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Porthallow, St. Keverne, Helston

Guide Price
£500,000

3 Bedroom Cottage for sale in Porthallow

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  • GORGEOUS COTTAGE AT THE HEART OF THIS COASTAL VILLAGE
  • THREE BEDROOMS
  • IMMACULATELY PRESENTED THROUGHOUT
  • UPDATED KITCHEN AND BATHROOM
  • COSY SITTING ROOM
  • WITHIN MOMENTS OF THE SEA
  • GORGEOUS ENCLOSED GARDENS
  • GARAGE & PARKING
  • EPC - G - 9

Take root by the Cornish sea in this picture perfect white washed cottage mere steps from the beach, offering well maintained and appointed three bedroom accommodation this property is equally well suited as a permanent residence or holiday home. Step from the sunny courtyard to the front of the property into the entrance vestibule and from there proceed into the light flooded kitchen breakfast room the perfect spot in which to prepare and enjoy a delicious meal with friends and family. When evening comes snuggle down and relax in the cosy sitting room. Fall asleep to the sounds of the waves gently crashing on the beach and awaken to the sun streaming in through the windows, perhaps an early riser might enjoy taking a coffee onto the beach to watch the sun rise? The package is completed by a garage and the most beautiful garden offering a peaceful oasis in the centre of the village the perfect spot to indulge in an evening drink and an alfresco dinner.

Guide Price £500,000 -

Location - Set on the magnificent Lizard Peninsula, not far from the tranquil creeks of the Helford River, lies one of Cornwall's most historic coastal villages.
Known locally as 'Pralla', Porthallow was once a thriving fishing community and home to a busy fleet of pilchard luggers, hence the name of its traditional village pub, 'The Five Pilchards'.
Steeped in maritime heritage, this idyllic corner of the south Cornwall coast offers a wonderful local community within easy reach of the region's most beautiful beaches. A good range of day to day facilities are on offer in nearby St Keverne with more comprehensive facilities including a choice of national super markets on offer in Helston.
Porthallow is recognised as the half-way point along the world-famous South West Coast Path as it winds its way from Minehead to Poole. From the doorstep of this beautiful cottage you'll be perfectly placed to access breathtaking coastal walks with far-reaching views across the sparkling waters of Falmouth Bay and St Mawes. The Porthallow valley trail is bathed in bluebells during the spring and the headland is a canvas for wildflowers atop of the serpentine rock formations, resplendent in their red and green hues. The wildlife along this idyllic stretch is both varied and spellbinding, anything from soaring buzzards and diving cormorants to bobbing seals, leaping dolphins, and gentle but giant basking sharks.
Porthallow Beach is sheltered by the surrounding headland, a scenic stretch where the pilchard fisherman used to launch their boats. Porthallow Cove is full of rock pools at low tide and is also a great spot for snorkelling. The beach is now owned by the Porthallow Village Association with residents enjoying the right to moor, store and launch their boats.

Accommodation - Owned by the current seller since 2009 the property underwent a complete refurbishment which was completed in spring 2010. To the immediate front of the property is a pretty courtyard garden offering a sun drenched seating area and a border overflowing with colourful flowers. A stable door offers access to a generous and useful entrance vestibule. The kitchen blends sleek modern convenience with traditional character and charm featuring gloss cabinets in sophisticated pale grey with solid oak worktops and a range of integral appliances with a pretty window seat to the front and turning staircase to the first floor. The ground floor is finished in attractive and practical slate tile flooring throughout. The sitting room is a cosy space in which to relax with a characterful feel and a pebble effect fire providing a focal point. The bathroom offers a bath with central mixer tap and a separate wet area with a shower with drench head and hand held wand. The first floor hosts three double bedrooms. all of which have sea glimpses, the first bedroom is a lovely dual aspect room with stripped and sanded floorboards, bedrooms two and three interlink and would be perfect for visiting family with children. There is plentiful built in storage and also a useful cloakroom on this floor.

Outside - The garden is a huge asset to the property and a credit to the current owner. Accessed via double timber gates there is a paved area which can be utilised for off road parking if one wishes. There is a central lawned area with attractive paths leading to a circular seating area perfect for alfresco dining. The beds and borders are stocked with a profusion of established shrubs, plants and flowers with mature planting providing for an excellent degree of privacy. The gardens are a riot of colour and a haven for birds, butterflies and bees. There is storage provided by way of a large timber shed and a smaller timber shed with a further seating area perfect for enjoying a morning coffee. The property also benefits from a garage with power.

Agents Note - Please be aware that bedroom three is accessed via bedroom two.

Services - Mains water and drainage and electricity. Electric central heating.

Property Ref: 23459_31449115

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