3 bed Detached house (for sale) Loe Bar Road, Porthleven, Helston TR13

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Fore Street, Porthleven, Helston
01326 358159
First Published

8th Jul 2020

Last Published

20th Jul 2020



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


Situated along Loe Bar Road on the outskirts of this increasingly popular Cornish fishing village is this three bedroom, former farm house. The residence, which has been extended and greatly enhanced by the current owners, benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing. The property commands stunning sea and coastal views across Mounts Bay and boasts a large balcony which takes full advantage of these fine vistas.

In brief, the accommodation comprises of a front porch, kitchen, lounge, sun room, dining room, office, rear hall, utility room and completing the ground floor a w.c.. Accessed from the rear hallway, stairs ascend to the first floor master bedroom with en suite shower room. From the dining room stairs lead to two further bedrooms and a bathroom.

To the outside of the property a driveway provides parking for a number of vehicles and leads to a detached garage. To the side of the residence is a low maintenance, hard landscaped, garden area and accessed from an upstairs bedroom is the balcony.

Porthleven is a thriving seaside Cornish fishing village with its large harbour providing a focal point. Around this cluster many pubs, restaurants and businesses. The village provides amenities to cater for everyday needs as well as a primary school, whilst the more comprehensive amenities of Helston are a few miles distant and these include national stores, cinema and sports centre with indoor swimming pool.

Situated between Helston and Porthleven is the beautiful Penrose Estate which is managed by The National Trust and where one may delight in the many walks and trails through the Cornish countryside around Loe Pool which is Cornwall's largest natural fresh water lake. Porthleven has a prize winning brass and which, on many a summer’s Sunday evening, can be heard echoing around the village, creating atmosphere & ambience for both residents and visitors.

The Accommodation Comprises (Measurements Approx)

Door To

Front Porch

A triple aspect room with sea views, tiled floor opening to the office and opening to

Kitchen (4.04m x 2.44m (13'3" x 8'))

Comprising of working top surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink with mixer tap over, cupboards and drawers under and wall cupboards over. There are partially tiled walls, tiled floor and LED spotlighting. An array of built in appliances include a dishwasher, fridge and range master oven with hob and hood over. Door to

Lounge (6.17m x 3.81m (20'3" x 12'6"))

With characterful beamed ceiling and a feature fireplace with tiled hearth with multi fuel burner. There is alcove shelving to the side, an outlook to the front with sea views, partially exposed stone walls. Door to the dining room and door to

Sun Lounge (6.32m x 2.13m (narrowing to 2.06m) (20'9" x 7' (na)

A triple aspect room with door to the front and enjoying the stunning marine outlook. There is a tiled floor, partially exposed stone wall and door to

Dining Room (4.95m narrowing to 3.28m x 3.81m (16'3" narrowing)

A charming room with flag stone floor and beamed ceiling. There is an impressive Inglenook fireplace with tiled hearth and housing a decorative Cornish range. There are partially exposed stone walls, a built in cupboard, under stairs cupboard and the room enjoys sea views. Stairs to first floor.

Office (3.96m (narrowing to 3.12m) x 2.44m (13' (narrowing)

Accessed from the front porch. With outlook to the side and through the front porch out to sea. There is spot lighting, attractive wood floor and a built in cupboard. Step up to

Rear Hall

With stairs to the first floor, attractive wood floor and door to

Utility Room (2.74m’ x 1.22m’2.74m” (9’ x 4’9”))

Outlook to the rear and a working top surface with space under for a washing machine and a tumble dryer whilst to the side is space for a fridge freezer. There is a tiled floor, spot lighting and a build in cupboard. Door to


Comprising of a close couple W.C. And a wall mounted wash basin. There is a tiled floor and tiled walls.

Stairs And Landing

Outlook to side and door to

Master Bedroom (5.18m’ 1.83m” x 3.35m’ (narrowing to 3.05m’0.91m”))

A dual aspect room enjoying the stunning sea and coastal views. There is access to the loft and door to

En Suite

Attractive suite comprising of a large walk in shower cubical with both rain and flexible shower heads, pedestal wash basin and a low level W.C.. There are partially tiled walls, a sky light and a sloping ceiling.

Stairs From Dining Room

Half Landing

Stairs to the upper landing and steps up to

Bedroom Two (3.96m narrowing to 3.51m x 3.73m (13' narrowing to)

Outlook out to sea and having a range of built in cupboards. The room has a vaulted beamed ceiling and spotlighting.

Upper Landing

With access to the loft, window to the rear, door to bedroom three and door to


Comprising of a roll top bath with mixer tap and flexible shower head, shower cubicle, close coupled w.c. And a pedestal wash basin. There is spotlighting and an outlook to the sea.

Bedroom Three (3.66m x 2.74m (12' x 9'))

With outlook out to sea and access to the balcony.


To the front of the property a driveway provides parking for a number of vehicles and leads to the garage. To the side of the property is a hard landscaped garden area for ease of maintenance. There is also a useful shed.


A detached garage with up and over door and power.

Boiler House

Housing the boiler and providing storage.

Agents Note One

To the front of the property is a strip of land which we are advised the vendors have both vehicular and pedestrian right of way over.

Agents Note Two

The owners advise us that planning has been granted in the vicinity of the property and further details can be found on and using the planning reference - PA18/08801.


Mains electricity, water and drainage.


To view this property or any other property we are offering for sale, simply call the number on the reverse of these details.


From Christophers Porthleven office proceed along the harbourside and at the end bear round to the left past the Clock Tower and up the hill. Proceed along this road and then take the right hand fork. Proceed along this road and then again take the right hand fork (or left fork if driving). Continue up the steep pathway to rejoin the road. The property can be found towards the end of the road on the left hand side.

Anti Money Laundering Regulations - Purchasers

We are required by law to ask all purchasers for verified id prior to instructing a sale.

Proof Of Finance

Prior to agreeing a sale, we will require proof of financial ability to purchase which will include an agreement in principle for a mortgage and/or proof of cash funds.

Date Details Prepared

4th December 2019


Local info for TR13

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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR13

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 15.8% £468,029 3.9 1.6
Detached bungalow 12% £297,270 3.1 1.4
Terraced house 10.9% £167,500 2.5 0.9
Cottage 10.9% £208,338 2.3 1
End terrace house 10.3% £186,042 2.5 0.9
Semi-detached house 8.7% £283,744 3.4 1.4
Flat 7.1% £106,612 1.4 0.8
Other 4.9% £452,661 3.1 1.7
Bungalow 4.9% £307,772 3.1 1.1
Mobile/park home 4.3% £69,238 1.6 1.4
Land 3.8% £146,429 0.3 0
Barn conversion 2.7% £318,990 1.6 0.6
Maisonette 1.1% £124,975 1.5 1
Town house 1.1% £382,500 4 1.5
Equestrian property 0.5% £550,000 4 2
Country house 0.5% £695,000 3 1
Link-detached house 0.5% £230,000 3 1

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£28,079 11.6%


Current Asking Prices in TR13 Average: £269,554

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £114,690 (10) £189,730 (46) £270,178 (60) £448,700 (27) £413,083 (12)
Flats £100,222 (9) £122,317 (6) - - -
All £107,837 (19) £184,085 (53) £270,178 (60) £452,318 (28) £413,083 (12)

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