 8'' x 13' 2'' (4.47m x 4.01m)

Enjoying a dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the rear and side. 'Amtico' style flooring, radiator and inset spotlighting. Recessed cupboard housing 'Worcester' oil fired boiler.


Close coupled WC, wall hung wash hand basin and oversized shower cubicle with plumbed shower. Extensive ceramic tiling to walls. Riven slate flooring and space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Additional storage. Spotlighting and radiator.

BEDROOM ONE - 12' 3'' x 10' 6'' (3.73m x 3.20m)

uPVC double glazed window to the rear. Built-in three door wardrobe unit. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO - 13' 2'' x 10' 6'' (4.01m x 3.20m)

uPVC double glazed window to the side. Built-in three door wardrobe unit. Two radiators and inset spotlighting. Door to:-


Close coupled WC, wall hung wash hand basin and shower enclosure with plumbed shower. Extensive ceramic tiling to walls, ceramic tiled floor and radiator.


Recessed three door storage cupboard and further recessed cupboard housing domestic hot water tank. Radiator and panelled doors opening off to:-

BEDROOM THREE - 14' 8'' x 11' 6'' (4.47m x 3.50m)

Enjoying a dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the rear and side. Two four door wardrobe units and radiator.


Double glazed 'Velux' roof light. Fitted with a white suite consisting of close coupled WC, wall hung wash hand basin and panelled bath. Shower cubicle with plumbed shower, extensive tiled walls, slate tiled floor and radiator. Towel radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR - 10' 8'' x 9' 2'' (3.25m x 2.79m)

uPVC double glazed window to the rear. Two door wardrobe unit, radiator.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM FIVE - 14' 1'' x 12' 5'' (4.29m x 3.78m)

Enjoying a dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side enjoying an outlook over the Bissoe Valley. Two door wardrobe unit, radiator and door to:-


Double glazed 'Velux' roof light. Close coupled WC, wall hung wash hand basin, panelled bath with mixer tap and with plumbed rain head shower over. Extensive ceramic tiling to walls, slate tiled floor and radiator.


A gated entrance opens to a sweeping gravelled driveway leading to the front of the property and giving access to parking, turning and a car port. Immediately to the front and side of the barn there are formal gardens which are lawned with gravelled beds and there is an extensive 'Riven' slab patio sun terrace immediately to the front which is ideal for outside entertaining and enjoys a southerly outlook across the Bissoe Valley. Set to one side of the property there is a car port, additional parking and a:-

WORKSHOP/GARAGE - 23' 2'' x 12' 1'' (7.06m x 3.68m) maximum measurements

PLUS - 19' 1'' x 15' 3'' (5.81m x 4.64m) maximum measurements

Three double glazed windows overlooking the fields to the front and with an electric roller door and courtesy door to the front. From the workshop a door opens to a further:-

UTILITY SPACE - 19' 1'' x 7' 6'' (5.81m x 2.28m)

Range of eye level and base units having adjoining roll top edge working surfaces and incorporating an inset double bowl sink unit. Double glazed window to the side and door to rear.

CAR PORT - 23' 7'' x 18' 7'' (7.18m x 5.66m)


The majority of the land is in two enclosures, there is a field shelter/implement store which has power, light and water connected and between the car port and workshop is an attractive water feature and generous enclosure suitable for chickens/ducks etc., As previously mentioned, the land has been organically managed by the present owners and an extensive tree planting scheme has been implemented to include harvestable Hazel trees, fruit trees etc.,


Heading out of Truro on the A39 towards Falmouth, after passing the Carnon Downs turning at a roundabout take the third exit towards Bissoe, continue along this road, crossing over at a staggered junction and after passing the entrance to the Bissoe Trail/Bike Chain on your right the road bears left and at Point Mills with a garage on your left carry straight across taking the next turning on the right marked Race Hill, continue up Race Hill bearing around to the left and after a right hand bend, the entrance to Hilltop Barn will be identified on the left hand side.


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Name Location Type Distance
Race Hill Bissoe
Truro TR4 8RH
County: Cornwall
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: MAP2856
Robin Millett
MAP Estate Agents
  01209 243333