3 bedroom cottage for sale

Lower Castle Road, St Mawes

Guide Price £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A triple fronted 3 bedroom, 2 reception Grade 11 listed cottage
  • Located on the exclusive St Mawes waterfront
  • Circa a few yards of Tavern beach and around 150 yards of central village amenites
  • Full of charm and character
  • Stunning and uninterrupted views over St Mawes harbour and Falmouth Bay
  • On the market for the first time in 26 years

Full description

A triple fronted 3 bedroom, 2 reception, Grade II listed Cottage, full of charm and character, located on the exclusive St Mawes waterfront. Occupying a prominent position with captivating harbour, river and bay views, yet this pretty cottage is within a few yards of the steps down to Tavern Beach and circa 150 yards of central village amenities.


Introduction 
A triple fronted 3 bedroom, 2 reception, Grade II listed Cottage, full of charm and character, located on the exclusive St Mawes waterfront. Occupying a prominent position with captivating harbour, river and bay views, yet this pretty cottage is within a few yards of the steps down to Tavern Beach and circa 150 yards of central village amenities.

Historical Note 
Located on the corner of Church Hill and Lower Castle Road, the original building was likely to have been built in the 17th century and extended in the early 18th century, before being remodelled into 4 fisherman's cottages, probably in the mid 19th century. Pilchards occupies the prime position out of the four cottages, being located on the waterfront road thus enjoying the splendid vista from its 3 bedrooms and 2 reception rooms.

Description 
The views from the cottage are inspiring and captivating. They encompass St Mawes Harbour leading to the Percuil River, with its yacht and boat moorings, St Anthony National Trust Headland and span across Falmouth Bay to the Lizard and miles of open sea. The views are ever changing and are a hive of all year round boating, wildlife and marine activity. Facing just off due south, Pilchards enjoys the sunshine from morning to early evening. Internally, the cottage has a wealth of character and a charm that can only be appreciated by an internal inspection and has been in the hands of the same owners for 26 years. A rare opportunity to acquire a picturesque waterside cottage, set at a realistic guide price.

The accommodation comprises 
Entrance Hall, Dining Room, Living Room, Kitchen, Rear Hallway, Shower / Utility Room. First floor Landing, Bedroom 1 with En Suite Bathroom, 2 further Bedrooms.

Location summary (distances and times are approximate) 
Truro: 10 miles via car ferry. Falmouth: 25 minutes by passenger ferry or 15 miles by car ferry. Newquay Airport: 29 miles with flights to London Gatwick (70 minutes), and Manchester (80 minutes). St Austell: 15 miles with London Paddington 4 hours by rail. Plymouth: 58 miles. Exeter: 97 miles.

St Mawes 
This enchanting south facing harbour village is found on the eastern side of the Fal Estuary, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with much of its surroundings owned by the National Trust. The village is centred round its quaint harbour, its own beaches and Castle. It has a good wide range of amenities, which are open all year, including butchers, bakers, convenience store, post office / newsagent, doctors, hairdressers, dentist, pharmacy, village hall, church, delicatessen and clothing shops including Fat Face. The village also has two public houses, and an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, art galleries, gift and ice cream shops. St Mawes has long been one of the West Country's more desirable and exclusive destinations, with Olga Polizzi's Hotel Tresanton and the recently re-modelled Idle Rocks Hotel both luring the rich and famous. The village has superbly varied and accessible sailing waters and an active sailing club with a full programme of village...

Accommodation Details (dimensions are approximate) 

Entrance Hall 
6' 8'' x 3' 0'' (2.03m x 0.91m)
Timber entrance door. Brace and latch doors to living room and dining room. Stairs rising to first floor.

Dining Room 
13' 8'' x 10' 0'' (4.16m x 3.05m)
Sash window with deep sill to admire the beautiful water views. Original inglenook feature fireplace in stone, with a clome oven, and ovolo moulded and stopped oak lintel over the splayed fireplace. Open beamed ceiling. Timber effect floor. Storage heater. Telephone point. Sliding door to rear hall.

Living Room 
19' 9'' max (18'2 min) x 13' 10'' (6.02m x 4.21m)
Two sash windows to the front, one with a deep sill, the other with a wide window seat to capture the splendid views as well as watch the world go by! A stone plinth and step zones this spacious room. Featured inglenook fireplace with clome oven / display alcove, slate hearth and wood burner inset. Two night storage heaters. Three wall light points. Inset ceiling lights. Opening to kitchen and rear hall. Open beams.

Kitchen 
6' 8'' x 6' 8'' (2.03m x 2.03m)
Window to rear. U-shaped worktop surface with cupboards below and single drainer sink unit . 4 ring electric hob and stainless steel built-in oven below, all inset in old fireplace. Two larder cupboards. Glazed wall cabinet. Inset lights. Tiled walls. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Door to side covered passageway.

Rear Hallway 
Under stairs storage recess. Door to:

Shower / Utility Room 
6' 3'' x 6' 1'' (1.90m x 1.85m)
Shower cubicle with Mira shower inset, concealed flush wc and wash basin inset into vanity unit. Medicine cabinet. Heated towel radiator. Tiled walls. Worktop with space and plumbing for washing machine. Shower light point. Extractor fan.

First Floor 

Landing 
Airing cupboard with hot water tank inset. Storage heater. Brace and latch doors to bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 
13' 9'' x 10' 9'' Max (4.19m x 3.27m)
Sash window with deep sill and delightful water views. Night storage heater. Telephone point. Part beamed canopied ceiling. Dressing table / vanity unit with wash basin inset. Shaver light point. Double wardrobe. Double doors to:

En-Suite Bathroom 
5' 7'' x 4' 3'' (1.70m x 1.29m)
Panelled bath. WC. Skylight window. Part tiled walls.

Bedroom 3 
10' 7'' x 8' 8'' (3.22m x 2.64m)
Built-in double wardrobe. Wash basin. Sash windows with deep sill to admire the lovely views.

Bedroom 2 
13' 9'' x 10' 0'' Max (4.19m x 3.05m)
Built in wardrobes. Alcove with vanity unit / dressing table with shaver light point and wash basin. Electric panel radiator. Heated towel rail. Sash window with deep sill and beautiful river and bay views.

Outside 

Covered Side Alleyway 
Pedestrian right of way to rear shared courtyard.

Agents Note 
To the rear of Pilchards is a courtyard which is in the freehold ownership of Lavinia Cottage. Our clients inform us there is a right to sit and store bins on the raised area, although, since this has no views, our clients have always preferred to sit out at the front to enjoy the wonderful south facing vista.

General Information 

Services 
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Telephone and television points.

Energy performance certificate rating 
Exempt due to the property being Grade II listed.

Council Tax Band ? F. 

Notice 
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Listing History

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07 March 2017

Nearest stations

  • Falmouth Docks (1.7 mi)
  • Falmouth Town (2.1 mi)
  • Penmere (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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H Tiddy, St Mawes, Truro

The Square, St. Mawes, TR2 5AG

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Nearest stations

  • Falmouth Docks (1.7 mi)
  • Falmouth Town (2.1 mi)
  • Penmere (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

H Tiddy, St Mawes, Truro

The Square, St. Mawes, TR2 5AG

01326 455026 Local call rate

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