Beach Road Porthtowan, Truro Guide Price £500,000

Sold STC
  • Elevation
    Beach Road Porthtowan
  • Porthtowan beach
    Beach Road Porthtowan
  • kitchen/diner
    Beach Road Porthtowan
  • living room
    Beach Road Porthtowan
  • bedroom two
    Beach Road Porthtowan
  • bedroom
    Beach Road Porthtowan
  • en-suite shower room
    Beach Road Porthtowan
  • view from deck
    Beach Road Porthtowan
  • kitchenette
    Beach Road Porthtowan
  • bedsit
    Beach Road Porthtowan
  • en-suite shower room
    Beach Road Porthtowan
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    Beach Road Porthtowan
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    Beach Road Porthtowan

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  • Substantial semi-detached house
  • Currently used as house with letting rooms
  • Kitchen/diner
  • First floor lounge
  • Shop unit (presently let)
  • Requires a program of updating
  • Former garage and outbuilding
  • Parking
  • Situated in a popular coastal village
  • Within 200 yards of sandy beach

Situated within two hundred metres of the beach, 'Seamyst' is a substantial semi-detached house which requires a program of updating and modernisation.

There is a useful shop to the front which is currently tenanted and there are five letting rooms (all of which benefit from en-suite facilities), together with a common sitting room.

One will find a kitchen/diner on the ground floor and a kitchenette on the first floor.

Heating is provided by an oil fired system, there is parking to one side which could be extended if required together with a former garage and store.

An ideal investment property that now requires a program of work, 'Seamyst' also offers usage as a guest house or as a large family home.

Viewing our interactive virtual tour will give a flavour for the property prior to arranging a closer inspection.

The village of Porthtowan on the north coast has a beautiful sandy beach famed locally for its surfing. 'Seamyst' is in the centre of the village with an adjacent convenience store and choice of bars and places to eat nearby.

The coastal footpath runs through the village which is popular with locals and visitors alike.

Truro, the administrative and cultural centre of Cornwall is within ten miles, the A30 trunk road is within three and a half miles and the nearest major town is Redruth which is four miles distant and benefits from a mainline Railway Station with direct links to London and the north of England.



Door to:-


Window to side and doors opening off to:-


Window to side. Close coupled WC, wall mounted wash hand basin.


Slate floor with door to integral shop and turning staircase to first floor with storage cupboard beneath. Doors opening off to:-

LET ONE - 12' 5'' x 9' 11'' (3.78m x 3.02m)

Window to the side and radiator. Door to:-


Radiator. Door to:-


Pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC and panelled bath with shower over.

KITCHEN/DINER - 17' 11'' x 11' 7'' (5.46m x 3.53m) maximum measurements

Window to the rear and half glazed door to rear. Fitted with a range of eye level and base units having adjoining roll top edge working surfaces arranged to form an island bar and with an inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. LPG gas cooker point, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tiled floor. Floor mounted 'Worcester' oil fired boiler. Radiator. Door to:-

UTILITY - 4' 9'' x 4' 7'' (1.45m x 1.40m)

Worktop with space beneath for a tumble dryer.

LET TWO - 15' 0'' x 7' 6'' (4.57m x 2.28m)

Approached from the rear courtyard with sliding doors leading to a bedsit with radiator. Door to:-


Window to the front. Fitted with a corner shower having an electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.


A central landing with doors opening off to:-

BEDROOM ONE - 11' 4'' x 7' 1'' (3.45m x 2.16m) L-shaped, plus recess

Window to the front. Radiator. Door to:-


Corner shower cubicle incorporating an electric shower, low level WC and corner wash hand basin. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO - 12' 6'' x 12' 0'' (3.81m x 3.65m)

Enjoying a dual aspect with windows to front and side. Radiator. Door to:-


Corner shower cubicle housing an electric shower, low level WC and wall hung corner wash hand basin. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE - 9' 1'' x 9' 1'' (2.77m x 2.77m)

Window to the side. Radiator. Door to:-


Corner shower cubicle with electric shower, low level WC and wall mounted corner wash hand basin. Radiator.

COMMUNAL LOUNGE - 15' 2'' x 9' 8'' (4.62m x 2.94m) plus door recess

Window to the side and radiator. Exposed stone walling to one wall and access to:-

KITCHENETTE - 9' 7'' x 5' 7'' (2.92m x 1.70m)

Window to the side. Fitted with a range of eye level and base units having adjoining roll top edge working surfaces and incorporating an inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. LPG gas cooker point and radiator.


Storage space and door to rear.

SHOP DISPLAY AREA - 13' 9'' x 12' 8'' (4.19m x 3.86m)

PLUS - 12' 5'' x 8' 8'' (3.78m x 2.64m) maximum measurements, irregular shape

PLUS - 16' 4'' x 15' 9'' (4.97m x 4.80m) maximum measurements

With an enclosed display room to one side and a door opening from the front to the main shop floor which is in two parts and benefits from slate flooring and fixed counter space. There is a doorway off to a separate storage room and a door through to the main house.

SHOP STORE ROOM - 9' 1'' x 6' 1'' (2.77m x 1.85m)


To the front of the property there is a wide pavement whilst to the side parking is available for two vehicles and this could be extended by moving a timber shed to create additional parking if required.


On the ground floor there is an enclosed courtyard which is slate flagged whilst leading from the rear vestibule on the first floor there is access to a terraced rear garden which extends to a decked seating/viewing platform which enjoys an outlook towards the sea and features a productive vine. (Deck measures 15'8 x 15'1" ).


The Council Tax band for the property is band 'C'.


From the A30 exit at Avers roundabout which is the Redruth junction and follow the signs to Porthtowan, turning into the village the property will be identified immediately after the traffic calming area on the left hand side. If using What3words: retraced.unto.pounding


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Beach Road Porthtowan
Truro TR4 8AA
County: Cornwall
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: MAP3757
Andy Parsons
MAP Estate Agents
  (01209) 243333