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Situated in the centre of Churchtown, Illogan, this detached period house is believed to date from the 1850s. Sympathetically updated by our vendor, the property retains many character features including arched mullion windows and granite lintel fireplaces together with polished wood flooring in many of the principal rooms.
Offering three bedrooms there is a family bathroom on the first floor which has been remodelled. The sitting room enjoys a dual aspect and has a wood burning stove set into a floor to ceiling granite lintel stone fireplace which is complemented by a non-functional granite lintel fireplace to the far end of this room.
There is a separate dining room which again enjoys a dual aspect and focuses on a wood burning stove, the recently refurbished kitchen/breakfast room has a comprehensive range of units and gives access to a utility room and WC. In addition to the wood burning stoves, one will find gas fired central heating.
To the outside there are enclosed cottage style gardens to both front and rear and these are well stocked with mature planting and the rear garden features raised beds, ideal for the growing of vegetables.
Centrally located in Churchtown, Illogan, which featured in the filming of the original Poldark series in the mid-1970s, there is schooling close by for younger children and within two miles walking distance is the north coast fishing village of Portreath, country walks will be found nearby in Tehidy Woods.
The village of Illogan has a choice of convenience stores, there are doctor surgeries, a pharmacy and a well respected local pub selling home cooked food.
The major towns of Redruth and Camborne, which offer national and local shopping outlets, banks and mainline Railway Stations are within three miles, Truro, the commercial and cultural centre for Cornwall is fourteen miles distant and the university town of Falmouth on the south coast is only thirteen miles away. Transport links include easy access to the A30 trunk road within a mile.
Solid wooden door with fan light over opening to:-
Polished wood flooring and a half glazed door opening to:-
Space for a desk and turning staircase to the first floor. Panelled doors opening off to:-
Enjoying a dual aspect with windows to both front and rear (those at the front having shutters). This room has an attractive floor to ceiling fireplace with granite lintel housing a wood burning stove and there is a second non-functional granite fireplace to the far end. Part polished wood flooring and radiator.
Enjoying a dual aspect with windows to the front and rear with the front window benefiting from shutters. Semi-recessed wood burning stove set on a slate hearth with a granite lintel, polished wood flooring and radiator. Door through to:-
Window to the rear. French doors opening to the rear garden and with two double glazed 'Velux' roof lights. Remodelled in a contemporary style, sympathetic with the age of the property and featuring a range of base units with adjoining square edge granite working surfaces featuring an under-slung porcelain butlers sink with pillar mixer tap. Integrated 'Miele' dishwasher, space for range style cooker and Victorian style radiator. Limed oak flooring. Door to:-
Double glazed door to the side and a uPVC double glazed window to the rear. Fitted with a range of base units for storage purposes and with space and plumbing for a concealed washing machine. Moulded concrete working surfaces with a recessed butler style sink with pillar mixer tap, ceramic tiled floor and vertical panelled door opening to:-
uPVC double glazed window to the rear. Remodelled with a close coupled WC, vanity wash hand basin with storage beneath.
uPVC double glazed window on the half landing and painted wood floorboards. Original panelled doors opening to:-
Arched window to front elevation. Wood fire surround with cast iron Victorian style back, painted floor boards, picture rail and radiator.
Arched window to the front. Exposed floor boards and radiator.
Arched window to the front. Wood fire surround with cast iron Victorian style back, picture rail, painted floor boarding and radiator.
uPVC double glazed window to the rear. Remodelled with a white suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC and panelled bath with central fill. Extensive ceramic tiled splash backs, plumbed shower over the bath and laminate flooring. Radiator. Two door airing cupboard containing gas combination boiler. Inset spot lighting.
The front garden is planted with wide range of shrubs and annual plants designed to give all year round colour.
To the rear of the property the garden has been planted with a range of mature shrubs and plants giving a high level of colour and with ease of maintenance in mind there are pea gravelled beds with raised planters ideal for cultivation of vegetables. Set to one side is a circular patio ideal for enjoying summer evenings outdoors. There is a block built store shed with slate roof and to one side is a recessed area which is partially covered and ideal for the storage and seasoning of logs.
From the centre of Illogan village, at a staggered crossroads/roundabout and with Alexander Road on your left hand side, continue straight ahead into Robartes Terrace, the road bears around to the left passing Illogan Parish Church on the left hand side and as the road bears around to the right, bear left where the property is the second detached property on the left hand side.
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