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Val-Vean was built in 1936 in the Cornelius style and has the distinct colonial feel of a light and airy lodge residence. Extensively renovated by the current owners with a meticulous eye for quality and detail, the living space flows beautifully with soft timeless dcor and immense comfort. Step through the open porch into the wide entrance hall and see the reclaimed solid pine floors (also found in the living room and bedrooms), period internal doors, deep carved skirtings and Iroko hardwood framed double glazed windows and doors. The quality continues in the luxurious bathroom and shower room with marble tiled floors and a classic shaker kitchen. Two double bedrooms have French doors to the gardens and there is an additional study/garden room, currently used as a home office that could become an occasional guest room. Further modern comforts include oil fired heating with new radiators, updated plumbing and heating, under floor and internal wall insulation. Set in a generous plot of 0.35 acres with gorgeous gardens and pretty views, words cannot adequately tell the full story of this property, which must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
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The timber framed entrance porch with slate paved floor leads to the part glazed and wood entrance door with tiled floor, opening into the wide entrance hall. The hall has a double a storage cupboard and extra wide double linen cupboard, both with period wood panelled doors and cupboards over. There is a loft hatch, entrance to the kitchen, bedrooms, bathroom and living room.
The elegant living room features a white lime rendered open fireplace with slate mantle and hearth, inset log store and display recess. The deep square bay window overlooks the garden and French doors lead to the conservatory, which has a slate paved floor, uPVC windows and French doors to the garden.
The wonderful kitchen has a range of shaker base units, painted in F & B 'Shadow White', with solid wood worktops and a ceramic sink, integrated Smeg dishwasher, Rangemaster electric five ring range cooker with extractor hood over and Rangemaster fridge freezer. Solid wood display shelves with cast iron brackets, painted plate rack and Welsh dresser complete the kitchen. There are two windows, travertine floor tiles, inset spots and a utility cupboard with space for a washer/dryer and wooden shelves above for laundry supplies.
A part glazed stable door takes you from the kitchen into the rear garden room or study. Currently used as a home office, this adaptable room can be used as a hobby room or occasionl geuest room and has a painted wood floor, wood framed windows to the rear garden, velux window and two doors to the garden.
The stunning bathroom has an oval freestanding bath with thermostatic rain shower over, WC and basin with deep two drawer vanity, grey marble floor and mosaic tiled feature wall, obscure glazed window and radiator with heated towel rail. The shower room also has a marbled tiled floor, WC and vanity with two drawers and a glazed corner shower with electric shower unit.
Of the serene double bedrooms, one has a picture window and French doors with two granite steps to the smaller garden, the other has French doors opening to the larger garden.
The property is approached via a short drive with timber gates leading to a graveled entrance with parking available for several vehicles and a single garage. The extensive mature gardens are another feature of this exceptional property. The main garden is a Plantsman's treat, weaving pathways with a collection of colourful shrubs, trees and climbing roses at the rear. There are patio areas, glorious south westerly facing country views and even a luxury coop house for happy hens.
The following services are available mains electric, mains water, private drainage, oil fired central heating, telephone line, Superfast Broadband enabled.
The property also has current Planning Consent (PA17/10988) for a loft extension to create a master bedroom suite with shower room, sitting area and large balcony to take in the extensive estuary views. Please contact the sellers agent for further information.
The sought after and unspoilt creek-side village of Ruanlanihorne lies at the head of Ruan creek off the River Fal, in the heart of the Roseland Peninsula. The silted tidal creek, declared an SSSI, is a nature reserve and haven for wildlife. The village boasts an excellent village inn and ancient church. Popular with walkers, there are numerous paths including a stroll to the old stone quay and picturesque Sett Bridge beyond to Lamorran Woods.
The Roseland Peninsula, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, boasts the breathtaking scenery of the South West Coastal path and popular sandy beaches of Carrne and Pendower, and Porthcurnick with the now legendary Hidden Hut Café. The village of Tregony, just over two miles away, caters for daily needs and schools, as does the pretty village of Veryan, three miles away. The elegant sailing resort of St Mawes, nine miles away, offers a wider selection of shops and restaurants together with passenger ferry to the vibrant port of Falmouth. Waitrose is the nearest supermarket and Cathedral City of Truro, nine miles away, has a wide selection of commercial and retail facilities. The King Harry Car Ferry takes you to Trelissick Gardens and is the gateway to west Cornwall.