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Padstow, PL28 8BG

3 bedrooms | Detached house | Under Offer


Property type
Detached House
Reception rooms

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Property Description

On entering the property, you are greeted by a spacious Entrance Hall.  This leads to a large kitchen breakfast room and a shower room.  To the front of the house, the open plan living room/dining room gives access to the attractive terrace via two pairs of French windows which overlook magnificent south facing gardens.

 An impressive staircase with mahogany handrail leads to a spacious first floor landing with doors radiating to three double bedrooms and a large family bathroom.  A separate toilet is adjacent to the bathroom.

 From the ground floor stairs descend to provide access to three basement rooms.

 The south facing gardens are a notable feature with a delightful terraced area overlooking lawned gardens with mature flower and shrub borders.  To the side of the terrace is a fabulous garden room, ideal for entertaining and enjoying long summer days.  The gardens extend to Church Street and double gates provide access to a parking area for up to three cars.  To the rear of the property other buildings include the garage which has a fourth bedroom at first floor level reached by a separate entrance.  Off the rear courtyard there is a utility room and separate WC and access to High Street via a handgate.

Bay Tree House is a magnificent detached Grade II listed property believed to have been built circa 1840 of traditional Cornish Stone Construction. The property benefits from attractive sash windows, gas fired central heating and is surmounted by a natural slate roof (the slate roof of Bay Tree House and the Garage were both renewed in 2022). 

 The property has been successfully holiday let for a number of years providing excellent rental income and would be ideal as a permanent or holiday home.

Bay Tree House was listed in May 1988 as a Grade II listed building - List Entry Number : 1211620

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the location and qualities this property has to offer.  

Padstow has a long and ancient maritime history, the harbour being nestled in to the west-side of the Camel Estuary offering protection from the prevailing South-Westerly winds.
The town boasts a labyrinth of crooked streets sloping down to the harbour where many fine medieval buildings can be found including the 15th century Abbey House on North Quay and the 16th century court house of Sir Walter Raleigh on the South Quay. 
The surrounding coastline and countryside has been designated an area of outstanding natural beauty with many of North Cornwall's finest sandy beaches within a five mile radius. 
Sailing and Watersports - The Camel Estuary is a well established centre for watersports, including sailing and water skiing, boat charters are available from Padstow and craft can be moored in Padstow or launched from the Padstow Harbour Commissioners' Slipway.
Restaurants - Padstow offers an excellent range of restaurants the Michelin starred restaurant of Paul Ainsworth's No. 6 and Rick Stein's renowned Seafood Restaurant both within a 5 minute walk; with many other restaurants and public houses offering excellent fare.
Leisure & Golf - The famous surfing beaches of Newquay, Polzeath and Constantine Bay are only a short drive away. The Trevose Golf and Country Club is located within approximately 4 miles, the course was bestowed with the honour of hosting the Amateur Brabazon Strokeplay Championship, bearing testament to the course's excellent credentials. The course also offers excellent tennis courts and swimming pool.
Travel by Road - Connections are good with the A30 dual carriageway at Bodmin only 15 miles away which provides access to the national motorway network at Exeter.
Travel by Train - Bodmin Parkway station approximately 25 miles distant offers regular links direct to London Paddington.
Travel by Air - Newquay Airport is approximately 20 minutes (10 miles) and offers a number of national and international flights via London Gatwick which is approximately a one hour flight.



Feature original staircase with mahogany handrail providing access to First Floor Living Accommodation (see later), central heating radiator, ceiling light, smoke alarm, display shelving, door to Living Room/Dining Room (see later) door to:


Garden door providing access to the Rear Courtyard (see later) door to:

SHOWER ROOM - 2.56m x 2.34m maximum (8'4" x 7'8")

Single aspect room, New England shutters, spacious walk in shower with drencher head and hand shower, wash hand basin set into base unit, low level WC, shaver point, ladder rack towel rail, central heating radiator. 
From the REAR LOBBY door provides access to the Basement (see later) door to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 3.8m x 3.01m (12'5" x 9'10")

