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5 bedroom detached house for sale

East Camps Bay, Downderry, Torpoint

Withdrawn from Market £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3085 SQ FT
  • FRONTLINE POSITION
  • STUNNING 28' KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
  • 580 SQFT SEA FACING SITTING ROOM
  • 5 BEDROOMS (2 ENSUITE)
  • PARKING AND GARAGE
  • WORKSHOP
  • OVER 1000 SQ FT SOUTH FACING PATIO/TERRACE
  • LEVEL LAWN
  • STEPS TO BEACH

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION Gainsborough Villa is conveniently located in the exclusive East Camps Bay, with just seven individual properties situated a relatively level 700 yard walk to the village centre. Apart from occupying a frontline position, from where it commands an outstanding 180 degree panorama over Whitsand and Looe Bay, direct access to the beach is gained via a short flight of private steps (shared with the six neighbours). Amenities include a primary school, restaurant, church, beach café, village store/post office and doctors' surgery. Similar facilities are available at St Germans, which also has a main line railway station providing a useful commuter link to Plymouth (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours). The neighbouring village of Seaton also has a Countryside Park with riverside and woodland walks.

Additional local facilities include golf at Portwrinkle, or at Looe Bindown. The South West Coast Path is accessed nearby with parts of the neighbouring coastline in the ownership of the National Trust.

The beach has a slipway and offers the opportunity to keep and launch boats (by permit) and has a long and interesting foreshore with a fascinating mix of rock pools and sand. The sailing waters of the area are favoured by yachtsmen and deep water moorings are available on the River Tamar at Saltash and at Fowey/Polruan.

Saltash has a Waitrose store on its northern outskirts and the city of Plymouth offers an abundance of facilities centred around the historic and fascinating waterfront areas of the Barbican and Hoe.  

DESCRIPTION This detached residence occupies an enviable frontline position, south facing with the three principle rooms all enjoying spectacular sea views. The property has solar thermal hot water, oil fired central heating, full double glazing and has undergone remodelling and refurbishment in recent years. The design captures the essence of the maritime lifestyle and the direct beach access allows swimming, snorkelling, surfing, fishing and dinghy sailing amongst many other pursuits to be enjoyed.

The residential accommodation extends to about 2767 sqft, is demonstrated by reference to the attached floorplan and briefly comprises as follows - The spacious reception hall opens into the stunning sitting room with contemporary woodburner and 17ft wide sliding doors opening onto the extensive decked sun terrace. The 28ft well equipped kitchen/dining room incorporates a Stoves Range with 5 ring induction hob, this room provide the perfect spot for dining and entertaining with 180 degree sea views and French doors again opening directly onto the terrace. The master bedroom has an ensuite and patio doors with fine sea views. There are a further 4 bedrooms one of which is ensuite and has the potential to be occupied as an annexe or guest suite. 

OUTSIDE The level gravelled drive provides ample parking, in turn leading to the garage with electric door and adjacent workshop. Level gardens lie on the south side with 85 feet of beach frontage. There is over 1000 sq ft of decked and paved terracing with outstanding sea views. Beyond lies the level lawn and a gateway from here provides private access to the beach.  

DIRECTIONS Using Sat Nav - postcode PL11 3LQ 


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