Detached house for sale in Boswinger, Nr Gorran Haven, St Austell, Cornwall PL26

Guide price £625,000
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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

Key features:
  • Situated in a quiet rural Hamlet
  • A short walk to Hemmick Beach
  • Beautiful detached barn conversion
  • 4 bedrooms, Master with en-suite bathroom and dressing room
  • Fantastic sea views
  • Generous size gardens
  • Lounge with feature fireplace and wood burning stove
  • Off street parking
  • Detached garage, once with planning to turn into a double garage with annexe above

Main Description
Situated in the rural Hamlet of Boswinger and only a short distance to Hemmick Beach is this rare opportunity to purchase an outstanding individual barn conversion. Internally the property is beautifully appointed with plenty of elegant character features throughout. The property further boasts spectacular views out over the South Coast and across to Dodman Point.
Accommodation to the ground floor briefly comprises; spacious entrance hallway with a galleried mezzanine landing, superb dining room, lounge with fantastic sea views and a beautiful feature fireplace with wood burning stove, modern kitchen, utility room, bedroom 4 and a generous master bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room. First floor; two further double bedrooms and family bathroom, bedroom two also benefits from an en-suite shower room.
Externally the property commands a generous size plot with gardens predominately to the rear and side. The gardens have been meticulously maintained and enjoy superb sea views. The property also benefits from off street parking via a gravelled driveway and a further paved area. There is also a separate detached garage.

Front approach

The property benefits from its own off road parking area. A gravelled pathway leads around the side of the property to the front communal area. Specially treated timber door with double glazed window into:-

entrance hallway
A beautiful entrance hallway boasting plenty of character. Turning staircase ascends to the first floor with a mezzanine galleried landing looking back down over the entrance hallway. Double glazed window out to the front elevation with a further double glazed window out to the side with views stretching across to Dodman Point and Hemmick Beach. Flagstone slate flooring, high skirtings and beamed ceiling. Radiator. Wall mounted lighting and an under stairs storage cupboards. Doors through to cloakroom, bedroom four and bedroom one. A square archway with granite steps descends to the dining area.

Bedroom one
17' 10" x 11' 8" (5.44m x 3.56m) A generous sized master bedroom with a double glazed window out to the front aspect with a deep sill. Beamed ceiling. Radiator. Telephone point. Doors lead through to a dressing area and en-suite bathroom.

Dressing room
6' 6" x 6' 2" (1.98m x 1.88m) Built with hanging space to three sides with shelving unit above. Radiator and lighting.

A four piece suite comprising a corner bath with separate hot and cold water taps over set in a tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin with a tiled splashback. Low level WC. Walk in shower cubicle with a glass sliding door set in a tiled surround and with a mains shower over. To the side there is a airing cupboard with heater and slatted linen shelving. Extractor fan and ceiling spotlights. Double glazed frosted window out to the rear aspect.

Bedroom four
9' 7" x 6' (2.92m x 1.83m) Double glazed window with deep sill to the rear elevation overlooking the rear garden. High skirtings and radiator.

A white suite comprising low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with separate hot and cold water taps over and tiled splash back. Extractor fan. Radiator. Tiled flooring.

Dining area
20' 4" x 9' (6.20m x 2.74m) A superb sized dining area with two sets of four windows to the front aspect overlooking the gardens. The windows themselves stretch almost from floor to ceiling height with a wooden lintel over each set of windows. Feature fireplace recess with wooden mantle over and slate hearth. Wall mounted lighting. Radiator and high skirtings. Doors lead through to the kitchen and lounge.

17' 10" x 11' 7" (5.44m x 3.53m) Two double glazed windows to rear aspect looking over the meticulously maintained gardens. The kitchen itself is of a good size with a range of wall and base units with granite worktops over. Inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap over and tiled splash back. There is a beautifully designed characterful curved wooden lintel stretching the width of the room. Space for range cooker and contemporary style glass and stainless steel extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher and space for a American style fridge/freezer. Ceiling spotlights. Radiator. Granite step up to the rear door with a further step and door into the utility room.

