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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Porthpean Beach Road, Porthpean

Guide Price £550,000

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Located in an elevated position on the private crescent within the sought after coastal Porthpean area is The Retreat, a four bedroom family residence which has been extended, incorporates generous living space with large formal gardens, two entrances and private gardens with swimming pool. A fabulous family home which also has outline planning permission granted to remove the existing dwelling and replace with two properties. PA14/06395. A fantastic opportunity to not only to acquire a four bedroom with a master en-suite, family home by the sea but also the option for development. Within a short walk down to the Porthpean and Duporth Beach and coastal footpaths. Ideal as a holiday base. (EPC Rating - E)

Porthpean is situated on the South Cornish Coast, and there is a public sandy beach within easy walking distance of the
property offering a beach shop and number of water sports including swimming, sailing and windsurfing. Porthpean Golf
Club is also within easy reach of the property.

From the property you can walk and drive along the back roads and along the coastline to the next village of Pentewan, with a further beach, and along to the fishing village of Mevagissey. Charlestown, a popular Georgian harbour side village situated around a picturesque inner and outer harbour with pebble beach, is some 11/2 miles from Porthpean or just along the coastal footpath. The harbour currently houses some fishing boats and several tall ships, and has been the back drop of several feature films and TV series. There is a hotel and guest houses, with excellent restaurants, and a selection of public houses.

To both sides of Charlestown harbour there is the South West coastal footpath providing some wonderful walks with cliff
top views and sandy coves and beaches.

Directions: - From St Austell head out onto the A390, past Asda on the right hand side, and onto Cromwell Road to the traffic lights at the top. Turn right at the traffic lights, and head along Porthpean Road for approximately 1/2 mile. Follow the road up past the hospital on the right hand side and past the turning on the left to Ridgewood Close. Take the next left signposted Higher Porthpean. Go down the hill and approximately half way down on the left hand side is the turning into the crescent which is a private residents only road. The property is located in this crescent set back behind a high stone wall on the left hand side. Please note that there are two entrances to the property and as you head down past there is the main driveway with garage.

The Accommodation Comprises: - (All Measurements are approximate).

From the private road there is a wrought iron gated entrance with steps with a paved pathway meandering up through the lawned gardens and shrubbery to an paved open terrace and double glazed panelled door with glazed side panels and opaque roof into:

Entrance Porch: - Finished with a terracotta coloured tiled flooring and courtesy lighting with a upvc panelled door with half moon obscure glazed light panel opening through into:

Entrance Hall: - A spacious entrance hallway finished with a painted with a white wall surround and complemented with coloured carpeted flooring and with double glazed window opening back through into the front porch. With radiator beneath, six panelled wood door into large under stairs storage cupboard and ornate staircase to the first floor.

Wood panelled door opening through into:

Cloakroom/Wc: - 1.52m x 1.62m - Comprising of low level wc and wall mounted hand basin with part wall tiled splash back surround, obscure double glazed window with fitted venetian blind to the side and matching carpeted flooring leading from the entrance hall. Above the sink there is a wall mounted vanity mirror with pull cord lighting unit.

Six panelled white door into:

Formal Lounge/Sun Lounge: - 7.62m x 3.15m opening to 5.16m - This extended room offers a great deal of natural light. A large and spacious family relaxation area incorporating the sun lounge. Finished with a bright white painted wall surround complemented with light coloured carpeted flooring with three wall mounted radiators and coal effect insert fire, raised onto a polished light marble surround and back drop.

The sun lounge incorporates a set of large double glazed panel doors opening out onto the paved sun terrace to the side which enjoys the sun throughout the whole day and into the early evening and an outlook over the formal garden areas and swimming pool. There are double glazed windows to both sides bringing the feel of the garden into the property. Within the lounge there is a high level double glazed window.

Six panelled door into:

Kitchen/Diner: - 8.67m x 3.81m - (At maximum). Another spacious, large family area

Dining Area: - From the entrance hallway you will come into the dining area with large double glazed window to the front enjoying an outlook over the formal gardens and glimpses of the sea beyond with pull back vertical blinds and wall mounted radiator beneath. There is a range of recess display shelving and cupboards either side of the chimney breast.

