Reception Rooms: 1 | Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 4
Exquisite 4/5 bedroom detached contemporary house enjoying spectacular sea views across Mevagissey Bay and the south Cornwall coast.
As the name suggests, Ocean View enjoys a spectacular location, perched on the headland above the picturesque harbour-side town of Mevagissey, enjoying magnificent sea views across Mevagissey Bay, St Austell Bay and along the many miles of the south Cornwall coastline that extends beyond.
The house forms part of a small and exclusive development of stylish contemporary houses, that were completed in 2017. From first glance, the quality of the of the houses is obvious as their exteriors feature numerous attractive architectural details that includes facades of stone, modern cladding, slate hanging and white render that are all complimented by anthracite grey windows, doors and also matching electric entrance gates.
From the moment you set foot inside Ocean View, you get the sense of the quality of the property and a sneak preview of the sea views can be seen via sight lines through the kitchen to the rear of the house. The house also enjoys a great sense of both space and natural light, as well as a good balance of living and bedroom to bathroom accommodation. The feature room of the house is the 28’ x 27’ L-shaped semi open plan living room / kitchen / dining space, which provides a wonderfully sociable space for both families or for entertaining and which is all further enhanced by the spectacular back drop of sea views that are enjoyed via two sets of sliding patio doors. There is a separate reception room too that is used as a cinema room which could also be used as a ground floor fifth bedroom, if required, as there is also a good-sized shower room on the ground floor. There is also a separate utility room with a door opening to the side pathway.
The first floor houses four double bedrooms, two of which have en suite shower rooms and the other two bedrooms are served by the family bathroom. The two seaward facing bedrooms have balconies, enjoying the best views in the house as the view widens, taking in the entrance to Mevagissey Harbour and extending down to Chapel Point. Each bedroom has built in double mirrored wardrobes and bedroom 1 has vaulted ceilings with exposed wooden beams.
The house has been finished to an exemplary standard throughout using contemporary styling and fixtures, with particularly attractive features being its light grey kitchen, a back to back open fireplace within the divider between the lounge and dining areas and the bathrooms have been finished with matching marble style tiles and high quality fittings. The interior furnishing was created by the Cornish interior design company, Iroka and the furniture and contents are available as part of the purchase, if required. The house is used as a very successful holiday let, with bookings created via the exclusive holiday letting company, Cornish Gems.
The good-sized rear garden is made up of areas of patio and level lawn and there is a hot tub located in the bottom corner, all of which enjoy the excellent sea views. To the front is a good-sized brick paved parking area, that is accessed via the electric gated entrance and which provides parking for numerous cars. There is a half garage, which is not large enough to park a car but it does provide very useful storage space.
Mevagissey is an attractive and traditional Cornish fishing village set on Cornwall’s south coast. Its active harbour is at the heart of the village, which is home to a small fleet of fishing boats, commercial day tripper boats, a foot ferry to nearby Fowey and also some pleasure craft. The village enjoys an eclectic and appealing mix of shops that provide for all of the more day to day requirements. There are also several pubs, cafes and restaurants, with the Sharks Fin, overlooking the harbour, being the most renowned restaurant. Just a few miles along the Pentewan Valley at London Apprentice is the excellent Kingswood Restaurant and Bar and there is the slightly more relaxed, Hub Box located on the beach at Pentewan Sands.
There are numerous beautiful beaches within easy distance, including Pentewan Sands and Gorran Haven in the neighbouring villages and there is also a beach known as Polstreath located directly below the headland on which Ocean View is positioned, accessed from the south west coast path that is located just a little further down School Hill and then after a short walk a flight of steps leads to the beach itself. There are numerous water-sports available in the area, including kayaking and SUP all possible from the beach in neighbouring Portmellon. The renowned sailing destination of Fowey is accessible either via a foot ferry from Mevagissey Harbour or it is just 14 miles distant via car. The Lost Gardens of Heligan are just a little 1.5 miles inland from Mevagissey and the world famed Eden Project is approximately 8.5 miles distance. The nearest large town is St Austell and is just over 5 miles away, offering a host of excellent shopping facilities. The picturesque and highly thought of harbour-side village of Charlestown is also within the St Austell Bay and it is just over 5 miles away from Mevagissey.
The stunning Roseland Peninsula is just a little further to the south, with its numerous beautiful bays and beaches. St Mawes is the most famed destination of the Roseland Peninsula. This pretty harbour-side village is renowned for its sailing and it is located at the end of the peninsular and it offers boutique shopping and also fine dining within the Hotel Tresanton and Idle Rocks, as well as many fine bars and cafes. There are a host of excellent pubs, galleries and eateries around the area, including The Hidden Hut, set just above the Porthcurnick Beach, offering fantastic lunches and fabulous feast nights.
There is a mainline railway station in St Austell offering a direct link to London Paddington and Newquay Airport is 20 miles away, offering daily flights to various destinations around the UK and Europe.
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