Riverside Hall is a former Sunday school which is conveniently located on the quayside in West Looe and benefits from views across the harbour to East Looe. The property is truly unique and offers a fantastic opportunity to acquire a characterful home in the heart of Looe. Riverside Hall has versatile and spacious accommodation, 4 bedrooms and a self contained 1 bedroom annexe.
Riverside Hall is a beautifully presented former Sunday school that is available to purchase for the first time since 2006. This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a unique and characterful property in the heart of Looe. Dating back to 1888, the property is set over three floors and has the added bonus of a newly converted one bedroom annexe, which also has its own separate entrance. Situated on the quayside in West Looe, Riverside Hall has superb views across the harbour. The main house offers 5 bedrooms (4 doubles, 1 single). Entrance is via a courtyard into a lobby with slate tiled floor and oak staircase leading to the first floor accommodation.
First floor landing provides access to 2 of the reception rooms and the utility wet room (with shower room off). The breakfast room, with views over the river, leads to the fully fitted modern gloss grey kitchen. There is a 6 ring dual fuel range cooker with grill and 2 ovens, extractor hood over. The fitted units give plenty of storage, including a full height pantry, integrated microwave and a further oven/grill. The large spacious reception room has original timbers and arched feature windows which overlook the harbour. Double doors lead to the games & media room which has HDMI, CAT5, SKY & audio cabling, perfect for a home cinema or online gaming. The games & media room provides access to a storeroom, the annexe and a spiral staircase leading to the second floor landing. On the second floor there are 4 light and airy double bedrooms, family bathroom, further WC and enclosed rear courtyard.
The newly converted annexe also has oak staircases and landings. It can be accessed from the main property or from its own courtyard entrance. The dual aspect bedroom has a vaulted ceiling, sky light and view over the courtyard. (With CAT6 cabling, multiple wall and floor mounted electric sockets and facilities for wall mounted TV’s, this room could alternatively be used as a gym or study). There is a fully tiled shower room, landing, fitted kitchen with breakfast bar and laundry cupboard. Riverside Hall Annexe has great potential for holiday letting in a prime location. Early viewing of this property is strongly advised to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer, together with its superb views and proximity to amenities.
Looe in South East Cornwall is a very popular family holiday resort town, situated on both sides of the River Looe. The two towns are joined together by a bridge across the river. In medieval times East Looe and West Looe were separate towns. East Looe includes the harbour and the main shopping centre. West Looe is quieter but also has shops, restaurants and hotels. They are joined by a seven arched bridge, built in 1853. This replaced a much earlier bridge from the 15th century and there are still buildings of this period in the town.
East Looe is the main tourism centre - a collection of narrow streets lined with shops cafes and pubs that lead through to the main town beach. The beach is ideal for families. Bordered on the west by the Banjo pier - entrance to the main harbour and by a rocky promontory at the eastern edge, it is a compact beach. Over the years, the town has retained its small fishing fleet, which return at high tide, to off load their catch alongside the riverside quay at the busy fish market, which dominates the towns East Quay. It has been a popular holiday resort and continues to grow in popularity.
On the edge of the town is a branch line railway which links with the main line at Liskeard (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours).The coastline either side of Looe is beautiful and unspoilt, easily accessible via the South West Coast Path and there are substantial areas in the ownership of the National Trust. There are excellent bathing beaches and a wide network of footpaths and bridleways in the vicinity. The City of Plymouth lies within commuting distance, having an extensive and historic waterfront.
The following services are available Mains electric, mains gas, metered mains water, mains drainage, telephone line is connected together with broadband. Combination boiler , providing central heating via radiators. The annex has its own power supply and gas combination boiler.
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