Mevagissey | South Coast


Reception Rooms: 3 | Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 3

Offers over £1,500,000

  • Fantastic sea views from all principal rooms
  • 26’ kitchen / breakfast room
  • 24 x 14 lounge dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Partial ownership of Polkirt Beach
  • Principal bedroom with en suite and private balcony
  • 3 further good sized bedrooms (1 en suite)
  • Good-sized gardens
  • Two detached garages
  • Virtual tour available upon request

Exceptional 4 bedroom frontline coastal residence enjoying spectacular sea views across Mevagissey and St Austell Bays, set within generous gardens and grounds. This spacious detached house is presented in good order throughout and is situated in an elevated position on the headland that is situated between the villages of Mevagissey and Portmellon, taking in magnificent uninterrupted sea views across the entire bay and stretch along the coastline that runs from Charlestown, the entrance to Fowey Harbour and all the way to Rame Head in the distance.

The house enjoys spacious accommodation with all of the principal rooms and bedrooms enjoying the excellent sea views. The ground floor comprises of a good-sized entrance hall that provides access to both reception rooms and the kitchen. The main lounge dining room is 24’ in length with a wood burner as a central feature and French doors taking in the sea views and opening to a large patio and the main seaward facing gardens. The sitting room is a double aspect 19’ room, again with French doors that take in the views and open on to a covered patio on the seaward side of the house. The 26’ kitchen is at the opposite end of the ground floor, with a separate snug area on the southerly side of room and a conservatory on the opposite side. The kitchen has a light and bright feeling due to its triple aspect windows and cream coloured units, including a central island unit and an Aga as its central feature. The ground floor is completed by a spacious utility room and a ground floor WC.

The first floor houses the 4 spacious bedrooms and the family bathroom. The main bedroom has an en suite shower room and it has its own balcony taking in the best sea views in the house. Bedroom 2 also has a spacious en suite shower room.

Meadowcliff is accessed from Penwarne Lane via a gated “in and out” driveway that provides parking for numerous cars and gives access to the two detached garages. The mature gardens are a beautiful feature of the house, with the front garden being mostly lawn enclosed by the driveway. The seaward facing garden is a large lawned area with a mature oak tree dividing it from the side gardens, which benefits from an excellent and very private patio area that due to its position and orientation enjoys sunshine throughout almost the entire day. The property also has partial ownership of a section of Polkirt Beach, which is the beach that sits directly below the headland on which the property is located. The beach is not accessible from the property itself but it can be accessed at low tide by crossing the rocks from neighbouring Portmellon Beach or via watercraft.


Meadowcliff is positioned on the southerly side of the village of Mevagissey, accessed off the quiet road that leads to the neighbouring village of Portmellon. Mevagissey is an attractive and traditional fishing village set on Cornwall’s magnificent south coast. The village harbour is at its heart, being home to a small fleet of fishing boats and pleasure craft. Polstreath Beach is located on the northern side of the village, accessed on foot from the South West Coast Path. Portmellon is a picturesque cove set just to the south of Mevagissey with a tidal beach at its centre, offering safe bathing and there is a public slipway for launching boats and watercraft. From Portmellon Beach and at low tide, it is also possible to walk across the rocks to Polkirt Beach, that sits directly under Meadowcliff and which the property has partial ownership of.

Mevagissey village has numerous shops and facilities, catering for all day to day needs. It also enjoys many pubs and restaurants, with the Sharks Fin, overlooking the harbour, being the most renowned. Portmellon is home to The Rising Sun Inn, directly overlooking and just yards from the beach. 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.

Within the surrounding area there are numerous beautiful beaches including Pentewan Sands and Gorran Haven and the attractive and renowned sailing destination of Fowey is accessible either via a foot ferry from Mevagissey Harbour or it is just over 14 miles distant in a car. The stunning Roseland Peninsula is just a little further to the south, with its numerous stunning bays and beaches on the stretch of coast on its south easterly side. St Mawes is the most famed destination of the Roseland Peninsula. The pretty harbour-side village offers boutique shopping and also fine dining within the Hotel Tresanton and Idle Rocks, as well as many fine bars and cafes. Renowned for its sailing, The village enjoys a passenger ferry crossing to Falmouth, making a wonderful day out. There are a host of excellent pubs, galleries and eateries around the area and just to the east is Portscatho and Porthcurnick. The Hidden Hut, set just above the Porthcurnick Beach, offers fantastic lunches and fabulous feast nights. Also nearby is the Michelin starred Driftwood Hotel above Porthbean Beach. The charming village of Portloe is also nearby, home to the Lugger Hotel and the Ship Inn.

The amazing Lost Gardens of Heligan are just a little inland from Mevagissey and the world famed Eden Project is approximately 10 miles distance. The nearest town is St Austell at just 6 miles away, offering a host of excellent shopping facilities. There is a mainline railway station in St Austell offering a direct link to London Paddington and Newquay Airport is 21 miles away, offering daily flights to various destinations around the UK and Europe.


Mevagissey Harbour: 0.6 Miles • Gorran Haven: 2 Miles • Pentewan Sands: 2.4 Miles • London Apprentice: 4.5 Miles • Portloe: 9 miles • Portscatho: 14 Miles • Fowey: 14.5 Miles • Truro: 16 Miles St Mawes: 17 Miles • Newquay Airport: 21 Miles • Falmouth: 27 Miles.

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