3 bed Cottage (for sale) Marine Parade, St. Mawes, Truro TR2

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H Tiddy
The Square, St. Mawes, Truro
01326 567283
First Published

16th Apr 2018

Last Published

15th Jul 2019



  • Type: Cottage
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


A quintessential period cottage located just off the exclusive St Mawes waterfront, in a quietly tucked away, sheltered and protected position offering beautiful grandstand water views.


Located in a prime position, this historic former fisherman's cottage has an established holiday letting history and is stylishly equipped in neutral colours in a New England style theme. A key feature of this special location is the stunning panoramic sea views with the immense variety of sailing activity throughout much of the year.


Mizzen Cottage comprises a beautifully presented and well-proportioned reception room with three bedrooms, two bath / shower rooms and a landscaped fore garden and rear courtyard. This superbly presented period home is unique and provides ready to move into stylish, light and airy family accommodation.

Suited towards the second home buyer, this delightful cottage will equally be of interest to the permanent home buyer due to its location, views, light and airy accommodation, and established letting history.

The Views

Views from the property are simply described as stunning. Regarded as amongst the finest in the village, these encompass the fishing boats and other moorings in the Percuil River, St Mawes outer harbour, Amsterdam and Carricknath Points on the beautiful National Trust St Anthony Headland, St Anthony lighthouse, Falmouth Bay and beyond to the Lizard Peninsula. The views are ever-changing and provide the epitome of marine activity all year round.

The Accommodation Comprises:

Entrance Porch, Living Room, Dining Area, Kitchen, Bathroom.

First Floor Landing, 3 Bedrooms, Shower Room, Separate WC.

Outside: Enclosed Rear Courtyard, South Facing Front Terrace.

Location Summary (Distances And Times Are Approximate)

Truro: 10 miles via car ferry. Falmouth: 25 minutes by passenger ferry or 15 miles by car ferry. Newquay Airport: 29 miles with flights to London Gatwick (70 minutes), and Manchester (80 minutes). St Austell: 15 miles with London Paddington 4 hours by rail. Plymouth: 58 miles. Exeter: 97 miles.

St Mawes

This enchanting south facing harbour village is found on the eastern side of the Fal Estuary, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with much of its surroundings owned by the National Trust. The village is centred round its quaint harbour, its own beaches and Castle. It has a good wide range of amenities, which are open all year, including butchers, bakers, convenience store, post office / newsagent, doctors, hairdressers, dentist, pharmacy, village hall, church, delicatessen and clothing shops including Fat Face. The village also has two public houses, and an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, art galleries, gift and ice cream shops.

St Mawes has long been one of the West Country's more desirable and exclusive destinations, with Olga Polizzi's Hotel Tresanton and the recently re-modelled Idle Rocks Hotel both luring the rich and famous. The village has superbly varied and accessible sailing waters and an active sailing club with a full programme of village regattas, club races and various national championships to cater for all ages.


Cornwall has been enjoying a renaissance offering a range of accessible attractions such as the Eden Project, the National Maritime Museum, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Tate Gallery and Truro Cathedral. Fine dining Michelin star and celebrity chef restaurants are in abundance, including Rick Stein (Falmouth and Padstow), Jamie Oliver (Fifteen), Nathan Outlaw (Port Isaac), Paul Ainsworth (Padstow), and the Roseland's own Chris Eden at the Driftwood, Rosevine.

Accommodation Details (Dimensions Are Approximate)

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch (4' 2'' x 3' 9'' (1.27m x 1.14m))

Glazed entrance door. Wood panelled walls. Mat well. Glazed door to:

Living Room (18' 9'' x 14' 11'' (5.71m x 4.54m))

Large bay window area currently zoned as a dining area to capture the beautiful views. Two side windows and French doors open onto the south facing terrace. A featured fireplace with wood burner inset is positioned to one wall with alcoves each side. Open beamed ceiling. Night storage heater. Part wood panelled walls. Stairs rising to first floor with storage cupboard below. Door to bathroom. Glazed French doors to:

Kitchen (11' 4'' x 6' 8'' (3.45m x 2.03m))

Galley style with built in dresser to one side and worktop surface to the other. One and a half bowl sink unit. 4 ring hob and oven below. Integrated fridge freezer. Dishwasher. Window. French doors to a partially covered rear courtyard.

