3 bed Detached house (for sale) Orchard Lane, Helford, Helston TR12

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Millerson, Helston
14 Meneage Street, Helston
01326 567286
First Published

9th Jul 2019

Last Published

6th Mar 2020



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Description Situated in the most sought after Orchard Lane area, just a few hundred yards from the Helford River, a spacious detached 3/4 bedroom residence built in 1987 and offering very good sized family accommodation with delightful mature gardens and parking. The accommodation includes an entrance hallway with cloakroom, 17' kitchen/diner, utility room, 16' sitting room with large open fireplace, further triple aspect reception room/bedroom 4 and ground floor shower room (with potential for use as a self-contained annexe). The first floor offers 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Location Helford village lies on the banks of the Helford River, one of Cornwalls most unspoilt creeks. This "picture post card village" offers a shop and the "Shipwrights Arms" public house. The South West Coastal footpath can be picked up from here and Daphne Du Maurier's "Frenchmans Creek" is nearby. There is a popular sailing club and deep water moorings can be obtained (subject to availability). A passenger ferry links the North and South banks of the river, crossing over to Helford Passage, from here the magnificent gardens of Trebah and Glendurgan can be explored as well as the pretty beaches of Durgan & Grebe.Primary schooling is available in nearby Manaccan and the village of St Keverne offers a wider range of amenities such as a convenience store, restaurant and butchers.The market town of Helston is some 10 miles distant.

Part glazed door to:-

hallway Wall mounted radiator and thermostat control for central heating.

Cloakroom Low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, tiled flooring and wall mounted heater.

Kitchen/diner 17' 7" x 10' 5" (5.36m x 3.18m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units, built-in Hotpoint stainless steel oven, Hotpoint stainless steel 4 ring gas hob with extractor fan over, stainless steel double sink unit with drainer and tiled splashbacks, 2 wall mounted radiators, tiled floor, glazed door to:-

utility room/side entrance 7' 8" x 6' 10" (2.34m x 2.1m) Tiled floor, Grant central heating boiler, wall mounted Honeywell central heating control, part glazed single glazed door leading to outside.

Sitting room 16' 4" x 15' 10" (4.98m x 4.85m) Dual aspect room with window to the rear and french doors leading out to the front elevation and patio, large open fireplace, tiled hearth and canopy over, wall mounted radiator, double doors and steps leading down to:-

sitting room 2/bedroom 4 20' 6" x 16' 2" (6.25m x 4.95m) A triple aspect room with windows to the front and rear with a bay window to the side elevation. The current vendors have previously used this room for "Bed and Breakfast". Door leading to the rear elevation, 2 wall mounted radiators.

Ground floor shower room Comprising walk in shower unit with Mira shower over, tiled enclosure with a bi-folding screen, wash hand basin and low level w.c. Extractor fan and shaver/light point.

Stairs to:-

half landing Window to the side.

First floor

landing Access to the loft and an airing cupboard.

Family bathroom Suite comprising panelled bath, low level w.c. And a pedestal wash hand basin. Wall mounted radiator and tiled splashbacks.

Bedroom 1 16' 0" x 15' 10" (4.9m x 4.85m) A dual aspect room with views towards the Helford River. 2 wall mounted radiators, enclosed shower cubicle with tiled surround, Mira shower and glazed shower screen. Pedestal wash hand basin and tiled splashback.

Bedroom 2 10' 5" x 10' 5" (3.18m x 3.18m) Window to front elevation with superb views, wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom 3 10' 5" x 6' 9" (3.18m x 2.06m) Window to the front elevation and wall mounted radiator.


gardens There is a driveway which provides off road parking for a number of cars, with space to construct a garage (subject to planning consent). The gardens are a real delight on differing levels, mostly laid to lawn with maturing trees and shrubs. A raised sun terrace provides space to sit, relax and enjoy the peace and quiet this location provides.'


Local info for TR12

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Property Value Data/Graphs for TR12

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 33.6% £545,694 4.1 2.1
Detached bungalow 10.9% £397,889 3.4 1.6
Land 9.4% £106,246 0 0
Flat 7.8% £195,745 2.1 1
Bungalow 7% £287,778 2.9 1.2
Other 6.3% £441,806 3.1 1.5
Cottage 6.3% £371,869 3.1 1.5
Semi-detached bungalow 3.9% £160,990 1.8 0.8
Semi-detached house 3.1% £339,975 3.3 1.3
Mobile/park home 2.3% £51,667 2 1
End terrace house 2.3% £201,333 3 1
Terraced house 1.6% £201,750 3 1
Terraced bungalow 1.6% £147,500 1.5 1
Barn conversion 1.6% £160,000 1 1
Link-detached house 0.8% £225,000 3 1
Maisonette 0.8% £275,000 3 1
Country house 0.8% £535,000 5 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£52,709 17%


Current Asking Prices in TR12 Average: £362,066

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £172,000 (5) £198,203 (17) £414,653 (35) £458,209 (28) £598,073 (13)
Flats £128,125 (4) £212,475 (2) £267,500 (4) £225,000 (1) -
All £152,500 (9) £199,705 (19) £399,560 (39) £450,167 (29) £598,073 (13)

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3 bed Flat () Helford Passage, Falmouth TR11 £195,000
3 bed Semi-detached house () Stithians, Truro, Cornwall TR3 £230,000
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