Perranarworthal, Truro


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  • Bedrooms: 4
To be sold for the first time in over 45 years: a charming detached pre-war house, substantially extended by the present owners to provide 4-bedroomed accommodation, set amidst beautiful gardens - a mass of flowering shrubs and specimen plants - in this ever-popular, lightly wooded location, perfectly situated for the nearby port of Falmouth and cathedral city of Truro, just 4 and 6 miles distant respectively. For sale with the additional benefit of immediate vacant possession with no onward chain.


'Stickenbridge House' was constructed, we understand, in the 1920's/30's and is now to be sold for the first time in over 45 years, having been a cherished family home. Substantially extended by the present owners, the property provides double glazed and centrally heated four bedroom two reception room accommodation, now in need of some updating, with the scope for further extension if required, subject to consents. Indeed, until the end of 2020, there was a detached chalet to the rear of the property, used for rental purposes, with separate vehicular access, which a future owner may wish to reinstate, whether for rental income, a dependant relative, studio or office to 'work from home'.

Being a pre-war construction, the property has recently been the subject of a Concrete Screening Test, the results of which categorise the property as A2, i.e. 'suitable for normal mortgage lending purposes'.


The property is situated amidst light woodland on a south-facing slope close to the A39 and hamlet of Perranarworthal. The Mylor Peninsula is therefore nearby, with its superb sailing facilities, with a regular bus service within easy walking distance to both Falmouth and Truro. The Norway Inn is just a few minutes' walk away, with village amenities close by in Ponsanooth, Perranwell Station, Devoran and Carnon Downs. An ideal location for families and retirement buyers alike.


(all dimensions being approximate)


Steps from the front pathway and gardens, enjoying an attractive outlook to the neighbouring woodland. Hardwood entrance door with glazed panel opening into the:-


Radiator, broad easy-rising staircase leading to the part galleried first floor landing.


3.77m x 3.33m (12'4 x 10'11 )

Maximum measurements of an irregularly-shaped room. Window to the front elevation enjoying an attractive wooded aspect. Picture rail, radiator, broad fireplace, telephone point, dimmer switching.


6.10m x 3.60m (20'0 x 11'9 )

Second measurement reducing to 10'4 (3.15m). A light triple aspect room with bay window to the front elevation overlooking the garden to surrounding woodland, and further window to the side elevation. Two radiators, fitted window seat, broad slate hearth with log-burner. Wall light points, dimmer switching, TV aerial lead, doorway opening into the:-


5.94m x 3.63m (19'5 x 11'10 )

Second measurement includes built-in pantry and under-stair storage areas, the latter with electrical meters and fuses. Two broad windows to the rear elevation. Beamed ceiling, timber panelled walls with display shelving and alcoves. Radiator. Fitted base units with worksurfaces over. Stainless steel sink unit, recesses with plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Cooker panel point. Door to:-


Door to the rear elevation, central heating thermostat, cloaks recess, door to the:-


Two windows to the rear elevation, broad wash hand basin, low flush WC and mains-powered shower cubicle. Ceramic tiled flooring, built-in airing cupboard housing foam-lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater and separate boiler cupboard with Trianco Redfyre oil boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating.



Part galleried, access to over-head loft storage area, window to the side elevation, built-in storage cupboard. The rooms in a clockwise rotation from the top of the staircase:-


3.26m x 3.78m (10'8 x 12'4 )

Radiator, sliding patio door opening onto and overlooking the beautifully stocked gardens to neighbouring woodland.


Complementary three-piece suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC and panelled bath with handgrips and mixer tap with shower attachment. Three ceramic tiled walls, window to the rear elevation, radiator, strip light/shaver socket.


3.13m x 3.91m (10'3 x 12'9 )

First measurement reducing to 7'5 (2.28m). Window to the front elevation, radiator, built-in cupboard.


3.46m x 2.50m (11'4 x 8'2 )

Second measurement into bay window to the front elevation, enjoying an attractive, elevated outlook over the gardens and surrounding woodland to countryside beyond. Radiator.


3.67m x 3.94m (12'0 x 12'11 )

First measurement reducing to 9'3 (2.82m). A light double aspect room with windows to the front and side elevations, again with an attractive wooded aspect. Built-in cupboard.


'Stickenbridge House' is approached via a private tarmacadam driveway, over which we understand the property enjoys an unrestricted right of access.


A retaining granite wall extends across the front of the property, beyond which there is a beautifully stocked shrub garden with multiple camellias, azaleas and roses etc, planted intermittently in gravelled terracing, with raised borders and pathway to the front entrance, adjacent to which there is a paved terrace with climbing clematis.


4.87m x 2.60m (15'11 x 8'6 )

Of block construction under a pitch roof. Double timber doors to the front, mezzanine storage area, windows and deep shelving to the rear.


Tarmacadamed, bordered to one side by a magnificent range of flowering azaleas and camellias, which extend the full depth of the driveway, sufficient for three/four vehicles. Raised gravelled bed with oil storage tank. Picket fencing and pedestrian gateway opening onto the:-


Paved for ease of maintenance, extremely well enclosed and highly sheltered, yet still enjoying a high degree of sunshine. Again, surrounded by mature specimen plants. Outside store, access to the accommodation.


Steps rise from the rear patio and driveway onto picturesque raised rear gardens, which enjoy the sunny southerly aspect and an outlook over the house to surrounding woodland. There is a broad lawned terrace, gravelled pathway, rose arch and beautifully stocked borders with a further array of specimen trees and plants, including magnolia, rhododendrons, acers, camellias and azaleas etc. Potting shed with water and power connected.


To the western side of the house, there is a further attractively landscaped area of garden, with steps, pathway and rockery terracing leading to the rear gardens and to a timber balcony which opens from bedroom one.


Now cleared, but with a secondary source of vehicular access (temporarily blocked) and car port. Again, backing onto woodland to the rear. No doubt providing ample space for the re-building of a chalet or studio or, potentially, an annexe or similar, subject to all necessary consents.


Almost 22'11 (7.00m) in depth, extending under the site of the former chalet above, situated at the head of the driveway and parking area. Simply used for storage with additional outside water tap.



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


Band E - Cornwall Council.




Immediate vacant possession upon completion of the purchase - the vendor offering the additional benefit of no onward chain.


Strictly by prior appointment with the vendor's Sole Agent - Laskowski & Company, 28 High Street, Falmouth, TR11 2AD. Telephone: 01326 318813.


From Falmouth: take the A39, following the signs to Truro. Approximately one mile after Treluswell Roundabout, you will enter Stickenbridge at the foot of the hill. Immediately after the left-hand turning to Cosawes and Ponsanooth, the lane which leads to the property is on the left-hand side, just before the 'fruit and veg' lay-by, on the Falmouth side of Perranarworthal. 'Stickenbridge House' is just one of seven properties on this private lane.

From Truro: take the A39 to Falmouth and proceed through Perranarworthal, passing the Norway Inn on the right-hand side. Continue along the A39 and after the turnings to Perranwell Station and Goonvrea, the lane leading to 'Stickenbridge House' will be found on the right-hand side shortly after the 'fruit and veg' lay-by.

Arrange viewing 01326 318813

Laskowski & Co - Falmouth

28 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2AD

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