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Property details

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 reception rooms


  • Freehold
  • Quintessential Cornish Cottage
  • Full of Rustic Charm and Character
  • 350 Yards Walk of Portscatho Village Centre and 530 Yards of the Beach
  • 2 Reception Rooms and 2 Spacious Bedrooms
  • Rear Courtyard Garden with Utility / Workshop
  • Recently Renovated Throughout
  • Suited as a Permanent or Second Home
  • A Rare Opportunity

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A quintessential two bedroom cottage located approximately 350 yards from Portscatho village centre & harbour. Recently renovated throughout, Light, airy and full of charm. Chain free and priced to sell.


A quintessential Cornish cottage located approximately 350 yards from Portscatho village centre, with beautiful sandy beaches and coastal walks beyond.

The cottage has recently undergone a complete renovation throughout bringing it up to an excellent standard, making for light, airy and spacious property.

This character cottage is much larger than it appears from outside. The sitting room could, if necessary, be used as a third bedroom. Windows are double glazed and the cottage is warmed by night storage and electric heaters. To the rear is a courtyard garden and useful utility / work store. Character features include open beams, dado rails and older style panel and timber doors with brass furniture. Offering two good sized bedrooms, the rear of which has partial views towards the coastline and sea.

Suited towards the permanent or second homebuyer, this sought after opportunity is set at a realistic asking price.

The Accommodation Comprises:

Ground Floor: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Inner Hall, Kitchen, Bathroom.
First Floor: 2 Double Bedrooms.
Outside is a Utility / Workshop and a Courtyard Garden.

Location Summary (Distances And Times Are Approximate)

Bus stop opposite (regular bus service no 50 to Truro). Portscatho Beach: 530 yards. Portscatho village centre: 350 yards. Percuil Boatyard: 750 yards. St Mawes: 4 miles. Truro: 10 miles via car ferry. Falmouth: 15 miles by car ferry. Newquay Airport: 26 miles with flights to London Gatwick (70 minutes) and Manchester (80 minutes).
St Austell : 15 miles with London Paddington 4 hours by rail.

Gerrans And Portscatho

The villages of Gerrans and Portscatho offer a range of shops for day-to-day requirements, a Post Office, Church, Doctor's surgery, two Pubs, Social Club, Squash Club and Primary School. Sailing facilities and a boatyard are at Percuil just over two miles away. Portscatho is an attractive, unspoilt coastal village in the outstanding natural beauty of the Roseland Peninsula. It has a small harbour, safe beaches, lovely country and cliff walks, and sailing and other facilities within easy reach.


In a wider context, Cornwall has been enjoying a renaissance offering a range of accessible attractions such as the Eden Project, the National Maritime Museum, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Tate Gallery and Truro Cathedral. Fine dining Michelin star and celebrity chef restaurants are in abundance, including Rick Stein (Falmouth, Porthleven and Padstow), Jamie Oliver (Watergate Bay), Nathan Outlaw (Port Isaac), Paul Ainsworth (Padstow), and the Roseland's own Chris Eden at the Driftwood, Rosevine.

Accommodation Details (Dimensions Are Approximate)

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Part glazed and panelled entrance door. Dado rail. Panelled doors to sitting room and dining room.

Sitting Room (11' 11'' x 8' 8'' (3.63m x 2.64m))

Storage heater in former fireplace with hardwood surround and mantle. Display / book shelving in deep alcove. Two wall light points. Double glazed window to front.

Dining Room (13' 6'' x 10' 0'' (4.11m x 3.05m))

Dado rail and beamed ceiling. Alcove with built-in cupboard inset. Storage heater in former fireplace with hardwood surround and mantle continuing to form display shelf. Two wall light points. Television and telephone points. Shelved under stairs cupboard with electric light. Double glazed window with deep sill to rear. Older style timber door to inner hall with stairs to first floor.

Kitchen (15' 2'' x 4' 9'' (4.62m x 1.45m))

Galley style kitchen with floor cupboards having work surfaces over. One and a half bowl sink unit with drainer. Tiled walls. Space for fridge, cooker and dishwasher. Plumbing for dishwasher. Electric cooker point. Double glazed windows to side and rear. Open wall storage cupboard. Electric wall panel heater. Ceramic tile floor.

Rear Lobby

Door to bathroom. Half-glazed door to utility / workshop. Ceramic tile floor.

Bathroom (8' 9'' x 5' 1'' (2.66m x 1.55m))

White suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower unit over and shower screen, pedestal wash basin and wc. Shaver point. Tiled walls. Opaque double glazed window. Extractor fan. Under floor heated ceramic tile floor.

First Floor


Hatch to roof space. Panelled doors to bedrooms. Wall light point.

Bedroom One (14' 11'' x 8' 8'' (4.54m x 2.64m))

Part canopied ceiling. Window seat to double glazed window to front with lovely views of Gerrans Church.

Bedroom Two (16' 5'' x 10' 3'' (5.00m x 3.12m))

Part canopied ceiling. Wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Airing cupboard containing insulated hot water cylinder fitted with immersion heater. Shaver point. Television point. Double glazed window with deep sill and partial views to the coast and sea.


Utility / Workshop (12' 0'' x 6' 11'' (3.65m x 2.11m))

Various possible uses. Glazed door to rear garden. Two windows. Worktop with space and plumbing for washing machine under

Courtyard Garden

With flower borders and shrubs. Pedestrian gate.


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Telephone and television points. Night storage heaters.

Energy Performance Rating: F.

Council Tax Band: C.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Place Ferry Landing 2 miles
  • St Mawes Ferry Landing 2 miles
  • Gerrans School 0.1 miles
  • St Mawes School 2 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Place Ferry Landing 2 miles
  • St Mawes Ferry Landing 2 miles
  • Gerrans School 0.1 miles
  • St Mawes School 2 miles

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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
10th Jul 2020 £239,950 First listed
11th Feb 1998 £55,000 Last sold

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