Downderry

£675,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 10322
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Features

  • STUNNING SEA VIEWS
  • ABOUT 1650 SQ FT
  • BEACH 400 METRES
  • 24' SITTING ROOM
  • 24' KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
  • 21' BALCONY
  • 3 DOUBLE BEDROOMS (1 ENSUITE)
  • FAMILY BATHROOM
  • GARAGE & STUDIO/STORE
  • SOUTH FACING ESTABLISHED GARDENS

Full Description

A detached south facing seaside house, only 400 metres from the beach, with a stunning 180 degree prospect over the azure blue waters of Whitsand and Looe Bay as far as the Eddystone Lighthouse on the horizon. About 1650 sq ft, Reception Hall, 24' Triple Aspect Kitchen/Dining Room, 24' Sitting Room, 21' Balcony, Cloakroom/WC, 3 Double Bedrooms (1 Ensuite), Family Bathroom, Garage with Studio/Store, Established Easy Maintainable Gardens, Greenhouse, Summerhouse.

Full Details

BEACH 400 METRES, LOOE 5 MILES, PLYMOUTH 18 MILES, FOWEY 18 MILES, EXETER 59 MILES A detached south facing seaside house, only 400 metres from the beach, with a stunning 180 degree prospect over the azure blue waters of Whitsand and Looe Bay as far as the Eddystone Lighthouse on the horizon. About 1650 sq ft, Reception Hall, 24' Triple Aspect Kitchen/Dining Room, 24' Sitting Room, 21' Balcony, Cloakroom/WC, 3 Double Bedrooms (1 Ensuite), Family Bathroom, Garage with Studio/Store, Established Easy Maintainable Gardens, Greenhouse, Summerhouse.

LOCATION The property is situated in a south facing and prized near beachfront position within about 400 metres of Downderry Beach on a stretch of coastline often referred to as the Cornish Riviera and renowned for its mild maritime climate. The constant passage of commercial, naval and pleasure craft across the bay, provides an extraordinary, distracting and inspirational outlook.



Downderry together with the neighbouring beachside village of Seaton have a primary school (rated "good" by Ofsted), restaurant, beachside public house, church, beach café, village store, post office and doctors' surgery. Similar facilities are available at St Germans, which also has a main line railway station providing a useful commuter link to Plymouth (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours). Seaton also has a Countryside Park with riverside and woodland walks.



Downderry was, in recent years, noted by the Sunday Times in a list of the top ten "Best Places to Live by the sea". Golf is available at Portwrinkle, St Mellion International Golf Resort, or Looe Bindown. The South West Coast Path is accessed nearby with parts of the neighbouring coastline in the ownership of the National Trust. The beach has a slipway and offers the opportunity to keep and launch boats (by permit). Seaton beach benefits from a RNLI Lifeguard station during the summer.



The sailing waters of the area are favoured by yachtsmen and deep water moorings are available on the Rivers Lynher and Tamar at St Germans, Saltash and Fowey/Polruan. Saltash has a Waitrose store on its northern outskirts and the city of Plymouth offers an abundance of facilities centred around the historic and fascinating waterfront areas of the Barbican and Hoe. The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Beauty, the famous surfing beaches of North Cornwall, historic country houses and many other places of interest lie within an easy drive.

DESCRIPTION Highview comprises a detached south facing house offering spacious, well presented accommodation which has been thoughtfully laid out so that each of the principal rooms commands stunning and uninterrupted views over the awe inspiring sea scape. The 180 degree view encompasses various iconic landmarks including Rame Head in the East, Eddystone Lighthouse on the south horizon, Dodman Point and The Lizard in the west.



The accommodation is of reversed design providing easy access to the living accommodation and garden access at both ground and first floor level. The property extends to about 1650 sq ft and benefits from full double glazing and oil fired central heating. The layout is demonstrated by reference to the attached floorplan and briefly comprises - FIRST FLOOR - Stable type entrance door to Reception Hall - 24' Kitchen/Dining Room having a triple aspect and ranges of worksurfaces with built in cabinets and appliances including Logik oven, Schott Ceran hob, Indesit washing machine, built in dishwasher and fridge/freezer, a sliding door leads to the balcony providing the perfect spot for al-fresco dining - 24' Sitting Room with a dual aspect and sliding door to the 21' Balcony - Cloakroom/WC - GROUND FLOOR - 3 Double Bedrooms (1 Ensuite) - Family Bathroom.

OUTSIDE A short drive leads to the Garage with Studio/Garden Store below.



The beautiful gardens are well established and provide a secluded environment. They are extremely well stocked and planted with colourful varieties and include Palms and Century Plants amongst others.



There is a greenhouse and gravelled terrace with Summerhouse.

EPC RATING - F

DIRECTIONS Using Sat Nav - Postcode PL11 3LY - the property will be found on the right hand side.