3 bed Flat (for sale) Tower Park, Fowey PL23

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H Tiddy
The Square, St. Mawes, Truro
01326 567283
First Published

22nd May 2015

Last Published

17th Aug 2017



  • Type: Flat
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


A superbly refurbished, high quality, luxuriously appointed 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom first floor apartment, with tandem parking, located in a sought after and exclusive waterfront position, offering stunning panoramic river, estuary and sea views.

A superbly refurbished, high quality, luxuriously appointed 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom first floor apartment, with tandem parking, located in a sought after and exclusive waterfront position, offering stunning panoramic river, estuary and sea views.Located within walking distance of the abundance of amenities Fowey has to offer as well as the sandy beach at Readymoney Cove, this stunning beautifully equipped apartment has spacious light and airy accommodation, designed to cater to a wide audience of buyers from the retiring to the family looking for a permanent or second home, either as a lucrative investment or 'turn key' bolthole to relax and escape and retreat from the rituals of modern working day lifestyles.Our clients, over the past few years, have painstakingly promoted this fantastic apartment via their own website, networking and marketing to the bespoke self-catering holiday tourist market. The apartment now has an established income, letting for around 40 weeks of the year, thus producing a lucrative return for those looking for a second home as an investment.Mere photography does not do justice to the outstanding and mesmerising views. The uninterrupted panorama includes the mouth of the River Fowey, across to the picturesque village of Polruan on the opposite side of the estuary and miles out to the open sea of the English Channel. The views are ever-changing and are a hive of marine activity all year round, especially during regatta week culminating in spectacular air show low down along the estuary by the Red Arrows.Located along an exclusive stretch of waterside homes, including those owned by celebrities, this superb realistically priced apartment is within walking distance of the charm and ambience of Fowey's town centre and harbourside with its wealth and choice of culinary restaurants, pubs and shops, as well as the popular and charming sandy beach at Readymoney Cove.The property's balcony has space for alfresco dining and internally the space has been adapted to balance spacious light reception space against the 3 bedrooms. The bathrooms and kitchen are quality appointed. The property is warmed by a gas fired central heating system and windows are double glazed. Only by viewing will one appreciate the splendour of the views with the interior and stylish design this rare opportunity has to offer.

The accommodation comprises:
Communal Entrance • Entrance Hall • Kitchen • Lounge / Dining Room • Sitting Room • Balcony • Bedroom 1 • En Suite Shower Room • 2 further Bedrooms • Bathroom. Outside: Two Allocated Parking Spaces • Communal Courtyard Area • Bin Store.

Location summary – (distances and times are approximate)
Truro - 23 miles. Par - 4 miles with London Paddington 4.5 hours by rail. Newquay Airport - 28 miles with flights to London Gatwick (70 minutes), and Manchester (80 minutes). Plymouth - 40 miles. Exeter - 76 miles.

The coastal town of Fowey dates back to the 12th century and has thrived as a port, initially trading as a naval town and then the centre of china clay exports. Today the town is busy with trawlers and yachts where tourism is a major source of income, contributing £14m to the local economy. Both vehicle and foot ferry services cross the river to Bodinnick and Polruan. The town has both a primary and secondary school. Fowey has been the inspiration for many authors including Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, Daphne Du Maurier and Kenneth Grahame. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this historic and pretty town has a wealth of amenities to cater for most daily needs. These include excellent restaurants, tearooms, pubs and shops. The surrounding area is National Trust owned. During summer months, the harbour enjoys a high level of boating activity ranging from regatta week to visiting cruise ships.

Accommodation Details (dimensions are approximate)

Communal Entrance
Security telephone entry system. Communal cupboard and stairs rising to the first floor. Entrance door to:

Entrance Hall
l-shaped. Doors to kitchen, bedrooms and bathroom. Entry telephone system.

Kitchen - 16' 10'' x 8' 2'' (5.13m x 2.49m)
Well equipped and modern range of wall and floor units with work surfaces over. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit. Tiled splashbacks. Integral fridge, washer / dryer and separate freezer. Bosch oven and hob with extractor hood over. Integral Zanussi dishwasher. Gas central heating boiler. Radiator. Window to side with worktop below. Door to:.

Lounge / Dining Room - 19' 9'' x 16' 7'' (6.02m x 5.05m)
Window to side. Shelved display recesses. Radiator. Television point. Open plan to:

Sitting Room - 14' 10'' x 8' 10'' (4.52m x 2.69m)
Sliding double glazed patio doors to balcony. Stunning views over the Fowey River and sea beyond. Radiator. Window to side offering the beautiful views.

Balcony - 14' 4'' x 7' 8'' (4.37m x 2.34m)
Uninterrupted panoramic water, village and country views. Railings. Large enough for alfresco dining.

Bedroom 1 - 12' 3'' x 11' 2'' (3.73m x 3.40m)
Two windows to rear. Radiator. Door to:

Ensuite Shower Room - 6' 0'' x 5' 5'' (1.83m x 1.65m)
Suite comprising wash basin, low flush wc and shower cubicle with electric shower inset. Heated towel rail. Glass brick internal display to the bedroom.

Bedroom 2 - 11' 9'' x 10' 3'' (3.58m x 3.12m)
Window to rear. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 9' 6'' x 9' 2'' (2.89m x 2.79m)
Irregular shape. Window overlooking the river and estuary. Radiator. Built-in storage cupboard with hot water cylinder fitted with immersion heater.

Bathroom - 7' 0'' x 6' 1'' (2.13m x 1.85m)
Fitted with white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, wash basin and low flush wc. Shower screen. Heated towel rail.


Communal Facilities
To the rear of the building is a communal courtyard area and bin store.

Parking Facilities
To the front, off the waterside, are two allocated parking space (Bay 3), in tandem. A huge benefit and rarity so close to Fowey town centre.

Follow the road into Fowey and turn left into the town descending onto Lostwithiel Street. Turn to the right onto the Esplanade. Continue along until the road becomes Tower Park. Penlee Apartments are found on the right with allocated parking on the waterside / left hand side.

Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Telephone (Broadband enabled) and television points. Gas central heating to radiators.

Leasehold. Maintenance, buildings insurance and management cost for the long lease are around £1424pa.

Fixtures, Fittings and Contents
The quality and stylish fixtures, fittings and contents are available by separate negotiation, with the exception of some of our clients personal items.

Energy performance certificate rating D.


Local info for PL23

Floor plan


Property Value Data/Graphs for PL23

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 31% £335,352 2.1 1.2
Detached house 22% £473,389 3.7 2
Other 12% £414,992 2.1 1.3
Cottage 8% £386,686 2.6 1.3
Detached bungalow 6% £365,833 3.2 0.8
Semi-detached house 6% £484,825 3.5 1.3
Town house 5% £434,000 2.8 1.6
Terraced house 3% £254,833 3.3 1.7
End terrace house 2% £444,500 4 1
Maisonette 2% £387,500 2.5 1.5
Land 1% £79,950 0 0
Semi-detached bungalow 1% £150,000 2 1
Terraced bungalow 1% £229,950 2 1

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£28,654 7.9%


Current Asking Prices in PL23 Average: £390,462

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £190,000 (1) £319,960 (14) £404,202 (21) £446,933 (20) £602,250 (4)
Flats £199,000 (6) £307,222 (18) £490,238 (8) £525,000 (1) -
All £197,714 (7) £312,795 (32) £427,936 (29) £450,650 (21) £602,250 (4)

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