An enchanting detached granite period cottage brimming with character situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to National Trust land and less than a mile from the coast.
This charming one bed cottage built of traditional stone and slate construction, has been beautifully and tastefully restored and decorated retaining all its character and charm. With slate floors, exposed beams a wood burner and tasteful furnishing it is an ideal bolt hole/holiday let.
The cottage is approached via a useful timber porch. The stable door leads straight into the charming living room with slate flooring and large fireplace with multi-fuel stove for cosy evenings. Stairs lead from here to the first floor and also steps that take you down to the country kitchen which has fitted units, a Belfast sink, new oil fired Rayburn (which provides cooking, hot water and the central heating), and a stable door to the garden and patio area.
Upstairs there is a fabulous double bedroom with feature fireplace, exposed floorboards and roof timber details. The ensuite bathroom has original wooden floorboards and a luxurious roll top bath.
The property is approached directly from the public lane with custom made gates opening onto a generous gravelled parking area. The pretty garden which is planted with mature shrubs and trees lies predominantly to the east of the cottage and a small brook forms the boundary on the south side. There is a small south facing seating area accessed via a stable door from the kitchen, perfect for relaxing and listening to the babbling brook. There is an area for storage, logs and oil tank.
Our client has only just started holiday letting the property and there is great potential for increasing income if required.
The joy of Vicarage Cottage is its lovely rural position. Situated in the parish of Lanteglos by Fowey which is wonderfully located for access to the coast and perfect for those who enjoy walking, as the South West Coast path is but a short distance away. The ancient harbour side town of Fowey is 2 miles away via the Bodinnick ferry. This is one of Cornwall’s most attractive small ports with an excellent range of shops, restaurants, pubs etc. It is particularly well known as a sailing centre and hosts a famous Regatta each year in August. Railway stations can be found at Par, Lostwithiel, Liskeard and Bodmin Parkway.
Mains electricity, water and private drainage.
On the A390 heading west from Dobwalls turn left onto the B3359 at East Taphouse and follow this for approximately 5 miles until reaching a right turn to Polruan and Bodinnick. Follow this for approximately 4 miles to Whitecross. Turn left signposted Polruan, then bear to the left to Polruan at the next junction. Continue along this road and the cottage will appear on the right on the roadside.