4 bed Detached house (for sale) The Lizard, Helston TR12

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Olivers Estate Agents Cornwall Ltd
65 Meneage Street, Helston
01326 567098
First Published

19th Feb 2019

Last Published

13th May 2019



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Location, location, location. Fabulous sea views ! An amazing opportunity to purchase one of the Lizard's most unique south west facing coastal properties, enjoying astonishing, unobstructed and mesmerising sea views over the ocean to Lizard Point, the Lighthouse, and Housel Bay beyond. A large renovated three/four bedroom, three reception room, three bath/shower room, detached period dormer residence, with the benefit of a detached ancillary one bedroom annexe, garden, private parking, and garage. EPC F24.

Summary Of Accommodation

Ground Floor

Kitchen. Dining Room. Bathroom. Bedroom 2 with En Suite. Bedroom 3. Living Room. Sun Room. Study. Inner Hallway.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 with En Suite. Bedroom 4/Dressing Room.

Ancillary Detached Annexe

Living Room together with services connected to fit a kitchen. Double Bedroom. Bathroom.


Detached ancillary annexe. Generous garden. Private off road parking. Timber built garage. Shed.

The Property

Location, location, location ! Fabulous sea views. An amazing opportunity to purchase one of the Lizard's most unique south west facing coastal properties, enjoying astonishing, unobstructed and mesmerising sea views over the ocean to Lizard Point, the Lighthouse, and Housel Bay beyond. A large and stylishly renovated three/four bedroom, three reception room, three bath/shower room, detached period dormer residence, with the benefit of a detached one beroom ancillary annexe, garden, private parking, and garage.

This impressive and spacious Edwardian home was built circa 1910, located off a private drive, and is one of Britain's most southerly mainland homes. The property is bordered by National Trust fields, and within easy walking distance to the iconic Cornish footpath, Lizard village, and nearby coves.

The property has part painted/clad external rendered elevations, under a pitched slate roof (the front south west facing part of the roof has been replaced in recent years), UPVC double glazed windows/external doors, and warmed by a lpg gas fired central heating system. The home is further warmed during the winter months by an open fireplace situated in the living room. This property offers high ceilings synonymous with the Edwardian period, together with picture rails, a lovely period fireplace situated in the living room, and complemented by exceedingly generous accommodation throughout.

The front door opens into the sun room, which in turn leads to the inner hallway where doors lead off to the living room, two double bedrooms (where bedroom 2 has an en suite), study, bath/shower room, dining room and the kitchen with it's own access to the rear garden. A staircase ascends from the dining room area to the first floor accommodation, providing the master bedroom, further complemented by an en suite, and bedroom 4/dressing room.
Needless to say fabulous elevated sea views are to be enjoyed from the front facing rooms, and the master bedroom coastal vista on the first floor is nothing short of awesome!

The property also benefits from a beautifully renovated detached ancillary one bedroom annexe, which is situated in the back garden, and potentially could generate a lucrative income from letting, whilst conveniently providing privacy from the main residence.

The garden is mainly laid to lawn, planted borders with various specimen shrubs suited to the salty air environment, together with generous private off road parking, and a timber built garage suitable for storing a small car, and a shed.


The Lizard village is Britain's most southerly village, which has a thriving coastal community throughout the year, a local public house, junior school, shops, doctors surgery, garage, post office, galleries, restaurants, newsagent and church. The local area has some of the most dramatic coastlines the UK has to offer and is hugely popular with ramblers seeking this iconic destination. Arrive at the Lizard Green and one can walk west, south or east following the land until it stumbles into the ocean. Watch boats of all descriptions nearing the land and coastline, made safe by the mighty Lizard lighthouse which is a renowned landmark. From Kynance Cove to Lizard Point to Housel Bay and Church Cove, you will be thrilled by the spectacular marine views, much of which is under the protection of the National Trust.

The ancient market town of Helston which is the gateway to the Lizard peninsula is approximately twelve miles away and offers national supermarkets, senior schooling, sports centre and a general eclectic array of shops.


From Helston, proceed south on the A3083 signed to the Lizard. Upon entering the northern fringes of the Lizard Village, take the left hand fork signed Housel Bay. Just before the entrance to the Housel Bay Hotel, take the left hand turning onto the unmade lane, and the property can be found further down on the left hand side overlooking the sea to the right.

The Accommodation Comprises

( All Dimensions Are Approximate )

The property is approached from the lane overlooking the sea, whereupon the driveway leads up to the front UPVC double glazed door opening into the sun room.

