A Tasty Treat at Trefanny’s! This charming stone built Cornish country cottage set in the hamlet of Trefanny Hill and beautifully tucked away, sits in an elevated position enjoying far reaching views over surrounding rolling countryside.
For those seeking an income an elevated meadowland to the rear offers the potential for a glamping pod site if required, subject to the necessary planning consent.
Well-presented throughout and featuring a wealth of character and charm including exposed beams and slate flagstone flooring, with plenty of natural light to create a quaint and comfortable living space boasting a cosy open plan kitchen/living space with a stone inglenook fireplace and woodburning stove inset, and a separate diner, with a downstairs bathroom completing the accommodation to the ground floor and two double bedrooms to the first floor.
The cottage has been modernised to offer double glazing, including newly fitted French doors and modern electric heaters have been installed throughout.
Outside there are enclosed walled gardens, a courtyard and a shed, with a further elevated meadowland offering income potential subject to the necessary planning consent. Off-road parking for two cars at the front, makes this very appealing and perfect as a first time buy, investment or holiday bolt hole. A fantastic opportunity in an idyllic setting!
Park up at the front and step through the large wooden gate where a pathway sweeps through the side garden to a glazed door.
Step inside and be welcomed by the well-lit open plan dining area
There is plenty of room for display furniture and bookcases and where natural light shines in from the window to the side elevation providing lovely views of the garden. A versatile space which could be made into a further cosy seating or play area, or where you could place a workstation if required.
There is room for a dining table in front of the French doors, an ideal position where you can swing open the doors and allow fresh air in along with the smell of the outdoors whilst enjoying delightful views of the front garden and the surrounding countryside.
- Semi-Detached Cottage
- Two Double Bedrooms
- Open Plan Living
- Double Glazing & Electric Heating
- Off Road Parking for Two Cars
- Gardens & Courtyard
- Meadowland Offering Income Potential STPP – optional
- Secluded Setting with Countryside Views
- No Onward Chain
- EPC – F
A few steps and to the left is where a large feature archway opens up into the lounge and where a stone inglenook fireplace featuring a woodburning stove takes centre stage, with a slate tiled hearth beneath, and extends towards the kitchen at the far end of the room creating a wonderful open plan living space.
A lovely place where you can sit back and relax with a glass in hand, warming hands whilst enjoying the views from the window allowing light in from the side elevation and French doors from the open plan dining space.
To the left of the window is a wooden door into a utility cupboard providing useful storage and where there is plumbing and space for a washing machine.
The kitchen is of a traditional cottage style fitted with neutrally finished units offering a range of wall and base units to either side, and a worktop, incorporating a single circular stainless steel drainer unit with a chrome mixer tap, over.
There are also display cabinets for those best pieces of china and crystal ware and useful open shelving for condiments and such like and plumbing available for a dishwasher.
For cooking, there is an integral electric oven with grill centrally positioned and an electric hob with an integral cooker hood over. To the far end is where there is space for an upright fridge/freezer and a shelving above is the ideal place for a microwave oven, so you have everything to hand. To complete is ceramic tiles to the wall and a slate flagstone flooring underfoot to make an easy clean.
Beyond the kitchen is an original wooden door leading to the internal hallway where a frosted glazed wooden door to the left leads into the downstairs bathroom.
The bathroom suite is finished in crisp white to keep it fresh and comprises of a panel bath, for those who enjoy a long soak, with a shower over, together with a pedestal hand-wash basin with partial tiling surround and a low level WC. Frosted glazed windows to the rear allow plenty of light in and decorative wall panelling to dado height adds character. A chrome heated towel rail keeps towels toasty.
Straight ahead is a stone staircase with slate steps and decorative wrought iron balustrade providing access to the first-floor landing. A wooden door to the right opens into the under stair storage cupboard, a handy space for the hoover and more.
Returning to the inner hallway, climb the stone staircase to the first-floor landing where the master bedroom can be located directly ahead, and the second bedroom is on the right.
The master is a capacious double with plenty of room for bedroom furniture and where natural light floods in from the central glazed window overlooking the garden and enjoying superb views of the beautiful rolling countryside in the distance.
The second bedroom is a good-sized single, although could take a double, offering a wardrobe recess and overlooks the elevated meadowland and beyond to the rear.
Step outside through the glazed French doors into the front garden
The extensive stone patio is the perfect spot for garden furniture where you can sit and dine alfresco, whilst enjoying a southerly aspect and splendid views. A lawn extends to the front of the garden, fully enclosed by Cornish walling, where a miniature wooden gate leads to the parking area.
A glazed door from the open plan living space allows access into the side garden, a predominately laid to lawn garden with a pathway to the perimeter of the boundary Cornish wall fully enclosing the garden making this a perfect play area for young children and pets.
There is also an extensive fuel store shed providing handy storage for the lawnmower and garden tools with a side gate leading to the courtyard. A large gate to the front also provides access to the parking area, an ideal spot to hose down your four-legged friends after a walk.
For those seeking an income, the meadowland to the rear set in an elevated position is the perfect place for a glamping pod site, subject to the necessary planning consent, and is accessible from the far corner of the grounds via a five bar timber gate. Alternatively, this could be used as an allotment. There is also the option to exclude the meadowland from the sale. Please enquire for further information.
Equally, potential income can be generated from holiday letting and for anyone interested in pursuing this the vendors would be happy to negotiate leaving the cottage fully furnished and equipped for this purpose.
Within easy reach is the off-road parking which can be located at the front of the cottage gardens comfortably providing parking for two cars.
A little bit more about the location of Trefanny Hill
The property lies in a peaceful and prized rural hamlet in a secluded yet accessible rural location approximately 1.5 miles from the self-contained village of Pelynt which has village shops including a butcher, post office, garage, well respected public house and church.
A regular bus service through Pelynt provides convenient connections with Liskeard, Looe and Polperro. Footpaths and bridleways lead directly from the hamlet into the stunning landscape of the West Looe River Valley, presenting wonderful opportunities for nature lovers and outdoor pursuits.
The Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty lies a short distance to the south with its unspoilt coastal scenery, hidden coves and creeks, with various areas of the coast in the ownership of The National Trust. Nearby, Polperro, Polruan, Fowey and Looe are picturesque, each with their own harbours and fishing fleets.
Looe has a branch line railway providing a useful commuting link via mainline trains at Liskeard (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours). Many of Cornwall’s attractions are within easy driving distance, including the Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and such National Trust properties as Cotehele and Lanhydrock.
Candice‘s Property Notes
What a sweet and unique cottage this truly is, full of charm and character with a wonderful, cosy and versatile open plan living space.
Perfect for residential use, investment or a holiday home, in particular those seeking a country lifestyle.
Plus the meadowland offering a fantastic opportunity to generate potential income STPP, you won’t want to miss out on this one!
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