3 bed Cottage (for sale) St. Catherines Cove, Fowey PL23

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May Whetter and Grose
Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey
01726 829080
First Published

26th Sep 2018

Last Published

11th Mar 2019



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


Located in one of the most enviable positions in fowey, an attractive period property with views to the beach, lovely gardens and parking.

Situated in picturesque St. Catherine's Cove, Sovereign is one of just a handful of properties to be found in this exceptionally attractive part of Fowey. Recently refurbished, this delightful three bedroom detached cottage offers high quality, light and airy accommodation. Just a stone's throw from the beach, with the added benefit of parking and very pretty mature gardens with views over the beach and harbour entrance, Sovereign is in an idyllic and tranquil location. This charming cottage would make a fabulous main or second home, and has a good track record as a holiday let. Fowey town centre is an enjoyable fifteen minute walk alongside the harbour. Properties of this character and situation are rare to the market in Fowey and this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Fowey is regarded as one of the most attractive waterside communities in the county. Particularly well known as a popular sailing centre, the town has two thriving sailing clubs, a famous annual Regatta and excellent facilities for the keen yachtsman. For a small town Fowey provides a good range of shops and businesses catering for most day to day needs. The immediate area is surrounded by many miles of delightful coast and countryside much of which is in the ownership of the National Trust. Award winning restaurants, small boutique hotels, excellent public houses etc, have helped to establish Fowey as a popular, high quality, destination.

There are several excellent golf courses within easy reach, many world class gardens are to be found in the immediate area and the fascinating Eden Project with its futuristic biomes is just 5 miles to the north west.

There are good road links to the motorway system via the A38/A30. Railway links to London, Paddington, can be made locally at Par, and St. Austell and there are flights to London and other destinations from Newquay.

The Accommodation

With approximate room sizes being shown on the floor plan, comprises:

•Pretty Front Porch
•Dining Room with terracotta tiled floor and feature fireplace
•Sitting Room; a lovely bright room with with terracotta tiled floor
•Kitchen, presented in a charming country chic style with attractive blue and white wall tiles and white painted cupboards

•Inner hall with cupboard, and door leading to
•Bathroom with bath and separate walk-in shower cubicle
•Stairs to first floor having;
•Two double bedrooms, both with built in storage cupboards and pretty views to Readymoney Beach
•Bedroom Three
•Inner Landing with door to
•Bathroom Two. A smart bathroom having bath with shower over.


The property has parking for two small/medium sized cars, which is a real bonus for Fowey and especially at St Catherine's Cove. The gardens are a delight, and offer several areas from which to enjoy the tranquillity and the super views of Readymoney Beach and the sea. There is a lovely summer house, perfect for whiling away the hours watching the coming and goings on the water, whatever the weather and a storage area, useful for beach accessories and bicycles.

Accessed from the garden, there is a garden store which has potential for further development (subject to the usual permissions).

The property benefits from planning permission to extend, providing a further family room on the ground floor and master bedroom suite on the first floor. The planning permission incorporates the building of the third bedroom which has been completed, therefore the permissions for the additional extension are live. Please see enclosed plan for reference.


None of the services, systems or appliances at the property have been tested by the Agents.

Local Authority

Cornwall Council, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5DR


Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents: May Whetter & Grose, Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AH.
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Epc Rating E


Local info for PL23

Floor plan


Property Value Data/Graphs for PL23

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 25.8% £312,880 1.8 1.2
Cottage 16.5% £386,244 2.6 1.3
Detached house 15.5% £607,197 3.9 2.1
Other 15.5% £480,197 3 1.8
Terraced house 6.2% £365,825 3.5 1.5
Detached bungalow 5.2% £468,000 3.8 2.2
Town house 5.2% £990,000 3.4 2.8
Semi-detached house 4.1% £425,375 4 2
End terrace house 3.1% £456,667 3.7 1.3
Bungalow 1% £189,950 1 1
Maisonette 1% £525,000 3 2
Land 1% £79,950 0 0

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£72,550 19.2%


Current Asking Prices in PL23 Average: £450,146

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £209,975 (2) £307,495 (10) £444,078 (30) £585,833 (18) £709,369 (8)
Flats £220,357 (7) £312,300 (15) £530,000 (4) - -
All £218,050 (9) £310,378 (25) £454,187 (34) £585,833 (18) £709,369 (8)

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