The perfect Cornish retreat or a gorgeous permanent residence? Just moments from the sparkling crystal clear waters and sweep of golden sand that forms Coverack bay is this exquisite property. Step inside and delight in the seamless blending of traditional character and charm and modern convenience. Having been completely renovated by the present vendors the property now offers light flooded accommodation which has been finished with no attention to detail overlooked. Prepare a delicious meal in the farmhouse style kitchen warmed by a fabulous hunter green Aga, relax and dine with friends in the dedicated dining room with bifold doors to an attractive decked seating area. After a bracing coastal walk return home and cosy up in front of the crackling flames of the log burner in the sitting room. The first floor hosts two generous double bedrooms, one of which enjoys a triple window commanding fabulous coastal views, draw back the curtains and enjoy the view from the comfort of your bed with a morning coffee, the second bedroom is generous in size with a feature bay window seat perfect to curl up in and enjoy a book whilst gazing at the ocean, there is also a useful dressing room with this floor being completed by the stunning luxury bathroom with free standing double ended claw footed bath as well as a separate walk in shower cubicle and twin basins. The outside space will not disappoint there is a pretty seating area accessed from the dining room perfect for morning coffee as well as a stunning huge decked area made for alfresco dining or simply soaking up the sun. The property also benefits from the use of a further generous area of lawned garden. There is a pretty timber summerhouse in the garden which the present owners use as occasional accommodation for friends and family and would also make a perfect artists studio or work from home space.
Coverack is a stunning location, nestled in a sheltered cove on the Eastern side of the Lizard Peninsula, there is a crescent shaped beach offering access to crystal clear waters perfect for swimming, kyacking and paddle boarding. The heart of the village is the traditional fishing harbour constructed in 1724 from local serpentine and still home to working fishing boats bringing in the catch on a daily basis. The old Lifeboat House now offers fish and chips that can be enjoyed on the harbour and The Paris Hotel offers a great range of food and drinks, there are also a variety of small cafe's, restaurants and shops as well as a Primary School. Gazing down onto the bay below is the pretty 19th-century church of St Peter which is almost chapel-like in appearance and has a pulpit made of the famous local serpentine stone.
Sitting room – 12’ x 14’1” maximum measurement into Bay
Kitchen - 17’1” X 10’7”
Dining room - 11’7” X 9’5”
Utility room - 9’4” X 6’3”
Bedroom one - 11’11” X 8’
Bedroom two - 14’3” X 10’1”
Bathroom - 12’9” X 7’2”
Enter via the attractive stable door and find yourself in a spacious and light flooded hallway with views of the sea. The property enjoys solid oak flooring throughout the ground floor with the exception of the utility room which benefits from a practical tiled floor. From the hallway stairs rise to the first floor and access is offered to the sitting room and kitchen. The sitting room is an elegant room with a bay window to the front and corner fireplace with log burner the perfect space in which to relax at the end of the day. The kitchen is the hub of the home being warmed by a stunning electric Hunter Green Aga with useful built in storage to either side, there is also an integrated Bosch electric oven with steam function and Neff induction hob and an attractive ceramic sink this room has a lovely traditional feel. Adjacent to the kitchen is a practical utility room with an external door to the rear and also a cloakroom. The dedicated dining room opens off the kitchen, this is a superb room of good size, in summer fold back the bifold doors and allow the natural light to flood in, whilst in winter light the pretty log burner and linger over dinner.
The first floor hosts two bedrooms, a dressing room and a sumptuous bathroom. The larger of the two double bedrooms features an attractive bay window to the front with window seat as well as a feature period style former fireplace. The second bedroom is currently used by our clients as their preferred bedroom as the triple window offers a breathtaking panoramic view from the headland, sweeping around the bay to the harbour and lifeboat house. The dressing room is a hugely useful space utilised as a walk in wardrobe offering an excellent array of storage. The highlight of this floor is the simply stunning bathroom, featuring a double ended claw footed free standing bath alongside a walk in shower cubicle, twin basins and a low level w.c. This really is the last word in luxury and the perfect space in which to unwind at the end of a long day.
The outside space really does complete the package with two parking spaces being offered to the immediate front of the property, this is a huge asset in this location. From the parking area step up onto a decked area which offers access to the property itself and a pedestrian access gate giving side access to the rear. The space to the side of the property is a useful area for storage of kayacks etc and benefits from an outside tap. To the rear of the property also accessed directly from the dining room is a pretty decked seating area perfect for a morning coffee. There is an attractive rockery style garden behind this and to the side a shingle and rockery style garden with a path giving access to the chalet and steps rising to the decked area.
The raised decked is a fabulous space with stunning views perfect for alfresco dining or simply soaking up the sun, there is a barbecue area to the side whilst below there is a lawned garden area. The present vendors have cultivated the lower level of the lawned garden to an allotment area where there is also a useful shed. At the top of the garden are sited two hammocks offering a wonderful spot in which to relax and enjoy the sound of the sea.
A timber chalet style structure located to the rear of the property measuring approximately 15’ x 9’4 overall, offering a fully fitted kitchen area with an induction hob and slimline dishwasher and ceramic sink, a sleeping area and shower room. Perfect for visiting friends and family or perhaps a space to be re-configured as a studio or office.
The owner informs us that the property has had the benefit of the use of the lawned area of garden for in excess of 50 years, for this benefit they pay a peppercorn rent currently in the region of £140 per year.
Mains water, drainage and electricity.
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||-||£332,000 (5)||£354,231 (13)||£795,585 (17)||£418,750 (4)|
|Flats||£235,000 (1)||-||£245,000 (2)||£225,000 (1)||-|
|All||£235,000 (1)||£332,000 (5)||£325,625 (16)||£763,886 (18)||£418,750 (4)|