2 bed Cottage (for sale) St. Mawes, Truro, Cornwall TR2

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Country & Waterside Prestige - St Mawes
1 Marine Parade, St Mawes, Truro
01326 358945
First Published

8th Oct 2019

Last Published

9th Jul 2020



  • Type: Cottage
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Thimble Cottage encompasses the warm, cosy and welcoming feel you would hope for from a old fisherman's cottage in the heart of St Mawes. The cottage really is a hidden treasure tucked just off the water front by the exclusive Idle Rocks Hotel, mere yards from the quay side and beach and enjoys delightful beach and harbour views. The period property has been extensively improved within the last five years by the current owners to create a light and airy home finished in soft neutral tones that perfectly fits the seaside location. Character features such as beamed ceilings, exposed timbers, wood floors, panelled walls and doors and sash windows blending seamlessly with modern features and comforts, such as wood burning stoves, new heating, modern cottage kitchen and the benefit of two upgraded en suite shower rooms. Outside, the cottage has a pretty slate paved terrace with space for a patio table and chairs and faces towards the harbour with a peek of the sea.

• A gorgeous period cottage bursting with character features situated in one of the most prestigious locations in the sought after sailing resort of St Mawes.
• Nestled in a sheltered position just yards from the harbour and Summers Beach, enjoying delightful views of the harbour, beach, and Place Manor.
• Beautifully presented, well appointed and sensitively updated to create a surprisingly light yet cosy cottage with beamed ceilings, exposed floors, fireplaces fitted with wood burning stoves, panelled walls and period windows.
• Well proportioned accommodation with sitting room, dining room, well equipped cottage kitchen, two double bedrooms both with en suite showers and super views.
• Small slate paved patio garden with some harbour views and level access to the waterfront just a stones throw away.
• Extremely desirable holiday cottage with established letting record and fantastic reviews.

Ground Floor A timber framed open entrance porch with pitched slate roof and part glazed door leading into the wonderful light open living room with exposed lime washed wood floors, beamed ceilings and panelled walls. The staircase to the first floor is centrally positioned and to one side is the dual aspect sitting room with a window to the rear looking toward Summers Beach. A second window with window seat overlooks the courtyard. The fireplace has wood surround and slate hearth and is fitted with a multi fuel stove. The dining room also has a window to the rear, fire place with multi-fuel stove as before, under stairs storage cupboard and opening into the kitchen. The classic cottage kitchen over looks the courtyard and has a peek of the harbour. Extremely well equipped, appliances include an integrated fridge, Bosch oven and induction hob, slim line Bosch dishwasher and washer/dryer. A discreet recessed area houses the hot water tank and has storage shelving over.

First Floor On the first floor, the main bedroom is also dual aspect with a window looking toward Summers Beach with stunning views and capturing the morning sun. There is a second window with window seat, built in double wardrobe, recessed display shelves, loft hatch and door to the en suite. The shower room has a small window for natural light, glazed shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, WC and heated towel rail. The second double or twin bedroom also enjoys the beautiful water views and has a recessed storage shelves and door to the en suite. This shower room has a large sash window with window seat, shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Outside The property is approached from Tredenham Road via a pathway to the front of the neighbouring cottage. A timber gate leads into the private slate courtyard garden of Thimble Cottage. Stepping onto Tredenham Road, Directly across the road from Thimble Cottage is 'Sam's Bank', scenic picnic spot overlooking the harbour. A short level walk along the sea front takes you to Summers Beach and a few yard sin the other direction brings you to the village square and harbour front.

Holiday Lettings The property is an extremely popular holiday cottage, let through Cornwall's Cottages for the last five years with a consistent letting record and many repeat clients returning year after year. Please contact the seller's agent for more information.

Services The following services are available; mains electric, mains water and mains drainage, night storage heating on the ground floor, electric heaters on the first floor, telephone and Wi Fi enabled.

St Mawes The elegant resort of St Mawes sits on the tip of the Roseland Peninsula on the south Cornish coast and boasts some of the finest day sailing waters in the country. An enduring yet rather exclusive holiday destination, recently described by The Telegraph as 'effortlessly classic and increasingly chic', the village has an active community, family friendly beaches, boutique hotels such as Olga Polizzi's legendary Tresanton and the stunningly refurbished Idle Rocks and St Mawes Hotel, sailing club, restaurants, galleries and shopping for daily needs.

The Roseland The Roseland Peninsula is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with dramatic coastline, National Trust land and pretty harbour villages. An enduring holiday destination, the Hidden Hut Beach Cafe at nearby Porthcurnick Beach, has been described as the 'hottest destination in the county, if not the country' and just beyond the beach at Rosevine is the Driftwood Hotel with its Michelin starred restaurant. The vibrant harbour town of Falmouth across the bay, reached from St Mawes by passenger ferry, was recently named by Sunday Times readers as the best place to live in the UK. The cathedral city of Truro, with a wide range of commercial facilities and direct rail link to London is 19 miles away and Newquay airport is less than an hour's drive.


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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

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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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