Occupying an attractive, elevated and quiet location, on the outskirts of the sought-after village of Gweek, on the banks of the beautiful Helford River, a detached individual bungalow, providing well proportioned and appointed 3-bedroomed accommodation, with garage, parking and delightful gardens to both front and rear, enjoying breathtaking, panoramic views over the village and boatyard, to miles of surrounding unspoilt countryside.
'Lowenva' occupies an attractive, elevated position on the outskirts of this sought-after village at the head of the beautiful Helford River, providing light and well proportioned accommodation, attractively reappointed throughout by the owner, standing within beautifully stocked and landscaped gardens, enjoying breathtaking 180° views over the gardens to Gweek Boatyard, the upper reaches of the river, outskirts of the village and miles of surrounding, unspoilt, wooded countryside.
Located off this quiet semi-rural lane, the property is approached from the rear where there is a deep garage with electronic roller doors, additional parking area, and professionally landscaped gardens with paved, gravelled and decked terraces, including a kitchen garden area with greenhouse, raised planters and useful store.
Benefiting from replacement uPVC double glazing, oil fired central heating and an attractive standard of decoration throughout, the accommodation briefly comprises an entrance lobby with cloaks/shower room and double aspect utility room off, attractively appointed kitchen/breakfast room with full range of cream painted Shaker-style units, inner hall, double aspect lounge with hexagonal bay window, versatile third bedroom or dining room, two double bedrooms, and a beautifully refitted main bathroom with roll-top bath. In addition, some prospective purchasers may wish to note the property has previously benefited from (now lapsed) planning consent for conversion of an extensive loft area to provide a first floor 'master' bedroom suite.
The front gardens are a particular feature of the property and include a superb sun terrace, ideal for al fresco dining etc, sweeping lawns and profusely stocked borders with a mass of colourful, mature azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons, roses and other specimen plants. Throughout, these gardens enjoy an extremely sunny, south-westerly aspect.
(All dimensions being approximate)
Replacement uPVC double glazed door from the beautifully landscaped rear gardens, garage and parking area. Timber-effect flooring. Door to the cloaks/shower room and to the:-
utility room 2.24m(7'4'') x 2.40m(7'10'')
A most useful, double aspect ancillary area with replacement uPVC double glazed windows to both the side and rear elevations. Radiator, timber-effect flooring, plumbing for automatic washing machine, glazed screen to the kitchen.
Fully ceramic tiled walls and containing a white three-piece suite including corner pedestal wash hand basin with contemporary taps, low flush WC, and shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower. Replacement obscure uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator.
Kitchen and breakfast room 5.57m(18'3'') x 3.13m(10'3'')
Maximum overall measurements of another, light, double aspect room with distinct kitchen and breakfast areas:-
Small pane casement door from the entrance lobby. Full range of cream Shaker-style units with deep hardwood worksurfaces between with complementary textured small tiled splashbacks and hidden pelmet lighting. Glass-fronted display cabinet, glazed screen to the utility room, replacement uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation. Tray recess, inset ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, recess with plumbing for automatic dishwasher. Small tiled cooker recess with further down-lighting and extractor fan, four-ring ceramic Neff hob and Neff double oven and grill below with wine shelving to either side. Timber-effect flooring. Small pane casement door to the inner hall and broad archway to the:-
Radiator, timber-effect flooring, replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the attractively stocked and landscaped rear gardens.
Access to extensive over-head loft storage area with insulation, light and retractable aluminium ladder. Radiator, panelled timber doors to the bedrooms and bathroom, small pane casement doors to the reception rooms. Hallway continuing to a glazed casement door opening onto the front sun terrace and enjoying the far-reaching views beyond.
Lounge 5.99m(19'8'') x 3.54m(11'7'')
A superb room, enjoying much natural light with hexagonal replacement uPVC double glazed bay window to the south-west facing elevation, enjoying an extremely sunny outlook and magnificent views over the beautifully stocked, tree-lined gardens, to Gweek Boatyard and miles of surrounding, unspoilt, rolling, wooded countryside. Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, two radiators, TV aerial socket, wall light points.
Dining room (bedroom three) 3.39m(11'1'') x 3.15m(10'4'')
A highly versatile room with exposed timber flooring throughout and double, replacement, uPVC double glazed casement doors opening onto the sun terrace, again enjoying magnificent views over the gardens to Gweek Boatyard, the outskirts of the village and to miles of surrounding countryside. Radiator, telephone point.
Bedroom one 3.94m(12'11'') x 3.12m(10'3'')
Broad replacement uPVC double glazed window to the south-west elevation, again enjoying magnificent garden, village and wooded countryside views. Radiator, TV aerial lead.
Bedroom two 3.30m(10'10'') x 3.09m(10'2'')
First measurement excludes a broad range of built-in cupboards providing hanging and storage space. Broad replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator.
Superbly reappointed with a free-standing roll-top bath, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Replacement uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the gardens, heated towel rail/radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, shaver socket, extractor fan, under-floor heating.
Garage 6.75m(22'2'') x 3.20m(10'6'')
Light and power connected, windows to the side and rear elevations, electronic roller door and electronic courtesy door to the:-
Courtesy/security lighting, ideal for those with an additional car or caravan etc.
Professionally and most extensively landscaped for ease of maintenance, providing level, paved, gravelled and decked sun terracing, enjoying a sheltered and sunny south-westerly aspect. Granite retaining wall to the front boundary with well stocked shrub border, shaped timber retaining walls with steps from the garage and parking area, leading to the broad lower terrace with raised planters and paved patio with space for rotary airer and further attractively stocked borders with camellias, mimosa, azaleas and maple. Useful garden implement store, aluminium framed greenhouse with, to either side, raised herb and vegetable beds. Pathway continuing to either side of the property with additional courtesy lighting and, to the eastern side, external water tap, oil storage tank and outside wall mounted oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.
A magnificent outside sitting-out 'al fresco' dining area with double casement doors from the dining room and door from the inner hall. Outside light, ornamental balustrading, enjoying a magnificent, sunny, south-westerly outlook over the beautifully stocked gardens to Gweek Boatyard, the outskirts of the village, the head of the Helford River, surrounding woodland and unspoilt rolling countryside. Below this terrace there is a very useful garden/implement store with light and power connected.
A real feature of the property, comprising shaped lawns with beautifully stocked borders featuring an array of beautiful, mature, specimen shrubs and flowering plants including roses, rhododendrons, conifers, grasses, wisteria, acers, azaleas and camellias etc. An upper lawned terrace features a pretty rockery-edged pond; broad timber steps lead to a circular paved patio with shaped slate and pebble pathway winding through the gardens to the lower boundary with further mature camellias and rhododendrons. A quite beautiful garden which will undoubtedly prove of immense appeal to gardeners of all abilities.
Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private septic tank drainage. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Oil fired central heating.
Band E - Cornwall Council.
Freehold - immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.
Strictly by prior appointment with the vendor's Sole Agents - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone:
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These particulars have been prepared as a general guide only for prospective purchasers. Although every effort has been made to provide a fair and reasonable description of the property, no specific survey or detailed inspection has been carried out in relation to the building, services, appliances and any fixtures and fittings. All measurements, dimensions, acreages and distances are approximate and should not be relied upon for accuracy. All buyers should rely on their own surveys and investigations in connection with a purchase of the property.