This well designed, light and airy bungalow is for sale with no onward chain and is on the market for the first time since it was built by one of the area's most reputable firms, 35 years ago. The principal rooms offer the beautiful views from large double glazed windows. Warmed by night storage heaters, the good-sized lounge has an open grate fireplace, as well as patio doors, facing south, which features the far-reaching views.
All the three double bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. A family bathroom serves the three bedrooms whilst off the reception hall is a cloak / shower room. A dining room is open plan to the kitchen. Off the kitchen is a side hall with utility room with its own independent access door plus a connecting door to the double garage, offering potential to extend, subject to any necessary planning consent.
The property occupies a good-sized plot with ample room for vehicles, caravan or boat storage. Off the lounge is a paved south facing sun terrace ideal for alfresco dining, simply sitting and admiring the lovely views.
Lovely shops, beaches, the harbour and a wide range of central village amenities are approximately 500 yards away (by using the footpath onto Carrick Way and Hillhead). A bus stop is around 250 yards away. This comfortable property has retained all its original features and specifications since built and has been superbly maintained by the current owners. This rare opportunity is suited towards the family or retired buyer, either as a permanent or second home.
The accommodation comprises:
Entrance Porch, Entrance Hall, Cloak / Shower Room, Lounge, Open Plan Dining Room to Kitchen, Side Hall / Utility, 3 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom. Outside: Parking for Boats / Vehicles / Caravan, Connecting Double Garage, Surrounding Gardens.
Location summary (distances and times are approximate)
St Mawes Village Centre: 500 yards. Bus stop: 250 yards (no 50 bus to Truro). Truro: 10 miles via car ferry. Falmouth: 25 minutes by passenger ferry or 15 miles by car ferry. Cornwall Airport Newquay: 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.
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.
Accommodation Details (dimensions are approximate)
5' 10'' x 4' 10'' (1.78m x 1.47m)
Double glazed entrance door with side panel. Glazed door with glazed internal window to:
12' 5'' x 5' 10'' (3.78m x 1.78m)
Night storage heater. Built in airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water tank, slatted shelving and immersion heater. Doors to dining room, lounge and cloak / shower room. Open plan to inner hall. Fitted carpet.
Cloak / Shower Room
8' 0'' x 2' 9'' (2.44m x 0.84m)
Double glazed window. Shower cubicle. Tiled walls. WC and wash basin.
19' 7'' x 13' 8'' (5.96m x 4.16m)
Dual aspect to take full advantage of the beautiful water and countryside views. Double glazed patio doors to a sun terrace. Picture double glazed window. Featured stone fireplace with open grate, hearth and mantle. Television point. 2 night storage heaters. 3 wall light points. Fitted carpets.
13' 3'' x 9' 1'' (4.04m x 2.77m)
Picture double glazed window with delightful water and countryside views. Fitted carpet. Night storage heater. Open plan to:
11' 4'' x 9' 1'' (3.45m x 2.77m)
Double glazed window with water views to the side. L-shaped worktop surface with cupboards below and over. Built-in double oven. 4 ring electric hob with concealed filter hood over. One and a half bowl single drainer sink unit. Further worktop surface to one wall with cupboards over and under plus a fridge. Part tiled walls. Fitted carpet. Door to:
13' 6'' x 5' 9'' (4.11m x 1.75m)
Single drainer sink unit with cupboard below housing the water stop cock. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Double glazed window. Broom cupboard with electric fuse board inset. Internal door to garage. Door to:
Side Open Porch
5' 1'' x 2' 6'' (1.55m x 0.76m)
Opening to the parking area and driveway. Electric meter cupboard.
14' 2'' x 2' 9'' (4.31m x 0.84m)
Night storage heater inset to alcove. Hatch to loft. Fitted carpet. Doors to bedrooms and bathroom.
13' 8'' x 13' 8'' (4.16m x 4.16m)
Picture double glazed window with stunning water views over the village. Two double built in wardrobes with a dressing table between and blanket cupboards over. Fitted carpet. 2 wall light points. Electric panel radiator.
8' 0'' x 7' 0'' (2.44m x 2.13m)
Suite comprising corner bath, wash basin and wc. Tiled walls. Fitted carpet. Heated towel radiator. Double glazed window. Shaver light.
13' 8'' x 10' 5'' (4.16m x 3.17m)
Picture double glazed window with wonderful water and countryside views. Built in double wardrobe (kept warm by the heater in the inner hall). Electric panel radiator. Fitted carpet.
11' 6'' x 11' 4'' (3.50m x 3.45m)
Two double built in wardrobes. Fitted carpet. Electric panel radiator. Double glazed window.
17' 6'' x 16' 8'' (5.33m x 5.08m)
Attached to the property. Electric up-and-over door. Two double glazed windows. Power and light.
A driveway sweeps past the property to a good size parking area, which can cater for storage of a boat or caravan. This gives access to the front and side entrances. Off the drive is an area of garden, which is laid to lawn with shrub and walled borders. To the rear is a further area of garden with mature bushes dispersed and bordered by fence. This leads to a sun terrace off the lounge. The front garden is laid to lawn with a walled border. The gardens have been landscaped and designed for ease of maintenance.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Night storage heaters. Television aerial. Telephone (not connected).
Energy performance certificate rating: E.
Council tax band: G.
Furnishings and Contents
Fixtures, fitting, contents and furniture, with the exception of personal belongings are available by separate negotiation.
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