And there's an old mill by the stream
With 17th century origins this skilfully converted mill at Ladock, near Truro has pleasing mellow stone elevations and a delightful blend of period and contemporary styling within, all recently updated so as to provide generous and practical living space.
The large slate-floored reception hall at Nansough Mill opens to both the drawing room with wide granite fireplace incorporating a wood burner and high-beamed ceiling, and kitchen/dining room. Here, the hand-painted pale-pastel quality fittings incorporating two ovens, ceramic hob and dishwasher are complemented by extensive granite work surfaces and electric Aga range, oak flooring and bi-fold doors that open to the terrace and gardens.
A cloakroom/wc and laundry/utility room lie off a ceramic-tiled side hall where there is a separate housekeeper or teenager suite of bedroom and en-suite shower room/wc at first-floor level. From the main hall turning and dividing stairs give access to the three further bedrooms all with en-suite facilities and the study. The main room is particularly striking with a green oak trussed ceiling, oak flooring, bi-fold doors to a balcony with LED lighting and a contemporary bathroom/wc and large walk-in shower and large walk-in clothes closet constructed in oak.
The generous driveway of granite chippings provides parking and turning adjacent to the main entrance, the first few feet off the country lane shared with
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one immediate neighbour. The house has an east/west orientation overlooking the gardens which are traversed by a stream.
A generous terrace with floral beds, pond and pergola give way to some three acres of parkland grounds containing mature trees.
Beyond the immediate lawns, a small meadow, partly used as a vegetable growing area could sustain small livestock in association with the timber stable outbuildings. Additional land may
be available by separate negotiation.
Jackson-Stops & Staff (01872 261160) is marketing the property at £895,000.