4 bed Detached house (for sale) Towan, St. Merryn, Padstow PL28

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Rohrs & Rowe
Beacon Place, Station Approach, Victoria
01872 395828
First Published

16th Sep 2022

Last Published

22nd Jan 2023



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Located in one of North Cornwall's most sought-after coastal locations is this exceptionally rare and exciting opportunity to purchase a superb lifestyle property that offers an excellent income and a whole host of further potential.

Outline planning permission exists for the creation of a new detached fully residential house on a recently consented building plot. Our clients current residence in an attractive modern L-shaped detached two storey 4 bedroom house that could be used as an additional holiday let or for other family members. There are also multiple additional residences that provide an excellent income from holiday letting: A modern 3 bedroom two storey detached house, four x 2 bedroom single storey detached lodges and 1 bedroom detached lodge. There is planning consents for the construction of two further two storey 3 bed houses and two additional lodges too.

Overall, the property offers immense versatility and potential, located within the heart of the Seven Bays area, just moments from Constantine Bay and very near to Padstow.


The Seven Bays area has for many years been one of the most favoured and sought-after locations in Cornwall, particularly for people wanting to enjoy the best of the coastal lifestyle that Cornwall has to offer, both on and off the water. Its beautiful sandy beaches are legendary, offering excellent surfing opportunities that are amongst the best in the country. The St Merryn and wider area is a true haven for foodies, with Rick Stein having the Cornish Arms pub in St Merryn and his original and most renowned Seafood Restaurant being in Padstow itself. There are many other excellent restaurants in St Merryn or within just a few miles drive, including the highly acclaimed “The Pig” hotel, located between Constantine Bay and Harlyn Bay. For the keen golfer, the championship course of Trevose is just down the road. There is also the option of St Enodoc across the Camel Estuary at Rock too. There is the superb vineyard, Trevibben Mill, just outside Padstow and further up the Camel Estuary there is the nationally acclaimed Camel Valley Vineyard. The town of Wadebridge is also within easy reach and hosts a wide range of interesting boutique shops. Newquay Airport is only approximately 20 minutes drive away and providing regular flights to London, as well as other locations around the UK and across Europe.

Maine House

Our clients reside in Maine House. This excellent L-shaped two storey modern house is located in the south eastern side of the site and provides circa 1750 square feet of attractive accommodation and it benefits from 4 bedrooms in total. The ground floor comprise of a large lounge, an L-shaped kitchen diner, separate utility room, ground floor WC and a 17'7"x11' double bedroom. The first floor has 3 double bedrooms (1 en-suite) and the family bathroom. Please see the floor plans for the overall layout.

Numbers 1,2,3 And 4

These four near identical properties are located on the western side of the site, backing on to open fields. They measure circa 730 square feet each and provide accommodation that incudes 2 bedrooms (1 en-suite), an open plan lounge, kitchen and dining room and a further family bathroom. Outside are large wraparound decked areas. Please see the floor plans for the overall layout.

Number 5

This excellent two storey detached house is located on the western side of the site, enjoying views across the neighbouring open fields towards Constantine Bay and Trevose Head in the distance. The house is of reversed level design, in order to maximise the excellent views and the accommodation is very spacious at circa 1130 square feet. Overall it comprises of 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite), a family bathroom and a utility room on the ground floor. The first floor is a cavernous open plan room with a good-size fitted kitchen at one end, a dining area in the centre and a lounge that opens out onto a large covered balcony. Please see the floor plans for the overall layout.

Number 10

This compact single storey detached unit measures circa 400 square feet and comprise of an open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge, with French doors opening to a an outside decked area. The accommodation is completed by a double bedroom and shower room. Please see the floor plans for the overall layout.

Fully Residential House Planning Permission

An outline application for the erection of a detached dwelling was granted on 21 July 2021 under reference number PA21/07469. For full details please see the Cornwall Council planning website or contact the agents.

Planning Permission For Additional Holiday Houses

A planning application for the erection 3 holiday houses was granted in December 2011 under application number PA11/10633. One of the houses (No 5) has since been built. The outline planning application for the construction of a fully residential house is on the same area of the site and so if that house was to be built, it wouldn't be possible to also build both of the holiday houses.

There is also permission to build two further single storey lodges on an empty area of the site. For full details please see the Cornwall Council planning website or contact the agents.


Please contact the agents for details of the annual income.


Local info for PL28


Property Value Data/Graphs for PL28

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Bungalow 29.7% £376,952 2.6 1.1
Detached house 23% £1,461,762 4.1 2.7
Lodge 14.9% £220,723 2.3 2
Terraced house 10.8% £403,250 2.6 1.1
Semi-detached house 6.8% £428,000 3 1.4
Detached bungalow 5.4% £588,750 3 1.8
End terrace house 2.7% £687,500 2.5 0.5
Flat 2.7% £592,500 2 1.5
Cottage 1.4% £500,000 2 2
Other 1.4% £150,000 2 1
Maisonette 1.4% £1,250,000 3 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£645,295 0%


Current Asking Prices in PL28 Average: £645,295

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses - £251,114 (22) £527,473 (22) £1,704,000 (10) £931,250 (4)
Flats - £592,500 (2) £1,250,000 (1) - -
All - £259,983 (32) £525,861 (26) £1,704,000 (10) £931,250 (4)

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4 bed Detached house () Towan, St. Merryn, Padstow PL28 £2,950,000
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