An exceptional four bedroom, eco-friendly family home located in a charming private setting with delightful formal gardens and ground
The Barn is a beautiful and exceptionally well presented, eco friendly, four bedroom family home located in a very private setting yet only a few minutes walk to the centre of the popular village of Manaccan. Offered to the market for the first time in 17 years this exceptional property offers large open plan living throughout the majority of the ground floor accommodation which is loosely divided into a large reception room being used as sitting and dining room, a spacious kitchen / breakfast room with central island unit and a snug area which is currently being used as a study. The space between the reception room and the snug has been cleverly separated with a Richard Winfrey bespoke bookcase and dresser unit.
Within the sitting room is a large wood burning stove with an additional wood burning stove, with back boiler assisting the heating of the hot water, located within the Snug area which also aids with heating the property. The majority of the property is heated using an electric system. There are also solar panels located on the roof which naturally aid with the costs associated with the heating system.
The kitchen, designed and installed by Richard Winfrey, is a splendid asset to the house and is of generous proportions. There are a number of high quality base and wall mounted units complimented by black granite work surfaces. Within the kitchen there are integrated appliances including a dishwasher and fridge. The central island unit provides additional storage space beneath with part beech and part granite work top. The main focal point of the kitchen is a bright red electric Aga together with the high vaulted ceilings with exposed timber beams and Velux windows. Set away from the main living space is a self contained utility room which provides space for additional appliances together with a Belfast sink. Within the utility room a separate doorway leads to the cloakroom / wc .
At first floor level there are 4 generous bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom, located at the west wing of the house, provides a bank of fitted wardrobes, fitted by Richard Winfrey, and an en suite bathroom. There is also a courtesy door leading to a balcony which offers charming views over the surrounding gardens and land. All of the rooms at first floor level benefit from having open and exposed roof spaces where the beams of the property are shown adding character and charm to the bedrooms and bathrooms. Three of the four bedrooms on this level benefit from Richard Winfrey fitted wardrobes.
Gardens & Grounds
Externally the property is approached via a private lane which leads into a generous parking area in front of the property. Within the driveway parking area is a detached stone built outbuilding which is currently being used as a storage area. Should any potential purchase so wish there are opportunities to convert this space into additional accommodation, subject to the necessary planning permissions required. The formal gardens run either side of the property and are mainly laid to lawn and house a wonderful array of specimen plans and shrubs. The gardens are a true credit the current vendors who have spent many hours creating and tending to what really are exceptional grounds.
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Manaccan is a delightful rural village situated on the Lizard Peninsula which has been designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. On the edge of the Parish are the unspoilt waters of the Helford River with its sheltered creeks, opening out into Falmouth Bay and beyond, a mecca for the sailing enthusiast. The village itself has an active community with a primary school, thatched public house, Methodist Chapel, 13th Century church, South Cafe and playing fields. A pick up service is available for students to the comprehensive school in the nearby coastal village of Mullion. There is the South Cafe and playing fields with tennis court, whilst more extensive amenities can be found in the market town of Helston, some eleven miles distant, including national stores, leisure centre with indoor heated pool and cinema to name but a few.
The Cathedral City of Truro, located some 23 miles distant, offers atmospheric cobbled streets, a comprehensive array of shops, banks, bars and restaurants. It also provides private and state schooling at primary and secondary levels. The railway station at Truro links direct to London Paddington, whilst Newquay Airport further along the north coast offers daily scheduled flights to both national and international destinations.
The following services are available Mains electricity, Mains water supply, private drainage, electric heating, solar panels and telephone connection with BT Home Hub 4 installed, although we as agents have not verified this.
Sales: Country & Waterside Prestige is a trading name of Countrywide Estate Agents, Registered in England Number 00789476, Registered Office: Greenwood House, 1st Floor, 91-99 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0PP. Countrywide Estate Agents is an appointed representative of Countrywide Principal Services Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.