Picture Perfect! Nestled away within the sought-after village of St Mabyn, this charming Grade II listed stone cottage could be the perfect home, second home or holiday let. Beautifully presented with an abundance of original character features, separate reception rooms, a super conservatory, picturesque gardens, a detached garage, parking and a carport! It is quite simply stunning!
This delightful cottage is truly magical, tucked away and yet just a short stroll to the local amenities within the village and well positioned to beaches. If you are looking for a permanent home or holiday residence in a lovely position, this is the one for you!
The patio and spectacular gardens are a great place for entertaining or for those relaxing evenings, glass in hand, enjoying your secluded haven!
through the glazed entrance door into the hallway where tiled flooring leads to an inbuilt cupboard and opposing doors to the lounge and dining room. The cosy lounge can be found on the right where an open fireplace with slate hearth and wooden mantel takes centre stage.
A beamed ceiling and sash window overlooking the lovely garden to the front adds to the character and charm and is the perfect place to kick off boots and relax any time of the year. There’s even some recessed shelving to display belongings, perfect for the avid bookworm! To the rear is a glazed door allowing access into the conservatory.
The dining room can be located on the left. Featuring a beamed ceiling and sash window overlooking the front gardens, there is a further open fireplace with slate hearth and wooden mantel, so you’re spoilt for choice!
An original and discreetly positioned staircase to the right leads to the first floor landing with a walk-in storage cupboard beneath, lending handy hanging space for coats as well as bits and bobs, with lighting too! Just a few more steps and a door opens into the kitchen at the rear of the property.
A range of wall and base units in a traditional cottage style provides plenty of storage for those pots and pans, with a roll top work surface over the base units inset with a one and half bowl single stainless steel sink/drainer unit and mixer tap.
The cooking appliances consist of an electric oven and ceramic hob over, complimented with partial tiling to the walls. There’s a window allowing plenty of natural light and a lovely view into the conservatory through to the rear patio. Slate tiled flooring underfoot makes an easy clean. The oil-fired central heating boiler, supplying the hot water and radiators, can be found outside to the rear of the patio.
A further door leads from the kitchen into the splendid conservatory; a great place to partake breakfast or read the newspaper in complete privacy, idyllic! Fully glazed with French doors and tiled slate flooring with electric underfloor heating keeping it toasty and useable all year round! There are two wall lighting points and a glazed door into the lounge too, so you have all round access.
Continue upstairs to the light and airy landing providing access to both the bedrooms and the family bathroom with a separate W/C. There is access to the loft here too providing further storage. To the side is a window overlooking the patio area where you can sit and enjoy some lovely views.
Wow! The master bedroom is amazing with two sash windows to the front overlooking the gardens and offering fantastic views of surrounding countryside in the distance with a window overlooking the rear courtyard. There’s a large recess where you can place your own free-standing wardrobes and still plenty of space to accommodate a double bed and other furniture pieces.
The second bedroom, another light and airy room and also double in size, has dual aspect windows; a sash window to the front enjoying views over the gardens and beyond with a further window to the rear overlooking the patio.
To the left is a separate cloakroom with a modern white low level W/C and a frosted window to the side.
Adjoining the W/C is the family bathroom where there is a crisp and white modern suite comprising of a vanity unit with a hand wash basin inset, a panel bath fitted with mixer tap and an electric power shower and screen over and a low level W/C. Fully tiled walls in contrasting white and aqua create a fresh and nautical look whilst the tiled flooring underfoot makes an easy clean.
where a gravelled pathway accessible via a picket style gate leads to the front door entrance and mature hedgerow, with an attractive feature arch, neatly divides the predominately lawned gardens featuring a selection of well stocked borders, variety of mature shrubs and sitting areas, creating a wonderful outside space and English fairytale garden.
To the side where there is a further lawned area, also surrounded by a selection of mature shrubs, trees and flowers, with a step descending to the sunken paved patio at the rear; an ideal spot to get the barbeque out to entertain friends and family and accessible from the conservatory.
To the far left corner of the grounds is a courtyard area, so you can take shade from direct sunlight here, and where there is a hard-standing area for a shed and an oil tank discreetly tucked away. Established trees and an elevated flower bed expanding the width to the rear offering complete privacy. Bliss!
Directly opposite the front gardens, on the opposing side of the lane, you will find a gravelled parking area providing parking for several vehicles. There is also a carport and a larger than average garage, accessible via an up and over door. The garage could easily accommodate a large vehicle and still leave plenty of room for storage or would be a great space for DIYers to place a work bench.
St Mabyn is surrounded by idyllic countryside and well known for its good pub food served in the centre of this highly sought after and respected village with a good community. There is also a community village shop and post office, a primary school, a pretty church at its heart and a local cider farm which attracts the visitors and locals alike!
The village is within 4 miles of Wadebridge and 5 miles from Bodmin, providing more extensive facilities, and just over 6 miles from Port Isaac, the home of the popular TV series “Doc Martin”.
The A30 and A38 trunk roads, offering easy access in and out of the county, are approximately 7 miles away and Newquay’s Airport is approximately 16 miles away offering direct flights to many locations throughout the UK and overseas destinations, so perfect for commuters or those wishing to explore the depth and breadth of Cornwall.
Candice‘s Property Notes
Wow! What a pretty cottage, just like something out of a fairytale, perfect for permanent or holiday use.
The spacious and whimsical accommodation is fantastic too and excudes delightful character features throughout.
The spacious bedrooms, stunning gardens, driveway and not to mention the oversized garage with carport makes this an opportunity not be missed!
In a fantastic location, this feels like a real chocolate box home with its period features around every corner.
A property of this kind is a constantly moving feast and I think they are always the best! I love it!
What do you think?
St Mabyn, 2 Bed Detached House – Guide Price £375,000
- Grade II Listed
- 2 Double Bedrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
- Parking For Several Vehicles
- Detached Garage
- Immaculately Presented
- Village Location
- No Chain