Looe, Cornwall

£1,750,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 10835
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 4
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Features

  • SOLD
  • THE GLORIOUS CORNISH RIVIERA
  • SUBLIME SEASIDE HOUSE
  • ABOUT 4948 SQ FT
  • 28' O/P KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM
  • 5 DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • 1 BED GARDEN APARTMENT
  • GAMES/SNOOKER ROOM
  • BEAUTIFUL GARDENS
  • LEVEL DRIVE & DOUBLE GARAGE

Full Description

SOLD - Scott Parry Associates are pleased to report another successful sale - THE GLORIOUS CORNISH RIVIERA - Come and live the beach life in this sublime seaside house, south facing and commanding a stunning prospect over the azure blue waters of Whitsand Bay with the iconic landmarks of Rame Head and the Eddystone Lighthouse on the horizon. About 4948 sq ft, 28' O/P Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, 16' Sitting Room, Balcony, Laundry, 5 Luxurious Double Bedrooms, 27' Games/Snooker Room, Self Contained 1 Bed Garden Apartment, Level Drive, Double Garage, Workshop & Shed, Beautiful Established Sea Facing Gardens. The property attracted strong national and international interest, placed under offer within four weeks of launch and exchange of contracts within eight weeks.

Full Details

BEACH 150 YARDS, LOOE 0.5 MILE WALK, PLYMOUTH 20 MILES, FOWEY 10 MILES, NQY AIRPORT 33 MILES THE GLORIOUS CORNISH RIVIERA - Come and live the beach life in this sublime seaside house, south facing and commanding a stunning prospect over the azure blue waters of Whitsand Bay with the iconic landmarks of Rame Head and the Eddystone Lighthouse on the horizon. About 4948 sq ft, 28' O/P Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, 16' Sitting Room, Balcony, Laundry, 5 Luxurious Double Bedrooms, 27' Games/Snooker Room, Self Contained 1 Bed Garden Apartment, Level Drive, Double Garage, Workshop & Shed, Beautiful Established Sea Facing Gardens.

LOCATION The property lies in an elevated position within the prized and well established beachside residential area of Plaidy and Kellow, only 100 yards from the sea as the crow flies. Parts of the neighbouring coastline are in the ownership of the National Trust. With almost direct access to the beach and the South West Coast Path the location will suit those seeking to pursue the seaside lifestyle Millendreath beach is only 150 yards and is home to the popular Bistro on the Beach restaurant. The quiet Plaidy Beach has a slipway and provides a superb environment for bathing, kayaking and snorkelling, in addition, Looe's main beach, the banjo pier and bustling harbourside lie within walking distance (875 yards).



Local amenities at the Barbican include a Spar shop with a post office, a primary school, secondary school (both rated "good" by Ofsted), a fish bar, a baker, a hairdresser, and an NHS dentist. The historic town of Looe has a working fishing harbour, boasts a thriving tourist industry and is also popular with boating enthusiasts. The town provides a wide range of shopping and community facilities, together with award winning restaurants. On the edge of the town is a branch line station linking with the main line at Liskeard (Plymouth to London 3 hours).



Golf is available at Portwrinkle, St Mellion International Golf Resort, or Looe Bindown. 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 and the city of Plymouth offers an abundance of facilities centred around the historic and fascinating waterfront areas of the Barbican and Hoe. The ferryport provides regular crossings to France and Northern Spain.



The Tamar Valley AONB, the surfing beaches of North Cornwall, historic country houses and many other places of interest lie within an easy drive.

DESCRIPTION High Seas comprises a detached seaside house which has been carefully improved and remodelled by our clients and will be found to be presented to a fabulous contemporary standard and incorporating quality fixtures and fittings. The thoughtful improvements enable fantastic sea, beach and coast line views from all of the principal rooms. Set into the coastal contour the spacious and versatile accommodation is laid out over four floors with level access at garden and ground floor level. The garden floor forms part of the main house however it is configured as a self contained apartment and has been very successfully holiday let though Air BnB with five star reviews.



The house is designed to embrace the marine environment, with seamless transitions from the stunning 28' open plan kitchen/dining/family room and from the sitting room to a large balcony which provides the perfect spot for observing the utterly distracting sea and coastline views.



The total floor area extends to about 4948 sq ft and briefly comprises - GROUND FLOOR - Entrance Lobby to Reception Hall with Cloakroom/WC and Study off - Exceptional 28' Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Family Room with dual aspect and carefully configured to provide the best social and entertaining space with the emphasis on the ability to enjoy the views whilst cooking and dining - 16' Sitting Room again with a dual aspect and bifold doors to the balcony - Large Balcony with glass and stainless balustrading and exceptional views, the perfect spot for al-fresco dining and relaxing - Laundry Room with Boiler Room off and access to the Double Garage with bifold doors and equally suited perhaps to use as a Gym or Studio depending upon individual needs - FIRST FLOOR - 20' Luxury Master Bedroom Suite with Ensuite Shower Room and juliet balcony - 17' Bedroom 2 - LOWER GROUND FLOOR - 3 Fabulous Double Bedrooms (1 Ensuite), each with sea views and large wardrobes - Contemporary Family Bath/Shower Room of generous proportions - GARDEN FLOOR - Part of the main house this floor is configured in such a way that it can be independently occupied as an apartment and comprises - 27' Snooker/Games Room equally suited perhaps as a Home Cinema - 17' Sitting Room - 24' Kitchen/Dining Room - 17' Double Bedroom - Shower Room/WC.

OUTSIDE The property is approached over the private Plaidy Park Road (with £50pa management charge) leading to level private parking for at least three cars. The property is privately located behind a high stone wall with electronically operated sliding timber gate and pedestrian gate to a brick paved courtyard providing additional parking and leading to the double garage. The double garage has bi-fold doors and could perhaps be used as a gym or studio depending upon individual needs.



The gardens are a particular feature of the property, dominated by the distracting outlook over the sea and coastline of the bay. Various paved patios provide fantastic vantage points from which to enjoy the views. There is a wildlife pond with recirculating water feature.



The easily managed gardens are predominantly lawn interspersed with various tree, flower and shrub beds, landscaped and stocked with the maritime environment in mind. There is also a kitchen garden area and a workshop with mower shed adjacent.

EPC RATING - C

DIRECTIONS Using Sat Nav - Postcode PL13 1LE - the property will be found on the left, set behind a high stone wall.