Detached house for sale in Hillside Road, St Austell, Cornwall PL25

Offers in region of £560,000
Detached house for sale - 5 bedrooms 5
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Property description

A truly unique, five double bedroom, family home with the current vendors having been in residence for 30 years. Originally constructed circa 1910 and since been extended and renovated, the property boasts many original period features which include high skirting boards, timber boarded flooring, picture railing, decorative coving to a number of rooms and sash windows throughout. The property has previously been used as a 5* gold guest house and offers extremely versatile accommodation, with the added benefit of having a pv solar panel system producing around £1,600 per annum.

The property is approached via a brick paved driveway with steps leading to a covered entrance porch which in turn leads to the entrance hallway. To the ground floor there is a drawing room, dining room, living room, an open plan kitchen/breakfast room, utility area, cloakroom and an entertaining/garden room (10.31m x 4.47m), boasting timber boarded flooring, Velux windows, a commercial standard barbeque with extractor hood, a log burner and double patio doors leading to the rear garden. There is also a further utility room and a very stylish shower room.

To the first floor there are five double bedrooms; the master suite offering unique accommodation with a Juliette balcony, a concealed dressing room/walk-in wardrobe and an en-suite shower room which is of an extremely high standard. Also on this floor is a further bedroom/office, two balconies and a family bathroom.

To the exterior of the property there is a wrap around garden, a double garage, a veranda leading from the living room and a wrap around decked area. There is a selection of sitting out areas with the garden being bordered by mature shrubs, hedges and fencing giving a good degree of privacy.

This is an ideal property for entertaining and would make a stunning family home. Ideally located on the outskirts of St Austell town, the harbour village of Charlestown is close by and within driving distance of the Eden Project as well as many other amenities and facilities. Close by are secondary schooling facilities and a college and an internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer.

The accommodation comprises:-
Approached via a brick paved driveway with steps to an under cover porch and a half glazed entrance door leading to:-

entrance hallway
Window to side aspect with decorative coving, double radiator, picture railing, ceiling rose, telephone point, under stairs cupboard.

Drawing room
13' 11" x 12' 7" (4.25m x 3.84m) to face of alcove. Double doors to front aspect balcony/veranda, timber boarded flooring, picture railing, ceiling rose, gas coal effect fire with tiled hearth, tiled surround and timber mantel over, alcoves with shelving and cupboard space, television point, square opening with double space saving into wall sliding doors leading to:-

dining room
16' 8" x 13' (5.09m x 3.95m) into bay window. Window to front aspect, timber boarded flooring, picture railing, ceiling rose, doors to kitchen and lounge.

18' 1" x 11' 3" (5.52m x 3.44m) into bay window. Windows to side and front aspect, oak timber board flooring, two double radiators, arch Cathedral style windows with coloured panes to the top, three double doors to side and front gardens and wrap around decking, telephone point, television point.

Kitchen/breakfast room
24' 6" x 9' 8" (7.47m x 2.95m).

Karndean wood effect flooring, picture railing, gas fired Aga (this heats the hot water and is used for cooking), integrated oven with gas hob, solid granite working surfaces with cupboards below and cupboards above, Belfast sink with hot and cold and side drainer, breakfast bar with cupboards beneath and seating.

Breakfast area
Window to rear aspect, tiled flooring, space for American style fridge freezer, picture railing, double radiator.

Utility room 1
Comprising of a range of working surfaces with cupboards above and below, stainless steel sink with hot and cold, centre sink tidy and side drainer, space for dishwasher, tiled splash back, additional storage/cloaks cupboard.

With tiled flooring, low flush WC, wash hand basin with hot and cold and tiled splash back, radiator.

Garden/entertainment room
33' 10" x 14' 8" (10.31m x 4.47m). A superb room for entertaining with Velux windows, timber boarded flooring, television point, wood burning stove, red brick barbeque station with gas barbeque and extractor hood over, double doors leading to the rear decking area, further doors to the exterior, utility room 2 and the ground floor shower room.

Utility room 2
10' x 8' (3.04m x 2.45m). With tiled flooring, space for freezer, spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer, Belfast sink with hot and cold, storage cupboards with working surfaces, door to double garage.

