5 bedroom detached house for saleMevagissey, Cornwall, PL26
Sold STC £735,000
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A rare opportunity to acquire this superb water-fronting five bedroom detached property, reputed to have been a former Sea Captain's house and believed to date back to the 1750's (to be confirmed), which is presented in superb condition and benefits from breathtaking and close range sea and coastal views and lovely views looking across to Chapel Point.
This elegant waterside property is within a short walk of the beach and has beautifully manicured lawned gardens again with sensational sea views. The property also has access to a quiet beach from its own garden, however the access would currently benefit from some improvement. As well as being situated on an impressive sea fronting plot, the property also has a large single garage, parking for several cars and a side vegetable garden with old outbuildings believed to be the old donkey stable.
Sizeable hallway, cloakroom, lounge, dining room with family room/second sitting room, updated kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, conservatory and ground floor wet room. First floor landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, guest bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a single bedroom. Family bathroom. Garage. Parking for several cars. Gardens. Wood store and work shop as previously described. Oil fired central heating.
EPC - E.
Portmellon is a pretty cove that is within a stones throw of the property. There is a lovely sandy beach with a Public House set to one side. The Cornish Coastal Path passes close to the house and leads to neighbouring Gorran Haven and Mevagissey. The beaches at Portmellon and Gorran Haven have free boat launching.
As a working fishing village on the south Cornish coast, Mevagissey is renowned for its labyrinth of quaint cob and slate fisherman’s cottages, retaining much of its charm through its tiny winding streets and is particularly noteworthy for its historic twin harbour walls. Much of the nearby coastline is owned and protected by the National Trust and offers spectacular coastal walks. Mevagissey caters well for everyday needs having everyday shops, gift shops, public houses and restaurants, as well as an activity/sports centre with sports grounds. Locally there is Polstreath beach which is within walking distance, as well as Porthpean, Gorran Haven and Caerhays beaches being near by.
Canopied Storm Porch
A Georgian style pillared and canopied open storm porch with outside light and an obscure double glazed entrance door leads to:
A slightly split level and deep entrance hallway gives access to all of the ground floor rooms and a staircase with painted newel post and spindles and exposed old pine handrail leads to the first floor landing. Painted period panel doors give access to the lounge, dining room/ family room and the kitchen/breakfast room. A further painted period panel door gives access to the utility room and there is a door towards the end of the hallway giving access to the cloakroom. There are three ceiling light points, the one in the immediate hall area having an ornate ceiling rose. Radiator with decorative radiator cover. Under stair cupboard with shelving and light. Overhead cupboards with trip switch boxes. Radiator. Coat hanging pegs. A sliding door leads to the outer hallway with a glazed door giving access to the wet room and a double glazed door leads to the conservatory. Two painted louvered doors open to a floor to ceiling shelved cupboard.
Updated with a white suite comprising WC with push button flush and a wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome effect taps. Marble style panelled walls. Obscure double glazed window. Electric chrome effect heated towel rail. Ceiling light point and wall mounted shelving.
16’8” including fireplace x12’1” excluding recessed window (5.08m x 3.68m)
There is a feature central fireplace with a stone hearth with inset multi fuel burning stove with raised granite edged hearth and a matching granite feature arched surround above. Above the fireplace there is a arched display alcove and there is a built-in double shelved cupboard with display area above on one side of the fireplace and a further recess on the other side with a built-in display shelf. Recessed double glazed window with lovely rural views to the front elevation and painted timber window sill. Central ceiling light point with ornate ceiling rose and feature deep moulded coved ceiling. Radiator with decorative radiator cover.
Dining Room/ Family Room
25’2”excluding recessed windows x 16’ into window bay in the dining area taken up to the panelling below the window and at widest point, “U” shaped room (7.67m x 4.88m)
An unusual and feature “U” shaped room that provides a defined dining area on one side and a family room area/sitting area on the other side, both areas with double glazed windows looking through the feature square window bays out to sea with close range sea views and superb views of Chapel Point. Feature period herring bone style exposed pine wood block flooring. Double glazed door leads to an open fronted and covered area. Two ceiling light points with ornate ceiling roses. Two radiators. TV point. Central heating thermostat. In the dining room area there is a further double glazed window to the front elevation with lovely rural views and in the sitting area there is a further window with phenomenal sea views.
