Tuesday 7 November 2017

Cornish seaside semi to renovate

Time for some Cornish sea air.
The semi above and below is in the pretty seaside village of Porthleven. Sent to me by regular reader Angus, 2 Cliff Road has four reception rooms and a kitchen downstairs, plus bathroom (hurrah!) and three bedrooms upstairs. The agents details describe it as four bedrooms but goodness knows where they think the fourth would be.
There's a bit of a yard area at the back, and the property faces directly onto the street.
It needs a lot of work, obviously, which might make the £275k guide price feel a bit steep. Until you see the location.

Close enough to smell the sea but not have it burst in through your front door.
What throws me is the contrast between the neatly-painted outside of the house, and the state of the inside. Although that may have something to do with its position in Porthleven's conservation area.
Lots of original features, and I love these left behind links to the people who once loved this house:

The house is a bit of a mish-mash of rooms. I get the feeling it was once a shop plus a house. You'll want to knock through some walls, as we say in renovation-land.

Having said that, I'm a bit worried abut what this pole at the end of the banister is holding up. 

And then there's the kitchen...

So, bit of work. Fabulous location. Price probably negotiable. What's not to like about it?
On the market through Christophers, at £275k. More here and here.