3 bed Cottage (for sale) Higher Porthpean, Porthpean, St. Austell PL26

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Millerson, St Austell
5-6 Market Street, St. Austell
01726 255058
First Published

9th Feb 2021

Last Published

13th Mar 2021



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


Millerson Estate Agents are delighted to present 'The Post House' located in the quiet hamlet of Higher Porthpean. Being marketed for the first time in over twenty years and offered for sale with no onward chain this property is one not to be missed. Dating back to circa the 19th century the house is brimming with period features including the original cast iron fireplaces, solid wood floorboards, stained glass windows and the stunning exterior stone that it is constructed from.

The accommodation comprises of an entrance porch, hallway, lounge, dining room, downstairs utility/cloakroom, kitchen, loft room and three double bedrooms each with their own ensuite. Outside to the rear there is a quaint courtyard patio area with steps leading to an additional seating area. To the front the property has an allocated two off street parking spaces.

What makes this property truly something special is its secluded location and the uninterrupted panoramic sea views on offer to you from every floor. The property is within a five minute walk of Porthpean beach which from here connects you to the coastal footpath with the neighbouring famous village of Charlestown located within a mile. Porthpean 18 hole golf course with its spectacular views is within walking distance.

The accomodation comprises (All dimensions are approximate)

ground floor

porch 5' 1" x 5' 0" (1.55m x 1.54m) Double glazed fully with patio doors. Tiled flooring.

Hallway Tiled Flooring. Night storage radiator. Smoke Sensor. Doors leading to:

Lounge 15' 5" x 15' 0" (4.71m x 4.58m) Double glazed window to the front aspect. Night storage heater. TV Point. Wood burning cast iron stove on slate hearth. Power sockets. Wooden floorboards.

Dining room 13' 11" x 7' 10" (4.26m x 2.41m) Double glazed window to the rear aspect. Night storage heater. Cast iron Victorian fireplace with mantel. Power sockets. Carpeted flooring.

Kitchen/breakfast room 12' 4" x 10' 1" (3.76m x 3.09m) Double glazed window to the front aspect. Range of wall and base fitted units with roll top work surfaces. Stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. Power sockets. Wooden floorboards.

Utility room/cloakroom 13' 6" x 4' 5" (4.12m x 1.35m) Double glazed window to the rear aspect. Wash basin. WC. Plumbing for washing machine. Night storage heater. Built in timber shelving and wall mounted cupboards. Tiled Flooring.

First floor

landing Stained glass single glazed window to the rear aspect. Carpeted flooring. Smoke Sensor. Airing cupboard housing hot water tank with wooden built in shelving. Loft access with pull down ladder, power, fully boarded and insulated. One double glazed skylight.

Bedroom one 14' 11" x 13' 4" (4.57m x 4.08m) Double glazed window to the front aspect. Smoke alarm. Night storage heater. Open fireplace with slate hearth. Carpeted flooring.

Bedroom one ensuite 9' 0" x 2' 10" (2.76m x 0.87m) WC. Wash basin. Shower unit. Extractor fan. Electric heated towel radiator. Shaver Point. Wooden floorboards.

Bedroom two 12' 11" x 11' 5" (3.95m x 3.49m) Double glazed window to the front. Night storage heater. Power sockets. Victorian cast iron open place and slate hearth. Wooden floorboards.

Bedroom two ensuite 8' 2" x 3' 2" (2.50m x 0.99m) WC. Wash basin. Shower unit. Extractor fan. Electric heated towel radiator. Shaver Point. Wooden floorboards.

Bedroom three 11' 4" x 11' 3" (3.47m x 3.45m) Double glazed window to the rear aspect. Built in wardrobes. Power sockets. Carpeted flooring. Under-stairs storage. Stairs leading to loft room.

Bedroom three ensuite 7' 11" x 3' 2" (2.42m x 0.99m) WC. Wash basin. Shower unit. Extractor fan. Electric heated towel radiator. Shaver Point. Wooden floorboards.

Second floor

loft room 23' 7" x 9' 8" (7.19m x 2.97m) Vaulted ceiling with exposed wooden a-frames. Two double glazed window to the front and rear aspects. Double glazed skylight. Night Storage heater. Eaves storage. Power sockets. Carpeted flooring.

Outside Tap. Light. Patio seating area. Stone steps leading up to tiered patio.

Parking Two allocated parking spaces in front of the property.

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage shared with neighbouring property. New septic tank installed approximately two years ago. Solar panels (owned) with a 4000W feed.

Directions From Asda proceed up the hill and bear into the right hand lane and turn right as signposted towards Duporth and Porthpean. Continue along this road without deviation passing over the new mini roundabout and continue passing junctions 'Ridgewood Close' and 'Porthpean Beach Road'. Take the next turning on your left and continue to decend the hill into the village of Higher Porthpean until you approach St Levans Church and the property will be located on your right hand side and identified easily by a round Millerson 'for sale' board.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for PL26

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 19.8% £335,145 3.9 1.7
Semi-detached house 16.1% £182,008 3.1 1.1
Flat 10.9% £145,464 2 1
Terraced house 9.2% £160,610 2.7 1.1
Bungalow 7.5% £193,090 2.4 1.5
Mobile/park home 6.3% £87,695 1.8 1.1
Detached bungalow 6% £285,840 3.1 1.3
Other 4.3% £140,883 2.2 1.1
Cottage 4% £233,771 2.4 1
Lodge 4% £158,193 2.4 1.9
Land 3.7% £158,450 1.4 0.5
End terrace house 3.2% £169,250 2.7 1
Barn conversion 1.4% £353,400 3 1
Equestrian property 0.9% £543,167 3.3 1.7
Villa 0.9% £181,667 2.3 1
Farm 0.6% £785,000 4 2
Maisonette 0.3% £75,000 1 1
Parking/garage 0.3% £20,000 0 0
Block of flats 0.3% £560,000 0 0
Town house 0.3% £550,000 5 3

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£696 0.3%


Current Asking Prices in PL26 Average: £216,022

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £105,356 (15) £155,925 (77) £203,465 (113) £320,273 (44) £429,664 (18)
Flats £100,833 (9) £153,083 (26) £147,500 (2) £180,000 (1) £240,000 (1)
All £103,660 (24) £153,343 (111) £205,568 (125) £343,583 (48) £419,682 (19)

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