Truro

£475,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Offering exceptional value: a detached, individual house, built approximately 30 years ago and to be sold for only the second time since construction, providing extensive, extremely well proportioned and highly versatile 4/5 bedroom accommodation, fully double glazed and gas centrally heated, situated off popular Hurland Road and within an approximate 15 minute walk of the city centre, within good sized and attractively landscaped surrounding gardens, and with ample private parking in addition to a large double garage/workshop.

THE PROPERTY

Constructed, we understand, in the 1980's and to be sold for only the second time since built, 'Moonraker' is a fine, detached, individual house, situated at the foot of a short, private road, leading to just three other properties, off popular Hurland Road, an approximate fifteen minute walk from Truro city centre.

Situated 'above' Morlaix Avenue and with open, far-reaching views over neighbouring countryside and towards St Clements and Boscawen Park, 'Moonraker' provides particularly well proportioned accommodation, benefiting from gas fired central heating and double glazing throughout, with the rooms briefly comprising: a most impressive galleried reception hall, immense family sized kitchen/breakfast room with log-burner, lounge, interconnecting dining room, large main conservatory, and spacious utility room which leads to a large rear porch/second conservatory, cloakroom and to the attached double garage, over which there is a large store.

A ground floor inner hall leads to three double bedrooms and to a large family bathroom with separate shower cubicle with, upstairs, a palatial master bedroom suite with double aspect bedroom, second bath/shower room, and interconnecting dressing room, also ideal for use as a nursery, study or fifth bedroom etc.

Ample additional parking for several vehicles, including boats and caravans etc, is provided on an extensive forecourt, from which a short pathway and attractively laid gardens lead to a broad front loggia and the entrance to the accommodation. The surrounding gardens are well enclosed to all sides by Cornish stone and mature hedging; there are paved terraces with access from both conservatories, with the main garden area to the 'upper' side of the house, where there is a large area of lawn, bordered by flowering shrubs, and like most parts of the garden, enjoying a high degree of sunshine.

THE LOCATION

Meadow Lane is situated off Hurland Road, along which a pleasant fifteen/twenty minute walk leads along Northfield Drive and Park View to Falmouth Road, Lemon Street and the city centre. Consequently, Truro's unrivalled range of shops, schools and commercial facilities are all close at hand, together with a multi-screen cinema, Hall for Cornwall and numerous restaurants, etc. Truro High School is just a few moments away on Falmouth Road; regular bus services lead to Truro College on the western outskirts of the city, close to which is County Hall and Cornwall's main hospital at Treliske.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

(all dimensions being approximate)

To the front of the property there is a broad covered loggia providing an attractive, sheltered entrance to the accommodation with a paved pathway leading from the forecourt and parking area.

GALLERIED RECEPTION HALL

A magnificent introduction to the property with hardwood front entrance door with inset glazed panels. Matching window to the front elevation. Radiator. Elegant staircase with turned balustrade leading to the galleried first floor landing. Telephone point, small pane casement door to the inner hall.

LOUNGE

5.68m x 4.76m (18'7 x 15'7 )

First measurement taken into deep recesses to either side of a fireplace with brick columns and timber lintel. Gas real-flame fire. Walk-in replacement uPVC double glazed full height triple bay window to the rear elevation overlooking the gardens and to farmland beyond. TV aerial socket, two radiators, wall light points, broad open doorway to the:-

DINING ROOM

4.49m x 3.77m (14'8 x 12'4 )

An elegant formal dining room with small pane casement door from the kitchen/breakfast room. Radiator, wall light points, hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation and sliding patio door to the:-

CONSERVATORY

3.70m x 3.90m (12'1 x 12'9 )

Of substantial block and uPVC double glazed construction under a pitched polycarbonate roof. Ceramic tiled flooring, light and power connected, Dimplex panel radiator. Double doors opening onto the paved rear patio and with views along the garden and to surrounding countryside.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM

7.70m x 3.80m (25'3 x 12'5 )

A magnificent family sized kitchen, breakfast room and daytime living area, with two broad hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed windows to the front elevation.

KITCHEN AREA

Comprehensively appointed with a full range of wall and base units with timber-edged worksurfaces and complementary tiled splashbacks with concealed pelmet lighting. End display shelving. New World four-ring ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor canopy over. Split level Creda double oven/grill with further cupboards above and below. Wine racks, integrated Zanussi dishwasher. Inset sink unit with mixer tap, cutlery drainer and soap dispenser. Peninsula unit/breakfast bar. 'Dresser' units with glass-fronted display cabinets and back lighting. Inset down-lighters.

BREAKFAST AREA

Glass-fronted log/multi-fuel stove in brick recess with timber lintel and mantel over. Double radiator, door to the dining room and to the:-

UTILITY ROOM

4.90m x 2.48m (16'0 x 8'1 )

First measurement excludes a deep door lobby with staircase from the breakfast room. An incredibly well proportioned ancillary area with courtesy door to the garage and casement door to the rear porch. Range of fitted wall and base units with round-edged worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Inset sink unit with mixer tap. Recesses with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to the:-

CLOAKROOM/WC

Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, radiator. Hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation, strip light/shaver socket.

REAR PORCH

4.80m x 2.00m (15'8 x 6'6 )

Again, of substantial block and uPVC double glazed construction under a pitched polycarbonate roof. Ideal as a boot room, potting area or further utility space, etc.

