A fabulous broad fronting, four double bedroom, two reception room, two bath / shower room, south facing barn conversion of immense character, offering exceptionally spacious accommodation throughout, located within a gorgeous semi rural environ and within walking distance to the historic Helston town centre with all it’s amenities on offer. The dramatic southern Cornish coastline and the picturesque fishing village of Porthleven are within a short drive. As sole agents, an early viewing is unhesitatingly recommended to appreciate this fine character home. EPC C69
A fabulously proportioned open plan living area comprising dining area, kitchen and living room. Open vaulted ceilings with exposed structural timbers throughout the first floor. Two internal bespoke quality American oak staircases descend to the ground floor serving either end of the living areas.
Bedroom 1. En Suite B1. Bedroom 2. Bedroom 3. Bedroom 4. Utility Room. Family Bathroom. Snug / Study.
Detached triple garage. Gardens. Private driveway.
A fabulous broad fronting, four double bedroom, two reception room, two bath / shower room, south facing barn conversion of immense character, offering exceptionally spacious accommodation throughout, located within a gorgeous semi rural environ and within walking distance to the historic Helston town centre with all it's amenities on offer. An exquisite property offering enormous open plan living areas, making this a special home for the discerning purchaser.
Originally the residence was part of a character and attractive farm complex, with associated barns which were duly converted in recent years into a number of individual quality residential properties. Such is the magnetic appeal of this delightful character home, we have been informed that it featured in 2014 on the TV program 'Escape to the country'.
This impressive semi detached character barn conversion offers attractive part exposed granite / stone / vertical slate tiled external elevations, under a pitched slate tiled roof complemented by terracotta ridge tiles, part newly installed UPVC double glazed windows to front facade, and warmed throughout by an oil fired central heating system. The home is further warmed during the winter months via the log burning stove situated in the living room areas. The external facades are further highlighted by substantial granite quoins and lintels. The property has been meticulously presented by the current vendors, and stylishly decorated throughout in a neutral colour scheme.
Upon ascending the external granite steps, a front wooden stable door opens into the incredible and expansive open plan kitchen / dining and living room areas. The first floor offers open vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, complemented by quality oak flooring and two bespoke oak staircases located at each end of the residence which descend to the ground floor accommodation. The ground floor offers four double bedrooms ( the master bedroom has an open vaulted ceiling and fitted with a fabulous en suite wet room ), utility room, family bathroom and a snug / study.
An impressive oak framed triple barn style garage is situated near the end of the driveway, whereupon the property offers additional ample private off road parking. The gardens are mainly situated to the side, front and rear aspects of the barn conversion. The property provides an elevated rear terraced garden area which is a real 'sun trap', where one can dine out 'al fresco' style during the summer months, whilst also providing a high degree of privacy.
The dramatic southern Cornish coastline, together with the picturesque fishing village of Porthleven and Praa Sands surf beach are conveniently within a short drive.
Tax band E
The gorgeous hamlet of Newham borders Helston and Lowertown. The historic market town of Helston stands at the gateway of the Lizard Peninsula which is Britain's most southerly point, which gives access to some of the most dramatic coastal scenery and beaches the UK has to offer. The coastal and inland villages are most picturesque which add to the overall charm of this delightful and highly regarded peninsula. Helston has an eclectic array of individual shops, well regarded schools (both junior and senior) sports centre, doctor's surgeries , pharmacies and a cinema. The area boasts some outstanding walks and scenery nearby, eg Helston's boating lake through the National Trust land towards the outstanding Loe Pool and Loe Bar with the sea nearby.
From Helston drive west on the A394, then take the first right hand turning into Newham Lane. Proceed down this lane for a short way, take the first left turning ( the unmade lane is split in two, and take the right hand side filter lane ) which will take you to the property. The distance from the centre of Helston is approximately 1.3 miles.
Rustic granite steps with painted iron railings, ascend from the gravelled driveway to the first floor double glazed stable door into :-
4.88m 1.52m x 4.57m (16' 5" x 15')
Open vaulted ceiling with exposed structural timbers, velux window, two radiators, ceiling lighting, TV and telephone point. Quality oak flooring. Bespoke oak staircase descends to the utility room on the ground floor.
4.19m x 3.07m (13'9" x 10'1")
A selection of cream painted base units, complemented by hardwood worktops, with an inset 'Belfast' style sink fitted with a mixer tap. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Inset halogen 4 ring hob with electric oven below and extractor hood above with a curved glass screen. Light oak effect laminate flooring, window to rear aspect, and an additional velux roof window. Open vaulted ceiling with exposed structural timbers and ceiling lighting.
