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3 bedroom cottage for sale


Withdrawn from Market £269,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Character cottage
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Income of 300 pcm from the separate Post Office
  • Landmark property
  • Private rear garden
  • Lots of period features
  • Just a few minutes from the sandy beaches at Coverack bay
  • Village centre location
  • EPC-F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE LOCATION St Keverne is a small village on the east side of the Lizard peninsular. The Post Office is right in the centre of the village and forms part of the 'Square' along with two pubs, an off licence, convenience store, butchers, restaurant and church. There is a very good doctors surgery and primary school. There is a regular bus service and a real community. Surrounded by open countryside St Keverne is also close to the fishing villages of Coverack, Porthallow and Porthoustock. 

THE PROPERTY Set in the heart of St Keverne and forming part of 'The Square' the Post Office is a pretty double fronted cottage between 150 - 200 years old with an attached shop and post office to the side. The shop is bringing in an income of £300 pcm and can continue or not depending on your needs. The cottage itself has three bedrooms and a charming inglenook fire place and a large level rear garden. The property is in need of a bit of an uplift but perfectly liveable.  


On approaching the cottage there is a wooden picket fence separating the small front garden from the parking area right outside the cottage. Through the picket gate you enter the property through a wooden door that has two stain glass windows and leads to 

LOUNGE 14' 5" x 13' (4.39m x 3.96m) A very cosy room dominated by the stone inglenook fireplace with wood burner in situ. There is a double glazed window to the front that has a seat and the character continues with painted beamed ceiling. Radiator. Archway through toe the dining room and a glazed door to the kitchen. 

DINING ROOM 12' 11" x 10' 4" (3.94m x 3.15m) Through an archway from the lounge, painted beamed ceilings. Laminate flooring. Double glazed window to the front with a seat. Stairs to the first floor. Radiator and telephone point. 

INNER HALLWAY A link between the lounge and kitchen with a door to the sorting office 

KITCHEN 10' 7" x 7' 8" (3.23m x 2.34m) A well appointed kitchen with floor and eye level units with cream painted doors. Roll top work surface with inset stainless steel sink. Electric oven and hob with fitted extractor over. Space for washing machine, fridge, freezer and tumble dryer. Floor and wall tiling. Archway through to 

UTILITY / BREAKFAST ROOM 10' 11" x 9' 10" (3.33m x 3m) A very useful working area directly linked to the kitchen. Floor and eye level units to one side and seating area to the other. Radiator. French doors lead out to the rear garden. 

FIRST FLOOR Landing with window looking over the rear garden. Storage cupboards. Radiator. Doors to the three bedrooms and bathroom 

BEDROOM ONE 11' 5" x 10' 5" (3.48m x 3.18m) A spacious room with views over the square. A deep built in wardrobe. Period wooden door. 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 9" x 8' 7" (3.89m x 2.62m) Again there is a window overlooking the village square. Built in wardrobe. 

BEDROOM THREE 13' 0" x 7' 3" (3.96m x 2.21m) narrowing. Window to the rear.  

BATHROOM White three piece, WC hand wash basin and bath with electric shower over and bi fold glass screen. Tiled floor and walls. Shaver socket and radiator. 

REAR GARDEN Mainly south facing, this completely level garden is mainly laid to lawn and is fully enclosed. Pedestrian access to the land behind via a wooden gate. There are two sheds and a brick built boiler room that houses the oil fired boiler. Oil tank.  

POST OFFICE 24' x 12' (7.32m x 3.66m) Accessed via its own entrance down the side of the cottage. This is a post office in all aspects and looks and functions as you would expect with any other post office. It is rented to the post master at a fee of £300 pcm and the post master would like to continue but if you wanted this area for your own use the current owner would give notice for the post office to vacate before the new owner moves in. There is a sorting area and WC that is part of the post office. 

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Added on Rightmove:
10 June 2016


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