An exciting development opportunity comprising a beautiful former cooperage for conversion to a "grand design" home in an outstanding waterside location with private beach, quay and permission for a boat house with sail loft. A true "once in a lifetime" opportunity. Proposed 2336 sq ft Dwelling (works commenced), Proposed 860 sq ft Boat House, Extensive Level Lawns, Private Beach, Private Quay, Extraordinary Views over the Tamar Estuary and Cornwall aonb.
Plymouth sound by boat 1.5 miles, whitsand bay 2.5 miles, plymouth 9 miles An exciting development opportunity comprising a beautiful former cooperage for conversion to a "grand design" home in an outstanding waterside location with private beach, quay and permission for a boat house with sail loft. A true "once in a lifetime" opportunity. Proposed 2336 sq ft Dwelling (works commenced), Proposed 860 sq ft Boat House, Extensive Level Lawns, Private Beach, Private Quay, Extraordinary Views over the Tamar Estuary and Cornwall aonb.
Location This unique property is located in a spectacular setting in one of the most beautiful parts of England. It lies on the edge of the village of Millbrook close to the crystal clear waters of Plymouth Sound. The Tamar Estuary at the mouth of Plymouth Sound has an abundance of wildlife and the passage of commercial, naval and pleasure craft provides an extraordinary, distracting and inspirational outlook.
The village of Millbrook includes a wide range of services including a small supermarket, local shops, doctors' surgery, primary schools, pubs and restaurants and other facilities including the various facilities to keep and launch boats, while nearby Cremyll includes a riverside pub and pedestrian ferry conveniently linking to the Stonehouse and Royal William Yard area of the City of Plymouth.
The nearby villages of Kingsand and Cawsand both have a welcoming community, are home to the Rame Gig Club and are well equipped with a variety of local shops, pubs and restaurants together with a sailing club and other facilities. The Rame Peninsula is relatively little known, often described as 'Cornwall's forgotten corner', forming part of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with quiet beaches and outlined by the South West Coastal Path. The Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, an 800 acre area of coastal woodland and open hillsides, is possibly one of the most beautiful and varied locations of Cornwall, lies on the edge of the village.
Access to Plymouth is via the town of Torpoint, with the vehicle ferry linking to the City. Alternatively The A38 is accessed at Trerulefoot and provides quick links to all parts of the region. The long golden sands of Whitsand Bay and the beautiful Rame Peninsula are only a short drive from the property.
Description The Old Cooperage comprises an historic former cooperage (not listed) in an outstanding waterside location with dramatic views over the waters of the Tamar Estuary and the unspoilt countryside of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property has long frontage to the tidal waters of the Tamar incorporating a private quay and beach, for the yachtsman, water sports enthusiast or indeed nature lovers there can be few better locations from which to indulge your passion.
Planning permission was granted for conversion of a redundant building to dwelling in 2012. Work has commenced and given the location and scale of the building our client has taken great care to enable the eventual owner to create a home of superior quality. Works so far undertaken (signed off by Building Regulations) include the refurbishment of the external walls and stonework including pointing by local craftsmen Westcountry Stonemasons, installation of concrete floor with damp proof course and radon sump, complete reroof including ring beam and visually stunning roof trusses supplied and installed by Carpenter Oak, installation of mains water and electricity. The roof trusses have been designed to allow for second floor accommodation subject to any consents that may be required.
The attached floorplan demonstrates the proposed layout although there is clearly the opportunity for the new owner to change the layout depending upon family requirements.
Planning permission was granted on the 15th of November 2012 for conversion of a redundant building to dwelling, the application number is PA12/08072 and the drawings and other documents are available to view online by visiting the Cornwall Council Planning Portal, they are also available for inspection at the agents office. Regarding the boat house, planning permission was granted on the 5th of June 2017 and the application number is PA16/05323.
Work has commenced on the conversion of building to dwelling and this work has been inspected and signed off by the Building Regulations Department of Cornwall Council. No work has commenced on the boat house permission.
Outside The property is approached over a long private drive (in separate ownership but with shared maintenance liabilities), this drive serves a small number of residential properties. The private drive leads through handsome granite pillars to a large and level parking area. The level gardens are currently to grass with long frontage to the tidal waters and present opportunities for the creative gardener.
The waterfront comprises a former quay and a shingle beach. The latter has enviable planning permission for the construction of a boathouse with sail loft over.
Directions Using Sat Nav - Postcode PL10 1HB - pass the entrance to Southdown Marina on the right and continue along the unmade private track, the Old Cooperage will be found on the right hand side through granite pillars.
EPC - exempt