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£210,000
2 Bed Cottage - Stithians, Truro

KEY FEATURES

  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Thoroughly renovated
  • Charm and character
  • Spacious living/dining room
  • Front and rear gardens
  • Sympathetic finish
  • Inglenook fireplace with wood-burner
  • Off-road parking

DESCRIPTION

A simply charming village cottage, extensively renovated from top to bottom featuring perfectly presented 2 bedroom accommodation, full of character, including a superb living/dining room with large inglenook fireplace, wood-burner, tasteful kitchen and bathroom, beautifully landscaped front and rear gardens and nearby off-road parking.

THE PROPERTY

Having been subject to a comprehensive scheme of refurbishments by the current owners, including new lime plastering, sympathetic double glazing, exposure of an original inglenook fireplace, installation of a wood-burner, replacement oak flooring, reappointed kitchen and bathroom, landscaping of both garden areas and many other upgrades which you would expect from a thorough project of modernisation.

A front entrance porch leads to the deep living/dining room with impressive fireplace, entrance way to the kitchen which overlooks the rear garden and leads to the attractive bathroom. The first floor comprises two double bedrooms, the master being particularly impressive in size. Outside, a delightful front garden provides an attractive approach to the front entrance and the rear garden, which is slightly raised, is also level and attractively landscaped with a lawned area leading to a level patio to the rear catching much sun during the day and early evening. The cottage also benefits from a private parking space to the right side of the terrace with pedestrian access to the rear door and garden.

THE LOCATION

Alma Terrace is located on the southern side of the village of Stithians, whose excellent day-to-day amenities are within walking distance and include a public house, highly regarded county primary school, village stores/sub post office, fish and chip shop, hairdressers and regular bus service to the surrounding towns of Redruth, Helston, Truro and Falmouth, these latter two being approximately seven and five miles distant respectively.

Safe sandy bathing beaches are within an approximate twenty minute drive along the picturesque south Cornish coastline where the continuous South West Coast Path leads from Falmouth Bay to the Helford River, shoreline of The Lizard peninsula and around Lizard Point, to Mounts Bay. Golf courses are nearby at Mullion, Budock Vean, Falmouth, Killiow and Truro; unrivalled day-sailing waters are available on the Fal Estuary, and the cathedral city of Truro, the county's administrative, retailing, commercial and educational centre, also provides the Hall for Cornwall, the county's leading theatre venue, and a main-line rail link to London (Paddington).

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(All dimensions being approximate)

From the beautiful front garden, a pathway leads up to the double glazed front entrance door, opening into the:-

ENTRANCE PORCH

A bright entrance to the property with replacement double glazed window to the side elevation and obscure glazing within the front door. Electric panel heater, tiled floor, internal small pane casement door opening into the:-

LIVING/DINING ROOM

3.78m x 5.94m (12'4 x 19'5 )

Floor plan

Originally two separate rooms, now opened up with generous sitting and dining areas, as follows:-

SITTING AREA

3.80m x 3.57m (12'5 x 11'8 )

Floor plan

Beautifully refurbished and now featuring a fabulous inglenook fireplace with exposed stone and granite lintel, free-standing wood-burner on a Brazilian slate hearth. Sash-style uPVC double glazed window overlooking the front garden with part exposed stone reveals and lime plaster. Fitted storage cupboard. Modern electric heater with thermostat. Exposed beamed ceiling, oak flooring which continues into the:-

DINING AREA

3.55m x 2.37m (11'7 x 7'9 )

Floor plan

Fitted under-stair storage cupboard, stairs rise to the first floor landing, entrance way to the kitchen. Glass bricks with light from the kitchen.

KITCHEN

2.64m x 2.28m (8'7 x 7'5 )

Floor plan

Beautifully refitted in 2017, with attractive Shaker-style cream-fronted cupboards and drawers with timber-effect round-edged worksurfaces over. Round stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Double electric oven with grill, four-ring electric hob over and extractor hood. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Integrated fridge/freezer. Replacement uPVC double glazed rear door and adjacent window overlooking the rear garden. Door to the:-

BATHROOM

1.57m x 2.28m (5'1 x 7'5 )

Floor plan

Beautifully refitted in 2017, featuring under-floor heating. Fully tiled walls and floor, panelled bath with shower screen and electric Mira shower unit over, contemporary round wash hand basin with mixer tap and vanity unit under, low flush WC. Two heated towel rails. Obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Exposed stone walling within the stairwell, recess suitable for installation of shelving. Fitted airing cupboard with storage space under. Oak doors to both bedrooms.

BEDROOM ONE

4.25m x 3.75m (13'11 x 12'3 )

Floor plan

A particularly spacious and characterful room, with exposed stone window reveals and part exposed wall. uPVC double glazed sash-style window to the front elevation, ample space for free-standing furniture.

BEDROOM TWO

3.48m x 2.21m (11'5 x 7'3 )

Another double bedroom, with exposed beamed ceiling, fitted cupboards with shelving, replacement double glazed window to the rear elevation. Modern electric heater with thermostat.

THE EXTERIOR

FRONT GARDEN

Floor plan

Beautifully maintained and a particularly attractive approach to the property with brick-laid pathway leading to the front door, small lawned area with one side, stone walling and well stocked flower beds.

REAR GARDEN

Floor plan

Again, attractively landscaped with steps leading up to a level lawned area, with a sunny patio beyond and secure fencing and walled borders. We understand there is a right of way across the neighbouring garden to provide pedestrian access to the parking space on the side of the terrace.

PARKING

Number 4 benefits from an allocated parking space to the right-hand side of the terrace and positioned closest to the cottage.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Modern electric heaters with individual thermostats.

COUNCIL TAX

Band B - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Freehold.

POSSESSION

Vacant possession with the benefit of no onward chain.

VIEWING

By telephone appointment with the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.

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Floor plan

These particulars have been prepared as a general guide only for prospective purchasers. Although every effort has been made to provide a fair and reasonable description of the property, no specific survey or detailed inspection has been carried out in relation to the building, services, appliances and any fixtures and fittings. All measurements, dimensions, acreages and distances are approximate and should not be relied upon for accuracy. All buyers should rely on their own surveys and investigations in connection with a purchase of the property.

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