Mawnan Smith

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully presented detached house, occupying a delightful position on the quiet rural fringe of Mawnan Smith one of Cornwall s most desirable villages. 'Re-built' in 2012, the property provides adaptable 4 bedroom, 2 bath/shower room accommodation with a magnificent open-plan 'living room', superbly landscaped gardens enjoying stunning views and, to the front, private off-road parking.


'Merowe' occupies a delightful and peaceful setting on the quiet fringes of the highly sought-after and well served village of Mawnan Smith, close to the beautiful Helford River and within a ten minute walk, along a beautiful woodland path, to the safe, sandy Maenporth Beach and the adjacent, far extending, South West Coast Path.

'Re-built' in 2012 to a contemporary individual design and high standard, 'Merowe' provides particularly well proportioned, light, modern and spacious four double bedroom and two bath/shower room accommodation. A magnificent double height entrance hallway provides a suitable introduction to the property, with the adaptable accommodation including a superb living room comprising sitting area with wood-burning stove and solid oak flooring with 'half wall' and two steps down to a beautifully appointed dual aspect kitchen/dining room with a 'wall of glass' overlooking and opening onto the beautifully landscaped, private rear gardens. A further timber decked terrace, accessed from the utility room, found to the side, enjoys a sunny aspect and unspoilt rural views. The master bedroom has a full range of built-in wardrobes and a superbly appointed en-suite shower room/WC is found on the ground floor, together with bedroom four, currently used as a home office. Two further dual aspect double bedrooms and a superbly appointed four-piece family bathroom are found on the first floor galleried landing.

To the front, a gated gravelled driveway provides parking for approximately three cars with paths leading around both sides of the house, one with steps to the raised timber decked terrace, which enjoys open country and woodland views. The rear gardens have been beautifully landscaped and provide complete privacy with tiered lawns, timber decked terracing adjacent to the property and superb gazebo providing a 'bar' and covered sitting-out area overlooking the gardens.


Carlidnack Lane is a no-through road of substantial individual homes which stand within an approximate ten minute walk of the centre of Mawnan Smith. There are a number of amenities in the village, including a thatched public house (The Red Lion Inn), garage, village hall, coffee shop, village store, church, junior school and regular bus service to the nearby port of Falmouth, approximately five miles' distant. Beautiful rural, creekside and coastal walks abound in the area with the Helford River nearby, as well as the South West Coast Path, accessed from nearby Maenporth Beach, just a few minutes walk along a pretty, traffic-free footpath.


(all dimensions being approximate)

Entrance door with double glazed full height side panels to the:-


7.90m x 2.89m (25'11 x 9'5 )

A double height pitched entrance with arched double glazed windows at first floor level providing much natural light. Turning oak staircase rising to the first floor galleried landing. Oak skirting boards. Radiator. Oak panel doors to the two ground floor bedrooms, cloakroom/WC with oak and obscure glazed door to the:-


A magnificent open-plan split-level room comprising:


5.65m x 3.96m (18'6 x 12'11 )

Double glazed skylight providing much natural light. Contemporary Contura wood-burning stove on a tiled hearth. Oak flooring and oak skirting boards. Cast iron period-style radiator. Panelled door to the utility room. Oak timber door leading to utility room/rear porch. Open to the superb kitchen/dining room with half wall providing a natural divide with oak steps to the:-


5.65m x 8.56m (18'6 x 28'1 )

A superbly appointed dual aspect room with two sets of double glazed windows to the side elevation enjoying views over surrounding woodland and countryside. A 'wall of glass' comprising uPVC double glazed French doors with matching full sized side panels opening onto and overlooking the timber decked terrace, gardens and woodland beyond. Oak block worksurfaces with matching upstands with cupboards and drawers under, matching wall units with concealed pelmet lighting in between. Inset black composite granite one and a half bowl sink with drainer and flexible mixer tap. Inset four-ring halogen hob with black glass splashback and stainless steel and glass extractor hood with light. Eye level Bosch oven and grill with cupboards under and over. Space for American-style fridge/freezer. Integral Hotpoint dishwasher. Central island unit with matching oak block worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under. Italian ceramic tiled flooring. Three cast iron period-style radiators.


uPVC stable-style double glazed door opening onto and overlooking the side raised timber decked terrace. Loft access. Worksurface with plumbing and space for washing machine and separate dryer under. Italian tiled flooring. Built-in storage cupboards.