Single aspect room with sash window to rear with deep window seat and storage cupboard under, comprehensive range of modern wall and base units, stainless steel single drainer sink, recess housing leisure range oven with five burner gas points over, recess for fridge freezer, space and plumbing for dishwasher, slate tiled floor, recessed ceiling lights, high level cupboard housing electricity consumer unit (installed July 2018) underfloor heating. 
Returning to the ENTRANCE HALL door provides access to:

OPEN PLAN LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM - 7.79m x 3.66m (25'6" x 12'0")

Two pairs of French Doors provide access to the impressive Patio Terrace which overlooks the Front Garden. Feature Arch with ornate plastered ceiling, recess housing woodburning stove, two central heating radiators, power point, two centre ceiling lights, TV point. 
Returning to the ENTRANCE HALL - Magnificent Staircase provides access via half landing with tall sash window to rear elevation, central heating radiator under and a spacious landing with ornate ceiling and feature arch, doors radiate to:

FAMILY BATHROOM - 2.63m x 2.43m (8'7" x 7'11")

Single aspect room with sash window to rear elevation with New England shutters, cupboard housing Worcester gas fired central heating boiler and pressurised hot water system. Bathroom suite comprising panel bath with shower over and glazed shower screen to side, pedestal wash hand basin, light/shaver point, central heating radiator/towel rail. 


With feature porthole window to side elevation, central heating radiator, low level WC, wash hand basin, ceiling light. 

MAIN BEDROOM - 3.68m x 3.01m (12'0" x 9'10") plus 2.57m x 1.63m (8'5" x 5'4")

Single aspect room with two 12 pane sash windows overlooking the Front Garden, built in louver fronted wardrobe, two built in cupboards situated under the windows, display shelf, centre ceiling light, power point.

BEDROOM TWO - 3.63m x 3.03m (11'10" x 9'11")

Single aspect room with 12 pane sash window overlooking the magnificent South Facing Gardens. Centre ceiling light, wall light, central heating radiator, power point.

BEDROOM THREE - 3.75m x 3.02m (12'3" x 9'10")

Sash window to rear elevation, built in wardrobe, central heating radiator, centre ceiling light, power point.
Returning to the Rear Lobby door to steps which leads down to three basement rooms benefit from partial slate flagstone floors and have a ceiling height of 1.89m. 

BASEMENT ROOM ONE - 3.56m x 3.41m (11'8" x 11'2")

BASEMENT ROOM TWO - 4.7m x 3.36m (15'5" x 11'0")

BASEMENT ROOM THREE - 3.5m x 3m (11'5" x 9'10")

Located within the Basement is a coal store with original coal chute. 


Double gates provide access to:



Path finds it's way through the South Facing Garden with, Bay Tree, Yew Tree and mature flower and shrub boarders leading to attractive lawned gardens. 
Located to the West elevation:

OPEN FRONTED GARDEN ROOM - 6.86m x 2.87m (22'6" x 9'4")

Built of timber construction and surmounted by a slate roof with Cornish stone rear wall, flag stone floor and glazed end elevation.  Power points and lighting.
A gravel path leads from the parking area to the front door and on to the rear of the property with pedestrian access to High Street. 

DETATCHED GARAGE - 4.6m x 3.32m (15'1" x 10'10")

Sliding doors enjoying access from High Street, ceiling hight 1.88m.


Located to the rear of the Garage, personal door provides access via staircase to: 

BEDROOM FOUR - 3.41m x 3.14m (11'2" x 10'3")

Which is situated over the Garage, with window to front elevation, ceiling hight 1.81m. 
Located to the side of the Garage is a:


On the opposite side of the Courtyard:

UTILITY STORE - 1.84m x 1.51m (6'0" x 4'11") plus 2.8m x 1.46m maximum (9'2" x 4'9")

Door with glazed panel over and two windows to side elevation, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer,




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Proceed into Padstow via the Prideaux Brune Estate. Follow the road into Church Street number 56 Church Street is on your left hand side. Double gates provide access to parking area.

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