3 bed Detached house (for sale) Trenance, Mawgan Porth TR8

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Jackie Stanley
1 North Quay, Padstow
01841 531004
First Published

24th Jun 2019

Last Published

23rd Oct 2019



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


Mawgan Porth with a secluded position that is hard to rival. Discreetly situated in a beautiful elevated frontline position just above the golden sand, the property enjoys spectacular views across the beach and clifftops with the roar of the sea and crashing tide just yards away.

Bobtails is an attractive property and comprises a three bedroom detached single storey dwelling measuring approximately 1350 square feet. The property has two reception rooms, both of which face the beach and sea, three bedrooms with one also facing the beach and sea, a modern kitchen, bathroom and shower room. Features of note include a Cornish stone façade, an open fire with Cornish stone fireplace, a large attic space, UPVC double glazing and sleek modern kitchen cabinets with integral appliances

Beautiful tiered and established gardens abate the rear of Bobtails with meandering paths leading up to private patios and terracing, where the views just get better. The plot is deceptively large and includes two large patios to the front and side and two garages, one of them a double. Services to the property include mains water and electricity, private drainage and an oil fired central heating system.

It is essential to view Bobtails to fully appreciate just how wonderful the position is. Subject to planning permission, the property and plot has the potential to be redeveloped to create the waterside home of your dreams.

Mawgan Porth is a hugely popular and sought after location in North Cornwall. The magnificent sandy beach is famous for water sports activities for surfers and bathers alike and there are also stunning cliff and coastline walks. Fine dining is available locally at the award-winning Scarlet Hotel, Jamie Oliver's Fifteen at nearby Watergate Bay and the esteemed Rick Steins Seafood restaurant in Padstow, just a few miles along the very scenic coast road. First class spa and recreational facilities are available within walking distance at The Scarlett and Bedruthan Steps hotels. The bay provides a range of amenities including a local store, cafes, public house, hotels, surf school and gift shops. There are also excellent local schools and transport links with Newquay Airport. St Mawgan, a beautiful picture box perfect village lies 2.5 miles inland and has a Post Office, stores, village green and beautiful 13th century church as well as an "outstanding" primary school.

To find Bobtails, head towards Newquay from Padstow along the coast road passing through St Merryn and Porthcothan along the way. Upon entering the hamlet of Trenance, turn right at the telephone box and postbox. Drive down the lane for approximately 450 yards and Bobtails is the second to last property at the end of the lane. The postcode for satellite navigation is TR8 4DE.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR8

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 26.3% £503,477 4 2
Mobile/park home 11.2% £85,592 2.3 1.5
Semi-detached house 11.2% £302,968 3.5 1.7
Terraced house 10.1% £181,625 2.7 1.4
End terrace house 8.4% £205,697 3.3 1.4
Other 7.3% £202,738 2.2 0.9
Flat 6.7% £279,708 1.7 1.3
Bungalow 3.9% £294,007 3.1 1.1
Detached bungalow 3.4% £726,667 3.2 2
Land 3.4% £316,667 3.3 1
Cottage 2.2% £515,738 2.8 1.3
Lodge 1.7% £158,332 2.3 1.3
Semi-detached bungalow 1.1% £250,000 2.5 1
Maisonette 0.6% £495,000 3 2
Link-detached house 0.6% £695,000 4 3
Block of flats 0.6% £750,000 10 7
Barn conversion 0.6% £480,000 3 2
Farmhouse 0.6% £675,000 5 2
Town house 0.6% £305,000 5 3

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Value Change

£49,240 17.7%


Current Asking Prices in TR8 Average: £327,024

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses - £134,511 (44) £292,908 (52) £462,411 (42) £544,989 (9)
Flats £220,400 (5) £296,583 (6) £485,000 (2) - -
All £220,400 (5) £150,906 (53) £299,113 (55) £455,028 (44) £557,990 (10)

Nearby Properties

4 bed End terrace house () Church Street, Newquay TR7 £300,000
1 bed Flat () Newquay, Cornwall, England TR7 £125,000
2 bed Flat () Galleon Court, Newquay TR7 £165,000
3 bed Semi-detached house () Beacon Road, Summercourt, Newquay TR8 £195,000
5 bed Detached house () Nr Porthcothan, Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 £625,000
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