Hill Cottage is a lovely property with flexible accommodation, great location, stunning views and also benefits from a separate one bedroom Flat/Annexe
Hill Cottage was built in 1910 on the hillside overlooking St Ives and benefits from unobstructed panoramic views over the town, harbour and bay. The property borders a footpath that descends to the town centre. The property has a separate flat/annexe below which has separate access off the footpath or from the passage from the back door. The flat has a full time tenant who has been in residence for 17 years, in fact prior to the current owners who took ownership 15 years ago.
Ground Floor - A partially glazed front door opens in to a large, bright and airy entrance hall with a ceramic tiled floor. This is a large room with three large double door storage cupboards (coats, shoes & linen) along with three further under counter double door storage cupboards. Ahead is a recently refurbished wet room/bathroom with a separate bath and walk in shower with a pebble floor and rain shower head. A partially glazed door on the right of the front door opens in to the inner hallway. Immediately on the right is a room, currently used as a bedroom which has a window on to the courtyard garden and a door in to the sun room. The second door on the right opens in to the sitting room which has a large window overlooking St Ives town, a woodburner and an open arch leading to the Sun Room. The Sun Room spans the width of the house and has two sets of three panel bi-fold doors opening on to the terrace. The views from this room are quite spectacular. On the left of the hallway is a further bedroom, bathroom and the kitchen. The bedroom has a Velux roof window and a further high level window in to the utility room, as such, would make and excellent office or craft room if required. The bathroom has a bath with overhead electric shower. The kitchen has great views over the town and has hand painted wall and base units and breakfast bar, a recessed Rangemaster with a 5-ring gas hob, 2 ovens and a grill, there is space and plumbing for a dishwasher along with space for a American style Fridge Freezer. A door from the kitchen opens in to the utility room, with on the right space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier and to the left storage cupboards and a sink. The back door opens on to the passageway to the log store and lower flat/annexe.
First Floor - Stairs from the inner hallway ascend to the first floor where there are three bedrooms, two of which are double and the other a single. All three of the bedrooms are in the eaves so have partially vaulted ceilings and open from the top of the staircase. To the left is a single room with a raised bed built in to the eaves and very large window with a magnificent views over the town, harbour and bay. The central bedroom is triple aspect and has built in wardrobes and drawers along with under eaves storage. The bedroom on the right is a double, has under eaves storage and a window overlooking the garden.
Flat/Annexe - The flat/annexe sits below the main house and benefits from private access. It is accessible from either the footpath or from the side passage from the house. The front door opens in the kitchen/dining/sitting room with a double bedroom on the left which has an en suite shower room. The flat currently has a tenant of 17 years which the current owner inherited 15 years ago when they purchased the property.
Front Garden - Bishops Road is a cul-de-sac and Hill Cottage is located at the end on the right. The property is bordered by a footpath that descends to the town centre and the access to the property is from the footpath through a gate in the wall. Steps lead up to a paved "L" shaped terrace with immediately to the left a raised entertaining area which maximises the view of the town and harbour. The owners have dressed the area with a multitude of pots with a variety of plants and shrubs. There is also, on the left, a Summer House. The two sets of Bi-fold doors in the sun room open on to the front terrace.
Rear Passage. The back door opens on to a passage way that leads down to the flat below. Just to the right of the back door is a brick built shed which the current owners use as a log store.
Parking - The property benefits from two parking spaces
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Hill Cottage has been a great family home but would equally be a great second or holiday home being so centrally located to all the amenities that St Ives has to offer.Sean AndersonProperty agent