Roskrow, Penryn


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Occupying an attractive semi-rural setting in the pretty hamlet of Roskrow, conveniently situated close to the outskirts of Penryn and nearby port of Falmouth, a highly intriguing and individual barn conversion, providing 3 bedroom, 2 bath/shower room accommodation, arranged over 3 levels, including magnificent living room with vaulted ceiling, attractively landscaped gardens, garage and additional private parking.


Occupying an attractive courtyard setting, 'The Old Treadmill' is a distinctive and highly characterful barn conversion, providing well proportioned and appointed accommodation, with the benefit of oil fired central heating and sealed unit double glazing.

With access from both front and rear elevations, 'The Old Treadmill' has the advantage of parking immediately adjacent to its own independent front entrance, in addition to a garage, additional private parking space and ample allocated visitors parking. Front gardens have been attractively landscaped sitting-out terraces, well enclosed by walling and shrub-lined borders, with granite steps and a slate pathway leading to a double width entrance door which opens into the magnificent, open-plan, L-shaped living room, 24' x 24' overall, with 'central' fireplace, stunning 15'9 high vaulted ceiling and split staircase to the lower ground floor lobby and part galleried first floor landing. The kitchen is accessed off the living room and, like many windows to the rear elevation, enjoys an outlook over the well maintained rear courtyard, to many miles of open countryside beyond.

A master bedroom suite occupies the lower ground floor and includes a well proportioned double aspect bedroom and private en-suite bathroom, just reappointed, most tastefully fitted with a white suite and quality ceramic tiled. To the first floor, a part galleried landing leads to two bedrooms and a family shower room, also recently reappointed, again to a high standard with quality fittings.

In all, a highly individual home which we strongly recommend interested prospective purchasers arrange to view.


Plough Court is a most attractive complex of just nine distinctive properties, arranged around a central courtyard, adjacent to surrounding countryside and woodland.

Roskrow is a small hamlet approximately one mile from the university campus at Tremough, two miles from the centre of Penryn and four miles from the port of Falmouth. Consequently, excellent schooling and college facilities are nearby, together with shops, leisure amenities, sports clubs, bathing beaches, sailing waters and regular bus and rail services to the cathedral city of Truro, approximately eight miles distant.


(All dimensions being approximate)

From the front parking area and attractively landscaped gardens, granite steps and a slate paved pathway lead to the double width, hardwood, front entrance door with sealed unit small pane double glazed windows. Opening into:-


7.36m x 7.34m (24'1 x 24'0 )

Measurements include the kitchen area. A magnificent, versatile open-plan living area. L-shaped and triple aspect with further deep silled window and further half glazed small paned door to the rear elevation, overlooking the communal rear courtyard to miles of open countryside beyond. Vaulted, pitched ceiling, 15'9 (4.80m) in height, with exposed beams and trusses, providing an exceptional feeling of space, with further natural light provided from a large Velux window. Central fireplace with hexagonal slate hearth and inset glass-fronted Nestor Martin Calor gas fire. Display shelves and alcoves. Wall light points, TV and FM aerial sockets, two radiators. Split staircase with hardwood balustrade, newel posts and handrail leading up to the part galleried first floor landing, and down to the lower ground floor inner hall. Door to:-


3.08m x 2.86m (10'1 x 9'4 )

Fully fitted with a comprehensive range of solid timber units with cream-painted Shaker-style doors and solid beech-block worksurfaces with timber panelled splashbacks. Inset ceramic sink with cutlery drainer and mixer tap, cooker recess with panel point. Integrated fridge and freezer cabinets. Broad recess with plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher. Corner display shelving, pitched ceiling with exposed roof trusses, deep silled window to the courtyard elevation enjoying a lovely outlook over the neighbouring properties and to miles of surrounding rolling countryside.



Staircase descending from the living area, under-stair storage cupboard, radiator, door to:-


5.54m x 3.26m (18'2 x 10'8 )

A well proportioned double aspect room with deep silled windows to the front and rear elevations. Radiator, built-in double wardrobe, door to:-


Attractively reappointed with a high quality white suite including a low flush WC, Sottini pedestal wash hand basin, and panelled bath with antique-style mixer tap with shower attachment. Part tiled walls, wall light, ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, deep silled window to the courtyard elevation, built-in airing cupboard with foam lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater and timer switching.



Part galleried, with staircase rising from the open-plan living area. Deep silled window to the front elevation overlooking the attractively landscaped gardens. Access to overhead storage area, doors to the bedrooms and shower room.


3.38m x 3.40m (11'1 x 11'1 )

Deep silled window to the front elevation overlooking the gardens to unspoilt woodland beyond. Radiator.


3.46m x 2.10m (11'4 x 6'10 )

Deep silled window to the rear elevation, enjoying views to Devoran and miles of surrounding countryside. Radiator.


Again, attractively appointed with a white three-piece suite comprising a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and broad, walk-in shower cubicle with Mira shower. Part tiled walls, ceramic tiled flooring. wall light, radiator, deep silled window to the courtyard elevation.



The gardens for 'The Old Treadmill' enjoy a sheltered and sunny, west-facing aspect, with views to the neighbouring unspoilt woodland. A gravelled forecourt/additional parking space, provides access through a timber gate, onto granite steps and a slate pathway which leads to the front entrance door to the property with exterior courtesy lighting. A gravelled and slate paved terrace leads, to either side of the entrance door, to the attractively landscaped and stocked gardens which comprise rockery-edged borders with a variety of spring bulbs, flowering shrubs and plants including roses, hydrangeas and camellias etc. Further granite steps and a stone archway lead to a raised timber decked sun terrace. A delightful sitting-out and entertaining area, enclosed by stone walling and picket fencing. Further well stocked shrub beds with a further array of interesting and colourful mature trees and shrubs including hydrangeas, ceanothus and climbing rose over the stone archway. 'Moat' concealing the uPVC oil storage tank.


5.60m x 2.96m (18'4 x 9'8 )

A gravelled driveway leads to the nearby garage block. Metal up-and-over door, light and power connected, overhead storage, exterior courtesy lighting. Additional parking area, located to the side of the garage.


Courtesy door with exterior light and brick steps from the living area. Calor gas storage, outside wall mounted Camray oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Space for rotary clothes airer.



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


Band D - Cornwall Council.


Freehold. We understand the vendors contribute approximately £45 per month for maintenance and gardening to the communal parts.


Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendor offering the additional benefit of no onward chain.


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


Take the A39 Truro to Falmouth road, passing directly across Treluswell Roundabout, following the signs to Falmouth and Helston. Within approximately 400 yards, take the right-hand turning to Roskrow. Continue along this tree-lined lane passing, the entrances to Roskrow Manor and Roskrow Manor Cottages on the right-hand side. A short distance after which the entrance to Plough Court will be found on the right-hand side, immediately after which is a gravelled visitors parking area.

Arrange viewing 01326 318813

Laskowski & Co - Falmouth

28 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2AD

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