3 bed Bungalow (for sale) Polvarth Road, St. Mawes, Truro TR2

£650,000
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H Tiddy
The Square, St. Mawes, Truro
01326 567283
First Published

30th Jun 2015

Last Published

5th Aug 2017

 

Features

  • Type: Bungalow
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England

Description

An increasingly rare opportunity to acquire a 3 bedroom non estate detached bungalow that requires modernisation. Positioned within good sized surrounding gardens with detached garage, the property benefits from delightful water views over Falmouth Bay, including Pendennis and St Mawes Castles.

Details
The property was originally built circa 1929 and has remained in the ownership of the same family since 1963,52 years ago. It requires complete restoration throughout and will suit those looking for a project and is ideal for the developer, builder or family buyer either as a permanent or second home.The location of the plot has easy access for materials and delivery to the property as wells as benefitting from a main sewerage supply with other easements already on site. This is a rare commodity due to the nature of the geography and other road accesses in the village, thus helping to keep build costs down.Bay View, as its name depicts, has delightful views over Falmouth Bay, St Mawes Harbour, the village, surrounding countryside and encompasses both St Mawes and Pendennis Castles. Being located on the eastern side of the village, the property and its gardens capture the morning, afternoon and evening sun until the sun sets.The property is conveniently located within 600 yards of the local central village amenities. Summers Beach, tranquil river walks, sailing facilities including moorings in the Percuil River are within a short early appointment to view internally is strongly advised since we anticipate a lot of interest, given recent similar property sales in comparable locations in the village.

Accommoadtion
Entrance Porch • Kitchen • Hall • Dining Room • Lounge • Rear Porch • Inner Hall • 3 Bedrooms • Bathroom. Outside: Detached Garage • Gardens.

Location Summery (distances are approximate)
Truro - 10 miles via car ferry. Falmouth - 25 minutes by passenger ferry or 15 miles by car ferry. Newquay Airport - 29 miles with flights to London Gatwick (70 minutes), and Manchester (80 minutes). St Austell - 15 miles with London Paddington 4 hours by rail. Plymouth - 58 miles. Exeter - 97 miles.

St Mawes
This enchanting south facing harbour village is found on the eastern side of the Fal Estuary, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with much of its surroundings owned by the National Trust. The village is centred round its quaint harbour, its own beaches and Castle. It has a good wide range of amenities, which are open all year, including butchers, bakers, convenience store, post office / newsagent, doctors, hairdressers, dentist, pharmacy, village hall, church, delicatessen and clothing shops including Fat Face. The village also has two public houses, and an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, art galleries, gift and ice cream Mawes has long been one of the West Country's more desirable and exclusive destinations, with Olga Polizzi's Hotel Tresanton and the recently re-modelled Idle Rocks Hotel both luring the rich and famous. The village has superbly varied and accessible sailing waters and an active sailing club with a full programme of village regattas, club races and various national championships to cater for all a wider context, Cornwall has been enjoying a renaissance offering a range of accessible attractions such as the Eden Project, the National Maritime Museum, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Tate Gallery and Truro Cathedral. Fine dining Michelin star and celebrity chef restaurants are in abundance, including Rick Stein (Falmouth and Padstow), Jamie Oliver (Fifteen), Nathan Outlaw (St Enodoc, Rock), Paul Ainsworth (Padstow), and the Roseland's own Chris Eden at the Driftwood, Rosevine.

Accommodation Details
(dimensions are approximate)

Entrance Porch - 3' 6'' x 3' 0'' (1.07m x 0.91m)
Timber entrance door. Window to side. Cloaks cupboard with electric fuse board inset. Open way to:

Kitchen - 10' 6'' x 8' 0'' (3.20m x 2.44m)
Airing cupboard with hot water tank and slatted shelving. L-shaped worktop with cupboards below and sink unit inset. Double wall cupboard. Space and point for electric cooker. Window to front gardens. Tiled splashbacks. Electric wall heater. Door to dining room. Open way to:

Hall - 6' 7'' x 2' 3'' (2.01m x 0.69m)
Small step and open way to inner hall. Doors to bathroom and bedroom 3.

