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Once Upon A Time is an attractive four bedroom detached Cornish cottage set within approximately 3 acres of beautiful gardens providing a magical experience for everyone who visits, enchantment growing with each step as you stroll around the fabulous gardens, each unique in their beauty and design; a feeling of serenity with the rambling roses, the majestic stature of each tree and the splendor of each colourful shrub, before reaching the summerhouse and embracing the breathtaking panoramic countryside views. It may sound like a fairytale but for this ‘Once Upon A Time’ dreams really do come true! Currently a home with guest annexe, the property would make a fabulous family home or appeal to those looking for a property with income potential and would most certainly allure those with a love of beautiful gardens.
(all sizes approximate)
Entrance Foyer/Seating Area, Guest Room/Bedroom, Utility Area and Shower Room.
Sun Room, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen, Family Bathroom, Three Bedrooms, Toilet.
Updated approximately 8 years ago, uPVC double glazed patio doors lead to a seating area. Tiled floor. uPVC double glazed windows. Doors to Reception/Bedroom and Shower Room. Access to Sun Room.
Low level WC. Pedestal wash-hand basin. Shower Cubicle. Tiled Floor. Tiling to majority of walls.
14' 5'' x 11' 6'' (4.4m x 3.5m) max
Sliding double panel doors. uPVC double glazed window. As a guest space, this room would accommodate a bed and sofa. Cottage door to:
Currently used for white goods, however, could be incorporated as a small guest kitchenette for the annexe.
Steps from the annexe seating area leads down to:
20' 8'' x 6' 11'' (6.3m x 2.1m) Plus Recess
Dwarf walls with uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the cottage garden with far reaching views. Tiled floor. Wall heater. Door into:
15' 9'' x 13' 5'' (4.8m x 4.1m)
In appealing cottage style with original open stone walls, beamed ceiling, window seat and feature multi-fuel burner with slate hearth. Window to the front elevation. Slate floor. Discreet spotlights, highlighting room features. Doors to the dining room and kitchen. Stairs to the first floor.
13' 1'' x 8' 2'' (4.0m x 2.5m)
uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation. Window to side elevation with countryside views. Feature fire area with open stone (chimney not used). Beamed ceiling. Small built-in cupboard.
19' 4'' x 7' 10'' (5.9m x 2.4m)
A range of wall, base and drawer units in antique pine with worktops over. Stone feature recess once housing the aga*. Built-in electric cooker with gas hob over (LPG). Space for dishwasher. Space for fridge. Beamed ceiling. Two windows, one to the rear and one to the side elevations. Ceiling spotlights. Tiled floor. Part-tiled walls. Dimplex Eco wall heating. Continues into pantry area with shelves. Stable door to porch area with part-glazed entry door.
10' 10'' x 9' 10'' (3.3m x 3.0m)
Appealing in its irregular shape; a generous and light room with uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation. P-shaped bath with shower over. Low level WC. Vanity unit with wash-hand basin. Laminate flooring. Part-tiled walls. Built-in double storage cupboard with feeder tank, shelving and electric heater. Wood panel cottage style door.
Wood panel cottage style doors to three bedrooms and WC.
13' 1'' x 9' 10'' (4.0m x 3.0m)
uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation. Pitched roof with attractive wood cross beams and open stone feature wall. Radiator (pipework in place, not connected)
13' 1'' x 8' 2'' (4.0m x 2.5m)
uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation. Wood ceiling features.
16' 1'' x 8' 10'' (4.9m x 2.7m)
One uPVC double glazed window to the rear and one to the side offering fabulous far reaching countryside views.
Low level WC (saniflo), pedestal wash-hand basin.
EPC ‘F’ Council Tax Band ‘D’ Services – Electric (new 2003) 2 x Septic Tanks (1 large for house, 1 small for annexe) LPG for kitchen hob Multi-fuel burner Eco Radiators and Panel heaters Solar Panels – Owned income approx. £700 pa Property Age – Mid-Victorian Rights of Way (Over Other Properties) – Vehicular access via lane for service deliveries. Pedestrian access via gate to steps and path. The lane is maintained by the neighbour. Chimneys - Lounge: Lined and in working order (swept May ‘21) Dining Room: not used *Aga Space – Aga removed (pipework and chimney remaining) Radiators – Pipework in place, not connected Annexe Roof – 4 years old
Seldom does a property benefit from such a beautiful and generous garden, that it would be easy to fill the property brochure with garden photos! Therefore we highly recommend taking a look at this property online and booking a viewing, as seeing truly is believing. In brief the property is set in approximately 3 acres, each garden area divided into its own stunning oasis, eg a spring garden, summer garden, Mediterranean garden and more. Each garden celebrating its own array of plants, flowers, shrubs and trees. In addition there is also: A Summerhouse; Parking and Turning Space; Cottage Patio Garden; Double Open Garage/Workshop; Barn; 2 Greenhouses; Poly Tunnel; Shed. There is also an attractive pond with tropical plants, outside taps, fuel bunker, original granite rubbing stones and captivating countryside views.
Once Upon A Time was built in the mid-Victoria era and the current owners have displayed photos of the property from many years ago including images of the gardens prior to their transformation. Bodelva is a highly regarded hamlet in the Parish of St Blaise, just one mile from the village of St Blazey, where there is a Church, garage, local public house, takeaway establishments and just 5 miles from the town of Fowey, a highly regarded area with an array of restaurants and the home of the writer Daphne du Maurier, the area being the inspiration for many of her books. The market town of St Austell is just 4 miles distant and has a variety of supermarkets, restaurants, primary and secondary schools, Cornwall College, cinema, leisure centre, bowling alley and mainline railway station. You are also only a short drive to the locations many beaches including Carlyon Bay and Porthpean, as well as the historic port of Charlestown.
From our offices in Duke Street, turn left onto South Street and continue onto East Hill. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Alexandra Road. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Victoria Road. At the traffic lights go straight across. At the big roundabout take the first exit onto Holmbush Rd/A390. Continue onto this road until you come to the top of the hill and turn left by the Church onto Luxulyan Road. Continue for approx. one mile and take a right turn by the beauty salon, a short distance up a track and to the left, where the property can be identified by the name on the gate.
Strictly by appointment with the managing agent Jefferys. If you would like to arrange an appointment to view this property, or require any further information, please contact the office on 01726 73483.
Please note that floorplans are provided to give an overall impression of the accommodation offered by the property. They are not to be relied upon as true, scaled and precise representation.
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