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6 bedroom house for sale

22 Church Hill, Port Isaac

Guide Price £600,000

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This grade two listed Georgian property is light and spacious and dates back to the 1840s and is situated close to the heart of the popular fishing village, Port Isaac. The prime location makes it just a few moments walk from Port Isaacs stunning beach, beautiful harbour and quality restaurants and eateries. It boasts plenty of wonderful features such as a raised garden with stunning sea and harbour views, off street parking, period features of the Georgian era and a separate self-contained apartment on the lower ground floor. The unique and versatile layout makes 22 Church Hill an ideal property for full term residence, a holiday home or a successful letting property as it is currently used.

The pretty coastal village of Port Isaac is spectacularly sited on the rugged stretch of North Cornwall coastline that runs between the Camel Estuary at Rock right the way up to the Devon/Cornwall border at Bude.

In years gone by, Port Isaac was a busy fishing port and from the Middle Ages to the mid-19th century it was an active harbour where cargoes like stone, coal, timber and pottery were loaded and unloaded. Fishing and fish-processing were also very important and today there are still fishermen working from the harbour. The village is now nationally and internationally renowned for its association with the television series 'Doc Martin' which helps tourism that plays an increasingly important role in the village and the economy of North Cornwall in general.

Most of the old part of the village consists of picturesque 18th and 19th century cottages, many of which have been officially listed due to their architectural and historic importance, and are located within narrow alleys and streets that wind down the steep hillside toward the harbour at the bottom.

Neighbouring Port Gaverne was originally developed in the nineteenth century as a slate, coal and limestone handling port where shipbuilding would also have taken place. Vestiges of this industry remain, but mainly today the village consists of a small and picturesque collection of cottages and houses with the majority of the large impressive Victorian industrial buildings having long since been converted into residential accommodation. At low tide there is a sheltered sandy beach with an abundance of rock pools and is regarded as one of the safest beaches in North Cornwall.

The property is accessed from Church Hill via front door with glazed fan light over into:

ENTRANCE HALLWAY: On two levels. Under stairs cupboard. Electric meters. Radiator. Ceiling light. Power points. Fitted carpet. Stairs to first floor. Door to:

SITTING ROOM 6.70m x 3.65m: Dual aspect multi pane sash windows with views overlooking the old village and into the courtyard. Feature working slate fireplace and hearth with traditional tile inserts and brass surround. Exposed stone wall with fireplace and open hearth housing a traditional Cornish range (not working) and built in display cabinet with leaded paned doors and cupboard under to one side. Radiator. Ceiling lights. Wall lights. Power points. Television aerial point. Fitted carpet. Door to:

REAR HALLWAY: Window to side of property. Ceiling light. Fitted carpet. Door to access garden. Door to kitchen. Further door to:

SEPARATE WC: Window. Wash hand basin. WC. Ceiling light. Fitted carpet.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 5.25m x 3.63m: Multi paned sash window and half glazed back door overlooking and giving access to the courtyard and further window allowing good natural light. Range of base, wall and built in cupboards, one with space for fridge/freezer and one housing the oil fired central heating boiler, laminated work surfaces, part tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel sink with mixer taps over, integrated dishwasher, space for cooker. Ceiling lights. Wall lights. Radiator. Power points. Telephone point. Part terracotta tile and part wood flooring.

From the entrance hallway stairs lead up to first floor landing with two multi paned windows. Exposed stone walls. Radiator. Ceiling light. Power points. Open staircase to bedroom five and doors off to:

BEDROOM 1 353m x 3.40m: Sash window overlooking the courtyard with a glimpse of the sea. Curtained off recess with hanging rail. Radiator. Ceiling light. Power points. Fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 2 3.20m x 3.12m: Sash window overlooking the courtyard. Radiator. Ceiling light. Power points. Fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3 3.25m x 2.94m: Sash window to Church Hill overlooking the old village. Radiator. Ceiling light. Power points. Fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 4 3.04m x 2.26m narrowing to 2.26m x 2.26m: L shaped room. Sash window overlooking Church Hill. Radiator. Ceiling light. Power points. Fitted carpet.
From the first floor landing an open staircase leads up to:

BEDROOM 5 3.47m x 2.87m: Attic bedroom. Sloping ceilings. Dormer sash window with views over the rooftops to the harbour and out to sea. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail. Door to large attic and storage space. Radiator. Power points. Fitted carpet.

Door to small stone built storage shed which is built into the cliff and doors off to the self-contained apartment and

UTILITY ROOM: Built in cupboard housing the hot water tank and immersion heater for the flat with butlers sink to one side. Space for washing machine. Power points. Ceiling light. Linoleum floor.

From the kitchen slate steps lead down to the courtyard, which can also be accessed from Church Hill, providing a parking space for one vehicle and the oil tank.

From the rear hallway in the main house a door leads to steps up to the garden area; bordered by mature shrubs and a wooden fence and benefiting from uninterrupted views over the old village, harbour and out to sea.
Entrance to courtyard providing parking for one car.

From the courtyard a half glazed stable door leads into:

HALLWAY: Window to courtyard. Ceiling light. Power point. Doors off to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 4.62m x 2.84: Drop back windows to recessed road level windows to Church Hill. Range of base and wall units with laminated work surface, part tiled surround, inset single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap over, built in oven with extractor hood over and space under for washer/dryer. Space for fridge/freezer. High level cupboard housing the electric meters. Slate floor. Door to:

SITTING ROOM 4.29m x 2.92m: Formally the Cobblers shop. Multi paned sliding window overlooking Church Hill and window overlooking the courtyard allowing good natural light. Feature cast iron fireplace (not operational) with slate hearth and wood mantle. Night storage heater. Wall lights. Power points. Television aerial point. Fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3.40m x 2.94m: Night storage heater. Wall lights. Power points. Fitted carpet.

BATHROOM: Full tiling to all walls. Panelled bath with electric shower and glazed shower screen and extractor fan over. Pedestal wash hand basin. WC. Heated towel rail. Electric heater. Ceiling light. Vinyl flooring.

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Council tax band D.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 November 2016


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