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1 bedroom apartment for sale

The Coastguards, PORTHLEVEN

Sold STC £299,950

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Tenure: Leasehold

Enjoying fantastic, sea, harbour and village views, the former coastguard station is situated in an elevated position above the Cornish fishing port of Porthleven. Said to have been built in 1866, the property, which is to undergo extensive modernisation and renovation, is steeped in history and was home to Henry Trengrouses famous rocket life saving apparatus.

The building is being given a new lease of life by a well respected local developer and the resulting residence, a contemporary, stylish one bedroom apartment benefits from a patio with fabulous views to the front and to the rear has a further decked and patio area.

In brief the accommodation comprises of a kitchen/diner, lounge, shower room and a bedroom. Outside to the rear of the property there are steps leading to a decked and patio area, whilst to the front there is a patio with fabulous sea and harbour views. There are landscaped communal gardens.

Porthleven is a vibrant and picturesque fishing village and is mainland Britain's most southerly port. The village is renowned for it's many highly regarded restaurants, long beach, surfing, rugged coastline, cliff top walks and it's prize winning brass band which can be heard echoing around the village on many a summers Sunday evening. Local amenities include shops, pubs, galleries, and well regarded primary school, supermarket and doctors surgery. The more extensive amenities of Helston with national stores, cinema and indoor swimming pool are just a few miles away.



A stylish, fitted kitchen comprising of a range of contemporary wall and base units, composite stone working top surfaces incorporating a stainless steel under mount sink with mixer tap over. A range of appliances include an integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, a Neff built-in oven with hob and extractor hood over and a Neff integrated microwave. There is a cupboard housing a high pressure water heater. Steps lead to the lounge and doors to the bedroom and shower room. A door also leads from the kitchen out to the patio.

LOUNGE 15'3" X 10'9"

Having two windows with outlook to the front with great sea and harbour views, also views over properties to open countryside. A feature fireplace housing wood burner and there is a built-in storage cupboard.


With doors to the bedroom and door to:-


A Villeroy and Boch bathroom suite comprising of a wall mounted wash basin, w.c. with concealed cistern. There is a shower cubicle with rain water shower head, a separate riser shower head and a glazed shower screen. There are slate effect tiles to the walls and floor, heated towel rail and a mirror with built-in LED lighting.

BEDROOM 10'9" X 8'8"

Outlook to the front and enjoying lovely marine views.


To the rear of the property is a patio area with steps leading to a sheltered decked and further patio area. To the front there is a patio with beautiful views to the sea, harbour and over properties to open countryside. The residents have use of a communal garden.


Mains water, electricity and drainage


To view this or any other property we are offering for sale simply call 01326 573737

30TH JUNE, 2015

The property will be leasehold. New lease to be created.

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