3 bed End terrace house (for sale) Portscatho, Truro, Cornwall. TR2

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Alastair Shaw
11 The Square, Portscatho, Truro
01872 395017
First Published

20th Jul 2018

Last Published

8th Mar 2019



  • Type: End terrace house
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Enviably positioned, just set back from the sea front and backing onto North Parade, this beautifully presented three bedroom house built in the 1970's, benefits large windows making the most of the fantastic close range sea and coastal views and views across the harbour.

This light and spacious house has been extensively refurbished by the current owners and now offers internal accommodation with a very modern and contemporary feel. The front and rear gardens have been extensively landscaped and include an impressive timber decked sun terrace with adjoining infinity style swimming pool that has been positioned to make the most of the sea and harbour views.

This very rare almost front line property benefits the rare combination for a property within this location, to have off street parking and a garage.

The property has been styled and designed to make a fantastic beach house/holiday home and benefits gated rear access to North Parade and the beach that is within a very short walk. Subject to negotiation, the property can be bought furnished and ready to use as a holiday home. The house would also make a fantastic permanent home.

Entrance hallway, lounge/dining room with Minster style fireplace, updated kitchen, utility room with shower, cloakroom, first floor landing, three double bedrooms, updated en-suite shower room to the master bedroom, balcony to the second bedroom, updated family bath/shower room and separate W/C.

Front garden with timber outbuilding divided into two and designed as a potential office/children's summertime overflow sleeping accommodation. Rear garden comprising patio area with awning, outside shower, timber decked area, pool and outdoor table tennis area.

The village of Portscatho offers a range of shops and facilities including a village shop with post office and off licence, butchers, art galleries. The Boathouse restaurant serving impressive food, sea views with inside or outside dining. The Plume Of Feathers public house with its fine food and high quality bed and breakfast rooms and The Harbour Club with its impressive sea facing large balcony and stunning views out over Gerrans bay.

There is also the waterside Tatams Coffee Hut with its outside sitting area, Tatams Taverna with wood fired oven, inside dining, sea views and also offering takeaway's. Within walking distance is the renowned Hidden Hut that is perched just above Porthcurnic Beach, with either takeaway or outside dining available, with the superb vista across Porthcurnic Beach and out to sea. There is also a Doctors Surgery and Village Hall.

Portscatho has a beautiful sandy beach, breathtaking coastal walks, and renowned calm sailing waters.

The adjoining village of Gerrans surrounds the pretty church, has a thriving cricket club with well maintained cricket field and with lovely sea views. There is the Royal Standard public house with beer garden, also serving delicious food. There is a village garage with fruit and veg stall and a tuck shop. At the other end of the village is the Heritage Centre and Gerrans Primary School.

Entrance Hallway

11'9 x 9'6 At widest point & including staircase (3.58m x 2.90m)

The spacious hallway has exposed pine timber floorboards and a coved ceiling with ceiling light point. A turning staircase with cream painted spindles, handrails and newel posts leads to the first floor landing. Three doors give access to the understair storage cupboard, one fitted with coat hanging pegs. Honeywell central heating thermostat. Radiator with thermostat control. Wall mounted electric panel heater. Double glazed side window and a double glazed entrance door with double glazed side window panel gives access from the front garden. Multi pane glazed double doors give access to:

Lounge/Dining Room

18' x 21 ' An "L" shaped room. Measurement includes fireplace (5.49m x 6.40m)

A double aspect double glazed room with a centre picture window giving fantastic views looking across the timber decked sun terrace and infinity style pool, with views over Gerrans bay looking out to sea and with lovely coastal views looking towards Nare Head. In the lounge area there is a feature Minster style fireplace with matching hearth and mantle piece. Coved ceiling with inset ceiling downlighters, controllable via a triple panel of dimmer switches. TV point and telephone point. Built-in floor to ceiling bookcase. Exposed pine floorboards. This "L" shaped room has a defined lounge area and dining area. There are two radiators with thermostat controls. A double glazed door gives access to the rear garden. A multi pane glazed door leads to:


12'6 Excluding built in cupboard and door recess x 10'8 (3.81m x 3.25m)

