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4 The Terrace, Port Isaac

Guide Price £975,000

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OVERVIEW
The Crows Nest is a stunning newly built property occupying a prominent position with far reaching sea and coastal views. There is fantastic income potential and can be used for a variety of uses.

The property has been finished to an extremely high standard and offers a prospective purchaser contemporary living within this idyllic location. The Crows Nest benefits from a large open plan living/ kitchen and dining room and a beautiful balcony with the aforementioned views as well as four good sized bedrooms, all en-suite. In addition to the living space in the main house there is, at the back, a one bedroom annexe with its own private courtyard.

LOCATION
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.

PROPERTY
The property is approached off The Terrace and has a large car port with space for two cars and some convenient built in storage cupboards. A path and some steps lead up to the front door of the property which leads into the central reception hallway. A timber single door opens into the magnificent open plan kitchen/ living and dining room with bifold doors that allow the room to flow onto the balcony with some breath taking views out to sea and of the coastline towards Tintagel. In living room area there is a built in suspended wood burner and some cleverly arranged built in storage areas with inset lighting. The kitchen is fully fitted with stylish wall and base units and granite work surfaces. At the rear of the kitchen are double timer doors that lead into the inner hall/ sunroom with bifold doors onto the patio garden with a sunny and sheltered aspect. A further door here leads into the annexe which comprises a double bedroom, with its own access onto the patio area, a shower room and a staircase that leads up into the open plan kitchen/ living/ dining room. On this upper level there is a further raised patio garden. Back in the central reception hallway a door leads into the utility room/ cloakroom and there is a staircase that leads to the first floor.

On the first floor there is a bathroom and two en-suite bedrooms, one with a balcony overlooking the sea and the other with a sheltered sun terrace at the back of the property. From the hallway a stair case leads up to the second floor which comprises of two en-suite bedrooms with the front bedroom also having a balcony with panoramic sea & coastal views.

The outside patio is sheltered and has a sunny aspect. Its low maintenance and provides enough space to sit in privacy should one wish to do so.

SERVICES
Mains Water and drainage. Electric hot water system powered by solar thermal panels in the roof plus an additional emersion water heating system. Electric heating.

AGENTS NOTES
The property is a leasehold property with a long lease of 999 years which started in 1896

VIEWINGS
By strict appointment via sole selling agents John Bray and Partners, Port Isaac (01208 880302).

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03 November 2016

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