3 bed Detached house (for sale) Buttlegate, Downderry, Torpoint PL11

£700,000
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Scott Parry Associates
Tamar View Nurseries, Carkeel, Saltash, Cornwall
01752 948801
First Published

4th May 2021

Last Published

4th May 2021

 

Features

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

Description

Iconic seaside house by multi award winning architect stan bolt - Only 300 yards from Downderry Beach on the glorious Cornish Riviera, a detached house carefully designed to capture the essence of the maritime location. Many Unique Architectural Features including a Floating Copper Roof, About 2018 sq ft, Full Height Reception Hall, Stunning 30' Living/Dining Room, 16' Kitchen/Breakfast Room, 15' Balcony, 19' Master Bedroom with Dressing Area and Ensuite Shower Room/WC, 2 Further Double Bedrooms, Family Bath/Shower Room, Laundry/WC, Double Garage/Workshop, Sea Facing Terraced & Decked Gardens.

Beach 300 yards, looe 5 miles, plymouth 18 miles, fowey 19 miles, newquay airport 37 miles iconic seaside house by multi award winning architect stan bolt - Only 300 yards from Downderry Beach on the glorious Cornish Riviera, a detached house carefully designed to capture the essence of the maritime location. Many Unique Architectural Features including a Floating Copper Roof, About 2018 sq ft, Full Height Reception Hall, Stunning 30' Living/Dining Room, 16' Kitchen/Breakfast Room, 15' Balcony, 19' Master Bedroom with Dressing Area and Ensuite Shower Room/WC, 2 Further Double Bedrooms, Family Bath/Shower Room, Laundry/WC, Double Garage/Workshop, Sea Facing Terraced & Decked Gardens.

Location The property is situated in an elevated south and west facing position only a short walk from Downderry Beach. This is a prized location on a stretch of coastline often referred to as the Cornish Riviera. The constant passage of commercial, naval and pleasure craft across the bay, provides an extraordinary, distracting and inspirational outlook.

Downderry and Seaton have a primary school (rated "good" by Ofsted), restaurant, beachside public house, church, beach café, village store, post office and doctors' surgery. Similar facilities are available at St Germans, which also has a main line railway station providing a useful commuter link to Plymouth (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours). Seaton also has a Countryside Park with riverside and woodland walks.

Downderry was in recent years noted by the Sunday Times in a list of the top ten "Best Places to Live by the sea". Golf is available at Portwrinkle, St Mellion International Golf Resort, or Looe Bindown. The South West Coast Path is accessed nearby with parts of the neighbouring coastline in the ownership of the National Trust. The beach has a slipway and offers the opportunity to keep and launch boats (by permit). Seaton beach benefits from a rnli Lifeguard station during the summer.

The sailing waters of the area are favoured by yachtsmen and deep water moorings are available on the Rivers Lynher and Tamar at St Germans, Saltash and Fowey/Polruan. Saltash has a Waitrose store on its northern outskirts and the city of Plymouth offers an abundance of facilities centred around the historic and fascinating waterfront areas of the Barbican and Hoe. The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Beauty, the famous surfing beaches of North Cornwall, the Rame Peninsula, Mount Edgecumbe Country Park, historic country houses and many other places of interest lie within an easy drive.

Description Boswolow is an iconic near beachside house and an architectural masterpiece, designed by the multi award winning riba Architect Stan Bolt, renowned for the creation of fabulous seaside homes with architectural features which echo and embrace the marine environment.

Features including a "floating" mono-pitch copper roof, cantilevered windows, square portholes and the use of slate, hardwoods and glass to create a modern house which truly captures the essence of the maritime setting and capitalises on the quite extraordinary south and west aspect over the coastal hinterland and coastal waters of the English Channel with a panorama spanning from the Eddystone Lighthouse on the south horizon, the enigmatic Looe Island and Looe Bay with Dodman Point and even The Lizard visible on a clear day to the west. The thoughtful design allows each of the bedrooms and the sitting room to take advantage of the absorbing sea views. The house has lpg central heating with underfloor in the hallway, bathroom and dressing room.

The accommodation extends to about 2018 sq ft and is of reversed design with direct access to the terraces at both ground and first floor levels. The layout is demonstrated by reference to the floorplan and briefly comprises ground floor - Grand Reception Hall (16' high) a wonderful reception space, bathed in light and with bespoke staircase off - 19' Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and Ensuite Shower Room/WC - 2 Further Double Bedrooms - the bedrooms have hardwood flooring, doors to the lower terrace and feature square porthole windows - Family Bath/Shower Room with Flova and Geberit sanitary ware - first floor - Gallery Landing, this well proportioned space enables free flowing movement from the kitchen and living room through to the rear terrace - 30' Living Room with full height window and folding doors rising to the 13' high ceiling and providing a 15'9" wide opening to the Balcony and flooding the room in natural light also with cantilevered feature windows - 16" Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Laundry/WC.

Outside Electric door to double garage/workshop - opening is 14' 8" wide and 7'8"' high, garage has a ceiling height of 10'7"' with workshop/store area off.

The sea facing gardens/outside space is low maintenance comprising a private decked terrace off the bedrooms, a balcony approached from the sitting room and a fabulous sheltered and decked terrace (40' x 13') at the rear - with superb sea views. The rear terrace or lower terrace have ample space for a hot tub and/or summerhouse/studio.

EPC rating - tbc

directions Using Sat Nav - postcode PL11 3NQ - the property will be found on the right hand side.

 

Local info for PL11

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Property Value Data/Graphs for PL11

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 26.6% £156,000 2.1 1.5
Terraced house 20.3% £191,923 3.1 1
Semi-detached house 20.3% £196,538 2.6 1
Detached house 17.2% £695,909 4.1 2.2
Detached bungalow 4.7% £318,333 3 1.3
Other 4.7% £187,167 3 1
Studio 1.6% £55,000 0 1
Bungalow 1.6% £250,000 2 1
End terrace house 1.6% £265,000 3 1
Maisonette 1.6% £130,000 2 0

Area Information

Average Price Paid

£219,315

Sales

1114

Current Average Value

£274,586

Value Change

£55,271 25.2%

 

Current Asking Prices in PL11 Average: £274,586

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses - £182,857 (7) £249,161 (28) £338,333 (3) £1,000,000 (2)
Flats £103,333 (6) £139,111 (9) £190,000 (2) - -
All £103,333 (6) £158,250 (16) £245,217 (30) £338,333 (3) £1,000,000 (2)

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