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  • With Land
  • 4 bedrooms
  • floor area2,292 sq. ft
  • Detached former mill
  • Exquisite hidden valley setting
  • Providing total peace and seclusion
  • Yet close to excellent village amenities
  • Substantially improved by the present owners
  • 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom accommodation
  • Versatile 2-storey garage/outbuilding
  • Viewing unhesitatingly recommended

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Enjoying total peace, privacy and seclusion, yet close to the sought-after and well served village of Constantine, sailing waters of the Helford River and nearby port of Falmouth, a detached, extended former mill house providing characterful, versatile and recently substantially improved 4-bedroomed accommodation, set amidst unspoilt wooded grounds of approximately 5.5 acres, with long private driveway, detached garage/outbuilding, formal lawned gardens, and picturesque stream with deep bluebell woodland beyond.

The Property

'Nancarris Mill' is a distinctive four-bedroomed residence in a truly magical position, nestling quite centrally within its own 'magical' grounds, with no near neighbours, yet less than one mile from the popular village of Constantine and approximately two miles from the sailing waters of the internationally-renowned Helford River.

'Hidden' from the outside world, the property was completely modernised by the present owners approximately eight years ago, with fixtures and fittings of the highest standard and the result being a home of great charm and character, appointed for 21st Century living.

The accommodation, which is light, well proportioned and benefits from oil fired central heating and hardwood framed double glazing, briefly comprises: Entrance hallway with oak flooring, 30' triple aspect sitting room with wood-burning stove, comprehensively fitted kitchen/breakfast room which, also, enjoys delightful views over the garden, adaptable triple aspect second reception/dining room, utility room and ground floor cloakroom.

To the first floor, a part galleried landing leads to the master bedroom suite which incorporates a private dressing room or nursery, in addition to an extremely well appointed bath/shower room. There are three further first floor bedrooms, the second of which is triple aspect, and all of which are served by a family bathroom with white suite and further views over the picturesque grounds.

Accessed by its own, long driveway, the property's setting can rightly be described as 'magical', with the surrounding gardens and woodland providing complete peace, privacy and seclusion, as well as being a haven for wildlife, including herons and deer. To the rear of the property there is ample parking for numerous vehicles, together with a detached two-storey garage/workshop, of part stone construction, with office at first floor level, ideal for those working from home, with Super Fast Fibre broadband available, with speeds of approximately 40mb/s.

Formal gardens extend across the breadth of the front of the property, where there is a large paved sun terrace, ideal for al fresco dining etc, lawns, shrub borders and picturesque stream, to the other side of which bluebell woodland extends up the face of the valley. A setting which must be viewed to be truly appreciated.

The Location

'Nancarris Mill' is located off The Level, approximately midway between High Cross and Constantine village centre.

Constantine village, approximately one mile distant, is an active community with excellent day-to-day amenities including public house, sports clubs, convenience stores, church, doctors, dentist, highly regarded county primary school, hairdressers, active community hall - The Tolmen Centre - and regular bus service to both Falmouth and Helston.

The beautiful tree-lined sailing waters of the Helford River are accessed via nearby Port Navas, approximately one and a half miles distant, where there is a sailing club, dinghy launching facilities and moorings upon application. With the village of Mawnan Smith approximately four and a half miles distant, port of Falmouth six miles, market town of Helston seven miles and cathedral city of Truro fourteen miles, 'Nancarris Mill' is ideally positioned for all mid, south and west Cornwall's excellent amenities, coastline and countryside.

The Accommodation Comprises

(All dimensions being approximate)

Entrance Hall

Double small paned hardwood doors from the parking area, oak flooring.


Part tiled walls, window to the rear elevation, low flush WC and wash hand basin.

Sitting Room (9.17m x 4.90m (30'1" x 16'1"))

Triple aspect, oak flooring, connection for satellite dish, wood-burning stove with granite mantel, French doors onto the gardens.

Inner Lobby

Oak flooring, window to rear elevation.

Utility Room

Window to the rear, plumbing for automatic washing machine and vent for tumble dryer.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (6.68m x 3.73m (21'11" x 12'3"))

A lovely family room, double aspect with window to the rear elevation and two windows and door onto the gardens. Oak flooring, fitted units and granite inglenook fireplace for Range-style cooker.

