Semi-detached house for sale in Springfield, Portscatho, Truro TR2

Semi-detached house for sale - 4 bedrooms 4 3 3
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Property features

  • Magnificent grandstand panoramic views over Gerrans Bay and surrounding coastline
  • Versatile, superbly presented and appointed family sized Residence
  • Adaptable 4/5 bedroom, 2/3 reception accommodation for large family or
  • S/C one bedroom annexe with veranda, living room / kitchen and wet room plus
  • 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom family residence with balcony, veranda and gardens
  • Detached outbuilding / studio
  • 350 yards to shops, restaurant and beaches
  • Currently holiday let providing lucrative income
  • 700 yards walk of Hidden Hut and Porthcurnick Beach

Property description

A versatile and adaptable, superbly presented and appointed family sized semi-detached residence, enjoying magnificent grandstand panoramic views over Gerrans Bay, situated within 350 yards of shops, restaurants and beaches.

The Accommodation Comprises:

C-Side: Living Room with Decked Terrace, Open Plan Kitchen and Dining / Family Room, Inner Hall. First floor Landing, Master Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room, Bedroom 2 with Balcony, 3rd Bedroom and Family Bathroom.

Little c-Side: Entrance Hall, Wet / Shower Room, Living Room with Kitchenette and Veranda, Bedroom.

Outside: Gardens Front and Rear and Detached Studio.


Purchased via ourselves requiring modernisation in 2005, a comprehensive refurbishment and extension programme was commenced once planning permission was granted in 2011. The improvements extended the property to the rear, added a first floor balcony and introduced a connecting one bedroom self-contained annexe on the eastern elevation. C-Side now offers adaptable 4/5 bedroom, 2/3 reception accommodation for the large family or, (by simply locking an internal door), a self contained one bedroom annexe with a veranda, living room with kitchen, entrance lobby and wet room, plus a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 reception family residence with balcony, veranda and gardens which also include a detached outbuilding/studio.

The Views

The outstanding and panoramic views from the property encompass Gerrans Bay and its surrounding coastline, including Nare Head, Gull Rock, Dodman Point, over the village and harbour, and miles of open sea. Located within 350 yards of the central village area with its array of shops, galleries, restaurants / cafes. The property is also within a 700 yards walk of the Hidden Hut and Porthcurnick Beach.


Suited towards a wide range of buyers, either as a permanent or second home, this rare opportunity will interest the family as one large residence or those looking for an annexe for dependent relative or a home with an income. Our client currently holiday lets the property providing a lucrative income.

Location Summary (Distances And Times Are Approximate)

The Hidden Hut & Porthcurnick Beach: 700 yard walk. Driftwood Michelin Star Restaurant & Hotel: 1 mile walk or 1.7 miles by car. Portscatho village centre and beach: 350 yard walk. Bus stop: On the doorstep! (Number 50 bus to St Mawes, Tregony and Truro). St Mawes: 4 miles (20 minutes pedestrian ferry to Falmouth). King Harry Car Ferry: 5 miles. Truro: 9 miles by car ferry or 15 miles. St Austell: 15 miles (London Paddington circa 4.5 hours by rail). Falmouth: 15 miles by car ferry. Cornwall Airport Newquay: 24 miles, daily flights to London Heathrow (70 minutes).


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. There are sufficient shops for day to day and other needs, a Post Office, 2 pubs and a restaurant. In addition there is a Church, Doctors' surgery and Squash club. The local primary school is less than half a mile distant.

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 (Fifteen), Nathan Outlaw (Port Isaac), Paul Ainsworth (Padstow), and the Roseland's own Chris Eden at the Driftwood, Rosevine.

Accommodation Details

(dimensions are approximate)

Little c-Side

Open Porch (3' 7'' x 2' 0'' (1.09m x 0.61m))

Wheel chair ramp in slate. Letter box. Courtesy light. Part leaded and colour glazed door to:

Hall (7' 4'' x 4' 0'' (2.23m x 1.22m))

Engineered oak floor. Heating thermostat. Loft hatch. Under floor heated. Inset ceiling lights. Doors to wet room, inner hall to c-Side. Door to:

Living Room / Kitchenette (12' 11'' x 12' 8'' (3.93m x 3.86m))

Stunning views over Gerrans Bay and the village. Engineered wood floor in oak. Large Double glazed bay window and French doors onto the veranda. Beech worktop surface with cupboards over and under. John Lewis stainless steel microwave. Cupboard with plumbing for washer drier. Stoves electric oven. Stainless steel sink unit. Tiled walls. Contemporary tap fitting. Double glazed window to the side. Concealed filter hood. Vaulted ceiling with central beam. Electric fire. Television point. Contemporary wire spotlighting. Under floor heated. Oak door to Bedroom.

Veranda (12' 0'' x 3' 0'' (3.65m x 0.91m))

Pillared with an oak arch and sleeper steps. Stunning views. Opening to bedroom terrace.

Bedroom (10' 11'' x 10' 3'' (3.32m x 3.12m))

Wood engineered oak floor. French double glazed doors with magnificent views. Inset ceiling lights. Built in double wardrobe. (Potential for doorway into c-Side's inner hall).

Bedroom Terrace (13' 4'' x 11' 3'' (4.06m x 3.43m))

Decking with glazed balustrade and beautiful views. Fence and gate to c-Sides terrace.

