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For Sale 6 Bed Detached House 

Boscastle Guide Price £995,000

Property Features

Location:
, Boscastle, Cornwall, PL35 0HQ
Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 4

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Colwills Estate Agents, Bude Office

About the Property

Constructed in 1836 for William Sloggatt, who was a Boscastle merchant, Penally House is a substantial Grade II Listed, late Georgian gentleman's residence. It attracts the eye and attention of... Read More
  • Sensitively restored substantial detached Grade II listed house
  • Sits in an elevated position close to the famed National Trust Coastal Path
  • Reception hall, dual aspect sitting room, dining room, library
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, utility/shower room and a useful basement
  • Six bedrooms, three bath/shower rooms
  • Pillared entrance with gravel drive and mature landscaped gardens with woodland

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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Constructed in 1836 for William Sloggatt, who was a Boscastle merchant, Penally House is a substantial Grade II Listed, late Georgian gentleman's residence. It attracts the eye and attention of passers-by from a distance with its hipped roof ends, deep over hanging eaves, panelled boxed gutters and rusticated quoins.

The property sits in a discrete, yet elevated position close to the famed National Trust Coastal Path and enjoys extensive gardens and woodland that leads down towards the village and with access straight onto the footpath.

The property has been sensitively restored by the current vendors and the well-maintained accommodation comprises, a central Ionic porch with timber entrance door opening into the reception hall, dual aspect sitting room, dual aspect dining room, library, study, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room. On the first floor there is an impressive landing with large, rounded feature sash windows, which the light floods in creating the perfect reading area, six bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms. There is also a large basement.

Gardens are terraced with formal and informal areas, woodland and useful workshop, log store and glass greenhouse.


RECEPTION HALL Entering via solid wooden door with stained glass window above to the grand reception hall with a wooden turning staircase ascending to the first floor, plaster ceiling roses and plaster ceiling cornice. Exposed wood flooring, deep skirting boards, radiator and wooden panel doors serve the following rooms:-

SITTING ROOM 18' 2" x 14' 11" (5.54m x 4.55m) A bright and spacious dual aspect room with original glazed sash window to the side elevation and wooden glazed french doors with coloured glass above overlooking the gardens, original window shutters, plaster ceiling rose and plaster ceiling cornice, attractive granite fireplace surround with matching hearth, deep skirting boards and a radiator.

DINING ROOM 18' 4" x 15' 00" (5.59m x 4.57m) A bright and spacious dual aspect dining room with original glazed sash window to the front and side elevations overlooking the gardens, original window shutters, plaster ceiling rose and plaster ceiling cornice, attractive granite fireplace surround and matching hearth, exposed wooden flooring, deep skirting boards and a radiator.

LIBRARY 14' 1" x 13' 11" (4.29m x 4.24m) Original glazed sash window to the front elevation, original window shutters, plaster ceiling rose and plaster ceiling cornice, attractive granite fireplace surround and matching hearth, exposed wooden flooring, deep skirting boards and a radiator.

SERVING ROOM 9' 5" x 6' 5" (2.87m x 1.96m) Original glazed sash window to the side elevation overlooking the gardens, original window shutters, exposed wooden flooring, deep skirting boards and a radiator. This was the old serving room but could be used as a study.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 18' 3" x 15' 1" (5.56m x 4.6m) A bright and spacious dual aspect room with original glazed sash windows to the side and rear elevations overlooking the gardens, original window shutters, attractive stone fireplace surround with granite hearth and an inset multi fuel burner, exposed wooden flooring and deep skirting boards. The kitchen is finished with a range of matching wall and base units with a fitted work surface over, inset double sink and drainer with mixer tap over, electric double oven and inset hob, space and plumbing for dishwasher and doors to storage cupboard.


REAR HALL Wooden stable style door leading out to the courtyard, secondary servants staircase ascending to the first and and further staircase descending to the basement. Wooden glazed window and radiator.

SHOWER ROOM 9' 6" x 4' 5" (2.9m x 1.35m) Twin wooden glazed sash windows, shower enclosure, vanity unit with wash hand basin, WC, space and plumbing for washing machine and radiator.


