4 bedroom property for sale in Shilla Lane, Polzeath, North Cornwall
£650,000 Under offer
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• The property, which is not listed, dates back to the 16th Century and retains many original features
• Situated in its own grounds including paddock, small woodland, grassed terraces and ownership of the private access lane
• Walking distance to Polzeath beach and a range of amenities within the village
• 4 bedrooms, all within approximately 1328 square feet
• Detached garage and parking for up to 2 cars
Shilla Mill, famed for being one of the oldest properties in the popular north Cornwall village of Polzeath. is believed to date back to 1591. This captivating cottage still retains many of its original features including beams, flagstone slate floors and wood carvings believed to have come from historic sailing ships. Set within tranquil gardens, the meadow and small woodland are an enchanting space to enjoy outdoor living. Whilst the Mill requires renovation to restore the property to its former glory, it could make a magical holiday home or main residence alike.
Shilla Mill, whilst benefitting from a peaceful location, is just a short walk away from the renowned surfing beach of Polzeath. Within the village local amenities include a grocery store, surf hire/lessons, pub and a number of boutique clothing stores. Polzeath has a plethora of good places to eat and drink all within walking distance, including The Point Golf and Leisure Club being a short walk inland. Home to a vast expanse of sand, various water sports and scenic coastal walks, it is no surprise that Polzeath is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the north Cornish coast. Nearby in Rock and Daymer Bay conditions are ideal for sailing, water-skiing and windsurfing, as well as the renowned St Enodoc Golf Club offering two excellent 18-hole courses. Locally there are also a wealth of excellent restaurants and pubs including; The Mariners Pub in Rock, Restaurant Nathan Outlaw in Port Isaac, Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant and Paul Ainsworth’s No. 6 in Padstow. The ferry and water taxi in Rock make travelling to Padstow both enjoyable and easy. Most everyday shopping requirements can be met in Polzeath and Rock but the market town of Wadebridge, with an inspiring collection of independent shops, is approximately seven miles distant.
Mains electricity, water. Private drainage. Night storage heaters.
The property, which has parking for up to 2 cars also benefits from a detached garage. A flagstone slate floored lean-to, accessed from outside the property, provides ideal storage for surfboards, bikes and outdoor gear. The outdoor loo, which could be converted to a shower, would be perfect for sandy trips back from the beach. Southwest facing, the garden wraps around the side of the cottage with grassed terraces ascending the rear, the picturesque meadow a safe space for children and dogs to enjoy the warmer summer months.