A picturesque fisherman's cottage located on one of the most sought after roads, just yards from the waterfront near Summers Beach and 'Sams Bank' in St Mawes. This two double bedroom cottage is in good order throughout enjoying a contemporary style décor with a light and airy feel. The accommodation is cleverly designed with a spacious open plan living and dining area with floating stairs between. The well-equipped kitchen is accessed through an archway from the living area. There is a very useful separate utility room, a downstairs bathroom and also a further room that would be ideal for an office or playroom. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, both with large windows and window seats taking full advantage of the stunning views out over the bay and towards Place Manor. Both of these bedrooms have access to a 'Jack and Jill' shower room. To the front of the cottage is a good-sized enclosed paved patio, ideal for possible dinghy storage.
The cottage is centrally situated opposite the famous Idle Rocks Hotel with almost level access to all the local village amenities such as restaurants, shops, art galleries, sailing facilities and its beautiful beaches. Penty Lowen is an ideal second home that is currently being used for holiday letting through Portscatho Holidays and makes a perfect turn-key investment and would equally suit those looking for a permanent home close to the water in this exclusive village.
The accommodation comprises:
Sun Porch, Living Area, Dining Area, Kitchen, Utility Room, Office / Playroom, Bathroom.
First Floor: Landing, Two Double Bedrooms, Jack & Jill Shower Room.
Outside: Paved Front Terrace.
Location summary (distances and times are approximate)
Truro : 10 miles via car ferry. Falmouth : 25 minutes by passenger ferry or 15 miles by car ferry. Newquay Airport : 29 miles with flights to London Heathrow (70 minutes), and Manchester (80 minutes). St Austell : 15 miles with London Paddington 4 hours by rail. Plymouth : 58 miles. Exeter : 97 miles.
This enchanting south facing harbour village is found on the eastern side of the Fal Estuary, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with much of its surroundings owned by the National Trust. The village is centred round its quaint harbour, its own beaches and Castle. 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, church, delicatessen and clothing shops including Fat Face. The village also has two public houses, and an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, art galleries, gift and ice cream shops.
St Mawes has long been one of the West Country's more desirable and exclusive destinations, with Olga Polizzi's Hotel Tresanton and the recently re-modelled Idle Rocks Hotel both luring the rich and famous. 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.
In a wider context, 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.
(dimensions are approximate)
8' 6'' x 5' 5'' (2.59m x 1.65m)
A beautiful sun-catching triple aspect porch ideal to sit and enjoy the views over Summers Beach, the mouth of the Percuil River and towards Place Manor. Double glazed front door with double glazed windows to front and side. Tiled floor. Half glazed wooden door to:
14' 3'' x 11' 0'' (4.34m x 3.35m)
Cleverly laid out with large double glazed window to front and window seat. Beamed ceiling. One wall part-panelled to dado height. Laminate flooring. Fireplace with slate hearth, space and point for electric fire. Storage heater. Archway to kitchen. Open plan, separated by open tread staircase to:
10' 10'' x 11' 0'' (3.30m x 3.35m)
Double glazed window to front with window seat. Beamed ceiling. Storage heater. Laminate flooring. One wall panelled to dado height. Open plan to living area.
9' 4'' x 5' 4'' (2.84m x 1.62m)
Range of modern floor units with work surfaces over. Stainless steel sink unit. Built in oven and hob with extractor hood over. Built in fridge. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Tiled floor and walls.
8' 0'' x 6' 2'' (2.44m x 1.88m)
Stainless steel sink unit with cupboard under. Hot water cylinder fitted with immersion heater. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for freezer.
Office / Playroom
6' 11'' x 6' 5'' (2.11m x 1.95m)
Velux window. Electric panel heater. Ideal as an office or playroom / hobbies area.
5' 7'' x 4' 3'' (1.70m x 1.29m)
Suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, wash basin and wc. Tiled walls and floor. Shower screen.
14' 3'' x 10' 11'' (4.34m x 3.32m)
Very spacious double bedroom with large double glazed window and window seat to front enjoying lovely views across Summers Beach and the mouth of the Percuil River. Storage heater. Alcove with hanging rail. Built in wardrobe. Sliding door to Shower Room.
12' 2'' x 10' 11'' (3.71m x 3.32m)
Again with beautiful sea views from double glazed window with window seat. Alcove with hanging rail and built in wardrobe. Original decorative fireplace. Storage heater. Sliding door to Shower Room. Hatch to roof space.
'Jack and Jill' Shower Room
6' 9'' x 4' 9'' (2.06m x 1.45m)
Accessed from both bedrooms. Built in shower cubicle with electric shower, wash basin with cupboard under, and wc. Part tiled walls.
33' 5'' x 22' 10'' (10.18m x 6.95m)
From the road, a gate and a few steps lead up to a central path to the front door with a crazy paved terraced area each side. Flower beds with mature shrubs and plants. Perfect for enjoying the views towards Summers Beach and Place Manor, and watching the sailing activities.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Telephone and television points. Electric heating. NB: the electrical circuit, appliances and heating system have not been tested by the agents.
Energy performance certificate rating E
Council tax band E.
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