The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: Reception Hall, Lounge, Study, Dining Room, Cloakroom, Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Sitting Room.
First Floor: Landing, Master Bedroom with En Suite Bath / Shower Room, 4 Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Connecting Bedroom 6 / Games Room / Guest Suite plus Potential En Suite Bathroom and Second Staircase to Sitting Room.
Outside: Connecting Double Garage with Store Room, Long Sweeping Driveway, Ample Parking Facilities including Boat / Caravan Storage, Sun Terraces, Mature Surrounding Private Gardens.
Built by the present owner about 31 years ago to his design and specification, Harberton House is constructed to a low maintenance design. It is near Polingey Creek which feeds into the Percuil River (where moorings are available) and then on to St Mawes Harbour. Sandy beaches plus many coastal and inland footpaths are within easy reach including the Hidden Hut café / Diner and the Michelin Star restaurant at the Driftwood Hotel in Rosevine. Part of the accommodation is designed for use as a separate annexe for possibly a dependant relative or holiday letting purposes, equally it can be incorporated for the enjoyment as a family home.
Location summary (distances and times are approximate)
Portscatho village centre: 800 yards walk. Bus Stop: 20 yards walk (regular bus no 50 to Truro from Gerrans Church). Porthcurnick Beach: 600 yards walk. Percuil Boatyard: 1.4 miles. St Mawes: 4 miles. Truro: 13 miles. St Austell: 15 miles (4 hours by rail to London Paddington). Cornwall Airport Newquay: 24 miles (daily flights to London Gatwick 70 mins and Manchester 80 mins). Exeter: 91 miles. Plymouth: 58 miles.
Gerrans and Portscatho
The villages of Gerrans and Portscatho offer a range of shops for day-to-day requirements, a Post Office, Church, Doctor's surgery, two Pubs, Social Club, Squash Club and Primary School. Sailing facilities and a boatyard are at Percuil around one and a half miles away. Portscatho is an attractive, unspoilt coastal village in the outstanding natural beauty of the Roseland Peninsula. It has a small harbour, safe beaches, lovely country and cliff walks, and sailing and other facilities within easy reach.
Cornwall has been enjoying a renaissance offering a range of accessible attractions such as the Eden Project, the National Maritime Museum, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Tate Gallery and Truro Cathedral. Fine dining Michelin star and celebrity chef restaurants are in abundance, including Rick Stein (Falmouth and Padstow), Jamie Oliver (Fifteen), Nathan Outlaw (Port Isaac), Paul Ainsworth (Padstow), and the Roseland's own Chris Eden at the Driftwood, Rosevine.
Meticulously built under the supervision of our client, the roof covering is in Redland Cambrian 'slates', elevations are part stone and part rendered. Externally, the private level gardens surround with enough space for children to kick a football around, equally they have been designed for adult enjoyment and ease of maintenance for those wishing to spend more time with the children or grandchildren on the beach or water for quality family time.
Offering plenty of vehicle and boat / caravan storage space, this easily run yet substantial and versatile private family residence will appeal equally to the permanent lifestyle change family or retiring buyer or the buyer looking for the enjoyment of a second home with a potential holiday letting income.
From the road, a private and imposing drive leads to a large parking area which has, to the side of the garage, a boat / caravan storage area. To one side is the oil tank. Beside and to the rear of the property is a paved sun terrace which gives access to the breakfast room.
The majority of the garden is very simply laid out comprising lawn areas with some shrub and flower borders. The gardens are bordered by well established Cornish hedges and some fencing.
Mains water, electricity and private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Oil fired Aga for hot water and cooking. Double glazed windows and doors. Telephone (broadband enabled). Satellite and terrestrial aerial.
Energy Performance Rating: E
Council Tax Band: G.
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