3 bed Flat (for sale) The Square, St. Mawes, Truro TR2

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

13th Feb 2019

Last Published

13th Feb 2019



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


A superbly presented and equipped top floor 3 bedroom apartment, offering exceptional panoramic sea, harbour and coastal views located within approximately 50 yards of St Mawes waterfront.


Manor Court comprises 6 individual apartments with optimum south-westerly orientation. The original Manor House is believed to date back to around 1850. It was then used as a hotel prior to being converted and extending in the 1970's.

Internally, this well appointed property offers a spacious 19'3 x 18'9 living room with balcony, 16'6 kitchen / breakfast room with full range of appliances, a choice of a beautiful bathroom or separate shower room and 3 bedrooms.

Top Deck is warmed by night storage / electric heaters and benefits from double glazed windows. It is equally suited towards the permanent or second home buyer looking for a convenient location for shops, restaurants, beaches and sailing facilities.

The Views

This light and airy apartment offers the best of the splendid views that can be captured from its principal reception rooms and bedrooms. The vista and panorama is spectacular and mere photography does not do the views justice particularly from the property's balcony. The amazing views encompass the Percuil River, Place Manor, Summers Beach, St Anthony National Trust owned headland, Falmouth Bay, St Mawes and Pendennis Castle, the Lizard Peninsula and out to sea. A great variety of entertaining marine activity and wildlife is constantly on view.

The Accommodation Comprises:

Communal Entrance Porch, Communal Hall and Stairs, Reception Hall, Living Room, Balcony, Kitchen / Dining Room, Inner Hall, Shower Room / WC, 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom / WC.

Location Summary (Distances And Times 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 shops.

St 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.


In 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 (Port Isaac), Paul Ainsworth (Padstow), and the Roseland's own Chris Eden at the Driftwood, Rosevine.

Accommodation Details (Dimensions Are Approximate)

Communal Entrance

Access to the apartment is gained via a communal entrance porch (with individual letter boxes and door bells) leading to a communal hall and stairs up to the second floor. Top Deck's main entrance door leads to:

Reception Hall

Roof light. Engineered oak floor. Electric fuse board. Oak and glazed door to the living room and shower room / wc.

Living Room (19' 3'' x 18' 9'' (5.86m x 5.71m))

A 5'5 x 5'4 lobby with roof light, oak door to kitchen, night storage heater, storage cupboard and telephone point. The lobby area opens into the dual aspect living room benefitting from 3 double glazed windows which pour in light as well as offer the stunning views. To one wall is a useful range of book shelves. Night storage heater. Television point. 3 wall light points. Sliding double glazed patio door to:

Balcony (16' 2'' x 4' 0'' (4.92m x 1.22m))

A wonderful open air enjoyment space with magnificent panoramic views!

Kitchen/Dining Room (16' 6'' x 13' 5'' (5.03m x 4.09m))

Two double glazed windows offering beautiful views over Summers Beach and the harbour to Place Manor and St Anthony Headland. Modern fitted and well equipped l-shaped kitchen with work surfaces. Integrated appliances include fridge / freezer, dishwasher, electric oven, built-in electric hob with filter hood over. Space and plumbing for washing machine. One –and-a-half bowl sink unit with drainer positioned to maximise the views. Under pelmet lighting. Recycling / storage bin cupboard plus pull out larder cupboard. Alcove with shelving. Inset ceiling lights. Television and telephone points. 2 wall light points.

Shower Room (11' 2'' x 4' 11'' (3.40m x 1.50m))

Quality suite comprising large shower cubicle with overhead shower, contemporary washbasin with Grohe tap and a mirror display unit, shelving plus wc. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Airing cupboard with pressurized hot water cylinder. Inset ceiling lights.

Inner Hall (16' 3'' x 4' 0'' (4.95m x 1.22m))

Skylight window. Built in cloaks / storage cupboard. Oak doors to the bedrooms and bathroom. Night storage heater.

Bedroom 1 (10' 2'' x 10' 0'' (3.10m x 3.05m))

Double glazed window with beautiful views to Place Manor, Percuil River and St Anthony Headland. Inset ceiling lights. Television and telephone point. Electric panel radiator point. Built in wardrobe.

Bedroom 2 (10' 1'' x 9' 6'' (3.07m x 2.89m))

Picture double glazed window with east facing views over the Percuil River, Place and St Anthony Headland. Electric panel radiator. 2 wall light points.

Bathroom (6' 6'' x 5' 0'' (1.98m x 1.52m))

A stylish suite comprising panelled bath with contemporary Grohe tap. Wash basin with mirror and light arrangement over, wc. Tiled walls and floor. Heated towel radiator. Inset lighting.

Bedroom 3 (10' 5'' x 6' 8'' (3.17m x 2.03m))

Picture double window with village views. Built in wardrobe cupboard plus built in bunk beds. Inset ceiling lights.


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Telephone (Broadband enabled) and television aerial points.

Energy Performance Rating: D

Council Tax Band: D


One seventh share of the freehold with a 999 year lease from 19th May 2008 renewed from original 99 year lease dating back to the early 1980's. Peppercorn ground rent. One seventh share of the costs of maintenance and building insurance payable to Manor Court (St Mawes) Management Company Ltd, a private limited company, (registered number of 05893748). Service charge for 2018 £744.


Every effort has been made with these details but accuracy is not guaranteed and they are not to form part of a contract. Representation or warranty is not given in relation to this property. An Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request. All negotiations must be with H Tiddy. Before proceeding to purchase, buyers should consider an independent check of all aspects of the property.

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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 32.1% £956,136 4.6 2.6
Flat 22.4% £300,172 1.8 1
Terraced house 10.4% £498,207 2.4 1.1
Semi-detached house 9% £300,070 3 1
Cottage 6.7% £381,667 2.2 1.2
End terrace house 5.2% £568,986 3 1.6
Detached bungalow 4.5% £379,983 3.3 1.3
Bungalow 4.5% £431,825 3 1
Other 4.5% £540,825 2.5 1.5
Link-detached house 0.7% £210,000 3 1

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£209,922 58.2%


Current Asking Prices in TR2 Average: £570,436

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £184,992 (6) £358,821 (12) £346,540 (31) £758,780 (33) £1,133,000 (10)
Flats £185,893 (7) £314,950 (22) £775,000 (1) - -
All £185,477 (13) £330,434 (34) £359,930 (32) £758,780 (33) £1,133,000 (10)

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