Almshouse Hill, Helston £350,000

  • Front Aspect
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  • Lounge
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  • Kitchen
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  • Bathroom
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  • Reception Room
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  • Dining Room
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  • Bedroom One
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  • Rear Garden/Workshop
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  • Sunroom
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  • Bedroom Two
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  • EPC Graph
    Almshouse Hill

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  • Semi-detached character cottage
  • Two receptions rooms
  • Four bedrooms
  • Separate dining room
  • Period features
  • Short stroll from the town centre
  • Garden
  • Off-road parking
  • Mains gas central heating
  • No onward chain

This quaint character cottage may look small on the outside, however, offers a great deal of accommodation inside.

Having been much improved during the current owner’s tenure, this lovely property has many period features whilst retaining many of the refinements of modern living.

The property is situated in the older quarter of Helston in a tucked away position a short stroll from the town centre and the boating lake area of Helston with the Penrose estate and walks with Loe Pool, Cornwall's largest freshwater lake being within easy reach.

The accommodation comprises in brief of an entrance porch, two reception rooms both with fireplaces - one of which houses a wood burner, a separate dining room and a beautifully appointed and recently fitted kitchen. From here there is a sunroom and utility area and on the first floor are four bedrooms and a generous and beautifully appointed bathroom.

To the outside a courtyard garden lies to the front with parking whilst to the rear there is a hard landscaped terraced garden which is a real feature of this beautiful property.

Helston is regarded as the gateway to The Lizard Peninsula with stunning feature beaches, coves, and cliff top walks.

The property is particularly convenient for the town centre itself - a bustling market town providing facilities that include national stores, cinema, health centres, restaurants and there is also a leisure centre with indoor pool. Both primary and secondary schooling is available and a sixth form college.



Feature-stained glass entrance door opening to:-


Triple aspect with tiled flooring and stable door:-

SITTING ROOM - 10' 9'' x 10' 0'' (3.27m x 3.05m) maximum measurements

Having an impressive Inglenook fireplace with granite lintel housing a wood burner set on a slate hearth. Window to front aspect with a window seat, beamed ceiling and tiling to the floor. Door to inner corridor with under stairs storage leads to the dining room. Archway through to:-

LOUNGE - 13' 10'' x 12' 0'' (4.21m x 3.65m)

Featuring a stone fireplace and tiled hearth. Two windows to the front aspect with window seats and a beamed ceiling.

DINING ROOM - 12' 7'' x 9' 3'' (3.83m x 2.82m)

Wood effect laminate flooring with wood panelling to the ceiling and a dado rail. Window to the rear aspect overlooking the garden. Stairwell with alcove for coat hanging space and stairs rising to the first-floor. Opening to:-

KITCHEN - 12' 6'' x 9' 1'' (3.81m x 2.77m)

Comprising of a recently appointed 'Shaker' style cream range of wall and base cupboards with drawers and complementary granite effect worktop surfaces over incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with granite effect up stands. Space for cooker with cooker hood over, washing machine and fridge/freezer. The room has beamed effect ceilings, is lit by a series of down lighters and has a tiled floor. Archway through to:-

SUNROOM - 11' 8'' x 5' 5'' (3.55m x 1.65m)

A dual aspect room with views over the garden,. Part exposed stone and rendered walls and tiled floor. Door leading onto the patio garden and archway through to:-

UTILITY - 5' 8'' x 3' 7'' (1.73m x 1.09m)

This area houses the boiler and has tiled flooring.


Doors off to:-

BEDROOM ONE - 10' 11'' x 10' 4'' (3.32m x 3.15m)

Loft hatch to the roof space and window to the rear aspect enjoying a view over the garden.

BEDROOM TWO - 12' 9'' x 9' 5'' (3.88m x 2.87m)

Built-in cupboard and window to the front aspect.

BEDROOM THREE - 10' 3'' x 7' 6'' (3.12m x 2.28m) plus alcove

Window to the front aspect, dado rail and feature alcove.

BEDROOM FOUR/STUDY - 9' 11'' x 6' 4'' (3.02m x 1.93m) maximum measurements

Window to the side aspect.


A beautifully appointed dual aspect bathroom with glazed walk-in shower cubicle with easy clean splash backs, extractor over and housing an electric shower, panelled bath with mixer arrangement, vanity wash hand basin with storage below, a feature lit mirror over and tiled splash back and close coupled WC. Window to the side and rear aspects, stone effect vinyl flooring.


To the front of the property there is a brick paved driveway with parking and a hard landscaped garden with mature plants and shrubs. There is a shared pedestrian access to the side of the property.


This terraced garden is a real feature of the property, set on a varying levels with raised beds housing mature plants, trees and shrubs plus there is also an ornamental pond. Steps lead up to a further patio, again with raised beds housing mature plants, trees and shrubs. Outside electric sockets and a water tap. All in all, a beautifully thought out and landscaped space for those who enjoy al-fresco living.

WORKSHOP - 13' 3'' x 9' 8'' (4.04m x 2.94m)

Power and light.


The Council Tax Band for the property is band 'C'.


From Helston town centre proceed down Coinagehall Street and at the bottom of the street at the Monument turn right in to Nettles Hill. Proceed down the hill bearing left where you will see the property after a short distance on your left hand side, identified by our For Sale board. For help with directions try What3Words: printouts,persused.upcoming

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Name Location Type Distance
Almshouse Hill
Helston TR13 8HB
County: Cornwall
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: MAP3639
Michael Apeitos
MAP Estate Agents
  01326 702 400