Hawthorn Cottage is located amidst a small cluster of properties a short walk from the centre of the hamlet. Penrose is around 3 miles from the family friendly beach of Porthcothan whilst the picturesque and bustling fishing harbour of Padstow is approximately 5.5 miles away. In the town there are a number of fine restaurants including Rick Stein's Seafood Restaurant, together with regular pedestrian ferry services giving access to the beautiful beaches of Daymer Bay, Polzeath and Rock.
North of Porthcothan are a number of other fine sandy beaches including Treyarnon, Constantine Bay, Harlyn Bay and Trevone whilst to the south are Watergate Bay and Mawgan Porth.
The estuary town of Wadebridge is 9 miles away with a wide range of shops together with primary, secondary education, cinema, numerous sports and social clubs and access to the ever-popular Camel Trail. To the east is the splendour of Bodmin Moor, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a haven for walkers and nature lovers alike. There are mainline rail services at Bodmin Parkway and access to the A30 trunk road can be gained at Victoria, linking the cathedral cities of Truro and Exeter.THE PROPERTY
Built for the vendors, Hawthorn Cottage is an attractive contemporary home with the facade being characterised by a tall apex window that capitalises on the lovely views of surrounding farmland. Full of natural light and thoughtfully specified to include air source heating, a heat exchange system and solar panels this impressive house scores well on its Energy Performance Rating and is perfect as a low maintenance main residence or second home within easy striking distance of the coast.
One enters into a dual height reception hall with light flooding in from above and the side. A staircase rises to the first floor living area and doors lead to the three bedrooms (one en-suite) together with a well-specified family bathroom,
The entire upper floor is home to a superb open plan living area with 13'6" high apex ceiling, lit by electrically operated skylights and the impressive window to the front. There are four useful large cupboards together with a pantry cupboard. The kitchen is well-appointed with a stylish range of shaker cupboards and drawers with timber worksurface. Integrated appliances include twin ovens, induction hob, and dishwasher. To the rear, glazed doors open to an elevated balcony with immediate views over the adjacent field and spiral staircase descending.OUTSIDE
The property is approached over a lane into the driveway that is shared with the adjacent house. A granite chipped parking area is located at the base of the driveway with space for two/three cars (the next door neighbour also has a right to park a single car here).
A few steps from the house is an enclosed area of lawn with sun deck, potting shed and garden shed. Directly to the front of the house is a sun terrace with additional low maintenance seating area to the rear, directly adjoining a field.SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private shared drainage. Solar panels with feed in tariff. Air source heat pump serving under floor heating. Heat exchange system. Superfast broadband. Please note the agents have not inspected or tested these services.DIRECTIONS
In the centre of the hamlet, pass the red post box and opposite the national speed limit sign, turn right into a shared lane. Stay on this lane, passing between 'Uphill Cottage' and 'Penrose Farmhouse'. At a small cross roads, bear left and after a short distance, turn right between twin gate posts into the driveway that leads to Hawthorn Cottage. The parking area for Hawthorn Cottage is just before the gateposts on the left. What Three Words Location Finder: digits.epic.realm