Executive elegance at its best! A fabulous executive home situated within a quiet cul-de-sac position in an enviable location and within walking distance of local amenities. Beautifully finished to an extremely high standard with well-proportioned rooms offering light and neutral décor throughout to provide versatile, spacious and comfortable living. This truly is a fantastic family home!
from the storm porch into a lovely welcoming entrance hall. Upon entering there is an immediate feeling of space with all rooms leading off the meandering hallway where you are met with a beautiful oak staircase leading to the first floor with the galleried landing taking centre stage. There’s even space for hallway furniture to be displayed. Doors lead to all rooms including the living room, kitchen, utility room and study.
The lounge can be found immediately to the left and is a wonderful living space. Spanning the depth of the property, plenty of natural light floods in from both the front window overlooking the driveway and the window to the rear overlooking the garden.
A fireplace is the main focal point, where there is a simulated stone mantel featuring a fitted gas fire. Cosy during those winter months and a lovely space to kick off your boots and relax any time of the year.
Double doors to the rear take you into the dining room on the right, which is also accessible via the hallway. This room is perfect for formal entertaining with family and friends, whilst appreciating the pretty views of the garden from the rear window.
Returning to the hallway where a study is well positioned to the right and overlooks the driveway, so you can watch out for the postman! This room is versatile and could even accommodate a small bed, if required. The utility room is next door and to the far end of the hallway you will find the superb kitchen.
A few more steps and you have arrived in the kitchen, thoughtfully designed and beautifully refitted by the current owners offering a range of high quality wall and base units, finished in neutral high gloss with a quartz work surface over and a one and half stainless-steel sink/drainer unit inset with chrome mixer tap over.
A window sits above the sink allowing plenty of natural light to flood through, while the complimentary splashback and partially tiled walls make an easy clean. A fabulous breakfast bar is the perfect spot to partake coffee and toast, whilst enjoying the pretty view and smell of freshly cut grass during those sunny days. Glazed French doors at the rear lead into the garden too. Divine!
The kitchen is fully equipped with lots of storage space providing a home for all your appliances, including two pull-out storage units ideal for condiments, recycling/waste disposal bin, pots and pans too!
The cooking facilities include a five-burner gas hob, with glass splashback, and a stainless-steel chimney extractor fan over and double oven nicely positioned at eye level. Perfect for even the novice of cooks! To complete, there is an integral fridge/freezer and space for a dishwasher.
A range of wall and base units provide handy storage within the utility room, with a single stainless-steel sink/drainer unit inset into the rolled edge work surface and tiled flooring underfoot, an ideal place to wipe down muddy paws from your four-legged friend. There’s a glazed door to the rear providing access to the side taking you to both the rear garden and front of the property.
Ascending the solid oak staircase to the first floor, you can fully appreciate the galleried landing and all rooms lead off from the centrally positioned hallway.
The master bedroom is a well-proportioned double room and, including the en-suite and dressing room, spans the full depth of the home, with a pleasant view from the front overlooking the driveway and beyond. An archway leads through to the dressing area, fitted with full height wardrobes. There’s a window too and a door into the en-suite bathroom.
Comprising of a three-piece suite, the en-suite bathroom features a panel bath with an electric shower and bi-fold screen over, ‘his’ and ‘her’ vanity units, with useful storage beneath, and incorporating a low-level WC, all in white to keep it fresh. Complimentary neutral wall tiles, tiled flooring underfoot and a frosted window to the side completes everything nicely. There’s a shaver point too!
Bedroom two is double in size with a window overlooking the front and benefits from built-in wardrobes, making this a lovely guest room. Bedroom three, also double in size, has lovely views through the window at the rear of the garden and children’s park beyond.
The fourth bedroom, also enjoying similar views from the rear, is a good-sized single room with a recess area perfect for a tallboy or workstation.
The family bathroom features a four-piece suite comprising of a shower cubicle and a separate panel bath, so you’re spoilt for choice. There’s a low-level WC inset into a vanity unit and separate hand wash basin set into a second vanity unit, providing plenty of space for toiletries. A chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan, complimentary tiling to the walls and a frosted window to the front complete the look.
onto the patio from the kitchen’s French doors, or the side door, and into the tiered rear garden, backing on to the children’s park beyond. Secluded by Cornish walling and mature hedge borders to the rear and timber fencing to the side, giving you complete privacy.
You’re instantly met with a spectacular explosion of floral colours from the array of beautiful flowers and established shrubs that have been carefully positioned throughout the garden.
A paved patio is the perfect place to dine alfresco with your favourite tipple in hand, whilst basking in the sunshine listening to birdsong! Idyllic! A generous tiered lawn, with brick border spans the full width of the garden with a magnificent rockery displaying a variety of colourful flowers and shrubs beneath.
A pathway extends in both directions providing gated access to the front of the property from either side, so you have all round access. A couple of steps to the right, is a hard-standing area for a shed and somewhere for a greenhouse too, which will keep the green-thumbed happy!
Opposite is a courtesy door leading into the garage. On the other side of the garden is a further hard-standing area for a shed, which currently allows access from the rear garden to the front of the property.
The detached double garage, positioned to the right of the property and accessible via remote-controlled electric roller doors, offers power and lighting and a glazed window at the rear overlooks the garden.
To the front of the property is a large sweeping, private driveway leading to the front entrance and garage, where a landscaped garden features a small lawned area and a beautiful array of well stocked flowers and mature shrubs. There is plenty of parking for several vehicles with two further parking spaces in front of the garage.
Please note: The vendors have advised they are the owners of the driveway and the neighbouring property enjoys a right of access only to their home.
Within walking distance of the property is an extensive children’s park solely for residences of Retallick Meadows, including a fenced off play area for basketball and so forth, often used to walk your four-legged friend. There’s also a doctors’ surgery, chemist, and convenience store and the Holmbush complex of shops are within easy reach, comprising of a post office, butchers and a fish and chip shop with Tesco supermarket just minutes away.
St Austell lies approximately 1 mile from the spectacular coastline around St Austell Bay and provides a comprehensive range of facilities including shopping, educational and recreational facilities, a leisure centre together with primary and secondary schooling and supermarkets. There is a mainline railway station too, with connections to London Paddington, whilst on the north coast is Newquay Airport with a number of scheduled daily flights to London Gatwick and various other national and international destinations.
Local beaches include Carlyon Bay where there is also a cliff-top 18-hole golf course. Slightly further afield are a number of picturesque coves and harbour villages together with the captivating scenery of the Roseland Peninsula. Within around 2 miles is the Georgian harbour of Charlestown renowned for the many tall ships that moor there. The picturesque harbour at Charlestown has been used as the setting for numerous period dramas and films including The Eagle Has Landed, Mansfield Park and Poldark, and remains popular due to the fabulous setting and quality dining.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan are also close by and of course, the world-famous Eden Project. The town of Fowey is approximately 7 miles away and well known for its restaurants and coastal walks. The Cathedral city of Truro is approximately 16 miles from the property and now forms the commercial heart of the county with first class amenities. For sailing enthusiasts it’s worth visiting the clubs at Porthpean, Pentewan and Fowey.
Jacqueline‘s Property Notes
This is truly a lovely home with lots of space and low maintenance gardens to suit a growing family or a couple just appreciating living space.
Immaculately presented and situated in a peaceful cul-de-sac position, with plenty of parking too, whilst having local amenities on the doorstep & being minutes away by vehicle to the town of St Austell.
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St Austell, 4 Bed Detached House – Guide Price £370,000
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathroom (1 En-Suite)
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Double Garage
- Ample Parking
- Cul-De-Sac Location