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Detached House


5 Bedroom Detached House for sale in COVERACK

This handsome Edwardian villa is spectacularly positioned on Coverack's harbour peninsula enabling glorious sea, beach and coastal views to front and rear, from all its rooms. Set over three floors this outstandingly spacious and elegant five-bedroom, three reception room home blends style, originality and great comfort, complete with large beach facing sun terraces and parking space, making it one of the villages' most desirable and uplifting properties, superb as a permanent home, for holiday or letting investment.

Key Features:

  • Large Edwardian coastal home
  • Spectacular view from front & rear
  • 4 Double bedrooms & one single
  • 3 Fine reception rooms
  • Stylish, beautifully presented 3 storey accommodation
  • Moments from harbourside & coastal path
  • Extensive sea-facing terraces
  • Parking space

THE LOCATION A three-acre sandy beach and crystal-clear sea awaits visitors to this beautiful fishing village. Only ten miles from Helston and twenty-one miles from Falmouth Coverack offers peaceful, yet easily accessible, living. Unlike some fishing villages there are no single-track roads to Coverack and indeed a double decker bus services the village.
The community is an important reason why so many people move to Coverack and our Dave who works in our Heather & Lay Falmouth office and lives in Coverack, champions the sociable community as a major reason for choosing Coverack as home. Dave would be very willing to talk to anyone wishing to know more about the activities in the village.
The local shop is run by Phil & Olivia offering most provisions and Bryn & Rob run Archie's Loft where you can get Cornish Roskilly's ice cream. The village 'local' is The Paris Hotel, built by the Redruth Brewery back in 1907 and named after the liner SS PARIS which ran aground on the headland on Whit Monday 1899. Ian & Lou are the fantastic hosts here offering good quality food and drink (don't forget the Wednesday night quiz) or if it is just fish and chips you are after then pop along to Mark at the old lifeboat house. Robin & Chris can teach you windsurfing, or, hire out kayaks or paddle boards and Marshall & Hannah offer a wide selection of local crafts/gifts in the Old Mill House.
Plenty of good walks are on the doorstep along the coastal path where hidden beaches, wildlife, flora and rocky outcrops present great interest, peaceful and spectacular scenery.

THE PROPERTY Built in the early 1900s this handsome and substantial villa lies in a magical spot where all of its windows, to the front and rear, overlook the sea, coast and village.
Hill Crest views are uplifting and exciting, yet it is very much part of the village, with the harbour, pub and beach just a few moments walk away.
Much loved as a private home for holidays, the house has been looked after without expense spared with care taken to preserve its considerable period charm and 'feel' whilst introducing much style and modern comfort to create an inspired home.

The house is double fronted with four large front facing box bay windows to enhance the outlook and elegance of rooms. Accommodation is light and bright with 9' 5" ceiling height downstairs arranged over three floors, all nicely proportioned with five bedrooms including the spectacular 31' second floor fifth/family room with its two dormer windows looking to beach sea and village.
'Living' space is sociable and spacious with two sitting rooms, each with fireplaces, a dining room and lovely little 'look-out' or snug to relax with the paper and a glorious view.
The large family bathroom has a roll top, claw foot bath positioned to observe the view and there is a shower room/WC in addition.
The garden is arranged to front and to the rear where there are four large terraces overlooking the bay and coast, the 'top' terrace with verandah providing shelter if needed. To the side of Hill Crest is an area to park several cars.

It is interesting to note a Mr Hocking was a noted resident in the census of 1911 and famous artist Charles Napier Hemy is believed to have painted Hill Crest for the Tate collection as at one stage it would have been sitting alone on the hillside.


ENTRANCE HALL 24' 4" x 5' 10" (7.42m x 1.78m) Doors to all ground floor rooms. Stairs to first floor. Door to rear courtyard. Under stairs storage cupboard housing RCD fuse box. Radiator.

