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Porthcothan Bay, Padstow








3,604 sq ft

335 sq m

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Key features

  • Located On The Beach
  • Four Bedroom House
  • Two Bedroom Annexe
  • Spa Building With Hot Tub and Bar
  • Private Terrace
  • Sea and Beach Views
  • Front and Rear Gardens
  • Garage and Carport
  • Freehold
  • Council Tax: D


An incredibly rare opportunity to purchase this detached six bedroom beachside house nestled behind the dunes of Porthcothan Bay. The cottage is being offered to the market with no onward chain and comprises of a four bedroom house with two bedroom annexe, spa room with an inset hot tub and bar, sea and beach views and a balcony terrace. EPC: E

Description - An extremely rare and unique opportunity to purchase this property located on the beach in Porthcothan Bay. Beach Cottage has been extended and renovated to a high specification and offers everything you need for beachside living. Whether used as a main residence or a beach retreat, the property caters for a desirable lifestyle with it's direct access to the beach, two bedroom annexe, spa building and private terrace with beach and sea views.

Situation - Beach Cottage is set in a prime position nestled behind the dunes on Porthcothan Beach. The coastal village is in a designated area of natural outstanding beauty with access to the south west coast path. The headland and cliffs to the north of Porthcothan are owned and protected by the National Trust, which makes for plenty of wildlife and a diverse flora and fauna. Porthcothan offers a shop (open during holiday season) and the nearby tea room Berryfields serve delicious cream teas throughout the summer season.
The village of St Merryn is just 2.5 miles from Porthcothan and has a primary school, village shop, popular bakery and a range of eateries including The Farmers Arms public house and Rick Stein's The Cornish Arms. The popular fishing village of Padstow is just under 5 miles along the coast and is home to the esteemed Rick Stein's Seafood restaurant and Paul Ainsworth's No 6.

Accommodation - Upon entering the property you are greeted with an open entrance hall with access to the games room, cloakroom, open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room and stairs to the first floor. The impressive kitchen/dining room offers a fantastic socialising space and is flooded with light from it's rooflights and bi-folding doors that lead to the rear garden. The kitchen has been finished to a high specification and boasts a range of soft-close wall and base units with quartz worktops, Rangemaster cooker, pantry cupboards, double bowl Belfast sink with Quooker mixer tap, built-in dishwasher and large island with breakfast bar, soft close drawers and built-in wine fridge. The dining area leads to the sitting room which benefits from French doors to the rear garden and a double sided, inset log burning stove. The versatile games room currently offers an additional space for relaxing and/or entertainment and is open to a variety of uses. The utility room benefits from base and wall units, space for appliances and a door into the boiler room.

The first floor landing provides access to four double bedrooms and the family shower room. Bedroom Four is a double bedroom to the front of the property and Bedroom Three is a generous double with two windows overlooking the rear garden. Bedroom Two benefits from an en-suite shower room with low level WC, double waterfall shower and large wall-hung basin. The family shower room features motion sensor floor lights, double waterfall shower, low level WC and wall-hung basin. The luxurious Master Suite offers a generous bathroom with freestanding double ended bath, large double waterfall shower, double basin vanity unit and wall-hung WC. The large double bedroom boasts built-in wardrobes, views over Porthcothan Beach and it's own private terrace with glass balustrade.

Annexe - The two bedroom annexe can be accessed via the rear garden and benefits from a sitting room/ additional bedroom, kitchenette with base units and sink and cloakroom. On the first floor, the landing provides access to two double bedrooms and a bathroom with low level WC, wash hand basin and bath with overhead waterfall shower.

Spa Building - At the bottom of the garden is the spa room with a sunken inground tiled hot tub, sliding doors opening to the garden and a built-in bar with base units, integrated dishwasher, sink and space for a fridge. Attached to the spa room is a fully tiled wet room cubicle with WC, basin and shower, the boiler/spa control room and an outdoor wash-off point, perfect for rinsing your wetsuit/swimwear after a day at the beach.

Outside - On approach to the property is a gated gravelled driveway, with space for multiple vehicles, that leads to a large detached garage and a double car port with two EV charging points and an attached store. The front garden is bordered with hedging and is mostly laid to lawn with a paved pathway leading to the front door. The rear garden is also mostly laid to lawn with a raised patio area and a large decked area, perfect for alfresco dining, with recessed lighting. The garden is bordered with hedging for privacy and there is a gate at the bottom leading to the sand dunes and on to the beach.

Services - Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Underfloor heating the the ground floor of the main house. Private drainage via a Klargester. Broadband availability: Superfast and ADSL. Mobile phone coverage: none. (Broadband and mobile information via Ofcom). Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the vendor's appointed agents, Stags Wadebridge .

Directions - From Padstow follow the B3276 for 4.6 miles, through St Merryn and continue along the road into Porthcothan. The property is located on your right hand side opposite the car park.

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Porthcothan Bay, Padstow

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Band: D

Porthcothan Bay, Padstow


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Stags, Wadebridge

1 Eddystone Court, Wadebridge, PL27 7FH

Stags, Wadebridge

Wadebridge is Stags 20th office, located at No. 1 Eddystone Court, the office is perfectly positioned to handle the sale of property on the Camel Estuary and North Cornish coast from Mawgan Porth, through the seven bays south of Padstow, Rock, Polzeath and onwards to Port Isaac, including the sought after villages of St. Tudy, St Teath and St Mabyn.

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