Kitchen/Breakfast: - Beyond is the kitchen and breakfast area having a patterned low maintenance tiled flooring, a range of bevelled edge wall and base units with speckled light granite effect laminate work surfaces over. Incorporating four ring electric hob with hidden extractor over, integrated built in dish washer, low level fridge and with a main focal point of a red brick built unit incorporating eye level double oven with arched storage area above and terracotta wine rack below. With finishing touches of a under unit lighting, light coloured tiled splash back with ample array of double wall mounted sockets.

Natural light within this kitchen area is above the stainless steel 2 bowl drainer, incorporating waste disposal, with fitted roller blind enjoying an outlook over the rear garden area with additional lighting provided by ceiling mounted recess spotlights. To the side is a wood obscure glazed panelled door with double glazed window and roller blind into:

Side Entrance Porch: - 2.89m x 2.05m - Incorporating storage, utility and additional cloakroom/wc. This area is great for additional storage with some recessed shelving, domed light panel above and double glazed high level window to the side with matching double glazed panelled door, fitted blinds, matching side panel and opening out onto side driveway. W

Wood panelled door into:

Wc: - 2.06m x 1.67m - (At maximum). Finished with a bright white wall surround and a tiled effect vinyl flooring with low level wc and hand basin, part tiled splash back, wall mounted vanity mirror above, pull cord lighting unit and obscure double glazed window with fitted roller blind and matching terracotta vinyl tiled flooring leads through.

Wood panelled door into:

Utility: - 3.91m x 2.06m - A spacious utility area, great for additional storage. With two double glazed windows, one opening out onto the side driveway and the other to the front garden with some sea glimpses both with fitted roller blinds and the comprising of a range of white fronted wall and base units with laminate coloured work surface over, incorporating stainless steel drainer with mixer tap, space and plumbing for white good appliances and additional free standing space for goods. Currently housing three freezers, a washing machine and dryer. Sliding wood panelled doors into recessed shelving and additional storage area.

Carpeted staircase to the half landing with steps with wood panelled door opening through into:

Bedroom: - 2.94m x 5.45m - (Please note irregular shape). The bedroom sits above the sun lounge, Offering a great deal of natural light and outlook from a double glazed window to the front with the glimpses of the sea and coastline and down over the garden area. Additional double glazed window with fitted blinds to the side and high level glazed panels above which sweep around and onto the rear which also enjoys an outlook down over swimming pool and garden areas, In the corner is a vanity sink unit. With laminate surround and back drop. Finished with a bright white wall surround and warm coloured carpeted flooring, wall mounted radiator and door into built in walk in wardrobe. Finished with tongue and groove wood panelled ceiling and window pelmets.

From the half landing the staircase turns and leads up past a wall mounted radiator set beneath a double glazed window and opens into the landing area which incorporates built in shelving and double wood panelled doors into recessed airing cupboard with slatted shelving with tank below and six panelled wood doors into all upstairs rooms. Door into:

Bedroom: - 3.05m x 3.81m - The master en-suite. Finished with a bright white wall surround and light coloured carpeted flooring with a range of mirrored glass fronted built in sliding doors into wardrobes and having a wall mounted radiator beneath a double glazed window opening to the front with pull back vertical blinds,

Door into:

En-Suite: - 3.29m x 1.52m - (At maximum points into shower). Comprising of a modern, bright white suite of low level wc, hand basin and sliding doors with glazed side panel into double sized shower cubicle with integrated wall mounted shower and lighting unit above. Finished with a floor to ceiling light marble tiled surround and matching tiled flooring, complimented with a similar tiled flooring, heated ladder chrome towel rail and wall mounted radiator plus vanity white gloss bevelled edge unit with cupboard and drawers. Over the sink is a mirrored glass fronted unit with built in spotlighting and glass display shelving either side. Natural light is from an obscure double glazed window with fitted venetian blind and modern spotlight lighting unit.

