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The School House, Porthcurno, St. Levan, TR19

Guide price £899,995

Under offer

3 Beds 2 Baths 1 Reception

REF: TRU210049


  • Entrance porch. Entrance hall
  • Downstairs cloakroom
  • Sitting room
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Utility room
  • FIRST FLOOR - Principal suite. 2 Further bedrooms. Family bathroom
  • OUTSIDE - The Locker. Rear courtyard garden
  • Front garden
  • Parking for 3 cars


AN ATTRACTIVE GRANITE PERIOD HOME BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED WITH EASY WALKABLE ACCESS TO TWO OF THE FINEST BEACHES IN CORNWALL THE PROPERTY The School House has exposed granite elevations being both attractive and traditional. It has been carefully and tastefully improved, decorated utilizing the best materials, and retaining a wealth of period features including exposed beams and a granite fireplace. The windows are all new and double glazed, there are handmade bespoke exterior doors and renewed flooring in grey washed wide oak planking. Heating is provided by a recently fitted oil-fired exterior boiler with character radiators throughout and a new wood burning stove. The property has been partially rewired including Cat 6, USB sockets to bedrooms and fibre optic broadband to the sitting room, principal bedroom, the locker and kitchen. The property is entered through a granite stone, pitched roof porch. The original external doors open to new interior double doors and on into a vaulted double height hall with original timber cross braces and flagstone slate floor, lit by Industville pendant lighting. A door off leads to a fully fitted cloakroom /WC and to the left is a comfortable panelled sitting room with restored original doors and colonial shuttered sash windows featuring granite reveals. Glazed double doors open to the rear courtyard. An open turning staircase with storage beneath leads up to a galleried landing. The kitchen/diner, with oak work tops and fitted shelving and a double Belfast sink, is open plan and integrated with a utility room which is similarly fitted out including laundry facilities. It has a Bosch double oven, a fitted dishwasher & fridge freezer, a Tesla Elica electric induction hob with downdraft extraction and integral waste & recycling bins. Upstairs there is a galleried landing, 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom, all with vaulted ceilings, some original features and newly fitted sash windows. The principal bedroom with bespoke panelling behind bed with integrated reading lights has ''Double Pocket' doors opening into an en-suite bathroom beautifully fitted with free standing bath and separate shower. "The Locker" A pitched roof single storey garage is located to the kitchen side of the walled courtyard reached through French doors via an Alfresco dining area. It is stylishly fitted with industrial design flooring and lighting. There is a wall mounted Smart Flatscreen TV a drinks fridge and floor to ceiling glazed doors opening to the front and driveway. THE LOCATION Porthcurno is one of the most beautiful coves in West Cornwall, famed for its spectacular sandy beach and historic links to transatlantic cable communication. It is also widely known for its unique clifftop Minack Theatre and is a regular haunt of basking sharks and other sea life. St Buryan, with its parish church, village store/post office and public house is approximately five miles distant whilst Penzance approximately 9.1 miles along the coast, is the largest town in West Cornwall and a busy commercial centre and port. It also has a bus terminal and mainline railway station (London Paddington approx. 5 ¼ hours). The surrounding coastline is famed for its rugged clifftop walks, beautiful coves and sandy beaches, some popular with surfers, whilst local attractions include the Tate at St Ives and St Michael's Mount.