Les Bas Courtils, St Sampson's, Guernsey GY2 4BP
This semi detached home on the sea front boasts panoramic east coast views over the neighbouring islands.
The property would benefit from some modernisation to reach it’s full potential but offers excellent living space with views to the front and on the first floor 2 bedrooms and a study which has been used as a third bedroom. Externally there is parking for two cars whilst to the rear an enclosed garden with outbuilding used as a store and a separate utility cupboard.
In the 6th century, Guernsey’s patron saint, Samson of Dol, had a church built where he first came ashore and where the parish church now stands, dating from 1111.
Industries have thrived in St Sampson’s, but its busy harbour is loosening its blue collar as alternative forms of energy are introduced and cloud-based industries take over. Private leisure boats moor in a marina where coal and timber were once shipped ashore and planners have earmarked the island’s second town for rejuvenation.
Delancey Park is its highpoint and L’Islet shows another side of the parish with a sandy beach and shops, including M&S food hall.
A smaller, detached section of St Sampson’s lies on the northwest coast, with an easier approach to town and to parish life in general.Read our parish guide