Rosenithon, St Keverne


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Detached Grade 2 Listed Thatched Home with Separate Holiday Cottage in Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a 10 minute walk from a secluded cove. Beautifully maintained and filled with character. Coastal Hamlet On South West Coast Path, Southerly Facing Gardens, Idyllic Setting, Stunning Walks. No chain.

Property Information

General description


This Grade II listed thatched home we believe dates back to around 1680 and just oozes character including beamed ceilings, beautiful exposed stone walls, open fireplaces and a wood burning stove. Accommodation comprises: Ground Floor: Entrance porch with exposed stone wall, a spacious open plan kitchen / breakfast room which features the old Inglenook fireplace complete with bread oven, cleverly adapted to now house the space for a Range style cooker. Opening to the dining room which has a built in cupboard, additional built in pantry, a sizable light and airy lounge with inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove and further dual aspect seating area with an open fireplace. From the lounge is a study and cloakroom/WC. First Floor: Landing, a family bathroom with feature claw bath and separate shower, Master bedroom with a separate WC, three further bedrooms, one which leads off the master currently utilised as a dressing room and would also make an ideal nursery.


Interior: A well-appointed, light and airy accommodation accessed via French doors to an open plan kitchen / sitting room with sky lights in the vaulted ceiling featuring exposed A frame, a double bedroom with spacious loft storage over and an en-suite shower room / WC. Exterior: Patio area and own parking area.


The property is approached through double gates into the gravelled driveway offering parking for several vehicles and two further gated entrances to the side and front of the property. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrub and tree borders, and features a charming gypsy caravan and pond. Gravelled pathways lead to two garden sheds, one housing the current tumble dryer and washing machine. To the side of the property is an additional courtyard garden with a tiled roof covered space which has been used as a log store.

Heating and Glazing

Oil-fired heating and hot water. Wood burning stove. Single glazed as per the Grade 2 listing. Holiday let double glazed.


Mains electricity and water. Drainage by way of septic tank. High speed internet connectivity.

Floor Area

Total approximate floor area: 161 square metres (1733 square feet) comprising The Main Residence: 133.1 square metres (1432 square feet) and the Holiday Let/Annexe: 27.9 square metres (301 square feet).

Tenure and Council Tax

Freehold. Council Tax band E. Local Cornwall Council general line number 03001234 100 to clarify.

Additional Information

In our opinion the property is maintained to a high standard and was completely rethatched in 2015.


This lovely home and holiday let is set in the heart of the idyllic and tranquil hamlet of Rosenithon in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with direct access just a short walk along a scenic footpath to the beautiful beaches and rugged coastline between Manacle Point and its legendary reef of rocks and Coverack on the Lizard peninsula. The village of St Keverne close by offers a variety of facilities and amenities including two public houses, village store, butcher, parish church, surgery, primary school, newsagents, post office, and garage.

Areas of surrounding countryside and coastline are spectacular. At the entrance to the Helford River and about four miles from Godrevy Cottage are Gillan Creek and St Anthony in Meneage, which provide sheltered moorings, boat hire, lay-up and chandlery. The nearby sailing waters of the Helford Estuary and Falmouth Bay just 4.5 miles away, with its waterside pubs and tree-lined creeks, provides some of the loveliest day sailing waters available.

The former market town of Helston is approximately twelve miles away and includes an extensive range of facilities including shops, schools, banks, pubs and restaurants, supermarkets and leisure facilities. Further afield is Falmouth harbour town, approximately 19 miles and Truro cathedral city with its main line railway station to London Paddington just 25 miles. Newquay airport (approximately 41 miles) gives access and flies regularly to London, Exeter and Manchester.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Kitchen / Breakfast Room



Sun Lounge


Fisrt Floor




Dressing Room / Nursery


Holiday Let

Kitchen / Sitting Room


Shower room / WC


Garden / Parking


There is a lined timber shed with power and water connected which currently houses the washing machine and tumble drier.

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HUS Estate Agents Ltd - Truro

18 Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall

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