3 bed Detached house (for sale) Tycarra, Plaidy, Looe, Cornwall PL13

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Atwell Martin
65 Southside Street
01752 876095
First Published

14th Oct 2022

Last Published

12th Jan 2023



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


Built in the 1940’s, Tycarra is an individual family home, with three large bedrooms, two en-suite bathrooms, three reception rooms and a kitchen/breakfast room. Each room offers panoramic uninterrupted views over the coast and water. The property does require a degree of modernisation throughout and can be further improved and developed if required.

You enter the property into the porch, which has a door leading into the large entrance vestibule. There is space for outside shoes and coats. The entrance vestibule has doors leading into the lounge, formal dining room and a cloakroom. There are stairs leading up to the first floor living accommodation and French doors which lead through to the rear porch and rear terrace. The entrance vestibule has superb water views which carry on through the rest of the property.

To the left of the entrance vestibule is the lounge, which has dual aspect windows and access into the garden room. There is a large bay window to the front elevation and a feature fireplace. The garden room has a door opening out onto the garden and triple aspect windows to the front and side elevations. Both these rooms offer views over the water and across to St. Georges Island.

To the right of the vestibule is the formal dining room, which has a feature fireplace and two bay windows to the front and rear elevation. The room is a great size and leads through to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen has a range cooker with extraction hood over, plus a range of wall and base mounted units, complete with a Granite work surface over. There are dual aspect windows to the front and rear elevations which includes a bay window, the perfect spot for a table and chairs. There are two large larder cupboards, plus a stainless steel sink drainer unit with a mixer tap over, tiled splash backs and a tiled floor to finish. There is a doorway leading to the utility room, which has access out to the front and rear gardens, plus plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a fridge freezer unit.

Upstairs, the first floor landing leads though to all three bedrooms, the family bathroom and additional w/c. There is a loft hatch, a small storage cupboard over the stairs, a large storage cupboard, with three windows to the rear elevation. The space mirrors the upstairs layout and could be converted into two or three more bedrooms if required.

The main bedroom suite has dual aspect windows and views over the water and gardens. There is a walk in wardrobe, plus six additional built in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom. The en-suite has a bath with a shower overhead, a low level w/c, hand wash basin and a window to the rear elevation. There is a large airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

Bedroom Two is an excellent size bedroom, with a large bay window, a window seat set in another bay window and has an en-suite shower room. Both bay windows offer panoramic views over towards Seaton, over the water and out to St. Georges Island. The en-suite has a low level w/c, hand wash basin and a shower cubicle. The walls are tiled with an extraction fan to finish. Bedroom three is a good size double room, with dual aspect windows to the side and front elevations. There is a bay window to the side elevation and a bay window with a window seat to the front elevation. Bedroom three has a hand wash basin and built in double wardrobes.

The family bathroom has a bath with a shower overhead and a hand wash basin. There is an obscured window to the side elevation. The separate w/c has a low level w/c and an obscured window to the side elevation.

Externally, the property is set on a large, mature and private plot which is roughly 0.75 acres. There is a long sweeping driveway, which leads to the main house and the stand alone double garage. There is ample space for further additional developments (subject to planning permission). These could be holiday apartments or further out buildings.

The double garage has its own meters, with additional rooms located at the rear and side. The garage has an up and over door and ample storage space with an additional loft space above. The store room is accessed via a smaller room and there is an additional outside w/c.

The gardens are a superb size and offer a real sense of privacy. There is a large terrace offering superb panoramic views over the coastline, across to Seaton and Downderry, over Looe bay and out towards St. Georges Island. The Terrace is hard paved, with a path way leading onto the South West Coastal Path and down onto Limmicks Rocks and Beach. The South West Coastal path leads into Looe Town Centre and beach.

EPC Rating: F


Tycarra is located on the cliff top overlooking Looe Bay and is accessed via Bay View Road, which is a private road located on the edge of Plaidy, Looe.

Plaidy is a small suburb in eastern Looe, with an abundance of local amenities, including local and national traders, a local primary and secondary school and a local pub. Plaidy Beach is located two minuets away from the property, with Millendreath Beach a short commute away.

Looe is a popular seaside town which also has an abundance of local amenities. Looe has a Train Station which has services into Plymouth and then Paddington Station as well as services further into Cornwall. Looe has East Looe Beach plus an abundance of coastal walks and a small harbour.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for PL13

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 22.9% £737,074 3.8 2.2
Semi-detached house 14.9% £281,509 2.9 1.4
Flat 12.2% £252,409 2.1 1.1
Lodge 7.4% £210,838 2.3 1.7
Terraced house 7.4% £315,571 2.6 1.3
Other 6.4% £444,373 2.5 0.6
Detached bungalow 5.9% £469,455 3 1.7
Maisonette 4.8% £127,444 1.6 0.7
End terrace house 4.8% £323,328 2.3 0.8
Bungalow 4.8% £208,328 2.4 1.4
Cottage 3.2% £520,000 2.7 1.5
Land 1.6% £103,333 0.7 0
Mobile/park home 1.6% £85,000 2 1.7
Chalet 1.1% £200,000 2 2
Link-detached house 0.5% £425,000 3 1
Hotel/guest house 0.5% £164,950 2 2

Area Information

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Current Asking Prices in PL13 Average: £392,845

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £240,619 (8) £190,311 (40) £374,973 (49) £820,961 (33) £674,750 (4)
Flats £154,858 (6) £217,533 (23) £262,500 (2) - £495,000 (1)
All £203,864 (14) £199,021 (74) £361,337 (55) £820,961 (33) £638,800 (5)

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