Swelle Cottages, Poundstock, Bude, EX23

Sold Subject to Contract Default £385,000

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3 Swelle Cottages is a character cottage located in Poundstock, originally part of the Mucklow Estate, this well-appointed cottage, built in 1890 was traditionally built of granite, slate and stone. It is beautifully decorated throughout, making it perfect for moving straight into. 3 Swelle Cottages is only a short drive from Bude, Widemouth Bay and many other beauty spots.

Annexe: There is a separate building adjacent to and a short distance from the property, currently used as a store, with a fully fitted flat above for friends and family accommodation. This building is constructed to dwelling standard and is potential for a quality conversion to a two bedroom house with its own parking and spacious lawned gardens to the rear. Subject to all necessary planning, this building presents an opportunity to create accommodation for a variety of purposes e.g. Granny annexe, work from home business, holiday let with excellent income potential etc. This could be purchased with the property by separate negotiation. Please request further details.

3 Swelle Cottages House details

At the front of the house there is a crazy paved area with a well-kept hedge surrounding the front garden, with access to the front door, into the hallway.

Dining Room 15' 8” x 13'2” (4,78m x 4.01m)

The dining room features a Flag Stone floor and exposed wooden beams, with a brick-built inglenook fire surround which has a feature Multifuel Aga which currently is decommissioned. There is also a large new UPVC double glazed widow with a large window seat underneath. There is a central heating radiator, 2 pendant lights and several double sockets. Also, in the dining room there is an under-stair cupboard perfect for storage, with another radiator.

Lounge/Sitting Room 14' 9” x 14' 2” (4.50m 4.31m)

The lounge features exposed beams, with black and red mosaic flooring, another brick painted inglenook fireplace that has a Multifuel Clearview wood burner, with alcoves either side, giving the room a warm cosy feel in the winter and cool in the summer. With another large new UPVC double-glazed window which lets in lots of light, with a window seat underneath. There is also a built-in hand-crafted wooden cupboard perfect for storage. Radiator, pendant light wall lights 5 double sockets one with USB Ports, telephone/internet socket, an Ariel socket and Solid oak door.

Kitchen 11' 7” x 9' 7” (3.53m x 2.91m)

The kitchen has fitted units below and above with light oak coloured doors and medium oak coloured work tops with a built-in butcher's block made from solid ash, with multi coloured ceramic tiles, and wood effect flooring, it has room for a cooker, dishwasher, washing machine and a freestanding fridge-freezer. All of which are negotiable. There are 2 sets of spot lights and under cupboard lighting giving a well-lit space to work in. There is another new UPVC window with a large window sill with views looking up to the garden and patio area to the rear of the cottage. Several sockets including USB Port and a solid oak door.

Rear Hallway 9' 8” x 3' 6” (2.95m x 1.07m)

Leading from the dining room into the hallway, through the solid oak door, you'll find the barn doors to the rear of the cottage leading into the garden, there is a loft access and recessed lighting, this hallway also leads to the downstairs bathroom.

Ground floor Bathroom 1 9' 5” x 8' 4” (2.88m x 2.55m)

From the hallway through the pine door into a large well decorated bathroom, with mid-level pine tongue and groove panelling painted in a cottage green and white walls, it has a his and hers double ended bath with overhead electric shower, a basin with an overhead light and storage cupboard underneath, ceramic tiled flooring, and recessed ceiling lighting.


The stairs are situated near the front door and dining room, leading up from there to the first floor, the stairs are well light with recessed ceiling lights, with 2 wooden handrails.

Bedroom 1 14' 4” x 10' 11” (4.37m x 3.33m)

This large high ceiling bedroom is carpeted throughout and has a large new UPVC window with views of the countryside as far as the eye can see at the front of the cottage. There is access to the loft area and full-length storage space high up. It has a beautiful feature wallpapered wall and matching curtains. There is a large 2 doubled mirror wardrobe, a double bed, 2 chests of draws and 2 bedside cabinets. All of which are negotiable. There is also a pendant central celling light several double sockets, Ariel socket, telephone/internet socket and a radiator, and pine door

Bedroom 2 13' 2” x 15' 4” (4.01m x 4.68m)

This bedroom is another large room also with deceptively high ceilings for a cottage, it also has a new UPVC Double Glazed window to the front of the cottage it has amazing countryside views, it is carpeted throughout and again is beautifully decorated, it has an over the stairwell box, double bed, 2 stacked single beds a wardrobe and chest of draws all of which are negotiable. a ceiling spot light, 4 double sockets and a radiator can be found in here.

Bedroom 3 12' 3” x 9' 5” (3.72m x 2.86m)

This bedroom is to the rear of the cottage, with a deceptively high ceiling for a cottage, another new UPVC Double Glazed window and large window sill with amazing views of the garden, countryside and sea view, its cosy yet spacious at the same time, the room is carpeted throughout, and has a decorated feature wall, with a central spot light, there is a double bed, tallboy, chest of draws and two bedside cabinets. All of which are negotiable. several double sockets and a radiator. You'll always get a breath-taking view of the sunset from this room in the summer months.

Bathroom 2

Situated conveniently to all bedrooms. This bathroom has a double walk in shower, toilet and basin with a light over all in white, the lights are recessed into the ceiling making it a bright light space.

Outside Rear

To the rear of the cottage which sits nicely in its surroundings there is a large stone built log shed with a well, and a very well-kept garden laid mostly to lawn with trees a shrubs and a rockery, at the top of the garden there are 2 stone-built sheds which are ideal for storing your gardening tools and furniture There is also a decked area with panoramic views of the sea and countryside for miles. A great place to sit with a glass of wine and watch the sun set or look at the stars.

There is also a newly built double garage, which is cavity walled with an electric roller door and heavy wooden security doors, it has electric with LED lighting, sockets and work bench it also houses the boiler for the central heating, the oil tank can also be found nearby.

There is a large paved drive to the side of the cottage with car access through the five barred gate.

To emphasise, the property will be found in immaculate condition. The Double glazing was installed new in April 2019 and will have the benefit of the remainder of a ten year warranty.

Furniture and appliances: Currently the property is furnished to a very high standard, if the property was being bought as a second home, or if a prospective buyer wanted too, the entire contents of the house could be purchased by separate negotiation.


Viewing is strictly by appointment only with the sole selling agent


Water mains
Private drainage to septic tank
Mains electricity
Oil fired central heating –
Telephone is BT Connection
Broadband is BT connection

Tenure - The property is offered for sale freehold and with Vacant Possession on completion.

Local Authority

The property is sold subject to all local authority charges and is council tax band C The local authority is Cornwall County Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2AY Telephone: 0300 1234 100

Agents Notes

None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent. Any maps used on the details are for identification purposes only.
None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. All figures, measurements, floor plans & maps are for guidance purposes only.

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all outgoings, rights of way, easements & way leaves there may be, whether mentioned in these general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale

  • Immaculate condition throughout
  • Large level lawns
  • Spectacular sea views from garden
  • Widemouth Bay minutes away
  • Annexe with income potential (seperate negotiation)
  • Character property
  • Excellent fiited kitchen
  • Family or second home
  • Chain Free
  • Large garage and ample parking
Floorplan for Swelle Cottages, Poundstock, Bude Floorplan for Swelle Cottages, Poundstock, Bude

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