2 bed Detached house (for sale) Portloe, Truro TR2

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

3rd May 2019

Last Published

6th Jan 2020



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Traditional south-facing detached Cottage with idyllic and captivating views over picturesque harbour, rugged coastline and miles of open sea. Terrace garden to the front with a rare rear top garden overlooking the village.


This quirky cottage has been modernised and improved over the last couple of decades to provide comfortable, light, airy and well-presented accommo-dation that still retains the original character yet maximises the beautiful and panoramic vista from its bedrooms, reception rooms and sun terrace.

The Views

The glorious views encompass the unspoilt and protected fishing village including its harbour, (where local fishing boats can still be seen landing their daily catches) miles of open sea and the rugged coastline along Veryan Bay to Dodman Point and including the National Trust owned headland called Jacka Point. There are stunning cliff top walks on the doorstep with the village being a convenient stop off on the southwest coastal path.


To the rear of the cottage is an area of garden which is currently accessed via a pedestrian right of way over a neighbouring properties. Subject to any necessary planning consents, potential exists to connect the garden via a bridge / walkway and opening a doorway off the first floor landing. Ocean View is suitable as a permanent home. Equally, the property has been holiday let for a number of years and has an established letting history, thus attracting the second homebuyer yearning for a release from the hustle and bustle of daily life to listen to the sound of the waves breaking as well as obtaining a useful income from the property.

The Accommodation Comprises:

Ground Floor: Sun Porch, Kitchen / Dining Room, Utility Room, l-Shaped Living Room, Bathroom. First Floor: Landing, 2 Bedrooms.
Lower Ground Floor: Store Room. Outside: Rear Garden, Front Sun Terrace.

Location Summary (Distances And Times Are Approximate)

South West Coastal Path: 90 yards. Bus Stop: 85 yards (no 51 bus to Truro). The Lugger Hotel and harbour: 145 yards. The Ship Inn Public House: 175 yards. Veryan Village: 1.5 miles. Carne Beach: 2.5 miles. Truro: 10 miles. Cornwall Airport Newquay: 22 miles with flights to London Heathrow (70 minutes), and Manchester (80 minutes). St Austell: 12 miles with London Paddington 4 hours by rail.


Portloe is a very attractive, protected and unspoilt fishing village, located on the Roseland Peninsula, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with safe sailing waters. It has a fine hotel, a public house, bus service and Fibre Broadband. The village of Veryan is approximately 1.5 miles, and provides a primary school, Church, mini-market / post office and public house. St Mawes and Tregony have more comprehensive facilities and are approximately 10 miles and 5 miles away respectively. Carne Beach, owned by the National Trust, offers a wide expanse of clean sand and safe bathing and is approximately 2.5 miles away. The market town of St Austell and Cathedral City of Truro are about 10 miles away, Truro being the commercial and judicial centre for Cornwall. It also has a main line inter-city railway link, with branch services to the port of Falmouth.

Accommodation Details (Dimensions Are Approximate)

Sun Porch (3' 11'' x 3' 0'' (1.19m x 0.91m))

Double glazed entrance door. Double glazed window with beautiful views. Outside courtesy light. Quarry tile floor. French glazed doors to living room. Open plan to:

Kitchen Dining Room (12' 8'' Max x 12' 4'' Max (3.86m x 3.76m))

Modern fitted kitchen with l-shaped worktop surface with single drainer sink unit inset. Range of wall and floor cupboards in cream shaker style. Part tiled walls and quarry tile floor. Recess with space for fridge / freezer. Concealed filter hood over 4 ring electric oven and hob. Double glazed window with sea and harbour views. Dining area in a double glazed bay with double glazed roof and l-shaped seating benefitting from the delightful views. Internal window to living room. Spotlights. Telephone point. Energy efficient electric radiator.

Utility Room (5' 2'' x 3' 11'' (1.57m x 1.19m))

Worktop surface. Window. Plumbing and spaces for washing machine and dishwasher. Quarry tile floor. Loft hatch.

L Shaped Living Room (19' 8'' max x 13' 5'' max 5.99m x 4.09m))

Featured double glazed window with deep sill and cupboard below enjoying excellent sea and headland views. Open grate fireplace in stone with slate hearth and wooden mantle. Open beams and part wood panelled walls. Quarry tile floor. Window to side and internal window to kitchen with shelves below. French glazed doors to kitchen with stunning sea vies beyond. Spotlights. Television point. Stairs to first floor. Energy efficient electric radiator. Door to:

Bathroom (8' 0'' x 7' 0'' (2.44m x 2.13m))

White suite comprising panelled bath, wash basin and wc. Separate shower cubicle. Heated towel radiator. Ceramic tiled floor and half tiled walls. Window. Extractor fan. Open beams. Under stairs linen cupboard with electric heater inset.

First Floor Landing

Doors to bedrooms

Bedroom One (13' 10'' x 8' 7'' (4.21m x 2.61m))

Double glazed window with beautiful sea views. Built in wardrobe with shelved alcove to side. Wall light point. Energy efficient electric radiator.

Bedroom Two (13' 11'' x 11' 7'' (4.24m x 3.53m))

Airing cupboard with slatted shelving, hot water cylinder and immersion heater. Double glazed window with beautiful sea / harbour / coastal views. Display alcove. Built in wardrobe. Pedestal wash hand basin with mirror splash back and shaver light point. Loft hatch. Energy efficient electric radiator.


Sun Terrace (15' 1'' x 11' 7'' (4.59m x 3.53m))

South facing and bordered by wall. Stunning views. Access gate and steps with balustrade.

Store Room (11' 0'' x 8' 0'' (3.35m x 2.44m))

Located at road level underneath the kitchen. Electric and water connected. Window. Coal store to side.

Rear Garden

Requires landscaping. Access at present is via a right of way over neighbouring properties. Subject to any consents, a walkway and door can potentially be created off the first floor landing for direct access to the gardens which, on the top level especially, will have outstanding views.

General Information


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Telephone (broadband enabled) and television points. Energy efficient electric radiators.

Energy Performance Certificate Rating: G.

Viewing / Holiday Letting

Holiday let via Cornwalls Cottages. Changeover days are Saturdays when booked.

Furnishings And Contents

With the exception of some personal belongings, fixtures, fittings, contents and furniture are available by separate negotiation.

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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