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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Porthcothan Bay, Cornwall, PL28

Sold STC £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Large Attic Room
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Sitting Room
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Sea Views

Full description

Spacious coastal property in need of some updating just a third of a mile from the beach. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, large attic room, kitchen/diner, sitting room, garden, parking and sea views. EPC Band E.

Situation - This spacious semi-detached property sits approximately 500 metres from the beautiful family friendly beach at Porthcothan Bay which can be accessed via a footpath from in front of the property. The bay marks the start of what is known as the Seven Bays heading north towards Padstow. These include Treyarnon Bay, Porthcothan Bay, Constantine Bay, Booby's Bay, Mother Ivey's Bay, Harlyn Bay and Trevone Bay. These sets of beaches are linked by the South West Coastal Path and offer some of the most stunning coastal scenery in the British Isles. Porthcothan Bay has a seasonal beach shop but for day to day needs there are further amenities 2.3 miles away in the village of St Merryn. The property is located just over 10 miles from the estuary town of Wadebridge which sits astride the River Camel. The town offers a variety of shops together with primary, secondary and Sixth Form education, cinema, numerous sports and social clubs and access to the popular Camel Cycle Trail. This famous cycle track links the picturesque town of Padstow along a route which follows the Camel Estuary. The estuary itself is a haven for watersports enthusiasts including sailing, waterskiing and surfing. The picturesque town of Padstow is 4.8 miles from the property and has a number of fine restaurants including Rick Stein's Seafood Restaurant. There is a regular pedestrian ferry service giving access to the beaches of Daymer Bay, Polzeath and Rock. Access to the A30 can be gained at Bodmin. This trunk road connects the cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter. At Exeter there is a superb range of shopping facilities, mainline railway station serving London Paddington and the Midlands, access to the M5 motorway network and well respected Exeter International Airport. Six miles to the south of the property is Newquay Airport which provides a number of scheduled flights to both domestic and international destinations.

Features Of The Property - This charming semi-detached cottage is constructed of local stone under a slate roof with the opportunity to extend into the large attic room. The property also benefits from a garden and its close proximity to the beach. The accommodation is clearly illustrated on the floorplan overleaf and briefly comprises; door leading to the hallway, downstairs cloakroom with vanity sink unit, low flush WC and fully tiled shower. The sitting room/diner has a feature stone fireplace with slate hearth and granite lintel at each end with full height double glazed patio doors to the front. In the kitchen there is a range of base units with a roll-top worksurface and single bowl stainless steel sink with space and plumbing for a washing machine below. A recessed fireplace houses a Rayburn stove on a slate hearth (currently not in use). On the ground floor there are two useful built-in cupboards for storage. Stairs lead to the first floor with a large double glazed window on the half landing. There are three double bedrooms on the first floor, all with feature slate fireplaces. The third bedroom also offers a wash hand basin. The family bathroom comprises a panel enclosed bath, low flush WC and wash hand basin, walk in shower and access to the airing cupboard housing the gas boiler. An open tread stair case leads to the second floor to a currently unconverted space, loosely divided into two rooms with two dormer windows providing fantastic valley and sea views, an opportunity to create 2 further bedrooms subject to the appropriate permissions.

Outside - The property is approached via a private road giving access to a concrete driveway with parking for 3-4 cars. To the rear of the property is a patio area and slate and stone wood store. The garden itself is arranged over a number of levels and from a vantage point at the top of the garden one can obtain a fine valley and sea view. A footpath to the beach leads from the lane at the front of the property giving access to Porthcothan Bay in approximately 500 metres.

Services - Mains water, shared private drainage, mains electricity, main gas fired central heating and hot water. Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment with the vendors appointed sole agents, Stags.

Directions - From the centre of Padstow, head south along the B3276 passing through the village of St Merryn. Continue along this road for approximately 2.3 miles where a turning to the left will be found just prior to descending the hill to Porthcothan Bay. Take this left hand track for approximately 50 metre where the property is located on the left hand side, identified with a Stags For Sale board.

Local Authority - Cornwall County Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3AY. Tel: 0300 1234 100.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.


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