Quirky cottage just yards from idyllic Porthmeor Beach in Cornwall is yours for £485,000


Escape to Tier 2! Quirky cottage that makes the ‘perfect holiday home’ just yards from idyllic Cornish beach is yours for £485,000

  • The wacky-looking two-bed property is just yards from Porthmeor Beach, in St Ives, Cornwall
  • It has an unusual exterior with the lower half of the building fashioned from windswept stone
  • The shape of the home also jags off at a number of wonky angles, making it stand out from its surroundings
  • Home, called Sandy Feet, also comes with parking space and is being sold by estate agents Lillicrap Chilcott 

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A quirky waterfront cottage that backs on to one of the most picturesque beaches in the country could be yours for £485,000. 

The wacky-looking property is just yards from Porthmeor Beach, in St Ives, Cornwall, which is one of the few parts of the country which is only under Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions. 

It has an unusual exterior with the lower half of the building fashioned from windswept stone and upper half adorned with slatted tiles. 

The shape of the home also jags off at a number of wonky angles, making it stand out from the surrounding properties. 

The two bed home, called Sandy Feet, is on the market with local estate agents Lillicrap Chilcott.

A quirky waterfront cottage that backs on to one of the most picturesque beaches in the country, in St Ives, Cornwall, could be yours for £485,000

The wacky-looking property is just yards from Cornwall's Porthmeor Beach. It has an unusual exterior with the lower half of the building fashioned from windswept stone and upper half adorned with slatted tiles

The wacky-looking property is just yards from Cornwall’s Porthmeor Beach. It has an unusual exterior with the lower half of the building fashioned from windswept stone and upper half adorned with slatted tiles

They have described it as a ‘perfect holiday home’.

On the ground floor of the snug abode is a charming open-plan kitchen and reception area.

Upstairs is a small landing, a simple bedroom and a shower room.

On the second floor is the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a walk-in wardrobe and store cupboard.

On the ground floor of the snug abode is a charming open-plan kitchen and reception area which would be perfect for entertaining guests

On the ground floor of the snug abode is a charming open-plan kitchen and reception area which would be perfect for entertaining guests

On the second floor is the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a walk-in wardrobe and store cupboard

On the second floor is the master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a walk-in wardrobe and store cupboard

The other bedroom has bunk beds in at present so could easily accommodate a different sleeping arrangement

The other bedroom has bunk beds in at present so could easily accommodate a different sleeping arrangement

Outside, the fine sea views can be taken in from a terrace.

If a new buyer were to use the property as a holiday home, they could expect to rake in around £1,000 a week during the busy summer period.

A spokesman for Lillicrap Chilcott said: ‘This really is a perfect holiday home only 50 yards from Porthmeor Beach.

The stylish modern kitchen is the perfect setting to cook food for family and friends - when the coronavirus pandemic allows

The stylish modern kitchen is the perfect setting to cook food for family and friends – when the coronavirus pandemic allows

The front door of the property opens into the open-plan area downstairs, with space for a sofa immediately to the right

The front door of the property opens into the open-plan area downstairs, with space for a sofa immediately to the right

The snug bathroom features a grey tiled floor and small, double-glazed sash window

The snug bathroom features a grey tiled floor and small, double-glazed sash window

The property also comes with its own parking space - a highly-prized asset in the sunny location which is thronged with holidaying motorists every year

The property also comes with its own parking space – a highly-prized asset in the sunny location which is thronged with holidaying motorists every year

‘It is a a three storey, two bedroom 1970’s period style cottage in excellent decorative order with share of Porthmeor Court Freehold.

‘The property is currently used for family holidays and as a holiday rental investment literally moments from the expansive sandy surfing beach.

‘It is also just a stone’s throw from the Tate St Ives Gallery, the Island and a number of cafes and restaurants.’

The floorplan of the home shows that, although it is small, the space that is available has been put to good use

The plan of the second floor

The floorplan of the home shows that, although it is small, the space that is available has been put to good use



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