6.30m x 4.04m (20'8 x 13'3 )

uPVC double glazed windows to the front elevation. Inset ceiling LED down-lighters. Radiator. Full range of built-in wardrobes and drawers providing hanging space and shelving. TV aerial socket. Oak door to:-


2.53m x 2.11m (8'3 x 6'11 )

A superbly appointed white three-piece suite comprising: 'floating' wall mounted wash hand basin with waterfall mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, double fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with recessed shelving, additional shower head and drying area. Wall mounted towel rail/radiator. Tiled flooring, matching skirtings and floor-to-ceiling tiled splashbacks. Inset LED down-lighters.


Oak panelled door from the entrance hallway, white suite comprising low level WC, 'floating' wash hand basin, tiled flooring, radiator, heated towel rail. Doors to airing cupboard.


4.63m x 2.85m (15'2 x 9'4 )

A dual aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations. Inset ceiling LED down-lighters. Radiator. Laminate white timber-style flooring. This bedroom is currently used as a home office.



Turning staircase rising from the double height entrance hallway to a galleried stairwell. Doors to the two first floor bedrooms and bathroom.


6.30m x 2.85m (20'8 x 9'4 )

A dual aspect room with barrelled ceiling, uPVC double glazed dormer window to the front elevation and double glazed skylight to the rear providing much natural light. Radiator.


6.30m x 2.85m (20'8 x 9'4 )

Again, a dual aspect room with uPVC double glazed dormer window to the front elevation and double glazed skylight to the rear. TV aerial socket. Loft access. Double radiator.


3.89m x 1.91m (12'9 x 6'3 )

A superbly appointed four-piece bathroom suite comprising fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with plumbed-in shower and glazed shower screen, low flush WC, 'floating' wall mounted wash hand basin with fountain-style mixer tap and freestanding, oval contemporary bath with central fountain- style tap. Towel rail/radiator. Tiled flooring with matching upstand. Double glazed skylight to the rear elevation. Inset ceiling LED down-lighters.



Discreetly positioned with double gates leading from the head of Carlidnack Lane, set behind a gravelled driveway providing off-road private parking for approximately three cars, with level access to the front entrance. Gravelled paths lead around both sides of the property, on one side to the raised timber decked terrace and utility room rear door, with both leading onto the rear gardens.


Timber decked with steps leading from the gravelled side path and access from the rear porch/utility room, enjoying a particularly sunny position and fine far-reaching countryside and woodland views.


French doors leading from the superb living room, providing a beautiful sitting-out terrace with timber steps leading onto the tiered lawns and gravel and stone steps lead to the covered 'gazebo'. Barbeque area with work space, bar and covered seating area, all enjoying the beautifully landscaped gardens and surrounding woodland.


Of timber construction with barbeque and bar area and covered sitting area enjoying views over the surrounding gardens.


The gardens have been superbly landscaped..


2.26m x 3.56m (7'4 x 11'8 )

Double doors leading from the gravelled path with windows to the side elevation. Power supply.



Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Oil fired central heating.


Band E - Cornwall Council.




Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.


Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors' Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.


Entering Mawnan Smith along Sampys Hill, turn first left onto Carlidnack Road, opposite the village stores. Continue along Carlidnack Road for approximately 1/3 of a mile and just before leaving the village, turn right onto Carlidnack Lane. Proceed to the foot of this no-through road, at the head of which you will find the entrance to 'Merowe' directly in front of you.

01326 318813

Laskowski & Co - Falmouth

28 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2AD

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