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London Property South brings two distinctive coastal properties both touching distance from the beach and each offering different styles of seaside living.

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Porthoustock, St Keverne, Helston, Cornwal, TR12, £675,000, Country & Waterside.  Even has room for your canoe!

This beautifully presented five bedroom house offers fantastic seaside living outstanding sea views over Porthoustock Beach.

The house has been substantially extended and modernised to a fantastic standard to make a delightful property in a frontline position for the beach.

It is entered by a wide entrance hallway with a double height stairwell where light streams in from high windows. The master bedroom suite is on the left in a room with an amazing floor-to-ceiling window cleverly designed and angled towards the water to give an astounding vista to wake to in the morning. Wardrobes are discreetly in the corner of the room and are adjacent to the en suite shower room.

Rising to the first floor via the timber staircase is a vast and impressive open plan living room with an abundance of light from the multiple windows and bi-fold doors. The room is loosely divided into the sitting room and dining area. The focal point is the incredible sea view. The bi-fold doors open onto the covered decking which is the perfect place to enjoy alfresco dining, looking over the beach and out to sea.

So close to the sea you can almost reach out and touch it!

The dining area is adjacent to the well-appointed kitchen which has a range of wall and floor mounted units in a country kitchen style, butler sink, AEG double oven, induction hob, integral dishwasher, larder cupboard and the always popular wine fridge.

There are four double bedrooms at the rear with the family bathroom and separate WC. Externally there are various levelled areas of garden which provide wonderful vantage points to enjoy the view in a discreet position above the beach. There is parking for about three cars and the property would be an ideal holiday let. There is no onward chain.

Porthoustock is an old fishing village with a wide shingle beach, from which small scale fishing is still carried out. Nearby the larger village of St Keverne has shops, a post office, two public houses, health centre, primary school, church and chapel. It is on the Lizard Peninsula, one of the most picturesque parts of Cornwall and close to some of the most stunning unspoilt beaches and creeks in the country. The historic market town of Helston, about 13 miles has more shops, restaurants and a cinema.

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Cherry Garth, 51 Cliff Drive, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset, BH13, £1,750,000, Savills

Cherry Garth reveals an altogether different style of seaside living. With four bedrooms, three bathrooms, three reception rooms and just 250 metres from the beach, this house ticks every box.

Cherry Garth offers the desirable combination of timeless character architecture with modern and elegant interiors. The house has been lovingly and thoughtfully refurbished by the present owners. The overriding feeling of the house is one of quality, lots of natural light and space with modern day styling.

The property is enviably located in Poole, opposite Canford Cliffs Park and the Chine, which provides a delightful wooded walk down through to the promenade and beaches. It is set on an impressively large corner plot for its  location. There are two driveways, an electric gated, resin bound driveway accessed from Cliff Drive provides parking for several cars, and the second driveway from Beaumont Road provides additional parking and access to the double garage, which has planning permission to build a studio above.

Inside, the grand reception hall leads to the principal rooms, including the superb open plan kitchen/dining area with bi-fold doors leading to the rear courtyard patio. The beautiful kitchen is fitted with a range of units and central island.

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Elegant reception room at Cherry Garth

The ground floor also houses two large receptions rooms with double doors leading out to the southerly facing, landscaped garden, a study, cloakroom and utility room.

On the first floor there are three generous bedrooms. The impressive master suite is simply best in class with its own walk-through dressing room and luxurious en suite. The two remaining bedrooms are served by a superb family bathroom with a free standing bath and separate shower.

The top floor bedroom has bespoke fitted wardrobes and a separate luxurious shower room, creating the perfect floor for a family member or guest suite.

Externally, the garden is mainly laid to lawn with attractive borders and a patio courtyard providing a delightful al fresco dining space.

Bournemouth Airport is only 12 miles away and London can be reached in less than two hours by train.



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