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Bedrooms: 3
Constructed in 1878 and, formerly the village school until conversion in circa 2001/2002; a spectacular and inspiring detached property providing a wealth of character and charm throughout, showcasing a stunning 50 ft open-plan living, kitchen, dining room, with high vaulted ceiling (including a mezzanine level above), exposed beams, impressive granite fireplace with wood burning stove, and beautiful fitted kitchen, together with a grandiose principal bedroom boasting epic proportions and en-suite shower room, 2 further double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, a stunning main bathroom/shower room and external sun terrace with accompanying gardens, sweeping driveway, plentiful parking and a detached timber double garage with separately accessed storage area above, allowing for the possibility of conversion to ancillary accommodation (subject to necessary consents). Without doubt, a fine example of a quality conversion, finessed over the years and improved greatly by the current owners.


From the brick paved driveway, a small set of steps rise to a half height timber gate, giving access to the broad front terrace, with shallow steps rising to the front uPVC entrance door with exterior curtesy light and granite threshold, opening into the:-


Tiled flooring, recess with uPVC double glazed window and slate sill. Angled roof pitch with inset downlight, granite step with internal painted timber door with glazed fanlight, giving access into the:-


An outstanding first impression to the property, providing appeal and vast taste with a sense of grandeur, with painted exposed beams to the living/dining area, an array of light pouring in via a multitude of windows, together with a deep sense of history. An exceptional place for those purchasers wishing to acquire a unique, characterful property, offering an entertaining space which is quite literally, second to none. From left to right, a beautifully appointed kitchen showcases an array of stylish, built-in units, together with central butchers block and accompanying island providing breakfast bar, all set under a number of painted beams with supporting pillars surrounding. Opening leading into a dining area at midpoint and onwards, a fantastic living space with a most impressive central granite fireplace with wood burning stove set within.


Incredibly stylish, versatile and spacious in nature, with inset coir matt upon entry, offering an array of fitted units set to two sides, adorned with a granite worksurface sweeping through at midpoint, with inset double bowl sink and swan neck mixer tap, Range-style cooker with five ring inset gas hob and adjacent electric hotplate and stainless steel extractor, AEG built-in dishwasher and space adjacent for American-style fridge/freezer. Continued features include a butchers block to the middle, abutting the dining area, a deep kitchen island with matching cupboard units, plentiful worksurface space overhanging towards the dining area allowing for breakfast bas feature and, of course, the ability to entertain guests whilst cooking within this well-served kitchen. Accompanying preparation area underneath staircase once again, with matching cupboards and worksurface, together with open display shelving undercounter. Painted timber doors to inner hallway and principal bedroom suite. Character beamed ceiling with exposed supporting pillars. Inset downlights, contemporary hanging light, concealed speaker system. Exposed painted brick wall to one side. Treated timber flooring. uPVC window to side elevation. Open to the:-


Full of character, a vast open space flanked with broad windows to either side, offering a surprising amount of natural light, complimenting the nature of the exposed beam ceiling surrounding waist height panelling and complimented beautifully by a magnificent granite fireplace providing wood burning stove set on a slate hearth. Continuation of treated timber floor to dining area, carpeted floor to living space. Stylish hanging lights throughout, accompanied by contemporary wall lights set in between recessed windows with deep display sills. Each window providing an outlook over the frontage. Four double radiators, turning staircase rising to mezzanine level set over kitchen. Painted panel door providing access to the side entranceway, with cloakroom and main bath/shower room.


Another delight within The Old School House, offering a broad area set over the kitchen, providing the possibility of becoming a fourth bedroom (subject to necessary consents and permissions gained), yet utilised by the current owners as an 'office'. Feature painted panelling to the far side, continuing at midpoint along one wall. Pitched ceiling with exposed painted beams, contemporary hanging light with dimmer switch, two windows set either side, providing much natural light.


A palatial principal suite, aura inspiring and again, providing many wonderful features including wood burning stove with exposed flue set on a slate heart , full height exposed stone wall, vaulted ceiling with exposed painted beams, and feature panelling surrounding three walls. Double aspect in nature via broad and tall uPVC double glazed windows. Built-in wardrobes to corner section, offering useful storage space for clothes, shoes etc. Three radiators, wall lights and contemporary bedside lighting. Painted timber door with oak lintel above, granite threshold leading into the:-


Stylishly appointed with an array of tiling set to the floor and mosaic tiling to walls. Fixed window to side elevation, Velux window within roof pitch. Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, walk-in shower with two fixed shower screens and Victorian-style shower controls with accompanying oversized shower head and handheld shower attachment. Columned radiator, painted feature wall panelling to waist height. Extractor fan and ceiling light.


