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4 bed town house for sale

£1,250,000 Guide price

Fowey PL23

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Property features

  • Period waterside property
  • Located in the heart of the town
  • Outstanding harbour and sea views
  • Grade II listed
  • Elegant and well presented accommodation
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Delightful period features
  • Waterfront terrace
  • Allocated parking nearby
  • EPC exempt

Property description

One of fowey's finest period waterside houses. A beautiful Georgian town house with delightful, elegant 4 bedroom accommodation with superb harbour views and direct water access.

•Spectacular harbour and sea views
•Platform giving access from the terrace to the water
•Elegant and well presented 4 bedroom town house
•Allocated garaged parking for one vehicle approximately 300 meters from the property
•Private town centre location

The Location

Surrounded by miles of delightful coast and countryside, much of which is in the ownership of the National Trust, Fowey is a charming seaside town with beautiful period houses, excellent restaurants and of course a natural harbour that provides some of the best sailing waters in the county and access to the town by water at all states of the tide.

The town itself provides an excellent range of small shops catering for most day to day needs, along with very good restaurants, boutiques and galleries. Two local yacht clubs organise competitive sailing throughout the summer season and Fowey Harbour Commissioners maintain a very well run port for the benefit of leisure and commercial craft alike.

There are mainline rail stations at nearby Bodmin Parkway, St. Austell, Par and Lostwithiel. The south coast ports of Polperro and Looe are about 15 miles to the east and the old market town of Liskeard is about 18 miles distant. There are also daily flights to London from Newquay Airport on the north Cornish coast.

The Property

One of a short terrace of fine Georgian houses, the property offers sophisticated and spacious accommodation in a very convenient location in the heart of the town. Facing south east, the property enjoys outstanding views over the harbour, harbour entrance and out to sea. Grade II listed, the property has accommodation arranged over three floors and incorporates many delightful period features including attractive staircase, panelled doors and sash windows. Currently configured as a 3 bedroom house with second sitting room on the first floor, the accommodation is flexible.

The attractive hallway with wooden floor and original staircase leads to the well appointed, bespoke Landmark kitchen, with gas aga and tiled floor. A charming sitting room with wood burner has coving to the ceiling and ceiling rose befitting of the era of the property.

The bedrooms on the first and second floor are spacious with fabulous views to the water or to the town, taking in Place House. The bathrooms are refurbished to an excellent standard offering high quality fixtures and fittings.

Outside, there is a lovely paved terrace on the waterfront, with a landing platform and steps leading down to the water. A solid timber door give access to the town quay if required. The present owner has the benefit of a frape mooring which is held on an annual licence from Fowey Harbour Commissioners.

To the rear of the property there is a wet room and useful utility room housed in a single storey building.

There is also an allocated parking space set within a covered garage location approximately 300 meters from the house.


None of the services, systems or appliances at the property have been tested by the Agents.

Local Authority

Cornwall Council, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5DR


Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents: May Whetter & Grose, Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AH. Tel: Email:

Epc Exempt

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £331,935 Sales 100 Current average value £398,930 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £990 ▲ 0.25%

Property value data/graphs for PL23

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £480,723 £352 3.7 £417,508
Semi-detached £348,291 £325 3.2 £306,055
Terraced £358,049 £357 3.0 £315,010
Flats £300,783 £476 2.2 £212,500

Current asking prices in PL23

Average: £480,526
Avg. current asking prices in PL23
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £190,000
Flats £246,333
All £232,250

Current asking rents in PL23

Average: £783 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in PL23
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £708 pcm
- £1,148 pcm
Flats - £641 pcm
- - -
All - £691 pcm
- £1,148 pcm

Fun facts for PL23

Highest value in PL23
Highest value streets Zed-Index
St. Fimbarrus Road £947,471
Tower Park £759,386
Hanson Drive £707,235
Esplanade £628,903
Lanteglos, Fowey PL23 £591,751
Highest turnover in PL23
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Wherry Place 40.0%
Rawlings Lane 34.1%
Downs Hill 31.2%
Hockens Lane 27.3%
Hanson Drive 26.7%

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Nearby transport

  • Par (3.4 miles)
  • Lostwithiel (5.2 miles)
  • Luxulyan (6.3 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (60.4 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (92.6 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (110.7 miles)
  • Fowey Town Quay Ferry Landing (0.0 miles)
  • Fowey Ferry Landing (0.2 miles)
  • Polruan Ferry Landing (0.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Fowey Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Polruan Community Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Tywardreath School (3.3 miles)
  • Cornwall College (6.7 miles)
  • UTC Plymouth (20.5 miles)
  • City College Plymouth (20.8 miles)
  • Fowey River Academy (0.4 miles)
  • Doubletrees School (4.0 miles)
  • Penrice Academy (6.0 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£5,023 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 125,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £4,499 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £13/mo (£161/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £38 Electricity £56 Estimated energy cost £94/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 14400 kWh/year
Electricity: 4300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £337 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £31 Sewerage £49 Estimated water cost £80 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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