3 bed Cottage (for sale) Old Road, Boscastle PL35

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Jackie Stanley
1 North Quay, Padstow
01841 531004
First Published

11th Oct 2018

Last Published

10th Sep 2019



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


Believed to be one of the oldest properties in Boscastle with parts dating back to the early 18th Century, 1 Jordan Vale represents a uniquely rare opportunity to acquire a substantial and hugely versatile cottage situated in a quiet elevated position within Boscastle, just a short walk to the historic and bustling harbour, beautifully preserved and maintained by the National Trust.

This distinctive, unique and cleverly adapted property incorporates a three bedroom cottage together with a charming one bedroom first floor apartment and a self contained and completely independent commercial retail space - each with their own private entrance.

Original chunky beams and slate floors are highly prevalent within the cottage. The main dining and living space is split level and incorporates both a multi fuel stove and open fire which has a beautiful solid slate surround. There is a separate L shaped kitchen/breakfast room with a range of fitted cabinets, integral appliances and granite work surfaces, a huge amount of additional storage and a built in corner seating bench. A front and rear porch provides a choice of access to the cottage. Heading up the turned pine staircase with contemporary glass inserts, the first floor landing is full of natural light by virtue of a thoughtfully installed skylight. Two of the bedrooms each have high vaulted ceilings and original beams. The master bedroom is an excellent size and even has an integral shower enclosure and wash hand basin while the second and third bedrooms are smaller doubles. The family bathroom is complete with elegant white porcelain sanitary ware and a panelled bath with shower over and glass shower screen.

With a bird's eye view overlooking Boscastle's picturesque Jordan Valley, Jordan Vale apartment is a charming little bolt-hole for two with its own private entrance. The cottage style kitchen is fully equipped with ample space for a dining table and chairs. Step down into the sitting area which overlooks the valley below. The pretty en-suite double bedroom is beautifully furnished and leads out to the Juliet balcony, the perfect spot to enjoy the valley views. The ground floor self contained commercial space has historically had a number of incarnations, including being the local post office at one time. The main retail space has a beautiful and original slate floor, ceiling beams, large paned windows and a stable door. Beyond this is a cloakroom, a utility area and a good size storeroom with integral shelving.

Externally, 1 Jordan Vale has off road parking for approximately three vehicles. The gardens consist of a raised terrace full of established plants, shrubs and small trees which surround a private paved patio. Timber sleeps surround the patio which offers ample space for garden furniture and al fresco dining. There is even a large summerhouse with power. Services to the property include mains water, electricity and drainage.

We at Jackie Stanley highly recommend an internal viewing to fully appreciate the character, history and versatility of this property, situated in such a wonderfully elevated and convenient location.

1 Jordan Vale is situated within the Elizabethan village of Boscastle, just a few minutes walk of the gorgeous harbour. Well known all over the world, this historic harbour area is a highly sought after and respected residential coastal village along the rugged North Cornwall coastline attracting many thousands of visitors all the year round. The village offers a wide range of local amenities including a variety of independent shops, galleries, cafes, hotels and pubs well known for their excellent catering and warm hospitality. Other facilities include infant and primary and schools, a doctors surgery and a petrol station.

The village of Tintagel only a few miles away, famed for its links with the legendary King Arthur, and whose reputed castle and grounds still remain, offers a similar range of daily and seasonal village amenities. Within easy motoring distance is Launceston, Rock, Padstow, Wadebridge and the well known coastal resort of Bude with its dramatic heritage coastline. The North Coast offers a wide variety of everyday amenities and leisure facilities as well as a choice of infant, junior and comprehensive schools, 18 hole golf courses, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, leisure and sports complex with adjacent bowling arena, surfing, horse riding, bowls, squash and tennis courts. Popular sandy beaches and the stunning rugged coastline all add to the appeal of this sought after North Cornish coastal area.

To find 1 Jordan Vale, follow the A39 from Wadebridge signposted to Bude. After approximately 9 miles turn left on to the B3266 signposted to Boscastle and follow this road for another 6 miles towards Boscastle. Upon entering the top of the village, turn right onto Fore Street and follow this one way street for approximately 500 yards as it becomes Dunn Street and then old Road. 1 Jordan Vale can be found along on the right hand side. The postcode for satellite navigation is PL35 0AJ.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for PL35

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Terraced house 28.6% £191,169 2.6 1.6
End terrace house 14.3% £65,000 3.3 1.5
Bungalow 14.3% £368,738 2.8 1.5
Semi-detached house 14.3% £123,750 3.5 2.3
Detached house 10.7% £233,317 3.3 2.3
Other 10.7% £320,833 3.7 1.3
Land 3.6% £50,000 0 0
Detached bungalow 3.6% £390,000 3 1

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Value Change

£59,237 28.3%


Current Asking Prices in PL35 Average: £209,348

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £144,950 (2) £204,238 (4) £190,707 (14) £203,000 (5) £550,000 (1)
Flats - - - - -
All £144,950 (2) £204,238 (4) £190,707 (14) £203,000 (5) £550,000 (1)

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3 bed Detached house () St. Teath, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 £325,000
4 bed Detached house () Tintagel, Cornwall, Uk PL34 £300,000
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