Property for sale in Mevagissey, Cornwall PL26

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Property description

Believed to have been built around the early 1700's, this Grade II listed cottage, we are informed was originally a fisherman's home and is believed to have once been used for smuggling. Located within a stones throw of the harbour it is conveniently situated in the centre of the village with shops, restaurants and facilities close by. We are informed that the cottage has 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.

It consists of a lounge/kitchen area, ground floor cloak room/wet room plus 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 charming labyrinth of quaint cob and slate fisherman’s, panoramic ocean views 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. The village caters well for everyday needs with a full range of stores, gift shops, public houses and restaurants, as well as an activity/sports centre and grounds. Polstreath beach is within walking distance, while the beaches of Porthpean, Gorran Haven and Caerhays are nearby.

Among the many popular local attractions, are the historic port of Charlestown, the sailing estuaries of Fowey, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project.

The market town of St Austell is approx. Five miles away and has a further range of shopping, schooling and social facilities, together with the 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 away) has fine shopping, theatre, cinema and restaurants, while Newquay Airport provides flights to London Gatwick, among other destinations.

Entrance Lobby

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.

Wet Room

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).

Double Bedroom

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.

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Nearby transport

  • St Austell (4.9 miles)
  • Par (7.0 miles)
  • Luxulyan (8.6 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (68.5 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (100.3 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (118.7 miles)
  • Mevagissey Ferry Landing (0.2 miles)
  • Polruan Ferry Landing (7.9 miles)
  • Fowey Ferry Landing (8.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Mevagissey Community Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • Gorran School (2.0 miles)
  • Pondhu Primary School (4.6 miles)
  • EF Academy Torbay (57.1 miles)
  • Huntercombe Hospital School Meadow Lodge (57.6 miles)
  • Exeter Tutorial College (64.0 miles)
  • Penrice Academy (4.8 miles)
  • Restormel Alternative Provision Academy (4.9 miles)
  • The Roseland Academy (5.0 miles)
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