* Video Tour * A sublime 1920's home enriched with levelled mature gardens in a prime position overlooking the Percuil River in St Mawes. Bursting with character features throughout with large rooms and statement bay windows. Ample parking for vehicles and garage.
A sublime 1920s home enriched with wonderful level mature gardens in a prime position overlooking the Percuil River in St Mawes. In need of some updating, the property is bursting with character features throughout with large statement rooms and beautiful bay windows to soak in the sun from its southerly aspect. Italso benefits from ample parking for multiple vehicles and a detached garage.
Ground Floor: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Cloakroom, Kitchen / Breakfast Room, Utility Area, Dining Room, 22' Living Room.
First Floor: Landing, 4 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Separate WC.
Outside: Surrounding Mature Level Gardens, Detached Garage, Ample Parking for Multiple Vehicles.
Location Summary (Distances And Times Are Approximate)
Polvarth Boatyard and River Walk / Coastal Footpath : 150 yards walk. St Mawes Village Centre : 700 yards walk. Summers Beach : 170 yards walk. Truro : 10 miles via car ferry. Falmouth : 20 minutes by passenger ferry or 15 miles by car ferry. Newquay Airport : 29 miles with flights to London (70 minutes), and Manchester (80 minutes). St Austell : 15 miles with London Paddington 4 hours by rail. Plymouth : 58 miles. Exeter : 97 miles.
This enchanting south facing harbour village is found on the eastern side of the Fal Estuary, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with much of its surroundings owned by the National Trust. The village is centred round its quaint harbour, its own beaches and Castle. It has a good wide range of amenities, which are open all year, including butchers, bakers, convenience store, post office / newsagent, doctors, hairdressers, dentist, pharmacy, village hall, church, delicatessen and clothing shops including Fat Face. The village also has two public houses, and an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, art galleries, gift and ice cream shops.
St Mawes has long been one of the West Country's more desirable and exclusive destinations, with Olga Polizzi's Hotel Tresanton and the recently re-modelled Idle Rocks Hotel both luring the rich and famous. The village has superbly varied and accessible sailing waters and an active sailing club.
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 and Padstow), Nathan Outlaw (St Enodoc, Rock), Paul Ainsworth (Padstow), and Olly Pierrepont at the Driftwood, Rosevine.
Upon arriving at this beautiful 1920s home you will instantly fall in love with its stunning setting. It sits in a prime position within the village, occupying a large plot that is tucked away from the busy village centre yet still an easy walking distance to the nearby Summers beach, local amenities and harbour. This attractive unspoilt home sits back from the road with ample space for parking multiple vehicles and potential boat storage, as well as a detached garage. The surrounding gardens are level and have been very well cared for over 40 years when the present owner moved in. It has an abundance of mature flowers, plants, shrubs and bushes and is fully enclosed for privacy.
On The Ground Floor
Inside the accommodation flows well with the entrance porch opening into a spacious hallway. The living and dining rooms are especially impressive being of good size with the dining room benefitting from a gorgeous bay window to enjoy the views over the south facing garden. The kitchen / breakfast room is of ideal size for open plan entertaining and cooking. There is also a utility area with door to the garden. Crossways offers beautiful river and countryside views to the front and stunning garden views to the rear.
On The First Floor
Upstairs there is a large, open, dual aspect landing with views out towards the river. From the landing, doors lead to four double bedrooms, a family bathroom and also a separate wc. The bedrooms to the rear all enjoy a southerly aspect with beautiful tranquil garden views with the main central bedroom benefitting from an attractive bay window. The fourth bedroom has stunning river views with National Trust Countryside beyond.
A rare opportunity to purchase an exceptional spacious four bedroom detached home in the exclusive village of St Mawes that is full of character but also with a cosy homely feel, set within beautiful private and established level gardens.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Lpg fired central heating. Television and telephone points. Double glazed windows
Energy Performance Certificate Rating: F.
Council Tax Band: G.
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