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Sithney, Helston
£750,000 | 6 bedrooms | 1.0 acres

Property features

• An important and historic Listed Manor
• Handsome
• Extensive Listed outbuildings
• 6 Bedrooms (3 en-suite)
• 3 Reception rooms
• Set within 0.75 acre
• Separate small paddock and stables

SITUATION
Truthall Manor is positioned in a rural location around 2.5 miles north-west of Helston commanding magnificent far-reaching views to the sea in the distance.

Helston is renowned for its annual Flora Day and stands as the gateway to the picturesque Lizard Peninsula. The town offers a comprehensive range of amenities including a fine array of interesting shops, a wealth of traditional inns, together with schooling, leisure and recreational facilities. The convenient location of the property allows ready access to a large section of the scenic South Cornish coast including the charming unspoilt fishing village of Porthleven. The Southwest Coast Path can also be accessed from many points enjoying some of the most captivating views in the county. For boat owners, the beautiful wooded creeks of the Helford River and the fine day sailing waters of the Carrick Roads are also within easy reach, whilst the cathedral city of Truro is approximately 17 miles distant.

THE PROPERTY
Truthall Manor is a significant Cornish building that is thought to have been built in at least three phases: late 15th Century, late 16th Century and mid-17th Century. It was then partly rebuilt and extended in the late 19th Century.

Grade II* Listed, this handsome and historic property faces south and within the main 19th Century residence affords beautifully proportioned family accommodation of around 3900 sqft. On the ground floor are found two splendid formal reception rooms, an impressive staircase hall, study, kitchen/breakfast room and further ancillary rooms. Rising to the first floor is a magnificent turning staircase that leads onto the galleried landing, off which the six bedrooms (three en-suite) radiate.

HISTORIC OUTBUILDINGS
To the rear of the main residence and enclosing two sides of a cobbled courtyard, is the range of significantly older buildings, part of which is believed to have been a medieval hall. The majority of these outbuildings are in an uninhabitable state and require remedial work.

LISTED BUILDING STATUS
There have been alterations to the outbuildings that are deemed to be 'unauthorised works to a Listed building'. As a result, Messrs Scott and Co of Truro has prepared a Heritage Impact Assessment Report and Listed Building Consent has now been granted for the rectification of these unauthorised works. The planning reference number is PA18/07696. Please contact Ben Stephens in the Stags' Truro office for further information.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The property stands amidst immediate gardens and grounds of 0.75 of an acre being level, principally laid to lawn and sub-divided by stone walls. The main residence is approached to a circular driveway with surrounding lawns and flower and shrub beds. Directly to the rear of the historic outbuildings is a farmyard that is not owned by the property. On the opposite side of the lane is a paddock of around 0.35 of an acre with a detached stable block.

SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating to main residence.

DIRECTIONS
Proceeding southwards on the B3297 towards Helston and just before Wheal Dream, turn right towards Trannack School. Continue on this road for approximately one mile, pass the school and turn left towards Truthall, Sithney and Helston. After approximately 0.2 of a mile, Truthall Manor will be evident on the right-hand side.
 

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