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Charming Cornish cottage for sale

Polscoe Cottage is a delightful south facing Grade II Listed property which has been refurbished and extended by the present owners

The house, which faces almost due south, was once two gamekeeper’s cottages and is believed to date back as far as the 15th Century. The property is surrounded by a large
sheltered garden with a pond in front and a stream through the garden.

The accommodation throughout the house has a range of original features. On the ground floor are two fine reception rooms as well as a kitchen/breakfast room with Rayburn, which also provides heating and hot water and a utility and cloakroom.

On the first floor there is a spacious master bedroom with mezzanine area and ensuite shower room. There are three further bedrooms which share a family bathroom and there is also a further study/child’s bedroom.

Accommodation comprises the entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, drawing room, dining room, study, larder; upstairs are the master bedroom suite, and three further bedrooms, plus a family bathroom.

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Outside, in front of the house there are extensive areas of lawn which are protected by a range of mature trees and shrubs and there is an area of decking with a useful timber framed storage shed. Within the gardens there is also a pond and historic well.

To the rear of the house there are further areas of lawn accessed via a bridge which crosses a pretty stream with its own little island. The property is surrounded by rolling countryside, some of which belongs to the Port Eliot and Mount Edgcumbe Estates.

Polscoe Cottage is situated in the small hamlet of Tredis which is located between the villages of St Germans and Sheviock in a beautiful and unspoilt area of south east Cornwall known as the Rame Peninsular. The property is well located, being only a short distance from Whitsand Bay to the south, and the A38 to the north.

The guide price is £625,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01392 423 111 or visit

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