2 bed Detached house (for sale) Sunny Corner, Coverack, Helston, Cornwall TR12

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Knight Frank - Exeter Sales
19 Southernhay East, Exeter
01392 976011
First Published

8th Oct 2022

Last Published

7th Jan 2023



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Rose Cottage is a charming, romantic and very attractive Grade II listed thatched cottage with a lovely private garden and commanding, sweeping sea and harbour views. The property has strong income potential with immaculate and stunning interior-designed rooms. The cottage has two bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen and bathroom.
The property is approached by a pathway across the lawn with borders which are laid with a mature mix of semi-tropical and seasonal plants and shrubs. The gardens wrap around the cottage and there are a number of terraces and corners for entertaining outside to enjoy the stunning sea views. Within the rear lawn is a new oak, hand-crafted summer house (with mermaid hand carvings) there is also a shed behind.
The property offers exciting investment opportunity and is currently let through “forevercornwall.co.uk” under the name 'Mermaid Cottage'.

The Lizard Peninsular
Within walking distance of the cottage there is a local village shop and The Paris pub, both of which are open all year round. Nearby there is the fish and chip shop, The Lifeboat House which also has an award winning bar and restaurant with sea views. The Bay Hotel with its fine dining restaurant is a 5 minute way away. Just a two minute walk from the property, there is a windsurfing School that operates out of Coverack Harbour.
The area is famous for it's rugged coastline and beautiful beaches making it a popular destination for sailors, with marina facilities at Falmouth and deep-water moorings on the nearby Helford River. The
Manacle Rocks were the site of many shipwrecks and are now a favourite diving destination. The village has a shop, Post Office, restaurant and local inn whilst a more extensive range of shopping facilities is available in the nearby town of Helston.
The peninsula is the most southerly point of England with wide expanses designated as An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and owned by private estates or The National Trust. Other nearby beaches include those at Kennack Sands and Poldhu whilst the beautiful, wooded creeks of the Helford River are also readily accessible.
Transport links are good with the A30 at Truro providing dual carriageway access to the M5 at Exeter. There are intercity rail services to London Paddington from Truro and Penzance, and regular flights to UK and international destinations from Newquay Airport.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR12

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 19.8% £655,938 4.1 2.4
Other 13.6% £311,042 3.5 1
Semi-detached house 12.3% £409,495 3.2 1.6
Detached bungalow 8.6% £612,143 2.7 1.7
Bungalow 8.6% £534,214 2.9 1.4
Flat 6.2% £320,000 2.2 1.6
Land 6.2% £400,000 0.2 0.2
End terrace house 6.2% £233,000 2.6 0.8
Cottage 4.9% £349,988 3 1
Chalet 4.9% £81,738 1.5 0.8
Terraced house 3.7% £318,833 3 1.3
Semi-detached bungalow 1.2% £285,000 3 2
Barn conversion 1.2% £850,000 5 2
Town house 1.2% £250,000 0 0
Terraced bungalow 1.2% £300,000 3 1

Area Information

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Current Asking Prices in TR12 Average: £434,189

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £74,750 (2) £297,362 (15) £410,830 (36) £590,409 (11) £700,000 (4)
Flats - £325,000 (4) £300,000 (1) - -
All £283,167 (3) £303,181 (19) £407,835 (37) £590,409 (11) £700,000 (4)

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5 bed Land () Trenarth Bridge, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 £2,000,000
2 bed Detached house () Trenarth Bridge, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth TR11 £2,000,000
6 bed Detached house () Kergilliack, Falmouth TR11 £1,900,000
5 bed Detached house () 23, 24 & 25 Avenue Road, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 £1,750,000
10 bed () Stunning Holiday Complex, Coverack, Lizard Peninsula TR12 £1,650,000
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