A brilliant opportunity to purchase Carn Brea house, a unique detached double bay Victorian home situated in the Picturesque, working Coastal town of Looe. The house is a beautifully restored three bedroom home, with option to make into a 5 bedroom house (Stpp).
Enjoying stunning views that span over the Looe river, valley and the Ancient Kilminorth Woods. Conveniently situated within a short walk to the town centre, train station, harbour, the lovely sandy beach and all the popular local amenities. This well presented house is thoughtfully renovated and designed. If Sunsets are your thing, Carn Brea delivers, either from the front terrace, the house itself or the tranquillity of the Top deck.
The Current owners have been updating the house over the past 3 years resulting in a stylish home that is spacious, has high ceilings, large rooms and all the mod cons you need.
Through the Original etched Glass Front doorway, the Entrance hallway is a good size and has under-stair storage.
The kitchen/dining room is generously proportioned and has a magnificent original bay window to the front dining area, that makes the most of the wonderful views of river and valley.
The kitchen area includes solid wood worktops, a large cooker with gas hob, dishwasher, a free standing freezer and two fridges. On the side of the kitchen is a useful, well-designed cloakroom/toilet & pantry.
The lounge has a stunning original bay window which opens onto the front veranda, and a lovely working fire place for them cold evenings and the festive times of the year.
The Staircase has a half landing, with large window to the rear garden. The First floor houses, 3 ample sized, uniquely styled bedrooms, a master family bathroom, shower room and utility room (C/w, Miele Washing machine and tumble dryer).
Two of the bedrooms boast stunning views of the Looe river & Bridge, the rear bedroom overlooks the mature back garden.
The family bathroom is designed beautifully with hints to art deco, comprising of 3 piece suite and featuring a deluge shower and a large double ended bath. The shower room to the front of the property has views over the river, a large walk-in, double headed shower and all new units, designed with an industrial feel to it which complements the space.
The comfortably light and airy loft space, is currently arranged as a home office / music room, and benefits from built-in in-eaves storage. With lots of natural light and two Velux balcony windows.
Outside What makes the house so unique is the original wooden canopy, that has been restored to its full glory. The house has a courtyard around the back for storage of bikes, boards and the essential ‘Coastal living’ Fun necessities.
Winding up the stairs of the back garden you find a lovely natural area providing a haven for wildlife, with mature trees and a path that leads to the top of the property, where you are greeted by a large view deck, to sit and relax beneath the canopy of the trees, and quietly enjoy the stunning views over the house to the river and the Woodland. In short, a pleasant and rewarding tranquil spot.
The current owners make use of a parking spot near by the house (not on the deeds, however our clients have had uninterrupted and exclusive use for around 3 years). There is further option of creating a parking bay in front of the house. (Stpp).
Carn Brea is enviably situated in a prized, Elevated River view position only a short walk from Looe Beach, the beautiful and scenic South West Coast Path, Kilminorth Woods and Looe River all providing boundless leisure opportunities.
This breath-taking coastline is often referred to as the Cornish Riviera.
Parts of the local coastline are in the ownership of the National Trust.
The Historic harbourside town of Looe provides a popular family beach Excellent for Year round Sea Swimming, paddleboarding, kayaking and seasonal kite-surfing. Kilminorth and the Coastal paths are Great escapes for dog walking. Looe provides a wide range of facilities including pubs, shops, cafés, with a bevy of Award Winning restaurants, a doctors surgery & an Excellent Private Dentist a 5min walk away. Both the Local Primary School and Community Academy achieve (rated "good" by Ofsted). There is a regular bus service and the picturesque branch-line connects to the main line railway station at nr-by Liskeard (Liskeard to Paddington 3h 53m). The A38 provides a quick link to the rest of Cornwall, Plymouth City Centre and beyond. The notable sailing waters of the area are favoured by yachtsmen and deep water moorings are available at Saltash and Fowey.
Epc Rating - E, Council Tax Band - E
Using Sat Nav - Postcode PL13 1HW - note - given the nature of Shutta Road, viewers are advised to park in one of the main car parks and proceed on foot for the first visit.
Viewers should also note that the property is set on a hillside and is approached over flights of steps.
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||2.7%||£235,833||2.7||1|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||£185,000 (5)||£210,826 (18)||£351,118 (33)||£521,944 (18)||£513,889 (9)|
|Flats||£232,500 (2)||£160,000 (8)||£200,000 (4)||-||£800,000 (1)|
|All||£198,571 (7)||£187,388 (28)||£327,682 (38)||£521,944 (18)||£542,500 (10)|