Sympathetically renovated, St Martin's, GY4 6RR
A charming and attractive semi detached cottage situated off a quiet lane close to the picturesque south coast cliffs.
The property has been well maintained and sympathetically renovated exposing the original character. The rear garden is south facing and fully enclosed, part laid to lawn and part paved, ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining, to the front there is parking for 2 cars. A modern and characterful home worthy of closer inspection.
Jerbourg Point marks St Martin’s and Guernsey’s south-east corner with panoramic views across to neighbouring islands. Fermain Bay was a favourite of Victor Hugo’s, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir captured Moulin Huet in fifteen of his paintings.
Cliff paths and green lanes provide excellent walks and Sausmarez Manor is a resplendent Queen Anne house, with regular events in its grounds. There are good family amenities, excellent hotels, restaurants and pubs, plus a M&S food hall for home dining. This is a sought-after location with a vibrant parish centre and housing market to match.
At the gateway to St Martin’s parish church stands La Gran’mère du Chimquière (the grandmother of the churchyard), where present-day brides often adorn the pagan statue-menhir (c.2500BC) with a floral headdress.Read our parish guide