3 bed Detached house (for sale) School Hill, Coverack, Helston, Cornwall TR12

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Savills - Cornwall
73 Lemon Street, Truro
01872 703876
First Published

1st Jul 2022

Last Published

5th Sep 2022



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


A stunning reverse level three-bedroom house, finished to an exceptionally high standard, with panoramic sea views from every room in the charming fishing village of Coverack.

The property is an elevated reverse level three-bedroom reverse level house with quite magnificent sea views in the fishing village of Coverack. Owned for many years by the current owners it has been enlarged and stylishly refurbished and whilst used personally is also a very successful holiday home managed by Cornwall Hideaways.

Steps lead down from the parking area to the front door which opens in to a large open & bright entrance hall off which all rooms lead along with the stairs to the upper floor. To the left are two double bedrooms, one with a view out over the village and bay, the other is dual aspect with views out over both the village, bay and out to Chynalls point and also has two built in wardrobes. To the right, the principal bedroom has three large windows affording quite stunning views out over the sea to Chynalls Point, built in wardrobes, an en suite bathroom and French doors out on to the entertaining terrace. Also off the entrance hall is the family shower room and the utility room which houses a cupboard containing the Hot Water tank, space for a washing machine, the central heating boiler along with a back door opening on to the pathway leading to the gardens, entertaining terrace and steps up to the driveway.

A return pine staircase leads up from the entrance hall to the open plan living area. This is a quadruple aspect room with a vaulted and beamed roof, painted wooden floorboards and benefits from quite spectacular views out over the village and bay. The kitchen area has ample cupboards and drawers, a central island, granite work surfaces, two built in ovens, an induction hob, dishwasher along with a free standing fridge/freezer. The dining area is in the centre of the room where there is ample space for a large dining table. The end wall in the living area is almost entirely made up of glass windows making it a very striking feature along with the resulting views. In the centre of the window area is a contemporary wood burning stove on a slate hearth.

The garden studio is situated on the upper terrace and is accessed by a wooden staircase. There is a wooden balcony with French doors leading into the studio. The studio complies with all building regulations has both power and is heated (via the house central heating system). The views are exceptional and the studio would be perfect as an office, yoga studio, for an artist or just as a glorious sun room to read a book and enjoy the view.

Agent note-

- Currently a holiday let
- The property title contains covenants, enquire for title and register for further information.

Gardens & the exterior-

Dolphins is built on the hillside overlooking Chynalls Point. There is space to park two cars at the front of the property with steps leading down to the front door and a pathway that leads round to both sides of the house to the gardens.
To the left a path leads round to a terraced garden area with mature planting with many different succulents, hydrangeas, roses and agapanthus to name but a few.
To the right is an open slate paved entertaining terrace, surrounded by tropical planting and with quite magnificent views out over the sea to Chynalls Point. Steps lead up from the terrace to the garden Studio.


Mains Water (metered), Drainage & Electricity

Oil Fired Central Heating

Solar Panels (to heat the water)

Triple Glazing (Scandinavian)

Broadband: BT (Full Fibre available)

External Fitted Satellite Dish


Strictly by prior appointment with Savills.

Fixtures and fittings-

May be available via separate negotiation

Important notice-

Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, images and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

The Lizard is renowned for its beauty and spectacular landscapes, with much of the area designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The countryside and coastline are famed for their varied animal and plant-life, geology and history, while the climate on the Lizard is often milder than the rest of the country. Once the haunt of smugglers and wreckers, Coverack is a beautiful example of a traditional Cornish fishing village, where the houses hug the curve of
the bay. A thriving village, it has a well-regarded primary school, shop, church, pub, restaurants and cafes. There are two beaches in the village, Mill Beach in the bay and Porthbeer Cove to the west, overlooked by Chynalls Point (an iron age fort), on the South West Coast Path which passes
through the village. Coverack is recognised as a water sports destination, with excellent facilities for windsurfing, diving and paddle boarding, as well as pleasure fishing. Sailing and mooring facilities are available on the Helford river and there is a challenging links golf course at Mullion.

Locally, the village of St Keverne provides a post office, two pubs, butchers, local shop, church and a nationally recognised ice-cream parlour at Roskilly’s, where there is also a craft centre, restaurant, gallery and animal area. The market town of Helston has a wide range of shopping
and schooling facilities, whilst the cathedral city of Truro, approximately 25 miles away, is the municipal centre of the county. Travel links to the area are good, with Coverack being served by wide roads and the A30 providing dual carriageway access through Cornwall from the M5 at Exeter. There are mainline railway stations at Redruth and Truro and Cornwall Airport (Newquay), is an hour away.

Square Footage: 1,871 sq ft

From Helston, follow the A3083. After passing Culdrose on your left, at the roundabout take the first exit for the B3293 to Coverack and St Keverne. After passing Goonhilly Downs and
Zoar Garage, take the main turning down into Coverack shortly before St Keverne, past the signs for Roskilly’s on the left continue until you reach Coverack. There is a large boulder at the top of the hill welcoming you; continue down the hill until you reach the sea then bear right and follow the contours of the beach until you get to a sharp right turn just past the red telephone box. Take that sharp right and go up the hill about 300 metres and you will see Dolphins on your left. Off road parking for two cars is available to the front of the house.

St Keverne 4 miles – Kennack Sands- 7.5 miles- Loe Bar Beach- 12 miles Helston 12 miles – Falmouth 19 miles – Truro 25 miles – Cornwall Airport (Newquay) 40 miles

(all distances are approximate and in miles)


Local info for TR12

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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR12

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 36.7% £875,907 4.5 2.3
Land 20% £94,167 0.3 0.1
Other 11.7% £354,286 2.3 1.4
Semi-detached house 6.7% £290,000 3 1.3
Flat 6.7% £237,500 2.8 1.3
Detached bungalow 5% £345,000 3.7 1.3
Cottage 5% £340,000 2.7 1.7
Bungalow 5% £595,000 3.3 1.7
Terraced house 3.3% £307,500 3 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£151,996 44.9%


Current Asking Prices in TR12 Average: £490,749

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses - £332,000 (5) £354,231 (13) £795,585 (17) £418,750 (4)
Flats £235,000 (1) - £245,000 (2) £225,000 (1) -
All £235,000 (1) £332,000 (5) £325,625 (16) £763,886 (18) £418,750 (4)

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