St Michael’s Church, Baldhu, Truro
Guide Price £775,000
Forming the predominant section of a truly unique and imaginative conversion of a Victorian church, located within a quiet and tranquil area of the countryside near Truro, providing an architecturally fascinating and historically intriguing home with period detailing throughout.
- Stunning 2008 conversion of former Victorain church
- Contemporary design woven through the original architectural splendour
- Sapacious and characterful
- Four bedrooms and five bath/shower rooms
- Beautiful wooded rural location south-west of Truro
- Detached garaging, workshop and parking
- Grade 2 * listed
Royal Cornwall and Duchy Hospitals – 2.5; Carnon Downs – 3; Truro – 4; Trelissick Gardens (National Trust) – 5.5; Tremough (Exeter university campus) – 7; Falmouth – 9; Mylor Yacht Harbour – 9; Cornwall Airport – 21
(All distances are approximate and in miles)
•Truly unique and fascinating
•Conversion was beautifully planned and provides particularly spacious and light living areas
•Over 4,000 sq ft
•Amazing galleried ground floor living room, with slate flooring and woodburner
•Exposed roof trusses and limestone columns, original pulpit and vaulted ceilings
•Well appointed kitchen / dining room defined by the partially stained leaded glass window
•Beautiful vaulted sitting room with original roof trusses with carved plinth detail, original pierced stone windows with additional roof windows enabling fine views of the tower and sky above
•Galleried dining room full of architectural detail with high level glazed atrium
•Mesmerising master bedroom suite with vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and roof light providing much natural light and views of the tower
•Two bedrooms and bathroom within the tower, one in the belfry with galleried en suite bathroom.
•Ground floor guest bedroom with en suite.
•Entrance vestibule with shower room/ wc and large utility
•Original vestry with door to gardens
•Churchyard garden extends to just over ½ acre
•Wild garden interspersed with historic headstones dating back to the mid 1800s
•Large stoned paved sitting out terrace
•Bordering established woodland
•Large detached double garage / workshop
Baldhu is situated around four miles southwest of Truro and is very well placed for the countryside and access to both Cornish coasts. The immediate surroundings are quiet and rural comprising woodland and open farmland. The only neighbouring properties are those that have historical links to the church and include Porch House (the other half of the church), the original vicarage and primary school.
Truro provides a broad range of educational and shopping facilities, along with a mainline rail link to London and branch line to Falmouth. The port of Falmouth is approximately nine miles to the south of Baldhu with its eclectic mix of shops and restaurants, bars and excellent maritime facilities.