For the benefit and protection of the owners of two neighbouring properties and their successors in title, there is a restrictive covenant agreed in 1968 stating “no building shall at any time be erected except a bungalow and the usual outbuildings in accordance with plans and elevations previously approved….”. Further detailed information about this and various other covenants are supplied within the Legal Documents Auction Pack available from the Auctioneer.
(Internal Floor Area (including Garage): 1547sq ft /143.41 sq m)
Reception Hall, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Music Room/ Bedroom 3, Inner Hall, Bedroom 2, Bathroom, Office/Bedroom 4, Main Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom.
Outside: Surrounding Gardens, Parking Facilities and Detached Garage with Boiler Room.
Location Summary (distances and times are approximate)
Coastal Path / Riverside Walk: 30 yards. Polvarth Boatyard and slipway: 50 yards. Summers Beach: 350 yards. Village Centre and harbour-side: 850 yards. King Harry Ferry: 5 miles. Truro: 10 miles via car ferry. Falmouth: 20 minutes by foot ferry or 15 miles by car ferry. Cornwall Airport Newquay: 29 miles (regular flights to London and other UK regional airports). St Austell: 15 miles (London Paddington 4.5 hours by rail).
St Mawes has long been one of the West Country's more desirable and exclusive destinations, with Olga Polizzi's Hotel Tresanton and the chic Idle Rocks Hotel both luring the rich and famous. It has a good wide range of amenities, which are open all year, including butchers, bakers, convenience store, post office/newsagent, doctors, hairdressers, dentist, pharmacy, village hall, social club, churches, delicatessen and clothing shops. The village also has two public houses, and an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, art galleries, gift and ice cream shops.
This enchanting south facing harbour village, named “Britain’s St Tropez” by the Daily Mail, is found on the eastern side of the Fal Estuary, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Much of its surroundings are owned by the National Trust. The village is centred round its quaint harbour, its own beaches and Castle. The village has superbly varied and accessible sailing waters and an active sailing club with a full programme of village regattas, club races and various national championships to cater for all ages. There is an all-year-round pedestrian ferry service to and from Falmouth and a seasonal ferry runs to Place, providing access to the scenic walks on the National Trust owned St Anthony Headland.
Cornwall has been enjoying a renaissance, especially post COVID-19 lockdown. The county recently leapfrogged London to be recently crowned by rightmove as the top area in the UK for the most online property searches over the last year. The Duchy offers a range of accessible attractions such as the Eden Project, the National Maritime Museum, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, and the Tate Gallery. The Cathedral City of Truro is the main financial and commercial centre of Cornwall. It has a fine range of stores, private schools, college and the main hospital in the county (RCH Treliske). Fine dining Michelin star and celebrity chef restaurants are in abundance, including Rick Stein (Padstow), Nathan Outlaw (Port Isaac), Paul Ainsworth (Padstow and Rock). Rising stars on The Roseland are Olly Pierrepont at the Driftwood, Rosevine and Matt Haggarth at the Idle Rocks, St Mawes.
This individual and privately located bungalow is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is situated within walking distance of shops, beaches, fine dining restaurants, pubs and café’s. At the bottom of Polvarth Lane, for the sailing enthusiast is a slipway (owned by Polvarth Boatyard) and for the keen walker is a public footpath, which meanders alongside the picturesque Percuil River.
This rare opportunity is warmed by oil fired central heating. The Reception Hall has a parquet floor and off is a music room which could easily be utilised as a study or a bedroom. A principal room is the Living Room which has an open fireplace, plus sliding patio doors to a sun terrace which has beautiful river and countryside views. A Dining Room, with patio doors and the splendid views connects the Living Room and the Kitchen which has some integrated appliances. Off an Inner Hall is a Bathroom which serves a second Bedroom and an Office or Bedroom Four. At the end of the hall is found the main Bedroom which has an en-suite Bathroom.
The property and gardens have magnificent panoramic views which encompass the Percuil River and beautiful part wooded and surrounding countryside much of which is owned by the National Trust.
The mature gardens mainly surround the property. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with tree and hedge borders. Main features include a south east facing sun terrace. To the front, there are parking facilities plus a detached garage which has a storage room with an oil and central heating boiler in situ.
This property requires modernisation but is suited towards buyers looking for a private coastal bungalow with stunning river views located within walking distance of daily amenities.
Online Auction Date:
10 October 2023 at 9:00am (Lot 15): Remote bidding only, bid online, over the telephone or submit proxy bids in advance.
Potential buyers are advised to be aware of the restrictive covenants on the bungalow prior to arranging a viewing appointment. Dates for viewings are as follows:
Thursday 28th September 2023: 1pm to 1:30pm
Saturday 30th September 2023: 1pm to 1:30pm
Tuesday 3rd October 2023: 10:30am to 11am
Friday 6th October 2023: 12 to 12:30
Monday 9th October 2023: 4pm to 4:30pm
Auctioneer Contact Details:
33 Margaret Street,
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7824 9091
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Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Telephone. Television points. Oil Fired Central Heating System to Radiators.
NB: The electrical circuit, appliances and heating system have not been tested by the agents.
Energy Performance Certificate Rating: ‘E’
Council Tax Band: ‘G’
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