A Splendid Midcentury Home Surfaces on the English Coast for $850K

Set in a seaside town, this revamped cottage is bathed in natural light and warm finishes.

Property Details: 

Location: Penelewey, Feock, Cornwall

Price: $850,000 (£695,000) 

Footprint: 1,300 Sq Ft. (3 Bed, 1 Bath, property comes with shed) 

From the Agent: "Occupying a quiet and secluded position in the hamlet of Penelewey, Cornwall, this beautifully renovated midcentury house was lovingly restored and extended in 2014 by the current owners in collaboration with Hormann Architects and Kathryn Tyler of Linea Studio. The interior artfully pairs its original features with modern detailing. Internal living space of around 1,300 square feet flow across a single-story, open-plan layout, oriented around a verdant and densely planted central garden. Penelewey is a 10-minute cycle to Loe beach, while Truro and Falmouth are easily reached by car in five and 15 minutes, respectively."

The house, which was renovated in 2014, features warm, calming interiors with lots of natural light.

The living room is finished with wood ceilings and cork tile floors.

The kitchen connects directly to the large backyard garden via folding doors. 

The minimalist kitchen is defined by clean lines and bright-white cabinetry. 

A subtle tile backsplash centers the equally bright cabinetry and island. 

A dining area just off the kitchen is perfect for al fresco meals, or simply enjoying the breeze. 

Down the hall, the first bedroom features the same material palette found throughout the home.

A large window lights up the room, which has ample closet space to boot. 

The second bedroom features patterned curtains and a built-in desk space. 

A third bedroom looks out directly to the backyard, and features wooden walls and a bunk bed, as well as a built-in desk space. 

An office nook provides a place to focus, with wooden cabinetry and ceilings. 

The hallway leads down to the home’s bathroom.

Adorned in white tile, the bathroom is as bright and airy as the rest of the home. 

A small patio off the living/dining area leads into the backyard. 

The lush garden is anchored by an outdoor dining table. 

The dining table is sheltered by a wooden overhang, so that it can be used in inclement weather. 

Ferns, trees, and flowers make up a large part of the backyard, ensuring residents can unwind amongst nature.


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