Situated within this increasing popular Cornish fishing village is this excellent opportunity to purchase a detached, four bedroom family home. Said to have been constructed in 1870's as a manse for the local Methodist minister, Reverend Dodds, the property is now being sold by the Methodist church.
An imposing property which retains many period features from its local stone facade to its flag stone kitchen floor - a residence of much charm and character. Although in need of updating to realise its full potential, the property boasts both double glazing and central heating.
In brief, the accommodation comprises of an entrance porch, hall, lounge, study, dining room, pantry, utility room, cloakroom, kitchen and completing the ground floor a rear porch. On the first floor is a bathroom, w.c. and four bedrooms. To the outside the gardens cradle the property with lawned areas, raised terrace with stone chippings and well established plants and shrubs. To the rear, a driveway provides parking and leads to a garage.
Porthleven is a thriving seaside Cornish fishing village with its large harbour providing a focal point around which cluster many pubs, restaurants and businesses. The village provides amenities to cater for everyday needs as well as a primary school, whilst the more comprehensive amenities of Helston are a few miles distant and these include national stores, cinema and sports centre with indoor swimming pool.
Situated between Helston and Porthleven is the beautiful Penrose Estate which is managed by The National Trust and where one may delight in the many walks and trails through the Cornish countryside around Loe Pool which is Cornwall's largest natural fresh water lake. Porthleven has a prize winning Brass Band which, on many a summerís Sunday evening, can be heard echoing around the village, creating atmosphere & ambience for both residents and visitors.
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES (MEASUREMENTS APPROX)
STEPS UP & DOOR TO
With outlook to the front garden, step up and door to
With doors to the study, pantry, kitchen, dining room and door to
4.80m x 3.58m (15'9" x 11'9")
A dual aspect room with outlook to the front and side. There is a feature fireplace housing an open fire with tiled hearth, surround and mantle over. There are built in cupboards.
3.58m x 3.51m (11'9" x 11'6")
With outlook to the front and wall to ceiling shelving.
4.88m x 3.58m (16' x 11'9")
With outlook to the side and having a feature fireplace with tiled hearth, surround and mantle over housing an open fire.
3.12m x 1.52m (10'3" x 5')
With shelving and door to
2.67m x 1.75m (8'9" x 5'9")
With outlook to the side and having a double sink unit. Door to the outside and door to
Having a low level w.c. and frosted window to the side.
4.65m x 3.66m (15'3" x 12')
Comprising of working top surfaces incorporating a sink unit with drainer, cupboards and drawers under and wall cupboards over. There is space for an oven with built in hood over, space for a fridge/freezer and further utility space. There is an outlook to the side with window seat, built in cupboards, flag stone floor, door to the garage and door to
With door to the outside and window to the side.
STAIRS AND LANDING
Attractive staircase to
With archway through to the rear landing and stairs ascend to
With doors to three bedrooms, access to the loft and door to
Comprising of a bath, pedestal wash basin and shower cubicle. There is a frosted window to the side.
4.88m narrowing to 4.80m x 3.51m (16' narrowing to
A dual aspect room with outlook to the front and side, over other properties and out to sea. There is a feature fireplace with stone hearth, wood surround with mantle over. (not in working order)
4.88m x 3.73m (16' x 12'3")
With outlook to the side and having a feature fireplace with surround and mantle over. (not in working order)
3.58m x 2.74m (11'9" x 9')
Outlook to the front and over other properties towards open countryside and out to sea.
With built in cupboards, door to bedroom four and door to
Having a low level w.c. with frosted window to the side.
3.66m x 3.66m (12' x 12')
With outlook to the side and having a feature fireplace with wood surround with mantle over (not in working order). There is an airing cupboard with shelving which houses a water tank with immersion heater.
5.18m x 3.12m (17' x 10'3")
With roll up door, window to the side and housing the boiler.
The property is cradle by its gardens with lawned areas with well established plants and shrubs. The front garden has a terrace which is stone chipped whilst to the rear is a driveway which provides parking and leads to the garage.
We are advised that to the front of the property there is a plot of land which has been granted planning permission to build a new property on. Further details can be obtained by accessing Cornwall Council's planning website and search using the planning application number PA19/07761
Mains water, electricity and drainage.
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DATE DETAILS PREPARED
9th January 2020
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