Porkellis, Helston


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A fabulous and totally unique opportunity to purchase a broad fronting, three double bedroom, two reception room, two shower room, detached extended period farmhouse of huge charm, with the benefit of circa 7 acres, three barns, parking, gardens and fine rural views. Freehold. As sole acting agents we wholeheartedly recommend aan early viewing. EPC D56



Porch. Dining Room. Kitchen. Inner Hallway. WC Room. Shower Room. Living Room. Conservatory.


Bedroom 1. Bedroom 2. Bedroom 3. Shower Room. Landing.


In all approximately 7 acres. Gardens. Barn 1. Barn 2. Barn 3. Summerhouse. 2 Greenhouses. Polytunnel. Vegetable borders.


A fabulous and totally unique opportunity to purchase a broad fronting, three double bedroom, two reception room, two shower room, detached extended period farmhouse of huge charm, with the benefit of circa 7 acres, three barns, parking, gardens and fine rural views. The property is approached by it's long driveway and is 'tucked away' surrounded by some wonderful countryside. The home is within easy driving distance to both Falmouth, Helston and the stunning iconic Cornish coastlines.

The period property is circa 200 years old and enjoys latter extensions, providing spacious accommodation throughout. The farmhouse has painted external elevations, under a pitched slate pinned tiled roof, UPVC double glazed windows/external doors and warmed by an oil fired cental heating system. The property is further warmed during the colder winter months by a log burning stove and an impressive 'Rayburn' which additionally provides a cooking facility and ambient heat.

The property extends in all to circa 7 acres incorporating three barns, a wooden built summerhouse, greenhouses, polytunnel, vegetable beds, gardens and generous private parking facilities.

Cornish farmhouse properties in this lovely rural location are very rare to come onto the open market. In all the land extends to circa 7 acres and affords a wonderful opportunity for a discerning buyer. This could be the lifestyle change for a buyer seeking 'the good life' by cultivating the land for growing vegetables, fruit trees, camping etc.


The rural village of Porkellis is surrounded by beautiful countryside, lies approximately five miles north east of Helston, and offers a highly regarded public house together with a village hall and nearby bus stop. The village is also within an easy drive to Falmouth with all its amenities on offer. The nearby historic market town of Helston stands at the gateway of the Lizard Peninsula which is Britain's most southerly point, which gives access to some of the most dramatic coastal scenery and beaches the UK has to offer. The coastal and inland villages are most picturesque which add to the overall charm of this delightful and highly regarded peninsula. Helston has an eclectic array of individual shops, well regarded schools (both junior and senior) sports centre, doctor's surgeries, pharmacies and a cinema. The area boasts some outstanding walks and scenery nearby, eg Helston's boating lake through the National Trust land towards the outstanding Loe Pool and Loe Bar with the sea nearby.


From Helston drive on the A394 eastwards towards the Falmouth direction. Passing Trewwenack, and just after the converted Mine Engine House on the left, take the next left hand turning. Proceed along this lane for about a third of a mile and the driveway to the property can be found on the left hand side. The total distance from Helston is approximately 5 miles.


(All dimensions and floor plans are approximate )

The farmhouse is approached from the lane where a wide metal gate opens onto the driveway which meanders up to the property. A footpath leads up to the front UPVC double glazed door opening into the porch.


2.31m x 1.73m (7'7 x 5'8 )

A triple sided entrance porch overlooking the front garden. Ceramic tiled floor, ceiling light and a wooden glazed door opening into the dining room.

Dining Room

6.76m x 3.43m (22'2 x 11'3 )

Two windows overlooking the front garden aspect. Feature fireplace incorporating a log burning stove complemented by a granite supporting lintel above. Open beamed ceiling, ceramic tiled floor and an oil fired Rayburn providing ambient heating and cooking facilities if required. Two radiators, TV/telephone points, and ceiling lighting. Door to inner hallway and steps ascending to the kitchen.


