Longdowns, Penryn

Detached character home with generous gardens, workshop and far reaching views

Enjoying far reaching open views in a southerly direction over rolling countryside towards the sea on the horizon, the stone built former farmhouse featuring 3 bedroom and 3 reception accommodation is set within almost a 1/5 of an acre of gardens with ample parking and a 37’ Garage / Workshop

UNIVERSITY CAMPUS @ TREMOUGH 2 MILES * FALMOUTH 5 ½ MILES * REDRUTH 8 MILES

HELSTON 9 MILES * A30 @ SCORRIER 9 MILES * TRURO 9 MILES * CAMBORNE 10 MILES

SITUATION

Longdowns is a small hamlet on the A394 between Penryn, Helston & Redruth, well placed for quick and easy access to those towns together with RNAS Culdrose, the university campuses around Penryn and the City of Truro.  Close to hand the local amenities include a filling station with shop and the popular Mabe primary school.  The main road frontage provides a great business opportunity for somebody wanting to take full advantage of passing trade for bed & breakfast.  The property also benefits from being close to major bus routes to Helston, Falmouth & Penzance.

THE PROPERTY

This former farmhouse is coming to the market for the first time in more than 30 years.  It has a lovely granite and stone frontage and the benefit of majority uPVC double glazing together with multi-fuel boiler for central heating.  Presented in good decorative order, the property does have scope for further enhancement and improvement with the current accommodation comprising a large timber frame conservatory with southerly aspect, generous lounge with impressive granite chimney breast and multi-fuel stove, a separate dining room off which is a study/office and at the back of the house a single story extension housing the kitchen.  At first floor level there are three bedrooms all facing south with lovely far-reaching views over the countryside together with a family bathroom/WC.

The house is set well back from the road behind gardens and a driveway in a 0.18 acre plot.  To the rear there is a large garden and attached to one side of the house is a 37ft long Garage/Workshop with high roof line and to the rear a further Workshop/Store, 18’6 x 12’7.