16’ 5”at longest point including chimneybreast x 11’ (5.00m x 3.35m)
Updated and fitted with a range of cream fronted wall mounted and floor standing units with soft closing doors and lengths of roll top work surfaces with tiled splash backs. Inset one and a half bowl sink unit with drainer and chrome effect mixer tap. Concealed under unit lighting. Concealed and built-in AEG dishwasher, built-in AEG stainless steel effect fronted fan assisted oven. Four ring touch control electric hob and extractor fan above set into a stainless steel canopied surround. Built-in wine rack and wall mounted glazed fronted glassware cupboards with shelving. Built-in skirting board electric fan radiator. Space for fridge/freezer. Double glazed window to the rear elevation with painted timber sill and with breath taking sea and coastal views stretching across the coastline from Par, Polkerris and towards Fowey Stack. Feature period exposed pine wood block flooring. Space for table and chairs. Painted chimney breast with rare and feature period decorative fire grate with feature decorative back plate and slate hearth. Inset ceiling down lighters. Chrome effect power points and light switches. Painted panelled door gives access to the garage.
18’8” at longest point x 10’4” at widest point, wall to wall (5.69m x 3.15m)
A feature double glazed conservatory with vaulted polycarbonate roof and with spectacular and close range sea views taking in the bay looking towards Chapel Point and along the coastline looking back towards Mevagissey and superb coastline views looking towards Fowey Stack and along towards Plymouth. Tiled flooring. Power points. There are two sets of double glazed double doors giving access to the gardens.
A glazed door gives access to the wet room, that is semi divided to give a defined drying and changing area with fitted bench style seat and double glazed window again with superb sea views. An opening leads to the wet room area with marble style panelled walls and a wall mounted Triton electric shower. Built-in ledges.
10’2” x 4’7” at widest point up to windows (3.10m x 1.40m)
There is a floor standing double cupboard with, drainer and hot and cold water taps above. Space for washing machine. Wall mounted shelving. Coat hanging pegs. Tiled flooring with centre drain hole. Double glazed windows with phenomenal coastal and sea views. Polycarbonate roof. Double glazed door to the rear garden. Wall mounted spotlights. Space for a small tumble dryer.
First floor landing
A split level landing with painted newel post and spindles. Exposed pine curved handrail. Period painted panel doors give access to bedrooms one, two, three, four and five and similar obscure glazed doors give access to the family bathroom. Centre ceiling light point. Recessed shelved area with curtain front.
17’5 at longest point x 11’7” including en-suite (5.31m x 3.53m)
Double glazed window to the rear elevation with spectacular close range sea and coastal views looking along the coastline from the entrance to Mevagissey harbour across to Fowey Stack and Plymouth. Ceiling light point with ornate ceiling rose. Feature central fireplace with cast iron grate and surround, decorative tiled slips, exquisite marble surround and mantle and matching raised area around the hearth. On either side of the fireplace there are shelved display alcoves one with a floor standing double shelved cupboard. Radiator. TV cable point. Space for double bed. A white panelled door leads to:
En-Suite Shower Room
Suite comprising WC with push button flush, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold taps, tiled splash back, shelves, mirror and shaver point and light above. Tiled shower cubicle with Mira Zest electric wall mounted shower. Ceiling light point. Extractor fan. Access to the roof space. Radiator.
16’7”measurement taken at longest point up to window in the window bay x 10’11” at widest point but excluding recessed window (5.05m x 3.33m)
A double aspect double glazed room with breath taking sea and coastal views from the rear window and side window bay which has fitted window seating, views over the garden and impressive close range views looking at the rocks and close range views of Chapel Point. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe with three painted sliding Louvre doors with hanging rail and fitted shelf. TV cable point. Space for double bed.
