6 bed Detached house (for sale) Carbis Bay, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26

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Knight Frank - Country Department Sales
55 Baker Street, London
020 3641 0797
First Published

8th Jul 2022

Last Published

8th Jul 2022



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Lot 1 (Guide price £3,750,000: Gonwin Manor & Primrose Cottage.

Gonwin Manor is approached via attractive electric gates leading to a paved driveway with a turning and parking area. First impressions are superb, with the attractive and symmetrical façade of the house creating a grand sense of arrival with the sound and view of the sea in the background.

An extensive refurbishment of the property has been commission by the current owners, and the attention to detail is immediately noticeable upon entry to the house with a large entrance hall with vaulted ceiling giving access to the principal reception rooms. The house is incredibly light thanks to the numerous large sash windows and glass doors throughout the ground floor.

The Charles Yorke bespoke designed kitchen is of exceptional quality, fitted with the latest appliances including a Sub Zero fridge freezer unit with a wine fridge as the centrepiece. There is also a multi-function oven and an
aga, and the central island has a wonderful and unique curved work top that draws the eye towards the floor to ceiling windows giving uninterrupted views over the garden towards the coast. There is a dining area and an open plan sitting area at one end of the room, creating a very social space ideal for families.

On the first floor, the dual aspect principal bedroom has an en suite bathroom and its own balcony terrace positioned on the side of the house with some of the finest sea views from the entire property. There are two further immaculately presented bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. The second floor space has been maximised by creating an open plan sitting room, bedroom and en suite shower, all finished to an exacting standard. The sea views from the second floor are incredible and there is access to a balcony. This area is ideal for older children and could be reconfigured as two bedrooms if required.

With separate access from the main drive, and sitting neatly within its own garden, Primrose Cottage provides excellent ancillary accommodation to the main house and also income potential from either holiday lets or long terms lets. It consists of two bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor and an open plan kitchen / living room on the first floor, along with a balcony terrace enjoying a stunning outlook.

There are landscaped gardens with a sunken fire pit and barbecue area which provides an ideal space for outdoor dining without detracting from the sea views from the house. Beyond this the lawns slope down towards the
coastal path, which is nicely hidden from sight from the house. The grounds for Gonwin Manor and Primrose Cottage extend to around 2.76 acres.

Lot 2 : Gonwin Manor Cottages (Available at a guide price of £3,250,000) Gonwin Manor Cottages is a selection of six holiday lets with planning permission for change of use to residential (Planning reference: PA21 / 12074), and a commercial building currently rented to a local business. The cottages are all finished to a high standard and provide a significant yearly income. Further information available from the agents upon request.

Carbis Bay is situated on the north coast of Cornwall and in recent years has become one of the most sought after coastal locations in the country, and sits between the harbour town of St Ives and the Hayle Estuary.

St Ives is bordered by three stunning sandy beaches which are often voted among the best in the British Isles, for both family beachgoers and surfers alike. The large swathes of sand and rolling waves from the Atlantic create a stunning backdrop for Gonwin Manor.

The town itself is home to the landmark Tate St Ives Gallery and the famous Barbara Hepworth Museum and is a big draw for artists from across the country thanks to the inspiring scenery surrounding it. As well as being famous for its winding cobbled streets, St Ives also has a fantastic selection of restaurants, pubs and cafes. Including the award winning Porthminster Beach Café, which is a short walk from Gonwin Manor.

Less than a mile from Gonwin Manor, in nearby Lelant, is a spectacular links golf course with views over the Hayle Estuary towards Godrevy Lighthouse.

A branch railway line links Carbis Bay and St Ives with the main London to Penzance line at St Erth, which is about 2.5 miles from the property

Council Tax Band: H


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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR26

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 28.1% £485,467 2 1.5
Detached house 16.1% £1,165,763 4.6 2.6
Terraced house 10.3% £647,600 3.9 2.5
Cottage 7.4% £508,608 2.6 1.4
Detached bungalow 7.4% £471,706 2.8 1.4
End terrace house 6.2% £526,667 3 1.7
Semi-detached house 6.2% £567,330 3.6 2.3
Bungalow 5% £466,658 2.6 1.4
Villa 3.7% £572,778 2.7 2.1
Other 2.9% £505,636 2.4 1
Land 1.7% £294,250 0.5 0.3
Parking/garage 1.2% £1,059,983 1 1
Maisonette 0.8% £492,500 2.5 2.5
Semi-detached bungalow 0.8% £157,500 2 1
Town house 0.8% £330,000 2 3
Link-detached house 0.4% £575,000 2 1
Terraced bungalow 0.4% £84,950 2 1
Mobile/park home 0.4% £75,000 3 2

Area Information

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£620,117 0%


Current Asking Prices in TR26 Average: £620,117

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £375,000 (3) £359,629 (54) £614,777 (45) £788,508 (37) £1,053,564 (7)
Flats £336,247 (16) £493,291 (39) £620,246 (14) - £695,000 (1)
All £342,366 (19) £412,588 (94) £616,075 (59) £788,508 (37) £1,008,744 (8)

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6 bed Detached house () Carbis Bay, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 £7,000,000
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3 bed Parking/garage () Penthouse 2, Oceanview, Boskerris Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 £3,000,000
8 bed Detached house () Rosehill, Penzance TR20 £1,875,000
2 bed Flat () 4A Oceanview, Carbis Bay, St Ives TR26 £1,845,000
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