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Little Polgooth, St. Austell
Offers in excess of £425,000 | 4 bedrooms

Property features

• Kitchen & Utility Building
• 2 Reception Rooms
• 4 Bedrooms
• Bathroom & Shower Room
• Parking & Garage
• Long Greenhouse & 2 Outbuildings
• Seating, Vegetable & Orchard Areas
• Total c. 085 of an Acre
• Freehold
• Council Tax Band E


Penty Benygys is situated in the hamlet of Little Polgooth being a popular area about half a mile from the local village of Polgooth and 2½ miles from St Austell. There is a village stores/PO at Polgooth and there is a station at St Austell on the London Paddington line. The South Cornish coast with its rugged coastline, walks, coves and beaches is about 3 miles to the east and south-east and the historic fishing village of Mevagissey is about 4 miles to the south.

Penty Benygys presents to the open market a property with a number of selling characteristics. These include the fine address and position; the character dwelling and its accommodation; the double garage and parking; the most attractive landscaped and tiered gardens and grounds to the rear; useful outbuildings and so forth. In total, Penty Benygys extends to about 0.85 of an acre.

Penty Benygys is a charming cottage with delightful accommodation, warranting some updating and improvement, and character features which include original stone fireplaces with clome ovens, ceiling timbers and window seats.

On the ground floor, a front Enclosed Entrance Porch opens to a fine Living Room with traditional stone fireplaces at either end, beamed ceilings, window seats and internal stairs off to the first floor. Off is a Kitchen with a range of base and eye level kitchen units including a stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, Rangemaster, cupboards, drawers, display cabinet, rolled worktop surfaces to splashback tiling and door to outside. Also off the Living Room is a Dining Room with ceiling timbers, quarry tiled floor, door to the front and wide original stone fireplace with inset cylindrical gas Godin burner.

On the first floor is a large Main Bedroom with door to outside paved seating terrace, three other Bedrooms, Bathroom with bath, pedestal washbasin and wc, and separate Shower Room with shower cubicle with folding door, pedestal washbasin and wc.

With quarry tiled floor, power and electric, stainless steel sink unit and Worcester combi-boiler.

Situated adjacent to off-road car parking spaces is an attached Garage with double timber doors thereto, fitted workbench, power and lighting and a further recessed area for additional parking to the side.

The gardens and grounds are a particular feature of the sale and will be of interest to the gardening enthusiast.

There are numerous tiers up through the grounds with enclosed paved seating areas, a barbeque area, pleasant areas of lawn for recreational enjoyment, a tremendous variety of flowering shrubs, orchard with fruiting trees, an impressive wisteria long archway, a plethora of deciduous and coniferous ornamental tree standards. In summary, the gardens and grounds a real delight, on which a viewing is highly recommended, to fully appreciate the diversity and attractiveness of these extensive grounds.

There is a public footpath with passes adjacent to and outside the northern boundary.

Included within the grounds are various buildings:-

Long Greenhouse
About 41' x 9' with internal staging and requiring some repair.

General Purpose Building
A detached mainly timber building about 29' x 11'6 with open bays and storage area/former stable.

Store Building
Of mixed construction, a useful detached Store Building divided into two about 15' x 12' and 17'9 x 8'6 - requiring some repair

Strictly and only by prior appointment with Stags' Truro office on 01872 264488.

Travelling eastbound on the A390 from Truro to St Austell, drive through the village of Grampound and continue on towards St Austell. On reaching Hewas Water, turn right towards Sticker, drive up the hill and continue to the village. Drive down into the village and at the bottom on the hill, turn right just after the bus stop, towards Mevagissey. Drive up out of the village and continue until reaching the Five Crossroads. Take the second left and after about 20 yards, pass the sign for Little Polgooth. Drive for about a further 500 yards and Penty Benygys will be seen on the left-hand side.

Mains water and electricity connected. Private drainage. LPG fired central heating, Godin heater and cooker. TV and telephone points. Photovoltaic panels. Double-glazed.

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