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Rarely do properties offering the opportunity of a generous home with built-in holiday accommodation or one larger family home come available in this desirable town. Available with no onward chain is this versatile and unique property arranged over three floors as one dwelling you have a fantastic family home with four bedroom two en-suites and the ever sought-after parking for two cars in St Ives. Alternatively and easily self-contained; the lower ground floor is an ideal annexe; and has been run as a successful holiday let providing a superb income avenue
Upon entering this “eco home” there is a warm and welcoming feel. Built as an “eco home” the hot water system is run via a solar system in addition to the heat recovery system and bio fuel stove runs on pellets, creates a home with comparatively low running costs to the traditionally built home.
Originally the now holiday let accommodation was designed a workshop or artist studios - something many homes today crave the space and opportunity to have and with the current owners operating a successful business, this property offers an easy flow and feel. The impressive open plan living area with its feature bio fuel burner, opens onto the deck area, perfect for entertaining. The bedrooms offer a sense of space with vaulted ceiling and multiple aspects. This property truly must be viewed to be appreciated.
St Ives boasts a picturesque harbour and cobbled streets with magical names like Salubrious Terrace, Tee Total Street and Court Cocking that all lead around to the beautiful harbour with ample tea rooms, coffee shops, restaurants and bars that cater for all.
There are numerous art galleries and workshops scattered around the town, not forgetting beautiful beaches only minutes away keeping St Ives in the top ten of UK holiday destinations.
Porthmeor beach to the west offers ideal conditions for those more active and interested in surfing or body boarding while Porthgwidden and Porthminster are favoured by families for their calmer waters with many other bays and coves to explore nearby.
Renowned for its artists, art has played an important role in St Ives, with the Tate Gallery St Ives dramatically overlooking Porthmeor Beach and numerous galleries and studios celebrating the works of artists such as Barbara Hepworth, Bernard Leach, Ben Nicholson and many others.
The entrance door opens to the reception hall with a door providing access to the annexe accommodation. A further “lockable” door opens to an inner hall with stairs rising to the first floor. Wooden flooring and window to side aspect. Door to the:-
Window to rear aspect, under stair storage area, plumbing for washing machine and further space suitable for a tumble dryer.
Accessed from the reception hall, the lockable entrance door opens into the open plan living area with kitchenette. There are partly glazed double doors looking and opening onto the front terrace, providing a wealth of natural light. There is an additional window to front aspect and wood flooring runs throughout to the room. There is a boiler cupboard and glazed doors open to the bedroom. The kitchen area of this well planned room has a range of storage units, work surfaces with built in stainless steel sink and a two ring electric hob with acrylic splashback and cooker hood over.
Partly glazed double doors opening to the rear garden and a further window to the side aspect. Wood flooring continues through from the open plan living space and a door opens to the en-suite shower room with a window to rear aspect. A three piece suite comprises of a low level WC, wash hand basin and a shower cubicle.
Shower room with a window to rear aspect. A three piece suite comprises of a low level WC, wash hand basin and a shower cubicle.
Carpeted flooring to the stairs from the inner hall leads to the first floor open plan living space. This large open living area is cleverly split into zones each with delightful features. In the living area you are greeted by the welcoming pellet burning stove recessed into the fireplace. Wood flooring continues from the kitchen through to the dining and lounge space and stairs continue up to the second floor. The lounge area immediately draws the outside in with its window to side aspect and a set of double doors with adjacent window leading you out onto the newly replaced decking/terrace.
Large raised window seat enjoying views through the trees towards the town. The kitchen is fitted with a range of white contemporary units and provides ample storage and drawer units together with a built-in oven, hob with cooker hood over and solid wood work surface incorporating a sink with tiled splashback and window above.
The large landing has access to the loft, carpeted flooring and natural light is provided from the window to the side aspect. Doors lead off to:-
The vaulted and exposed beam ceiling gives a sense of space and calm. The square bay window offers views to the rear and side aspect. There is a clever use of space incorporating wardrobe and additional high level storage. Carpeted flooring and a door opening to:-
Comprising of white three piece suite with fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.
An impressive room with a vaulted ceiling and a square bay window with viiews to the front and side aspect. Recess suitable for a range of wardrobes and carpeted flooring.
A dual aspect room with windows to front and side. Over stairs storage space and carpeted flooring.
From the tandem parking space, the property is approached via a paved pathway opening to a terrace that leads to the front door. Continuing around to the side of the property a side pedestrian gate opens to a side garden/terrace. The plot is surrounded by mature shrubs, small trees and bamboo screening. There is a raised lawn and steps in natural stone lead to the:-
To the rear the deck has been recently replaced providing an impressive entertaining space with a combination of wood and a glass paned balustrade.
By separate negotiation the property could be sold furnished and further information regarding rental income can be requested.
The property is less than a mile away from Royal Square in the centre of town. Proceed along the Stennack out of town, passing the doctors surgery. Continue over the mini-roundabout onto Higher Stennack, passing the fire station. Toms Yard is the second left just before the turning for the B3311. Entering Toms Yard the property is located on the left hand side.
MAP estate agents, Gateway Business Centre, Wilson Way, Barncoose, TR15 3RQ
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