INTEGRAL GARAGE

5.55m x 6.10m (18'2 x 20'0 )

A superb double garage with electronic up-and-over door. High level hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation. Fitted work bench, light and power connected, electrical trip switching. Recently installed Worcester gas fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating. Hot water cylinder with immersion heater and Smart Energy 'Advanced Solar Energy System'. From the corner of the garage, a timber staircase rises to an extensive STORAGE ROOM, with light and power connected, partially boarded, providing scope for inclusion into the upstairs accommodation if required, subject to all necessary consents.

INNER HALL

From the reception hall, a small pane casement door leads to the inner hall which provides access to the downstairs bedrooms and bathroom. Built-in linen cupboard with light, hanging rail and slatted shelving.

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM

A particularly spacious family bathroom with five-piece suite including a pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, bidet, low flush WC, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, and separate walk-in shower cubicle with mains-powered shower. Part tiled walls, hardwood framed sealed unit obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator, strip light/shaver socket.

BEDROOM TWO

4.04m x 3.78m (13'3 x 12'4 )

A versatile double aspect room with two hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and to open countryside. Radiator, TV aerial socket.

BEDROOM THREE

4.53m x 3.36m (14'10 x 11'0 )

Another double aspect room, again with hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed windows to both the side and front elevations, overlooking the gardens. Radiator, TV aerial socket.

BEDROOM FOUR

3.55m x 3.54m (11'7 x 11'7 )

Broad hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator, TV aerial socket.

FIRST FLOOR

GALLERIED LANDING

Hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window and door to the large roof terrace, providing much natural light to this 'statement' reception circulatory area. Access to over-head loft storage area.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE

A palatial master bedroom suite, currently arranged to provide a private bathroom and large dressing room, easily reconfigured if preferred to provide a fifth bedroom or nursery etc.

BEDROOM ONE

7.59m x 5.47m (24'10 x 17'11 )

Second measurement reducing to 13'4 (4.07m). A particularly well proportioned double aspect room with hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the front elevation, with glimpses of Truro Cathedral, and window to the rear elevation, overlooking Morlaix Avenue to adjacent countryside and beyond, to Boscawen Park and the outskirts of St Clements. Both windows with window seats. Two radiators, TV aerial socket, telephone point.

EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM

Again, an extremely well proportioned bathroom, also with a five-piece suite including a large panelled bath with antique-style mixer tap and shower attachment, low flush WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, and separate shower cubicle with mains-powered shower. Radiator, strip light/shaver socket, shelved storage cupboard, hardwood framed sealed unit obscure double glazed window to the front elevation, built-in airing cupboard with slatted linen shelving.

DRESSING ROOM/BEDROOM FIVE

4.23m x 2.29m (13'10 x 7'6 )

Broad hardwood framed sealed unit double glazed window to the rear elevation, again with built-in seating, enjoying the far-reaching views to Boscawen Park and St Clements., Radiator, telephone point, fitted storage shelving, TV aerial socket.

THE EXTERIOR

'Moonraker' is situated at the end of Meadow Lane; a private driveway over which we understand 'Moonraker' has an unrestricted right of pedestrian and vehicular access.

FORECOURT

To the front and side of the property there is a large tarmacadamed parking area, sufficient for several vehicles, well enclosed by conifer and Cornish stone hedging. Double timber gated entrance. Exterior tap and courtesy lighting, timber panelling to the 'patio garden', which could be partially incorporated if required to provide additional parking suitable for those with a caravan or boat etc, etc.

FRONT GARDENS

Attractively stocked rockery borders line the forecourt with a short flight of steps and paved pathway leading to the sheltered front loggia, with further courtesy lighting. Level area of lawn, Cornish stone hedge continuing along the front boundary and with attractively stocked rockery border containing further camellias, hydrangeas and rhododendrons, etc.

MAIN SIDE GARDEN

Mainly laid to lawn, bordered to both front and rear elevations by mature Cornish stone hedging, inside of which there are more specimen trees and camellias, together with spring bulbs etc. At the foot of this garden there is a timber screen and archway leading to a large compost area.

REAR PATIO

A broad rockery-edged paved pathway continues around the property, leading to a paved terrace with double doors from the conservatory.

PATIO GARDEN

Situated to the lower side of the main conservatory, mainly paved for ease of maintenance, with inset beds containing further attractive specimen plants including azaleas, camellias and hydrangeas etc. Courtesy door to the rear porch, timber store (in need of repair), rear boundary lined with conifers.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SERVICES

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

COUNCIL TAX

Band F - Cornwall Council.

TENURE

Freehold.

POSSESSION

Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

VIEWING

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

DIRECTIONAL NOTE

Proceed into Truro from the Falmouth direction, directly over the roundabout at the top of Arch Hill, onto Falmouth Road. Immediately after Truro High School for Girls, turn first right into Park View. Follow the road around to the right and take the next left into Northfield Drive. Follow the road around to the left and then turn first right into Hurland Road and after a short distance, the entrance to Meadow Lane will be found on the right-hand side. 'Moonraker' is located at the end of this lane.

Arrange viewing 01326 318813

Laskowski & Co - Falmouth

28 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2AD

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