Porkellis, Helston Offers in Excess of £400,000

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  • Semi-detached cottage in village location
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Sitting room with 'Varde' wood burning stove
  • Ground floor wet room with shower
  • First floor bathroom
  • 'Terma Blue' modern electric heating system and ethernet outlets
  • Anthracite aluminium double glazing
  • Ofsted rated 'Good' school 0.25 miles away
  • Generous front garden and countryside views
  • Garage and parking

A beautifully presented and updated character cottage dating back to the 1800's, set in the centre of the village with off-road parking. This refurbished semi-detached cottage rests in the peaceful village of Porkellis near Helston and offers lovely countryside views and a delightful balance of contemporary and character features.

The kitchen/diner overlooks the garden with a set of bi-fold doors opening to the patio. The fitted kitchen has gloss units, is fully-equipped with appliances, has character beams, laminate oak effect flooring and a feature exposed white stone wall that was once a fireplace and now houses the ceramic hob, extractor and a fridge and freezer. The sitting room is a delightful and cosy hub with an exposed stone wall fireplace housing a 'Varde' 7kw wood burning stove. The ground floor wet room-style shower room also has a WC and heated towel rail, whilst upstairs you will find the family bathroom.

On the first floor are three spacious neutrally styled bedrooms all offering wonderful, high apex ceilings with beams, one double has stunning features and dual aspect windows and the other two double rooms have wood panelled walls and enjoy garden and countryside views. The property has anthracite aluminium double glazed windows and has a 'Terma Blue' modern electric heating system.  

Outside is a large lawned garden with raised bed for growing herbs, fruit and vegetables, plus a patio and furniture - ideal for making great use of the barbecue and dining alfresco.  The garage offers storage space and the property is offered for sale chain free.

The cottage is situated in the popular village of Porkellis which is set amongst open rolling countryside and incorporates some small moorland areas.  The village has a Public House, Methodist Chapel and a Primary School situated in the nearby hamlet of Halwin. 

A short drive away is Stithians Reservoir which is a favourite location for water sports.  The nearby town of Helston is a traditional market town with much history and charm that stands as the gateway to the Lizard Peninsula - mainland Britain's most southerly point and plays host to numerous picturesque fishing villages.

The town boasts a variety of shops and amenities including schooling facilities, sports centre, college, doctors’ surgeries, pharmacies, dentists, chain stores and supermarkets. The port of Falmouth is a little further to the east.


Rooms

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

Bi-fold double glazed door leading to the kitchen/diner. Stairs to first floor.

KITCHEN/DINER - 13' 10'' x 13' 1'' (4.21m x 3.98m) maximum measurements

Fitted with a modern style range of base units to include drawers with butchers block style work surfaces over incorporating a ceramic double sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine, eye level integrated electric oven. In the old fireplace is a ceramic hob with integrated hood and extractor above, below is space for a fridge and freezer, Double glazed window to the rear aspect, ceiling lights and laminated flooring. TV point and ethernet outlet.

LOUNGE - 13' 2'' x 12' 9'' (4.01m x 3.88m) maximum measurements

A dual aspect room with two double glazed windows to the front elevation overlooking the garden and a double glazed window to the rear elevation. Feature granite Inglenook fireplace housing a 'Varde 7kw' wood burning stove, laminated flooring and radiator. Telephone point, TV point and ethernet outlet. An under stairs storage cupboard housing the immersion tank.

GROUND FLOOR WET ROOM

Obscure double-glazed window to the rear aspect. Wash hand basin, WC and shower with large overhead shower. Wall lights, extractor and heated towel rail. Tiled walls, tiled flooring, ceiling spotlights and underfloor heating.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Double glazed window to the rear aspect, loft access and doors off to:-

BEDROOM ONE - 16' 2'' x 13' 2'' (4.92m x 4.01m)

A triple aspect room with double glazed windows to the front and rear enjoying countryside views. Laminated flooring, radiator, ceiling and wall lights. TV point and ethernet outlet.

BEDROOM TWO - 13' 0'' x 10' 6'' (3.96m x 3.20m) maximum measurements

Double glazed window to the front aspect enjoying countryside views and 'Velux. window. Wooden flooring, radiator, ceiling and wall lights. TV point and ethernet outlet.

BEDROOM THREE - 9' 9'' x 9' 8'' (2.97m x 2.94m)

Double glazed window to the front aspect enjoying countryside views. Laminate flooring, radiator, ceiling and wall lights. TV point and ethernet outlet.

BATHROOM

Fitted with a suite comprising bath with tiled surround and mixer tap, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. ' Velux' double glazed window, laminate flooring, extractor and towel rail radiator.

OUTSIDE

A generous country garden laid mainly to lawn surrounded by mature hedging with beds that house a range of mature plants, trees, and shrubs. From many points in the garden there is a lovely rural outlook over rolling Cornish countryside and a patio. Outside the garden is off-road parking for two cars and :-

GARAGE - 15' 9'' x 12' 7'' (4.80m x 3.83m) minimum measurements

AGENT'S NOTE

The Council Tax banding for the property is band 'B'.

DIRECTIONS

From the centre of the village, take the road to the left of the Star Inn and proceed for approximately 200yds and the property will be seen on your right hand side indicated by MAP Estate Agents for sale board. Using What3words: unites.expert.geese


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Name Location Type Distance
Porkellis
Helston TR13 0LB
County: Cornwall
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: MAP3651
Michael Apeitos
MAP Estate Agents
 
  01326 702 400