Bathroom (10' 0'' x 4' 9'' (3.05m x 1.45m))

Built-in cupboard with hot water cylinder over a space and plumbing for washing machine. White suite comprising panelled bath, wash basin and wc. Shaver light point. Night storage heater. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Window. Part wood panelled walls.

First Floor

Landing (9' 0'' x 7' 7'' (2.74m x 2.31m))

Galleried balustrade. Range of storage / overhead cupboards. Doors to the 3 bedrooms, wc and shower room.

Bedroom 1 (9' 9'' x 9' 8'' (2.97m x 2.94m))

Window with stunning water views. Night storage heater. Loft hatch. 5'3 alcove for dressing table. Large 6'6 x 3'5 built in wardrobe cupboard with double doors.

Bedroom 2 (11' 11'' x 7' 3'' (3.63m x 2.21m))

Two sash windows with deep sills offering captivating river, country, harbour and village view. Night storage heater. Loft hatch.

Shower Room

Skylight. Tiled walls. Shower area with electric shower inset. Wash basin. Tiled walls and floor.

Separate WC

WC. Corner wash basin.

Bedroom 3 (8' 2'' x 7' 9'' (2.49m x 2.36m))

Night storage heater. French doors leading to:

Decked Rear Balcony (7' 0'' x 6' 5'' (2.13m x 1.95m))

With balustrade


Front Terrace (16' 8'' x 15' 0'' (5.08m x 4.57m))

Fenced and walled with bushes for privacy. Delightful river, countryside, bay, harbour and village views. Pedestrian access gate. Ideal for alfresco dining via French doors to the living room.

Rear Courtyard (0' 0'' x 0' 0'' (0.00m x 0.00m))

Partially covered by a 6' x 6' decked area from Bedroom 3. Built in storage. Electric point.

General Information


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Telephone and television points. Night storage heating.

Energy Performance Certificate Rating: "E"

Holiday Letting / Viewing Arrangements

The property is holiday let via Portscatho Holidays with a tariff of £505 to £1390 per week. Viewings can only be carried out on changeover days when the property is let.

Furnishings, Fixtures, Fittings And Contents

The stylish furniture, fixtures, fittings and contents are available by separate negotiation, with the exception of personal belongings.

Agents Note

The property next door, Mizzen Top, is also on the market. Lapsed planning permission exists to combine the two cottages into one as well as extend into the courtyard.

Important Notice

Every effort has been made with these details but accuracy is not guaranteed and they are not to form part of a contract. Representation or warranty is not given in relation to this property. An Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request. All negotiations must be with H Tiddy. Before proceeding to purchase, buyers should consider an independent check of all aspects of the property.


Local info for TR2

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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR2

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 28.5% £791,398 4.2 2.3
Flat 16.7% £273,775 1.8 1.1
End terrace house 10.4% £450,263 3.2 1.3
Terraced house 9.7% £402,979 2.9 1.1
Semi-detached house 8.3% £327,400 3.1 0.8
Cottage 7.6% £426,355 2.2 1.5
Other 6.3% £467,333 3 1.2
Bungalow 4.2% £390,817 2.7 1.3
Land 2.8% £87,500 0 0
Barn conversion 2.1% £483,317 3.7 1.7
Detached bungalow 1.4% £450,000 3 2
Semi-detached bungalow 0.7% £299,000 1 1
Pub/bar 0.7% £499,950 3 2
Farmhouse 0.7% £895,000 4 3

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£132,513 36.8%


Current Asking Prices in TR2 Average: £492,896

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £232,983 (3) £315,269 (24) £400,071 (43) £596,898 (28) £945,990 (10)
Flats £192,275 (8) £257,079 (12) £486,863 (4) - -
All £203,377 (11) £295,872 (36) £407,457 (47) £607,178 (29) £945,990 (10)

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