While some people love to be out on the water, others are more comfortable watching the ebb and flow of the ocean from dry land. If you are more of a landlubber than a seafarer, this outstanding coastal residence with jaw-dropping sea views could be the dream home for you.

Built in 2013 to an exacting standard, the magnificent Monterey Lodge is a detached, architect designed, three-bedroom home. Set in Carlyon Bay, near St Austell , this fabulous home lies on the seaward side of the bay’s exclusive, prestigious and private Sea Road.

Facing south-west, the particular impressive house has been designed to maximise its grandstand, panoramic views out over Saint Austell Bay and straight towards Black Head. Just imagine kicking back with a glass of something cool in your hand while you watch the yachting and boating activity from the comfort of this stunning home.

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Striking and distinctive, Monterey Lodge is approached via electric gates, with a good-sized parking area and detached garage to one side and a broad expanse of lawn in front of the house. A broad paved walkway leads to the property’s columned entrance where a multi-paned double glazed door with side panels opens into a mesmerising reception hall.



Monterey Lodge

Monterey Lodge

Featuring a pair of full-height plate glass doors, the reception hall offers immediate and captivating sights to the sea and Black Head. There is a part-vaulted ceiling, a cloaks cupboard, and a storage cupboard, and Jerusalem limestone flooring that flows from the hall into the open plan kitchen, dining plus living room.

This main open-plan living space is quite exceptional. Set under a 16ft high vaulted ceiling, the room features a triple aspect outlook onto a rear sun terrace and to the sea beyond.



Monterey Lodge

Monterey Lodge

To one side of the room there is a beautifully appointed, fitted kitchen with high-gloss units and a range of high-end, brand-name appliances. To the other side of the contemporary living room is an integrated media system along with a modern fireplace – ideal for cosying up in front of while you watch the power of the sea in winter months.

The property’s three bedrooms can be found to either side of the wedding reception hall. Featuring windows to the front of the house and doorways onto the sun terrace, the principal bedroom sits to one part of the hall and boasts a good-sized en-suite bathroom.



Monterey Lodge

Monterey Lodge



Monterey Lodge

Monterey Lodge

Across the hall, a guest area gives two dual aspect bedrooms, each enjoying access to and views over the sun terrace. Both of these bedrooms are served by a beautifully-appointed, good-sized bathroom, each of the three bedrooms have fitted wardrobes, and two also feature dressing tables with drawers.

The property has another dreamy space to enjoy on its first floor. Accessed from a turning staircase at the rear of the main reception space, the galleried sitting room is a real oasis. Featuring a vaulted ceiling, Velux roof windows, and access to useful eaves storage, this incredible room boasts amazing views over the sea to Black Head through an apexed wall of glass – making this a perfect spot to while away the hours with soothing coastal scenes stretching out before you.



Monterey Lodge

Monterey Lodge

In warmer months of the year, the rear garden is an ideal spot for entertaining and relaxation. Designed for ease of maintenance, the garden features a broad and deep, paved sun terrace which is accessed from the open-plan kitchen, dining and living room and from each of the three bedrooms.

With a secluded area of lawn to 1 side and a pebbled border interspersed with an enticing selection of mature shrubs and plants, the patio and garden have been designed to make the most of the southerly aspect and the captivating views over St Austell Bay and along the coastline in both directions taking in Dark Head and Duporth Beach.



Monterey Lodge

Monterey Lodge

Should you wish to get even closer to the coastline or head out for a day on the beach, Monterey Lodge presents nearby access to the coastal footpath. From here you can enjoy lovely walks along the surrounding coastline, leading to the picturesque port of Charlestown towards the west and the beaches at Duporth and Porthpean.

This incredible Carlyon Bay home is available for offers around £1, 350, 000. For more details or to arrange the viewing, contact Lillicrap Chilcott on 01872 273473.

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