2 Bedroom Detached House (Now Sold)

Boskenna, Carnkie, Helston, Cornwall

Further Information
Key Features
  • Garage
  • Parking
  • Garden
Full Description

The cottage has granite and rendered elevations, entrance porch, large open plan living/dining room with inglenook fireplace and woodburner with exposed stone lintel with open beamed ceiling, kitchen, bathroom and two double bedrooms with bonnet ceilings. The property also has PP to extend to add an extra bedroom and bathroom to the rear of the property.

Outside, there is a lawned garden enclosed by mature hedging with feature planted beds, decking, patio and a large detached garage with off-road parking area for two to three cars. The property is heated by a Daikin air source heat pump and a Clearview multi fuel stove.

The property is one of the older cottages in the village and was built by a stonemason for his family. He worked at one of the local quarries which is reflected in the quality of the stonework and construction.


The property is in the village of Carnkie and is situated in a stratigic position under 1 mile from the A394 between the historic market town of Helston and the Port of Falmouth. The village has an active hall with regular activities and the local Wendron Sports Club offers cricket, football and a fitness club. Carnkie is within easy reach of both the North and South coasts and beaches. It enjoys far reaching countryside views over rolling fields over towards the coastline at Rinsey. The village of Rame is under 1 mile away has a local shop/Post Office and pub/restaurant. With Halwyn Primary School 1 mile and Stithians under 3 miles and there are secondary schools in Penryn, Falmouth and Helston.The very popular University of Exeter's cornwall campus is under 4 miles. Doctors surgeries are available in the nearby village of Stithians or in Penryn. The closest supermarker is 9 minutes by car and a regular bus service between Helston and Truro.

Accommodation in detail (all measurements approximate)

The property is accessed via a gate in a tall hedge to the front of the property, up a garden path with lawned areas either side to the front double glazed door leading to the entrance porch.

Entrance Porch 8'2 x 4'1 (2.5m x 1.24m)

Part exposed granite elevation with uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the garden, wall light, quarry tiled floor and exposed granite threshold with pine glazed door leading to:

Open Plan Lounge / Dining Room 23' 11 x 12' (7.29m x 3.66m)

Large open plan room with beamed ceiling, wall lights, feature inglenook fireplace with granite lintel and slate hearth with Clearview multi fuel stove, painted feature stonework wall, two uPVC windows to the front elevation overlooking the garden, one with slate window seat, Daikin heater, under stairs cupboard with exposed pine doors, wooden staircase leading to the first floor and doorway leading to:

Inner hall

With tiled floor with exposed pine doors leading to:

Kitchen 11' 10 x 7' 1 (3.6m x 2.16m)

A galley style kitchen with a good selection of cream floor and wall units with wood effect work top with rounded edge, inset 1 ½ stainless steel sink with mixer tap, ceramic tiled splashbacks, inset electric cooker, space and plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Daikin heater, uPVC double glazed window to side and rear and uPVC double glazed door leading out to the rear of the property.


With white three piece suite comprising a paneled bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, white ceramic tiling, low level wc and heated wall mounted towel rail. UPVC double glazed window to the side.

First Floor


With light and uPVC window to the rear and stripped pine doors leading to:

Bedroom One 12' 6 x 9' 6 (3.8m x 2.9m)

A double bedroom with high bonnet style ceiling, light, radiator, large storage cupboard and fitted cupboard housing hot water cylinder with shelving, uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation with far reaching rural views and exposed granite lintel, Daikin heater.

Bedroom Two 12' 8 x 11' 7 (3.86m x 3.53m) at widest point.

A double bedroom with high bonnet style ceiling, loft access hatch and uPVC double glazed window to front elevation with countryside views.


Large Detached Garage 20' 8 x 13' 10 (6.3m x 4.22m)

With a floor area over 26m2 and the boarded loft the garage offers amazing stoarge and workshop space. Faced with granite and rendered elevations under a pitched roof with velux window with metal up and over door with power and light, uPVC double glazed window and door for rear access. There is a lean to wood shed attached to the rear of the garage.


To the front of the property, the gardens are enclosed by walls and mature hedging with feature flower borders with a range of plants to include honeysuckle, Cornish Palms and a Chilean Lantern Tree. There are concrete paths to the front door bordered by two lawned areas, with seating area by the porch with granite bench, sun decking area with views and to the side of the property is a large patio area which could be used for seating/outside space or extra parking/storage for a caravan/boat or car. There is a large gravel parking area for 3 to 4 cars in front of the garage. There is a wood shed behind the garage, a rear and side walkway and also a further shed to the rear of the property for storage.


Mains electricity, water (metered), private drainage.

Council Tax band C


From the A394 from Falmouth to Helston at Rame Cross, turn off at the Post Office to Carnkie, at the bottom of the hill turn left and proceed into Carnkie village, Boskenna can be found half way down on the right hand side behind a stone and hedge wall.

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