Dining Room - 12' 0'' x 11' 0'' (3.65m x 3.35m)
Older style window to side garden. Dado rail. Storage heater. 6 internal windows above picture rail to inner hall. Door to:

Lounge - 14' 5'' x 13' 0'' (4.39m x 3.96m)
Picture window to the rear with views over the garden with bay and village views beyond. Tiled fireplace with hearth and multi-fuel burning stove inset. Television point. Storage heater. Picture rails. Glazed doors to inner hall and:

Rear Porch
Quarry tile floor. Glazed door to rear sun terrace and gardens.

Inner Hall - 12' 1'' x 3' 0'' (3.68m x 0.91m)
Internal windows for borrowed light from dining room. Doors to bedrooms 1 and 2. Open way to hall.

Bedroom 1 - 16' 0'' x 11' 3'' (4.87m x 3.43m)
Picture window with beautiful views over the gardens to St Mawes Harbour, Falmouth Bay and the Castles. Window to side gardens. Storage heater. Picture rails.

Bedroom 2 - 11' 3'' x 9' 2'' (3.43m x 2.79m)
Older style window to the side garden with partial bay and village views. Storage heater.

Bedroom 3 - 8' 3'' x 7' 10'' (2.51m x 2.39m)
Older style window to side gardens.

Bathroom - 6' 7'' x 5' 4'' (2.01m x 1.62m)
Panelled bath, wash basin with vanity cupboard below, high flush wc. Window. Electric wall heater. Heated towel rail. Part tiled walls.

Outside

Garage - 17' 5'' x 8' 3'' (5.30m x 2.51m)
Up-and-over door. Side pedestrian door. Window with the best bay views in the property! Outside tap.

Gardens
driveway off Polvarth Road leads through two wooden gates to the garage. The front gardens are laid to lawn with mature hedging dispersed and two pedestrian access gates. Pathways lead to the side gardens and front entrance. The side gardens give access to the rear, bordered by either wall or hedging. The western side garden has a good degree of width with shrub and flower beds.The rear gardens include a sun terrace capturing the day and evening sun. The gardens are of a good size and offer a degree of privacy, mainly laid to lawn with 2 sheds and 3 apple trees dispersed. To the western side are beautiful views over Falmouth Bay.

Services
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Telephone and television points. Storage heater.

Radon
Our client informs us a Radon test was carried out a few years ago, and is below government regularity standards.

Energy performance certificate rating G.


 

Local info for TR2

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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR2

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 35.2% £949,484 4.1 2.4
Flat 15.2% £255,445 1.8 1.1
Terraced house 11% £549,806 3.5 1.4
Bungalow 9.7% £345,279 3.1 1
Other 6.9% £667,490 3.3 1.7
Cottage 5.5% £427,494 2.8 1.6
Semi-detached house 5.5% £294,544 3.1 0.5
Detached bungalow 4.1% £479,158 3.2 1.7
End terrace house 2.8% £487,500 3.8 2
Barn conversion 1.4% £497,500 3.5 1.5
Link-detached house 1.4% £332,500 4 0.5
Land 0.7% £100,000 0 0
Villa 0.7% £1,999,000 4 5

Area Information

Average Price Paid

£342,885

Sales

1211

Current Average Value

£611,789

Value Change

£268,904 78.4%

 

Current Asking Prices in TR2 Average: £611,789

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £213,500 (4) £271,341 (11) £385,255 (38) £785,138 (45) £1,211,250 (16)
Flats £170,267 (6) £253,213 (15) £800,000 (1) - -
All £187,560 (10) £260,883 (26) £395,890 (39) £785,138 (45) £1,211,250 (16)

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