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Believed to have been built around the early 1700's, this Grade II listed cottage, believed to have once been a smugglers cottage, is located within a stones throw of the harbour and is very conveniently placed in the centre of the village with shops, restaurants and facilities close by. The cottage is reputed to have been in the same family ownership for approaching 75 years.
The cottage has recently been redecorated and would make a good holiday home lock up and leave or an investment property to rent out.
Lounge/kitchen area, ground floor cloak room/wet room and there is a staircase that opens to the first floor generous double bedroom. No chain. Please note, that like a lot of the cottages in the village, there is a flying freehold.
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.
An obscure multi pane glazed door gives access to the entrance lobby from Polkirt Hill. A door leads to the cloakroom/wet room and the entrance lobby opens naturally to:
15’10” measurement taken across the outer wall from the kitchen area x 10’4” measurement taken near the centre of the room by the wall mounted cupboard and excluding the recesses on either side that are both over 1’ deep. Measurement including staircase. Irregular shaped room. (4.83m x 3.15m)(0.03m)
A double aspect room with a multi pane glazed window to the rear elevation with split level painted window sill and there is a sash window to the side elevation with painted deep timber window sill. Recess with built-in display shelving. Exposed black painted ceiling beams. TV and telephone point. Space for lounge furniture. Fitted breakfast bar that could be removed if required to give space for a small dining table. Space and electric point for cooker. Fitted corer floor standing kitchen unit with built-in cupboard and drawers. Space for fridge and fitted worktop over with tiled splashback and fitted sink with mixer tap. Wall mounted cupboard. Wall mounted shelving. Wall light points. Exposed pine floorboards. Wall mounted cupboard with trip switch boxes and electric key meter. Staircase to the first floor bedroom.
WC with wooden seat. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Tiled and panelled walls. Tiled flooring with drain hole for wetroom style shower area with wall mounted electric shower. Ceiling light points. Wall mounted mirror. Extractor fan (not checked).
15’8” measurement including staircase and taken at one meter height due to eaves giving slightly reduced head height x 13’ measurement taken into recesses on either side of the room but excluding recessed windows. (4.78m x 3.96m)
The staircase naturally opens to the open plan double bedroom with two sash windows to the side elevation with painted deep window sills. Exposed and painted back roof timbers. Access to the loft space. Wall light points. Space for large double bed and bedroom furniture.