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A superb and rare opportunity to acquire a building plot with detailed planning permission and wonderful views, in a most sought after coastal location.


  • Building Plot
  • Planning Permission
  • Stunning Sea Views
  • Close to the Coast
  • Sought After Location
  • 800m to Porthcothan
  • Rare Opportunity
  • Generous Size Plot

Total Size: 0 Sqft    Tenure: Freehold   



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Situated less than a mile of Porthcothan Bay and in a highly sought-after location on the North Cornwall coastline, this building plot offers an exceptional and rare opportunity to construct a dwelling in this wonderful location.


Planning permission PA13/04575 (this planning application was part of a larger scheme for five dwellings).


The permission is for a two bedroom, two bathroom, single storey holiday property which will overlook the open countryside adjoining, with far reaching views to the sea.   


The sale of this site is restricted to a single dwelling, a covenant will be put in place. Multiple dwellings will not be permitted.  


A certificate of Lawfulness granted for the North Drive which is the access to Top Bank on 15.02.19 Application No. PA19/00390


Approval has been sought to slightly widen the road section of the North Drive to increase visibility granted on 22.02.19. Application no. PA18/08631 this work will be carried out by the vendor after completion.


The large barn on site will need to be removed by the purchaser to comply with the terms of the 2014 planning approval. This barn is currently locked.


The water trench has been dug on site and mains water is in the road. Mains gas is also in the road. Electricity supply will be brought underground up the middle driveway, it will be for the purchaser to bring this into the south west corner of the plot.  All connection costs are for the purchaser.  There are no main drains and the plot will have to put in its own facility for drainage and sewage.


For the purposes of viewing the site.  Please park immediately on the right of the entrance, to avoid the trench. Please do not block the driveway.  The plot is a building site with a trench, and aged barn. Every care should be taken when walking the site and is done at the viewers own risk.



Cornwall Estates (Padstow) Ltd give notice that; These particulars do not constitute any contract or offer and are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive.  The accuracy of the particulars is not guaranteed and should not be relied upon as representations of fact.  Cornwall Estates (Padstow) Ltd, their clients nor any joint agents have authority to make any representations about the property and any information given is without responsibility on the part of the agents, sellers or lessor(s). Any intended purchaser should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise of the statements contained in these particulars.  Any areas distances or measurement are approximate.  Assumptions should not be made that the property has all the necessary planning permissions and building regulations.  We have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Viewing by appointment only. Purchasers should check the availability for viewing before embarking on any journey to view or incurring travelling expenses. Some photographs may be taken with a wide-angle lens.




Local Area

Top Bank is situated on the rugged North Cornwall coastline, within a short drive of seven beautiful sandy beaches, and within three miles of the harbour town of Padstow.  A sought-after location where property rarely comes to the marketplace.


  • Beach         800m to Porthcothan Bay
  • Airport       6 miles to Newquay Airport
  • Train          22 miles to Bodmin Parkway
  • Town          5 miles to Padstow, 1/2 mile to St Merryn
  • Hospital     11 miles to Newquay hospital   
  • School        1/2 mile to St Merryn Primary, 11 miles to Wadebridge Secondary



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