SITTING ROOM 16' 4" (into bay box window) x 12' 2" (4.98m x 3.71m) with 9'5" ceiling height. A superb room with sash windows in the wide bay flooding the room with natural light and offering views out to Chynhall's Point and the sea. Cast Iron fireplace with stone surround, picture rails, pretty ornamental ceiling rose. Radiator.

LOUNGE 16' 4" x 12' 2" (into box bay window) (4.98m x 3.71m) with 9'5" ceiling height. Sash windows in the bay fill the room with natural light and provide views out to Chynhall's Point and the sea.
Cast Iron fireplace with stone surround, picture rails, pretty ornamental ceiling rose. Radiator. (This room is the mirror of the sitting room, both rooms facing the front of property).

DINING ROOM 12' 2" x 11' 4" (3.71m x 3.45m) Window to rear looking over Coverack village and beach. Beautiful arts and crafts fireplace with blue glaze tiling. Radiator.

BREAKFAST ROOM 11' 4" x 10' 10" (3.45m x 3.3m) Window to rear with beach and village views. Redundant fireplace which once housed a Range and could possibly be re-opened. Either side of the fireplace are original cupboards one housing the hot water tank. Radiator. Door to…

KITCHEN 14' 4" x 7' 7" (4.37m x 2.31m) Windows on three sides making this a nice light, bright room that again offers amazing views. Very Bohemian mainly free standing and handmade in wood with lovely thick wooden worktops. Fitted black Rangemaster Excel, five-zone induction Hob with double oven and matching extractor hood above. Fitted Belfast sink and space for white goods.
Beamed ceiling with spotlights. 'Grant' oil fired boiler fuelling radiator central heating and hot water supply. Door to rear garden.


KITCHEN SNUG - THE 'LOOKOUT' 9' 6" x 5' 7" (2.9m x 1.7m) Picture window looking over the beach with Velux above. Wooden floor. Radiator. Apex ceiling, window to side.

Turning staircase, passing a coloured leaded light window up to …


LANDING Painted panelled doors lead off to bedrooms, bathroom and shower room.

Turning stairs to second floor.

BEDROOM ONE 16' 4" (into box bay window) x 11' 3" (4.98m x 3.43m) 8'5" ceiling height Window to front looking out to sea and harbour. Cast Iron Fireplace. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 16' 4" (into box bay window reducing to 13' 1" x 11'3" (4.98m x 3.99m) 8'5" ceiling height. Window to front looking out to sea and harbour. Built in wardrobe. Cast Iron Fireplace. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 12' 2" x 11' 5" (3.71m x 3.48m) Window to rear with village and beach views. Cast Iron Fireplace.

BEDROOM FOUR 8' 7" x 7' 10" (2.62m x 2.39m) Window to front with sea view. Radiator.

BATHROOM 11' 5" x 8' 3" (3.48m x 2.51m) A glorious room with freestanding claw foot roll top bath with chrome Victorian style Swan neck mixer tap and shower attachment (at the perfect height to give views over the beach while in the bath). WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.

SHOWER ROOM 7' 7" x 4' 5" (2.31m x 1.35m) Corner shower cubicle with plumbed shower, WC and pedestal wash hand basin, obscure window to rear, airing cupboard. Radiator.


BEDROOM FIVE/FAMILY ROOM 31' x 13' 9" (9.45m x 4.19m) Two dormer windows looking over beach, sea and village. Under eave storage. Exposed beamed apex ceiling. Radiator.

OUTSIDE Formal front garden with original wrought iron railing and gate. Carefully planted with tropical plants and Palm trees.

Door to rear garden from parking area.

REAR GARDEN With four generous paved terraces, all providing glorious views with the top terrace measuring approximately 34' x 21' partially covered and sheltered by a veranda. A wonderful place to sit and enjoy the sun while having a view across Coverack beach and bay.

STEPS TO SECOND TERRACE Approx. 30' x 16'.

STEPS TO THIRD TERRACE Approx. 29' x 12'.

STEPS TO FOURTH TERRACE Approx. 24' x 11'.
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