With sea views and walking distance to the beach and town centre is this impressive five bedroomed end terrace Victorian residence in St Ives. With a wealth of original features, private gardens and offering two private off-street parking spaces, the property also enjoys expansive views of St. Ives Bay towards Godrevy Lighthouse.
Occupying an enviable position close to the heart of the ever-popular town of St. Ives, the property offers an incredible opportunity for the prospective purchaser to secure this five bedroomed Victorian end-terrace home with a wealth of period features, and outstanding panoramic views towards Godrevy Lighthouse and beyond. The property is currently used as a succesful holiday let with a gross turnover circa £60,000.
Set back from the road and accessed from a number of steps through the well-stocked front garden, you enter into a bright hallway with the original tiled floor in situ. From here a balustraded staircase rises to the upper floors, and doors lead to the main reception rooms and kitchen. Entering the dining room you are greeted with a south-facing bay window that bathes the room with light. Open to the main sitting room at the front of the property, the exposed floorboards run throughout accentuating the fine details of the Victorian architecture, with glorious high ceilings and moulded cornicing. An open fireplace in the sitting room could be recommissioned, or a wood-burning stove installed to further this inviting space. The breakfast kitchen is of a good size with plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. A glazed door offers access to the rear courtyard; subject to obtaining the necessary consents the kitchen could be extended to create a fabulous garden room.
Ascending to the first floor there are three double bedrooms, all of which enjoy en-suite faciliites. The master bedroom is found at the front of the property, again with a large bay window offering sumptuous vistas, with panoramic views down into the busy fishing harbour and across the bay. Another large double bedroom sits above the dining room, enjoying the same lovely large bay windows.. A further double bedroom is found at the rear of the property, alongside the family bathroom, with WC and basin and separate WC.
Rising again to the second floor, you may notice a bookcase on the half-landing. A gentle push will reveal the property's secret! Within the roofspace over the rear of the property, the den provides a playful space with two skylights that open up to create balconies from which to enjoy the view over the rooftops. A glorious stained glass window floods the staircase with light, whilst a further two bedrooms, one of which is en-suite, make use of the generous space in the attic, with vaulted ceilings and superb views.
At the rear of the property is a courtyard garden with a range of mature plants and a covered pergola providing a relaxing spot to wind down. Gated access leads to the lane at the rear of the property where the two private parking spaces are found.
The property is currently being run as a successful holiday letting business with a number of repeat customers, and previously operated as a guest house. Information on this is available via the selling agents.
The following services are available mains electric, mains gas, mains water, mains drainage and telephone line is connected (however we have not verified connection).
St Ives is home to the landmark Tate Gallery and the famous Barbara Hepworth Museum and is bordered by three attractive sandy beaches which are repeatedly voted among the best in the British Isles, one particularly for surfing. The turquoise waters of St Ives, set against the colourful backdrop of the working fishing harbour, have attracted artists since the 19th century due to the renowned clarity of light.
Sales: Country & Waterside Prestige is a trading name of Countrywide Estate Agents, Registered in England Number 00789476, Registered Office: Greenwood House, 1st Floor, 91-99 New London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0PP. Countrywide Estate Agents is an appointed representative of Countrywide Principal Services Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.