Second Reception/Dining Room (4.70m x 4.50m (15'5" x 14'9"))

An adaptable triple aspect room with oak flooring continuing from the kitchen/breakfast room. Connection for satellite dish.

First Floor


Part galleried with oak balustrading, part barrelled ceiling, small paned door onto a balcony, overlooking the parking area and grounds.

Master Bedroom Suite

Lobby Area

Door from the landing.

Bedroom One (4.55m x 4.37m (14'11" x 14'4"))

Double aspect, part barrelled ceiling.

En-Suite Bathroom/Wc

Most attractively reappointed with part tiled walls, freestanding bath, wall mounted wash hand basin and WC with concealed cistern, separate shower cubicle.

Dressing Room (3.89m x 1.91m (12'9" x 6'3"))

Window to the side elevation. Ideal as a nursery or study if preferred.

Bedroom Two (4.70m x 4.50m (15'5" x 14'9"))

Triple aspect, again enjoying lovely views over the grounds. Vaulted ceiling.

Bedroom Three (4.37m x 2.39m (14'4" x 7'10"))

Double aspect, part barrelled ceiling, access to loft area.

Bedroom Four (3.15m x 1.80m (10'4" x 5'11"))

Window to the front elevation, part barrelled ceiling.

Family Bathroom/Wc

Again, attractively reappointed with ceramic tiled walls and a white three-piece suite comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap and panelled bath with mixer tap and shower over.

The Exterior

Long Driveway Approach

Flanked by ancient stone walling and sheltered by a canopy of mature trees and shrubs, the driveway provides a most impressive introduction to the property, extending approximately 200 yards in length.

At the foot of this driveway there is a large gravelled parking area, sufficient for several vehicles.

Detached Outbuilding

Of part stone construction on two storeys, under a pitched tiled roof, located to the side of the house, adjacent to the gravelled parking area and offering scope for conversion, subject to consents. Comprising:-

Garage Area (5.21m x 4.88m (17'1" x 16'))

Light and power connected.

Workshop Area (5.00m x 4.57m (16'5" x 15'))

First Floor Office (5.72m x 5.21m (18'9" x 17'1"))

A well proportioned office, ideal also as a studio or games room etc. Windows to all elevations, vaulted ceiling, light and power connected. An ideal home office with Super Fast Fibre broadband available.

Attached Store (4.27m x 2.44m (14' x 8'))

The Gardens

Formal lawned gardens lie to the front of the property, interspersed with mature shrub beds and granite boulders. Broad full width front sun terrace in granite with two circular slate paved patios with brick 'water wheels'.

The Stream

Located at the foot of the formal gardens, providing a beautiful focal point from the house, and boundary with the bluebell woodland beyond with pathways and sitting-out areas.

Cedar Summerhouse

Located to the rear of the garage/workshop, in need of some refurbishment, but offering much scope for improvement.

General Information


Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private drainage. Telephone points (subject to supplier's regulations). Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax

Band F - Cornwall Council.




Vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.


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


From Falmouth, Mabe Burnthouse and Argal Reservoir, follow the signposts to Constantine, turning left at Treverva, immediately after the small hamlet of Lamanva. Continue on this road, past Bosvathick and through High Cross. Shortly after the turning on the left to Treviades and Port Navas, continue down the hill, still in the direction of Constantine, and immediately after the left-hand bend in the road, the entrance to 'Nancarris Mill' will be found on the right-hand side, between the entrances to the two neighbouring properties, 'Rosemerryn' and 'Rose in Vale'.

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Local Amenities

  • Helford Passage Ferry Landing 2 miles
  • Helford Village Ferry Landing 2.1 miles
  • Constantine Primary School 0.7 miles
  • Mawnan CofE VA Primary School 2.5 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Helford Passage Ferry Landing 2 miles
  • Helford Village Ferry Landing 2.1 miles
  • Constantine Primary School 0.7 miles
  • Mawnan CofE VA Primary School 2.5 miles

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  • £494,627
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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
15th Feb 2018 £825,000 First listed
20th Apr 2007 £660,000 Last sold

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