- UNIQUE POSITION JUST A SHORT WALK FROM TOWN
- BEAUTIFUL 4 BEDROOM DETACHED HOUSE
- GARDENS FRONT AND REAR
- VIEWS ACROSS NEIGHBOURING FIELD AND TO THE HARBOUR
- PRIVATE LOCATION
- DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR SEVERAL VEHICLES
- DETACHED STUDIO, RECENTLY CONVERTED, TO PROVIDE STUDIO/WORKSHOP/HOME OFFICE
- COUNCIL TAX BAND - E
- EPC - C
A BEAUTIFUL DETACHED 4 BEDROOM PROPERTY LOCATED IN A UNIQUE POSITION, JUST A SHORT WALK FROM THE TOWN CENTRE, WITH ESTUARY VIEWS AND QUIET LOCATION. DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR SEVERAL VEHICLES. STUDIO AND GENEROUS SIZED GARDENS.
Fowey is regarded as one of the most attractive waterside communities in the county. Particularly well known as a popular sailing centre, the town has two thriving sailing clubs, a famous annual Regatta and excellent facilities for the keen yachtsman. For a small town Fowey provides a good range of shops and businesses catering for most day to day needs. The immediate area is surrounded by many miles of delightful coast and countryside much of which is in the ownership of the National Trust. Award winning restaurants, small boutique hotels, excellent public houses etc, have helped to establish Fowey as a popular, high quality, destination.
There are several excellent golf courses within easy reach, many world class gardens are to be found in the immediate area and the fascinating Eden Project with its futuristic biomes is just 5 miles to the north west.
There are good road links to the motorway system via the A38/A30. Railway links to London, Paddington, can be made locally at Par, and St. Austell and there are flights to London and other destinations from Newquay.
This beautiful house has been renovated and extended by the current owners to provide a fabulous family home in a tucked away and peaceful setting, yet just a 5 minute walk to the centre of the town.
The owners have created a fabulously individual property with imaginative extensions and have cleverly combined contemporary and stylish accommodation whilst keep the integrity and character of the original property.
The property has an interesting history, originally belonging to Place and dates from circa 19th Century. Bordering the grounds of Place and overlooking fields, there are views down to the harbour and across to the countryside beyond. From one aspect, there is a view to the harbour entrance.
With great attention to detail, the original house has been lovingly restored, keeping features such as wooden floors and a characterful feel with the new additions of the extensions and period radiators throughout.
The driveway has parking for several cars and the converted garage provides a newly renovated studio, a spacious and flexible area for use as a home office, studio or overflow accommodation if required.
With gardens both front and rear, laid mainly to lawn and enclosed by walling, fencing and mature shrubs, this is a lovely area to sit out, relax and enjoy the peaceful location.
The accommodation is arranged over 2 floors and offers flexible living space. An entrance porch opens to spacious entrance hallway with stairs leading to the first floor and doors to reception room. A study is situated to one side of the hallway, with built in shelving and cupboards to one wall, fireplace housing electric fire and window overlooking the front garden and driveway.
The sitting room, with steps leading down from the entrance hallway, has windows to front and side aspects, with a view to the harbour entrance. There is an attractive wooden floor and fireplace housing a multi fuel stove. Double doors open to the music room with lovely views across the garden and with glimpses of the harbour, window to side elevation, wooden flooring and double bi fold doors opening to the terrace and rear garden.
To the rear of the property and accessed from the entrance hall there is a fabulous open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with floor to ceiling glass windows and double doors opening to the rear terrace. This beautiful room has lovely views across the rear garden and towards the harbour and countryside beyond. Impressive in every aspect, there is a timber floor throughout with this room being the focal point of the house. The well appointed kitchen has gas AGA and a range of bespoke cupboards with built in appliances including a range style cooker and dishwasher.The dining area is lovely and light with large windows to both sides and a further snug/sitting area to one side offers everything you need for day to day living and all with the most fabulous views and aspect.
There is a useful walk in pantry and a door opens to a cloakroom with WC and wash basin. A further large utility room has a range of base and wall units with space and plumbing for washing machine and separate tumble dryer, sink and tiled floor.
Stairs lead from the entrance hall to the first floor landing with doors leading to all bedrooms.
The principal bedroom suite is a delightful room with double doors opening onto a balcony and views across the rear garden, the harbour and countryside beyond. This spacious room has eaves storage and a Velux window making a light and airy space. There is a sizeable ensuite shower room with corner shower cubicle, WC and wash basin, Velux window.
There are 3 further double bedrooms, all of generous size and a large family bathroom with wooden floor, paneled bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin.
The property benefits from sizeable gardens to both front and rear. The gravelled driveway is accessed from Rawlings Lane via a wooden gate and there are areas of lawn to either side of the drive. Bordered by walling to one side and fencing to another, a path leads from the driveway to the front of the property and around to a timber gate to one side providing access to the rear garden. The owners have converted the garage to a fabulous studio (5.14m x 4.86) which could be used as an office, studio or workshop, complete with hardwearing wooden effect flooring, cupboards and sink to one side and windows to the front of the building.
There is a timber storage shed located to the side of the studio, useful for bike/canoe or general storage.
The rear garden has a huge degree of privacy and attracts sun for much of the day. Laid mainly to lawn with mature trees to one side, this is a super space to enjoy the outdoors. Accessed directly from the dining area, double doors open to a large paved patio with space for table and chairs, with a further relaxing terrace area outside the music room.
Located at the end of the garden there is a timber summerhouse and scope for a further terrace to sit and enjoy the views across the neighbouring field and to the harbour.
EPC - C
Council Tax Band - E
Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents: May Whetter & Grose, Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AH.
Tel: 01726 832299 Email: email@example.com
None of the services, systems or appliances at the property have been tested by the Agents.
Cornwall Council, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5DR