Orchard Lane, Helford, Near Helston

3 bedrooms £675,000

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Within the most sought after Orchard Lane area of the Helford Village, just a few hundred yards from the village shop, and famous public house, a spacious detached 3/4 bedroom home, offering good sized family accommodation with mature garden and parking. The accommodation includes hallway with cloakroom, 17' kitchen/diner, utility room, 16' sitting room with large open fireplace, further triple aspect reception room/bedroom 4 and ground floor shower room (with potential for use as a self-contained annexe). The first floor offers 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

LOCATION    Helford village lies on the banks of the Helford, one of Cornwall's most unspoilt rivers. This "picture post card village" offers a shop with post office and the famous Shipwrights Arms public house. The south west coast path can be picked up from here and "Frenchman's Creek" from Daphne Du Maurier's novel of the same name is just a short walk from the top of the village. There is a popular sailing club within the village, and deep water moorings can be obtained (subject to availability).
A passenger ferry links the north and south banks of the river, crossing over the Helford passage, from here the magnificent gardens of Trebah and Glendurgan can be explored as well as the pretty beaches of Durgan & Grebe.
Primary schooling is available in nearby Manaccan and the village of St Keverne offers a wider range of amenities such as convenience store, restaurant and butchers.
The market town of Helston is some 10 miles distant.


HALLWAY    Wall mounted radiator, wall mounted thermostat control for central heating, stairs to first floor.

CLOAKROOM    Low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, tiled flooring, wall mounted heater, obscure window to side elevation.

KITCHEN/DINER 17'7" x 10'5" (5.36m x 3.18m). Fitted with a range of wall and base units, built-in Hotpoint stainless steel oven, Hotpoint stainless steel 4 ring gas hob with extractor fan over, stainless steel double sink unit with drainer and tiled splashbacks, 2 single glazed panel windows to the front, 2 wall mounted radiators, tiled floor, glazed door to:-

UTILITY ROOM/SIDE ENTRANCE 7'8" x 6'11" (2.34m x 2.1m). Tiled floor, Grant central heating boiler, wall mounted Honeywell central heating control, part glazed single glazed door leading to outside.

SITTING ROOM 16'4" x 15'11" (4.98m x 4.85m). Dual aspect room with window to the rear and french doors leading out to the front elevation and patio, large open fireplace with double flue, tiled hearth and canopy over, wall mounted radiator, double doors and steps leading down to:-

SITTING ROOM 2/BEDROOM 4 20'6" (6.25m) x 16'3" (4.95m) into bay.. A triple aspect room with windows to the front and rear with a bay window to the side elevation. The current vendors have previously used this room for "Bed and Breakfast". Door leading to the rear elevation, 2 wall mounted radiators.

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM    Comprising walk in shower unit with Mira shower over, tiled enclosure with a bi-folding screen, wash hand basin and low level w.c. Extractor fan, shaver/light point.


HALF LANDING    Window to the side.


LANDING    Access to the loft. Airing cupboard and doors leading to the first floor accommodation.

FAMILY BATHROOM    Suite comprising panelled bath, low level w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin. Wall mounted radiator, tiled splashbacks, window to side elevation.

BEDROOM 1 16'1" x 15'11" (4.9m x 4.85m). A dual aspect room with window to the front and rear enjoying views to the front out towards the Helford River.   2 wall mounted radiators, enclosed shower cubicle with tiled surround, Mira shower and glazed shower screen. Pedestal wash hand basin and tiled splashback.

BEDROOM 2 10'5" x 10'5" (3.18m x 3.18m). Window to front elevation with superb views, wall mounted radiator.

BEDROOM 3 10'5" x 6'9" (3.18m x 2.06m). Window to the front elevation and wall mounted radiator.


GARDENS    There is a driveway which provides off road PARKING for a number of cars, with space to construct a garage (subject to planning consent). The gardens are a real delight on differing levels, mostly laid to lawn with maturing trees and shrubs. A raised sun terrace provides space to sit, relax and enjoy the peace and quiet this location provides.

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