Plaidy, Looe

£950,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 10471
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Features

  • ABOUT 3200 SQ FT
  • PLAIDY BEACH 235 YARDS
  • CONTEMPORARY MARITIME RESIDENCE
  • STUNNING SEA VIEWS
  • 29' SITTING ROOM
  • 4 BEDROOMS (ALL ENSUITE)
  • 510 SQ FT S/C ANNEXE
  • ESTABLISHED GARDENS
  • 3 CAR GARAGE & PARKING
  • ABOUT 0.35 ACRE

Full Description

The Glorious Cornish Riviera - Only 235 yards from Plaidy Beach and commanding an extraordinary coastal panorama spanning Whitsand and Looe Bay, an outstanding south facing and contemporary maritime residence with studio annexe, set within beautiful established gardens. About 3200 sq ft, 29' Sitting Room, 23' Kitchen/Dining Room, Snug/Library, Luxury Master Bedroom Suite, 3 Further Bedrooms (all ensuite), Over 700 sq ft Balcony/Terrace, 1 Bed S/C Annexe/Studio (510 sq ft), Summerhouse, Solar Thermal, Double Garage, Single Garage, Ample Parking, Landscaped Gardens, About 0.35 Acre.

Full Details

BEACH 235 YARDS, LOOE 0.5 MILE WALK, PLYMOUTH 20 MILES, FOWEY 10 MILES, NQY AIRPORT 33 MILES The Glorious Cornish Riviera - Only 235 yards from Plaidy Beach and commanding an extraordinary coastal panorama spanning Whitsand and Looe Bay, an outstanding south facing and contemporary maritime residence with studio annexe set within beautiful established gardens. About 3200 sq ft, 29' Sitting Room, 23' Kitchen/Dining Room, Snug/Library, Luxury Master Bedroom Suite, 3 Further Bedrooms (all ensuite), Over 700 sq ft Balcony/Terrace, 1 Bed S/C Annexe/Studio, Summerhouse, Solar Thermal, Double Garage, Single Garage, Ample Parking, Landscaped Gardens, About 0.35 Acre. EPC RATING - KITTIWAKE - C, KITTIWAKE STUDIO - C

LOCATION The property lies in an elevated position within the prized and well established beachside residential area of Plaidy, 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. 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 (330 yards) 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 Kittiwake comprises a detached seaside house which has in recent years undergone a thorough and carefully thought out modernisation,reconfiguration and extension programme with our clients exercising meticulous attention to detail. The south facing layout enables all of the principal rooms including the annexe to capitalise on the beautiful views over the coastal waters and the unspoilt rural landscape of the coastal hinterland. The property is immaculately presented and perfectly captures the essence of near beachside living and the contemporary lifestyle. The 180 degree panorama encompasses Rame Head in the east, the Eddystone Lighthouse on the horizon and the iconic landmark of Looe Island in the west. Features include high levels of insulation, LED lighting, full double glazing, mains gas central heating (Worcester Boilers), engineered Welsh Oak flooring throughout the whole house with underfloor heating (13 zones) and solar thermal, designed to provide a comfortable living environment with an energy performance rating of C for both the house and annexe and annual energy costs in the region of £850.



Kittiwake - extends to about 3200 sq ft over three floors - comprising reception hall with hand built oak staircase. Double doors open to the stunning 29' sitting room having a Gazco woodburner style heater, wide double sliding patio doors enable a seamless transition onto the 250 sq ft balcony, providing fantastic space for entertaining and alfresco dining. The dual aspect kitchen/dining room is well equipped and comprises whale grey quartz composite worksurfaces with built in cabinets and integrated appliances including a five ring gas hob, double oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher. Again wide sliding patio doors access the balcony which has glass panels with polished stainless steel balustrading.



At first floor level a snug/library/study has ranges of built in cupboards, a vaulted ceiling and bifold door with Juliet balcony. In turn leading to the luxurious master bedroom suite with a dual aspect, vaulted ceiling and glazed to the apex on two elevations with fabulous sea views and ensuite bath/shower room off. On the garden floor there are three luxurious bedrooms each with ensuite bath/shower rooms and wonderful sea views. Two of the bedrooms have French doors opening to a verandah and 200 sq ft terrace.



Kittiwake Studio - strategically positioned to enjoy the sea views, extends to about 510 sq ft and comprising a self contained annexe with open plan living room/kitchen, bedroom and shower room/wc. The studio has in the past been successfully used for holiday letting purposes (with a 4-star gold rating from the English Tourist Board) by our clients but is equally suited to accommodate a dependent relative or perhaps as work from home/creative space.



OUTSIDE Private driveway providing ample parking and in turn leading to the double garage with electric roller door. A secondary access off Chantry Lane leads to a further garage/workshop, well suited for the storage of kayaks, surfboards and beach paraphernalia. Plaidy Park Road and Chantry Lane are private with a £50 pa management charge for each.



The established gardens extend to about 0.35 acre and are carefully landscaped with three areas of level lawn interspersed with colourful flower, tree and shrub beds. Varieties include Rhododendron, Mulberry, Apple, Plum, Grapevine, Cordyline, Century Plant and wildflowers amongst many others. Ocean Spray limestone paving and paths lead though the garden with patio and pergola providing a fine vantage point to enjoy the views. An insulated summerhouse with terrace leads onto the middle lawn with wildlife pond. Two tanks each allow about 1000 litres of rainwater to be harvested for garden use.

DIRECTIONS - Using Sat Nav - postcode PL13 1LG