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Harlyn Bay

Detached house on Sandy Lane within a few minutes walk of the beach.


  • Direct access to the coast path
  • Detached eco-house
  • Private road
  • 2675 Square Feet (248 sq.m)
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Versatile Accommodation
  • Sea glimpses
  • EPC Rating C

Total Size: 229 m²    Tenure: Freehold    Energy Rating: C



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This individually designed, most attractive detached residence is situated on Sandy Lane, just one of a few properties occupying this sought-after coastal location.  Perched above Harlyn Bay and with direct access to the Southwest coastal path, this unique setting offers proximity to the surrounding coastline whilst retaining a sense of exclusivity.  Properties in this location are very rare to the market and Little House offers an exceptional opportunity to acquire a residence in this highly desirable setting. The property is in excellent order throughout and is ready for immediate occupation.  Designed and built by the current vendors, whose family have long-standing connections to this beautiful area, Little House is deceptively spacious offering over 2600 square feet of accommodation.


Enter through the front door into a spacious entrance lobby with W.C and storage, and continue into a light-filled hallway featuring natural stone tiled flooring, vaulted ceilings and superb green oak beams, a feature continued throughout the house. Reclaimed slates sit as windowsills, framing the expanse of glass which allows the sun to pour into the property throughout the day. French doors open out onto the rear patio, creating a wonderful flow to the outdoor areas.


Situated directly off this stunning space is the open plan kitchen and spacious dining area, where the wonderful oak beams and stone floors create a sense of continuity around the ground floor. The country style kitchen features an electric Aga with companion oven, and a comprehensive range of base and wall units incorporating an integral dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The adjoining utility room houses a range of base and wall units including plumbing for an automatic washing machine, and a large Belfast sink, as well as a further electric cooker. This useful area has access to the garden.


Back through the light-filled hallway and to the front of the property, there is a separate sitting room which features a multi-fuel log burner set within a slate hearth and two double glazed windows with glimpses towards the sea. A beamed vaulted ceiling and wooden floor create a feeling of warmth and space, amplified by glazed doors opening from the hallway.


Uniquely configured to maximise the properties potential, the interior comprises of five bedrooms over the two floors. Three of these are situated on the ground floor, including the spacious master with ensuite which enjoys views over the rear garden. Two further bedrooms sit either side of the family bathroom, both featuring vaulted ceilings and oak beams which add to the feeling of space.


The lower ground floor is accessed by stairs from the dining area, and houses two further bedrooms, a shower room and storage room or study. This area is particularly versatile with separate external access meaning a self-contained annexe could be easily created if required.



To the rear of the property sits an enclosed south facing garden. Predominately laid to lawn, with established borders and raised flower bed, this area can be enjoyed from the sheltered and sunny patio area accessed from the French doors of the living space. This rear space also houses a timber outbuilding comprising a workshop and potting shed. The photovoltaic panels the energy provided by these is sold back to the grid.

To the front of the property is a spacious front drive with gated access and parking for several vehicles. At the side of the house is an outdoor shower, a must-have for beach-side living. A garage, accessed either by electric roller door or additional side door, has the benefit of a further mezzanine storage area.



Ground source heat pump, photovoltaic panels, mains electricity, mains water.


Whilst the location of Sandy Lane lends itself perfectly to beachside living, the area is also renowned for amazing dining options, with several world-class eating establishments within a few miles of the area. The harbour town of Padstow is only 3 miles away and has a reputation for great food and drink, and the areas of Rock and Daymar Bay are easily accessed by ferry from here. Within walking distance is The Pig restaurant, and Rick Steins Cornish Arms is a few minutes drive.


Little House has direct access onto the Southwest Coast Path, a famed walking route that hugs the coastline and from which you can see some of the spectacular and dramatic cliffs and beaches for which this stretch of Cornwall is famous.


Newquay Airport lies 9 miles away and has regular flights to London Stansted as well as several international cities. Bodmin Parkway Station is 26 miles away and has regular services to London Paddington, including a regular sleeper service.



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Local Area

Harlyn Bay is best known for its proximity to Trevose Head and for it’s beautiful sandy beach and scenery. It is set just a mile west of the harbour town of Padstow and its wonderful restaurants.   The bay is a wide stretch of golden sand with sheltered alcoves, bordered by cliffs and with access to the South West Coastal Path. Within an easy walk, are many other beaches including Constantine Bay, Booby’s Bay, Mother Ivey’s Bay and Trevone Bay.


The Pig at Harlyn, a beautifully restored 15th century Manor House and restaurant, is within a short comfortable stroll from this plot.  Plans are also in place for a new beach side restaurant and shop on the site of the former Harlyn Inn.


On the beach is the well-known Harlyn Surf School and it’s pop up food cafes. Padstow is a less than a five minute drive and the village of St Merryn provides all local amenities.   The Championship Trevose Golf Course and Country Club is less than a mile away.


Harlyn Bay is a highly sought-after location for both residential and holiday houses, with excellent rental opportunities available for holiday letting investments.




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