6.17m x 3.15m (20'3 x 10'4 )

An exceptionally generous kitchen complemented by a central island unit. The kitchen offers a selection of wooden fronted base/wall storage units, complemented by quality polished granite work surfaces and ceramic tiled splash backs. Inset stainless steel double bowl drainer sink fitted with a mono mixer tap. Inset five LPG burner hob with an extractor canopy above. integrated high level double ovens, dishwasher and washing machine. Three windows overlooking the garden. Radiator, ceiling lighting and loft access hatch to attic store room. UPVC double glazed stable door to front garden.

Inner Hallway.

Ceramic tiled floor. Staircase ascending to the first floor. Boiler room incorporating the oil fired boiler providing the central heating and hot water. Wall mounted electric distribution board, smoke detector, radiator and storage cupboard. Exposed wooden doors leading off to the WC room, shower room and living room.

WC Room

2.44m x 0.91m (8' x 3')

Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan and ceiling light.

Shower Room

2.41m x 1.85m (7'11 x 6'1 )

Generous shower unit protected by a glazed splash screen. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Ceramic tiling to walls and floor. Chrome towel radiator, window to the rear aspect, extractor fan and ceiling light.

Living Room

4.78m x 3.96m (15'8 x 13')

Open beamed ceiling, window to the side aspect, wall lighting, TV point, radiator and a pair of UPVC double glazed doors opening into the conservatory.


3.96m x 2.97m (13' x 9'9 )

A triple sided UPVC double glazed conservatory fitted with a pitched hipped roof. Ceramic tiled floor, wall lighting, and a pair of UPVC double glazed doors opening into the front aspect.


Ascending from the inner hallway to the first floor landing. A closed tread carpeted staircase complemented by a half landing, exposed wooden newel posts, balusters and handrails. An attractive rounded window above the half landing provides natural light to the staircase and landing areas.

First Floor Landing

A split level landing. Airing cupboard incorporating the hot water storage cylinder. Radiator, ceiling light, smoke detector and doors off to :-

Bedroom One

4.80m x 3.96m (15'9 x 13')

An attractive double aspect bedroom with sloping ceilings incorporating a 'Velux' skylight window. Radiator, telephone point and wash hand basin with a storage cupboard below.

Bedroom Two

3.73m maximum x 3.58m maximum (12'3 maximum x 11'

A double aspect bedroom enjoying views over the garden and countryside. Radiator and loft access hatch.

Bedroom Three

3.68m x 2.95m (12'1 x 9'8 )

Window to the front garden aspect, radiator and ceiling light.

Shower Room

2.39m x 2.06m (7'10 x 6'9 )

Shower unit. Low level WC. Wash hand basin fitted with a mono mixer tap and storage cupboards below. Ceramic tiled walls and floor. Window enjoying the views over the countryside. Chrome towel radiator, extractor fan and ceiling light.


Barn One / Garage

13.11m x 6.93m external measurements (43' x 22'9

An impressive timber framed barn/garage which is currently used by our vendor as a garage and storage facility. In front of the barn is a generous gravelled parking area suitable for several cars.

Barn Two

9.45m x 8.23m ( approximate measurements ) (31' x

Incorporating three storage areas together with a workshop. A galvanised tin roof has been recently added.

Barn Three

11.28m 2.74m x 3.91m ( approx external measurement

Incorporating three stable units.


6.10m x 6.10m ( apprimate external measurements )

An impressive and beautifully built timber summer house complemented by an supporting extended roof canopy. This delightful summerhouse overlooks the rear garden and naturally provides total privacy and a great place to dine out 'al fresco' style during the summer months.


Mains Water. Mains Electricity. Private Drainage. No mains gas.

Agents Note 1

The above property details should be considered as a general guide only for prospective purchasers. Olivers Estate Agents does not have any authority to give any warranty in relation to the property. We would like to bring to the attention of any purchaser that we have endeavoured to provide a realistic description of the property, no specific survey or detailed inspection has been carried out relating to the property, services, appliances and any further fixtures and fittings/equipment. If double glazing has been stated in the details, the purchaser is advised to satisfy themselves as to the type and amount of double glazing fitted to the property. We recommend all buyers to carry out their own survey/investigations relating to the purchase of any of our properties. All measurements, floor plans, dimensions and acreages are approximate and therefore should not be relied upon for accuracy.

Agents Note 2

We cannot guarantee the measurements of acreage or dimensions and are for guide purposes only.

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