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, Truro

3 beds | 1 baths | 1 receptions | Offers in excess of £500,000

  • Lifestyle opportunity
  • 3 bedroom cottage
  • South facing gardens
  • Further quarter acre plot
  • Successful café business
  • Delightful rural position
  • Outskirts of woodland
  • Just 2 miles from \truro

LIFESTYLE OPPORTUNITY. This delightful 3 bedroom semi detached cottage is set on the outskirts of Idless Woods just 2 miles from the centre of Truro. Included is "WOODMANS CABIN" a successful café established over the last 2 years by the current owners catering for walkers, runners, walkers and cyclists alike as they frequent this extremely popular picturesque woodland.

DESCRIPTION Set on the edge of Idless woods in this tranquil location bordering the Forestry Commission land, Rose Cottage is a delightful semi detached cottage sat within a plot of approximately a fifth of an acre which borders the River Allen and enjoys a south facing position. Located at the edge of the garden, and adjacent to the woodland parking area, the current owners have established a successful café business "WOODMAN'S CABIN". Perfectly located to satisfy the needs of the many walkers, dog walkers, runners and cyclists that frequent Idless Woods, this offers a WONDERFUL LIFESTYLE OPPORTUNITY for any buyer. In addition to the immediate garden, situated a short way along the rear access lane, is a further allotment/paddock area of approximately 1/4 of an acre. Rose Cottage is double glazed and has an electric heating system. The kitchen includes integrated and free standing appliances and the range of units are complemented by solid wooden work surfaces and a slate tiled floor. The slate tiled floor flows through into the hallway and additional utility/ground floor wc and there is a further sitting room with wood burning stove overlooking the garden. To the first floor there are 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom which also includes a generous separate shower cubicle. Approached via a short unmade lane there is extensive parking space and gently sloping garden leading down to and bordering the River Allen.

LOCATION Idless offers the best of both worlds being a peaceful rural position yet very accessible to the Truro's city centre and also has the benefit of the delightful walks and access around the forestry commission land at Idless woods.

SITTING ROOM 15' 10" x 11' 10" (4.85m x 3.61m) Fireplace housing wood burning stove with slate hearth. Double glazed door leading to the front and window overlooking the garden

INNER HALLWAY With stairs rising to the first floor having cupboard below. Slate tiled floor. The slate floor extends through and into the:-

UTILITY ROOM/WC 9' 1" x 5' 3" (2.79m x 1.62m) With low level wc and wash basin.

KITCHEN 12' 10" x 10' 1" (3.92m x 3.09m) Again having the same slate tiled flooring. Fitted with a range of base, wall and drawer cupboards including wine rack and open ended shelving and having an electric oven and 4 ring LPG hob along with undermounted Belfast style enamel sink with wooden work surfaces. This dual aspect room has double glazed French doors enjoying a southerly aspect and giving access to the garden.


BATHROOM 7' 5" x 7' 1" (2.27m x 2.18m) this measurement excludes the recessed generous shower cubicle with thermostatic shower and the white suite is completed with a shaped corner bath, low level wc and pedestal wash basin. Extractor fan

BEDROOM 1 12' 4" x 9' 10" (3.76m x 3.0m)

BEDROOM 2 10' 11" x 9' 6" (3.33m x 2.90m)

BEDROOM 3 9' 10" x 8' 9" (3.02m x 2.69m) Plus recess. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder

OUTSIDE Approached via a short unmade lane which opens into the generous parking area, the gardens lie predominantly to the front of Rose Cottage and comprise of a grassed area which gently slopes down to the River Allen and in total including the cottage stretch to approximately 1/5th of an acre

In addition, situated a short way along the lane is a further ¼ acre paddock/allotment area

WOODMAN'S CABIN This café facility includes a food preparation and serving area, along with a partially covered sitting area and gravelled outside area with picnic tables. Serving, coffee, teas, cakes and light snacks this has been successful established by the current seller over recent years. A3 consent for a café/takeaway exists under approval notice PA19/04614. The café can open between the house of 08.00 and 20.00 Monday to Sunday.

NOTE: The use of the café by a new owner would require the grant of a licence by Forestry England. They have indicated that this would be in the region of £500 plus VAT for the first year

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