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4 Bed House - Detached - College Ope, Penryn


  • Detached cottage
  • Central 'opeway' setting
  • Much charm and character
  • 3/4 bedrooms
  • 21' living room with inglenook
  • Delightful 'walled' garden
  • Large workshop
  • Viewing unhesitatingly recommended


Situated in a quiet opeway, close to the centre of this expanding university town, a charming detached cottage, dating back we understand over 200 years, providing 3/4-bedroomed accommodation, retaining much character, and with the additional benefit of a delightful 'walled' garden with useful 10'5 x 20'6 workshop - a delightful family home, to be sold for the first time in over 20 years.


Dating, we understand, from the late 1700's and believed to have originally been three cottages, 'Brig Cottage' is a delightful detached property which retains much character and provides versatile three/four-bedroomed accommodation.

Accessed by an opeway which connects St Thomas Street with College Hill and Glasney College Field, the cottage has the particular benefit of a delightful 'walled' garden, directly opposite the front of the cottage, with large useful workshop, in addition to which there is a sunny rear courtyard.

The accommodation features sash windows, an inglenook fireplace and part barrelled ceilings to rooms which briefly comprise: entrance porch, kitchen/breakfast room, rear porch, rear lean-to with cloakroom/WC and utility area, triple aspect living room and, to the first floor, a family bathroom and three/four bedrooms, one of which is currently used as a study.

To be sold for the first time in over twenty years, the property is suitable for family, active retirement and investment purchasers alike and we, the vendor's Sole Agent, strongly recommend an early viewing appointment.


(All dimensions being approximate)


Hardwood front entrance door, external portico with courtesy light, coat storage area with electrical meter. Tiled flooring continuing into the:-


4.38m x 3.52m (14'4 x 11'6 )

Floor plan

A double aspect room with sash-style window to the front elevation with obscure and secondary glazing. Sash window to the rear porch. Comprehensive range of fitted wall and base units with round-edged worksurfaces. Tall larder cupboard, four-ring Belling gas hob with oven/grill below. Recesses for fridge and freezer cabinets. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, recess with plumbing for dishwasher. Brick and timber lined recess. Part tiled walls, cupboard housing gas meter. Open tread staircase rising to the first floor landing, further built-in shelved cupboard. Part glazed door to the:-


Part glazed, door to the rear courtyard, louvre door to the:-


Low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, part timber panelled walls, space with plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Casement obscure glazed windows to the courtyard.


6.67m x 3.60m (21'10 x 11'9 )

Floor plan

A delightful triple aspect room, full of character, with stripped pine sash windows, two to the front elevation, one to the side and a further to the rear, all with deep timber sills. Beamed ceiling, full height granite inglenook fireplace with inset glass-fronted log-burner on broad slate hearth and with shelved recess to one side. Telephone point. TV aerial socket.



Access to over-head loft storage area, built-in shelved cupboards, deep silled sash window to the front elevation.


3.08m x 4.42m (10'1 x 14'6 )

Floor plan

A particularly well proportioned double aspect room with sash windows to both the front and rear elevations. Part barrelled ceiling, range of fitted wardrobes with storage lockers over and bed recess between with bedside light points. Large built-in cupboard providing further storage.


2.01m x 2.85m (6'7 x 9'4 )

Sash window to the rear elevation, part barrelled ceiling.


Floor plan

Complementary three-piece suite comprising: low flush WC, panelled bath with antique-style mixer tap with shower attachment, wash hand basin set in vanity unit. Part tiled walls, access to further loft storage area, casement window with obscure glass to the rear elevation.


2.51m x 2.38m (8'2 x 7'9 )

Floor plan

Maximum measurements of an L-shaped room with sash window to the rear elevation, part barrelled ceiling.


4.00m x 1.81m (13'1 x 5'11 )

Floor plan

A versatile double aspect room with sash window to the front elevation and further sash window to the side, again, enjoying an outlook over the town. Deep walk-in storage cupboard, part timber panelled walls.


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Floor plan

A real feature of the property: fully enclosed to all sides by stone walling and timber fencing, providing a real 'haven' in the centre of the town. Most attractively landscaped and stocked with a large area of lawn, bordered with deep rockery-edged beds containing many mature and interesting plants including palms, camellias, bay, rhododendrons, roses, lavender and bamboo etc.


Floor plan

Well enclosed to all sides, enjoying a sunny southerly aspect, with glazed door from the rear porch, exterior water tap, raised rockery border and twin flowering camellias.


3.18m x 6.25m (10'5 x 20'6 )

Floor plan

An extremely useful outbuilding of block construction with double doors opening from the opeway.



Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations).




Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.


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


For identification purposes only - not to scale.

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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