The Old Signal House, Cawsand: £1300 House / 3 bedrooms / 1 reception rooms
Compass is proud to present to the market this rare opportunity to reside in one of Rame Peninsula s hidden gems,
The Old Signal House
on Penlee Point. The unique property offers well-appointed accommodation throughout and numerous features which include; three double bedrooms, master en-suite, open plan sitting room with a multi fuel burner. Modern fully integrated kitchen, utility / wet room, family bathroom. The roof top terrace and private balcony are perfect for watching the sun set over the ocean. Further features: allocated parking, oil central heating, double glazing. Pets considered. Fully furnished. AVAILABLE NOW.
... The Old Signal House
is approached via a private roadway from the villages of Kingsand and Cawsand, both of which are situated within a Historic Conservation Area and designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with unspoilt clean beaches. The former fishing villages have remained completely unspoilt with a maze of narrow streets and pretty cottages. This is a thriving community with excellent local pubs, restaurants, tea rooms, shops and churches. The magnificent coastline of the Rame Peninsula and Mount Edgcumbe House and Park are all within easy walking distance. Also nearby are the renowned beaches of Whitsand Bay with its fine golden sand, excellent swimming and surfing facilities. The city of Plymouth is easily reached via the Torpoint Ferry or the Tamar Bridge. The Cremyll Ferry, a regular foot passenger service, runs from Plymouth to Mount Edgcumbe with a second ferry running during the summer months from the Barbican in Plymouth to Cawsand Beach.
HISTORY The surrounding landscaped grounds of the Mount Edgcumbe Estate dates back to the 18th century when the Earls drive that leads to the property was built to access the Peninsular of Penlee Point. An 18th Century grotto was built into the hillside which is still preserved today. There is an Iron Age Fort and crumbling ruins of a Medieval Chapel on the Rame Peninsular and the area was all heavily defended during the Napoleonic wars. The Old Signal House was formally a Trinity Houser Lighthouse Service signal station. Being built at the turn of the last century the building was originally used to house the families of staff manning the Eddystone Lighthouse, which is approximately 10 miles offshore. The house was then used to house the controls for the lighthouse later when Eddystone was semi-automated and was made available for conversion more recently when the lighthouse became fully automated. There is just so much history to research, we have just touched on it. There are many beautiful local moorings for boat owners and enthusiasts.
- Kingsand & Cawsand
- Furnished Property
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Reception
- 3 Bathrooms
- Sea Views
- Oil Central Heating
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