An unusual opportunity to purchase A grade II listed, waterfronting property with the potential to make A fabulous home, close to the centre of fowey. In need of renovation. EPC exempt.
Fowey is regarded as one of the most attractive waterside communities in the county. Particularly well known as a popular sailing centre, the town has two thriving sailing clubs, a famous annual Regatta and excellent facilities for the keen yachtsman. For a small town Fowey provides a good range of shops and businesses catering for most day to day needs. The immediate area is surrounded by many miles of delightful coast and countryside much of which is in the ownership of the National Trust. Award winning restaurants, small boutique hotels, excellent public houses etc, have helped to establish Fowey as a popular, high quality, destination.
There are several excellent golf courses within easy reach, many world class gardens are to be found in the immediate area and the fascinating Eden Project with its futuristic biomes is just 5 miles to the north west.
There are good road links to the motorway system via the A38/A30. Railway links to London, Paddington, can be made locally at Par, and St. Austell and there are flights to London and other destinations from Newquay.
The property is offered to the market for the first time in a number of years and is need of renovation. It originated as a pilchards house and is located just a short distance from the centre of town, the property benefits from water frontage, with access to the water.
Currently configured as a 2 bedroom property, there is huge scope to make the house a fabulous main home or luxury second home or holiday let. There is a further, detached annexe in the garden which has been used as overflow accommodation. Subject to the relevant planning permissions this building could be incorporated into the main property.
Accessed directly from North Street, the front door opens to a hallway, with stairs leading to both lower and upper floors. The accommodation is arranged over 4 floors with the lower ground floor used as a storeroom/workshop with stairs leading up to the kitchen/living room area. There are two windows overlooking the river with lovely water views from this room and a balcony runs the width of the property.
From the hallway, stairs lead up to a good sized double bedroom with views to the water. There is also a spacious bathroom on this level.
On the top floor there is a large attic room, currently configured as a second bedroom with window to the water and fabulous harbour views.
The Annexe is accessed from the rear garden and comprises a large room with built in cupboards and wash hand basin and access to the garden.
The property benefits from a good sized garden enclosed on two sides by stone walling. There is a paved patio close to the waters edge and a gate provides access to the water. Steps (which are not currently accessible and in need of repair) lead to the foreshore.
There is balcony accessed from the sitting room.
Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents: May Whetter & Grose, Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AH.
None of the services, systems or appliances at the property have been tested by the Agents.
Cornwall Council, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5DR
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|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||£231,000 (5)||£309,309 (16)||£430,811 (27)||£675,792 (12)||£877,500 (8)|
|Flats||£216,667 (3)||£328,328 (9)||£523,750 (4)||-||-|
|All||£225,625 (8)||£316,156 (25)||£442,803 (31)||£675,792 (12)||£877,500 (8)|