Situated in the picturesque coastal village of Polperro just out of the main tourist area yet still within a few hundred yards from the harbour and amenities, is "Penlea", a spacious property with versatile accommodation and generous gardens. Approached over a long, gated drive from Landaviddy Lane with gardens to either side that adjoin National Trust farmland this is a truly unique setting and one that is quite unusual for the area. The accommodation can be utilised in various configurations such as 4 bedroom home or 3 bedroom home with annexe or indeed a combination of both. This is the ideal property for those seeking space, a degree of privacy and a delightful location.

The property has three entrances, one to the front off Landaviddy Lane, one from the gardens into the kitchen and one into the annexe.

Entrance Porch
Part glazed entrance door. Tiled floor. Multi glazed door into the hall.

Stairs rising to the first floor. Radiator. Door to lounge and stable door to kitchen/breakfast room.

Attractive open fireplace with ornate surround, tiled hearth and recess to one side with shelving and fitted cupboard. Sash window to the front overlooking the countryside. Radiator. Door off to annexe living room or further reception.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Range of floor and wall mounted units with fitted work surfaces that have tiled splash backs above. Built in oven and hob. Inset single drainer sink. Radiator. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. The kitchen extends into delightful conservatory style area under a clear roof and here there is ample space for a table and chairs.Tiled floor. Door to cloakroom, uPVC double glazed doors to the garden and to the dining room.

Wc and wash hand basin. Fitted storage cupboards.

Dining Room
The focal point of the room is an original recess fitted with a restored ornamental range. Cupboards to either side. Radiator.

First Floor
Landing - Doors lead off to three bedrooms and the shower room. Radiator. Eye level cupboard. Loft access hatch.

Shower Room
This is a very spacious room with uPVC double glazed windows on two sides. Low level WC, Pedestal wash hand basin. Walk in double shower with tiled surround and electric shower. Towel radiator. Built in airing cupboard.

uPVC double glazed window. Ornamental fireplace. Built in wardrobes. Wall lights. Radiator.

uPVC double glazed sash window affording countryside views. Radiator.

Master Bedroom
uPVC double glazed window giving countryside views. Ornamental fireplace. Radiator. Opening and two steps down to the en suite bathroom.

En Suite Bathroom
Double glazed roof window. Corner bath, close coupled WC and wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls and floor. Radiator. Opening to nursery/dressing room.

Dressing Room/Nursery
Fitted low level eaves cupboards. Radiator. Open beamed ceiling. Pair of glazed doors open to a Juliet balcony, here there are attractive views over the gardens and parts of the surrounding countryside.

Situated on the ground floor this can be utilised as a self contained unit with a separate entrance from the gardens or it can be part of the main accommodation via a door from the lounge

Side Porch
Part glazed door from the gardens.Windows to the front and side. Tiled floor. uPVC double glazed door to the living room.

Living Room
Dual aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side. To one wall there are a range of units with work surfaces and an inset single drainer sink. Radiator.

uPVC double glazed sash window to the side. Radiator.

Panelled bath with electric shower over, close coupled WC and wash hand basin. Radiator. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor. Built in storage cupboard.

Exceptionally large for the area these are divided by the drive and consist of a series of interwoven lawns and flower beds with meandering paths, terraces and areas of decking. Within the gardens there are storage sheds, a workshop and boiler house.

The drive provides ample parking for numerous vehicles.

Mains water, electricity and drainage


We understand that the main house was built around 1918 with the annexe added in 1996.

The plot as a whole is approximately 0.57 acres and is bordered at the rear by National Trust farmland.

The Annexe is currently rated separately for council tax and comes under band A

Conditional Planning was passed in 2013 ( now lapsed) for a garage with ancillary accommodation above, the latter for use by family members or non paying guests. Application no PA13/09236

From Looe take the A387 to Polperro. At the bottom of the hill before the village you will find the main car park on your right, the Crumplehorn Inn on your left and a mini roundabout. Take the second exit towards Langreek. Follow this road past the residential area and out into the country, continue until you reach a T junction with a signpost indicating Landaviddy and Polperro to your left. Follow this road passing Raphael Farm on your left, after a short distance you will come across a restricted access sign. Continue past Landaviddy Manor and the drive for Penlea is the next opening on the right.

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Property Features

  • Idyllic location away from the main tourist area
  • 4 bedrooms & 2 receptions or 3 bedrooms + 1 bed annexe
  • Long gated drive providing parking for numerous vehicles
  • Open fireplace in the main lounge
  • Walking distance from the harbour and amenities
  • Large gardens adjoining National Trust farmland
  • Oil central heating & uPVC double glazing
  • EPC Rating: D

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