Bold Gate Lodge is situated in a delightful semi rural location surrounded by farmland on the fringe of the popular village of Praze. The village provides a range of facilities to include a primary school, public house, post office/convenience store, hairdressers, bakers and a fish and chip shop. Every July locals and visitors enjoy the Praze Fair, which involves a parade and a local marching band.
About eighteen miles away is the Cathedral City of Truro, which now forms the retailing, administrative and cultural centre of Cornwall. Closer to hand is the town of Camborne approximately three miles to the north of Praze, likewise the market town of Helston famous for its Flora Dance is approximately seven miles to the south. The nearby Clowance Estate can offer swimming, tennis, gym and fitness facilities, together with a bar and restaurant.DESCRIPTION
Bold Gate Lodge is a handsome period home dating back to 1908 and formerly part of the St Aubyns estate. This impressive gate house stands equidistant to the north and south Cornish Coast and is a much cherished family home. The property has been sympathetically extended over recent years, is beautifully presented and retains many period features. It has a striking exposed stone facade with decorative facias, brick arches, Delabole and Spanish slate roof and casement windows.
The covered entrance vestibule with solid wood doorway leads into the entrance hall. The triple aspect lounge/dining room has pine flooring, storage cupboards, central fireplace with slate hearth and wood mantel housing a wood burning stove. The second sitting room has a window and French doors opening to the front garden. The kitchen has a beam ceiling, window to the side and door to the rear. There is a range of country style units with wood work surfaces, Belfast sink, multi fuel Rayburn and space for cooker, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer.
The Study/bedroom 4 has original Parquet flooring, storage cupboard and window to the rear garden. The cloakroom with low level WC and vanity sink completes the ground floor accommodation.
Stairs lead to the spacious galleried first floor landing where there is a storage cupboard and built in book shelving. Bedroom one has a window to the front, wood flooring and walk in dressing room. Bedroom two has a window to the front and wash basin. Bedroom three has a window to the rear enjoying the far reaching countryside views, airing cupboard and wash basin vanity unit.
The family bathroom is spacious with velux window to the rear, bath with shower and glass screen, low level WC, pedestal sink and storage cupboard.OUTSIDE
The property is accessed over a public by way through impressive granite pillars with ball shaped finials onto a gravelled driveway where there is parking for several vehicles. The delightful gardens of approximately 0.28 acres are enclosed by the historic listed stone walling and encompass the property. There are several lawn areas and thoughtfully planted, profusely stocked borders of trees, shrubs, roses, camellias and rhododendrons. Within the garden there is a summerhouse, ornamental and wildlife ponds, greenhouse and several useful storage sheds and out buildings. Included in the sale is a small parcel of land of approximately 0.21 acres situated across the road ideal for growing, wildlife, chickens, goats etc. A further parcel of woodland approximately 0.64 acres adjacent to the property is currently under application for possessory title.SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage, LPG central heating. Multi fuel Rayburn and wood burning stove.VIEWINGS
Strictly by prior appointment with Stags Truro office on 01872 264488.DIRECTIONS
From Camborne follow directions to Praze. Continue through the village taking the right hand turning sign posted to Hayle. Continue on this road for approximately 0.8 mile and the property will be evident on the left hand side where the prominent Granite Ball Entrance Gates will be seen.