Door into:

Family Bathroom: - 2.43m x 1.83m - Comprising of a hand basin and tiled panel bath with bronzed darkened glass patterned shower screen with shower head and wall mounted attachment. Pull back vertical blinds to the obscure double glazed window to the side and finished with a floor to ceiling tiled surround with decorative inserts and tiled flooring. With wall mounted radiator and towel rail above plus glass mirror fronted vanity storage unit and ceiling mounted access into the loft.

Door into:

Bedroom: - 2.61m x 3.07m - The second double bedroom located to the side with views towards the woodlands at Duporth from a double glazed window. Currently utilised as an office/workstation room and finished with a coloured carpeted flooring, papered patterned wall surround and wood panelled ceiling.

Door into:

Separate Wc: - With a light papered patterned wall surround, obscure double glazed window and fitted roller blind above, low level wc and carpeted flooring.

Door into:

Bedroom: - 4.69m x 3.16m - The fourth double bedroom, also located at the rear with two double glazed windows, both with fitted venetian blinds enjoying an outlook up and over the garden and swimming pool area. Finished with a light coloured carpeted flooring with a two tone papered wall surround, tongue and groove panelled ceiling which comes down and behind the integrated vanity unit. The unit has a white laminate surround and back drop with a sink unit and louvred wood doors into storage below. The room also benefits from a built in wardrobe with double wood panelled doors, and a wall mounted radiator.

Outside: - The property sits on a generous double sized plot offering formal garden surround in a high degree of privacy with two driveway entrances and additional pedestrian gated access. Its is set back from the road behind high stone built wall surround, hedging and fence panelling offering a good degree of privacy and sunlight throughout the whole day with glimpses of the coastline and sea from the upper lawned area.

At present the property is utilised as a large family home with good sized gardens but does have the planning application to build two properties if required on the existing plot. Please look at the drawings.

To the front there are expanses of open lawns with deep planted and well kept borders with an array of different greenery and coloured as well as a brick paved pathway from the pedestrian access which opens up and continues around to the side of the property with double wrought iron gates to the long driveway with planted borders, parking for numerous vehicles and detached 11/2 sized pitched roof garage. The paved sun terrace continues around and opens out from the sun lounge which makes it an ideal location for alfresco dining and entertaining with steps up onto the large expanse of raised lawn with additional deep planted and well kept borders of high shrubbery and tree lined surround. Privet style hedging separating the main lawn from the swimming pool area. This can be gained via steps from the sun terrace/patio with built in BBQ and leads up onto:

Heated Swimming Pool: - With cover and a paved surround.

Beyond there is a raised kitchen garden and an additional lawned area which sweeps down around the side towards:

Garage: - 3.06m x 4.93m - Detached. With tiled pitched roof. Four piece roller door opening into 11/2 size garage with high eaves and double glazed window to the side offering power and light.

Additional Storage: - 3.28m x 4.71m - Behind the garage is a upvc panelled door with glazed light panel above and double glazed panels to the side opening through into large additional storage which currently houses the swimming pool and garden furniture but would be easily used as an office for a person working from home or an additional outside sun room if required from where whilst standing at the front you can enjoy an outlook towards the pool area. Finished with a vinyl tiled flooring offering both power and light.

From the front of the garage there are uninterrupted views over towards the Polkerris area at the top of Polruan and out across St Austell Bay.

Neatly tucked away behind natural screening is the oil tank and the pathway around the central border which leads back around to the side of the driveway. From the rear of the property there is:

Potting Shed: - Polyprene, lean to style construction. Housing the floor mounted boiler system and pump heating system for the swimming pool. With vegetable growing area.

Tax Band: - Band F.

Please note the property has the right to access the private Duporth Beach through a locked gateway, and is part of a private crescent of homes with an annual maintenance fee.

Agents Notes - We are lead to believe the property has a possessory title and we would advise a prospective buyer to ask for more information and speak to their solicitor before proceeding.

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