3 bed Cottage (for sale) Chymbloth Way, Coverack, Helston TR12

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Green Cottage, Churchtown, Mullion, Helston
01326 358806
First Published

21st May 2020

Last Published

2nd Jun 2020



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


Located in an, "off the beaten track location" situated just moments from the beach is this charming, three bedroom character cottage. The beautifully presented Georgian residence boast an imposing local stone facade and retains many period features from beamed ceilings to an impressive inglenook fireplace. Sea and coastal views can be enjoyed from many locations both inside and outside the property whilst horticulturists will delight in the impeccably kept cottage garden.

Greatly enhance by the current owners, the property has been updated in recent years with a new oil fired central heating system being installed in 2019. Planning permission has been granted to allow one to create a fourth bedroom and a Jack and Jill style bathroom, further details can be found on Cornwall Councils planning website using the reference number PA15/10355.

In brief, the property comprises entrance area, shower room, kitchen and completing the ground floor a lounge/diner. On the first floor is a family bathroom and three bedrooms. Outside and to the front of the property is a parking area with space for a number of vehicles which is a real bonus as parking can be at a premium at times in the village. There is a raised terrace where one can relax and enjoy the fine outlook to the sea and the rugged Cornish coastline. The wall enclosed rear garden is a real highlight of the property, boasting many well established plants and shrubs and providing spaces which would seem ideal for Al fresco dining. A useful utility room can be found at the front of the property accessed from the parking area.

Coverack itself is a quintessential Cornish fishing village being situated on the Lizard Peninsula, which has been designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The cove has a lovely sandy beach which is a popular centre for water sports that include windsurfing, sailing and diving. There is an attractive harbour from which a small fleet of traditional fishing boats operate and land their daily catch. Local amenities include a public house, restaurants, a shop selling local produce and a primary school. St Keverne village is a short drive away and has a number of shops, also a doctors' surgery whilst comprehensive schooling can be found in the nearby village of Mullion. The bustling market town of Helston, which has more extensive amenities including national stores and supermarkets, is some eight miles distant.

The Accommodation Comprises (Measurements Approx)

Stable Style Door To

Entrance Area

With tiled floor, door to the kitchen and door to

Shower Room

Comprising shower cubical with tiled walls and housing an electric shower, close couple W.C., wash basin with tiled splash back with mixer tap over and cupboard under and a heated towel rail. There is a tiled floor and a frosted window to the rear.

Kitchen (3.73m x 2.06m (12'3" x 6'9" ))

With working top surfaces incorporating a 1 and a 1/2 bowl sink unit with drainer, cupboards and draws under and wall cupboards over. An array of built in appliances include an oven with induction hob and hood over, fridge, dishwasher and a washing machine. There is a tiled floor, spot lighting, outlook to the rear and decorative under cupboard lighting. Opening to

Lounge/Diner (8.03m x 6.93m (26'4" x 22'9"))

A large triple aspect room with characterful beam ceiling, impressive inglenook fireplace with wood mantle over and bread oven within and there is partial exposed stone walls. A real focal point for the room is the "Contura" wood burner, there is an attractive wood floor and views can be enjoyed to the sea and coastline between other properties. A stable style door provides access to the front and stairs ascend to

Stairs And Landing

With French doors opening to the rear garden, access to the loft, doors to all bedrooms and door to


Suite which comprises bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, close couple w.c., wash basin with mixer tap over and cupboard under and a towel rail. There is partially tiled walls and a frosted window to the rear.

Bedroom One (4.57m x 3.94m (narrows to 2.97m) (15' x 12'11" (na)

A good size, dual aspect, "L shape" bedroom which enjoys the fine views over and between other properties out to sea and the rugged Cornish coastline. There are built in cupboards.

Bedroom Two (3.96m x 2.59m (13' x 8'6"))

A dual aspect room, once again enjoying the coastal outlook.

Bedroom Three (2.82m (narrows to 2.67m) x 2.59m (9'3" (narrows to)

With outlook over the rear garden.


To the front of the property is a parking area which provides parking for a number of vehicles. Steps ascend to a pleasant raised terraced area which enjoys the marine vistas and runs the front of the property. The rear garden is a real feature of the this residence boasting an abundance of well established plants and shrubs and beautifully maintained. The rear garden also provides two hard landscaped areas which would seem ideal for alfresco dinning with the higher of these areas also enjoying an outlook out to sea and the rugged Cornish coastline.

Utility Room

Accessed from the parking area, the room provides a working top surface incorporating a sink unit with drainer and mixer tap over, space for a tumble dryer and space for a freezer.


Mains electricity, water and drainage.


On leaving Helston proceed along the A3083 just past Culdrose take the left hand turning at the roundabout and follow the B3293 heading towards Coverack/St. Keverne. Continue along this road and take the turning right at the next mini roundabout sign posted St. Keverne. Continue for a number of miles and after Zoar Garage take the turning right signposted Coverack. Proceed down the hill and into the village of Coverack continue along with the beach on your left hand side, follow the road around to the left and take the right turning just after two thatched cottages and sign posted coastal foot path. The property will be found after a short distance on your right hand side.


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Epc's For Rental Properties

As from the 1st April 2018 there is a requirement for any properties rented out in the private rental sector to normally have a minimum energy efficiency rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The regulations now apply to new lets and renewals of tenancies and for all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020. It will be unlawful to rent a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum E rating, unless there is an applicable exemption. We understand that the normal type of holiday let is exempt.

Date Details Prepared

18th May 2020

Agents Notes

The property has had planning permission granted to create a fourth bedroom and Jack and Jil bathroom. The works were started but have not been completed. Further details can be found by visiting Cornwall Councils planning website and using the planning reference number - PA15/10355.

Agents Note Two

We are advised that to the front of the residence is a shared driveway with neighbouring properties.


Local info for TR12


Property Value Data/Graphs for TR12

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 33.6% £545,694 4.1 2.1
Detached bungalow 10.9% £397,889 3.4 1.6
Land 9.4% £106,246 0 0
Flat 7.8% £195,745 2.1 1
Bungalow 7% £287,778 2.9 1.2
Other 6.3% £441,806 3.1 1.5
Cottage 6.3% £371,869 3.1 1.5
Semi-detached bungalow 3.9% £160,990 1.8 0.8
Semi-detached house 3.1% £339,975 3.3 1.3
Mobile/park home 2.3% £51,667 2 1
End terrace house 2.3% £201,333 3 1
Terraced house 1.6% £201,750 3 1
Terraced bungalow 1.6% £147,500 1.5 1
Barn conversion 1.6% £160,000 1 1
Link-detached house 0.8% £225,000 3 1
Maisonette 0.8% £275,000 3 1
Country house 0.8% £535,000 5 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£52,709 17%


Current Asking Prices in TR12 Average: £362,066

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £172,000 (5) £198,203 (17) £414,653 (35) £458,209 (28) £598,073 (13)
Flats £128,125 (4) £212,475 (2) £267,500 (4) £225,000 (1) -
All £152,500 (9) £199,705 (19) £399,560 (39) £450,167 (29) £598,073 (13)

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5 bed Detached house () Chi An Dowr, Falmouth TR11 £395,000
3 bed Detached house () Helston, Cornwall TR13 £280,000
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