3 bed Semi-detached house (for sale) Saffron Close, Fowey PL23

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May Whetter and Grose
Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey
01726 829080
First Published

12th Jul 2018

Last Published

26th Sep 2019



  • Type: Semi-detached house
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Exceptional environmentally sensitive residence finished to A very high contemporary standard. Quiet location, walking distance of Fowey town centre, parking, garden, Harbour glimpses. Viewing essential.

The Location

Saffron Close is situated towards the top of the town in a very pleasant and tucked away position which is exceptionally accessible and convenient. Set above some of the more established areas of Fowey, Saffron Close overlooks the gently sloping hillside that descends down into Fowey and the banks of the harbour, taking in aspects across the rooftops and enjoying some glimpses of the River Fowey.

Fowey Harbour is a beautiful inlet that nestles in between two imposing headlands, extending inland for approximately 6 miles with a good depth of water for the first mile or so. During the summer the harbour enjoys a high level of boating activity which ranges from the regatta week to visiting cruiser yachts and dinghies.

Saffron Close is just a short walk from the many amenities which include shops, restaurants, public houses and cafés. More facilities are available at St Austell and Lostwithiel. The Cathedral City of Truro offers the main business facilities for Cornwall, as well as many well known high street shops. A mainline railway link is available at Par and St Austell. Daily flights to the capital and other cities in the UK and Europe operate from Newquay Airport.

The Property

This property is a three storey contemporary house unlike anything else that is currently being offered for sale in the Fowey area. The house has been built to an exceptional finish and has been fitted with high quality fixtures. The property has been constructed with the environment in mind and lowering and keeping utility bills to a minimum. The house has high levels of insulation, solar pv panels (1KW per house), underfloor heating and low energy LED lighting throughout. The accommodation is very spacious at over 2000 sqft with two large balconies off the living room and master bedroom. The property also enjoys interesting architectural features that include curved walls and spiral staircases. The joinery is virtually all oak, including doors, staircase treads, architraving, skirting and the floor of the living room and master bedroom.


The property has private parking areas that has space for 3 cars and which is accessed from Saffron Close. The property is approached via separate short flights of steps that descend from the private parking area and lead to the front entrance door and onto a paved pathway that lead to the rear garden. The garden is landscaped at both the front and side. The rear comprises of a paved terrace immediately outside the lower ground floor bedroom that leads on to expansive sloping lawn that descend to a mature tree boundary at the bottom.

•Exceptional build specification
•Stunning open plan living room/dining room/kitchen and balcony
•High quality contemporary fixtures and fittings
•3 double bedrooms (2 en suite, master with balcony)
•2 walk-in dressing rooms
•Study / bedroom 4
•Balconies overlook gardens, rooftops & glimpses of Fowey Harbour
•Family bathroom with wet room shower
•Parrapan kitchen doors, Corian worktops and Siemens appliances
•Roca and Mira bathroom suites and fittings
•Plant and Utility rooms
•In excess of 2000sq ft of accommodation
•3 parking spaces
•Mains gas Under-floor heating with ‘’intelligent’’ controls
•ColouredAluminium framed windows and bi-fold patio doors
•LED interior and exterior lighting
•Solar pv panels (1KW per house) and high levels of insulation


None of the services, systems or appliances at the property have been tested by the Agents.

Local Authority

Cornwall Council, 39 Penwinnick Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5DR


Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents: May Whetter & Grose, Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AH. Tel: Email:

Epc Rating B


Local info for PL23

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Property Value Data/Graphs for PL23

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Other 22.5% £567,648 2.9 1.8
Detached house 20.2% £597,942 3.9 2.4
Flat 18% £356,247 2.1 1.6
Cottage 12.4% £292,273 2.4 1.3
Detached bungalow 7.9% £368,500 3.3 1.1
Semi-detached house 4.5% £338,750 2.5 2
Town house 3.4% £1,099,983 4.3 2.3
Bungalow 2.2% £200,000 1.5 1
Terraced house 2.2% £1,125,000 4 3
Semi-detached bungalow 2.2% £212,500 2 1
Barn conversion 1.1% £345,000 3 1
Land 1.1% £79,950 0 0
Terraced bungalow 1.1% £180,000 1 1
Parking/garage 1.1% £22,000 0 0

Area Information

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Current Average Value


Value Change

£102,380 27.7%


Current Asking Prices in PL23 Average: £471,542

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £231,000 (5) £309,309 (16) £430,811 (27) £675,792 (12) £877,500 (8)
Flats £216,667 (3) £328,328 (9) £523,750 (4) - -
All £225,625 (8) £316,156 (25) £442,803 (31) £675,792 (12) £877,500 (8)

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3 bed Detached house () Treverbyn Road, St. Austell PL25 £234,950
4 bed Detached house () Tregoning Drive, St. Austell PL25 £255,000
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