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  • Bedrooms: 4
This sizeable period house with its attractive frontage, is located a short distance up Polkirt hill and with the benefit of lovely harbour and sea views from both the house and its gardens.

The property, believed to be Victorian, would benefit from some internal cosmetic improvement, although a number of years ago, did benefit from some updating by the current owners as well as a sizeable loft conversion to create the fourth bedroom/attic room.

The property has lovely high ceilings, typical of its era, and retains a lot of its period features. There is an open fireplace in the lounge with feature old pine surround, multi fuel burner and there are harbour views from the lounge window bay. There is exposed old pine wood block, herringbone style flooring in the kitchen and dining room, and a lovely period staircase in the hallway leading up to the first floor landing. From the first floor landing, a paddle staircase leads up to the second floor landing and bedroom four.

Hallway, lounge, dining room, kitchen, cloak room. First floor landing giving access to two double bedrooms, one with lovely harbour views, a single bedroom again with lovely harbour views and the family bathroom. There is a second floor landing with access to the fourth bedroom/attic room that has fantastic sea and harbour views.

Front and side garden area and there is a raised timber decked area, all with lovely harbour views. Oil Fired C/H.

EPC - F.

As a working fishing village on the south Cornish coast, Mevagissey is renowned for its labyrinth of quaint cob and slate fisherman's cottages, retaining much of its charm through its tiny winding streets and is particularly noteworthy for its historic twin harbour walls. Much of the nearby coastline is owned and protected by the National Trust and offers spectacular coastal walks. Mevagissey caters well for everyday needs having everyday shops, gift shops, public houses and restaurants, as well as an activity/sports centre with sports grounds. Locally there is Polstreath beach which is within walking distance, as well as Porthpean, Gorran Haven and Caerhays beaches being near by.

Nearby is the historic port of Charlestown and the sailing estuaries of the popular coastal town of Fowey. Nearby attractions for visitors include the Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project.

The market town of St Austell is approx. 5 miles distant and has a further range of shopping, schooling and social facilities together with main line railway station, bus station, library, sports/leisure centre, choice of at least three golf courses and recently constructed cinema. The popular Cathedral City of Truro approx. 17 miles distant) has fine shopping, theatre, cinema and restaurants, whilst Newquay Airport provides flights to London Gatwick amongst other destinations.


A period entrance door with stained glass window panel, with overhead window pane above, gives access to the entrance hall with quarry tiled and carpeted flooring. Feature semi curved moulded columns on either side. Ceiling light point. Mains smoke alarm. A staircase gives access to the first floor with painted newel posts, spindles and handrails. Coat hanging pegs. A white panelled door gives access to a shelved under stair cupboard. White painted period panelled doors give access to the lounge and dining room.


13'1” into window bay x 12'4” (3.99m x 3.76m)

Feature fireplace with multi fuel burning stove, tiled surround and feature exposed pine decorative fire surround with carved columns and mantle piece. Walk-in window bay with a sash window to the front elevation, lovely harbour and sea views, views over the village and surrounding fields. There are further windows on either side of the main sash window. Double radiator. Fitted dado rails and hanging picture rails. Ceiling light point.

Dining Room

10'6” excluding recesses x 9'11”(3.20m x 3.02m)

There are fitted cupboards around what is presumed to have been a chimney breast for a fireplace with recesses on either side with fitted shelving. Feature herring bone style wood block flooring. Fitted dado rails and wall mounted overhead display ledges. Ceiling light point. Feature decorated wall with the appearance of an exterior of an old castle wall, with a feature archway in a similar style that leads to:


17'4” x 4'8” widening to 7'6” (5.28m x 1.42m)(2.29m)

There is a range of fitted wall mounted and floor standing units with a concealed and built-in freezer (not checked). Space for washing and tumble dryer. Electric oven and four ring touch controllable hob, with extractor fan above(all not checked). Butler style sink with hot and cold taps above. Tiled splash backs. Matching herring bone style tiled wood block flooring. A multi pane glazed stable door leads to the side of the property. Double glazed window. Two overhead ceiling light points. Wall mounted cupboard housing the trip switch box and electric key meter. Single radiator with thermostat control. An opening leads to a small lobby, with a shelved area on one side, tiled flooring and a door that leads to:


Suite comprising WC with wooden seat. Wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Radiator with thermostat control. Tiled flooring and there is a ceiling light point.

First Floor Landing & Half Landing

Access to the bathroom, bedroom one, two and three via old painted panelled doors. A paddle staircase leads to the fourth bedroom. Ceiling light point.

Bedroom One

10'9” excluding window bay x 10' (3.28m x 3.05m)

Sash window to the front elevation with lovely harbor and sea views. Hanging picture rail. Decorative painted old fire place (not functional). Ceiling light point with dimmer switch. Radiator. Space for double bed.

Bedroom Two

11' x 9'11” excluding door recess (3.35m x 3.02m)

Multi pane glazed double doors give access to the rear decked area. Hanging picture rail. Decorative painted old fireplace (not functional). Ceiling light point with dimmer switch. Double radiator and thermostat control. Space for a double bed.

Rear Timber Decked Area

There is access from the second bedroom to the decked area with space for table and chairs, in which to sit and enjoy the lovely views over the harbour, village and surrounding countryside.

Bedroom Three

9'10” at longest point and into window bay x 6'5” irregular shaped room (3.00m x 1.96m)

Sash window to the front elevation with lovely harbour views. Space for single bed. Hanging picture rail. Radiator. Ceiling light point with dimmer switch.


Fitted with a white suite comprising WC with push button flush, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome effect mixer tap and overhead light above. 'P' shaped panel enclosed bath with chrome effect mixer tap, glazed shower screen and Gainsborough wall mounted electric shower. Tiled walls with contrasting feature tiled walls. Tiled flooring. Obscure glazed window. Obscure glazed block built glass window. Extractor fan. Feature chrome effect heated towel rail. Overhead light point.

Second Floor landing

There is access via a paddled staircase to the second floor landing, with double windows to the rear elevation. Mains smoke alarm. Two ceiling mounted down lighters. A door leads to:

Bedroom Four/Attic Room

14'1” measurement taken at 1 meter height due to sloping eaves giving reduced head height and into walk in dormer window on the harbour side x 13'2” at longest point on either side but excluding shelved recesses (4.29m x 4.01m)

There is a double glazed window to the front elevation with breathtaking sea and coastal views, views of the inner and outer harbor, the lighthouse, far reaching coastline views and views over Mevagissey village with rural views beyond. Double glazed velux window to the rear elevation. Beech effect flooring. Access into two eaves storage areas. Wall mounted shelving. Double radiator with thermostat control. Open fronted storage area. Ceiling mounted down lighters, controllable via dimmer switches.

Front Garden

There is a front garden with Pickett fencing to the front boundary and with space for table and chairs in which to enjoy the sea views and views looking down into the inner harbour, across the village and countryside views beyond. Outside light. There is a raised pond with stone surrounds. This area continues along the side of the property, giving access to the kitchen door, with the oil fired central heating boiler (not checked) and oil tank on one side, outside tap and light.

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Alastair Shaw

11 The Square, Gerrans, Truro, Cornwall

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