2 bed Flat (for sale) St. Marys Road, Bodmin PL31

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My Place In Cornwall
First Floor Offices, Unit 18 Callywith Gate, Launceston Road, Bodmin
01208 245948
First Published

17th Dec 2018

Last Published

10th Jun 2019



  • Type: Flat
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Simply divine!

A charming and deceptively spacious two bedroom first floor apartment located within the former Convent of Mercy, boasting a wealth of character, secure off road parking and communal gardens. With no onward chain and a successful history of letting for the past 11 years, this property is now available with vacant possession and would be an ideal investment, first time buy or holiday home.

The Convent of Mercy is a beautiful period property situated within close proximity of Bodmin town centre, off St Marys Road, which has been tastefully restored over the years to offer a selection of ten uniquely designed apartments. The original character and period features have been retained, in particular high ceilings with coving imparting a feeling of space and openness, with a modern and contemporary twist. The most recent upgrade being newly fitted UPVC double glazed window replacement.

Beyond the grand frontage of stone walling and double metal gates is the secure parking area where there is allocated parking for each apartment. A footpath leads to the front door and the beautiful established communal gardens.

Step inside: the original glazed wooden door into a spacious communal entrance hall providing plenty of natural light and some useful storage space. A sweeping solid wooden staircase ascends to the first floor. Step through your wooden front door into the splendid hallway, where theres plenty of natural light beaming through from the glazed window to the left, making this a versatile space to showcase bookshelves, display cabinets and even space for a workstation too. Exquisite!

To the far right of the hallway is the delightful lounge/dining room with solid wooden floors underfoot featuring two windows and picture rails, the perfect place to kick off shoes and cosy down with a glass in hand. To the rear is the door into the kitchen fitted with a range of modern panelled wall and base units in an oak finish with complimentary tiling, so there's plenty of space for those pots and pans. In front of the window to the left, overlooking the lovely communal gardens, is the perfect space for a breakfast set. For cooking you will find an integrated electric oven and induction hob with a cooker hood over the rolltop work surface with a sink inset, all within easy reach. To complete, wooden flooring underfoot makes an easy clean with space for a fridge freezer and plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

Back to the entrance hall where all rooms lead from and to, there are two bedrooms on the left both double in size and featuring windows and exposed floor boards underfoot, the main bedroom benefitting from a lovely feature fire place. The bathroom with modern sanitary ware features an original WC with a high flush cistern, pedestal hand wash basin and bath with an electric shower over and screen. Wooden flooring underfoot, a window and built in storage cupboard finished with complementary tiling completes the look.

Step outside: to the secured parking area where there is allocated parking for one vehicle and a footpath to the well-maintained communal gardens, where mature shrubs provide privacy and lends a leafy feel with a seating area making this a lovely outside space, enclosed by stone walling and fencing. Theres a brick-built store providing storage for your bits and bobs too.

Please note: Dogs are not permitted and the property cannot be used for holiday letting purposes.

Location: situated on the western side of Bodmin, a vibrant market town centrally positioned within Cornwall, providing excellent access to both north and south Cornwall including many renowned sandy beaches and other historical towns, such as Charlestown and Port Isaac. A comprehensive range of shopping facilities including a variety of shops, banks, commerce, schooling, leisure facilities and a highly regarded community hospital means there are amenities to satisfy everyone. The mainline railway station connecting to London Paddington is approximately 2.5 miles away and located on the north coast is Newquay Airport, providing excellent scheduled flights to London Gatwick and other international destinations, perfect for commuters!

The ferry terminal is located 34 miles away on the south coast of Plymouth providing direct access to France and beyond.

The Camel Trail passes through the town and follows the route of the old railway line to Wadebridge and beyond to Padstow. Other nearby attractions include the world renowned Eden Project and Lanhydrock House, maintained by The National Trust. Bodmin Moor, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty lies to the east of the town, a haven for walkers and nature lovers alike, so theres plenty of places to visit and local attractions on the doorstep!

My Place Think: this wonderful and well-presented apartment offers so much charm and character and is a pretty good size too. Simply divine, it ticks lots of boxes with lovely communal gardens, secure off road parking and close to the shops too! We think it would make a perfect first time buy or holiday home, or equally could be an ideal investment opportunity with a successful letting history. What do you think?


Local info for PL31


Property Value Data/Graphs for PL31

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 18.2% £319,260 3.9 1.1
Semi-detached house 17.7% £208,829 3.4 1.6
Terraced house 14.9% £144,284 2.6 0.9
Other 13.8% £177,078 3 1.2
Bungalow 10.5% £250,437 2.9 1.4
Flat 9.9% £117,103 1.9 0.9
End terrace house 8.8% £148,345 2.8 0.8
Town house 2.2% £191,225 3.5 1.8
Cottage 1.1% £115,000 2.5 1
Detached bungalow 1.1% £247,475 2.5 1.5
Semi-detached bungalow 0.6% £185,000 2 0
Land 0.6% £65,000 0 0
Barn conversion 0.6% £169,950 2 1

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£20,181 11.1%


Current Asking Prices in PL31 Average: £202,708

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £125,000 (1) £156,003 (31) £193,994 (85) £286,822 (29) £344,288 (12)
Flats £85,990 (5) £108,295 (10) £212,500 (2) £169,950 (1) -
All £92,492 (6) £144,367 (41) £194,419 (87) £282,927 (30) £344,288 (12)

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