Between St Martin & Mawgan


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A stunning Grade II Listed home replete with rustic charm and large grounds located in a sought after semi rural location between the villages of Mawgan and St Martin. Sweet William Cottage is an amazing home and has been sympathetically improved by the current owners and is oozing bespoke character features throughout. The property is further enhanced by a detached garden studio of excellent size which would suit as guest accommodation, home office or a tranquil space for budding artists or writers who would take inspiration from this peaceful and quirky space. Walking in through the front door your eyes are immediately drawn to beautiful slate flagstones and some original panelled walling in the hall. The kitchen/diner is a particular highlight being of generous size and providing a light, open space with bespoke chestnut units. There is plenty of space for a large dining table and this room really is very easy on the eye and the main hub of the property. Also on the ground floor is a sitting room with a large open fire and a very useful utility room. The first floor provides a broad landing, family bathroom and two big bedrooms with striking countryside views. The second floor hosts a large third bedroom again with brilliant views, ample eaves style storage and clear potential for an en suite bathroom subject to any necessary permission. To the outside, ample parking is catered for on the gated driveway and attractive gardens are to the front and side aspects which incorporate the detached studio, a workshop and a number of smaller outbuildings. A rare opportunity to purchase this beautiful property which is available to the market with no onward chain.


Sweet William Cottage is located in a semi rural position between the sought after villages of Mawgan and St Martin. The nearest town of Helston with comprehensive facilities is within a 10 to 15 minute drive. More locally, Gear Farm is within a short walk of the property and is famous for quality produce and homemade pasties. Public Houses with eateries are available in the nearby villages of Mawgan and Newtown St Martin. The sailing waters of the Helford River are also within comfortable reach. The location of this property is sure to appeal to the discerning buyer, seeking a peaceful country setting in an area of outstanding beauty in the heart of the Lizard Peninsula.


Slate flagstone floor, original wooden panelled wall, ceiling light, opening into the kitchen/diner, opening into the utility room and panelled door opening into the:


A beautiful room with a relaxing feel, window to the front aspect, large open fire with timber lintel and slate hearth, wood floor, beamed ceiling, two radiators, wall lights, sash window to the rear, built in cupboards.


A light and spacious room fitted with bespoke chestnut kitchen cupboards, drawers and worktop, stainless steel sink, oil fired Aga for cooking, integrated electric oven and dishwasher, large chestnut island with further cupboards and worktops, oak window seat, wood floor, ceiling spotlights, space for a free standing fridge/freezer, a large dresser which is included in the sale, wall lights and a window to the front aspect.


A very useful room with plenty of space for white goods and storage, worktop surfaces, plumbing for a washing machine, tiled floor, ceiling light, oil fired boiler and a small window looking into the sitting room.


A broad landing with a sash window, fitted carpet, radiator, storage cupboards, ceiling light, some panelled walls, narrow staircase leading to the second floor and panelled doors opening into:


A large master bedroom with a sash window with stunning countryside views, fitted carpet, radiator, ceiling light and a range of fitted bespoke cupboards, drawers and wardrobes.


A double bedroom with a sash window with countryside views, fitted carpet, radiator, ceiling light and two built in wardrobes.


A family bathroom fitted with a wc, wash hand basin, bath, shower cubicle, tiling to part walls, heated towel rail and radiator, down lights and a window.


A large bedroom with two velux windows with countryside views, fitted carpet, ample built in eaves storage cupboards and a door opening into:


This room has clear potential for conversion into an en suite subject to any necessary permission. Alternatively, this area is perfect for additional storage.



Ample parking is provided on the gated driveway which is laid to gravel chippings.


Large private and enclosed garden areas are to the front and side aspects which are predominately laid to well maintained lawn. To the immediate front of the property is a hard standing courtyard perfect for fire pits or barbecues. There is also a raised level of lawn towards the top of the gardens which is a very attractive seating area with commanding countryside views. Various trodden paths lead around the gardens and provide access to the outbuildings, workshop a tree house and the detached studio. To the side of the studio is an area of patio which is the perfect place for a privately positioned hot tub.


A detached studio of excellent size which is sure to appeal to those looking to accommodate guests or provide a home office. The studio has the benefit of a wood burning stove, plenty of storage cupboards, worktop surfacing, power, seating areas and a very useful mezzanine floor. This building has huge scope and is a real bonus to the overall property.


A gated workshop providing additional covered space with power connected.


Two smaller outbuildings can be found within the gardens in addition to a tree house and wood store.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage and oil heating.


Before agreeing a sale, we will require proof of your financial ability to purchase. Again, we ask for your cooperation on this matter to avoid any unnecessary delays in agreeing a sale and we will inform you of what we require prior to agreeing a sale.


It is a legal requirement that we receive verified ID from all buyers before a sale can be instructed. We ask for your cooperation on this matter to ensure there is no unnecessary delay in agreeing a sale. We will inform you of the process once your offer has been accepted.

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The Mather Partnership

17 Meneage Street, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 8AA

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