3 bed Detached house (for sale) Veryan Green, Truro, Cornwall TR2

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Country and Waterside Prestige - St Mawes
1 Marine Parade, St Mawes, Truro
01326 358945
First Published

12th Jul 2018

Last Published

23rd Oct 2018



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


A spacious farmhouse that provides generous family accommodation including a living room with feature fireplace, kitchen breakfast room, conservatory, three double bedrooms (one with a small dressing room/study and en suite shower room), two further bathrooms and fourth bedroom/study. The beautiful grounds are extensive with ponds, orchard, cottage garden and outbuildings, including an old piggery and summer house.

Period farmhouse on the edge of picturesque Roseland village
Grounds of around an acre with outstanding rural views
Beautiful gardens with three ponds
Generous living space with three/four bedrooms
Outbuildings include an old stone piggery and summer house
Adjoining 4 acre meadow available by separate negotiation

The Property x . The original Polcuta Cottage farmhouse dates back to the seventeenth century and parts of the old farmhouse remain, including the old dairy, which is now the study/fourth guest bedroom. The house itself has been updated and extended over the years and modern comforts added, such as uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating. An artist's paradise with endless inspiration, the outbuildings include a piggery that has been used as a kiln room and pottery and large summer house used as an artist's studio. Hidden from the road, the extensive grounds include ponds, vegetable plots, orchard and cottage garden. A wonderful family home and on the market for the first time in over 30 years, this unique property in such an idyllic setting must be viewed to be fully appreciated.

Porch x . Glazed front door and part glazed period door into the living room. Two windows and tiled foor.

Living Room24'9" x 11'8" (7.54m x 3.56m). Feature stone fireplace with wood burning stove, staircase to the first floor, lovely period recess with cupboard and display shelves, ceramic tiled floor. Two windows to the front, two further windows to the side, door to the front porch and French doors and three steps down into the conservatory.

Conservatory14'11" x 8' (4.55m x 2.44m). First built over twenty years ago, with windows, doors and ceiling replaced with uPVC double glazing approximately four years ago. This wonderful addition has been used both as an extra dining room and sitting room. With a slate tiled floor, ceramic sink for watering the exotic climbing plants including dragon fruit, the room can be accessed from the study or sitting room. The French doors open onto the wild flower cottage garden at the rear of the house, near the piggery and abutting a grazing meadow to one side.

Study/Fourth Bedroom8'4" x 11'6" (2.54m x 3.5m). Originally the old dairy with thick stone outside wall and deep window overlooking the cottage garden. The room has been used as a guest bedroom currently used as a study. Ceramic tiled floor, radiator, range of book shelves. Part glazed door to the side hall and to the conservatory.

Side Entrance Hall x . Slate tiled floor, door to shower room, window to side, three steps up to the kitchen and recess for fridge/freezer.

Shower Room x . Useful ground floor room with corner shower unit, WC and pedestal wash hand basin tiled floor, tiled floor and window to side and rear.

Kitchen Breakfast10' x 14'10" (3.05m x 4.52m). A lovely light triple aspect room with a range of hand crafted wood base units with tiled worktops. Wood framed wall units, some with decorative glazing. Oil fired Aga, ceramic sink and tiled floor. Glazed door to the side hall and period wood panelled door into the living room.

First floor x .

Bedroom One11'10" x 14'11" (3.6m x 4.55m). With large window overlooking the front garden and another overlooking the rear garden. Glazed door and three steps down to a small dressing/study area and the en suite bathroom.

Dressing/study area5'3" x 7'5" (1.6m x 2.26m). Dressing area which can also be used as a study, with window overlooking the side garden.

En suite Bathroom x . Windows to side and rear, panelled bath with shower over, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Landing x . Window to rear rural views.

Airing Cupboard x . Large airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.

Bathroom x . Window to rear. Corner shower unit, panelled bath, WC, wash hand basin, utility area for washing machine and dryer.

Bedroom Two14'10" x 12'11" (4.52m x 3.94m). Two windows overlooking the front garden.

Bedroom Three12'4" x 11'7" (3.76m x 3.53m). Window to the front overlooking the garden and rear with country views, built in double wardrobe and range of book shelves.

Grounds x . The property is reached via a quiet country road and located very close to Veryan Green, just outside the Conservation Area and with no immediate neighbours. A Cornish stone wall with trees and hedging provides privacy and the house is set back and hidden from the road. A wooden gate allows pedestrian access into the front garden with path and stone steps leading to the front of the house. To the side is a driveway and parking areas for several cars.

Gardens x . The glorious mature gardens are so private and have distinctive areas including the front garden with trees such as medlar arching over the garden path and crab apple, with a climbing Montana clematis and wild rose framing a garden arch. To the rear is a cottage style garden with wild flowers and fragrant wintersweet. Gardens to the side of the house include an orchard with apple, pear, kea plum and cherry trees. There are lawns to simply sit and gaze and enjoy the three ponds, two of which have yellow irises and arum lillies. There is a further area with beds, currently growing artichokes, marigolds and strawberries. The grounds are lined with mature trees, hedging and borders farmland to three sides. To one side is a grazing meadow of approximately four acres, currently rented to a neighbouring farmer that may be available by separate negotiation.

Outbuildings x . In the grounds are an old stone privy with pitched slate roof, workshop, piggery and summer house.

Piggery21'11" x 6'11" (6.68m x 2.1m). An old stone piggery with pitched slate roof is currently divided into a kiln room and workshop with sink, water and power connected. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, part cobbled floor, two doors, and windows. There is potential for renovation and conversion (subject to relevant planning consents).

Summer House19'11" x 11'10" (6.07m x 3.6m). Fully insulated timber summer house currently used as an artist's studio. Light and power connected, water and drainage.

Services x . Mains electricity and water, private drainage. Council Tax Band E.

Veryan and The Roseland x . Veryan Green lies in the heart of the Roseland Peninsula on the south Cornish coast, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and famed for its beautiful countryside, harbourside villages, golden beaches and popular stretch of the South West Coastal Path. Just a mile away are the safe, sandy beaches of Pendower and Carne, recently named by The Sunday Times in the top ten best beaches in Britain and the neighbouring village of Portloe is one of the few remaining unspoilt fishing villages left in Cornwall. The elegant sailing resort of St Mawes is eight miles away and the Cathedral City of Truro, eleven miles distant, offers a wide range of commercial facilities, schools and direct rail link to London. The area has long been one of the most desired locations in the UK, both to live and for vacation.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR2

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 32.1% £956,136 4.6 2.6
Flat 22.4% £300,172 1.8 1
Terraced house 10.4% £498,207 2.4 1.1
Semi-detached house 9% £300,070 3 1
Cottage 6.7% £381,667 2.2 1.2
End terrace house 5.2% £568,986 3 1.6
Detached bungalow 4.5% £379,983 3.3 1.3
Bungalow 4.5% £431,825 3 1
Other 4.5% £540,825 2.5 1.5
Link-detached house 0.7% £210,000 3 1

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Current Average Value


Value Change

£209,922 58.2%


Current Asking Prices in TR2 Average: £570,436

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £184,992 (6) £358,821 (12) £346,540 (31) £758,780 (33) £1,133,000 (10)
Flats £185,893 (7) £314,950 (22) £775,000 (1) - -
All £185,477 (13) £330,434 (34) £359,930 (32) £758,780 (33) £1,133,000 (10)

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