LANDING Large wooden rounded glazed sash windows to the rear and side elevations with coloured glass, ideal seating area to the half landing, plaster ceiling rose and plaster ceiling cornice, exposed wood flooring, deep skirting boards, radiator, door to the airing cupboard with fitted shelving and drawers, factory lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Wooden panel doors serve the following rooms:-

BEDROOM ONE 15' 2" x 15' 00" (4.62m x 4.57m) A bright and spacious principal bedroom with original glazed sash windows offering views out over the garden and countryside, attractive slate lined fireplace with granite surround and matching hearth, exposed wooden flooring, deep skirting boards and radiator. Door to:-

JACK AND JILL SHOWER ROOM 10' 4" x 5' 6" (3.15m x 1.68m) Original glazed sash window offering views out over the garden and countryside, large corner shower enclosure with a mains fed shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.

BEDROOM TWO 13' 11" x 13' 10" (4.24m x 4.22m) Original glazed sash window to the front elevation offering views out over the garden and countryside, plaster ceiling rose and plaster ceiling cornice, attractive slate fireplace surround and matching hearth, exposed wooden flooring, deep skirting boards and radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 14' 11" x 14' 1" (4.55m x 4.29m) A bright and spacious dual aspect double bedroom with original glazed sash windows to the side and rear elevations offering views out over the garden and countryside, plaster ceiling rose and plaster ceiling cornice, attractive slate lined fireplace with marble surround and slate hearth, fitted cupboard, exposed wooden flooring, deep skirting boards and radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 13' 9" x 10' 9" (4.19m x 3.28m) Original glazed sash window to the side elevation offering views out over the garden and countryside, plaster ceiling cornice, exposed wooden flooring, deep skirting boards and radiator.

SHOWER ROOM 8' 2" x 4' 10" (2.49m x 1.47m) Original glazed sash window to the side elevation, shower enclosure with a mains fed shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and radiator.

INNER LANDING Accessed from the main landing and servants staircase, glazed loft hatch access, door to cupboard and exposed wooden flooring.

BEDROOM FIVE 10' 4" x 9' 10" (3.15m x 3.00m) Currently used as a walk in wardrobe with fitted wardrobes, original glazed sash window to the rear elevation overlooking the gardens, exposed wooden flooring and radiator.

BEDROOM SIX/STUDY 11' 8" x 9' 6" (3.56m x 2.9m) Original glazed sash window to the rear elevation overlooking the gardens, slate fireplace surround with matching hearth, exposed wooden flooring and radiator.

BATHROOM 7' 6" x 6' 6" (2.29m x 1.98m) Original glazed sash window to the side elevation, panel enclosed bath with shower mixer attachment over, vanity unit with inset basin, WC and a wall mounted heated towel rail.

BASEMENT Access from the internal staircase or external door.

Store Room 23'10 x 14'7
Two wooden glazed sash windows and wooden glazed door to the side elevation, exposed stone wall, slate flagstone flooring and Worcester oil fired boiler.

Workshop 17'3 x 15'1
Wooden glazed sash window to the side elevation with window shutters and slate flagstone flooring.

Pantry 13'8 x 9'3 max
Double glazed window to the side elevation.

Wine Cellar 13'8 x 13'3
Currently used as a wine cellar and for food preserves. Wooden glazed sash window to the front elevation with slate sill and slate flagstone flooring.

OUTSIDE Pillared entrance with gravel drive leads to a central turning area. To the side and rear the gardens are landscaped with formal and informal areas laid to lawn with attractive and mature planting, glass greenhouse, raised pond, mulberry tree and a carpet of bluebells and spring flowers. A pathway leads to a useful woodstore and detached workshop and this pathway continues through the mature woodland and up the side of the valley offering pleasant views back over Boscastle. The extensive gardens and grounds are believed to be in the region of 3.5 acres.

COUNCIL TAX Band E

SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating

TENURE Freehold

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