Ground floor shower room
Comprising of tiled flooring and tiled walls, low flush WC, wash hand basin with hot and cold and vanity cupboard beneath with back lit mirror above, double enclosure corner shower with electric shower over, tiled surround and glass door, heated towel rail, extractor fan, storage cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler.

First floor landing
With picture railing, radiator, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, door to Balcony 1 which offers a seating area enjoying a sunny aspect.

Master suite
20' 6" x 12' 4" (6.25m x 3.77m) not including en-suite or concealed walk-in wardrobe/dressing room. Front aspect views with Juliette balcony, two double radiators, exposed beamed vaulted ceiling, concealed walk-in wardrobe/dressing room located behind the wardrobe mirror.

Concealed walk-in wardbrobe/dressing room
With shelving, hanging space and vanity station.

En-suite shower room
Comprising of low flush WC, wash hand basin with hot and cold, mirror above and cupboards below, tiled flooring, double shower with multi jet massage shower, tiled surround and glass door, extractor fan, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2
13' 1" x 12' 8" (3.99m x 3.86m) into front aspect deep bay window. Picture railing, feature fireplace with timber surround and mantel over, double radiator, door to en-suite.

En-suite shower room 2
Comprising of low flush WC, tiled flooring, wash hand basin with hot and cold, bidet, two electric shaver socket points, corner shower cubicle with additional shower attachment, tiled surround and glass door, extractor fan, heated towel rail, picture railing, door to Balcony 2 which provides a decked balcony with a sunny aspect overlooking the front garden and surrounding views.

Bedroom 3
10' 8" x 9' 7" (3.24m x 2.91m). With radiator, two built-in wardrobes with cupboards above and vanity station, television point, alcove with shelving.

Bedroom 4
13' 2" x 8' 3" (4.02m x 2.51m) Window to rear aspect, picture railing, feature fireplace with timber surround and mantel over, television point, alcove with shelving, radiator.

Bedroom 5/study
11' 6" x 10' 1" (3.51m x 3.08m) irregular shaped room, average measurements taken into wardrobes. Window to front aspect, double radiator, double integrated wardrobes, picture railing.

Family bathroom
Comprising of low flush WC, wash hand basin with hot and cold, roll top bath with hot and cold with two shower attachments, shower curtain and shelving space, heated towel rail, extractor fan, two electric shaver socket points, loft access.


double garage
18' 10" x 17' 11" (5.75m x 5.46m). With electric up and over doors, lighting, power, shelving in eaves storage.

Front garden
The property is approached via a private road which in turn becomes a brick paved pathway driveway. Bordering the driveway are flower beds with a selection of shrubs and mature trees including an apple tree. To the left of the garage is a covered log store/bin store and an outside tap. To the front of the property there are flower beds with a selection of mature shrubs and flowers, whilst the immediate exterior of the lounge there is a covered veranda with steps leading down to an area of lawn. The plot itself is bordered by fencing, evergreen bushes and trees giving a good degree of privacy.

Side garden
Front the front of the house there is a wrap around decking area. The side garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a decked area, raised flower beds planted with a selection of grasses, shrubs, flowers and trees giving privacy.

Rear garden
To the immediate rear of the property which is accessed via the entertainment/garden room, there is a decked area with steps leading to a level area of lawn bordered by Cornish hedging, flower beds and fencing. There is circular patio in the centre of the lawn, making this area ideal for entertaining.

From Truro city centre proceed up Tregolls Road without turning off passing through the village of Tresillian and onto the Probus by-pass. Take the 2nd exit at the roundabout at the end of the by-pass and continue on this road passing through the village of Grampound until reaching St Austell. At the 1st roundabout with McDonalds facing you, turn left and at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit with the shopping centre to the left hand side. Proceed along this road bearing right and at the mini roundabout take the 1st exit left towards St Austell train station. At the train station roundabout, take the 2nd exit and proceed along this road passing the park on the left hand side and at the next roundabout turn left and proceed up the hill. At the next roundabout with the school facing you, turn immediately right then left onto Hillside Road where the property can be located on the right hand side where a For Sale board has been erected for identification purposes. T1944.

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