Sunroom (3.81m x 3.10m plus 1.78m x 1.04m (12'6" x 10'2" pl)

A delightful double aspect sunroom enjoying fabulous sea views towards the Lizard Lighthouse and neighbouring fields. Ceramic tiled floor, mono sloping ceiling, electric panel radiator, and ceiling light. Archway leading into the inner hallway.

Inner Hallway

Radiator, ceiling lighting and doors off to:-

Dining Room (3.56m maximum x 3.23m maximum (11'8" maximum x 10')

Former fireplace with a slate hearth, and fitted storage cupboards above and either side. Exposed wooden floor boards, window to the side aspect, under stairs storage cupboard, and ceiling light. Doors to the staircase, and kitchen.

Kitchen (4.11m x 2.77m (13'6" x 9'1"))

A selection of painted shaker style base/wall storage units, and complemented by solid oak work surfaces. Inset 'Belfast' style sink fitted with a mono mixer tap. Space provided for an electric cooker. Integrated dishwasher, and freestanding washing machine. Wall mounted lpg boiler supplying the central heating and hot water. Window overlooking the rear garden, together with additional window roof lights, providing copious amounts of natural light. Ceramic tiled floor, low level plinth electric fan heater, ceiling light, and a UPVC double glazed door leading into the rear garden.

Living Room (7.42minto recess x 4.22m (24'4"into recess x 13'10)

A magnificent generous room, offering a broad fronting triple aspect bay window overlooking the glorious ocean views towards the Lizard Lighthouse. Feature period working fireplace, complemented by an ornate cast iron patterned surround, with integrated ceramic tile slips, and a wooden mantle above. Exposed wooden floor boards, ceiling light, and radiator.

Bath/Shower Room (2.95m x 1.88m (9'8" x 6'2"))

Whirl pool type spa bath. Shower unit fitted with a deluge shower head, hand held wand, and protected by glazed screens. Low level WC.
Wash hand basin fitted with a mono mixer tap and storage cupboard below. Ceramic tiled floor, window fitted with opaque glass, electric chrome towel radiator, ceiling light, and part ceramic tiling to walls.

Bedroom Two With En Suite (3.35m x 2.95m (11' x 9'8"))

Window overlooking the rear garden and surrounding fields. Radiator, ceiling light, and an oak door to the en suite.

En Suite B2 (2.77m x 1.04m (9'1" x 3'5"))

Enclosed shower unit fitted with a sliding screen door. Low level WC. Wash hand basin fitted with a mono mixer tap, and a storage cupboard below. Window fitted with opaque glass, ceramic tiled floor, electric chrome radiator, and ceiling light.

Bedroom Three (3.35m x 3.25m (11' x 10'8"))

A double bedroom highlighted by a triple bay window enjoying the fabulous sea views. Radiator, and ceiling light.

Study (2.54m x 1.70m (8'4" x 5'7"))

A double aspect study overlooking the rear neighbouring fields. Mono sloping ceiling with a fitted light, electric panel radiator, and ceramic tiled floor.


Accessed by a door from the dining room. A closed tread carpeted staircase ascending to the master bedroom.

Bedroom One With En Suite (3.84m x 3.61m plus 2.11m x 1.17m (12'7" x 11'10" p)

A superb master bedroom complemented by a large triple bay window, enjoyin...


Local info for TR12


Property Value Data/Graphs for TR12

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 38.4% £563,334 3.9 1.3
Detached bungalow 13.1% £377,492 3.4 0.7
Semi-detached house 8.1% £302,491 3.4 1.4
Flat 7.1% £123,182 1.6 0.4
Mobile/park home 6.1% £100,149 1.7 1.5
Bungalow 5.1% £255,990 2.2 1.2
Cottage 4% £286,225 3 0.3
Land 3% £198,333 0 0
Other 3% £189,983 1.7 0.3
End terrace house 2% £180,000 3 1.5
Terraced house 2% £307,475 4 1
Link-detached house 2% £297,500 3.5 1
Farmhouse 2% £597,500 4.5 1
Semi-detached bungalow 1% £239,950 2 1
Maisonette 1% £180,000 4 1
Equestrian property 1% £475,000 3 0
Barn conversion 1% £399,000 0 0

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£71,743 23.1%


Current Asking Prices in TR12 Average: £382,282

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £96,632 (3) £206,020 (15) £377,668 (25) £477,920 (27) £640,390 (10)
Flats £103,333 (3) £138,069 (4) - £180,000 (1) -
All £99,983 (6) £191,715 (19) £381,412 (26) £468,408 (29) £645,355 (11)

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2 bed Mobile/park home () Glenhaven Park, Helston, Cornwall TR13 £75,000
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