Updated and fitted with a range of wall mounted and floor standing cream fronted units, with built in drawers and contrasting black granite effect rolltop worksurfaces with tiled splashback. Inset one and a half bowl Frankie stainless steel sink with draining board and stainless steel effect mixer tap. Concealed under unit lighting. Freestanding Belling stainless steel effect front cooker with double oven and four ring electric hob and with a concealed extractor fan above set into a cream painted timber canopy surround. Concealed and built-in Bosch dishwasher. Wall mounted plate rack with fitted shelf above and wall mounted cupboards on either side with glazed fronted doors. Exposed pine floorboards. Centre island unit with built-in cupboards and drawers and matching worksurface above. Double glazed double doors lead to the rear garden. Space for a fridge/ freezer. Radiator with thermostat control. Coved ceiling with inset ceiling downlighters. A cream painted panelled door gives access to a larder style cupboard with fitted shelving, fitted slate shelf and there is a wall mounted programmer for the central heating. A multi pane glazed door leads to:

Utility Room

10'10 Including shower x 7'7 At widest point (3.30m x 2.31m)

Built-in floor to ceiling cupboard with fitted worksurface on one side with space under for a washing machine and tumble dryer and built-in shelving above. Tiled flooring. Wall mounted vertical contemporary style radiator with thermostat control. Double glazed window. Fitted coat hanging pegs and wetsuit storage hanging rail. Inset ceiling downlighters. Overhead cupboard with trip switch boxes. Double glazed door to the front garden. A cream panelled door gives access to a generous storage cupboard with fitted shelving, light, power point and with room for a fridge or freezer, if required. Tiled extra wide shower with chrome effect wall mounted shower mixer, rainwater style shower head and hanging curtain rail. A cream panelled door leads to:


Fitted with a white Heritage suite comprising WC with oak style seat and a wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome effect taps. Cream painted timber panelled walls upto dado rail. Double glazed window. Inset ceiling downlighter. Tiled flooring.

First Floor Landing

There is a double glazed window to the front elevation. Coved ceiling with ceiling light point. Radiator with thermostat control. Cream painted panelled doors lead to the three bedrooms, bath/shower room and separate WC. There is a generous landing area with space for a small desk and inset floor sockets with stainless steel style coverings.

Bedroom One

17'11 Including built in cupboard and En-Suite x 11'1 At widest point (5.46m x 3.38m)

Double glazed window to the rear elevation with breathtaking and close range panoramic Views over Gerrans Bay with lovely views looking into the harbour with its moored up boats and there are fantastic coastal views looking across to Pednvadan, towards Pendower Beach and across to Gull Rock and the Dodman. There are also lovely views looking along The Lugger. Coved ceiling with inset ceiling downlighters. Radiator with thermostat control. TV point. Built-in floor to ceiling fitted double wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and built-in cupboard above. Space for a double bed and bedroom furniture. A cream panelled door leads to:

En-Suite Shower Room

Fitted with a white heritage suite comprising WC with oak style seat and oval wash hand basin with chrome effect taps set onto a marble style top with tiled splashback and built-in vanity cupboard under. There are three wall mounted mirrors fitted around the wash hand basin with ornate and decorative surrounds and pelmet style top that continues around the built-in tiled shower cubicle with obscure glazed entrance door and wall mounted chrome effect shower mixer, rainwater style shower head and ceiling mounted downlighter with extractor fan. Cream painted timber panelled walls upto dado rail. Coved ceiling with inset ceiling downlighters. Ladder style wall mounted towel rail with thermostat control. Tiled flooring.

Bedroom Two

11'8 x 9'5 Including built in wardrobe (3.56m x 2.87m)

Double glazed window to the rear elevation with breathtaking and close range panoramic Views over Gerrans Bay with lovely views looking into the harbour with its moored up boats and there are fantastic coastal views looking across to Pednvadan, towards Pendower Beach and across to Gull Rock and the Dodman. There are also lovely views l...


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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR2

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 32.1% £956,136 4.6 2.6
Flat 22.4% £300,172 1.8 1
Terraced house 10.4% £498,207 2.4 1.1
Semi-detached house 9% £300,070 3 1
Cottage 6.7% £381,667 2.2 1.2
End terrace house 5.2% £568,986 3 1.6
Detached bungalow 4.5% £379,983 3.3 1.3
Bungalow 4.5% £431,825 3 1
Other 4.5% £540,825 2.5 1.5
Link-detached house 0.7% £210,000 3 1

Area Information

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Current Average Value


Value Change

£209,922 58.2%


Current Asking Prices in TR2 Average: £570,436

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £184,992 (6) £358,821 (12) £346,540 (31) £758,780 (33) £1,133,000 (10)
Flats £185,893 (7) £314,950 (22) £775,000 (1) - -
All £185,477 (13) £330,434 (34) £359,930 (32) £758,780 (33) £1,133,000 (10)

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