Utility room
A variety of wall and base units with a granite worktop over. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap over and tiled splash back. Under counter space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Worcester floor mounted oil fired central heating boiler. Double glazed window to rear elevation. Ceiling spotlights and high skirtings.

20' 9" x 17' 3" (6.32m x 5.26m) maximum measurements. A stunning feature fireplace with granite edging. Inset wood burning stove set on a slate hearth and with a timber mantle over. A set of double glazed doors open to the side of the property and onto the gravelled patio. The view from here looks across to the neighbouring headland and out to sea. Two sets of double glazed windows look out to the front of the property and across to Hemmick Beach. The windows span almost the width of the room and stretch from floor to ceiling height with a wooden lintel over. Characterful timber ceiling beam adds to the charm of the room. Two TV points and a telephone point. Wall mounted lighting and high skirtings.

First floor

A beautiful galleried landing with stairs descending to the ground floor. Vaulted ceiling. The area is filled with light due to the two double glazed windows to the front and side of the property. The landing itself widens as you continue along and there is an area that could be used as a reading area with a double glazed window to the rear elevation. Loft access via loft hatch. Storage cupboard with slatted linen shelving. Door leading to bedrooms two, three and the family bathroom.

A white suite comprising of a wood panelled bath. Vintage style mixer tap over with shower connected and bi-folding shower screen set within a tiled surround. Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with separate hot and cold taps over and tiled splash back. Extractor fan and high skirtings. Double glazed frosted window to the rear aspect with deep sill.

Bedroom three
11' 4" x 9' 2" (3.45m x 2.79m) A double bedroom with double glazed window to front elevation overlooking the gravelled communal area. Radiator. TV point. High skirtings.

Bedroom two
15' 7" x 9' 2" (4.75m x 2.79m) A spacious dual aspect room with double glazed windows to front and side aspects, allowing for plenty of light, both with deep sills. TV and telephone point. High skirtings. Door through to:-

en suite shower room two
A modern suite comprising; double walk-in shower cubicle with glass sliding door set in a tiled surround and with an electric Mira shower over, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap over and tiled splash back. Extractor fan and ceiling spotlights.


The gardens have been meticulously maintained. The property boasts ample off-street parking via a gravelled driveway bordered by an attractive stone wall and set of granite posts.

The gardens themselves are divided into several sections with gravelled pathways and patio. There is a lawned area to the rear of the property bordered by a variety of plants and shrubs. A feature pond with a stone wall and slate sill provides a nice focal point. There is a small stream that runs through this part of the garden and through the pond continuing on to neighbouring properties.

There is a further lawned area to the side of the property gradually sloping to where there is eventually a vegetable patch. The views from here are fantastic and look out to sea and across the neighbouring headland. Dodman Point provides exciting coast path walks with picturesque rugged scenery. This part of the garden is bordered by an attractive stone wall to one side and with a large variety of plants bordering the other. At the top of this section there is a gravelled patio which can be accessed from the lounge patio doors. This is a private area perfect for enjoying the views.

To the front of the property there is a communal area which is very well maintained between this property and two neighbouring properties. Steps ascend to the front door and there is a gate to the side providing access to the side and rear gardens. A gravelled pathway, where there is currently a log store, continues to the parking area.

Detached garage/ parking
The parking area itself provides off-street parking for 2/3 cars and there is a separate detached garage. This previously had planning permiss

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Nearby transport

  • St Austell (7.3 miles)
  • Par (9.7 miles)
  • Truro (11.1 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (70.8 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (103.0 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (121.3 miles)
  • Mevagissey Ferry Landing (2.8 miles)
  • Tolverne Ferry Landing (9.0 miles)
  • Philleigh King Harry Ferry Landing (9.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Gorran School (0.7 miles)
  • Mevagissey Community Primary School (3.3 miles)
  • Tregony Community Primary School (4.7 miles)
  • Callywith College (16.8 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (59.1 miles)
  • Exeter Mathematics School (66.1 miles)
  • The Roseland Academy (4.6 miles)
  • Restormel Alternative Provision Academy (7.3 miles)
  • Penrice Academy (7.3 miles)
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