From a footpath known as Granny’s Lane, a path runs behind shops and houses, to a wooden picket gate, where a concrete path leads to a covered wooden gate with a slate tiled roof. This opens into the garden.
A path leads through the garden to the front of the house, passing a raised patio area with stone retaining walls. At the front of the cottage there are two delightful gravelled patio areas with sea views and plenty of space for tables and chairs
There is an attractive wooden part-glazed porch, clad with slate tiles, and a part glazed front door.
Stripped wooden floor. Part-exposed stone walls. Built-in pine display bureau. Two radiators. Space for dining table and chairs. Stable-style door to the kitchen. Under-stairs open storage area. Two double-glazed casement windows to the front, one with a window seat and views across the rooftops to the sea. Small window to the side. Splendid stone fireplace with caste-iron grate. Slate hearth. Exposed beams. Stairs to the first floor.
Stone flagged floor. Rayburn range in a chimney recess. Free-standing electric cooker. Double-glazed window to the front, with a sea view. Hand-crafted wooden sink with wooden drainer and slate worktop. Range of wall and base kitchen units with worktops over. Built-in wooden corner-cupboard. Door to
Part-glazed door to the front garden. Block-paved floor. Ceramic butler sink. Space for fridge. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Door to
Block-paved floor. Part exposed stone walls. Shower cubicle with electric shower. Window to the front. Extractor unit. Period-style wash basin. Period-style high-level flush caste-iron WC with ceramic bowl and wooden seat.
From the living room, stairs with fitted carpet rise to a half landing. Part-glazed door to the back garden. Exposed beams above the stairwell. Stairs rise again to the first floor.
First Floor Landing
Cottage-style doors with thumb-latches to bedroom one, bedroom two, and bathroom. Bi-folding wooden door to attic room. Casement windows to the rear. Airing cupboard with hot water tank.
Exposed wooden floor. Two double-glazed windows to the front with delightful sea views. Exposed ceiling beams and A-frame trusses. Mezzanine area accessed by wooden steps. Attractive stone fireplace with caste-iron grate. Radiator.
Space for two-seater sofa. Dormer window with lovely sea views. Exposed ceiling beams and trusses.
Exposed wooden floor. Exposed ceiling and wall beams. Fireplace with caste-iron grate, mantle and surround. Double-glazed windows to the front with sea views. Built-in corner cupboard. Built-in storage cupboard. Radiator.
Exposed wooden floor. Window to the front with excellent sea views. Extractor unit. Panel-enclosed bath with wall-mounted electric shower. Period-style wash basin. Low-level flush WC with wooden seat. Chrome heated towel rail.
Exposed stone walls. Window to the rear. Window to the front.
Surrounded by a wooden panel fence to the front and a high stone wall behind, the garden mainly consists of patios, paths and some mature trees and shrubs, and offers a good degree of privacy. Oil storage tank. An old part-stone, part-timber shed to the rear, houses the central heating boiler.
Renovations in the last three years include: Installation of oil-fired central heating system (boiler, tank and radiators); fully re-wired; new shower; new kitchen units; double-glazed windows.
Prospect Cottage has been very successfully holiday-let by the current owners. It was let for over 40 weeks last year, but also enjoys full residential status, making the property suitable for a range of uses.