Wet / Shower Room (9' 2'' x 3' 10'' (2.79m x 1.17m))

Shower area with contemporary shower head. Contemporary vanity wash basin. Low flush wc. Tiled walls and floor. Double glazed window. Inset ceiling lights. Heated towel radiator. Mirrored cabinet.


Inner Hall (11' 0'' x 6' 10'' (3.35m x 2.08m))

Double glazed window. Stairs to first floor with cupboard below. Limed oak engineered floor. Inset ceiling lights. (Potential for door into Little c-Sides bedroom). Radiator. Connecting door to Little c-Side's hall. Heating thermostat. Grant oil fired central heating boiler in cupboard under stairs.

Lounge / Kitchen / Dining Room (33' 11'' x 13' 10'' (10.33m x 4.21m))

Lounge Area (12' 7'' x 10' 10'' (3.83m x 3.30m))

Woodburner set on slate hearth and wooden lintel over. Two alcoves with cupboards either side. Limed oak engineered wood floor. Radiator. Inset ceiling lights. Television point. Sliding patio doors with delightful views over Gerrans Bay to:

Decked Terrace (14' 5'' x 10' 7'' (4.39m x 3.22m))

Glass and wooden balustrading. Courtesy lighting and outside power point. Fence and gate to Little c-Side's terrace.

Kitchen Area (10' 5'' x 9' 6'' (3.17m x 2.89m))

U-shaped granite worktop with breakfast bar area. Radiator. Rangemaster electric oven with stainless steel splash back and filter hood over. Contemporary tiled walls and engineered oak floor. Bosch dishwasher. Stainless steel curved sink unit with contemporary tap inset to worktop. Space for upright fridge / freezer. Inset ceiling lights on dimmer switch.

Dining Area (12' 3'' x 9' 10'' (3.73m x 2.99m))

Sliding patio doors to the rear garden. Radiator. L-shaped bench seating. Inset ceiling lights on dimmer switch. Engineered oak floor.

First Floor Landing

Staircase balustrade. Inset ceiling lights on dimmer. Double glazed window. Airing cupboard with hot water tank and slated shelves. Loft hatch. Oak panelled doors to:

Bedroom 1 (13' 1'' x 12' 7'' (3.98m x 3.83m))

Double glazed window with magnificent panoramic views. Built in double wardrobe. Inset ceiling lights on dimmer. Telephone and television points. Radiator. Heating thermostat for under floor heating in en suite. Oak door to:

En Suite Shower Room (9' 1'' x 4' 5'' (2.77m x 1.35m))

Contemporary bowl wash basin inset on top of table. Low flush wc. Shower area with contemporary shower. Tiled walls and under floor heating. Shaver point. Extractor fan. Inset ceiling lights. Heated towel radiator.

Bedroom 2 (10' 11'' x 10' 3'' (3.32m x 3.12m))

Range of built in wardrobes. Alcove. Inset ceiling lights on dimmer. Magnificent bay and village views from French double glazed doors leading to:

Balcony (9' 4'' x 2' 8'' (2.84m x 0.81m))

Glass and timber balustrade. Stunning vista!

Bathroom (6' 9'' x 5' 6'' (2.06m x 1.68m))

Tiled under floor heating. P-shaped Jacuzzi bath with contemporary shower and curtains. Contemporary tap fittings. Designer wash basin with monobloc tap. Low flush wc. Double glazed window. Tiled walls. Inset ceiling lights. Heated towel radiator. Mirrored cabinet.

Bedroom 3 (10' 8'' x 5' 9'' (3.25m x 1.75m))

Inset ceiling lights. Double glazed window to the rear gardens. Shelved alcove. Radiator.


Detached Outbuilding/Studio:

Studio/Games Room (13' 8'' x 10' 6'' (4.16m x 3.20m))

With 2 storage cupboards (5' x 5' each). French doors. Power and light. Opening to:

Garden Room (7' 8'' x 7' 7'' (2.34m x 2.31m))

French doors and window to the veranda. Power and light.

Veranda (19' 9'' x 7' 10'' (6.02m x 2.39m))

Pillared and canopied. Timber balustrade.

Gardens Etc

Front Garden

From the road, a pedestrian footpath leads to the bottom tier, which is landscaped in pebbles with mature shrubs dispersed. Further sleeper steps lead up to the top tier giving access to Little c-Side's veranda. The side garden has shrubs, a fenced border and slate sloping path which leads to the main entrance for Little c-Side. A retaining wall borders a pebbled courtyard and a pedestrian access gate to c-Side's rear courtyard.

Rear Garden

Sleeper steps lead from Little c-Side's garden to the enclosed landscaped gardens, which are bordered by fence. To one side is an area for alfresco dining since it captures the evening sun. Slate steps lead down to c-Side's courtyard, which is paved in slate, has an outside power point and provides access via patio doors to the dining room. A top tier, by the studio has stunning views over the bay. To the rear of the studio is a log store and shed and to one corner houses the oil tank for the heating and hot water system.

General Information


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Telephone and television points. Oil fired central heating system to radiators. Electric under floor heating to the bathroom, en suite shower room, and in the living room and hall in Little c-Side.

Holiday Letting

The whole property and Little c-Side are holiday let independently and both have an established holiday letting history.

Fixtures, Fittings And Contents

With the exception of some personal belongings, all furnishings, fixtures, fittings and contents are available by separate negotiation.


Strictly by appointment and subject to availability on changeover days whilst the properties are let.

Energy Performance Certificate Rating: D.

Council Tax Band: C.

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