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3 bed House For Sale
Polmassick, St Austell, Cornwall
Guide Price £325,000

Property Description

  • Chocolate Box pretty character cottage
  • 3 Bed 1 Bath
  • Open-plan Sitting/Dining Room
  • Brand New Thatched Roof
  • New Private Drainage System
  • Beautiful Stream Bordered Gardens
  • Close to Coast
  • Quote Reference PMC040

This quintessential Grade II listed thatch cottage is chocolate box worthy and centrally located within a beautiful rural hamlet close to the stunning Cornish coastline.

With approximately 716 square feet of living space and boasting three generous bedrooms, large reception room and country style kitchen, this classic country cottage is chock-full of character and charm, including low beam ceilings, deep window sills, exposed stone and granite along with an inglenook fireplace accompanied by a wood-burning stove. The stream bordering the beautiful cottage gardens adds to the splendid ambiance afforded by this impressive countryside home.


An attractive entrance door with thatched canopy storm porch leads into a welcoming sitting/dining room with the focal point being a feature inglenook fireplace with former clome oven and wood-burning stove, which complements the gas fired central heating to the property.

Enjoying a good degree of natural light from the dual aspect windows, the main reception room boasts a pretty window seat from which you can enjoy the garden and a charming combination of building materials including exposed stone and granite together with slate flooring and low timber beam ceiling, all of which adds to the real character of this charming home.

Accessed from the main reception room is a lovely country style kitchen with a beautiful rustic built-in pine dresser cabinet in addition to the ample pine fronted storage cupboards and generous work surfaces which includes space under for a washing machine and dishwasher. A large deep sill window overlooks the garden and floods the room with natural light.

A lobby off of the sitting room provides access to some storage and a well-appointed family bathroom which comprises of a panel bath with thermostatic controlled shower over, low level WC and wash hand basin.

A hidden staircase accessed via the sitting room gives access to the first floor accommodation which includes two very good size double bedrooms and a large single/small double as a third bedroom. All the bedrooms are accessed via a delightful landing area which enjoys a window to the front of the property whereas the bedrooms offer deep window recesses and views over the pretty rear garden area.


The gardens to the property are arranged in two distinct areas. The first section is accessed from the driveway and leads around the rear of the cottage to the entrance and patio area which forms part of the formal rear garden. This pretty cottage garden is mainly laid to lawn with planted borders that are well stocked with a variety of flowers and shrubs. A rockery area has been created along with two ponds and a paved path runs down to a stream at the bottom of the garden. There is a useful outbuilding and further terrace which provides access to the screened gas storage tank and inspection chamber for the cottage's private drainage system.
The second garden is situated directly across the road from the cottage and has both a pedestrian gate and additional vehicular access via a five bar gate. This level section of garden measures approximately 3492 square feet includes a green house and offers plenty scope for growing vegetables or flowers.

To one side of the property there is driveway parking which in turn gives access to a large detached garage.

Agents Note:

This beautiful character cottage will appeal to a wide range of prospective purchasers and is suited to being either a principal residence or additional property equally well. The property has been well loved and maintained over the years and while the home is offered in good decorative order, new owners will no doubt want to make their own stamp on the property. Most recently the property benefitted from approximately £50,000 worth of significant upgrades including a complete re-thatching of the roof along with the addition of a new treatment system for the private drainage.

Potential Rental Income

We are advised that the potential rental income via holiday letting would be in the region of £20,000 to £25,000 per annum.

Within Easy Reach

The nearby village of Tregony offers a good range of facilities including; Doctors surgery, dentist, post office, general stores, beauty salon, public house, primary and secondary schools, church and also access to the local bus service.

Considered the gateway to the Roseland, Tregony offers access to the A3078 artillery road which runs down to St Mawes (some 15 miles from the property) offering access off to the pretty villages that are interspersed throughout this popular peninsula.

The working fishing village of Mevagissey on Cornwall's south coast is 3 miles distant and renowned for its quaint cob and slate fisherman's cottages that retain the integrity of its original charm as a labyrinth of tiny winding streets leading down towards the harbour which is particularly noteworthy for its historic twin harbour walls.

Much of the nearby countryside and coastline is owned and protected by the National Trust and offers spectacular coastal walks. Local beaches include Caerhays, Gorran Haven and Vault beach.

Slightly further afield, the market town of St Austell is approximately 8 miles distant and has a more expansive range of shopping, schooling and social facilities together with main line railway station, bus station, library, sports/leisure centre, golf courses and cinema. The nearby Eden Project, dubbed the eighth wonder of the world, has various events throughout the year and draws visitors from across the globe.

The beautiful Cathedral City of Truro is approximately 13 miles away and has an excellent range of national and independent retailers, theatre (currently undergoing significant refurbishment), multi-screen cinema and host of fine restaurants.

Domestic flights via Newquay Airport (19 miles from the property) include direct flights to London, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds Bradford, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle amongst other destinations. Visit for full travel details.

Mains electricity and water. Private gas and drainage.

EPC: Exempt

Council Tax Band: D

The Keller Williams agent looking after this property is Marc Cottrell. Quote Reference #PMC040 or call the agent Marc Cottrell directly on 07989050429.

To discuss this
property please contact
Marc Cottrell on:

07989 050429


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