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Buying Agent in St Mawes, Cornwall

St Mawes is a small Cornish village that lies on the Roseland Peninsula, in a sheltered bay – in what is claimed as the third largest natural harbour in the world. With a population of under 1000, property is inevitably hard to come by, and working with a Buying Agent in St Mawes who knows the area well and can hunt down properties that aren’t always advertised on the open market is helping more and more buyers secure their dream homes in this area.

St Mawes lies within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty being dominated by St. Mawes Castle built by Henry V111 to protect against invaders from France and Spain. It was once a busy fishing port, but trade declined during the 20th century and although there is still a small fishing fleet because of its location and charming Regency architecture, tourism is now the main occupation.

Reasons to buy property in St Mawes

With one of the finest outlooks in the UK (with prices to match) St. Mawes is a wonderful place to visit but an even better place to live because of the strong community spirit. Nevertheless, property in St Mawes is often purchased as a retirement or second home but anyone with a love of the sea will have no difficulty in becoming part of this very special village.

Property ranges from small cottages near the harbour, to sizeable homes with panoramic views and lawned gardens. Some property come with its own detached barns/workshop.

Although a distance from the rest of Cornwall a year round pedestrian ferry operates between Falmouth and by taking the King Harry Ferry motorists can avoid a thirty mile detour via Truro.

The town is full of charm and character. A walk along the sea front with its calming nature and quiet allure and you could be forgiven you were in the French Rivera.

Like many Cornish coastal towns the main industry is tourism, so if you were thinking of purchasing a second home here, there is plenty to keep your holiday home guests entertained.

If you are looking to retire in St Mawes, or purchase a second home here, contact our local buying agent, Lee Heywood on 07515 478544 or complete the form and we will contact you to discuss your requirements.

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