18’5” at longest point, measurement taken up to the window in the window bay x 13’7” at widest point and including the en-suite but excluding the recessed front window (5.61m x 4.14m)
From the walk-in double glazed window bay with fitted seating there are spectacular sea and coastal views looking towards Chapel Point and impressive close range views looking into Portmellon Cove and superb rural views beyond and views across the valley. Double glazed window to the front elevation with similar rural views and views to one side looking down into the cove. Space for double bed. TV cable point. Radiator. Painted panel door to:
En-Suite Shower Room
Suite comprising WC with push button flush, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold taps, tiled splash back, shelves, mirror and shaver point and light above. Tiled shower cubicle with Mira Zest electric wall mounted shower. Ceiling light point. Extractor fan. Radiator.
12’1 x 10’4” excluding recess on either side of the fireplace (3.68m x 3.15m)
Double glazed window to the front elevation with deep painted window sill with lovely rural views and with views to one side of Portmellon Cove. Space for double bed. Fitted shelving. Radiator. Ceiling light point. Decorative cast iron fireplace with painted timber surround and mantle. Recess on one side with space for freestanding wardrobe and a painted timber panelled doors gives access to a built-in wardrobe on the other side with hanging rail and fitted hanging pegs.
9’ excluding recessed window x 8’10” (2.74m x 2.69m)
Double glazed window to the front elevation with painted timber sill, lovely rural views and views to Portmellon Cove one side. Space for single bed. Two wall mounted hanging pegs. Access to the loft space.
Updated and fitted with a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with chrome effect mixer tap. WC with push button flush and a panel enclosed bath with chrome effect mixer tap, wall mounted shower screen and electric wall mounted Mira Zest shower. Marble style panelled walls fitted around the bathroom suite. Floor to ceiling built-in airing cupboard with painted period panelled doors with wooden slatted shelving and hot water tank. Double glazed window with magnificent sea and coastal views stretching the whole vista from Chapel Point and around the coastline to Fowey Stack and Plymouth. Radiator. Above the sink there is a shaver point and light and a wall mounted shelf. Ceiling light point.
The rear garden is paved with large grey sandstone style flagstones that abut the rear stone garden wall. Space for table and chairs in which to sit and enjoy the phenomenal sea and coastal views from the entrance to Mevagissey harbour and along the coastline towards Fowey Stack and along towards Plymouth. Area laid to lawn. Flowerbeds with plants and shrubs including agapanthus, rosemary, fuschia and various other plants. Climbing rose. Outside tap. A pathway leads to the main garden and to the rear lookout point which again has phenomenal sea views from Chapel Point and along the coastline. Further pathway and gateway gives access to the side driveway.
The main garden is laid out over two levels with a feature stepped area with impressive garden statues on either side set onto raised plinths. There is a walled pond in the first garden area with aquatic plants. A lawned walkway leads along the side of the property and leads to the covered sitting area with climbing honeysuckle on one side and grape vine on either side and a climbing rose and honeysuckle beyond. Further steps lead to the main lawned garden that has phenomenal sea and coastal views as previously described looking across to Chapel Point and along the coastline. Flower beds with plants and shrubs including Hebe, Hydrangea, flax, bamboo, palm, camellia, rose and other plants and shrubs. Bay tree and mature hedging on the front boundary. Apple tree.
There is a tarmac driveway on one side of the property with parking for around three cars and access to the garage. Directly in front of the property, there are two palms and a yucca and a pathway giving access to the front entrance via a Georgian style open canopied storm porch. Beyond the drive is a low maintenance look out area with fantastic sea views and gates lead to the rear garden and another to:
Side vegetable garden
There are raised vegetable and fruit beds. Walled and fenced boundaries. A concrete pathway leads to the wood store and larger outbuilding/store that are reputed to have been the stable for the sea captains donkey.
21’ x 12’ (6.40m x 3.66m)
Up and over electrically power roller garage door. Obscure glazed door to the rear garden. Three steps lead to a door giving access to the kitchen/breakfast room. Overhead storage area. Light and power. Shelving. Space for two freezers. Glazed side window.
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