A substantial period 5 bedroom link-detached character home in the highly sought-after Foundry area of Hayle.
Formerly the farmhouse to a farmstead of local significance, the property is set well back from the road behind a long level garden opposite the Millpond.
CARBIS BAY 3½ MILES * ST. IVES 6 MILES * CAMBORNE 7 MILES * PENZANCE 7½ MILES
Hayle is an historic coastal port with a rich history playing a pivotal role in Cornwall's industrial heritage and the Foundry area of Hayle has always been popular for its ease of level access to the many shops and facilities in the area which includes the harbour and the Asda superstore etc.
Famed for its three miles of golden sands fronting St. Ives Bay, the beach extends from the mouth of the Hayle estuary, itself regarded as an international bird-watching spot, east to Gwithian, host to one of the most popular surfing beaches in the area and Godrevy Point where Godrevey lighthouse stands on an island about 50 metres out to sea.
Hayle town is located just off the A30 in West Cornwall and is today a popular tourist destination offering a wide range of shopping facilities together with well-regarded primary and junior schools feeding the respected Hayle Academy. The out of town shopping park at Loggans Moor features a Marks & Spencer Food Hall, Boots, Next, Costa together with individual retail stores. The town itself is well placed for quick and easy access to many of the larger business and commercial centres in West Cornwall such as Penzance (8 miles), Helston (10 miles), Redruth (11 miles) and Camborne (7 miles). Within the town is a stop on the main Penzance to London Paddington railway line. The county town of Truro is just 20 miles away with a plethora of local and national retailers and banking services, RCH Treliske and Duchy hospitals, private and state schools, college, entertainment and leisure facilities etc.
This traditional house provides extensive characterful accommodation which at ground floor comprises an entrance hall with turned staircase to the first floor, a 24' long lounge with open fireplace, breakfast room/office, kitchen/diner with second staircase to the first floor and a second living room. At first floor level there is a large landing off which there are five bedrooms, a family bathroom and a fifth bedroom. The house has partial PVCu double glazing and partial gas central heating, and would benefit from a degree of updating.
Outside the house is fronted by a long walled garden that is mainly level and laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. To the rear, off an enclosed courtyard, are a useful range of small outbuildings.