Price £475,000 Available
  • Spacious double fronted character cottage
  • Five bedrooms and two bathrooms
  • Furnished and equipped
  • Viewing essential
  • Heart of town location close to the beach
  • Exposed timbers and fireplaces
  • Gas central heating & double glazing

Situated in the heart of town, tucked away amidst the twisting narrow streets and just a few yards from the beach is this superb double fronted character cottage that offers five bedroom accommodation over three floors. The perfect holiday home/let or main residence it is extremely spacious with a wealth of character including exposed timbers and stonework, fireplaces and a central staircase with tiled approach. Modern benefits such as gas central heating and double glazed sash windows have been added as have some built in kitchen appliances and re-fitted bathroom suites. On entering the cottage, the ground floor is open plan with the dining area and kitchen to one side of the central stairs and the lounge to the other side. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, one single bedroom and a shower room and on the second floor there are two double bedrooms and a bathroom. The property is sold furnished and equipped as seen with the exception of the televisions and the owners personal possessions and for those interested in utilising it as a holiday let there are several bookings already in place for next year. An early viewing of this delightful cottage is essential to fully appreciate the size of the accommodation and its location.


Location
Situated on the south coast of Cornwall, Looe is a historic, picturesque and magical fishing town with quaint old buildings, narrow twisting streets, smugglers taverns, fine restaurants and a wonderful sandy beach with shallow seas and a wealth of rock pools. The safe bay and estuary are a favourite with sailing, motorboat and water sports enthusiasts whilst the activities of the fishing fleet are a constant fascination to all. Only a quarter of a mile from the beach is St Georges Island, once a popular landing place for smugglers. Divided into East and West by a seven arch bridge and the Looe river, the main town is on the eastern side and offers a diverse range of shops, good facilities, local amenities and excellent schools. Looe is easily reached by the M5/A38 and is served by a scenic branch railway from Liskeard that connects through to Plymouth and from here the rest of the UK.

Accommodation
Wooden entrance door with small glazed panel, opens into the ground floor.

Ground Floor
Of open plan design with a central staircase rising to the first floor. The approach to the stairs is tiled and may be part of the original floor! To one side of the stairs is the dining room and kitchen to the other is the lounge.

Dining Area
Wooden floor, uPVC double glazed sash window to the front with deep wooden cill. Large stone fireplace. Radiator. Opening through to kitchen.

Kitchen
This is fitted with a range of cupboards that are both floor standing and wall mounted. Fitted worksurfaces with inset one and a half bowl, single drainer sink. Built in four ring hob with oven beneath and concealed cooker hood above. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Radiator. Tiled floor. Useful understair area with space and plumbing for a washing machine. Wall mounted central heating boiler. uPVC double glazed sash window to the rear. Wooden door to the rear.

Lounge
The lounge extends the full depth of the cottage and is dual aspect with a uPVC double glazed sash window to the front with deep wooden cill and a glazed door and window to the rear. The focal point of the lounge is a stone fireplace with slate hearth and inset woodburner. Useful recesses with wall lights. Radiator.

First Floor

Landing
uPVC double glazed sash window to the rear with deep wooden cill/window seat. Radiator. Stairs rising to the second floor. Doors off to three bedrooms and the shower room.

Shower Room
uPVC double glazed sash window to the rear with obscured glass and deep wooden cill. Tiled floor. Towel radiator. Corner shower with electric shower and tiled surround. Close coupled wc. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Shaver point.

Bedroom 5
uPVC double glazed sash window to the rear with deep wooden cill. Radiator.

Bedroom 4
uPVC double glazed sash window to the front with deep wooden cill. Shelved recess. Radiator.

Bedroom 3
uPVC double glazed sash window to the front with deep wooden cill. Pair of useful recesses. Radiator.

Second Floor

Landing
uPVC double glazed sash window to the rear with deep wooden cill. Exposed timbers. Loft access hatch. Doors off to all rooms.

Bedroom 2
uPVC double glazed sash window to the front with deep wooden cill. Built in cupboard concealing the consumer unit and electricity meter. Exposed timbers. Radiator.

Bathroom
uPVC double glazed sash window to the front with obscured glass and a deep wooden cill. Tiled floor. Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. Corner shower with mixer unit and tiled surround. Free standing roll top bath with shower attachment. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Close coupled wc. Towel Radiator. Shaver point.

Bedroom 1
A superb dual aspect room that extends the depth of the cottage and has a vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers. uPVC double glazed sash windows to the front and rear both with deep wooden cills. Two radiators. Recess. Small ornamental fireplace.

Services
Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas
Gas fired central heating to a system of radiators from a boiler under the stairs.

Tenure
Freehold

Parking
There is no parking with the property. There are spaces for rent in and around the town subject to waiting lists. For further information on the availability of spaces these organisations can be contacted on the following numbers. Cornwall Council Car parks Permit Team - 0300 1234 222. East Looe Town Trust - 01503 263709. West Looe Town Trust - 01503 263655

Agents Note
The property has been holiday let through Sykes Cottages and has bookings for next year. Should the buyer wish to continue using the property as a holiday let through Sykes then they would have the benefit of these bookings.

The cottage is sold furnished and equipped as seen with the exception of the TV`s and the owners personal possessions.



Directions
From our office proceed down the main road towards the beach. On reaching the fork in the road by Mountain Warehouse, bear right and take the second left. The cottage is towards the end of the road on your right.

Notice
IMPORTANT NOTE: Messrs Seasons Estate Agents Ltd for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: these particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended purchasers or lesses, and do not constitute part of, an offer or contract; all descriptions, dimensions, floor plans, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them; no person in the employment of Messrs Seasons Estate Agents Ltd has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

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