13.46m x 4.60m (44'2" x 15'1")
A stunning spacious living room area, and ideal for family entertaining. Vaulted open beamed ceiling with velux window and exposed structural timbers. Double opening French glazed doors out onto a Juliet balcony with views to the front courtyard garden aspect. At the far end of the living room a glazed door opens out onto an attractive paved patio and lawn and offers a high degree of privacy. Centrally located within the living room area is a superb contemporary log burner on a black marble circular hearth. Quality oak flooring. Four radiators, TV and telephone point, infinity broadband facility, and ceiling lighting.
At each end of the upper floor, two bespoke American light oak quality winding staircases descend to the ground floor. Oak handrails, newel posts and stylish glass panels add to the overall quality of the staircases.
14'7" x 12'7"
A selection of white base units with wood effect melamine worktop, inset stainless steel drainer sink and mono mixer tap. Plumbing provided for washing machine. Floor mounted oil fired boiler. Electric fuse board cupboard. Ceramic tiled floor, ceiling light and external glazed door to front patio.
Quality oak flooring. Ceiling lighting, smoke detector, three radiators and exposed wooden braced doors with latches to :-
3.28m x 2.01m (10'9" x 6'7")
A four piece bathroom suite comprising a free standing period style bath. Corner shower unit fitted with curved sliding screen doors. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with a ceramic tiled splash back. Radiator, window to the rear aspect, ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan and inset ceiling lighting. Internal glass block window to hallway.
5.99m x 4.90m (19'8" x 16'1")
A magnificent master bedroom with open vaulted ceiling with exposed structural timberwork. Ceiling lighting, radiator, window with deep slate sill, glazed wooden door to front aspect. Television point. Door to en suite:-
4.75m x 2.31m (15'7" x 7'7")
An exceedingly generous wet room enclosure discreetly divided by an attractive architectural glass block screen. Low level WC and modern rectangular wash hand basin with mono mixer tap and storage drawers below. Part ceramic tiling to walls. Ceramic tiled floor. Chrome towel radiator, and window to front aspect. Open vaulted painted ceiling with exposed structural timbers and Velux window.
Window overlooking the front aspect. Television point. Radiator, and inset ceiling lighting.
3.30m x 3.28m (10'10" x 10'9")
Window overlooking the front aspect. Television point and radiator.
3.28m x 2.54m (10'9" x 8'4")
Window overlooking the front aspect, radiator and inset ceiling lighting.
3.73m x 3.15m (12'3" x 10'4")
Beamed ceiling, window to front aspect, understairs oak storage cupboard, two radiators and oak closed tread staircase ascending to the living room. Television point.
27'x17' ( external )
A superb triple oak framed building housing the garage incorporating two open bays, and one closed bay, under a pitched pinned slate roof with contrasting red ridge tiles. Concrete floor.
The property is approached through the wooden five bar gate, leading onto the generous gravelled driveway suitable for ample private parking. Lawned garden to side, and rear aspects backing onto adjacent fields. An attractive paved front courtyard area with a circular feature is to be found on the south facing side of the building. The property benefits from extensive rear landscaping, and now provides a most attractive elevated terraced garden. The rear garden offers dual access from either the ground floor, or alternatively from the first floor living areas giving access to the back paved patio areas.
Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private bore hole providing drinking water. Shared private sewerage scheme between the four neighbouring properties.
The above property details should be considered as a general guide only for prospective purchasers, and do not form part of any offer, or contract and should not be relied upon as a statement or representations of fact. Olivers Estate Agents does not have any authority to give any warranty in relation to the property. We would like to bring to the attention of any purchaser that we have endeavoured to provide a realistic description of the property, no specific survey or detailed inspection has been carried out relating to the property, services, appliances and any further fixtures and fittings/equipment. If double glazing has been stated in the details, the purchaser is advised to satisfy themselves as to the type and amount of double glazing fitted to the property. It should not be assumed that the property has all the planning, building regulations etc and any buyer should seek the advice of their instructed solicitor. We recommend all buyers to carry out their own survey/investigations relating to the purchase of any of our properties. All measurements, floor plans, dimensions and acreages are approximate and therefore should not be relied upon for accuracy.
The initial driveway from the main road is shared with neighbouring properties.
Please note it is a legal requirement that we require verified ID from purchasers before instructing a sale. Please also note we shall require proof of funds before we instruct the sale, together with your instructed solicitors.
Olivers of Helston Will Take The Hassle Out Of Buying Or Selling Your House