For anyone who is torn between a sea or country home, Wheal Down House could be the one to give you the best of both worlds as this special property offers a chance to own a countryside house by the sea. Designed around its outstanding outlook, this well-proportioned modern home in Perranuthnoe, near Penzance, boasts a simply spectacular location, just a 0. 25 mile walk from the South West Coast Path and the little-known Trenow Cove.

Accessed part way along an unmade rural track, Wheal Down House is set in about 4. 25 acres of gardens and paddock land, and surrounded by unspoilt farmland. Believed to have been built in the early 1990s, the individual, four bedroom, detached house has intriguing architectural features, including oriel bay windows to east and west elevations that take in the spectacular rural and coastal views.

Head to the property’s roof terrace above the attached garage, and you will find an unrivalled vantage point to enjoy the coastal views to Perranuthnoe church tower, Trenow Cove, Mounts Bay and the majestic St Michael’s Mount.

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To be sold with no onward chain, Wheal Down House is approached through a pair of five-bar gates which open to a large gravel parking area complete with a turning circle. The adjoining land slopes gently to the south west and includes regarding an acre of gardens, mainly comprising sweeping lawns with neatly trimmed griselinia and escallonia shrubs, creating attractive hedging features.



Wheal Down House

Wheal Down House



Wheal Down House

Wheal Down House

The breathtaking views to Mounts Bay can also be seen from most of the adjoining paddock property, which includes two areas of woodland that were planted in the 1990s. While the outside space offers plenty of places to admire the amazing views, the vistas from inside the south-west-facing house are just as impressive.

The magnificent sea views can be enjoyed from the first-floor lounge, the roof terrace, the principal bedroom, the kitchen, the sitting room, and the sun room.



Wheal Down House

Wheal Straight down House

The accommodation also offers three ground-floor bedrooms with a family bathroom, an utility room, and a separate cloakroom. The master bedroom with an en-suite shower room can be found on the first floor, along with a study, and a dressing room or occasional fifth bedroom within the eaves space.

The perfect property for those who love outdoor life, Wheal Down House is only about a quarter of a mile walk through the countryside down to Trenow Cove – a little-known location that is ideal for families and sea swimming.



Wheal Down House

Wheal Down House



Wheal Down House

Wheal Lower House

Enticing for any wildlife enthusiast, this particular little area is known as a wildlife microcosm including rare bees and many species of birds, with much of this being put down to the protected nature of the surrounding landscape. Wheal Down House is also equidistant between Perranuthnoe and Marazion, both being about a mile’s walk away along footpaths, while the town of Penzance is around 4 miles away.

Wheal Straight down House is for sale at £1, 650, 000. Marketing agents Lillicrap Chilcott said: “The availability of this rare country property with such mesmerising sea views and completely surrounded by unspoilt farmland, with no near neighbours, is an immense rarity.

“As the vendors’ sole agent, we wholeheartedly recommend arranging a viewing appointment to appreciate what Wheal Down House has to offer. ” Lillicrap Chilcott can be contacted on 01872 273473.

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