Set off the kitchen and accessed via a painted timber door, a deep inner hallway with doors to shower room, bedroom two and bedroom three. Feature waist height panelling to one wall, exposed painted beams at ceiling height, tall obscure glazed window with secondary glazing and contemporary wall lights. Electrical consumer unit at ceiling height. Feature exposed stone work at midpoint.


Stylishly appointed with low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle with curved sliding doors, electric Mira Sport shower and extractor. Inset downlights together with inset speakers. Patterned floor tiles, contemporary tiling to walls. Window to side elevation with secondary glazing.


A well proportioned double bedroom with feature waist height panelling to one side, uPVC obscure glazed window to rear elevation with secondary glazing and radiator under. Exposed and painted ceiling beams, contemporary ceiling light, radiator.


Once again, superbly proportioned, with full height clear glazed French doors to rear elevation, accessed by two steps and flanked by windows either side. Inset downlights, radiator, panel door leading into the:-


Comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle with electric shower and glazed shower door. Feature panelling to three sides, contemporary tiling to ceiling height. Velux window with roof pitch, tiled flooring.


Once a formal entrance to this historic building when previously used as a school within the village of Ponsanooth, comprising hardwood side entrance door with fan light, open way leading to three granite steps rising to an internal cloaks area, offering space for shoes, coats etc. Slate flagstone floor, obscure glazed window to side elevation, inset downlights. Painted timber door with granite threshold, opening into the:-


A stunning main suite comprising freestanding 4 ft bath with brushed bronze tap, low flush WC, bespoke broad vanity unit offering open shelving, a ceramic sink set on top of a tiled surface with mixer tap and finally, a walk-in shower cubicle with crittall effect glazed shower screen, brushed bronze showerhead with matching controls and contemporary tiling similar to vanity unit. Tiling to shower cubicle, patterned floor tiling throughout. Inset downlights, inset speakers within ceiling. Heated towel rail, feature waist height panelling to two walls, two uPVC double glazed windows to front elevation. Panel door leading to the :-


Wall-mounted Vaxi boiler providing domestic hot water and heating, with accompanying Megaflow system and wall-mounted Honeywell master thermostat. Wooden slatted shelving at head height, corner cupboard housing electrical consumer unit and maters. Exposed copper piping, uPVC glazed window to side elevation. Loft hatch.



From Frog Hill, a broad opening provides access onto a paved driveway flanked with granite retaining walls, offering an array of parking whereby further space to the end of the drive exists, giving access to the:-


A well constructed oak framed building with painted double timber swing doors to the front and divided internally via a timber partition wall, easily removed if desired. With concrete hardstanding and strip lighting throughout, a useful structure, even if purely for the requirements of storage or alternatively, a hobby room. A stable door to the rear of the double garage provides access to a rear storage area suitable for recycling, bins etc. An attached wood store exists to the side, with a pathway leading to a stone outbuilding, together with steps rising to the rear, into the:-


Situated above the double garage at first floor level, set within the pitch of the roof, and double aspect with walk-in dormer to one side and casement window to the front elevation. With power and light in situ, an intriguing space which could be utilised in numerous ways.


Accessed via a stripped timber door, an external store with light, storage space and shelving to the rear. Set adjacent, and accessed via the garden terrace above, two stripped timber doors give access to further storage space.


Superbly complimenting the property, a broad raised terrace laid to slate tiling, offers an outdoor area suitable for al fresco dining, entertaining or social gatherings with friends and family. Sheltered by an prevailing winds with retaining walls to two sides, together with contemporary slatted fencing abutting the front garden. Space for hot tub. Granite steps to the side of the building offer access around the property, to the side elevation only.


From the driveway, a small number of granite steps rise to a lawned and raised garden, planted with an array of subtropical plants and bordered onto side with an array of established bushes and shrubs with a detached garden store. A side patio with a set of steps rises to a side entrance, which is no longer in use. Within the garden exists a former well (no longer in use). Situated opposite, a slightly raised area of lawn could be utilised for further parking, if required.



Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating.


Band E - Cornwall Council.




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

01326 318813

Laskowski & Co - Falmouth

28 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2AD

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