3 bed (for sale) Portloe, Truro TR2

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

4th Oct 2018

Last Published

29th Mar 2019



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


A quintessential double fronted three bedroom cottage in the heart of Portloe. This home boasts a rare sunny and elevated terrace to the front taking full advantage of its position in the Village with stunning sea views over the harbour and surrounding coastline.


Perhaps one of the most sought after positions in this lovely coastal village, boasting a rare sun terrace elevated to take full advantage of the sea and harbour views also just yards from the harbour. This beautiful double fronted cottage offers a wealth of character and charm with a traditional features such as beamed ceilings, window seats, log burner with clome oven and an open fire. The cottage has three bedrooms, two of which offer lovely sea views. The living room gives a true sense of comfort and homeliness. There is a good size separate dining room with a fitted galley kitchen leading off.


To the front, is a good-sized raised paved terrace, a rarity in the village so close to the harbour. Being above eye level from passing pedestrians there is a true sense of privacy. The terrace faces south east and has exceptional views over the harbour beach, surrounding coastline and out to sea.

Vine Cottage would make an excellent holiday letting property due to its traditional attractive features and wonderful position in the village. It is currently used as a part time home for the sellers but could also make a perfect permanent home. There is a public car park very close by and unrestricted parking outside the cottage during the winter months. The harbour, slipway and renowned 17th century Lugger Inn are all just yards away with the coastal footpaths on your doorstep.

The Accommodation Comprises:

Ground Floor: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen.

First Floor: Landing, Three Bedrooms, Bathroom.

Outside: Front Terrace Garden, Rear Outside Space, Outbuilding.

Location Summary (Distances And Times Are Approximate)

Truro City: 12 miles, Veryan: 1.5 miles, Carne Beach: 2 miles, St Austell: 12 miles, Newquay Airport : 20 miles, London Paddington by rail: Around 4 hours from Truro or St Austell, London Gatwick by air: Around 65 minutes from Newquay.


Portloe is a very attractive and unspoilt working fishing village, located on the Roseland Peninsula famed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area offers a fantastic array of outdoor pursuits including sailing, kayaking, cycling and horse riding. The walking is also extensive, with direct access to The South West Coast Path providing miles of stunning coastal scenery. The National Trust owned Carne Beach offers a wide expanse of clean sand and safe bathing. The village itself has an active community and offers a number of amenities including a much loved church, The Ship Inn and the popular Lugger Hotel and Restaurant. The nearby village of Veryan provides further amenities including a primary school and a shop with post office. More extensive facilities can be found in neighbouring St Mawes and Tregony. The Cathedral City of Truro is the commercial centre for Cornwall and provides excellent private and state schooling at primary, secondary and higher education.

Accommodation Details

Ground Floor (13' 0'' x 7' 9'' (3.96m x 2.36m))

Entrance / Hallway 13' x 7'9
From parking area, front door leads into open hallway with stairs down to lower ground floor and up to first floor. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Entrance Porch (5' 10'' x 3' 9'' (1.78m x 1.14m))

Double glazed stable type door. Windows to three sides. Half glazed door to:


Stairs to first floor. Doors to dining room and Living room.

Living Room (12' 4'' x 9' 6'' (3.76m x 2.89m))

A very homely cosy room with window to the front with window seat. Lovely water views. Beamed ceiling. Open fireplace with slate hearth, stone lintel and wooden mantle over. Wall light points. Display alcove. Built-in storage cupboard.

Dining Room (12' 4'' x 9' 9'' (3.76m x 2.97m))

A good size room with window to front offering sea and harbour views. Beamed ceiling. Fireplace with wood burner, clome oven, cobbled stone hearth and wooden lintel over. Two built in storage cupboards. Store heater. Wall light points. Door to:

Kitchen (16' 10'' x 3' 9'' (5.13m x 1.14m))

A galley style kitchen offering a range of wall (some with glazed fronts) and floor units with work surfaces over. Stainless steel sink unit. Built in Logik oven with hob over and extractor fan above. Built in fridge freezer. Tiled splash backs. Washing machine. Tiled floor. Double glazed window. Stable type door to rear.

First Floor


Doors to bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom One (12' 6'' x 9' 5'' (3.81m x 2.87m))

Window to front with stunning views sea views over Portloe harbour, window shutters. Storage heater.

Bedroom Two (12' 6'' x 7' 1'' (3.81m x 2.16m))

Window to front, again with spectacular views, window seat with storage under. Wash hand basin. Built-in cupboard housing hot water cylinder fitted with immersion heater. Further fitted cupboards with pine wood panel doors. Storage heater.

Bedroom Three (16' 6'' x 5' 1'' (5.03m x 1.55m))

Two windows. Storage heater.

Bathroom (7' 3'' x 4' 8'' (2.21m x 1.42m))

Suite comprising separate shower cubicle, vanity unit with inset basin and cupboard below and wc. Wall mirror. Part tiled walls. Wood flooring. Heated towel rail.


To the rear of the property is a small outside space for storage. Door to a lean-to storage building ideal for storing garden furniture / boating paraphernalia etc, which also has a door off the front terrace.

Front Terrace

From the road steps lead up to the large, mainly paved terrace, ideal for alfresco dining all year round taking full advantage of its lovely position with stunning views over the village, the harbour, coastline and out to sea. Well raised above road level giving excellent privacy from passing pedestrians.

General Information


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Telephone and television points.

Energy Performance Certificate Rating F.

Council Tax Band D.

Important Notice

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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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