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A detached property with no near neighbours bordering Stithians Reservoir with various outbuildings, large timber barn and approx. 55 acres of land.

• Detached property sitting in approx 35 acres of land

• No near neighbours in highly convenient location

• Land bordering Stithians Reservoir

• Delightful views from the house across the land to the water

• Three double bedrooms with 4 reception rooms

• Immense character in the original part of the house

• Exposed stone walls in the sitting room with wood burning stove and open fire at opposite ends of the room

• Dual aspect kitchen breakfast room

• Numerous stone outbuildings ideal for conversion

• Extra large double height timber barn approx 90 x 40 feet

Description This property is coming to the market for the first time in more than 3 decades and is situated in a delightful location with no near neighbours making it extremely private an yet very accessible to all the necessary day to day amenities. Arrival at the property is via a private track with first glance to the right of the house capturing the initial look at Stithians Reservoir which sets the scene for more to come with the water wrapping around the majority of the land which extends to approx 35 acres in total.

- 1 The property is a detached house with flexible accommodation which is currently set up as a three bedroom home with four reception rooms with the middle part of the property believed to date back in excess of 100 years. The front door leads to an inner hallway that in turn leads to the main hallway of the house. Initially the wide hallway has a useful snug area on the left which is a ideal read for quiet working area for an office or reading space. The three double bedrooms are all off the hall on the left with master bedroom measuring an impressive 20 feet in length.

- 2 The original external stone wall runs the length of the hall and now leads into the sitting room. This central part of the property is filled with an abundance of character with exposed stone walls, inglenook fireplace with a traditional Cornish wood burning stove as the focal point of the room at one end and a further open fireplace at the opposite end. This fabulous room has a high vaulted ceiling and stairs leading to a mezzanine area which is unique feature not found in many properties and somewhat of a delightful space to use to take advantage of wonderful views over your land to the calm waters of Stithians Reservoir.

- 3 Off the sitting room is the sun room which links to the kitchen breakfast room that's very light and airy with its dual aspect. Completing the accommodation is the family bathroom and utility room with external door. In general, although the house needs updating it has amazing potential with its history and character.

- 4 Externally there are various outbuildings which are former stores/stables and the like. These stone buildings could be converted to achieve further accommodation for the main house or separate for a multitude of uses (subject to permissions). Adjacent to the house is a very impressive timber barn measuring the best part of 90 x 40 feet which is perfect storage of large machinery, campervans, boats etc. The land extends to approximately 35 acres of productive agricultural land in a mixture of sized fields separated mainly by Cornish stone walls.

Location The property is situated in an enviable position with no near neighbours and splendid uninterrupted views over Stithians Lake. Conveniently located some 10 miles from Falmouth and 9 miles from Helston. Stithians Reservoir and Water Sports Centre is less than a mile away and the nearby village of Stithians which is merely 2 ½ miles distant has a shop, post office, public house and school as well as staging one of the largest one day agricultural shows in the West Country. Wendron Cricket and Football Club, with associated facilities, are close by. Camborne has a good range of shops and stores and a main line railway station and secondary schooling.

- 5 Falmouth is a popular seaside resort, as well as shopping centre and home to the Maritime Museum. The sheltered waters of Carrick Roads are popular with sailors and boating enthusiasts alike and there are many sandy beaches along the south coast and within easy reach of the property. The city of Truro, approximately 13 miles distant, is recognised as the commercial and administrative centre of Cornwall, offering a wide range of shops and stores and is also a cultural centre with museum, theatre at the Hall for Cornwall and cinema. There are also private schools in the city for both boys and girls.

Services The following services are available: Mains electricity, mains water supply, mains drainage, oil central heating and telephone connection although we have not verified this.

Distances Helston - 8 miles Falmouth - 8 miles Truro - 12 miles St Ives - 18 miles (All distances are approximate)

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  • 48 Elizabeth Street
  • London
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