• House - Detached
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 2
  • Bathrooms


A detached seaside house offering spacious family accommodation with fine sea views and currently successfully holiday let.

Commanding a stunning 180 degree prospect over the azure blue waters of Looe Bay, the village environment and the verdant coastal hinterland, a detached seaside house offering spacious family accommodation set within generous gardens. About 1255 sq ft, Dual Aspect Sitting Room with wood burner, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, 24′ Balcony, 15′ Dining Room, 3 Bedrooms, Snug/Bedroom 4, 2 Bath/Shower Rooms, Shed & Workshop, Terraced Gardens. Currently a Successful Holiday Let.


The property is situated in a south facing and prized near beachfront position within about 150 yards of Downderry Beach on a stretch of coastline often referred to as the Cornish Riviera and renowned for its mild maritime climate. The constant passage of commercial, naval and pleasure craft across the bay, provides an extraordinary, distracting and inspirational outlook.

Downderry together with the neighbouring beachside village of Seaton have a primary school (rated “good” by Ofsted), restaurant, beachside public house, church, beach café, village store, post office and doctors’ surgery. Similar facilities are available at St Germans, which also has a main line railway station providing a useful commuter link to Plymouth (Plymouth to London Paddington 3 hours). Seaton also has a Countryside Park with riverside and woodland walks.

Downderry was, in recent years, noted by the Sunday Times in a list of the top ten “Best Places to Live by the sea”. Golf is available at Portwrinkle, St Mellion International Golf Resort, or Looe Bindown. The South West Coast Path is accessed nearby with parts of the neighbouring coastline in the ownership of the National Trust. The beach has a slipway and offers the opportunity to keep and launch boats (by permit). Seaton beach benefits from a RNLI Lifeguard station during the summer.

The sailing waters of the area are favoured by yachtsmen and deep water moorings are available on the Rivers Lynher and Tamar at St Germans, Saltash and Fowey/Polruan. Saltash has a Waitrose store on its northern outskirts and the city of Plymouth offers an abundance of facilities centred around the historic and fascinating waterfront areas of the Barbican and Hoe. The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Beauty, the famous surfing beaches of North Cornwall, historic country houses and many other places of interest lie within an easy drive.

Sea View comprises a detached seaside house in an enviable, elevated location from which it commands stunning sea views, each of the principal rooms take advantage of the views and the village amenities and beach are in close proximity.

The property is set into the contour with reversed design to take advantage of the views and garden access at both ground and first floor levels, the accommodation benefits from full double glazing and electric central heating, extending to about 1255 sq ft the layout is demonstrated by reference to the floorplan and briefly comprises – Ground Floor – reception hall – three bedrooms each with sea views – shower room/wc – First Floor – sitting room with dual aspect and wood burner – kitchen/breakfast room with ranges of worksurfaces and built in cabinets and there is a utility cupboard off – the kitchen has wide French doors opening to the fantastic balcony with glass and marine grade stainless steel balustrading – dining room with bay window and sliding patio door to rear – snug/bedroom 4 again with sliding patio door to rear – family bathroom.

The property is currently a successful holiday let through Airbnb and Vrbo. Our clients will consider selling the property furnished and equipped to enable its ongoing use as a holiday let, excluding personal items and subject to separate negotiation.

Steps rise from the estate road to the garden and front entrance door. At road level there is a superb workshop/store which was formerly a garage.

The gardens are terraced and well stocked with a variety of trees and shrubs providing a private and secluded environemtn without compromising the outstanding views. From the garden views of Looe Island, Dodman Point and The Lizard can be observed. There is a further garden shed.


Using Sat Nav – Postcode PL11 3LY – the property will be found on the right hand side upon entering Trerieve.

Property Documents

  • Address Trerieve Estate, Downderry, Torpoint
  • City Torpoint
  • Zip/Postal Code PL11 3LY
  • Area Downderry


Updated on May 20, 2024 at 8:42 am
  • Price: Price Guide £515,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Property Type: House - Detached
  • Property Status: For Sale

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